Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 156,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan32's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    8,832
    Points
    156,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 681
    Given: 7

    I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    I know some of you are pretty upset with the way this year has gone, but I hope it has not gotten this bad for any of you yet:

    A Former Michigan Fan Needs a New Team - eBay (item 270304736881 end time Nov-27-08 18:40:27 PST)



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 281,457, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,608
    Points
    281,457
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 215
    Given: 20

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    That guy is a genius. What an easy way to make some money.



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 39,212, Level: 61
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 1,138
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cloneu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities
    Posts
    4,176
    Points
    39,212
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 22

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Did the Cubs fan who was doing this actually have any buyers?



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 99,087, Level: 98
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,963
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,042
    Points
    99,087
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 153
    Given: 59

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Great idea, lol, only thing is, they'd probably make us pay to switch teams.



  5. #5
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 238,135, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 66.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    17,059
    Points
    238,135
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 670
    Given: 628

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    It's pretty neat he's giving over half to charity. Can't argue with that.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 179,910, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,825
    Points
    179,910
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 164
    Given: 618

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Bid on him! do you know how much Cyclone gear he's going to have to buy?



  7. #7
    Just Win Baby
    Points: 302,578, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Clones85''s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    13,339
    Points
    302,578
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Note:In the event that the newly selected team is Ohio State, I promise to fulfill my obligation. However, in order to fit into the Ohio State culture, I might need some help reducing my I.Q. as well as learning to acquire an appetite for Slim Jim's and Pickled Pig's Feet. Fortunately, I am already married and will not be able to find a close relative who would be willing to wed.


    That is GREAT!!



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 20,067, Level: 43
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 683
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    Cardinal&Gold11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    1,861
    Points
    20,067
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 2

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    It's pretty sad that he is already given up on his team. I would never give up on the Cyclones no matter how bad it gets. I am a Cyclone through and through


    "These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it." - Charles Barkley

  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,047, Level: 67
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 303
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Bubbahotep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,519
    Points
    48,047
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    How much did we pay Johnny Orr to do the same thing?


    “There have been a lotta tough guys. There have been pretenders. And there have been contenders. But there is only one king.”

  10. #10
    Chile Mac is Back!
    Points: 304,799, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    LindenCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    23,336
    Points
    304,799
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 496
    Given: 982

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbahotep View Post
    How much did we pay Johnny Orr to do the same thing?
    Nice.

    I think it is a pretty creative and cool idea.



  11. #11
    Swarm & Punish
    Points: 287,047, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    keepngoal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    19,802
    Points
    287,047
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 425
    Given: 830

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    weak conference with weak fans.

    -keep.



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 179,910, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,825
    Points
    179,910
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 164
    Given: 618

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbahotep View Post
    How much did we pay Johnny Orr to do the same thing?
    Enough so that Romie didn't have to work any more.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 181,259, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    9,961
    Points
    181,259
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 129
    Given: 122

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Note:In the event that the newly selected team is Ohio State, I promise to fulfill my obligation. However, in order to fit into the Ohio State culture, I might need some help reducing my I.Q. as well as learning to acquire an appetite for Slim Jim's and Pickled Pig's Feet. Fortunately, I am already married and will not be able to find a close relative who would be willing to wed.


    That is GREAT!!
    I was just going to post this. Best part of the whole deal.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 28,046, Level: 51
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 604
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    BigDISU1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Oskaloosa, Iowa
    Posts
    1,195
    Points
    28,046
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    weak conference with weak fans.

    -keep.
    i agree...


    I thought it was kinda funny, but honestly, it is pretty weak. I know I am looking at this much to seriously... but this is the FIRST time in 30+ years Michigan HAS NOT gone to a bowl game. First time in forever (100+ years?) they have not won 4 or more games.

    One bad season and some of their fans are already completely giving up. One season of adversity and its all lost...

    Most ISU fans would swap for Michigan Football's history and prestige in a heartbeat. Iowa State has some of the most resilient and loyal fans in all of college football.

    its easy to be a fan when your team is winning all the time. Adversity brings out the true character of a fanbase. I can only imagine what their fan base would be like if this SHORT spurt of mediocrity lasted for a decade or so.


    Last edited by BigDISU1; 11-19-2008 at 02:39 PM.

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 99,087, Level: 98
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,963
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,042
    Points
    99,087
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 153
    Given: 59

    Re: I hope it hasn't got this bad for anyone yet!

    Quote Originally Posted by BigDISU1 View Post
    i agree...


    I thought it was kinda funny, but honestly, it is pretty weak. I know I am looking at this much to seriously... but this is the FIRST time in 30+ years Michigan HAS NOT gone to a bowl game. First time in forever (100+ years?) they have not won 4 or more games.

    One bad season and some of their fans are already completely giving up. One season of adversity and its all lost...

    Most ISU fans would swap for Michigan Football's history and prestige in a heartbeat. Iowa State has some of the most resilient and loyal fans in all of college football.

    its easy to be a fan when your team is winning all the time. Adversity brings out the true character of a fanbase. I can only imagine what their fan base would be like if this SHORT spurt of mediocrity lasted for a decade or so.
    Also, don't forget, probably at least half of those fans are fans because they were winning. It's the same in Iowa. Iowa has a bigger fan base because of their success in the 80s. When you chose to root for the team because they were the winner, it's even harder for them to stomach when they lose. And probably easier for them to actually make the switch.



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: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM