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11/26/2018 - 2:06pm My suggestion:  "Sisyphus…

My suggestion:  "Sisyphus Redux" .   

It is pretentious -- like our claim to elite status.  It is somewhat redundant -- like the result at the end of each November.  The fuckers in Columbus won't understand it --  

At least we can still claim moral and academic superiority.  So, we have that going for us.

11/20/2018 - 2:23pm The third one is a keeper.

The third one is a keeper.

11/05/2018 - 12:59pm He/she is probably on a…

He/she is probably on a ballot tomorrow.   

08/23/2018 - 2:05pm You don't have to be an…

You don't have to be an athletic partner to benefit from an academic collaboration with the Big Ten.  University of Chicago is still a collaborator/partner.   UIC was until around 2011.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, I agree with your point.   The academic partnership should be the primary focus of continuing membership in the Big Ten, together with the benefits of conference membership for non-revenue sports.   

05/23/2018 - 12:11pm Audi GT (non Quattro)

Got me through grad school in Chicago in style for low-dough.  Looked much more expensive than it was (bought a 6 year old car).  It was also rather unique.  Crazy easy to fix for DIY

Mine was a standard transmission.  I always left it in neutral.  Chicago is flat.   Parking is tough to come by . . . the car was towed at least 3 times per year.  

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03/27/2018 - 1:43pm I am confused. Wouldn't both kill you?


Not A. Physicist

03/18/2018 - 12:12pm MGoConfession

I turned the TV off after Houston scored with 3.4 second left.  Did not find out we won until 5 minutes ago.



11/27/2017 - 5:26pm Is that pronounced "touchy" or "tushy"? Either way I think

we are back to internet makeup sex.

11/10/2017 - 4:25pm UM fan from Sydney's attitude may just be contextual according

to recent research:


A new survey from McCrindle Research has found that Sydneysiders are a pretty pessimistic bunch.
Half of the 1007 residents surveyed in August were categorised as “concerned pessimists”

11/07/2017 - 9:32am "Supraspinatus" Spanellis
  • Serratus Spanellis
  • Soleus Spanellis
10/16/2017 - 3:52pm Laugh now, mofos. I'll be back.

10/16/2017 - 2:13pm Surrender Monkeys? Specist! Go pleasure yourself in an

unpleasurable manner.

Monkeys never give up and we dislike cheese.  (Except for a well aged Reggiano)

10/16/2017 - 9:37am We have to "want it more". The team with more "want" will



/S   ("S" means "science")

09/28/2017 - 5:23pm If the Hefner RIP comments are any indication, it appears you

will find a receptive audience for your fertile erotic imagination on this blog.  OT season is 6 months away -- plenty of time for Raul to explore the depths of depravity before he reports back to the blog.

09/27/2017 - 12:04pm Agreed. Tight lines talk is always welcome

Isn't the reservoir surrounded by sharp scree that is nearly untraversable?

09/22/2017 - 12:00pm Nice job, Adam.

The ST UFR has improved from Week 1 to Week 2.  

09/20/2017 - 12:25pm Agreed. THIS IS DEFINITELY FRONT PAGE CONTENT.

[I will stop shouting now].    This is one of my Top 5 favorite user posts during the football season.   Very well done.

09/19/2017 - 5:18pm Ponder has a weird throwing motion and often throws off the back

foot.   Probably will be an undrafted free agent.


09/15/2017 - 7:20pm You are a smart dog.

09/15/2017 - 5:33pm !

09/15/2017 - 5:14pm I think it might be the tone. The presentation of the

information will improve with more reps for the Special Teams UFR.   However, it was weird for me to read prose written in Brian's inimitable style by someone who is not Brian.   I think Adam would be better served finding his own voice and his own schtick.   For example, Seth, Ace, and BISB all are clearly part of the MGoBlog snark genre that makes for entertaining reading. But, each has developed his own voice that is authentic and easily identifiable.

I think Adam's UFR for ST is a nice addition.   I think it will be a great addition when he makes it his.

09/13/2017 - 10:00am Eeee--ooo--waa--that's right ---eee-eee


09/12/2017 - 5:22pm Wolgang Rehbock as Amy Schumer

09/10/2017 - 2:37pm Here is my favorite comment about JT:
chris's picture

You're right. He's doing great. It's hard to throw for over 100 yards against a Big 12 defense.

08/31/2017 - 4:23pm Quinn Nordin. He could make the difference in the season

if we are in a few close games like last year.   His range and accuracy may determine our record by +/- 2 games this year.

08/31/2017 - 4:17pm Phrasing. Gisele obviously LOVES milk and would never

downvote the post of a man providing milk for his family while/after experiencing hardship from a natural distaster.  

On the other hand, we have Glen Mason's formerly Hot Wife.   No longer desired by Glen or random blog posters, she has decided to strike out against the very substance that once swelled her with pride.  I guess.

08/31/2017 - 3:56pm Tom Brady's Hot Wife more than makes up for it

08/31/2017 - 12:45pm Ahem, that's because Mac came first . . . and

he's no gentleman.

08/31/2017 - 12:36pm Or, they might just get the


08/31/2017 - 12:10pm It's a ruse. The quisling is McElwain!

08/31/2017 - 11:59am Not trying to be argumentative, but my section LOVES

when little kids come to the game.   They take up very little room and don't have the dreaded leg spread problem.   

08/30/2017 - 5:44pm Remember to always do the right thing, Chris Evans

08/30/2017 - 4:12pm Correction:

indelible ink.




EDIT:   Well, this was a weak attempt at humor to begin with . . . now it's just plain 'ole RCMB dumb sitting out of order from the the Scarlett panty meme posts.



08/30/2017 - 4:07pm In edible ink.


08/30/2017 - 3:41pm Which aquarium?

08/30/2017 - 12:42pm Maybe.

It comes down to the definition of "number," as well as the definition of "infinity." Personally I don't think it's worth having an opinion on this subject; there are more precise words than "number" and "infinity" in mathematics. Historically the word "number" has come to mean an increasingly general list of things:

The word "infinity" has also come to mean an increasingly general list of things: it might refer to

Some of these meanings are compatible, as the above list demonstrates. But again, there are more precise words than "number" and "infinity" in mathematics, and if you want to get anywhere you should learn what those words are instead.

Here are some of those more precise words.

  • set is a formalization of the intuitive notion of a bag of objects, and we can talk about finite or infinite sets. For example, 

     is a finite set, whereas the set of natural numbers is an infinite set. One can do arithmetic with sets in a way that leads to the arithmetic of the natural numbers: for example, taking the disjoint union corresponds to addition, and taking the Cartesian product corresponds to multiplication. These ideas lead to the arithmetic of the cardinal numbers, and similar ideas lead to the arithmetic of the ordinal numbers.

  • ring is a formalization of the intuitive notion of a set of things you can add and multiply, so in some sense one can regard elements of rings as "generalized numbers" (but note that not every generalization I listed above can be interpreted in this way). When certain people say that "infinity is not a number," what they mean is that you can't adjoin an element called 

     to the ring 

     of real numbers such that addition and multiplication do what you want them to do, the basic problem being that 

     can't be consistently defined to satisfy the other rules of arithmetic if you also want it to be true that 

     for any finite 


  • field is a commutative ring in which it's also possible to divide by nonzero elements. Some people would like to say that 

    , but by mathematical convention the element 

     never has a multiplicative inverse in a field, the basic problem being that 

     can't be consistently defined to satisfy the other rules of arithmetic. However, one can make sense of the expression 

     in projective geometry; it describes the point at infinity on the projective line.

  • topological space is an abstract setting for ideas like nearness and taking limits. Sometimes we don't want to view 

     as a ring, but as a space (the real number line), and we can talk about embedding this space into a larger space where more limits exist: this is known as compactification, and is an extremely useful tool in mathematics and physics. For example, we would like to say that the sequence 

     has limit 

     in some sense, and we can do this compactifying 

08/30/2017 - 11:34am Michigan really needs to add more numbers:

08/29/2017 - 6:23pm Biggest surprise on offense? The team averages 40 points and

600 yards per game for the entire season.

08/29/2017 - 12:22pm I have unreasonable expectations for the WRs and RBs this

year.   If our OL is even slightly better than good, our offense should dominate as much as our defense.   

Hot take:  this team will outperform last year's W-L record.


08/29/2017 - 11:02am Nancy Jabroni


08/28/2017 - 10:01am Impressive editing. I really enjoyed it.

Thank you!

08/25/2017 - 3:05pm It's funny, a post about "what annoys you about the blog"

receives 250+ comments, and in-depth analysis of a play that (we hope) will be featured in the 2017 offensive scheme is struggling to get to 10 comments.

Now that the season is upon us, I hope to see a lot more content from Space Coyote, Ron Utah, and some of the other contributors of high quality content.

08/24/2017 - 10:59am (No subject)

08/19/2017 - 10:52am Asking for a friend: where are the sexybits on mgoblue?

Any chance they feature PhD candidates in Elizabethan Lit?

08/19/2017 - 10:41am The team is to be congratulated for putting quality of the

site ahead of speed of rollout.   The key to this site has always been content over tech features and look.   Too many competitors emphasize the opposite.   It takes guts when you run a business to focus on quality when the deadlines are screaming at you every day.   Your patience will continue to pay dividends.


08/18/2017 - 2:10pm Fuck 'em. We will beat them with their best players on the


[INSERT RANT]:  What-in-the-fuck is wrong with this country where cheating, lying, hypocrisy, has become so commonplace that we have lost the ability to become outraged at each instance of it -- because there are so many instances.   Fuck the SEC and Fuck Florida. [END RANT]


08/16/2017 - 6:12pm I'll bite: what the hell is a "half-and-half"? I would Google

it, but I am worried what would be displayed.

08/12/2017 - 3:00pm I think the tone of the press conference portends a

better season than pundits expect.  The coach is loose and clearly likes this team.   Am I reading too much into one presser?  You bet!   This is going to be a fun year.  Harbaugh knows he has multiple ways to burn opponents on offense and a brick wall on defense.

08/09/2017 - 11:33am Without looking up the answers. here's my attempt:

1.   22 wins Michigan, 14 SEC

2.  Georgia

3.  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina, Texas A&M, LSU, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Tennessee

4.  Alabama, Tennessee, Auburn, 

08/05/2017 - 1:20pm Chris Spielman is a good analogy. I hated him with OSU,

but thought he was great with the Lions.  He was easy to like after he got out of Columbus.