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    Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Looks like it won't be one of the five stupid names they put out as finalists.

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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    That is gold Jerry...GOLD!


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    I bet it's the Des Moines Skywalkers.

    That's not a bad name IMO.

    Those 5 names were autrociously bad.



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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Come on, who wouldnt want to be a River Rat or a Corncob?



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    I like the Name Skywalkers Also, But

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    I bet it's the Des Moines Skywalkers.

    That's not a bad name IMO.

    Those 5 names were autrociously bad.

    A radio talkshow host mentioned there was a problem with the name skywalkers because of trademark conflict with Star Wars Luke Skywalker. Not sure if that is true or not. Seems like a pretty broad use of a trademark.



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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Asked if the nickname controversy was simply a publicity stunt to drawattention to the team, Crawford only laughed.
    He should talk to Pollard about pulling stunts, because that one sucked eggs. Even if it wasn't, it just shows a lack of authority on his part.


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Id buy a Corn Cobs hat.


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    What am I going to do with my custom "Corncobs" jersey?


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    What am I going to do with my custom "Corncobs" jersey?
    Probably the same thing I'm going to do with my "The wizard gave me a heart" t-shirt. Wear it proudly.


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    If those names were a publicity stunt...my hats off to them. That created A LOT of discussion.



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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    I'd buy a Des Moines River Rat shirt



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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    So let me get this straight- two days before they're going to announce the new team name, they pull the entire list of finalists, and still plan on announcing the name and logo on Friday? That makes me really hope that this whole thing was just a planned publicity stunt, and they actually have had an awesome name and logo secreted away for weeks now...


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    What am I going to do with my 2000 "Love a sweet Corncob Today" shirts I had printed up?


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    What am I going to do with my 2000 "Love a sweet Corncob Today" shirts I had printed up?
    Sell em to female nebrasksa fans.


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    Re: Des Moines NBDL takes back Names

    Quote Originally Posted by ornryactor View Post
    So let me get this straight- two days before they're going to announce the new team name, they pull the entire list of finalists, and still plan on announcing the name and logo on Friday? That makes me really hope that this whole thing was just a planned publicity stunt, and they actually have had an awesome name and logo secreted away for weeks now...
    That's what i'm putting my money on. I wonder if any team in the NBADL has had this much publicity without playing a single game.



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