Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Greg Campbe » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 03:04:29


Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
and Notre Dame.
 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by ErikTheNom » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 03:32:01

Quote:

>Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
>the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
>and Notre Dame.

I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

It's just plain freaking annoying.

E

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Donnie Barn » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 05:35:18

Quote:
>>Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
>>the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
>>and Notre Dame.

> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

> It's just plain freaking annoying.

You want to see two of those stupid looking Christmas trees running around
on the sidelines?  Or, God forbid, *more* than two of them???

--Donnie

--


 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Geoffrey F. Gree » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 05:46:45



Quote:
> > I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

> > It's just plain freaking annoying.

> You want to see two of those stupid looking Christmas trees running around
> on the sidelines?  Or, God forbid, *more* than two of them???

Donnie, your problem is that you can't see the forest for the tree(s).

 - geoff

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by ErikTheNom » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 05:54:36

Quote:

>> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

>> It's just plain freaking annoying.

>You want to see two of those stupid looking Christmas trees running around
>on the sidelines?  Or, God forbid, *more* than two of them???

UNC's mascot is plural, and there's never been more than one Tar Heel running
around the sidelines.

Actually, was there even *one* on the sidelines last season, or was he at the
Rathskeller drinking away his problems?

;)

E

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Donnie Barn » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 06:12:41


Quote:

>>> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

>>> It's just plain freaking annoying.

>>You want to see two of those stupid looking Christmas trees running around
>>on the sidelines?  Or, God forbid, *more* than two of them???

> UNC's mascot is plural, and there's never been more than one Tar Heel running
> around the sidelines.

> Actually, was there even *one* on the sidelines last season, or was he at the
> Rathskeller drinking away his problems?

> ;)

> E

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Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Donnie Barn » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 07:02:23

Quote:
>>>> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

>>>> It's just plain freaking annoying.

>>>You want to see two of those stupid looking Christmas trees running around
>>>on the sidelines?  Or, God forbid, *more* than two of them???

>> UNC's mascot is plural, and there's never been more than one Tar Heel running
>> around the sidelines.

>> Actually, was there even *one* on the sidelines last season, or was he at the
>> Rathskeller drinking away his problems?

>> ;)

Damned newsreader.  

What I *tried* to say was that UNC's mascot isn't plural.  The nickname
is.  There's only one mascot.  As for where he was last season, let's just
say he tried to drown his sorrows at the Rat but quickly ran out of that
kind of moolah and had to jump straight to The Beast(tm) for the
ceremonial drowning.  He was last seen stealing a book from the library
on building a still and heading into the woods with a sack of potatoes.

In fact, I think Ted may actually *be* the UNC mascot.  You'll note the
coincidental dissappearance and the fact that he obviously drank a lot.
Sure, he *said* it was gin...

--Donnie

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Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Greg Campbe » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 10:14:54

Quote:


> >Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
> >the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
> >and Notre Dame.

> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

> It's just plain freaking annoying.

> E

"The Stanford Cardinal Along With Several Other Shades of Red"?
 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Charlie Boar » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 10:17:36

Quote:

> >>Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
> >>the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
> >>and Notre Dame.

> > I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

> > It's just plain freaking annoying.

> You want to see two of those stupid looking Christmas trees running around
> on the sidelines?  Or, God forbid, *more* than two of them???

I want to see a herd (orchard?) of them running through the band.
 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Daniel Serif » Sun, 02 Jun 2002 11:25:43

On Fri, 31 May 2002 20:14:54 -0500, Greg Campbell wrote

Quote:



>>> Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
>>> the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
>>> and Notre Dame.

>> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

>> It's just plain freaking annoying.

> "The Stanford Cardinal Along With Several Other Shades of Red"?

"Cardinal" is already taken, as is "Big Red". But what does a pine tree have
to do with the color red? I mean, for those of us who aren't red-green
colorblind.

I can't watch a Cornell game without thinking of an especially ***
bubblegum flavoured soda. Although, the word "soda" is stretching the idea a
bit. It's more like red food coloring, sugar syrup, and bubbles.

--
Daniel Seriff

Bears are crazy. They'll bite your head if you're wearing steak on it.
  - SG

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Greg Campbe » Wed, 05 Jun 2002 03:17:33

Quote:

> On Fri, 31 May 2002 20:14:54 -0500, Greg Campbell wrote




> >>> Tim Morris, a 6'4" junior guard from Georgia, recently committed to
> >>> the Cardinal.  He was also considering schools including Georgia Tech
> >>> and Notre Dame.

> >> I refuse to respect Stanford until they pluralize their mascot.

> >> It's just plain freaking annoying.

> > "The Stanford Cardinal Along With Several Other Shades of Red"?

> "Cardinal" is already taken, as is "Big Red". But what does a pine tree have
> to do with the color red? I mean, for those of us who aren't red-green
> colorblind.

I'll see if I can find a complete FAQ on the Tree/Cardinal thing, but
here's my brief attempt at reconstructing the events:

In the 70s, Stanford decided to dump the "Indians", and put the
replacement name to a student vote.  I believe "Robber Barons" (in,
er, "homage" to our august founder) won, although "Steaming Manhole
Covers" and "Thunderchickens" were also popular choices.  The
University administration didn't think the Board of Trustees (or the
remaining members of the Stanford family) would be so happy with that
decision, so they stepped in and decided to name the teams the
Cardinal (which had actually been the semi-official name in the early
1900s).

Unfortunately, "Cardinal" doesn't really lend itself to any sort of
mascot, so an intrepid member of the LSJUMB (
http://www.stanford.edu/group/lsjumb/ ) decided to dress up as the
tree on Stanford's official seal (which, by the way, is meant to be a
representation of El Palo Alto).  The Tree is *not* the official
mascot of the university - it's the official mascot of the band.

HTH,
--greg

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by Daniel Serif » Wed, 05 Jun 2002 10:29:22

On Mon, 3 Jun 2002 13:17:33 -0500, Greg Campbell wrote

Quote:
> In the 70s, Stanford decided to dump the "Indians", and put the
> replacement name to a student vote.  I believe "Robber Barons" (in,
> er, "homage" to our august founder) won, although "Steaming Manhole
> Covers" and "Thunderchickens" were also popular choices.

I would have gone with "Thunderchickens".

--
Daniel Seriff

Torah! Torah! Torah!
     - War cry of the kamikaze Rabbis

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by ErikTheNom » Wed, 05 Jun 2002 11:42:42

Quote:

>In the 70s, Stanford decided to dump the "Indians", and put the
>replacement name to a student vote.  I believe "Robber Barons" (in,
>er, "homage" to our august founder) won, although "Steaming Manhole
>Covers" and "Thunderchickens" were also popular choices.

Steaming Manhole?  Isn't that a gay bar?

Cwhite?

E

 
 
 

Stanford gets first junior commitment (warning: actual basketball content inside)

Post by MALIAma » Mon, 10 Jun 2002 11:28:06

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