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Author Topic: Empty seats  (Read 5971 times)

Online Flin5tone

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Empty seats
« on: October 20, 2019, 12:03:29 PM »
Every game has been a complete sell out but we still have lots of empty seats around the ground especially in lower trinity C9, which looks bad on TV. This isn't a few ST Holders not turning up as it's all located in the corner of Trinity and Doug Ellis lower. Any ideas?

Offline Axl Rose

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2019, 03:58:52 PM »
Who said it looked bad on TV? Molineux Mix?

Online Lastfootstamper

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2019, 04:06:11 PM »
I thought it was more full yesterday. Some Brighton fans were in that usually vacant space betwixt them and the lower North, and there were folks in those seats in the lower Holte over on the Witton Lane side that I'm led to believe you can't see the pitch from.

Online not3bad

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2019, 04:11:43 PM »
Yes, it looked very full to me also. How did it look on Match of the Day?

Offline Risso

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2019, 04:25:24 PM »
At the final whistle yesterday, the Lower Doug looked half empty.

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2019, 04:43:05 PM »
There's a definite proportional increase in the numbers bailing early. Tbf, yesterday had an air of us still playing at midnight and not scoring.

Online not3bad

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2019, 04:43:31 PM »
Beating traffic beats last gasp goal I guess.

Offline Sdwbvf

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2019, 04:45:18 PM »
I thought that too from the upper trinity. Whenever I sat in the lower doug last year my view was blocked for the last 10 minutes of each half by people leaving early. I've never seen the point. I've paid to see a match I want to see it all!

Online Richard E

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2019, 04:45:36 PM »
Empty seats? My lord!

Online Brassneck

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2019, 04:47:46 PM »
The empty seats are in the area around where the press boxes are.

My own guess is that these are tickets that the club use for players families, sponsors etc that are not used.

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2019, 04:48:58 PM »
Beating traffic beats last gasp goal I guess.

BE has been saying as much for years.

Offline j66acd

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2019, 08:49:07 PM »
To be honest I wouldn’t mind the seats on the back row of M4 in the Doug Ellis being empty. It was like listening to four guys playing Championship Manager. I thought the one guy was going to have a heart attack because we weren’t pressing how he thought we should. As for the guy who sat next to me sucking his moustache for the final 30 minutes who I ever don’t won’t him to come again or have a shave.

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2019, 09:03:04 PM »
We could be 1-0 up on the night and aggregate, in the 87th minute of the 2nd leg against Barca and half the Lower Witton would fuck off early.

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2019, 09:44:23 PM »
I like the people that leave early. I always move forward into one of the seats nearer the exit and am able to be out the ground within seconds of the final whistle.

Offline Pat McMahon

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Re: Empty seats
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2019, 11:23:38 PM »
We could be 1-0 up on the night and aggregate, in the 87th minute of the 2nd leg against Barca and half the Lower Witton would fuck off early.

I always wonder if these people go to the cinema and leave 10 minutes before the end of the film, to this day not realising who Keyser Soze really is.

After a win I love hanging around in the ground and basking in the sheer happiness. That feeling is well worth losing 15-20 minutes getting to the car. I think leaving early is much more understandable for midweek games when getting home at a reasonable time is much harder.