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Date: 11/13/07 03:12 PM

102 Responses to UC Berkeley Video Game Halftime Show

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    November 13, 2007 at 1:38 pm
    Link: UC Berkeley Video Game Halftime Show - Cal`s marching band performs 10 video game theme songs with precise formation.
  2. Profile photo of maxim_mat
    maxim_mat Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:19 pm
    WOW. how long did that take to rehearse?
  3. Profile photo of mluther
    mluther Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:20 pm
    look at all the geeks 0.0
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    rbt_food Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:23 pm
    that was great.
    tetris is the best.
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    theguyuknow Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:24 pm
    I liked the tetris one.
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    TheGrag Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm
    Tetris, Mario, Zelda, Tetris... wow thats cool... i wish my school could do that!
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    KeVsTeR2475 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:31 pm
    oh wow how come this vid has barely any comments? this vid wins teh internets.
  8. Profile photo of crash246
    crash246 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:33 pm
    I wish the Cal High Schools were that good...Oh well they`re still pretty good. I liked the tetris one the best!

    Did anybody else notice that in the beggining they were doing Pong?

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    braindamaged Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:33 pm
    Cal is the University of California. Same school system as UCLA!! Only they don`t call it UCB coz there is no such thing. They call it Cal because it was the first UC school. Definitely not Cal State... that is a different and slightly less prestigious school system all together.
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    lwhoffman Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:35 pm
    that made my day. now i`m gonna go do my homework.
  11. Profile photo of ZenDragon
    ZenDragon Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:37 pm
    1. Tetris
    2. Mortal Kombat
    3. Pokemon
    4. Zelda
    5. - 10. Mario
  12. Profile photo of Naz14
    Naz14 Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:37 pm
    that was amazing =) props to all those people!!
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    tannerwoody Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:39 pm
    That was cool, I want to see a video from the other side though.
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    catlvr887 Female 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:40 pm
    I hope they don`t do competitions with that drill..
  15. Profile photo of bigb7965
    bigb7965 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:43 pm
    that was cool

    i didn`t notice that i was watching it from the wrong side until they made the castle )-|

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    cannibal151 Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm
    looks like the guy recording was on the wrong side of the field, still awesome tho.
  17. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm
    The Mortal Kombat song ALWAYS makes me cream my pants. Why didn`t anybody warn me?
  18. Profile photo of cale_d_100
    cale_d_100 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 3:58 pm
    wow that was so crazy mario was the best
  19. Profile photo of FTAB2010
    FTAB2010 Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:00 pm
    cute....real cute
  20. Profile photo of macedonpimp
    macedonpimp Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:23 pm
    i no, me 2, AKappy. other than that though, it was pretty lame. all the nerds in the stands went wild!!!
  21. Profile photo of PrZn
    PrZn Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:28 pm
    very lame
    they sound like poo too
  22. Profile photo of llamaseacow
    llamaseacow Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:33 pm
    what`s with all the marching bands on i-a-b??
  23. Profile photo of VONLINE
    VONLINE Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:37 pm
    Pretty cool. I believe college bands do a different show every week, so this was learned and memorized in a week and probably won`t be performed again. I`ve heard that being in a college marching band is pretty grueling.
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    Putzpie Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:41 pm
    damn straight, that rocked!!
  25. Profile photo of Piroteknix
    Piroteknix Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 4:42 pm
    Playing video game music isn`t cool. Ever.
  26. Profile photo of PreoSmo
    PreoSmo Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 5:14 pm
    Those who say this isn`t cool are lame and full of fail. That was awesome, I must say. I played in a marching band and yeah, that`s not so easy to do, the being synchronised.
  27. Profile photo of chevyman0240
    chevyman0240 Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 5:28 pm
    that was one of the worst things i have ever heard in my entire life i am in a college band and if we sounded like that, our university would end the program
  28. Profile photo of Washburn07
    Washburn07 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 5:31 pm
    Awesome!
  29. Profile photo of garwei
    garwei Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 5:51 pm
    what the drat is a cal state berkeley? it`s UC Berkeley or Cal. and to chevyman, you obviously don`t know that cal is number one in pretty much everything.

    go bears!

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    CaptainPat Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:02 pm
    cool but kinda outa place at a FOOTBALL game. The band at my school usualy just plays the Rockie theme.


