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Old 03-18-2014, 07:45 PM
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Originally Posted by DumpJerry View Post
I've been to hundreds, probably well over a 1,000 Sox games at home. I have never seen negative attitudes (or "scowls") from the employees. Of course, I'm not a prima donna who expects the gate employees to greet me by name, compliment me on my haircut, ask how the family is doing, offer to escort me to my seat, get my food and drink for me or perform other "favors" to make sure I'm happy.
Originally Posted by roylestillman View Post
Hate to disagree, but what ballpark are you going to? Granted, as a group the vendors tend to be the nicest of the bunch, but c'mon... "Ushers" on a good day are benignly useless. Concession workers, with exceptions, are baffled by things like gift cards and credit cards.
Reality is somewhere in the middle. I believe, for the most part, that the workers have good attitudes. I've noticed the concession stands are slower than they should be, and when that's the case I'll just leave. It's not worth missing three innings of baseball to get food.

When I have any complaints, its generally about tangential things like too much butter on the popcorn, stale hotdug buns, no scorecards being sold in the upper deck, music on the PA too loud....stuff like that. Less of an attitude problem and more of just generally poor organization or lack of training.

Royal mentioned Gate 5 being shutdown for no reason....the one that gets me all the time is when they shutdown Gate 6 from the UD & Club Level, which is always an inconvenience because that's the quickest way to get to the L. They didn't do it last year, but it used to happen quite often.

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