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Help fill Folsom this Spring

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Highflyer, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    From cubuffs.com, pretty cool idea

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    [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]FILL FOLSOM FIELD
    [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]As a Buff fan, you know there is nothing more energetic than Folsom Field on a game day in the fall. When the stadium is packed, and Ralphie charges onto the field with Your Team behind her and every fan just like you goes wild.[/FONT]

    [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]This spring, be more than a fan, be a super fan. Your commitment is needed to Fill Folsom Field before April 25. For every $10 [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]you donate[/FONT][FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif], 10 "virtual" empty seats in Folsom Field will be filled. We need to "fill" all 53,613 seats. Please show your Buff pride today![/FONT][/FONT]

    [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]Your philanthropic, tax deductible gift will be directed to the Buff Club in support of athletic scholarships. Private gifts play a role in our efforts to build excellence. Our expectations are high and we have yet to reach our fullest potential. But we can do that with your generosity.[/FONT]

    [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]As of Monday, March 9, just 1,030 of our 53,613 seats are filled. [/FONT]

    [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]Click[FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif] here to contribute and be sure to check in here often to watch the virtual bodies appear in Folsom Field. For more information, please contact the Buff Club at 303-492-2200.[/FONT]


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  2. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I suck at math but that won't raise over half a million, but more around $50,000
     
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  3. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    He read it the same as I did. $10 * 53,613 or $536,130 but it is $10 for 10 seats or a buck a seat. Total of $53,613
     
  4. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    Last time I tried math I failed, badly, but this doesn't seem to add up if $10 = 10 seats.
     
  5. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    You are correct. I edited after I re-read it. Doooh!
     
  6. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    20 seats filled.
     
  7. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Seats filled.


    That site need a graph or an interactive version of the stadium image above to track progress, probably should have a facebook causes function as well.
     
  8. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    My bad on the math :sad1: up there
     
  9. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King Club Member

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    wow hf and you own a business you better check your payroll
     
  10. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    no kidding, fortunately I don't do payroll
     
  11. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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    What is going on in that one section of seats on the west side in the pic??!
     
  12. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    I think that is what had been sold as of when HF posted it.
     
  13. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    It's the virtual filling of the stadium Slade, as it states in the article

     
  14. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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    Oh damn..

    Skipped right over the "virtual bodies" comment.
     
  15. buffsyko

    buffsyko Club Member Club Member

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    That's it at this time? Last year was really great but I doubt we come close to that number this year.
     
  16. ladyblaise

    ladyblaise Club Member Club Member

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    maybe they can fill the area around folsom with virtual bodies as well. that would be cool. while i cannot sit in a seat for the spring game, i can fill virtual seats.
     
  17. ladyblaise

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    the update posted is the same one as on my email that arrived this AM. my guess is they update once daily.
     
  18. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    I donated and I want to see my virtual bodies in those seats, NOW!


    seriously, a great idea and a fun one.

    Hope the update is easy to see as the donations start coming in.
     
  19. sliderNcider

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  22. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    The organization/publicity on this is terrible, that is what is holding this back. I showed the link to 3 buff fans this weekend, they all get alumni newsletters and they all get regular communication from the school, not one of them had heard about this.

    How hard would it be for the AD and the alumni association to get together and communicate this to a few more people? sharing email and contact lists isn't tough, it is about time the school tied a few more of it's entities together and began to act like a business and less like a bunch of confused college kids.
     
  23. AlferdJasper

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    The thing is, I know a couple people who said they coughed up $100 on Friday and the thing didn't move between Friday and today. The graphics artist took a day off, methinks.

    Would have been better to have small increments of seat-filling periodically to get folks excited instead of these huge sections every few days.

    The other way makes it seem like your $10 bucks count, because you see the small change.
     
  24. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    I agree, a total donations # of donations as well as a daily aveage graph would be cool too.
     
  25. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Thought I'd bump this we are up to only 6K in donations, they still dont update it daily either.
     
  26. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    The sneakernet isn't really known for speed.
     
  27. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    It's been about 3 days between updates.

    I'm going to shoot a sweet little note to Bohn and tell him, while I like the promotion, folks easily lose interest when they keep checking and, nada, nada, nada happens.
     
  28. Sexton Hardcastle

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    Let's keep it up people!! :gobuffs:
     
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  30. SBG

    SBG Formerly known as EFNMB Club Member Junta Member

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    Sent in my $10.

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