    Dun nu NU nunun NU. Dun nu NU nu nu nu NU! nunu nu nu. nununu du du du dududu DUH *crash*
    lol.

  31. Profile photo of CaptainPat
    CaptainPat Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:05 pm
    by the way the crash want them messing up or all falling down that was the cymbals.
  32. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:13 pm
    That was very cool.

    AKappy, what`s your current erection status? Have you reached achievement?

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    TTomster10 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:27 pm
    holy poo, I was in that marching band! XD i knew someone would tape it but i didnt think i wud see it haha.well its nice to have seen it from up there haha. i was actually the maskot who pushed the rival teams maskot haha. that was the best night ever XD.
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    MapleFr3ak Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:33 pm
    That owned.
  35. Profile photo of BLHSDUDE
    BLHSDUDE Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:35 pm
    Too bad they lost that game. GO COUGS!!!!!!!!! WAZZU OWNZ!!!!!!!
  36. Profile photo of maxog1
    maxog1 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:42 pm
    wow who would`ve thought in this world that THAT would happen :-)
  37. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:47 pm
    "AKappy, what`s your current erection status? Have you reached achievement?"

    I had achieved it with tetris, then blew it with Mortal Kombat... if you know what I mean.

  38. Profile photo of CaptainPat
    CaptainPat Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:47 pm
    so why did they let a 13-17 year old be the mascot in a COLLEGE marching band? could they like not find anybody so they like.. took the quarterback`s little brother or something?
  39. Profile photo of Maximus23623
    Maximus23623 Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:48 pm
    Sorry, but that sucked...They forgot the most important thing...They didnt have the fireworks over the castle! Other than that though it was awesome.
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    bigsisjune Female 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:49 pm
    "what`s with all the marching bands on i-a-b??"

    They`re effing awesome, that`s what.

  41. Profile photo of Saturnia107
    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 6:49 pm
    I`m in a Big Ten marching band, and I must say Cal isn`t too good musically and they don`t march too well either, but the show itself was entertaining.
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    famousguitar Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 7:30 pm
    the angle was upside down but other then that I loved it.
  43. Profile photo of robbery525
    robbery525 Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 7:55 pm
    that was crazy. i liked mario and mortal kombat the best. the ones toward the end i didnt know after the first mario one.
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    NiGHTS13 Female 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:17 pm
    FAVE`D
  45. Profile photo of Kosudax3x
    Kosudax3x Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:17 pm
    I Wonder what band practice was like lol
  46. Profile photo of Pickastick
    Pickastick Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:30 pm
    There was pong at the beginning too, those 2 people weren`t just running around randomly... O.o
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    punk7634 Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:35 pm
    If only my school band was still a marching band....but, we`re not, so, oh well. That was very well sync`ed and very entertaining.
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    DBtG Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:42 pm
    Holy sh*t. This is the single greatest thing I have ever seen in my life.

    Next to Transformers (of course).

  49. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:46 pm
    wow thats incredible. amazing.
  50. Profile photo of shiggin
    shiggin Female 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:47 pm
    Damn...
  51. Profile photo of Qhoss
    Qhoss Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:49 pm
    The flag at the end was cool. The formations were done very well.
  52. Profile photo of lovebeat17
    lovebeat17 Female 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:50 pm
    wow. our high school marching spent three months learning and rehearsing one show, and by the last game we still weren`t COMPLETELY finished, and we were terribly awful.

    props to cal :]

