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couldn't resist

Post by tenn hen » Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:43 am

MAN DO I MISS UD FOOTBALL trivia's fine, but the real deal far outweighs the past

I just kinda felt I had to scream out the obvious as we watch the college football season play out in front of our eyes. The distraction from this constant political turmoil and upheaval has to be pushed aside for something exciting- not debilitating!!!!

Stay strong everyone

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Re: couldn't resist

Post by 72 Hen » Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:28 pm

Try to look for the positive. Maybe in the spring we might have fans in the stands.
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by jd of de » Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:45 pm

1941 ... 7-0-1
1942 ... 8-0
1943 ... no football
1944 ... no football
1945 ... no football

Geeezzzz, kids these days. Suck it up. It’s a few months, not years.

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Re: couldn't resist

Post by Caribbean Hen » Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:17 pm

jd of de wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:45 pm
1941 ... 7-0-1
1942 ... 8-0
1943 ... no football
1944 ... no football
1945 ... no football

Geeezzzz, kids these days. Suck it up. It’s a few months, not years.
Pretty Stout Defense and who is Lakehurst Naval Air Sta....


1942
(8-0)
Head Coach: William D. Murray
Captains: Hugh M. Bogovich, Albert A. Newcomb, Walter P. Paul

9/25/42 West Chester 20-0
10/3/42 Drexel 40-0
10/9/42 Lakehurst Naval Air Stat. 20-7
10/17/42 Gettysburg 13-0
10/24/42 Dickinson 20-0
10/31/42 Penn. Military College 19-14
11/7/42 Swarthmore [F] 19-7
11/14/42 Western Maryland 45-0


1941
(7-0-1)
Head Coach: William D. Murray
Captain: Melvin “Ripper” Brooks

9/27/41 West Chester [F] 7-7
10/4/41 Penn. Military College 20-0
10/11/41 Ursinus 24-0
10/18/41 Dickinson [F] 28-0
11/1/41 Mount St. Mary’s 25-0
11/8/41 Swarthmore 47-7
11/15/41 Drexel 7-6
11/22/41 Washington College 18-6
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by Pharmer » Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:05 pm

The Blimps (yup....the Blimps) had college and even pro players that were in the navy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1942_Lake ... tball_team

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Re: couldn't resist

Post by Caribbean Hen » Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:59 am

Pharmer wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:05 pm
The Blimps (yup....the Blimps) had college and even pro players that were in the navy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1942_Lake ... tball_team
Very interesting and in fact, that was probably the biggest win of the 1942 season
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by Hens79 » Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:17 am

The chances for the spring season are dwindling everyday. Everyone has kinda been preoccupied the last few days, but the virus is raging across much of the country, including starting to around here again. The virus isn’t quite at WWII levels in number of deaths but the country is at 240,000 now and cases went from a high of 80,000 to 130,000 cases per day in just two weeks. We surely are “learning to live with the virus” but these numbers are staggering and having impacts. My bet is much of mostly money losing FCS football doesn’t happen this spring.

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Re: couldn't resist

Post by bluehenbillk » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:03 am

I'd say the chances for college football this spring are taking a huge positive step forward this morning. Thank you Pfizer - keep it up!
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by HENJOHN » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:26 am

bluehenbillk wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:03 am
I'd say the chances for college football this spring are taking a huge positive step forward this morning. Thank you Pfizer - keep it up!
Yes, that news of a 90% Efficacy is HUGE.
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by jd of de » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:54 am

HENJOHN wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:26 am
bluehenbillk wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:03 am
I'd say the chances for college football this spring are taking a huge positive step forward this morning. Thank you Pfizer - keep it up!
Yes, that news of a 90% Efficacy is HUGE.
Come spring it won’t be available to many of us come spring but combined with masks, social distancing and a effective vaccine working it’s way through the population from now through the wider distribution, we now have a shot of being IN Delaware Stadium for some Blue Hen football!!!
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by Gannonfan » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:56 am

