All Posts (Eers88)


(1) 2 3 4 ... 603 »


 
Re: Rape U back in the news

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

wvmtneer wrote:
Quote:

Eers88 wrote:
Quote:

wvmtneer wrote:
The theme of this thread seems to have become that every player on the team is guilty by association because a handful of players in individual settings in apartments or dorms or wherever raped women and the program covered things up.

I hope you guys who think this way are not ever on a jury.


Nobody said anything like that. People have said the Baylor players have some responsibility for their own predicament--not being able to play for the coach of their choosing--because it was well known that their was a systemic problem with Baylor's football team. Briles' firing isn't out of nowhere. Whether you agree or disagree with that, it isn't the same as saying they are all rapists. Not even close. And I sure as **** wouldn't put the remaining Baylor players atop the victim's list. It seems just a slight bit insensitive to bemoan the plight of the remaining Baylor players in light of the fact that women were being sexually assaulted. It must suck to be stuck with a free education playing your dream sport in the Big 12 on TV and in front of tens of thousands of people every week, or to have to red shirt one year if you transfer. How horrific.


Well I didnt think anyone accused these other kids of being rapists because they are on the team too. I'm neither retarded nor insane so I dont think that. It's a guilt by association that seems to be popping up in this thread. See MAC and 83 posts just above, for instance.

The idea being that they have unclean hands by virtue of joining the team or being on the same team so dont feel sorry for them or try and assist them? These 18 year old kids should have known better? Dont give them a hand if they want to get away from this shambolic program now that the truth is there for all to see. Let them get screwed a little because their education is free and they get to play ball. I dont get that thinking at all. It seems knee jerk to me. Assume all these kids should do rape investigation due diligence when they are in high school. Again, ridiculous thought process to make these blanket assumptions or think they dont deserve decent treatment because they are on scholarship.

Suppose any of these kids are from Texas and dreamed their whole lives of playing for Baylor for one reason or another? Suppose any of them had a dream come true only to have it turn out disgusting? Does nobody have any **** heart and soul anymore? Broad paint brush strokes. Gross. Punish the guilty and let the innocent get the hell outta there if they want. Make it easy for them to get away from that shitty program, in fact.



That is a nice hypothetical, but it doesn't seem realistic to me. Again, I really don't feel sorry for a college football player who must red shirt a year to transfer. There are other issues at play. The solution to a problem caused by mollycoddling players is not to mollycoddle other players. If you think that makes me heartless, so be it. College football is big business, and big business requires big boy pants. They need to suck it up and make the most of it like everyone else. Why do the remaining players get an exemption from the transfer rule? Because their coach was dismissed due to a systemic behavioral problem with the team? How does that make sense? Why does that deserve special treatment? What if Art Briles had just been hired away by a different school? Should Baylor players be permitted to leave Baylor right away because they don't get to play for him any more? Players commit to a program, not a coach. Coaches come and go.

Again, it seems insensitive to me to be going on about the players as if they are victims in light of the fact that there are actual victims.

Posted on: Today 7:17 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Rape U back in the news

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

wvmtneer wrote:
The theme of this thread seems to have become that every player on the team is guilty by association because a handful of players in individual settings in apartments or dorms or wherever raped women and the program covered things up.

I hope you guys who think this way are not ever on a jury.


Nobody said anything like that. People have said the Baylor players have some responsibility for their own predicament--not being able to play for the coach of their choosing--because it was well known that their was a systemic problem with Baylor's football team. Briles' firing isn't out of nowhere. Whether you agree or disagree with that, it isn't the same as saying they are all rapists. Not even close. And I sure as **** wouldn't put the remaining Baylor players atop the victim's list. It seems just a slight bit insensitive to bemoan the plight of the remaining Baylor players in light of the fact that women were being sexually assaulted. It must suck to be stuck with a free education playing your dream sport in the Big 12 on TV and in front of tens of thousands of people every week, or to have to red shirt one year if you transfer. How horrific.

Posted on: Ystrday 5:14 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Can you believe that Hillary and Bill have been stupid enough to think ...

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

eer44fan wrote:
83, your post is too long and eers won't read it because of its length.


Bingo! Plus the history of presenting FauxNews right wing bullshit as fact. Not worth the time.

Posted on: Ystrday 8:56 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Conference Armageddon: The Official Conference Speculation Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Just looking at some of these posts makes me tired. Who has the time? Or the energy?

Posted on: 5/27 9:01 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Baseball

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
It looks like the top of Homer Simpson's head.

Posted on: 5/27 8:57 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Conference Armageddon: The Official Conference Speculation Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Does anybody actually read long posts?

Posted on: 5/27 1:57 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Can you believe that Hillary and Bill have been stupid enough to think ...

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

83Grad wrote:
Quote:

Same reasoning my son used to use in sixth grade to justify bad behavior. Brilliant come back!

Bush did it so it must be OK!


I don't think his comment is meant to say that it is ok for one person to engage in bad behavior because another one did. I think his comment is about the false manufactured outrage that continues to come from uninformed right wing dipshits with malleable opinions because they have no historical context.

Posted on: 5/27 1:56 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Conference Armageddon: The Official Conference Speculation Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Realignment threads give me anxiety.

