Page 1 of 8 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 116
  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 11,923, Level: 32
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 27
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    cyowan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    390
    Points
    11,923
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 103
    Given: 205

    WRNL Calls Out the Students

    An Open Letter to the Student Section - Wide Right & Natty Lite

    One word: "***** *** edness". Solid gold.


    Last edited by LindenCy; 02-28-2014 at 12:12 PM.

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 22,440, Level: 45
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 110
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    greatshu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    KS
    Posts
    1,973
    Points
    22,440
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 55

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    HA HA HA. Hilarious. Awesome post.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 30,472, Level: 53
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 378
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,430
    Points
    30,472
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 443
    Given: 805

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    I just think it's funny that this is the medium they use to call out the students. It's pretty clear that the majority of students trafficking these sites are the ones that attend games. It's the non-die hard student fans that need this kick in the rear. That being said, this picture is great...




  4. #4
    Rookie
    Points: 10,156, Level: 30
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 394
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    CYCLONE STATE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Clive
    Posts
    536
    Points
    10,156
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 7

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Solid Gold indeed



  5. #5
    Starter
    Points: 21,024, Level: 44
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 626
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Messi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    803
    Points
    21,024
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 81
    Given: 14

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Makes good points but just saying "show up" isn't going to probably do anything. Statistics show that student section numbers are declining all across country so I guess I take solace In the fact that this isn't unique to ISU.



  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 22,779, Level: 46
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 771
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    623
    Points
    22,779
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 113
    Given: 32

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Quote Originally Posted by Messi View Post
    Makes good points but just saying "show up" isn't going to probably do anything. Statistics show that student section numbers are declining all across country so I guess I take solace In the fact that this isn't unique to ISU.
    Now you kids with your loud music and your Dan Fogelberg, your Zima, hula hoops and Pac-Man video games, don't you see? People today have attention spans that can only be measured in nanoseconds.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 36,404, Level: 58
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 246
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    JohnnyFive's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    2,772
    Points
    36,404
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 482
    Given: 532

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    The Superman underwear part slayed me.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 131,489, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    Cycsk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    10,758
    Points
    131,489
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 796
    Given: 641

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Pardon me, but didn't the students show up in much larger numbers and make a great contribution to the win over WV? Perhaps the article was written before that game, but it seems that a token nod about the students moving in the right direction would have been appropriate. Not even a reference to Giant Georges showing up?



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 131,489, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    Cycsk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    10,758
    Points
    131,489
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 796
    Given: 641

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Also, I was surprised he didn't call out the CAC. From what has been posted here, they don't seem to do anything to rally the students to attend the games.



  10. #10
    Walk On
    Points: 4,938, Level: 20
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 112
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    204
    Points
    4,938
    Level
    20
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 22

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    I would give about anything to be back in college, with my buddies, doing what "some"of these students won't do. If only I could remember all the times I spent in Jack Trice/Hilton. Good article



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 109,862, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,646
    Points
    109,862
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 219
    Given: 266

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    I needed google to get through that letter but that was part of the allure


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 30,472, Level: 53
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 378
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,430
    Points
    30,472
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 443
    Given: 805

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    Pardon me, but didn't the students show up in much larger numbers and make a great contribution to the win over WV? Perhaps the article was written before that game, but it seems that a token nod about the students moving in the right direction would have been appropriate. Not even a reference to Giant Georges showing up?
    Why isn't this around more often? Ik if I took the time to make that I would bring it with me everywhere I went. The attendance at that game certainly helped validate the ISU-WVU "rivalry" that is beginning to brew tho.



  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 35,549, Level: 58
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,101
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    BKLYNCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities, MN
    Posts
    1,951
    Points
    35,549
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 108
    Given: 78

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Quote Originally Posted by ThurgoodMarshal View Post
    I just think it's funny that this is the medium they use to call out the students. It's pretty clear that the majority of students trafficking these sites are the ones that attend games. It's the non-die hard student fans that need this kick in the rear. That being said, this picture is great...

    I will donate to any student that makes a bighead of this... Great article, and the students deserve it. I think ISU has to stop selling the all-sports pass if they are selling it still. Or not include MBB anymore.


    "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

  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 35,549, Level: 58
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,101
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    BKLYNCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities, MN
    Posts
    1,951
    Points
    35,549
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 108
    Given: 78

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Quote Originally Posted by ThurgoodMarshal View Post
    Why isn't this around more often? Ik if I took the time to make that I would bring it with me everywhere I went. The attendance at that game certainly helped validate the ISU-WVU "rivalry" that is beginning to brew tho.
    Cuzz the kid that made it tragically overdosed...


    "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

  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 442,729, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    24,199
    Points
    442,729
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 413
    Given: 47

    Re: WRNL Calls Out the Students

    Quote Originally Posted by ThurgoodMarshal View Post
    Why isn't this around more often? Ik if I took the time to make that I would bring it with me everywhere I went. The attendance at that game certainly helped validate the ISU-WVU "rivalry" that is beginning to brew tho.
    The original maker OD'd over Christmas break. Props to whoever got Giant Georges from his family.



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: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM