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October 11, 2004

Full Crimsonification

By Byron LaMasters

We'll be back in burnt orange on Wednesday night. For now, though, we'll have to live with my best attempt of BOR in crimson and cream. I'm using #990000 for crimson (although I'm welcome to suggestions of a better crimson). That's what they use over at Sooner Sports, so I figured that it would be acceptable. God, this looks ugly.

Update: If you can't stand to view the crimson, you can view everything in burnt orange, here.

Posted by Byron LaMasters at October 11, 2004 08:32 AM | TrackBack


Boomer Sooner!

Posted by: jake at October 11, 2004 09:18 AM

I personally prefer the crimson and cream. I think it should be permanent.

Posted by: ryan at October 11, 2004 11:14 AM

It's 11:12 AM (on the Monday after Texas' fifth straight humiliating loss to the Sooners) and OU still sucks.

Posted by: Sal D at October 11, 2004 11:14 AM

Every morning when I would wake up to read my daily edition of BOR, I was pleased to always see the orange (since UTEP's colors also have orange) and it would cheer my day. Now I have to see this Crimson, which is the same as our rivals, the New Mexico State Aggies.....

Aggies and Sooners will always suck regardless (What the hell is an Aggie and Sooner anyways?)

Damn you longhorns for loseing... damn you...

Posted by: Mike at October 11, 2004 12:47 PM

No fair - the archives are still in Orange, and that's where we have to come from the RSS feed. More crimson!

Posted by: Matt at October 11, 2004 01:51 PM

Guys, I have to say that the Crimson looks good on you. Just so you know, to some small extent I'm sharing the misery by doing this to you. I've been on faculty at OU for nine years now, and I still have to hear about that damned 2000 Orange Bowl all the time (I am a Florida State alumnus).

You're good sports, even if you are less good at football.

Posted by: Keith G at October 11, 2004 02:30 PM

#990000 is the Stanford and USC designation for "Cardinal"...which makes this look more like a Stanford site, and since George Schultz and Condi Rice are from there...

If you wanted to make the site look even better, you'd add some #fcca00 Gold, to represent the #1 team in the country!

P.S. Soonersports uses 990000, too, so I guess it's like the difference between new-klee-err and nuclear.

Posted by: BoiFromTroy at October 11, 2004 03:27 PM
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