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(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

Two points:

1) I think Guardians attendance has been hurt by the belief that Dolan won't spend to win. I do believe that they have shown a willingness to spend to keep their stars (Rameriz) as well as fix certain holes in the last season and I'm hoping that the playoff run helps drive interest, but the problem is

2) The Cleveland area is really stretched to fully support 3 professional teams (it's not a coincidence that the Indians best attendance years took places when the Browns sucked and were gone). That doesn't leave much room for supporting college teams that are Ohio State football (and even then, are Clevelanders really supporting the Buckeyes by attending in person or are they just watching games on TV).
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(01-19-2023 03:10 PM)dannyb73 Wrote:  I will make one point that probably drives some people away. And I am not being a dick or a hater. I understand and respect the nature of the relationship and her passion, but SuperFan's shreiking would make it very difficult for me to attend on a night to night basis. I have a hard time watching from Memphis with volume.

She’s calmed down a bit over the years. Probably not because she wants to but she’s not that young anymore. Probably in her 50’s. She seems to save it for key moments. She still has more key moments than I do however. I doubt she’s the reason for low attendance. Might draw 1625 instead of 1600. If she is causing crowds to drop from 5000 to 1600 I can find some good uses for her elsewhere.

I agree - it's probably a minimal impact, but an impact nonetheless. I know I have a hard time with it. Certainly isn't affecting the crowd by the hundreds.
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(01-19-2023 07:14 PM)bopol Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

Two points:

1) I think Guardians attendance has been hurt by the belief that Dolan won't spend to win. I do believe that they have shown a willingness to spend to keep their stars (Rameriz) as well as fix certain holes in the last season and I'm hoping that the playoff run helps drive interest, but the problem is

2) The Cleveland area is really stretched to fully support 3 professional teams (it's not a coincidence that the Indians best attendance years took places when the Browns sucked and were gone). That doesn't leave much room for supporting college teams that are Ohio State football (and even then, are Clevelanders really supporting the Buckeyes by attending in person or are they just watching games on TV).

Good point. When Cleveland got their franchises they were somewhere between the 4th biggest to 8th biggest city in the country. They’re a long way from that now. If they started giving out franchises today we would be lucky to have one team.
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(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

If they're smart (and I'm extremely confident the Guardians organization is) they will put a plethora of charging ports in these new areas. The sad reality is while you're right they may not watch one pitch, you can bet they'll have their noses in their phone betting on every pitch.

Also I think they chose the top corners of the upper deck because of foul balls. They know people won't be paying much attention so move them out of the way of foul balls.

I think the renovations are good ideas, just kind of a sad commentary of where baseball fandom and society in general are at. And I'm sure I'll be extremely annoyed the first time I notice a sparse crowd in the lower deck but packed bars in the upper corners...
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(01-19-2023 07:14 PM)bopol Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

Two points:

1) I think Guardians attendance has been hurt by the belief that Dolan won't spend to win. I do believe that they have shown a willingness to spend to keep their stars (Rameriz) as well as fix certain holes in the last season and I'm hoping that the playoff run helps drive interest, but the problem is

2) The Cleveland area is really stretched to fully support 3 professional teams (it's not a coincidence that the Indians best attendance years took places when the Browns sucked and were gone). That doesn't leave much room for supporting college teams that are Ohio State football (and even then, are Clevelanders really supporting the Buckeyes by attending in person or are they just watching games on TV).

Not to get too far off topic, but point 1 isn't about the Dolan's it's about fans not understanding the reality of what it takes to win in a small market in an uncapped sport. I believe the Guardians tv contract is somewhere around 50 million per year. Meanwhile teams like the Angels are raking in something like 200+ per year. The Guardians model of trading guys before free agency isn't a bug... It's a feature and it's why they've stayed good for a long time despite shoestring payrolls. Players are at their highest value when they're in their prime but haven't hit free agency yet. As soon as they hit free agency their value normalizes to market value, and then gradually (or sometimes rapidly) declines as their new contract ages. Rather than deal with that, they flip them before free agency to rake in the next generation of stars. If you evaluate and develop talent well it's a great system.

Remember in 96 when they traded Kenny Lofton and all the fans were furious? Well, we got David Justice. Remember a few years later when we traded David Justice and all the fans were furious? Well we got Jake Westbrook. Remember a few years later when we traded Jake Westbrook and no one cared? Well we got Corey Kluber. Remember a few years (and a few CY Youngs) later when we traded Corey Kluber and all the fans were furious? Well we got Emmanuelle Clase. We have arguably the most valuable closer in baseball going into 2023 and we wouldn't have him if we didn't trade Kenny Lofton 27 years earlier.
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RE: Marketing and Fan Engagement
(01-19-2023 11:08 PM)anti-zip Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 07:14 PM)bopol Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

Two points:

1) I think Guardians attendance has been hurt by the belief that Dolan won't spend to win. I do believe that they have shown a willingness to spend to keep their stars (Rameriz) as well as fix certain holes in the last season and I'm hoping that the playoff run helps drive interest, but the problem is

2) The Cleveland area is really stretched to fully support 3 professional teams (it's not a coincidence that the Indians best attendance years took places when the Browns sucked and were gone). That doesn't leave much room for supporting college teams that are Ohio State football (and even then, are Clevelanders really supporting the Buckeyes by attending in person or are they just watching games on TV).

Not to get too far off topic, but point 1 isn't about the Dolan's it's about fans not understanding the reality of what it takes to win in a small market in an uncapped sport. I believe the Guardians tv contract is somewhere around 50 million per year. Meanwhile teams like the Angels are raking in something like 200+ per year. The Guardians model of trading guys before free agency isn't a bug... It's a feature and it's why they've stayed good for a long time despite shoestring payrolls. Players are at their highest value when they're in their prime but haven't hit free agency yet. As soon as they hit free agency their value normalizes to market value, and then gradually (or sometimes rapidly) declines as their new contract ages. Rather than deal with that, they flip them before free agency to rake in the next generation of stars. If you evaluate and develop talent well it's a great system.

Remember in 96 when they traded Kenny Lofton and all the fans were furious? Well, we got David Justice. Remember a few years later when we traded David Justice and all the fans were furious? Well we got Jake Westbrook. Remember a few years later when we traded Jake Westbrook and no one cared? Well we got Corey Kluber. Remember a few years (and a few CY Youngs) later when we traded Corey Kluber and all the fans were furious? Well we got Emmanuelle Clase. We have arguably the most valuable closer in baseball going into 2023 and we wouldn't have him if we didn't trade Kenny Lofton 27 years earlier.

Spot on! I wish Cleveland baseball fans would understand this. I don’t like the name change but besides that I believe that the Dolan’s have done an excellent job managing this team. If the Browns had the same record, fans would want statues built for their players.
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(01-19-2023 11:08 PM)anti-zip Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 07:14 PM)bopol Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

Two points:

1) I think Guardians attendance has been hurt by the belief that Dolan won't spend to win. I do believe that they have shown a willingness to spend to keep their stars (Rameriz) as well as fix certain holes in the last season and I'm hoping that the playoff run helps drive interest, but the problem is

2) The Cleveland area is really stretched to fully support 3 professional teams (it's not a coincidence that the Indians best attendance years took places when the Browns sucked and were gone). That doesn't leave much room for supporting college teams that are Ohio State football (and even then, are Clevelanders really supporting the Buckeyes by attending in person or are they just watching games on TV).

Not to get too far off topic, but point 1 isn't about the Dolan's it's about fans not understanding the reality of what it takes to win in a small market in an uncapped sport. I believe the Guardians tv contract is somewhere around 50 million per year. Meanwhile teams like the Angels are raking in something like 200+ per year. The Guardians model of trading guys before free agency isn't a bug... It's a feature and it's why they've stayed good for a long time despite shoestring payrolls. Players are at their highest value when they're in their prime but haven't hit free agency yet. As soon as they hit free agency their value normalizes to market value, and then gradually (or sometimes rapidly) declines as their new contract ages. Rather than deal with that, they flip them before free agency to rake in the next generation of stars. If you evaluate and develop talent well it's a great system.

Remember in 96 when they traded Kenny Lofton and all the fans were furious? Well, we got David Justice. Remember a few years later when we traded David Justice and all the fans were furious? Well we got Jake Westbrook. Remember a few years later when we traded Jake Westbrook and no one cared? Well we got Corey Kluber. Remember a few years (and a few CY Youngs) later when we traded Corey Kluber and all the fans were furious? Well we got Emmanuelle Clase. We have arguably the most valuable closer in baseball going into 2023 and we wouldn't have him if we didn't trade Kenny Lofton 27 years earlier.

I get that to a point, but the Indians have not shown a willingness to plug massive holes during the Dolan years - especially DH/1B/OF when they otherwise have a champion-level team. It's one thing to go into a season where they are taking a chance on a youngster who might or might not work out, but there's another when you look at the position and realize that the starter is not good, isn't going to get better and that's going to be a sinkhole for the club and the club did nothing to fix it.

