My Digital Marketing class crowd-sourced this list. What would you add? Tell us in the comments.
[Fill in the blank] You know you’re a Badger when _______________________________.
You’ve put your arms around strangers and sang Varsity on game day.
You’ve risked being late to an exam so you could detour to rub Abe’s foot for good luck.
You can’t wake up for a 9:30 class, but you have no problem getting up at 7:00 on gameday.
Half of your laundry load always consists of the color red.
You wake up to the sound of “Jump Around” on Game Day.
You go to the KK and Chasers every weekend.
When you sing “Sweet Caroline” at every social gathering.
You are traveling somewhere and you recognize someone wearing badger gear and immediately become great friends.
You high five strangers in the airport wearing Badger gear.
You become overwhelmingly excited when “Jump Around” comes on.
When deep fried cheese curds are a staple in your diet.
You’ve contemplated invited Bucky to your wedding someday.
You don’t know the meaning of turn down.
You’ve pulled an all-nighter at College.
You’ve gotten lost in humanities.
You work hard and play hard.
The Terrace is your happy place.
- When you have a Wisconsin W gibbet on your Crocs.
158 responses to “You know you’re a Badger when…”
you’ve considered the W tattoo
You reach the top of Bascom Hill for the first time to realize you’ve only burnt off the equivalence of a Cheeto in calories.
your club’s socials are cheese curd crawls
to celebrate finishing your last college exam, you put back a few beers on top of bascom hill with some friends
Your friends from home start calling you a cheese snob.
You buy coffee with muffin every morning at cafeteria in Grainger
when eat at gordon
when me and my friend wear the same Badger’s T-shirt
Summer is all about the Terrace and beer.
You have a top 10 list of best cheese curd places and they’re all within 1 mile of your house.
A walk down State Street isn’t complete without seeing Piccolo Pete!
You dream about Bucky every night
When you start a fraternity with your boys because you can.
When you put red food coloring in your beer.
You name your dog (or kid!) Bucky
You consider walking up Bascom Hill to be part of your daily workout.
When you get filled with pride when you hear Varsity!
You walk twice as much as you ever have in your entire life and you still gain the freshman 15 from beer and cheese (& it all happens on Saturdays).
you party at 525 w mifflin
You slid down a snow covered Bascom Hill on a tray
you storm State Street after a March Madness victory.
When you make it to Riley’s at 8:59PM
QQs is your go-to dinner spot
You’ve gone for a run up to picnic point
When you brew beer and make cheese for a grade in one of your classes
When you regularly eat dirt on Saturday nights
You’ve trekked to the farmers market to get a bite of Stella’s cheese bread
You once told your parents you needed money for textbooks but you really bought pitchers at the terrace.
you are in the ice hockey rink, and you are excited that the badger wins
When you still are curious as to what the “red room” on the top of Sig Ep is for
Jared is running the inflatable at a sporting event
You don’t want your daughter to graduate because you’ll miss visiting Madison!
You’ve cursed the freshmen at Witte for taking up every single spot on the previously perfectly empty 80.
you make it a priority to find a badger bar in every city and state you travel to.
You poop on a stick and then your main boy Rod gets too drunk and thinks it’s a Fudgesicle and takes a bite of it.
You wonder why they’ve never found a Becky Badger so Bucky can have a girlfriend.
You’re better than everyone else at FIFA
You’ve gotten lost in humanities.
You’re sweating when you arrive to class.
Do you even go to Wisconsin??
You go to the bars in the morning before a football game!
You do a W instead of “peace”
When you somehow always manage to end the night at the KK.
I want Bucky to officiate my wedding!
When you are willing to buy red stuff every time
You want to yell GO RED while in a crowd which is screaming something at any event.