Hens79 wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:17 am
The chances for the spring season are dwindling everyday. Everyone has kinda been preoccupied the last few days, but the virus is raging across much of the country, including starting to around here again. The virus isn’t quite at WWII levels in number of deaths but the country is at 240,000 now and cases went from a high of 80,000 to 130,000 cases per day in just two weeks. We surely are “learning to live with the virus” but these numbers are staggering and having impacts. My bet is much of mostly money losing FCS football doesn’t happen this spring.
Odd that you post this the same day, and I think even after, the Pfizer data was reported. Apparently they have 50 million doses they could distribute by the end of this calendar year, and up to a billion or so by the end of 2021. Nothing short of a vaccine was going to substantially change things and, well, this substantially changes things.
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by jd of de » Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:03 am

Gannonfan wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:56 am
Hens79 wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:17 am
The chances for the spring season are dwindling everyday. Everyone has kinda been preoccupied the last few days, but the virus is raging across much of the country, including starting to around here again. The virus isn’t quite at WWII levels in number of deaths but the country is at 240,000 now and cases went from a high of 80,000 to 130,000 cases per day in just two weeks. We surely are “learning to live with the virus” but these numbers are staggering and having impacts. My bet is much of mostly money losing FCS football doesn’t happen this spring.
Odd that you post this the same day, and I think even after, the Pfizer data was reported. Apparently they have 50 million doses they could distribute by the end of this calendar year, and up to a billion or so by the end of 2021. Nothing short of a vaccine was going to substantially change things and, well, this substantially changes things.
It’s a double dose; 50 million covers 25 million people. A great piece last night on 60 Minutes about the distribution plan and it’s fair to say this spring we will still be wearing masks and social distancing but it’s great news and a great start to a normal fall season.

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Re: couldn't resist

Post by Hens79 » Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:12 am

Gannonfan wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:56 am
Hens79 wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:17 am
The chances for the spring season are dwindling everyday. Everyone has kinda been preoccupied the last few days, but the virus is raging across much of the country, including starting to around here again. The virus isn’t quite at WWII levels in number of deaths but the country is at 240,000 now and cases went from a high of 80,000 to 130,000 cases per day in just two weeks. We surely are “learning to live with the virus” but these numbers are staggering and having impacts. My bet is much of mostly money losing FCS football doesn’t happen this spring.
Odd that you post this the same day, and I think even after, the Pfizer data was reported. Apparently they have 50 million doses they could distribute by the end of this calendar year, and up to a billion or so by the end of 2021. Nothing short of a vaccine was going to substantially change things and, well, this substantially changes things.
Not odd at all. I posted prior to the announcement of this most preliminary results. The virus is still critically serious despite you know who being defeated. I think that was the claim by some this would all just not be that important anymore. I think after Saturday night, you saw that wasn’t true. But not surprised someone posted something without even reading the release.

As jd said, at best this is months away from working its way into the general population. With that said, there is a chance for spring football when yesterday there was little. We will see. Finally, plenty of countries have fared well without a vaccine. It is too bad so many ignored the pandemic or got pandemic fatigue waiting for a vaccine rather than doing what we all know works.

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Re: couldn't resist

Post by HENJOHN » Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:26 am

jd of de wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:54 am
HENJOHN wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:26 am
bluehenbillk wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:03 am
I'd say the chances for college football this spring are taking a huge positive step forward this morning. Thank you Pfizer - keep it up!
Yes, that news of a 90% Efficacy is HUGE.
Come spring it won’t be available to many of us come spring but combined with masks, social distancing and a effective vaccine working it’s way through the population from now through the wider distribution, we now have a shot of being IN Delaware Stadium for some Blue Hen football!!!
My reply was more tied to the good news if not surprise of the 90 percent effectiveness not whether we will play or not. That's for others to decide. As someone who worked for 35 years in Pharmaceuticals, the fact that Pfizer has a vaccine with that level of efficacy in a Year instead if the usual 8-10 years, is something to get excited about, football aside....The DJIA was up around 1600 this morning based on the news as well.
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Re: couldn't resist

Post by hendog » Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:34 pm

I'm sure THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL SITE will take all the credit for vaccine

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