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08/06/2018 - 9:25am I posted about this same…

I posted about this same issue separately, but in response to the above post from humanelement:

The up-vote/down-vote options do not appear at all for me.  My point total does not change.  It has been stuck at 460 for weeks.  Reloading makes no difference.

08/06/2018 - 9:19am Still can't upvote/downvote,…

Still can't upvote/downvote and my own (meager) point total appears to be stuck in the sand.

I have the same issues on all browsers and platforms.

It's starting to feel like this may never change.  Sad face.

08/06/2018 - 9:13am Assuming you meant to say…

Assuming you meant to say MSU and not Michigan.

And I'm not so sure about this being 4D chess.  The OSU response to this is not that complicated.

08/03/2018 - 3:26am Well done.  Will somebody…

Well done.  Will somebody please upvote this gentlemen for me?

The blog upgrade hath taken my powers away.

07/30/2018 - 3:01pm Fair enough.  My apologies.

Fair enough.  My apologies.

07/30/2018 - 2:47pm So you're calling the first…

So you're calling the first argument dumb (not saying I disagree) and then follow that up by stating as "fact", our perceived positions with Keegan and Benhart?  Uh, ok.

The fact is we don't actually know.  We can make assumptions based on the opinions of people connected to the program, people connected to the recruit or other "insiders", but none of it is fact until a commitment occurs.  Recruiting is fluid.  Perhaps we were in the best shape with Keegan on Friday, but today it's actually Benhart.


07/17/2018 - 4:16pm Same here.  Can't up/down…

Same here.  Can't up/down vote.  Can't do it on Chrome, Firefox or my mobile device.

07/13/2018 - 6:05pm Or maybe not until you've…

Or maybe not until you've received a certain number of points under the new system?  Just a theory.  Either way, I still can't see them.

07/13/2018 - 2:34pm And if so, please bang me.

And if so, please bang me.

07/13/2018 - 2:32pm Well, can somebody bang the…

Well, can somebody bang the shit out of me then?

07/13/2018 - 2:11pm Me too.  I've asked before,…

Me too.  I've asked before, but anyone have any insight into this?  Is there a new point threshold for voting privileges? 

07/01/2018 - 12:10am I was afraid to ask as well,…

I was afraid to ask as well, but it seems that I may not be the only one who doesn't have the ability to vote (thumbs up/down). Is that still a part of the board?

06/24/2018 - 11:06pm Whatever dude.

Whatever dude.

06/24/2018 - 11:05pm So we got our top RB target,…

So we got our top RB target, our top DT target and our 2nd or 3rd highest target at TE all in one day?  But I thought our recruiting sucked and we were never going to land another 4-star again?

I'm so confused.

Go Blue.

06/22/2018 - 12:12pm You are such an asshole, it…

You are such an asshole, it's ridiculous.  Can you please just go away?  You bring absolutely nothing but negativity to the board.

The absolute worst kind of fan.

05/07/2018 - 12:45pm DJ Carton

Any thoughts on DJ Carton, who I think the staff is also high on?

05/02/2018 - 5:43pm He sits at 6th all-time in hits.

Sixth.  All-time.  And in fewer seasons than anyone else in the top 16.

This alone qualifies him for the Hall of Fame.

As to the other stuff - the "intangibles" - I suppose it can be debated how much they contributed to the 5 championships, but as a Yankee fan, I appreciated that he played hard every day, never made excuses and carried himself with class throughout his career.

04/27/2018 - 1:52am What games have you been watching

What games have you been watching my man?

Bredeson has not done anything yet that would suggest he will come out early next year and certainly not to be drafted in the first two rounds.

04/27/2018 - 1:47am What games have you be

have you been watching my man?

04/26/2018 - 2:04am Forgiveness is powerful,

Forgiveness is powerful, but I'm not sure that's what this is about.  As already pointed out, it could just as easily be a way for Dantonio to get him back on the team without shouldering the blame.

What exactly does it mean to "let the team decide"?  Do they take a vote?  Does it have to be unanimous?  Will some players feel pressured to go with the majority despite their personal feelings?  

I'm sorry, but it smells like bullshit to me.  The coach needs to take the responsibilty to lead on this.

03/30/2018 - 2:24pm After reading some of the comments here,

After reading some of the comments here, I was expecting to get fired up by the article, I actually thought it was a pretty good piece.  Seems like some folks here are being overly defensive about a perceived slight against Michigan.  I didn't really see it that way.  I also didn't think he was necessarily claiming academic superiority to "big-money" schools, but rather his appreciation for the smaller role that athletics play at (his) smaller school.  Thought it was a mostly fair criticism of the NCAA in general.

03/25/2018 - 12:35am Can't...stop...

reading threads about that game.

So good.

02/26/2018 - 1:47am This nails it in my opinion.

This nails it in my opinion. I'm actually a fan of the Islay style, but for a nice, well balanced introduction to good single malt Scotch, Oban is my favorite. Springbank is solid as well.

