Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Is it just me?

  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 40,691, Level: 62
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 959
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    BKLYNCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities, MN
    Posts
    2,112
    Points
    40,691
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 313
    Given: 128

    Is it just me?

    Or is OSU's orange & black really hurting their PR right now... I'm a fan of the colors typically (high school colors), but I've been having double-takes every time the ESPN photo of Smart comes up... Looks like prison garb to me.


    Last edited by BKLYNCyclone; 02-10-2014 at 12:05 PM.
    "If baseball players speaking in front of Congress can be put on trial for perjury, then why shouldn't the politicians we vote for be held accountable to the same standard during their campaigns?" -Paraphrased from The Newsroom

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 28,659, Level: 52
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,091
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyclone101's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Central IA
    Posts
    2,012
    Points
    28,659
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 859
    Given: 1,373

    Re: Is it just me?

    Just you. If you think the colors are hurting their reputation, you are thinking about it too much.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 102,850, Level: 99
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 200
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    Senolcyc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,234
    Points
    102,850
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 124
    Given: 27

    Re: Is it just me?

    It's just you.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 291,887, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    ImJustKCClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    20,020
    Points
    291,887
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,762
    Given: 12,412

    Re: Is it just me?

    Yeah...I think that idea should die a quiet death...



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 42,576, Level: 63
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 374
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    dinger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    3,549
    Points
    42,576
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 80

    Re: Is it just me?

    I third or fourth or however many now...it's just you. Doesn't even appear to be a need for a poll.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 414,179, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.8%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    18,938
    Points
    414,179
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7,775
    Given: 1,828

    Re: Is it just me?

    Normally I would say it's just you...however, I just saw a picture of their team bus:



    So maybe it's not just you.






  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 175,387, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    mtowncyclone13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    mtown
    Posts
    12,599
    Points
    175,387
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,513
    Given: 2,516

    Re: Is it just me?

    It's just that jacket. If it was white with orange and black trim you wouldn't notice.


    2015 CF Avatar of the Year winner.

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 40,691, Level: 62
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 959
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    BKLYNCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities, MN
    Posts
    2,112
    Points
    40,691
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 313
    Given: 128

    Re: Is it just me?

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    It's just that jacket. If it was white with orange and black trim you wouldn't notice.
    I agree. And Smart's contrite pose. (And no I don't really believe orange is a PR issue, though I bet a PR staffer has already brought it up...) It is funny though how it exactly matches jumpsuit orange.


    Last edited by BKLYNCyclone; 02-10-2014 at 12:35 PM.
    "If baseball players speaking in front of Congress can be put on trial for perjury, then why shouldn't the politicians we vote for be held accountable to the same standard during their campaigns?" -Paraphrased from The Newsroom

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 52,119, Level: 70
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 431
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    5,978
    Points
    52,119
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 857
    Given: 1,131

    Re: Is it just me?

    W T F






  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 414,179, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.8%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    18,938
    Points
    414,179
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7,775
    Given: 1,828

    Re: Is it just me?

    My white guilt also feels it necessary to point out that if you see a black guy in orange and black, and the first you think is prison....that might be a prollem.






  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 543,092, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    39,410
    Points
    543,092
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,835
    Given: 2,859

    Re: Is it just me?

    I chuckled, but that said it's all you.


    "That's what I do. I drink, and I know things." - Tyrion Lannister

    "Success is just failure that hasn't happened yet." - life advice from Latrell Spreewell



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 40,691, Level: 62
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 959
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    BKLYNCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities, MN
    Posts
    2,112
    Points
    40,691
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 313
    Given: 128

    Re: Is it just me?

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    My white guilt also feels it necessary to point out that if you see a black guy in orange and black, and the first you think is prison....that might be a prollem.

    Hence the white baby in the jumpsuit in the followup post. Baby jumpsuit available at Sears by the way...


    "If baseball players speaking in front of Congress can be put on trial for perjury, then why shouldn't the politicians we vote for be held accountable to the same standard during their campaigns?" -Paraphrased from The Newsroom

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 111,639, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    stormchaser2014's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Wisconsin
    Posts
    8,692
    Points
    111,639
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,838
    Given: 2,892

    Re: Is it just me?

    I like the orange and black, especially their black uniforms


    When you find that one show that connects you to the world, you become someone different. Someone better. When that show is taken from you, what do you become then?

    May 9th & 10th, 9pm CBS

  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 135,128, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    12,959
    Points
    135,128
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,341
    Given: 1,159

    Re: Is it just me?

    Just came in to say it's just you.



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: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM