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10/22/2018 - 1:40pm Why you got to pick on the…

Why you got to pick on the Pistons coach?

07/26/2018 - 11:08am Did you happen to have a…

Did you happen to have a look at OpenGarage before going with NexxGarage? Just trying to get some insight into whether that works as well.

07/25/2018 - 12:41pm Does NexxGarage know whether…

Does NexxGarage know whether the garage door is opened or closed?   If so, how? Is there some kind of sensor? It's not like my garage door opener has a different button for open or close so the remotes dont know the difference. 

07/25/2018 - 12:36pm I bought a new sprinkler…

I bought a new sprinkler controller from opensprinkler. Allows control / programming all over the internet.

 

Anyone know a good garage door solution that 1) identifies if door is up and 2) allows to close door remotely?

04/27/2018 - 3:37pm That is not how it goes in

That is not how it goes in this movie.

I've never seen a more quiet audience after a movie.

03/12/2018 - 3:49pm Are you saying that something

Are you saying that something can't be true unless proven scientifically?

04/28/2017 - 9:51am The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama Alpha Phi sorority

You can see it all over the web as people criticized the hell out of it.

12/22/2016 - 1:04pm So you equate consequences as

So you equate consequences as slavery?  

You ask why. Why wouldn't there be consequences?

I'm pretty sure that an athletic scholarship has some legal verbiage to the effect of "athlete will participate in athletics".  You can't just get your scholarship and then not play and expect to keep your scholarship. A better comparitive example would be a student with an academic scholarship, many of which revoke said scholarship if student performance is bad. 

 

12/21/2016 - 3:27pm Can vs Should

I've listened to a lot of conversation about this and the player defenders often state "no one should tell a young man what is in his best interests" or some other straw man argument as no one is telling these players what to do. What detractors are doing is voicing criticism of these players' decision.

Can a player choose not to play? Of course. They are not slaves.

Can a player choose not to play and escape consequence-free?  uhhh... No.

Players would need to understand and include the consequences of this decision.

It would vary by school, but let's look at Michigan. There is a large player alumni base who frequently get post career jobs related to Michigan athletics, and they often appear at alumni events or speaking engagements.

I can tell you there are very few players who I would still support if they pulled this stunt. You choose not to play when you are healthy? Ok, don't come back,....ever.  You are not welcome back on the field 5, 10 years later. You are not welcome to be on TV discussing Michigan football. You are immediately off the team, meaning no use of Michigan football facilities. You can use the CCRB like a regular student. I would also be ok with saying your scholarship ends immediately too, but I am guessing those are pre-set thru the winter semester.

So, yes, I support your right to do this, even though no one is saying you don't have that right, but if you do it, know that you are burning a bridge you may not want to burn.

I know not all the fans would feel like they burned that bridge but I think a lot would.

 

 

12/20/2016 - 2:12pm Thought it was going to say

Thought it was going to say "for failure to compete"

12/05/2016 - 11:45am Not bad really

I know many people likes to be cheap and do everything themselves and think $2900 for a flight and hotel - that's a rip off, but it's actually not bad.

Round-trip charter air service from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale - on a private charter, probably worth $1000 a ticket
Round-trip deluxe motor coach transfers from the airport to your hotel  - ~$30
Luggage handling and porterage at the airport and at the hotel $5
Three nights’ deluxe accommodations  $750
Welcome reception  $20  (drinks and snacks)
Daily buffet breakfast   $50
University of Michigan Orange Bowl Pep Rally (tentative)  (??)
Plus the complete game-day package:
Escorted deluxe motor coach transfer to and from the pre-game party and game  $30
Game ticket  $125?
Pre-game tailgate party   $50
And other goodies:
Optional tours, outings, and excursions
Custom Alumni Association souvenir package   $25 guess
Document packet, official bowl tour name badge, and lanyard  $10
Alumni Association hosts and escorts   
Dedicated alumni information and hospitality desk at the hotels
 
So that is about $2100 of pretty fun and useful stuff that you are not likely to get going on your own.  Plus add in the experience of it all, being around the people, having everything taken care of for you, have hosts to help you out - it is certainly not excessive for the money.  Unless you are the type to just fly Spirit, stay in the EconoLodge, go to the game and then go home-  then yes, this is a bad deal for you.
10/28/2016 - 11:41am Sparty Section

Got 4 tix off my Sparty coworker.

09/27/2016 - 4:09pm Damn you guys are fast
M

Damn you guys are fast

M 35-22

09/19/2016 - 11:15am Am I the only one not

Am I the only one not impressed by his coverage skills?  In space he is great, but asking him to cover a guy at the line is like a free 8 yard play.

