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by Busguy2010
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1895
Views: 154963

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

The valuable bit of information in the article is that the report is due at the end of December now. They easily could have just said "A report originally set to be released in October is now due for the end of December." But this is streetcar related so the longer the article, the more th...
by Busguy2010
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

mrsticka wrote:Meanwhile, Riley is going back to Oregon State. But this time as assistant head coach.


I don't get Oregon State's love affair with Mike Riley.
by Busguy2010
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Rex Burkhead anyone? Added two rushing touchdowns today So far this year he has 3 rushing and 3 reception TD's. The Patriots know how to utilize this guy and he looks like the Rex we all knew and I highly recommend setting aside some time to watch him play. It's refreshing to see a former Husker gre...
by Busguy2010
Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Coyote wrote:Peach Bowl
#7 Auburn
#12 UCF


Winnable, in all honesty.
by Busguy2010
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Clemson Oklahoma Georgia Alabama It should be interesting to see a rematch of last years championship in the semifinal this year. Also glad to see newcomer Georgia in the mix. Although I do wish Wisconsin could have sealed the deal, they obviously just didn't have it and I feel they would have just...
by Busguy2010
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Some people do make some great points though. Now would be the perfect opportunity to hold an impromptu wildcard game. I'm just sayin', when it's this hard to decide, why not let the teams do it for us?
by Busguy2010
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Eck, at least Wisconsin put up a fight. Did anybody really think Wisconsin would win? What is up with the West being unable to bring it home?

It'll be

Clemson
Oklahoma
Georgia
Alabama
by Busguy2010
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Gus Johnson just said the winner of Wisconsin and Ohio State would be invited to the playoff.

I don't think Ohio State would if they win. Alabama would definitely get the spot ahead of Ohio state.
by Busguy2010
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

jessep28 wrote:The worst kept secret in NCAA coaching changes this season is finally being revealed on Sunday.


Are we just waiting for the press conference, because according to ESPN and CBS, it is well known that he has agreed to a seven year $35 million deal.
by Busguy2010
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Boyd and Charlies BBQ
Replies: 14
Views: 1790

Re: Boyd and Charlies BBQ

HA, I just drove by an hour ago for the first time in apparently the last six months and wondered how long it's been a Boyd and Charlies... Apparently not long! How are they? I ate their food once maybe five to seven years ago and remembering it not being good enough to drive all the way out to Elkh...
by Busguy2010
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Winner of Auburn Georgia is in. Winner of Miami Clemson is in. Wiscy and OU are in with wins. Other scenarios get interesting. The biggest question is if OSU gets in above bama if they win. SAY Oklahoma and Wisconsin both lose. I see a situation where they have to consider allowing a CCG loser in. ...
by Busguy2010
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

For the sake of the Division and the Conf you have to want Wis to win. The Div needs it and more importantly the Conf needs it so that they get a team in the final 4 playoff. That would probably not turn out well for Wis when it but the Conf needs them in. Yeah you're right. The Big 10 won't make t...
by Busguy2010
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 411
Views: 11268

Re: Nebraska License Plates

It makes you come off as political that you even care. Who cares. Let them have their license plates. :shrug: There's already too much fighting over political views and individual rights. This is just another unnecessary thing that will fuel fights. The pro choice community is already firing back a...
by Busguy2010
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 411
Views: 11268

Re: Nebraska License Plates

Okay, this is getting out of hand http://www.omaha.com/news/nebraska/choose-life-nebraska-license-plate-design-unveiled/article_61d45354-d38d-11e7-b70c-dbf48d27f60b.html Start with the standard issue license plate. Have your school branded plates, not a problem. Distinguish yourself as a military se...
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I expect, assuming Frost is indeed the NU Head Coach, for the Huskers to be at least competitive in every game by the 2019 season... Ciao..LiO...Peace That's a reasonable expectation. Should Scott Frost land here, I fully expect the Huskers to go 7-5 next year, and I'll be delighted if they do bett...
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)
Replies: 48
Views: 6916

Re: Sports Authority (old 72nd Street Circuit City)

I'm happy for the people who live around there. Walmart is the only grocery store within a mile of that intersection. I want to discuss how many grocery stores we've lost in the past few years, especially since the Family Fare thing happened. I myself have lost two grocery stores within walking dist...
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 255
Views: 21653

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

Is 144th being widened to three lanes around Pacific? That would make more sense but it looks too narrow, more like parallel parking width. Kinda scratching my head about it.
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

On a side note, we will find out just how real Wisconsin is this weekend. Their season has similarities to Iowa's undefeated regular season a couple years ago. Just kinda funny to me it seems every team in the West will be fighting this skepticism until somebody actually does it. Will Wisconsin lose...
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Omaha Cowboy wrote:
Busguy2010 wrote:Well, in the Bill Moos presser Saturday afternoon, he indicated he had 6 candidates for the job written on a list he keeps locked in his desk...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


Okay, I just think Nebraska would implode if we don't get Scott Frost.
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

its almost eerily quiet around here. Everybody seems to be holding their breath since the Florida news dropped. I'm of the group that is cautiously awaiting the coaching announcement. What if we don't get Scott Frost?
by Busguy2010
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

