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    Am I a bad fan?

    I never thought I'd have to question myself as I have attended most home football games since the mid 90's, my family have been donors, my grandpa was awarded with Cyclone of the Year in 2000 and he played football for ISU in the 40's and I bleed Cardinal and Gold.

    A while back some of my buddies (one from UNI and the other goes to St. Olaf) asked me if I would go see DJ Armin van Buuren (who has been ranked #1 DJ in the world for 3 years running) at the Epic Center in Minneapolis on Sept. 2nd (tomorrow night) and without really checking dates for conflicts I agreed. Well with money invested in the concert already, I figured out it was the same night as the home opener but without wanting to disappoint my good high school friends I still planned on the concert. But as it gets closer to the home opener I am thinking of cutting my loses with the money I spent on the concert ticket and ditching my friends to attend tomorrow night's game. If I ultimately decide to skip the game for the concert, as an ISU student, am I being a bad fan?

    To me this a huge dilemma, because I really really want to tailgate and attend the game tomorrow but how often does a DJ of this caliber (#1 in the world, he's Dutch) come do a concert in the Midwest? I guess I don't really know because I just started getting into that genre of music.



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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    A DJ?!?


    Yes...to the question.


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Ask yourself this: What would I rather watch, ISU's football home opener... Or a DJ, that I can listen to at anytime...
    Yeah, go to the game.


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    A real fan would know that the Labor Day game is always on a Thursday.


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    A DJ?!?


    Yes...to the question.
    haha, he also makes his own music as well! He mixes other artists tracks and transitions them together beautifully! On top of that he has multiple albums out.



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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Game. For sure. Absolutely. Have them come too. :)

    But really though, it's the first game of the year. There's only one 'first' game of the 2010 season. And I know it's gonna be a lot of fun. Be there.



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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    How about just listening to his music while you tailgate, you kill two birds with one stone. AND, to make it feel like a live concert, just stick your head right next to the speaker.


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    "...who has been ranked #1 DJ in the world for 3 years running"

    I laughed heartily at the above quote.

    That's one of the dumbest sentences ever typed.



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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycoOJfan89 View Post
    haha, he also makes his own music as well! He mixes other artists tracks and transitions them together beautifully! On top of that he has multiple albums out.
    Then buy his album. Problem solved.


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    How about just listening to his music while you tailgate, you kill two birds with one stone. AND, to make it feel like a live concert, just stick your head right next to the speaker.
    Sounds like a very good idea indeed, but if I blasted trance/euro house music while tailgating I think I'd get many odd looks and no one would want to tailgate with me!



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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Quote Originally Posted by RossHallHero View Post
    "...who has been ranked #1 DJ in the world for 3 years running"

    I laughed heartily at the above quote.

    That's one of the dumbest sentences ever typed.
    From his Wikipedia page:

    "Armin van Buuren (born in Leiden, Netherlands on 25 December 1976) is a Dutch trance producer and DJ. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 he was voted number one in DJ Magazine's annual top 100 list of the most popular DJs."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_van_Buuren


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    You absolutely MUST have the season opener date burnt into your brain.


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    Re: Am I a bad fan?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycoOJfan89 View Post
    Sounds like a very good idea indeed, but if I blasted trance/euro house music while tailgating I think I'd get many odd looks and no one would want to tailgate with me!
    no offense but I don't think anyone wants to tailgate with you now that you have admitted you listen to that crap.

    All I can think of is that commercial that used to be on of germans jumping around in a room listening to some techno stuff.



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    game hands down.



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