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Tabithalongman  
#1 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:00:54 AM(UTC)
The city of Green Bay has a population of less than 200,000 but yet the stadium has sold out tickets to every game since Brett Favre was a Packer. Houston Texans haven't had a ticket sellout since they were the Oilers. What the hell, why can't I get tickets?[aiee]
wpr  
#2 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:41:42 AM(UTC)
You are wrong.

Green Bay has not sold out every game since Favre. They have sold out every game since 1960. This is so much bigger than any one player.

The Packer draw fans from a lot more than just a city of 200,000. They draw fans from more than just a state of 5 and a half million. They draw fans from more than just the upper midwest. Green Bay as fans all over the US and even the world.

You can get tickets to any game you choose. You simply have to be willing to pay for the privilege.
Zero2Cool  
#3 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 8:42:18 AM(UTC)
Tabithalongman said: Go to Quoted Post
The city of Green Bay has a population of less than 200,000 but yet the stadium has sold out tickets to every game since Brett Favre was a Packer. Houston Texans haven't had a ticket sellout since they were the Oilers. What the hell, why can't I get tickets?[aiee]


Green Bay has a population of around 105,000, so yes, lower than your 200,000, but far less than implied. :)
gbguy20  
#4 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 2:58:31 PM(UTC)
If you can't get tickets you either haven't tried or aren't willing to spend any money.
earthquake  
#5 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 3:38:02 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Green Bay has a population of around 105,000, so yes, lower than your 200,000, but far less than implied. :)


Sure if you only count the city limits, but the metro area is closer to 300,000.
Zero2Cool  
#6 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 4:05:50 PM(UTC)
earthquake said: Go to Quoted Post
Sure if you only count the city limits, but the metro area is closer to 300,000.


lol that is funny
GermanGilbert  
#7 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 5:35:45 PM(UTC)
gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
If you can't get tickets you either haven't tried or aren't willing to spend any money.


I guess you don't have to spend money, you can find face value tickets for most of the games outside the stadium. But that's just my experience.

That's the good thing about the US ticket system. Season ticket holders get one ticket per game, over here you get one card which allows you to enter every game. You are not going to give this card to someone else than a close friend, a single ticket you can give to anyone.

rabidgopher04  
#8 Posted : Saturday, January 26, 2013 8:04:54 PM(UTC)
earthquake said: Go to Quoted Post
Sure if you only count the city limits, but the metro area is closer to 300,000.


Is that as far east as Algoma and as far west as Wausau?
PWT36  
#9 Posted : Sunday, January 27, 2013 6:57:14 AM(UTC)
rabidgopher04 said: Go to Quoted Post
Is that as far east as Algoma and as far west as Wausau?
'

Metro Green Bay area is considered Brown County, Oconto County, Door County and
Kewaunee County. Green Bay/ Brown County population is over 240,000, with Green Bay population is 105,000.
dhazer  
#10 Posted : Sunday, January 27, 2013 7:26:58 AM(UTC)
PWT36 said: Go to Quoted Post
'

Metro Green Bay area is considered Brown County, Oconto County, Door County and
Kewaunee County. Green Bay/ Brown County population is over 240,000, with Green Bay population is 105,000.



hey come on now metro area has to include the huge towns of Oconto, Oconto Falls,Lena. I mean those 3 together have to add atleast 5,000 people lol

PWT36  
#11 Posted : Sunday, January 27, 2013 9:43:50 AM(UTC)
dhazer said: Go to Quoted Post
hey come on now metro area has to include the huge towns of Oconto, Oconto Falls,Lena. I mean those 3 together have to add atleast 5,000 people lol


Latest population (2011) estimate of following:
Oconto 4,515
Oconto Falls 4,467
Lena 564

The US census bureau considers Counties of Brown, Door, Oconto and Kewaunee as part of Green Bay Metro area.



packman82  
#12 Posted : Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:13:59 PM(UTC)
Not to mention it's the one of the few stadium visiting fans are excited to see their team play at.
User is suspended until 5/28/2018 11:54:40 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#13 Posted : Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:46:07 PM(UTC)
wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
You are wrong.

Green Bay has not sold out every game since Favre. They have sold out every game since 1960. This is so much bigger than any one player.

The Packer draw fans from a lot more than just a city of 200,000. They draw fans from more than just a state of 5 and a half million. They draw fans from more than just the upper midwest. Green Bay as fans all over the US and even the world.

You can get tickets to any game you choose. You simply have to be willing to pay for the privilege.


Yeah, and whatever you do, don't count on your Packer buddies from this forum that get playoff tickets and take their son instead of you. [grin1]
wpr  
#14 Posted : Sunday, January 27, 2013 1:35:01 PM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Yeah, and whatever you do, don't count on your Packer buddies from this forum that get playoff tickets and take their son instead of you. [grin1]


love you DT.
dfosterf  
#15 Posted : Monday, January 28, 2013 4:12:56 PM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Yeah, and whatever you do, don't count on your Packer buddies from this forum that get playoff tickets and take their son instead of you. [grin1]


God forgive. Dirty bastards.


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