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    Well, one is clearly against ncaa regulations and...

    Well, one is clearly against ncaa regulations and the order a felony, but we all know that being overtly obtuse results in rational discourse..amiryte?

    Frankly, I don't understand why anyone would...
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    If the players like it, absolutely.

    If the players like it, absolutely.
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    Poltergeist (reboot)- 6/10 If I had never seen...

    Poltergeist (reboot)- 6/10
    If I had never seen the original, I probably would have given it a bit better of a rating. Sam Rockwell is an actor I normally enjoy, but this performance felt forced....
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    The original Van's in Shawnee used to be very...

    The original Van's in Shawnee used to be very good. They also had a pretty damn fine steakhouse they operated downstairs called the Charcoal Room.

    When done right, the Pig Sandwich is a thing of...
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    Why should the 85 team get more time than the...

    Why should the 85 team get more time than the 74-75 teams got against Tulsa? It's tough to fit all of this stuff in. I think before the game makes the most sense, but whatever.
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    Try to disrupt timing. Cheat under, give up...

    Try to disrupt timing.

    Cheat under, give up long responsibility to a safety that you hope can make a play when under disruption and pass rush fails.

    Have an offense that scores more than 40.
    ...
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    For many years, UT was the leader in collegiate...

    For many years, UT was the leader in collegiate merchandise sales. If I am recalling correctly, there was a vast separation between them and whichever team would get 2nd place. (Us Oklahoma fans are...
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    I don't think anyone sees that as the future. It...

    I don't think anyone sees that as the future. It will very likely be a larger market segment going forward though. Primarily, I see ethanol and methanol derived from natural gas representing the...
  9. I never get intoxicated before or during a...

    I never get intoxicated before or during a game....

    So, today, it's a bit of Jamaican Blue Mountain I had stashed away put through my aeropress.
  10. Thread: Apple

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    I bought a life proof case for my Galaxy S5 last...

    I bought a life proof case for my Galaxy S5 last year. Great protection, but terrible performance in regard to phone functionality. The membrane that they place over the ear speaker makes hearing...
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    It's still OPEC no matter who is driving the...

    It's still OPEC no matter who is driving the ship.

    The Saudis can still manipulate it at will even if they no longer have to commiserate with other nations.

    You aren't suggesting that that a...
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    Agree there. I still believe there is a bright...

    Agree there.

    I still believe there is a bright future, but we have to start being serious about insulating our economy when possible. We also wield a powerful weapon against the middle east,...
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    As long as OPEC exists, the market isn't...

    As long as OPEC exists, the market isn't free...period.

    Also, a free market is a pipe dream, anway. With that realization, we should be doing everything we can to help the country as a...
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    Stop exporting while importing is my main point....

    Stop exporting while importing is my main point. Eventually, after satisfying our national needs, exports could be strategically used to protect our economy.

    We've already shed about 200,000 jobs...
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    I do understand it. I'm not sure you...

    I do understand it.

    I'm not sure you understand that a free market isn't necessarily tied to our national prosperity in this case.

    We haven't had a free market in hydrocarbons in my lifetime.
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    We need to eliminate volatility in the market. We...

    We need to eliminate volatility in the market. We should be looking at Natural Gas as oil replacement (LNG , CNG, ETHANOL, METHANOL) We could very easily get 13B MCF out of the ground to offset the...
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    I love the energy sector, hell, it pays the bills...

    I love the energy sector, hell, it pays the bills in my family, but I do wonder how cheap energy (which is the root of the sector's current woes) will ultimately benefit the remainder of other...
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    The best beef rib I have ever had was at the...

    The best beef rib I have ever had was at the Houston rodeo. 1 full rib with the eye intact. Looked like Flintstone food. It cost 15-20bucks.

    I think it would be awesome if one of the newer bbq...
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    It wouldn't surprise me. My wife is in management...

    It wouldn't surprise me. My wife is in management with Kinder. Every time they start to get caught up in her dept, they acquire someone else, lol.
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    Yeah, I'm still not sure what is going to happen...

    Yeah, I'm still not sure what is going to happen to WPX...their peak was obviously over-inflated, but they are still getting strong sell ratings at their meager current value.

    Anyone have a pulse...
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    We only had about 150 shares when the deal went...

    We only had about 150 shares when the deal went down. It was a nice addition to the portfolio though!

    We have about 1200 shares of KMI now. It's been a rough year, but we continue to roll...
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    Looks like everyone at CHK got 15-52 wks...

    Looks like everyone at CHK got 15-52 wks severance.

    Smoke signal that there may be more to come in December re: layoffs, but no solid info.

    My opinion...they don't have to shrink much more...
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    I wonder if MLP structured entities aren't on...

    I wonder if MLP structured entities aren't on their way out in favor of corporate structuring. KMI seems to have been burdened by the corporate switch in the short term, but will be stronger long...
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    Think it's probably a good investment long term...

    Think it's probably a good investment long term (decades). Will be rocky in the next 6-60 months.
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    For those surprised by the severance, don't be. I...

