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..pay forward ........................................he made them pay...............................he'll make them pay again and again
great cause man, keep up the good work.
Great cause! Break a leg!
Several +1s your way.
Holy bumpitty bump Batman!!!!!
Upvote avalanche coming.
Definitely a great cause and a great thing you are doing!
I upvoted from the Bucknuts board.... This is a win/win... We get to help kids in an awesome cause and get to help a nitwit depart with more of his money. Who would down-vote that???
Upvotes only.... keep them rolling in.
The RANT is a Romper Room for Degenerates - jwe
Comment seems necessary (TIC or not)...
I think you intended to type UNnecessary... it was TIC...and a nitwit is a derivative of NITtany Lion... get it.
I was being cute. I guess I missed the mark.
Either way, I'm in support of this
This post was edited by tbdbitl 14 months ago
I didn't mean UNnecssary. My post was pretty obviously sarcastic, hence the necessary part. As for the nitwit part, obviously I got it, considering my sarcastic response.
Now back on topic.
Sorry... having a long day... I need a beer and some dancing myself.
I do wonder how someone stands for 46 straight hours...no sitting at all... what about going to the rest room? Are there injuries asociated with the event?
My wife works in the Student Health Center. Kids come in with injuries on Monday after the event. They also run themselves down and become sick as well.
All worth it.
Surprisingly very few people drop out. Yes bathroom is allowed, but you have to squat, no sitting. Occasionally people get delirious and don't make it, but usually everyone finishes and goes nuts for the final announcement of the total, gets a ride home and then passes out for 20 hours straight.
They tell all the dancers that to prep, don't have caffeine for a month or more before, don't eat certain foods, etc. Then during the event they feed you and hydrate you constantly. It's pretty cool all around and a great time.
An FYI, you can watch the entire 46 hours online, but if you tune, I suggest the last 4 hours. Experiencing the last 4 hours of THON is pretty incredible.
Great cause! Here is a pic of my son Zach who battled leukemia twice...and kicked its ass!! Well done !!
Hell yes! OSU actually started one recently as well (a bunch of schools have picked up the cause since PSU started)! I highly suggest attending that and watching the PSU one (or going). If it's anything like the PSU one, it will be an amazing experience.
Can't believe I haven't heard of that... good stuff.
I'm not sure I could stand and dance for 4.6 hours, let alone 46 hours.
I would guess sponsors would be wanting in on this... RedBull, RockStar, StarBucks, heck, maybe even Dr. Scholls
Upvoted....you better hope this doesn't get linked to the Bama board because you will be in debt! LOL Good luck! My company, Northwestern Mutual, is heavily involved with Alex's Lemonade Stand fighting Childhood Cancer. That is awesome how much PSU has raised!
This post was edited by WE ARE ND76 14 months ago
Well, they really don't dance for 46 hours. Every hour(ish) there's the "line dance" that everyone does that's about 10 minutes long. The dancers don't know what time it actually is (well, most have an idea, but they can't wear watches and they cover up the time on the phone), so they aren't really sure how long is left. Aside from the line dance part, you can do whatever you want, most choose to stand around or play with the children who come to watch and play around. There are activities the entire time for the dancers to keep them motivated.
For example, each of PSU's 30ish sports teams do a dance off (football usually wins because it goes by crowd vote). There's a pep rally, there are quizzes and games, a concert at the end, etc. Just lots of things to try to keep up the enthusiasm.
Also, each dancer has a "moraler" who stays with them on 4 hour shifts (4 on 4 off 4 on, etc) to keep them pumped up and do things for the dancers. And you can have people come on the floor (you get a floor pass and put your friends and family on your "list" and they can take the pass and come visit you to keep your spirits up).
I keep checking too see when it will get linked there, so far the Bama poster in tbb are disappointing
“If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.” ― Haruki Murakami
There aren't many Bama fans here, so maybe they haven't seen it
BN is disappointing me too.
was at like 270 when I linked it, they can down vote a troll bashing UFM3 over 600 times, but can't take 2 seconds to upvote this.
yeah I remember when helewagon would get downvoted like crazy and be at like -50 and id check later and he'd be at 150.... little disappointed
exactly.. BN has crazy numbers, but Steve getting DV'd or someone talking shit about Corch is clearly more important than this. Smh.
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