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Dr. Blackheart

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2010, 07:50:20 PM »
Babe, Paul Bunyan's Blue Ox




Wow...Babe is really hung like The Ox  ;D

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #26 on: November 14, 2010, 07:53:52 PM »
Wow...Babe is really hung like The Ox  ;D

lololololol

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2010, 08:00:32 PM »
FRIDGE!!

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #28 on: November 14, 2010, 08:11:26 PM »
I thought he didn't like being called Ox
Homer was calling him the beast
You heard it here first. Davante Gardner will be a Beast this year.
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #29 on: November 14, 2010, 08:20:18 PM »
I don't want him to have a nickname that instantly elicits profanity, anger and general nauseousness when I hear it.  Plus, the Fridge name is already taken.

On the other hand, Ox is a pretty cool nickname

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #30 on: November 14, 2010, 09:04:32 PM »
His first name is spelled Davante, not Devonte.  I'm just saying that since his name is misspelled in the SOTG box.

mea culpa.. wouldn't want to mess with no one nicknamed Ox...
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #31 on: November 14, 2010, 09:11:45 PM »
I just don't believe you should call a Stud of the Game a big dumb animal, unless you are quoting Tommy Boy. The Fridge will always be in our hearts and minds.

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #32 on: November 14, 2010, 09:47:06 PM »
Wow...Babe is really hung like The Ox  ;D


Nah, ZFB tells all the chicks, he is.
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #33 on: November 14, 2010, 09:57:45 PM »
His high school nickname was "big ox"

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #34 on: November 14, 2010, 10:10:56 PM »
Ox by a mile!

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #35 on: November 14, 2010, 10:27:10 PM »
His high school nickname was "big ox"

No, his high school nicknames were Ox or Big Self. 

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #36 on: November 14, 2010, 11:50:47 PM »
"Ox" for sure!! I'm sure you can all hear the entire Bradley Center yelling 'OXXXXXXXXXXX' any time he makes a great play.

Is he quickly becoming a fan favorite? Not that the fans don't like Blue, etc., but seems like there's always a player that just endears himself to the fans and gets the love in the Bradley.

Go Ox!!!

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #37 on: November 15, 2010, 08:48:58 AM »
Not sure how to stretch an 'X' without it sounding like an odd quiet 'S'... might I suggest we stretch the 'ah' part instead?
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #38 on: November 15, 2010, 08:58:49 AM »
might I suggest we stretch the 'ah' part instead?

Isn't that just called screaming?

AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!X
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #39 on: November 15, 2010, 08:59:13 AM »
Not sure how to stretch an 'X' without it sounding like an odd quiet 'S'... might I suggest we stretch the 'ah' part instead?

Who just really quick loud spurts...

OX! OX! OX! OX! OX! OX! OX! OX!

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #40 on: November 15, 2010, 09:07:03 AM »
"Ox" for sure!! I'm sure you can all hear the entire Bradley Center yelling 'OXXXXXXXXXXX' any time he makes a great play.

Is he quickly becoming a fan favorite? Not that the fans don't like Blue, etc., but seems like there's always a player that just endears himself to the fans and gets the love in the Bradley.

Go Ox!!!

Any impact big is going to be an immediate fan favorite at the BC.
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #41 on: November 15, 2010, 09:11:09 AM »
When someone comes along with a nickname as cool as "Ox" - don't mess with it.

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #42 on: November 15, 2010, 09:16:23 AM »
Homer was calling him the beast
Tony Smith, started it.
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #43 on: November 15, 2010, 09:17:05 AM »
When someone comes along with a nickname as cool as "Ox" - don't mess with it.

+1.  And he likes it.  Ox it is!

Go Ox!  Go MARQUETTE!

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #44 on: November 15, 2010, 09:19:17 AM »
+1.  And he likes it.  Ox it is!

Go Ox!  Go MARQUETTE!
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #45 on: November 15, 2010, 10:01:27 AM »
DG is a lean mean fightin' machine..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clwjOG61og8

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #46 on: November 15, 2010, 11:11:15 AM »
Fridge for sure ... the kid was so cool at the free throw line, he was playing like he had ice in his veins
... plus we're Marquette, we're known for giving people nicknames, not having them handed to us

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #47 on: November 15, 2010, 11:49:40 AM »
I don't even think there's a conversation here. His nickname is "Ox", or "Big Ox". The Fridge is a retired Chicago Bear. End of story.
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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #48 on: November 15, 2010, 11:51:37 AM »
+1.  this thread should be locked on that note

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Re: Devante "Fridge" Gardner
« Reply #49 on: November 15, 2010, 01:33:39 PM »
Please allow me a couple of further comments before we shut down wObbie.

1.  The original "fridge', William Perry, had a gold refrigerator implanted in one of his front teeth.  How does Davante do that without getting himself immersed in an NCAA investigation?

2.  "Fridge" and "happy happy hippo" emphasize Davante's size with the implication that he's overweight.  Since he came to Marquette, Davante's worked hard to drop weight so that he can be an effective player, something Perry was never willing to do.  Let's not stick him with a nickname that reminds everyone of what his problem was.

3.  I like "the artist".  I get it, Homer's pointing out one of Davante's best qualities - the way he reads his defender to find the best path to the basket.
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