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Old 05-21-2006, 04:24 PM #22
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if you have to pay to watch the pro games, i believe the pro players should get some of that money.
HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Can you begin to fathem how little of an amount that would be per player?
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Old 05-21-2006, 04:28 PM #23
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stop *****ing about it. for 10$ you get a guarenteed space to sit, no big crowds and a great view. i paid 10$ for HB and it was well worth the money.
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Old 05-21-2006, 05:37 PM #24
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they sold out of the armbands before finals even started for pro's i think
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Old 05-21-2006, 05:53 PM #25
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LOL when I walked by the stands during finals today, they were FULL - lots of paying people can't be wrong.

Since the NPPL has gotten some noteriety for being SUCCESSFUL on ESPN, why not charge for a more legitimized version of the sport?
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Old 05-21-2006, 06:01 PM #26
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I didnt read everything but just based off the first few posts I have to say that $10 is very reasonable it will sell out and I dont see how you can complain $30 for 3 days fo tournament action. Go get a job!
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Old 05-21-2006, 06:01 PM #27
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first we jumped the fence into the players area.. watched 3 hours of games... then rent a cop kicked us out... then we jumped the fence into the grandstands... like 3 times. screw paying we already payed tons of money to them to enter the tourny. ide rather spend 10 yucks on something usefull... like food
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Old 05-21-2006, 07:08 PM #28
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Yeah I got caught twice in HB but finally made it in the third time. Just got on one of those big lights and acted like I was watching and just jumped off of it over the fence. What can I say, htye were sold out
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Old 05-21-2006, 07:45 PM #29
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This is the first year they actually had people out there making sure you a paid.
Last year when they first started the new style layout which they continued this year they did not have people guarding the entrance to the grandstands.
But it was huge let down this year. I expect alot more from Nppl...
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Old 05-21-2006, 07:48 PM #30
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they're thinking about wrapping the stands around the field at HB in '07...that would be sick.
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Old 05-21-2006, 07:49 PM #31
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What?!?! You mean I actually have to pay $10 for something that cost $25,000 for the NPPL to rent for one event?

Stands are expensive. You want them. You pay for them.
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Old 05-21-2006, 08:06 PM #32
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haha, it was worth it, I payed this morning and got in whenever I wanted. I had front row seats right on the 50 throughout semis and finals.


I have no problem paying ot get in, it is a very reasonable thing to do.


although 2.50 for a bottle of water is ****ing outrageous.
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Old 05-21-2006, 08:21 PM #33
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On fri you didnt have to pay for the grandstands.
Didnt go sat.
Sun I payd and came and went as I pleased and always got great seats.

$20 for a college basketball game in some unknown college then $10 for the best paintball in the world is worth it.

2.50 for a coke
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Old 05-21-2006, 10:25 PM #34
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Amazing , you do know it costs mega bucks to do an event like that the right way?

As an original NPPL member I had no issue with the cost even though I had put tons of my own money to play back in the day.

Just amazed how far the game has come. Too many from this era do not know how far it has evolved. Enjoy it, there was a time when every tourney had different rules, the refs were made up of girlfiends of the promoter-neighbors-some guy they met the night before-and their kids.
I was impressed.

For those that claim to have climbed in, I sat near the Stadium side waiting to see how far anyone would get. Was there all Sunday , didnt see one person sneak over. Everyone had bands on, and yes they sold out. People stood at exit buying bands from people who were leaving.
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