Why no wolverine?

April 26, 2007

This might sound like a totally inane question… but I’ve always wondered: why does the University of Michigan not employ a wolverine mascot? I’ve always loved the handsome and cheery Bucky the Badger, and the disgruntled mumblings of Michigan alumni when I ask them this question (“you just don’t underSTAND”) lead me to believe the answer is either lost in the mists of time or truly moronic. So… which is it? Free the wolverine, man!

7 Responses to “Why no wolverine?”

  1. go-go Says:

    Why have mascots at all?

  2. blueZhift Says:

    Oh that’s easy. They don’t want to offend any adamantium infused X-Men out there who might take offense! ^_^

  3. Peter Says:

    I know this is totally off-topic, but I don’t know how else to contact you. I got a deck of cards of devzone.zend.com. One of the cards contains a picture of you. My colleagues and I have a bet (we are betting for a candy bar :P) on this picture. The bet is about whatever you are wearing a t-shirt on this picture or not (because of the black collar which can either be the top of a t-shirt or a necklage). Could you please help us out and give us the answer? Thanks and sorry for asking such a stupid question. πŸ™‚

  4. Peter Says:

    c/necklage/necklace

  5. troutgirl Says:

    Hey Peter, hahaha. That actually puzzled me too when I saw it. Believe it or not, the Zend people added a custom tattoo-looking thing to every single one of our photos! Check out the original:

    Joyce Park

    Hope that clears it up for you.

  6. Peter Says:

    Yeah thanks! You’ve made a lot of people happy (and even more people unhappy, because they lost the bet)! πŸ™‚ For your information, 9 people thought you were wearing a t-shirt and 4 people thought you weren’t. πŸ™‚


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