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07/14/2018 - 10:29pm I have one and there's never…

I have one and there's never been a thing on it that has needed to be repaired that I couldn't do myself and I'm not super handy but can use a wrench and screw driver.  As long as the motor and electronics are sound they are pretty simple machines.

07/14/2018 - 8:38pm Precors are good, I have a…

Precors are good, I have a Nordictrack commercial 1750 that's lasted me 8 years averaging 30 miles a week on it.  Get something with a good motor and learn how to replace small bolts yourself because things will break.  As long as it's not the motor they are pretty easy dyi projects.  Usually $1000-$1500 will get you something dependable unless you want bells and whistles.  

07/14/2018 - 8:13am The trajectory of that group…

The trajectory of that group of boys from the beginning of season 5 to the end of season 6 is incredible.  It's a pretty fatalistic story line from where they start to where they end up, with the exception of Namond.  

06/29/2018 - 10:11am Is making fun of MSU for…

Is making fun of MSU for developing talent an actual thing?  Making fun of Mork for being an ass-hat sure, I'm there on that one.  Reality is MSU has done more with less "stars" than about any other team in the country, I don't really know what there is to make fun of in that regard.  Slightly jealous of their success (on the football field) in all honesty.

06/13/2018 - 10:32am It's probably worse for the…

It's probably worse for the West division than for the East but it increases the chances of another L on the schedule (assuming you are still scheduling 1 quality out of conference game already).  If we go 10-2 with the second loss as a 5th conference away game at Iowa you may not think the nine game schedule is such a good idea, at least while other conferences are choosing to play 8.

06/06/2018 - 8:21am I have to disagree with the…

I have to disagree with the posters recommending to get a new puppy ASAP.  If it works that is great, but making a decision based on emotion usually leads to trouble (or bad decisions).  Our boys were together for 12 years and it took a couple weeks for our younger dog to get into a new routine, one that he is currently thriving in.  I will wait until he has passed before we consider adding a new dog to the household.  If your younger dog is actually young, then wait a few months for the emotions to settle down then decide if the timing is right.  In our case our "younger" dog is actually pretty old so it didn't seem fair to introduce a new dog into his life during his twilight years.  

06/02/2018 - 10:07am The regents still have to

The regents still have to approve any deal that the AD negotiates, right?  So just asking might not be the most effective way to fast track any raises for his assistants, this however would probably get their attention.

05/30/2018 - 7:44pm Has anyone played the course or know much about

Has anyone played the course or know much about it? I honestly didnt know it existed and play a fair amount although not in the metro Detroit area.

05/26/2018 - 10:29pm They are very territorial but harmless to humans

They are very territorial but harmless to humans (at least ours never stung us, just really pushed us off their nesting spot). they will return each year to the same location so get rid of them. Terrifying just because of how but they are

05/26/2018 - 3:34pm I'm not sure we understand

I'm not sure we understand "shady" the way you do.  Offering both twins is closer to "shady" than offering just the one and even that isn't shady.  Just because they are twins it doesn't mean they are at the same place athletically or as football players.

04/25/2018 - 6:43pm I have issues with those stats though. Their per

I have issues with those stats though. Their per carry rushing stats are basically team rushing averages, of course those would be similar. I'd like to see number of carries, that would tell a better story of who is getting the bulk of those yards. And the draft position for super bowl running backs is misleading when two undrafted guys played on two teams that won 7 of those championships. what is the draft position of the last 15 QB Superbowl champions? It's honestly not going to look much different yet they are arguing drafting a QB early makes more sense than drafting a running back.  I get that Barry Sanders and Adrian Peterson didn't win Super Bowls but I'm don't think drafting those guys was the reason their teams were unsuccessful.  The Patriots model is great, based on results it obviously works but that kind of all hinges on finding a Hall of Fame QB.

04/25/2018 - 4:22pm The offensive line.  But I

The offensive line.  But I have unrealistically high hopes for them as well for some reason.  Outside of that question mark this should be one of the most talented teams we've fielded in a long time.

04/25/2018 - 3:43pm This post could be 100%

This post could be 100% fiction, but I'm still eating it up like gospel.  

04/19/2018 - 8:40am Right, but if you are a

Right, but if you are a former coach, parent or whatever you aren't helping the kid here.  You help the kid by supporting and encouraging him and then having a conversation with the staff if you really think it is necessary.  How does his twitter rant further that purpose?  It doesn't, it furthers his own selfish agenda.

04/19/2018 - 8:34am Coach has the

Coach has the passive-aggressive game down cold.  Bonus points for using "interesting" multiple times.  I'd probably have more respect if he just said what he actually thinks and even more respect if he would address his concerns to the coaching staff instead of this crap.

04/15/2018 - 1:57pm Just like weight, all nutrition changes are good

Just like weight, all nutrition changes are good nutrition changes.

04/12/2018 - 11:11am Graham Couch will write whatever he believes his

Graham Couch will write whatever he believes his readers want to hear. If they want to hear that MSU is primed for a final four run, he'll write that article. If they want to hear the Dantonio and Izzo are upright citizens he'll write that. He would only pen this column if he felt that the slappies were getting uncomfortable with the current landscape.

04/11/2018 - 5:29pm 2 years

2 years ago?

04/11/2018 - 9:46am Hopefully Teske is lethal

Hopefully Teske is lethal with his mid range jumper next year.  If Moe leaves it is going to be rough not having 5 guys on the floor to stretch the defense and his absense will make it harder for other guys to get good looks.

