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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A free application will allow Auburn University fans to continue draping oaks trees in toilet paper after they're removed from Toomer's Corner.

The Opelika-Auburn News reports (http://bit.ly/115cW6i ) the university Monday released an application featuring a game called "Roll the Auburn Oaks.

School spokeswoman Chelsea Payne says the university is trying to keep the tradition alive by allowing Auburn students and fans to digitally drape the trees in toilet paper using their touch screen devices. The trees were poisoned by a University of Alabama football fan.

The application was developed by the university's Division of Student Affairs with help from a Louisiana-based company. It can be downloaded to any iPad or iPhone.

Payne says the application has been downloaded more than 600 times and the application development process began last year.

 

Information from: Opelika-Auburn News, http://www.oanow.com/

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