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  • Comment on: 'Linebacker Luke Kuechly's future at BC uncertain'

    Posted 11/11/2011 12:47:52 EST

    He is not very big but Boyd wasn't very big either. Two guys that exemplify "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." Boyd had a good run in the NFL so Luke s more »

  • Comment on: 'High school sets bathroom visit limit for students'

    Posted 10/17/2011 10:21:13 EDT

    In elementary school, students are only allowed to ask to go to the bathroom once a day. They can go with two group visits at other times during the day, but what if you don't have to go then but need more »

  • Comment on: 'Afghan insurgents abduct, hang 8-year-old boy'

    Posted 07/25/2011 04:05:47 EDT

    Why couldn't this father turn to the army or other force to help with this? A) Get police car B) put in tracking device C) give them them the car D) follow and apprehend These events don't make any se more »

  • Comment on: 'Does game time really have to be show time?'

    Posted 05/23/2011 10:55:40 EDT

    A follow-up story could be does game time really have to be miller time. I stood up at least 4x every inning in order for someone to make a beer run. This unfortunately was not synchronized with the r more »

  • Comment on: 'Does game time really have to be show time?'

    Posted 05/22/2011 09:31:18 EDT

    I don't need the noise, but knowing which players were batting, how many pitches were thrown, the type of pitch, speed, etc. is a nice feature. Having B&W pictures of illegible scorecards was complete more »

  • Comment on: 'Albers, Sox thrown for a loss'

    Posted 05/22/2011 08:46:00 EDT

    What moron thought it would be a great idea to turn off all of the video screens showing which players were at bat or tracking balls/strikes. It would have been one thing had they updated the b&w phot more »

  • Comment on: 'For Legal’

    Posted 05/14/2011 08:11:49 EDT

    Let's see, how can one extort diners and the ocean at the same time. A blacklisted dinner. Brillant. Arrogant ....... Couldn't pay me to eat there. Looking for information about the sustainability of more »

  • Comment on: 'Crossed paths'

    Posted 05/11/2011 07:54:38 EDT

    Reminds me of the baseball beanpot game between UMass and Northeastern. A woman was about 10 rows between the dugout and homeplate on the first base line. Unfortunately she had her head down and the b more »

  • Comment on: A word of advice for I-93 drivers tonight: Don't

    Posted 05/06/2011 07:39:33 EDT

    Don't know much about the project. Rebuilding infrastructure is always a good thing. However, since the tolls work so well for the metrowest folks perhaps they could add a few more more tolls for the more »

  • Comment on: Murder and Mother's Day - James Alan Fox - Crime & Punishment blog - Boston.com

    Posted 05/06/2011 01:12:56 EDT

    I had not heard this story and quite frankly had to search on the internet to find the story. Not sure if you had the intention of true anonymity as a search for this nursing home story was easily fou more »

  • Comment on: Chrysler%20to%20repay%20government%20loans%20this%20quarter

    Posted 04/29/2011 10:41:18 EDT

    Why people dump on an american manufacturer is beyond me. With all of the rentals and cars I have driven, and I have rented some pretty lousy ones, I have only broken down on a highway in one. A toyot more »

  • Comment on: Adrian Gonzalez, Red Sox agree on contract extension - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog

    Posted 04/15/2011 10:20:11 EDT

    My kid's school is cutting music, sports and language. They are also increasing class sizes and might combine a couple of grades. Reading about the sox payroll after hearing about such cuts really put more »

  • Comment on: 'Calhoun takes seat among elite'

    Posted 04/05/2011 08:43:59 EDT

    Have close ties to UConn and have enjoyed their success in the past, but I am disappointed Butler didn't win. I saw many UConn blue/white scrimmages in the early days and have fond memories of the ear more »

  • Comment on: L.L. Bean embraces year-round free shipping

    Posted 03/24/2011 03:38:16 EDT

    "L.L. Bean is giving in to customer demand and waiving shipping fees, all the time, with no minimum order, the company said today." "...free shipping was previously available only to customers w/ L.L. more »

  • Comment on: 'BC rips Hokies, keeps hope alive for NCAAs'

    Posted 03/02/2011 09:36:39 EST

    Presumably SFE you are addressing doogie as I applied to one undergrad school, BC, and happily attended. I don't think they get in the tourny with those losses, but granted who knows what mystical for more »

  • Comment on: 'BC rips Hokies, keeps hope alive for NCAAs'

    Posted 03/02/2011 09:06:47 EST

    Good win, but BC will regret some pathetic losses early in the season. So if BC is 20-11, 10-7 after a win against WF and a first round ACC tourny game they are in the NCAA's? Do you recall the follow more »

  • Comment on: Police%20charge%20Brookline%20couple%20after%20their%20baby%20is%20found%20to%20have%20broken%20bones%20

    Posted 03/02/2011 08:47:01 EST

    Here, some added nonsensical discourse that has nothing to do with the story.

    The most abominable form of child abuse is sexual abuse, Where is the outrage? more »

  • Comment on: 'O’

    Posted 02/20/2011 10:32:48 EST

    What bothers me is the arrogance. The arrogance that the Catholic Church is an independent entity that can ‘police’ themselves stemming from a continued arrogance of moral superiority of the Catho more »

  • Comment on: 'Government shutdown looms as sides trade barbs'

    Posted 02/18/2011 09:25:31 EST

    "don't give a damn about the average American or it's workers" Comments like these amuse me, especially when folks making them drive foreign cars, love to shop at Walmart (king of all things made in C more »

  • Comment on: 'Unflappable to the finish'

    Posted 02/15/2011 08:24:29 EST

    Does 3 out of the last 4 warrant updating the Beanpot Timelines picture with the actual team winning the beanpot? If not BC, put Northeastern's picture up there as they played well in the championship more »

  • Comment on: 'BC denies NU bid, wins Beanpot in OT'

    Posted 02/15/2011 08:21:37 EST

    Does 3 out of the last 4 warrant updating the Beanpot Timelines picture with the actual team winning the beanpot? If not BC, put Northeastern's picture up there as they played well in the championship more »

  • Comment on: 'Government: No electronic flaws in Toyotas'

    Posted 02/08/2011 03:28:33 EST

    To all you Toyota driving, apple i-gosh carrying, Starbucks/kool-aid drinking corporate lemmings, Toyota is a corporation. Do you honestly think they give two $^%&’s about you. Just look at the memo more »

  • Comment on: 'Overtime pays off big for Cross and Eagles'

    Posted 02/08/2011 09:24:24 EST

    Now that BU is two years removed from hoisting the beanpot, perhaps boston.com could update the Beanpot Timelines photo to the actual winners of the tourny. Boston.com will find several BC photo's of more »

  • Comment on: 'Right snow blowers can plow through the worst of winter'

    Posted 02/02/2011 10:17:25 EST

    Bought a 24 inch 6hp Ariens. It does the job pretty well. We chose the Ariens as it was one of the only ones made in the US. The major complaints are the chute controls don't stabilize the chute and h more »

  • Comment on: 'How to watch the Super Bowl while in flight'

    Posted 01/31/2011 10:11:16 EST

    Flew on jet blue from D.C. to Boston the night of the NBA finals game 7 between the celtics & lakers last year. Many people commented they were disappointed to be in the air during the game and others more »