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With all due respect to those voting "OSU's greatest tradition", for a school and program that has existed for more than 100 years, I don't think a 'tradition' that is barely 20 years old is or could be the greatest. Greater than the skull sessions? Than Script Ohio? Than Hang On Sloopy? I don't think so. The voting seems to be following the "newer = better" philosophy.
(For point of reference: I was a sophomore when the Mirror Lake jump was started. During my years, Kegs 'n' Eggs was a much bigger Michigan Week tradition. RIP Papa Joe's.)
Agreed! Getting drunk at Sloopys then heading to Cluck U for a late night snack! Wait that was a tradition every weekend...
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I agree, but I think the options are a bit loaded. Either it's the greatest tradition or, at best, it's an excuse for a party by these standards.
You're right, Sloopy. There isn't a good option if you're not voting "greatest".
Yeah... no middle ground? Meh.
I voted "greatest". But it's the only good option available in this poll. Hang on Sloopy, TBDBITHL, Script Ohio, etc. are definitely greater traditions. Mirror Lake jump is still a good/great tradition.
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I voted party because I don't feel it's the greatest and there's no middle ground as others have pointed out.
voted greatest because of the lack of middle ground
I voted not a tradition. I was there for kegs 'n' eggs and though I wouldn't dare do that now at my age, it makes much more sense than the mirror lake jump, which I think has its actual roots from University of Central Florida and their big water pond. So at best it's a copy, not an OSU tradition
Wrong. UCF's spirit splash started in 1995. It has it's roots in hating michigan.
Since this Thursday night is now Thanksgiving, when do kids even jump in?
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We jump Tuesday night.
back when i was your age it was thursday. and daggumit, we liked it.
It's great, but not the greatest (I voted greatest as the only affirmative option). One of the most prominent memories I have from freshman year.
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This was a terrible list of voting options, 11W. Still love you guys.
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