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Comment 20 May 2015

I'm very disappointed that there is no report in this thread of a firing, tornadic activity,  or sustained illness.  On the more generous side perhaps entering rehab, or brain transplant.  Besmirching the canine community seems wrong.  Perhaps we could just wish on him being a Pitt alumni and be subjected to a OSU drubbing that might scar him for life?  Oh, wait...

Comment 20 May 2015

That we all have jobs to do, is well known.  To believe that time does not impel changes is often forgotten.  How and when do you use the impartiality to establish credibility? For me Mr. Herbstreit is a Buckeye once and forever.  He has been occasionally  in full sycophant mode.  That is part of what is done sport-casting.  You sell the team; you sell the game; you sell yourself.  For those amongst us who believe sales form no part of what they do, I agree to disagree.  Mr. Herbstreit has clear loyalties that transcend marketing but just because you see himsaying that sort of stuff I don't assume he isn't selling the entertainment product.  It is his job.  But I believe him to loyal to us.  The words and feelings he uses and chooses to express may be well thought out or poorly thought out.  But he is a Buckeye.  His personal issues may be upsetting him or the media, but he is a Buckeye.  You may feel that his words speak have spoken negatively about the team but he a Buckeye.  Is there a true patriot who does not desire reality based improvement.  This only proves he is a passionate Buckeye. 

Comment 18 May 2015

Fuller is being recruited as a defensive back. So don't say anything bad about his tee shirt. He might take it personally.
Apparently he plays a number of positions at his NJ high school.

Comment 12 May 2015

It may be legal.  Its not fair.  The good of the student athlete is being destroyed by this "collegiate" coach.  The student will scarcely destroy the Notre Dame football program by going even to the direct competition.  This is mean spirited.  The legal justification is there, perhaps.  The outcome is evil.

Comment 09 May 2015

Well not to dispute over much, but the National Museum of Norway shortens the title of the four or more works to Skrik.  How to translate? The museum uses: The Scream.  The original work was refer to by Edward Monch as The scream /cry of nature.
First exhibited at Munch’s solo exhibition in Berlin in 1893 it was called  Der Schrei der Natur. It has been suggested that shriek would be the better translation.  In any case Munch said in a poem which he hand-painted onto the frame of the 1895 pastel version of the work:

I was walking along the road with two friends – the sun was setting – suddenly the sky turned blood red – I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence – there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city – my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety – and I sensed an infinite scream passing through nature.

All this from that horrible source Wikipedia

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Comment 08 May 2015

July 1, 1862: it was the trans-continental railroad.  July 2, 1862: it was the land grant universities.  The freeing of slaves had to wait until after September 17th.  The progress was slow back then,  They didn't get North and South running. Just too distractable. They were so slow and backward in the "olden" days.  How long would it take us? 

Comment 08 May 2015

A new college student wants neat tidy packages.  The see a limited career trajectory.  This causes some fundamental mistakes.  For instance where will I get a better education in the solutions that are outside the box.  Engineering for the future will require a creativity that changes as the technologies change.  The more specific the degree becomes the less prepared for the future. Learning to learn is the tao of the undergrad.

Comment 08 May 2015

It's not more complicated than different doctors may have different opinions.  Different schools will take different risks. Players with different desires will push the envelope differently.  To expect the prediction of the future to be uniform across all these variables is not reasonable.  You can always find a doctor or coach to tell you what you want to hear.  It's harder to find one to care about YOU, and tell you what you don't want to hear.  This is an unlikely to be a place where Mr. Meyer said we don't want him.  Everything suggests this as a difficult physician driven call.  If the expectation is the physician can predict the future accurately 100% of the time and make everything ok, then your experience of the future is different than mine.  tOSU doesn't seem likely to tell a uniform set of lies to remove a much needed player like this.  It does seem likely that a program desperate to try anything to beat its rival would take a chance on a player that wants to also take a chance.  Nobody's bad in this; they are just differently motivated.  Auburn is a better fit that's all.  They will probably be very matter of fact with him.  It's a chance he wants.  I wish him well. 

Comment 07 May 2015

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Comment 07 May 2015

You mean the fix won't be in? That's positively un-American!  I say do it the way you did it last year! Make it up as you go along and whine about afterwards.

Comment 07 May 2015

What a terrible thing to say.  ESECPN withholding a broadcast that shows up the pig they bought and the poke its in.  I can not conceive of such.