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07/16/2018 - 9:40am If I may digress further . …

If I may digress further . . .

There is a sub place on the west side of Kalamazoo that i frequented a lifetime ago.  It's called Wally's Subs and its  . . ok.  
Talking to the owner one night i find out he's a polish immigrant that barely speaks english.  When I ask him about the sign i learn that that the sign place wanted $500 for a new sign for his planned pizza place; but that they had an unpaid/unclaimed brand new "Wally's Subs" sign that they would sell him for $20.

30 years later they are still making subs instead of pizzas.

07/14/2018 - 7:51pm Silica, mostly.

Silica, mostly.

07/03/2018 - 2:25pm "who tried forcing her way…

"who tried forcing her way into my building and offered to perform oral sex for 85 cents"

That is SO below market value.

06/14/2018 - 9:04pm Yeah, beating up Air Force…

Yeah, beating up Air Force en route to 6th place in the Big !0 last year sure was a satisfying season  /s

The type of win DOES matter.  Purdue was the only win last year over a team that just barely squeaked above .500    Did that 8th win make up for MSU, Wisky, PSU, OSU, SC?  

In a world of 12-15 game seasons, 9, 10 wins can still be a disappointment.  Rivalries, bowls game, quality wins will always mean more to me than a number.

 

06/05/2018 - 7:38pm Rusty Nails for everyone!

Rusty Nails for everyone!

05/13/2018 - 9:04pm ok

then why don't you compare Harbaugh's Michigan record against

OSU
MSU
PSU
Wis
Bowl Games

Pay close attention to whether the team was ranked . . .

vs. the games against Purdue, Indiana, Rutgers, Maryland, etc.?

Michigan HAS lost more "big" games than they have won.  In fact, they've lost MOST of them!  

You can still like Harbaugh AND be able to do simple math.

05/13/2018 - 9:04pm ok

then why don't you compare Harbaugh's Michigan record against

OSU
MSU
PSU
Wis
Bowl Games

Pay close attention to whether the team was ranked . . .

vs. the games against Purdue, Indiana, Rutgers, Maryland, etc.?

Michigan HAS lost more "big" games than they have won.  In fact, they've lost MOST of them!  

You can still like Harbaugh AND be able to do simple math.

05/10/2018 - 7:49pm slow clap

Don, you've articulated my thoughts on Harbaugh, this fanbase, and the Program fucking perfectly.  Now if we can just keep everyone from anointing Patterson the savior (oops, too late!)

To the PR question:
I seem to remember (and for the life of me I really can't specifically remember) that around the time of the Fan-Day stuff being cancelled there were some rumors/talk about the players not really liking it, and it being seen as kind of a dog & pony show. . .

Maybe the university is being properly (or perhaps overly) sensetive to those feelings?

05/09/2018 - 7:54am Other

Regardless of the shit-posting by Quatro, I imagine the recent record is starting to wear on people.

I'm aquainted with dozens & dozens of season ticket holders from new grads to people who played for Bo.  There is of course no lessening of love for Michigan or it's football program, but there has been a bit of an attitude change towards Harbaugh.  

No one can blame him for previous OSU losses, but the feeling IS cumulative, whether thats rational or not; and the reality of what it takes to beat OSU vs the Harbaugh cheerleaders the day he was hired is striking.

No, no-one wants him fired, they aren't haters, they're still "fun at parties"; but 3rd place in the east for 3 years running and a severely disappointing end to last season matter.

I don't think this a big reason sales may be down, I'd guess tax-law and home schedule are the main 2 contributors, but I can see where it may have a small impact.

05/06/2018 - 11:11pm Thankfully

we can pass on Dobbs due to the many other top 100 OL-tackles we have to choose from . . .

04/30/2018 - 10:03pm Getting dry-humped

by that storm trooper dude.

04/30/2018 - 11:41am Why do you hate

the Killers?

04/30/2018 - 11:39am You kind of answered your own question . . .

it was the water.

04/30/2018 - 11:32am Maize

makes me look fat.

 

Wait, I'm already fat.

 

Maize makes me look fatter!

04/26/2018 - 9:12pm I'd be happy

with something better than 3rd place in the east for a change.

04/26/2018 - 12:53pm Nothing personal Sky Panther

but I downvoted you because the next video up after the one you kindly linked to was one featuring penis-head-pete-finebaum.  Thankfully i stopped it just in time!

 

04/24/2018 - 2:19pm I know football was his 1st love . . .

but Brady Hoke would have killed it on the Pro Bowlers Tour.

04/21/2018 - 12:24am I was going to say the EXACT same thing

but since i don't know the first thing about brewing, it sounds better from you.

04/21/2018 - 12:24am I was going to say the EXACT same thing

but since i don't know the first thing about brewing, it sounds better from you.

04/20/2018 - 4:02pm point of order

just because they have been grown in a vat from his DNA doesn't technically make them his "sons".

04/20/2018 - 4:02pm point of order

just because they have been grown in a vat from his DNA doesn't technically make them his "sons".

04/19/2018 - 12:01pm Mantis is Mineral King!

Mineral King is Mantis!

it all makes sense now.  Well played sir.

04/18/2018 - 11:56am What

you weren't a fan of the Foxtrax glow puck?

http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/sports_nut/2014/01/foxtrax_glowing…

I didn't mind it so much if I was watching at a bar, at home/? not much of a fan.

