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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by jkclone View Post
    How? When I am 21 I definitely will drink. It isn't the drinking itself that I have a problem with. I have a problem when people drink to much and then puke on every toilet in our dorm.
    A friend of mine had never had jack Daniels before and did like 8 shots. He didn't make it to the toilet. Bathroom smelled like jack for the rest of the weekend.



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    Are we still arguing about the same stuff? Or something different now?
    Did RV thread ever get 1k posts in three days?



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    I have finally read the whole thread. It can be closed and deleted now. Thanks for your participation!

    I've actually been thinking about how much larger events with much rowdier crowd members don't become riots (or melees or whatever...) I go to Sturgis for the rally regularly, the numbers are always estimated in the hundreds of thousands. I think there's a bar every 15-20 feet. Try to argue that a 19yr old college kid parties harder than some of the bikers. While there have been incidents in the past, it is generally pretty tame. Is it b/c no one is rushing in to stop the party? Or that the police presence is very visible? Or an older crowd is just more responsible? (Jimlad that last one, go watch one episode of Full Throttle for examples of way too many bad decisions being made by "adults"...)


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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    Are we still arguing about the same stuff? Or something different now?

    I think it's now about whether you'd rather be hit in the head by a full beer can or a stop sign.

    Wait, maybe that's the other thread.



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by dunar View Post
    I have finally read the whole thread. It can be closed and deleted now. Thanks for your participation!

    I've actually been thinking about how much larger events with much rowdier crowd members don't become riots (or melees or whatever...) I go to Sturgis for the rally regularly, the numbers are always estimated in the hundreds of thousands. I think there's a bar every 15-20 feet. Try to argue that a 19yr old college kid parties harder than some of the bikers. While there have been incidents in the past, it is generally pretty tame. Is it b/c no one is rushing in to stop the party? Or that the police presence is very visible? Or an older crowd is just more responsible? (Jimlad that last one, go watch one episode of Full Throttle for examples of way too many bad decisions being made by "adults"...)
    I think this is partially true. Additionally it isn't as 'cool' or whatever to destroy things when you get older. There isn't the desire to do stuff like that or be a part of something like that. Additionally the older you get the more you realize the consequences. People were being destructive because they thought they could get away with being destructive. (some will get away with it) And finally older people tend to weigh what they would lose more heavily than college age students.

    The people that engage in these destructive activities, are people who think they won't get caught (or worth the risk of getting caught) and think others will be impressed or entertained by their actions. Their rationality is limited to the present. They do what they think will be the best or coolest thing for them right now. #YOLO



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Jordanj6502 View Post
    I think this is partially true. Additionally it isn't as 'cool' or whatever to destroy things when you get older. There isn't the desire to do stuff like that or be a part of something like that. Additionally the older you get the more you realize the consequences. People were being destructive because they thought they could get away with being destructive. (some will get away with it) And finally older people tend to weigh what they would lose more heavily than college age students.

    The people that engage in these destructive activities, are people who think they won't get caught (or worth the risk of getting caught) and think others will be impressed or entertained by their actions. Their rationality is limited to the present. They do what they think will be the best or coolest thing for them right now. #YOLO

    So, why this year? And why on a Tuesday? And why didn't we see cars tipped and poles knocked over last year? Does it mostly come down to nice weather during a late VEISHEA?



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Earlier when people were talking about the one video and the dope who was out dancing/inciting people...they got him:

    Also arrested was Mark Ribbeck, 20, of Ames, on a charge of harassment of a public official.
    Huff said Ribbeck stepped out from the crowd into the gap between the crowd and police officers and began dancing around and taunting officers, causing the crowd to get even more riled up.- See more at: http://amestrib.com/news/ames-and-st....HGSIkTKC.dpuf



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    Earlier when people were talking about the one video and the dope who was out dancing/inciting people...they got him:

    Also arrested was Mark Ribbeck, 20, of Ames, on a charge of harassment of a public official.
    Huff said Ribbeck stepped out from the crowd into the gap between the crowd and police officers and began dancing around and taunting officers, causing the crowd to get even more riled up.- See more at: http://amestrib.com/news/ames-and-st....HGSIkTKC.dpuf
    That is awesome. So glad that happened.



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Serious question - is 7 cops on duty normal for a town the size of Ames? That doesn't seem like very many to me. I feel like there were times that I could drive down Lincoln Way from South Dakota to Duff and see almost that many in one trip.

    Although I guess this was at 11 P.M. though, not the middle of the day.
    They were probably saving their hours for later in the week.


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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonin View Post
    That is awesome. So glad that happened.
    Same. That guy was being a tool.


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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    So, why this year? And why on a Tuesday? And why didn't we see cars tipped and poles knocked over last year? Does it mostly come down to nice weather during a late VEISHEA?
    Nice weather really helps.

    Looks like David had the worst charges filed against him so far. Going out with a bang.


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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    Earlier when people were talking about the one video and the dope who was out dancing/inciting people...they got him:

    Also arrested was Mark Ribbeck, 20, of Ames, on a charge of harassment of a public official.
    Huff said Ribbeck stepped out from the crowd into the gap between the crowd and police officers and began dancing around and taunting officers, causing the crowd to get even more riled up.- See more at: http://amestrib.com/news/ames-and-st....HGSIkTKC.dpuf
    That's great. Screw that guy.



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    That's great. Screw that guy.
    that guy looks like a winner.



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Quote Originally Posted by CapnCy View Post
    Earlier when people were talking about the one video and the dope who was out dancing/inciting people...they got him:

    Also arrested was Mark Ribbeck, 20, of Ames, on a charge of harassment of a public official.
    Huff said Ribbeck stepped out from the crowd into the gap between the crowd and police officers and began dancing around and taunting officers, causing the crowd to get even more riled up.- See more at: http://amestrib.com/news/ames-and-st....HGSIkTKC.dpuf
    Is ISU legally required to release his transcript to his next school?



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    Re: *** OFFICIAL VEISHEA WEEK 2014 THREAD ***

    Attempted tearer apart the street sign guy made a good move by turning himself in. Cited instead of arrested.



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