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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Wow, you know you're struggling to fill seats when a Division I school in a big conference has to resort to Groupon.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    Wow, you know you're struggling to fill seats when a Division I school in a big conference has to resort to Groupon.
    Im pretty sure ISU used it last year... http://www.groupon.com/deals/iowa-state-athletics-dept

    Also, I find it completely hilarious that only 5 have been bought.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Im pretty sure ISU used it last year... Iowa State Athletics Department Deal of the Day | Groupon Des Moines

    Also, I find it completely hilarious that only 5 have been bought.
    Fair enough.... I guess it takes something to get people in the seats. Most likely either a good team, or cheap tickets.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    I don't think we're in a position to throw stones with some of the deals we've put together.


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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I don't think we're in a position to throw stones with some of the deals we've put together.
    Yep, and it might not be a bad idea for us to do something like this for the Okie State game.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I don't think we're in a position to throw stones with some of the deals we've put together.
    True. Regardless, it's a shame to see empty seats in ANY college FB game. Did you see Boston College last night? Embarrassing.

    I hope we can at least hang close with OSU, I hate the idea of JTS on ESPN with empty sections.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    This week: KU tickets on Groupon, Next week, KU football coaching position on Monster.com. "multiple positions available"



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    Wow, you know you're struggling to fill seats when a Division I school in a big conference has to resort to Groupon.
    Don't you guys remember the Michigan State vs. Iowa basketball game at Carver a couple years ago on ESPN?
    There were going to be a ton of empty seats so the AD was giving away free tickets to students, and the students didn't seem to care anyway, so the AD had to also give them free pizza.
    Now that was funny.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    True. Regardless, it's a shame to see empty seats in ANY college FB game. Did you see Boston College last night? Embarrassing.

    I hope we can at least hang close with OSU, I hate the idea of JTS on ESPN with empty sections.
    It didn't look as bad as the stands in the 3rd and 4th quarter of the ISU game at Tech.




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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    This week: KU tickets on Groupon, Next week, KU football coaching position on Monster.com. "multiple positions available"
    Don't you think they would at least post it on "The Ladders"? It's not like that program is the bottom of the barrel right now.... Ummm... Okay... maybe "Monster" it is.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by lionnusmb View Post
    Don't you think they would at least post it on "The Ladders"? It's not like that program is the bottom of the barrel right now.... Ummm... Okay... maybe "Monster" it is.
    Yeah... you only post an opening on "The Ladders" if you are looking for a qualified candidate. Seeing that Kansas hired Turner Gill should tell you they are simply looking for any guy off of the street.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by lionnusmb View Post
    Don't you think they would at least post it on "The Ladders"? It's not like that program is the bottom of the barrel right now.... Ummm... Okay... maybe "Monster" it is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    Yeah... you only post an opening on "The Ladders" if you are looking for a qualified candidate. Seeing that Kansas hired Turner Gill should tell you they are simply looking for any guy off of the street.
    Both got it! Monster was very intentionally chosen.



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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Im pretty sure ISU used it last year... Iowa State Athletics Department Deal of the Day | Groupon Des Moines

    Also, I find it completely hilarious that only 5 have been bought.
    At least we sold 36x what they've sold.




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    Re: KU Groupon!

    Quote Originally Posted by isuarch80 View Post
    Those people at KU are smart marketers. They are probably going to bet the revenue and give the points in tomorrow's game.



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