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    Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

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    [size=14pt]Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision[/size]
    No drainage means no chances will be taken with weather

    By Steve Ballard
    Posted: October 16, 2008

    The differences in the retractable-roof stadiums built to house NFL teams are evident not only on the blueprints but in the mind-sets of their occupants.

    In Phoenix, Houston and the soon-to-be home of the Cowboys in Dallas, the stadiums are regarded as outdoor venues with the roofs to be closed only when weather conditions force it. But at newly opened Lucas Oil Stadium, where Sunday the Colts played a home game in the sunshine for the first time since moving to Indianapolis in 1984, stadium and team officials view the $720 million facility more as an indoor venue with the roof to be opened only when conditions allow it.

    John Klipsch, executive director of the Indiana Stadium and Convention Authority, said fans should think of it like they would a sunroof on their car.
    And you can bet every dollar you own the same thing would happen here if a new stadium has a retractable roof.

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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    Unless it's -20 AND raining you can bet your ass people will be bitching from both sides of the fence.

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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    "BloodyHorns82" wrote:
    Unless it's -20 AND raining you can bet your ass people will be bitching from both sides of the fence.
    That would be cool to have -20 and raining.
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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    "Prophet" wrote:
    "BloodyHorns82" wrote:
    Unless it's -20 AND raining you can bet your ass people will be bitching from both sides of the fence.
    That would be cool to have -20 and raining.
    It would be one hell of a football game to watch.

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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    "BloodyHorns82" wrote:
    "Prophet" wrote:
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    Unless it's -20 AND raining you can bet your jiggly butt people will be bitching from both sides of the fence.
    That would be cool to have -20 and raining.
    It would be one hell of a football game to watch.
    LOL So much ice would be on the field!

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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    I dont think it can rain and -20..just a guess.
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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    "BloodyHorns82" wrote:
    Unless it's -20 AND raining you can bet your ass people will be bitching from both sides of the fence.
    The logic in this statement is mind blowing.
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    Re: Colts: Opening Lucas Oil Stadium roof no easy decision

    "gregair13" wrote:
    "BloodyHorns82" wrote:
    Unless it's -20 AND raining you can bet your ass people will be bitching from both sides of the fence.
    The logic in this statement is mind blowing.
    Wouldn't it be "mind bottling"?


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