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    Negativity is embarrassing

    A lot of the threads lately have been rediculously negative. How does it help anything? Seriously, you guys act like the sun won't come up tomorrow if we lose. Yeah so we lost a couple bad games. It's a long season. These guys are doing their best for their school. Do you think Mac wakes up and says "boy I should lose this game so we can give the negative nancies out there something to talk about on message boards?"

    Negativity has no room in ISU athletics. I was frustrated after our losses lately as well, but we have to stay positive for this team. Love or hate coach, he's our coach and whining and complaining as if we're smarter than him does nothing. Let's actaully prove we are the best fans in the country by sticking with coach and these players through the rough games.

    EDIT: I'll clarify. A lot of my beef in this post is with those that act like little kids and name call other posters or say things with no reasoning. Nothing wrong with being frustrated or wanting a different coach, but how hard is it to say things like a mature adult?


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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Amen. Great post. Frustration is one thing. Going nuts is another.


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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    I won't go quite as far as you on the positivity train but it does get pretty annoying when all the "experts" come out of the woodwork to rip on our team as we lose to a projected conference champion.


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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    I wouldn't mind if we could actually discuss where the team needs to improve or how frustrated we are, but what bugs me is the attacks on players and "we suck" statements.



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    A lot of the threads lately have been rediculously negative. How does it help anything? Seriously, you guys act like the sun won't come up tomorrow if we lose. Yeah so we lost a couple bad games. It's a long season. These guys are doing their best for their school. Do you think Mac wakes up and says "boy I should lose this game so we can give the negative nancies out there something to talk about on message boards?"

    Negativity has no room in ISU athletics. I was frustrated after our losses lately as well, but we have to stay positive for this team. Love or hate coach, he's our coach and whining and complaining as if we're smarter than him does nothing. Let's actaully prove we are the best fans in the country by sticking with coach and these players through the rough games.
    I appreciate your comments, but I think a lot of people, myself included, like to vent.



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Its hard to be positive after watching this crap for the past 3 games.



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by cayin View Post
    I appreciate your comments, but I think a lot of people, myself included, like to vent.
    Even when venting makes us as a fanbase look bad?



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    These losses are embarrassing

    I'm positive about that



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by cayin View Post
    I appreciate your comments, but I think a lot of people, myself included, like to vent.

    If you want to vent, throw something at the ******* wall. We dont care.


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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    want to know what else is embarrasing? BEING A DOORMAT TO OTHER TEAMS FOR 3 FREAKING YEARS



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    I care. Vent away



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    want to know what else is embarrasing?
    You



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    want to know what else is embarrasing? BEING A DOORMAT TO OTHER TEAMS FOR 3 FREAKING YEARS
    More than three. It's a lot more often than you want to think.

    It doesn't have to be/stay that way, and I think this team has the talent to turn it around. Somewhere, we've developed a sudden chemistry and intensity problem.


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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    You know what's really sad?

    I can not think of ONE positive thing to say about our basketball team.

    Horrible at defense.
    Rebounding is embarrassing.
    Shaq has a better FT %.
    Offense has no rhythm.
    Shot selection is as bad as I've ever seen.
    Very soft.
    No one even playing like an Honorable Mention All Big XII.
    And worst of all, we don't even seem to show much heart or hustle.



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    Re: Negativity is embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Its hard to be positive after watching this crap for the past 3 games.
    You mean past 3 years?


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