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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Very impressive



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    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    Great. But will the students show up?

    That actually brings up a good point. If we have a repeat of last year with the students only showing up for the "big games" like Kansas and Iowa while the upper deck section sits empty most other games, I'm going to lose my ****. I won't be able to get season tickets this year now (and likely subsequent years) and would gladly pay for a seat at full price.

    If it's another season of half-filled or empty seats in the upper section, I'd say the AD needs to start selling off those seats to people wanting to sign up as new season ticket holders that will actually go to games.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    If we had last year's schedule this year, Michigan and Iowa would pay for the whole year.
    Selling my Kansas tickets paid for the entire year for me last year. Put them on craigslist at a rediculously high price just as a joke. If they sold, I was making a lot of money. If not, I was going to the Kansas game. win-win.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    I'm a cardinal donor sitting with 2 seats in the non donor section. I would like to upgrade but can't really complain as I'm happy I have the seats I got. Problem is..starting with JP's letter last month..the communication is **** poor. Letters and emails are sent .. but essentially tell us nothing...the current season ticket holders should have given the opportunity to request upgrades or additional ticket before the outside was eligible to potentially purchase any



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Renovate the SEZ!



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I would be blown away!
    Very punny.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    An image of Carrie Underwood suddenly popped into my head.


    (sorry, Erik!)
    I bet a 50 ft hologram image of Carrie Underwood would go over very well with at least half the crowd in Hilton



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Put me firmly in the "Expand Hilton" camp now. I don't care how you do it or how much it costs. Find a way to add 5,000 more seats.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    Put me firmly in the "Expand Hilton" camp now. I don't care how you do it or how much it costs. Find a way to add 5,000 more seats.
    Transparent roof with bleachers on top!



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Does anybody now how many season tickets were actually available for sale? Like if every season ticket holder showed up to every game and nobody else showed up how many empty seats would there be?


    Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyArob View Post
    Transparent roof with bleachers on top!
    Time to start looking into relacing the middle concourse with seats and then tunnels to an new concourse outside the areana. That way the sides wold have no break, just seats from floor to roof. This would probably add 3-5k seats.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    That actually brings up a good point. If we have a repeat of last year with the students only showing up for the "big games" like Kansas and Iowa while the upper deck section sits empty most other games, I'm going to lose my ****. I won't be able to get season tickets this year now (and likely subsequent years) and would gladly pay for a seat at full price.

    If it's another season of half-filled or empty seats in the upper section, I'd say the AD needs to start selling off those seats to people wanting to sign up as new season ticket holders that will actually go to games.
    Only July and we got people complaining about the students.... yay


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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    Put me firmly in the "Expand Hilton" camp now. I don't care how you do it or how much it costs. Find a way to add 5,000 more seats.
    Except do NOT give up naming rights for someone funding the expansion. HyVee magic does not do it for me.









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    We're super-talented, no matter what. We can do something special next year."
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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    I'm happy to have tickets, just disappointed in the communication. I didn't think donors - renewing or not - would be shut out of the opportunity to put their name in the hat.

    It's a good problem to have to figure out how to deal with season ticket sellouts and hopefully it will go more smoothly next year.
    I have a feeling that next year is going to be an even bigger cluster f. With the ticket prices and donation levels both going up, I have a feeling that there will be a fair number of old school fans who refuse to pay the money to keep their tickets, but that won't be finalized until after the renewal period. Which happens after the season tickets sell out. Good problems to have, but there will definitely be some ruffled feathers when it is all said and done.


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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    I know some people were waiting until August to buy the $175 corner upper deck (I was planning on it as well), but the site now shows those are sold out as well.


    I removed it.

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