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    Hilton Strobe Lights

    Does anyone know why there are strobe lights that go off at certain times in Hilton? They are attached to the ceiling and they flash like a camera flash at random times. Just curious.



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    I'd wear a tinfoil hat just in case they are trying to read your mind.


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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    They are just that - flashes for the media.



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    I think they might actually be just that... people with cameras


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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    That is the spy camera planted in every Bg 12 ceiling. It transmits to the NCAA to make sure Lucca and others are not breaking the rules.


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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Media cameras have remote triggers attached to them that fire these strobes.



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    They are just that - flashes for the media.

    Thanks everyone for the alien/crazy comments. I did ask my wife if I was seeing things and she led me to believe I was wacko, then after laughing at me for a while, confirmed that they were really flashing.

    Next question: how does the media trigger them to go off?



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Media cameras have remote triggers attached to them that fire these strobes.
    Bingo.

    They are also more noticeable when there are less people in Hilton, or when the full complement of court lighting is not on (i.e., wrestling duals).



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Quote Originally Posted by jtaconutz View Post
    Next question: how does the media trigger them to go off?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Media cameras have remote triggers attached to them that fire these strobes.



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Thanks for the info!



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Need to start taking advantage of those during opposition free throws.


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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Perhaps Wesley_W can help us out there if he's shooting any hoops games. :)



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    I thought they were used to make sure none of the players are epileptic.


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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Quote Originally Posted by jtaconutz View Post
    Does anyone know why there are strobe lights that go off at certain times in Hilton? They are attached to the ceiling and they flash like a camera flash at random times. Just curious.

    To let you know when Elvis has left the building.



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    Re: Hilton Strobe Lights

    Quote Originally Posted by jtaconutz View Post
    Thanks everyone for the alien/crazy comments. I did ask my wife if I was seeing things and she led me to believe I was wacko, then after laughing at me for a while, confirmed that they were really flashing.

    Next question: how does the media trigger them to go off?
    Wait a minute! Now they are flashing at the Hilton? They didn't do that when I attended games in the Armory. Just my luck; on the leading edge of the sexual revolution and no flashing. Rats!


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