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Essentially Flyertalk / Re: Wildcats' cats thread
« on: March 06, 2021, 11:51:13 PM »
I kind of want a cat. Could I get one and it'll be cool from day one? Or is there a lot of training? Also possible I move after a year and have to give it up. Will it be heartbroken or be ok?

I know a guy who runs a cat ranch out in WKS and could hook you up with a primo grade A farm cat. Best part about getting a farm cat is when you get bored with it in 1 year you can just let it go back outside and wash your hands of it.

don't live in kansas right now but sounds like i need to find me a junkyard cat. who was the junkiest junkyard cat?

JamSam

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Kansas State Football / Re: KU football is going through a rough patch
« on: March 06, 2021, 08:26:13 AM »
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KU football offseason checklist:
1. Order a crap ton more chrome paint.
2. Go winless in spring game (defense WILL NOT give up a TD!).
3. Use the university AMEX card to purchase a couple bottles of that memory enhancer vitamin from the late-night infomercial (Note: ship direct to HC's office).
4. Pay the Mexican drug cartel to kidnap a D1QB on spring break in Cancun (or a juco or G5 or grade 5 QB).
5. Get LOL'd on social media by potential transfers.
6. Watch your "up-and-comer" coaches jump ship to lower-level schools.
7. Figure out a way for your fading HC to make himself relevant again by pushing a hot-button social issue, thereby sledgehammering the program in whatever nut sack it has left.
8. Change Rock Chalk Chant to heathing death groan.
9. Turn Memorial Stadium into a Prius charging garage.

They’ve given up hope :frown:

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Kansas State Football / Re: KU football is going through a rough patch
« on: March 06, 2021, 12:13:15 AM »
Goddamn, I knew they were desperate but they’re promoting their tight end??

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Essentially Flyertalk / Re: Greatest theatre scenes of all time
« on: March 05, 2021, 12:10:31 AM »
when the kid in The Music Man says, "Good morning, Mayor Schwinn."  HOLY COW

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: March 02, 2021, 10:50:23 AM »
Because Lon’s always been a Frankite

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: February 28, 2021, 03:01:03 PM »
The halftime score from the official Twitter account had no replies, the post game tweet had 3 K-State replies and 10 replies from idiotic gen z Coal Aggie kids with a different version of the really stupid " u just losed to..." meme. One of those 3 replies was from me pointing out just how apathetic the fan base has become. If they don't make a change and a really good one, next November in Bramlage will absolutely be the Octagon of Room like KU fans have been predicting for a decade now. It's stunning how few people even care enough to even give a meh.


Covid has been a blessing to the AD in this respect. At least they have plausible deniability as to why there are only a small handful of people at games this year. In an alternate universe without Covid where the team’s results are the same, I doubt attendance for this season would be much different. And hoo boy would that look bad.

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: Is this the lowest point KSU B-ball history?
« on: February 23, 2021, 11:46:24 PM »
This season may narrowly avoid being the lowest point in K-State basketball, but I can guarantee that being #7 and losing to this K-State team tonight absolutely is the lowest point in OU basketball history. We're their Fort Hays State.

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: February 21, 2021, 01:16:01 PM »
Anthony Beane was incredibly impactful for us in that he single-handedly won like 8 games in two years for us in the last 20 seconds, and some really meaningful, big upsets. @KU in ‘94, in Bramlage over the #1 or #2 Sooners, and a win over a similarly ranked Mizzou. Dude was absolute nails in the clutch. In fact Mitch called him "Mr. Clutch".

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The New Joe Montgomery Birther Pit / Re: ted cruz is a sociopath
« on: February 21, 2021, 10:21:22 AM »

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: February 18, 2021, 09:24:14 AM »
just chiming in to say that oscar sucks ass and is a huge loser and dork

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I was watching that Reser Stade history lesson video and WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT FIELD DESIGN!




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Kansas State Football / Re: Future schedule update...
« on: February 11, 2021, 07:51:38 PM »
It's the best schedule I've ever seen for us. Only FBS schools and a P5.

Huh? The Southern Illinois Salukis are 100% an FCS team.

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Other Sports (Tiger's Back) / Re: CHIEFS
« on: February 07, 2021, 11:22:20 PM »
goddamn there was not like even one single moment of that game that I actually enjoyed.

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: February 07, 2021, 11:20:01 PM »
hey guys turns out weber sucks like we all knew all along

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Eddie Peters
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One crisp winter morning in Sweden, a cute little girl named Greta woke up to a perfect world, one where there were no petroleum products ruining the earth. She tossed aside her cotton sheet and wool blanket and stepped out onto a dirt floor covered with willow bark that had been pulverized with rocks. “What’s this?” she asked.
“Pulverized willow bark,” replied her fairy godmother.
“What happened to the carpet?” she asked.
“The carpet was nylon, which is made from butadiene and hydrogen cyanide, both made from petroleum,” came the response.
Greta smiled, acknowledging that adjustments are necessary to save the planet, and moved to the sink to brush her teeth where instead of a toothbrush, she found a willow, mangled on one end to expose wood fibre bristles.
“Your old toothbrush?” noted her godmother, “Also nylon.”
“Where’s the water?” asked Greta.
“Down the road in the canal,” replied her godmother, ‘Just make sure you avoid water with cholera in it”
“Why’s there no running water?” Greta asked, becoming a little peevish.
“Well,” said her godmother, who happened to teach engineering at MIT, “Where do we begin?” There followed a long monologue about how sink valves need elastomer seats and how copper pipes contain copper, which has to be mined and how it’s impossible to make all-electric earth-moving equipment with no gear lubrication or tires and how ore has to be smelted to a make metal, and that’s tough to do with only electricity as a source of heat, and even if you use only electricity, the wires need insulation, which is petroleum-based, and though most of Sweden’s energy is produced in an environmentally friendly way because of hydro and nuclear, if you do a mass and energy balance around the whole system, you still need lots of petroleum products like lubricants and nylon and rubber for tires and asphalt for filling potholes and wax and iPhone plastic and elastic to hold your underwear up while operating a copper smelting furnace and . . .
“What’s for breakfast?” interjected Greta, whose head was hurting.
"Fresh, range-fed chicken eggs,” replied her godmother. “Raw.”
“How so, raw?” inquired Greta.
“Well, . . .” And once again, Greta was told about the need for petroleum products like transformer oil and scores of petroleum products essential for producing metals for frying pans and in the end was educated about how you can’t have a petroleum-free world and then cook eggs. Unless you rip your front fence up and start a fire and carefully cook your egg in an orange peel like you do in Boy Scouts. Not that you can find oranges in Sweden anymore.
“But I want poached eggs like my Aunt Tilda makes,” lamented Greta.
“Tilda died this morning,” the godmother explained. “Bacterial pneumonia.”
“What?!” interjected Greta. “No one dies of bacterial pneumonia! We have penicillin.” 
“Not anymore,” explained godmother “The production of penicillin requires chemical extraction using isobutyl acetate, which, if you know your organic chemistry, is petroleum-based. Lots of people are dying, which is problematic because there’s not any easy way of disposing of the bodies since backhoes need hydraulic oil and crematoriums can’t really burn many bodies using as fuel Swedish fences and furniture, which are rapidly disappearing - being used on the black market for roasting eggs and staying warm.”
This represents only a fraction of Greta’s day, a day without microphones to exclaim into and a day without much food, and a day without carbon-fibre boats to sail in, but a day that will save the planet.
Tune in tomorrow when Greta needs a root canal and learns how Novocain is synthesized.


people are definitely going to read that

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Other Sports (Tiger's Back) / Re: CHIEFS
« on: February 07, 2021, 08:08:35 PM »
Has a single penalty been called on Tampa Bay?

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I have always loved Oregon State. They're super K-Statey and Corvallis is green Manhattan. Nothing but good things to say about that place, and I can be trusted as an authority on this because I stayed there for ~48 hours in 2006. I'm happy for them on this nice new stade addition but I have to say I always had a soft spot for how weird and piecemeal the whole stadium was. A bizarre architectural amalgam of the past and the future. Now it'll be really nice all the way around, but it won't be weird. :cry:

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: February 03, 2021, 12:21:33 AM »
Can confirm oscar sucks ass

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I was gonna start the thread for him but I too was unclear on what "outdoor equipment" meant. Not enough of a manly man I guess, plz send T's and P's :frown:







But if he doesn't in the next 24 hours then I'm going to anyway because it seems like BAC's got some great stuff cookin'

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Thanks SB and BAC...Maybe a future thread comparing Qatz to outdoor equipment and accesories will allow redemption.

The time is now. Start that thread and let’s find out.

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Not sure if it was mentioned when this thread was cookin’, but Jalen Pickle

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: OU Game Thread
« on: January 26, 2021, 02:46:48 PM »
Mostly excusable yes, but certainly losing at home to FHSU is never excusable and all the oscar losers should never stop being reminded of this loss oh and also #TheStreak

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Kansas State Basketball / Re: firebrucewebernow.com
« on: January 26, 2021, 02:43:48 PM »
oscar needs to replace shooter as his agent with greg.
My success threshold for next year is a positive overall record, winning every non con home, and restarting THE STREAK. Give him a bonus under the table if he can finish in the Top 4 of the Big 12 for 2021-22

Greg, I like you but this is incredibly losery. Oscar started at K-State what, seven seasons ago? Eight? This one and last year we finished/will finish either dead last or nearly last in the Big XII.  Oscar has been here forever and we're as bad as we've eer been. We're about to snap a 50+ year streak which is basically a layup. "If we have a positive overall record next year" is a preeeetty low bar for someone going into their eighth or ninth season at a school. Fire this dude yesterday.

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