That's why I am encouraged by this offseason with the signing of Josh Bell who should plug a hole at 1B/DH, and to a lesser extent Mike Zunino (though I expect Bo Naylor will be ready sooner instead of later). This is addressing obvious holes in the club and, with the groups of stars they have, they should be very competitive this year.

As far as TV money goes, I agree, but remember Dolan wanted to use the Indians to leverage his cable channel. He might have dinged his own ability to make money off the club by that move.
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(01-19-2023 10:52 PM)anti-zip Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

If they're smart (and I'm extremely confident the Guardians organization is) they will put a plethora of charging ports in these new areas. The sad reality is while you're right they may not watch one pitch, you can bet they'll have their noses in their phone betting on every pitch.

Also I think they chose the top corners of the upper deck because of foul balls. They know people won't be paying much attention so move them out of the way of foul balls.

I think the renovations are good ideas, just kind of a sad commentary of where baseball fandom and society in general are at. And I'm sure I'll be extremely annoyed the first time I notice a sparse crowd in the lower deck but packed bars in the upper corners...
At least those hideous shipping containers will be gone. I still remember back in the day when you couldn’t snag a ticket to a Tribe game. Perfect storm at that time with the Tribe being good and the Brownies not around freeing up some disposable income.
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(01-19-2023 11:08 PM)anti-zip Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 07:14 PM)bopol Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

Two points:

1) I think Guardians attendance has been hurt by the belief that Dolan won't spend to win. I do believe that they have shown a willingness to spend to keep their stars (Rameriz) as well as fix certain holes in the last season and I'm hoping that the playoff run helps drive interest, but the problem is

2) The Cleveland area is really stretched to fully support 3 professional teams (it's not a coincidence that the Indians best attendance years took places when the Browns sucked and were gone). That doesn't leave much room for supporting college teams that are Ohio State football (and even then, are Clevelanders really supporting the Buckeyes by attending in person or are they just watching games on TV).

Not to get too far off topic, but point 1 isn't about the Dolan's it's about fans not understanding the reality of what it takes to win in a small market in an uncapped sport. I believe the Guardians tv contract is somewhere around 50 million per year. Meanwhile teams like the Angels are raking in something like 200+ per year. The Guardians model of trading guys before free agency isn't a bug... It's a feature and it's why they've stayed good for a long time despite shoestring payrolls. Players are at their highest value when they're in their prime but haven't hit free agency yet. As soon as they hit free agency their value normalizes to market value, and then gradually (or sometimes rapidly) declines as their new contract ages. Rather than deal with that, they flip them before free agency to rake in the next generation of stars. If you evaluate and develop talent well it's a great system.

Remember in 96 when they traded Kenny Lofton and all the fans were furious? Well, we got David Justice. Remember a few years later when we traded David Justice and all the fans were furious? Well we got Jake Westbrook. Remember a few years later when we traded Jake Westbrook and no one cared? Well we got Corey Kluber. Remember a few years (and a few CY Youngs) later when we traded Corey Kluber and all the fans were furious? Well we got Emmanuelle Clase. We have arguably the most valuable closer in baseball going into 2023 and we wouldn't have him if we didn't trade Kenny Lofton 27 years earlier.
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(01-20-2023 10:59 AM)Polish Hammer Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 10:52 PM)anti-zip Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 04:41 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-19-2023 01:43 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  All of this is interesting, but what a sad commentary when you consider the product that the program is putting on the court not just this season but for the last quarter-century. Normally, the best way to bring in fans is to give them a winning team. It's a shame that the winning this program has done can't being in 5,000 fans a game when you consider the number of people who like basketball and who live within 30 minutes of the MACC.

I’m not sure just winning works anymore. Look at Progressive Field’s planned updates. They are turning the upper deck and some other areas into the worlds largest bar. Twenty five percent of the crowd won’t watch one pitch unless they get hit by a foul ball or home run. Winning works only if you are concerned with watching the game.

If they're smart (and I'm extremely confident the Guardians organization is) they will put a plethora of charging ports in these new areas. The sad reality is while you're right they may not watch one pitch, you can bet they'll have their noses in their phone betting on every pitch.

Also I think they chose the top corners of the upper deck because of foul balls. They know people won't be paying much attention so move them out of the way of foul balls.

