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11/18/2018 - 5:46pm I saw the whole HoF video on…

I saw the whole HoF video on twitter... (either the UM Football feed or the UM Athletics feed), but that wouldn't give you the environment of "in the stadium"

11/13/2018 - 1:03pm such great news!  Heal well …

such great news!  Heal well & quickly Caris.

11/07/2018 - 5:06pm I'm pretty sure 4th…

I'm pretty sure 4th stringers don't make the travel team.

11/07/2018 - 4:11pm testing... 1903?

testing... 1903?

11/06/2018 - 4:27pm I know people who spent $18…

I know people who spent $18 a ticket for M reservations the week prior to the MSU game.  The cost for reservation has climbed steeply as the season has progressed.

10/30/2018 - 4:58pm best of luck to Mrs. Hotel…

best of luck to Mrs. Hotel Putingrad 

10/30/2018 - 4:55pm Ay Ziggy! BSBA '94

 

[UM…

Ay Ziggy! BSBA '94

 

[UM Law JD]

10/29/2018 - 3:16pm and his twitter photo is…

and his twitter photo is still him & izzo?

09/24/2018 - 7:39pm if it had darker/angrier…

if it had darker/angrier eyes I'd like it better

09/21/2018 - 12:54pm Thank you

Thank you

08/27/2018 - 2:21pm Thanks for posting bronxblue…

Thanks for posting bronxblue - I appreciate you!

08/27/2018 - 2:04pm As I boarded the plane in…

As I boarded the plane in New York for the weekend trip back to Michigan for a football game several years ago, I wondered to myself as to why I kept making sure to have at least one such weekend a year.  The number of friends to go back to see games with is smaller (I don't need the football to keep me connected to them), the football isn't always so good or rewarding as the experience once was, I'm not so fresh off the college campus as I used to be, nor as attached to the sports as I was as a young girl after I fell in love with the maize 'n blue & winged helmets & Bo & Jaime Morris's story and running style... and then that game happened.  It was the first game Under the Lights at Michigan Stadium.  And I had all the answer I needed to the "why" I'd been asking myself on the way.

Reading Brian's take here reminds me of the way I felt boarding that plane.  I hope this season helps him find the "why" as emphatically as that beautiful wild night in Ann Arbor did for me.

08/23/2018 - 11:25am I leave next Weds night to…

I leave next Weds night to see some of these places for myself - looking forward to watching this, thanks!

08/20/2018 - 3:21pm Yeah... that wasn't worth…

Yeah... that wasn't worth the build-up in the OP...

08/20/2018 - 2:29pm *sigh*

 

Sad for Grant,…

*sigh*

 

Sad for Grant, though excited to see the future he builds for himself.

08/16/2018 - 6:44pm  


Things Over the Horizon

 

Things Over the Horizon

1. Showing New comments in a thread as "New"

We got an estimate of 16-20 hours (ie thousands of dollars) to rent a specialist in order to build out this module. This is the next big project after we get the points figured out. Personally I wanted to address it sooner but more people complained about points so that got moved ahead. Be mad at the people who complained about points because it's all their fault.

 

 Please please please have this fixed by the season start.  I keep thinking how crazy it's going to make me in real season threads.  Pretty pretty please! 

 

*grumble*grumble*KicksDirtInDirectionOfPointsComplainers*grumble*grumble*

08/16/2018 - 5:50pm *not an entry*

 

This is…

*not an entry*

 

This is very cool of you.  I am sorry to hear about the challenges your father is facing (as well as the rest of your family), this is an inspired tribute.

08/08/2018 - 1:53pm Thank you!  I obviously didn…

Thank you!  I obviously didn't review all the linked source material

08/08/2018 - 1:18pm It might take the burden off…

It might take the burden off of their coaches to gather feedback from the NBA for their players though.  It sounded like Beilein (& co) spent considerable time doing that for the guys the past couple years.

08/08/2018 - 1:15pm I wonder if this would…

I wonder if this would almost become a part of the declaration.  "I'm putting my name in for the draft, but if I am not drafted I am (or am not) returning to school."  So there would be certainty for the coaches/schools no later than draft day (still deeper into the year than today, but not quite as egregious as some open-ended period post-draft.

08/07/2018 - 7:03pm Joel (Zoom Zoom*) Zumaya -…

Joel (Zoom Zoom*) Zumaya - great talent and rookie season in 2006 and then couldn't stay healthy

 

 

*that may have just been my nickname for him?

08/07/2018 - 1:47pm I was working in the…

I was working in the Renaissance Center at the time, on the 30th or 31st floor (I forget now, part of my career there on each).  But, conveniently for me, I'd gone on a break with a couple colleagues to get a pop from the convenience store on the main floor, so no great descent for me.  We were on our way back to the elevators and discovered the outage - some of the security team were there talking on their walkies with others so we knew at that point it was more than just our building.  We headed to the hotel bar to wait it out... they started out trying to gouge us with cash only crazy prices, but by the time a bunch of our colleagues made the trek downstairs and we were having an impromptu party, they were giving away ice cream and other goodies that were in danger of melting from the restaurant storage.

I had just gotten the keys to my new house and was in the process of doing some work there, but still living in my apartment that was off a long DARK hallway - getting into my building was super creepy that night.  I slept at least one night after that on the floor of my new house on an air mattress. 

