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RE: Chuck Staben is a Dirty, Filthy, Stinking Liar
(04-18-2017 07:42 PM)billybobby777 Wrote:  
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(04-18-2017 05:34 PM)billybobby777 Wrote:  
(04-18-2017 05:18 PM)DavidSt Wrote:  
(04-18-2017 05:06 PM)billybobby777 Wrote:  "Paper trails of emails"---was there such thing as email in late 80's and early 90's when those two were dropping football? I'd love to see those old emails


Long Beach State 1991 was the last year, and Fullerton State was 1992.
E-mail is over 40 years old founded in 1971.
Bitnet in the 1980s is an email based program created for education or schools to use.
ARPANet was the forerunner of Internet.
Microsoft have an email program in their Windows Dos program in the 1980s.
MCI also had a program in the 1980s.
Yes, academics had a wide range of use of emails through the 1980s. Usually between departments and inside departments including the athletic's department.

"Email is over 40 years old" I didnt get my first email account 1996. 21 years ago. I had never heard of it until that year. I call bull ship David

Yep, although it may have "been around" before 1995, virtually no one used it prior to then. 1996 was also the exact year we first started using email. I worked for a US government agency then, and that was the first year everyone started using email. Heck, we were using typewriters and typing out memos in the early 90's.

That's what I thought.
I called Bullship DaveySt, and I stand by what I said. I don't believe there's any emails regarding Fullerton etc dropping football.


http://www.nethistory.info/History%20of%...email.html

That site listed MIT implemented an email type program back in 1965. It evolved through the years where the military was using the type of emila back in the 1970s. Not everybody got an email until like the 1990 to early 2000s, but the US government and government run schools used them as early as the 1960s. Schools like Long Beach State and others would have such programs in place before any of us would.
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RE: Chuck Staben is a Dirty, Filthy, Stinking Liar
(04-18-2017 01:15 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  After spending months telling everyone there was no plan to cut down Idaho's athletic department, Chuck Staben was forced to finally acknowledge the obvious today -- moving to FCS is costing us enough money to hurt and cuts will be made, likely including dropping sports. From a letter today:

We will ask the SBOE this week to lift this funding restriction for one year and allow us to use money from our own savings account to balance the athletics budget. This money does not come from academic reserves; it comes from central institutional reserves. But providing additional support alone is not enough. Changes need to be made inside the athletics program to ensure a strong future that is beneficial to our students, student-athletes, staff, faculty and our university.

Accordingly, every line item in the athletics budget is being reviewed. Many potential scenarios have been developed; all including a combination of cost-cutting measures ranging from sports that we sponsor, to scholarships, to administrative and other program costs. The right combination of changes has not been determined and creating a financial strategy is in the early stages. With this SBOE waiver, UI will have time to thoughtfully review each scenario and create an athletics program that complements our prestige and relevance as a leading research university.


Chuck, you filthy liar. Go away and ruin somebody else's school.

FIRE CHUCK STABEN NOW!!! FREE IDAHO!!!!
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(04-18-2017 09:56 PM)MplsBison Wrote:  Latah,

You getting the feeling that people who run the state hatched a plan a few years ago to kill Idaho football, and we're about to see phase 2 culminate and phase 3 kick into gear???

This seems too obvious, to me, that FCS is not the end game ... that dropping football is being setup as the only feasible option.

I don't think it's that much of a thought-out plan. I just think we have a Governor who doesn't care about the U of I, so he appoints a State Board of Education that doesn't care about the U of I and has been content to hire an amazing succession of ineffectual and clueless University Presidents culminating in the ridiculous clown we have now. What's happening to Idaho football is just a byproduct of what's happening to the University of Idaho in general. It's depressing.
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Fire the Idaho SBOE!!! Fire Chuck Staben!!! FREE IDAHO!!!
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(04-19-2017 12:08 AM)DawgNBama Wrote:  Fire the Idaho SBOE!!! Fire Chuck Staben!!! FREE IDAHO!!!

Your keyboard to God's ears...
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RE: Chuck Staben is a Dirty, Filthy, Stinking Liar
(04-18-2017 06:02 PM)LatahCounty Wrote:  
(04-18-2017 05:58 PM)billybobby777 Wrote:  
(04-18-2017 05:54 PM)Bronco85 Wrote:  
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(04-18-2017 04:09 PM)Wedge Wrote:  Hard to realize significant savings moving from FBS to FCS, unless you drastically reduce the football budget and/or cut the number of varsity sports to the D-I minimum. If the football budget was already very low compared to most G5 teams - as would be the case for pretty much any team considering leaving FBS - then running a competitive FCS program is going to cost almost as much anyway.

To get really big savings, a school might have to drop football altogether, as Long Beach State and Cal State-Fullerton did about 25 years ago.

I think the last D1 school to drop football completely was Pacific in 1995.

Excepting UAB (who is bringing it back), you are correct. You have to go back to the BWC/PCAA in 1992 (CSU-Fullerton) and 1991 (CSU-LB) to find D1A schools who dropped football. The fact so many FCS programs have moved up to FBS and no one has moved down to FCS (until now) in the BCS/Championship era, is often part of the argument which supports FBS football as more fiscally viable then FCS football. The fact that a dozen FCS (1AA) schools have dropped football altogether since 1990 also bolsters the argument. UI may be the case study to prove it.

