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    Obama's Visit

    Just walked to campus at 730. Pretty neat site. Ames PD every 50 feet or so, security being prepped for entrance. Big machines and buses blocking lots of space. Line of a hundred or more on Morrill drive. Pretty cool event, regardless of party. Wish these things happened when I was in school.



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    I'll show up to an event when they manage to get Metallica to play on central campus



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    Well we know where the cops are, party at my place!


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    Will this be streamed any where?



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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Wife and I are about to head over there. Not all that excited to stand there for an hour to get in and then 2.5 hours before he talks but we think it's worth it to actually be able to see him compared to standing god knows how far away and just see some black guy on a stage.



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    I will be on campus soon and will have to check this out! I would like to see Obama speak too but I didn't care to wait a long time to get a ticket. Here's to hoping there is a way I can walk up when the time comes (not holding my breath on it)


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    Any updates on the line situation? Wife and I can't head over till around 10:30.



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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Wow.....crazy to hear all the happenings. My brother had to ask secret service permission just to get to his bike.


    I'm glad I saw him speak on central campus when he was a candidate and we could just lay out on the lawn with no tickets....very laid back compared to now.


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    If anyone could post pictures too of how things are set up, that would be cool.


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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Hmmm. Obama on campus < Iowa State preview on FSM.



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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    If anyone could post pictures too of how things are set up, that would be cool.
    I hear Guantanamo is nice this time of year


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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    I'm glad I saw him speak on central campus when he was a candidate and we could just lay out on the lawn with no tickets....very laid back compared to now.
    Yes, I remember going too. It was still a zoo because there was SO many people that showed up, but the preparations were nothing like what it sounds like today.


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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Line is now wrapping around agronomy along osbourne



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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    Line is now wrapping around agronomy along osbourne
    Anyone know if you'll be able to see anything without a ticket. My dick professor cancelled class today,today so I didnt bother getting one.



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    Re: Obama's Visit

    Well its a good thing kids don't go to classes these days!


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