POLL: Do you want to keep playing Iowa?

Discussion in 'Football' started by ChrisMWilliams, Apr 17, 2017.

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Do you want the Cy-Hawk football series to continue?

  1. Yes

    402 vote(s)
    76.7%
  2. No

    122 vote(s)
    23.3%
  1. ChrisMWilliams

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  2. Brandon

    Brandon Active Member

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  3. tim_redd

    tim_redd Well-Known Member

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    Meh
     
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  4. CyTwins

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    #4 CyTwins, Apr 17, 2017
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    I'm all for playing them every other year or something similar but no point playing them every year.
     
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  5. LutherBlue

    LutherBlue Well-Known Member

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    Two years on, two years off. Seems simple to me.
     
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  6. ruxCYtable

    ruxCYtable Well-Known Member

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    With both teams locked into a nine game conference schedule, I could live with every other year.
     
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  7. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    I don't care. But I want them to be the ones that drop it.
     
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  8. FerShizzle

    FerShizzle Active Member

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    **** 'em. This last week of them finger pointing and deflecting has soured me. They will miss us when we're gone.
     
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  9. Desiigner

    Desiigner Well-Known Member

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    Not sure why you wouldn't want to play your instate rival
     
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  10. CYphyllis

    CYphyllis Well-Known Member

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    Message board posters taking an extreme, fringe stance on a topic? That's new.

    Personally I don't really give a damn about the game anymore. Friends that went to school at Iowa have long graduated and moved away, which sucks the fun out of the game day experience for me. The only thing I'd want to see if the football game were to go would be the elimination of all of it. No basketball, wrestling, track, whatever - just do away with this whole ******** Cy-Hawk series in it's entirety.
     
  11. Doc

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    It'd be a shame if they were too scared to play us.
     
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  12. stateofmind

    stateofmind Well-Known Member

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    I'd enjoy a series with Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Missouri, etc over playing Iowa. Losing to them is miserable and beating them is never an accomplishment they will admit to losing. I'd rather play an educated fan-base that I don't have to run into daily.
     
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  13. CyHans

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    If they were still kicking the crap out of us like they did during the Fry years I doubt they'd want to stop the series. They can't handle losing to us half the time.
     
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  14. weR138

    weR138 Well-Known Member

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    Because they can't hack losing to us.
     
  15. CarlHungus

    CarlHungus Well-Known Member

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    Not sure why they want to drop us. It's one of the few games they actually sell out.
     
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  16. weR138

    weR138 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I think going every 3 or 5 years is a win win. We get different teams on the schedule and the less frequent meetings increases the intensity of the meeting.
     
  17. harimad

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    They view the (many) losses to us the same way we view our losses to UNI. That's not a good thing.
     
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  18. TheJackWePack5

    TheJackWePack5 Well-Known Member

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    The only reason that I want to keep this game is for the atmosphere/tailgate and the large gathering of my long time friends who are Iowa grads/fans.

    If not for that, I want to schedule like Baylor (3 lay-up non-con wins).
     
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  19. jbindm

    jbindm Well-Known Member

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    I voted yes, but I could take it or leave it. That rivalry week brings out the worst in some people, and I wouldn't miss putting up with that nonsense every year. I'd just as soon rekindle an old Big 12 rivalry and do a home and home series with Nebby.
     
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  20. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

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    They must want to get rid of a P5 team and play another cupcake to solidify Cowerd's remarks
     
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