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Wednesday Frosted Flakes: Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner Husker Talk

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At least talking Huskers around the table will be enjoyable this year.

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I have good news, and I have bad news.

The good news - the inevitable conversations about Husker football will have a happy and hopeful spin to them this year while eating with your family this Thanksgiving.

The bad news - these conversations will turn into inane debates over politics making you wish the Huskers where actually even worse than they are so the conversation started and stopped with Husker football.

Ways to avoid these debates over why you are not married/do not have kids/insert life event that has or hasn’t happened/politics/religion:

  1. Bring up old family stories and have them reminisce about the good ole days.
  2. Bring the desserts to the dinner and threaten to leave with them if the conversation deviates.
  3. Start barking. No seriously, start barking when someone starts treading on thin ice. Extremely effective.
  4. Tell everyone you have cancer and say “PSYCHE!” at the end of the day.
  5. Drink early and drink often

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