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MEMBER SINCE   October 31, 2011


  • NFL TEAM: Chicago Bears
  • NHL TEAM: Colorado Avalanche
  • MLB TEAM: Chicago Cubs
  • SOCCER TEAM: Newcastle United

Recent Activity

Comment 31 Dec 2016

My experience has always been that local radio stations couldn't stream the sports broadcast, but I have downloaded the 97.1 app and it seems to be working. Thanks!

Comment 25 Oct 2016
The Cubs fans I have grown up around and mostly interact with are some of the most knowledgeable and fatally optimistic of any professional sports team I have known. Also, isn't that what other people say about Ohio State fans based on some small sample sizes? There are idiots in every fan base. I'll fully admit that when the Tribune Co owned the Cubs they cultivated this somewhat by focusing on Wrigley Field as an attraction on its own while fielding some truly horrible baseball teams, but I've met some pretty awful Reds, Cardinals, Padres, Yankees, Red Sox, Indians, etc. fans too.
Comment 25 Oct 2016
I went to my first game at Wrigley field when I was about 3 years old. My grandfather taught me how to score the game watching the old scoreboard. I never lived in Chicago even as a kid, but I was born into it. I moved to Cleveland in 2009 and started going to Tribe games with my sister. They became my AL team (though as a child of Seattle in the Ken Griffey Jr Era I will always have a soft spot for the Mariners). I never thought I'd have to make this choice. On Saturday evening I was back in Cbus at a wedding at Longaberger Alumni House. After the games started I had to make my apologies and leave because it was too much to try and focus on anything else. After the final out I called my 88-year-old grandparents at their home in Evanston and cried on the phone with my grandma. I never thought they'd get to see the Cubs even win the pennant again. I cried on the phone with my mom, too. I honestly thought it'd be a harder choice, and I'd be happy with either outcome, but not this year. This is no more "next year". Today is "Someday". Go Cubs.
Comment 12 Jun 2016
Har har. No it's supposed to be fantasical dinosaur descendants that still live in the lake, like the myth about Loch Ness in Scotland.
Comment 12 Jun 2016
I was at this game. The Q was rocking. ~19,600 fans, which is the second largest crowd in AHL hockey playoff history, and the largest crowd EVER to watch any professional hockey game in the state of Ohio. You can go on with your "Cleveland sports are cursed" crap if you want, but you're not going to tell me this didn't matter to the people of Cleveland. Oh, and they're the Lake Erie Monsters because it's a reference to monsters IN the lake (which is pretty much the best mascot for a hockey team ever). Calling them Cleveland would make no sense whatsoever.
Comment 11 Jun 2015

To be brutally honest, I've never understood the need to consume alcohol as part of spectating sports. Now, I like good beer, bourbon, and scotch as much as the next person, and when I'm at home relaxing or celebrating with friends (or even watching a game on TV), a tasty beverage may or may not be consumed. But when I'm at a game in person? No, thank you.

Maybe it's the competitive athlete in me, the fact that I spent my first four years in college in the marching band where drinking on football game day was not permitted or rational, or that my grandfather taught me to score baseball games and pay attention to every play. Whatever the reason, when I am at a game I am focused on the game, and alcohol does absolutely nothing to enhance the experience for me.

I'm not really saying that our beloved university should not sell alcohol in the stadium, or that those of you that do enjoy alcohol as part of your game day experience are somehow wrong or inferior or anything else. I guess my question is, do we really want to see thousands more people standing in line waiting to pay for an overpriced (and probably pretty crappy) beer rather than populating the stands and cheering for the Buckeyes?

Comment 23 Apr 2015

I was born in Seattle.

My dad joined the Navy when I was 6 years old, and after that we went all over. We lived in Florida (twice), Maryland, California, and a short stint in British Columbia, Canada. I graduated from high school in San Diego, and started college at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. When I dropped out, my sister was living in Cleveland so I moved to live with her in 2009. Then I decided I wanted to come back to school and OSU was the place. Now I'm a Buckeye 'til I die.

