New Cyclone Alley Free Throw Distraction

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  1. St810s

    St810s Active Member

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    Got an e-mail a couple a days ago from Cyclone Alley talking about implementing a new free throw distraction. What do ya'll think?

    YouTube - The Roller Coaster
     
  2. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    If you could get everybody to do it "correctly and insync" it would look pretty awesome.
     
  3. WalkingCY

    WalkingCY Well-Known Member

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    Sweet. Looks like a "Cyclone" thing to do.
     
  4. tim_redd

    tim_redd Well-Known Member

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    2 words:

    speedo guy
     
  5. WBfaceofisu4022

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    id have to for sure be drunk
     
  6. St810s

    St810s Active Member

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    Are you volunteering? :yes:
     
  7. cyclonestate

    cyclonestate Well-Known Member

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    How about we play Sweet Caroline during every free-throw? The students will sway back and fourth while the player is getting ready to shoot, and then they will shout "so good, so good, so good" when he shoots.
     
  8. dno96

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    Perhaps it would be better if they yell "No good, no good, no good". combining Neil Diamond and "No good" would keep anyone from making a free throw.
     
  9. st8

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    I'm a big fan of everyone having their hands straight up, then right before the free throw shooter releases the ball, everyone shifts in the same direction. i just think that would be terribly distracting!
     
  10. d4nim4l

    d4nim4l Well-Known Member

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    Studies have shown the best way to disrupt depth perception is to take two contrasting colors (black and white), move them in one direction and then shift them in the opposite direction.

    What would be neat would be to dress Cyclone Alley in alternating black and white, have them alternating jumping, then switch right before the shot.

    It will never happen because it requires too much coordination but that would be far more effective then moving arms one direction then another.
     
  11. iowast8fan

    iowast8fan Well-Known Member

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    I am not a fan of the shift to the side or the stand up or the sit down routines. I would not be a fan of this roller coaster theme either. I just think a good old fashion SCREAM with hands waving all over and feet stomping to make as much noise as possible is the best distraction. Unfortunately, that isn't done anymore. We've all heard the stories about the Hilton floor shaking during a free throw. Won't happen again with these dorky routines.
     
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  12. ISUFan22

    ISUFan22 Well-Known Member

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    I think we should fire spitballs at the shooter.
     
  13. tube1

    tube1 Well-Known Member

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    Two hot chicks making out under the basket. Similar move proved successful in The Replacements.
     
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  14. 4429 mcc

    4429 mcc Well-Known Member

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    What happed to making comments about the shooters ma'ma and telling him he sucks?

    Clap Clap Clap YOU SUCK....will soon die, thanks PC America!
     
  15. cjclone

    cjclone Active Member

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    High school kids have been doing the roller coaster for a while now. they get close together for the best effect. They have a blast.
     
  16. isufan33

    isufan33 Member

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    yea, we do that at my hs, it is very fun
     
  17. LeSchmick

    LeSchmick Well-Known Member

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    I vote for speedo guy during Kansas games.
     
  18. bostrem00

    bostrem00 Well-Known Member

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  19. CyStorm

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    You're shooting a greasy bowling ball.
     
  20. cyclonenate

    cyclonenate Active Member

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    WOAHHHHH!!!!! LETS DO IT!!
     

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