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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    You learn a lot about wikipedia in a frat, so there's always that.


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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    I hear from frat members that their **** doesn't stink, so there's an advantage to being in one.



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    You learn a lot about wikipedia in a frat, so there's always that.
    Wikipedia is just for frats? Is that the joke?



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    You learn a lot about wikipedia in a frat, so there's always that.
    I'm assuming this is in reference to the intelligence level of fraternity members, but off the top of my head of the guys I lived in a fraternity with there is two attorneys, a doctor, a scientist for Pioneer, two CPAs, a police officer, an engineer, and a teacher.



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    If you want your son to be a ********, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to think he's better than everyone else, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to hook up with girls that are blacked out, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to start riots with out of towners for Veishea but then be the first to act like he did nothing wrong and start raising money for the damage he and his buddies caused but act like he raised it all on his own from the good of his heart and swears he and his buddies had nothing to do with the rioting, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son coming home and talking about how much he hates the Sigmas, but loves the Kappas, and he had his heart broken by a Tri Del, put him in a frat.
    Whenever you have a large sample size you're bound to get a few people that have a certain sense of entitlement. Anybody involved in Greek life would be foolish to say that there aren't people like this. However, it sounds like you've spoken to and interacted with a very small portion of the ISU or larger Greek community. Some of the best student leaders, students, service leaders, etc. I have ever met have been a part of the Greek system. Not saying there aren't great students outside Greek life, just showing that there's a large amount of people that have flourished in Greek life.

    Just to add, my house has test files and I have never seen anybody use them.



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by hunt4isu View Post
    Whenever you have a large sample size you're bound to get a few people that have a certain sense of entitlement. Anybody involved in Greek life would be foolish to say that there aren't people like this. However, it sounds like you've spoken to and interacted with a very small portion of the ISU or larger Greek community. Some of the best student leaders, students, service leaders, etc. I have ever met have been a part of the Greek system. Not saying there aren't great students outside Greek life, just showing that there's a large amount of people that have flourished in Greek life.

    Just to add, my house has test files and I have never seen anybody use them.
    I would agree with this statement. You can come from Greek life and be successful. However, it doesn't guarantee success, which is how, from my experiences, Greeks feel.


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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    If you want your son to be a ********, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to think he's better than everyone else, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to hook up with girls that are blacked out, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to start riots with out of towners for Veishea but then be the first to act like he did nothing wrong and start raising money for the damage he and his buddies caused but act like he raised it all on his own from the good of his heart and swears he and his buddies had nothing to do with the rioting, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son coming home and talking about how much he hates the Sigmas, but loves the Kappas, and he had his heart broken by a Tri Del, put him in a frat.
    If you want your son to grow up apparently always having an inferiority complex to men in frats, put him in the dorms.


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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Here comes all the Greek haters, it took longer than I expected. Some people on here hate Greeks more than Hawkeye fans.



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    If you want your son to grow up apparently always having an inferiority complex to men in frats, put him in the dorms.
    Glad I'm not the only one who thought that.



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    If you want your son to grow up apparently always having an inferiority complex to men in frats, put him in the dorms.
    And here we are, thinking we're better than everyone else. *sigh* frats


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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Now this is more like what I expected a Greek life discussion on CyFan to be like...



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Originally Posted by ISUCubswin
    If you want your son to be a ********, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to think he's better than everyone else, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to hook up with girls that are blacked out, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son to start riots with out of towners for Veishea but then be the first to act like he did nothing wrong and start raising money for the damage he and his buddies caused but act like he raised it all on his own from the good of his heart and swears he and his buddies had nothing to do with the rioting, put him in a frat.

    If you want your son coming home and talking about how much he hates the Sigmas, but loves the Kappas, and he had his heart broken by a Tri Del, put him in a frat."


    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    And there you were, thinking you're better than those in a frat. *sigh* ISUCubswin
    FIFY


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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    I was also in a fraternity. I really enjoyed it. The 50+ guys made it easier to adapt to college life. There wasn't any real hazing in our fraternity. Shouldn't have to put up with it.

    I thought it provided a great way of getting involved and also we had teams for about every intramural sport. Would not trade the experience for the dorms.


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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    And here we are, thinking we're better than everyone else. *sigh* frats
    We are the ones pretending we are better? What exactly are you doing then? Did some frat star ****** make fun of you once so now you have to tell everyone how they are terrible and people in them are ********?



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    Re: Frat vs. Dorms

    I think we need to know a little bit more about your son in order to give valid recommendations. I suggest you have him complete this questionnaire and share the results so we can offer better advice...

    1) Tanning in January: yea, or nay?

    2) On a scale of 1-10, how much do you enjoy the near-constant company of other men?

    3) In the past three months, have you listened to Imagine Dragons and enjoyed it?

    4) How many bottles of Axe body spray do you possess?

    5) You're wearing pastel green shorts. Do you complete the ensemble with:
    a. Boat shoes
    b. Neon yellow wayferer sunglasses
    c. Both a and b.
    d. A long, hard think about the direction of your life



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