| SEC Rant|| re: Say Goodbye to Adidas Tennessee - RandyVandy on 2/1/14 at 2:42 am|
[quote]Because black and gold are SUCH a beautiful combination...[/quote]
Looks like a damn fine [b]football uniform[/b] (not ghetto fabulous prom dress) to me
| SEC Rant|| re: Franklin with some more lovely quotes about Vandy .... - RandyVandy on 1/30/14 at 7:26 pm|
Well, the thing is he never was not a douche[/quote]
But he was OUR douche...
| More Sports Board|| re: What are some horrific motor sport crashes you know of? - RandyVandy on 1/29/14 at 6:04 pm|
[link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1955_Le_Mans_disaster)]1955 Le Mans Disaster [/link]
"The 1955 Le Mans disaster occurred during the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race, when a crash caused large pieces of racing car debris to fly into the crowd. [b]Eighty-three spectators and driver Pierre Le...
| Political Talk|| re: College athletes that can't read? - RandyVandy on 1/8/14 at 2:39 am|
Maybe Amateur athletics would once again return to that as opposed to this glorified professional football minor league we see today.[/quote]
It would, and we would all stop watching. I say it over and over every time this subject comes up, but the model you are talking about already exi...
| Political Talk|| re: Iraq's Fallujah falls to Qaeda-linked militants - RandyVandy on 1/5/14 at 5:51 pm|
That's my ultimate conclusion. I think one side will have to dominate the other to ensure peace.[/quote]
IDK why they don't just split into 3 countries; seems like what everyone wants. I guess because that isn't what is in our best geopolitical interests....
| Political Talk|| re: Iraq's Fallujah falls to Qaeda-linked militants - RandyVandy on 1/5/14 at 4:42 pm|
In theory a federal system that allowed self rule for each sect would dampen conflict.[/quote]
[i]In Theory[/i]. I can't think of any successful states that combine two bitterly opposed ethno-religious groups. Nations like Belgium, Canada, etc have unique mitigating factors and even with...
| More Sports Board|| re: Would college football be better if players had to complete 4 years? - RandyVandy on 1/5/14 at 4:21 pm|
You'd have a bunch of guys check out and just ride the bench their senior year to stay healthy and prepare for the NFL....
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/5/14 at 3:21 am|
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA changes rules on in state recruiting (HYPOTHETICAL) - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 5:13 pm|
Not really answering your question but here is your top 10:
| SEC Rant|| re: Seen tons of Auburn fans in LA and yesterday in Vegas. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 5:09 pm|
Although I am a broke college student ATM and not attending, it really wouldn't be a huge undertaking to make the trip. [b]$1,500-$2,000[/b] would be plenty to have a good time. [/quote]
That is a shite load for a "broke" college student. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 4:51 pm|
[quote]It is 5 posts and 0 bites.[/quote]
It's the inarguable truth. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 4:44 pm|
[quote]Picking your spots is the key to effective trolling.[/quote]
Is it trolling... Or is it the truth?...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 4:43 pm|
[quote]The picture is from the future numb nuts [/quote]
Nooo... It's 98, with Butch's face in it....
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 4:41 pm|
[quote]The sad thing is vandys little brother syndrome is so bad they can't enjoy their successes without thinking about the Vols. Like UT fans don't know we've sucked of late.[/quote]
Yet here you are... With a picture from 98 in your Avatar.
EDIT: And Butch's face in it???...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 4:39 pm|
[quote]Admire the vigor.
Throwing in the off field jab increases likelihood of the reply.[/quote]
Meh, my supposed "jab" is simply common knowledge. I must admit it is a great feeling knowing we are better than the "University" of Knoxville at [i]everything[/i]. Sorry, everything except women'...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee fans...ouch. - RandyVandy on 1/4/14 at 4:24 pm|
Probably a good thing you've accepted being a dead program. Nothing wrong with showing up every Saturday and cheering on the kids, no matter how much they suck on (and off) the field. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: What school has the highest standards for ATH admission: Duke, ND or Standford? - RandyVandy on 1/3/14 at 4:45 pm|
[quote]I'm impressed that college football players at major schools have something like a 99% success rate at maintaining the GPA needed to remain eligible. [/quote]
99% of their work is done by tutors....
