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Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 11:25 PM »
Apparently Chambers has to call Time Out 4 times and waste 2+ seconds before the whistle blows.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 11:06 PM »
According to the scoreboard, Cornell is 100% from the line. Which is understandable, as most of those shots are better defended than their 3 point attempts.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 11:03 PM »
Well, at least there's something for the highlight reel.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 10:52 PM »
Wow, BT being in the game makes a huge difference.

He should be in for at least another 30-60 seconds before fouling out. #pessimist

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 10:41 PM »
You can at least be glad that, unlike me, you didn't come all the way here to watch thiis.
Not pretty!

Sadly, I can't. Where ya sitting? Perhaps we can commiserate together.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 10:15 PM »
Wondering what DeanWormer thinks. I'd like to hear something positive right about now. Then again, I probably wouldn't understand because I don't know anything about basketball.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell IGT
« on: Yesterday at 10:01 PM »
No ref watching the baseline on that last rebound. Thought he stepped on the line. Glad we got it back anyway.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell
« on: Yesterday at 09:30 PM »
No re-entry allowed, so I had to shell out for a ticket. Good seats though.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell
« on: Yesterday at 08:44 PM »
Thanks, Tom. Couldn't get the ticket website to load on mobile.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Cornell
« on: Yesterday at 08:31 PM »
Anyone know how the ticketing works for to ight's games? Is it one ticket for both of them?

I ask, because I'm sitting at a bar a block from the arena, and wondering if I can just ask someone leaving the first game for a stub to get in.

« on: November 6, 2014, 11:41 AM »
I honestly thought Barack was going to be the Democratic nominee in 2006.

Considering he didn't announce he was running until February of 2007, I'm finding this incredibly difficult to believe.

I'm skeptical, too, although I was bummed that I simply didn't have any cash back when Apple was at $10.

But there was a groundswell of support for Obama well before he announced, so it is possible. I know I was on him to some extent well before he announced. Not sure I would have bet on him to get the nomination.

I started in late 2005. By mid-2006, the press couldn't get enough Obama coverage. I was approached by reporters all over the world to talk about the draft movement. We had several tens of thousands of signatures on the website encouraging him to run. By November 2006, we had grass roots boots on the ground chapters in all 50 states organizing rallies, making signs, and raising money. We aired the first television ads of the presidential race in December 2006.

So, Tim is right that there was quite a groundswell going on well before the February announcement.

OT / Re: Football: UCF Thread
« on: August 28, 2014, 10:52 AM »
I'm pretty excited, despite my circuitous route to Dublin:

United Airlines 3433
GSP -> IAD Aug 28

United Airlines 918
IAD -> LHR Aug 28

United Airlines 7655
LHR to DUB Aug 29

Penn State Basketball / Re: Season Tickets
« on: August 26, 2014, 11:15 AM »
Invoice is showing up now.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Season Tickets
« on: August 25, 2014, 06:15 PM »
Got an email asking me to renew my season tickets.

Clicked on the "click here to renew" link. There's no invoice in my account for season ticket renewals.

Perhaps the email was a bit premature.

It does say perks this year are:

$20 worth of concession coupons
Free PNC Flex Book
One Open practice

OT / Re: OT: PSU Football
« on: August 20, 2014, 10:55 PM »
I really hope this thing doesn't erupt. Until I'm in Ireland, I mean. I wouldn't mind so much being stuck there and having to work from my company's Dublin office. :)

Anyone else from the board heading over for the game?

Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 5, 2014, 04:16 PM »
Has anyone heard anything about tickets for the Charleston tourney yet? It looks like they're available on the tourney site, but I'd like to sit with other PSU fans.

Penn State Basketball / Re: New AD?
« on: July 27, 2014, 01:30 PM »

annoyingly taking over every thread to piss people off with off-topic bullcrap you spew in such a way that even people agree with your points hate your guts?

Penn State Basketball / Re: Tracking the Commitments
« on: April 25, 2014, 11:36 AM »
I met Mike Godwin once. Nice guy.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Wisconsin IGT
« on: March 4, 2014, 09:10 AM »
Actually, I've heard that the adult season tickets holders seats might be moved for next season too.

This would be a bummer. I chose my seats because they were the row behind the student section, and I was tired of being shushed by alumni who thought I was too loud and energetic (I only wish I was kidding).

Altoona Mirror poll........

Finally! Some hard science-based numbers to debate.

Penn State Basketball / Re: PSU Baseball
« on: February 16, 2014, 04:25 PM »
Don't follow the baseball team much, but Gardner Webb's only 15 minutes from me. I'm gonna' head to the game tomorrow.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Importance of a home court advantage
« on: February 13, 2014, 04:29 PM »
I know people put up decent money for season tickets, but if they aren't using them, they should be allowed to be filled on game day.  I would be shocked if those season ticket holders not coming up to the game would really care at all?? I would gladly pay full price for them if they weren't being used, instead of sitting behind the hoop or up in the rafters.  I am not sure how you would determine whether they would be coming or not, but I am sure it could be done.  1-2 weeks in advance you somehow log in and say you are not coming and if your seat is -re-sold you get a credit or something.  The BJC gets more revenue from re-selling a more expensive ticket and the season ticket holder gets some sort of perk(credit), and the fans get a better seat which may translate into more of a home court advantage.

At one point, you could do that.   Not sure if it's changed or not because I never sell my tickets but you used to be able to get NLC points for turning your tickets in to be resold.

You can no longer do that. Unfortunately.

Penn State Basketball / Re: @ Indiana IGT
« on: February 12, 2014, 09:21 PM »
Penn State with a big win at the exact same moment Pitt has an embarrassing loss. A good night, for sure.

Penn State Basketball / Re: @ Indiana IGT
« on: February 12, 2014, 08:40 PM »
Duke/UNC got postponed eh?  Probably for the best, hell of a storm they're getting for that part of the country.

It's really not that bad here. (In Rutherfordton, NC).

People here literally literally go insane when snow comes around. Guy sent out an email at work about 2" having fallen this afternoon. I went outside 15 minutes later and there was MAYBE 1/8 of an inch.

The only bad part is that cable is out, so I haven't been able to catch the game except through the thread here tonight.

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