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|7 weeks 3 days ago||Stream for everything I need||
I have Charter internet without cable tv ($40). Stream2watch.me gives me most televised games and USA live tv (including BTN, ESPN all flavors and MSNBC). I rarely have to go to a sports bar to watch anything. Ads and malware sites can besiege you. Use Adblock Plus and don't click on anything except your choice of streams and ignore anything that tries to download or any warnings that you need to upgrade something to run your program .
For local tv, you can't beat Mohu. They make military antennae. I've had the amplified HD Leaf for 3 years and it's great. They say 50 mile radius, mine goes 60 in the flatlands where I live. the limitations are that it will service only 1 tv at a time, maybe more on the same setting with a splitter (I've never tried this.) It is about $79.
Newer models are the Curve, an upgrade to the Leaf, and the omni-directional Sky which will service all the households tvs and can be mounted in the attic, your roof or tower. I'm going to upgrade for the Sk very soon. (The Sky is $149 on their site or $100 for a scratch-and-dent model.)
|10 weeks 6 days ago||General advice for France||
I've traveled with friends who have had some French and I usually end up being the spokeswoman without a shred of French.
Get a little guide to the words that appear on menues. Mine was tiny, about 3"x4", and fit in a pocket. (I did it to avoid sweetbreads which the French love.)
Best way to start to a conversation: "Pardon, monsieur, (or madam) I have a problem." (Most speak some English, but do not wish to embarrass themselves. If you use a French word here and there, you have given them permission to speak bad English. They will go out of their way to help, will use whatever English they know and you'll both be laughing at the improv by the end of the conversation. Sign language and good humor work wonders.) BTW,don't shout, they're not hard of hearing.
If you're not sure of what you want to eat, ask the matre d' what is good that day. They'll be very flattered and you will not be disappointed. Stay away from touristy places and American hotels. Menues are usually posted outside.
I love France and have never been disappointed. I rarely opt for expensive meals: the bistros and small family restaurants are usually terrific. A more unusual favorite of mine is couscous, a North African stew that is a standard part of French cuisine. It is outstanding. If you see a "couscouserie", the restaurant specializes in it. (Rouen has a very nice one a couple of blocks east, I think, of the cathedral.)
After several trips to France, I began dabbling in cooking French regional cuisine. It's very rewarding especially if you begin simply with roast chicken and branch out from there.
For a pleasant, reasonable lunch, I recommend going to a charcuterie (cooked meats). Pick up some meats or combos (a terrine is kind of like a meatloaf or actual pate, there are often several to pick from - rabbit is delicious), some cheese (there or at a fromagerie), a bagette and something to drink. Stop at a patisserie for a sweet dessert and find a park or quiet spot for lunch.
In England, the food has improved tremendously, however pubs and Indian restaurants are very dependable.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Replay of the games are on espn3||
The replays are being posted within an hour of the end of the game on espn3. I have Charter, but no cable tv and I've been able to watch them without any problem.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||here, here on "Germs||
Guns and Steel", "The Guns of August", "And the Band Played On", AND Harry Potter (I know it's fiction, but read the entire series in order. It's as brilliant for adults as it is for youth. They are great to read along with your kids.)
There are so "aha" moments in GG and S et al. They give plausible reasons why things happened that you wondered or speculated about over the years.
Another book to suggest is "Your Inner Fish" by Neil Shuban. It is used as a text in medical schools for evolutionary anatomy. It was also the basis for a PBS series that you can watch on PBS.org or Youtube. The episodes are titled: "Your Inner Fish", "Your Inner Reptile" and "Your Inner Monkey". Fascinating.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||no audio||
I'm trying to watch it on BTN Plus and the only audio I can receive is the recorded "gopher trivia"! Anyone else having that problem. Without the commentary, I can't tell who's at bat.....
Add to that we're behind.
Anybody have any ideas? If I look at the little device status in my win 7 lower rt corner, I can see the chrome icon with btn2go and the name of the game, but I can't select it. I'm tearing my hair.
|23 weeks 21 hours ago||Get a mohu||
hd antenna. (Multi-directional is best, but the hd will go out to 65 miles.) See my post on stream2watch.me
|23 weeks 23 hours ago||Streaming||
I've had great luck with stream2watch.me, they even have tru tv. You can see if the game is on the basketball list or go to live tv for btn, various flavors of espn and cbs and other cable channels.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||I love the softball program but||
didn't think I'd see this kind of firepower against OSU. The scoreboard can't handle double-digit runs in an inning!
|25 weeks 5 days ago||you can stream it live for free on||
supervoxustv.com (espn, espn2 and 3) plus btn, on-air and huge list of other networks. It's a Canadian site and is high quality. If you want to use it with Roku/playon or some other streamer to tv, the one time fee is $5. I've used it for about 3 years with great availabilty and reliability: none of those irritating ads that download malware.
|27 weeks 1 day ago||I tried everything to find a stream all weekend||
It must have been so exciting. I did watch gametracker, but that is hardly worth it. I hope more will get televised somehow before the Big 10 season starts. The SEC network(and maybe the Big 12, I think) requires a subscription. Please post if you know of an option. Bloo-hoo!
|28 weeks 1 day ago||I'd love to see more softball, w gymnastics and volleyball||
do you have any suggestions? I subscribe to btnplus (no good out of conference) and cbs sports (Michigan Digital Network) but unless I'm able to catch ooc live broadcasts, the replays either don't work or are not available. For example, check out the UM MSU women's gymnastic match on Friday night.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||I agree!||
No wolverine is an ex-wolverine, it's in the blood!
|29 weeks 1 day ago||Can't remember what year, but||
within the last two or three years, all the MSU grads in the legislature tried to force UM to go private so that MSU could get the state money instead. Last year it was reported that UM was the only state campus that was not cutting the budget and was continuing to invest in building etc. That underscores the importance of the capital campaigns for Michigan.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Have adblock||
Have adblock on
Click the basketball or football and select desired game regardless of network. Wait awhile for ads to expire 30+ seconds. Do not download anything. and watch game. It has a lot of btn games this year.
