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    ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    ESPN's Ubben is asking all Iowa State fans to share sights to see, game-day tips or food, tell us where to go for a good weekend in Ames.

    Iowa State fans: Introduce us to Ames - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

    Let's represent cyclONEnation well!



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    A beat-down on the court as well as the field will make a perfect gift.




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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    "And for WVU fans who start to miss home, a quick detour to the west leads to Boone, where any West Virginny hillbilly will feel more at home"




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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    I see via the twitter that somebody told Ubbs that Applebees is a good place to watch a game? Has Ames fallen so fast since I've been gone?



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Actually WV visitors would feel right at home anywhere between Fraser and Lehigh. There would be no language or cultural differences. Well, maybe WVians do not toss tennis shoes over tree limbs.



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    I see via the twitter that somebody told Ubbs that Applebees is a good place to watch a game? Has Ames fallen so fast since I've been gone?
    No. Ames has better food options today than when I was in school. There are two explanations behind this suggestion:

    1) Complete and total idiot.

    2) Hawkeye troll.

    One is as likely as the other.


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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    For those WVU fans that never had the chance, the new Ames Junior High may be a good starting point for their Tour de Ames.



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    No. Ames has better food options today than when I was in school. There are two explanations behind this suggestion:

    1) Complete and total idiot.

    2) Hawkeye troll.

    One is as likely as the other.
    You forgot:

    3) both.



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    I don't know of anywhere that serves roadkill in Ames that WVU fans could go to.


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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    I don't know of anywhere that serves roadkill in Ames that WVU fans could go to.
    Applebee's.





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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffreyisu View Post
    ESPN's Ubben is asking all Iowa State fans to share sights to see, game-day tips or food, tell us where to go for a good weekend in Ames.

    Iowa State fans: Introduce us to Ames - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

    Let's represent cyclONEnation well!
    WVU and TCU fans, please ignore the denigrating posts being posted. I, and I'm sure most of Cyclone fans, welcome you to the Big XII and are excited about having two outstanding programs join our conference.

    The posters I mentioned forget that it's just as easy to make fun of us Iowans with our farms, hog lots, etc.


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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    No. Ames has better food options today than when I was in school. There are two explanations behind this suggestion:

    1) Complete and total idiot.

    2) Hawkeye troll.

    One is as likely as the other.
    Quote Originally Posted by HOTDON View Post
    You forgot:

    3) both.
    I believe this is redundant.



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    It's a fairly new place, but if you guys haven't tried it, Oddfellows Burger Kitchen (north of North Grand Mall) opened recently and is quite amazing.

    Odd Fellows

    Take a look at some of those burgers:

    This one uses glazed donuts as the buns:


    I had this next one and it was amazing. It uses grilled cheese:


    They also have a blue alcoholic drink that is served in a Mason Jar. When I turn 21, I'm trying it.


    Last edited by ZachsterPoke; 03-02-2012 at 09:09 AM.


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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by ZachsterPoke View Post
    They also have a blue alcoholic drink that is served in a Mason Jar. When I turn 21, I'm trying it.
    Sounds like mountaineer poision. You better watch yourself



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    Re: ESPN asking Iowa State fans to Introduce WVU and TCU to Ames

    The burning streets of Welch Ave. during Veisha should pass as home for WVU.



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