theCHIVE’s Indiana University Meetup (41 Photos)

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Last year, on a whim, we decided to go back to college, rent out a bar, and see how many (if any) Chivers would show up. It was a complete accidental success and we vowed to return again to burn out what remained of our youth and drink the bottom out of Bloomington.

This year we returned to the upstairs at Kilroy's on Kirkwood for Chive Five (the weekend before IU's famous Little Five bike race). All the beer was on us, no corporate sponsors, no tickets, and the first 100 people in line received free limited edition IU KCCO's. All we asked in return was a $5 donation to the Indiana University Dance Marathon supporting Riley Children's Hospital.

When we arrived, we war blown away. The line to get upstairs stretched through downstairs and outside the bar. Last year we burned through 65 pitchers of beer. This year the Chivers rang up 470 pitchers of beer. Wow. Who knew you can measure % of annual audience growth based on pitchers consumed from one year to the next? Go figure.

Thanks to all the staff at Kilroys and especially to all the Chivers for your kind words, input, and Olympic-level beer drinking ability. theCHIVE would be nothing without y'all and we don't take that for granted for a second. We'll see you next year.

Next stop: New York City.

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  • oren world


    The blonde is hot

    • Buster

      #22 We need MOAR of her!

      • pinky thumbs

        Oh he f****d her.. thats for sure

    • MOAR

      Bill F'n Murray T's available right now. Message just posted on twitter. You have one hour (4:20 – 5:20EST)

      • Scotsman

        You, sir, are the bomb-digity.

      • AdamBaldick

        You are right.. Chive for the sneak attack

      • Ned_Plimpton

        Holy shit, he's right!! Just got a 3DBFM!!!

    • vandelay

      He must work out.

      • Boobman

        I see what you did there.

    • Frankee

      "She wants my cock."


    #35 Pretty bummed I was in Chitown. Great job guys! KCCO!

    • 2Dogs

      I think the 101st guy in line wouldve been more bummed

  • IU Cindy

    #9, #11, #17

    Had a blast. John, Leo and bob really seemed very appreciative of all the chivers, which was refreshing to know. Thanks for the beer guys!!!

    • IU Cindy

      It was nice sucking so many nerdy cocks.

      • Pat Brown

        Oh really?!

  • B!!!

    #33 photoshop it!

  • Steved24

    #33 asking for photoshop

    • allskanks

      Typical Chivette.

      • Rick_

        Typical 30+ year old virgin living in mother's basement wishing for a girl half that attractive…
        Or jealous female. Either way, gtfo. :)

        • hahaha

          Did you just describe yourself Rick ?

  • HatBomb

    #22 Why do I get the feeling that there are dark and terrifying things going on in Mac's head?

    • Dirty_Dingus

      Mac gets more pussy than the animal shelter. There needs to be a Mac shirt.

    • Lev

      Mac's photos are consistently amusing. He may not have a scarf, but the dude has presence.

    • Paula_

      Trust me, it's always worse than you think with Mac.

      – Fan testimonial: "You provide a spark to our site. – Anonymous"

    • Jason

      Girl in the top pic is gorgeous!

  • mid13

    When will NYC be? maybe a Philly stop? i want to try to get a bar crawl going through Philly this summer, anyone game?

    • Pat

      I am up for a Philly Bar crawl

    • Frog


    • winfields

      Hey! I live in Philly, Sounds like a good idea for sure.

    • Riley Freeman

      How about a tag team Georgia Tech/Emory meetup in Atlanta?

    • thatwasfun

      would love a philly meet up

  • jkmcdermott

    #35 You guys are awesome! All this happitude and charity too. I take back those things I said about your dog. Just know that there is no way to adequately prepare for a NYC trip. We await you. All of us.

  • jimstarswagg

    Certain-dry fellas.. Soaked pit photo bombs..

    • KyleGamgee

      Deodorant is NO MATCH for some of us.

      • jimstarswagg

        I too felt the wetness creeping down my sleeve/side.. Seriously though, Certain dry has been the most amazing thing ever. I can actually wear light grey shirts without black holes developing in my pits lmao!

  • Erik

    Congratulations IU on a great turnout.

    However I can't help but feel that the party hasn't even arrived at the party until making a visit to University of Wisconsin. We'll be waiting for you after the pre-game in New York City is finished!

    On Wisconsin!

    A Loyal Chiver

    • UDUB


      • Badger1

        Fourth, come to Wisconsin and see how many pitchers we can go through.

    • hwath

      I second that notion.

    • Yo Mamma


  • morebeer

    How much was raised in donations?

  • johns scarf

    i guess a scarf just doesnt go with an IUchive shirt……… KCCO

  • Ginger

    #16 ginger bombed

  • Dorian

    #18, #39

    Good on you guys. Wish I could have made it but big ups for taking care of the tab and handing out free shirts. In this corporate world, nobody gives a feathered fuck about their patrons but you guys put your money where your mouth is and let your fans give the money to charity instead. All class.

  • Marie


    Didn't go to the meet up but met John the night before at upstairs pub. He was very nice to everyone :) <3

    • anony

      big cock?

  • twitter


    speaking of 1,000 I heard the chive also tipped the staff $1,000. if true, awesome

    • HatBomb

      I can see that happening, I imagine the tab was pretty damn impressive…

      • yup

        tab was over $5,000 not including tip, which was $1,000. good guys

        • Ned_Plimpton

          15-20% tip is pretty standard.

        • Ned_Plimpton

          15-20% tip is actually pretty standard…

  • tv_paul


    You sir should be named "Chiver of the Week" for ponying up that amount, god bless you.

  • EasternCanuck

    #22 Mac… u need to get some MOAR of her!!!

    • chiveusedtobegud

      I bet she will soon be the chivette of the week and shoved down our throats with endless pics of her. Thats how they pimp.

      • Bob

        Couldn't agree more we can call her asa 2

  • james



    • YoungTurk

      JD doppleganger look's like a chubby version of me ….scary

  • damn

    #10 must of been hot in there nice pit stains

  • BIgMIKe

    Next stop Central Michigan Univ. We know how to party…

    • MgoBlue

      Fire up, Chips!

      • BIgMIKe

        Hell yeaa. we get rowdy

  • Scottyboy16

    Top photo of #22. FIND HER!!!!!

    • IU!

      Lexie Cox

  • tv_paul

    You passed the audition, your hired.

    • tv_paul

      I know… You're.

  • stewart

    #1, #41

    It was better than I hoped. chive crew are genuine guys, not surprised they've created such a cool community. I'll like anybody who buys me a beer, much less all of my beer.

  • tv_paul


    • goodjob

      Keeping calm and whoring on like a true chivette.

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