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Penn State Students Are Tailgating Their Final Exams
business insider ^ | 5-9-14 | Caroline Moss

Posted on 05/09/2014 1:29:41 PM PDT by FlJoePa

Penn State University located in State College, Pennsylvania is notorious for their seemingly bottomless pitcher of school spirit.

After all, students at the University are even tailgating their final exams. Complete with hot dogs and encouraging signs.

This photo from Onward State's Facebook page has been making the rounds this week:

Stephen Pianovich, pictured above, is graduating this May and masterminded the plan to tailgate a final.

It was on his senior year bucket list.

In an email to Business Insider, he said:

We got some confused looks from people walking and driving by, but nobody from the university or police told us we needed to stop. I guess I should have mentioned that this was a sober event. I think people see the word “tailgate” and think of boozing, but we didn’t want to give anyone a reason to kick us off campus, so we made sure there was no alcohol there.

The crowd varied from about 20-30 people, so it wasn’t too much of a ruckus, but enough to let people know we were tailgating a final. We cheered loudly again when [our friends] Ryan and Shane exited the exam and took a group picture.

I graduate this weekend and all semester my friends and I have been trying to do unique and fun things, and this was just another example of that. Is it going to become a Penn State tradition down the road? I certainly wouldn’t mind seeing that, but who knows? I do know, however, that we made some memories and I’m overjoyed we went through with it.


(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Education; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: itsforthechildren; ncaa; psu
Hah...fun stuff!
1 posted on 05/09/2014 1:29:41 PM PDT by FlJoePa
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To: FlJoePa

I hope they keep the kids away.


2 posted on 05/09/2014 1:31:07 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: FlJoePa

Full disclosure: I got high for my one of my finals at [edited]. My last final was late on the calendar, and my friends had already started celebrating the end of them. Lost an A to a B+. Never did it again.


3 posted on 05/09/2014 1:33:19 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I remember students in the balconies of larger [general requirement] classes smoking weed DURING the finals! Early 80’s.


4 posted on 05/09/2014 1:36:14 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

“Business Insider? I barely knew her!”

About as lame as any of the nitwit’s signs.


5 posted on 05/09/2014 1:37:33 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: humblegunner
Better get back to your patrol...


6 posted on 05/09/2014 1:39:10 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: humblegunner
I hope they keep the kids away.

Well, something about number 2 and number 1 so I'm not holding out much hope for anyone of any age there.

Plus, they read the "business insider" blog, or "bi-blog" as I call it, which is written at about pre-school level, so there's that.

7 posted on 05/09/2014 1:40:34 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Larry Lucido
Here's the original onward state article -

onward state article

8 posted on 05/09/2014 1:46:03 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

I don’t think “Penn State” and “Tailgating” should be used in the same sentence for awhile.


9 posted on 05/09/2014 1:52:44 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

It might be best.


10 posted on 05/09/2014 1:54:36 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Vigilanteman
PSU Football IS tailgating:

PSU Grandma destroys beer bong [youtube link]

11 posted on 05/09/2014 2:06:28 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

12 posted on 05/09/2014 2:08:32 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: FlJoePa

Ignore the troll. No one likes it. Worst poster on FR, bar none.


13 posted on 05/09/2014 2:13:44 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: FlJoePa

Summer of 82, I had 3 finals in one day ( all engr courses). I could have changed one final to another day, but decided to get everything over with in one day and go home. Made it through the first two, but the last one ( dynamics) my brain stopped working, figured I got a 15% on it and flunked the course (passed with a c). Spent the rest of the night across the street at the rat cellar, and passed out on the northern part of the campus trying to walk home to pine wood north.


14 posted on 05/09/2014 2:30:08 PM PDT by Bruce Kurtz
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To: Bruce Kurtz

Awesomeness there!


15 posted on 05/09/2014 2:32:14 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: VRWC For Truth
Worst poster on FR, bar none.

The worst ones talk smack about folks behind their backs like scumsucking cowards.

Don't be afraid, spunky. You have a voice.

16 posted on 05/09/2014 2:59:58 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: FlJoePa

A little off topic FlJoePa, don’t know if you saw this article in the CDT, here is a little bit:

“The Nittany Lions now own 11 four-star recruits, according to 24-7, while the other 13 schools in the Big Ten Conference have a combined total of 13. Penn State’s Class of 2015 is currently ranked No. 1 in the conference, No. 2 overall behind Alabama, according to 24-7.” CDT

The Lions are going to be tough to beat.


17 posted on 05/09/2014 3:22:46 PM PDT by Bruce Kurtz
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To: Bruce Kurtz

Franklin is a recruiting machine. He hasn’t left his office (literally) since he took the job. Has a new house in town, doesn’t know the address. Sleeps on an inflatable mattress in his office.

More chest pains for Urban, I guess.


18 posted on 05/09/2014 3:29:36 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: VRWC For Truth

Boo hoo, QED. Worst poster evah. ROFLPIMP.


