Not buying season tickets was the best decision I've ever made.

Discussion in 'Football' started by Doctor, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. Doctor

    Doctor Member

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    I debated long and hard, but finally decided that it wasn't worth it to buy tickets.

    Why do it to myself? I can watch on TV and leave whenever I want. Pee whenever I want. Mow the yard. Try to bang the wife. I can watch other games.

    I'll still go to a couple games, probably, but I don't have to feel obligated to watch this product just because I have the tickets.
     
  2. CyForPresident

    CyForPresident Well-Known Member

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    There were 4 of us watching the game who said the exact same thing. So glad I didn't waste time in Ames today.
     
  3. DRCHIRO

    DRCHIRO Well-Known Member

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    The Tickets I buy are still cheap enough where I will continue to buy to support the athletic program but won't blame anyone who can't.
    If I made a large donation/parking pass and multiple tickets, I'd reconsider. The ROI just is not there.
    We just got **** pounded by a D2 school on our own home field where we have every advantage in the book.
     
  4. Doctor

    Doctor Member

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    At what point does continuing to support this product like Cub fans ensure the same result?
     
  5. SNEDDS3

    SNEDDS3 Well-Known Member

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    Decided at the end of last year that the product on the field wasn't worth my drive and amount of time spent.
     
  6. CoKane

    CoKane Well-Known Member

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    I haven't gone to a football game in about 7 years. This **** is why.
     
  7. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    Kinda wish I'd done the same.
     
  8. Blandboy

    Blandboy Well-Known Member

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    Not worth the emotional investment, either. Used to be POed after a loss like this and it ruined my day. Not any more...
     
  9. CoKane

    CoKane Well-Known Member

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    Same for me. Its time to treat ISU football the same way I treat the Cubs. With a grain of salt.
     
  10. CyBobby

    CyBobby Well-Known Member

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    "Try to bang the wife"...huh?.....This is the very definition of a "Classic Post"...lol
     

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