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Is funding of Cal's football stadium project in trouble?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It's a huge project at a big price tag for an AD that was on the verge of dropping baseball last year due to balance sheet issues.

    [​IMG]darren rovell@darrenrovell

    Cal projected it would sell $270M in ticket related fees to build a football stadium. 3 years in they've raised only $31M! (via @wsj)
     
  2. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Doesn't surprise me. Cal fans suck.
     
  3. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Anyone else get a PM from Liverflukes asking for 5 bucks?
     
  4. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    It is $10 if you want a picture of him as a "bear furry." Whatever the hell that means.
     
  5. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    "Look man I got these cheese burgers..."
     
  6. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Whoever is behind the stadium financing is just dancing to the same music being played in the Sacramento Capitol building.

    Over promise. Over build. Overdraft.
     
  8. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Liverflukes just PM'd me to let me know that they've got it all under control.


    CalFundraising.jpg
     
  10. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    What are they going to do? Tear it back down and put the wooden bleachers and crumbling facades back? :lol:
     
  11. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Couldnt they just put the satdium on layaway?
     
  12. liverflukes

    liverflukes Resident Bear Club Member

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  13. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Great. Thanks for asking.
     
  14. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Funny you ask.
    We're about out of the hole for the 2003 club seat renovations and the buy out of Gary Barnett's contract. And we've made some progress paying off Hawkins.

    I think we rubbed a couple nickels together and put a videoboard on layaway.

    We're drinking Keystone Lite and living the dream. **** yeah!
     
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  15. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    One of the stranger parts about the Pac is so many renovating to make their stadiums drastically smaller. Cal, Stanford, now Arizona State. ****ing weirdos.
     
  16. Jens1893

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    We´re at the announcing we´re going to have an announcement stage.
     
  17. liverflukes

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    :rofl:
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    CSU must be following the Cal model of financing.
     
  19. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    be silent, you dirty hippie!

    i just find it so charming that we are in a conference wherein someone other than us can be referred to as a "dirty hippie"!

    wait until you hear our real announcement that has been pre-announced.

    it will be freaking epic and the news may cause the ground to shake under your stadium! oh wait, it might do that anyhow. just so i don't get caught in the coldecott tunnel, i'm good.
     
  20. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    btw, flukes, I've now tried twice to register on bearinsider without receiving a confirmation email. I assume it's because I made the mistake of using your name when they asked who referred me to the site. :lol:
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    This is what our facility will do:
    [​IMG]
     
  22. liverflukes

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    You two hippies are funny.
     
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    liverflukes Resident Bear Club Member

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    :lol: :lol:
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    I need to rep you when I can rep again.
     
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    This.

    When it's all said and done, I think only UCLA, USC and UW will have bigger stadiums than CU in the Pac 12. That's bizarre.
     
  29. BuffHerd

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    Take that bicycle riding bear gig on the road. People pay good money to see a bear ride a bicycle.... Especially in Palo Alto... Fundraising solved.
     
  30. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Perhaps in other parts of the Pac this would be true - but I hear in Palo Alto the natives are used to seeing Bears do all sorts of manual labor and service work.
     
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