Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 40

Thread: Seriously Jon?

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 100,449, Level: 98
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 601
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    5,186
    Points
    100,449
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 473
    Given: 29

    Seriously Jon?

    You said today that Barnes wasn't visiting North Carolina? Sports reporting is your full time job, I'm surprised that you can't get some simple facts straight even if a DM Register article is a little bit confusing.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 277,216, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    15,143
    Points
    277,216
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,138
    Given: 221

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    You said today that Barnes wasn't visiting North Carolina? Sports reporting is your full time job, I'm surprised that you can't get some simple facts straight even if a DM Register article is a little bit confusing.
    He corrected himself in the last 10 minutes of the show...



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 174,460, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    GeronimusClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    8,249
    Points
    174,460
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    God forbid a mistake be made when it comes to HB.


    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    The only answer to "who/what is GeronimusClone?" is in fact "GeronimousClone". You're like The Todd on Scrubs.
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    This is why you're my favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by MoreCowbell View Post
    GC, he's obviously all man. And I don't think Ellen would go *****, even for GC...

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 340,308, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,126
    Points
    340,308
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 383
    Given: 251

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    You said today that Barnes wasn't visiting North Carolina? Sports reporting is your full time job, I'm surprised that you can't get some simple facts straight even if a DM Register article is a little bit confusing.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 100,449, Level: 98
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 601
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    5,186
    Points
    100,449
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 473
    Given: 29

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    God forbid a mistake be made when it comes to HB.
    Mistakes can be made, but I'm thinking on a two hour radio show where an entire segment the subject is talked about, someone could get the facts straight on something that has been common knowledge for almost a month.

    This wasn't Jon talking about who HB's top 2 are and getting it wrong or getting it wrong in my opinion. This was not knowing he had been to North Carolina.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 100,449, Level: 98
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 601
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    5,186
    Points
    100,449
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 473
    Given: 29

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    He corrected himself in the last 10 minutes of the show...
    Congratulations to him. I guess I'm just crabby this morning, but if this was a recruit that Iowa thought they had a chance with rather than one Iowa State thought they had a chance with, he would have the facts straight. And while I realize that he is a Hawk fan first, he is also a sports director at a major radio station. HB is a major story and it is surprising that he doesn't know any facts.



  7. #7
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 246,447, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    17,620
    Points
    246,447
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 936
    Given: 849

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Just a suggestion for the OP, there are a lot of Jons....so you might want to add his last name. Assuming you mean Jon Miller.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 219,735, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,426
    Points
    219,735
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 314
    Given: 405

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Kill John Miller. Kill John Miller. He does not know his HB facts.

    Just joking.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 154,753, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    weR138's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    7,603
    Points
    154,753
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 155
    Given: 43

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Hey, Miller isn't a reporter, he's a commentator...or he's not a journalist, he's a reporter. No, that's wrong...he's not a journalist, he's a commentator...er...an on air personality? Wait, no, that's not it...he IS a reporter? I know it's something...it's like something that let's him shed any responsiblity for knowing what the **** he's talking about...is that commentator? Maybe it's on air personality?

    **** it, I don't know. What were we talking about again?


    RIP Janice
    b. April 2012 d. April 2012
    9 posts
    May perpetual light shine upon him.

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 340,308, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,126
    Points
    340,308
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 383
    Given: 251

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    I guess I'm just crabby this morning
    Calm down...woosah...




  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 62,952, Level: 77
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 298
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Ficklone02's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    City by the Bay
    Posts
    3,953
    Points
    62,952
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 48

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    Congratulations to him. I guess I'm just crabby this morning, but if this was a recruit that Iowa thought they had a chance with rather than one Iowa State thought they had a chance with, he would have the facts straight. And while I realize that he is a Hawk fan first, he is also a sports director at a major radio station. HB is a major story and it is surprising that he doesn't know any facts.
    Yes you are just crabby. Who gives a damn if he slipped up on one or two words. Good grief.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 47,948, Level: 67
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 402
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    wesley_w's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    1,654
    Points
    47,948
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 0

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    I've never seen this before ( I know, I don't get out much) but that is funny!!


    Iowa State Football Photos from the past
    http://photos.winterinkphotography.com/p928725649

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 86,760, Level: 91
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 690
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BigBake's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    U'dale
    Posts
    5,605
    Points
    86,760
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 68
    Quote Originally Posted by Ficklone02 View Post
    Yes you are just crabby. Who gives a damn if he slipped up on one or two words. Good grief.
    Exactly...dude made a mistake and quickly corrected himself.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 105,990, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.3%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyrocksmypants's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Honolulu, HI
    Posts
    8,649
    Points
    105,990
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,862
    Given: 117

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    Apparently it's because he knows that HB is secretly on his way to Iowa City right now to sign his LOI to play football for the storied, historically awesome, Pittsburgh Steelers only WISH the could be us, Iowa Hawkeyes.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 71,371, Level: 82
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 79
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    JonDMiller's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    2,522
    Points
    71,371
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Seriously Jon?

    The minute I found out I made the error, I came back on and said as much. I was aware he had been to UNC, I forgot that it was an official visit. That didn't change Steve's opinion that it's 50/50 ISU or Duke.

    Nor did it change my 10 or 15 minutes of talking about why going to ISU would be a great thing for Harrison, because if he goes elsewhere, and say heaven forbid he gets injured, what does he do beyond basketball and what type of support system in the alumni base is there for him?

    Most players don't go pro. HS phenoms don't always draw NBA checks.

    If Harrison commits to ISU, its one of the most important days for ISU basketball in the last 30 years, IMO. Steve agreed. ONE OF, not saying THE most important. Johnny Orr coming to ISU probably tops that list.

    And he would be a beloved ISU figure for his entire life. I contend he would earn a six figure income every year in his life if he committed to ISU, without playing basketball, if it came to that. In this state, former Hawks and Clones do real, real well if they are good people and are not afraid of work, and Harrison seems like he is made of the best possible cloth.

    But, me making an honest mistake is of course the bigger aspect of that 20 minutes of radio.

    Hate on.

    PS: Please feel free to take this back to the love fest on CR. Give them my regards.


    Last edited by JonDMiller; 10-01-2009 at 02:15 PM.
    'Until things are brighter, I'm the man in black.'

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 Sports Net
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. Texas Tech
  • November 22, 2014
  • 02:30 PM