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    Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    This is an Email that has been getting passed around the office for a few days. From the looks of it it's written by a KState fan; nothing mind blowingly hilarious but a couple worth a smirk.

    Texas is like the USA - Wealthy, talented, and with seemingly endless resources. They have a big ego, but are deserving of it because they win at almost everything they do. Others often despise them out of jealousy. Their money and wealth make the world go round, and everyone wants a piece.

    Texas A&M is like China - Big, powerful, and rival of Texas (USA). They live in a male dominated society, and thus their women are notallowed to be cheerleaders. Their money and power also make the world go round.

    Oklahoma is like Mexico - Having no resources of their own, they have to invade the border of Texas (USA) in order to survive.

    Oklahoma State is like Guatemala - Oklahoma's poorer neighbor.

    Baylor is like Israel - A feisty little religious enclave that could not survive without Texas (USA). However, if provoked, they WILL kill you.

    Colorado is like Canada - A small, unimportant bastion of liberals who are not very good at anything. Like Canada, they are bad at all sports other than hockey. Like Canada, they produce no GDP.

    Nebraska is like Russia - A former super power who frequently stirs up trouble because they still think they are a super power. Nebraska (Russia) thinks it is the equal of Texas (USA), and pouts in public when it doesn't get its baby way. When they do not get their way, they take their ball and go home. Go big RED!

    Missouri is like Iran and North Korea - a definite member of the axis of evil. Conniving and loyal to no one, you cannot believe anything they say (you can only watch in amazement at what they do). Like Iran and North Korea, they are hated and despised by everyone--even the Swiss.

    Iowa State is like Switzerland - Boring, unimportant, not good at much of anything, but neutral and without enemies. Even the Hawkeyes like the Swiss (little off on that one).

    Texas Tech is like Australia - Big, dusty, and a Texas version of "down under". Cowboys like Aussie's drink a lot of beer and carry weapons.

    KU is like France - KU is full of socialists and they think they are better than everyone else. This high opinion of themselves is not shared by anyone else in the world. Like France, KU cannot be trusted or counted on during a time of need.

    K-State is like Ireland - A gritty, feisty, over-achieving little country with a large inferiority complex. What we lack in resources, we make up by determination and people. Others can't find us on a map, but they like us because we are fun, friendly, and like to drink beer.



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    Quote Originally Posted by CYphyllis View Post
    This is an Email that has been getting passed around the office for a few days. From the looks of it it's written by a KState fan; nothing mind blowingly hilarious but a couple worth a smirk.

    Texas is like the USA - Wealthy, talented, and with seemingly endless resources. They have a big ego, but are deserving of it because they win at almost everything they do. Others often despise them out of jealousy. Their money and wealth make the world go round, and everyone wants a piece.

    Texas A&M is like China - Big, powerful, and rival of Texas (USA). They live in a male dominated society, and thus their women are notallowed to be cheerleaders. Their money and power also make the world go round.

    Oklahoma is like Mexico - Having no resources of their own, they have to invade the border of Texas (USA) in order to survive.

    Oklahoma State is like Guatemala - Oklahoma's poorer neighbor.

    Baylor is like Israel - A feisty little religious enclave that could not survive without Texas (USA). However, if provoked, they WILL kill you.

    Colorado is like Canada - A small, unimportant bastion of liberals who are not very good at anything. Like Canada, they are bad at all sports other than hockey. Like Canada, they produce no GDP.

    Nebraska is like Russia - A former super power who frequently stirs up trouble because they still think they are a super power. Nebraska (Russia) thinks it is the equal of Texas (USA), and pouts in public when it doesn't get its baby way. When they do not get their way, they take their ball and go home. Go big RED!

    Missouri is like Iran and North Korea - a definite member of the axis of evil. Conniving and loyal to no one, you cannot believe anything they say (you can only watch in amazement at what they do). Like Iran and North Korea, they are hated and despised by everyone--even the Swiss.

    Iowa State is like Switzerland - Boring, unimportant, not good at much of anything, but neutral and without enemies. Even the Hawkeyes like the Swiss (little off on that one).

    Texas Tech is like Australia - Big, dusty, and a Texas version of "down under". Cowboys like Aussie's drink a lot of beer and carry weapons.

    KU is like France - KU is full of socialists and they think they are better than everyone else. This high opinion of themselves is not shared by anyone else in the world. Like France, KU cannot be trusted or counted on during a time of need.

    K-State is like Ireland - A gritty, feisty, over-achieving little country with a large inferiority complex. What we lack in resources, we make up by determination and people. Others can't find us on a map, but they like us because we are fun, friendly, and like to drink beer.
    They had me up until K-State. A more accurate description of K-State is they are like Poland - were relevant a few decades ago (Poland when they were fighting for their independence from the Soviets, K-State under the first Snyder era), however, are for the most part irrelevant now. Not to mention the pigeons fly upside down over both locales because there's nothing worth ******** on...


