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Who is all going to Columbia?!

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by twodaparty, Oct 13, 2019.

  1. twodaparty

    twodaparty GC Hall of Fame

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    Will be making my first road trip from Atlanta. Checking another SEC stadium off the list!

    Hope it’s not the dreaded noon game. 3:30 works best so that we can avoid another night game.
     
  2. SuperMOM

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    Are you riding the bus with the ATL Gator Club?
     
  3. SwampVarmint

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    This ATL group will also be representing.
     
  4. oneatatime

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    It won't be announced until later today, but I suspect it will be the dreaded noon game, with LSU at MSU on CBS and Kentucky at UGly 6pm.

    When the 6 day announcement was made last Monday, nobody expected UGly to lose at home so they were offered just the 3:30 and 6 pm starts. I don't think that can change but since ESPN is doing both the noon and the 6 pm, they may have the ability of switching us to the later start.
     
  5. defensewinschampionships

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    I’m going
     
  6. LTG61

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    I can't all go. But, I'm thinking about going partially.
     
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  7. eastowest

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    Beat SC 13-0....in Columbia 1919....100 years ago
     
  8. whiskeygator

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    I am going. Meeting kids and friends for a tail gate before game. Any recommendations on tail gate parking lots?
     
  9. TEKgator22

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    The fair is in town this week which takes over the usual tailgating spot (fairgrounds) in front of the stadium. It’ll be like Thunderdome trying to find spots. We’re going and setting up at my sons apt (he’s a Gamecock) on one of the side streets near the stadium. You might wanna try a lot down on Shop Rd to tailgate. I think those are not taken over by the fair but not sure
     
  10. TEKgator22

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    Also, for noon games — based on past experiences — early street closures are a nightmare. I don’t know what protocol is with the fair and street closures (maybe some of our residents can weigh in) but I’d plan to get there early. With their win, the stadium should be Extra hyped.

    Visitor sections at Willie B are 16/17 and surrounding areas
     
  11. n210sgator

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    Four of us going.
    Any parking advice from someone in the know will be appreciated!
    Couldn’t find a spot last week so we parked downtown Gville and took city shuttle bus... worked out pretty good - any thing like that in Colombia?
     
  12. GoCocks3877

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    Bernie’s Chicken off of the Bluff Rd exit, it’s where we always parked it’s off 77 and I’d recommend that way instead of going through Columbia. Little bit of a walk, but not bad. They have great food too. It’s about 20.00 for parking Also, easy to get out after the game and right back on the interstate.
     
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  13. twodaparty

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    No. Four of us are riding together. We thought about doing the bus but are making a trip out of making dinner reservations getting a hotel etc. The Atlanta Gator Club is going back immediately after the game ends. Thinking of meeting up with them to do some TailGATORing or if anyone on the board wants to meet up with us or has tips where to go pregame that’d be cool too.
     
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  14. defensewinschampionships

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    Thanks for the info. Never been to a game up there.
     
  15. awells05

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    I am going...staying in Charleston
     
  16. manigordo

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    One of my least favorite venues in the SEC.
    But that is just one man's opinion, and I hope all Gator fans have a GREAT time.
     
  17. GoCocks3877

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    Another option is parking at the Colonial Center and riding a shuttle over to the stadium.
     
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  18. awells05

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    I love it...Jaco's before the game...visit the Cockabooses...I really enjoy it....food sucks in the stadium but whatever... The Sandstorm thing is really cool.
     
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  19. manigordo

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    Done that as I know a guy with a Cockaboose and they do party. I wish you a great time whenever you go. Have a ball! Just not my favorite stadium atmosphere or fans.
     
  20. bperkins10

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    I am going. I hope it turns out better than the last time I went.
     
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