View Poll Results: How did you become a Clone

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    How did you become a Clone fan?

    Any earlier thread mentioned that not all of us were blessed to be born a Cyclone. How did you become a Clone?


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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Not really sure. My family was mostly hawk and panther fans since they were originally from Waterloo. I went to Ames once as a kid and fell in love with the campus and the people, guess thats where it started.



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Born and raised in Ames. Easy choice as the light was already on for me.



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents are alumni. Had no choice and that's fine with me!



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Born in Hawk land, but my parents both went to ISU. My brothers gave into the peer pressure as kids and started as Hawk fans. I was able to withstand the dark side and always was a Clone.



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Born and raised by several generations of Cyclones!


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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Both of my parents are alums and I was born at Mary Greeley when Dad was in Vet School. Mom and Dad didn't make it easy on me by moving to NE Iowa, but I made and moved closer to the mother country by coming to Ankeny.


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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    My first basketball game was in 1974. I was also born that year. So I guess I was born into it. I am not sure weather to love my dad for it or hate him for it.



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Born in Long Island, NY, where my family (and the rest of the population in general) couldn't give two rips about the NCAA. Moved to Davenport when I was 4. Almost instantly became a Hawkeye fan. Lasted until I received my acceptance letter to ISU. I now bleed cardinal (the real color of blood) and gold...


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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    I can see the light!!!!Attachment 1516
    But seriously I was born and raised a clone.


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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Wasn't born a Cyclone but went to ISU, then I experienced Hilton Magic in the early-mid 90s and am a clone for life. The 0-10-1 year in football wasn't fun though......



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    I hope to create a family tradition of Cloneitude. Although, I did tell my wife the kids could go to any school they want as long as its in the B12. However, if they chose KU, they would be disowned.



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Parents both attended ISU, as did other relatives. I was the only Clone fan in the midst of a bunch of Hawk fans in grade school in NW Iowa. Took a lot of heat for that, but later when we grew up, some of my friends wised up and switched affiliations.


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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    I just loved watching basketball. The more I watched, the more I saw ISU. The more that happened, the more I loved ISU. Then I went there from 92-96, and it's taken an unshakable root

    Also, my wife grew up in a house where athletics weren't always a real big deal, but she's blossomed into a tremendous Cyclone fan!



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    Re: How did you become a Clone fan?

    Grew up in Utah and moved to Iowa in HS. Was never a fan of either school that much, however I learned early on to despise the Hawkeyes because of the arrogance in the fan-base. Anyway, I became a Cyclone when we lived in Ames for four years while my wife attended Veterinary School...



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