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    Big 12 as countries

    I got this in an e-mail tonight...


    If the Big XII were countries:
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    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.
    >
    > While we're at it, let's take a look at the rest of the Big 12:
    >
    > 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 not allowed
    > 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. Coniving and loyal to no one, you can not 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.
    >
    > 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 can not 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 they lack in resources,
    > they make up by determination and people. Others can't find them on a
    > map, but they like them because we are friendly, and like to drink beer.



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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    I like the list for the most part - the OU-Mexico comparison is a little bizarre. OU has a huge athletic budget (though not as big as Texas), is good/great nationally at virtually every sport, and still has the most Big 12 football titles.



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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    I'd consider Oklahoma more like England.



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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    I'd consider Oklahoma more like England.
    Yeah I like that one better than Mexico. Though K State would probably have to be something other than Ireland in that scenario. Maybe make OSU Ireland and Kansas St....well I don't know.



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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    Iowa State's campus, like Switzerland, is beautiful.



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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    Very well done. especially like the Aggies, and Mizzou comparisons



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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    Oklahoma State as Guatamala? Doesn't T. Boone Pickens own Guatamala?


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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    Those are good. I liked this comparison too.


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    Re: Big 12 as countries

    Hmm... so should ISU start a cross-country skiing team? Aren't the Swiss pretty dang good at that stuff?



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