Suggestions to FO

Discussion in 'Texan Tailgate' started by Yankee_In_TX, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    I think TC may have done this before, but post legitimate suggestions you'd like sent to the front office. I think Bullpen concerns have already sufficiently been address.

    Here's one I thought of:

    In addition to, or maybe in lieu of the season ticket gifts, maybe develop a point system that can be redeemed for gifts. Kind of like credit card points. Maybe X points for every year you renew a PSL/season ticket per PSL/ticket, plus X for every game your tickets are scanned at (like Toro's Extra Points, kind of...), and maybe bonus points for every ticket scanned in more than an hour before kick off (they want people in their seats early, right??)

    And gifts (or Go Texans store cash?) such that if you go to every game, you can get about a $40 item. So if you have 2 seats, and you attend every game, you can get a jersey at the end of the year.

    This would eliminate getting a binder 4/5 years...


    Another idea, maybe have unique gift for PSL/season ticket holder anniversaries; something every 5 years? Gold watch at 50? :)
     
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  2. Hardcore Texan

    Hardcore Texan Magnet Man

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    I would like to humbly suggest that they dedicate more advertising and reaching out around Texas, i.e. San Antonio, Austin, RGV, etc. and build the fan base. :texflag:

    And not that I have ever been, but I here the open practices (from people here on the MB) during TC are a cluster. That needs to be improved judging by the feedback from fellow posters.
     
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  3. jaayteetx

    jaayteetx Hall of Fame

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    Expand their radio network into New Mexico, I hate hearing about the Cowboys all the time!
     
  4. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    I will add that in.
     
  5. Showtime100

    Showtime100 Got AJ?

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    You beat me to it, Hardcore. Props. I second this wholeheartedly.
     
  6. Specnatz

    Specnatz Site Contributor

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    Someone please ask Gary Kubiak to either stop tapping the podium or stop wearing rings when giving a presser.
     
  7. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    Revive the "Road Show." This may mean lowering the asking price.
     
  8. hookinreds

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    Amen brotha! Props!
     
  9. Double Barrel

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    Good points. I have nothing to add, except maybe win more than 8 next season.
     
  10. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    When you arrive at the stadium, there are several parking attendants controlling incoming traffic. They sometimes get annoying, but there's no denying that incoming traffic is handled pretty well. When you leave, however, it's a nightmare for people to merge and get out. There are no attendants or traffic cops. Since they're charging more now for the same piece of asphalt, they can assign some traffic management personnel to the parking lots at departure time.
     
  11. Tedc

    Tedc Hardheaded

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    I have been stopped 20' from the gate so someone could check my parking passes in Platinum at about half the games last year. They explained that some of the vehicles were turning from the Blue Lot into Platinum. Apparently they didn't explain it to the guy checking the tickets because he didn't understand why he was doing it but he was just doing it. The guy watched as I me drove to the gate, hand the ticket over to get scanned, get my newspaper and then drive 20' to him.:thisbig:
     
  12. BullPenPhotos

    BullPenPhotos Moderator

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    I think that there should be some way that for some of the better known fan sites that should allow them to get media access...

    :shades: :photos:
     
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  13. DerekLee1

    DerekLee1 Hall of Fame

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    More recognition to the Bull Pen. Most people (including most players) have no idea what the "Bull Pen" is. Even David Carr a couple of years ago asked, "What's the Bull Pen"? Security ushers players AWAY from the Bull Pen when they try to come over and say hello as they're running off the field. Wasn't this section created to become another Dawg Pound or Green Bay's "South End Zone"? A world-famous cheering section? When not even the players know we exist, how do the other fans? We in the Bull Pen know who we are and what we are, but let's figure out a way to get some respect.
     
  14. TxDavid

    TxDavid Go Coogs!

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    With the additional cost of parking, how about providing some electricity out in the Tailgate areas.....
     
  15. Texans_Chick

    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    How about this? Getting YOU access to the field because YOU and the website you post to is the only pictoral historical record that the Texans have of their team. It is a treasure. Something they should encourage.



    I'm not sure of a point system thingy for gifts because I believe that would be logisitically difficult. I think they should give away more flags because I love seeing them.


    I would like for there to be a big ole huge bar area behind the Bull Pen side of the stadium like there is for the other side of the stadium. With food things. And not just one overworked server who makes people late getting back to their seats. I talked to the Kolache Factory people and they said they would be happy to put an area back there.
     
  16. Double Barrel

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    I know some of the players know about the Bull Pen. When we've gone to All Access, we wear our gear of course (jerseys, hard hats, etc.). And we've been asked by a few players if we are from the Bull Pen.
     
  17. HJam72

    HJam72 Hall of Fame

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    You should offer them your autograph. :)

    It's just the polite thing for famous people to do. :thisbig:
     
  18. BullPenPhotos

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    Just a FYI...Now that we have moved to a new host at our ISP and we are not running into space problems...

    I am in the process of putting up the pictures I got from the first 2 seasons...It is only 2 games the first year since I didn't have season tickets yet...

    The bad thing is since I was still using a film camera back then, there are only about 720 pictures total...That is what I now normally put up for a single game...
     
  19. Speedy

    Speedy Yeller Dweller

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    I don't know if those in other lots have the problem of parking being directed to 2 seperate areas within their lots, but for the Yeller Dwellers, this is the case. Those who park on the grass and those who park on the concrete. This usually results in cars in a left lane trying to get across 3 lanes to go to the right to get to the concrete causing a traffic mess right where the 4 lanes bottleneck into 1.

    There was a game last year where they had signage declaring 2 right lanes for concrete and 2 left lanes for grass. That seemed to help a little, but they only did it for one game.

    I would like to see a seperate gate for those parking on concrete and a seperate gate for the grassy knoll folks.
     
  20. Lauren

    Lauren Nom Nom Nom

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    That would be great, and especially if they continued it after the game as well. That lot is a nightmare to get out of. Sometimes we don't have the extra time to stay for the traffic to die down and just need to get out of there. There's almost no point in getting into your car over there until 2 hours after the game.
     

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