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SilverState


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Comment 21 hours ago

A Gray box #Boom push-notification from an 11W app would be glorious...

;)

Comment 28 May 2016

Makes no sense. It's because he's from Ohio and has been committed since 'Nam. The staff obviously thinks Mond and Martell are head and shoulders above Clark so I'll take either one 

Comment 25 May 2016

Wow, gonna try to take the high road here 7/10, with all of your thinly-veiled digs. I posted literally one light-hearted thread asking to be mindful of going off-topic and you took that personally and continue to hold that against me for some reason. Hopefully you can move beyond some day - until then, enjoy the Zima. :)

Comment 25 May 2016

I just wish you wouldn't respond to any of my posts....you reply to conversations I'm having or posts of mine

While we have slightly different views on CTE, I was genuinely interested in your take. I don't know what to tell you besides not responding to people who you're clearly holding a personal grudge against, and

There are many like Silver who are going to

not mentioning them in your posts. 

you're trying to bait me into responding

I'm not asking, but I have no idea what this means. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Comment 25 May 2016

The risk/reward of football just isn't acceptable to me (unless it's something like longsnapping or kicking) - that's not an emotional basis. And no need for you to interact if you'd rather not.

Comment 25 May 2016

It's pretty logical actually. You're insisting on definitive conclusions from additional research. I'm saying it's not needed in the short run for practical purposes.

Comment 25 May 2016

Yeah, if it's my kids, I couldn't care less about additional studies in the short term. Unless we find a way to minimize impact, they're going to basketball and baseball practice rather than football and wrestling.

I was leaning towards this before CTE ever became a topic - it doesn't take much IQ to recognize that pounding your head against a linebacker increases the odds of brain injury. 

Comment 24 May 2016

If they even took randomly 1 out of 10 individuals and studied their brains for CTE, people would be shocked at the prevalence of it for others than just professional athletes.

What makes you so sure? I agree, I think we would see some CTE, but shockingly so? 

The biggest difference in pro athletes is the gross number of brain-to-skull collisions....I don't think the prevalence in the overall general public will be as high as in professional contact sports.

I think this would probably be more accurate. Just my.02.