"May I see your papers please?"

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  1. Koolaid Time

    Koolaid Time Drink Up!

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    If this is all the examination they do it seems like you could get some card stock, a Xerox Color Copier, borrow a friends tickets for 20 minutes, and its "back to business as usual." It won't get you in the game, but will get you in the lot.

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  2. Stemp

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    Heard they are going to be start checking people in the parking lots at 12:15
     
  3. imatexan

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    So was the lines long getting into the stadium like many of you were predicting?

    How strict were the Texans staff?
     
  4. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    The ONLY issues I heard:

    1. Pedestrian traffic has been changed even more than last week - some people were diverted really far aware from their tailgate to get into the lot.

    2. Pedestrian traffic is not allowed until 8:30 - we were not aware of this ahead of time. We have a lot of folks with game tickets who park off site and walk to our tailgate.
     
  5. texanmojo

    texanmojo Shotgun 30 Time

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    It all worked fine by me. The Yellow Lot was a graveyard during the game according to Frank...our cook and keeper of the space.
     
  6. imatexan

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    So tailgating before seemed pretty much the same?
     
  7. thegr8fan

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    which I also noticed, as I retrieved my cooler, left at a friends tailgate area, while leaving during the game. And there was no around to even think about asking if that was actually MY cooler. I just hope some 'grave robbers' don't figure this out and make away with pretty much anything and everything they want, since no one is around to prevent/stop it from happening.

    Seriously, theft is going to be a very bad result of the Texans new tailgating policy. There is alot of very expensive equipment left out and I think it is going to start disappearing in the graveyard parking lots very soon.
     
  8. Texan_Bill

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    It ****ing sucked ass!!!!
     


  9. Revolution

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    They didn't check for tickets or anything. Total lip service. If you have a parking pass, you could have entered the lots even without a game ticket...
     
  10. JB

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    They checked all walk up traffic for tickets.
     
  11. OrangeLotPole8

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    They checked the people that stayed outside for the game.
     
  12. Revolution

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    The new policy states you must have a game ticket. If you have a parking pass, they were not checking for game tickets. They were only enforcing part of the new policy and that was my point.
     
  13. OrangeLotPole8

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    The people that stay outside at our tailgate got checked for tailgating passes during the game...... and they have a parking pass.
     
  14. Revolution

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    Got it. I guess that is the best way to enforce the new policy without causing a traffic nightmare before the game...
     
  15. Joe Texan

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    It is funny we had a problem with border crossing and the Texans fixed it in a week. Bob McNair for President
     
  16. Ckw

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    Would love the read about your experience.
     
  17. Joe Texan

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    I really don't know except for the here say but lets just say the taxi should have dropped Bill off a little further north on Kirby
     
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    Yeah, like 3 miles further north....lol
     
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    I was only ever so slightly inconvienced. I had to show my tickets to walk out of yellow lot where i park which I thought was retarded. Eh. I can live with it. Lots of retarded stuff going on in life anyway and nothing to do but roll with it.

    What I did notice was a significant signifcant reduction in the tailgating crowd. It kinda felt real quiet.
     
  20. texanmojo

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    Based on a pure guess...I think the crowd was down about 50% overall in the Yellow Lot. I was fine with it. The crowd that was there was very orderly and respectful from what I coulld see. Yeah...I am inconvienenced a bit with the new policy but overall I like what it did to the crowd.
     

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