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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    I keep thinking now that they have their parking garage, St. Thomas Aquinas should charge people to park there on the morning games since they would be gone by Mass time.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    Season opener for UNI a few years back the grass lots were closed. Parked at Kmart and walked. Had done that before but not with a 3 and 1 year old. Won't do that again
    Was this 2009? It rained all night and most of the morning. If it weren't for that rain i wouldn't own the tent I bought that morning. Wasnt going to let some rain ruin a bachelor party. We made it into the grass lot south of The Jack before it was closed.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    I keep thinking now that they have their parking garage, St. Thomas Aquinas should charge people to park there on the morning games since they would be gone by Mass time.
    There could still be weddings. I know, sacrilege to get married on a home football weekend.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    And I appear to have screwed myself. I won't be able to get there until 9:30 or 10 so I gave my pass to my folks for one of their friends. Thought was I'd still be able to get in a grass lot and walk to our tailgate. Hope they are open!!!
    Park on campus. All of the reserved (red) and gen staff (yellow) lots are open on weekends. Metered spaces in those lots are 24/7 and you can't load up the meters, so if you park in those you'll get a ticket.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    South side. Was there all 3 days including today. Tuesday had to drive through multiple areas of standing water and entire area was mud and could only move in 4 wheel drive. Countless people with front wheel drive vehicles stuck in mud on Tuesday. Yesterday wasn't as bad but there was still lots of mud and standing water in the south lots. Today was an absolute mess and part of reason why it was cancelled today.

    North the lots weren't in too bad of shape yesterday as they didn't get a lot of use on Tuesday.
    Wow, I guess I got lucky, I usually park on the South side but for no particular reason I went North this year.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Carpool with paved lot donors...


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Damn my dyslexia! I thought this thread was titled "JP tweet re: lotsa grass Sat"



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    I was always told by my father if there's grass on the field, play ball... If there's no grass, play in the mud..



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    I assume G6 is fine?



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by liljones13 View Post
    I was always told by my father if there's grass on the field, play ball... If there's no grass, play in the mud..
    Words to live by there.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    If G7 ends up closed, what happens? Do we just have to fend for ourselves?



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    G6 should be fine, technically gravel. G7 if closed I believe they usually take a portion of the public parking by Hilton and use that as the alternate G7 donor spaces. Not the same, but will keep you closer than where'd you be otherwise.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    G6 should be fine, technically gravel. G7 if closed I believe they usually take a portion of the public parking by Hilton and use that as the alternate G7 donor spaces. Not the same, but will keep you closer than where'd you be otherwise.
    Why couldn't they at the very least put G7 in Vet Med. Sure, its not near as close, but its something.



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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Beacuse 'its not near as close' would be my guess. I could be wrong, but in the past I believe this is what happened.


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    Re: JP tweet re:grass lots Sat

    Wait...can we get a bit more of the blow-by-blow analysis of how the parking lots were at the Farm Progress Show this week?


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