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Trying to get a feel for who is interested in attending the ASG

Yes, will attend ASG. Once in a lifetime opportunity in DC
24 (53.3%)
No, will not attend. It's just an overpriced exhibition game.
21 (46.7%)

Total Members Voted: 45

Voting closed: February 28, 2018, 02:18:32 PM

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« Reply #50: January 30, 2018, 10:03:44 AM »
Man. You are really old.

I used to caddy for mitlen when he was on the senior tour...

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« Reply #51: January 30, 2018, 10:04:55 AM »
 :hysterical:

I used to caddy for mitlen when he was on the senior tour...

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« Reply #52: January 30, 2018, 10:05:57 AM »
I used to caddy for mitlen when he was on the senior tour...

Remember that last super blue blood moon in 1866?   Wasn't that sumpin' else?

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Re: POLL: Interest in attending the ASG.
« Reply #53: January 30, 2018, 10:16:13 AM »
When I was a kid, it was a big deal.    It was THE All Star game.    Now, it seems, to me, to be just part of the blend.    If a local team (other than NFL) was on another channel that night, I'd watch that game and drop in the AS game when I thought Harper was at bat.

I'm with you in that watching the ASG on TV doesn't work. But being there in person is another story. There's more to take in.

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Re: POLL: Interest in attending the ASG.
« Reply #54: January 30, 2018, 10:57:22 AM »
Remember that last super blue blood moon in 1866?   Wasn't that sumpin' else?
Super blue blood?  I think I roomed with the guy back in college.


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Re: POLL: Interest in attending the ASG.
« Reply #55: January 30, 2018, 11:09:17 AM »
Super blue blood?  I think I roomed with the guy back in college.



That's what he said.

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Re: POLL: Interest in attending the ASG.
« Reply #56: February 01, 2018, 09:26:31 AM »
Poll is almost dead even with 33 votes in. I'm thinking of closing the poll so vote now.

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« Reply #57: February 01, 2018, 09:32:33 AM »
i'm thinking about attending but it will depend on ticket cost

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« Reply #58: February 01, 2018, 09:48:07 AM »
I'm assuming they will send paper tickets and there will be a digital alternative, just like the postseason strips. I really want to take a bunch of photos, enlarge the best and have it framed along with my ticket strip. My neighbor owns a framing shop/gallery and does beautiful work and always gives me a nice discount :D

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Re: POLL: Interest in attending the ASG.
« Reply #59: February 01, 2018, 10:05:17 AM »
i'm thinking about attending but it will depend on ticket cost

I think a lot of people are in this boat. I'm definately going to the game and the home run derby, but the other stuff (futures game, celebrity softball game, fanfest) are depending on cost.

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« Reply #60: February 01, 2018, 10:07:36 AM »
I'm assuming they will send paper tickets and there will be a digital alternative, just like the postseason strips. I really want to take a bunch of photos, enlarge the best and have it framed along with my ticket strip. My neighbor owns a framing shop/gallery and does beautiful work and always gives me a nice discount :D

Great idea. I might do something similar, but won't be using my pics probably since I'm not much of a photographer. And framing is shockingly expensive these days.

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« Reply #61: February 01, 2018, 11:08:57 AM »
I'd be shocked if some of the ancillary events don't appear cheaper on the secondary market. The only one I'm considering is the futures game, but not unless the tickets are relatively reasonable

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« Reply #62: February 01, 2018, 11:44:55 AM »
I'd be shocked if some of the ancillary events don't appear cheaper on the secondary market. The only one I'm considering is the futures game, but not unless the tickets are relatively reasonable

You're probably right but I'm shocked right now with how many people in my tickets groups are interested in the futures game. I think it's safe to say that the celebrity softball game will be an easy ticket. Not sure about the fanfest. Depends on how it's done.

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« Reply #63: February 01, 2018, 12:11:17 PM »
You're probably right but I'm shocked right now with how many people in my tickets groups are interested in the futures game. I think it's safe to say that the celebrity softball game will be an easy ticket. Not sure about the fanfest. Depends on how it's done.

Celeb Softball game is part of All Star Sundays ticket (Futures game).

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« Reply #64: February 01, 2018, 12:33:53 PM »
You're probably right but I'm shocked right now with how many people in my tickets groups are interested in the futures game. I think it's safe to say that the celebrity softball game will be an easy ticket. Not sure about the fanfest. Depends on how it's done.

This article says FanFest will be "open to the public." I read that as "free", but it could just mean open to anyone who walks up and buys a ticket.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dc-sports-bog/wp/2017/07/26/heres-who-gets-first-dibs-on-tickets-to-the-2018-all-star-game-at-nationals-park/?utm_term=.c9972b29cc1f

Last year in Miami they sold tickets for $10 for a very short window and then they went up to $35

 http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/fish-bytes/article134008449.html

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« Reply #65: February 01, 2018, 01:24:15 PM »
Celeb Softball game is part of All Star Sundays ticket (Futures game).

That makes sense since I can't imagine someone actually paying for a celebrity softball game.

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« Reply #66: February 01, 2018, 01:30:46 PM »
This article says FanFest will be "open to the public." I read that as "free", but it could just mean open to anyone who walks up and buys a ticket.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dc-sports-bog/wp/2017/07/26/heres-who-gets-first-dibs-on-tickets-to-the-2018-all-star-game-at-nationals-park/?utm_term=.c9972b29cc1f

Last year in Miami they sold tickets for $10 for a very short window and then they went up to $35

 http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/fish-bytes/article134008449.html

Yeah, I don't think it will be free. But I read that Post article again and it says fanfest will run Friday to Tuesday at the convention center so I guess they suspect some demand in order to have it several days.

I also noted that partial plan holders will be sold tickets to the ASG based on tenure. Tenure is something the Nats are beginning to explore, it seems. I'm all about that since I'm  :old:.

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« Reply #67: February 01, 2018, 04:05:49 PM »
That makes sense since I can't imagine someone actually paying for a celebrity softball game.
I can't imagine watching one, even if it's free.

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« Reply #68: February 01, 2018, 04:23:12 PM »
I can't imagine watching one, even if it's free.

Me too, but I bet the autograph hounds will be out. Maybe some big name old timers there.

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Re: POLL: Interest in attending the ASG.
« Reply #69: February 01, 2018, 05:22:11 PM »
Me too, but I bet the autograph hounds will be out. Maybe some big name old timers there.
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« Reply #70: February 01, 2018, 05:24:15 PM »
Me too, but I bet the autograph hounds will be out. Maybe some big name old timers there.

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« Reply #71: February 01, 2018, 05:33:48 PM »
Here is the lineup from last year's. Miami would probably be one of the 3 easiest places to attract celebrities and this is what they could muster. It's going to be slim pickings for DC

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/all_star/y2017/sunday/legends-celebrity-softball/

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« Reply #72: February 01, 2018, 05:46:48 PM »
Here is the lineup from last year's. Miami would probably be one of the 3 easiest places to attract celebrities and this is what they could muster. It's going to be slim pickings for DC

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/all_star/y2017/sunday/legends-celebrity-softball/

I'm willing to give even money that they make it a political or media sort of celebrity game.

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« Reply #73: February 01, 2018, 05:49:22 PM »
I'm willing to give even money that they make it a political or media sort of celebrity game.
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« Reply #74: February 01, 2018, 05:51:00 PM »
Kirk Cousins.

He'll be busy learning his new team's offensive system.