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Old 10-14-2012, 05:14 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Then explain it to me.

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OMG...totally clueless.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:15 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Every seat at fenway is empty for a long time....
Hahahahahaha!

You obviously didn't watch any Red Sox games at the end of the season. Sure the "sell-out streak" lives on, but that has been a fraud for a long time.

This article was written in MAY of 2012. Trust me, they were selling more tickets in May of 2012 than they were in September 2012.

Red Sox sellout streak proves to be a real numbers game - The Boston Globe
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:16 PM   #28 (permalink)
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The "sell-out" streak is a farce and an embarrassment but regardless...it was still going strong when the record was broken.

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Hahahahahaha!

You obviously didn't watch any Red Sox games at the end of the season. Sure the "sell-out streak" lives on, but that has been a fraud for a long time.

This article was written in MAY of 2012. Trust me, they were selling more tickets in May of 2012 than they were in September 2012.

Red Sox sellout streak proves to be a real numbers game - The Boston Globe
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:18 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I fail to see the connection senior.

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Also...still waiting for you to explain the empty seat thing to me.

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I meant quiz kid. Look it up junior.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:20 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Empty, meaning no post season. Meaning they won't be filled until April. Meaning your team is not relevant.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:21 PM   #31 (permalink)
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LMAO...that was a fantastic answer. You honestly think I didn't notice the Red Sox have been terrible for a few years now?

You need to work on your insults senior.

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Empty, meaning no post season. Meaning they won't be filled until April. Meaning your team is not relevant.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:23 PM   #32 (permalink)
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LMAO...that was a fantastic answer. You honestly think I didn't notice the Red Sox have been terrible for a few years now?

You need to work on your insults senior.
No, I think that one was excellent. A bit over your head junior but that's ok. Maybe when you get older...
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:24 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I'm 53...you?

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No, I think that one was excellent. A bit over your head junior but that's ok. Maybe when you get older...
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:27 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I'm 53...you?
Me? Just disappointed to hear that.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:29 PM   #35 (permalink)
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What does that mean?

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Me? Just disappointed to hear that.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:30 PM   #36 (permalink)
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LMAO...that was a fantastic answer. You honestly think I didn't notice the Red Sox have been terrible for a few years now?

I'll give you that. The Sox haven't won a Postseason game since 2008.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:30 PM   #37 (permalink)
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But how many World Series' since 2004???

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I'll give you that. The Sox haven't won a Postseason game since 2008.
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:49 PM   #38 (permalink)
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$131 may seem high, but the MLB sets ticket prices for the playoffs I believe. The cheapest tickets for Detroit in the ALCS were $100. So not much difference so that can't be used as an excuse for lack of attendence.

Now that price disparity is much much bigger for regular season games.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:07 PM   #39 (permalink)
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$131 may seem high, but the MLB sets ticket prices for the playoffs I believe. The cheapest tickets for Detroit in the ALCS were $100. So not much difference so that can't be used as an excuse for lack of attendence.

Now that price disparity is much much bigger for regular season games.
Standing room are 75.00 up from 40.00 for alds.
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No...MLB tacks on a certain amount.

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$131 may seem high, but the MLB sets ticket prices for the playoffs I believe. The cheapest tickets for Detroit in the ALCS were $100. So not much difference so that can't be used as an excuse for lack of attendence.

Now that price disparity is much much bigger for regular season games.
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Standing room are 75.00 up from 40.00 for alds.
Yea I was thinking about buying those and going to the Pepsi Porch. Going to be an awesome atmosphere on Tuesday with Verlander on the mound and a 2-0 series lead.

Have fun at the game. Drink some Atwater beer for me.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:37 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Yea I was thinking about buying those and going to the Pepsi Porch. Going to be an awesome atmosphere on Tuesday with Verlander on the mound and a 2-0 series lead.

Have fun at the game. Drink some Atwater beer for me.
Thanks. I was going to buy 'em too but someone had dumped nice seats from their online cart I guess. Last year I did standing room and this year for alds. This will be a cool change.
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Pistons weren't expected to be good thats why not many go, the Red Sox are always supposed to be playoff bound but choked out like Latrell did to PJ. Also Detroit fans are classy, probably some of the best in the country.
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It's also unrealistic to compare the New York market to Detroit's. I don't know how many more people live withing an hour commute, but I'm sure it's a lot more than Detroit's. Any way you slice it, I would be embarrased if I were a Yankee fan. No way should their attendence be this terrible for the ALCS and ALDS.

They're clearly spoiled.
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It's also unrealistic to compare the New York market to Detroit's. I don't know how many more people live withing an hour commute, but I'm sure it's a lot more than Detroit's. Any way you slice it, I would be embarrased if I were a Yankee fan. No way should their attendence be this terrible for the ALCS and ALDS.

They're clearly spoiled.
Eh...more people would rather watch the Jets or the Giants or enjoy the 70 degree weather than schlep up to the Bronx and shell out the dough to watch the Yankees not hit. Can't say I blame 'em.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:11 PM   #46 (permalink)
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There really wasn't that much juice heading into the series, and only got more deflated after game 1.

High ticket prices (not to mention additional gameday costs), team not playing well at all, Sunday NFL, and lack of a "big draw" opponent all played into equation.
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I've driven 6 hours one way to Yankee Stadium probably 15-20 times to go to Yankees Games.

Honestly, I wouldn't have gone to any of the games so far even if I were paying regular season ticket prices.
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Yankees shouldn't be surprised. They have priced people out of games.
it is very bad the price of games. how much is parking elsewhere? The lot we park in across the street is 50? I believe. I forget my brother paid last time

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That was my point...with New York's ridiculous prices plus the MLB mark up...who the hell can afford to go to a game there???
This year I did the fan club Yankee Universe. For $300 I got two field level MVP seats and all this other stuff (sweatshirt and some junk) but the seats are normally 325$ a piece to be that low behind the plate so I basically got a deal on that. My brother did it as well and they actually messed up his order so he got 4 seats for the same price!

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120$ for that Tigers ticket..

wow, my seats I talked about were Row 13 behind batting circle so 325-120...205$ difference... nuts
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My brother did it as well and they actually messed up his order so he got 4 seats for the same price!

Back in old Yankee Stadium they had a deal where it was 4 Upper Deck Tickets, 4 Hot Dogs, 4 Drinks, 4 Small bags of chips, and a Yankee Yearbook for $60. We only needed 3 seats, but the deal was too good to pass up.


Well, they sent us our 4 Tickets, and coupons for 16 Hot Dogs, 16 Drinks, 16 Small bags of chips, and 4 Yankee Yearbooks. About $300 worth of stuff.

And that game it was 100 degrees+ out. Lets just say, 16 free drinks come in handy when it's that hot. We ended up giving some of the hot dogs to the people around us, because it's not easy to eat that many hot dogs when it's that hot out.
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