re: How will our actions today be judged 150 years from now? - ATLabama on 7/1/20 at 9:47 am
I judge the frick out of racists and tyrants from years past. The KKK, Nazis, etc... are shitty people. Ain't that hard to treat everyone with respect, earn your keep, and be a good person. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Tour AU and UofA campuses. - ATLabama on 7/1/20 at 9:45 am
[quote]Who is giving the better $ deal?[/quote] This is what it all comes down to. Considering OOS tuition is usually 3X, it's the #1 deciding factor when you're considering virtually any decent SEC/ACC state school. The education and experience you'll get at Ole Miss, Auburn, Alabama, Cl...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Tour AU and UofA campuses. - ATLabama on 7/1/20 at 9:04 am
Alabama - shite you not, the student tours start at the south endzone of the football stadium. The "Center" of Campus is the quad, but if you were to do a self-guided walking tour, it would go as follows: - Start at the Ferguson Center. Go past the water fountains and continue straight until you ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Before all this woke stuff started several years ago, didn’t race relations seem good? - ATLabama on 7/1/20 at 8:45 am
It did, but, that's also from "our point of view." Have had a conversation with one of my good black buddies, who plainly told me there were a lot of things they just didn't force the issue with - mainly, they are flat out terrified of the police. This dude is a super sharp, pretty fahkin' wealth...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Alright, season or no? - ATLabama on 6/30/20 at 12:28 pm
[quote]I guess TV ratings would go up. There will be millions each Saturday that cant go to the games.[/quote] Which would certainly help contract renegotiations at a later date, but wouldn’t do a damn thing for schools to increase revenue in 2020 considering most TV contracts are a predetermined...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Alright, season or no? - ATLabama on 6/29/20 at 12:55 pm
[quote]Then there's the economic impact on the college towns, most of which depend on football and students for survival.[/quote] It's a virtual certainty you're going to have extremely limited to no fans this fall, so, there is going to be heartburn. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Why are so many people proud of their alcoholism? - ATLabama on 6/29/20 at 12:23 pm
It's absolutely a Louisiana thing. The ability to pound drinks is a crowning achievement of all ages. Not even necessarily a knock - just something that is wildly different and apparent versus every other place I've been to in the country. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: The last great Alabama baseball team on ESPNU now - ATLabama on 6/29/20 at 10:44 am
[quote]I know this board doesn’t care but I can’t wait for Bohannon to get Alabama baseball back to this level.[/quote] We were well on our way this spring. This team was damn good, and think it'll be even better next year. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Alright, season or no? - ATLabama on 6/29/20 at 10:38 am
There is a massive difference between [i]wanting[/i] a season, and [i]rationaly[/i] believing you are going to have one. Do we want a season? [i]Of course.[/i] Are we going to have one, at least, the way we've always had one? [i]No - and it's a fool's errand to try to conceptualize an argume...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Pretty sure I’m giving up my tickets to the saints and pelicans -I’m Done - ATLabama on 6/29/20 at 8:57 am
This is just a great post. Please, keep this coming. ...
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re: Day after drinking - ATLabama on 6/29/20 at 8:35 am
[quote]Yes. I get the Hangxiety now. That's why I slowed down my drinking.[/quote] Easily the worst part about drinking in your late 20s/early 30s. College, it used to be a massive headache, but once you got over that hump - all good. Now I feel like after that, there's another wave where...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: "All Lives Can't Matter Until Black Lives Matter" - UA Football Video - ATLabama on 6/25/20 at 4:08 pm
[quote]I'm sure this will go over well with the usual suspects, lol[/quote] Par for the course. There's the "University of Alabama," and then there's "Alabama." One, people respect and revere. The other, well, just look at the education and economic data. Whatever UA is at football, the state...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Do you have a “One That Got Away”? - ATLabama on 6/25/20 at 10:13 am
[quote]From personal experience I have to say the second time around does not work out.[/quote] Always figured that. Whenever there's an actual break-up, there's always some collateral damage/scarring that never quite goes away. Say you were to get things back going again, there's always ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Is Matt Ryan the greatest draft pick in falcons history. True or false - ATLabama on 6/23/20 at 3:41 pm
[quote]Overrated or not, he still has a more impressive career than Matt.[/quote] The next 4 years of Matt Ryan's career are going to be such a narrative shaper for him. He wins a Super Bowl and continues churning out 4K seasons like clockwork, he's an all-time great. He doesn't win one, ...
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re: Will Bubba Wallace become the Kaperdick of nascar - ATLabama on 6/23/20 at 11:31 am
OP, frick you. The guy's name is Bubba. He's from Mobile, Alabama. He's a NASCAR driver, racing for Richard Petty's race team, in his signature #43 car. His accent is thicker than Cracker Barrell syrup. On those facts alone, it's pretty easy to discern he's being strictly targeted for the col...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Colleges claiming to be "in-person" are pulling a bait and switch this Fall.... - ATLabama on 6/23/20 at 9:51 am
From both personal experience and from the stories of others, I could write volumes about the absurd cost of higher education today. I'm not one of for free college (lord, Bernie is off his rocker), but I would not mind seeing the Federal government take a heavier interest in the wild expenditure...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Classroom Occupancy reduced - ATLabama on 6/22/20 at 3:50 pm
[quote]Higher ed is a big scam. That is one business I don't mind seeing getting a big reality check[/quote] I enjoyed the football games and the friends I made at Alabama. But the out-of-state price tag is laughable. Love my parents for stomaching what I would consider a pretty overvalued experi...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Neighbors have a BLM flag in front yard - ATLabama on 6/22/20 at 8:45 am
[quote]So a Trump flag is the opposite of a BLM flag in your opinion? Interesting.[/quote] This was my first thought. This gives credence to what everyone says about wacko MAGA supporters. Just as black people complain about “thugs,” making them look bad, guys like you make sane Republicans...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
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