    For those surprised by the severance, don't be. I believe that the way it works is that a layoff of this magnitude has to be delivered with 60 days notice. By offering 60 days severance, CHK can move...
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    Hell, Rousey could do that as well. Call it "Two...

    Hell, Rousey could do that as well. Call it "Two Wong Foo"
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    Anyone have any idea if the merger between WMB...

    Anyone have any idea if the merger between WMB and WPZ is still possible/probable?

    If it becomes part of the of the "deal" with ETE, seems like there could be a lot of money made.

    I wish I had...
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    CHK hitting a rough patch today (down almost...

    CHK hitting a rough patch today (down almost 4.5%)
    Concerns that the raising the desired capital with the sale of Utica assets is improbable.
    Expectation of $2B value met with "low ball" offers of...
  29. You do? There are four or five instances (from...

    You do?
    There are four or five instances (from anonymous message board posters) in this thread. That's supposed to make clear the level of service from an entity that sells almost a half million...
  30. You will probably get moved to another area with...

    You will probably get moved to another area with a similar donation requirement. I'm guessing corners or NEZ, but just speculation.
  31. I think that they will primarily sit where most...

    I think that they will primarily sit where most do now, on the southern end of the east side. The overflow which would go to the EZ, will probably go to the "non club" accommodations (I think the...
  32. Sounds like a trade opportunity if I've ever...

    Sounds like a trade opportunity if I've ever heard one...
  33. Thread: Cancer sucks

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    Also, thoughts and concern for your mother...

    Also, thoughts and concern for your mother melbitoast.

    Let me say that there are only a few specks of sand that represent the common ground between myself and Mike Huckabee, but his assertion that...
  34. Thread: Cancer sucks

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    The disease that took our fathers is terrible....

    The disease that took our fathers is terrible. What I am thankful for is having the ability to spend the last few days of his life sitting right next to him. My dad would have turned 62 on the 15th....
  35. I think you are failing to see any other...

    I think you are failing to see any other possibilities. No matter how they have sold out, they have done it, even in a 5 loss season (twice).
    Secondly, they are banking on folks moving from every...
  36. It's not a rationalization of the customer...

    It's not a rationalization of the customer service at all. It simply was pointing out how the bread is buttered. A commitment for multiple years for a box or suite will always gain favor over the...
  37. At some point, the AD has to decide whether he...

    At some point, the AD has to decide whether he will aim toward corporate entities for ticket purchases and donations, which generally leads to a solid source of income for many years, or aim at fans...
  38. You definitely have the opportunity to make...

    You definitely have the opportunity to make bigger money via stub hub. It also allows you to tinker with your price and see real time value of similar tickets. Normally, just pricing $5-10 less than...
  39. This. Also, people should remember that many...

    This.

    Also, people should remember that many season ticket holders get face value TX tickets. That alone is a financial boon if you aren't going to utilize them. If you do buy them you should...
  40. Incidentally, the same time frame is the worst 5...

    Incidentally, the same time frame is the worst 5 year (consecutive) run in the conference in Stoops' tenure.

    32-12
  41. Here's what lead to donor unrest at texas. From...

    Here's what lead to donor unrest at texas. From 2010-present they have a conference record of 23-22. Not going to happen here unless we run Stoops out of town and find another John Blake to run...
  42. The athletic department earns its own revenue and...

    The athletic department earns its own revenue and has its own money.

    If it was simply like passing MAPS to get a badass stadium, residents would have passed a tax hike long ago.
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    Yep. Cecil died the year I was a pledge. He...

    Yep. Cecil died the year I was a pledge. He passed a couple of weeks before we were supposed to go over there. I was also a "Cecil Keeper" which at one time were the designates that would help him...
  44. First time I remember seeing him was in Home...

    First time I remember seeing him was in Home Alone. I had a cousin about 10 years younger than me that freaking loved that movie...it got to the point where tracking couldn't fix the stretch in the...
  45. I thought Colin Farrell was pretty convincing in...

    I thought Colin Farrell was pretty convincing in True Detective.
  46. People just prioritize things differently. For...

    People just prioritize things differently. For instance, my cable bill costs just over $2,000/year. If I lived in or around Norman I would happily appropriate that money to the Sooner Club instead of...
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    We have been under the authority of the athletic...

    We have been under the authority of the athletic department since, I believe, the 70s. Danny Davis was our liason, and we occasionally had talks with Larry Naifeh. We were "required" to keep at least...
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    I'm not going to say that he couldn't have kicked...

    I'm not going to say that he couldn't have kicked us off, but there are certain complexities to the situation.

    First, the NEKS are officially the title IX counterpart of the Pom squad, a...
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    He's really done some good work as the primary...

    He's really done some good work as the primary contact person for the upcoming festivities. Too bad you can't come, I think it will be a great time.
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    I will pass word and see if I get any takers. ...

    I will pass word and see if I get any takers.

    Just noticed your avatar...Did you play for Kenneth Forehand?
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