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    The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Not only the area businesses that lost out on a home game payout... hotels, stores, restaurants.... I'm starting to question the advantages of this relocation of OUR home game in a city with the same first name as our opponent. Thinking right now we should be in front of 55,000 our OUR FANS in Jack Trice... with a true HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE.

    This is such a pivotal game and will question this trip.

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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Why don't you post in one of the other 10 threads about this exact topic?



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    That ship sailed last year. Get over it.


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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Wow !

    Easy... don't kill me over it... I just logged in and saw no threads of such on the first screen, and giving the first quarter and the crowd noise in favor for K-State it was making me question even more..... gzzzzz

    I did look first and saw no threads on the opening page... kill me



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    how many fans are there 35,000 ? it looks empty




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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone15 View Post
    Wow !

    Easy... don't kill me over it... I just logged in and saw no threads of such on the first screen, and giving the first quarter and the crowd noise in favor for K-State it was making me question even more..... gzzzzz

    I did look first and saw no threads on the opening page... kill me
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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Lower bowl sidelines look good, whenever the show them.


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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    upper bowl and endzones look empty




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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    who cares about the business. They are not the ones giving their money to the program. Only leeching off the fans $$$. Ames loves ISU's kids/fans money but hates the students there. Perfect scenario in my opinion.



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone15 View Post
    Not only the area businesses that lost out on a home game payout... hotels, stores, restaurants.... I'm starting to question the advantages of this relocation of OUR home game in a city with the same first name as our opponent. Thinking right now we should be in front of 55,000 our OUR FANS in Jack Trice... with a true HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE.

    This is such a pivotal game and will question this trip.

    Go State.

    Current score..... down 7 0-7
    OK, ISU makes appr. $1M per home game. They are getting something like $1.8 for these two, so it's a gain of $800k. I think that the city of Ames really needs to act like they appreciate ISU a little more. They've seemingly battled with the university for years.



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Wow we ***** about not getting publicity/attention/respect, and now we are complaining about playing in a PROFESSIONAL stadium that is a very manageable commute for ISU fans. I never knew playing in a professional stadium with TV coverage was something to ***** about.



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJoe View Post
    how many fans are there 35,000 ? it looks empty
    TV said 60k. Might be an exaggeration, but it more than 35.



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    TV said 60k. Might be an exaggeration, but it more than 35.
    No way there is 60k. Maybe 40k.


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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    No way there is 60k. Maybe 40k.
    lol, no kidding the stadium holds just under 80k. unless a bunch of people bought tickets and decided not to show. I'd say at best there are 35,000 there. Now way that place is over half full. (notice I say half full, I"m that type of guy,)



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    Re: The Home Game that was sent packing ?

    If some called this our bowl game... it probably was... had this game been played in Jack Trice.... I strongly believe we are 4-1 and two games away from a real bowl game.... still not a fan of this series again being played in a city that shares the first name of the team we agreed to play.

    Go State



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