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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    Good point. Maybe more lots on campus open up. Otherwise, I don't know what the plan will be or if people just have to fend for themselves.
    I'd bet on parking at the MU or the bigger lots on campus and CyRide being used to move people back and forth.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    I'd bet on parking at the MU or the bigger lots on campus and CyRide being used to move people back and forth.
    K-Mart shuttle, maybe?


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    We see a lot of people walking to/from the Hyvee parking lot; it's a little closer than KMart...



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    It bites the big one when grass lots are closed. Really reduces the pregame festivities for many. There wa more than one game during a season not long ago, that lots were closed. We ended up parking/tailgating at PEB parking lot on campus for the UNI game that year. . Definately not the same experience.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    It sucks balls when they close the lots. I remember the 2009 UNI game, and luckily we got relocated spots, but it was in no way, shape or form a place able to be tailgated in



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    We see a lot of people walking to/from the Hyvee parking lot; it's a little closer than KMart...
    Hy-Vee's in a tough spot on this one, since Saturday is one of their biggest days. They really can't have that lot tied up for 4 hours like that.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    The cars usually park in the upper half of the lot, which I suppose technically belongs to HyVee, but is used by Hobby Lobby customers and HyVee employees. Tailgating isn't an option, but they have run a shuttle from there once or twice in recent memory.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Hy-Vee's in a tough spot on this one, since Saturday is one of their biggest days. They really can't have that lot tied up for 4 hours like that.
    Good thing K-Mart doesn't have a problem like that to worry about.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Good thing K-Mart doesn't have a problem like that to worry about.
    They're happy to see cars down there.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    They're happy to see cars down there.
    I can just imagine the employees at the door frothing over the idea of actually having customers come into the store...and then they all walk past without going in.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Good thing K-Mart doesn't have a problem like that to worry about.
    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    They're happy to see cars down there.
    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I can just imagine the employees at the door frothing over the idea of actually having customers come into the store...and then they all walk past without going in.
    This made me LOL!



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I can just imagine the employees at the door frothing over the idea of actually having customers come into the store...and then they all walk past without going in.
    The red vests turn oh so blue.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I can just imagine the employees at the door frothing over the idea of actually having customers come into the store...and then they all walk past without going in.
    Last couple of years they have had a significant number of people park in the Kmart lot and tailgate there; driving beer and tailgate supply sales. They don't normally get much business though and operate with a fairly skeletal crew and were completely overwhelmed the one Saturday that I went in while tailgating was going on.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    We see a lot of people walking to/from the Hyvee parking lot; it's a little closer than KMart...
    Dot lot the best



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