Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 140,900, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Flag Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    13,090
    Points
    140,900
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Train to Colorado

    Can somebody on the California Zypher heading to CU tell me why it is now 4 hours late getting to Omaha?

    I mean at least there are places to grab a beer while waiting but seriously what happened?


    Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Iowa State,
    and may her colors ever fly!!!
    In Accordance with Prophecy

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 51,733, Level: 70
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 817
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    isukendall's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Fort Collins, CO
    Posts
    1,861
    Points
    51,733
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 90

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Umm.... you took Amtrak. Last time I had an experience with Amtrak, I waited for my in-laws to get in for an 11 train, waited, waited, got drunk, watched NC game, got drunk, got sober, slept, got soberer, got into a fight with the Amtrak personnel and security, slept, picked up my in-laws 26 hours late. Alll while my wife and bro in law were at Beaver Creek. Best son in law ever award!!! Just sayin, you should make it for game time....



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 140,900, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Flag Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    13,090
    Points
    140,900
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    That is the only reason I took the train...pretty sure I'll make the game. Also why we left Thursday instead of Friday.

    Last (only other) time I took Amtrak I didn't have this issue, but it was also only a three hour trip


    Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Iowa State,
    and may her colors ever fly!!!
    In Accordance with Prophecy

  4. #4
    Prospect
    Points: 6,890, Level: 24
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 160
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    60
    Points
    6,890
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Can somebody on the California Zypher heading to CU tell me why it is now 4 hours late getting to Omaha?

    I mean at least there are places to grab a beer while waiting but seriously what happened?
    Who knows. I've taken the train many times; and they have always made up time in rural areas during the night. Presuming that the train arrives shortly, prepare for a really, really fast ride...LOL!



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 140,900, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Flag Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    13,090
    Points
    140,900
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Well we finally got picked up, finally on our way


    Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Iowa State,
    and may her colors ever fly!!!
    In Accordance with Prophecy

  6. #6
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 10,580, Level: 31
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 670
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    321
    Points
    10,580
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    last time i rode the train, two dudes made out in seat behind me for at least 2 hours...gross



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 174,460, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    GeronimusClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    8,249
    Points
    174,460
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by ameshammer View Post
    last time i rode the train, two dudes made out in seat behind me for at least 2 hours...gross
    Sorry about that.


    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    The only answer to "who/what is GeronimusClone?" is in fact "GeronimousClone". You're like The Todd on Scrubs.
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    This is why you're my favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by MoreCowbell View Post
    GC, he's obviously all man. And I don't think Ellen would go *****, even for GC...

  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 71,868, Level: 83
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,282
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,542
    Points
    71,868
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 64
    Given: 156

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Sorry about that.
    Oh GC, you've done it again. And by "done it", I mean made me laugh at something that I feel awkward about the whole time. Well done.



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 273,184, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 64.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,693
    Points
    273,184
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 863
    Given: 177

    Re: Train to Colorado

    4 hours late for Amtrak is not bad at all...



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 65,716, Level: 79
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 734
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfanatic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Posts
    3,997
    Points
    65,716
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 30
    Given: 400

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Sorry about that.
    Outstanding! As always!



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 110,514, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    JP4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Sommerset
    Posts
    6,252
    Points
    110,514
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 313
    Given: 127

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    4 hours late for Amtrak is not bad at all...
    That's what I was thinking.



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 140,420, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,463
    Points
    140,420
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 427
    Given: 474

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Well we finally got picked up, finally on our way
    4 AM timestamp? That's brutal.



  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 10,852, Level: 31
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 398
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    393
    Points
    10,852
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Amtrak is your government at work!! Just like the Post Office, Social Security, Medicare/aide, etc.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 101,617, Level: 99
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 1,433
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,061
    Points
    101,617
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 0

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Can somebody on the California Zypher heading to CU tell me why it is now 4 hours late getting to Omaha?

    It's Amtrak. Next question.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 213,759, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    SplitIdentity's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    8,066
    Points
    213,759
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 13

    Re: Train to Colorado

    Last time I took the train it was late because it caught fire in Albuquerque before arriving to Denver.


    The artist formerly known as SouthernHawk

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM