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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:33 pm 
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http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/sports/lsu/article_5e20cb1c-d6ed-11e7-85b4-739a81cadb3c.html

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:38 pm 
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Um... Ban cellphones, streaming movie services, internet, and social media from their student body. Otherwise...


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:57 pm 
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PeteRasche wrote:
Um... Ban cellphones, streaming movie services, internet, and social media from their student body. Otherwise...

Because that's stopped drug use!

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In-stadium lazy river?


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:27 am 
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LSU is an interesting case. Their last expansion watered down demand for their seats so no one has to buy season tickets. The killer is that the now non-season ticket holder doesn't even get soaked on the secondary ticket market for the games he does want.

LSU still puts a ton of people in the stadium but that's an issue, too. They've expanded beyond the ability of their infrastructure and the city's infrastructure to handle big crowds. When they get the two or so really big crowds a year the parking and traffic situation is so bad that the fans in the stadium are always thinking about the awful drive home and lots of people who DO make every game leave almost every game early regardless of what's happening on the field.

Helping make the traffic and parking a nightmare are greed and tailgating. The greed in monetizing the best and nearest parking spots means that those who can't or won't pay the premium are pushed further away from the stadium and out into town, clogging up traffic. Tailgating as a problem is the price of having a great atmosphere. Thousands and thousands of people drink, eat, drink and make merry and never think of going into the stadium and all those people get there by car. They are the ones the school has to target. Get them off the roads and off campus and it will make a noticeable difference. But how?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:34 am 
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LG, that is fantastically said and I do wonder whether these online gripers have ever given that a thought.


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