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It’s almost…. Pew-pew-pew [laser sounds]… GAMEDAY!


Weirdly enough, besides on our site, there wasn’t a TON of news to come out on Tuesday, meaning it’s a relatively light Links load for me. Let’s get started.

Want to know who will be out Game 1? KOMU Sports Director Ben Arnet knows…

In yet another innovative idea from the athletic department (to go along with the ‘ticket influencers’ we’ve talked about already), they’ve installed some food lockers at Faurot.

The idea is cool enough, but I’m a bit perplexed about a few aspects, as interesting as it sounds.

We’ll start with the pros:

  1. Order your food from your seat mid-game!
  2. Actually get to watch more of the game? SCORE! (Hopefully you’ll see more of those too while you’re sitting in your seats and not stuck in line)
  3. Good on Mizzou for trying something new that no one else is doing!

And now some possible cons of the whole thing:

  1. Does this mean less event staff on hand? I hope no one lost their jobs in favor of machines.
  2. For the staff assigned to “filling” the lockers with orders, what will their game day experience and atmosphere be like now? I’ve been told that part of the fun of being event staff is interacting with the fans and getting to watch bits and pieces of the game. Do those staff members lose out on the experience now? Because that would suck to be like, stuck in the back putting orders in the lockers all game.
  3. Have they fixed the absolute garbage cell service in the stadium? I’ve lost many a Snapchat video, tweet, IG post, or event text message with the spotty service over the years. If that’s not fixed, I’m not sure how this will really work. Could be a giant clusterkansas.
  4. We are now a day out from kickoff and this gets announced only 48 hours before with no instructions? Seems… rushed. As of 11:05pm CST Tuesday, there were no additional notes on about this.
  5. What about alcohol purchases? Do you still gotta stand in line for those? What if you want a beer with your food? How do they verify ID? In my opinion, football and beer are synonymous with one another, so I am legislatively perplexed about this will work.

Now, my dear readers, based on all this info — am I missing anything, lemme know — I have a poll!


Will you try this new service?

This poll is closed

  • 19%
    Hell yes. Sounds awesome. Any way to watch more Tiger football.
    (32 votes)
  • 34%
    I’ll give it a try.
    (56 votes)
  • 14%
    Not until someone I know tries it first and reports back.
    (24 votes)
  • 16%
    Nope. Keep it simple. I’ll go get in line for my own nourishment.
    (26 votes)
  • 14%
    Technology… BAH HUMBUG.
    (23 votes)
161 votes total Vote Now

On to the Links!

Yesterday at Rock M: SO MUCH CONTENT

More Links:


I have informed the Trib’s Matt Stahl that Rock M scooped the taste test first (read the article!), but in case you want another opinion of LutherChips, here’s his review below:

Side note: Josh also got some Tuesday in StL and said that while they aren’t as good as the original - his favorite - he did use the fire emoji to describe them.


  • Rise & shine, Tiger Hoops!
  • Well, this was nice of DRF to arrange this outing!
  • Time for some Mizzou history!

Mizzou in the Pros

  • Well, I hope you lose every single game, Ravens. You deserve that after what you’ve done.
  • That’s a poor decision, Tennessee. I hope you lose all your games, too. #petty #donocutmizzoutigers
  • Since it involves the Chiefs and Nick Bolton, thought I’d mention this absurdity. As you can see below, our Slack channel kinda blew up at the ridiculousness of this news.
My lame attempt at photoshop

Missing from the screenshot, former podcast producer Mitch asking what we’re all really thinking, “When are we switching to Vortex Nerf football?” Furthermore, Rock M rook Adeen reminded us of the terrible decision of the NHL to once upon a time use “FOX pucks” for their NHL games and it went horrendously.

  • I spy… a healthy MPJ? About damn time!

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