Why is Tech so confident?
Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 52
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 82,096, Level: 89
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,654
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,812
    Points
    82,096
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 621
    Given: 447

    Why is Tech so confident?

    I keep looking at their boards and the majority of them are convinced they are going to roll us. Why? They are mocking us for mocking them about their strength of schedule. Like it or not, it is a weak schedule. You may or may not be a better team than Iowa State, but please don't base it off of beating teams that you have played so far. Texas Tech could very could well beat us, but the confidence from their fans on their scout boards that it will be a blowout is ridiculous.

    PS-

    When you make fun of Ames, please remember that you are located in Lubbock


    "Some programs don't want to win. It's okay."
    -Poster on hawkeye lounge after the hiring of Hoiberg

  2. #2
    Rookie
    Points: 11,402, Level: 32
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 548
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second Class10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Heilsqauvador's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Ames via Hampton
    Posts
    449
    Points
    11,402
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 16

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    They seem to enjoy being terrible trolls more and more too...



  3. #3
    Prospect
    Points: 415, Level: 4
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 35
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    250 Experience Points31 days registered

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    68
    Points
    415
    Level
    4
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Just a reminder, Carl. If we all woke up in the morning and Lubbock was an exclave of Iowa, it'd instantly be your biggest city. Just remember that.



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 63,099, Level: 77
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 151
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Ficklone02's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    City by the Bay
    Posts
    3,974
    Points
    63,099
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 71

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    People who run around message boards, & especially people who are so interested in their team that they will spend time on an opponents message board are probably going to be confident about their team. But that's less than 5% of the fanbase. I bet there is a large % of Tech fans really nervous & not at all full of confidence going into this game.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 82,096, Level: 89
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,654
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,812
    Points
    82,096
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 621
    Given: 447

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider42 View Post
    Just a reminder, Carl. If we all woke up in the morning and Lubbock was an exclave of Iowa, it'd instantly be your biggest city. Just remember that.
    Okay? So living in a big city means its better? I guess we should all move to Detroit by that logic


    "Some programs don't want to win. It's okay."
    -Poster on hawkeye lounge after the hiring of Hoiberg

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 82,096, Level: 89
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,654
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,812
    Points
    82,096
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 621
    Given: 447

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ficklone02 View Post
    People who run around message boards, & especially people who are so interested in their team that they will spend time on an opponents message board are probably going to be confident about their team. But that's less than 5% of the fanbase. I bet there is a large % of Tech fans really nervous & not at all full of confidence going into this game.
    Let me clarify that MOST of the Tech fans on here have been reasonable and respectable. Whenever I read their Scout boards though, they think they are the Longhorns


    "Some programs don't want to win. It's okay."
    -Poster on hawkeye lounge after the hiring of Hoiberg

  7. #7
    Recruit
    Points: 6,692, Level: 24
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 358
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    102
    Points
    6,692
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    I think the obnoxiousness found on ESPN and Scout boards are due to youthful exuberance, feeding off the positive output of their three wins. The Leach-like swagger still exists deep down and is oozing for venting by some of the braggerts.

    I sense the mature fan on both sides sees this as an unknown toss-up at this point. I'm glad it's at The Jack and looking for the good guys to play well and win it at home.



  8. #8
    Recruit
    Points: 1,447, Level: 10
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 103
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    7 days registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    106
    Points
    1,447
    Level
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    The fans are actually playing this game. Who knew.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 348,366, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    19,615
    Points
    348,366
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 743
    Given: 92

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider42 View Post
    Just a reminder, Carl. If we all woke up in the morning and Lubbock was an exclave of Iowa, it'd instantly be your biggest city. Just remember that.
    Oh man, let's hope that doesn't happen.


    It's all snark from here on out

  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 18,882, Level: 41
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 68
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes
    Posts
    785
    Points
    18,882
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    lubbock metro 229,000 Des Moines metro 600,000



  11. #11
    Rookie
    Points: 8,197, Level: 27
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 553
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cycloneike001's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    397
    Points
    8,197
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 4

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider42 View Post
    Just a reminder, Carl. If we all woke up in the morning and Lubbock was an exclave of Iowa, it'd instantly be your biggest city. Just remember that.
    Didn't realize population was all that mattered. Well, in that case, China > USA and India > USA



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,502, Level: 70
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 48
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    3,891
    Points
    52,502
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 591
    Given: 2,704

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    They are just running a distant third to Hawks and Nebraska as most obnoxious football fanbase. Kentucky basketball eclipses them all though.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 82,096, Level: 89
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,654
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,812
    Points
    82,096
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 621
    Given: 447

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    They are just running a distant third to Hawks and Nebraska as most obnoxious football fanbase. Kentucky basketball eclipses them all though.
    Agreed. Kentucky is the worst, white trash fan base in America


    "Some programs don't want to win. It's okay."
    -Poster on hawkeye lounge after the hiring of Hoiberg

  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 7,506, Level: 25
    Level completed: 92%, Points required for next Level: 44
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points
    ILiftWithRoyce's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    682
    Points
    7,506
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 52

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider42 View Post
    Just a reminder, Carl. If we all woke up in the morning and Lubbock was an exclave of Iowa, it'd instantly be your biggest city. Just remember that.
    its in texas....not really comparable. might as well be its own country



  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 13,729, Level: 35
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 321
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cy2win's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    563
    Points
    13,729
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Why is Tech so confident?

    Quote Originally Posted by terryk View Post
    lubbock metro 229,000 Des Moines metro 600,000
    Lubbock, Waco, Fort Worth (hell even college station) summed up here:




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: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM