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The real reason the student section is never even half full at kickoff

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by JRK7, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. JRK7

    JRK7 Member

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    Long lines are an issue but the bigger issue is that most students just don't care. I had a morning class the day of the USC game and not one person came in late. Huge lecture hall, not one person late I was watching the doors for it. It amazes me that students are willing to show up on time for a morning psychology class but then don't bother to show up to Folsom until the 2nd quarter for a nationally televised football game against USC and then many of them left before the game was even out of hand. I don't know what the student section used to be like but in the couple of years I’ve been here as a student games seem to be more of a "social gathering" rather then people showing up because they actually care about the game. I bet if you conducted a poll during a game half of the students, even the sober ones, wouldn't even be able to tell you what the score at that time was.

    And too the students and all the 35 year olds on here complaining that they miss the start of the game because of long lines here is a JRK solution for you: Show up to the games earlier. That way you can avoid long lines and if there are lines then having to wait won't be such an issue because the game isn't about to start. Unless it's your first game you should know what the deal is. I don't wait until it's 5 minutes before game time to enter the stadium and surprise surprise I haven't missed a kickoff this year.
     
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  2. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    God you're dumb
     
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  3. GregInArlington

    GregInArlington Well-Known Member

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    I dont blame the students. Drinking with hot girls is more fun than watching CU football - I wouldn't leave the pre-game party early either.
     
  4. JimmyBuff

    JimmyBuff Well-Known Member

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    CU Football is kind of ****** right now. I can't blame them for finding better things to do than come early for football games
     
  5. Rraalph 3000

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    :lol:....have to agree....this analogy has no basis....trying to say that students should care more about showing up on time to a football game, versus the classes they pay a **** ton of money for and are the only reason they are associated with the school makes no sense.

    They certainly "may" not care...but if they didn't, they wouldn't show up at all now, would they?
     
  6. CaliBuff901

    CaliBuff901 Active Member

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    Yea, it's because we're not relevant although CU is always going to have a good number of students who will never care. It's the nature of the type of people CU attracts. I remember being in Will-Vill and people on the Buff bus didn't even know there was a football game that day.... what gives?
     
  7. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Club Member Club Member

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    This is a joke, right?
     
  8. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    #JRK is so cool!
     
  9. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    the USC game is a bad example with Franklin field closed half the gates are blocked off. Although for the most part fan would agree with you that entrance to the stadium needs to be improved.
     
  10. JRK7

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    My isses with the "better things to do" argument is that there are only 6 games a year, these better things can be done any other day during the year, including before and after games.
     
  11. JRK7

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    As I wrote many people get tickets because of the social aspect of games, not because they actually care about the game itself.
     
  12. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    #Superfan
     
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  13. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

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    I do not like the OP.:sad1::sad1::sad1:
     
  14. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Club Member Club Member

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    Please don't affiliate yourself with CU in public.
     
  15. JRK7

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    I appreciate the compliments but I don't even know what putting a pound sign infront of words means so clearly you must be cooler then I am.
     
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    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Welcome to every sporting event ever
     
  17. Darth Snow

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    #inconceivable
     
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  19. Fight CU

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    this word, I do not think it means what you think it means
     
  20. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    who put JRK back in the red? posrep coming.
     
  21. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    How about this? The real reason students show up late for games is because it takes a solid 45 minutes from the time you get in the line to when you step foot in the stadium when you're holding a student ticket.
     
  22. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    that didnt take you long to go red again
     
  23. Bone Buff

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    This is a horrible thread.
     
  24. Buffarino

    Buffarino Math - how does it work? Club Member

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    Combine this with the fact that the team is terrible and I'm amazed the students show up as well as they do, although they sure cleared out fast in the second half vs. USC.
     
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    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Hell, it was Friday night. They weren't able to get their drink on inside the stadium, and there wasn't much worth looking at, either. I don't blame them one bit. That's the chance you take when you schedule a Friday night game.
     
  26. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    cut JRK some slack. he was able to type this post with his left hand while giving a hobo a handski with his right.
     
  27. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    JRK is a smart mother ****er. Now that you've got the late-arriving-student problem figured out, get to work cold fusion. Thanks.
     
  28. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    I think you should get neg-repped for every post you don't end with whoop-whooooooooop
     
  29. JRK7

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    Thats BS, the line is never that long and as I wrote the solution is just to show up earlier. I've been entering the stadium about 20 minutes before kickoff and it's usually about a 1 minute wait. But again the real problem is that most students just don't care that's why they don't show up to the games earlier.
     
  30. Buffellow85

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    If they don't care, then why the **** do they buy tickets?
     

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