09/15/2016 - 1:24pm 22-6 M

22-6 M

09/01/2016 - 12:36pm 31-3

31-3 Michigan

07/14/2016 - 2:28pm Hit a deer doing 95 mph

I-94 between AA and Jackson, 2 AM, driving home from U2 concert in Soldier Field (~96-97 maybe). No time to react, just yell "Shit" and slam into a deer doing 95 mph.  Luckily it was on the smaller side and crumpled the hood/grill and bounced over the roof.

12/15/2015 - 10:33am WTF?

Seriously, who the fuck cares? 

11/19/2015 - 10:08am 12-9 Michigan

12-9 Michigan

11/12/2015 - 10:05am Further evidence that much of MGoBlog are children...

What adult still likes Cinnamon Toast Crunch? That stuff is awful once you develop real taste buds.

11/03/2015 - 12:58pm I still lose the ball carrier

I still lose the ball carrier in the pile every time I watch it. Maybe someone can create a gif with the run highlighted the entire time?

11/02/2015 - 12:20pm Thought that was him

Thought that was him on the TV (or photo), but chalked it up to having too many spiced apple ciders.

10/26/2015 - 4:44pm pfah...undergrad

Undergrad is probably a wash. We're most impressive in our graduate degrees.

10/23/2015 - 4:43pm Wow

Wow campus is really extended nowadays.

10/18/2015 - 8:08am Funny cuz that nightmare woke me up and I couldn't sleep again.

Funny cuz that nightmare woke me up and I couldn't sleep again.

10/10/2015 - 10:12pm More like about 75000 at that

More like about 75000 at that point.

10/08/2015 - 4:40pm 14-3 UM

14-3 UM

10/01/2015 - 4:34pm 21-20 Michigan

21-20 Michigan

09/24/2015 - 10:04am 10-7 Michigan

10-7 Michigan

09/11/2015 - 1:49pm Listening to Drew and Mike

Driving to the Southfield Town Center listening to Drew and Mike who did a fabulous job that day.  Went up to the 20th floor, saw the second plane hit, then decided being in the tallest building around was a bad idea and went home.

04/28/2015 - 12:00pm +1

You stay to the end?  I did. College kids are dumb. That was awful.

02/21/2015 - 1:23pm Clueless

Chevy Volt, tops in customer satisfaction in multiple years now. Seems actual drivers of chevy's do not agree with you.

02/04/2015 - 8:15am And each player and coach

And each player and coach gets $180k for winning the Super Bowl. Butler is doing alright.

09/25/2014 - 1:27pm 14-7 M

14-7 Michigan

09/18/2014 - 11:40am 28-16 Utah

28-16 Utah

09/12/2014 - 11:20am 24-6 Michigan

24-6 Michigan

09/04/2014 - 6:57pm 32-31 Michigan

32-31 M

06/05/2014 - 11:32am What is this I hear?

What is this I hear?  ....actual good new?

Be still my heart!

01/02/2014 - 1:24pm Couldnt agree more..

As someone who went to the Big Chill a few years back, I would never want to watch hockey in a football or baseball stadium again.  It has the new and fun factor once. After that, It is awful to watch.

12/19/2013 - 5:25pm I'll pass this time.

JerryWorld - Worst place to watch a college football game.

On the bright side, going to this stadium will make you appreciate Michigan stadium that much more.

11/21/2013 - 3:53pm Tomatoe's APizza

Tomatoe's APizza in Farmington Hills.

Lunch only.

The best.

09/03/2013 - 5:03pm Anyone see the pre-game punt collision?

We were practicing punts and our punter boomed one such that the returned had to backpedal hard. He slammed right into a CMU coach, taking him down hard. Hoke was right next to him and was laughing with him afterward. Our returner came up limping.

07/21/2013 - 8:34am State Street yes.  Main

State Street yes.  Main Street, no way.

07/19/2013 - 12:44pm so they blocked a stalling tactic, boo hoo

The pension fund people were just stalling the inevitable process anyway. Just like every other group who stands to lose out in these proceedings, they didn't listen to the EFM and chose not to rework their costs....So while the 5 minute thing was a little shady, it's for the best.

07/19/2013 - 12:41pm no need to simplify

Corruption and crime contributed but the poster's point about the auto industry is a sizable factor.

06/11/2013 - 11:15am Subway cookies - yummy

Subway's half baked cookies are worth going there. Jimmy John's are blech.

04/17/2013 - 3:05pm His high school

Didn't realize Gardner started at my alma mater, UD Jesuit. Too bad he didn't finish there.

03/27/2013 - 11:07am Michigan win 65-64

65-64

03/20/2013 - 12:23pm So is he then Swen

So is he then Swen Swensonson?

03/06/2013 - 5:09pm  
Michigan 82 Purdue

 

Michigan 82 Purdue 65

Michigan 69 Indiana 73