Would you rather Part 2

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Would You Rather Part 2

  1. Beat Texas, but having a losing season

    2 vote(s)
    2.1%
  2. Beat Nebraska and Iowa, but miss a bowl

    28 vote(s)
    28.9%
  3. Lose to Texas, NU & Iowa, but make a low-tier bowl

    67 vote(s)
    69.1%
  1. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    Inspired by Iowa-Texas Would-you-rather
     
  2. Cyclonestate78

    Cyclonestate78 Well-Known Member

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    Would you rather what? :biggrin:

    Edit... You fixed it... nice.

    Edit #2... Your options suck. I refuse to choose any of them.
     
  3. JY07

    JY07 Well-Known Member

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    all options suck
     
  4. AlleyAddict

    AlleyAddict Well-Known Member

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    It's a lose-lose-lose, not a very good poll
     
  5. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    Gotta go with the bowl.
     
  6. Clone9

    Clone9 Well-Known Member

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    I cannot understand anyone who doesn't choose the bowl game. If nothing else, the bowl gets us money and extra practices, which we need.
     
  7. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    I deliberately made the options sort of lose-lose.

    You have to choose "big wins" vs. "positive marginality."

    I guess that should've been the poll :wink:

    I couldn't really include "other" with this one, either.
     
  8. ThatllDoCy

    ThatllDoCy Well-Known Member

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    Well, to go to a bowl we would still need to beat some good to very good football teams. So Bowl.
     
  9. Cyched

    Cyched Well-Known Member

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    Bowl game. My predictions have us losing to those 3 teams anyway, and a bowl game would be huge for this team given the schedule
     
  10. jahfg

    jahfg Well-Known Member

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    I think the last choice is a very realistic scenario.
     
  11. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    Option two I could hardly see us not going to a bowl if we won those two games... sooo?
     
  12. CycloneNC2015

    CycloneNC2015 Member

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    I chose beat NU and Iowa. Winning those two games in the same season would be like winning a bowl game to me.
     
  13. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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  14. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    The only real answer here is option 3. Losing to Texas, NU and Iowa and making a bowl means that we potentially beat Utah, OU, and Tech which would all be huge victories for our program given the level of success of those 3.
     
  15. weR138

    weR138 Well-Known Member

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    This is a no-brainer;

    Just like last year, a bowl, any bowl = more practice time / more recruiting exposure.
     
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  16. CycoCyclone

    CycoCyclone Well-Known Member

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    Going to a bowl is better than anything else.
     
  17. CPRsavedMYlife

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    Beating Nebraska and Iowa in the same year (especially when they are both ranked) is better exposure than a lower tier bowl. Plus, beating them is more fun than beating any opponent we would play in a lower tier bowl.

    Easy choice.
     
  18. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.
     
  19. Cyched

    Cyched Well-Known Member

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    Bowl game = more $$
     
  20. ISU_Alum_2000

    ISU_Alum_2000 All-Star

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    Bowl game, and it's not close.

    The extra practice and exposure during Bowl season in incredibly valuable, not to mention it guarantees that we finished at least 6-6.
     

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