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BOSSHOGG30
02-01-2008, 05:03 PM
Chargers | Team cancels accounts of disruptive fans
Fri, 1 Feb 2008 12:58:52 -0800

The San Diego Chargers announced Friday, Feb. 1, that more than 300 season tickets are being cancelled due to violations of the team's code of conduct for home games. These season ticket holders will no longer be able to purchase tickets from the team. Most cases involved season ticket holders who were escorted from the stadium by the San Diego Police Department and the team's private security officials in 2006 and 2007.

claymore
02-01-2008, 05:05 PM
LMFAO! Seriously though this crap is getting out of hand. I think the NFL just want rich old folks at the games. :tsk:

BOSSHOGG30
02-01-2008, 05:19 PM
I'm just glad they have so many bandwagoners so the team doesn't have to relocate.

Devilspawn
02-01-2008, 10:07 PM
Perfect ammunition!

slim
02-01-2008, 10:19 PM
Perfect ammunition!

Dude, everytime I see you my pants get tight in the crotch.

Sorry if that bothers you.

BTW, LOL at SD....

Devilspawn
02-02-2008, 01:20 AM
Dude, everytime I see you my pants get tight in the crotch.

Sorry if that bothers you.

BTW, LOL at SD....
No, that does not bother me. Now if you were to slowly approach me, put your amrs on my shoulders, gently rubbing the back of my hair while you breathed those words into my mouth, then we'd have to take it outside. :boxing: The last guy that did that, I learned him good.

NorthernLights
02-02-2008, 08:01 AM
Let's see, the Bolts had about 65000 season ticket holders last year, and they kicked out 300 which is less the one half of one percent. I'm guessing those 300 were unruly Raider fans, which is unfortunate because I liked watching them leave the stadium looking depressed after another beat down.

BOSSHOGG30
02-02-2008, 09:37 AM
Let's see, the Bolts had about 65000 season ticket holders last year, and they kicked out 300 which is less the one half of one percent. I'm guessing those 300 were unruly Raider fans, which is unfortunate because I liked watching them leave the stadium looking depressed after another beat down.

65,000 season ticket holders huh? Even if that was true... only 600 of those ticket holders were probably true Charger fans... I'm talking fans that have stuck with the Chargers from day one. And don't tell me that they are all Charger fans because till lately you couldn't even sell out a home game.

Davii
02-02-2008, 12:14 PM
Let's see, the Bolts had about 65000 season ticket holders last year, and they kicked out 300 which is less the one half of one percent. I'm guessing those 300 were unruly Raider fans, which is unfortunate because I liked watching them leave the stadium looking depressed after another beat down.

65,000 season ticket holders!?! :laugh:

RIIIIIIIIIIIIGHT

Timmy!
02-02-2008, 05:26 PM
Qualcomms capacity is 71,000. I HIGHLY doubt that 65,000 of those seats are already purchased for each game by season ticket holders.

Retired_Member_001
02-02-2008, 06:36 PM
The Chargers have fans?

:confused:

MOtorboat
02-02-2008, 06:46 PM
Qualcomms capacity is 71,000. I HIGHLY doubt that 65,000 of those seats are already purchased for each game by season ticket holders.

According to this, they claim about 65,000...

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/02/01/news/top_stories/01_23_781_31_07.txt

Lonestar
02-02-2008, 08:16 PM
According to this, they claim about 65,000...

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/02/01/news/top_stories/01_23_781_31_07.txt

I read it as

"Fabiani said the team is selling about 30 season tickets a day, and that the number of season tickets sold has increased from 34,000 in 2004 to more than 62,000 today. He said the team has about 4,000 more tickets to sell."

NorthernLights
02-02-2008, 08:16 PM
According to this, they claim about 65,000...

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/02/01/news/top_stories/01_23_781_31_07.txt

Actually this year they were able to sell all of their season tickets before the season started and didn't have to resort to selling those lousy mini packages. They use to force anyone buying a ticket to the Raiders game to purchase another game and a pre-season game as well. I guess they declared the bandwagon as officially full.

Jaded
02-02-2008, 08:33 PM
According to this, they claim about 65,000...

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/02/01/news/top_stories/01_23_781_31_07.txt

And, according to the Chargers, everybody on their team played with a broken leg, torn acl or a bruised vagina.

This 65,000 season ticket holders sounds like more Charger Propaganda, if it were true, it took them a week to BARELY sell the other 6,000 seats for a PLAYOFF game......

NorthernLights
02-02-2008, 08:40 PM
And, according to the Chargers, everybody on their team played with a broken leg, torn acl or a bruised vag!na!

This 65,000 season ticket holders sounds like more Charger Propaganda, if it were true, it took them a week to BARELY sell the other 6,000 seats for a PLAYOFF game......

He said virginia.

broncosfanscott
02-02-2008, 09:01 PM
And, according to the Chargers, everybody on their team played with a broken leg, torn acl or a bruised vag!na!

This 65,000 season ticket holders sounds like more Charger Propaganda, if it were true, it took them a week to BARELY sell the other 6,000 seats for a PLAYOFF game......


It took them longer to sell out the Titans playoff game because of the rain. One Charger fan was on the news ripping all those fans who sold their tickets due to the rain.

The 65,000 season ticket holders is actually true, however it took a 14-2 season to get that to happen. The one thing that I think is totally lame is those stupid mini packages the have so that they won't have a lot of opposing fans in the crowd and I think they are the only NFL team to do this. This doesn't stop me because I will always find a way to go.

