Can We Guess Your Favorite Texas University?
By: Steven Miller
About This Quiz
With a new school year and a fresh college football season upon us, we think we can figure out your "Lone Star State" school just from asking you a few questions.
How do you feel about Bevo, the Longhorn steer mascot?
I feel a deep fondness for that animal.
It's a pretty cool mascot, but it's not my thing.
The animal can't help if it's on the wrong side of things.
What are your thoughts on the Noble Men of Kyle?
They are a bit too masculine for my taste.
They are a decent band, but not really my style.
They are the best marching band in the country.
I think they need some music lessons.
Have you ever taken part in a Bear Walk?
Sure, I've been to the zoo before.
I've witnessed it, but it isn't pretty.
That is one of my favorite traditions on campus.
How do you feel when the Masked Rider gallops out onto the field?
I cross my arms in disapproval.
I'm totally pumped. It's game time.
I have to admit that I feel a little rage.
It doesn't really bother me.
Do you know what Big Bertha is?
I think it's a golf club.
I do, but that thing is so annoying.
I know what it is, but it seems to be compensating for something, don't you think?
Absolutely, the largest bass drum in the world.
What is your reaction to the yell leaders, dressed all in white?
It's after Labor Day, fellas.
I appreciate their spirit, but it doesn't do much for me.
They totally get me fired up.
Have you ever participated in a Chalk Talk?
That only happens when I've had way too many beers.
I've heard of them before, but it's not really my kind of thing.
Nope. What is a Chalk Talk?
I love to attend a Chalk Talk.
What do you think of the tradition of tossing tortillas on the field?
That has got to be the stupidest thing I've ever seen.
It's a fun tradition at my school.
What a waste of a good tortilla.
Who came up with that idea?
How do you feel about the color combination of burnt orange and white?
That is my least favorite color combination.
It's alright, but I prefer another combination more.
Those are my two favorite colors.
It's kind of boring. I like more vivid colors.
How do you feel about the song "Aggie War Hymn?"
I pretty much hate that song.
I've heard worse songs, but I can't think of them now.
It's one of my favorite songs in the world.
Do you know what a slime cap is?
I've never heard of that before.
I do, but it seems kind of silly to me.
I do, and it's a great tradition at my school.
Isn't that something on a Nickelodeon show?
What do you think of the Will Rogers and Soapsuds statue?
Meh, it's not really my kinda thing.
It's a great statue, besides where it's located.
It's an awesome part of our school.
I liked it until I heard that the rear end of the horse points towards College Station.
Do you know the words to "The Eyes of Texas?"
I know them all by heart.
Absolutely not, that is a terrible song.
I don't know the words, but I recognize the tune.
I've never even heard of that song.
Are you a part of the "Home of the 12th Man"?
The Seattle Seahawks are a pretty good team.
No, but I have to admit that it's a cool tradition.
I'm a proud member of the 12th man.
They would need 12 men to have a chance to beat us.
How do you feel when you hear, "Hey, sic 'em Bears!"?
I get irritated, very irritated.
Oh, aren't they adorable?
Are the Victory Bells a part of your school's traditions?
Well, not literally, but metaphorically speaking.
Yes, we ring them after every win.
Nope, we don't have that at our school.
I've never heard of that.
What does the hand signal of a raised index finger and pinky finger mean to you?
The person is lost and confused.
I'm pretty sure that is a satanic cult of some kind.
Whatever it is, I hate it.
Have you ever attended a Midnight Yell?
Never. I just hope they tire themselves out.
No. Keep it down over there, it's late.
I've been to a Midnight rave, does that count?
That is one of my favorite traditions.
What is sailgating?
Tailgating for those who can't afford a car or truck.
I have no idea, but it sounds pretty terrible.
It is a fun tradition on the Brazos River at my school.
Where are you going to kiss the Blarney Stone?
You'd have to go to Ireland, obviously.
It's right there on campus.
I'm not kissing that thing. How gross.
That thing is a total fake.
How do you feel about the "Showband of the Southwest?"
They are o-ver-ra-ted (clap, clap, clap, clap, clap).
They're okay, just not really my thing.
They are the best marching band in the country.
There are much better bands around.
How do you feel about the color maroon?
That is my least favorite color in the world.
It's a pretty decent color, but not quite my style.
It's way too dark. I prefer bright colors.
I love that color and wear it to all the games.
What do you think of the Golden Wave Marching Band?
They are pretty terrible. Sorry, just being honest.
They are okay, but not really my thing.
They are the best band in the country.
Are you a fan of the song "Fight, Raiders, Fight?"
It doesn't really bother me, but I wouldn't say I'm a fan.
Oh yeah, that is sure to get me fired up.
Nope, I'm all for changing the channel on that one.
How do you feel when you hear Smokey the Cannon firing off?
I'm about as happy as I can be.
It's not my favorite sound in the world, let's put it that way.
There they go firing blanks again.
Is there a military tradition at your school?
We support the military, but we're not a military school.
We definitely have a military influence, but it's not a major thing.
We have a long and storied military tradition at my school.
That doesn't really fit my school.
How do you feel when you hear "Old Fight!"?
It's pretty rare to hear that song during a game with us.
I'm not a fan of that song, at all.
I'm totally pumped to hear my fight song.
What does the hand sign of the index finger and thumb extended mean to you?
A rip off from Hook 'em Horns.
Which city would you rather spend time in?
Which school is your biggest rival?
Texas. There's really no doubt.