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Old 04-15-2009, 10:37 PM    (permalink
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I have 20 minutes to come up with an idea and thesis about any topic I please, pending professor approval. I leave it up to you, SWDC, to decide my English 102 fate. The best topic left here (that I think I can write about for seven pages) will be chosen. I think this is a group creative enough to come up something better than Steroids in baseball and how they corrupted the game.

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In celebration of Jackie Robinson Day...How Jackie Robinson changed the world of sports
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I think this should end this thread.
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Please, the steroids topic is so overused.

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It is very overused, I agree. But there is so much information floating out there that there are very many view points.

I'm using the Jackie Robinson one. Well played.
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How Martin Brodeur is better than Patrick Roy and Zach Parise is better than Wayne Gretzky.
I like Parise...but I can not take part in any Roy blasphemy!!

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Controversial, I like it.

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Maybe talk about how some of the high end teams (Cowboys, Yankees etc) charge ridiculous prices for seats and food. Say how they are geared towards making as much money as possible, thus eliminating the average fan. You could talk about how the middle classes in those cities can't afford going to the games because of the economy. I don't know, just an idea.

EDIT: Ok nevermind, you're going with the Jackie Robinson one. That's a good one.
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Maybe talk about how some of the high end teams (Cowboys, Yankees etc) charge ridiculous prices for seats and food. Say how they are geared towards making as much money as possible, thus eliminating the average fan. You could talk about how the middle classes in those cities can't afford going to the games because of the economy. I don't know, just an idea.

EDIT: Ok nevermind, you're going with the Jackie Robinson one. That's a good one.
I like that topic a lot, though. The Jackie Robinson is too good of an idea to pass up. I'll keep that idea in the back of my head for my next paper in business. + Rep for using your head.
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Maybe talk about how some of the high end teams (Cowboys, Yankees etc) charge ridiculous prices for seats and food. Say how they are geared towards making as much money as possible, thus eliminating the average fan. You could talk about how the middle classes in those cities can't afford going to the games because of the economy. I don't know, just an idea.

EDIT: Ok nevermind, you're going with the Jackie Robinson one. That's a good one.
I would certainly know about that living close to Toronto and Leaf Nation. It's ******* ridiculous, but at the end of the day no matter what goes on with the team, the fans always show up.
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I would certainly know about that living close to Toronto and Leaf Nation. It's ******* ridiculous, but at the end of the day no matter what goes on with the team, the fans always show up.
Yeah, I agree. No matter how much the cost, I would find away to get Bills' seasons tix.
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Yeah, I agree. No matter how much the cost, I would find away to get Bills' seasons tix.
Yeah, but it's a bit different in Buffalo. The team isn't always selling out like it used to. Toronto continues to increase ticket prices, even during these economic times, and of course, business goes on as usual.
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That is quite the controversial topic lol
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Yeah, but it's a bit different in Buffalo. The team isn't always selling out like it used to. Toronto continues to increase ticket prices, even during these economic times, and of course, business goes on as usual.
The Bills are still selling out consistently. The last blacked out game was three years ago I believe. You're right about Toronto. 250 dollar tickets for a preseason game is absurd. That's just awful.
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I had the flu so I sat the Bills vs. Jaguars game out. Of course it was blacked out, and we one. MJD ran all over us that game, and that's when Tasker said "If you weren't at this game, damnit you should've been."
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It was my senior thesis. Of course said way more eloquently.
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How Martin Brodeur is better than God
That is far better of a topic. And if you want a controversial topic, how about the fact that FDR knew about Pearl Harbor before hand and let it happen? Now that's some good stuff.
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That is far better of a topic. And if you want a controversial topic, how about the fact that FDR knew about Pearl Harbor before hand and let it happen? Now that's some good stuff.
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1) Why do you hate FDR?
2) I have seen that here before, it's funny.
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Old 04-16-2009, 01:06 AM    (permalink
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1) Why do you hate FDR?
2) I have seen that here before, it's funny.
From drawing the US into WWII by letting Pearl Harbor happen, how he prolonged the great depression, single handedly ensured the welfare state and the general deification of FDR. Or how he became the first and only president to serve more than two terms. He's a president I disagree with severely on practically everything. And his adoring fans have somehow warped history to the point where Hoover is considered a free-market capitalist president just to make their hero look even more progressive and before his time.
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Old 04-16-2009, 01:57 AM    (permalink
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From drawing the US into WWII by letting Pearl Harbor happen, how he prolonged the great depression, single handedly ensured the welfare state and the general deification of FDR. Or how he became the first and only president to serve more than two terms. He's a president I disagree with severely on practically everything. And his adoring fans have somehow warped history to the point where Hoover is considered a free-market capitalist president just to make their hero look even more progressive and before his time.
Boy, you and I do not see eye to eye on this (no, I'm not one of the FDR fanboys) so I shall say, agree to disagree and leave it at that.
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