04/18/2018 - 11:48am yes

but far less lucrative for those selling the ad space.

Believe me, the networks would LOVE to sell 18 10-second ads in that same space.

04/17/2018 - 7:11pm Comes across bit better

in the transcripts, than when listening/watching him.
A bit of a "fish out of water"(pun intended), combined with an odd "aw shucks" vibe.

As long as he knows his craft and isn't relied on to recruit 5 stars I'm sure he'll be ok.

04/17/2018 - 5:34pm This birthplace map

is about as valid as that football imperialism map.

However it at least measures a somewhat objective kind of data as opposed to which bands are "good" or not.

04/17/2018 - 4:25pm It would still be underrated

with 3 digits.

04/17/2018 - 4:17pm . . . Triple Axel

TO THE FACE!!!

04/17/2018 - 11:25am Buy stock in Lacrosse equipment manufacturers

they (are now) & will be the main beneficiaries.

04/17/2018 - 11:14am You'd have legal, financial & ethical obstacles

but if we could "magically' separate the minor league teams from the major league, and give them the autonomy to change their rules it might have a 2% chance of working.

04/17/2018 - 11:04am He knew very well

what each school's culture was like before he made his decision.

04/17/2018 - 8:44am underrated comment

of the day.

04/15/2018 - 10:09am That '78 blizzard was nuts

got stranded coming back from my grandparents house.  Made it to within a 1/2 mile of our house in the northern burbs.

My dad & I walked to our house, climbed in a window and got the garage door open. We then trudged back to our car with a big toboggan to "rescue" my mom, sister & dachsound.

We shoveled off the roof the next morning and just walked straight off the roof down the slope to the ground.  7 ft high tunnels to get in the door, etc.

I was 13.  Lots of bonnevilles, but I don't remember many horse & carriages however!

04/13/2018 - 3:40pm We call ahead and place an order

So we can pickup and eat while on the ferry.

Been doing it for literally 50 years.

I think I had a similar seagull incident, but it happened 20 years ealier, it also involved a passing freighter as well me almost dfrowning in the St. Marys River

04/13/2018 - 11:09am Thankfully

I am unable to produce milk.  So I was able to just go back to sleep.

04/12/2018 - 2:50pm yeah

It's not JUST the record.

Not beating a team with a winning record (don't even try to put "after-the fact-Purdue" out there)

and the way the season ended, including the bowl collapse just felt . . .shitty.

Part of that is also the contrast to the wonderful baskeball season, the endless winter, etc. 

Always a fan and always hopeful to varying degrees, but that's what recruiting is in it's essence. . .hope.  You need recruits to fuel the hope.

04/09/2018 - 10:07pm Dos funny.

Dos funny.

04/08/2018 - 9:00am I would agree with the

sadness also, and yes it probably is a typical M student these days (football knowledge-wise).

Also makes me realize how uber obsessed we all really are with M Football.  LOL We're the sad ones in a lot of peoples eyes.

04/08/2018 - 8:48am I also think there's a difference

in who Harbaugh wants in his ear calling the plays.

Just because it's Pep, doesn't mean that Drevno didn't contribute some or all of the CREATION of the play itself.  

I'm sure JH wants one calm voice in his ear, that understands playcalling, and particularly, the abilities and moods of his QBs.

I agree with your editing point too, I don't think anyone can look at the limited screen time of Drevno and conclude it's beause he sucked, or had no input in the offense, etc.

04/07/2018 - 10:14pm Watched the whole series

my favorite moment was when the guy in the uber asks Mo Hurst if he has season tickets?

"Yep".

LOL, the 2 people in that car might both love Michigan football, but they are WORLDS apart.

04/07/2018 - 10:13pm Watched the whole series

my favorite moment was when the guy in the uber asks Mo Hurst if he has season tickets?

"Yep".

LOL, the 2 people in that car might both love Michigan football, but they are WORLDS apart.

04/07/2018 - 10:13pm Watched the whole series

my favorite moment was when the guy in the uber asks Mo Hurst if he has season tickets?

"Yep".

LOL, the 2 people in that car might both love Michigan football, but they are WORLDS apart.

04/07/2018 - 10:06pm yes

but a really hot saint.

04/06/2018 - 3:04pm I still posit that pass protection

was only 1/3 of Michigan's trouibles on O last year.

Poor QB & receiver play completed the trifecta of suck.

04/05/2018 - 1:28pm I would guess

All of the above.

For the record, I just read this book to my 6 yr old daughter last night.

04/05/2018 - 12:03pm As I understand it

they offer a ton of sports that other schools don't.

Womens underwater-unicorn-fencing and so forth.

03/22/2018 - 9:42am It might be the Spartans

but it certtainly wasn't Spartan Stadium, there are actually fans in the seats.

03/15/2018 - 7:43pm It's what you get

when a vagina goes feral.

03/15/2018 - 7:32pm Missed opportunity

poor utilization of the WSU Shocker. . .

03/15/2018 - 3:25pm It really was

a three-headed monster of doom last year.

1.  Bad o-line can't establish the proper run game, and can't give the QB much time in the pocket.

2.  Young (if even healthy) WRs don't block effectively, lack polish on routes and often run a completely different route.  With only a GA to coach them.  Drops.

3.  3 different QB's of varying experice and talent levels, some injured, all trying to compete against each other and dealing with number 1 & 2 on this list.

Any 2 out of those 3 problems would have been somewhat manageable.