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ahl fan

New Hartford, NY

#1 Oct 7, 2013
WOW Is our area supporting the Utica Comets.1st game sold out already.Just a reminder,the 2nd home game is vs Syrcuse and we want to pack the aud with Comets fans.Don't wait,get your ticket befor the crunch fans do.Lets keep it going,and sell out every game.go comets
dont forget

Utica, NY

#2 Oct 7, 2013
ahl fan wrote:
WOW Is our area supporting the Utica Comets.1st game sold out already.Just a reminder,the 2nd home game is vs Syrcuse and we want to pack the aud with Comets fans.Don't wait,get your ticket befor the crunch fans do.Lets keep it going,and sell out every game.go comets
They give away more tickets than they sell. Anyone who buys advertiding gets season tix. Its a joke.
Sticks35

United States

#3 Oct 7, 2013
dont forget wrote:
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They give away more tickets than they sell. Anyone who buys advertiding gets season tix. Its a joke.
its a packaged deal. They are buying the tickets as well as the advertising or are you too stupid to figure that out.....nobody gives out free tickets cept utica college. Esches own family had to buy tickets... With less than 4000 seats there are no freebies
Comets 2013

Utica, NY

#4 Oct 7, 2013
dont forget wrote:
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They give away more tickets than they sell. Anyone who buys advertiding gets season tix. Its a joke.
And I suppose the line of people that wrapped around the Aud on Saturday to buy tickets was a joke too?
To all of you haters

New York, NY

#5 Oct 7, 2013
It's going to be a great time . I'm so glad you're not coming,stay home losers !
dont forget

Utica, NY

#6 Oct 7, 2013
Sticks35 wrote:
<quoted text>its a packaged deal. They are buying the tickets as well as the advertising or are you too stupid to figure that out.....nobody gives out free tickets cept utica college. Esches own family had to buy tickets... With less than 4000 seats there are no freebies
Overheard radio station saleswoman talking to prospective advertiser: she told him if he bought 50 1 minute ads he would get 2 season tickets. If he needed more for specific dates, she eould give him as many as he wanted.
Truhful

Utica, NY

#7 Oct 7, 2013
I was down at the Aud last Saturday morning standing in line with only 9 people ahead of me at 6:00am to purchase premier tickets for the opening game on Oct 23 and we were told when they open the ticket window at 10:00 am that there were no premier seats left. You tell me how that is possible if they're not giving away the better seats before the tickets even went on sale. I ended up with some pretty crappy seats and will probably not attend another game if this is how things are going to be handled.
please

Utica, NY

#8 Oct 8, 2013
Truhful wrote:
I was down at the Aud last Saturday morning standing in line with only 9 people ahead of me at 6:00am to purchase premier tickets for the opening game on Oct 23 and we were told when they open the ticket window at 10:00 am that there were no premier seats left. You tell me how that is possible if they're not giving away the better seats before the tickets even went on sale. I ended up with some pretty crappy seats and will probably not attend another game if this is how things are going to be handled.
Thank Sen Griffo.
Utica

Boston, MA

#9 Oct 8, 2013
dont forget wrote:
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They give away more tickets than they sell. Anyone who buys advertiding gets season tix. Its a joke.
You aren't too bright are you! You probably couldn't afford to go anyway so what are you worried about?
Utica

Boston, MA

#10 Oct 8, 2013
Truhful wrote:
I was down at the Aud last Saturday morning standing in line with only 9 people ahead of me at 6:00am to purchase premier tickets for the opening game on Oct 23 and we were told when they open the ticket window at 10:00 am that there were no premier seats left. You tell me how that is possible if they're not giving away the better seats before the tickets even went on sale. I ended up with some pretty crappy seats and will probably not attend another game if this is how things are going to be handled.
The truth is there's no bad seats in the aud and it's better to sit up above the walkway anyway as you can see the game better!

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Since: Sep 13

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#11 Oct 8, 2013
Truhful wrote:
I was down at the Aud last Saturday morning standing in line with only 9 people ahead of me at 6:00am to purchase premier tickets for the opening game on Oct 23 and we were told when they open the ticket window at 10:00 am that there were no premier seats left. You tell me how that is possible if they're not giving away the better seats before the tickets even went on sale. I ended up with some pretty crappy seats and will probably not attend another game if this is how things are going to be handled.
well lets do the math dullard..... 1500 to 1600 season tickets were sold first, then partial (22 games including the home opener and first weekend) sold next, by the time the single game tickets went on sale there were less than 1,000 tickets available in a 4,000 seat arena. what did you expect, all those 1,000 seat would be on the glass???? i don't know what your worried about, there are no bad seats in the building. and from what i can tell you have your head so far up your azz, you wont be able to see anything anyway...... the building looks awesome!!! new paint, food stands remodeled,new menu items, new sound system and video boards. the aud is looking great!! this will be a totally different experience for hockey fans.

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Since: Sep 13

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#12 Oct 8, 2013
dont forget wrote:
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Overheard radio station saleswoman talking to prospective advertiser: she told him if he bought 50 1 minute ads he would get 2 season tickets. If he needed more for specific dates, she eould give him as many as he wanted.
ummm... your full of it, the video board spots are sold out for the season. and if they offer tickets for some advertising its built into the price. the people advertising will need to see the ad. kinda like a used car salesman saying, if you buy the car ill give you 4 free tires,or the furniture salesman saying free delivery. its all ready figured into the price.... you really are a slow one aren't you.......wtf........ that advertising is expensive... i had a business owner tell me he spent over 30 grand in advertising bought from the comets, and he dos not have any tickets cause he too busy. so obviously the ticket with advertising is optional.

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Since: Sep 13

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#13 Oct 8, 2013
Truhful wrote:
I was down at the Aud last Saturday morning standing in line with only 9 people ahead of me at 6:00am to purchase premier tickets for the opening game on Oct 23 and we were told when they open the ticket window at 10:00 am that there were no premier seats left. You tell me how that is possible if they're not giving away the better seats before the tickets even went on sale. I ended up with some pretty crappy seats and will probably not attend another game if this is how things are going to be handled.
theres only 8 sections in the entire building that are premier seating. thats less than 800 seats. thats why i bought 3 season tickets in that area. typical loser, too cheap to buy season tickets to the hottest event in town, but then expects to sit front and center cause hes going to like two games a year.... what a dum azz.......
Wowie

Utica, NY

#14 Oct 8, 2013
I hope they draw well, but history,economy and this area will fail them sooner than later. If they lose, you will see crowds of 2100-2300 people a night. With a capacity of less than 4000, it should be sold out everynight. Never happen in Utica.
hockey fan

New York, NY

#15 Oct 8, 2013
For those of you who want to be close to the game but couldn't get tix, there will be a big screen set up on Whitesboro St. showing the game. The band Showtime will be playing and food and refreshments will be also be sold. See you there !
Hockey Nut

Utica, NY

#16 Oct 8, 2013
Wowie wrote:
I hope they draw well, but history,economy and this area will fail them sooner than later. If they lose, you will see crowds of 2100-2300 people a night. With a capacity of less than 4000, it should be sold out everynight. Never happen in Utica.
So far the Comets have exceeded expectations with everything they have done.

* Press conference announcing the team - over 200 people showed up
* Facebook site launched - over 2000 followers in less than two days and now approaching 8000
* Season Tickets - over 1000 sold the first weekend that they went on sale and now have more sold than any previous hockey team in Utica.
* Preseason game - sold out in less than 4 hours
* Individual Game Tickets - crowds start waiting in line at 3:30 am when tickets don't go on sale until 10:00 am.
* Opening Night - essentially sells out in 2 hours with only a few remaining scattered tickets left then fully sold out yesterday.
* K-ROCK announces that they will broadcast the opening game live outside of the Aud on a giant screen TV for those who could not get tickets to see the game inside.
hungry comets fan

New York, NY

#17 Oct 8, 2013
Is the new Tony's Sports bar next to the aud open yet ?
RobbieTheCrook

Utica, NY

#18 Oct 8, 2013
Never happen or open, political announcement only by loser mayor.
season tix holder

West Hartford, CT

#19 Oct 8, 2013
I hope Friday is a sellout also ! Lot more crowd noise and excitement !!
Wayne Gretzky

Utica, NY

#20 Oct 8, 2013
I'm pumped. This is going to be the first good thing to happen to this city in a long time. Baby steps and Utica might actually make it out of Ghosttownville.

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