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|3 weeks 4 days ago||Hit send too soon. So, it is||
Hit send too soon. So, it is a celebration. Turn your hat backwards, crank up the sound and dance...on the bones of the vanquished!
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Temptation and Hawaiian War||
Temptation and Hawaiian War Chant are traditional MMB selections in the post game show. Someone found the Muppets version...probably 7-8yrs ago and and posted them after a big victory, don't recall which. Since then, it is a big victory staple, brought out for special occasions.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||No shame||
I did 28yrs in the Navy and know it is a tough life. Your duty was done and I'm proud you served. YOU be proud and live a good life.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Working at the Combined Air||
Working at the Combined Air Operations Center in Incirlik, Turkey. We had just cancelled a Northern Watch mission. Watched the first tower burning then the second impact. Watched the second collapse in the PX. Kids around me said "Oh wow." I responded with, "Not an oh wow. A bunch of people just died." Base was locked down immediately and fighters put on alert for at least a month. The Turks do not have a flag at half mast tradition but did it for us.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||The same||
In the late 70's, Dooley's or VBell. A buddy of mine had the apartment over the VBell and loved the Dortmunder Union available there. And yes, VBell was on SouthU. Rick's was a dump then.
Charlies came late and became a Thursday stop with boat drink night.
Story: Another buddy decided to liberate one of the orange Dooley's director's chairs and made a dash out the back door with it. Running down the street, chased by the bouncers, his trail was easy to follow since everyone on the street kept pointing and shouting, "Hey, there goes a Dooley's chair!" Since my buddy was a long distance runner, he out paced the bouncers. The dude is a doctor now....
I think I still have a beer pitcher from there.
|9 weeks 22 hours ago||I've been wondering...||
about this for a while. I like the responses, essentially 'yes', is there a rule to make it so? Even without a rule, I'd bet the teams would make it so.
|9 weeks 22 hours ago||Well thought out and presentented.||
Looking foreward to the counter arguement. Thanks!
|9 weeks 22 hours ago||Exactly what I do||
I've dish with a DVR and the satillite is about 1.5 sec behind the over-the-air, local broadcasts. I get the Brandstater/Dierdort broadcast via MGoBlue.com. Depending on internet traffic jams, the broadcast is anywhere from 10-25sec behind dish. So, I delay the satillite via the DVR and sync it to the broadcast...usually get it pretty close, to the point where the referee's calls are not outta whack.
Other than when I'm telephoning someone else watching the game and they start hooting, hollering and then say, "Did you see that?" the delay is no big deal.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Don't listen to them. Sync||
Don't listen to them. Sync the radio broadcast to the tv video and listen to Brandstater and Derdorf.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Hot Rod Lincoln||
Hot Rod Lincoln
|14 weeks 10 hours ago||Maize||
As a student in the 70s, maize was maize, the color of harvested corn, yellow with a hint of orange. Nike morphed it into a neon yellow that everyone used and I hated it. Adidas did not fix it but stayed with a garish yellow.
I'm hoping the new color will be closer to maize. This might cause me to dump the old stuff and get new.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Speaking of fictional UM Grads||
Anyone seen eposode 3 of American Odyssey? Sergeant Odelle Ballard is captured by a terrorist/freedom fighter group. The HFMIC attended UM. Serious subject, but fun 'go blue' exchange. I wonder if the writer is from OSU....
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Kicking the shit out of someone||
Does 'committing attrocities' count as a legit reason to suspend 'adult response?' I thought Schiano was a tough guy and IF he did witness the events, why didn't he kick the shit out of Sandusky. IF there were witnesses, the location must have been public, at least to a degree. Sandusky was asking to get the shit kicked out of him.
Hell, I kicked the shit out of my cousin when I saw him eat a booger. I can imagine what I'd do now.
Edit: I'm still angry about this one.
IF indeed these events were witnessed, NO ONE took personal responsibility for the safety of the kids.
What is the phrase...oh: Edmund Burke: The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
I'm going to go drive a few nails now....
|37 weeks 1 day ago||America's Cup||
All this posturing/maneuvering reminds me of all the crap associated with the America's Cup races. Team A innovates. Team B protests to the committee (usually the host organization). The committee supports their team. The other takes it all to court. Months later, something falls out.
It will be interesting to see of the JH innovations end up in court. Could it lead to a reorganization of the NCAA?
I say keep pushing the buttons coach!
|38 weeks 6 hours ago||LOL||
But sometimes I wonder if those creating these have way too much time on their hands....
|39 weeks 21 hours ago||Blueberry Wheat||
Bought a local Washington 6 a number of years ago. Thought is was a safe bet since I'd liked the blackberry, kirsch and framboise. The stuff was sickeningly sweet. Makes a great blueberry syrup for pancakes though!
|39 weeks 21 hours ago||Marquette||
Used to make a run between AA and Houghton (pretty girl behind every palm tree) and really enjoyed the scenery around the bay. I'd like to spend more time there. Maybe next time we go to Tahquamenon Falls, we will spend the night in Marquette.
|39 weeks 22 hours ago||Thanks man!||
Does this mean even engineers can write? Oh wait, Fearless Leader is an engineer....
|39 weeks 22 hours ago||I agree||
Just trying to make a play on ballz stretching from his home to Louiseville. Blame the Chinaco.
|39 weeks 22 hours ago||Thanks!||
Will look for it on the next trip.
|39 weeks 22 hours ago||You're right!||
SW used to be a rough and tumble logging town. Loggers from up river would fill the town on the weekend and spend their money. An old timer told me if a hotel reservation hadn't been made for the following weekend before they left town, they were sleeping in the streets...and no shower/bath.
I assume some Michigander loggers moved here after the Michigan forests were depleted rebuilding Chicago. Mrs O'leary still has some explaining to do regarding that event!
Now, a few of the old bars are still around, but only 1 hotel. There were only 3000 people here when I moved here in 1993. Gentrification in progress. Supposidly, SW is an up and coming hot spot. Hope so, I'd like to sell the house, orchard and vines and move aboard a boat!
|39 weeks 22 hours ago||Bell's||
Love the Oberon. Normally I don't care for hoppy beer...which sucks for the PNW and the popularity of IPAs.
Give me a Belgian style!
|39 weeks 23 hours ago||Dude...||
Please accept my sympathies.
|39 weeks 23 hours ago||Jealous||
No cable out here in the boonies. Dish and DSL. BTN is only available in the "sports package" while SEC and Longhorn are on the 'top 200.' I don't get it.
So, listening via MGoBlue.com...
|39 weeks 23 hours ago||Blackrocks Coconut Brown||
A Marquette beer. What is is like? Standard brown like Skagit River Steelie Brown or is there something else, a hint of coconut?
Bought a 6 of Hell or High Watermelon last summer thinking it was just a name. Mistake, actually watermelon...and not in a good way.
|39 weeks 23 hours ago||Ouch||
|39 weeks 23 hours ago||I almost feel sorry for you||
But not! :).
Got MGoBlue.com on your smart phone to listen to the game while pretending to be in a meeting?
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Damn||
|44 weeks 6 hours ago||Editing out adverbs...||
I read a writing advice article (once, really I did) and the author, acting as editor, replaced every 'very' with 'damn' (or something stronger). Then he reedited and found all the damns and, well, you cannot swear in print so they were X'd out. Now the sentence was much better.
|44 weeks 3 days ago||Thank you!||
I'm glad someone took the OP seriously and answered the question. Once again, thank you.