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Texans Tailgating Policy Change

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by marks0223, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. marks0223

    marks0223 Astros STILL 2017 Champions
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    Sounds weak.


    I bet this has to do with incidents from the Cowboys Texans game in the parking lot.
     
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    Was there something specific? I was in the yellow lot and didnt notice anything.
     
  4. marks0223

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    There were a lot fights in the blue lots. It was such a huge tailgating crowd for the Cowboys game, there were going to be issues.
     
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    Man this is going to keep a ton of people away from reliant on gameday. I wonder how many people just tailgate? 3,000 to 5,000?
     
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    I like how they say tailgaters who don't have a game ticket add congestion and suck away resources and personnel that should be used for the ticket holders....


    ...and then they say, if you don't have a ticket you can basically purchase a guest pass for $10.


    While I do see some of the logic in this, mainly the congestion aspect, I question their motives. It sounds like they're trying to make an extra $20,000 on game day. Extrapolate that out to the whole season, and the Texans could pocket up to $160,000....just from tailgaters.


    If they truly are worried about congestion, but want to keep the tailgating spirit alive, why not just offer season ticket holders 4 tailgating guest passes free of charge?
     
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    <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/P7Eaf91LAJ4?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/P7Eaf91LAJ4?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385"></embed></object>
     
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    This sounds like something Bud would have tried in Houston.

    Do they really think only non-ticket holders in the parking lots tailgating are causing a "probem"... :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

    Clearly just a money grab.
     
  11. The Real Shady

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    Bud didn't allow tailgating.
     
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    Hence why I said "would have tried".
     
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    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

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    No Fun League.
     
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    They need the cash to help pay for Schobel's deal.

    Oh wait.
     
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    That reminds me. He wasn't funny at all at The Improv that one time (very specific)
     
  17. Mashing

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    Incidents? This is more about the horrendous traffic and tailgaters taking up WAAAAAAAAAY too much space. I got there (as I normally do) over 2 hours before kickoff and there was nowhere to park in the blue lot. I had to drive around for about 10 minutes to find a parking spot after I got into the parking lot. That's never happened before.
     
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    this, this and THIS

    I occasionally tailgate at one of the pre setup tents in the blue lot....but when I dont, i park in the red and it is a NIGHTMARE finding a spot 20-30 min prior to kickoff. Half the time you have to argue with someone about moving their car that is taking up 3 spots...or their tent that it taking up 8..or a crowd of people just standing in a bunch of empty spots.

    To tell u the truth, I sent in a complaint a few seasons back about this and Im glad they finally are trying to do something about it. Obviously more and more people have complained and maybe that fight was the straw that broke the camles back. Not sure what effect if any it will have, but I think its worth a try.
     
  19. Uprising

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    At least no one was stabbed.

    But Sucker punches are for pussies.
     
  20. sammy

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    Damn what a cheap shot in that vid.

    I don't see this as being a huge deal. You want to tailgate. Buy a ticket.

    You can get drunk anywhere and watch the game.
     

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