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Old Oct 5, 2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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Green Bay, Nov 4th. Game

Anyone going to be at Lambeau Field on Nov 4th? My wife just scored me two tickets to go. (A friend of her's family has season tickets and I get two of the four.)

i'll be driving up from Jackson MS, yes, it's a 16 hour drive. I'm cool with that.

Why? Because it will be a dream come true. I've passed on going to any NFL games I've had a chance to go to. I wanted my very first NFL game to be with the Packers at Lambeau.

My dream is coming true.

So, if you are going to be there or a regular there, let me know. I would like to meet a few people and maybe get some brats and beer.
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Old Oct 6, 2012, 02:25 PM   #2
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Congrats! Hope you have fun, not a GB fan but I felt the same way about my first NFL game it had to be my team and it had to be a home game!
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Old Oct 6, 2012, 03:13 PM   #3
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Congrats! Hope you have fun, not a GB fan but I felt the same way about my first NFL game it had to be my team and it had to be a home game!
Thanks, I appreciate it.

It's going to be a blast. The 16+ hour drive will suck but, I'm going to do it anyways.

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Old Oct 6, 2012, 05:37 PM   #4
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congrats! my brother has season tickets I try to get to one game every year but I live in NY state. Make sure to stop at Lombardis
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Old Oct 6, 2012, 08:53 PM   #5
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I hope you have a safe trip, and enjoy the game!
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Old Oct 7, 2012, 07:08 PM   #6
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I am a GBP fan down under (disappointed we lost this morning) and am jealous of your 16 hour drive to get to a game, it's a 24 hour trip for me, international!
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:45 AM   #7
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Get there early enough to be in your seats for the fly over. Truly awesome.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:59 AM   #8
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Get there early enough to be in your seats for the fly over. Truly awesome.
Definitely will. My hotel is about 30 minutes away (All of the hotels in town seem to be booked, according to the wide.) and I plan to get to GB around 7 or 8 that morning.

I want to walk around, take pictures, eat at a few different places. Then I'll make my way toward Lambeau and see if anyone offeres brats and beer, then up to the seats before everything starts.

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I don't envy your drive. I drove from MS to Omaha, and that drive was terrible. And I like driving. That was around 13 hours, so I can't imagine driving 16.
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Definitely will. My hotel is about 30 minutes away (All of the hotels in town seem to be booked, according to the wide.) and I plan to get to GB around 7 or 8 that morning.

I want to walk around, take pictures, eat at a few different places. Then I'll make my way toward Lambeau and see if anyone offeres brats and beer, then up to the seats before everything starts.

Thanks for posting.
You staying in appleton? There a nice little hotel in shawano right off hwy 29 thats cheap and the pizza place nearby is some of The best za ive ever had. Yes inluding nyc pizza
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 11:12 AM   #11
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Me and my buddies try to make it out to road game or two every season. This year we are going to Pittsburgh for a Steelers game..... Last year we went to a cowboys game, and a Cleveland Browns game. It really is a wonderful experience. We always try to get there on Saturday and make a weekend of it.... Like for the Cleveland game, we arrived Saturday and went to the hall of fame in Canton, OH...

Anyways good luck with that drive, I dont think I could ever drive that far, we drove to cleveland which was 7 hours and that felt like alot. We flew to the Dallas game. we are planning on driving to Pittsburgh which is also 7 hours... Thats the longest I am willing to drive though.... You can find alot of cheap flight deals these days.
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 03:03 PM   #12
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I don't envy your drive. I drove from MS to Omaha, and that drive was terrible. And I like driving. That was around 13 hours, so I can't imagine driving 16.
I'm ONLY looking forward to it as it's "MY" Packers. Ok, my dream and I gotta do it. :P)

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You staying in appleton? There a nice little hotel in shawano right off hwy 29 thats cheap and the pizza place nearby is some of The best za ive ever had. Yes inluding nyc pizza
I'm honestly not sure yet. The wife has a friend that can get me any room for 25.00 a night. Hopefully not some run downed place. If so, I'll check it out for sure.

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Me and my buddies try to make it out to road game or two every season. This year we are going to Pittsburgh for a Steelers game..... Last year we went to a cowboys game, and a Cleveland Browns game. It really is a wonderful experience. We always try to get there on Saturday and make a weekend of it.... Like for the Cleveland game, we arrived Saturday and went to the hall of fame in Canton, OH...

Anyways good luck with that drive, I dont think I could ever drive that far, we drove to cleveland which was 7 hours and that felt like alot. We flew to the Dallas game. we are planning on driving to Pittsburgh which is also 7 hours... Thats the longest I am willing to drive though.... You can find alot of cheap flight deals these days.
Very cool. As I stated earlier, I wanted to wait to watch my first NFL game until I could go Lambeau Field and watch the Packers play.... I've had several chances in the last 5 years or so but, do to money constraints, I've been unable to. Otherwise, I'd gone a longtime ago. Now that times are getting a little easier, I plan to do this at least once a year. Maybe even go to other games. Dallas is 6 hours away, New Orleans is 3, Memphis is 3, and Atlanta is 6 I think too. I event turned down FREE box seats for the Saints game this last weekend.

I just paid for the tickets I'm getting and they will be here tomorrow!! I'm so excited.

I've driven 12 - 14 hours before. I made a journey from Jackson, MS, to OKC, stayed the night, drove to Salt Lake City Utah, stayed the night, drove to Las Vegas, stayed the night (and partied my (__Y__) off), and then drove to Cali. Two days later, drove back the same way. So driving that long for myself won't be a big deal, the part that's going to suck is after the game. I'll be driving all night (instead of day like Saturday) and hope to get home around 8 or 9 that Monday morning.

My nephew that I am taking with me is a Steelers fan. I'd like to go up there for a game. His requirement to go on this trip is that he has to wear all GB gear and not mention one word of the Steelers. (I like the Steelers too.)
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Old Oct 16, 2012, 03:23 PM   #13
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Rodgers was awesome this last weekend.

Looked like a rocket blasting off.

Anyone else going to be there yet?
HUGE win for the pack against a very good team on the road. Love Jordy's game

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Luigi's? That's some pretty good food.
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Me and my buddies try to make it out to road game or two every season. This year we are going to Pittsburgh for a Steelers game..... Last year we went to a cowboys game, and a Cleveland Browns game. It really is a wonderful experience. We always try to get there on Saturday and make a weekend of it.... Like for the Cleveland game, we arrived Saturday and went to the hall of fame in Canton, OH...

Anyways good luck with that drive, I dont think I could ever drive that far, we drove to cleveland which was 7 hours and that felt like alot. We flew to the Dallas game. we are planning on driving to Pittsburgh which is also 7 hours... Thats the longest I am willing to drive though.... You can find alot of cheap flight deals these days.
I actually like long drives as long as I don't have too tight of a schedule to get where Im going
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Looks like I'll be staying in Manitowoc, WI. That's not to far of a drive, anyone know if it's a slow/bad drive?

This was unplanned and we didn't even think about the rooms disappearing like they are. There are a few but, they are 200+ per night. Out of my current budget. Anyone have family there? I can sleep on a blow up bed in the carport/garage.
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Old Oct 18, 2012, 10:52 AM   #16
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Hope you have a lot of fun! While you're passing Sheboygan WI, beep the horn a few times so I know when you pass me!

And as for construction, there's a bit of orange barrel-itis near the 57/43 split in Saukville/Port Washington; traffic goes down to one lane on either side of the highway, but depending on when you are driving through the area, it shouldn't be that bad...
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