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Tad calls out bigbang (and others)

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by skibum, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. skibum

    skibum Peed in your Cherios. Club Member

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    Bigbang:


    Tad:
    Besides just calling out everyone's favorite whipping boy - I think Tad has very concisely identified a big problem with a non-significant portion of CU boosters and/or potential boosters. There are too many who withhold support because they don't like X coach, they don't like how Y alumni (player or coach) is treated, they think Z administrator is awful. We won't get to next level unless this sort of **** stops.
     
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  2. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Then donate to the sport you do like, I heavily support basketball, beyond tickets i am not involved with football.
     
  3. skibum

    skibum Peed in your Cherios. Club Member

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    This is, IMO, an excellent option - support what you can, but don't say "**** you, I'm not doing jack **** until X is fired and/or you apologize and play nice with Y."
     
  4. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    9 out of 10 people who say **** like that won't donate afterwards either.
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm with abs. Any more, I refuse to donate to the General Fund. I donate to the Basketball Excellence fund (Tad's discretionary spending account). I will donate toward a facilities project that has well-defined goals & objectives. I will donate to the scholarship fund or academic support. But I want to feel like I'm impacting something tangible when I give money. For example, if they want to buy new uniforms for the band then tell me. I might kick in a few ducats that I wouldn't otherwise donate. But don't rely on me taking it on my own initiative to call them up or go online to give because the mood happened to strike me that day. As a marketer and businessperson, the administration of the department and the donor solicitation programs offends me.
     
  6. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    So when u donate, you can say specifically where u want it to go? I've only donated a few times and just sent it to the AD.
     
  7. fatbuff

    fatbuff Well-Known Member

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    I encourage everybody to do what I do, and do the complete opposite of what BB2 says. Since I have started doing that my bank account has increased, my hair is getting thicker, my weight is down, my wife wants to have sex with me nonstop, and my teeth have never been whiter.
     
  8. SINKRATZ

    SINKRATZ Club Member Club Member

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    The people (*cough* bigbang *cough*) who say they refuse to donate because some administrator is not likeable have no intentions to donate. Saying someone isn't likeable is just a convenient excuse for not doing something they had no intention of doing in the first place.
     
  9. RuffBuff

    RuffBuff Club Member Club Member

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    It's like the difference between spending charitably as you see fit, or getting taxed by the government so they can spend the money how they see fit...
     
  10. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Bigbang is too worried about walk ons and the spring game. I guess none of us work for our money either, what a douche.
     
  11. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    To be fair someone who works at McDonalds isn't really in any position to be donating much, if any money
     
  12. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Bigbang I need a liter of cola.
     
  13. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Sorry, Luke. bigbang2 implemented the Mayor Bloomberg policy at his drivethru.
     
  14. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Well that figures lol.
     
  15. Skidmark

    Skidmark Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Thank god there are so many high paying jobs in the front range. With the thriving economy, there is no excuse around not having funds available to donate.
     
  16. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    Do we make "Liter Cola?" How about a large "Farva?"
     
  17. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Well said.
     
  18. prf

    prf RalphieReport Writer

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    The only fund I would donate to is the human fund.
     
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    I hope to never see the day where an entire thread is dedicated to me being called out by a coach.
     
  21. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Well, as much as I agree with the tone of what Tad is saying, I don't think the AD does a particularly good job with conveying a message of what they want the funds for. Beyond that, they are completely unimaginative about encouraging donations. How hard would it be, for instance, to set giving levels? $100/Year, $250/Year, $500/Year, $1,000/Year, etc? Make it an expectation that once you graduate, you're expected to give back to the university in some fashion. It doesn't have to be the athletic department, but that can be one choice among many. Having some kid call me from the foundation a couple times a year under the pretense that he's "verifying my contact information" is absurd.
     
  23. duaneallman8

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    Or The Childrens Alliance
     
  24. cubuffs85

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    Reminds me of when people *boycott* pro sports teams because they "don't like the owner." It's just a fancy way of saying I don't want to financially support a lousy team. Other than someone like Marge Schott, no one is going to "boycott" an owner of a winning team.
     
  25. Idot Buff

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    But are you still a fat SOB?
     
  26. zbuff

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    What's your 40 time?
     

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