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re: Bielema and Gus are puzzling hires - Maize&BlueTiger
Another coach was hired some years ago from a Big 10 school that had performed only decently, in order to try and resurrect a floundering SEC program with a rich history. As I recall, that worked out fairly well. A coach can only do what the available talent permits him to do. Lighten up....


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Tiger Rant
re: Evidence Strongly Suggesting Alabama Officiating Bias - Maize&BlueTiger
How does the comparison work when it's 'Bama vs. Auburn. Or Tennessee. Or Mississippi State? Is it a pro-Bama bias or an anti-LSU bias? Your data is insufficient to justify any conclusion. ...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]Texas is slipping[/quote] Has slipped [quote]USC is slipping[/quote] Yep--until it hires an adult as a coack [quote]Michigan is slipping[/quote] Disagree. On its way back. [quote]LSU is rising[/quote] Already risen...


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O-T Lounge
re: Crossing the line? New York Post Cover Photo - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]Guy will probably have a better quality of life after he gets caught. [/quote] Rikers Island? Attica? Maybe. But probably not. ...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]i'm gonna go out on a limb and say that it isn't even close to being subjective[/quote] I was trying to be polite. ...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]I just don't understand why we're supposed to be satisfied with [b][u]mediocrity[/u][/b] because we were awful 20 years ago. [/quote] I think you made the case against your position with the use of that one word. You define LSU's performance over the last 5 years as "mediocrity"? If so, th...


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O-T Lounge
re: OT Lawyers or others with knowledge of old books: - Maize&BlueTiger
Confirm that everything in the old reporters is available (and searchable) online (which I'm sure it is). Then ditch them or keep them depending on whether you want to use them for decoration. ...


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re: Crossing the line? New York Post Cover Photo - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]that is some kind of fricked up. It's the New York Post, what do you expect?[/quote] While I agree that the Post has its issues, I doubt the photographer was a Post employee. More likely, the guy who took the picture sold it to the Post....


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re: Crossing the line? New York Post Cover Photo - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]If you wander into a NYC subway drunk and get into an argument with a panhandler, you're going to have a bad time. [/quote] When your cable goes out, you have an argument with your wife. When you have an argument with your wife, you buy a fifth of Gordon's gin and get hammered. When you...


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re: Crossing the line? New York Post Cover Photo - Maize&BlueTiger
Never, ever talk to, much less argue with, sketchy-looking characters in NYC. Especially in the subway. ...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]The312[/quote] It will be interesting to see who actually reads your thoughtful and mature analysis, and who decides it has too many hard words, prepositional phrases and commas to be taken seriously. FWIW, I agree with you. ...


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re: Crossing the line? New York Post Cover Photo - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]so, at what point do they put guard rails up at stations ?[/quote] The problem with that is that the guard rails would be in the way of people getting on and off the trains (though if the trains were programmed to stop in exactly the same spot, I suppose they could install rails with gates...


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re: Crossing the line? New York Post Cover Photo - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]I wonder how much space there is between the train and the platform? [/quote] Very little--people would fall into the space getting on and off the train. However, there is space under the lip of the platform, and if I were the guy and hadn't time to climb out (trains are still moving fairl...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]the so-called "negatigers" were the fans that said "frick this shit" and stopped going to home games in the hallman era and forced joe dean's hand to fire him ... then the "negatigers" did the same to gerry dinardo after his brilliant replacements of carl reese and morris watts ... so, in ess...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]And people wonder why no one reads newspapers anymore. [/quote] Putting aside the problem that newspapers have become, even on their "news" pages, apologists for whatever political point of view will boost their readership, people don't read "good" newspapers because they can't be bothered...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]One of the things that jumped out at me was his use of the word "decadence" to describe the state of LSU football in the 90s. [/quote] I agree that Warner is in over his head when he tries to write a piece in this style. However, what I don't agree with is that there is no value to sports...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]that was a good idea to edited out that poorly constructed sentence ![/quote] :rotflmao:...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
[quote]Any basic composition teacher will tell you that if you can convey your message in fewer words, then so much the better. Spouting off ten dollars words might sound impressive to some people, but when you can get your point across in a simpler manner and don't, it comes across as bloviating. [...


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re: The Negatiger: LSU's Confounding Fifth Column - Maize&BlueTiger
Warner isn't writing a sports story. He's writing an editorial opinion piece--perhaps the last bastion of moderately erudite writing in what's left of the journalism profession. Students in "The Paper Chase" were in law school at Harvard. They didn't write term papers, at least not in Kingsle...


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