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    Signed Helmet - what to do?

    So I was doing a little cleaning this morning, and came across my beloved game-worn ISU helmet. In my dismay, I saw the 'Gene Chizik' signature and realized that I would not be able to see the helmet the same way anymore. What should I do? I got it in a Athletic Department auction - do you think they would refund the $$ that I paid? Should I wipe the sig off? Do you think Pollard would replace with a signed helmet of whoever the new coach is when he is hired? Honestly, this may seem humorous, but I am actually quite dismayed about it.

    Anyone else out there with worthless Chizik merchandise??



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Keep it. Maybe it will be worth something someday if Chizik turns out to be a successful coach.


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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    So I was doing a little cleaning this morning, and came across my beloved game-worn ISU helmet. In my dismay, I saw the 'Gene Chizik' signature and realized that I would not be able to see the helmet the same way anymore. What should I do? I got it in a Athletic Department auction - do you think they would refund the $$ that I paid? Should I wipe the sig off? Do you think Pollard would replace with a signed helmet of whoever the new coach is when he is hired? Honestly, this may seem humorous, but I am actually quite dismayed about it.

    Anyone else out there with worthless Chizik merchandise??

    Contact Pollard about it.... Wait though.

    No offense but finding a new coach, and damage control trying to keep new players here take precidence.

    JP is a good guy, and at the very least he'd contact you back.

    It's just a crazy time now..


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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    either attempt to get a new helmet or... BURN THAT ****


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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Just put an "*" next to his name.


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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Hold a charity auction giving someone the right to drive a bulldozer over it.




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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Just remember, even though it may contain an autograph you don't want, it still is an ISU helmet.



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    hey jeremy - any chance i can get a million extra credits for my pain??



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    How much are you asking for it?



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    So I was doing a little cleaning this morning, and came across my beloved game-worn ISU helmet. In my dismay, I saw the 'Gene Chizik' signature and realized that I would not be able to see the helmet the same way anymore. What should I do? I got it in a Athletic Department auction - do you think they would refund the $$ that I paid? Should I wipe the sig off? Do you think Pollard would replace with a signed helmet of whoever the new coach is when he is hired? Honestly, this may seem humorous, but I am actually quite dismayed about it.

    Anyone else out there with worthless Chizik merchandise??
    the ink is fairly removable. I'd get the name off and then you still have a nice helmet...have a player sign it. They earned that Iowa State logo, chizik didn't. It will never be worth anything great even if he succeeds big time, which he won't. I plan to find anything with chizik on it and get rid of it and try to forget this disasterous footnote in ISU history.



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Hawk 97.3 is having a contest where you can send in stuff to be crushed by a monster truck the first week in January when the trucks come to town.



    Take a photo of it and go to there website.



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Quote Originally Posted by scottieisu1 View Post
    Hawk 97.3 is having a contest where you can send in stuff to be crushed by a monster truck the first week in January when the trucks come to town.



    Take a photo of it and go to there website.
    man does anyone have a life size cut out of chizik? that would be awesome!



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    The helmet, a cut out, a jersey and also some coins



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    man does anyone have a life size cut out of chizik? that would be awesome!
    That would be funny, although I don't know if anyone would want to admit to having a life-size cutout of Chizik.



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    Re: Signed Helmet - what to do?

    if you go camping you could drop a cleveland steamer in it??? but it still is an ISU helmet so i don't think that'd be right... i would try rubbing the signature off with some kind of chemical.



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