19 posted on 05/09/2014 4:27:34 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: FlJoePa

This is just too cute. I love the sign that says, “Go, Shane! Beat Bio”.

Good natured, clean fun is not celebrated enough in our culture.


20 posted on 05/09/2014 4:33:36 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: humblegunner

Mean-spirited and inappropriate. These students had nothing to do with the pervert.


21 posted on 05/09/2014 4:35:53 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: FlJoePa

Penn State, isn’t that where they had the big pedophile scandal with the football coaches?


22 posted on 05/09/2014 4:39:05 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Bigg Red; FlJoePa
These students had nothing to do with the pervert.

The original poster continues to support Ped State and pretends nothing happened.

Basically he endorses pedophilia in favor of sports.

Me, I'm not cool with that.

23 posted on 05/09/2014 4:41:14 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

It’s PENN State. Get it right there smelly.


24 posted on 05/09/2014 4:47:18 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: humblegunner

Even if I were to accept your assertion about the poster as true, I cannot see how it relates to this particular post about young people who had nothing to do with the pedophile incidents.

My assessment remains: Mean-spirited and inappropriate.

I suggest that you not read posts from this FReeper if you are that obsessed about his views. Your nasty comments here are unbecoming.


25 posted on 05/09/2014 4:48:55 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: FlJoePa
Get it right there smelly.

"SMELL MY FINGER!"


26 posted on 05/09/2014 4:50:26 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Bigg Red

If you read the posts of the person who posted this thread, you may feel differently. His screen name alone is an indication of his thinking.


27 posted on 05/09/2014 4:55:06 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: humblegunner
Have you read John Ziegler's blog on Paterno lately? Maybe I'll start posting links (not the actual material, just the links, mind you).

You seem bored.

framingpaterno.com

28 posted on 05/09/2014 4:56:21 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Bigg Red; FlJoePa
I suggest that you not read posts from this FReeper if you are that obsessed about his views.

If I were obsessed, wouldn't reading his posts be my first priority?

I cannot see how it relates to this particular post about young people who had nothing to do with the pedophile incidents.

Well.. even though you may not be obsessed you could go and look
at his posts, going back a couple years.. and see how he excuses
or denies or minimizes Ped State's involvement with covering up
pedophilia and perversion.

But hey, that's too much trouble for you.

We should just be nice, huh?

29 posted on 05/09/2014 4:56:27 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: trisham

My “thinking?” What crazy thinking is that? That someone who was never accused of a crime, who cooperated with, and was praised by the OAG, who never did a damn thing wrong, has his 61 year legacy stomped on and smeared by the likes of espn, louis freeh, the ncaa, corrupt b.o.t. members, and bumblehummer?

Crazy “thinking” there. You need to get a clue as well.


30 posted on 05/09/2014 4:59:58 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

Continue as you will.


31 posted on 05/09/2014 5:02:31 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: humblegunner
too funny!

Never fear gunner, we've got your six o'clock, and the 3 and the nine, too.

Stay humble, my FRiends.

32 posted on 05/09/2014 5:07:11 PM PDT by BlueDragon (The world isn't Crazy. It's just the people in it...)
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To: BlueDragon
we've got your six o'clock, and the 3 and the nine, too.

And that makes it all possible, I'll tell you what...

33 posted on 05/09/2014 5:15:11 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

34 posted on 05/09/2014 5:19:15 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

35 posted on 05/09/2014 5:28:10 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: All

Please do not feed the troll. As worthless as mams on a bull. QED.


36 posted on 05/09/2014 5:30:03 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: VRWC For Truth

He’s a professional thread hijacker.


37 posted on 05/09/2014 5:45:10 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: VRWC For Truth

So you’re on record as supporting pedophilia.


38 posted on 05/09/2014 5:46:57 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: trisham
His (FlJoePa) screen name alone is an indication of his thinking.

And never, ever does he mentions the victims of Joe Paterno's inaction.

39 posted on 05/09/2014 5:47:13 PM PDT by JohnG45
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So two bad guys are going to make the other 95,000 members of the Penn State community guilty?

Makes no sense-—it’s like a small city.

.


40 posted on 05/09/2014 5:53:57 PM PDT by Mears
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To: humblegunner; trisham; FlJoePa

I do not know this poster, nor do I know his posting history.

No matter how much he has denied the scandal at Penn State, though, I still do not see how this particular story relates to the whole pedophile story.

At any rate, I think I have spent too much time on this, and I don’t see any point in commenting further.

Sorry we can’t agree on this point.


41 posted on 05/09/2014 6:00:44 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: FlJoePa

... and a stalker. Ignore it and it will go away. Total attention whore.


42 posted on 05/09/2014 6:12:18 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Bigg Red

It doesn’t ... Ignore the troll.


43 posted on 05/09/2014 6:13:08 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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