13.Jul.2015 Oregon Earthquake?

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Have you guys read this article.

Sounds like the Beavs are in the danger zone. Anyone up there talking about this? I wonder how much of this is fear mongering versus how much is good science and reality.

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    We’ve been hearing about this for many years now. I know a lot of the data comes from excavations they’ve done on the Oregon coastal areas (one is in Astoria near Lewis and Clark’s Fort Clatsop) where they can see how often sizable tsunamis have hit the Oregon coast. It’s pretty much like clockwork and we’re in the time zone for another one plus or minus a few hundred years.

    • angry angry says:
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      Luck o’ the beavs???

      They get Gary Andersen…then an earthquake hits.

      They better get to a Rose Bowl soon.

      • scotty says:
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        Well gee, I’d be terrified if I were a USC fan then

      • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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        Speaking of Anderson, I was in Madison, WI today and made sure to wear my Go Beavs shirt.
        Got a few looks, but unsuccessful in starting any dialogue about GA.

        Jason, I had lunch at State Street Brats. Remember that joint?

        The U of M magnets on the truck got a few single finger salutes on I-94 during the drive home.

  • beavblazer beavblazer says:
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    I saw a documentary a few years back on the same topic. I think this is it.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vEgLjgnv_3c

  • **beavbutter says:
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    Don’t be skeered Angry, da Beavs survive

  • cj cj says:
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    This is very real. I didn’t read the entire article because I did a paper on it in 1976 to finish my bachelor’s degree. At that time it was known as the Gorda Ridge or Rise. Not much activity over the years but sometimes that can be devastating, certainly so when pressure builds and builds until when it lets go there is a huge one, like in Japan.

    The off the coast of Oregon is a subduction zone where the Pacific plate is diving under the continental plate. The San Andreas is similar but way more active so the quakes are, generally, smaller in intensity.

    I believe Oregon had a 4.0 quake in the last week or so.

    • Jack says:
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      Last week… 4.2… big enough that you could actually tell it was an earthquake… lasted maybe four or five seconds after the first wave hit… centered about a click east of Camp Creek.

      We had one centered around Coburg a couple weeks before that… 3.1 or so… smaller than the shaking caused by a truck driving by on the road.

  • DubiousBeav DubiousBeav says:
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    If it gets the west side of Reser built then I’m all for it.

  • cj cj says:
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    Please delete “The” and capitalize “off” in second paragraph.

  • bendbeaver bendbeaver says:
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    The article seems worse case scenario. I haven’t heard “everything west of I-5 is toast.”, but that would spare our crown jewel, Sweet Home. Up in Bend, the talk is that we would be a big refugee location. I know when I go to the coast, I see the low lying buildings and think, “these will be gone in 50 years”.

  • wannabeav says:
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    I think there is both more discussion and planning up here than the author suggests, but I have to say I’ve never read a more graphic depiction of a “very big one” than that. Thanks for linking to it. My only contribution, given the internal reference to Lewis & Clark, is that when the explores came down the Columbia near present day Stevenson, WA they saw what they called the “sunken forest” buried many feet down in the river itself. This was the result of what’s locally called the Bonneville Landslide, the same one referred to in the article, dating to 1700. The Cascades of the Columbia were created by the same landslide coming down the north bank of the river, which, in fact, moved channel of the Columbia about a mile to the south from its previous position. The dam created by the landslide was the origin of the Bridge of the Gods “myth” another form of Native intelligence discounted by the settlers when they got here 150 years or so later.

  • cj cj says:
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    Here’s something else to think about…

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/van-winkles/winter-is-coming-scientis_b_7787664.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592

  • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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    LOL … worried about cataclysms.

    Stop worrying. There is no way to predict volcanic eruptions or earthquakes. And climate change is such a complex affair that almost anything can happen. The mechanism of ice age onset is not known, for instance, but they do happen, and the interglacial we are now experiencing is longer than any has been. An ice age may be triggered by climate warming, where the increased heat vaporizes more water, giving more clouds, and then the sun is reflected into space and voila….ice age.

    Supervolcanos (like Yellowstone) go off once in a while and end a lot of species when they do. Mt Hood erupyts on the west side and Portland is history. .. Ranier erupts on the west side and Tacoma is history.

    Dont look on such things as a disaster, but as a great show. Nature at its wildest. Yeehaaaw!

    …and any case, its all low probability…

    • angry angry says:
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      I’m not worried. So there’s that…

      • **beavbutter says:
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        You worry about everything cause you be a little angry wimpy beaver

      • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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        If Peko actually suits up this fall, that might be the sign of the apocalypse. Start driving east LOL.

    • Jim says:
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      You say to stop worrying, and then proceed to list several horrifying scenarios that are overdue.

      • rsteve503 rsteve503 says:
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        Dude … I say dont worry because its all very low probability stuff and nothing you can do shit about anyway. Much more likely is cancer, heart problems, obesity, alcoholism, yadda yadda …

        Hey, fucking aliens might land tomorrow and chop us all up for hamburger … worry, worry….

        Shit happens!

        • Jim says:
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          Great, if it I weren’t scared enough already with all the impending natural disasters, now you’re telling me its actually my lifestyle and personal health that will do me in, assuming the space creatures don’t?!! I am in the fetal position, crying.

          Or, are you just saying I’m too fat and out of shape to outrun the tsunami, and will keel over trying before the wave even hits me?

      • angry angry says:
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        Science has no clue what’s overdue, some fear monger to get grant money/research, etc so there’s that in our favor.

        • Jack says:
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          The article you link is pure melodrama, although, it was written very well. I’ll give her that.

          There have been many more constructive reports in recent years which have not made me feel like we need Bruce Willis and Chuck Norris to save us all from impending doom. I think the quotes taken from officials are ones of frustration, not magnitude. Preparedness is hard to sell to politicians who think only of this or that short term gain and not the proverbial ounce. Of course, that can be said of many pols in the last 50 years. Hell, they’re finally going to replace that rickety bridge over Oak Creek on Morris. That absolutely floors me. A small bridge that is an obvious hazard getting replaced? What are politicians thinking doing the right thing? Shouldn’t they be screaming at each other about something unnecessary and distracting?

          There are plenty of articles about this from many sources bearing earlier dates–as far back as 1995 if you like. They may read a ton more sciency than this one (again… nicely written), but they bear none of the melodrama one finds in this one.

        • Jim says:
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          My understanding was that the 100 year flood occurs every century at the top of the hour.

  • Jim says:
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    I say leverage the impending doom- change the name to Oregon State Earthquakes. A little more b.a. than Beavers, anyways. Make the opponents run through an inflatable fault line when taking the field. Do away with the cheesy chainsaws, regardless.

    • thatguy says:
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      Nah fam. I think we need to make a conscious effort to actually play up how it’s the Beaver State. Make sure every flag has that Beaver on there. Including the ones at uo.

  • Jack says:
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    So maybe it’s not the melodrama of pressing your fingers together and imagining everything west of I-5 goes *poof*, but here’s info and a POA put out two years ago.
    http://wa-dnr.s3.amazonaws.com/publications/ger_ic116_csz_scenario_update.pdf

    Back in February or so, there was a more concise report about the 1700 quake. It also had 27 8 by 10 color glossy pictures with circles and arrows and a paragraph on the back of each one explaining subduction zones, inundation areas and expected gradient quake damages. I can’t find that right now.

    • **beavbutter says:
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      Lookie here, Jack is back on his meds.

      • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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        lookie here. Nutbutter is back on the stick up his ass

        • scotty says:
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          So the stick must churn the nutbutter! It’s all coming together now

    • Jack says:
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      That report I can’t find, btw, showed that every ~250 years is not when we’re due for a 9.0+ megathrust event. That occurs every ~500 years. The intermediate quake is of lesser magnitude, 7.0-8.0 or so.

      • cj cj says:
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        Is Arlo gonna be pissed you’re using some of his lines?

  • beavblazer beavblazer says:
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    Sounds like Thor Katoa had surgery recently, but not sure what type or prognosis

    https://twitter.com/ThorKatoa11/status/620807714994663424

    • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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      It was gender reassignment surgery and it was a success. He is already out shopping for drapes and wall coverings for the VFC redo.
      He now goes by Thoretta, FWIW.

      • Oregon_State Oregon_State says:
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        Hey, there are no more Bruce Gender’s needing any more attention.

  • Jack says:
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    OT… kinda…

    New food for waiting out the apocalypse?
    http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2015/07/osus-new-superfood-has-the-power-of-kale-with-the.html?utm_

    • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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      This is the kind of thing that makes OSU great, actually doing research and developing THINGS.
      Meanwhile, at Swoosh U, they try to come up with a new way to write loopholes into contracts and different schemes for avoiding rules regarding drug testing, child labor, etc, etc.
      GO BEAVS!……Always!

