Role Model

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by ItsAWholeThing, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. ItsAWholeThing

    ItsAWholeThing Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    4,923
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2012
    Messages:
    6,607
    Likes Received:
    7,713
  2. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    15,280
    Likes Received:
    23,039
    I wish I could've made my parents attend some of my baseball games or high school running events. I was the family outcast, and while I won some real trophies, it might have been nice to have a parent see us win.

    I don't think kids should get trophies for showing up.
     
  3. PSU Shower Room

    PSU Shower Room Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    4,049
    Likes Received:
    9,877
    excellent.

    you learn far more by losing than getting some bullshit trophies.
     
  4. wigtropolis

    wigtropolis Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    708
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2012
    Messages:
    19,749
    Likes Received:
    10,961
    When a parent does this on social media,
    It really isn't about the kids.
    Daddy wants a participation trophy for father of the year.
    All bullshit
     
    WHTHS and bobp like this.
  5. ItsAWholeThing

    ItsAWholeThing Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    4,923
    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2012
    Messages:
    6,607
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Ya thats what james harrison wants , dumb fuck
     
  6. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

    Reputations:
    14,031
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    40,863
    Likes Received:
    42,201
    I won a punt/pass/kick trophy and my parents didn't want to have to drive me to the next round out of town an hour and a half. So they sent me with the local car dealer who sponsored the event. Ford or Chevy, I forget now.
     
  7. reno

    reno VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    11,079
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    14,314
    Likes Received:
    42,822
    Mr. Harrison gets it. Go Steelers!
     
  8. MorningSong13

    MorningSong13 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    210
    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2013
    Messages:
    2,511
    Likes Received:
    6,636
    Did he get a trophy when he smacked his girlfriend around?

    Some role model....
     
    JRoyle411 likes this.
  9. JRoyle411

    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2014
    Messages:
    3,321
    Likes Received:
    7,057
    He's a douche.....but he's not wrong here. You play games to win or lose them.......you don't play them to get some stupid trophy for being the worst player on the team.....that does nothing but give them false hopes. Kids need to learn their limitations early.....then they can excel at what they are truly good at.
     
  10. God

    God Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    252
    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2013
    Messages:
    2,237
    Likes Received:
    8,243
  11. Krinkle

    Krinkle What?

    Reputations:
    2,268
    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2013
    Messages:
    2,291
    Likes Received:
    5,971
    This.

    The youth league my son joined, doesn't keep score the first three years. He played T-ball the first year, but I took him to a private league the year after.

    Doesn't keep score :facepalm:
     
    JRoyle411 likes this.
  12. JRoyle411

    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2014
    Messages:
    3,321
    Likes Received:
    7,057
    I used to coach youth sports.....couldn't take it anymore. Too many arguments with parents.
     
  13. Bosch76

    Bosch76 2016 Politics POTY Gold

    Reputations:
    804
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2012
    Messages:
    16,188
    Likes Received:
    46,029
    No shit, you were neglected as a kid?

    Would have never guessed.
     
  14. FishySausage

    FishySausage Original Nuttah VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    5,495
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Messages:
    14,755
    Likes Received:
    25,675
    I was just about to say this. A win teaches you nothing. If anything it probably makes you a little softer.
    I loss on the other hand. A loss gives you motivation and wisdom