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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #60 on: September 12, 2018, 11:16:16 PM »
I'm not interested in wondering that hard

I'll have another beer
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #61 on: September 12, 2018, 11:26:55 PM »
you drank that swill back in your youth?

was Live Oak, not a brewery back in the stone age?
Live Oak was not a brewery until 1997. Had the big 20-year celebration last year.  I got a lot of free beer that day, but that's not unusual. :)
I'll be camping all Spring Break out at Garner State Park with the owner. Last time we did that, we went through 3 kegs in a few days.  I'll definitely need to train up for that.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #62 on: September 13, 2018, 01:35:58 AM »
No turnovers, the kid plays lights out.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #63 on: September 13, 2018, 11:01:38 AM »
Live Oak was not a brewery until 1997. Had the big 20-year celebration last year.  I got a lot of free beer that day, but that's not unusual. :)
I'll be camping all Spring Break out at Garner State Park with the owner. Last time we did that, we went through 3 kegs in a few days.  I'll definitely need to train up for that.
got room in the camp spot for a small dome tent?
you'll probably have a smoker or two I could help keep an eye on?
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #64 on: September 14, 2018, 11:24:51 AM »
No turnovers, the kid plays lights out.
I LIKE this guy!

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #65 on: September 14, 2018, 11:27:00 AM »
Not easy to drag a smoker all the way down to Garner.  We'll certainly be grilling, and over open campfires if the burn bans are gone by then.

So sure, bring your dome tent on down.  Spring Break weather will most likely be cool and rainy by Texas standards, which means perfectly comfortable for a dirt farmer such as yourself.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #66 on: September 14, 2018, 01:10:11 PM »
The Garner State Park Leakey Concan Vanderpool Lake Wood area of Texas is a lovely spot.  Amazing how it can be so close to yet so much better than fugly Uvalde.  The missus and I looked at property in the area.  Might be a nice place for a retirement cabin.  Possibly a tad warmer and less humid than microclimates to the east but still accessible to a bit of water for kayaking, wading, cooling off.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #67 on: September 14, 2018, 02:13:37 PM »
The Frio River is great.  

And I guess to answer the question, I'll say the Texas 44.


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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #68 on: September 15, 2018, 09:40:36 AM »
The Garner State Park Leakey Concan Vanderpool Lake Wood area of Texas is a lovely spot. 
I understand everything is bigger in Texas, but do the park names have to use 8 words?
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #69 on: September 16, 2018, 11:16:00 AM »
So my clever plan to shake out some separation between contestants failed miserably as I ended up with a binary result despite not listening to the unsolicited advice of BC or 320.

I’ll search through our pages of idle conversation (totally loved, embraced & acceped by me), find the picks, sort them out & post the rankings AFTER church and chicken dinner.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #70 on: September 16, 2018, 11:53:40 AM »
So my clever plan to shake out some separation between contestants failed miserably as I ended up with a binary result despite not listening to the unsolicited advice of BC or 320.

I’ll search through our pages of idle conversation (totally loved, embraced & acceped by me), find the picks, sort them out & post the rankings AFTER church and chicken dinner.
just a suggestion CH
It seems to me that if you picked N/A you should be ranked 1
I think there were 2 such picks
anything else should get no worse then a 2
again its only a suggestion unasked for I know
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #71 on: September 16, 2018, 11:58:06 AM »
It seems to me that if you picked N/A you should be ranked 1
I think there were 2 such picks
anything else should get no worse then a 2
I think he kinda has to do it that way.
This is why I wanted to simplify the question.  I wanted more separation from "bench Sam" crowd.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #72 on: September 16, 2018, 12:05:46 PM »
I just wish Sam would let me know when he was going to play lights out

I sealed the Horn win when I chose USC over UT in another contest on the Big10 board

All Horns can should thank me for this win

The only fault I had with Sam's play was he left the ball in the running backs hands too long on the option read play

I also thought the play calling sucked at times but that wasnt Sam's fault
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #73 on: September 16, 2018, 12:30:41 PM »
I just wish Sam would let me know when he was going to play lights out
I wouldn't say he played "lights out", but the only way he's going to get anywhere is to keep playing him.  He's got to learn his receivers and how to work with them come go time.  He's developing a feel for Collen Johnson and Lil' Jordan.  Also Andrew Beck.  He's still had less starts than Shane but shows more promise.  Sam would be a hero on Alabama, supporting cast has plenty to do with it.  He (and Herman) are enough to get us back to 8-9 win Mack Brown firing status.

