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    Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    I'm just curious but I would guess that Iowa State Athletes would not waste time reading these message boards. I mean they are so busy studying and practicing that I would think they would not have any extra time. Has anyone ever asked a Iowa State athlete if they have ever been on a website like this before?



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    I know for a fact that some of the BIG TIME recruits
    that we are recruiting read this site



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Quote Originally Posted by mauiclone View Post
    I'm just curious but I would guess that Iowa State Athletes would not waste time reading these message boards. I mean they are so busy studying and practicing that I would think they would not have any extra time. Has anyone ever asked a Iowa State athlete if they have ever been on a website like this before?
    if you got time to sit and read message boards, you got time to be in the weight room


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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    I would imagine they do. They're on the internet just like us.



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Do Iowa State athletes have computers? or are they confined to the workout room(s)/practice facilities?



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    cyclonewarrior is right, what 18 year old kid wouldnt like seeing his name all over a website?



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Of course they do, they are college kids who most likely like to use the internet


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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    if you got time to sit and read message boards, you got time to be in the weight room
    Yeah because 18-22 year old kids aren't allowed to have even 5 minutes to themselves a day. Do you really believe they don't have time to get on the internet? Seriously, its not exactly time consuming to go through a couple posts. I can go through all the posts I care to look at in about 10 minutes.



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    I'm guessing athletes read message boards a lot more than anyone will ever admit.



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    At the next post-game presser, or on the radio show, someone should ask a player if they know what a "sarcasm pirate" or a "jimlad" is.



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Quote Originally Posted by AIT View Post
    I'm guessing athletes read message boards a lot more than anyone will ever admit.

    We are famous!


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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Quote Originally Posted by mauiclone View Post
    I'm just curious but I would guess that Iowa State Athletes would not waste time reading these message boards. I mean they are so busy studying and practicing that I would think they would not have any extra time. Has anyone ever asked a Iowa State athlete if they have ever been on a website like this before?
    really?

    I think they can spare a minute here or there. Did players before the internet read the paper? ... I bet they were all too busy studying and working out.



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    Of course they do. I just hope they realize that a vocal few do not equal the cyclone faithful as a whole



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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    I bet all of the athletes have be on this site before


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    Re: Do Iowa State Athletes Read These Boards

    I would bet that there are several here, but frankly, I'm impressed by the level of restraint shown. There haven't been any obvious cases of someone taking offense to their name being dragged through the mud, and if I'm sure of anything, it's that most names associated with Iowa State have been at one point or another. It takes some pretty thick skin to ignore some of the criticism around here. Not that there isn't a good deal of praise to even it out, but the bad sticks more than the good.



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