re: Malfunction Junction - Allyn McKeen on 8/14/19 at 9:48 am
When I showed up for grad school in the early 80's, they were asking for ideas on how to solve the junction. I submitted a traffic circle similar to the ones used all over the UK. I was told that people from MS would kill each other in a traffic circle. Now days, they seem to be fairly common in ...
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re: Ole Miss practicing "biting guys in the nuts and putting thumbs in their ass" - Allyn McKeen on 8/13/19 at 2:56 pm
[quote]We had a 10 ft piece of PVC pipe with holes drilled every few feet. He would turn the water on and we'd stand there like cattle. Then that's enough and get back to sweatin' [/quote] You were spoiled. We had one faucet on the side of the gym for the whole team....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: VOLS best DL Emmitt Gooden out for season with torn ACL - Allyn McKeen on 8/7/19 at 11:47 am
[quote]NCAA jumped the gun and gave Fields and Tate waivers quick and then the backlash made them slow down giving other people waivers. [/quote] This, and it is what drives people insane about the NCAA. It's not that hard to be somewhat consistent in your rulings....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Auburn wanting to run Nascar (HUNH) again this season. - Allyn McKeen on 8/5/19 at 12:04 pm
[quote]He needs to get back to going fast . His offense seems to be a lot better when it’s fast . [/quote] But the rules have changed on subs since he was killing teams with the speed of play. When he subs, the defenses will slow things just enough for everyone to catch their breath....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Best Retirement Place - Allyn McKeen on 8/4/19 at 11:05 am
[quote]Asheville[/quote] I used to think Asheville would be pretty cool until I spent a week there. Hated it. It has a few nice things that I like, but mostly it is just a big tourist trap. On the other side of the ledger, I thought The Villages would be a big shite show, but it was a lot n...
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re: Offseason thread: ranking the P5 conference footprints - Allyn McKeen on 7/31/19 at 11:05 am
[quote]But it is kinda odd that UNLV isn’t PAC 12. [/quote] As an old Pac-8 guy, I am still trying to come to grips with adding UA and ASU. If you had no intentions of doing anything at college, ASU was at the top of your list. They were the Delta house of colleges in the west. Hell, they pro...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Who's Your Favorite All-Time Player From Other 13 Conference teams - Allyn McKeen on 7/31/19 at 9:08 am
Alabama – Joe Carter Arkansas – Lance Alworth Auburn – Bo Jackson Florida – Tim Tebow Georgia – Herschel Walker Kentucky – Jared Lorenzen (RIP) LSU – Eddie Ray Mizzou – Brad Smith Ole Miss - Archie Manning South Carolina - Jadeveon Clowney Tennessee - Peyton Manning Texas A&M – John...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: A helpful list of failed past predictions about Global Climate Change. - Allyn McKeen on 7/29/19 at 12:02 pm
[quote]emphasis on tree planting, etc. Has anything been scientifically measured for this? Has there been any non-political scientific follow up to anything you've listed? [/quote] There was a study that estimated the number of trees on the planet at roughly 400 Billion. Based on their re...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: British-flagged vessels - never mind - Allyn McKeen on 7/25/19 at 11:25 am
[quote]you do realize france has now a 60% muslim population[/quote] 10% of the population of France under the age of 25 is Muslim. Overall, the number is 5.6% Muslim. If you get outside of the major population centers, it is hard to find any minorities at all. Rural France, like rural areas...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Q-poll in Ohio: Biden 50, Trump 42 - Allyn McKeen on 7/25/19 at 9:06 am
Odd numbers. They have Biden up 50 to 42 in the overall. College educated - Biden 49 Trump 44 Non-College educated - Trump 52 Biden 41 What? Biden doesn't doesn't get to 50% in college or non-college, but he hits 50% overall???? Is there a "trans-college" group we are missing? i.e., t...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Britain Now Has Their Trump: Boris Johnson Is The New Prime Minister - Allyn McKeen on 7/24/19 at 8:51 am
[quote]Particularly my home Ireland, where it can mean violence murder and hatred. [/quote] Let's be honest, in Ireland disagreeing on pizza toppings can lead to violence, murder, and hatred....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Is being a member of 2 different branches of the military a thing? - Allyn McKeen on 7/22/19 at 9:46 am
I have 2 uncles that went to the Naval Academy in the 50's, and both of them were in the Air Force. I don't ever remember them saying anything about being in the Navy. The first class from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs graduated in 1959....
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re: Millions Died Thanks to the Mother of Environmentalism---FEE - Allyn McKeen on 7/22/19 at 9:12 am
[quote]I grew up a few miles west of Triana[/quote] Greenbrier BBQ... yum!...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Most popular Governors; survey says (read this like you're hosting Family Feud) - Allyn McKeen on 7/19/19 at 11:25 am
[quote]Massachusetts Maryland New Hampshire and Vermont are surprising considering their vote patterns. [/quote] This is "How do we want to handle our money" vs "How do we want to handle your money"....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Doorbell cameras are racist - Allyn McKeen on 7/19/19 at 10:35 am
[quote]a good salesman can sell ice to an eskimo [/quote] In 1993 or so, I was on a plane to Stockholm to call on some customers. The guy sitting next to me was from Little Rock, and he was on his way to Stockholm to sell Icee machines. That's kind of close....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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