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12/24/2018 - 4:13pm But if she's not 100% sure…

But if she's not 100% sure about engineering and wants to keep her options open, then Princeton might be worth it.

Disagree per my BIL's Princeton experience.  

He took a class and got a LOR from Ben Bernanke.  That translated to interning at the White House economic team.  Which has translated to being a banker on Wall Street, hedge funds, and private equity (yes, he couldn't decide what he wanted to do). 


12/19/2018 - 8:58am Prep for the draft, stay…

Prep for the draft, stay healthy, make that money. 

Best linebacker we've had since...David Harris?

12/18/2018 - 10:50am United has much deeper…

United has much deeper pockets than Liverpool, regardless of Coutinho's sale to Barca.  

It's just Klopp's vision for Liverpool and his utilization of their talents is much better than Mourinho's and United.

12/18/2018 - 8:01am Blanc is the frontrunner to…

Blanc is the frontrunner to take over as interim.  Former United player, has big-time managing experience with PSG.  

Zidane, Pochetinno are pipe dreams.

12/18/2018 - 7:45am United have followed…

United have followed Michigan's trajectory after SAF (Sir Alex Ferguson) retired.  


Painful for someone who watched Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Teddy Sheringham win the Champions League against Bayern at the death.

12/02/2018 - 7:59pm No he didn't.  

Look at…

No he didn't.  

Look at what a 2nd round pick v. a 5th rounder makes.  Even with the 400K in insurance money he made, Jake lost at least $1 million in signing bonus plus $500-750K per year in salary 

12/02/2018 - 5:28pm After watching Jake Butt…

After watching Jake Butt lose several million dollars after blowing out his ACL, how could any Michigan fan be pissed that Gary sits out and gets healthy?  

Especially since Rashan is looking at at $10-20 million?

11/19/2018 - 8:28am Would be very careful about…

Would be very careful about eBay, as OP noted, go over the seller's history. 

Would also recommend not purchasing anything from someone who has made "Private" their selling history.  Could very well be purchasing something from someone who has access to a hacked account on Stubhub or Vividseats with their CC information saved.

Found this out the hard way recently, when the shipment contained a billing invoice in the name of a 3rd party that was NOT the seller.  This is apparently called a "triangulation scam".

11/16/2018 - 1:01pm In a couple of years,…

In a couple of years, Harrison - Smith - Hinton - Karlaftis. 

Wouldn't be a bad front 4.

11/09/2018 - 9:25am Proximity to Michigan alumni…

Proximity to Michigan alumni in NYC and Philly driving up demand, imho. 

High Point isn't that big of a stadium, either (52K)

11/07/2018 - 10:23am Agree with Samuels/Turner. 

Agree with Samuels/Turner. 

11/06/2018 - 6:43pm He gone per Dave Ablauf.  

He gone per Dave Ablauf.  

Good catch OP.

11/05/2018 - 7:11pm Glad he doing well off the…

Glad he doing well off the field.  He's an excellent example of a student athlete, and hopefully he goes on to do great things.

*sigh* Losing Newsome, imho, resulted in the Iowa and OSU losses that year.  He was doing a great job at tackle.

11/05/2018 - 12:03pm FWIW, Buckeye recruiting…

FWIW, Buckeye recruiting guys Birmingham and Ellis switched their CBs to Michigan just now.

11/05/2018 - 10:12am Coincidently, Steve Wiltfong…

Coincidently, Steve Wiltfong flipped his crystal ball for Zach Harrison to Michigan.

11/04/2018 - 5:32pm FWIW Brice Marich from…

FWIW Brice Marich from Michigan Insider also just CBd Harrison to Michigan.  

Also, Friday, Ellis from Eleven Warriors:  

Andrew Ellis STAFF 2 NOV 2018, 9:47 AM 

Can no longer submit crystal ball picks (and my ranking suddenly went from 3rd to like 30th) but if I could I’d put one in for Battle to Bama and Harrison to Michigan. Would also put in a flip pick for Nick Broeker to Ohio State. 

11/04/2018 - 2:41pm He didn't take too many…

He didn't take too many snaps in the 2nd half.  


Corresponding decrease in pressure from the  DLine.  


Gary demands a double, giving others solo protection.  


We are infinitely better with Rashan in the lineup 

10/29/2018 - 12:48pm S&P+ 22nd rated offense,…

S&P+ 22nd rated offense, 21st defense. 

