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Top 10 Reasons to Hate Notre Dame

Thunderbird Liquors is really excited to have such an awesome game in town this weekend. What an opportunity to showcase our wonderful city and our SOONERS! So here ya go, no rx The Top 10 Reasons to Hate Notre Dame:

10. Digger Phelps: Digger coached Irish basketball for 20 seasons, viagra sale and if he’d stopped there everything would have been fine, because who didn’t like watching the Irish on WGN back in the day. I still think Rich Branning’s an underrated college point guard. Lots of talent around him, but the guy could play. Unfortunately, Digger can’t do analysis. I listen and listen to the guy and when he’s done talking, I have no idea what he’s said. He’s worse than Adam Schefter. And, he’s a big fan of Bob Knight.

9. The Irish women: As in women’s basketball. Twice the Irish have ended coach Sherri Coale’s Sooner women’s season, two years ago in Dayton to keep the Sooners out of the Elite Eight, and in overtime, in 2008, to keep OU out of the Sweet 16. And even if Skylar Diggins is an All-American (she happens to be on my preseason list), why does she get to be the crossover star of the women’s game. What’s wrong with Whitney Hand?

8. Coffee mugs: Admittedly, this one is personal. As a freshman at McGuinnes (a long, long time ago) somebody was having a fundraiser and the product being sold was coffee mugs. You could by an OU mug, an OSU mug … or a Notre Dame mug. A Notre Dame mug? In the middle of Oklahoma City? It did not compute. Still doesn’t. But it is what it is. Not that it’s alright.

7. The NBC contract: Since 1991, only Notre Dame has had its own personal television football contract. Ever since, every Irish home game has been broadcast on NBC. It’s not all bad of course, because for the last several years, a national audience has been able to watch Notre Dame lose many games. A personal favorite? Tulsa’s 28-27 victory two years ago. As long as the Irish remain independent, it will be so. Good for them, yet they wonder why people despise them.

6. Say what? Is it “Noter Dame” or “Notra Dame.” (And while we’re at it, can we get Brett Favre explained?) Does it depend what I’m drinking? Wine for “Notra” and beer for “Noter.” What if it’s Guinness? Just saying.

5. Streakbusters: Not the one you’re thinking about, but it was Notre Dame — Digger Phelps strikes again — that ended John Wooden and UCLA’s 88-game winning streak on Jan. 19, 1974. Can’t another institution get in on the ending of fantastic collegiate winning streaks?

4. Lou Holtz: Bad enough, for Sooner fans, that Holtz somehow got his Arkansas Razorbacks to beat heavily-favored Oklahoma at the 1978 Orange Bowl (even convincingly, 31-6), robbing Barry Switzer and the Sooners of three national championships in five seasons. Worse, Holtz’s 1988 national championship at Notre Dame gave him mileage enough to reign on ESPN for what seems like forever. He’s entertaining sure, but he has no idea what he’s talking about.

3. Ridiculousness: Take your pick:

“Win one for the Gipper.”

“The Four Horsemen.”

“Rudi.”

We have no idea if George Gipp ever really said to Knute Rockne what Ronald Reagan, playing Gipp, said to Pat O’Brien, playing Rockne, in “Knute Rockne All American,” yet we’ve had to hear it our entire lives.

And while Grantland Rice may have invented sportswriting, his famous “Four Horsemen” lead — “Outlined against a blue-gray sky, the Four Horseman rode again” — from the 1924 Army-Notre Dame game is a bit of a farce. Rice was in the press box looking down at the game.

Finally, could “Rudi” have happened anywhere else? Well, sure, but only at Notre Dame is it worth a movie.

Somehow, the Fighting Irish have been to college football what Disney has been to fantasy. You can love it, or you can want to throw up.

2. Being Notre Dame: Part of this is wrapped in No. 3, but how did a school in South Bend, Ind., with no more than 12,000 undergraduates come to rule the world?

It is a small Catholic university. They grow on trees in this country. But Notre Dame is special. So horribly special.

1. Hello: the Irish ended Oklahoma’s 47-game-winning streak. Worse, they were the only program to beat OU over a run of 71 games from 1951 to 1958 and they did it three times.

 

The full article can be found here.

http://normantranscript.com/sports/x674151335/The-10-best-reasons-to-hate-Notre-Dame

 

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Halloween Fun

Here at Thunderbird Liquors we specialize in fun and we do our best to provide our customers with the best in everything fun. Advice, cartoons, local events, wedding planning, tailgating events, wine tastings, art events…if it’s fun, we’re the guys to check out.

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Happy Halloween.

Best Liquor Store in Norman

Today’s post is simple.  Reasons why we think we are The Best Liquor Store in Norman.

1. We were voted the best liquor store in Norman.

2. Our staff is epic.  

3. We have fun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TbirdLiquors

4. Our fans love us: https://www.facebook.com/ThunderbirdLiquors

5. We are fun guys to shop with.

6. The only Rock ‘N’ Roll Liquor Store in Norman…..

 

Have we missed anything?

 

Liquor Store Norman OK – Thunderbird Liquors October News

GO SOONERS!  Beat Kansas State.

Is anyone else pumped up for this weekends game? Be sure to cheer on the Sooners as they take on Kansas State on Saturday at 6:50pm here in Norman.

Before you begin your tailgating, seek stop by Thunderbird Liquors and stock up on all your favorite game day beverages.

New Website!

In some other exciting news, prescription we just launched our brand new website!  Shevaun Williams and Associates took some amazing photos that really brings life to our website. Check it out and let us know what you think. http://www.thunderbirdliquors.com/

Having a large party, or tailgate?  We can help in the party planning process.   On our website, you can now order all your beverages needs right on the website!
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