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  1. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    What if replay was available in CFB for the "Seneca was in" play — but call on the field was upheld anyway? Would that be even worse than reality?
     
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  2. cyclones500

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    Seems like ISU was in the hunt for Hamilton. Vague memory of that.
     
  3. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    I did this almost exact same thing for another big game one time. I looked like a nut job. Now any big game I have to watch by myself and family members that are as nuts as I am. Normally I watch solo for big out of town games I don't attend. Basically if we win I am the guy that runs outside and starts screaming. If we lose I can deal with my own emotions and not worry about people that don't get sports.
     
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    Glen Rice teaming up with his old buddy Jeff Grayer at Iowa State. It almost happened.
     
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  5. cyclones500

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    Fascinating to read for historic context alone. -- "both boys are Negroes."

    Reminds me a little of a common 1945 headline, "War ends! Japs surrender!"
     
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  6. jmb

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    I understand that.
     
  7. jmb

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    This is almost exactly what I do. I do have one guest typically. He was a navy buddy named Captain Morgan.
     
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  8. weR138

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    Yeah, '05 could've been a truly special season. It should have been. It was a now or never season that sealed Dan's fate. Win the OT games (don't let them get there) and it's a ten win season and trip to the big 12 championship game.
     
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    Not exactly on topic but didn't the women's team lose in the Sweet 16 that same night to Penn State down in Kansas City? Double wammy.
     
  10. Knownothing

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    What is Stinson and Blalock came back for their senior season and played for McDermott. Or even better if Hoiberg would have been hired instead of McDermott at that point and we had Rashon Clark, Stinson, Blalock in Fred's system. Pretty sure we had a good solid three point shooter also but I can't remember his name.
     
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    What if we didn't lose to UAB in the first round in 2015?
     
  12. jmb

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    **** **** ****!!!!
     
  13. JohnPrineforCy

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    What if the Chicago Tribune doesn't write an article with the headline "Struck by a Cyclone" in 1895.
     
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    Too soon. it will always be too soon.
     
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    What if Natty Lite had never been brewed?
     
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    What if I tried harder in college.
     
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    McDermott squanders him.

    The question becomes -- does McD still bail to Creighton?

    If yes, then either...

    -- Barnes just goes pro after one season
    -- Fred has him for one year... and maybe enough around him to put together a competitive team, so maybe the NCAA tournament streak starts a year earlier

    ...but long-term, I do not see a huge difference.
     
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    What if Iowa State was the only high major school in Iowa?
     
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    What if Hinrich and Nick Collison would've come to ISU anyway.
     
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    After the Mizzou game in '04, I kinda shrugged it off thinking "these guys are young. They'll be back. We'll make that kick next time." No big deal.

    And I was sorta right. 2 outta 3 ain't bad, but it didn't stop me from going to the bottom of a bottle of Black Velvet, getting blacklisted on the Paul Clark ran Cyclone Report, and getting kicked out of the Surf Ballroom the night after the KU game.
     
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