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vicfurth    370
12 hours ago, VikingsNotMinnesota said:

Can we stop with the "I nominate [random traditional matchup] as uni matchup of the week, so clean!"? There is way, WAY too much orange and white going on there in order for it to look good. Plus personally, Auburn's aways have always sucked, way too much striping to where it looks messy. At least the homes have the blue jersey to make it look more palatable.

 

Uuuuuuuum you do know that's two schools with orange as a main color right? 

 

I mean, we could spend time talking about how awful Arizona looked. Or Iowa State. But they're modern and trendy so automatically better than the old stuff. 

 

I feel enlightened. 

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2 hours ago, vicfurth said:

 

Uuuuuuuum you do know that's two schools with orange as a main color right? 

 

I mean, we could spend time talking about how awful Arizona looked. Or Iowa State. But they're modern and trendy so automatically better than the old stuff. 

 

I feel enlightened. 

I know, and it was a bad looking matchup because there was too much orange and white. What's your point?

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WSU151    2,410
15 hours ago, VikingsNotMinnesota said:

Can we stop with the "I nominate [random traditional matchup] as uni matchup of the week, so clean!"? 

 

Nope.

 

Some of us gray haireds like the classic looks, mainly because college football was invented way before 2005.

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WSU151    2,410
6 hours ago, pianoknight said:

 

They've been Mizzou for decades. It's not a recent innovation. My extended family is a from Missouri and I got used to watching Nebraska play them annually in the Big 8 and then Big XII. 

 

They're all about the Zou. 

 

There was a time (mid-90s I think) when the school really tried to emphasize Missouri over Mizzou.  Mizzou was too slang. I think it affected the MBB team more.  

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DeFrank    156
On 9/7/2017 at 2:23 AM, pianoknight said:

 

A few people have made comments about VT silently releasing a boatload of terrible alternates that nobody remembers. Here's the proof. That shot looks like Tennessee is playing Army.  

 

Oh I remember! It's really too bad because Virginia Tech should have one of the most solid football looks on the planet week in week out. 

 

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On 2017-09-10 at 8:42 PM, WSU151 said:

 

Nope.

 

Some of us gray haireds like the classic looks, mainly because college football was invented way before 2005.

You can't just give every classic match-up an automatic thumbs up, you have to do it case by case. There's an awful trend on this board where any classic matchup is automatically praised, and every modern match-up is automatically bad. That's not using your brain at all, that's deciding whether or not you like something before you have even attempted to analyze it, and that's really toxic to a community that wants to discuss uniforms. It's very frustrating trying to have debate/conversation as to why I or someone else thinks a uniform is good/bad, and I get met with non responses and statements like "no it's a traditional uniform, it's good, shut up". It would be really nice if I could say "I don't like this matchup and here's why", and get "i disagree and here's why."

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oldschoolvikings    3,625
22 minutes ago, VikingsNotMinnesota said:

You can't just give every classic match-up an automatic thumbs up, you have to do it case by case. There's an awful trend on this board where any classic matchup is automatically praised, and every modern match-up is automatically bad. That's not using your brain at all, that's deciding whether or not you like something before you have even attempted to analyze it, and that's really toxic to a community that wants to discuss uniforms. It's very frustrating trying to have debate/conversation as to why I or someone else thinks a uniform is good/bad, and I get met with non responses and statements like "no it's a traditional uniform, it's good, shut up". It would be really nice if I could say "I don't like this matchup and here's why", and get "i disagree and here's why", rather than "no, I'm a grey haired 29 year old who likes what i likes, don't break the circlejerk, raaaaaa".

 

No one has ever said that here.  Ever.

 

Seems to me, this is an obvious case of you hearing what you want to hear.  Just to be clear, you're saying that without fail, your well thought out, intelligent defenses of your opinions are universally met with neanderthal grunts of "old is good, new is bad."

 

Oh, OK. :rolleyes:

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Red Wolf    658
42 minutes ago, WavePunter said:

Clemson vs auburn looked like a scrimmage

Well now we're just trying to say the wackiest thing possible. Arizona has great uniforms! There, I did it. I said the silliest thing. 

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vicfurth    370

I do have an unpopular opinion though:

 

i think the oregon green/yellows badly needed some white to break up the coloring. It wasn't my favorite, even in traditional colors. 

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7 hours ago, vicfurth said:

I do have an unpopular opinion though:

 

i think the oregon green/yellows badly needed some white to break up the coloring. It wasn't my favorite, even in traditional colors. 

