KCCI weather in the 2nd Half

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by nallen34, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. nallen34

    nallen34 Well-Known Member

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    Chris brought this up in his article. Can they not do the weather at halftime? They always seem to play the weather when we go on a big run and it takes the crowd completely out of the game. Whoever is deciding when to do the weather needs to get a clue and understand what momentum is and stop killing it for us. So annoying.
     
  2. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    I kind of hate the whole weather report thing, anyway.

    If it's basketball season, we can all pretty much guarantee it will be cold on the way to the car. If it was snowing or raining on the way in to the game, it's probably going to be slick.

    It's winter in Iowa. It shouldn't really surprise anyone who came out in the winter.
     
  3. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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  4. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    It's pre-s-c-r-i-p-t-ed so there is no way to anticipate what will be happening in the game at that time.

    I agree, though. It should be moved to halftime. There really is never a good time to completely take the air out of the crowd.
     
  5. GMackey32

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    They should just scrap it. All the "drive home forecast" does is cause people to grab their coats and go stand on the parquet. If you don't believe me, just watch next time.
     
  6. CYdTracked

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    The forecast was not even close this last game either. Said current conditions were 5 degrees, the wife laughed and said her Droid said it was currently 14 outside
     
  7. theshadow

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    It's always at the under-8 media timeout.

    They could bump it back to the under-4. There's always extra time after play/sing/play, and most of the crowd heads to the concourse at that timeout anyway.
     
  8. VeloClone

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    They are probably contractually obligated to continue it for at least the remainder of the season as it is most likely part of a sponsorship package.
     
  9. GMackey32

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    I understand that but it's just not this season it's happening. It's been going on for years now.
     
  10. Three4Cy

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    When they sold the advertising the contract states it will be played at a certain time in the game (under 8 min. media timeout) therefore they are contractually obligated to do it. If you want to complain, talk to the marketing folks, they have space to sell to help pay for things like the video board and are doing their job. KCCI at anytime can ask for proof to show their advertising in being show in the time frame they paid for, and if it's not, they could go after the school.
     
  11. CycloneYoda

    CycloneYoda Well-Known Member

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    Must.............complain...............about.............something.
     
  12. hexodat64

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    It was strange how the video feed said it was 14 and then the info on the upper screen said it was 5 and felt like -6. If they're gonna get it wrong make people think it's warmer out!
     
  13. Tedcyclone

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    They should just bump it to never... its stupid.. you walked into the game you know what the weather is...
     
  14. hexodat64

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    That and what good is it really doing you? You're going home regardless so in the end it doesn't matter
     
  15. isulive2train

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    Email JP asap!
     
  16. theshadow

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    It also generates revenue. Just cut a check to make up the difference.
     
  17. ajk4st8

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    Cheering loudly during timeouts and then sitting back down once play starts is over rated anyway.
     
  18. IASTATE4LIFE

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    I haven't noticed the crowd being loud this season anyway. we have one of the quietest home crowds in the country. Boring in hilton, and super boring on tv. Hilton magic is dead. I don't think the weather report has anything to do with it. If you ask me they should stop all those stupid things they do on the scoreboard. kiss cam? muscle cam? applebees crap? It should all be scrapped for some real cheering.
     
  19. chuckd4735

    chuckd4735 Well-Known Member

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    People were doing this long before the "drive home forecast"
     
  20. ChrisMWilliams

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    Don't get me wrong. I completely understand and respect the fact that Iowa State needs to make money and that KCCI pays for that space. When I brought it up in my article, it was meant more as a tongue and cheek poke at the fact that so far this season, that ad's timing has been the WORST, to the fault of nobody.
     

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