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Citi Field Tickets & Concessions

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  • Originally posted by LI METS FAN View Post


    I'm assuming this will hurt morning of day game sales. You had to have the tickets 2 hours before game time. Now you can be at Citi 20 minutes before the game and get the cheapest ticket possible.
    It may change the time tickets for a game sell, but it won't change if a game sells. I only think it helps move inventory that would go unsold in those 2 hours before a game. This is especially true for those 12:10pm and 1:10 pm day games...

    How this helps or hurts prices? I think there are greater contributing factors than the sale cut-off time.
    20-Game Saturday Plan, Prom Box 423.

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    • Mets just sent me an email about putting down a deposit for 2018 ticket plans. Haha, yeah, ok.

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      • Originally posted by PatNYM View Post
        Mets just sent me an email about putting down a deposit for 2018 ticket plans. Haha, yeah, ok.
        Did they also invoice for "potential playoff strips"? LOLOLOL
        «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

          Did they also invoice for "potential playoff strips"? LOLOLOL
          Long time, robardin, hope all's well with you.

          Until about a week ago, the Mets were still selling prorated plans for the last two months of 2017, with 2017 playoff ticket access included as an incentive. (Cue the laugh track again).

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          • Originally posted by robardin View Post

            Did they also invoice for "potential playoff strips"? LOLOLOL
            dont know, dont have a plan

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            • Season ticket holders..check your account..the to do list has a 1 on it...last time that happened invoices were up a few days later...do they have kahunas to raise prices this year? LOL

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              • Did anybody get an offer for Mets Movie Night, which was Thursday night (8/10)? I did, although I didn't go.

                The funny thing is that this year, Mets Movie Night was offered as one of the "Orange" experiences Season Ticket Holders could select. I did not select this, but received an invite anyway. I'm wondering if this is an error, or if they just decided to open it up to everyone, or what. And if they did open it up to all, did they "compensate" those who did choose it back in March?
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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 rambler725 View Post
                  Season ticket holders..check your account..the to do list has a 1 on it...last time that happened invoices were up a few days later...do they have kahunas to raise prices this year? LOL
                  Glad you mentioned this... I actually had 2 things on the "to do list" but when i clicked on the flag it came up empty.... Could not figure out what was up

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                  • Originally posted by LGM View Post

                    Glad you mentioned this... I actually had 2 things on the "to do list" but when i clicked on the flag it came up empty.... Could not figure out what was up
                    I went back in the archives of this thread to find out when renewal invoices went out last year.

                    I found that almost one year ago to the day (on Aug 12, 2016) Metsies8 posted this:

                    Originally posted by Metsies8 View Post

                    I was told renewals would be the week of the 8th. Maybe they are afraid to send them out with all the losing. Maybe they are lowering the price increase or increasing the benefits with all the losing.

                    Read that Sandy went to Las Vegas to talk about relocating the team. Could this be a cover to interview Wally? Maybe they will hire Wally and then send out renewals.


                    Anyway, the plan renewal invoices went out on August 15, 2016, at the same time as the playoff options were invoiced, on a day when the Mets reached .500 again (59-59 record). I doubt we'll get invoiced for playoff strips this year.

                    There was plenty of venting about how they had the nerve to invoice for playoff strips last year, yet "all the losing" ended up with the Mets losing the NL Wild Card game at Citi Field. So I guess we may yet be in for that cheery option of paying for potential playoff games, ha ha!

                    As long as I'm looking at the historical record, I see that the 2016 Mets actually fell below .500 again after that date, not cresting it permanently until Sunday, August 21, when they were 62-62. They then went 25-13 the rest of the way, playing .658 ball for the last six weeks of the season to end with an 87-75 record (.537 winning percentage), tying the Giants for the WC slot, and gaining the higher seed (HFA) due to winning the regular season series against them.

                    Unfortunately right now the D-backs and Rockies are the two leading teams in the NL WC race with .556 winning percentages, whereas on Aug 14, 2016 the two teams in the lead for the WC were the Dodgers (.556, but who ended up winning the NL West) and Cardinals (.525).

                    So while a similar magic surge is not "impossible", I don't see a .537 team slipping into even the WC2 slot. And even if so, it'd have to be the Mets who'd surge to that aspirational record, as right now they're 53-62, not one but NINE games below .500. They need to go on a 10 game winning streak, starting today, just to be in position to play .658 ball the rest of the way after that, just to possibly squeak in as the WC2 team.
                    «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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                    • After that 4 game smack down by the Yankees, Mets fan don't have to worry about play off tickets. Even a game 163 tie breaker is gone with the wind.

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                      • Originally posted by Gary Dunaier View Post
                        Did anybody get an offer for Mets Movie Night, which was Thursday night (8/10)? I did, although I didn't go.

                        The funny thing is that this year, Mets Movie Night was offered as one of the "Orange" experiences Season Ticket Holders could select. I did not select this, but received an invite anyway. I'm wondering if this is an error, or if they just decided to open it up to everyone, or what. And if they did open it up to all, did they "compensate" those who did choose it back in March?
                        I asked my rep about this. She said it was offered to all. I didn't ask about "compensating" those who chose it as their Orange Experience.
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                        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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