Hello There, Guest! (LoginRegister)

Post Reply 
Greek Life
Author Message
Yes I Am A Pirate Offline
200 years too late
*

Posts: 1,792
Joined: Jun 2011
Reputation: 72
I Root For: East Carolina
Location: NC
Post: #1
Greek Life
Once again, another thread got me thinking. My first college (George Mason) had a HUGE Greek presence, but I was living at home and never pledged. ECU has a decent Greek life, but again, I never pledged.

So who here has pledged? Any stories to share? The more embarrassing and/or disgusting, the better COGS
(This post was last modified: 05-28-2012 07:57 PM by TheEastisPurple.)
05-25-2012 07:12 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

oldblazer79 Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 8,111
Joined: Jan 2008
Reputation: 156
I Root For: my kids, UAB
Location: outside the 'ham
Post: #2
RE: OT: Greek Life
ahem. Let me think/sleep on it
05-25-2012 07:25 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Thegoldstandard Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 5,846
Joined: May 2009
Reputation: 290
I Root For: Southern Miss
Location:
Post: #3
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 07:25 PM)oldblazer79 Wrote:  ahem. Let me think/sleep on it
?
You will give him an answer in the morning?
05-25-2012 08:02 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
MUTeke Offline
All American
*

Posts: 3,610
Joined: Nov 2003
Reputation: 82
I Root For:
Location:
Post: #4
RE: OT: Greek Life
Member of the Beta Nu Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity at Marshall University. '95-'98. Currently I am the President of the Beta Nu Alumni Association and Board of Advisers.

I started posting on Marshall message boards in '99-00 as MUTeke and have just kept it through the years.

We rented a small stern wheeler for a booze cruise one night on the Ohio River in order to make enough money to pay off nationals for the semester. It was a great party. It's a wonder we all made it back to the marina with everyone still on board. On the bottom deck I remember taking a leak on the spinning sternwheel and the only thing separating me from it and the water was a plastic chain link rope. I vaguely remember walking by the wheelhouse and seeing the captain of the boat letting sorority girls take turns sitting on his lap and driving the boat.

[Image: tkebn.jpg]
(This post was last modified: 05-25-2012 08:19 PM by MUTeke.)
05-25-2012 08:18 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
oldblazer79 Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 8,111
Joined: Jan 2008
Reputation: 156
I Root For: my kids, UAB
Location: outside the 'ham
Post: #5
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 08:02 PM)Thegoldstandard Wrote:  
(05-25-2012 07:25 PM)oldblazer79 Wrote:  ahem. Let me think/sleep on it
?
You will give him an answer in the morning?
may divulge a story or three from my past greek life. as of now, I'm leaning toward a no
05-25-2012 08:30 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Derby Offline
tigris rex
*

Posts: 29,738
Joined: Nov 2003
Reputation: 483
I Root For: Memphis
Location: Georgia

DonatorsSkunkworksCrappiesDonatorsMemphis Hall of Fame
Post: #6
RE: OT: Greek Life
Phi Kappa Psi (Tennessee Zeta) University of Memphis
05-25-2012 08:30 PM
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

Peligro! Offline
Water Engineer
*

Posts: 99
Joined: Sep 2009
Reputation: 13
I Root For: UTSA
Location: San Antonio, TX
Post: #7
RE: OT: Greek Life
Sigma Phi Epsilon (Texas Sigma) UTSA
05-25-2012 08:56 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
cyc46 Offline
Eagle for Life!
*

Posts: 2,066
Joined: Nov 2003
Reputation: 98
I Root For: Southern Miss
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Post: #8
RE: OT: Greek Life
Alpha Tau Omega - Zeta Chi (Louisiana Tech).
05-25-2012 09:03 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
PirateTreasureNC Offline
G's up, Ho's Down ; )
*

Posts: 33,055
Joined: May 2004
Reputation: 494
I Root For: ECU Pirates,
Location:
Post: #9
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 08:02 PM)Thegoldstandard Wrote:  
(05-25-2012 07:25 PM)oldblazer79 Wrote:  ahem. Let me think/sleep on it
?
You will give him an answer in the morning?

