Horns v osu

Discussion in 'Men’s Basketball' started by caryhorn, Mar 7, 2020.

  1. bystander

    bystander 5,000+ Posts

    Re: Politics and sports

    It is my experience that those who think politically in every conversation are too far gone to take seriously. They have become consumed by an emotional hang-up.
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  2. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    o.o we all live by it on here. we try not to bring politics into the sports boards on here. there may be other boards where mixing is cool for "guy talk" but i think we've done a good job on here to not divide us on the topic we're completely united about, Longhorn Sports.

    Dion isn't picking on you. that is the standard here. we all abide by it, and stand corrected when we forget. it's not personal.
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  3. Omniscient.one

    Omniscient.one 250+ Posts

    Absolutely. Back to sports
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  4. bystander

    bystander 5,000+ Posts

    RE: WTF?

    Bringing Trump into a sports discussion is a clear sign that you need to get off-line for a while.
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  5. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    A: Back to sports
    B: Yep, back to sports
    C: Ok but let me get the last political word in first, THEN we can all get back to sports...

    So to actually get back to sports:

    Our winning streak, while it started out with "we played the crappy teams", ended with a couple of impressive victories. Then we follow it up with a blowout loss at home to a crappy team.

    So which is more accurately a reflection of us? The wins vs Tech/OU? Or the loss to OSU? I think the latter for two reasons.

    1 - Over the previous few years we'll find a lot more examples of the latter than the former.

    2 - The timing is exactly what we'd expect from a group that doesn't have what they need to be successful in the long. When you get on run of successes where you just need ONE more success at the end, and it's an easier task than the ones you already succeeded at, but then that's the one that becomes a disaster .... that's usually a microcosm of something bigger.
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  6. mchammer

    mchammer 5,000+ Posts

    Okay, sports are cancelled...back to politics (on West Mall).
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  7. Dionysus

    Dionysus Cocky + Relaxed Admin

    Can we cancel politics too?
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