From poking around online, Hamler seems to be the key for their passing game. 

PSU had problems running the ball against a good Iowa defense.  McSorley had a completion percentage under 50%.

Iowa's QB was catastrophically bad. 

Franklin isn't a good situational coach.

10/29/2018 - 8:53am FWIW Harrison is going to be…

FWIW Harrison is going to be in Columbus for OSU v. Nebraska, rather than in Ann Arbor this weekend.

10/25/2018 - 12:39pm "Don't fuck with the…

"Don't fuck with the pancreas" 

What every 3rd year medical student hears and has the memory seared into their brain from all the horrible shit they see.

10/15/2018 - 6:50pm Hand is making $480k with a …

Hand is making $480k with a $680k signing bonus this year.  

He will make $540k next year, and if he continues to be productive will get a renegotiated extension worth minimum a few million a year.  


He did just fine

08/06/2018 - 10:27pm I like the AJ Trainer 5s.  

I like the AJ Trainer 5s.  

Just bought a pair on Fanatics.  If you have an Amex, check your Amex Offers, I had a $15 off $100 discount for Fanatics.

08/01/2018 - 7:14pm Bring in the guy who turned…

Bring in the guy who turned a blind eye to Joe Mixon?  


Gene Smith would be crucified.

07/14/2018 - 11:40pm Would second Pricescope as a…

Would second Pricescope as a learning resource.  

Would also get an idea from your fiance to be.  My now wife is a detail person, and wanted a very particular type of setting that could only be obtained from a specific retailer due to patents.  



07/10/2018 - 12:29pm This is good for European…

This is good for European football. Real Madrid made the Champions League boring.

Lol.  Like Madrid isn't going to raid Chelsea for Hazard and Kante, or PSG for Mbappe.

07/02/2018 - 4:23pm Ridiculously safe.  



Ridiculously safe.  


Don't be a moron (public gross intoxication, illegal drugs, sexual harassment, or bad-mouthing of the Sheik), be careful of PDA.  


Dubai rivals Singapore in the safest I have ever felt in a city.  The expats are incredibly friendly.

06/18/2018 - 8:27am Mods decided that whoever…

Mods decided that whoever has the most territories July 4th wins.

06/15/2018 - 10:29am As a **** that was part of…

As a **** that was part of the army that helped liberate Ann Arbor from the other B1G mustilidae, that was fun.

06/06/2018 - 12:39pm It looks weird here.

It looks weird here.

05/29/2018 - 2:04pm Solidifying my decision to

Solidifying my decision to get the most fuel-efficient SUV out there when my current Kia Sorento dies (although it averaged 26 mpg on the highways from Maryland to the Outer Banks and back over the long weekent).  And no, am not going to get a ModelX for a car I drive over 25K miles a year. 

Won't impact the 3rd car purchase a darn when my weekend car's lease is up.

05/03/2018 - 11:43am But at Receiving or Harper,

But at Receiving or Harper, it wasn't just scut. 

I did subclavian and femoral lines as a MS3.  On call the med students were assisting on simple surgical cases.  Comparing my Troy Beaumont OB rotation to the Hutzel experience, I had hilariously few deliveries (thankfully, I DEFINITELY knew I wasn't going into OBG although I got to do/see a ton of Gyn procedures) compared to my classmates.  Children's is the best pediatric rotation you can get in the Midwest, let alone the state. 

I learned a ton from those rotations. 

05/03/2018 - 7:31am Wow

As a former Tartar/Warrior SOM grad....the writing has been on the wall for this, but it still is kind of shocking.

Part of the allure of Wayne for prospective medical students was the hands-on training one could have during your 3rd and 4th year rotations down at the DMC/DRH.  While I'm sure Henry Ford, St. John, Providence, and Beaumont would be happy to expand clinical teaching, I think this is a pretty big blow to WSUSOM's clinical reputation. 

How can you say you are a Wayne grad if you haven't been running around sleep deprived in the hamster tunnels connecting Harper and Receiving?

04/26/2018 - 2:33pm Do you see a marked increase

Do you see a marked increase in oil consumption in the horizon?  Or massive decreases in oil production?  Because the IEA (International Energy Agency) doesn't: In fact, it projects continued decreased oil demand from both the industrialized and emerging economies as renewables and electric vehicles continue to become more economical. 

