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Do you approve of how spring game ticket sales were handled?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
4/20/2018

Do you approve of how spring game ticket sales were handled?

30%
Yes

4

70%
No WINNER

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30%
Yes

4 Comments
GBR
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GBR

Season ticket holders donate and deserve first try. Maybe reduce to max purchase to 10 though

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Randy Rogers
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Randy Rogers

If you pay for season tickets and have to pony up.the donation then yes they should get first crack however, it should only be limited to the number of seats you have.

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David Schipporeit
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David Schipporeit

I agree with some of the commits. Season ticket holders do pay a premium for their tickets so why shouldn't we get first crack at the spring game.

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Dennis Paulsen
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Dennis Paulsen

but reduce the max purchase to 10 a day...this way they get first dibs but then can get more if needed on the same day as everyone else.

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70%
No

29 Comments
PED
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PED

I have gone to the Spring game the last 20 years. I always take my disabled friend, who can afford the $10 ticket. This year we will not be going. I tried 53 times to phone in and could not get in. No one should be allowed to purchase a large quantity of tickets. The FROST has MELTED for us.

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Jeff Moreau
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Jeff Moreau

Became a money grab. Not what the Spring Game is about. It is about family.

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Jason Tessman
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Jason Tessman

Allowing season ticket holders to grab 20 -40 tickets at a pop is ridiculous. If you want to give them first dibs, limit them to 6-8 and let other people have a fighting chance at taking their family

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Allen Bowman
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Allen Bowman

I remember when the game was free and I would travel from California to watch them play. I think they need to charge $10 at the entry gates for all spectators. Stubhub tix for $500 is CRAZY.

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T David Andrew M
T David Andrew M

I agree, that is absolutely stupid, and it is a good argument against those season ticket types that charge way too much for tickets.

Visitor
1
Visitor

the amount of tickets given to Season ticket holders is way high. Should be double the number of season tickets they have no more.

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John Ely
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John Ely

This is the only and only time I can take my grandsons ... I've been going to Spring games ... heck since Freshman games ... for decades ... need to limit # sold to season ticket holders

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Mike Wardyn
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Mike Wardyn

No problem with giving season ticket holders an opportunity to buy some early, but 60K was excessive and they obviously didn't intend to go based on the amount that are now on Stubhub for $100+.

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Jeremy Klein
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Jeremy Klein

There should be a limit on how many tickets can be bought at a time. Ridiculous what scalpers are doing to this event!

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Troy Carr
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Troy Carr

I think the best solution is still letting the season ticket holders get first dibs but only if they get the amount of season tickets they currently hold.

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jon boller
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jon boller

some individuals were allowed to buy mass numbers of tickets and the average fan was shut out. now they are available for purchase at bend over prices on the net.

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Joe Dreyer
0
Joe Dreyer

big companies and other scalpers who buy up them all to flip for a profit are greedy chumps

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Tom S
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Tom S

My boys and I have been attending spring games for nearly two decades, but NOT this year because tickets not available due to the 20 per first day! And those are now on Stubhub! Bad deal!!

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Roger Lohr
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Roger Lohr

The U of N previously had a policy that permitted them to deny a season ticket holder’s right to purchase season tickets if they were caught scalping . A 20 Tx limit encourages scalping! Yuck!

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Joel Hug
0
Joel Hug

There should have been a cap of the number of season tickets you hold plus 2 max.

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John Schaffert
0
John Schaffert

Allowing the season ticket holders to buy 20 tickets a piece was a little bit ridiculous. The spring game WAS a great opportunity for young parents to bring small children without major expense.

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David LaFever
0
David LaFever

The spring game ticket sales method is geared to the wealthy. No season ticket holder should be able to buy 20 tickets at the expense of other loyal fans. AD should have realized the demand would be high. AD earns an F

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Robert Neemann
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Robert Neemann

Gave no fair shot to everyone but scalpers to get tix was excited to take kids but not for $50 a ticket

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Allen Johnson
0
Allen Johnson

I am a retiree and have a fixed income. The Spring game is the only game I can afford during season. By the time a logged on the web site on Wednesday they were gone.

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Terry Tramp
0
Terry Tramp

Bonanza for scalpers alright. Had to resort to Stubhub for $60 tickets and it appears I got by cheap compared to the $600+ dollar tickets out there.

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Tyler Hulme
0
Tyler Hulme

Should have had all tickets go on sale at the same time. Not fair to those that can't afford the luxuries of Season Tickets.

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Robert Lloyd
0
Robert Lloyd

This is a time for the families that normally in this new world can not afford regular game tickets. Now it's a racket. Come on Nebraska. Mr Moos... where are you?

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Matt Amack
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Matt Amack

I can see Season Ticket holders getting fist right to buy. But it should have been limited to the number of season tickets purchased. I am an alumni of UNL. I support UNL financially, and through other means. I live out of state so am not a season ticket holder. It's unfortunate how this was handled

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Jason Heck
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Jason Heck

There should have been a cap on the amount of tickets you could buy, no matter if you had season tickets or not. Some guy bought 84 tickets at once for out of state friends and family.

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John Steel
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John Steel

NU Tix office should have limited the number of spring game tickets to season ticket holders to a much lower number. All the hype has been built up and then the "common" person doesn't get the chance

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Dominic Keaton
0
Dominic Keaton

I don't think it was fair to non-season ticket holders. 57,000 were sold the first day. I purchased w/in 1 min of sales on 2/7/18 and the best I got were south end zone nose bleeds. Revenue the issue?

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Phil Wojtalewicz
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Phil Wojtalewicz

I really have no problem with the amount of 20, as long as there was a caveat of no scalping. Should have worked something with StubHub to prevent the price gouging.

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Kim R. Fandry
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Kim R. Fandry

Spring game tickets should not show up on Stub Hub or other ticket sales. This game is for the fans that cant afford normal rated tickets. It should be against the law to be able to hike tickets to $600 for a $10 dollar ticket... I feel that 6 or 8 should be the limit for anyone.

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John Keady
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John Keady

Understand Season Ticket Holders should get an advantage but 20 tickets seems excessive it encourages hoarding for scalping purposes. Probably should have been like a max of 6

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Are you excited about the potential commitment announcements over the weekend?

Are you excited about the potential commitment announcements over the weekend?

Yes

1

No

6

Yes

1 Comment
Tim Brunswick
0
Tim Brunswick

The foundation is being set right now...Now we need to get to the next level and that starts with recruiting...

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No

5 Comments
Richard Johnson
1
Richard Johnson

First we were missing out on 4**** guys, now we're missing on 3*** guys.

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Thomas Wright
0
Thomas Wright

I would be if they were ALL 5 star recruits…C’mon now

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Nick Hornig
0
Nick Hornig

I don't get excited about recruiting anymore. Too many commits flip and it's rare for a recruit to play his whole career at one school.

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Suicide Slush Puppie
0
Suicide Slush Puppie

We only have legit shot at one of them. This class is underwhelming so far.

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Matt Seiler
0
Matt Seiler

I’m an offensive guy. Gimme David Sanders and a speedy receiver and I’ll be happy.

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Suicide Slush Puppie
Suicide Slush Puppie

LOL Sanders isn't coming to Nebraska

Do you think Nebraska has one of the easier conference football schedules in the Big Ten in 2024?

Do you think Nebraska has one of the easier conference football schedules in the Big Ten in 2024?

Yes

0

No

1

Yes

0 Comment
No one has commented yet

No

1 Comment
Larry Smith
0
Larry Smith

Starting with Ohio State, Oct 26, the balance of the season is against very formidable teams. Big Red needs to do well in the first seven games to be bowl eligible.

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