Your least favorite Corn Nation feature is back!
In this edition of #PictureMeTrollin we discuss the harm of blocking out all the negativity, comparing Bo to T.O., and the lack of athleticism in baseball. If you missed out on the last set of topics, the premise of this exercise is simple: I'll list out two or three polarizing talking points that will no doubt light up the comments section.
The talking points can be a statement, a question, a set of assumptions, myths or whatever. The main objective is to get the conversations flowing. I may actually believe some of the statements made or I may simply be trolling for a reaction. For those that aren't down with the internet lingo, here's the definition of an internet troll:
troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion
Got it? Good. Time to get our troll on...
Don't Worry, Be Stupid:
Do we really want 100% positive Husker news presented all the time without any counterpoints? This is how North Korea runs things. Also, you know that song "Don't Worry, Be Happy"? Read the lyrics and let me know if blocking out all negativity will work out for you.
Bo Pelini IS NOT Michael Jordan:
Comparing and waiting for Bo Pelini to become Tom Osborne is like expecting every shooting guard that comes through North Carolina to turn into Michael Jordan. Not every shooting guard at UNC becomes MJ, sometimes they become Jackie Manuel.
Also, I don't think Bulls fans disparage MJ's accomplishments to make current Bulls players look better so stop doing that to Tom Osborne.
Baseball Requires The Least Amount Of Athleticism:
Our final topic comes from one of our community members. nateforchiefs says...
Of the 4 major sports in America (football, baseball, basketball, soccer), baseball requires the least amount of athleticism in order to be good. While offensive and defensive linemen are bigger, I think we can all agree they have more athleticism than baseball players. Consider David Ortiz, Prince Fielder, CC Sabathia, Bartolo Colon, etc.
U mad yet? Let us know in the comments section. If you have ideas for the next set of topics tweet at @cornnation or myself (@midweztmaruader) with your thoughts and try to use the #PictureMeTrollin hashtag if you can.