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Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Ralphandler1, Nov 20, 2011.

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CU uniform choices next year

  1. Tradtional jerseys and gold helmets all the time

    12.8%
  2. Traditional jerseys and gold helmets with the occasional all black look

    59.6%
  3. Home traditional black and gold at home and away black helmet and pants white jersey

    14.9%
  4. Back to the more "modern" look jersey like we had under Barnett- including all white away

    4.3%
  5. Lets do what oregon does and come up with some new thing every week

    5.3%
  6. Who cares.... team should be disbanded anyway

    3.2%
  1. Ralphandler1

    Ralphandler1 Member

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    Well the team played like s-it as usual.... but kind of curious about people thoughts on the uniforms/helmets. I for one LOVE the black helmets. I wouldn't mind seeing the gold traditional ones at home (with a blackout exception) and the black helmets and pants with white jersey one the road. I mean they got their asses handed to them last night but looked good doing it lol
     
  2. DBT

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    Unis were awesome. The helmet flat out rocks! Best looking helmet in football. Period!
     
  3. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Team didn't play well enough to deserve the gold helmets.

    Black helmets looked better with the road unis than at home.
    Since UCLA has gold helmets, it was easier on the eyes to have the contrast.
     
  4. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    I love the helmet both at home and on the road. It's too bad we play like **** in them. 1-2 record with the helmet and the one win was almost a loss as well.
     
  5. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    Like the black helmets but prefer a silver buffalo instead of gold
     
  6. Ralphandler1

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    That would be pretty interesting look.... wasn't the the buffalo silver a few years back when they had the black helmets?
     
  7. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    traditional at home with all black for blackout games. Black helmet all the time on the road.
     
  8. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    **** this noise. The black was kinda cool, but our gold helmets are hands down the best helmets in college football (as long as the gold is right). Just because other Nike teams with sugar daddies put out a new helmet for every game doesn't mean we should. Our gold helmet is ****ing awesome and cannot be topped. FACT.
     
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    Keep the Gold helmets at all times, except for blackout, IMO.
     
  10. OrangeBowl

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    Its all looked like **** for the last 5+ years,the only unis that look good is the ones they wear when they win
     
  11. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Time to move to different uniforms to allure big recruits.
     
  12. The Guest

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    1. What the **** are you talking about?

    2. Allure? What the **** are you talking about?

    3. Two weeks ago, I nearly wrote at thread complimenting you on what appeared to be cognitive improvement. I'm so glad I forgot.
     
  13. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Talking about going Oregon style.

    Allure:
    to attract or tempt by something flattering or desirable

    17-18 year olds like Oregon's uniforms. We're recruiting 17-18 year olds.

    Change to Oregon style uniforms
    Kids like them
    ??????
    Profit
     
  14. The Guest

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    Or maintain our traditional identity the way other teams have, while still recruiting successfully.

    Let me put it to you this way. I grew up near Oregon, and I greq up as an Oregon fan. I'm not a fan anymore--despite their success. I don't want to do much the Oregon way, if we can help it.

    I acknowledge that recruits like the Oregon uniforms, but there's more to it than just uniforms. Let's stay with our classic look. And, assuming that you'll thank me for this advice when you're thirty, you're welcome.

    I'm well aware of what allure means. I thought your use--structure and context--was turrble.

    In summary. Oregon's uniforms suck. Ours are awesome. It's about the only thing making me happy with this team right now.
     
  15. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Oregon has attracted so many new fans in the demographic that we are recruiting right now. Oregon doesn't care if 35 year olds like them, they care if 17-18 year olds like them. Our uniforms may be traditional but they're not on the same level of tradition as say Michigan, ND, Bama, USC, PSU, etc.
     
  16. The Guest

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    This isn't a matter of opinion. You're actually just wrong.
     
  17. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    How am I wrong? Because our uniforms are traditional? Tradition doesn't mean **** when you don't win and look horrible in not doing so.
     
  18. OUBuff

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    I didn't realize that Oregon's football success over the past few season was due to their silly looking uniforms. If that were the case, I am sure Maryland is soon to be a powerhouse.

    Penn State obviously succeeded over the past decades and is highly ranked now because of the recruiting benefit they received from their modern eighteensy loving look they changed to a couple of years ago. Who da' thunk it.
     
  19. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    The uniforms aren't the whole story but they are something that helped them. Penn State has more tradition than we do and have had the same jersey forever, we have not.
     
  20. GregInArlington

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    That black helmet is the ugliest ****ing thing I have ever seen. Looks like a pop warner helmet. If I ever see it again I will just turn off the TV and not watch the game.
     
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    I don't know how to explain this to, if you can't see. Oregon's uniforms look faddish and silly. Faddish and silly is a staple among teenagers, I realize, and I'm also aware that we have to attract teenagers to play. One thing Oregon doesn't have to attract is doners, since they already have the one they need. That's probably good, because most folks with money would scoff at the Oregon uniforms.

    College football is great because of the tradition. Have you considered maybe abandoning college football for the NFL?
     
  22. OUBuff

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    Any 5* recruit that goes to a school because of those dumbass looking uniforms deserves to get rained on most days of the year. Mike Beloti might have had something to do with it. Not disagreeing that kids are stupid and they might think those things look good, but

    nevermind... kids are stupid... end of argument.
     
  23. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    I hate the NFL and love college too much. I hear what you're saying but couldn't winning attract donors? I would think that donors would overlook uniforms if we were winning. Idk I'm just willing to try anything to win.
     
  24. CVilleBuff

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    It's pretty simple: Don't wear "swag unis" until you can do better than losing to mediocre teams by 40.
     
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    Yes! That was the missing element. We'd look even sillier in flashy uniforms, losing the way we are.
     
  26. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Tini's knee-jerk roadmap to success:
    1) Blame schedule for lack of confidence and schedule the most pathetic opposition possible in the OOC.
    2) blame uniforms for lack of recuiting interest and correct by competing with Oregon fashion design.
    3) blame the seniors for losing and wish them good riddance.
    4) claim that you are a diehard buff while ignoring tradition and discounting opinions of elder buff fans except for grandpa.
    5) share allegiance with Iowa State, Michigan and Alabama
    6) speak without thinking and without care of consequences of ensuing stupidity
    7) mistake ability to reference stats for wisdom or intellegence or culture
    8) take on victim complex as first line of defense
    9) ignore and de-emphasize what happens outside of Colorado. Beating CSU and belittling little bro is the number one priority.
    10) fail to appreciate 1 through 9 on any level.
     
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  27. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Go **** yourself you piece of ****. I'm not blamin recruiting on the uniforms I'm saying they would help you ****. If likin other teams makes me a ****** fan then there are a **** ton of ****** fans in the world. So yeah go **** yourself.


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  28. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    You hit on 2, 4 and 6-10 with that response. Good job.
     
  29. CarolinaBuff

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    :rofl:

    Great job, Skiddy!
     
  30. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    And how did I blame the uniforms on recruiting again in the last post? Also how did I play the victim? By saying that there must be a lot of ****** fans? Give me a break.


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