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01-15-2013, 03:44 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Lancaster, NY
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As soon as the argument turns to "well a true fan" blah blah. You've lost the argument. Again, just a dumb idea obviously. Setting benchmarks to reach, and if a STH doesn't reach these benchmarks.... Strip 'em of the tickets. Because (sniffle sniffle) you're not a true fan. Get over the "deserve" mentality. Try on the "earn" mentality. It's more honorable.
It's really not about being a true fan, its being a considerate fan. Have a little sense that there is a waiting list of people that would love to receive the benefit. I thought being a fan was like a union, all there for the same thing.
I would say it 75% or more of your tickets are on Stubhub, then your membership should not be available to you next year. Same thing for the people that are out scalping every game. Get a detective every game to write down the seats that these guys are selling.
The Cubs opened up a can of worms that I see a lot of other teams looking into.
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