chriscj83

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About chriscj83

  • Birthday 06/04/1983

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  1. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    It's over. It's finally over. Minus the bickering and complaints about the new nickname. Then, of course we'll have the new logo which I'm sure will be met with open arms. I'm really just happy they've decided on a name. I'm excited to see what they come up with for a new logo, I do hope they take their time with it.
  2. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    I still think Roughriders is going to be the best option, if they're looking for something to represent the state. Sorry, Red River High School; maybe they can be proud they helped the University out and gave them their nickname in a time of need. They can rename their high school mascot the Good Samaritans. Boom- problem solved. To my surprise, Sundogs is growing on me. I don't think they'll use it, but it could be very good. Fighting Hawks sounds clumsy to me, and I'm surprised it's lasted this long- same with North Stars; as mentioned above, we're not the North Star state. What I am getting frustrated with is hearing that students won't want to come to UND anymore because they no longer have the old nickname, or will end up having a nickname that some Facebook jabronis don't like. Pardon my French, but that's hogwash. Balderdash, even. Students are going to go to the University of North Dakota because it has world-class facilities for education and athletics. I know I shouldn't put much stock in FB comments, but there are so many, and so many opinion articles from local news being posted that it's hard to avoid. It's way past the time to move on; I used to be annoyed that they had to change the name/logo, but now I'm excited for something new. I'm very ready for them to get a new nickname and logo so this ridiculous situation is behind us, and also so I can update my signature. I still think they should have went with Zombies. Chanting "BRAAAAAIIIINNNNSS" would be awesome at a live event.
  3. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    They could easily do a profile view like the previous Sioux logo with "Riders" arched above the logo. Gives a nod to the past by being very familiar looking to what they used to wear, but it'd be a whole new name and logo.
  4. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    I have a feeling that they'll go with Roughriders. This name was on the non-consideration list and has now made it to the final 7. Lots of complaining on social media about it already being a name for Grand Forks Red River High School. No surprise there, the reason Facebook was invented was for endless complaints and arguments about the mundane. It's a solid name with actual North Dakota history behind it. Throw some Teddy Roosevelt imagery in there and you've got yourself a stew goin', baby. I don't mind just staying with "North Dakota", but I'm a red-blooded 'Murican consumer and I want to buy sweet gear with some badass logos on it.
  5. 2015-16 NHL Uniform and Logo Changes

    My brain falls apart when reading that. I always see it as "SEATTEL".
  6. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    Here is an updated list, whittled down to sixty-two names. I guess these are the names the committee will consider, so it's surprising to see "Roughriders" on this list, which was on the non-consideration list just a day prior. Also, surprising to me is how high up on their list "Force" and "North Stars" are; the former being a current Fargo-based USHL team, and the latter, of course, the former NHL team. And sadly, the Abdominal Snowman is dead. Long live the Abdominal Snowman.
  7. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    "Cats - I like cats." Good enough for me.
  8. U. of North Dakota nickname - Have they announced one yet?

    The non-consideration list and the "Rational" field might be the best/worst thing I've read in a while. It's like reading Facebook comments- so terrible, but I can't look away.
  9. New Browns uni coming 2015

  10. New Browns uni coming 2015

    "The matte side signifies the rich history of the Cleveland Browns, dating back to 1946. The chrome side reflects the bright future the city of Cleveland can look forward to with these new-look Cleveland Browns. The helmet as a whole is a literal complete history of the team, encompassing all that has ever been, and all that will ever be. The helmet is love. The helmet is life. The helmet will give immortality to those who wear it. ALL GLORY TO THE NEW HELMET. The brown remains unchanged."
  11. Rare team matchups

    Washington vs. Houston, 1971. Only time this matchup happened: I don't know what it is, but I love those Oilers uniforms.
  12. Rare team matchups

    Black and white doesn't really do it justice, but here's that matchup- Seahawks with stripes on the sleeves and grey facemasks; Bills with blue pants and blue facemasks. Nice.
  13. College Hockey 2014-2015

    The Bemidji State Beavers broke out their camo thirds this weekend: Not too bad, I'd love to see them use the actual Beaver logo as a crest for their home/away jerseys: Though, these aren't bad.
  14. Players in the "wrong" uniforms

    I think you mean "OOOOOOOH YEEEEEAAAAHH!"
  15. Players in the "wrong" uniforms

    Oh, that's a good'n. How about Mark Rypien...Philadelphia Eagle?