Give me your most unpopular take about Iowa State

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  1. internetman

    internetman Well-Known Member

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    really? honest question, where do you live/where would u live. i have lived in 9 states and ames is pretty nice compared
     
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  2. internetman

    internetman Well-Known Member

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    its called finding a philly that lives in campustown to spend the night with. gave us westers a nightly goal
     
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  3. crawfy54

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    People in Iowa care so much about basketball. You’re right. And our state is just oozing with D1 football talent. Probably because football is just a part of Iowa culture. I’m silly for being a fan of such a fringe, unheard of, barbaric sport such as wrestling. Football is growing at such a rate, there are even girls teams popping up all over the country.
     
  4. jcyclonee

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    @Sigmapolis is the only one that seems to fully comprehend what this thread is supposed to be about and he's accomplishing it without graphs and charts.
     
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  5. HFCS

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    This could be the only take I've strongly disagreed with so far.

    Maybe a sign of how far we've come though.
     
  6. cydsho

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    Our focus and admiration for being the school that "drinks the most" is a really poor reflection on the school.
    Also, I love beer and tailgating.
     
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  7. HFCS

    HFCS Well-Known Member

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    7-8 years ago I spent a few weekends in both Madison and South Bend to help with my wife's business. Those campus towns are on extreme opposite ends of the spectrum. I was pretty shocked that Notre Dame's campus town is virtually nothing and their downtown restaurant/bar scene isn't that different than downtown Ames.

    We're closer to Notre Dame than Madison for sure in campus town options, but I was pretty shocked that Notre Dame didn't have some bustling campus town given the amount of nation wide bandwagon fans they must have coming through to spend their $$$.
     
  8. madguy30

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    His schtick is like the friend that went through some **** that you tried helping at first but then realized over time they're ultimately refusing to help themselves.
     
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  9. BillBrasky4Cy

    BillBrasky4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Isn't that more of an Iowa claim to fame?
     
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  10. JSmoove

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    Can confirm this. South Bend is a total dump and from what I remember there really isnt a campustown area for Notre Dame. You essentially have to go to downtown South Bend, which as I previously mentioned, blows goats.
     
  11. jcyclonee

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    I agree and think that ISU only focuses on being the school that drinks the most Busch Light.
     
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  12. Freebird

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    I hate when they play the Bells of Iowa State at football games. Save it for commencement or something else. So lame.
     
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  13. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Their bandwagon fans are like tavernhawks. Cheer at the TV but never been/go there.
     
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  14. JSmoove

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    The College of Engineering says hello.
     
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  15. Freebird

    Freebird Well-Known Member

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    I'm actually having a harder time attacking this than I thought I would.....
     
  16. Mr Janny

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    Taking every opportunity? This is a hot take thread. That's the entire reason for its existence. Outside of this thread, go look for the last time I posted anything negative about wrestling. If there's anything more recent than a couple years ago, I would be shocked. I post about it at roughly the same rate as I do the other sports you mentioned, because it's much closer in worth to those sports than it is to football or basketball.
    Give me a break, man. I don't think you are grasping the concept of what this thread is about.
     
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  17. Cloneon

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    Just curious. When I attended school ISU was one of only two major universities (I do not know the name of the other) to still be following a master architectural plan. Is that still the case? And, of course, since I'm from the Jurassic era, I'm not sure there's any land left to follow 'the plan'.
     
  18. cydsho

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    I think Iowa's is more a we are the drunkest so we can be a$$holes.
     
  19. Freebird

    Freebird Well-Known Member

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    Clone Cones are just dyed soft serve vanilla ice cream and a ****** generic cone.....
     
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  20. jcyclonee

    jcyclonee Well-Known Member

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    One thing that is obviously not a hot take (as proven in this thread): ISU wrestling fans are snowflakes.
     
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