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    amishman Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 8:57 pm
    wow that was funny
  54. Profile photo of MNJ_gudluv
    MNJ_gudluv Female 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 9:19 pm
    i only counted 5 video game theme songs. where the hell is the other 5?
  55. Profile photo of CaptainPat
    CaptainPat Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 9:22 pm
    i dont get why they played video game music though, it was cool and all but the tetris or pokemon theme songs arent exactly pump up music.
    The Rockie theme is those. I love it when the band at my school plays it. They didnt even play at the last game and it was a championchip game though.... (my school is now goin into regionals)
    The cheerleaders didnt show up either. So the whole school was there cus it was a champion chip game but the band and the cheer leaders both didnt show up. Worst half time ever.
    Lol.
    Anyways....
    GO INDIANS! yay. I bet they`re gonna go to state!
  56. Profile photo of boredkid
    boredkid Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 9:27 pm
    i liked the show, but some of it looked easy compared to what we do, our band does a lot harder shows than that, we only stand still at the beginning of the show, and at the end of movements, i kind of envy them actually, it would be nice to stand and focus on the music rather than marching and trying to play at the same time
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    hunneybear Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 9:47 pm
    omg that was amazing and with that precision that is like holy crap wow
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    KIKENI Female 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 9:50 pm
    wow, thats bangin
  59. Profile photo of ragefrk1
    ragefrk1 Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 10:53 pm
    we did a show similar to this last year, they did a great job. but next year, one of our shows will be... GUITAR HERO III. it should be awesome
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    gingerpride Male 18-29
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    November 13, 2007 at 11:11 pm
    the zelda song was badass. the triforce and master sword was even better
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    GrnFantasic Male 13-17
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    November 13, 2007 at 11:35 pm
    Heh, pokemon you don`t hear that one alot. GO GO POWER RANGERS!
  62. Profile photo of Mjustin
    Mjustin Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 2:29 am
    So, what, boring drill, bad blend, horrible phrasing, and trumpet players that don`t even know their own range? Great...
    I like the pieces they picked out (due to the fact that I`m a gamer as well as a musician), but I hope they didn`t go to any competitions with that show.
  63. Profile photo of Maksie99
    Maksie99 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 8:07 am
    That was really nicely done!
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    rabbeseking Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2007 at 9:53 am
    Friggen amazing
  65. Profile photo of davisboy
    davisboy Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2007 at 10:10 am
    Sorry, but I think the WVU band is better.WVU BandDuring the sugar bowl you couldn`t hear the band because the Crowd was cheering so loud.
  66. Profile photo of bored-am-I
    bored-am-I Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2007 at 10:14 am
    Lame as something really, really lame.
  67. Profile photo of chevyman0240
    chevyman0240 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 11:04 am
    ok for people who dont know whats up with college bands........ we do different shows just about every week, we dont go to competitions (Mjustin), and that was probably one of the worst bands i have heard ever, and no garwei cal isnt first at everything............and one last thing BOOMER SOONER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  68. Profile photo of Mjustin
    Mjustin Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 11:12 am
    Well that`s good for this band that they don`t do competitions. I don`t mean anything against this band or the members in it, but that performance was horrible.
  69. Profile photo of chevyman0240
    chevyman0240 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 11:18 am
    http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm...
    now that is what a real band sounds like
  70. Profile photo of chevyman0240
    chevyman0240 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 11:18 am
    o yeah i agree, that was just awful, when i first heard this i thought it was a high school band
  71. Profile photo of marchforth
    marchforth Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 12:43 pm
    oh i miss marching band in high school. the best song we ever did was "soul man" and i was the piccolo.:-P
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    mrknet Male 40-49
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    November 14, 2007 at 1:52 pm
    The bad performance can be blamed on bad videography. Too far away and on the wrong side of the field.
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    Kiko_911 Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2007 at 2:23 pm
    The Pokemon one was the best imo.
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    Marsilvanian Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 2:30 pm
    It was good, not the best i have seen, but good :)
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    thecranberry Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 2:32 pm
    Well...This was highly entertaining, and it was decently preformed. nothing blue devils-like, but still good. i want to find and kill one trumpet, one trombone, and one tuba from that band. YOURE IN A BAND. I SHOULD NOT BE ABLE TO HEAR YOU. Also, taking marching band too seriously is ridiculous. its not an art. its loud poo to entertain your average football fan. yeah, youre good at it. congrats! but don`t be too proud, it`s still silly. for the record, i am in marching band right now; our season just ended.
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    catsrule313 Female 13-17
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    November 14, 2007 at 3:05 pm
    sweet!! the only reason they sounded "bad"to some people was because they were moving and running and trying to remember the songs and where they were supposed to go all at once
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    garwei Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 3:11 pm
    boomer sooner? didn`t you guys steal your fight song from yale? yeah. that`s what i thought.
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    shizzamX Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 3:52 pm
    wow..
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    Sporks Female 13-17
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    November 14, 2007 at 5:25 pm
    That`s amazing. :D
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    jen00384 Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 5:42 pm
    That was AMAZING!!!

