Warpath  

Home | Forums | Salary Cap Info | Shop | Donate | Stay Connected




Go Back   Warpath > Redskins Forums > Redskins Locker Room


F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Redskins Locker Room


Reply
 
LinkBack (2) Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-24-2008, 03:05 PM   #196
Inactive
 
KLHJ2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: DC Metro Area
Age: 36
Posts: 5,829
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by firstdown View Post
The Dallas game is the exception to the rule when selling tickets but when I couldn't go I sold mine to a friend for $100 each (that was about my cost). The price on the ticket is the price paid by the ticket holder. When I had my tickets I paid ticket price, taxes, and some handling cost which was not that much. I don't know what that 2,000 is unless your getting one of those packages that you have to pay for something besides the tickets. The one deal I saw like that you have to pay that every year to keep the season tickets.
I am basing this off of what I remember reading when I put my name on the list 6 years ago. I thought that it read something like 2,000 (plus or minus) for the first season only and the cost per ticket. After the first season it was cost per ticket only.

That is just what I remember from the reading (6 years ago) I could be wrong or mistaken though. All I know is that I reserved 4 seats for next season; I have paid the refundable $100 per seat, and I requested lower level. We will see what happens.
KLHJ2 is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisements
Old 11-24-2008, 03:07 PM   #197
Registered User
 
firstdown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: chesapeake, va
Age: 50
Posts: 15,818
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by Angry View Post
Now I kind of see where you are comming from. It still doesn't make sense as to why I paid $1100 for 2 $99 tickets. In reality that guy damn near paid for his season tickets with that 1 game.
Did you shop around for tickets or just found the seats and paid what they were asking? If you purchased the tickets way in advance they knew they could lower the price as the game got closer. The Dallas game is one that people know they can sell their tickets so they can hold them longer trying to get top dollar.
firstdown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2008, 03:22 PM   #198
Registered User
 
firstdown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: chesapeake, va
Age: 50
Posts: 15,818
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by Angry View Post
I am basing this off of what I remember reading when I put my name on the list 6 years ago. I thought that it read something like 2,000 (plus or minus) for the first season only and the cost per ticket. After the first season it was cost per ticket only.

That is just what I remember from the reading (6 years ago) I could be wrong or mistaken though. All I know is that I reserved 4 seats for next season; I have paid the refundable $100 per seat, and I requested lower level. We will see what happens.
You will probably get uper level because people who have had season tickets are waiting to get lower section. They get the first offer and then it goes in order from there. So you would be last on the list for people wanting lower level, but its a start. If you were just on the list you should not have to pay that 2,000 your talking about. For upper level it averages out to cost about $100 to $125 per season game depending on you seat location.

If you watch those tickets on stub hub you will see them dropping in price over the next few days. The best place to find tickets is craigslist a couple of days before the game. Thats only true if you live in an area where ther are alot of season ticket holders. This is what I see here in our area and these will drop alot as the game gets closer.
hampton roads tickets classifieds - craigslist
firstdown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2008, 03:49 PM   #199
Inactive
 
KLHJ2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: DC Metro Area
Age: 36
Posts: 5,829
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by firstdown View Post
Did you shop around for tickets or just found the seats and paid what they were asking? If you purchased the tickets way in advance they knew they could lower the price as the game got closer. The Dallas game is one that people know they can sell their tickets so they can hold them longer trying to get top dollar.
I bought them 2 weeks in advance and I purchased the lowest priced ones located in the section that I wanted to sit in from Stub Hub. I did not shop around on other sites, maybe I should have. On the other hand I feel more confident purchasing from stub hub than from an individual seller from something like "craigs list". With all of the fraud and scams these days I like to purchase from a trustworthy source even though it may be a tad more expensive.
KLHJ2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2008, 09:32 PM   #200
Camp Scrub
 
HoosForCooley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 15
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by firstdown View Post
Well why can't the people on the waiting list go to Stub hub and buy the tickets themself?
Your missing the point with my statement. You have to protect the integrity of your venue. If only people on the season ticket waiting list have a shot at the game then opposing team fans can not get them as easy. Stubhub allows any fan to get the tickets and the majority of the time I bet they do go to the visiting team. Was anyone on this board at the Pitt game? Probably not because it was 60-40 Steelers to Redskins. It was quite possibly the lowest point of Fed Ex field history.
HoosForCooley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2008, 10:55 PM   #201
Registered User
 
firstdown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: chesapeake, va
Age: 50
Posts: 15,818
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by HoosForCooley View Post
Your missing the point with my statement. You have to protect the integrity of your venue. If only people on the season ticket waiting list have a shot at the game then opposing team fans can not get them as easy. Stubhub allows any fan to get the tickets and the majority of the time I bet they do go to the visiting team. Was anyone on this board at the Pitt game? Probably not because it was 60-40 Steelers to Redskins. It was quite possibly the lowest point of Fed Ex field history.
So you want the Redskins to buy back season tickets and sell them to the people on the waiting list. My point was that I had season tickets and had trouble selling them at my cost. If all the people on the waiting list wanted tickets they could just as easy go to stubhub and buy them. Jut go and look for yourself Washington Redskins vs New York Giants [11/30/2008] at StubHub! there are 14 pages of tickets for sale Redskins/Giants and if the demand like you said from people on the waiting list then they are not showing it by buying tickets. Don't say they are too expensive because they have them from $65.00 abd up.
firstdown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2008, 02:30 AM   #202
Pro Bowl
 
Giantone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 5,100
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by HoosForCooley View Post
Your missing the point with my statement. You have to protect the integrity of your venue. If only people on the season ticket waiting list have a shot at the game then opposing team fans can not get them as easy. Stubhub allows any fan to get the tickets and the majority of the time I bet they do go to the visiting team. Was anyone on this board at the Pitt game? Probably not because it was 60-40 Steelers to Redskins. It was quite possibly the lowest point of Fed Ex field history.
IT IS AGAINST the LAW! You can not discriminate when selling an item to the public,you must provide a way for everyone who may be a customer to be given the same oppertunity.Being a fan of that team has no bearing on the situation at all.
Giantone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2008, 07:45 AM   #203
Gamebreaker
 
CRedskinsRule's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Pasadena, Md
Age: 47
Posts: 12,691
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by Giantone View Post
IT IS AGAINST the LAW! You can not discriminate when selling an item to the public,you must provide a way for everyone who may be a customer to be given the same oppertunity.Being a fan of that team has no bearing on the situation at all.
Actually it is and its not. I don't think they should, but a few world series back (and my memory is foggy) one of the teams put a zip code restriction on the tickets. Theoretically it kept the visiting team from making to much of a statement. (i think it was the Rockies/Red Sox). The bottom line is still
If the Skins play winning tough football, the visiting team fans will stay quiet.
CRedskinsRule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2008, 07:50 AM   #204
Pro Bowl
 
Giantone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 5,100
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by CRedskinsRule View Post
Actually it is and its not. I don't think they should, but a few world series back (and my memory is foggy) one of the teams put a zip code restriction on the tickets. Theoretically it kept the visiting team from making to much of a statement. (i think it was the Rockies/Red Sox). The bottom line is still
If the Skins play winning tough football, the visiting team fans will stay quiet.
Actually it is,yes you can put restrictions on sales....zip ,amount of tickets......but if I'm a Giant fan in that zip ...you must sell to me.
Giantone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2008, 07:56 AM   #205
Gamebreaker
 
CRedskinsRule's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Pasadena, Md
Age: 47
Posts: 12,691
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Fair enough. (Can I put street address restrictions? so if I don't see a Skins banner at a house it goes on the no- sell list? )
CRedskinsRule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2008, 02:51 PM   #206
Pro Bowl
 
Giantone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 5,100
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by CRedskinsRule View Post
Fair enough. (Can I put street address restrictions? so if I don't see a Skins banner at a house it goes on the no- sell list? )
LOL, no ,I do have one wayward child who is a Skins fan,proving the point that Good parents can have bad kids!
Giantone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2008, 03:18 PM   #207
Franchise Player
 
FRPLG's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Age: 35
Posts: 9,950
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by HoosForCooley View Post
Your missing the point with my statement. You have to protect the integrity of your venue. If only people on the season ticket waiting list have a shot at the game then opposing team fans can not get them as easy. Stubhub allows any fan to get the tickets and the majority of the time I bet they do go to the visiting team. Was anyone on this board at the Pitt game? Probably not because it was 60-40 Steelers to Redskins. It was quite possibly the lowest point of Fed Ex field history.
Well you're wrong. A lot of people on this board were at the game and yes it was probaly 25% Steelers. Realistically. It was way more than any game I have ever seen for sure. To me it comes down to this. Unless someone was at the game they should be quiet. If they didn't go they can't complain about those who did and who they cheered for. if we want only Skins fans at the games then all the whinny Skins fans who complain about this need to go buy some stinkin' tickets. Plain and simple. The problem is not the ticket holders selling the tickets. The problem is the fans who don't buy them.
FRPLG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2008, 08:52 PM   #208
Special Teams
 
mcarey032's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Arlington, VA.
Posts: 215
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by BleedBurgundy View Post
It's such a corporate stadium. Seems like the 1 and 2 hundred levels just didn't give a damn and sold their tickets to whomever. Sucks for our team, because say what you want, that has to be demoralizing. As bad as Eagles fans are, and they are the scum of the earth, no way in hell that happens in Philly, as even the MNF announcers noted.
amen to that brother. It reallly sucks that so many fans sold their tickets to opposing fans. I am sure that there were people who sold the tickets because they geniunely couldn't go, but it sucks when people are just so caught up in making money off the redskins. I wish that Mr. Snyder would go back and limit the amount of people that the stadium could hold. It might drive up demand once again as opposed to letting anyone in. I can say that I have seen on other redskins messageboards that they had been selling tickets at face value. I can tell you at RFK for a big game that would NEVER HAPPEN!
mcarey032 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2008, 02:44 PM   #209
Camp Scrub
 
HTTR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 53
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

I have a pair of tix I can't use tomorrow (11/30) that I'll sell at face value to Warpath/Skins fans only. Lower level, near goal line. Parking pass thrown in for free. You pick up in Silver Spring area.

PM me and I'll get back to you this evening.
HTTR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2008, 04:21 PM   #210
Registered User
 
firstdown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: chesapeake, va
Age: 50
Posts: 15,818
Re: F... Selling Tickets to the Visiting Team

Quote:
Originally Posted by mcarey032 View Post
amen to that brother. It reallly sucks that so many fans sold their tickets to opposing fans. I am sure that there were people who sold the tickets because they geniunely couldn't go, but it sucks when people are just so caught up in making money off the redskins. I wish that Mr. Snyder would go back and limit the amount of people that the stadium could hold. It might drive up demand once again as opposed to letting anyone in. I can say that I have seen on other redskins messageboards that they had been selling tickets at face value. I can tell you at RFK for a big game that would NEVER HAPPEN!
Yea an owner of a team is going to rope off 30,000 seats to drive up demand. I hope you do not own your own business.
firstdown is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site is not officially affiliated with the Washington Redskins or the NFL.
Page generated in 0.31150 seconds with 9 queries

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0 RC5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25