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#21 Parker Hageman

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 01:10 PM

Hmmm...Gopher stuff? Just saying....

Also, us "hefty" men will have difficulty with only XXL offered.


BGBen. We are fairly limited in terms of the sizing but we can get 3XL if you are interested but we would run that during our pre-sale period (two weeks before we place our shirt order). If we do a Gopher one, we'll be sure to let you know when the pre-sale period is so you can decide if you want to invest in a 3XL.

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#22 biggentleben

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:02 PM

If the size keeps coming off, a 3x is possible, but it will be a bit. My issue is more the length of a shirt usually, though.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:03 PM

Oh, and if you'd like any ideas for Gopher stuff, just fire me an email.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:38 PM

To piggyback on the AJ Barker idea, you could do something about the infamous "mom's best friend" quote. That was priceless.
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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:24 AM

To piggyback on the AJ Barker idea, you could do something about the infamous "mom's best friend" quote. That was priceless.


That is a classic, as are, "I'm a dime a dozen" and "There's nothing special about me?"

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:50 AM

One of the comical things about entering this project was my sudden realization that, outside of the Twins, memorable sports moments in Minnesota are almost universally linked to spectacular failure. It makes designing a "timeless" shirt that people will buy for years rather difficult.

Make a shirt with the silhouette of Nate Poole hauling in a catch on his tip-toes while being pushed out of the endzone, with the letters "NO!!!!" plastered across the front. I'll buy 50.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 01:00 AM

I am still hoping for a Twins Daily shirt that we can wear to games. It would be cool to go to a game (in Anaheim for me) and see comrades wearing the same shirt. And if hundred of fans wore the shirts at Target Field, the Twins front office might start visiting TD more to see what we are thinking, or at least to read Parker's posts about what players are doing right or wrong.

I would also not mind paying more for the shirt if you got a trademark license from the Twins/MLB. It would be nice to have something that includes the Twins logo. I wonder what such a license might cost.

#28 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 08:08 AM


One of the comical things about entering this project was my sudden realization that, outside of the Twins, memorable sports moments in Minnesota are almost universally linked to spectacular failure. It makes designing a "timeless" shirt that people will buy for years rather difficult.

Make a shirt with the silhouette of Nate Poole hauling in a catch on his tip-toes while being pushed out of the endzone, with the letters "NO!!!!" plastered across the front. I'll buy 50.


I'm a Packers fan and that's back when I actually cared about football. I laughed for hours watching that play over and over again.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 08:47 AM

I am still hoping for a Twins Daily shirt that we can wear to games. It would be cool to go to a game (in Anaheim for me) and see comrades wearing the same shirt. And if hundred of fans wore the shirts at Target Field, the Twins front office might start visiting TD more to see what we are thinking, or at least to read Parker's posts about what players are doing right or wrong.


I still have my BYTO ringer but it's in a closet at home. I did wear it to a couple of Twins games several years ago.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:17 AM

I would also not mind paying more for the shirt if you got a trademark license from the Twins/MLB. It would be nice to have something that includes the Twins logo. I wonder what such a license might cost.


A **** ton of money. Trust me on this, I have looked into it.

#31 DaveW

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:18 AM

Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...

#32 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:22 AM


I would also not mind paying more for the shirt if you got a trademark license from the Twins/MLB. It would be nice to have something that includes the Twins logo. I wonder what such a license might cost.


A **** ton of money. Trust me on this, I have looked into it.


Yep, I've also looked into it. Not even in the realm of possibility.

#33 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:23 AM

Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...


We've tossed around some Gophers stuff but nothing has really clicked yet. Personally, I'm more interested in pro sports and if the NHL ever drops a puck on the ice again, I'd like to get a lot more Wild stuff out there.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:27 AM

Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...


We've tossed around some Gophers stuff but nothing has really clicked yet. Personally, I'm more interested in pro sports and if the NHL ever drops a puck on the ice again, I'd like to get a lot more Wild stuff out there.