Posted on: 5/27 10:46 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Rape U back in the news

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

wvafaninSC wrote:
I feel bad for the recruits that signed with BU and for that matter the current players as well. Who knows how many would have bailed if Briles was gone a few months ago? Who knows how many would bail if the stupid NCAA didn't make it so hard for them to do so?
Just another example of how the NCAA and its moronic rules are ruining the lives of the "student"/atheletes they falsely claim to be protecting.


Really?

Posted on: 5/27 10:46 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Baseball

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
The carpet doesn't appear to match the drapes.

[Sane to appear and ask what her pubes have to do with baseball in 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... ]

Posted on: 5/27 10:43 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Football Thread for Things That Don't Need Their Own Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

KingofTowers wrote:
Quote:

Sane wrote:
Why are you all posting in the WVU football thread? This is not WVU football.

There's a thread for this in Other Sports.


http://www.wemustignitethiscouch.com/ ... at&order=ASC&type=&mode=0


Well most think Holgs is the next coach at Baylor.


Who is "most"? I haven't seen anyone predict Holgorsen goes to Baylor.

Posted on: 5/27 6:04 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Baseball

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Is it a tattoo or a pube?

Posted on: 5/27 5:57 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Football Thread for Things That Don't Need Their Own Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

DapperDanMan wrote:
Brett McMurphy just tweeted Briles is out at Baylor. Announcement later


So you are saying Art Briles is available?

Posted on: 5/26 10:58 am
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU BBall Thread for Things that Don't Need their Own Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

mrsmountains wrote:
He was at the Celtics. Question: does his agent pay for these trips or does it come out of his pocket?


Probably a loan from the agent.

Posted on: 5/25 1:21 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Above the fold - digital marketing speak

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

wooddash wrote:

The reason I posted in football because that is the natural landing page and I wanted it to get some attention.



Open in new window

Posted on: 5/24 10:01 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Above the fold - digital marketing speak

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Open in new window

Posted on: 5/24 7:16 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU BBall Thread for Things that Don't Need their Own Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
We have already had this discussion in another thread. He left because he needs to make money for his family. He can go overseas and make somewhere in the low 6 figures if he does well. Even if he came back to WVU next year, he probably wasn't going to get drafted in the NBA, so he would have the exact same options. Leaving this year adds one more year making a relatively high salary to his career. His "life expectancy" as an athlete is limited--why not add another year of getting paid if your family needs it?

Posted on: 5/24 6:43 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Football Thread for Things That Don't Need Their Own Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

KingofTowers wrote:
I need some counseling. Why was I more excited to see Durante with the team rather than that old NFL Guy😄


+1

Posted on: 5/24 6:38 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: Conference Armageddon: The Official Conference Speculation Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

DapperDanMan wrote:
I think it'd be interesting to add six schools and split up into 4 pods of 4. Play a nine game conference schedule and rotate the pairings of the pods each year for divisions in order to set up the title game (1st year east +south and west+central, 2nd year east+central and west+south and the third year east+west and south+central then start over). You'd play the other three teams in your pod plus the 4 in the pod you're paired with that year. In addition you could have 1 locked rival from each pod that you aren't paired with that year, bringing the conference game total up to 9. This could effectively balance the divisions, keep all rivalries and make sure that every team plays each other at least once every three years.
You could set up the pods like this with the groupings of locked rivalries running horizontally.

West South Central East

Texas Tcu OU WVU
TTU Ksu Osu Cincy
CSU KU Memphis Uconn
BYU Baylor Houston ISU

In this format WVU would have Cincy, Uconn and isu on the schedule along with all three of Texas, Ou and tcu every year.
If the east were paired with the south for the first year our conference schedule would be ISU, Cincy, Uconn, Tcu, Baylor, Ksu, KU, Texas and OU. The next year when paired with the central pod it would be ISU, Cincy, Uconn, ou, osu, Memphis, Houston, Texas and tcu. The third year, when paired with the west the slate would be ISU, Cincy, Uconn, Texas, Ttu, Byu, csu, ou and tcu and then the process would begin anew.
Just an interesting idea I thought up while playing golf. Thoughts?


I don't want to be in a pod, period. If we need to be in a pod, then I don't want to be in a pod with Cincy, UConn and Iowa State. Who can get excited about that?

Posted on: 5/23 7:21 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 


 
Re: WVU Football Thread for Things That Don't Need Their Own Thread

Joined:
12/7/2009 7:07 pm
From Charlottesville, Virginia
Posts: 12061
Quote:

Texas_Eer wrote:
I will say, if he has one thing going, he is super tough. Couldn't believe the shot he took in the bowl game when the guy speared him right in the chest and he continued to play...and play well. Definitely reminds me of Adam Bednarik. Hopefully the passing continues to improve. I want him to succeed too, and not just for the sake of our record.


Or the helmet to helmet cheap shot he took in the Maryland game that was originally called targeting because it is the exact definition of the rule but somehow was overturned. He popped right up and said, "I'm ok."

Posted on: 5/23 12:19 pm
_________________
Open in new window
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer
 



 Top
(1) 2 3 4 ... 603 »




Login
Username:

Password:

remember me





Copyright © 2004-2011 wemustignitethiscouch.com All Rights Reserved