    They did great!

  81. Profile photo of Saturnia107
    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 5:52 pm
    Uhh no, they sounded bad because they`re a bad college marching band. I`m in a college marching band and I know what good ones sound like-this is not one of them. And like someone else said, we don`t go to competitions and we usually do learn one show a week. College marching band is WAY different than HS marching band (unless you go to a really small college).
  82. Profile photo of BLHSDUDE
    BLHSDUDE Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2007 at 6:30 pm
    All you band geeks who keep judging them saying that was too bad. Screw you guys quit being so picky
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 7:48 pm
    Still year lights for the Asian Halftime shows
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    philippic Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 8:51 pm
    holy mackerel!!! was some intense training and preperation involved in that!
    serious half time show indeed.
    bravo n encore.
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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 9:30 pm
    Eh. there we`re a lot of holds, and they didn`t sound too great...
    but still cool
    I<3Band
  86. Profile photo of jhonmayer1
    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 9:32 pm
    Oh and just in case you non-bandos didn`t know, that`s called a field show! woot =]
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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 9:35 pm
    Oh, and they took the video on the visiting side...so, it`s upside down! haha =]
    yay triple posts!
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    Critic123 Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2007 at 9:42 pm
    One day the geeks will conquer us all with their video game half-time patterns and their endless knowledge of stupid video games.
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    PianoMan21 Male 18-29
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    November 15, 2007 at 12:10 am
    Looks like they need work on... the whole show.
    Great concept. Looks like the choreography and music would be excellent - if they would have performed it well.
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    Qtpil13 Female 13-17
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    November 15, 2007 at 6:59 pm
    I think I would`ve rather had a high school band perform this, so they would`ve had more time to practice, because it could really stand to be polished up a bit. Not my high school marching band, obviously, but one of the actual competitive ones.
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    IAmTheMoose Male 18-29
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    November 15, 2007 at 7:03 pm
    sounds like they should have spent more time practicing than actually playing the video games that had the tunes in them.

    I wish we could do this in marching band. that would be epic.

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    nati6 Male 13-17
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    November 15, 2007 at 8:44 pm
    The formations were awesome, but it sounded as though they needed a little more practice with the actual music!
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    TTomster10 Male 13-17
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    November 15, 2007 at 8:45 pm
    CaptainPat... I am 20, I started college Immediatly after i graduated highschool and I was at that game
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    TheddyBhear Female 13-17
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    November 16, 2007 at 12:07 am
    Lol. ^_^
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    LittleMissQT Female 18-29
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    November 17, 2007 at 4:46 am
    I love that guy who gave the tutorial on Cal and how it`s UC and not Cal State. I swear, everyone from Cal is so high and mighty and think they`re above CSU.
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    Mandikins Female 13-17
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    November 17, 2007 at 5:23 pm
    I want to have sex with that guy in yellow who came out of the "PokeBall".
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    Spiffy17 Male 13-17
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    November 17, 2007 at 10:40 pm
    I noticed he was on the other side when the tetris went up -_-

    Sooo awesome. My moms went there. Lol William Hung went there by the way.

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    InsaneChildz Male 13-17
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    November 18, 2007 at 2:02 pm
    For all of you people saying it`s not that good, lets see you try to do 10 different songs and a lot of them made with synthesizers. Anyway greatest band performence ever! I got to get my School (St Eds) to do something like this. (i heard were good no idea tho lol)
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    MCpeepants Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2007 at 1:19 am
    that was the coolest field show i`ve ever seen, most of the time you just see shapes and lines, woopti doo, but video games, that was just the sh i t and who gives a flying fuc if it wasn`t perfect, those people are just jealous they didn`t get to do it. oh yeah, and CAL rocks your socks
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    BoiseState Female 18-29
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    December 14, 2007 at 4:12 pm
    Wow! I would love to sit through half time! Kudos to these guys who practiced so hard.
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    hotleafjuice Female 18-29
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    October 6, 2009 at 8:25 pm
    BEST...BAND...DIRECTOR.....EVER!!!!!!
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    IshiiDaFishy Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2010 at 6:54 pm
    newfags CAN triforce..

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