      • thatguy says:
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        Haha, I actually tried this in the fall because of OSU students. It doesn’t quite taste like bacon, but it has a much better aftertaste than kale with not quite the punch at the beginning (I prefer kale before I chew and process it, but dulse is better after).

        It should be making beaucoup guap in some time if they market it correctly.

      • scotty says:
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        Seriously, when was the last time you’ve heard about an innovation coming out of Quack U that had nothing to do with tacky uniforms?

        I Googled “innovations from University of Oregon” (with quotation marks.)
        Result: No results found for “innovations from university of oregon”.

        At least “innovations from Oregon State University” returns 5 results. Without quotation marks, OSU gets more than twice as many results as U of O.

        • Jack says:
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          To be clear, the patent that will be obtained will be for the process of growing said durse. It’s not some magical discovery or development or GMO strain. The durse always existed. It’s just that they developed a process for growing it en masse for human consumption, and that this particular genus might be palatable for a wider market than just one of abalone and vegans. Note: I make a distinction between the two.

  • Mb says:
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    But Quacks have better marketing and branding. They have more running shoes floating in that large Pacific debris field!

  • Oregon_State Oregon_State says:
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    Losing 3 Civil Wars to the team down south, with the Rose Bowl and/or BCS Bowl on the line, was more detrimental to Oregon State football then any earthquake ever will be. Especially 65-38 in 2008.

    • Jack says:
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      Not really. It sucked, but it was at least one coach ago. Oh, you need some editing:

      “Losing [2] Civil Wars to the team down south with the Rose Bowl on the line….”

      There was a third time… in 2000. But that wasn’t a loss. And that third time was the only time there was an “and/or BCS Bowl” situation for us. Riley never made it to the end of a season in shape for a BCS invite except for the conference’s auto-bid.

      • Oregon_State Oregon_State says:
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        I was referring to the 2012 season. Had Oregon State defeated uo… OSU would have had an at large berth to a BCS Bowl, instead of the Alamo Bowl. Mike Riley had OSU in a position to go to three BCS Bowls (two were Rose Bowls) where all that needed to be done, was to beat uo. And that’s a fact Jack! ; )

        • Jack says:
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          We were not going to get a BCS bid in 2012. Stanford would go to the Rose Bowl. But the Ducks’ one loss to them was very close, and they were media darlings that year. We were ranked 16 going into the game, and we would not have jumped them or likely jumped into the top 12 with a win. We might have knocked them out of a bid if you remember the conversation at that time. We were joking about how winning that game would have thrown us into a lesser bowl because the Alamo would then choose Nikegon over us. And that joke was probably close to true.

          That loss at UW was just a bad loss. Had we won that, then what you say would be true. That would have been a BCS invite (and still no Rose Bowl because Riley’s adjustments were to go away from what was working against Stanford).

          Once again, Riley had us in no shape to go to any BCS bowls unless it was the conference auto-bid in 2008 and 2009.

          • Jack says:
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            And? That’s a fact?

            Did someone just see the reality and forget the argument… conveniently?

            I can understand. I’ve been there.

          • Jack says:
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            Here’s a neat fact for you the next time you want to make some noise.

            The male duck only grunts. The “quack” sound comes from only females. That’s not a knock on females, as it and many ideas would be on eSchmuck… that’s how they roll. That’s just a fact… um… O_S.

          • Jack says:
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            Yeah… that’s what was presumed.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      IIRC in 2008 there was a flu bug that went thru the team during the week leading up to the 65-38 debacle. Not using that as an excuse but it’s tough to stop a something on horse steroids when you are recovering from puking and shitting your brains out

  • thatguy says:
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    Is it possible to not mention uo for like iono a week? It’d be nice to hear only about OSU, what we’re doing as a university, what our athletics program is up to, start some discussion about what we’d like to see as far as fan experience goes, ideas for Gill updates, news about the state, discussion about relevant technology, etc.

    Part of shaking that god awful ‘little brother’ moniker (which is erroneous in many ways) is not worrying about what them a holes are up to.

    • scotty says:
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      But they’re so fun to mock and so deserving! Don’t take our low-hanging fruit away! 🙁

      • Jack says:
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        They are low hanging fruit.

        At least we can now find a correct use for that term now that Riley is gone.

        Well done.

  • Beavocalypse says:
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    Speaking of moving plates, let’s see a breakdown of the offensive line (or defensive line)

    • angry angry says:
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      I can’t find an updated roster on either.

      • Jack says:
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        Okay… we’re the same except we must minus some walk-ons from the D-line.

        While I would have wished for Eletise and Auwae incoming, I think both are going to ASU. That’s cool. It’s their dream school.

        That leaves the current cycle interesting for how GA fills out the trenches. I like the skill players and the long, rangy multi-sport types that fill in the spots previously filled by low hanging fruit. I like them quite a bit. But I want some fucking trenchers. I want some carnivores ready to munch on some little people.

        While I believe Eletise will succeed wherever he goes, I do believe he made a mistake not going with us. Woods is a stellar O-line coach. Cav… a bunch of hype that is somehow respected on the rock. I get that. Ohana is big. But Cav cut ties when he stole Perry from UH. I thought that was obvious when UH mutilated Perry’s legs and made sure he would never play in the NFL… even though he was one of the best guards I have ever seen play the game.

        At least Todd is now coaching at his dream job.

        I got nothing on Petersen. I respect the dude except for his team’s propensity to just be a fucking factory of cheap shots. Yay!

        All I got for Helfrich is that he ain’t no Kelly. Shaw can see the same regarding Harbaugh.

        Question… who is the most tenured coach in the north now?

        • RanYakumo RanYakumo says:
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          We still have an entire football season to convince Eletise, so I wouldn’t say we’re out of the running yet.

          • Jack says:
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            I don’t think we’re getting back in. UW and ASU make sense. But he’s still good with NU and Ole Miss? That’s some serious weirdness given what we know about our former coaches… and what is the reality of Mississippi. I don’t even expect an orange polo hat party out of this one. He’s just an “oh well” now.

          • RanYakumo RanYakumo says:
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            I guess, but a lot can change between now and February. Just have to play a great season and see where the chips fall.

          • beavblazer beavblazer says:
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            I hope that Pac 12 Drive show helps them to sell the program. Currently, the recruits know very little about this staff and their philosophies, other than what they learn in phone calls with coaches.

      • Jack says:
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        Add the kid from Camas and that Seumalo kid to last year’s line. Stir, shake, mix… then say something.

        • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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          Say something? I’d say, “Go Drew!”
          Now that the redshirt is burned, and with the first string pretty well set (especially if Seumalo is in shape to go) how much exposure will Clarkson be getting? Hopefully enough to prepare him for next year when, I believe, Andrews and Mitchell will have graduated.

          • Jack says:
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            I imagine next year’s talent gets time on ST this year. I also forgot about Delp. He should be in the mix too.

  • Jack says:
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    Do I need to start putting up some music that whiskey thinks is crap? Because, by definition, everything except for Broadway tunes is just crap and poor taste and really bad music.

    But that’s just whiskey’s opinion. I’m sure the pop music played on GAC and ACM are also dandy for that dandy dude… dandy. Yeah… pop music. Yeah.

    • Jack says:
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      Here… whiskey can add this to his list of crap played by Jack.

      • bendbeaver bendbeaver says:
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        I’ve seem them live a couple times up here. Great show!

      • oneoldbeav oneoldbeav says:
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        Very nice, and with only 11 strings! Is that a trademark of this guy?
        Thinkin’ of discarding the G string in order to turn my Blueridge into a 5 string……..doubt it would help though!

      • Mb says:
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        Quite impressive string work. Yet when they open their mouths to talk, one can’t help but wonder if during the thirty years of research and writing his book, Darwin ever considered a treatise on Devolution.

      • angry angry says:
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        My goodness that was irritating.

        • bendbeaver bendbeaver says:
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          You’re opinion is wrong. it’s awesome.

          • angry angry says:
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            “Oh look I can play fast and noodle non-musically on scales”…zzz

          • Jack says:
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            Stanley Jordan must really annoy you.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      yes because my music library consists of only mainstream shitty country music. pretty weak sauce

      • angry angry says:
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        If it makes you feel better, Whiskey, I always assumed it consists of Ratt and Whitesnake albums.

      • Jack says:
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        Well, according to you, you not only dislike these genres, you hate them and think they are ALL CAPS 100% CRAP… with exclamation marks and sappy whiny butthurt attached:
        Jazz, blues, soul/R&B, rock (all kinds except death metal, glam and Christian rock), classical, gospel, Americana, bluegrass, honky tonk, classic country, reggae, underground or old school rap, dubstep, movie soundtracks, Tejano, folk, world beat and even opera.

        So according to your own hate post you are limited to electronica, industrial, pop, new age, contemporary “country” or the three rock groups listed above… or the one thing I never considered until now… a life devoid of music… but that would be sad and pathetic. I’d rather someone listen to elevator music than go without music in their life. But not worship “music” made for commercial airplay. Silence is exponentially better than that crap. Those people are going to hell for making that noise and selling it to stupid people. Oooh! I haven’t linked any Gregorian chants… yet.

        • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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          wow, and I’m the butthurt one with a stick up my ass? Let it go, Jack

          • Jack says:
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            Let what go? The Gregorian chant idea? You do know that it doesn’t leave its compartment, yes? It’s just a neat deal that comes up in times of boredom.

  • Jack says:
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    In order to further inflame whiskey’s sense of self-importance, I offer up this piece of music which is sure to get him all riled up and shit… because it must be what he says it is.

    • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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      Rolling Stones = suck. not gonna waste my time

      • Jack says:
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        Ha! I knew it!

        • whiskey soaked napkins whiskey soaked napkins says:
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          yes Jack, you win. Your taste in music is 100% superior to everyone else on the planet. You rule. Anything else I can write to stroke your ego?

          • Jack says:
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            You’re the one with the stick protruding about all this. I just throw stuff against the wall for fun… and then get to tease you about how much you complain about your irritated colon… from previously mentioned stick.

  • Jack says:
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    I guess the next question that needs to be asked… does timing matter?

  • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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    OT: Wolverines big score.
    UM’s contract with Nike worth up to $169 million
    Detroit Free Press? – 15 hours ago

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      Wasn’t that announced last week? I think Bobby D joining them as a consultant was announced the same day.

  • progressivebeav progressivebeav says:
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    Nice upgrade

    http://www.osubeavers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=30800&ATCLID=210219024

    • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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      Much cuter than BDC.

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        Don’t slight BDC. He had a semi-adorable bald garden gnome thing going

    • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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      Huskers searching for optimism in regards to MR and Danny.
      http://hailvarsity.com/news/150-tries-at-a-first-impression-p10-and-footballs-poker-game/2015/07/

    • orangejulius orangejulius says:
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      Aside from just the looks, an obvious upgrade, I noticed her bio included:
      “Following her academic and athletic career, which includes earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Alabama in 2010 and a master’s degree in sports management in 2011”

      Which made me wonder, did OSU ever hire a sports psychologist? Did UCF employ one?

      According to UCF Athletics:
      “ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE

      Build philosophical foundations for the development of athletic programs that are broad-based, equitable and dedicated to the well-being of the student-athlete.

      Bright Knights- weekly consultation hours for student athletes with a certified sports psychologist to receive feedback and support when they are having difficulties fulfilling their athletic, academic, or social roles. ”

      Novel concept. I can’t seem to find anything official for OSU. I did find someone who promotes that he has worked with OSU atletes and a few of the teams, noticeably absent football.

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        Good catch, julius. I noticed that in the bio and failed to make the connection to Angry’s observation some time back about the value of a sports psychologist. This gal might support the concept.

        I seem to remember Casey using a sports psych. on an occasional consulting basis; nothing in the way of an actual staff member. I wonder though, if many coaches feel this diminishes their role? The old turf war thing? Unlike dieticians, academic advisors, and strength/conditioning specialists, sports psychologists may simply be too close to what the HC usually sees as his particular domain.

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    was reading my first college football preview magazine of the summer (Sporting News) and was interested to read the current projection and forecast for the University of Minnesota; now a contender in Riley’s division. So, all those projections years ago when OSU first scheduled Minnesota have been borne out, to wit: by the time we play them the Gophs will be good.

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      Luck-O-da-Beavs. Yes, I was quite happy when this series was scheduled as it almost assured an upward trajectory for the Golden Gophers. Kill has built a good team with a solid foundation and to use the somewhat overused term, established a culture. He has made academics a real focus and not just lip service. I think GA is cut from somewhat the same cloth.

      I heard Kill speak shortly after he was hired and he was asked how his staff had been successful at multiple schools in turning morbid programs into winners. Some of the answers were surprising.
      The one thing that he said was how critical it was not not have misses in recruiting the first couple of years and they did that by only offering kids that that they could get a live evaluation of at one of their summer camps. The other thing was to not take any kids that were academic risks, which is counter to what a lot of coaches do. As long as the kid stays in school he trusts his S&C and position coaches to develope them into good D1 players. The one damper on the the upcoming season is a brutal schedule which includes the probable preseason #1 and # 2. Open with TCU and go to the Shoe to play the defending national champs.

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    Beavs offered a Jacksonville Defensive back today named Caleb Farah. It was hard to find any recruiting info on him but i did see this story, which may explain why football wasnt the #1 priority in his life the past couple of years. Anyway, just thought i’d share before anybody wants to criticize the staff for offering “unranked” guys. Seems like a really cool kid too.

    http://jaxairnews.jacksonville.com/news/premium-news/2013-10-22/story/deaths-2-women-back-back-tells-story-jacksonville-families-pain

  • Sancho and lefty-higgins says:
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    Top 3 worst uniforms
    Hyphenated last names
    Whiffing on any/all desirable prospects
    No reasonable pac12 level options at QB, OL, DL, DB
    *******************
    Offseason grade thus far: D-

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      ?

      A+ in my book dingaling. Don’t know what bad news you list above is true or not, but none of it matters compared to the good that occurred in December.

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    Not sure if this is even worth following, but Utah dismissed their star defensive back Dominique Hatfield. Guy was charged with armed robbery , got dismissed by the Utes, then charges were dropped because it wasnt him who committed the robbery. Still has some other dirty laundry following him though, so doubtful the Beavs would want him, but……Sitake was his last coach, so you never know. We are thin at that position.

    http://www.sltrib.com/sports/2738867-155/utah-football-state-drops-charges-against

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      Also, have seen message board rumors linking him to OSU, but nothing substantial.

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    Can someone kinda describe what Phase 3 of the Reser improvements were supposed to be? Like were there ever any drawings of what it was supposed to look like? I know right now they are talking about Valley (already in the works) and Stansbury talked about properly connecting the two stands.

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      Bob Decarolis talked about making improvements to the west grandstand rather than going for the full rebuild to mirror the east side. Think of it as the lipstick on a pig approach.

      Since Andersen was hired, the lipstick plans have been scrapped and the donors and Ed Ray have decided they want to go about phase 3 the “right” way. I would expect that to mean that they will completely renovate it to mirror the east side. No timeline has been set and much more fund raising would have to take place to get that project started, but it is the plan. You can google image search for some mock ups, but none of them are legit.

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        Have we talked about a realistic set of expectations for GA? All this money being injected into the program and increased salaries for coaches must come with some raised expectations. I think it’s been mentioned, but I think it would make a good longer discussion.

        I’m thinking a discussion about the criteria for evaluating the next 5 seasons and an optimistic, realistic, and pessimistic expectation for them.

        As in, things that will get them lauded, things that will mean all is going as expected, and things that mean he is underwhelming.

        Maybe this could be its own post, perhaps closer to the start of the season when we have more info from fall camp. Would others think this was an interesting idea? Just seems like it would be good to have a plan going forward so we don’t get too negative or positive in our evaluations later.

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          Maybe someone should start a whole blog for just this premise. It will combat the idea that Pollyanna insists must be true, that because GA is the tenth highest paid coach in the Pac we should be happy with any position better than that. We’ll be derided for asking that max effort be rewarded and repetitive boneheadedness be removed. Pollyanna will call us Cassandra because we set the bar far above their, “But our coach is a nice guy,” threshold. We will also be derided for thinking our school and town it resides in deserve to have a realistic narrative instead of the one created by morons and lazily accepted then parroted by Pollyanna.

          If you do the legwork, I’ll get behind you on this.

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        Technically it would be Phase 2. Phase 3 was the south end zone.

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    i’m out with a calf and super bored.
    anyone know a source with an up to date roster?

    • Beavergopher Beavergopher says:
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      You are dating a baby cow and you are surprised it’s boring? Moooooo!

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        Better than dating a pig I suppose, I mean if you’re not in Nebraska.

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    Any news on kyle peko?

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      If he passes his final in underwater online yoga bowling he should be good to go………unless he still needs a independent study, extra credit, take home project to turn in.

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    OT, odds ‘n ends:
    -Our gal Schnell tweets that she, “Just discovered delicious, hole in the wall taco place within walking distance of my house…”
    -I was a bit surprised to see that Jonathan Smith is paid more than Scott Frost; especially since he lagged Frost by more than two TD’s per game. Heh, heh, the folly of off season instant myopic analysis to kill time (and sell clicks/mags/etc.).

    http://coachingsearch.com/article?a=Comparing-the-Pac12-offensive-coordinators

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