after he takes the morning after pill.03-shhhh
05-25-2012 09:03 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
PirateTreasureNC Offline
G's up, Ho's Down ; )
*

Posts: 33,055
Joined: May 2004
Reputation: 494
I Root For: ECU Pirates,
Location:
Post: #10
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 08:30 PM)oldblazer79 Wrote:  
(05-25-2012 08:02 PM)Thegoldstandard Wrote:  
(05-25-2012 07:25 PM)oldblazer79 Wrote:  ahem. Let me think/sleep on it
?
You will give him an answer in the morning?
may divulge a story or three from my past greek life. as of now, I'm leaning toward a no

Statute of Limitations still in effect?05-stirthepot
05-25-2012 09:04 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
MU ATO Offline
THE ONE AND ONLY
*

Posts: 10,236
Joined: Dec 2003
Reputation: 253
I Root For: Marshall U
Location: Illinois now WV

Donators
Post: #11
RE: OT: Greek Life
MU ATO = Marshall University Alpha Tau Omega

Like my buddy MUTeke I too started posting I the old MU message boards in the late 90s and just kept using MU ATO to his day. I always knew I would rush when I got into college. I always liked what I saw at U of Illinois when I was there and had family members that told stories and older friends that were Greek. So it was a no brainer. I rushed in Fall of '98 and was active through 2002 before going on alumni status. I was Vice President and actually was voted President but I refused to move into the house and do was voted VP by default. Some of the best times of my life were with ATO brothers or directly involved in Fraternty activities. 3 of my groomsmen in my wedding were Fraternity Brothers. My only regret was that Marshall didn't have solid Greek Leadership that I saw at other schools and for this Marshall Greek life took a hit in the early 2000s and things could of been handled much better but it was what it was.

ATO and out next door neighbors the Tekes used to have legendary parties together. "Alpha Teke Omega" tailgate parties on GAMEDAY were spectacular! Back in the late 90s/early 2000s 95% of our games started at 7pm so we would start "tailgating at the house around 10am. So many people you could t even see the front yards.

[Image: e96d13cd.jpg]
05-25-2012 09:05 PM
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

oldblazer79 Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 8,111
Joined: Jan 2008
Reputation: 156
I Root For: my kids, UAB
Location: outside the 'ham
Post: #12
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 09:03 PM)PirateTreasureNC Wrote:  
(05-25-2012 08:02 PM)Thegoldstandard Wrote:  
(05-25-2012 07:25 PM)oldblazer79 Wrote:  ahem. Let me think/sleep on it
?
You will give him an answer in the morning?

after he takes the morning after pill.03-shhhh
me? uhh, NO
[Image: A-Slightly-Pregnant-Man.jpg]
05-25-2012 09:08 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
MUTeke Offline
All American
*

Posts: 3,610
Joined: Nov 2003
Reputation: 82
I Root For:
Location:
Post: #13
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 09:05 PM)MU ATO Wrote:  MU ATO = Marshall University Alpha Tau Omega

Like my buddy MUTeke I too started posting I the old MU message boards in the late 90s and just kept using MU ATO to his day. I always knew I would rush when I got into college. I always liked what I saw at U of Illinois when I was there and had family members that told stories and older friends that were Greek. So it was a no brainer. I rushed in Fall of '98 and was active through 2002 before going on alumni status. I was Vice President and actually was voted President but I refused to move into the house and do was voted VP by default. Some of the best times of my life were with ATO brothers or directly involved in Fraternty activities. 3 of my groomsmen in my wedding were Fraternity Brothers. My only regret was that Marshall didn't have solid Greek Leadership that I saw at other schools and for this Marshall Greek life took a hit in the early 2000s and things could of been handled much better but it was what it was.

ATO and out next door neighbors the Tekes used to have legendary parties together. "Alpha Teke Omega" tailgate parties on GAMEDAY were spectacular! Back in the late 90s/early 2000s 95% of our games started at 7pm so we would start "tailgating at the house around 10am. So many people you could t even see the front yards.

[Image: e96d13cd.jpg]

The Teke House being next door to the ATO House meant I had a lot of ATO friends. I've got a couple photos that back up ATO's claim on the joint tailgates... too bad its nothing like that today.

