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How would you like to be a college kid ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by SF_Express, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    ... in the same position as my daughter right now?

    She's a junior at Florida, and also a huge Miami Heat fan.

    So in the course of a year, her favorite teams have won three national championships.

    Hope she realizes it won't always be that way.
  2. Kable

    Kable Member

    Lucky her...
  3. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    It's like being a student at Northwestern or DePaul in 1908... oh, wait...
  4. Kritter47

    Kritter47 Member

    I had a year like that in 1999. I was a Stars fan, a bandwagon Spurs fan, and a US women's soccer fan (shut up, I was 15).

    Nothing has come close to that summer since.
  5. I'd like to be in the opposite position as your daughter right now. (assuming she's cute)
  6. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    Waiting for SF to lay the smackdown in 4 ... 3 ... 2 ...
  7. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Said this before on here (before I got accused of frontrunning ::)) ...

    My favorite teams all won championships in the span of 25 months: 1995 Braves, 1996 Packers, 1997 UM football.

    Never won a title before or since. I'm still waiting ...
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Hey, swnj, what's the capital of Thailand?
  9. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    Similar boat ...

    • 1996 Avalanche (I've followed the Nordiques since the early 80s, so I got some front-running flack from people who thought I was latching on to the newest flavor)
    • 1996 Packers
  10. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    2949 Nationals. I plan to live to see it.
  11. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    I'm sorry, I'm just not able to bring myself to discuss my daughter in this context.

    A related dilemma is when I go to Gainesville and see all the good-looking women and realize they're all the same age -- some younger -- as my daughter.
  12. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    You can't really say the Miami Heat won a national championship, because the Mavericks really didn't belong in the championship series ...
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