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    What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Are most people tailgating or is there anything official planned by the university?

    If anybody is up for doing pregame at a cool bar I would highly recommend visiting Four Peaks Brewing Company. Their beer is fantastic & their food is actually very good too. It's typical bar fare but pretty damn tasty stuff. It's not on Mill Ave. but it's only 1 mile from the stadium just on the other side of campus. I'd highly recommend all visitors to AZ to make a stop there at some point during their trip if you enjoy the microbrew experience.

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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    only problem is i am on the opposite side of the campus from the bar...


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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    ahhhh....drinking?



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    I might hit Mill Ave on the light rail. Zip around there, take shots, mix it up with the locals, then ride my *** back down the light rail to the game.



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    Are most people tailgating or is there anything official planned by the university?

    If anybody is up for doing pregame at a cool bar I would highly recommend visiting Four Peaks Brewing Company. Their beer is fantastic & their food is actually very good too. It's typical bar fare but pretty damn tasty stuff. It's not on Mill Ave. but it's only 1 mile from the stadium just on the other side of campus. I'd highly recommend all visitors to AZ to make a stop there at some point during their trip if you enjoy the microbrew experience.

    Four Peaks Brewery - Tempe, Arizona

    THere will be an Alumni Association Tailgate before the game. And I'm sure that you will find plenty of tailgates around the staidum all day..



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneluke80 View Post
    I might hit Mill Ave on the light rail. Zip around there, take shots, mix it up with the locals, then ride my *** back down the light rail to the game.
    I was under the impression that Mill Ave was within walking distance to the stadium. Not true?



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    I was under the impression that Mill Ave was within walking distance to the stadium. Not true?
    Yeah but this is America... if there is a way to avoid walking 3 blocks, you take it


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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Yeah but this is America... if there is a way to avoid walking 3 blocks, you take it
    Of course. We have rights, you know.


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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    There will be at least 6 of us and we'll likely bar-hop on Mill Ave. then possibly wander the lots a little shortly before heading into the stadium. Just can't justify fighting the traffic and setting up the tailgate given that the lots don't open until noon. Is it gameday yet?



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Hopefully having some Boulevard at my brother's house.



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by LoyalSonForever View Post
    There will be at least 6 of us and we'll likely bar-hop on Mill Ave. then possibly wander the lots a little shortly before heading into the stadium. Just can't justify fighting the traffic and setting up the tailgate given that the lots don't open until noon. Is it gameday yet?
    2 of us doing the same. Is there an "official" ISU bar?



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    2 of us doing the same. Is there an "official" ISU bar?
    If there isn't one I think those of you that are bar hopping should go ahead and assign one and start spreading the word now.


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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    here is a link to pre-gameday and game day festivities sponsored by the alumni association...Iowa State University Alumni Association - 2009 Insight Bowl



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    Re: What is everyone doing pre-game for the Insight Bowl?

    Does anyone know if these events are scheduled on MT time or Central?



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