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WIU0812
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Does anyone know what happened to the video boards in Western Hall? I had heard they were not up at last game. 
leatherneckcountry
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Usually there up after Xmas break.
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Western_101
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Where are they is a good question. 

Was their positioning as a picture frame on the East and West ill conccieved?

So, What's up?
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No, not really.  They were put up like that because it would make it easier to take them down when headed back out to Hanson.  Tommy Bell's bandaide scoreboard worked for awhile, but you know like I know that constantly putting up and taking down xmas lights may create disfunction as the years go on.  I think they are having some type of configuration problem, attaching old stuff to new stuff.  I don't think that the company that was hired to do the new scoreboard was also the company that rotated the boards inside and out each year, and that too may be a factor. ;)
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Any update?
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They were not there for the Women's game on Jan 1.
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Come on guys.  Dont let my daily Chicken Dance practices go to waste.  ;)
 

 
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So...this was just posted to the athletics twitter account:


Those boxes say "Absen", which is a company that specializes in LED video boards and displays:
https://www.absen.com/solutions/dooh/Sports.html
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WIU0812
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Pretty sure those are same boxes from old video board, they were in a video from when they upgraded Hanson field video board. 
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