I'm thinking Herman/Tim Beck insist on playing Watson due to speed.  But he's a heat seeker and runs straight to the pile.  No vision.  Daniel Young at least has some power and can find the opening at times.

Solid defensive effort.  Orlando is the real deal - as a defensive coordinator.  Don't know that I see HC material coming out of him, but I'm sure he'll be foolish enough to give it a try when someone comes calling.  We took some chances with aggressive blitzes, mostly with success.  I don't think we have to the talent to play conservative defense, and just let the offense come at us.  We will still give up plenty of points this year.

Kicker Dicker looked good.  Maybe we've solved that for awhile.

I still say Herman will get us back to Mack Brown firing status, but not over the hump.  Just my take.

P.S. I like pointing out that all we do now is struggle to attain "Mack Brown firing status", and we are pleased to be getting there.  Texas fans irritate me.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #74 on: September 16, 2018, 03:41:12 PM »
I like having you on this forum, BC.  It isn’t often that a dumbass like me gets to feel intellectually superior but you never fail to give me that joy.

Any way, I’m trying to get my yard mowed between rains so it’ll be a minute til I get back to this.

320, don’t tell me how to run this game or you’ll find yourself conspicuously absent from the rankings.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #75 on: September 16, 2018, 05:03:11 PM »
    
Congratulations to Brown County and East Athens, this week's half-assed resident geniuses.


1BrownCountyguessedN/Agot it right
1EastAthensguessedN/Agot it right
3CousinFreddieguessedTexas 28missed it
3GigemguessedUSC 42 missed it
3longhorn320guessedTexas 40missed it
3Shinerguessedthe 50missed it
3utee94guessedTexas 44missed it
3UT-Erin03guessedTexas 30 missed it
5all other players
« Last Edit: September 16, 2018, 05:07:42 PM by CharleyHorse46 »

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #76 on: September 16, 2018, 05:10:36 PM »
Ongoing standings in the quest for the season's half-assed resident genius:

1longhorn3207
2BrownCounty10
3utee9411
4UT-Erin0313
5bamajoe 14
6CousinFreddie16
7tMrqHusker 17
7tGigem17
7tShiner17
10tThumper21
10tEastAthens21
12rook11923

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #77 on: September 16, 2018, 05:16:44 PM »
This coming week, we will pay homage to another former friend of the Big 12, the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

This week they travel to Ann Arbor to play the Michigan Wolverines.  

Our question for you is this - how many points will our beloved Cornhuskers score?

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #78 on: September 16, 2018, 06:09:16 PM »
I like having you on this forum, BC.  It isn’t often that a dumbass like me gets to feel intellectually superior but you never fail to give me that joy.
Oh hush and just put me down for getting it right.  0 TO's.  Sam's the guy.

What's next.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #79 on: September 16, 2018, 07:29:37 PM »
Thanks for entertaining us with this contest primo.  It's unique and fun, and I know you're often the genius behind the genius contests, although Erin and LBM (rip) have also kept us entertained over the years too.

And, you know, I've been playing these silly contests here for years, and one thing I've noticed that is often true here: 320 is almost always at or near the top of the leader board, as long as the contest involves football in some way, shape or form.

I'm not sure whether it's due to the chops he developed during his career (which I think had to do with numbers, and maybe even forecasting numbers - CPA or some such right?), or the wisdom of his advanced years (age has to be good for something, right?), or the self-professed fact that he bleeds orange blood (and ewwww, but I digress), but the fact is, 320 knows this game pretty darned well.

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #80 on: September 16, 2018, 11:19:13 PM »
17 points doth Nebbie score.  Michigan scores at will.
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #81 on: September 17, 2018, 07:56:47 AM »
Nebraska, hmmm, can’t believe how off they are these days.  I’ll say they scrape together 13 points in the big house

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #82 on: September 17, 2018, 02:42:10 PM »
y'all should wai to see if the Husker's star QB will be starting

Martinez did practice today, so that means to me that he will be starting
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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #83 on: September 17, 2018, 02:51:00 PM »
Taylor Martinez?

How many years has he redshirted?

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #84 on: September 17, 2018, 02:52:43 PM »
147
Taylor Martinez?

How many years has he redshirted?
Seems like he's been there for about 147 years.  Didn't he play for the Huskers when they were in the B12?

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Re: Half-Assed Resident Genius Contest
« Reply #85 on: September 17, 2018, 04:07:00 PM »
147

utee just picked Nebbie to score 147.

 

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