Paddy's remodel

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  1. cyclone87

    cyclone87 Well-Known Member

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  2. JSmoove

    JSmoove Member

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    Let's hope this refresh really helps the place, but for the love of all that is good and holy fix the bathrooms!
     
  3. Tailg8er

    Tailg8er Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha, crappy bathrooms are part of what makes campustown bars great. Every time I have to **** into a half-shattered urinal or take a deuce with no stall/door, it really brings me back to the glory days that were college life!
     
  4. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    There's got to be a more cost effective way to remodel a COLLEGE bar. Hiring a company from Ireland? Seems excessive.
     
  5. 247cy

    247cy Well-Known Member

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    Fix the restrooms? Sounds like a lot of Charlie work.
     
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  6. WhatchaGonnaDo

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    Although I like this news, my god the Daily continues to suck.
     
  7. ribsnwhiskey

    ribsnwhiskey Well-Known Member

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    Sounds great. Too bad it will become a **** hole eventually. Should have picked an off campus bar that non-students would want to patronize.
     
  8. cycloneworld

    cycloneworld Facebook Knows All

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    #8 cycloneworld, Aug 8, 2013
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    That may be the worst, and most meaningless, Q&A that's ever been published.

    That said, I loved Paddy's in college...glad to see its still around and getting a face lift.
     
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  9. cymate

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    That place is an absolute dump along with the rest of the bars on welch. They shoulda just knocked the building down and restarted. I cant imagine how that place passes a health inspection.
     
  10. ISUagger

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    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    Pay professionals to clean the building right before the inspection.

    Unfortunately most of those inspections are announced. Some are unannounced...like they all should be.
     
  12. snowcraig2.0

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    Crazy, I worked at Sips and helped build Paddies when it opened.
     
  13. Antihawk240

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    I was in college when Paddy's opened up. I remember the 1st year was great. Brand new place and unpopulated, it was a "prebar bar" where you could actually go and grab quick beers and carry on a converasation. Year 2 was different, it turned into a party bar with a waiting line. I graduated and havent been in since.
     
  14. ISUagger

    ISUagger Active Member

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    AJ's just opened and it went through the same transition. Still dirt cheap and "clean" enough for me.
     
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  15. TedFlintKansas

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    AJs????? Where is this bar at? I haven't been to Ames since last football season
     
  16. ISUagger

    ISUagger Active Member

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    AJ's Ultra Lounge? It's on Lincoln way in the building that used to be capones. Same guy that owns the mart. It's pretty busy on mug nights now, they had blue moon mugs for 3$ and 1$ tequila shots last I knew.
     
  17. JSmoove

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    He is one of the nicest guys I have ever met. Always super jazzed about selling us any beer or hard alcohol when we stop in there before tailgates.
     
  18. AJ's and Yokes are awesome improvements to Campustown. Es Tas has gone downhill and needs a cleansing bad. Welch Ave Station is still legit... and always will be.
     
  19. Clone5

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    I wonder if they will spring for seats and lids for the toilets.
     
  20. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    what the heck is an ultra lounge? girls in flip flops and guys in polo shirts?
     

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