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  1. Thread: 2018 Top Ten

    by la Tuque
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    Following a PM from a member whom I don't know...

    Following a PM from a member whom I don't know but who must have weird ideas about me, I feel compelled to clarify this portion of a prior post on this thread:



    NO! My son did not marry a...
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    tWOW! I think this is the best segment so far....

    tWOW! I think this is the best segment so far. Particularly, the comments about USports are right on the mark.
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    Actually, that's why I wrote 8 years or so… :evil:

    Actually, that's why I wrote 8 years or so… :evil:
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    Agreed. If one looks at the Vanier Cup history...

    Agreed. If one looks at the Vanier Cup history for the past 8 years or so, the AUS was never a finalist, meaning none of its teams would have fitted in D1 and, unfortunately, the way things are...
  5. Thread: Bishops at X

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    I watched most of the game, switching on & off to...

    I watched most of the game, switching on & off to the MountA & Acadia game, which was much more entertaining.

    All in all, Bishop's play calling was no better nor worse than X. Three big...
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    Great post. Cheering for U of T is not much...

    Great post. Cheering for U of T is not much different than cheering for an AUS team. HOWEVER, playing for U of T is much more demanding than playing for any AUS team, for many reasons, which I posted...
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    Wisen up people!!! Hollywood gets paid by...

    Wisen up people!!!


    Hollywood gets paid by the number of replies he gets from his analysis.


    Therefore, it is totally unrealistic to expect him to post anything that makes any sense… :cool:
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    Elo is exceptionally stupid. ;) ;);););) ...

    Elo is exceptionally stupid.

    ;) ;);););)


    Been saying that for YEARS,,,
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    Thanks. It's still 2012 -2015. Quote from the...

    Thanks. It's still 2012 -2015.

    Quote from the Plan: Our environment continues to evolve.

    Obviously, the Strategic plan doesn't… :mad:
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    AUS Strategic Plan

    I'm trying to get an update on the AUS Strategic Plan for sports, in particular football. In the link below, there is a link under "About Us" to the 2012 -2017 -plan.
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    Link doesn't work for me.

    Link doesn't work for me.
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    Phoque!!! Moose season started this morning...

    Phoque!!!


    Moose season started this morning (bow & crosbow). Leaving later today & trying to get my last bits of football in before I go… Still debating on bringing my laptop as it'll be wayyyyy...
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    Kind of past the deadline?

    Kind of past the deadline?
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    What's the link? Mine shows different results: ...

    What's the link? Mine shows different results:

    http://presto-en.usports.ca/sports/fball/2018-19/schedule
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    I posted: Pog posted: I checked...

    I posted:



    Pog posted:




    I checked the play by play stats.
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    What I posted after the game last week: ...

    What I posted after the game last week:



    What I saw this week:



    Great game. Lots of flaws corrected.
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    I stopped watching early in the 4th quarter :mad:

    I stopped watching early in the 4th quarter :mad:
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    I've been to a lot of HS & collegiate football...

    I've been to a lot of HS & collegiate football games and many were as bad as what we witnessed last night, but many were much better.

    My concerns:


    How can X be so inconsistent?
    How come...
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    X-Men fall 20-13 to Huskies in AUS season opener...

    X-Men fall 20-13 to Huskies in AUS season opener

    http://www.goxgo.ca/sports/fball/2018-19/releases/20180824vlzmrp
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    Looks like X is lining up for a 0 - 8 season…...

    Looks like X is lining up for a 0 - 8 season… :mad:
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    Isn't this area used for handicapped fans? 1012

    Isn't this area used for handicapped fans?

    1012
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    I am not optimistic that the AUS, as a whole,...

    I am not optimistic that the AUS, as a whole, will fare better in 2018 than it did in 2017.

    I'm not as close to the conference as I used to be, but conversations with current and former X-men, as...
  23. SMU, St. F.X. focused on season ahead, not last year’s debacle

    Info. Good write-up on Bishop's… :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

    http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/sports/1592653-smu-st.-f.x.-focused-on-season-ahead-not-last-year’s-debacle
  24. 2018 AUS football season kicks off Friday

    Link includes games scheduled to air on AUS Football Saturdays on Fibe TV this season:

    http://atlanticuniversitysport.com/sports/fball/2018-19/releases/20180823fni2vc
  25. A look ahead at the 2018 AUS football season

    Good article, particularly for those in the wager poll :)

    http://www.atlanticuniversitysport.com/sports/fball/2018-19/releases/20180821gi3zaq
  26. You could not play football 12 months a rear....

    You could not play football 12 months a rear. Much too hard on the body...
  27. Thread: 2018 Top Ten

    by la Tuque
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    Thanks, I don't have access to the site you...

    Thanks, I don't have access to the site you listed.
  28. Thread: 2018 Top Ten

    by la Tuque
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    Does he have a twin brother? The Bailey on...