01/15/2018 - 9:23pm Long time

It feels like a it's been a long time since we came out on top in a game like this.  Feels good.

01/12/2018 - 7:36pm It's been stated by insiders

It's been stated by insiders on other boards that Partridge already has a DC offer on the table and he's still deciding between staying or taking it.

01/12/2018 - 7:33pm Yeah, I'm sure he conned Jim

Yeah, I'm sure he conned Jim into giving him a job.  Probably knows nothing about football.

12/29/2017 - 2:07am And what makes you think the

And what makes you think the coaches don't also believe he has a lot of talent?

Can we stop with the bullshit speculation in this thread?

12/29/2017 - 2:03am The writing is on the wall?

The writing is on the wall? Are you serious?

12/14/2017 - 3:05am We're pushing hard for him.

We're pushing hard for him. It's between us and ND. I think we get him. 

12/01/2017 - 11:15pm I'm not going to dismiss any

I'm not going to dismiss any of these concerns, but I think it's fair to say that the coaches are aware of all these factors and are in a much better position to gauge the level of risk each one brings. If they think Patterson would make the team better, even with the obvious issues it presents, then I'm in. 

11/20/2017 - 3:16pm Except that

Except that Michigan can lose the game and the OP still loses his money if Michigan covers.  So not sure this argument makes any sense.

11/15/2017 - 5:05pm Most likely

Most likely is probably Bredeson since they've already played him there for a bit.  None of the other 3 seem particularly well suited for Tackle.

11/13/2017 - 3:12am I'm no expert, but if it was

I'm no expert, but if it was so easy to run the Patriots offense, then why isn't everyone doing it? I wonder if Tom Brady has something to do with it.

11/12/2017 - 12:49pm Why would you guess that he

Why would you guess that he is in the doghouse? Not sure it's fair to Crawford to throw that out there with no information

You do realize that they practice between games, right? Perhaps he re-injured himself then.

11/11/2017 - 1:56pm I believe

I believe it's the 'records of the three tied teams" within the conference.  Out of conference games do not count in this step.

11/08/2017 - 1:32pm Well done.

This is awesome.  Can't wait to see the updated odds posted in Part 3 after this weekend.

11/04/2017 - 2:38pm There was a time

There was a time when this was the correct answer for me, but it's not any longer, and may never be again.  I've grown to hate Penn State and all of their JoePa loving deniers more than perhaps any other program and now root against them in every game, regardless of the season's context.

06/10/2017 - 1:55pm UCLA probably on that list as

UCLA probably on that list as well.

05/19/2017 - 11:59am Wait...

Do you really expect to get all of this done in a single weekend?  Or is this just the list of things you want to get done before football season starts?

03/10/2017 - 2:16pm Love this team

Love this team.

02/03/2017 - 11:50am And then

And then you have someone like Wilson, who Sam says was a silent commit to Michigan for a long time, yet chose another school in the end.  If he had come to Michigan, he would most likely have been saying the same things as Ruiz.

The point being...I think it is often closer in the end than the recruit will let on afterward.  At that point, they are all-in at their chosen school and most probably don't see the value in saying something like: "well, it was really close in the end and I almost committed to that shool down south", especially when talking to a Michigan reporter.

01/31/2017 - 12:22am Not just a shooter.

Not just a shooter.

01/30/2017 - 12:43pm Except that's not what your

Except that's not what your post implied.  It suggests that we're going to come up empty on signing day.  If we get 2 or 3 of them, is that still a "Great Pumpkin" outcome?

01/30/2017 - 12:36pm Based on what?

I seem to recall the last two signing days under Harbaugh turning out pretty well...

01/26/2017 - 1:49pm Just posted this in the Ballz

Just posted this in the Ballz recruiting thread, but it's probably more relevant here.  It looks like Saban's visit was at Solomon's school this morning.

If Partridge and Mattison are going in-home later today, that would be good news.  There was some chatter earlier in the week that neither Georgia nor Alabama would be given another opportunity to visit Solomon in-home and this would seem to back that up...

01/26/2017 - 1:37pm Looks like Saban's visit was

Looks like Saban's visit was at Solomon's school this morning.  If Partridge and Mattison are going in-home later today, that would seem to be good news.

From a Lee County coach:

01/25/2017 - 12:26am Just want to point out

Just want to point out to the OP that it's Tufele

01/17/2017 - 12:48pm I don't think we are looking

I don't think we are looking to take both, but also not sure why it would have to mean Nico is out.  It's obvious that the staff feels much less confident in Nico than they once did, so getting back in on Martin just makes sense.  I would guess the first to commit now gets the spot.  Hopefully one of them will.

12/22/2016 - 2:49pm Also liking that Texas is not

Also liking that Texas is not included. Not only because of the Herman factor and proximity to home (as others have stated, Norman is just as close), but UT is a much better academic school than OU and compares well to UM in that regard.  Just one more reason to choose the good guys...

12/16/2016 - 2:02pm Uh, yes.  And now I can see

Uh, yes.  And now I can see from this post that I've actually been watching Michigan football since long before you were born.