Joe Hears Your Cries For Beer And WaterSeptember 14th, 2011
Let this serve as a return email of sorts to the many that emailed Joe to describe personal concession stands nightmares — and/or missing beer and water vendor agony — at Sunday’s Bucs-Lions game.
First, Joe read your emails and doesn’t believe any of you were making up stories. But you’re emailing the wrong guy. You should be sending the Buccaneers your complaints.
Second, Joe knows there are water fountains all around The C.I.T.S. It’s not the Sahara. To the one guy who claimed he fell into a dehydration-induced hallucination and rage on a 60-minute concession line, dude, you need to stay aware of your surroundings.
Clearly there were concessions problems — again — at the stadium Sunday. There also were numerous calls on the subject to sports radio stations on Monday and Tuesday. And Joe’s media partners at WTSP-TV, Channel 10 reported it.
Maybe the trouble was just in isolated sections? Perhaps some vendors weren’t ready for the half-price concessions offer in effect for the game? Joe doesn’t care very much about the details, just the possible lasting negative effect on Bucs attendance. Word of mouth goes a long way — good and bad.