Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 450,334, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,545
    Points
    450,334
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 24

    Far away clone meetings.

    So I am at breakfast this morning in Negril Jamaica, of course wearing an ISU t-shirt, and the guy next to me says: "what year did you go to ISU." He was a grad in the late 60's, but said he loved ISU. Last time we were in Jamaica we got stopped by a guy that lived in Ames for a while, and worked for ISU.


    It really is a small world.

    What is the furthest away from Ames you have ever met an ISU fan?


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 350,697, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    isucyfan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Saint Paul, MN
    Posts
    19,856
    Points
    350,697
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 70
    Given: 1

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post

    What is the furthest away from Ames you have ever met an ISU fan?
    London, England


    Forever trying to find a cure for the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

  3. #3
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 273,971, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    16,145
    Points
    273,971
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 146
    Given: 65

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    You are in Negril...what are you doing on CF???



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 385,327, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    23,562
    Points
    385,327
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 381
    Given: 257

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Does anyone else remember Hos saying he wouldnt be using the computer much from Jamaica? I do. =)

    Thats awesome that you bumped into a fan there. I swear, we are everywhere waiting for our day to rise to power!



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 450,334, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,545
    Points
    450,334
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 24

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Waiting for the wife to get ready for the beach. Takes women forever.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 450,334, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,545
    Points
    450,334
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 24

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Does anyone else remember Hos saying he wouldnt be using the computer much from Jamaica? I do. =)

    Thats awesome that you bumped into a fan there. I swear, we are everywhere waiting for our day to rise to power!

    Who knew they had wifi access here. I love it!


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 31,049, Level: 54
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 901
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,822
    Points
    31,049
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 1

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Met an older alum while skiing in Keystone.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 145,329, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    cybsball20's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    12,688
    Points
    145,329
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 154
    Given: 22

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Met a guy at the swim up bar in Negril that graduated ISU in the mid 80's and lived in Chicago. He was a terror on the volleyball court too.



    Follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/MarkHanrahan20

    Check out my blog
    http://markhanrahan.com

    and tune into "Extra Innings" Thursdays at 6pm on 1460kxno

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 105,915, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,397
    Points
    105,915
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 93
    Given: 116

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    I was at the Kriminal Museum in Rothenburg Germany and overheard a couple talking in English. I asked where they were from and they said the US. I asked what state and they said Iowa. I asked where and they said a little town in NE Iowa called Cedar Falls. I told them CF isn't little because that's where I drove growing up to get my shopping done. We talked to them a little longer and found out they were both ISU grads and graduated at the same time my dad did.


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 64,833, Level: 78
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 17
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyinCo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, IA
    Posts
    5,423
    Points
    64,833
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 0

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    My wife and I were doing a whirlwind tour of Europe back 2002 and we ran into an American older couple dining at a small retaurant in Venice. We got talking and found out they were from Des Moines and also ISU fans. Very strange.


    ISU Grad 1997.
    ISU Fan for Life.

    Not in CO anymore but I'm not changing my name :)

  11. #11
    Recruit
    Points: 8,131, Level: 26
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 19
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    81
    Points
    8,131
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Met a small group in Montego Bay Jamaica a few months ago, and one couple in St. Lucia on our honeymoon.



  12. #12
    Starter
    Points: 16,694, Level: 39
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 556
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Altoona
    Posts
    755
    Points
    16,694
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 20

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    When I was in Germany I met a guy that was from Germany and went to ISU for awhile.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 82,670, Level: 89
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,080
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYVADER's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Cornfields
    Posts
    5,231
    Points
    82,670
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 5

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    met a guy whose son played h.s. football with rashon parker when on my honeymoon in jamaica.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 18,792, Level: 41
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 158
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    BCforISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    1,126
    Points
    18,792
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 6

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    Maui on my honeymoon, we met 2 couples on different days that attended ISU. When I was younger, we were at Mt. Saint Helens on the top of the visitor center when a couple from Ames saw our ISU shirts. Both showed how small the world is.



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 10,831, Level: 31
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 419
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Robins, IA
    Posts
    647
    Points
    10,831
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    Re: Far away clone meetings.

    I had some D-Bag start singing the Iowa Fight Song at me in NorCal... I kind of went the other way with that one.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM