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Subject: Re: The last official word - showing that the schedule has, ahhhh, slipped


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West Coast Crimson
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Date Posted: 12:19:48 10/02/18 Tue
In reply to: Observer 's message, "The last official word - showing that the schedule has, ahhhh, slipped" on 19:41:00 10/01/18 Mon

I'm kind of annoyed they are reducing the seating of the Stadium. Not sure why they felt like they had to do this. And how exactly is the seating being "reduced"? From where? The structure is the size that it is size.

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Diogenes
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Date Posted: 14:17:01 10/02/18 Tue


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Observer
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Date Posted: 15:56:22 10/02/18 Tue

I assume most seating in the colonnade area will be eliminated. I am upset because I have, for years, sat in the last row, with my back against the colonnade wall, so that I can scurry up there if it rains. Not sure what the situation will be now, whether it will be a simple walkway, or with some of that fancy enclosed seating for "the Department of Athletics."

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An Observer
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Date Posted: 16:03:41 10/02/18 Tue

I raise the possibility that the stadium size will not be changed much, if at all.

I believe that part or all of the reduction in capacity is simply reclassifying what constitutes "a seat." I think that, previously, 18 inches of bench space was considered a seat. Today, I think it's 24 inches.

So the bench may not change in size, but the capacity just reduced by 33%.

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voy vey
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Date Posted: 20:59:52 10/03/18 Wed

I predict that both methods of capacity reduction have been sussed out in this thread. 1) Colonnade elimination (or reduction), and 2) spacing out the seat numbers so that people don't have to squish sideways to fit in their assigned "seat" when rows are full.
I think it's easy to get to the new capacity through at least the latter, if not the former as well.

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