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Where Can I Find a Game of Dollar-Ante Bourre'? - timlan2057
Anywhere between Lake Charles and Baton Rouge and environs, where is the best place that has a regularly scheduled game of dollar-ante bourre without a lot of crazy "house" rules?...
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Do Big Stars on Top Clubs Have a "Relegation" Clause in Their Contracts? - timlan2057
I'm just guessing here. But wouldn't the top players on clubs like Bayern, Chelsea, Arsenal, Barca, etc. have a relegation clause in their contracts in the catastrophic, unlikely event such clubs were relegated? I could see the Alexis Sanchezes, Luis Suarezes, etc. ... the top stars on the top...
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The Inevitable Clash of Titans Will Not Be Easy For Me - timlan2057
I got my Masters at UL. I love the university and love Lafayette. Attending LSU in a PhD program is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. I am a non-traditional student, so the dream was much longer than 18 years. 2nd ranked LSU and 9th ranked Louisiana are both softball national powerhouses. B...
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Elbert Robinson III: Did the weight loss have to be so drastic? - timlan2057
ER played at about 310 in high school. I can understand getting him into condition to play the college game, but 250 lbs. at over 7 ft tall is pretty thin. Sure, you want him to be more maneuverable, but he's never going to be a David Robinson. ER is what he is, a classic post-up center that you ...
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So What Are Realistic Long Term Expectations for LSU Basketball? - timlan2057
For me, I'll use Dale Brown's example. In his 25 years, he got LSU to the postseason 60 percent of the time. Yes, two of the fourteen years were NIT bids, but I will count them, since it was harder to make the NCAA's in the early 80's. I'm not going to be biased and remove the first years when...
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The Reveille's Brian Pellerin Said it the Best - timlan2057
[link=(http://www.lsureveille.com/daily/opinion-lack-of-leadership-dooms-lsu-men-s-basketball-team/article_461f868c-ceb9-11e4-a9ac-e3381676e376.html)]Lack of Leadership Dooms LSU Men's Basketball Once Again[/link] A lack of leadership, both on the court and on the bench. With this pattern of b...
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Better Call Saul--Episode 8 Speculation - timlan2057
**** Discussion of upcoming episode 8 preview. Possible spoilers if you are watching online and not past episode 6. In the Episode 8 preview, Mike returns to the kinda-crooked veterinarian who "knows people." After the reveal in "5-0" of how Mike lost his soul, he is now ready to get into the...
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Shouldn't Our Live Tiger Mascots Be Buried or Entombed on Campus? - timlan2057
Mike is such an LSU traditon that no doubt will continue as long as there is an LSU. Mike's habitat has arches out to Mike XX, which LSU may not see for another century. What happens when a mascot dies? Are the remains incinerated and then unceremoniously dumped? I think Mike VI and all futur...
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Have the "Harden will be a bust as a starter" people come back to eat crow? - timlan2057
Just wondering. This board was filled with Rockets haters and Harden haters the last couple years--experts who declared James Harden would be a bust when thrust into the role as "the man" on the Rockets. Have they been back to apologize and eat crow yet?...
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Josh Gray Tries to do Way too Much - timlan2057
After playing somewhat within himself against Ole Miss, he was back to his old and bad habits today. Driving into heavy traffic when no outlet is available, jacking up shots mere seconds into the shot clock in crunch time ... He apparently thinks he is still playing juco ball where he can driv...
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Jarrell Martin's Height - timlan2057
Some "experts" here lately have been claiming he is not near his listed height of 6-10. A couple here posted that he was not more than 6-7. If JM is not every bit of 6-10, I am an astronaut. During warmups, he was talking to ER III, while standing next to him. They were exactly eye-level, with...
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Why was my Steele-Recruiting Question Thread Anchored? - timlan2057
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/54973510/steele-as-a-recruiter-in-2014-not-2005/)]LINK[/link] Okay Chicken, now I can understand you guys anchoring threads with irrational hate and no substance. You should. But my thread had substance and was thought out, like all my thread star...
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Steele as a Recruiter in 2014, not 2005 - timlan2057
We know this guy's record as an x's and o's coordinator and as a hands-on coach is a dumpster fire. I'm quite concerned with his psychological problems such as fainting on game days and crying in the arms of another coach. And hey, you can be a loser as a head coach and it not necessarily be a bad s...
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Instead of Third and Chavis ... - timlan2057
It will now be ... First and Steele ... Second and Steele ... Third and Steele ... and even Fourth and Steele....
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I Am Officially Off the Les Miles Bandwagon - timlan2057
I've defended him on here for ten years. Now, he can't be fired soon enough for me....
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Ideally, Our Offense Should Be the Dallas Cowboys' - timlan2057
It's primarily a conservative offense with a power running game with a feature back, and a dependable tight end. You have one featured receiver, but plenty others who can make big plays with a gritty, competitive quarterback who may not be the best pure passer, but who has pocket awareness and c...
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If Defensive Coaches Signed Extensions Without Chavis ... - timlan2057
Then we can bitch and moan all we want about how Chavis fricked us over, but this is ultimately on Alleva. If he is not enough of an executive to have the foresight to know something fishy was up when Chavis wouldn't sign, then he doesn't deserve to be the Athletic Director at LSU. Either they ...
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Ara Parseghian: Did any other "great" coach walk away so young? - timlan2057
Ara Parseghian is now 91 years old and no doubt has lived a long and fulfilled life. My question: has any other coach considered among the all-time greats just completely walked away from the game at the relatively young age of 51 and never returned? It's unreal that he was never lured into co...
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Orgeron's First Team Meeting With Ole Miss - timlan2057
Yeah, this is germans for some. It's from Bruce Feldman's book Meat Market. When I first read it years ago, I thought the guy was bat shite crazy. But hey, I'm a positiger who admits that we need more intensity. I guess I'm ready to sell my soul. As someone said on another thread: "He may ...
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Ed Orgeron--He Has Overcome (Book Excerpts) - timlan2057
[b]Yes, I am bumping my own thread. He comes off as a buffoon, and for a long time that's how I thought of him. But there is a lot about Ed Orgeron to admire. The way he overcame terrible personal problems means that the Ed Orgeron story is ultimately a story of triumph. I'm thri...
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