In the meantime , how about a picture of Bettman's face with some crosshairs on it? I'd buy that **** up

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 10:13 AM

Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...


Hockey is huge, but many years the basketball merchandise is nip and tuck for the biggest sellers at Gold Country. Football isn't tremendously popular, but then again, going more retro and bringing out some of the history of the program would make for cool shirts. Something like "My favorite college football team is the last team to win 3 consecutive national championships, and my grandpa was 12 when it happened!"

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#36 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 10:39 AM

In the meantime , how about a picture of Bettman's face with some crosshairs on it? I'd buy that **** up


I think we'd be able to sell that shirt to every single person in Canada.

#37 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 10:40 AM

Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...


Hockey is huge, but many years the basketball merchandise is nip and tuck for the biggest sellers at Gold Country. Football isn't tremendously popular, but then again, going more retro and bringing out some of the history of the program would make for cool shirts. Something like "My favorite college football team is the last team to win 3 consecutive national championships, and my grandpa was 12 when it happened!"


I don't know enough about college sports and the Gophers to even think of ideas for those shirts.

To be honest, I kinda hate college sports. I like March Madness and I'd probably get into college hockey if the opportunity arose but I will never be a diehard fan of either.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:04 AM

[quote name='Brock Beauchamp'][quote name='biggentleben'][quote name='SpiritofVodkaDave']Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...[/QUOTE]

Hockey is huge, but many years the basketball merchandise is nip and tuck for the biggest sellers at Gold Country. Football isn't tremendously popular, but then again, going more retro and bringing out some of the history of the program would make for cool shirts. Something like "My favorite college football team is the last team to win 3 consecutive national championships, and my grandpa was 12 when it happened!"[/QUOTE]

I don't know enough about college sports and the Gophers to even think of ideas for those shirts.

To be honest, I kinda hate college sports. I like March Madness and I'd probably get into college hockey if the opportunity arose but I will never be a diehard fan of either.[/QUOTE]


Who cares what you think about college sports...if you run an ice cream business and don't like chocolate, you still carry it.

College sports sell merchandise, especially a university with 53,000 students located in the middle of a city with a population of 3,317,308

#39 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:19 PM

[quote name='Twins Twerp'][quote name='Brock Beauchamp'][quote name='biggentleben'][quote name='SpiritofVodkaDave']Making Gopher shirts seems like a good way to bankrupt the business, does anyone actually care about that teams crappy football/basketball team?

Now if you did hockey you could be onto something...[/QUOTE]

Hockey is huge, but many years the basketball merchandise is nip and tuck for the biggest sellers at Gold Country. Football isn't tremendously popular, but then again, going more retro and bringing out some of the history of the program would make for cool shirts. Something like "My favorite college football team is the last team to win 3 consecutive national championships, and my grandpa was 12 when it happened!"[/QUOTE]

I don't know enough about college sports and the Gophers to even think of ideas for those shirts.

To be honest, I kinda hate college sports. I like March Madness and I'd probably get into college hockey if the opportunity arose but I will never be a diehard fan of either.[/QUOTE]


Who cares what you think about college sports...if you run an ice cream business and don't like chocolate, you still carry it.

College sports sell merchandise, especially a university with 53,000 students located in the middle of a city with a population of 3,317,308[/QUOTE]

Yeah, that's exactly what I said. You did read the first sentence of my post, right? There were only three sentences in total so I can't see how you would have missed it.

#40 biggentleben

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 08:31 PM

In all seriousness, Brock and Parker, I'm a bit of a history buff on the Gopher athletics (part of being a tour guide for the school and then a recruiter for the football team along with working for the women's athletics marketing department). If you ever want to go down that road, my email's attached to my profile here, and I'd be more than willing to hammer out some possible ideas. For instance, did you know that the U of M was the school that "invented" cheerleading?

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