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    Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

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    Veterans Auditorium Renamed! - Entertainment News Story - KCCI Des Moines



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    CCCUCC-hvs1955
    Wow, even the acronym is a mouthfull.


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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    CCCUCC is quite an acronym. How about U4C or CU4?

    Is there enough room to put the name up?


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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    Lame.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    I'm not sure the headline on KCCI's site really needed an exclamation point, but whatever works.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    CCCUCC-hvs1955
    Wow, even the acronym is a mouthfull.
    Wow, I don't know how they came up with something that bad without the assistance of the good people of Iowa Corn.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    I don't like it... Vets will always be Vets to me. But then again, the inside is completely different and not the same as what it used to be.


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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    The name is stupid but it is a good thing, it gave the veterans group $25k while they werent getting squat for it being named Vets auditorium.


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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    I realize they wanted to have the entire name in there but why didn't they just rename it the Community Choice Convention Center or the 4 C's.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    I tried to pronounce it. All I got was a loogie.


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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    The name is stupid but it is a good thing, it gave the veterans group $25k while they werent getting squat for it being named Vets auditorium.
    $2.5m over 10 year is a quarter million a year plus the $25,00 check.

    *Unless of course they get none of that 2.5m...which I guess is possible if the City of Des Moines keeps it or Polk County.

    That said, Vets still should have been shown a wrecking ball.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    FAIL....almost as big of a fail as the new CyHawk trophy was.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    That said, Vets still should have been shown a wrecking ball.
    Agreed.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    $2.5m over 10 year is a quarter million a year plus the $25,00 check.

    *Unless of course they get none of that 2.5m...which I guess is possible if the City of Des Moines keeps it or Polk County.

    That said, Vets still should have been shown a wrecking ball.
    That's what I would assume. The county sold the naming rights. Considering the original name, they had to do something for the Vets, hence the $25k.



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    Re: Veteran's Auditorium is renamed

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    Complete total waste. Goes to show everything has a price. Even the vets can be bought.



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