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    Re: In Lexington

    So I'm looking out my room and it overlooks the bar/restaurant in the Hyatt. It's packed, two hours out. There are mobile bars in the lobby. The hotel is connected by this "mall", and it is crazy busy. I'm getting really pumped. Some little hottie was going to sell me her brother's ticket, but she wanted face, which was $40. I'm guessing that I can get in much cheaper if I wait until tip. (And no, I'm sure I had nooooo chance.)



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    Make sure you come back here and tell us it was a disappointment after having been to Hilton for the TA&MCC game.


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    Re: In Lexington

    So far people are really nice but these benches are made for my 10 year old.



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    I stayed there once on a game day...cool as it's attached to a mall and they basically do indoor tailgating.
    Also, there is a restaurant about a block away on the corner...had unreal good food...I ate there 4 times in my short stay...can remember the name, but the outside is brown and has a bar in it, but is a more upscale place...watch the game there if not in person.



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    Re: In Lexington

    I've got a project in Louisville now....I definitely plan on making a game during an upcoming trip there. Even in Non conference, I love going to games of other teams to check out their venues.

    If given the opportunity, I'd jump at seeing Rupp.


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    Re: In Lexington

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    I stayed there once on a game day...cool as it's attached to a mall and they basically do indoor tailgating.
    Also, there is a restaurant about a block away on the corner...had unreal good food...I ate there 4 times in my short stay...can remember the name, but the outside is brown and has a bar in it, but is a more upscale place...watch the game there if not in person.
    deSha's is most likely the restaurant you're talking about.



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    Re: In Lexington

    Tell us how loud the crowd was.


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    Re: In Lexington

    Quote Originally Posted by getcloned View Post
    deSha's is most likely the restaurant you're talking about.
    YES! I was racking my brain, but too lazy to google map it. Great food. They had a prime rib sandwich when i went that I still crave.



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    Re: In Lexington

    It was never loud, and no real chants other than C-A-T-S, and White, Blue. They covered the lights and had spotlights and fireworks at the beginning, so that was cool. They don't have a central scoreboard, they have four corner video boards that are old technology. Apparently they are going to be redoing Rupp soon.

    It's the homer in me, but give me Hilton over this or Phog Allen. The only thing they have is "more seats" and history. But Rupp is younger than Hilton. I actually thought Rupp looked a lot like the Well in DSM. And like Kinnick, the footprint isn't any bigger than what we got, they just utilize bench seats and crunch you front to back to add rows and seats.



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    Re: In Lexington

    I was there on business when the 5 or 6 players all announced they were going to the NBA in 2012. We were at a restaurant when the press conference came on. The place went to dead silence to crowd up to the bar watch.

    I'll be spending the night in Lexington Saturday on my way to Blacksburg to see my parents for Thanksgiving.


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    Re: In Lexington

    Yes, you should go.



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