I use superusvoxtv.com for playon, but you can watch btn and the espn's (and many other channels) on your computer directly from the website. You can show it on your tv by an hdmi cable, casting it, or whatever.....
These are all free.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||Out of State Tuition||
I thought I had read somewhere that the Athletic Dept remits the full tuition to the U for each scholarship. I assumed that meant over $40K for an out-of-state student. Can anyone remember or verify that?
|33 weeks 1 day ago||Whiskey||
Brandy was Whisky's pup, I think. They were adorable wirehaired terriers. There was at least one season where the two of them were out there together. Supposedly it was not allowed, but they did it so well and the crowd was so delighted that it went on for years: about 1966 on into the 70s.
There was an elderly man with a long "cane" who sat in the row in front of us for several games until we realized the cane had a very long straw!
|33 weeks 1 day ago||It's not on ESPN3||
It's on WatchESPN with a requirement for an SEC subscription. FIE is right!
I use Charter only for internet. I've been trying to decide whether to drop CBS Sports in favor of BTN2go and BTNPlus, but I don't know whether I'll get more coverage.
Anyone have any opinions?
I can get the football and basketball on streaming sites but I miss out on softball, gymnastics and volleyball big time.
|33 weeks 2 days ago||replay or highlights??||
Would love to see some or all of it. Would have to belong to the sec subscribers on cbssports. I have a michigan subscription, but no go.
|33 weeks 2 days ago||Gymnastics (Men's and Women's) are the best!!||
It's amazing how demanding the sports are: grace, beauty, control and underlying strength. I watch it every chance I get. Go Blue!
|33 weeks 4 days ago||I love||
watching this sport and OUR TEAM!
|43 weeks 1 day ago||Absolutely NO!||
He's bad news and not our kind of guy! I lived in WI once and he's not ready for prime time.
|49 weeks 5 days ago||Oh those Santa Maria BBQ||
We used to line up to get in. The best simplest beef you can find!
|1 year 1 week ago||It sounds exactly like MGoBlueTV!||
I wonder if the difference is that the subscription monies for BTN Plus just goes to BTN rather than MGoBlueTV going to the University and CBSSports. Hmmm.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I like Sam - Ira not so much - on||
WTKA. IT has pretty broad coverage of all Michigan sports. The Recruiting Roundup is the best segment and is available on podcast. Coaches are on often, John U Bacon and, of course, OUR Brian. I get it on tunein.com or iheart.com either on my Roku or PC or phone.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Many of the Michigan FB and BB||
seem to be enrolled year-round. You can rack up the credits quickly if you want. I'd certainly try to take the tough courses during the off-season and rest on the oars during the regular season.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Singapore Alumni Contact||
Somebody who can help you:
President: Michael B Evanoff, ’71 JD
Telephone: + 65 6223 5003 or 65 9010 3379
Ross Alumni Contact: Choon-Peng Ng, MBA’04 – email@example.com
|1 year 7 weeks ago||I have BTN on my computer streaming||
through stream2watch.me/live-tv right now. I was able to get the games live last fall. I have had some problems using watchespn when it is blacked out for my area. (Probably because I live in MI and am not a Charter TV customer.)
Playon (if you have Roku) has a btn plugin, but (at least on Charter), the live tv does not seem to work if you are not a cable TV customer. I access that on MGoBlue TV when it's available.
Playon has an addin for my Chrome browser (probably the others as well) that I use called PlayCast which will take a stream from your pc and direct it to your tv through Roku, xbox360 and chromecast. You can select the playcast channel on the Roku Channel Store for free.
A lifetime subscription to Playon is relatively cheap (about $69) and the scripts and plugins get you into live tv pretty well. Take a look at Superusvox.com. I don't think it's listed on Playon, but they have a Playon Plugin and you get it with a one-time $5 donation.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||I agree, Randy||
I attended several games while living in Milwaukee. They don't like us at all. I don't know whether they still sell beer at Camp Randall, but they did throughout the 90's and early 2000's.
One particularly memorable game consisted of a drunk standing in front of our alumni club (with his back to the game) screaming every obscenity he knew together with all manner of insults for the entire second half. No one in his section tried to stop him and there was no security to help get him out of there. UW pulled an upset at the very end of the game and a lot of people were trampled by fans and students trying to rush the field.
I know tons of the most pleasant people there, but I will never go to another game at that stadium.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||For those who'd like to play catch-up||
The games from last weekend are available on ESPN3 now. The ones for the upcoming Super Regionals should be up within a few hours of the actual game. They should be free to those with participating ISP's. Go to watchespn; log in with your ISP email address or ISP user name and password; and click on the replay tab.
UM was blacked out so I was unable to watch it live in ESPN3 last weekend.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||the replays are posted on||
http://espn.go.com/watchespn/#type/replay/ within a short time after the game. I have an espn insider subscription from a cheap magazine subscription. Don't know if it is required.