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#21 bighat

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 05:13 PM

 

If it was an 80deg beautiful day and the ticket prices reflected the current situation and concessions were reasonably available, I would go to a game for the same reason that people go to Grapefruit League games. I would not go expecting anything of significance to happen. The season is now an exhibition season and the W-L record means nothing.

Yeah. I went to the Spring Training opener this year - Twins vs. Gophers!

 

It was the only game I'll see all season in person. And the funny thing is, as meaningless as that game was, it meant way more than anything we'll see moving forward. A 50-game "season" isn't a season. It's worse than a town ball weekend tournament.


#22 pierre75275

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 05:33 PM

Yep

#23 JAWS33

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 05:44 PM

For sure

#24 SQUIRREL

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 08:26 PM

maybe. Since I'm in Chicago, the game would have to be Sox v Twins, here, at <whateverthenameoftheirstadiumisthisyear>. And it's an easy enough bike ride away, so I wouldn't have to be on public transportation.

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#25 Nine of twelve

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 07:03 AM

 

I'd be there. As long as it was done responsibly.

Me too. But I have to use the disclaimer that to me responsibly means that I'd never be within 10 feet of anyone other than my immediate family. And it also means disinfecting wipes galore and everyone wears a mask.

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 07:40 AM

If they only sell tickets in every other row and guarantee seats between groups I might. But would not be keen on getting concessions etc. so I'm not sure it's really worth it. 


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Posted 06 June 2020 - 07:42 AM

With the latest word being that folks with type A blood being possibly more at risk of covid-19, I might be more reluctant to attend a game even with nominal social distancing, than I might have thought a week ago.

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#28 theBOMisthebomb

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 12:42 PM

Me too. But I have to use the disclaimer that to me responsibly means that I'd never be within 10 feet of anyone other than my immediate family. And it also means disinfecting wipes galore and everyone wears a mask.

As much as I love Target Field and Twins baseball, the game day scenario you paint sounds as much fun as a kick in the crotch. You might be right and I will have to adjust to the 'new normal'.

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 05:08 PM

 

Covid would be no concern.At all.

 

Minneapolis would.People up there, beginning with local government, have lost their minds.

I am not concerned about COVID-19 as much as I am actually seeing what happened to a city I have loved visiting for years.Why would I go out of my way to put myself in that situation?

 

Probably not, frankly I think we should avoid large gatherings when possible. I'd watch on TV though.

 

That said, with all the distance measuring in place, we're still all touching the same melons and oranges at the grocery store, people are out handing menus back and forth to waitstaff, and heck old ladies are probably exchanging fabric patterns at JoAnn Fabrics. Regular life just can't be halted and I think we've seen that.

 

Whether or not we want to admit it, we are still going to be spreading germs. That's why I think it's best to keep those 35,000 seat stadiums empty so we don't push our luck too far.

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 05:38 PM

people are out handing menus back and forth to waitstaff

Single use menus here in MA.
 

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 08:24 PM

 

Single use menus here in MA.
 

yeah ... here, too ... and scan to phone menus

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 08:54 PM

Single use menus here in MA.


Doh. Am doing something wrong by reusing the drive-thru menus?
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#33 ashbury

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 09:08 PM

Doh. Am doing something wrong by reusing the drive-thru menus?

Wear a mask over your eyes when you read them and you should be fine.
 

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#34 nclahammer

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 07:23 AM

No I would not, by myself or with my family.Not at this time, too much is still unknown.It would be irresponsible even with masks on.


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:55 AM

No. Yelling, crowds of strangers, beer, and tight rows of seatingplusCovid -19 are a dangerous mix right now. In fact, I am glad my wife and I cancelled out annual spring training trip to Fort Myers in March, 2020. Hopefully we can go in 2021.


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 02:26 PM

Hmm.People staying away due to Covid, racial and political tensions. Who's gonna boo the Astros?

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 02:34 PM

Wear a mask over your eyes when you read them and you should be fine.


I thought my mask went under my eyes. How long have i been upside down?

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 04:23 PM

I thought my mask went under my eyes. How long have i been upside down?

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 06:19 PM

No. Without a vaccine, only Timberwolves games will be safe.
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Posted 08 June 2020 - 12:21 AM


I thought my mask went under my eyes. How long have i been upside down?

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And how does he keep the change in his pockets?

Man, it has been a while since i watched Real Genius...
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