07/24/2018 - 6:05pm whoa!  I'm getting dizzy…

whoa!  I'm getting dizzy from the change ***headspins***

 

 

:)

07/24/2018 - 4:04pm still the 1901 that I know…

still the 1901 that I know and love :)

07/24/2018 - 4:03pm testing to see if my points…

testing to see if my points are still stuck... 

07/17/2018 - 7:12pm wow, that font change for my…

wow, that font change for my little footnote did NOT post like it previewed!

07/17/2018 - 7:11pm I'm still sitting on the…

I'm still sitting on the same 1901 points total (i've grown a little attached to it, actually*)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*which probably means this post will flip me to 1902...

 

 

07/17/2018 - 7:07pm thank you! I thought I…

thank you! I thought I looked at the menus pretty thoroughly but definitely did not find that!

06/19/2018 - 2:04pm doh! I started this post…

doh! I started this post sometime this morning, got interrupted by work (the nerve) and didn't realize it's been discussed recently & today before I finished my post.  so, from the redundant department of redundancy, I have made a stellar contribution which I cannot edit. :-\

06/19/2018 - 2:01pm I'm sorry if this is a…

I'm sorry if this is a repeat, I skimmed through the thread and didn't see it mentioned.

 

Is someone controlling which main-page articles become the little "feature article buttons/pictures" below the banner/main menu area?  because they have not changed for me in days and are currently, from left to right (not in any sort of date/time order): OFFAT for bball semi-final game (6/13, 6am); all-ancient team (6/12 noon); Spider Sims recruiting profile (6/12 4:54pm); HTTV kickstarter (which as I look closer may be a right hand menu item rather than a "feature" article - I'm not sure).

 

06/19/2018 - 11:26am Look at all that pretty…

Look at all that pretty Maize!

06/13/2018 - 4:28pm That's a shame.  Wishing…

That's a shame.  Wishing MAAR a complete and speedy recovery!

06/13/2018 - 1:44pm it still thinks i'm a bot :(…

it still thinks i'm a bot :(  but it hasn't been a full day since i filled out the form, so I will be patient for a little while longer...

06/12/2018 - 3:21pm thanks for explaining about…

thanks for explaining about the bot note.  I AM NOT A BOT!! :)

 

Go Blue!

06/12/2018 - 2:08pm thank you Bando & MGO!

thank you Bando & MGO!

06/12/2018 - 11:41am Thanks for the heads' up.  I…

Thanks for the heads' up.  I'll be making the trip as a first timer.  Anyone have thoughts on getting tix thru the university?  or to use a stubhub/reseller?

06/11/2018 - 6:30pm thanks

 

Go Blue!

thanks

 

Go Blue!

06/01/2018 - 4:21pm can we finish that last

can we finish that last sentence more specifically, please?

 

For everyone's sake, let's hope this moves quickly and results in Michigan firing the money cannon at our current coach & staff (not as part of a scramble for a new hire).

06/01/2018 - 12:04pm my favorite

Jamie Morris 

05/23/2018 - 5:02pm .

Fair enough, I will clarify.  I have been to barstool, though I no longer go there voluntarily (ie, unless I don't pay enough attention to a link I see on some other sports site that I do frequent) because I find it to be a rather unfriendly-to-female-sports-fans environment, in ways both overt and covert (and while you may want me to provide examples, I will concede here that I won't be going back over to find them; so it may have changed, and/or I may have a bias that's unfair, so be it). 

I still get plenty of sports without including barstool in my universe.  I don't mean to come across as having an axe to grind against them, of my free will I've decided I don't need what they offer.  Sports & my love thereof are a big part of my life, however, so in my world, barstool is not equal to sports.

05/23/2018 - 4:01pm ty

thanks for clarifying.

05/23/2018 - 3:07pm .

I'm not so up on "Joy of Cooking' so the analogy falls flat with me.  (Which perhaps crushes another stereotype?)

 

I love sports.  I don't visit barstool to read about them or otherwise experience them.  Because, woman.  And I don't need that shit in my life.  So, it may be pedantics to you.  It's not to me.

05/23/2018 - 2:29pm reading this now, I wonder if

reading this now, I wonder if it's meant to say, as I first took it:

...men care more about sports than women [care about sports]...

 

or if it was intended as:

...men care more about sports than [men care about] women... 

 

hmmmmm. 

05/23/2018 - 2:24pm .

barstool does not equal "sports"

05/22/2018 - 9:39am doh!

OMG! How funny is that brain fart.  What do I know, I'm a female, I wear panties! LOL

05/21/2018 - 7:19pm FM

so, you buy your tidy whiteys online, do you?

05/21/2018 - 2:10pm self-igniting

farmers have to be careful of this too, with blowing hay into a pile in a haymow

 

edited to add link #science

05/08/2018 - 6:40pm Plocki

son of M's women's gymnastic's coach (Bev), if I'm not mistaken.

05/01/2018 - 10:02am huh

look how handy (not sarcastic - I didn't know either) ..  https://mgoblue.com/news/2002/12/16/University_of_Michigan_Song_Lyrics

04/18/2018 - 10:02am 3 guys

Except, we're replacing 3 guys who played starter minutes.