FWIW. Michigan doesn't seem inclined to get re-involved.
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|1 day 5 hours ago||While I agree mostly...||
....however, I think Tokyo is one of the most over-rated cities I have been. Maybe its because a lot of stuff got bombed out during the war, but I found it to be uncharming for a big city. No doubt, probably the safest cleanest big city I have ever been (next to Iceland) and there are certainly some interesting places to see, but overall I just found it too culturally sterile for my tastes. To each their own, I guess.
I tell people that a weekend in Tokyo is enough. Spend as much time as you can in Kyoto.
|1 day 8 hours ago||The Blue Lagoon...||
...was pretty cool. I went there first. After my road trip was complete, it was clear that it is likely Iceland's biggest tourist attraction. It was very commercial and sanitized. Tourist buses were the norm. What's more, there was an OSU grad working there - he made it very clear to me (I was, of course, wearing Michigan gear).
What I'm trying to get at it is that, while totally awesome and worth going, the Blue Lagoon was probably the most "un-Icelandic" thing I saw. The charm of Iceland lies in the pure, uncommercial and untouched nature that surrounds them. You can easily walk to places that no one human has ever walked or seen before.
Fun Icelandic fact: Only 1 million people ever in the history of the world can say they are from Iceland.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Flori-bama!!!||
Nothing else to say.
|1 day 18 hours ago||Late feb would have been pretty cold||
But that is season to see the northern lights which I hear are nothing else on earth.
|1 day 20 hours ago||Went to Iceland about a year ago||
Rented a car and drove around the entire island with some inland trips. One of the most amazing trips I've ever been. And I've been all over the world. Highly highly recommend it.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Illinois vs Michigan rivalry||
I'm convinced a good portion is derived from those Illinois folk who did not get into Michigan, which creates the same level of jealously that insecure people get after being dumped by a hotter person.
I will say that this "rivalry" has definitely cooled in the eyes of Illinois faithful over the past 5-10 years. The harassment has certainly subsided and we (Michigan) are becoming just another school in the big ten in their eyes.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Onions||
Lots and lots of onions...
|3 days 6 hours ago||Greed is good||
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures, the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge, has marked the upward surge of mankind and greed, you mark my words, will not only save the NCAA, but that other malfunctioning corporation called the USA
|1 week 1 day ago||The only cure for this is Jim Harbaugh||
Cuz if Hoke ever caught wind of what Urban said, all Hoke is gonna do is say, "well..." then clap his hands a few times and cross his arms.
|1 week 1 day ago||I could be wrong||
But I think this was posted yesterday.
|1 week 4 days ago||No. It's not contradictory...||
...when you consider buckeye fans would go out of there way to break the rules of physics to be extra dickish.
|1 week 4 days ago||A lot of qualifiers.||
Surveying those that say you should go to the game, I find it interesting the amount of qualifiers you need to rationalize the decision.
|1 week 4 days ago||This is a false statement||
Not trying to argue with you, but how many games have you been to?
|1 week 4 days ago||Homer comment of the year||
The kids are most certainly part of the problem. You gotta be kidding me!
|1 week 4 days ago||Don't go, seriously||
Being a Michigan fan in Columbus is like being a driod in the mos eisley cantina.
|1 week 5 days ago||Thatsracist.gif||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Agreed||
I have some family in the Cleveland/Akron area (my goddaughter lives in Hartville) and many are close to who Lebron is and his situation in the Akron area. When you strip away the butthurt associated with Lebron leaving to Miami, by all accounts, Lebron is an extremely genuine and nice guy. Its very hard to find a nasty thing about him.
You can say what you want about "the decision", but Lebron gets too much guff for the media attention he gets. That's the media's fault. For all the shit he gets, Lebron continues to work hard, exhibits tenacity, remains loyal to his hometown, puts on a smile, and wins
I want my kids to be like Lebron..
|2 weeks 1 day ago||That's really only the tip of the iceberg||
In addition to the money and women, he had some other unsavory transgressions, including:
1. Repeatedly cheating on his wife
2. Alienating his kids
3. Gambling addiction
5. Minor interactions with organized crime
If these things are what it takes to be an "Alpha Male", then no thanks.
Michael Jordan is a scumbag, plain and simple.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Different eras of media coverage||
What's more, Jordan was a lucky SOB for not playing in this era. His off the court antics would make Tiger Woods look like Gandhi. Needless to say, I hope no one wants "be like Mike"
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Come on, man||
It's not completely out of the ordinary to think we lose to ND this year. I think Vegas has us as a dog as well.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||See my reply about the using the word "stellar"||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||As for the OSU game||
That was an outlier last year. That might as close as Hoke is gonna get to beating OSU ever again.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||In no particular order||
1. Game is in SB
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I guess I used stellar too loosely||
I think our defense will be improved from a fairly good performance last year. Teams like ND and OSU will still have no problem scoring on us. Home games for them help tilt the scale more in their favor.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||He did land...||
...right on her face!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Expectations vs What Will Happen||
I always have high expectations...until recently. This is what I think will happen:
1. Similar record to last year, maybe one more win
2. Blow-out losses to ND and OSU
3. Close loss to MSU, Penn State, and bowl game
4. Defense is stellar
5. Offense is better, but still sub-par. Still hard for us to score points at times
6. Hoke's seat is piping hot, but he gets the 2015 season
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I agree...||
...but Hoke's lack of grace could also be used among his players and staff, which could be confusing and counter-productive. Not saying that's the case and I understand perception is not necessarily a reality.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||What about the community?||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Ok. If you want to be objective...||
...at this point, OSU has an edge over us in every category. And probably a significant edge in most of them. We'll see what Hoke & co can do here in the next year or two.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Some other Chicago suggestions.||
Highly recommend trying Edzo's. There is one in Evanston and hear they opened one in Lincoln park somewhere.