Comment 16 Mar 2015

Well, it takes a lot of personal reflection and exploration. If you actually follow shamanism of the native tribes, that includes prayer. It reflects who you are and lessons in life that you need to learn. 

Comment 16 Mar 2015

I think that tattoos can be a great art form of self expression. Obviously going into a tattoo parlor and picking a picture off the wall is not really what I'm talking about. I got my first tattoo last year (I'm a woman, by the way). It's a sea turtle drawn by friend's dad in the Haida style (Pacific Northwest Native American) on my left inner arm right below the elbow. I discovered over a period of time and research that the turtle is my spirit animal, and the tattoo reminds me every day of how far I've come in my journey to self-discovery. 

So to each their own, I guess.

Comment 23 Feb 2015

Welcome to the fold!

By the way, REAL D&D players don't touch anything after edition 3.5 (only half joking-- I got a ton of shit when I bought the first 4.0 player handbook).

I haven't been able to really get a group together in years, but I'm hoping once I graduate and get settled into a working life I can start one up again.

My favorite character I ever played was a Halfling Druid. I rode around on a War Labrador. It was AWESOME.

Comment 20 Feb 2015

Just so you know, Wings Over is really a takeout/delivery place. They have basically no space inside.

But yeah, I'd second Raising Cane's.

Comment 12 Feb 2015
I can tell you that fans of other Big Sky Conference teams are breathing a little easier about Eastern Washington now. The guy is a great player, and I don't blame the coach for being disappointed even though it's within the rules.
Comment 12 Feb 2015
Hate to be nitpicky as your post is otherwise excellent, but EWU is a Division 1 team (albeit FCS). I went to another school in the Big Sky Conference (Montana State), and there is quite a difference between FCS and D2 schools.
Comment 01 Feb 2015

Those are some pretty awesome tattoos, though a little over the top for me. I'm not necessarily a fan of tattoos everywhere, but I appreciate the art as an expression of who you are and how your journey through life shapes you. I got my first last summer as a testament to how far I've come from a few years ago when I was lost and depressed and very close to oblivion. It is my daily reminder that I fought through it and came out alive.

Comment 01 Feb 2015

Yeah, I'm going to admit here that I don't really like peanut butter and chocolate together. Or peanut butter cookies. So yeah, no Reese's or buckeyes. I can't explain why, but they just don't taste good to me. I have tried many times to convince myself to like them, especially since my mom uses my great-grandma's recipe for buckeyes and everyone who tries them absolutely loves them.

Comment 28 Jan 2015

The 2009 version of Star Trek is a GREAT reboot.

The classic version of An Affair to Remember (1957) starring Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant is a remake of Love Affair (1939) starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.

The Italian Job was a fun remake too.

Also Avatar is a remake of FernGully: The Last Rainforest.

Comment 28 Jan 2015

I'm actually really excited for this.

I loved the original Ghostbusters, and I'm really interested in seeing the direction they take with it.

Comment 24 Jan 2015
Ernie was the best MLB player ever to never play in a playoff game. He won back to back MVP awards in '58 and '59, and that's when guys like Willie Mays and Hank Aaron were in their prime. More than that, he was probably the best ambassador the game ever had. I never saw him play either; my Cub fan memories of Ernie are his ever-smiling face and sincerity with fans of all ages any time you'd run into him anywhere. Go play two on the field of dreams with Ronnie, Mr. Cub. We'll miss you.
Comment 10 Dec 2014
I know the student that wrote the opinion piece supporting Jon Waters' firing. While I don't agree with all of her points, the backlash from people saying she "must have tried out and failed so she's just butthurt" was asinine and embarrassing. To be honest I'm seeing the same flippant comments here about this article, and it bugs me just as much. Obviously I love the football Buckeyes; I have missed just two home games since I've been a student here. I don't agree with the article, but to attack the author personally rather than just saying she's incorrect based on the facts is wrong. Be a little less reactively aggressive, guys.
Comment 09 Dec 2014

Oh, I know. I took some time off and moved around trying to make a living without a college degree. I've got my eye on vet school (obviously), just need some time off to recharge again.