04/06/2018 - 10:18am Nobody moves a pool table. If you can convince

Nobody moves a pool table. If you can convince someone you are doing them a favor by leaving it for them then you are winning.

04/03/2018 - 7:57pm Listening to his interview after the game was an

Listening to his interview after the game was an eye opener. I almost believe he enjoys coaching and teaching more than winning. I know I'm biased but it's awesome to see someone be successful while doing things the right way. And those kids are all better for having him as a mentor.

04/01/2018 - 11:38am My glass half full take from last night was that

My glass half full take from last night was that Nova didn't seem to close out well on shooters and we're a bit sloppy getting over/under screens. Hopefully that little extra space allows our guys to go off from deep.

03/27/2018 - 9:44pm The best part is Speights stats his second year

The best part is Speights stats his second year here are better than Griese as a 5th year senior. Griese was a very good game manager. He did it well in college and he did it well enough to get multiple pro starts. I would take game very good game manager this year over two unproven back ups.

03/24/2018 - 11:06pm Robinson about to get six well test this

Robinson about to get six well test this theory

03/24/2018 - 10:53pm YAAASSS

YAAASSS

03/24/2018 - 10:41pm One official calling foul before the drive.

One official calling foul before the drive. between that and the flagrant one they've spotted FSU 7 points

03/24/2018 - 10:40pm What a bullshit call if that's not a good basket

What a bullshit call if that's not a good basket and one

03/24/2018 - 10:40pm how the fuck is that on the

how the fuck is that on the floor?

03/24/2018 - 10:37pm Mo is German Rashaad

Mo is German Rashaad Wallace

03/24/2018 - 10:21pm Agree, I think we are tired running our starters

Agree, I think we are tired running our starters the majority of this game since Teske and Company have looked unable to keep up. Stops are good for us right now.

03/24/2018 - 10:15pm GO

GO BLUE

03/24/2018 - 10:03pm JB will find a way to beat this press and get our

JB will find a way to beat this press and get our shooters open, no doubt.

03/24/2018 - 9:50pm 2-10, can't really get worse

2-10, can't really get worse

03/24/2018 - 9:48pm they are 12-16 that's pretty

they are 12-16 that's pretty good

03/24/2018 - 9:40pm I wish we could get in an offensive set before 10

I wish we could get in an offensive set before 10 secs left on the clock

03/24/2018 - 9:35pm that's a flagrant foul

that's a flagrant foul right??

03/24/2018 - 9:09pm Need z back in this game. He was getting guys to

Need z back in this game. He was getting guys to collapse on him when he drove, get some open looks on the perimeter.

03/19/2018 - 12:31pm I think this is fair. I think most would agree we

I think this is fair. I think most would agree we didn't play as well as we should have and the MSU loss prob takes a bit of shine off the big ten as a whole. But man I'll take two sub par games and the road that's laid out ahead in a heart beat.

03/15/2018 - 11:06pm Ah I missed the second foul, his absence had me

Ah I missed the second foul, his absence had me nervous.

03/15/2018 - 11:05pm I'd be ok with all of this if Z stepped back out

I'd be ok with all of this if Z stepped back out on the court soon.

03/08/2018 - 6:10pm If SpartyJon is who I think it is he is actually a

If SpartyJon is who I think it is he is actually a really good guy (despite his misguided allegiances) and a reasonable person when it comes to talking about MSU, U of M and the big ten. Give him a chance and he'd be worthwhile to have around on this board.

03/07/2018 - 3:07pm 35-1 right before they beat

35-1 right before they beat state, also got Purdue at 25-1 at the same time.  Very happy with those two wagers.

03/04/2018 - 2:36pm Also on the big ten network app commercial

Also on the big ten network app commercial free.

03/04/2018 - 9:32am Agree with this. They may all be white but people

Agree with this. They may all be white but people hate Grayson and Laettner for different reasons than Craft and Novak.

02/14/2018 - 8:46am Solid marriage advice.  Hey I

Solid marriage advice.  Hey I know you were this person while we were dating, but now that we are married could you do me a favor and change?

02/13/2018 - 4:15pm The past few weeks the

The past few weeks the atmosphere has shifted from disbelief regarding what Nassar did to anger over the firing of the President and AD.  Engler is apparently most concerned with placating donors at this juncture.

02/12/2018 - 8:14am Sure but what if we gave more points for a basket

Sure but what if we gave more points for a basket based based on degree of difficulty (three point line is a physical objective standard)? Or for a difficult touchdown catch? I understand how scoring works in most sports, but I doubt anyone on here can explain how to keep track of scoring in figure skating.

02/12/2018 - 8:08am No he was saying that figure skating has

No he was saying that figure skating has subjective judging, while golf and bowling can be performed while impaired or little athletic ability. I don't agree with the last part just clarifying.

02/02/2018 - 8:11pm Boss Tweed from old nation, plead the 5th from

Boss Tweed from old nation, plead the 5th from dark horse, any jolly pumpkin if you like sours. Dram of Oban Little Bay for me.

01/29/2018 - 3:41pm Screw that. At least Cleveland has a somewhat

Screw that. At least Cleveland has a somewhat growing dining/drinking scene. I feel awful taking friends out to eat near East Lansing. There are less than a handful of even decent choices. And adult night life is non-existent.