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Wednesday, June 21, 2006

The Pros and Cons of a Late Start in Columbus

In case you haven't heard, the Michigan-Tosu game will be starting at 3:30 Eastern Standard Time this November instead of the usual noon kick-off. Due to the lateness of the day, and the lateness of the year, it makes the game a virtual night game. No doubt the lights will be on right from the start.

But the late start, which is unusual for this rivalry, has some positives and negatives that we outline for you here:

Pro: U-M fans driving to the game don't have to get up at 5 a.m. to head to Columbus
Con:The darkness on the drive home will make it harder to spot Ohio state troopers waiting in the median to bust Michigan fans doing 2 mph over the speed limit

Pro: Wolverine fans in vehicles with Michigan license plates have more time to get their windshield/car windows fixed before the game.
Con: Won't have radio to help keep you up on your late drive home because those Buckstache fuckers will probably snap off your antennae, too.

Pro: Due to a longer Hineygate, fans could be passed out/hungover by the second half, reducing the home field advantage.
Con: Since Hineygate will go for an extra three or four hours, fans will be much more drunk and abusive, although their "Fuck Michigans" could be slurred.

Pro: Later start means it'll be warmer at tailgates before game
Con: Later ending means it'll be colder after game so thrown beer bottles will sting that much more leaving stadium

Pro: The bonfires that will start around 7 p.m. (win or lose) will create a wondrous glow over Columbus and provide an earth-friendly source of light.
Con: Smoke in the atmosphere could delay my flight out of that shithole.

Did we miss any? Please add them in the comments section.

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Although I'm a tOSU fan, that was some funny stuff. That is strange it is a 3:30 game. Go Bucks!

Can't spell Lloyd without 2 "L's" said...

Con: Later start will mean that Buckstache fans will have longer to produce shit to throw at Michigan fans.

Pro: Drug sniffing dogs would be working overtime, which means that they are less likely to have to be called in to investigate Michigan's team buses.

Yost said...

LOL, Can't. We were trying to come up with a "drug sniffing dog" one.

Well done.

Anonymous said...

My 21st Birthday is the night before the game, so I get a few extra hours to sleep before tailgate after the shitshow that will be my birthday night in Columbus.

Spending my 21st in Columbus....it will be interesting.

Erik

Can't spell Lloyd without 2 "L's" said...

Pro: More time for me to put a bet on the game with Art Schlicter.

Con: More time for any tOSU players arrested the night before to make bail.

Anonymous said...

You inbread piece of crap. Ted Ginn will own your soul and TSMITH will bash all your faces with his shot gun bangin in your chest piece bloaw. AJ HAWK ohhhhhhh! Nice 4th qtr D meatchicken. I hope we have the dogs sniff your bus and find all the kiddy porn and drugs on Burgess and anyother player from Ohio. There is a reason Boren didn't come to OSU he didn't have the character JT wanted. I am going to personally bash in your window and drop a deuce in your car. I will lrave the antenna as you will need it to smoke crack with. O H I O!

Can't spell Lloyd without 2 "L's" said...

^^^^^^Do you have a mustache, by chance? And a library card?

Anonymous said...

You are a hillbilly moron!!! Justin boren did not have a wrap sheet those are the kind of guys brubaker tressel likes.... Character LOL hey do you have a tv in your double wide?? I suppose Jimmy wants guys with Santonio Holmes charcater!!!

Anonymous said...

Pro: Mike cooper will get in a pre game goalie pull @ the tosu library.

Con: Will have to tivo his appearance on NBC dateline.

harry hasselhoff said...

Computer = $1500

Monthly Internet access = $30

Humorless tOSU fan posting non-sensical comment in which he misspells "inbred" = PRICELESS

Yost said...

H2,

"Inbread" LOL! Priceless, indeed.

BaggyPantsDevil said...

I think it just might be more fun being taunted by Buckeye fans than actually taunting them. Interesting.

tyrone butterfingers said...

Inbread is pretty good, but personally I prefer sourdough or rye.

And I never knew people could smoke crack out of a car antenna. That must be an Ohio innovation.

OSU45 said...

Sorry I mispelled "inbred", as I am not from a school system that uses the category. You guys got nuthin on the Bucks. Character? Must be nice having a guy on the team that got caught playing pocket pool on a girl's porch? Holmes is gone, he didn't do anything when JT was in charge. Hum, 2 arrests after he is gone and none while on JT's watch? Must be a sign he has everything under control. Keep playing E. Mich and losing every game to ND. Fiesta Bowl beatchress. Katzenmoyer Ohhhhhhh! Terry Glenn, Joey Galloway, Tim Anderson, Mo, Krenzel! You penis smuglers need to get off the JT bandwagon. Keep beatin your women Wheetly! Buy a bra fpor your coach cum dumpsters.

OSU45 said...

Sorry I didn't spell anything right. I spent all Tuesday smokin and drinkin. I woke up this mornig next to my neighbors trailer with terrible breath. It smells like a midget pooped in my mouth. I might have to go down on my gorl to freshen up and we all know that thing smells like a dumpster behind long john silver. My mom was bitchin b/c I ate all her food. 3 cans of baked beans and 2 waffels is hell on the belly. Any way you turd fossils got nothin better to do then complain about spelling and neglecting the fact you can't win a big game. Michigan=the new Indiana of the Big Ten. Pittman OHHHHHHH HHHHHHH IIIII OOOOOO!

Brad said...

Brilliance.

CaliGirl said...

Seriously OSU45...is that even a language you are "speaking"? You really are good for a laugh!

So the Wolverines haven't played so well against the Buckeye as of late, however, we still have the edge with 57-39-6 overall.

As we all know teams have their ups and downs, UofM posted a 9-2-1 record for 1989-2000. So I suggest you watch what you say, because when the pendulum swings back our direction....

harry hasselhoff said...

Pllleeeeaassseee keep posting Osu45, it's just icing on my "inbread." Mmmmm....inbread.