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    Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    I have been wanting to post this but I have been staying away from the football threads because of all the whining going on Chizik's first year and don't want to puke on my computer. But, now that Nebraska has got our attention for now, I thought I would post about a conversation I had with a Jack Trice stadium supervisor on Saturday.....

    I was sitting in my seat about 45 minutes before kickoff and some of the stadium employees were using squeegies(sp) to push the water to the drains on the upper deck to get rid of water puddles. There supervisor walks over to me and proceeds to tell me that they have to do this because when they engineered the stadium, they put the drains on the upper deck so it drains out somewhere where it could be a safety hazard. He then proceeds to say the idiot engineer was an ISU graduate. Then he goes off on a rant about how much he dislikes Pollard because of allowing 8,000 EIU fans to buy season tickets and now we sit empty on games days besides EIU. He then says that Pollard is a greedy ***** who thinks of noone but himself. I told him he is smoking crack if he thinks 8,000 EIU fans bought tickets and that Pollard was a genius in my book. So then he says even though Pollard says he wouldn't sell single tickets he obviously did. Finally I asked the D-bag if he was a Pukeye fan and he gave me a dirty look and walked off since he knew he wasn't going to blow smoke up my arse. What the heck kind of service people do they hire for game days anyways. That was 100% idiot who was a supervisor for crying out loud.




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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesrule91 View Post
    Then he goes off on a rant about how much he dislikes Pollard because of allowing 8,000 EIU fans to buy season tickets and now we sit empty on games days besides EIU.

    Did he look at the crowd Saturday. I was pleasantly surprised at the attendance (at least to start) given the season thus far, the opponent and the weather.

    Take a pic next time and send it JP.



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    He had to do something with his EIU education.


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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    University of Iowa Grad. Stadium Crew supervisor. Makes sense to me.



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    Did he look like this?



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    They hire people that will work for $7 an hour, that is the type you usually get for that wage.


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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    There is a reason Pollard has the job he has and the stadium squeegie boy has the job he does.



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    Chief water redirection engineer with emphasis in squeegeeing.

    Unfortunately, that's a grad degree at iowa.



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    There's a reason guys like that are squeegeeing our football stadium......





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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneFan65 View Post
    Did he look like this?


    Ok thats bad. I laughed because i wasnt expecting that. But thats bad.



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    95% of the Iowa Fans I know or have met are not Iowa Grads....But that attitude is quite representative of their ilk.



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

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    Did he look like this?


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    HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHA POST OF THE YEAR!



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesrule91 View Post
    I have been wanting to post this but I have been staying away from the football threads because of all the whining going on Chizik's first year and don't want to puke on my computer. But, now that Nebraska has got our attention for now, I thought I would post about a conversation I had with a Jack Trice stadium supervisor on Saturday.....

    I was sitting in my seat about 45 minutes before kickoff and some of the stadium employees were using squeegies(sp) to push the water to the drains on the upper deck to get rid of water puddles. There supervisor walks over to me and proceeds to tell me that they have to do this because when they engineered the stadium, they put the drains on the upper deck so it drains out somewhere where it could be a safety hazard. He then proceeds to say the idiot engineer was an ISU graduate. Then he goes off on a rant about how much he dislikes Pollard because of allowing 8,000 EIU fans to buy season tickets and now we sit empty on games days besides EIU. He then says that Pollard is a greedy ***** who thinks of noone but himself. I told him he is smoking crack if he thinks 8,000 EIU fans bought tickets and that Pollard was a genius in my book. So then he says even though Pollard says he wouldn't sell single tickets he obviously did. Finally I asked the D-bag if he was a Pukeye fan and he gave me a dirty look and walked off since he knew he wasn't going to blow smoke up my arse. What the heck kind of service people do they hire for game days anyways. That was 100% idiot who was a supervisor for crying out loud.

    I thought those people were working off their community service requirements



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    Re: Stadium supervisor conversation on Saturday.

    i bet JP has this guy working harder now than ever before.... sounds like new boss resentment.

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