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    Quote Originally Posted by Wind Up Rex View Post
    I'm a Hoya. What I feel about Duke is engrained into a place far deeper than my rational mind could ever hope to reach.

    That said, I thought the 30x30 on Christian Laettner was fascinating, or at least gave me some perspective on why I feel the way I do. If your SO is a Duke fan, then it's something I'd definitely recommend.
    We've seen it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EJCC View Post
    Duke basketball games were pretty much the only sports games I had a stake in, growing up. My paternal aunt met her husband when they were grad students at Duke. No one in my hometown cared about east coast college basketball so I never felt one way or another about being a Duke fan. But when I moved to the east coast and became surrounded by Georgetown fans (and other east coast sports team fans) who hated Duke...
    And now you have a Tarheel friend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivy View Post
    And now you have a Tarheel friend.
    I knew I shouldn't have said anything.

    There are no safe spaces for Duke fans.
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    Duke fans need to check their privilege.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivy View Post
    Duke fans need to check their privilege.
    ^ THIS IS WHAT I MEAN.

    I am only a Duke fan because of my relatives. People like me don't need to be hated on in the same way as people who like Duke for weird and potentially racially-charged reasons.

    / and yes I know you're teasing
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    One road leads to monotony, apathy but great potential and reward. The other road leads to more excitement and fulfillment, but little to moderate reward. My head desperately wants the former, but my heart desperately wants the latter. Which one will win out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Protege View Post
    One road leads to monotony, apathy but great potential and reward. The other road leads to more excitement and fulfillment, but little to moderate reward. My head desperately wants the former, but my heart desperately wants the latter. Which one will win out?
    Are any of the roads interstates? Does one of them have toll booths?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulcan View Post
    Are any of the roads interstates? Does one of them have toll booths?
    Ha. One is a key to a vast interstate but with a few additional toll booths and the other is more of a straight shot to a more comfortable, humble country road.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Protege View Post
    Ha. One is a key to a vast interstate but with a few additional toll booths and the other is more of a straight shot to a more comfortable, humble country road.
    I'd pick the humble country road while being entirely ignorant of what this is supposed to be a metaphor for.
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    Listening to Vivaldi at work right now instead of the usual house/trance mix, and wow, this is God. I've always been into Classical music but for whatever reason, I haven't listened to it in months!
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