[Image: tkebn1.jpg]

[Image: tkebn2.jpg]

It's difficult to express to the collegiate chapter now how much fun those joint TKE/ATO tailgates were without being "that guy". Back in my day... !
05-25-2012 09:18 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
ODUMONARCHZ1 Offline
All American
*

Posts: 4,544
Joined: May 2012
Reputation: 34
I Root For: Old Dominion
Location: Chesterfield, Va
Post: #14
RE: OT: Greek Life
Phi Mu Alpha- Iota Tau- Old Dominion
05-25-2012 09:19 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
CitrusUCF Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 5,674
Joined: Jan 2008
Reputation: 130
I Root For: UCF
Location:
Post: #15
RE: OT: Greek Life
Born in the backwoods, raised by a bear, double set of jaw teeth, and a triple coat of hair; cast iron belly and a 10 inch rod; I'm a mean ************, I'm a Delt by God.
05-25-2012 09:36 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
St. Patrick Eagle Offline
1st String
*

Posts: 1,008
Joined: Jun 2005
Reputation: 12
I Root For:
Location:
Post: #16
RE: OT: Greek Life
Sigma Phi Epsilon (Alabama Eta) University of South Alabama
05-25-2012 09:42 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

UTSAMarineVet09 Offline
Corporal of the Board.
*

Posts: 13,307
Joined: Oct 2011
Reputation: 872
I Root For: UTSA
Location: Houston, TX
Post: #17
RE: OT: Greek Life
I am a GDI, and proud of it!
05-25-2012 10:56 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
UTSAMarineVet09 Offline
Corporal of the Board.
*

Posts: 13,307
Joined: Oct 2011
Reputation: 872
I Root For: UTSA
Location: Houston, TX
Post: #18
RE: OT: Greek Life
(05-25-2012 09:36 PM)CitrusUCF Wrote:  Born in the backwoods, raised by a bear, double set of jaw teeth, and a triple coat of hair; cast iron belly and a 10 inch rod; I'm a mean *************, I'm a Delt by God.

05-nono Thats a Marine Corps Cadence 05-nono
05-25-2012 10:58 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
99Tiger Offline
I got tiger blood, man.
*

Posts: 15,307
Joined: Nov 2003
Reputation: 299
I Root For: football wins
Location: Germantown

Crappies
Post: #19
RE: OT: Greek Life
Alpha Tau Omega, Zeto Rho (University of Memphis)

I need to look up some statute of limitations before I start telling the good stories...althought none of mine involve aquatic athletes, fungi originating in cow poop, or root vegetables.



...oh, and if you Rice folks think your college system is so much different, it's really not. You guys are just as f*****g nuts as the Greeks are...with far fewer rules to constrain your mischief.
(This post was last modified: 05-25-2012 11:08 PM by 99Tiger.)
05-25-2012 11:03 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
ODUsmitty Offline
All American
*

Posts: 4,472
Joined: May 2012
Reputation: 547
I Root For: Old Dominion
Location:
Post: #20
RE: OT: Greek Life
Old Dominion University Pi Kappa Phi, Gamma Beta Chapter. Initiated in 1985.

Chapter since disbanded, but is back on campus for 2012 fall semester. Very excited.

Had a guy that, after losing a "quarters" contest to competing fraternity on a midweek night, decided that lighting the tennis court nets on fire was a good idea. When campus police responded to his feeble attempts at tennis arson, he decided to run, and ended up underneath an ODU facilities services truck in an attempt to elude the police. Unfortunately, he passed out.

THe next morning, an unaware facilities worker got into his truck and placed it into gear. THe axle ran over my fraternity brother, causing a deep laceration. He was in the hospital for 3 weeks.

From that point forward, my fraternity brother was affectionately known as "SpeedBump". This name has endured into its 3rd decade, with no letup in sight.
05-25-2012 11:05 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 




User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)


Copyright © 2002-2018 Collegiate Sports Nation Bulletin Board System (CSNbbs), All Rights Reserved.
CSNbbs is an independent fan site and is in no way affiliated to the NCAA or any of the schools and conferences it represents.
This site monetizes links. FTC Disclosure.
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org.
Powered By MyBB, © 2002-2018 MyBB Group.