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Author Topic: New Video to get pumped up about  (Read 2201 times)

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New Video to get pumped up about
« on: February 09, 2024, 01:08:41 PM »
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2024, 01:32:07 PM »
If only we had a competent marketing department.

Putting Lovell in there?  Embarrassing.  He should be in jail and we're putting him in advertising videos?

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2024, 01:37:20 PM »
If only we had a competent marketing department.

Putting Lovell in there?  Embarrassing.  He should be in jail and we're putting him in advertising videos?

You gotta be hyped that there was no Jimmy Butler tho, right?

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2024, 01:40:29 PM »
That's fukkin' awesome.  Gave me goosebumps several times.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2024, 01:41:26 PM »
You gotta be hyped that there was no Jimmy Butler tho, right?

Kolek em.

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2024, 02:07:58 PM »
In the original Pray video, there's a brief shot of me, in the band.  I know it's me, because I've slowed it down frame by frame to check.  (Admittedly, even I can barely tell)

That said...there's only a single shot of the band in here (in the background).  Same for cheerleaders.  In my experience, the band kids and cheer folks are the most passionate fans AND representatives of the university.  If you're going to show the student section and sweater vest fans going nuts, you gotta include the people who are at every cupcake game and who travel with the team to tournaments.

Other than that, this is awesome.  Go MU!

Edit: Not the original.  The 2017 version.  See picture.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2024, 02:12:40 PM »
In the original Pray video, there's a brief shot of me, in the band.  I know it's me, because I've slowed it down frame by frame to check.  (Admittedly, even I can barely tell)

That said...there's only a single shot of the band in here (in the background).  Same for cheerleaders.  In my experience, the band kids and cheer folks are the most passionate fans AND representatives of the university.  If you're going to show the student section and sweater vest fans going nuts, you gotta include the people who are at every cupcake game and who travel with the team to tournaments.

Other than that, this is awesome.  Go MU!

Great point. I didn't see the Spanish O'Donnells in the video either, and they're huge fans. Otherwise great video.

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2024, 02:16:04 PM »
Band r d0rkwadz
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2024, 02:19:14 PM »
Do we all have to submit our resumes now for the who is the biggest fan flute measuring contest?

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2024, 02:29:49 PM »
Do we all have to submit our resumes now for the who is the biggest fan flute measuring contest?

In the beach scene, you can spot me doing open water swimming way out in Lake Michigan.

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2024, 02:31:14 PM »
I'm driving the white car over the Hoan Bridge in the opening scene.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2024, 02:53:05 PM »
In the original Pray video, there's a brief shot of me, in the band.  I know it's me, because I've slowed it down frame by frame to check.  (Admittedly, even I can barely tell)

That said...there's only a single shot of the band in here (in the background).  Same for cheerleaders.  In my experience, the band kids and cheer folks are the most passionate fans AND representatives of the university.  If you're going to show the student section and sweater vest fans going nuts, you gotta include the people who are at every cupcake game and who travel with the team to tournaments.

Other than that, this is awesome.  Go MU!

Edit: Not the original.  The 2017 version.  See picture.

This guy serious?
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2024, 03:02:34 PM »
Maybe it's just me...

It's a perfectly nice video; a nice commercial for our program, even. But it just doesn't feel like a hype video to me. It's well made. It instills pride in my alma mater and the basketball program that I support. But it's not going to get me fired up before a game.

Like I said...maybe it's just me and probably an unpopular opinion.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2024, 03:03:28 PM »
Maybe it's just me...

It's a perfectly nice video; a nice commercial for our program, even. But it just doesn't feel like a hype video to me. It's well made. It instills pride in my alma mater and the basketball program that I support. But it's not going to get me fired up before a game.

Like I said...maybe it's just me and probably an unpopular opinion.

same.

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2024, 03:03:29 PM »
In the original Pray video, there's a brief shot of me, in the band.  I know it's me, because I've slowed it down frame by frame to check.  (Admittedly, even I can barely tell)

That said...there's only a single shot of the band in here (in the background).  Same for cheerleaders.  In my experience, the band kids and cheer folks are the most passionate fans AND representatives of the university.  If you're going to show the student section and sweater vest fans going nuts, you gotta include the people who are at every cupcake game and who travel with the team to tournaments.

Other than that, this is awesome.  Go MU!

Edit: Not the original.  The 2017 version.  See picture.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2024, 03:03:42 PM »
Maybe it's just me...

It's a perfectly nice video; a nice commercial for our program, even. But it just doesn't feel like a hype video to me. It's well made. It instills pride in my alma mater and the basketball program that I support. But it's not going to get me fired up before a game.

Like I said...maybe it's just me and probably an unpopular opinion.

It's the music.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2024, 03:05:19 PM »
Marketing Department is dung

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2024, 03:05:39 PM »
I'm driving the white car over the Hoan Bridge in the opening scene.

I can see all the cases of Beer Can in the back.  Coming from Ray's in Tosa?

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2024, 03:07:12 PM »
I can see all the cases of Beer Can in the back.  Coming from Ray's in Tosa?

Good Eye!  But this must've been shot last year when I was carting home the '77 Golden Ale.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2024, 03:30:53 PM »
I'm driving the white car over the Hoan Bridge in the opening scene.

That made me laugh.

Anyway, that video was awesome. Some of these criticisms are...something.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2024, 03:49:57 PM »
Anyway, that video was awesome. Some of these criticisms are...something.

I honestly wasn't intending it as a criticism. I think it's a good video. The tweet that is linked compared it to the Pray video. I just think they are very, very different videos. One feels like a hype video that will get me fired up for a basketball game. One feels like a nice promotional piece for our basketball team.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2024, 03:57:31 PM »
I honestly wasn't intending it as a criticism. I think it's a good video. The tweet that is linked compared it to the Pray video. I just think they are very, very different videos. One feels like a hype video that will get me fired up for a basketball game. One feels like a nice promotional piece for our basketball team.

Same

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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2024, 07:34:50 PM »
I think its the same exact video. Pray hasn't really been used as a hype video for awhile.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2024, 07:42:30 PM »
I think its the same exact video. Pray hasn't really been used as a hype video for awhile.

It's definitely not... one feature various players and was basketball centric with an overall tough guy theme essentially amounting don't mess with us on the court. This is an overall positive university message showcasing a happy enjoyable culture at MU.

It's a great MU video, I don't think it's a hype video like pray or any of those Buzz era midnight madness videos.
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Re: New Video to get pumped up about
« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2024, 08:03:38 PM »
It's definitely not... one feature various players and was basketball centric with an overall tough guy theme essentially amounting don't mess with us on the court. This is an overall positive university message showcasing a happy enjoyable culture at MU.

It's a great MU video, I don't think it's a hype video like pray or any of those Buzz era midnight madness videos.

I hope not.