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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77100 on: September 09, 2014, 07:06:56 PM »
Kentucky.  Shouldn't be all that tough, but you never know.  Then it's Alabama.
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« Reply #77101 on: September 09, 2014, 07:07:16 PM »
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77102 on: September 09, 2014, 07:10:58 PM »
Kentucky.  Shouldn't be all that tough, but you never know.  Then it's Alabama.


Good luck with those WildCats, alot of Cats in SEC grin1    Now Bama .... really good luck in that one

Huskers are at Fresno St. Fresno holds the FBS home winning record. Nebraska will roll..... then Miami
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« Reply #77103 on: September 09, 2014, 07:19:17 PM »
Kick the snot out of Miami.  There isn't a program I detest more than that one.
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77104 on: September 09, 2014, 07:22:46 PM »
Kick the snot out of Miami.  There isn't a program I detest more than that one.

After last week I am focussing at Fresno. Miami and Nebraska have a history you know?
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« Reply #77105 on: September 09, 2014, 07:26:33 PM »
Last 2 times we played, winner won NC ;)
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77106 on: September 09, 2014, 07:43:27 PM »
Concusioun spikes killing me now I must say nite. Tigers are up 3-1 :)

Nite All and Rock On gtrdude
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77107 on: September 09, 2014, 07:46:06 PM »
Later, wmich.  Sleep well.
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77108 on: September 09, 2014, 07:47:28 PM »
I hope SG stops by because he said something that disturbed me last nite. 9er and I were talking about our technical careers and he replied that he was a lowly insurance guy. I'm here to say you're wrong SG you are a champion. In my opinion the best a man can be is a great husband, a great father and a good friend. SG is all of these things and never needs to appologise to anyone. Where he works is irrelevent.

End of mini rant ;)

Before I finish my back read, just know it was self deprecating humor about how boring most people view insurance. 

I actually get to work on a lot of cool stuff like event cancellation insurance for most of the D1 football and basketball conferences, insurance for NASCAR teams, along with companies that make things for our military like submarine survival suits, missile guidance systems technology providers and cool stuff that makes planes safe to fly.  I am a specialist in "tough to place" property and casualty coverages for multi-national businesses and am recognized as such throughout the company I work for.

All that said...it's just insurance to a buyer.    facepalm
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« Reply #77109 on: September 09, 2014, 07:52:13 PM »
Before I finish my back read, just know it was self deprecating humor about how boring people view insurance.  I actually get to work on a lot of cool stuff like event cancellation insurance for most of the D1 football and basketball conferences, insurance for NASCAR teams, along with companies that make things for our military like submarine survival suits, missile guidance systems technology providers and cool stuff that makes planes safe to fly.  I am a specialist in "tough to place" property and casualty coverages for multi-national businesses and am recognized as such throughout the Southern US.

All that said...it's just insurance to a buyer.

SG I posted that because I consider you my friend. You are a person I would love as a neighbor and if I offended you I'm sorry.
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77110 on: September 09, 2014, 08:04:24 PM »
SG I posted that because I consider you my friend. You are a person I would love as a neighbor and if I offended you I'm sorry.

You absolutely did not offend me.  I'm too thick skinned to get upset amongst friends on a meassageboard.  Plus, I'm not sure anyone outside of WT knew what I really did for a living.  He gets it because he is a commercial insurance consumer and a big sports fan.
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« Reply #77111 on: September 09, 2014, 08:05:35 PM »
Oh, and by the way, I never took your comments as anything other than supporting.
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« Reply #77112 on: September 09, 2014, 08:06:00 PM »
I'm doing my best. I'm pathetic compared to everyone here and I know it. I try to be fun but this garage is ..... a garage and cold air is approaching. I keep waiting and ..................nothing. They want to medicate me for depression but frustration they ignore
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« Reply #77113 on: September 09, 2014, 08:09:33 PM »
Nite all, not good 2 nite

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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77114 on: September 09, 2014, 08:11:36 PM »
I only know one medication for frustration...and it's over the counter...away for the pharmacy.

You are a victim of a bad accident (and crime) one day you will recover from.  We are all at our best when we just be who we are. 
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« Reply #77115 on: September 09, 2014, 08:14:26 PM »
Looks like everyone has checked out tonight.  Have tennis tomorrow night, so hope to catch y'all Thursday.
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77116 on: September 10, 2014, 07:09:48 AM »
Good morning ALL...........little chilly on the West Coast and Calgary, Alberta had SNOW yesterday... saywha
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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77117 on: September 10, 2014, 07:55:02 AM »
It rained here from about 4 yesterday until an hour or so ago.  Chilly weather for September the next few days, too.  The high on Friday is barely going to crack 50.  That ain't right for this time of year.
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« Reply #77118 on: September 10, 2014, 08:00:50 AM »


Great for you to get er done jrny, I knew you would ;) . Sounds like a heck of a fishing trip amigo. I taught my wife to love sports and fishing. The onus is now on you grin1

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Re: The Thread: A College Football Community
« Reply #77119 on: September 10, 2014, 08:02:18 AM »
Kentucky.  Shouldn't be all that tough, but you never know.  Then it's Alabama.

I'm sure everyone will be cheering for Florida next week. I will be.
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« Reply #77120 on: September 10, 2014, 08:19:57 AM »
It wasn't all that long ago that Florida was one of the most hated teams in the country.  Amazing what a shitty season will do.
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« Reply #77121 on: September 10, 2014, 09:28:27 AM »
Morning all!! Hope everyone has a great day today!!

Supposed to be in the 90's today, but cools down to 65 at night. We had a couple of thunderstorms Sunday and Monday. Hopefully there's a lot more of that to come.
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« Reply #77122 on: September 10, 2014, 10:24:15 AM »
I am not all that excited about this weekend's slate of games.  Iowa-Iowa State has local interest, but I'm fairly certain most of you guys don't care much about it.  South Carolina - Georgia is the only top 25 matchup.  Given what I've seen from the Gamecocks, that might be stretching the definition a bit.

I like good OOC matchups, but the full up conference schedules can't come around fast enough.
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« Reply #77123 on: September 10, 2014, 10:35:04 AM »
There are some big name matchups, but one team or the other (or both) are underperforming, so the matchup loses some of its shine.  UCLA - Texas is a good example.  Purdue - Notre Dame is another.   
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« Reply #77124 on: September 10, 2014, 10:37:19 AM »
I am not all that excited about this weekend's slate of games.  Iowa-Iowa State has local interest, but I'm fairly certain most of you guys don't care much about it.  South Carolina - Georgia is the only top 25 matchup.  Given what I've seen from the Gamecocks, that might be stretching the definition a bit.

I like good OOC matchups, but the full up conference schedules can't come around fast enough.

Yeah, not the greatest slate of games this weekend, but I'll be watching. I'll likely check out Iowa/Iowa St. because it's a rivalry game. There are some games that would normally be considered good to great matchups, don't look to be as good. Example, UCLA/Texas would normally be a much anticipated game, but with the curbstomping that BYU put on the Longhorns, it has lost much of it's excitement.
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