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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    Switzerland? Awsome.

    That's the nicest thing anyone has said about Iowa State since? Forever.

    Switzerland - Rich, Lots of Mountains, Beautiful Country. Yeap, that's ISU.

    I would say Nebraska is like Great Britian.
    Good History, HAD lots of power and influence (1700 - 1940), still a player, but not as much as Texas (USA). Likes to live and think about their past successes because the future is not as bright.



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    Pretty solid.



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    Pretty solid.
    Wow i was expecting some third-world, former Soviet Bloc nation or some central american country...and they really overestimated Baylor's worth...the whole "they will kill you" if provoked really left me in stitches, they are as maniacal as a box of kittens, and the only way they get anywhere is by hanging on the coattails of their superior Texas brethren.. this is how i view baylor :



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    Quote Originally Posted by CYphyllis View Post
    This is an Email that has been getting passed around the office for a few days. From the looks of it it's written by a KState fan; nothing mind blowingly hilarious but a couple worth a smirk.

    Texas is like the USA - Wealthy, talented, and with seemingly endless resources. They have a big ego, but are deserving of it because they win at almost everything they do. Others often despise them out of jealousy. Their money and wealth make the world go round, and everyone wants a piece.

    Texas A&M is like China - Big, powerful, and rival of Texas (USA). They live in a male dominated society, and thus their women are notallowed to be cheerleaders. Their money and power also make the world go round.

    Oklahoma is like Mexico - Having no resources of their own, they have to invade the border of Texas (USA) in order to survive.

    Oklahoma State is like Guatemala - Oklahoma's poorer neighbor.

    Baylor is like Israel - A feisty little religious enclave that could not survive without Texas (USA). However, if provoked, they WILL kill you.

    Colorado is like Canada - A small, unimportant bastion of liberals who are not very good at anything. Like Canada, they are bad at all sports other than hockey. Like Canada, they produce no GDP.

    Nebraska is like Russia - A former super power who frequently stirs up trouble because they still think they are a super power. Nebraska (Russia) thinks it is the equal of Texas (USA), and pouts in public when it doesn't get its baby way. When they do not get their way, they take their ball and go home. Go big RED!

    Missouri is like Iran and North Korea - a definite member of the axis of evil. Conniving and loyal to no one, you cannot believe anything they say (you can only watch in amazement at what they do). Like Iran and North Korea, they are hated and despised by everyone--even the Swiss.

    Iowa State is like Switzerland - Boring, unimportant, not good at much of anything, but neutral and without enemies. Even the Hawkeyes like the Swiss (little off on that one).

    Texas Tech is like Australia - Big, dusty, and a Texas version of "down under". Cowboys like Aussie's drink a lot of beer and carry weapons.

    KU is like France - KU is full of socialists and they think they are better than everyone else. This high opinion of themselves is not shared by anyone else in the world. Like France, KU cannot be trusted or counted on during a time of need.

    K-State is like Ireland - A gritty, feisty, over-achieving little country with a large inferiority complex. What we lack in resources, we make up by determination and people. Others can't find us on a map, but they like us because we are fun, friendly, and like to drink beer.
    As an irishman, I am offended at the comparison to K-State.



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    OU isn't Mexico.... More like England, after all the modern era of 'Horn football was started by a Sooner... His name was Darrell Royal, the stadium the Horns play in was named after a SOONER...



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    K-State is like Ireland - A gritty, feisty, over-achieving little country with a large inferiority complex. What we lack in resources, we make up by determination and people. Others can't find us on a map, but they like us because we are fun, friendly, and like to drink beer.[/QUOTE]

    As an person of Irish descent this outrages me, plus it is inaccurate. Irish people are not fun and friendly, their country has been war-ridden for centuries. Irish people are bitter, angry, undereducated and poor...come to think of it, I guess it is a lot like K-state.



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    Re: Big 12 Explained in World Terms

    Quote Originally Posted by Melvin View Post
    Switzerland? Awsome.

    That's the nicest thing anyone has said about Iowa State since? Forever.

    Switzerland - Rich, Lots of Mountains, Beautiful Country. Yeap, that's ISU.

    I would say Nebraska is like Great Britian.
    Good History, HAD lots of power and influence (1700 - 1940), still a player, but not as much as Texas (USA). Likes to live and think about their past successes because the future is not as bright.
    I think they compared it to Russia for being 'Red'. Should really be the USSR, but who's keeping track.



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