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01-24-2013, 12:46 PM
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Ft. McMurray Ab
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Every library in the city is crowded. Where you been?
Minimum ticket price in the new arena for hockey will easily be 100bucks/ticket with all charges. Easy. If anybody wants to bet on that.
you think a normal family of 4 is going to plunk down 400buck minimum just to get in? Another 100bucks on concessions?
Remember as well people are engaged in "boomspeak' at the moment. Theres nobody here in the 90's that would be suggesting that people would be spending this kind of money on entertainment back then. Premium Oiler tickets were going for 20bucks pretty much any night right outside of Northlands. Scalpers could barely give them away.
Guess what discretionary spending gets cut first during a downturn?
High priced entertainment.
Guess where were headed?
Again, why does the big family of four matter so much? Just because you people want to have tons of **** trophies running around, doesn't mean every form of entertainment in the city needs to be geared towards you. The single person, and 2 person family have just as much a right to entertainment then a big family. And you know what, if they made the decision to save money instead of procreate and they want to spend their expendable income on $300 worth of hockey tickets, what's the problem?
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