Hilton Magic 2018

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  1. NWICY

    NWICY Well-Known Member

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    Oct. 12 7pm the unofficial start of BB and a chance to see the the new and returning players. Looking forward to see both the men's and women's teams. WOOT!!!!!!! WOOT!!!!!!

    Lots of people like to whine about this event but I'll be there!
     
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  2. dirtyninety

    dirtyninety Well-Known Member

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    Magic is better than circuses. I don't like ventriliquists either. or clowns. or operas. The nineteenth century called and wants its entertainment back. Magic is good though.
     
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  3. Cyclonepride

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    That's it. Embrace the weird.
     
  4. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    It's on our calendar. :D
     
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  5. OldCurmudgeon

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    Just remember: when a mob of clowns attacks, go for the juggler.
     
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  6. I-stateTheTruth

    I-stateTheTruth Well-Known Member

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    Isn't it Madness (the event, not the ongoing homecourt advantage that we have)?
     
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  7. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    Ha! I totally missed that!
     
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    I-stateTheTruth Well-Known Member

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    Some people have complained about saying "Midnight Madness". Now we have "Hilton Magic" instead of Hilton Madness. We're only missing someone using "Midnight Magic".
     
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    Interesting tidbit about the origins of Hilton Madness on Twitter today:

     
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  10. ForbinsAscynt

    ForbinsAscynt Well-Known Member

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    It seems like ours is geared toward families and junior cyclones while KU and others is more toward the student body.
     
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  11. Cycsk

    Cycsk Well-Known Member

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    One more reason to love Georges Niang!
     
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  12. Cytasticlone

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    Bumping this since it's...this Friday?! My wife just mentioned it to me and it surprised me that it's this week. I haven't heard or seen much promotion about the event this year. It's just my feeling, but I wonder if it will be a little subdued this year after having a down season. Are people planning on going?
     
  13. I-stateTheTruth

    I-stateTheTruth Well-Known Member

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    I've only seen this tweeted and re-tweeted in a few places:

     
  14. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    We are. But I haven't heard much buzz about it around here either.
     
  15. NWICY

    NWICY Well-Known Member

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    I'm in but, the buzz seems down. I always like getting a peek at both teams early. Never know who any of the new people are on either team at the start of the season.
     
  16. Cycsk

    Cycsk Well-Known Member

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    I really liked the format last year. Best ever. The cardinal and gold game that alternated quarters between the men and the women was cool.
     
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  17. Cycsk

    Cycsk Well-Known Member

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    For the record, at the CF Tip-Off party, I asked who was responsible for last year's Hilton Madness format (that I really liked) and Coach Prohm gave credit to Micah Byers.
     
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  18. huntt26

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    Doesn't look like this will be on Cyclones.TV - hopefully someone puts it on Facebook Live or Periscope!
     

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