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Date Posted: 02/ 4/03 5:27pm
Author: Peter
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Subject: Re: Fans who stand
In reply to: CPColin 's message, "Re: Fans who stand" on 02/ 4/03 4:36pm

You should make your own zone. Try to find (not easy) an area that lets everyone enjoy the game.

But,we need the noise/cheers!!!!!

Go POLY!!!

>As far as I can remember, our record for people
>telling us to sit is as follows:
>At a women's game early this season, we were standing
>in the final minute while every else but the band
>remained seated. A middle-aged man jabbed me in the
>back and almost came to blows telling me to sit.
>At the UoP men's game, we were standing on the floor.
>We got there early so anybody behind us would be aware
>of us. Some students sat behind us and asked us to sit
>before moving. Other students sat behind us and
>proceeded to stare at our backs. We couldn't
>understand. Students behind us eventually stood in the
>last few minutes, and the entire gym followed in the
>last minute.
>At the CSUN men's fiasco, we were again on the floor.
>Students behind us kept bitching at us until I turned
>around and yelled, "Shut the f--- up. Stand up if you
>can't see." Others continued to taunt us for not being
>as rowdy as usual. One student even told us not to
>distract the refs.
>At the UCSB game in the 'Dome, two middle-aged Poly
>fans were the main precipitators of the complaints
>against us. Event Staff promptly came over to muscle
>us around.
>At the LBSU women's game, Athletics staff threatened
>to kick out our entire group when I held up two signs,
>"Boo" and "BS," which combined to say "Boobs." Another
>staff member prevented me from holding the "Boo" sign
>under the basket during half-time warm-ups, and said
>we couldn't roll our signs up for use as megaphones.
>Poly fans telling us to sit is bad enough, but when
>the students do it, I really get peeved. Athletics
>staff threatening to kick out the five rowdy students
>at a game where only 250 people attended is simply

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