Tailgating Hacks

Discussion in 'Tailgate' started by jdcyclone19, Jul 29, 2019.

  1. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    I think my wife would love never having to sit in a portapotty again.
     
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  2. Ms3r4ISU

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    One thing we've learned is to bring a broom to sweep water out of a depression near our vehicle and away from our general area, even if we think there won't be much water. We've even had others around us borrow the broom and tell us what a good idea it is. Paid in thanks, not drinks. ;)
     
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  3. JM4CY

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    I’ve always strong considered buying one of these. I don’t know about the functionality/practicality but that really is not the point.

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  4. cyclonespiker33

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    Jello shots go well in a ketchup bottle
     
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  5. josh4cy

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  6. Cycsk

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    Perhaps the single best thing we ever did was recruit someone each week to stay at the tailgate during the game. They watch the game on our satellite TV and make sure no one messes with any of our stuff. It is awesome to be able to leave whenever we want for the game and have it ready for tailgating when we come back. Some of my worst tailgating experiences are rushing to pack up right before a game while people are still just showing up while I want to go into the stadium.
     
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    Can't comment on functionality but they are a lot of fun. We have one on our block and it gets brought out anytime we are doing a fire/playing poker/etc. They are suprisingly fast, everyone has wrecked it at least twice.
     
  8. cyfanatic13

    cyfanatic13 Well-Known Member

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    I volunteer to stay at your tailgate during the game and drink your beer and eat your food for you sometime
     
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  9. Messi

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    Anyone know how strictly they enforce the “no kegs” policy ?
     
  10. jdcyclone19

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    Yea, I wouldn't try that one.
     
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  11. clonefreek

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    In the grass lots its impossible too many cops walking around. But if you had it on a bus on the cement lots I am sure you could get away with it.
     
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  12. CascadeClone

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    I've been in G7 for 10 years, and I don't know that I have ever seen police walking thru there. Maybe once or twice?
     
  13. Isualum13

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    I dont know about kegs, but when we were in g7 2 years ago, we had a double beer bong with the hoses coming out of the tits on a mannequin torso.
    I thought for sure we would lose that as no beer bongs is a rule, but multiple times the bike cops rode by, saw it, and smiled.
    May have been a different story if it was in use on their way by or if we were in the student lot. They probably would have taken it then.
     
  14. cyfan92

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    If your tailgate doesn't have these, then you should pack it up and quit trying to tailgate

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  15. Statefan10

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    Something that we recently have fallen in love with is hooking up a nice speaker to listen to tunes with. The music usually isn't overbearingly loud, just enough for some awesome back ground noise. We also have a TV on a stand that we have ESPN on for the early 11 am games or other games on for the later games. It's been fun watching Gameday and listening to them talk about Iowa State and Matt Campbell.
     
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  16. derpyherky

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    Only if you replace the ham with dried beef.
     
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  17. Cycsk

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    We had a keg (of root beer for ice cream floats) in a very visible place along the road (and you couldn't tell what it was), but never got bothered.
     
  18. cyfan92

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    Never had that before. I'm willing to try it. But isn't jerky good enough on it's own?
     
  19. derpyherky

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    Dried beef is not beef jerky...
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  20. Urbandale2013

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    As someone who has just gotten a parking pass what do I need to remember? Just looking to do something basic at least for now.
     

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