Page 1 of 10 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 145
  1. #1
    Prospect
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    I am sick of the the fact that you gather before the game in a circle and take turns as to who scans the crowd for people not wearing the "shirt."

    I am sick of the fact that I see you standing in the front row the whole game with your arms crossed.

    I am sick of you giving us dirty glares.

    I am sick of your stupid props.

    I am sick of your lack of leadership.

    I am sick of your lack of cheering.

    BE A LEADER NOT A FOLLOWER.....YOU DONT DESERVE THE BADGE

    LAMD



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 269,014, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,273
    Points
    269,014
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 631
    Given: 154

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    AMEN BROTHA!



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 47,547, Level: 67
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 803
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    3,517
    Points
    47,547
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 2

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    +1

    More e-mails to jp



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 277,980, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,544
    Points
    277,980
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 16

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    I thought the crowd was rather weak tonight and I believe the rest of the crowd feeds off of the students and Cyclone Alley.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 484,597, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,081
    Points
    484,597
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 359
    Given: 107

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    I have a good feeling that this season might be the end of Cyclone Alley. I don't think it's a coincidence that since the student section went fully Cyclone Alley (start of the 2005 season) that we only have one win over a ranked team at home (Iowa 2005). When is the last team ISU has gone 4 years without beating a ranked team at home in basketball? I'm dead serious. I guarantee it was pre-Orr. Just make the student section like football, or get the students spread through the crowd to get it going.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 90,964, Level: 93
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 286
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    CRcyclone6's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    5,308
    Points
    90,964
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 180
    Given: 791

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I have a good feeling that this season might be the end of Cyclone Alley. I don't think it's a coincidence that since the student section went fully Cyclone Alley (start of the 2005 season) that we only have one win over a ranked team at home (Iowa 2005). When is the last team ISU has gone 4 years without beating a ranked team at home in basketball? I'm dead serious. I guarantee it was pre-Orr. Just make the student section like football, or get the students spread through the crowd to get it going.


    thats how it used to be


    Are you a member?

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 104,029, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    vmbplayer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,451
    Points
    104,029
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 7

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    I would also like to note that it appeared that half of Cyclone Alley exited with about 4 minutes left in the game tonight. A game that was down to an 8 point difference against a rival. It wasn't long ago that the student section would have been chanting sit down old people at that same act. Truly pathetic.


    "Blamo"! The new CF approved swear word.

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 211,256, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,444
    Points
    211,256
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 527
    Given: 273

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    Students were pretty quite tonight for the Iowa game. What happened to screaming whenever the Cyclones are on defense? Making some noise effects the game, its better than just cheering after we score.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 154,351, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan32's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    8,641
    Points
    154,351
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 546
    Given: 7

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    Quote Originally Posted by vmbplayer View Post
    I would also like to note that it appeared that half of Cyclone Alley exited with about 4 minutes left in the game tonight. A game that was down to an 8 point difference against a rival. It wasn't long ago that the student section would have been chanting sit down old people at that same act. Truly pathetic.
    Excuse them...they had scheduling conflicts...chess club also meets on Friday nights.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 27,762, Level: 51
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 888
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    BigDISU1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Oskaloosa, Iowa
    Posts
    1,195
    Points
    27,762
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I have a good feeling that this season might be the end of Cyclone Alley. I don't think it's a coincidence that since the student section went fully Cyclone Alley (start of the 2005 season) that we only have one win over a ranked team at home (Iowa 2005). When is the last team ISU has gone 4 years without beating a ranked team at home in basketball? I'm dead serious. I guarantee it was pre-Orr. Just make the student section like football, or get the students spread through the crowd to get it going.

    My thoughts exactly...time for Cyclone Alley to be put out of it's misery...



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 131,827, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Psyclone Brian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    4200'50"N 93
    Posts
    3,813
    Points
    131,827
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 12

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    AMEN BROTHA!
    Jalelluia!



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,261, Level: 67
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 89
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    gwoodclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    4,260
    Points
    48,261
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    CA was pretty bad tonight. There were a lot of times where Iowa had the ball and there was complete silence. Something has to be done.

    Of course, the rest of the crowd was even worse. They act as if it's against the rules to stand up and cheer when something exciting happens...



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 83,969, Level: 90
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 1,581
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ripvdub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Sk-Ankeny
    Posts
    6,771
    Points
    83,969
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 31
    Given: 135

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    And dont give them **** to throw or make into paper airplanes. I guess that was more exciting than the actual game.


    #BEATIOWA

  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 121,653, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,069
    Points
    121,653
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 41

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    I am not a fan of cyclone alley at all. This is my second year being a part of it and I can't wait to see it go back to the way it was. I remember coming to games when I was younger and not even being able to talk to someone next to me because it was so loud. Half the people in the lower section of CA are just there because they think it's cool to be at the game, they end up not cheering at all. At the UNI game this year me and a guy next to me were yelling at the refs for some blatantly obvious fouls that were not called and some chick turned around and told us to be quiet. I think instead of checking if you have the shirt they should breathalyze you and only let you in if you are above .08



  15. #15
    Prospect
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Dear Cyclone Alley Central

    The alley oop from Garrett to Brackins for the first score of the game was the only time the crowd really ever got loud that I noticed



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM