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Bears fan changes name to Peyton Manning after losing bet

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by andyouare?, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    Some people are dumb.
    EDIT: If the Bears had won, he wouldn't have won anything, other than bragging rights.


    Scott Wiese was so sure the Chicago Bears would win Super Bowl XLI, he staked his name on it.

    Wiese bet five buddies that if his team didn't beat the Indianapolis Colts, he would change his name to Peyton Manning.

    The Colts won 29-17, so true to his word, Wiese was at the Macon County Courts Facility in Decatur, Ill., on Tuesday to begin paperwork on the monthlong process.
  2. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    Wow. Guess that means we can throw out the argument that no one gave the Bears a chance.
  3. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Worst. Bet. Ever.
  4. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    Could be worse. His new name could be Trent Dilfer. Too bad he didn't bet against generic names like Brad Johnson or Doug Williams.
  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    No. The worst bet ever was the English soccer fan who cut his own nuts off when his team lost.
  6. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Wow...hard to believe there's someone out there dumber than RAMBO and JDV.
  7. EmbassyRow

    EmbassyRow Active Member

    Only in my college town and the original home of the Bears could someone be so stupid.
  8. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Hate to correct, but it was a Welsh Rugby fan.
  9. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Changing his name to Adolf Hitler, Jose Canseco, P-Diddy or The Hamburgler would have been much worse.
  10. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    The same could be said of someone who dropped 30K a year for a Millikin education.

    I keeed, I keeed.
  11. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member

    A bet made -- and lost -- by one of the stupidest. so-called. persons. ever.
    Should never consider himself a real person living in real life after making that idiotic a life-changing (err...pardon...name changing) decision ever.
  12. Dwizzle P. Catfish

    Dwizzle P. Catfish New Member

    Think about all the jokes this guy will have to endure about him being a 5-foot-11, 190-pound dumbass with little or no brains.
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