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    Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    I personally think it interesting that since CF was founded we have seen fan excitement and attendance has increased dramatically Obviously, CF started about the same time as JP, so much gratitude to JP for all the work he has done to get ISU to this point. Still, I wonder if CF has helped it along and to what extent.

    So often we here about all the bad about message boards, but lets face it that these are fans talking about their team. CF provides a central place for Cyclone fans to go and build a community where before the fan base was all over the place. Uniting the fans has been the benefit I think.



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Hats off to CW and the CF family!



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    so you're saying CLONECONES caused the recent success?




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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    At the very least, it has allowed me to keep up with ISU news down here in Texas. Without this site, I'd have no idea what was going on in regards to the athletes except for what the announcers on TV were telling me.



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    I personally think it interesting that since CF was founded we have seen fan excitement and attendance has increased dramatically Obviously, CF started about the same time as JP, so much gratitude to JP for all the work he has done to get ISU to this point. Still, I wonder if CF has helped it along and to what extent.

    So often we here about all the bad about message boards, but lets face it that these are fans talking about their team. CF provides a central place for Cyclone fans to go and build a community where before the fan base was all over the place. Uniting the fans has been the benefit I think.

    amen couldn't of said it better.


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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    CF certainly makes it easier to get information, which makes it easier for people to become fans.



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    so you're saying CLONECONES caused the recent success?
    The trend in success started one day before the CLONECONES arrived.


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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Has to have helped. Cyclone fans have a place to get info, and every Clone here knows that there's an enthusiastic bunch of Cyclone fans out there, so they aren't the only ones. It's a lot easier to be a fan when you know there are other ones.


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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Plus CF led me to the game of Mafia.


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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Sorry, the population of CF is a fraction of those in Jack Trice on gameday. No, I'm not going to look up the # of members on CF and subtract the out-of-staters, trolls, etc. But I think the rise of the Cyclone fanbase correlates more closely to the arrival of Paul Rhoads. After all, CF existed P.C. (Pre-Chizik)



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYme View Post
    Hats off to CW and the CF family!
    Williams did not start CF. took it over like 3 years after its origination.



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Quote Originally Posted by stevefrench View Post
    Williams did not start CF. took it over like 3 years after its origination.

    True, but by adding CW to CF this site took off to a whole new level. CW is the CPR of CF.


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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRulzzz View Post
    True, but by adding CW to CF this site took off to a whole new level. CW is the CPR of CF.
    so we should credit CW for the stands being full on saturdays and better product on the field?

    seems legit....



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    I absolutely think its played a part. Are CF members just a portion of the fanbase? Sure. But they are the fans that bring other fans, the fans that help push the momentum in the rest of the fanbase. The Fanatics.

    Hell, without CF i'm sure a lot of people here wouldve completely checked out of cyclone athletics during the mcdermott era.



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    Re: Role of CycloneFanatic in ISU's recent success?

    Quote Originally Posted by stevefrench View Post
    so we should credit CW for the stands being full on saturdays and better product on the field?

    seems legit....

    I was just saying what CW has done for this site adding more content and a site upgrade (with help of others) is similar to upgrade the FB has made under CPR. WTF is your deal?


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