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by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 47
Views: 1497

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Coming off the lost to CU, this is either going to be the best time or worst time to face Kansas for Nebraska. KU has lost 2 straight. So either they will be down or mad as you know what. Unfortunately I think it's the worst time to face them. Greg KU seems to be in a bit of disarray, having watche...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

MadMartin8 wrote:Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again.

Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again.


Thank goodness folks woke up in the second half. Jays win 75-65 and I believe take a series lead. 7 straight wins in the series.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again.

Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again.
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7225

Re: Conagra campus development plans

This thread is entirely too positive, and doesn't fit the normal reactions here. It's making me uncomfortable :? Here, let me include some random negativity: -In the rendering it didn't include a Light Rail/Monorail/BRT/APC/MBT/AARP/whatever -Des Moines is likely going to get a similar development, ...
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253337

Re: Official: Capitol District

NovakOmaha wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:Yeah...but Lincoln and KC have...... :(

:mrgreen:


And Oklahoma City has, and Boston has, and Fargo has..... :D


Fargo? Now you're just being silly!
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253337

Re: Official: Capitol District

Annie’s Irish Pub Beer Can Alley The Exchange J. Gilbert's Lighthouse Pizza Is this your wish list or actual If wish list I would take a Yard House. http://www.yardhouse.com/home These are actual “gets”. All 5 should be open by sometime this March/2018... Ciao..LiO...Peace Yeah...but Lincoln and KC...
by MadMartin8
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)
Replies: 39
Views: 5400

Re: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)

I always wondered how long they would last once Scheels and others broke into the market.
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 255
Views: 21687

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

I heard a rumor last weekend I absolutely hate and many on here will too. I hope to God it isn't true. Rumor is Mutual of Omaha is relocating its headquarters here. Not just the bank. Everything. Depression/anger commence. That doesn't surprise me in the slightest to be honest. I was wondering what...
by MadMartin8
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Getting kind of nervous that Creighton will be lucky to get to .500 in conference play.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2575
Views: 253337

Re: Official: Capitol District

Capitol District has already consumed one surface lot. It's hard to compare Haymarket (more like Old Market) to this area surrounding a CenturyLink complex with arose from a rail yard. It really isn't a bad evolution. Establish your anchor convention center/arena, served by surface lots. As the sur...
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Not sure what's going on the the second half of these games, they just mysteriously go cold. Too tired from running in the first half?
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Strouds. I have been there 3 times and its been almost dead. Whatever magic they had in Kansas City does not seem to translate here. I see them closing in 2018. I have no complaints. Firebirds next door is always packed. If your track record holds, Strouds will be here in Omaha for at least a centu...
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

So? Where are all of Nebraska's so-called fiscal conservatives and budget hawks when it comes to the magnitude and duration of these severance payments? Right here. As I posted earlier, the entirety of the NU administration that signed off on Riley's extension should be fired for cause. I believe t...
by MadMartin8
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Sweet mercy goodness, Dear Athletic Director Moos, just end this. I'm not even a fan and this is painful to see.
by MadMartin8
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Honestly, it wasn't like Baylor was even holding back the Jays, the Jays just missed a whole lot of gimmie shots. These games sometimes happen, I am just glad it happened against a ranked team. Have to bounce back the rest of the Non Con and not let any weak games slip through. Plus, keeping it clos...
by MadMartin8
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Kind of crazy to think about, but could you imagine if Doug was surrounded by this supporting cast?
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Wow, this team might be a special one. I did NOT expect them to destroy UCLA like that.
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter
Replies: 24
Views: 968

Re: 2018 Curling Team Trials @Baxter

We went Friday night. Not quite sure what I was expecting, but it was fun. I would go again if they come back Omaha in the future. From what the USOC said, it seems likely that we would be in a good spot to get the trials again. From what the rep from the World Curling Federation said, we are now b...
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton comes in at 35th in AP poll and 28th in the Coaches poll. If they can win their tournament tonight and tomorrow, or at least have a very strong showing, they might be ranked next week. If they win the tourney they will definitely be ranked. If they go 1 and 1, they might not be too far aw...
by MadMartin8
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Jays sink #20 Northwestern on the road, 92 to 88. Got close there at the end.
by MadMartin8
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1545

Re: Toast

I just keep thinking that "sales" could mean telesales (glorified call center), customer satisfaction (most certainly call center).... and that ultimately it'll be 90% call center, and 10% support staff. Naturally, we'll have to wait and see, but I have my "MTO (Trademark)" Pess...
by MadMartin8
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1545

