Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 33
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 28,876, Level: 52
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 874
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,491
    Points
    28,876
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 4

    If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    FCS Playoff game, Villanova at Eastern Washington.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 856,821, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,034
    Points
    856,821
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,275
    Given: 1,112

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    I think I hate you for bringing this to my attention.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 183,461, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Rhoadhoused's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    8,484
    Points
    183,461
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 460
    Given: 213

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    If they were smart they would wear red jerseys. I think it looks much better than the smurf turf.



  4. #4
    Walk On
    Points: 4,045, Level: 18
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 205
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Blacksburg, VA
    Posts
    169
    Points
    4,045
    Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    FCS Playoff game, Villanova at Eastern Washington.
    And I thought the Smurf Turf was bad. That field is RED.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 50,989, Level: 69
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 161
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Drive4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    972
    Posts
    5,539
    Points
    50,989
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 42

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    I remember reading about this red turf last year. This is almost unwatchable.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 98,219, Level: 97
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 831
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    huntt26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    po' dUnk
    Posts
    7,536
    Points
    98,219
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 12

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    We should have an alternating cardinal and gold field. It would at least gain us more media coverage.



  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 403,757, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    14,460
    Points
    403,757
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 162

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    They should have worn entirely red uniforms and then tried to camouflage themselves into the field, by laying down like this:

    And then at the very last second, jump up and make the tackle. The ball carrier would never even know where you came from!


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 106,151, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,419
    Points
    106,151
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 106
    Given: 128

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    Love it.


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 72,425, Level: 83
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 725
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SvrWxCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,851
    Points
    72,425
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    We should have an alternating cardinal and gold field. It would at least gain us more media coverage.
    Will never happen.. Not even if we wanted it too, the NCAA now has a rule prohibiting any other color than 'natural' ones being used on fields. So essentially the Eastern Washington and Boise State fields can only stay that color if they never re-do the field.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 270,627, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,060
    Points
    270,627
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 60
    Given: 61

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    Quote Originally Posted by SvrWxCy View Post
    Will never happen.. Not even if we wanted it too, the NCAA now has a rule prohibiting any other color than 'natural' ones being used on fields. So essentially the Eastern Washington and Boise State fields can only stay that color if they never re-do the field.
    That is a myth. No such rule exist.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 214,219, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    JUKEBOX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,029
    Points
    214,219
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 47
    Given: 0

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    I love our field. Grass >>>>>>>>>> Everything else.



  12. #12
    All-Star Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cy's Taxi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    1,209
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    So... much... red... it... hurts...



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 94,506, Level: 95
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 544
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    8,789
    Points
    94,506
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 157
    Given: 367

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    I've seen photos of the field, but never saw it during a game on TV.

    It has a nice afterimage effect. Stare at the screen a few minutes, then look at a white wall, and you'll see a normal green field.

    If you're going to go crazy on turf color, I prefer it to the Smurf Turf ... for a few years there, I'd stumbled onto a Boise State game and think the tint setting on my TV was out of whack.


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 94,506, Level: 95
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 544
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    8,789
    Points
    94,506
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 157
    Given: 367

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    If they were smart they would wear red jerseys.
    I agree -- might as well go all the way.

    Actually, I find EWU's uniform/helmet package is more annoying than the field.


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 72,425, Level: 83
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 725
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SvrWxCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,851
    Points
    72,425
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: If you want to go blind turn on ESPN2

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    That is a myth. No such rule exist.
    I stand corrected... Guess I should have taken the time initially to confirm my memory.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM