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Discussion in 'Sports' started by Jurgen, Aug 26, 2012.
Take that, XYs.
It was an army thing. Don't try to make sense of it.
Well, I went with just picking the favorites this time and got 8 right. I'm 48-50, on pure dumb luck.
Geat job! Outstanding.
When were you at Troy State? There was a pretty well known track & field coach there, Nick Costes, who competed in the '56 Olympics. He was apparantly very well-known at Troy as a coach and instructor.
His daughter, Pam, was a pretty good runner also who I met when we were both freshman at Auburn. I was older than the average freshman having done 4 years in the service. To say I was struggling in my first pre-calc/trig class would be an understatement but there were three girls on the front row who always knew the answers and Pam was one of those three. When I noticed that Pam lived in the same apartment complex, I asked her for help.
She agreed but stayed clearly she wasn't doing my homework for me. Her help was invaluable and after about a week and a half, in addition to the three girls who knew all the answers, so did K7, sitting in the back row, with his desk leaned back against the wall.
As an electrical engeering major, I had to take a ton o' math classes and I also took a few more as electives. I was no academic star and was lucky to graduate. Instead of "Magna Cum Laude", I graduated "Lordy How Come" but I had almost a 3.0 in math. Not bad for a dumb old country boy with a little help from a friend!
Picks in. My system picked only 6 underdogs this week. Oh oh, this could be ugly. May have to go to to the coin flip like our master of ceremonies.
So, WV scores 70 points in their last game, and according to the chattering class, their QB already has the big H wrapped up, meanwhile Texas barely escapes an unranked OKST team, and Texas is favored by 7 over WV?
Home field advantage. They are expecting all those pretty Texas girls will distract the hillbilly's from their football. Perhaps the odds makers have never seen Daisy Mae ready to go stomping?
Graduated in 1985 Master of Science in Management Information Systems.
About time to break out the mighty coin of Ag.
If someone wants to send me a Krugerrand I'd flip it instead.
I'm still going with my gut and heart, even though they have left me below .500
For the big games, I'm picking UF and USCocks, but I'm struggling with UWV vs. UTex....... My heart says country roads.....so that's my pick for now...:huh
New method of picking: better country song- all my ex's vs. country road.
West Va has one song that I can recall. Texas, many-- and that's what I can recall...
Huh??? Ever heard of Patty Cline? Brad Paisley? Kathy Mattea? Johnny Paycheck?
Granted not as prolific as Texas performers. WV has about 1/5 the population of greater Dallas without looking I would guess. ~~~country momma~~~take me home~~~
I think he means songs ABOUT West Virginy.
John Denver is a westerner.....NM, as I recall.
When in comes to UTex though, I think this is the only song that really applies
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I can't buy a break. I pick 'cuse, favored by 1.5 and they win by 1........errrrr
I give up....
Hopefully the Lamehorns will fold against WV and today will be a good football day for me.
With four yet to be decided at 11. Looks like I'll split the next two, so that will be twelve.
Admit it-- YOU FEAR the COIN!!!!
Respect the coin! Well done, will probably hit 14.
Doubt it. The Pac10 once again is conspiring against me. --maybe 13, forgot the coin went for Oregon. I've been pulling for UDub.
But, damn those Oreegun Cheerleaders from California are hard to resist.