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buckeyefan333


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Comment 26 Sep 2016

I've given my student tickets to my parents before and they got in no problem without ID's. I second staying away from the south gates even if that's where your seats are, you can always walk around. Lastly I've found that if you enter right before the band is about to do ramp, that's when everyone else is trying to get in and the ushers won't stop a line with hundreds of people behind you because you have a valid ticket with no id. 

If you ever do get into a pinch, just run. That strategy worked for me when they patted me down and found 5 beers in various pockets...

Comment 19 Sep 2016

Big Ten is 8-3 in games against Power 5 schools. The SEC, ACC and Pac-12 all sit at 5-5, while the Big 12 is a forgetful 3-6.

Not sure how this math adds up. If you are only counting games between power 5 teams, the records should add up so the overall record is .500 since each game has a winner and loser. Unless you are counting Notre Dame victories in there for the Big 10 and Big 12 but they're technically not Power 5.

Comment 24 May 2016

That formula only works if the initial rate (r) is a nominal rate. If you're starting with an effective rate, you don't have to divide it by the number of compounding periods (n) in a year and can just raise the accumulation factor to whatever power gets you to the time period you want.

The formula given for continuously compounding interest (force of interest) is correct if you have a constant force of interest. For a variable force of interest you need to divide a'(t)/a(t) and evaluate over the specific time period to get the correct compound interest. 

You can also express compound interest as a function of the discount rate (d) depending if you are comparing to the value at the beginning or end of the compounding period.

Comment 01 Mar 2016

If you think LSU is comparable to OSU financially, the Ohio State football budget is 0.1% of the total school's budget. While the team may make money, its pennies compared to what's needed. Food for thought.

Comment 29 Feb 2016

Congrats! Just don't waste your time by being sober.

Comment 29 Jan 2016

But what if with advances in genetics and sports performance, someone born 50 years from now can have a 25 year career and perform at a top level for that span? We've already seen the advances that sports science have on career longevity and performance, and we're only at the tip of the iceberg for that stuff.

I can't find you a pitcher who can win 500 games because one doesn't exist now, but it's naïve to think that just because one doesn't exist now, one will never exist.

Comment 29 Jan 2016

Every record was breakable. People were having this same discussion 50 years ago about records set in the early 1900's that have since been broken. We have no idea what is going to happen in the next 50 let alone next 200 years. The improvements in science and human performance leave everything on the table.

For those records we think are untouchable due to rules changes, etc., those same rules could change in the future making them touchable again.

I just don't think any records are "unbreakable".

Comment 28 Jan 2016

You could consider refereeing sports. I ref high school and middle school lacrosse in the spring and pays $50-$90 per game. I usually do a game or 2 during the week and 3-4 on a weekend and can do more or less depending on my schedule.

Comment 27 Jan 2016

What's the statute of limitations on repeat threads? The forum topic you linked to was created in mid-November of last year.

We can't reasonably expect for everything related in that topic to go in that forum post from now on. That's like saying if I wanted to start a Fire Fickell topic, instead of doing so I should just dig up one from 2 years ago and post my views at the end of that topic.

I get that we don't want a ton of repeat topics polluting the boards, but it seems like the OP was within his right to create a new topic, especially since the basketball season has been a roller coaster with long high's and lows, and he was responding to the most recent results.

Comment 25 Jan 2016

Cooper Hawk at Easton may fit your criteria. Maybe not as fancy as the ones Rubix listed but is nice enough where my friend proposed to his wife there.