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An article by a JMU alumnus who apparently is not Rootin 05-stirthepot
https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.herosport...state-cici
09-08-2017 01:51 PM
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No history with swashbucklers? Didn't we just beat the PIRATES of ECTC? C'mon Hero Sports... first, the awful poll, now this?
09-08-2017 02:39 PM
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Clearly does not ROOT!!

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09-08-2017 02:55 PM
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You guys do realize he said in his first article that this was going to be a series of "anti-jinx" articles in which he intentionally sandbags JMU? It's not serious.
09-08-2017 03:14 PM
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(09-08-2017 03:14 PM)Dignan Wrote:  You guys do realize he said in his first article that this was going to be a series of "anti-jinx" articles in which he intentionally sandbags JMU? It's not serious.

I was curious if anyone would read more than the headline 04-cheers
09-08-2017 03:17 PM
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Not so sure last week's article was originally written as satire. Seems like he kinda "backed into" that one...

That said it's a funny little gag but opening by quoting verbatims from the angry emails he received made me anticipate that the worst kind of petty call-out article was just below the fold. Thankfully it wasn't that. Keep on keepin on, I guess?
09-08-2017 04:19 PM
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(09-08-2017 04:19 PM)JMUalum07 Wrote:  Not so sure last week's article was originally written as satire. Seems like he kinda "backed into" that one...

That said it's a funny little gag but opening by quoting verbatims from the angry emails he received made me anticipate that the worst kind of petty call-out article was just below the fold. Thankfully it wasn't that. Keep on keepin on, I guess?
Wait.....what? Did you read last week's post? Geez, no wonder some on here catch wadded panty syndrome so easily.

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09-08-2017 04:26 PM
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This is Chase Kiddy. He was a Sports Editor for The Breeze a couple years back and guarantee not many root harder. I'm just glad Hero Sports picked up a JMU-specific column/writer for the year.
09-08-2017 05:02 PM
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(09-08-2017 03:14 PM)Dignan Wrote:  You guys do realize he said in his first article that this was going to be a series of "anti-jinx" articles in which he intentionally sandbags JMU? It's not serious.

Yea, I got more than one OUTRAGED text and email about some guy at Hero Sports running the Dukes down...

Uhhhh, no. Tongue firmly in cheek, afraid if it's "Why the Dukes will Definitely Crush the Pirates", he'd be blamed for the L when/if it happened.

Reverse-Jinx. Guess the studies that say something like 90% of people these days only read the Title or Headline of articles and stories are correct.

This is gonna be a season long series of Why the Dukes will Totally Lose to Norfolk State/Nova/Ticks/sisters of the poor etc.

C'mon, folks. 07-coffee3
09-08-2017 05:08 PM
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The writer of the article is one of the smartest guys around. To know that this will happen tomorrow just proves his intelligence levels are on par with mine. Join the smart club, know etsu is putting jmu down.

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09-08-2017 05:09 PM
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