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Tickets required even for tailgates

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by ChargerRay, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay #FireMcCoy #FirePagano Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    http://www.signonsandiego.com/sports/chargers/20070112-9999-7m12checking.html

     
  2. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    That'd make it pretty tough to sell your ticket at the last minute if you have an extra one.
     
  3. AnteaterCharger

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    I understand why but that does kinda suck
     
  4. Drunk

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    I dont see how they will be able to enforce this.

    Didnt they have the same overflow capacity rule for the pitts game? Was anybody asked to produce a ticket?
     
  5. boltssbbound

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    I suppose they could enforce it for people coming off the trolley. But what about people driving? What about foot traffic? There are no controlled entrances for pedestrians, so it's completely unenforceable.

    Plus, what are they going to do if you drive in to park and don't have a ticket. How exactly are they going to have you exit the stadium? This seems like it would be a logistical nightmare.

    And another thing, what about people that have tickets will-called. How are they going to pick up their tickets if they can't get to the stadium ticket office?

    I think this is nothing more than an attempt to keep people away.
     
  6. Ride The Lightning

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    They can't enforce it. Not possible.
     
  8. Carrie1219

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    Another scenairo is friends/family having your ticket but traveling to the stadium separately... Makes little sense... Seems like they're trying to cut down on those that are just coming to TG..
     
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  10. When Lightning Strikes

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    maybe when the team moves to Chula or Oside...we wont have these problems to deal with...
     
  11. exodus

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    It will be easy to enforce 5 mins after kickoff when there are people trying to sneak back out and the cops will have nothing better to do than drive around a dead parking lot looking to bust people still standing around.

    And just imagine if they are fully in their parking spot when trying to leave!

    And if they have a beer bottle!!!

    That's like, 3 strikes right there.
     
  12. SDRaiderH8er

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    They have said this a lot of times, and nothing has evercome about it.

    I am driving down from Oceanside, and the guy bringing my Ticket is coming in from El Centro, we park together, and we have been doing this for 2 Years. are you saying I cant go in there to get my ticket?
     
  13. Carrie1219

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    Easy... very easy... People without tickets will leave as people start heading into the stadium... Park elsewhere, walk out early, if you don't have a ticket. Then again people who entered the lot without tickets might actually have one by the time of KO.
     
  14. Carrie1219

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    If you have a ticket long before KO, you should be fine. The staff will have to consider these scenerios as they try to enforce this new rule.
     
  15. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

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    Regarding the trolley, they started something new at the KC game. They are checking for Trolley passes when you arrive at the stadium. At the AZ game, it was like a bad traffic jam.
     
  16. Drunk

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    Exactly, like I said, they said the same thing during the prime time pitts game, but I havent heard of one charger fan that was denied entry.

    I think that they will enforce the people trying to watch the game in the parking lot, which I know many people are trying to do.
     
  17. HollywoodLeo

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    Good thing I leave super early
     
  18. HollywoodLeo

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    Seems to me the trolley is the ONLY place they can enforce it from.

    You have to go through that little entrance.
     
  19. BoltzRule

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    I don't see how this can be enforced unless they go around randomly asking people if they have tickets like they do in the Trolley.
     
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    Not sure about the legality of enforcing it outside the Q or any lot entrance... :unsure:
     
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    WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!

    :icon_sad: :icon_sad: :icon_sad: :icon_sad:

    ok, whose driving in with an empty trunk.... :lol:

    AZZHOLES...
     
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    No, but I'm sure they will expel some people from the parking lot and make a big show of it. When I'm in the parking lot I don't keep my ticket on me. It'll just get all torn up in my pocket.

    If the cops F with you, just tell them that you lock your ticket in your car and get it before you go into the game so that it doesn't get al messed up in you pocket. Then lead them on a wild goose chase having them help you find your "car".

    "Really officer, I just parked and have been visiting friends around the stadium lot. I know my car must be around here somewhere. Guess I should have looked at the section number before I left it."
     
  23. Drunk

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    Its going to suck for the dudes bringing their 60" TV to the lot and are planning to watch it in the parking lot. Im sure that party will get cleared out pretty fast...:tdown:
     
  24. Carrie1219

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    Ain't gonna happen... Lot will be cleaned out before KO.
     
  25. Shamrock

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    I just checked Ticketmaster, and there are single tickets available again. Anyone looking for a single ticket should hop on it now.
     
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    :icon_rofl:
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    That reminds me of sneaking into the drive-in in high school.

    This one time, my buddy got in his trunk, we close the hatch, but he has his keys in his pocket. We had to call his dad to come down and unlock it.

    The funny part is, we had this gas mask with a bowl attached to it with a straw, you would get majorly buzzed wearing the thing. So his dad unlocks the trunk, looks at this gas mask with weed in it, and says "What the *&^% is THIS!?!" He's totally pissed.

    Needless to say, we didn't go to the movies that night.

    :icon_rofl:
     
  27. Carrie1219

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    I'll bet dad tried out that gas mask after your friend went to bed... ;)
     
  28. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

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    I was curious & just checked. Found a seat in vew. $105 + fees. Good luck to those who try! :abq1:
     
  29. Trumpet_Man

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    Anyone can walk up to the stadium and get in the parking lot. It would take an army of over 1,000 cops to seal the perimeter of the stadium. That is not going to happen. They just want to keep as much of the bangers out of the parking lot as possible.
     
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    Just got 4 plaza seats together for $115 ea. :abq2: I'm so effin excited.
     

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