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Season Opener date changed

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Shldr2Shldr, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    CU opens the season against Hawaii, but the game has been moved.

    It is now Thursday, September 3rd. 7pm Hawaii time. No TV has been announced.


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  2. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Thank goodness I decided to go to this game after all. #roadbuffs
     
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  3. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    11 PM? Not ready for primetime players I guess...
     
  4. gobuffs58

    gobuffs58 Well-Known Member

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    too funny
     
  5. Mr. Babar

    Mr. Babar I have no elephant books Club Member

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    Bet lots of folks on the east coast will watch a game that goes from 1-4am EST. Wow.


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  6. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Multiple reasons apparently. 1 of which was giving us more time to get home and over the jet lag. Want extra time because of 13 weeks straight of football. Probably a smart overall idea. Sucks for that one game though.
     
  7. RalphieSpeaks

    RalphieSpeaks Club Member Club Member

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    I am on the east coast and I will be in bed. This really sucks.
     
  8. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    It is the Buffs opener so **** work on Friday! I will be up and sauced watching, yelling and hoping we continue to improve. Go Buffs!
     
  9. MiamiBuffs

    MiamiBuffs Wᴉɐɯᴉ qnɟɟs Club Member

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    The football gods hate us. Our sacrafice of two virgins was not good enough.
     
  10. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    This could work out with respect to the team getting time to rest up after the long road trip prior to the home opener. Have to beat Hawaii. I'll also be taking Friday off for a nice long holiday weekend.
     
  11. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    no issues here.

    - no competition on TV. only hardcore Buff fans and football junkies would watch this game anyway, and only if nothing else was on. I predict more people will watch this now than they would've in the Saturday day slot.
    - extra rest following the island trip is a damn good reason. smart move by ADRG and HCMM.
    - for those of you this is too late for, DVR the damn game and get up 1.5 hours earlier Friday morning.

    Thursday night football!

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  12. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    Prime time in Hawaii, could this be a recruiting move?
     
  13. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    3-4 years ago, we would be playing on Labor Day night and then playing again on Friday night. This is progress.
     
  14. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I am sure the coaches will get recruits to that game. Might have an assistant or two stick around to scout games on Friday and Saturday too.
     
  15. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    Having no competition at the local time slot could be a big advantage.
     
  16. Buff_since76

    Buff_since76 Still a fan... Club Member

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    I like the move to Thursday, but I hate the time. I know they are college kids, and as close to invincible as possible, but how f-ed up are their internal clocks going to be playing a game at 11 PM?

    Also, since it is an earlier kick-off do we get to open camp a few days earlier?
     
  17. The Ogre

    The Ogre Club Member Club Member

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    They weren't virgins.

    The late time sucks, but I'll probably watch it anyway.
     
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  18. Mr. Babar

    Mr. Babar I have no elephant books Club Member

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    Freaking MB. What s joke. The master scheduler. Loved when he sprinkled in a one and done at the Shoe with Ohio St., too.


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  19. NiTownBuff

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    This really stinks for me and my friends that already bought our flights. Thanks a lot CUAD.
     
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  20. GoonieBuff

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    Why am I not surprised? Our opening game has moved days in the last 5 years more than any other school (no hyperbole).
     
  21. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    Good maybe that means instead of P12N they'll put it on a channel I actually get.
     
  24. NiTownBuff

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    Had to book with FF miles before all those seats were gone. Oh well, we'll figure something out.
     
  25. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    gmail search FTW!

    my dad and I emailed that one back and forth -- sports and frugality are the only conversation topics we both find interesting.
     
  26. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Sucks for me, but if it gives the Buffs a better shot at starting the season 2-0 there's very little they can't put me through as a fan. I'll put up with just about anything to see wins.
     
  27. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    I didn't read the article so I may be wrong, but I don't think this holds true for trips like Hawaii. People plan that many months ahead and don't go on a two month notice.
     
  28. Hugegroove

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    Can't recall when there was a Sackygate on a Thursday before Labor Day holiday?
     
  29. BuffsNYC

    BuffsNYC Uptown Club Member

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    Are flounder and 'tini really gone?
     
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    You haven't heard? Turns out they weren't virgins. Who knew? That's the last time we put The Junta in charge of finding virgins.
     

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