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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    I like those helmets, though.

    Hadn't realized they got new ones ... from a quick web check, not sure if they'll still have the ILLINI design alternate (and orange-on-blue I version).



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by KidSilverhair View Post
    "Whatever Is Needed"? Sounds like an ad for Kum & Go, not a motto for a football team.
    Struck me as a saying to mean "no selfishness" or something like that. We'll do whatever is needed to win, checking egos at the door.

    I don't know, it's not the most clever, but really, most sports team mottos aren't that clever.



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Wow, that was dumb.



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Not totally terrible. Not very inspiring either. It wouldn't make me want to buy tickets.

    What it really does, is make me appreciate our marketing dept - they really do a phenomenal job.



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    I didn't like it because I'm already annoyed of that commercial.


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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by Gnomeborg View Post
    Struck me as a saying to mean "no selfishness" or something like that. We'll do whatever is needed to win, checking egos at the door.

    I don't know, it's not the most clever, but really, most sports team mottos aren't that clever.
    Oh, yeah, I get the reasoning. Plus the initials are WIN, just like Whip Inflation Now with President Ford back in the 70s (yep, that dates me as an old fogey). I just think it sounds particularly not inspiring.

    "Hackworth! We need a motto for the 2013 Illini team. What have you got?"

    "Well, teams are trying to win games. Maybe something with winning? W.I.N.?"

    "Great idea, Hackworth! Run with that!"

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    "Boss, there just aren't that many slogans I can make out of W.I.N. How about, We're Illini Now?"

    (steady glare)

    "Okay, that was just a brainstorm. Wizards of Illini Nation?"

    (steam coming out of ears)

    "All right, all right! We did have Whatever Is Needed, but we think that's pretty lame ..."

    "That's it, Hackworth! You've done it!"



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I've seen worse.

    no way, prove it.



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by KidSilverhair View Post
    Oh, yeah, I get the reasoning. Plus the initials are WIN, just like Whip Inflation Now with President Ford back in the 70s (yep, that dates me as an old fogey). I just think it sounds particularly not inspiring.

    "Hackworth! We need a motto for the 2013 Illini team. What have you got?"

    "Well, teams are trying to win games. Maybe something with winning? W.I.N.?"

    "Great idea, Hackworth! Run with that!"

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    "Boss, there just aren't that many slogans I can make out of W.I.N. How about, We're Illini Now?"

    (steady glare)

    "Okay, that was just a brainstorm. Wizards of Illini Nation?"

    (steam coming out of ears)

    "All right, all right! We did have Whatever Is Needed, but we think that's pretty lame ..."

    "That's it, Hackworth! You've done it!"
    well, if you're going to give the job to Hackworth, you deserve what you get, dude's just an intern.



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedcyclone View Post
    no way, prove it.




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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedcyclone View Post
    no way, prove it.


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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    ...at least they have a nice track



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    Re: All you need to know about Illinois Football this season...

    Quote Originally Posted by cobraclone71 View Post
    ...at least they have a nice track
    If I was even a little bit drunk I'd **** that clapping up so hard.



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