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soxfanatlanta
05-17-2007, 01:50 PM
As seen on http://www.charlotteknights.com/

Toilet paper night on May 24th; get a dollar off the ticket price when you bring a roll of TP. It's a cute dig on Sheryl Crow, but you know what's going to happen, right?

right?

crazyozzie02
05-17-2007, 01:54 PM
As seen on http://www.charlotteknights.com/

Toilet paper night on May 24th; get a dollar off the ticket price when you bring a roll of TP. It's a cute dig on Sheryl Crow, but you know what's going to happen, right?

right?

i think we all know whats gonna happen, and its not going to be pretty

daveeym
05-17-2007, 02:18 PM
Hopefully they're smarter than that and are going to collect them and donate them to a homeless shelter or something similar.

rdwj
05-17-2007, 02:21 PM
They couldn't POSSIBLY allow people to keep the toilet paper during the game, could they? I mean, NOBODY is that stupid, ...right???

Fenway
05-17-2007, 02:27 PM
I love minor league promotions

Awful Night, July 14, 2003
Attempting to produce the worst atmosphere ever at a baseball game, the Altoona Curve had music by William Shatner and Milli Vanilli, a gate giveaway of a 12-inch square of bubble wrap, pregame autograph sessions with non-celebrities, batting averages listed as "failed averages" (a .300 hitter had a .700 average) and a special presentation to the 1962 Mets -- baseball's worst team ever

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2004/baseball/mlb/07/30/minors.promotions/

crazyozzie02
05-17-2007, 02:39 PM
myself personally, i like nobody night. I espically liked the idea of how fans could watch some of the game by standing on ladders that were set up on the outside of the walls.

eriqjaffe
05-17-2007, 03:43 PM
Remember when the Schaumburg Flyers were going to have the first two innings of a game against the Kansas City T-Bones played on an Xbox?

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/columnist/zillgitt/2005-06-23-zillgitt_x.htm

IIRC, the idea was kiboshed.

Blueprint1
05-17-2007, 04:01 PM
Remember when the Schaumburg Flyers were going to have the first two innings of a game against the Kansas City T-Bones played on an Xbox?

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/columnist/zillgitt/2005-06-23-zillgitt_x.htm

IIRC, the idea was kiboshed.

Worst idea ever.

gobears1987
05-17-2007, 04:17 PM
Rule #1 of Promotions!!! NEVER BRING SOMETHING THE FANS CAN THROW!!!

Disco Demolition Night was a disaster because the fans got to keep the extra records they brought. They probably made great frisbees.

MDF3530
05-17-2007, 05:58 PM
Rule #1 of Promotions!!! NEVER BRING SOMETHING THE FANS CAN THROW!!!

Disco Demolition Night was a disaster because the fans got to keep the extra records they brought. They probably made great frisbees.
http://www.danzfamily.com/archives/blogphotos/193stevedahl.jpg
"Don't knock that! My whole career is based off that stunt!"

LongLiveFisk
05-17-2007, 06:58 PM
Rule #1 of Promotions!!! NEVER BRING SOMETHING THE FANS CAN THROW!!!

I remember many a "Seat Cushion Night" going astray. Do they still have those? :tongue:

veeter
05-17-2007, 08:17 PM
These promotions are like the Dan Akroyd SNL skit of a new line of toys. One was "Broken Glass Shards in a Bag". How about a 'hot charcoal briquet in a can' give away.

soxfanatlanta
05-18-2007, 08:55 AM
They couldn't POSSIBLY allow people to keep the toilet paper during the game, could they? I mean, NOBODY is that stupid, ...right???

Have you ever been to Charlotte? I lived there for 3+ years, and while most of the time, folks there are level headed. But there are occasions...

ewokpelts
05-18-2007, 09:10 AM
I remember many a "Seat Cushion Night" going astray. Do they still have those? :tongue:
at the all star game

DarkHorse35
05-18-2007, 02:38 PM
Somewhat different from teh Kane County Cougars who gave away TP last night.

doctorlecter
05-21-2007, 02:04 PM
Good thing that Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS wasn't "Jagged Shard of Glass" night!

HotelWhiteSox
05-21-2007, 02:11 PM
I remember many a "Seat Cushion Night" going astray. Do they still have those? :tongue:

The Toronto MLS team had that like 2 weeks ago

http://165.1.59.193/Previews/Mini/%7B0AFEDE65-6DFD-4B0C-9E21-9CE98DB5B20E%7D.pobj.MINI.jpg

southside rocks
05-21-2007, 02:47 PM
As seen on http://www.charlotteknights.com/

Toilet paper night on May 24th; get a dollar off the ticket price when you bring a roll of TP. It's a cute dig on Sheryl Crow, but you know what's going to happen, right?

right?

Yes, they're going to TP Brian Anderson during the 7th-inning stretch. It was Ozzie's idea. :redneck

LongLiveFisk
05-21-2007, 06:51 PM
The Toronto MLS team had that like 2 weeks ago

http://165.1.59.193/Previews/Mini/%7B0AFEDE65-6DFD-4B0C-9E21-9CE98DB5B20E%7D.pobj.MINI.jpg

I guess everyone has to learn the hard way! :redneck

RadioheadRocks
05-22-2007, 12:21 AM
I love minor league promotions

Awful Night, July 14, 2003
Attempting to produce the worst atmosphere ever at a baseball game, the Altoona Curve had music by William Shatner and Milli Vanilli, a gate giveaway of a 12-inch square of bubble wrap, pregame autograph sessions with non-celebrities, batting averages listed as "failed averages" (a .300 hitter had a .700 average) and a special presentation to the 1962 Mets -- baseball's worst team ever

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2004/baseball/mlb/07/30/minors.promotions/

Boy am I sorry I missed THAT one! :D:

Some of the others mentioned in that article were doozies too!

jenn2080
05-22-2007, 10:39 AM
Does half price Monday fall into bad promotional ideas?

soxfanatlanta
05-22-2007, 11:58 AM
Does half price Monday fall into bad promotional ideas?

If it was something along the lines of you getting only 1/2 a churro, then yes, bad idea.