I think the renovations are good ideas, just kind of a sad commentary of where baseball fandom and society in general are at. And I'm sure I'll be extremely annoyed the first time I notice a sparse crowd in the lower deck but packed bars in the upper corners...
At least those hideous shipping containers will be gone. I still remember back in the day when you couldn’t snag a ticket to a Tribe game. Perfect storm at that time with the Tribe being good and the Brownies not around freeing up some disposable income.

I keep hearing about those hideous shipping containers and for some reason I never noticed them!! Good thing I guess.
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(01-20-2023 01:58 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-20-2023 10:59 AM)Polish Hammer Wrote:  At least those hideous shipping containers will be gone. I still remember back in the day when you couldn’t snag a ticket to a Tribe game. Perfect storm at that time with the Tribe being good and the Brownies not around freeing up some disposable income.

I keep hearing about those hideous shipping containers and for some reason I never noticed them!! Good thing I guess.
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(01-20-2023 04:21 PM)Polish Hammer Wrote:  
(01-20-2023 01:58 PM)burden Wrote:  
(01-20-2023 10:59 AM)Polish Hammer Wrote:  At least those hideous shipping containers will be gone. I still remember back in the day when you couldn’t snag a ticket to a Tribe game. Perfect storm at that time with the Tribe being good and the Brownies not around freeing up some disposable income.

I keep hearing about those hideous shipping containers and for some reason I never noticed them!! Good thing I guess.
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I guess when I looked up there I saw the names and totally ignored the rest. They are ugly though.
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Dang... You know Kent State Marketing is bad when it turns into a thread on Cleveland Baseball marketing.
I will give a hats off to the idea that we all use the cell phone lights during the player intro last night. An example of the little things that can be done to improve the atmosphere.
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I said in the other thread that yesterday was the first game I've seen at the MACC in a very long time, so let me comment.

I didn't notice the noise problems that others commented on. The DJ was just enough, but not too much. The prep band was solid, but not too much there either (in fact, both were a little hard to hear in GA, but I have some hearing loss). The scoreboard was excellent and the camera work and replays were very well done. They had a nice highlights package from the first half play during halftime. The little stuff during timeouts was fine. The halftime show with the kids cheer camp was cute, but that, of course, is MUCH MUCH more entertaining when it's your kid (again, no problem with it). There was steady crowd noise during the game.

I didn't try to get food or walk around; I just found a nice seat and stayed there. I got there about 15 minutes before tip off and was a little worried about attendance but it got filled up by a few minutes after tipoff.

The only thing I didn't like was that the glassed-off area with seats was pretty much empty. I'm not sure what purpose those seats serve if no one is going to sit there.

For the price of admission and the quality of basketball, it was a bargain. The experience was just fine for college basketball and I can't complain at all.
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The MACC is just fine, plus they have those "Big *ss Lightning bolts"
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I got a solution.

At Red Wing hockey games fans throw live octopus onto the rink. The Panthers used to (still may) throw rubber rats onto the rink.

Thoughts on throwing rubber black squirrels onto the court??

Could lead to increased Fan engagement
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(01-21-2023 03:46 PM)thanksjim Wrote:  I got a solution.

At Red Wing hockey games fans throw live octopus onto the rink. The Panthers used to (still may) throw rubber rats onto the rink.

Thoughts on throwing rubber black squirrels onto the court??

Could lead to increased Fan engagement

And you get some sort of gift card if you hit John Groce in his extremely punchable face?
01-21-2023 05:57 PM
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RE: Marketing and Fan Engagement
(01-21-2023 05:57 PM)anti-zip Wrote:  
(01-21-2023 03:46 PM)thanksjim Wrote:  I got a solution.

At Red Wing hockey games fans throw live octopus onto the rink. The Panthers used to (still may) throw rubber rats onto the rink.

Thoughts on throwing rubber black squirrels onto the court??

Could lead to increased Fan engagement

And you get some sort of gift card if you hit John Groce in his extremely punchable face?

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01-21-2023 05:58 PM
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RE: Marketing and Fan Engagement
(01-21-2023 03:46 PM)thanksjim Wrote:  I got a solution.

At Red Wing hockey games fans throw live octopus onto the rink. The Panthers used to (still may) throw rubber rats onto the rink.

Thoughts on throwing rubber black squirrels onto the court??

Could lead to increased Fan engagement

Can we throw the rubber black squirrels on the court after the team makes 7 free throws?

Oh, and that's the other thing that pissed me off. Chick Fil'a, you cheap motherf****rs, when the team makes 7 free throws in a half, you better give something to the entire crowd, not just those in Section B.
01-21-2023 06:05 PM
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