Pollard considering assigned seating in student section

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  1. cyclone87

    cyclone87 Well-Known Member

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  2. cstrunk

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    Uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhh no
     
  3. Wesley

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    First we better win some games
     
  4. cyclone87

    cyclone87 Well-Known Member

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    I don't see what would be wrong with this as long as they assign them at the gate so those first in line get the best seats up front.
     
  5. cyclonedave25

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    That would be dumb.
    That's part of being a student in the student section. Mass chaos, crowded, people on top of people, rushing to get good seats, etc. They're young, they can handle it. This might be the first time I have disagreed with JP.
     
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  6. alarson

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    I think that would be an awful idea. You want the packed (over-packed really) student section.

    Better yet, stop being stupid with the gates and let students enter through any gate they want
     
  7. CyArob

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    Well currently they cant even scan students tickets because a giant mob thunders through the gates as they open and there are probably a good amount of people getting in who dont even have tickets.
     
  8. CycloneBax

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    Some universities supply wristbands. If that was done then you would know which students belonged in the student section and still be able to have general admission.
     
  9. cstrunk

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    They could make this better by letting them in different gates.
     
  10. cyclonedave25

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    That's a good problem to have. Better than having no students wait in line and slowly walk to the front row just a few mins before kickoff.
    And lets be honest, how many games per year does that happen? Maybe the first 2-3, depending on our opponent and the weather? If we lose it won't be a problem anymore.
     
  11. cyclonedave25

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    Bingo.
    Instead of giving students tickets, give them wristbands for each game.
    No wristband? No student section.
     
  12. cyclone87

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    yep, students only have themselves to blame. Doesn't seem like they can handle the freedom.
     
  13. cyclone87

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    Thats a good idea, but wouldn't help the mob before games
     
  14. CycloneBax

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    What's interesting is Pollard's quote: “We’re aware of the challenges," Pollard said. "I wish there was an easy fix.”

    Has he not even looked at what other universities do to solve this problem?
     
  15. CycloneBax

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    Then open student gate an hour or so earlier.
     
  16. cyclonedave25

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    As long as we are winning and/or are playing a big rivalry, I don't think there is any easy solution for this. It's one of those things where being a college student is fun, you can bull rush your way to get good seats. Only the strong survive, leave the weak to fend for themselves, even if they die and are fed to the zombies.
     
  17. NATEizKING

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    Barb wire on the wall is the only solution.
     
  18. Goothrey

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    wont be an issue the rest of the season
     
  19. Tre4ISU

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    Have Cyclone Alley do it. They'll get it fixed.
     
  20. JUKEBOX

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