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01-24-2013, 02:38 PM
Join Date: Apr 2005
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Geez Replacement. You're trying to be the voice of the mass plurality of people who cannot afford NHL hockey. I'm one of those people who cannot afford an NHL game.
But guess what, I'm not going to beef about how other people can spend their entertainment dollars. Just because I'm not one of them, doesn't mean I cannot find alternative ways to spend my entertainment budget.
You don't have to act like that dude who takes from the rich and gives to the poor...whatshisname....oh yeah:
If you been around long enough I do some of that Robin Hood ****.
Countless years ago I lobbied Pocklingtons son (who managed the Edmonton Drillers) to give away 100's of free tickets per game to the indoor soccer club.
I've also talked to the Fath group at length in regards to their ticket pricing and family friendly assessibility for the FC Edmonton product. People like myself have lobbied the Eskimos through the years for the same.
in 05-05 I was part of a lobbying group that resulted in the Oilers succumbing and releasing "family ticket pricing" for 8 regular season games that season. It was partly in response to me listing out all the other benefits, deals, savings, other clubs were offering their fans. Theres a thread on it here. "ticket to ride"
I didn't go through the effort this time and doubted it would be successful if I did. But in 2005-06 thousands of families benefitted through this Oiler lobby. It happened. Just a small difference people can make.
Don't think I just whine and complain here either. I contact my political representatives, even if they don't seem to represent..
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