Nova Mojo Fail

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Took me a while to figure out, but this one was entirely on me.

I am not allowed to wear Husky gear on game day.

Yesterday, after the game, I realized that I had been wearing my Boneyard Challenge X hat, all day.

Not technically UConn gear. But the Mojo shows you the rules.

My sincere apologies to everyone involved.
 
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Geez prank you just pointed out something that I failed on as well. I walked the pup before the game without a shower but needed a hat. Threw in one of my Husky hats for the trip made it home on time for tip off never took it off. I swore after not having enough time to put on Husky apparel for the Xavier game I wouldn’t again until we lost. Didn’t for PC either.

Damn I started a thread on blaming Bouk for the loss when it was you and I all along. Sorry fellow BYers
 
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I wore the same shirt I wore to the Nova game last year. Should have known better myself. Mojo spares no one.

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
 

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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
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That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint
 

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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
View attachment 64850

That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint
whut? no hammentaschen? mojo killer! i'd like to pin the mojo fail on you, but i can't. in the last 2 games that we lost, coincidently there was no 'U-C-O-N-N' thread, sooooo, there's that.
and oh, real seeded ryebread can always be found at Chavez bakery. it's the family recipe.
 

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Geez prank you just pointed out something that I failed on as well. I walked the pup before the game without a shower but needed a hat. Threw in one of my Husky hats for the trip made it home on time for tip off never took it off. I swore after not having enough time to put on Husky apparel for the Xavier game I wouldn’t again until we lost. Didn’t for PC either.

Damn I started a thread on blaming Bouk for the loss when it was you and I all along. Sorry fellow BYers

I had been wearing my old Block C sweatshirt for the prior two wins. But it was warm, and I wore a long sleeve UConn T-shirt instead. Mojo fails all around it seems. I'm wearing that same T-shirt now, perhaps I need to switch.
 
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My 2-0 9 PM game mojo:

  • Watch the first half live in bed on laptop. No other tabs allowed open, including phone
  • At halftime, close laptop go to sleep, alarm set for 5:30 (30 minutes earlier than normal)
  • Wake up at 5:30 the next day, go straight downstairs to finish game skipping commercials (breaks for morning routine stuff, etc) finish game by 6:50ish.
 
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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
View attachment 64850

That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint

I'm not sure how the "mojo" went from you eating ketchup to you eating Katz's pastrami, but whatevs.
 

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a. Despite popular claims to the contrary, confession is actually NOT good for the soul. In fact, around here, it is soul crushing.

b. I don't have to hang.around here to hear how everything is my fault. I'm married. I already know everything is my fault. I just listen to find out HOW it is all my fault.
 
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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
View attachment 64850

That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint
Forget mojo, I'm debating on whether to show this post to my wife. I like being left alone during games, but hell since she ain't doing nothing she could be making store runs.
 
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Took me a while to figure out, but this one was entirely on me.

I am not allowed to wear Husky gear on game day.

Yesterday, after the game, I realized that I had been wearing my Boneyard Challenge X hat, all day.

Not technically UConn gear. But the Mojo shows you the rules.

My sincere apologies to everyone involved.
I'm not sure if chasing mojo is a waste of time or a worthy effort. I could be convinced either way.
 

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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
View attachment 64850

That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint
I have tried this two times so far, with the start with a packaged corned beef hack.

Both times it was a smaller 4-pounder; both times too dry. Also, possibly not fatty enough, so I might need a butcher, and then have to do my own 'I fused' spicing. Not sure yet. He's onto something here.

I'm thinking that I'll scout for coupons before or overstock post-St Patty's blow-out sales to find some larger, fatter meat for test kitchen work to get the method tweaked into an easy 'good enough,' and work from there.

 

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Geez prank you just pointed out something that I failed on as well. I walked the pup before the game without a shower but needed a hat. Threw in one of my Husky hats for the trip made it home on time for tip off never took it off. I swore after not having enough time to put on Husky apparel for the Xavier game I wouldn’t again until we lost. Didn’t for PC either.

Damn I started a thread on blaming Bouk for the loss when it was you and I all along. Sorry fellow BYers
Thank god, the truth is out. It turns out Hurley didn’t have a puncher’s chance with clueless Mojo killers like you. . This should put an end to Palatine’s flame throw at coach.
 

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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
View attachment 64850

That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint
Taking mojo advice from your girlfriend? Is she even a UConn fan?
 

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No, it's my fault. Traveling to visit daughter in college missed out on GameDay haiku and couldn't follow the chat.

Inexcusable!
 
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I knew we were in trouble. On Valentine’s weekend my gf shipped a huge box from Katz’s deli. Loaded with jars of mustard , Russian dressing a loaf of REAL rye, a chocolate bobka, a bunch of cinnamon rugelach, a jar of half sour pickles , a jar of full sour pickles, and piece de resistance: 2 lbs ( in two 1 lb vacuum sealed packs, of Katz’s pastrami.

so I opened that box for Xavier game and sat in front of TV with this:
View attachment 64850

That pic was taken during X game. So for providence game I had the remaining lb of pastrami left and bread and did it again .

meanwhile coincidentally like @8893 I wasn’t wearing any uconn gear for X game , so I didn’t wear any for providence game. I was 2 for 2! Katz’s pastrami and no husky gear= 2 wins.

now fast forward to Saturday morning around 10 am. I actually said this to her. “ I don’t feel good about this today, I’m out of pastrami”. To her credit she said, “I’ll go get you some, where should I go , Giuliano’s ?” ( for you upper shoreline people you know it as a fantastic Italian bakery/ deli in niantic) And I said “ no it has to be Katz’s ( my gf doesn’t eat pastrami) Sadly at 1030 am in old Lyme there was no way to get what I needed before game time.

She understands my insanity ( I mean she was the one who silk screened “ fishy is chief” frowny face shirts last year) so she said “ maybe if we both wear UConn shirts we will be ok , it will counteract the pastrami” . From a math/ programming sense I saw the logic, 2 negatives = positive. So we tried it.didn’t work.

now I’m a mojo mess, was it the lack of NYC pastrami, or wearing uconn gear?! I’m in a mojo black hole right now!

to preemptively answer a couple obvious questions:

1) yes I am completely insane
2) my gf is a patient saint
Your girlfriend gets major props for this.
 

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