The current increase in oil is a combination of a 2 year campaign of OPEC + Russian production cuts, plus a weakening US dollar (oil is priced in dollars, thus dollar goes down, oil price goes up). 


04/20/2018 - 10:12am Apparently these things are

Apparently these things are 3300 sqft, $1.2 million. 

New condos down the street, without views of the stadium, are 2800, $900K. 

Not a huge premium based on the location

04/20/2018 - 9:48am Would put money down

Imagine the demand would be extremely high.

04/02/2018 - 2:41pm Why? He's projected to be a

Why? He's projected to be a lottery pick, and his folks have enough money where they can afford to travel around with him to keep his shit together.

03/31/2018 - 8:51am Dortmund v. either team would

Dortmund v. either team would have been a pretty sweet matchup.

03/27/2018 - 12:26pm Teske's development this year

Teske's development this year has me pretty impressed. 

Great rebounder and post defender, and he had that one B1G tourney game where he showed off both low post and mid-range jumpers. 

If he puts together another offseason like that, he's going to be a pain in the arse for the rest of the B1G.

03/09/2018 - 2:09pm Otherwise the pain, time, and

Otherwise the pain, time, and cost of medical school/internship isn't all that attractive versus the rewards these days 

Eh.  Find another field where you are guaranteed $140K+ (and much more likely to start in the $200Ks) upon finishing residency.  Regardless of how well you finished in your class, regardless of what school you went to. 

Is change coming?  You bet.  But as long as you plan accordingly, current medical students will be fine.

03/09/2018 - 2:05pm Primary care is soon to be

Primary care is soon to be replaced by Dr. Amazon, Dr. Google and Dr. Watson from IBM

This is coming to specialists already. 

My wife is a PCP for Kaiser.  Retinal exams and ECGs are interpreted remotely already. 

One of our friends went to a "Future of Medicine" conference in DC, and the advances in image interpretation hooked to AI makes it very likely that pathology and radiology will very much be on the chopping block in the near future. 

03/08/2018 - 5:11pm Toys R US was doomed

You are a business that has been targeted by Amazon on the Internet side, and Walmart on the brick and mortar side.  

You are doomed.  Death by the convenience of buying online, or death by the largest retailer the world has ever seen.  

Combine that with the fact that kids are playing less and less with toys and more and more with electronics/video games/software... 

This wasn't Brandon's fault.

02/02/2018 - 11:18pm Had 2 Hopslams.

Had 2 Hopslams.

Graduated to matcha tea. Don't think I would accomplish much more studying with another Hopslam

01/27/2018 - 6:53pm Apparently KLwines has to put

Apparently KLwines has to put a limit per customer and are already sold out.

GL op

01/27/2018 - 4:19pm There was a stack at Total

There was a stack at Total Wine in Laurel MD.

01/17/2018 - 11:17am A lot of the glamour

A lot of the glamour presentations (Supercars, luxury cars) now seem to occur in LA or Europe. 

NAIAS still has model presentations, but more of the 'everyday' models.

12/14/2017 - 11:36am Yup.  We already have TEs in

Yup.  We already have TEs in the 2018 class, and a roster full of them as well. 

Good luck to him, but not worried about this

11/15/2017 - 7:49am Yes. 
Just don't get overtly,


Just don't get overtly, publicly drunk.  That is frowned upon/can get you arrested. 

For OP, may want to check out some of these pubs on: 


10/06/2017 - 10:18pm Nice.  I have Elmer T. Lee


I have Elmer T. Lee neat in a glencairn.  

Bought Kentucky Owl Rye today, but it is going in the bunker for an epic high-rye bourbon tasting over Thanksgiving (Owl, Handy, Bookers Rye).

09/26/2017 - 2:27pm Sure, with a NCAA investigation

This is the FBI and DOJ.  And per the US attorney's presser, it's an ongoing investigation.   We are talking prison time for those found guilty.  

Do you REALLY think one of these assistants WON'T flip for a lighter sentence?  Or these shoe execs?  

This is going to get ugly.  The FBI has wiretaps and already one informant.  

The NCAA is going to be forced to do something, or this becomes a judicial matter.

09/24/2017 - 10:22am Isaac wiffed on a LB blitz

Isaac wiffed on a LB blitz pickup at least once as well