Purdue fans are easily offended enginerds

  • 02/18/2008 1:46 pm in

nerd.jpgThat’s right. I said it.

Friend of ITH Wrigleyville sent along this letter to the editor in the Purdue Exponent today from a Purdue fan angry at interim coach-to-be Dan Dakich’s anti-engineer comments before the Illinois game. If you’ll remember, Dakich told Eric Gordon that if “an engineering student from Wilmette is going to bother you, you’re not as tough as I thought.” Zing! Of course, one Purdue alum (pictured right) won’t stand for that sort of rhetoric, and is planning hissubversive action at tomorrow night’s game:

Pull out all the stops in supporting our Boilers on Feb. 19. It’s becoming clearer that IU will execute their contingency plan quickly and put Dan Dakich in as head coach to make what they can out of this year. We need to find ways to road trip to Bloomington and pick up tickets from disenfranchised Hoosiers (there are many of them now). Dakich has been a critic of engineers for the last 25 years. His most recent slam at engineers was a few weeks ago as IU prepared for the Illini: www.wrigleyville23.com/2008/02/dan-dakich-gets-off-good-one.html.

Nick Miller
Alumnus

That would so, like, totally work, except Nick apparently missed Saturday night’s game, one of the rowdier Assembly Hall environments in recent years. If IU fans were disenfranchised, this might work, but we’re not, so it won’t. Oh, and if a former IU basketball player is going to bother you, Nick, you’re not the engineering alumnus I thought you were.

Quick, on three: Everybody point at the enginerd! Ha-ha!

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  • JamesHardy

    What a pansy! I sent this to all the Purdue alum that I teach with…they were EMBARASSED!

    On another note…did you guys see the new rankings???

    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/rankings

    How on God's green earth does Wisconsin (who lost to Purdue TWICE) end up 5 spots ahead of Purdue in the rankings??? Does anyone really think Wisconsin is really a TOP 10 team? I hate season rankings! Just like in football…except in basketball, at least we have a tourney to settle the argument!

  • JamesHardy

    What a pansy! I sent this to all the Purdue alum that I teach with…they were EMBARASSED!

    On another note…did you guys see the new rankings???

    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/rankings

    How on God's green earth does Wisconsin (who lost to Purdue TWICE) end up 5 spots ahead of Purdue in the rankings??? Does anyone really think Wisconsin is really a TOP 10 team? I hate season rankings! Just like in football…except in basketball, at least we have a tourney to settle the argument!

  • Chuck

    I just hope we can come in on Tuesday night and put up the same intensity level and good play as we did Saturday night if we do not have DJ. I sure hope he gets back to 100% in a hurry, but I also say lets rest him as long as he needs to make a run for the end of the season… GO HOOSIERS!!

  • Chuck

    I just hope we can come in on Tuesday night and put up the same intensity level and good play as we did Saturday night if we do not have DJ. I sure hope he gets back to 100% in a hurry, but I also say lets rest him as long as he needs to make a run for the end of the season… GO HOOSIERS!!

  • T

    I haven't heard anything about Dakich being a critic of engineers for 25 years…but do you know what I CAN verify as true?

    Matt Painter is an anti-dentite.

    All you dentist students out there should give that anti-dentite bastard Painter hell on Tuesday.

  • T

    I haven't heard anything about Dakich being a critic of engineers for 25 years…but do you know what I CAN verify as true?

    Matt Painter is an anti-dentite.

    All you dentist students out there should give that anti-dentite bastard Painter hell on Tuesday.

  • I'm not convinced the guy is absolutely serious. If you're using the quarter century long anti-engineering bias to fire up your fan base … well, that's just odd.

  • I'm not convinced the guy is absolutely serious. If you're using the quarter century long anti-engineering bias to fire up your fan base … well, that's just odd.

  • “Disenfranchised?” Unless he's talking about Indiana's new voter ID law, Wrigleyville is abusing the English language. I think he meant “disenchanted.” Wrigleyville would have benefited from an IU liberal arts education, apparently. He probably signed the petition to end women's suffrage.

