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    Jack Trice Review

    A friend of mine from high school is traveling around Reviewing different stadiums from different sports and posting them on his website. He came to the UNI game and here is his review.

    Jack Trice Stadium Reviews, Iowa State Cyclones | Stadium Journey



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Spot on review, thanks for sharing!



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    I thought the review was great, but was he referring to the Jacobsen building as the Olsen building?



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Tailg8er View Post
    I thought the review was great, but was he referring to the Jacobsen building as the Olsen building?
    I believe so but I think it's hard to differentiate the two to someone that doesn't really know since they are connected.



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Not bad. He should have a specific category for tailgating though. A lot of stadiums have atmosphere inside the stadium, but their tailgating is sub-par (I'm lookin at you Kinnick).



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Not bad. He should have a specific category for tailgating though. A lot of stadiums have atmosphere inside the stadium, but their tailgating is sub-par (I'm lookin at you Kinnick).
    He should just replace 'neighborhood' with 'outside the stadium'.

    Some stadiums the neighborhood and bars around it might be their draw. Others it might be their tailgating. He gives us 2/5 on 'neighborhood' and then goes on in that section to talk about how awesome our tailgating is. Personally i think its a positive that JTS wasnt built in a neighborhood. I can go to a bar anyday, i can only tailgate a few weeks a year.



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Not bad. He should have a specific category for tailgating though. A lot of stadiums have atmosphere inside the stadium, but their tailgating is sub-par (I'm lookin at you Kinnick).
    I agree. If there is a neighborhood rating (in which we received 2 of 5 stars), then there should be a tailgating rating. Most university stadiums are either urban and would receive a good "neighborhood rating" and bad tailgating rating, or vice-versa - like in Iowa State's case.

    I'll take 5 star tailgating over any so called stadium "neighborhood".

    Edit - otherwise I agree with the reviewer. These stadium journey reviews are always interesting. They usually pick up on stuff I never noticed.



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Not a bad write up.
    I agree with Cyhiphopp though, there needs to be a separate section for tailgating.


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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    He should just replace 'neighborhood' with 'outside the stadium'.

    Some stadiums the neighborhood and bars around it might be their draw. Others it might be their tailgating. He gives us 2/5 on 'neighborhood' and then goes on in that section to talk about how awesome our tailgating is. Personally i think its a positive that JTS wasnt built in a neighborhood. I can go to a bar anyday, i can only tailgate a few weeks a year.
    Yeah, those two star neighborhoods can be the pits to live in especially with all the frats....


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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    He should just replace 'neighborhood' with 'outside the stadium'.

    Some stadiums the neighborhood and bars around it might be their draw. Others it might be their tailgating. He gives us 2/5 on 'neighborhood' and then goes on in that section to talk about how awesome our tailgating is. Personally i think its a positive that JTS wasnt built in a neighborhood. I can go to a bar anyday, i can only tailgate a few weeks a year.
    Good review but definitely disagree about the neighborhood thing. I think it is an absolute positive that there aren't a bunch of houses and/or bars near the stadium. Access to the venue is better and parking, as he noted, is a non-issue. Bars near a stadium are just not my style I guess but after seeing several games at Memorial in Lincoln and how being "near" bars can effect things, I would vote to keep JTS right where it is.

    Edit: As a point of fact, I read the "neighborhood" section of his review of Kinnick. Talks specifically about the distance to the ped mall bars from Kinnick which he lists as one mile(1.3 according to google). If you google map Jack Trice to Welch ave. it is 1.3 miles. He also includes Buffalo Wild Wings as a positive in the neighborhood, so... disagree.


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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    He should've just said 1/2 of the neighborhood is in a 100 year flood plain that floods every 10 years, so the level of awesomeness is limited. However, for 6 or 7 days every year the level is off the charts.



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    Re: Jack Trice Review

    Really liked all of review !But love that there are not bars and such in the area ! :)



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