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    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.
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    Re: Is it just me?

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



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    Re: Is it just me?

    It's just you.



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    Re: Is it just me?

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



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    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.


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    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.




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    Re: Is it just me?

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


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    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.


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    W T F






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    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.




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    Re: Is it just me?

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


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    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...


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    Re: Is it just me?

    I like the orange and black, especially their black uniforms


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    Re: Is it just me?

    Just came in to say it's just you.



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