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  • Originally posted by Petemc1969 View Post
    Who wants to bet that the Pepsi Cola sign was taken down so that they could install a 2013 HR Derby sign there just for this season.
    My season ticket rep assures me the sign is not being replaced, only repaired or cleaned in some way.
    «Telle est la vie des hommes. Quelques joies, très vite effacées par d’inoubliables chagrins. Il n'est pas nécessaire de le dire aux enfants...» (Marcel Pagnol)

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    • Originally posted by Blue387 View Post
      Cirque du Soleil coming to Citi Field in March:
      http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/sho...aps-infos.aspx
      And maybe sometime later, a Shinnecock Casino where I guess the junkyards now are?
      «Telle est la vie des hommes. Quelques joies, très vite effacées par d’inoubliables chagrins. Il n'est pas nécessaire de le dire aux enfants...» (Marcel Pagnol)

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      • Originally posted by robardin View Post
        And maybe sometime later, a Shinnecock Casino where I guess the junkyards now are?
        Why don't more teams do this? I guess I know why, but just think its a good idea to have things to do before and after games.
        The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time.

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        • Originally posted by Blue387 View Post
          Cirque du Soleil coming to Citi Field in March:
          http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/sho...aps-infos.aspx
          The Cirque shows happen under their own tents so it is unlikely that they will set it up in the stadium itself.



          Paradise to parking lot to paradise?
          Last edited by JohnCropp; 02-05-2013, 12:26 PM.

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          • Originally posted by islandxtreme26 View Post
            What we do know is that as of recently, there is still nothing installed in place of the Pepsi sign...as seen in this video posted today by the Mets of "Mr. Met Attempts to go to Spring Training" you can see at the 1:13 mark that there is still no sign up. Not sure when it was filmed, but I would guess it was in the last week or even yesterday.

            Wow, the thought of Mr. Met driving on an Interstate scares me more than my Sisters driving! And that is saying something! Only by the grace of God, we never got into a major wreck!
            Texas Rangers: Estabalished 1972 (Arlington, Texas)

            Games played at The Ballpark In Arlington (est. 1994)

            World Series Titles: 0 (Damn you David Freese, DAMN YOU!)

            American League Pennants: 2 (2010, 2011)

            American League West Division Titles: 7 (1996, 1998, 1999, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016)

            American League Wild Card Berths: 1 (2012) (grumble)

            It will always be The Ballpark In Arlington to me

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            • Originally posted by Petemc1969 View Post
              Who wants to bet that the Pepsi Cola sign was taken down so that they could install a 2013 HR Derby sign there just for this season.

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              not unless pepsico. is buying that "event"...
              the turd in the punchbowl
              reality really sucks.
              enjoy the game more...

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              • Originally posted by Blue387 View Post
                Cirque du Soleil coming to Citi Field in March:
                http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/sho...aps-infos.aspx
                hope they have the heating turned all the way up, winds should be good an gusty...
                the turd in the punchbowl
                reality really sucks.
                enjoy the game more...

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                • A few updates to report, as of yesterday afternoon (02-18-13):

                  1) The Pepsi-Cola sign above the Pepsi Porch is still missing.

                  2) New advertisement on the right field scoreboard, for Amway. It appears to the right of the board, where the Delta ad was last year.

                  3) New storefront on 126th Street, between the Right Field and Bullpen gates - Amway. There were people inside but I don't know if it was open to the public and I didn't bother to find out.

                  Will have pictures but probably not until sometime tonight at the earliest.
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                  Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
                  Edith Bunker: Well, I'm sorry, Archie, how was I to know? I thought it was a religious picture, "Cardinal Knowledge!"

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                  • Originally posted by Gary Dunaier View Post
                    A few updates to report, as of yesterday afternoon (02-18-13):

                    1) The Pepsi-Cola sign above the Pepsi Porch is still missing.

                    2) New advertisement on the right field scoreboard, for Amway. It appears to the right of the board, where the Delta ad was last year.

                    3) New storefront on 126th Street, between the Right Field and Bullpen gates - Amway. There were people inside but I don't know if it was open to the public and I didn't bother to find out.

                    Will have pictures but probably not until sometime tonight at the earliest.
                    Gary, did you happen to notice whether the old Home Run Apple is still missing the "HOME" in HOME RUN? I believe it was blown off by Superstorm Sandy (based on a previous posting here on BBF). BTW, did you (or anyone else, for that matter) ever get a photo of the apple with the missing letters?

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                    • Originally posted by Gary Dunaier View Post
                      2) New advertisement on the right field scoreboard, for Amway. It appears to the right of the board, where the Delta ad was last year.

                      3) New storefront on 126th Street, between the Right Field and Bullpen gates - Amway. There were people inside but I don't know if it was open to the public and I didn't bother to find out.
                      Seriously? An organization that's been prominently associated for the past 4 years with being victimized from from Madoff's Ponzi scheme investment funds (in the best view of things), is now taking up a sponsorship or association with Amway, the MLM company frequently accused of getting the bulk of its profits from a large, rotating "base" pool of new sellers who pay for their own "sales training materials", earn money for a chain of referrers and then drop out after never earning close to anything to what they were told they would/could (well, with the proper "training")?
                      «Telle est la vie des hommes. Quelques joies, très vite effacées par d’inoubliables chagrins. Il n'est pas nécessaire de le dire aux enfants...» (Marcel Pagnol)

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                      • Originally posted by johnql View Post
                        Gary, did you happen to notice whether the old Home Run Apple is still missing the "HOME" in HOME RUN? I believe it was blown off by Superstorm Sandy (based on a previous posting here on BBF). BTW, did you (or anyone else, for that matter) ever get a photo of the apple with the missing letters?
                        The word "HOME" is back in place. I think somebody else posted a photo of the apple with the missing word.
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                        Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
                        Edith Bunker: Well, I'm sorry, Archie, how was I to know? I thought it was a religious picture, "Cardinal Knowledge!"

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                        • Citi Field, Monday, February 18, 2013

                          As promised, photos from Monday...

                          The Amway storefront on 126th Street, between the right field and bullpen gates...




                          The missing letters from the Pepsi-Cola sign are still missing...




                          The afternoon sun shines on some of the plaques in the Mets Hall of Fame...




                          A nice view of the ticket windows and the end of the rotunda...




                          This view of a fan taking a picture of his buddy embracing the Shea Stadium Home Run Apple shows that the word "HOME," which was damaged from Hurricane Sandy, has been repaired and replaced...




                          Finally, with the home opener just six weeks away, we see the Training Bus outside the Bullpen Gate, waiting to take the players to Spring Training...




                          It should be noted that the factual value of the description of the last photograph should be taken with however many grains of salt as you like... it should also be noted that more photos can be found here.
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                          Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
                          Edith Bunker: Well, I'm sorry, Archie, how was I to know? I thought it was a religious picture, "Cardinal Knowledge!"

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                          • I dont get what is taking so long with that Pepsi signage?
                            Definition of a homerun: When the baseball gets hit to a DISTANCE that the fielder cannot get it into homeplate before the batter rounds the bases.

                            Associated Press -- Citi Field's smaller dimensions helped opponents more than the New York Mets.
                            Thanks Sandy Alderson.

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                            • Love the plaque pic.
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                              • Did a little surfing and found that the Amway space on 126th Street is going to be an "Amway Business Center."

                                Following a model which has proven successful in various Amway markets around the world, Amway North America has announced that the first US “Amway Business Center” will open soon at Citi Field, home of the famous Major League Baseball team, The New York Mets. According to a report in the latest Amway Business News, the experience center will offer -
                                • Credible Opportunity Messaging greets all IBOs and their prospects as soon as they walk in the door.
                                • Lounge Spaces where IBOs can meet and connect with their prospects and each other for one-on-one opportunity presentations and mentoring sessions, or just catch up on some business.
                                • Brand Experiences to promote Amway’s biggest and best brands: ARTISTRY®, NUTRILITE®, LEGACY OF CLEAN™ (as well as the Healthy Living brands), and XS®. IBOs and their prospects can engage with the products and the brands for themselves through interactive and engaging experiences.
                                • Training & Education through a variety of scheduled knowledge- and skill-building sessions held in the large training room. There will also be opportunities for IBO groups to reserve the room for education, leadership events, and business meetings.
                                • Ordering and New IBO Registration can be done on the spot via on-site computers. A few products are also available for purchase in limited quantities.
                                • Education and Activities will begin soon.



                                Source: http://www.thetruthaboutamway.com/am...siness-center/
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                                Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
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