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Ohio Stadium aka THE Horseshoe (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by CrabMan, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. Best Buckeye

    Best Buckeye Pretending I'm a pleasant person is exhausting. Staff Member

    I go to enjoy the game and atmosphere not to text. In fact I'd be pissed if anyone texted me. Gotta confess I turn the cell phone off from the time I get to the Shoe area till I leave the stadium.
     
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  2. LovelandBuckeye

    LovelandBuckeye You never lose to those pricks. Ever. Ever. - UFM

    I only hop online during a game at home when it is already over because of score difference or playing a cupcake. I have broke that rule a few times recently. During The Game there is no phone, text, interwebs, cassette tapes, 8-track, or CB anywhere in sight.
     
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  3. TooTallMenardo

    TooTallMenardo “Big-time players step up in big-time games.” '17 Bowl Pick Em Champ

    I’m always notoriously checking my phone for updated scores. They give you score updates in the stadium, but those are sometimes 30-45 minute old updates.

    Saturdays to me are like Sundays for Christians. :lol: If I’m not at a game, chances are I’m marathoning approximately 14 hours of college football. BPCFFB has only made things worse.
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2019
  4. Jake

    Jake zero point zero ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Is it really even game day if you leave this at home?

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Bestbuck36

    Bestbuck36 Urban Renewal Project

    Some of us degenerates, need the updated lines man!
     
  6. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Ohio Stadium Expected To Have Expanded Wi-Fi Working By Season Opener
    BY TAYLOR ASHBROOK ON AUGUST 21, 2019 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT )
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Today brings good news for the social media savvy Buckeye football fans out there who will be attending the home opener next Saturday.

    Ohio State released a statement on Wednesday stating that their new expended Wi-Fi that will boost access for all 100,000+ fans in Ohio Stadium is expected to be completed by the time the Buckeyes open up their 2019 football season against Florida Atlantic on August 31st.

    Here is the full release from the university:



    Texting with friends and family and posting on social media inside Ohio Stadium is about to become a reality for more than 100,000 fans. The project to improve high density wireless connectivity is expected to be completed in time for the season opening game Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic.

    “The contractors working on behalf of the Department of Athletics and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) have worked above-and-beyond to get us to this point of having stadium-wide Wi-Fi in time for the first game,” senior associate athletics director/chief information officer Jim Null said.

    “Those involved – the Design Team, Osborn Engineering, Smoot Construction, Ohio Electric, Kastle and Ampthink – knew how important expanded coverage in the stadium was for our fans and they have worked efficiently and quickly to get this installation completed. Performance is important, as well. The first game will set a baseline for Wi-Fi that will help us make adjustments and fine-tune performance for each subsequent game.”

    Workers will have pulled 47 miles of copper and fiber wire throughout Ohio Stadium when the project is completed. The wire is connected to a massive number of access points – 2,009 – that have been installed since the project began in January of this year. The installation of 4,018 antennas is also included in the project. Equipment has all been seamlessly placed to blend in and to not disrupt the iconic integrity of the facility.

    “Ten access points could typically cover an area the size of the stadium,” Null said, “but we needed significantly more to service the Wi-Fi needs of so many fans in close proximity, plus ticketing functions and the press box, suites, club rooms, concourses and outdoor areas.”

    The $10.5 million project, which includes work to expand Wi-Fi connectivity in the Jerome Schottenstein Center in time for the start of the basketball seasons this fall, is part of a larger, $18.6 million campus-wide project that was approved by the Board of Trustees in April 2018. The expansion project includes the installation of more than 23,000 access points across the state in over 500 buildings and 180 outdoor spaces, providing mobile access to teaching, learning and research resources across all campuses and extension offices.



    The full project is expected to be completed by October 4th.

    Ohio State football will open their 2019 season next Saturday, August 31st at Ohio Stadium against FAU. Kickoff is scheduled for Noon ET and the game will be televised on FOX.

    https://buckeyebeatreport.com/2019/08/21/ohio-stadium-expected-to-have-expanded-wi-fi-working-by-season-opener/?fbclid=IwAR18wNps92Iz6sGrjkJXP1w9H_zQCTiSITS2TjNnd8gJBIx2Qyaxc6fG1Gw
     
  7. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    Aren't the B deck suites supposed to be done as well???
     
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  8. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

  9. scarletmike

    scarletmike Researching the Magic!

    Fuck. That.

    I want to hear TBDBITL before the game and between plays (except for Hells Bells), not some stupid DJ. They better not be fucking with anything from the Ramp Entrance to kickoff.
     
  10. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    Maybe some smoke, lazer show, start playing "in the club" by 50 cent, and start handing out some E.... might work???
     
  11. OHSportsFan

    OHSportsFan Fan of Ohio Sports in Indy

  12. HorseshoeFetish

    HorseshoeFetish Silver Bullet Supporter

  13. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

  14. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    So true tho lol
     
  15. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    So should we bring glow sticks to the games now?

    I don't mind change but I do when it's fucking stupid
     
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