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re: Are there any Muslims on the PoliBoard? - Wario Balotelli
I suppose it was a bad idea to have this thread on Kevin Steele meltdown day. Regardless, if there are real questions I'll do my best to answer them. After tonight I won't be able to get to the board for a couple of days though. ...


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re: Are there any Muslims on the PoliBoard? - Wario Balotelli
I could try to answer questions...I was raised Muslim, but I'm hesitant to actually answer questions because the level of discourse on this board tends toward the vitriolic rather quickly......


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re: Whole Foods: The Temple of Psuedoscience - Wario Balotelli
[quote]the daily beast is a liberal arse publication, so i'd imagine he's a liberal. i didn't look at his history though [/quote] Yes. Very liberal. The comments from "open-minded" liberals on the article are pretty great as well. ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]if you believe there is a single type of "good college town" then yes, it isn't. i think you and mike are looking at this through the perspective of the cliched/typical college town [/quote] I didn't mean to imply a type. What makes a good college town for me differs from your definition...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]like genro said, youre looking at this from an adult perspective [/quote] I freely admit that, but having the referential experience of other "college" towns makes me skeptical of any claim that either town is a "good" college town. ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]I KNEW IT [/quote] Go on....


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]and how many college kids are going to be going to these events? barely any [/quote] How would you know? There are plenty at all of these events. No is expecting them to sell out an amphitheater. ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]We're all also viewing this from the adult perspective. We've graduated, gotten careers, and pay taxes. The overall dynamics, infrastructure, and amenities of a particular city matter more to us. [/quote] If there is anything I am guilty of in this thread, it's this. I go to a fun college ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]art galleries? besides art majors, very few, if any, college kids would go to these [/quote] You are misunderstanding how galleries can be used. You can readings, meet and greets, book signings, all sorts of cultural events in galleries, as it's about the space rather than the fact of it...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]naw brah LSU doesn't have enough art galleries, b/c art galleries are what all the kids are doing these days [/quote] :violin:...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]you were doing so well until you devolved into that [/quote] Oh I don't use that phrase lightly. It was billed as the biggest Starbucks in the world or something, and I really fricking hate it. Allow me one pretentious caveat. I just hate Starbucks with an unholy passion. ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]baton rouge isn't my favorite town either, but you don't have that many legit medium-sized (over 150k pop, under 1M metro) towns with a legit/major university, either. orlando, tampa, and a variety of places in cali? [/quote] This is true, and I realize that BR is in a weird position. LS...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]Tuscaloosa has all those things as well, and public transit. I'm on the Crimson Ride every day, along with thousands of other students; it's excellent. [/quote] The only place to get coffee on the strip is TCBY, otherwise you have to go to the campus Starbucks, a place devoid of any soul. ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]when i think of "college town" it's a very small (ignoring student population) town that dies in the summer and over christmas. BR has all of the objective things you listed ("coffee shops, art galleries, museums, nice outdoor spaces, bars, restaurants, music venues, diners,") except for mayb...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]what makes a good college town? [/quote] A multitude of things that you usually would expect in college towns, like coffee shops, art galleries, museums, nice outdoor spaces, bars, restaurants, music venues, diners, excellent public transport, but also, and importantly for me, there has ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote] how would you describe Montgomery?[/quote] fricking awful. Way worse than any capital city I've ever visited. I would kill myself if I was ever stuck in this city. [quote]Or Detroit for that matter?[/quote] What the frick kind of question is this? This is a massive shithole. ...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]Truth is, almost all will never leave and continue to think the exact same way relative to what they expose themselves to, and so they end up making big distinctions between various parts of the same region like BR, Oxford, and Tuscaloosa. Honestly, the only distinguishable deviation from the...


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re: What is up with BR area rich kids going to school at U of Alabama? - Wario Balotelli
[quote]"Getting away" in this context has nothing to do with cultural differences. It's about new friends, new people, new experiences. Going somewhere where no one knows you or expects anything of you. [/quote] Sure. It's more about finding the familiar in the unfamiliar, which is a common hum...


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re: Difference between European leagues - Wario Balotelli
[quote]Yeah, punt and run is riveting. [/quote] Other than West Ham and Crystal Palace, who have managers who have used it historically, I don't know who else does in the league. It's an easy cliche about English football though. ...


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re: Difference between European leagues - Wario Balotelli
[quote]I've often heard commentators/pundits mention how one player wouldn't fare well in another league or how his skills are best suited to this or that, for example that the EPL requires a lot more fitness because you must play up and down the field. [/quote] Most of the time it's the commenta...


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