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Blackout looms..... rinse and repeat

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Blue Bolt, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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  2. BoltWalt

    BoltWalt Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I do see them selling them if only because it is one of the two yearly opportunities for the local FOX affiliate to show the local team each year so I think this makes that they will go the extra mile to buy up the remaining tickets. Maybe even up to about 4000 worth.
     
  3. Ride The Lightning

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    All year long.
     
  4. JohnnyX

    JohnnyX 2017 Chargers Head Coach

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    Is this really happening? The falcons are a good team and heck we're 2-0, it's not like are normal slow starting years.
     
  5. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    A good team that does not travel well.
     
  6. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    You can't take the "dirty" with you. ;)
     
  7. Lance19

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    The conventional wisdom is that--in the NFL more than other sports--the previous season's
    performance is a huge determiner of ticket sales...and last year's 8-8 was an unhappy 8-8.
     
  8. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Not even if it is a bird?
     
  9. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Especially if it's a bird..... you wouldn't want it to infect the local population. Bird flu is no laughing matter.
     
  10. Blue Bolt

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    Michael Gehlken@UTgehlken
    Chargers must sell more than 11,000 general tickets by 1:05 p.m. Thursday to lift blackout for Sunday's game against Falcons.

    It would take a small miracle to move that many tickets by Thurs.
     
  11. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Aint happenin..
     
  12. Blue Bolt

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    See....... it's not impossible for the two of us to agree on something. ;)
     
  13. boltfanatik

    boltfanatik Toxic Minority Member

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    I expect to see this headline for most home games:( Radio rocks! You pissed off a lots of folks Dean! including me.
     
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    Jay Posner@sdutPosner
    Press release implies blackout "expected" Sunday. But if you buy a ticket, #Chargers also will let you buy a ticket to MNF game vs. Broncos.

    Bolts From The Blue@BFTB_Chargers
    @sdutPosner That e-mail is weird. It seems to say that you can buy a ticket to the Broncos game either way, but implies otherwise.

    Jay Posner@sdutPosner
    @BFTB_Chargers I took it that you could buy club seat to Den. w/o buying Falcons. But only way to buy regular seat to Den. is also buy Atl.

    TK@tkdiego
    @sdutPosner @BFTB_Chargers @berniewilson My opinion - I think the #Chargers subtle but constant threats to go to LA are having an effect.
     
  15. Ride The Lightning

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    LOL @ anyone who is still surprised by blackouts

    There are 2 real solutions to this problem: WINS = more fans buy tickets, Lower ticket cost = more fans can afford to go

    The other solution was to fire Norv and AJ and that didn't happen.
     
  16. PB Bolt

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    Only the number of tickets left seems to get bigger and bigger.
     
  17. Buck Melanoma

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    I suspect a direct correlation to the dropping prices on very large HDTV's vs. the rise in concession prices/length of lines at the bathroom. :rolleyes:
     
  18. SDRaiderH8er

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    as season ticket holders leave,the number of seats needing to be sold will rise.
     
  19. Buck Melanoma

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    Kinda makes that new stadium thing seem like BS, huh? :rolleyes:
     
  20. SDRaiderH8er

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    yup, it kinda looks like that
     
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    Blackouts will happen...
     
  22. SDRaiderH8er

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    just like the traffic jams on I-5 and I-15
     
  23. Concudan

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    Xactly
     
  24. Blue Bolt

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    I blame it on Matty Ice....... he doesn't have real star power. ;)
     
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    Managements desire to put profits over winning doesn't seem to be working out so well this season;)
     
  26. FCBolt

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    It's a long-term model ;)
     
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  27. BoltWalt

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    As per the Chargers.com site:

    Chargers-Falcons game blacked out in Southern California

    Looks as though I will be adding the NFL Redzone channel to my TV package.
     
  28. Brundlefly

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    I'm not worried about the bird flu, I already have the bird flu! I'm worried about the turtle flu!
     
  29. FCBolt

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    How you going to contract that? Too much exposure to Ronnie Brown?
     
  30. boltfanatik

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    This sux but I fear it is but one of four that will happen this season ( keep score). On the other hand I have NFL RedZone on my TV but aside from that I'm a huge fan of listening on the radio.."They are spread left to right by your radio dial, Gates up the sideline" Blackouts aren't the end of the world I just hope Spanos learns something from the fans this season! The Toxic minority you spoke of has talked back to you!:whistling:
     

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