  • “Disenfranchised?” Unless he's talking about Indiana's new voter ID law, Wrigleyville is abusing the English language. I think he meant “disenchanted.” Wrigleyville would have benefited from an IU liberal arts education, apparently. He probably signed the petition to end women's suffrage.

  • Sorry, Wrigleyville. I meant Nick Miller, not you.

  • Sorry, Wrigleyville. I meant Nick Miller, not you.

  • I was going to say, John, I did go to IU…

    I made the same point, though.

  • I was going to say, John, I did go to IU…

    I made the same point, though.

  • For a second, I read that as “anti-dendrite” and then I thought “What does Painter have against trees?”

    I need to go get some more coffee.

  • For a second, I read that as “anti-dendrite” and then I thought “What does Painter have against trees?”

    I need to go get some more coffee.

  • CB in OR

    I could never look at Geno Keady the grease-slapper-combover scared me, my wife and my dog. He does have an ok combover for radio. I am a little bit in awe of Painter's do….what is it? There. I finally said it after years and years. MY GOD<DID'T KEADY HAVE A SINGLE FRIEND TO TELL HIM HOW BAD HIS COMBOVER LOOKED ON NATIONAL TV??? Can you find pics of those cuts? Post with a warning. I am too much of a gentleman to say anything about the Loretta Lynn GIANT unnaturally colored, natural enemy of ceiling fans stack of hair Keady's wife wore out in public..I never thought this topic ( ok almost) would come up> Thaks PostmanE and the insiders!!!

  • CB in OR

    I could never look at Geno Keady the grease-slapper-combover scared me, my wife and my dog. He does have an ok combover for radio. I am a little bit in awe of Painter's do….what is it? There. I finally said it after years and years. MY GOD<DID'T KEADY HAVE A SINGLE FRIEND TO TELL HIM HOW BAD HIS COMBOVER LOOKED ON NATIONAL TV??? Can you find pics of those cuts? Post with a warning. I am too much of a gentleman to say anything about the Loretta Lynn GIANT unnaturally colored, natural enemy of ceiling fans stack of hair Keady's wife wore out in public..I never thought this topic ( ok almost) would come up> Thaks PostmanE and the insiders!!!

  • By the same token, does anyone really think Butler is the 8th best team in the nation? Or are they (like Memphis) enjoying the bounce of a one-team league?

    No offense to the Bulldogs, but still.

  • By the same token, does anyone really think Butler is the 8th best team in the nation? Or are they (like Memphis) enjoying the bounce of a one-team league?

    No offense to the Bulldogs, but still.

  • Matt

    I havent been reading posts lately bc i have been away on business, but baring any setbacks we will be looking for a new coach and one that i havent seen i dont think anywhwere is Tim Floyd… What do ppl think of him?

  • Matt

    I havent been reading posts lately bc i have been away on business, but baring any setbacks we will be looking for a new coach and one that i havent seen i dont think anywhwere is Tim Floyd… What do ppl think of him?

  • Matt

    Nevermind i just checked into him and he seems to have doen some sketchy things in the past

  • Matt

    Nevermind i just checked into him and he seems to have doen some sketchy things in the past

  • Jerry

    Tim Floyd heh, wasn't he a drinking buddy of Larry Eustachy ?

    I am hoping for one of the last 2 Naismith Coaches of the Year, Tony Bennett or Jay Wright.

    Sean Miller gets little attention outside his conference but is great , except my go dhis contract runs to 2016

  • Jerry

    Tim Floyd heh, wasn't he a drinking buddy of Larry Eustachy ?

    I am hoping for one of the last 2 Naismith Coaches of the Year, Tony Bennett or Jay Wright.

    Sean Miller gets little attention outside his conference but is great , except my go dhis contract runs to 2016

  • Matt

    Would Love Jay Wright… Just dont know if he will come although he should

  • Matt

    Would Love Jay Wright… Just dont know if he will come although he should

  • iufan35

    HEY!!! I love IU….but I flunked out….too much fun! so I went to IUPUI and got a PU degree…
    My shame….. I don't wear my pants quite so high but my shoes have Velcro fasteners…

  • iufan35

    HEY!!! I love IU….but I flunked out….too much fun! so I went to IUPUI and got a PU degree…
    My shame….. I don't wear my pants quite so high but my shoes have Velcro fasteners…

  • PB

    I like the results of your google image search entitled “nerd.” You actually get the same exact image when you type “Purdue student body” or “Boilermaker.”

  • PB

    I like the results of your google image search entitled “nerd.” You actually get the same exact image when you type “Purdue student body” or “Boilermaker.”

  • JamesHardy

    My point is…no one knows exactly how good anyone is. All these teams have played PUNK ASS schedules…including my beloved Hoosiers. Flush the polls down the toilet where they belong and let Dick Vitale, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Doug Gottleib, and Gene Keady make up the brackets for March Madness…they can't do any worse than the retards that do it now!

  • JamesHardy

    My point is…no one knows exactly how good anyone is. All these teams have played PUNK ASS schedules…including my beloved Hoosiers. Flush the polls down the toilet where they belong and let Dick Vitale, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Doug Gottleib, and Gene Keady make up the brackets for March Madness…they can't do any worse than the retards that do it now!

  • southernhoosier

    Why the fuss about what PU engineers think? All of the first rate engineers go to Rose-Hulman anyway.

  • southernhoosier

    Why the fuss about what PU engineers think? All of the first rate engineers go to Rose-Hulman anyway.

  • Brian

    They kinda look like that “odd couple” that lives on your block that you hardly ever talk to except to say hi because they kinda weird you out. You just go ” oh look honey..their outside..look…look”

  • Brian

    They kinda look like that “odd couple” that lives on your block that you hardly ever talk to except to say hi because they kinda weird you out. You just go ” oh look honey..their outside..look…look”

  • Brian

    I'm pulling for Grant or Pearl but I like Wright also. Tony Bennett could sing at half time or when he would come to Hubers so that's a huge plus for him.

  • Brian

    I'm pulling for Grant or Pearl but I like Wright also. Tony Bennett could sing at half time or when he would come to Hubers so that's a huge plus for him.

  • Brian

    Purdue face it you suck. Last tim eyou won a championship was before we were last in trouble with NCAA..a long time ago….decades..many decades. You can run your mouths…blah blah blah. But when it comes down to it look how many banners we have hanging up..Now build us a new arena b#@$'s.

  • Brian

    Purdue face it you suck. Last tim eyou won a championship was before we were last in trouble with NCAA..a long time ago….decades..many decades. You can run your mouths…blah blah blah. But when it comes down to it look how many banners we have hanging up..Now build us a new arena b#@$'s.

  • Briank

    I'm stuck at work till 9 tonight. Anyone know if any radio station braodcasting the game has an internet feed also or anythign to help out?

  • Briank

    I'm stuck at work till 9 tonight. Anyone know if any radio station braodcasting the game has an internet feed also or anythign to help out?

  • southernhoosier

    Why the fuss about what PU engineers think? All of the first rate engineers go to Rose-Hulman anyway.

  • Brian

    They kinda look like that “odd couple” that lives on your block that you hardly ever talk to except to say hi because they kinda weird you out. You just go ” oh look honey..their outside..look…look”

  • Brian

    I'm pulling for Grant or Pearl but I like Wright also. Tony Bennett could sing at half time or when he would come to Hubers so that's a huge plus for him.

  • Brian

    Purdue face it you suck. Last tim eyou won a championship was before we were last in trouble with NCAA..a long time ago….decades..many decades. You can run your mouths…blah blah blah. But when it comes down to it look how many banners we have hanging up..Now build us a new arena b#@$'s.

  • Briank

    I'm stuck at work till 9 tonight. Anyone know if any radio station braodcasting the game has an internet feed also or anythign to help out?