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    Re: New Facility Tour

    God that video player is terrible.



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    Survive until the end is more like it


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    Re: New Facility Tour

    Did I hear tunnel? freaking a awesome.



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    I heard tunnel. Verrrry curious.


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    Re: New Facility Tour

    hello there tunnel! NOICE!



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    Re: New Facility Tour

    Info has been floated around here for a while.

    Quote Originally Posted by BirdOfWar View Post
    Do you care to give any more details about the tunnel? I'm very curious about that.
    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    Goes into the NW hillside. Comes out on the ramp, just above the videoboard piling. Not much else to know.




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    Re: New Facility Tour

    Is it going to have a train like the Chunnel? Or just ill-tempered mutated sea bass with fricking lasers on their heads?


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    Re: New Facility Tour

    So if I head correctly it's going to come out facing the pillar for the screboard. That should have good visual interest on gameday. Just don't run into the scoreboard guys.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    So if I head correctly it's going to come out facing the pillar for the screboard. That should have good visual interest on gameday. Just don't run into the scoreboard guys.
    Not nearly as forgiving as the goal post.


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    Re: New Facility Tour

    I thought the tunnel thing was a pretty well known fact. Wasn't there a schematic released a long time ago?



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    Re: New Facility Tour

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    I thought the tunnel thing was a pretty well known fact. Wasn't there a schematic released a long time ago?
    Yes, it's in the original press release (June 08, 2011):

    http://www.cyclones.com/pdf8/782320.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=10700



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    I thought the tunnel thing was a pretty well known fact. Wasn't there a schematic released a long time ago?
    For a while it was rumored to have gone away due to too much mechanical in the hill.


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    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    For a while it was rumored to have gone away due to too much mechanical in the hill.
    I was under the impression that was the reason it couldn't go straight through the hill and come out at field level. The tunnel was planned to come out at the top of the ramp and we still get the McCarney era walk down (on the opposite side) that everybody loved along with the tunnel.



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