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Frimmel


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  • SPORTS MOMENT: I struck out the side on 10 pitches once in little league.
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Recent Activity

Comment 20 Nov 2014

Since they went to divisions I've thought the league should have a three day "trophy weekend" showcase to end the season starting on Thanksgiving and ending with The Game. Doesn't work quite as well with Maryland and Rutgers but

Thanksgiving: Purdue/Indiana and Illinois/NW

Friday:  Wiscy/Minny and Iowa/Nebraska or Minny/Iowa and Wiscy/Neb.

Saturday: Maryland/Rutgers (or change with a Thursday/Friday) MSU/PSU and The Game

We're pretty much getting all that as the last day of the season but it seems like it could be neat to split it up.

Comment 20 Nov 2014

I don't think you'd get anybody to sign on board for a three week round robin to end the season between OSU/MSU/scUM/PSU.

OSU/MSU and scUM/PSU

OSU/PSU and scUM/MSU

MSU/PSU and OSU/scUM

I don't think anyone ever would come out of that unscathed.

Comment 20 Nov 2014

This is the thing that makes me unimpressed with the early season conference games in the SEC. It basically gives them an extra bye week late in the year while posting a blowout win in November. They get the conference match-up "against a ranked opponent" while their rankings are still inflated from not having played yet.


 

Comment 19 Nov 2014

I agree with the general tenor of the thread particularly OSUBias and Ohio1St81. I don't believe but I still have my own habits with regards to the season. Makes me feel better and is fun. It helps me keep perspective by being a good reminder that it is all out of my hands. You can't control things that are not yours to control and have to "let it go." This I think is the real difficulty that gets summed up in a sort of corollary to the "Serenity Prayer," the wisdom to know the difference. It is just trying to control the things you can because there is so much you can't.

Comment 19 Nov 2014

Just from a personal faves standpoint for "consoles."

Batman: Arkham City

The Last of Us

Tomb Raider (original)

Assassin's Creed II (I've enjoyed the series but this is the best in my opinion with Black Flag second)

Tron: Deadly Discs

Panzer General

Lots of others but that stuff would probably be my stuck on an island list.

For multiplayer I've spent a bit of time with Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3 and 4.

Comment 19 Nov 2014

I love "The Last of Us." That was exactly what I want from a single player campaign. Terrific game.

Comment 19 Nov 2014

How about I concede your point? Hopefully I'm just being gloomy and this is just that nightmare from the nineties I can't seem to vanquish again rearing its ugly, ugly, ugly head.

Comment 18 Nov 2014

Gordon is an explosive run play waiting to happen. It is difficult not to assume that every play that a Cobb or a Langford "gashed" us with will be a TD should we face Gordon. This from the article:

And the Buckeye starting defense line is sufficiently talented that they render opposing offenses inconsistent in their success rate, forcing opposing offenses to score through explosive plays.

So it is an overstatement to say that the run defense is a serious concern. The Buckeyes have faced two strong downhill run games after not facing one this season. And although both Michigan State and Minnesota gained yards rushing, neither could consistently mount drives running the football.

and Melvin Gordon don't seem to go together.

Comment 18 Nov 2014

Could the mods be given tools/instructions to lock dupe threads with a pointer to the thread that should be used? Doesn't it fall on the moderators to clean up dupes?

Comment 14 Nov 2014

If it works for you, go for it. Don't be ashamed and don't apologize.

Comment 14 Nov 2014

I don't think you said anything in that thread that you should reproach yourself over. In my perspective especially with this:

That said, I do have an 8 year old daughter and I do believe it's extremely important to protect our girls by educating them to protect themselves, because there are kids out here who try to act beyond their age or wisdom who will do stupid things like this and deranged individuals who can and will do worse.

So as a father of a blossoming girl I do objectively look at it as if it was my daughter in that situation, that would mean I failed her as a father. That would mean she thought what she was doing was safe or okay or perhaps she was rebellious.

you certainly seem to have a proper grasp on the whole thing. I also live in the area and some of my other interests caused me to follow this quite closely. I have a hard time trying not to think, "those boys were railroaded BECAUSE they were football players."

Comment 14 Nov 2014

I think "trap game" isn't the correct way to characterize this. Minny scored 52 in a trophy game last week. I don't see any way the Bucks walk into the "trap" of taking them lightly or not preparing. They are not walking into a trap.

Now "hangover game" or "let down game" I'll go with. Lot of mojo spent on Sparty. That was a tough physical game. I totally see a team with less than a full tank being likely. But I'm thinking our tank holds more fuel less than full than the Gophers does spilling out the neck.

Comment 14 Nov 2014

rooting for Missouri to stay on top of the SEC East and then beat the West representative in the SEC title game

I'm rooting for this because no matter what it does for the Buckeyes it would be the greatest thing ever in college football not involving the Bucks directly.