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04-19-2011, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Stugots View Post
I wasn't around in the 70s or 80s, but my dad had season tickets in the 400s during the 70s. He said people used to stand on chairs and punch holes in the Garden ceiling. Like an above poster said, I think fans were able to get away with more back then. It was a different era, and I don't think it makes a lot of sense to compare then to now.
Pretty much. My dad told me about all the **** that went on (got his seasons in I believe 83) and none of that would be tolerated nowadays. I even talked to a guy in Jersey when on the ten dollar ticket line about the blue seats back in the 70's and he told me a visiting fan was warned about cheering for his team and if he did it again he'd be thrown off the balcony. Well the team scored and I guess you could figure out what happened...

Basically you really can't compare the two era's.

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