Bits & Pieces: Florida vs. Vanderbilt (and Hurricane Michael)

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Glad you're ok, cover, but was never worried about a rugged gentleman like yourself. In fact, when we learned that you'd been in Michael's path, part of me thought to check on the storm to see if it was ok.

Good to have you back.
 

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Weak. The kid is a good gator. What is his GPA? ACT score? Get over yourself.


Funny how that that narrative just holds on in a few peoples mind. (Saying that Felipe is mentally weak)

# He may be but his play this year hasn't evidenced that description.
 
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Glad to hear you and your family are safe. Hopefully you'll get power soon.

And of course, excellent analysis as always.
 

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Funny how that that narrative just holds on in few peoples mind.

I have seen FF around campus and town. He is usually with other players and they seem like their QB. Even last year with all the talk about Zaire, I heard players stick up for Franks.

He is having a great year. Get behind him.

Go Gators.
 

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Glad to hear you're doing well big man. Bit and Pieces is always a joy to read.
I couldn't help but notice you didn't mention the fake punt. I felt much better
about the game after we cut it down to 1, and was glad to see Dan take the XP.
I'm never a fan of going for 2 before Q4. Thanks for everything you do C2.
Fake punt was a great call at a perfect time! Thanks as always for the kind words.
Glad you're ok, cover, but was never worried about a rugged gentleman like yourself. In fact, when we learned that you'd been in Michael's path, part of me thought to check on the storm to see if it was ok.

Good to have you back.
:embarrassed:

You are too kind sir! That was the old me!
 

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Events like this certainly provide "perspective", something we lack far too often. We suffered significant property loss during Hurricanes Frances and Ivan in 2004 even though we're tucked away in the mountains of Western North Carolina. It was a great reminder that stuff is just stuff and the lives of people we're invested in is what really matters. Glad to hear you and your family are recovering.

Good analysis as usual. That is certainly a game Gator teams of the last half decade would have lost.
This needs a lot of likes. Thank you for your perspective!
 

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Hey did you hear about that doctor from Cleveland, Tennessee who built a house with his uncle at Mexico Beach right on the Gulf? They built the house to exceed building codes. Cost about 20% more to build. The house came through the storm in really good shape while all the structures around it were destroyed. I saw him being interviewed by Neal Cavutto on Fox News. Maybe a lesson in there.

As with everyone glad you and your family are ok. And as the doctor’s Beach house did, you exceed expectations.
Building to strong specs is good, but not always a solution. Friend (also a gator) from Nola built on MS coast. Oil well pipe for pilings, extra braces and nails , extra screws and special pattern on roof. I congratulated him on a hurricane proof house. No, he said, it wouldn't have withstood Camille. Katrina totalled it .No guarantees.
 

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Having spent more than my fair share of time with a chainsaw in hand and without electricity, I'm feelin' for you, bro! Happy that you and yours rode out the storm. #850strong.
 

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Was praying for you and yours C2.

Greatly relieved to hear from you.

Alex.
 

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Hey C2, thanks for the updates on your safety. Hope you're hanging in there. Thanks for the write up, always a pleasure to read.
 

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Building to strong specs is good, but not always a solution. Friend (also a gator) from Nola built on MS coast. Oil well pipe for pilings, extra braces and nails , extra screws and special pattern on roof. I congratulated him on a hurricane proof house. No, he said, it wouldn't have withstood Camille. Katrina totalled it .No guarantees.

Lesson from Andrew. One does not want an intact house post-hurricane with nothing but miles of surrounding war zone and years of upcoming construction all around you . Take the total loss insurance check and move up or down the coast to an unaffected area.
 

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Having spent more than my fair share of time with a chainsaw in hand and without electricity, I'm feelin' for you, bro! Happy that you and yours rode out the storm. #850strong.

Me too. No trees on the roof is the best you can ask for post-hurricane.
 

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Lesson from Andrew. One does not want an intact house post-hurricane with nothing but miles of surrounding war zone and years of upcoming construction all around you . Take the total loss insurance check and move up or down the coast to an unaffected area.
I was gonna say the same thing...who wants the nicest house in the middle of a giant dump?
 

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