40 years have passed since the last mascot

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  1. YOTHN

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    People have to realize, the mascot is for the youth. You ignite a kids passion for the program at a young age. To that, the mascot gets a lot of public attention on commercials and other things that offer further advertising for the university. It's not just something meant to intimidate the opponent or bring the game day experience to some other level. Its a bigger marketing tool than most realize and programs like IU could use them.
     
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    You cannot replace Ralphie! That is special right there and with the Flatirons as a backdrop!
     
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  3. Al Bino

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    No disrespect intended but is that just your opinion or are there studies/facts that makes you come to that conclusion?

    Otherwise, I just ain't buying it.
     
  4. i'vegotwinners

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    how bout an IU version of Wonder Woman.
     
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  5. 82hoosier

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    How about Sponge Bob? Or go with a toxic seed like Ohio State.

    How about somebody dressed up as a slice of pizza? This might result in extra concessions sales during the game!
     
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  6. Big Red Crimson Buffalo

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    A “novel” approach to the whole mascot thing might be to do something totally unprecedented and outrageous: a corona virus mascot.

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  7. i'vegotwinners

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    guess i'm not struggling with this choice as much as you.
     
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    Interesting idea. Coronavirus is fearsome but in a bad way. Would that work? Who knows, these are strange times.
     

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