| Off-Topic Board|| re: Do you get a true SEC experience at Vanderbilt?? - RandyVandy on 1/3/14 at 4:44 pm|
Big Greek and party scene [i]for an elite school[/i]. Geographically diverse student body, some of whom follow Florida, Penn State or the Patriots and don't care all that much about Vandy sports, if they care about college sports at all. BUT, at the end of the day we have a major D-I athletics progr...
| Off-Topic Board|| re: Advanced imaging reveals a computer 1500 yrs ahead of its time - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 3:57 pm|
[quote]Is your outlook as black and white as your post indicates?[/quote]
Not sure what you mean. There was no distinction between the sacred and secular in any society up until, what, sometime in the 17th or 18th century?...
| More Sports Board|| re: Is football dying? - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 3:40 pm|
[quote]But football and baseball are different games and hold different places in our society and history. I would honestly say that 50 years from now I could see baseball maintaining its popularity while football may be a question mark. Baseball seems to have greater survivability versus football. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: It’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education - Slate.com - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 2:22 am|
[quote]no one will stop you from watching the morons and thugs who don't belong on a campus when they're playing in the minors [/quote]
If you don't believe every student body in the country has it's share of non-athlete morons and thugs you've never step foot on a college campus.
| More Sports Board|| re: It’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education - Slate.com - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:58 am|
[quote]Had a mass bet between Bama and Auburn fans on the SECRant.
Luckily I'm on mobile usually so I don't see it much. For some reason I find myself cheering for them. FSU rubs me the wrong way. [/quote]
Growing up in the 90's I honestly LOVE me some Florida State. I feel like a kid again :...
| More Sports Board|| re: It’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education - Slate.com - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:54 am|
[quote]Absurdly simply solution:
End "athletic scholarships"
Those who don't belong in college can play in minor leagues, and we can return to student-athletes as originally intended.[/quote]
This is called D-III. They are known for really great games (just downright exciting displays of at...
| More Sports Board|| re: It’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education - Slate.com - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:46 am|
Had to put us turf guys in with the gays and dancers?[/quote]
I was going for the biggest dichotomy possible :lol:. I would say good luck on 1/6/14 but something is telling me your avatar is the result of a lost bet......
| SEC Rant|| re: What's the atmosphere in NOLA like tonight? - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:42 am|
Is either program remotely excited for this game?...
| More Sports Board|| re: It’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education - Slate.com - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:39 am|
[quote]That's why I said I would hate it but come on, the majority of football and basketball players don't belong in college. [/quote]
My personal preference is to let them major in athletics. Business isn't a traditional academic field either, but the modern university is a place for profession...
| More Sports Board|| re: It’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education - Slate.com - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:18 am|
Maybe it's time for a semi pro system separate from higher education.
This will kill college sports as interesting spectator sports. If you want to see what CFB would look like if the NFL had a viable minor league system, go to a Dartmouth football game or a college baseball...
| Off-Topic Board|| re: Advanced imaging reveals a computer 1500 yrs ahead of its time - RandyVandy on 1/2/14 at 1:07 am|
[quote]Imagine the vast amount of knowledge that was housed in the great Library of Alexandria, none of which was saved from the fires of war.
Or the incredible books of the Mayans and other inhabitants of the Americas that were burned by Spanish invaders. [/quote]
Wait... I thought you saw re...
| SEC Rant|| re: I will be ridiculed but - RandyVandy on 1/1/14 at 10:25 pm|
[quote]OK honestly brings very little to the conference. Unless the state legislature agreed to separate the schools, OK and Okie lite come as a package deal, so you'd have 2 schools with few TV sets, poor academics and, [b]outside of football, average programs[/b]. And when Gundy eventually leaves ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Should Wonder Woman have curves and tittays? - RandyVandy on 1/1/14 at 3:45 pm|
[quote]The irony is WW is an Amazon from Greek Mythology and it was a common practice for Amazonian warriors,Peculiar, but perhaps justified from the Amazons perspective, was the removal of a girl's right breast. While still a girl, the right breast would be cauterized using a searing hot bronze too...