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    Which is likely to happen first?

    So after all the good news with Brackins staying and some positive news on the football front w/the new coaches I got to thinking. As a life time Cubs fan, Cyclone fan, and player of the powerball I got to thinking which is more likely to happen in my life time?

    1. The Cubs win the World Series
    2. Cyclones win NC in football
    3. Cyclones win NC in mens basketball
    4. I win the lottery

    I have truly given up hope on the Cubs. How can a team look so good on paper every year and still not make it past the first round of the playoffs. #2 and #3 would be great but as is said many times on this board, "We are Cyclones and nothing good ever happens for us" so that leaves me winning the lottery as the most likely of the 4 to happen. I sure hope it's #4! If so maybe I could help buy one of the other 3



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by clone4lyfe View Post

    1. The Cubs win the World Series
    2. Cyclones win NC in football
    3. Cyclones win NC in mens basketball
    4. I win the lottery
    IMO
    1. Cubs
    2. Cyclone basketball
    3. Cyclone football
    4. Lottery



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    I would say the odds are about equal of you winning the lottery or ISU a NC in Men's Basketball.



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    $$$$!!!!!

    Grandma wasn't even a twinkle in her dad's when the cubs won it last!!!



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    1. Cubs
    2. Men's basketball title
    3. Lottery
    4. Football title

    IMO



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    IMO
    1. Cubs
    2. Cyclone basketball
    3. Cyclone football
    4. Lottery
    Thanks for shooting down my hopes Captain Reality Check! I was really hoping to be a millionaire by next week



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by clone4lyfe View Post
    Thanks for shooting down my hopes Captain Reality Check! I was really hoping to be a millionaire by next week
    Or you could put down serious cash on any of the 3 teams winning it all!



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    Or you could put down serious cash on any of the 3 teams winning it all!
    Could you imagine what the line is on the Clones winning the national championship in either sport next year! I would say my odds are better at winning the lottery than either of those. It would take some serious marbles to bet a large amount on that line.



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Easy:

    (4) Your odds of winning the Lottery are 1 in 36. It might only be $3, but you still won.

    (1) Odds of Cubs winning World Series - probably 1 in 100. I don't follow Baseball so this might off a little.

    (2) The over/under for ISU wins in FB will probably be (3.5). So the odds of just winning the Big 12, let alone a NC would be 2,000 to 1.

    Casinos reach a point where they stop the madness. You would not be able to find a casino that would pay 1,000,000 to 1.

    (3) Odds of winning the Big 12 would be much better in MBB, than in FB. I would put ISU at 150:1.



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by Melvin View Post
    Easy:

    (4) Your odds of winning the Lottery are 1 in 36. It might only be $3, but you still won.

    (1) Odds of Cubs winning World Series - probably 1 in 100. I don't follow Baseball so this might off a little.

    (2) The over/under for ISU wins in FB will probably be (3.5). So the odds of just winning the Big 12, let alone a NC would be 2,000 to 1.

    Casinos reach a point where they stop the madness. You would not be able to find a casino that would pay 1,000,000 to 1.

    (3) Odds of winning the Big 12 would be much better in MBB, than in FB. I would put ISU at 150:1.
    I figured someone would put some logic to it. As far as the lottery I'm talking about winning the jackpot not $3.



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    1. Cubs
    2. Men's basketball title
    3. Lottery
    4. Football title

    IMO
    Agreeing with you.



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Cubs are 1 in what 32 teams? Far and away more likely than any of the others statistically. Course I hate the cubs and statistics, so it will happen.


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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by clone4lyfe View Post
    So after all the good news with Brackins staying and some positive news on the football front w/the new coaches I got to thinking. As a life time Cubs fan, Cyclone fan, and player of the powerball I got to thinking which is more likely to happen in my life time?

    1. The Cubs win the World Series
    2. Cyclones win NC in football
    3. Cyclones win NC in mens basketball
    4. I win the lottery

    I have truly given up hope on the Cubs. How can a team look so good on paper every year and still not make it past the first round of the playoffs. #2 and #3 would be great but as is said many times on this board, "We are Cyclones and nothing good ever happens for us" so that leaves me winning the lottery as the most likely of the 4 to happen. I sure hope it's #4! If so maybe I could help buy one of the other 3

    None of these except the following:

    5. National debt is paid off.


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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    1. Cubs
    2. Lottery
    3. Basketball
    4. Football



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    Re: Which is likely to happen first?

    Quote Originally Posted by DJK15 View Post
    1. Cubs
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    3. Basketball
    4. Football
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