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08-12-2012, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by patnyrnyg View Post
I find it hard to believe he had a partial for 20 years. They were phased out around 93 and not brought back til about 10 years ago. Yes, the Mets really over-estimated the demand for their tickets. I had a saturday plan in the upper reserved in 2007. Got the renewal for 2008 and laughed. They doubled the price knowing people would want to get plans and be first in line for plans at new stadium. Well, they lost A LOT of accounts. Plus, they removed 2 saturday games and added 5 weeknight games to the "Saturday"plan.
They carried that crap over to Citi too. We had a "weekend" plan when the stadium first opened and it was 15 games, 6 of which I believe were weekday games (Mon-Thu). We held on to the plan for another year but we gave it up after that. Just not worth it considering you could get games on StubHub or through the Mets for much cheaper without being tied down to certain games. Plus you got no benefits with the mini plan at all.

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