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    The Swamp

    I had an all expenses paid trip this holliday weekend to the Florida vs. FSU game.

    Pretty good gig, one of my college friends works for Miller Brewing in Ocala FL. They were doing a promotion with Maxim Magazine and their "Hometown Hotties." (yes, the scenery was very good)

    With all the great things that came along with that, my point of this posting is that no matter what a certain other in the state schools fans think, gametime experience in Kinnick isn't even comparable to what the Swamp offers. Not even close.

    Every defensive down is louder than I have ever heard at Kinnick (and of course, JT) Third downs are downright deafening, as in your ears hurt.

    The Gator "Chomp" is a lot more than an arms extended clap, so what we (and the Hawks, etc) do doesn't really compare. Theirs is more of a production, and coordinated so everybody is doing the same thing at the same time. Its very impressive, probably the most impressive "chant" I have seen.

    We were with a mixed group, about 1/2 Florida fans and 1/2 Seminoles. The Miller girls I were with at the game were from FSU. All in all the fans I were around were pretty tolerant of the other schools fans, just the normal joking.


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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    We were with a mixed group, about 1/2 Florida fans and 1/2 Seminoles. The Miller girls I were with at the game were from FSU. All in all the fans I were around were pretty tolerant of the other schools fans, just the normal joking.
    Any flashing?



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    Re: The Swamp

    Thanks for the update, but why would we care how the swamp compares to Kinnick?



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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    I had an all expenses paid trip this holliday weekend to the Florida vs. FSU game.

    Pretty good gig, one of my college friends works for Miller Brewing in Ocala FL. They were doing a promotion with Maxim Magazine and their "Hometown Hotties." (yes, the scenery was very good)

    With all the great things that came along with that, my point of this posting is that no matter what a certain other in the state schools fans think, gametime experience in Kinnick isn't even comparable to what the Swamp offers. Not even close.

    Every defensive down is louder than I have ever heard at Kinnick (and of course, JT) Third downs are downright deafening, as in your ears hurt.

    The Gator "Chomp" is a lot more than an arms extended clap, so what we (and the Hawks, etc) do doesn't really compare. Theirs is more of a production, and coordinated so everybody is doing the same thing at the same time. Its very impressive, probably the most impressive "chant" I have seen.

    We were with a mixed group, about 1/2 Florida fans and 1/2 Seminoles. The Miller girls I were with at the game were from FSU. All in all the fans I were around were pretty tolerant of the other schools fans, just the normal joking.


    Oh yeah, Tebow is good. He would get my vote for the Heismann.

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    Re: The Swamp

    Was Jen Sterger there?


    Last edited by SuperCy; 11-26-2007 at 11:40 AM.

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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    Was Jen Sterger there?
    Was she the winner last year? If so yes, she doesn't look the same in person. I think she was better in person than her picture. I can't remember her name, but that sounds right. To be honest, a couple of Maxim girls doing the promo (UF students) were at least just as talented.

    Our tailgate was right behind the swamp. The promotion Friday night was at Gator City. Walked thru the Grog, and a couple other bars. Balls was crazy packed Friday night.

    Not sure who "Mr. Two Bits" was. I was a bit under the influence and heavily "distracted" most of the weekend.



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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    Our tailgate was right behind the swamp. The promotion Friday night was at Gator City. Walked thru the Grog, and a couple other bars. Balls was crazy packed Friday night.

    Not sure who "Mr. Two Bits" was. I was a bit under the influence and heavily "distracted" most of the weekend.
    Balls is a good spot too, little small though... I had heard Mr. Two Bits 'retired' but wasn't sure... He is an older man in with a yellow shirt orange and blue tie, would go around the stadium leading the two bits, four bits cheer... makes me miss G'ville!



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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    Was Jen Sterger there?
    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    Was she the winner last year? If so yes, she doesn't look the same in person. I think she was better in person than her picture. I can't remember her name, but that sounds right. To be honest, a couple of Maxim girls doing the promo (UF students) were at least just as talented.

    Our tailgate was right behind the swamp. The promotion Friday night was at Gator City. Walked thru the Grog, and a couple other bars. Balls was crazy packed Friday night.

    Not sure who "Mr. Two Bits" was. I was a bit under the influence and heavily "distracted" most of the weekend.
    She's one of the FSU Cowgirls. Look her up. You'll be glad you did.



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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    She's one of the FSU Cowgirls. Look her up. You'll be glad you did.
    Nope. She wasn't at our tailgate or promotions. A few of the ones that were are just as nice.



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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Any flashing?

    you perv



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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by goldmember View Post
    Thanks for the update, but why would we care how the swamp compares to Kinnick?
    That's what I was thinking. Weird.



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    Re: The Swamp

    A few years ago I drove through UF on my way back from Daytona; their campus is very nice. I stopped by "The Swamp" but was unable to go inside.



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    Re: The Swamp

    Quote Originally Posted by goldmember View Post
    Thanks for the update, but why would we care how the swamp compares to Kinnick?
    I can't count the amount of times I've been told by Hawk fans that Kinnick is one of the toughest, loudest, bestest home field advantage in the land.



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    Quote Originally Posted by vanillathrilla View Post
    A few years ago I drove through UF on my way back from Daytona; their campus is very nice. I stopped by "The Swamp" but was unable to go inside.

    I am really suprised you weren't able to get in... It is normally open untill dark every day. There is always people running the stairs, sometimes even sneaking on for some touch football...



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    Any flashing?
    When I first came to this board, I disliked your posts. Now I often go out of my way to read them; 80% chance I laugh out loud.



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