Re: Toast

It doesn’t appear to be a call center operation to me. Updated article from the W-H: “A Boston-based software company will employ “at least a few hundred” people in Omaha in the next few years, one of its top executives said Friday. The company, Toast Inc., announced this week that it chose Omaha a...
by MadMartin8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football since 2001
Replies: 33
Views: 488

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. That’s a good call. Probably the most dominating defensive performance by NU during Pelini years. The 2009 win over Oklahoma is a close 2nd (and another big win for...
by MadMartin8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1545

Re: Toast

It doesn’t appear to be a call center operation to me. Updated article from the W-H: “A Boston-based software company will employ “at least a few hundred” people in Omaha in the next few years, one of its top executives said Friday. The company, Toast Inc., announced this week that it chose Omaha a...
by MadMartin8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

For a coach that keeps redefining what bad football really truly is, and displays it on a week by week basis, there aren't any downsides to cutting him lose as soon as possible.
by MadMartin8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3177

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton puts Yale away, 92 to 76. Good opening win, and good preparation for what's upcoming in Northwestern, UCLA, etc.
by MadMartin8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Holy |expletive|.
by MadMartin8
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Toast
Replies: 34
Views: 1545

Re: Toast

So.....just call center operations? Likely the lowest paying of their jobs?


Well, I guess any little bit helps the economy.
by MadMartin8
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

While at the game yesterday (my father is a fan, so we go together for one game, or so, a year), I noticed a few things about the offensive line. I don't exactly know why folks say Tanner isn't given enough time, maybe I just haven't seen enough of the games? How many times has he been sacked compar...
by MadMartin8
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

My quick game prediction- NU- 27 Northwestern- 23... Ciao..LiO...Peace Close, but you didn't account for Tanner Lee being Tanner Lee, and Mike Riley being Mike Riley. :mrgreen: LOL. I’m sure you’re happy with the loss Martin.. As pathetic as it was and as equally pathetic as Lee and Riley were.. Ca...
by MadMartin8
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Omaha Cowboy wrote:My quick game prediction-

NU- 27 Northwestern- 23...

Ciao..LiO...Peace


Close, but you didn't account for Tanner Lee being Tanner Lee, and Mike Riley being Mike Riley.

:mrgreen:
by MadMartin8
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 47
Views: 1497

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Nebraska and USC to headling CBE Tournament in KC in 2018. Thanksgiving Weekend. https://www.fanragsports.com/rothstein-usc-and-nebraska-to-headline-2018-cbe-classic/ Greg USC Trojans, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Texas Tech Red Raiders and Missouri State Bears None of those schools are exactly hotbeds fo...
by MadMartin8
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza
Replies: 11
Views: 992

Re: 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza

The one near 180th & Q opened recently next to HyVee I know a few people that work at that Hyvee. The new Pizza Place didn't make a friendly neighbor impression with HyVee the other day per what I am told. 1000 Degree had employee's go INSIDE Hyvee and hand out full pizza's to Hyvee Customers. ...
by MadMartin8
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 325
Views: 33219

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Gotta say, the glasswork and framing around that glass (and just the building in general really) looks way better on the photos/real life than in the rendering.
by MadMartin8
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Coyote wrote:Nebraska hires Bill Moos of Washington State as new director of athletics.



A very, very good hire for the short and intermediate term.


Addendum: Seeing Nebraska fans fretting already over this hire makes me realize how stupid certain segments of that fan base are.
by MadMartin8
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The fall of Husker football is fascinating. Didn't ever think it would fall to this level. So? What is it? Poor coaching? Lack of skill on the players' part? I don't know, I'm asking. That was a depressing game to watch! :( I'll be up front and honest, I don't really care too much. I'm not a Husker...
by MadMartin8
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I have never seen a worse Nebraska team, including 2007. Wonder if Riley lasts the year?
by MadMartin8
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The fall of Husker football is fascinating. Didn't ever think it would fall to this level. Very similar to the last year of Callahan. Greg But you're going on year, what, 10 of largely being irrelevant on the national stage? Callahan years weren't too far removed. I think the “largely Irrelevant” s...
by MadMartin8
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Greg S wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:The fall of Husker football is fascinating. Didn't ever think it would fall to this level.


Very similar to the last year of Callahan.

Greg


But you're going on year, what, 10 of largely being irrelevant on the national stage? Callahan years weren't too far removed.
by MadMartin8
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 490
Views: 9565

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The fall of Husker football is fascinating. Didn't ever think it would fall to this level.

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