My crystal ball says that Riley will be summoned to the Athletic Directors office early Saturday morning and fired. Between 10 AM and Noon local channels will begin to have scrolls running across the bottom of the screen announcing they will be soon broadcasting a press conference where the Athleti...
by Busguy2010
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Riley said he had not spoken with athletic director Bill Moos since earlier in the week. He said he anticipated coaching the Huskers next season. "When I go to bed tonight I'll be hoping for that, because I would love to do this," Riley said. "I truly believe I'm exactly the right per...
by Busguy2010
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I listened to it on the radio, it went exactly how I and a couple friends expected. My friend bet on it when the line was like Iowa -5.5, we thought, should be more like 45.5 :lol: Easy bet. They were lucky to be tied at the half, but whew did the collapse come. Yeah, just glad this thing is over.
by Busguy2010
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Just a thought... I've heard many names for our next coach throughout the season. They all run the spread offense, which is the opposite of what the fan base would like to see. We/they want to see ground and pound run offense that we had back in the day and that Wisconsin runs now. I just want to ma...
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Nebraska, Scott Frost reportedly ‘close’ to deal Nebraska is “close” to a seven-year, $35 million agreement with Frost, per Lars Anderson of Bleacher Report. image.jpeg I'm staying away from speculation. Although I think Scott Frost is a highly viable option, there won't be an announcement until af...
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football since 2001

I watched Solich's Ohio Bobcats at Smitty's Garage last week (when did they start playing Wednesday college football?)... looked really good. Earlier this year, they beat Purdue by 3 touchdown's. Go figure. That game was played back in September. You must've been watching a rerun. Ohio Bobcats were...
by Busguy2010
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 67140

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Point I gather is your average adult who works at UNMC doesn't need a parking spot to enjoy Blackstone. Just gotta think outside the box, er outside the driver's seat.
by Busguy2010
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 67140

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

My thought is that a market they will miss is the 5000 people working at UNMC who have cars and are going to need to get dinner, but will want to move their car from 45th and Leavenworth to somewhere closer. Let's make this a real-life scenario. You are parked at 45th and Leavenworth, you walk out ...
by Busguy2010
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 643
Views: 59052

Re: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)

Eh... I just hope that isn't the baby bob they decided on. Other than that, I guess it's underwhelming because there is so much space down there and I doubt enough people would live there for it to make sense erecting a bunch of residential buildings. Maybe the buildings they did mention a possibili...
by Busguy2010
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: I680/HWY133 interchange
Replies: 8
Views: 592

Re: I680/HWY133 interchange

The interchange needs lots of work. From the Highway 133 prospective, the problem is the amount of entrances to the highway RIGHT by the 680 onramp. Ida street and the entrance to the neighborhood will cause problems to any fixes I think. Hope they find a good solution, having 133 traffic backed up...
by Busguy2010
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Email is circulating saying that Reilly is now #1 on the Coach Hot Seat list. I hate to say it, but I have not been enjoying watching the games this year. Probably going to pass on watching this Saturday. Yep, he's been a dead man walking for several weeks now in my opinion. I have every opportunit...
by Busguy2010
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 417
Views: 67140

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

It's not like that particular area is actually lacking in public transportation. The 2, 3, and 15 are among the best and most used routes Metro has. People just have to open their eyes. Standing at 40th and Farnam, you'd see 15 different buses in an hour.
by Busguy2010
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football since 2001

I know the Patriots are unpopular with most people, but did anybody else feel proud of Rex Burkhead finally showing his worth to the nation tonight? He was the main man in the backfield tonight, he caught some big passes, caught a touchdown pass, blocked a punt! Being both a Patriots and Husker fan ...
by Busguy2010
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football since 2001

Dang, I was just talking starting lineup, but you went and did the whole roster! :thumb:

That's a complete list to look through, I'll post my starting lineup some time
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Anybody else want to discuss an all post 2001 team? QB: Zac Taylor or Joe Ganz? RB: Rex, Ameer, Roy? WR: Niles Paul, Kenny Bell, Westerkamp? TE: ? OL: ? DL: Suh and who else? LB: Lavonte David and who else? DB: Prince Amukamara, Jean-Baptiste and who else? P: Sam Koch? K: Alex Henery? Who's in your ...
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Oh and dominating #11 Michigan State 24-3 in 2011 was actually a big game for us. It was an 11am game so it kind of hides from memory.
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

And I'd like to add last year at Wisconsin was the first time in my Husker fandom that I've seen the Huskers compete in a game that had a lot of weight to it. Few huge wins for us. Off hand I can think of 2015 Michigan State, and 2010 Missouri. That's about it for me. I would love to see the Husker...
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

And I'd like to add last year at Wisconsin was the first time in my Husker fandom that I've seen the Huskers compete in a game that had a lot of weight to it. Few huge wins for us. Off hand I can think of 2015 Michigan State, and 2010 Missouri. That's about it for me. I would love to see the Huskers...
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 487

Nebraska Football since 2001

I feel this is a good time to acknowledge the low points in our recent history (although I recognize we might be adding two more games to this list yet this year) so we can really appreciate where we've been and where we hopefully have nowhere to go but up. I'll start with the 70-10 loss at Texas Te...
by Busguy2010
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9537

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Getting creamed by Minnesota... Who saw that coming? Yeah, this thing is way past done.

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