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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by farminclone View Post
    Like I have said before, I am just fine with this move as long as we step up our Homecoming festivities.

    The excuse for having a poor homecoming was always that we had VEISHEA and we ended up doing a very average job at both celebrations.

    Let's make HC awesome now.
    HC will not change. Must avoid the party animals....must avoid the drinkers....


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    I'm sure there were people on the deck of the Titanic screaming about why the crew wasn't trying to fix the hole in the hull.

    Sometimes things aren't able to be saved. Sometimes they're not worth being saved.
    Yea, yea, yea, we know you hate VEISHEA and have wanted it gone since the dawn of man.


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonetrombone View Post
    So if a riot happens next year without the event... what is the solution?
    tear gas, severe beatings, expulsions, and lots and lots of jail time.

    If the festival formerly known as VEISHEA ever has a chance of coming back in any form whatsoever in the future, it would be killed forever by another riot next year.


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by farminclone View Post
    Like I have said before, I am just fine with this move as long as we step up our Homecoming festivities.

    The excuse for having a poor homecoming was always that we had VEISHEA and we ended up doing a very average job at both celebrations.

    Let's make HC awesome now.
    I hope you are right, but Homecoming has become so self-contained in the Greek system as it is now that it would take a ton of work and more than a few years to bring non-Greeks into the fold.


    Last edited by CyFan61; 08-07-2014 at 10:59 AM.

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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Yea, yea, yea, we know you hate VEISHEA and have wanted it gone since the dawn of man.
    not at all. I have enjoyed lots of VEISHEA's. It's just not worth it anymore, though.


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Did Cyclone Alley apologize for the cancellation of Veishea yet?



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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
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    "I'm announcing today that Veishea is ended and the names Veishea is retired."
    Damn kids.


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Unfortunately rioting became the biggest tradition associated with VEISHEA.

    I love partying it up and getting a little silly with my booze, but arbitrarily destroying property is stupid. I say good riddance.




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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Why criticize Tom Hill and Dr. Leath? Criticize the idiots who ruined VIESHEA by committing riot and vandalism. Stop enabling excuses of "I was just there and witnessing the scene", "I merely passed by", "it was normal for kids to get drunk".



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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    I know that the kids getting blamed are the ones responsible for this year's riots, but weren't there riots in the 80s and 90s? It seems like a lot of people need to be blamed.



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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    I also hate the fact that they are calling it Veishea now instead of VEISHEA


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    I am going to laugh when a riot happens next year.


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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    I also hate the fact that they are calling it Veishea now instead of VEISHEA
    Pretty sure it's spelled Viesha.



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    Re: RIP, Veishea

    To quote the great Charlton Heston at the end of Planet of the Apes,

    "You finally really did it! You maniacs! You blew it up! Ahhh....damn you! GOD DAMN YOU ALL TO HELLLLLL!"



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