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Hillary Says Memphis is National Champ

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Baqui99, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. Baqui99

    Baqui99 Contributing Member

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    Classic...

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008
    Hillary says Memphis National Champ Despite KU Having More Points

    In a move that's sure to be seen as controversial, Hillary has contacted the NCAA Board of Directors to argue that Memphis is actually better qualified to be National Champion.

    Ms. Clinton stated that Memphis, while losing the game, had actually shown more ability to act like a National Champion on Day One. She argued that Memphis had passed every test during the game, including scoring more points than Kansas for 38 minutes. For 38 minutes they had shown the experience necessary to be National Champion. "Just because some team comes along in the last minute and scores more points than the other guy doesn't mean they're necessarily able to be National Champion on Day One."

    Ms. Clinton further stated that Memphis should've won the game had Derrick Rose's second half three pointer been allowed to count. Instead, it was ruled a two after review by the officials. His foot was clearly inside the line. Memphis coach John Calipari said he would ask that the rule allowing monitor review of shots be changed after this season. Hillary said she seconded that, and pointed out had Memphis been allowed to count a three that wasn't really a three they would've won. "It doesn't matter what the rules of the game are before it starts. What matters is how we change the rules after the game so we can have the winner we want."

    Kansas, for its part, had this to say to Hillary: "Barack Chalk Jayhawk!"


    http://endpoliticsasusual.blogspot.com/2008/04/hillary-says-memphis-national-champ.html
     
  2. meh

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    Cool, so I guess this means that the UH Cougars now have a national championship. I mean, they were a lot better than NC State, and was the better team for most of the game. :D
     
  3. IROC it

    IROC it Contributing Member

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    In other news, McCain set to take his team to the NBA Finals.
     
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    Which one the Senile Bandits, or the Delusional Hypocrites? :D
     
  5. LongTimeFan

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    Lets GOOOOOOO San Diego Rockets!!
     
  6. Cohen

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    lol , thanks Baqui99
     
  7. Lil Pun

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    Where the hell did that "Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk" saying come from?
     
  8. B-Bob

    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    It's actually the Kansas state version of roshambo (rock-paper-scissors).

    Rock crushes Jayhawk
    Chalk marks on rock
    and, um Jayhawk poops on chalk (?)
     
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    Rock Chalk, Jayhawk

    From Wikipedia

    "Rock Chalk, Jayhawk" (a.k.a. the "Rock Chalk" chant) is a chant used at University of Kansas Jayhawks sporting events. It is probably best known as being loudly chanted at basketball games at Allen Fieldhouse and football games at Memorial Stadium. Its lyrics are a refrain of "Rock chalk... Jay-Hawk... KU," repeated twice slowly, and then three times quickly. It is usually preceded by the Kansas alma mater "Crimson and the Blue", and followed by the fight song, "I'm a Jayhawk".

    The chant was first adopted by the university's science club in 1886. Chemistry professor E.H.S. Bailey and his colleagues were returning by train to Lawrence after a conference. During their travel, they discussed a need of a rousing yell. They came up with "Rah, Rah, Jayhawk, KU", repeated three times. "Rock Chalk"—a transposition of chalk rock, a mineral that exists in western Kansas and similar to the coccolith found in the white cliffs of Dover—later replaced the two "rahs", after an English professor's suggestion.[1]

    U.S. president Teddy Roosevelt called it the greatest college chant he had ever heard. Kansas troops have used it in the Philippine-American War in 1899, the Boxer Rebellion, and World War II. In the 1920 Summer Olympics, Albert I of Belgium asked for a typical American college yell, and gathered athletes replied with the chant.[2]
     
  10. bigballerj

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    If this is true (which I doubt) then Hillary is truly an idiot for making that analogy. It would actually make since for her to be on Kansas side because they were losing for most of the contest only to comeback and win. The only way for her to be President is to do exactly what the Jayhawks did this past monday.
     
  11. Mulder

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    Your ability to recognize satire must be disabled by the fact that you are "krunk". :D
     

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