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The IPhone is a far inferior piece of shit to most droid phones.
that's not unpopular
I've weened myself off the Oxford Comma over the last couple years, but the Double Space is absolute.
"It's just so hard," Greivis said. "It's my heart, my love. Maryland made me who I am."
Some folks in my choir were getting so amped over some new cupcake shop in town where there is as much frosting as cake. I can always find someone who wants to string me up for admitting I scrape frosting off and throw it away.
While the single space does look weird to me, I can concede that it's essentially a wash due to how people were taught differently. However, while it's technically optional, I'm sorry, not using the Oxford comma is just plain wrong.
I've worked with some very smart and educated people and the only one whose ever made a stink about single or double space after a period is a black gay guy who studied french literature as an undergrad.
Single space and oxford comma for me.
Double space? WTF?!
I do a lot of writing for my job and I have NEVER heard that before... in school or professional life. Never. Ever.
I've been to straight up war over the Oxford (it just seems more natural to use it), but they won't allow me to use it for any type of formal release at work. Gets edited every time. Drives me nuts.
I think horse meat probably tastes OK, and it's in a lot more "beef" products than we think.
I never even knew that educated people didn't double space after periods until about two years ago. I certainly couldn't get away with it at my job (and it's an ingrained habit now) so I won't be changing.
I honestly can't understand how there is any debate about the Oxford comma. It makes complete sense to use it. I think anyone who argues against it is just trying to be edgy or cool, to the extent that you can do so while arguing about punctuation. They should go to hell.
This post was edited by tent84 17 months ago
You're an idiot if you don't use the oxford comma. To me, it's either you write properly or you don't.
I use the double space of the time. I always thought people that didn't use it didn't know how to type.
I think it'd be a huge pain to learn to not use the double space. It's ingrained into me.
I just embarrassed myself with this post
This is due to the changes between the typewriter and electronic typsetting (auto-kerning, specifically).
Double space after a period should never be used in any type of business/professional writing. I can't believe any college graduate would think otherwise. You aren't writing a fucking 7th grade book report.
Because I went to school.
I'm more surprised that there are people in their late 20's who never were taught to put two spaces after a period. I swear I was taught that back in elementary school when you had the giant paper and used your finger to know how big a space should be.
The thought of eating a horse doesn't bother me at all. They're a lot dumber than pigs.
It tastes fine. Had it in Sicily. Definitely think we should be eating it in the US.
I do find it odd when I see a professional paper or cover letter with two spaces after the period. I wouldn't dock anyone for this, but it also tends to be the same people that use "Dear Sir/Madame" which is hilariously bad.
Give a horse antlers and it's an elk, which tastes awesome. So...
Oxford comma + single space.
Bacon is my least favorite way to eat a pig. I really enjoy eating pig.
It used to be my favorite in college, but I'm now bored of most German beer. I will still pound some hefeweizen in the summer.
Dave Matthews Band's first three albums compare favorably with anything nearly anyone else did in the 90s. Everything since then is unlistenable.
DMB is also a good compromise show to go to with the girlfriend. It's a happy medium between good music and whatever it is girls usually listen to.
A typical bourbon is better than comparable Scotch or Irish whiskey.
There is such a thing as a great pumpkin beer. Dogfish Punk'n is one of my favorite beers.
Soccer fans in the US should follow MLS. I know tons of fans of the Big 4 in England, but it's like pulling teeth trying to get anyone to go to a DC United game.
Rooting for a pro sports team to me is a lot like being loyal to your favorite fast food joint. I hate anyone who tries to tell me that I should have rules for following pro teams. I am going to be a casual fan of whomever the local team is wherever I live, because I'm not a dickbag. I am frequent customer to my nearest Chicken-fil-a and to the Orioles, but if I move away from the area, I won't be anymore.
Shrimp is a poverty shellfish.
I have no firm opinion on cake vs. pie, which in itself is unpopular. Seems like a lot of people had mamas who couldn't bake a good cake.
(Unpopular opinion outside the South): College baseball >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Minor league baseball. Support your Terps, assholes.
It is always unacceptable to brag that you are "just bad at math."
Minors should never be tried as adults. It's arbitrary to decide on a case-by-case basis which set of laws and penalties applies to which criminal.
I am against the death penalty, but for administrative reasons. If we could hang murderers, rapists, and predators 5 minutes after the verdict, provided that there is no chance of rehabilitation, I'd be for the death penalty. As an extension of this, I am in favor of executing criminals who are obviously insane.
Most people who commit one of the aforementioned crime are somewhere on the spectrum of insanity. Sending them to prison is not going to help. Sentences should be focused on rehabilitation, unless they can not be rehabilitated. So, I amend my position to say I am in favor of executing only the obviously insane.
Sending criminals to prison to get butt-raped is cruel and pointless.
I'm just realizing that I'm a really fun person to be around.
Why is that arbitrary?
i mentioned inception sucked a long time ago and got blasted with down votes. i was like, did i miss something? some inception lovers on this board.
Inception is amazing.
Ugh, this thread pisses me off.
black women love these shows. law and order, csi, criminal minds, etc. i've wasted many hours. criminal minds is for the simple minded.
I enjoyed Inception but I think it gets over-hyped and it takes itself too seriously, kind of like the Matrix movies. Just enjoy being a fun action movie and don't pretend to be intellectual or symbolic.
White people love them too.
I'm still trying to figure out who it is that loves NCIS. That's got to be one of the worst shows ever created.
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