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11.29.2010

Random Monday Morning Thoughts



  • Just weeks after a child fell to his death at a basketball game, Chicago Bears fan died yesterday after falling or jumping  from Soldier Field. 
  • I had to replace the living room TV since it's near death -- the new one was delivered on Saturday which didn't help much because I forgot to order installation. Could I do it myself? The service includes wall mounting and hauling off the old one (which, as an early adopter, weighs a ton.)
  • The Dallas White Rock Half Marathon is this Saturday. [Edit: Ooops. Sunday.] That snuck up on me since I don't remember it coming so quickly after Thanksgiving. But like a kid in a pee wee league, I get a chance to earn another medal just for finishing.
  • I think the Family Dog has finally warmed up to me. Instead of following the ladies around everywhere, she'll plop up in my lap for extended periods. Almost makes me want to break out a sweater and a pipe.
  • A 40 car crash in Arlington this morning? 40?
  • I went and watched a high school football game at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday -- I can't tell you what a fantastic place it is to watch a game. I've been there twice and the big screen just seems to keep getting bigger. (I bet Jerry paid for installation, too.)
  • Big 12 Commissioner skipped going to the Nebraska game on Saturday because he feared for safety. Since when is the midwest violent? It's supposed to be a bunch of corn-fed good ol' boys. 
  • TCU has moved up third in the BCS but a heck of an argument can be made that a loss by #1 Auburn or #2 Oregon this week shouldn't drop either of those two teams from the top ranks. I think that's especially true for Auburn who has beaten LSU, Alabama, South Carolina, and Arkansas. TCU can point at nothing on its schedule that constitutes a "quality win." 
  • Edit: Just saw that TCU will announce at 1:00 p.m. that they will join the Big East.
  • "The Power of Now" -- a book that Arkansas' coach told his quarterback to read.  I learned about that on ESPN's Gameday and I immediately purchased it. That's something I never do for a book I'd never be interested in. It just seemed like the thing to do. 
  • The FBI is providing fake bombs to teenagers again and then proclaiming it's a major win for the War on Terror when they coax him into trying to detonate it. 
  • A Buffalo Bill wide receiver drops a game winning pass yesterday and then calls out God in a tweet. Makes sense. 





25 comments:

Anonymous said...

Today's pic....skanks

Anonymous said...

Who has the SEC beat other than their own conference. What if the whole conference is down? Sick of hearing about quality wins.

Anonymous said...

TCU's dilemma:
- The big kids didn't invite TCU to play in the Big-12 (money!), so they had to settle for a non-AQ "soft" conference
- teams with hopes for a championship won't schedule tough games in non-conference. They want easy games so they can amass style points for the computer rankings. These are the teams/conferences that say TCU isn't worthy of a shot at the championship, but they don't want to play them, either
- Every other team in the nation routinely runs up the score on lesser teams in order to look better for the rankings. Coach Patterson routinely refuses to do so - it's poor sportsmanship (I agree)

How is TCU ever going to earn a shot at the championship with these factors working against it?

Anonymous said...

White Rock is Sunday the 5th. Check your schedule, I wouldn't want to miss you.

Anonymous said...

Press conference this afternoon where TCU is set to announce move to Big East
scratch off the first bullet point from my previous rant about TCU

Anonymous said...

"Who has the SEC beat other than their own conference. What if the whole conference is down? Sick of hearing about quality wins."

9:03--You might want to actually watch a few SEC games and rethink your post! Other than Vandy, each SEC team has no fewer that 4-5 future NFL guys. TCU is a good team, probably a better team than most of the SEC teams, but playing talent like that week in week out they wouldn't stand a chance over the course of a season.

I understand your pain, I am a TCU fan as well, but the truth is the truth

Anonymous said...

I don't like the idea of setting somebody up with fake bombs. Too many stupid and greedy people who without the tamptation would never have planted a bomb. That's just our media hungry government at work trying to make us think they are doing their jobs.

Anonymous said...

9:03 AM

Well, the SEC teams have beat(en) many better teams inside the SEC than TCU can ever claim with their patsy schedule. And you ask "what if the whole conference is down?" But they aren't down, they are the stoutest conference by far this year and in most years.

Now with TCU moving to yet another patsy conference, they will likely win it often and finally get their automatic BCS bid. But because the Big East conference sucks in football, alas, TCU will still never get a chance at the national championship.

Those, my friend, are just the facts.

Anonymous said...

Did anyone notice the Messenger website won't pull up today?

Anonymous said...

Stevie Johnson, receiver for BUFFALO. Whatcha bet he was one of those dunbasses at the Target in Buffalo?

Anonymous said...

The Power of Now is great, but Eckhart Tolle's second book A New Earth is even better.

Anonymous said...

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Raymond said...

You think you have a dog? Vote for MY puppy!

RPM said...

I wonder what excuses Big-12 fans will use when TCU wins the Big East?

Anonymous said...

RPM:

Last time I checked, the Big East was not a tough conference. Connecticut will probably win the conference and they have something like 4 losses. The only ranked Big East team is West Virginia, and they are only ranked 23, I believe.

Anonymous said...

More trashy girls with FAKE boobs! So ugly

Anonymous said...

RMMT = Disco Inferno (The Trampps)

Anonymous said...

If had not have provided the "bombs" this kid would of just been another street punk! What a waste of resources!

Anonymous said...

3:32 = woman?

They aren't the prettiest...but I like them nonetheless.

Jarhead said...

Not surprised to hear the vitriol spewed from a guy that graduated from North Texas and Baylor.

Jealous much?

North Texas. LOL. Genius.

Anonymous said...

SEC Beats damn near anyone they go up against!

Anonymous said...

3:32= so Jealous!

RPM said...

2:56 PM, Last time I checked the Big East is an automatic BCS bid conference. Last Year Cinci was a legit national title contender.

Cinci, WV and Syracuse are not New Mexico, Air Force and San Diego State.

Anonymous said...

RPM,

There will be no joking if/when TCU wins the Big East. In fact, if TCU doesn't win the Big East, that will be the joke. It's a loser of a conference, known for basketball, not football.

Anonymous said...

3:32 whats your point? I bet you a donut your just a little over weight!! the one in pink has to be a 10++ she can all my money and the house if she wants it.