My bet is Idaho eventually drops it all together. Unless fans are willing to donate. I just don't see it. In fact, I see them dropping all money after the drop to FCS out of frustration/rage/mistrust of an inept athletic department and a lying scum bag like Chuckie Cheese.

Donations sure aren't going to get better anytime soon. My last check to the school will be for my season tickets this year, our final season in FBS. I'm far from the only person who'll be making their last contribution.

So you're not supporting the school's athletic teams, just FBS football? During our time in FCS I battled hard to get us to 1-A/FBS. I thought our administration and the AD's were completely incompetent and lacked vision. I was told by a lot of App supporters, who were in the back pocket of the AD, I was nuts and ASU football could not compete at that level. However, I never waivered in my support for our athletics teams and increased my donations over the years. Some of the guys, who were big domnors, that were so vehement against moving to FBS have stopped giving to the school. Talk about a bunch of hypocrites. My loyality is first and foremost to those kids representing App and I can't let politics get in the way of that. I realize you are angry and hurt, I know people vote with their wallets, but you can send a message without completely shutting down your support. Just some food for thought.
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RE: Chuck Staben is a Dirty, Filthy, Stinking Liar
(04-18-2017 05:34 PM)billybobby777 Wrote:  
(04-18-2017 05:18 PM)DavidSt Wrote:  
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(04-18-2017 05:02 PM)DavidSt Wrote:  Sounds like Staben is an anti-football AD. There were freedom of Information case that was filed against Long Beach State and Fullerton State about football. Paper trail of letters, emails and all that found that the ADs at both programs lied about their football programs to cut them so that their favorite sports that does cause more lost of money when the football programs were the ones that were keeping those non-revenue sports stay alive. Look how far the Big West schools have fallen? If the Big West kept their football programs? Where are they be today? Idaho had a shot to stay in the big boys twice, but they downgrade themselves twice. I do not think they deserve a third chance at the FBS level ever again.

"Paper trails of emails"---was there such thing as email in late 80's and early 90's when those two were dropping football? I'd love to see those old emails


Long Beach State 1991 was the last year, and Fullerton State was 1992.
E-mail is over 40 years old founded in 1971.
Bitnet in the 1980s is an email based program created for education or schools to use.
ARPANet was the forerunner of Internet.
Microsoft have an email program in their Windows Dos program in the 1980s.
MCI also had a program in the 1980s.
Yes, academics had a wide range of use of emails through the 1980s. Usually between departments and inside departments including the athletic's department.

"Email is over 40 years old" I didnt get my first email account 1996. 21 years ago. I had never heard of it until that year. I call bull ship David

I don't know when the term "email" was coined but messaging systems have been in use since the beginning of the Internet. I had an email account in the 1980s. The problem was that there were no standards so you could only "message" users with a compatible program.

Many large corporations, including universities, had their own messaging systems. Virtually all of them were unique and not compatible with other corporations/universities.

I don't think it is a stretch to lump these messaging systems under the "email" heading.
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(04-19-2017 12:05 AM)LatahCounty Wrote:  I don't think it's that much of a thought-out plan. I just think we have a Governor who doesn't care about the U of I, so he appoints a State Board of Education that doesn't care about the U of I and has been content to hire an amazing succession of ineffectual and clueless University Presidents culminating in the ridiculous clown we have now. What's happening to Idaho football is just a byproduct of what's happening to the University of Idaho in general. It's depressing.

But I could buy it being a thought out plan.

State has become (or perhaps has been, for some time) a blood red conservative state, whereas Moscow area is a blue jewel of progressive thinking. To punish U of I for that, the gov and SBOHE will reduce funding as much as possible and kill the football team, to make the U seem like the third ranked public school in the state. After all, even ID St has football ...
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Is there any viable path for yourself, and other Idaho football boosters, to fight Staben, fight the U of I president, fight the SBOHE, in court?? Hire a lawyer?

This is sheer incompetence, and if nothing else, you can try to get his a__ canned.
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(04-19-2017 07:21 AM)AppManDG Wrote:  So you're not supporting the school's athletic teams, just FBS football? During our time in FCS I battled hard to get us to 1-A/FBS. I thought our administration and the AD's were completely incompetent and lacked vision. I was told by a lot of App supporters, who were in the back pocket of the AD, I was nuts and ASU football could not compete at that level. However, I never waivered in my support for our athletics teams and increased my donations over the years. Some of the guys, who were big domnors, that were so vehement against moving to FBS have stopped giving to the school. Talk about a bunch of hypocrites. My loyality is first and foremost to those kids representing App and I can't let politics get in the way of that. I realize you are angry and hurt, I know people vote with their wallets, but you can send a message without completely shutting down your support. Just some food for thought.

My football seats come with a required donation to the overall scholarship fund. Traditionally, I always made a donation well over the requirement, and I've given to other projects as well. I curtailed all of that after the announcement and now I give the bare minimum for the seats. After we go FCS I'll stop altogether.

The difference here -- you wanted your school to move up in the world. Giving more was a clear indication of that desire and a way to show that the school could handle FBS. My school is already FBS and I think they've made a catastrophic decision to move down. I also have a zillion other gripes about the general direction of the school that have been building for a very long time. At some point, I don't have any other avenue but to withhold my support until the school shows me how they're going to get out of the toilet.

I also love my family members, but if they're making horrible, destructive decisions at some point I stop giving them money to enable those decisions.
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