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12 Incredible Tailgating Setups You’ll Wish Were Yours

Tailgating has come a long way, baby.

It used to be just a few friends and a cooler of cold ones gathered around a radio, indulging in some socializing before the game. The event has has evolved into a long and complicated affair.

For example, at the University of Texas, the parking lots are blocked off starting the Thursday before a home game and they stay closed until the Sunday morning after.

Fanatic football devotees arrive in elaborate campers and trailers and construct enormous tents, thereby turning the parking lot into a temporary party ground. Fans show up to the tailgate parties bearing all kinds of contraptions for preparing food as well. From plain old barbecue grills, to smokers, to turkey fryers, you never know what you’ll find in any given stadium parking lot in the fall.

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12 Incredible Tailgating Setups You’ll Wish Were Yours