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    Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Other than the National Championship game and the BCS Bowls, I don't understand them and they make no sense to me.

    What's the point?

    I also don't understand why those who aren't bowl eligible don't get the extra practices. Isn't that completely backwards from the way it should be? These are the teams that apparently need the extra practices the most.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Seriously? What's the point of bowl games? Have you ever heard of a little thing called "money?"


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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Yes, because it'd be so much more fun for us fans if the team stayed home and the season was already over.

    What's the point? More football! (and money of course) I assume your not a football fan, otherwise I don't understand how you would need to ask that question.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Quote Originally Posted by RossHallHero View Post
    Other than the National Championship game and the BCS Bowls, I don't understand them and they make no sense to me.

    What's the point?

    I also don't understand why those who aren't bowl eligible don't get the extra practices. Isn't that completely backwards from the way it should be? These are the teams that apparently need the extra practices the most.
    I must say that this is probably one of, if not the, worst threads I have ever seen on here.


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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    I understand the $$ part, but why not just add an extra game to the regular season. I'd rather spend my $$ in Ames than Phoenix.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    BTW, I love the cold and live for hunting season, so that may explain it part of it.

    Bring on Boise.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Quote Originally Posted by RossHallHero View Post
    Other than the National Championship game and the BCS Bowls, I don't understand them and they make no sense to me.

    What's the point?

    I also don't understand why those who aren't bowl eligible don't get the extra practices. Isn't that completely backwards from the way it should be? These are the teams that apparently need the extra practices the most.
    Ro$$HallHero - I would $ugge$t to you that it i$ the chance to play more football after the $ea$on i$ over. I can't think of anything el$e it could be.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Playoffs, that's what I want.
    Yes the bowls are stupid and the only ones I'll watch for sure will be Iowa, ISU and the NC game.
    The rest of them will only interest me for gambling and boredom


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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseClone View Post
    Ro$$HallHero - I would $ugge$t to you that it i$ the chance to play more football after the $ea$on i$ over. I can't think of anything el$e it could be.
    I thought of another but....$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$hhhuuuu$$$$$$$$$$$$...don't tell anyone.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    I understand the $$ aspect and it makes perfect sense, except that we're not the ones getting the $$, we're the ones PAYING it.

    We need a playoff.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    The BCS is here to stay, I'm surprised you aren't use to it by now



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Quote Originally Posted by RossHallHero View Post
    I understand the $$ aspect and it makes perfect sense, except that we're not the ones getting the $$, we're the ones PAYING it.

    We need a playoff.
    Define "we"?

    Because I'm pretty sure ISU gets cut a pretty decent check for going to a bowl game....

    And I'd rather spend some time in Phoenix, Orlando, San Diego, San Antonio.... than Ames in Dec/Jan. Not that either is likely to happen.



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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    I'm not sure why there is so much winking and nudging with regard to money and bowls.

    Bowls started as a essentially exibition games used to showcase cities, industries and yes to make money and guess what, there is nothing wrong with that.

    Why hate on bowls or the bowl system? You would rather the Cyclones and Jesse Smith didn't get a chance to play one more time and have the fun of traveling to a bowl and being on TV?


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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Quote Originally Posted by RossHallHero View Post
    I understand the $$ part, but why not just add an extra game to the regular season. I'd rather spend my $$ in Ames than Phoenix.
    Then don't go and don't watch!


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    Re: Bowl Games are Stupid...

    Quote Originally Posted by RossHallHero View Post
    Other than the National Championship game and the BCS Bowls, I don't understand them and they make no sense to me.

    What's the point?

    I also don't understand why those who aren't bowl eligible don't get the extra practices. Isn't that completely backwards from the way it should be? These are the teams that apparently need the extra practices the most.
    I agree and what is up with football anyways? I don't get it- A bunch of guys with helmets and pads running into each other, fighting over a ball. Why don't they just have enough footballs for everyone to play with and there wouldn't be so much fighting.



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