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Comment 01 Apr 2014

Definitely some TV connoisseurs on this site.  I think everyone's real compliant should not be with the finale but with the season that proceeded it.  All the events that happened in the finale should have been spaced out over the last season.  So that audience gets to know the mother better and her death is more impactful than "lol, what?".  In the last season in roughly chronological order, Robin and Barney get married (3 episodes tops because Ted and Robin have to work out issues and seem finalized), Ted is dating the Mother, Marshal and Lily don't go to Italy, Marshal becomes a judge, Lily starts painting again, the gang has normal season high jinks for a number of episodes again so that we can get to know and love the Mother, Ted and the Mother get married, Robin and Barney get divorced, Barney regresses and Robin distances herself, Every thing is sunshine and roses for Ted and the Mother but pre-finale cliff hanger the gang is all together again at the bar: Ted looks rough and the Mother isn't there.

The finale: the mother dies, the gang gets back together for the funeral and talk about their lives and how they don't see each other anymore (jokes are rehashed, good times/bad times); each gets some screen time: Marshall is supreme fudge, Lily does art for children's books, Barney finally found his true love (a scene I would save for the finale), Robin is super success but misses the people who believed in her when she was on at 3am.  Robin sips that she should have married Ted.  Ted gets pissed because his wife just died and he can't deal with Robin right now.  [Time Passes] Ted tells his children that you have to be open to and ready to find happiness and don't be so quick to flee when things get difficult.  He reflects on how he was so ready to leave the night of Robin and Barneys wedding that he almost missed meeting their Mother.  [Scene at train station meeting Mother]  And then the last few minutes are the same with the kids saying the story is about Aunt Robin.  Blue french horn and all that.

Comment 06 Mar 2014

While I do think that the scholarship provided is ample compensation for playing football for the university, in certain cases where someone is specifically profiting off the players name or likeness (jersey sales, video games, photos) I think that the player should receive money that would be held in trust for them till after they graduate.

Comment 08 Feb 2014

If you've already graduated, do you need to be in scholarship to play?  Could you opt to walk on? Are you required to take classes to play? How does that work?

Comment 07 Jan 2014

Strong thought race was a factor not simply because he was black, but because his wife is white.  He thought too many people were uncomfortable with that.  Sumlin seems pretty respected at A&M.


Comment 11 Dec 2013
Kinda Waterford lakes/Avalon park area EDIT: I read this as what's your twenty...my forty is an athletic 4.8 :)
Comment 11 Dec 2013

I'm really hurt that Urb and Stan were so close to my house (near Timber Creek HS) and didn't come to visit me.  I was home sick and everything.  

Comment 10 Dec 2013

KG is my hero, but he also played against the crappiest teams on our schedule.  That may have been why he looked so dynamic.

Comment 08 Dec 2013

Hats off to MSU. They were the number 1 defense and they stopped us when it counted.

Let's hope Shazier and Miller decide to keep the band together and we can improve the secondary next season.

Still one game to play Buckeye fans. Let's look forward to our bowl and put our bowl practices to good effect.

Comment 01 Dec 2013

It's just a chickenshit dig on the team that just beat him.  What a sore-ass loser.

Comment 27 Nov 2013

I think, especially during this historic run, we need to be able to buy posters and a coffee table book that has not only the artwork but the box scores, too.  Shut up and take my money!