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Who Do You Respect the Most?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by buckeyegrad, Jan 13, 2005.

  1. buckeyegrad

    buckeyegrad Don't Immanentize the Eschaton Staff Member

    My dad visited yesterday evening to give me my wedding gift early and some last "fatherly" advice regarding marriage. There is no one in this world I respect more than my dad and I thought it might be interesting to see who everyone on here respects the most in several categories:

    Personally Know: My dad
    In Politics/News: Cal Thomas
    In US History: Abraham Lincoln
    In World History: Martin Luther
    In Sports (non-OSU): Marv Levy
    OSU Sports: Woody Hayes

    Edit: Could one of the moderators move this thread to the general board, I accidently posted in the wrong place.
  2. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    Didn't you know that it was discovered recently that Lincoln was gay?:roll1:
  3. scooter1369

    scooter1369 HTTR Forever.

    Personally Know: My grandfather
    In Politics/News: Currently, Barak Obama. All time, Ronald Reagan
    In US History: Omar Bradley
    In World History: Oda Nobunaga
    In Sports (non-OSU): Pat Tillman
    OSU Sports: Chris Speilman
  4. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    Personally Know: My Dad, my Grandfather
    In Politics/News: Colin Powell
    In US History: The group of men who wrote the Declaration of Independance and the Constitution.
    In World History: Ronald Reagan, Martin Luther King, Ghandi
    In General History: Frank Lloyd Wright
    In Sports (non-OSU): Tom Landry, Vince Lombardi, Brett Favre
    OSU Sports: Woody Hayes, Archie Griffin
  5. iambrutus

    iambrutus Screw Blue

    Personally Know: My Dad
    In Politics/News: Colin Powell
    In US History: Pilgrams that left england
    In World History: Amelia Earhart
    In General History: Patton
    In Sports (non-OSU): Bobby Jones
    OSU Sports: Woody
  6. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    Personally Know: My wife
    In Politics/News: Colin Powell / Guiliani
    In US History: Roosevelt / Truman / Patton
    In World History: Churchill / Nobel
    In Sports (non-OSU): Muhammed Ali / Mark Price
    OSU Sports: Archie Griffin / Chris Speilman
  7. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    Personally Know: My wife
    In Politics/News: James Rhodes and Walter Cronkite
    In US History: Benjamin Franklin
    In World History: Jesus Christ
    In Sports (non-OSU): Tom Landry and Pete Rose
    OSU Sports: Woody Hayes and Jay Burson
  8. Honor&Glory

    Honor&Glory Paper,Rock, Scissors, Lizard, Spock!

    Personally Know: My dad
    In Politics/News: John McCain
    In US History: General George S. Patton
    In World History: Ignatious Loyola
    In Sports (non-OSU): Roy Williams (I hope somebody has ever heard him tell the story about growing up poor and his mom working two jobs as a single parent just so he could get a nickle to buy a coke once a week with his friends so he didn't feel like the poor this day he keeps a coke machine in his basement so he remember where he came from.)
    OSU Sports: Aside from Woody it would have to be Archie Griffen.
  9. Alan

    Alan Banned

    Personally: My dad and my son...taught me what true love really is.
    Politics: Ghandi
    US History: MLK
    Sports: Jesse Owens and Ricky Williams
    OSU Sports: Lynn W. St. John
  10. OilerBuck

    OilerBuck Sweet Crude

    Personally: My dad
    Politics: Ghandi
    US History: Martin Luthor King Jr.
    World History: Thich Quang Duc
    Sports: John Wooden
    OSU Sports: Chris Spielman
  11. tsteele316

    tsteele316 Mr. Such and Such

    congrats on getting married.

    when is the big day?

    i'm on tap for july 30, provided I dont do anything stupid between now and then.
  12. PlanoBuckeye

    PlanoBuckeye Newbie

    Which Roy Williams - The Cowboy or the Lion? I think it's the Cowboy but ...........
  13. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    Your 0 for 2. It's the coach of North Carolina he's talking about.
  14. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall...

    I agree with you Alan. The guy gave up football at the peak of his career just because he felt like doing something else (even if it was smoking weed) :biggrin: .

    Personal: My Dad
    US History: FDR
    Current politics: Obama
    Past OSU players: Herbstreit (for the on going battle that he fights against OSU fans, and his loyalty to the program). Spielman
    Coaches: Tressel, Woody, Bobby Knight, Bobby Cox

    Anyone in general who strides to do something that they truly enjoy, without worrying about money or status.
  15. stxbuck

    stxbuck Woody wore Sambas

    Personally-my grandfathers
    Politics/Current-David Hackworth, Dick Marcinko
    US History-Abe Lincoln, Malcolm X
    World History-Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, Nelson Mandela
    Sports-Reggie White, Bernard Hopkins
    OSU-Woody Hayes

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