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Packers fly or bus?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by longtimefan, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Do they fly to Chicago, or ride bus

    Bus ride would be at least 3 hours

    Just curious
     
  2. Forget Favre

    Forget Favre Cheesehead

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    I doubt it's 3 hours.
    It's three hours from Madison to Chi town.

    Good question. I've wondered this myself.
     
  3. DiGringo

    DiGringo Cheesehead

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    According to a few player's facebeast page, they flew to Chicago.
     
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    Forget Favre Cheesehead

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    Now you got me wondering how they get all their gear down there (And to other games?)
    Do they have a semi or is it cargo planes?
    Not all their stuff could fit into regular baggage holds. Could it?
     
  5. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I did say AT LEAST 3 hours


    mapquest

    I-43 S3 hrs 43 mins / 204.80 miles

    US-41 S4 hrs 4 mins / 222.39 miles
     
  6. LombardiChick

    LombardiChick Win or lose, I love this team.

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    Jermichael Finley tweeted about flying tonight and how much he hates it, if that's any indication.

    I guess he and his wife Courtney appeared at that Packer bar (Northwoods?) that was mentioned here earlier - apparently she made a big impression on everyone. (She is gorgeous, and so much fun to follow on Twitter.)
     
  7. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    the answer is flying
     
  8. Powarun

    Powarun Big Bay Blues fan

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    All their equipment is flown in, I never asked the specifics, but we had a gst whose job was to set up for the TV stations, and they would help the players get to their hotel room, set up their locker room, direct equipment bags, and set up for the game. Unfortunately the Packers had a private contract and he never worked with the Packers, and that was the only team he hadn't gone to a game to. While he was up in Wisconsin he went to the Packers/Dallas game and although he was from Texas he loved it. When he spoke of this it was from the airport.
     
  9. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    They must of took a bus from the airport to the hotel, somebody posted a twitpic on here of them arriving in Chi town.

    I'm guessing the equipment was bussed down in advance of their arrival.
     
  10. Powarun

    Powarun Big Bay Blues fan

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    Nope, equipment goes with them when they fly.
     
  11. GreenBlood

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    Yeah, they definitely must have taken a bus from the airport. That'd be one helluva walk.
     
  12. PackCrazed4

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    I can tell you driving to so many games over the years from the 'burbs of Chicago, it takes almost exactly 3 hours from my house to get to Green Bay. Add 45 minutes to get downtown and it's roughly 3 hours 45 minutes to 4 hours, depending on traffic.
     
  13. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    and thats what I posted from mapquest
     
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    Ah yes.
    I see now after looking it up.
    It's pretty much a straight shot.
     

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