 

See I think the reason that Oregon's Y/G/Y is such a great look because yellow is bright enough to (almost) serve as a substitute for white.The whole uniform looks very.... saturated.

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ltp74    48
On 9/9/2017 at 11:19 PM, upperV03 said:

I'd have to give my nod for matchup of the week to Penn State/Pitt. Pitt's new road versions of their throwbacks looked tremendous against the Nittany Lions' classic home uniforms. Just an absolutely beautiful matchup all around.

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I wonder if Pitt is going to wear the throwback colors for bigger games and leave the navy and beige for the Youngstown State and Duke level games until they fully switch over next year.

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Germanshepherd    538
40 minutes ago, Power_Ranger_Rick said:

 

See I think the reason that Oregon's Y/G/Y is such a great look because yellow is bright enough to (almost) serve as a substitute for white.The whole uniform looks very.... saturated.

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I see what you did there lol

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14 hours ago, oldschoolvikings said:

 

No one has ever said that here.  Ever.

 

Seems to me, this is an obvious case of you hearing what you want to hear.  Just to be clear, you're saying that without fail, your well thought out, intelligent defenses of your opinions are universally met with neanderthal grunts of "old is good, new is bad."

 

Oh, OK. :rolleyes:

I mean, quite literally:

16 hours ago, WSU151 said:

 

Nope.

 

Some of us gray haireds like the classic looks, mainly because college football was invented way before 2005.

If that isn't a "I likes what i likes don't discuss it", then I don't know what is.

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WSU151    2,410
43 minutes ago, VikingsNotMinnesota said:

I mean, quite literally:

If that isn't a "I likes what i likes don't discuss it", then I don't know what is.

 

Telling us to not discuss college football's traditional aesthetics seems like a fool's errand on this board.  Maybe you should rethink your strategy.  Some of us favor nostalgic (or mostly unchanged) looks over chrome helmets with team names running up the side of anthracite pants, and that will probably never change. 

 

Clemson vs. Auburn will always look good to me. But since you're an expert on uniform matchups, what should Clemson have worn?  What should Auburn have worn?

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WavePunter    675
14 hours ago, Red Wolf said:

Well now we're just trying to say the wackiest thing possible. Arizona has great uniforms! There, I did it. I said the silliest thing. 

Two teams with essentially the same colors, wearing the same color pants, but opposite colored jersey is what every spring game in the country looks like.. Obviously, it was a bit of an exaggeration, but it was closer to a scrimmage look than a "best looking matchup of the week" look

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oldschoolvikings    3,625
17 hours ago, WSU151 said:

 

Nope.

 

Some of us gray haireds like the classic looks, mainly because college football was invented way before 2005.

 

1 hour ago, VikingsNotMinnesota said:

 

If that isn't a "I likes what i likes don't discuss it", then I don't know what is.

 

To be honest, I didn't even reference back to the post you were responding to, because your comment did NOT say "this guy won't debate, he just likes what he likes".  What you said was this;

 

15 hours ago, VikingsNotMinnesota said:

 There's an awful trend on this board where any classic matchup is automatically praised, and every modern match-up is automatically bad. It's very frustrating trying to have debate/conversation as to why I or someone else thinks a uniform is good/bad, and I get met with non responses and statements like "no it's a traditional uniform, it's good, shut up". It would be really nice if I could say "I don't like this matchup and here's why", and get "i disagree and here's why", rather than "no, I'm a grey haired 29 year old who likes what i likes, don't break the circlejerk, raaaaaa".

 

First, you made it universal to everyone who prefers tradition uniforms, (you didn't say "response and/or statement", you said "responses and statements") and then moaned about how frustrating it is to the lone debater among the troglodyte masses.  That's what I was responding to.  It would be pompous and condescending if it wasn't so ridiculous.

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Milkman14    83

Ah a good ol' Viking fight!

 

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(no I am not saying oldschoolvikings and VikingsNotMinnesota are "fighting" and I ain't getting in this fight.  Just being pun-ny)

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Cardsblues02    86
9 hours ago, ltp74 said:

I wonder if Pitt is going to wear the throwback colors for bigger games and leave the navy and beige for the Youngstown State and Duke level games until they fully switch over next year.

Those Pitt uniforms were 10 times better than the Penn State uniforms that the Lions wore, and better than their current set. Glad they wore it for a big game AND are switching.

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