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    anybody else see this?

    HBO real sports with gumble to gumble had a special about okie state and boone pickens. pretty neat stuff. talks about all the upgrades and money he is spending for them to win and win now. goes on to talk about michigan spending something like 214 mil for the big house and osu spending over 200 mil on the horseshoe. makes our 19 mil look pretty small.


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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU BET View Post
    HBO real sports with gumble to gumble had a special about okie state and boone pickens. pretty neat stuff. talks about all the upgrades and money he is spending for them to win and win now. goes on to talk about michigan spending something like 214 mil for the big house and osu spending over 200 mil on the horseshoe. makes our 19 mil look pretty small.
    Here's the thing - when we're trying to build a program, is gold plated toilets really necessary?


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    Re: anybody else see this?

    no but autoflush is a plus


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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger7203 View Post
    no but autoflush is a plus
    Agreed



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Maybe the motion sensor sinks, too.



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Is that 214 million total? We are just upgrading now and over all I'm sure overall we have spent more than 19 million.



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Well, the construction cost of the stadium was only $7.6 Million in early '70s dollars, the press box cost $6.2 Million, so I can't imagine it's a whole lot more than that.


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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Benny34 View Post
    Is that 214 million total? We are just upgrading now and over all I'm sure overall we have spent more than 19 million.
    Nope, thats 214 in renovations alone, and according to the link below, that's now up to 226 mil. It also explains what they're going to do with all that money.

    Michigan Stadium Renovation | Project Description


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    That looks awesome.



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger7203 View Post
    no but autoflush is a plus
    It is, unless it's a #2, the sensor is extremely sensitive, and you lean forward and it flushes while you're sitting there. That's a creepy feeling


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    Just man up and flush the dang toilet! That's why they provide you with free anti-bacterial soap, to wash your hands!



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone08 View Post
    Nope, thats 214 in renovations alone, and according to the link below, that's now up to 226 mil. It also explains what they're going to do with all that money.

    Michigan Stadium Renovation | Project Description
    It's not too difficult when you have as many season ticket holders as they do and your stadium holds 100k+ people.



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Flush it with your foot.



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    Re: anybody else see this?

    Just no tapping your feet or wide stances please!!


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    Boy, its amazing what we find to discuss during the off-season!



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