Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 20
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 565,633, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,625
    Points
    565,633
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 498
    Given: 245

    Ole Miss has new mascot

    Rebel Black Bear. Seems like an odd choice.

    Rebel Black Bear is Mississippi's new mascot - ESPN





  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 81,041, Level: 88
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 909
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RyCy04's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,379
    Points
    81,041
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 163
    Given: 16

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Ackbar got hosed



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 498,474, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    33,787
    Points
    498,474
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,471
    Given: 1,048

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    That's pretty sweet, but Rebel Ackbar would have been better



    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 17,864, Level: 40
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 186
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    682
    Points
    17,864
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 9

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot




  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 425,126, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,964
    Points
    425,126
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 980
    Given: 513

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    Ackbar got hosed
    Agreed.. the options they narrowed down to sucked.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 498,474, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    33,787
    Points
    498,474
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,471
    Given: 1,048

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Well, this is the last time I ever want to hear "why is your mascot a cardinal when you are the Cyclones"


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 652,539, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 55.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    25,349
    Points
    652,539
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,931
    Given: 314

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Wow they went with a bear, glad they got creative...



  8. #8
    Starter
    Points: 19,011, Level: 42
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 839
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    LivntheCyLife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    St. Louis, MO
    Posts
    786
    Points
    19,011
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 28
    Given: 7

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Slightly off topic, but every time I hear or read about "The Grove", I always wonder why there isn't a name for the Iowa State tailgate. It's one of the best traditions ISU has and I think it really deserves a name.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 155,295, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    weR138's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    7,727
    Points
    155,295
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 205
    Given: 61

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Well, this is the last time I ever want to hear "why is your mascot a cardinal when you are the Cyclones"
    My standard answer is "the same reason Miami's mascot is an Ibis and they're the Hurricaines".


    RIP Janice
    b. April 2012 d. April 2012
    9 posts
    May perpetual light shine upon him.

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 565,633, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,625
    Points
    565,633
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 498
    Given: 245

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Quote Originally Posted by LivntheCyLife View Post
    Slightly off topic, but every time I hear or read about "The Grove", I always wonder why there isn't a name for the Iowa State tailgate. It's one of the best traditions ISU has and I think it really deserves a name.
    This is something I could get behind. Sounds like a great idea. (Too bad "Cyclone Alley" is already taken & blemished)




  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 28,634, Level: 51
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 16
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    1,957
    Points
    28,634
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    My standard answer is "the same reason Miami's mascot is an Ibis and they're the Hurricaines".
    Kind of.

    Miami picked the ibis because when a hurricane comes around, it's the last animal to take shelter and the first to reappear once the hurricane leaves. So their mascot is based off of symbolism/legend associated with a hurricane.

    ISU picked the Cardinal because they realized having an anthropomorphic tornado would be pretty silly (though admittedly, if done right, could be cool). So they went to the school colors and chose to go with a Cardinal. Could have been worse. At least you guys didn't go the Stanford route and end up being associated with a horrendous mascot like the Stanford Tree...





    Anthropomorphic tornadoes and cyclones NOT done right...


    Last edited by edr247; 10-14-2010 at 05:58 PM.

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 63,584, Level: 78
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,266
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    sdillon500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    northern california
    Posts
    1,309
    Points
    63,584
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 6

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    Ackbar got hosed
    True, but Lucas wouldn't let Ole Miss have the rights. So they now have Admiral Ack-bear.


    www.widerightnattylite.com/ - All the news on the team that gives you fits

  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 38,903, Level: 60
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 147
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyclonez7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames/Coralville
    Posts
    4,483
    Points
    38,903
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 125
    Given: 20

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Rebel Black Bear is a Trap!



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 63,732, Level: 78
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 1,118
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    WalkingCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    5,235
    Points
    63,732
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 263

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    A Bear? Horrible.

    On another note... ESPNU's College Town now has ISU on it! Oh!



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 18,962, Level: 42
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 888
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    LutherClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Kirksville, MO
    Posts
    1,161
    Points
    18,962
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Ole Miss has new mascot

    Quote Originally Posted by LivntheCyLife View Post
    Slightly off topic, but every time I hear or read about "The Grove", I always wonder why there isn't a name for the Iowa State tailgate. It's one of the best traditions ISU has and I think it really deserves a name.
    I agree, but what would it be? The Grove makes sense because it's in... well, a grove. But what would ours be?

    The Plains?
    The Drunken Wasteland?


    For "I", for "S", forever!
    For Iowa State all the way.
    Let's go! To show them what the gang's all here for,
    Go! To show them how the Cyclones cheer.
    For "I", for "S", forever!
    For Iowa State do it right!
    It's time to climb up on the vict'ry wagon,
    Fight! Iowa State, Fight! Fight!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPN
  • Iowa State vs. Texas
  • January 26, 2015
  • 08:00 PM