    Does he have a twin brother?

    The Bailey on your link is listed as X-Man for the 2017-2018 season.

    The Bailey at my link below is still on the X-Men roster and played 6 games for X in 2017...
  29. Thread: 2018 Top Ten

    by la Tuque
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    I don't normally even read this thread as I have...

    I don't normally even read this thread as I have nothing to contribute, spending spring, summer and fall hunting and fishing.

    Normally is the key word here. This year, I do have something.


    I...
  30. Getting to know you U SPORTS athletics staff

    Can't wait to see the comments. Hi-lights italics in text are mine.



    https://usports.ca/en/news/2018/08/2981992755/getting-to-know-leo-macpherson-stfx-x-men-and-x-women
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    Big question: how do you "train" CIS football...

    Big question: how do you "train" CIS football fans to become regulars on the team web site?

    Personally, I am not interested in following the Gee-Gee on a regular basis. I got other things to do....
  32. Totally agree IF your points pertained to the...

    Totally agree IF your points pertained to the current situation. USports is a monster financed by universities.

    BUT we're talking new money here, and that binding agreement should cover that new...
  33. If I were USports, I would ensure that I have a...

    If I were USports, I would ensure that I have a binding agreement with ALL universities on the functioning mechanism of the marketing initiative before spending time, energy and money on the project,...
  34. Please read again the link in the first post of...

    Please read again the link in the first post of this thread. Nowhere does it mention that revenues would be shared EQUALLY among the schools.


    OK. I woke up… :) Food for thoughts:



    ...
  35. You're dreaming in colour. How many stores does...

    You're dreaming in colour. How many stores does Tanguay have in St-Tite, Mont Joly, Quévillon, or in the Maritimes?

    It's part of Tanguay's marketing strategy NOT to have stores at those locations
  36. This may sound good on paper, but it's not...

    This may sound good on paper, but it's not realistic.

    There has to be a market close to universities in order to sell the football product. St-Fx, Acadia and Mount A are "rural" universities...
  37. So, what you're saying (in a nice way): When...

    So, what you're saying (in a nice way):

    When the executive level makes a decision, such as elaborating a 5 year strategic plan, the schools don't have to follow it
    When there is a change in the...
  38. I read your post as I was packing to fly...

    I read your post as I was packing to fly overseas. It bugged me all the time I was away as I wanted to do some research to see if the current group had any responsibility in the current situation....
  39. A lot of posters are looking at this situation...

    A lot of posters are looking at this situation with a wrong approach. Jack is not responsible for this situation. His agent is. His agent is responsible to determine whether he meets the criteria to...
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    Bloomer will have a heart attack, whereever he...

    Bloomer will have a heart attack, whereever he is... :D
  41. I had people like USports head shed staff working...

    I had people like USports head shed staff working for me before. Excellent on paper, pi$$ poor in the field. As I'm not a patient guy, pink slips were quick to follow...

    I'll check to see if any...
  42. HOLY CACA!!! This is just the thread needed...

    HOLY CACA!!!

    This is just the thread needed to get me going as I'm stuck inside due to freezing rain...

    What a crock of $hit.

    I don't know the date the Strategic Plan was published, BUT,...
  43. I HATE to see this, but it seems to me that some...

    I HATE to see this, but it seems to me that some universities are telling other universities how to run their football programs.

    One of the reasons Laval has been so successful in the past is...
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    [QUOTE=PurpleReign;206363] Personnally, I...

    Personnally, I prefer you don't use an Avatar, as you would be the only real fan who doesn't know how to quote... :evil:
  45. The decision of CUFCA is a reflection of what's...

    The decision of CUFCA is a reflection of what's wrong with this world today. If 19 "communist" coaches can't have what some "capitalist" teams can afford, then nobody should have it.

    I don't mind...
  46. $hit!!! QUICK! HIRE THE `CARABINS' LAW FIRM......

    $hit!!!

    QUICK! HIRE THE `CARABINS' LAW FIRM... :D
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    Superfun Happy Slide: Poor, poor imitation of a...

    Superfun Happy Slide: Poor, poor imitation of a real dot.org fan. NOBODY ever put on the Avatar of the Vanier winning team just because a team was lucky enough to win the VC.

    A long tradition of...
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    Marton: When you have a minute, please give a...

    Marton: When you have a minute, please give a quick refresher on how to use



    Just saying...
  49. Thread: Vanier 2018 !

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    Please read the post below. I'm surprized there...

    Please read the post below. I'm surprized there is not a firing squad lining up to take a crack at USports... :evil:
  50. Thread: Vanier 2018 !

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    In January 2018, the Laval organization withdrew...

    In January 2018, the Laval organization withdrew its candidacy to hold the VC because USports was delaying announcing the host city.
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