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Dear UConn: Nobody wants Alcohol Free Seats

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I would love to be sitting down behind the end-zone tonight, and there are tons (TONS) of seats to be had there, but I can't purchase them because I am afraid that the 20 people who bought tickets in the family zone will report me when I show up with beer and have me escorted from the stadium.

The market has spoken - the whole concept is a joke. I mean, if a game against BYU OF ALL TEAMS can't generate demand for those tickets, then no game will. And even more importantly, how bad will it look on TV when end-zone seats are 3/4 empty? If the school really wants to have an alcohol free zone how about they move it from where all the drunks hang out (I mean, come on) to a far off, quiet section like 206?
 
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I would love to be sitting down behind the end-zone tonight, and there are tons (TONS) of seats to be had there, but I can't purchase them because I am afraid that the 20 people who bought tickets in the family zone will report me when I show up with beer and have me escorted from the stadium.

The market has spoken - the whole concept is a joke. I mean, if a game against BYU OF ALL TEAMS can't generate demand for those tickets, then no game will. And even more importantly, how bad will it look on TV when end-zone seats are 3/4 empty? If the school really wants to have an alcohol free zone how about they move it from where all the drunks hang out (I mean, come on) to a far off, quiet section like 206?
 
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Amen, brother. The drunks stand behind us, 129,although they are not as obnoxious as years past, I a glad security keeps them behind the red line, hopefully.
 
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Think we'll see major changes to the ticketing plan after this year which is the end of the latest three year period.
 
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I've only been to one college game in my life where they actually served beer. Has to be a huge profit center.
 
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I would love to be sitting down behind the end-zone tonight, and there are tons (TONS) of seats to be had there, but I can't purchase them because I am afraid that the 20 people who bought tickets in the family zone will report me when I show up with beer and have me escorted from the stadium.

The market has spoken - the whole concept is a joke. I mean, if a game against BYU OF ALL TEAMS can't generate demand for those tickets, then no game will. And even more importantly, how bad will it look on TV when end-zone seats are 3/4 empty? If the school really wants to have an alcohol free zone how about they move it from where all the drunks hang out (I mean, come on) to a far off, quiet section like 206?

based on some of the adult behavior I've seen from guys who can't drink responsibly during a game, I'd like the entire stadium to be made alcohol free.
 

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I had season tickets last year but didn't renew because of the obnoxious drunks in my section. I had to use every ounce of restraint to not lay these guys out (I don't pretend to be a tough guy but believe me, as drunk as they were it wouldn't have hard) but I was there with my young daughters. Now I'll take them to games but sit in the family section.
 
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0% chance alcohol free sections will go away. Perhaps they should be moved. The one year my family had season tickets, the main reason my dad gave them up was because of out of control drunks in the section. Normally I disagree with him on that kind of thing, but in this case he was right, some of the people were downright awful and unbearable. Completely ruined the game a few times.
 
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