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    In the end, I blame the DB, if he's facing the...

    In the end, I blame the DB, if he's facing the receiver, he should be looking in the receiver's eyes and turn around when he 'see's' the pass is coming. If the DB turns around, he probably gets the...
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    I totally agree. My judgement is that the...

    I totally agree. My judgement is that the receiver did probably get away with one in this instance, but it would have been a fairly soft call. Last year's was beyond obvious. I don't closely...
  3. Agree in principle, but there's just too many...

    Agree in principle, but there's just too many things you have to sign up for to get everything you want. For me, it's a subscription for T&F, now the FA cup games aren't on TV anymore, BeIN is no...
  4. All of Merseyside begs all of us to not jinx it...

    All of Merseyside begs all of us to not jinx it no matter how inevitable it might be.

    They are playing beautiful football these days.
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    Plenty of room for criticism as 100 is a small...

    Plenty of room for criticism as 100 is a small number for all positions for all history. Hayes definitely deserves consideration. Revolutionized the position for the future. And no Ray Nitzke for...
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    [QUOTE=Atticus;2735259] As far as baseball...

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    As far as baseball infielders go, I've never seen anyone else like Brooks Robinson. This clip is just representative of his usual level of amazing skill.

    Brooks was on...
  7. Thread: Bitcoins (?!)

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    Imagine if for wealth tax purposes you were...

    Imagine if for wealth tax purposes you were assessed at the $7K level and then it was worth <$100 when the tax was due.
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    I would have liked to see Carli get more minutes;...

    I would have liked to see Carli get more minutes; I think she has a long history of working harder than anyone to stay in top shape. I would argue that Rapinoe was at her peak prior to her last ACL...
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    I watched every game including the semi against...

    I watched every game including the semi against England where she didn't play and have followed the team since '91. Nobody is young forever. Even Mia and Abby had to take lesser roles in their...
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    Whatever one thinks of her message or how she's...

    Whatever one thinks of her message or how she's presenting it, from a pure soccer point of view, at this point in her career she's mostly a free kick specialist (PK's, corner kicks, plus crosses). ...
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    Thanks for the clarification. Shows how just...

    Thanks for the clarification. Shows how just repeating a sound byte can be misleading.
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    I was a bit earlier. My initial state school...

    I was a bit earlier. My initial state school tuition was $90 per semester. People freaked when it went to $300. Even back then I argued it was a good deal.

    Just heard a report on CNBC that only...
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    I'm glad I went to University while it was still...

    I'm glad I went to University while it was still affordable (and dare I say more based on education than money). Strapping kids with huge debt right out of the gate isn't good for anyone.
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    If you look at effective tax rates since 2000,...

    If you look at effective tax rates since 2000, the rate in the US has gone down for every income level under each presidency with the one exception of the effective rate for the highest income level...
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    10.0 semi finals, 1972 NCAA, hand timed,...

    10.0 semi finals, 1972 NCAA, hand timed, according to wiki. 20.5 for the 200
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    What about Cliff Branch? He should be high on...

    What about Cliff Branch? He should be high on the list, as fast as Darrell Green I think.
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    I remember John Lennon’s death. I was at Sonoma...

    I remember John Lennon’s death. I was at Sonoma State and some students lowered the flag to half staff. The maintenance guy got pissed off and raised the flag. The students contacted the...
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    Was 4 - don’t remember, but RFK’s assassination...

    Was 4 - don’t remember, but RFK’s assassination is burned into my brain.
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    I dunno, seems to me we were taught the...

    I dunno, seems to me we were taught the fundamentals growing up including sliding (and I didn't play in high school). The only rules I remember was pitchers couldn't try to throw curve balls in...
  20. I don’t think they liked each other at all, but...

    I don’t think they liked each other at all, but he and Rick Barry were my favorite announcer team, funny and informative.
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    There was a very, very brief mention of Nike pr...

    There was a very, very brief mention of Nike pr issues on CNBC when it first came out and another said, 'oh, you mean the whole Salazar thing.' And that was it. I'm sure 99.9% of the business...
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    It's interesting that Alberto's weight goal for...

    It's interesting that Alberto's weight goal for Mary was just under what is the lowest BMI considered healthy. And at the risk of blowing up this thread, Mary did mention Pre as an athlete advocate....
  23. Part of the problem is the ER gets used for...

    Part of the problem is the ER gets used for non-emergency care especially among the uninsured. It would be much better from both a cost and quality perspective if they used a primary care clinic...
  24. I believe that medicare and medicaid are...

    I believe that medicare and medicaid are essentially the same when it comes to heart transplant. I had a patient with an extremely rare disease who needed a heart transplant. Her insurance made us...
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    Con artists of all flavors have a way of sucking...

    Con artists of all flavors have a way of sucking people in. And to quote Richard Feynman, "you are the easiest person to fool." I'm sure AS is incapable of not fooling himself.
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