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re: What SEC school is on par with an ivy league education? - johnfredlsu
[quote]Being part of a cult lends itself to connections with other cult members, yeah[/quote] You're talking about the REC, right?...
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re: Spinoff: how do we get more Pac-12/SEC matchups? - johnfredlsu
Tempe game during year of Katrina was mindblowing. The band was treated really, really well. (Besides the one beer thrown at us marching into the stadium.) In past 15 years LSU has played Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Oregon State, and Washington during the regular season with upcoming games ag...
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re: What SEC school is on par with an ivy league education? - johnfredlsu
[quote]Cornell is the only Ivy with a vet program[/quote] Not that it really matters but Penn has a topnotch vet program. (But then a lot of folks down South don't even know Penn is Ivy and confuse it with Penn State.)...
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re: Forbes: America's Best Public Universities - johnfredlsu
Hahaha touché! ...except my statement was laced with sarcasm. (I also told you to ask for your money back.) You truly believed what you copied and pasted was accurate and honest. There's a big difference here. But, hey, that escapes you, maybe? I never did claim UGA was a poor school. I'm just cl...
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re: Forbes: America's Best Public Universities - johnfredlsu
If UGA was truly a better school, you would have realized that it's intellectually dishonest to cut an idea out of the middle of a series of related ideas and then repost only parts of what I wrote in a way that misrepresents the argument I was making. In between what you posted and attributed to me...
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re: Forbes: America's Best Public Universities - johnfredlsu
[quote]Ummm... The link in the OP of this very thread says otherwise [/quote] You keep proving that you missed the point of my reply to your original post...and the bigger picture, dude....
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re: Forbes: America's Best Public Universities - johnfredlsu
[quote]I don't ever hear much about your college.[/quote] Yes, your knowledge of colleges has been very well established in this thread. Try stepping away form the Rant a little more. No one outside of Georgia cares or talks about UGA, either. ...
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re: Forbes: America's Best Public Universities - johnfredlsu
[quote]t's always interesting watching someone make fun of another institution's academics when their academics are clearly worse. It's like if I were trying to make fun of UF's basketball program as a whole, as a UGA fan. It just wouldn't make sense.[/quote] [quote]Isn't your school on the verge...
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re: Forbes: America's Best Public Universities - johnfredlsu
[quote]UGA comes just short of a championship again [/quote] Put into some perspective, though, using the [link=(http://www.forbes.com/top-colleges/list)]FULL Forbes rankings referenced by the original poster[/link] that include all schools, UGA is as usual even further from a championship than ...
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re: JSU Band will play - johnfredlsu
[quote]quote: I wonder how many LSU will have at their camp? --- I believe the LSU band had 325 last year, so probably somewhere in that vicinity.[/quote] It's always 325. We have a week of camp and a cut night at the end of camp. Only 12 piccolos (edit: or maybe only an elite 8 piccolos, ...
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re: Get to know tGBFTL's New Director - johnfredlsu
[quote]Anyone who thinks retention and recruiting are not important skills in the band director profession is just clueless.[/quote] Tiger Band recruits itself. Kids grow up wearing Golden Girl leotards and practicing "Hold That Tiger" on the trumpet. Yes, directors build a culture of excellence ...
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re: Should Hoover lose the tournament? - johnfredlsu
[quote] Holy frick. New Orleans: As of the April 1, 2012, estimate, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had a population of 1,227,096. Birmingham: The population of this metropolitan statistical area as of the 2010 census was 1,130,047. If you can't find something to do in Birming...
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re: Should Hoover lose the tournament? - johnfredlsu
[quote]quote: I am sure Birmingham/Hoover is a nice place but not much there. Difficult to fly into. ---- What exactly do you want that Birmingham doesn't offer? There are nice hotels within 3 miles of the park. There is any number of outdoor recreation activities. If you will quit being so ...
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re: Auburn vs. Florida Rivalry: The SEC Needs This One To Come Back - johnfredlsu
Just to get this going further, what would this look like? (And I know I'll get laughed at for LSU's matches...but I did try to take history into account.) AU: AL, UGA, FL AL: AU, TN, MST UGA: FL, AU, SC LSU: OM, TAMU, KY FL: AU, GA, TN TN: VU, GA, KY SC: UGA, VU, OM OM: MST, LSU, SC MST:...
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re: SEC team records vs other division since the split - johnfredlsu
[quote]Florida and Auburn have played the top three the most from the other division. And I am not even looking it up so call me on it if you think I am wrong. [/quote] Didn't look up Florida, but Auburn did. (Focused on the West since this has turned into LSU vs. Bama in the thread.) But I d...
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re: Big 6 permanent rivalry records since 1992 - johnfredlsu
[quote]TSIO VOLS - 10 wins Bama - 11 wins 1 Tie (1993) DSOR Georgia - 12 wins Auburn - 10 wins 1 Tie (1994) Florida/LSU yearly game Florida - 14 wins LSU - 9 wins [/quote] Let's look at some more data just for fun. Not saying the vs. Big 3 numbers look good for LSU. But I ...
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re: SECNetwork, Images, and LSU - johnfredlsu
[quote] But to the OP, you do realize that LSU sports were on the SEC network for around 5 1/2 hours today, with the only other SEC live coverage being Bama v Georgia softball.[/quote] I definitely get that. Was very lucky to get to see so much LSU today since I'm so far away. Thankful for the S...
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re: SECNetwork, Images, and LSU - johnfredlsu
[quote]quote: First, there's this graphic that showed up on Twitter and Facebook. Something about it seems odd to me. Does anyone else notice what I'm noticing? LINK please don't tell me you're upset that we're in the bottom corner [/quote] I'm not saying it's intentional bias. I'm just wonderi...
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re: SECNetwork, Images, and LSU - johnfredlsu
[quote]Posted by Broski quote: johnfredlsu You wear tinfoil hats, huh? [/quote] That's the thing. I don't. I really think I've been reading this board too much over the years. And this is the result evidently. ...
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SECNetwork, Images, and LSU - johnfredlsu
Curious about everyone's (okay, so maybe not everyone's) thoughts on LSU's treatment on the SEC Network today. A few observations. (Long. Sorry.) First, there's this graphic that showed up on Twitter and Facebook. Something about it seems odd to me. Does anyone else notice what I'm noticing? [lin...
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