Devilspawn
02-02-2008, 09:11 PM
- Excessive consumption of alcohol
- Obscene, offensive or abusive language or actions
- Fighting, or otherwise dangerous, abusive or profane behavior
- Unruly or inconsiderate behavior
- Indecent exposure or undressing
- Wearing obscene or indecent clothing
- Smoking, except in designated areas
- Scalping or other improper resale of tickets
- Interfering with security procedures
- Interfering with the progress of the game, going onto the field or throwing any object onto the field or on the stadium premises

Oh my, doesn't this sound like a Raiders game, according to the Chargers fans.

NorthernLights
02-03-2008, 08:49 AM
Oh my, doesn't this sound like a Raiders game, according to the Chargers fans.

I went to a Bolts/Raiders game in LA and it was pretty close to everything you have listed. I went with a couple of college buddies and knew to not wear anything Bolts related. I kept it very low key and didn't have any problems, but others were not so fortunate. I have never seen so many fights at a game in my life. The true mob mentality took over. It wasn't any fun at all.

I haven't been to the black hole, but would like to go someday. I have heard it isn't as bad as things were back in LA.

MOtorboat
02-03-2008, 10:26 AM
It took them longer to sell out the Titans playoff game because of the rain. One Charger fan was on the news ripping all those fans who sold their tickets due to the rain.

The 65,000 season ticket holders is actually true, however it took a 14-2 season to get that to happen. The one thing that I think is totally lame is those stupid mini packages the have so that they won't have a lot of opposing fans in the crowd and I think they are the only NFL team to do this. This doesn't stop me because I will always find a way to go.

Nope, the Chiefs are desperate for fans, and Channel 5 even had to buy some tickets so it was on television for two games, I believe.

BOSSHOGG30
02-03-2008, 11:27 AM
Actually this year they were able to sell all of their season tickets before the season started and didn't have to resort to selling those lousy mini packages. They use to force anyone buying a ticket to the Raiders game to purchase another game and a pre-season game as well. I guess they declared the bandwagon as officially full.

You have heard of those people who buy up to 30 season ticket packages for face value and then sell the tickets for profit?....... It happens everywhere. Pick up your more recent ESPN magazine... they actually have a pretty good article in there about it. Guys spend 30,000 dollars on ticket packages and then sell them and make six figure profits each year.

Devilspawn
02-03-2008, 02:56 PM
I went to a Bolts/Raiders game in LA and it was pretty close to everything you have listed. I went with a couple of college buddies and knew to not wear anything Bolts related. I kept it very low key and didn't have any problems, but others were not so fortunate. I have never seen so many fights at a game in my life. The true mob mentality took over. It wasn't any fun at all.

I haven't been to the black hole, but would like to go someday. I have heard it isn't as bad as things were back in LA.
I've been to 40-50 Raiders games, none in Oakland since I live in New York. I want to go to a game in Oakland, but I'm too lazy to make the trip that far with any vacation time I might use. The worst place is Philly, especially when the Giants come to town. The Raider game I went to there in 2001 wasn't bad. But the Giants games I went to, forget it. I'll never go there again for those rivals.

cpr940
02-03-2008, 03:26 PM
Let's see, the Bolts had about 65000 season ticket holders last year, and they kicked out 300 which is less the one half of one percent. I'm guessing those 300 were unruly Raider fans, which is unfortunate because I liked watching them leave the stadium looking depressed after another beat down.


It' actually 52,700.

And I applaud the Chargers for the move. All teams should revoke season ticket privileges for fans who acts in such a way that they are ejected. That means you are really being stupid.

MOtorboat
02-03-2008, 03:33 PM
It' actually 52,700.

And I applaud the Chargers for the move. All teams should revoke season ticket privileges for fans who acts in such a way that they are ejected. That means you are really being stupid.

How did you come up with this number?

Davii
02-03-2008, 05:11 PM
It' actually 52,700.

And I applaud the Chargers for the move. All teams should revoke season ticket privileges for fans who acts in such a way that they are ejected. That means you are really being stupid.

I doubt if it's even that high.

cpr940
02-04-2008, 08:09 PM
How did you come up with this number?

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/02/01/news/top_stories/01_23_781_31_07.txt


OCEANSIDE ---- While the San Diego Chargers are considering moving to Oceanside, more than 8,800 of the team's season ticket holders already come from North County, according to statistics that the team provided the North County Times.

A breakdown shows that about 20,000 of the NFL team's season ticket holders are from the city of San Diego, 4,300 are from the South Bay, 7,400 are from East County, 8,500 are from Orange and Riverside counties, and 4,500 come from outside the state. The rest of the team's ticket holders come from other counties in the state.

After doing the math, I apologize, as I made an error. It's a little over 40,000, not 50,000.

While I did not bother to guess at that last vague sentence, this article gives a definitive number.

Although, these are certainly self reported numbers from the Chargers.

I also find it hard to believe that they have 23,000 or outside of the area, as the claim of 65,000 by others would lead us to believe. That would mean a lot of fans from areas traditionally held by the Raiders and 49ers.

And I suppose a very small number of old timers might be from AZ from the pre-Cardinal days, when it was split between the Rams, Broncos, Chargers, and Raiders.

But not 23,000 or more.

#1bmarshfan
02-20-2008, 04:48 AM
ive sat in the black hole with a jay cutler jersey and a bmarsh jersey around myneck with a broncos beanie actually wasnt to bad they talk just as much crap as other teams do

Colorado4Life
02-21-2008, 09:54 PM
Bolts Suck!

broncosfanscott
02-22-2008, 11:07 PM
Nope, the Chiefs are desperate for fans, and Channel 5 even had to buy some tickets so it was on television for two games, I believe.

For several years the city of San Diego had pretty much the same thing going. They would buy the rest of the tickets so the blackout would be lifted.

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