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    Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    For anyone with the experience, rate all tailgating venues you have been to and why you rated them such.

    I have only been to ISU, Iowa, and Nebraska. I would rank them respectively.

    This year I plan on making an ISU game or two, but I am thinking of taking up a neutral game somewhere, if possible (probably either B10 or B12).

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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    The atmosphere for the ISU @ KU game in 2005 was fun. Some of that was everything that was on the line. Iowa has some good atmosphere.



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    K-State reminded me somewhat of ISU... grass lots and the like, and the fans weren't bad (some even offered us beer after we lost) ISU tailgate is still far superior, but as far as away games go KSU isn't bad.

    Not familiar with CU or OSU


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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    I still think an SEC game would be awesome to go to. Nothing better than Beer and BBQ. I have heard that LSU has come great tailgating. If tailgating with them at the CWS is an indication of how they do football, it would be one helluva time.



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Florida v. Georgia is the best I have been to. Tennessee has great tailgates, so do Ole Miss and Miss St. Georgia is just ok, Florida's pregame consists more of bar hopping and house parties since there isn't a whole lot of room to tailgate. I had alot of fun at Nebraska, Kansas was terrible, and Iowa is always a good time (of course it's always an Iowa State game when I go).



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Florida v. Georgia is the best I have been to. Tennessee has great tailgates, so do Ole Miss and Miss St. Georgia is just ok, Florida's pregame consists more of bar hopping and house parties since there isn't a whole lot of room to tailgate. I had alot of fun at Nebraska, Kansas was terrible, and Iowa is always a good time (of course it's always an Iowa State game when I go).

    Good to hear about Tennessee being good. We are planning a trip to the Tenn vs Kentucky game later this fall. I've always wanted to see how big time SEC schools do it.



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Good to hear about Tennessee being good. We are planning a trip to the Tenn vs Kentucky game later this fall. I've always wanted to see how big time SEC schools do it.
    Yeah, I'm thinking about trying to make it up to an LSU game this fall now that I'm down in new Orleans. I bet it's a blast.



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    KSU is a blast.... very comparable to JTS.

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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    KSU is a blast.... very comparable to JTS.

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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Florida v. Georgia is the best I have been to.
    Well, they don't call it the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party for nuthin'!



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    University of Wisconsin in Madison is a great atmosphere with a large stadium and good fan base. You can tailgate close to the stadium or hit the bars right across the street from the stadium. Numerous taxis to get you around town and Madison has a great night life.



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    not football, but the college world series is the second best tailgating i have experienced.

    and just so everyone knows, tailgating in lincoln = pulling over on the curb (if you can find a spot to park) and sipping a beer before going to the game.


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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Nebrask tailgating is a LOT worse than Baylor even.



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Well, they don't call it the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party for nuthin'!
    Funny story about that one. I went to my first Florida v. Georgia game when we were living in Jax and I was 6 and my brother was 3. My parents left all the tailgating stuff in the station wagon and my brother and I woke up early and set it all up in the driveway then went and woke up my parents, they still love that story...

    I am hoping to go again this year or next now that my dad moved back there...



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    Re: Best tailgates and atmosphere.

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Good to hear about Tennessee being good. We are planning a trip to the Tenn vs Kentucky game later this fall. I've always wanted to see how big time SEC schools do it.
    The Tennessee fans were awesome, and the food was AMAZING. That stadium gets SO loud it's nuts, 110,000 in a mostly steel stadium, you can hear ears will be ringing days later...



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