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DC Area Astros fans...
« on: May 22, 2006, 09:58:23 am »
I have a free ticket to the Wednesday evening game.  The upside is it's live Astros baseball here in town.  The downside is the seat is next to me.  The up, upside is my beautiful wife and 6-year old daughter are on the other side.  Sec. 436, Row 7, Seats 3-6.  As usual when giving away tickets here at OWA, first come, first served but I reserve the right to quash your hopes because:
1) you are ugly
2) I don't like you
3) you're from Virginia
4) you preface your request with, "if you can just..."
5) das indifference or whim

For those that lose out on the ensuing stampede in the race to sit next to me, I can probably score 2  very nice seats up behind home plate (Sec. 314, Row 6, Seats 9&10) for the same game for face value ($68 for both).  Sorry, my orange-clad rear will be in these seats the other games so don't go askin'...
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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2006, 10:24:47 am »
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1) you are ugly



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2) I don't like you



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3) you're from Virginia



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4) you preface your request with, "if you can just..."



Check... if you can just offer a ticket for the Thursday game, then we'd have a deal.  I already have tickets for Wednesday but I still need one for Thursday.
"Ground ball right side, they're not gonna be able to turn two OR ARE THEY, THROW, IS IN TIME!!! WHAT AN UNBELIEVABLE TURN BY BRUNTLETT AND EVERETT, AND THEY CUT DOWN MABRY TO END THE GAME, AND THE ASTROS LEAD THIS NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES THREE GAMES TO ONE!!!!!"

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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2006, 10:42:15 am »
Just kidding on the "Virginia" part.  Not the ugly one though...

Should be reasonably easy to walk up to the Thursday game and find something since it is a day game.  If I hear of anything more formal, I'll let you know.  Try this on for size: Thursday, Mostly Sunny, Hi 78?F.
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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2006, 10:47:10 am »
Yeah, Craigslist has a ton of ticket postings for Thursday.  I don't know yet if I'll need a pair or just 1.  I bet they don't even draw 15,000 for that game.
"Ground ball right side, they're not gonna be able to turn two OR ARE THEY, THROW, IS IN TIME!!! WHAT AN UNBELIEVABLE TURN BY BRUNTLETT AND EVERETT, AND THEY CUT DOWN MABRY TO END THE GAME, AND THE ASTROS LEAD THIS NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES THREE GAMES TO ONE!!!!!"

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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2006, 11:34:05 am »
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The up, upside is my beautiful wife and 6-year old daughter are on the other side.



Your women. I want to buy your women. The little girl, your daughters... sell them to me. Sell me your children.
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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2006, 11:43:29 am »
Anyone know which hotel the Astros stay at in DC?

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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2006, 11:53:22 am »
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Anyone know which hotel the Astros stay at in DC?



The Watergate?  Lots of extra-curricular activities going on there these days.
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2006, 12:02:02 pm »
I have the media guide on my computer at home.  I know it's somewhere in Crystal City... I want to say the Ritz.
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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2006, 02:50:15 pm »
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Anyone know which hotel the Astros stay at in DC?




Ritz- Carlton Pentagon City

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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2006, 02:55:27 pm »
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Anyone know which hotel the Astros stay at in DC?




Ritz- Carlton Pentagon City





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« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2006, 03:19:47 pm »
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Anyone know which hotel the Astros stay at in DC?




Ritz- Carlton Pentagon City




Thanks.




NP. That's where they were last year- it's not often that they change.

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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2006, 11:37:49 am »
Hey, Dave...

If the ticket is still available, I'd like to go to tonight's game with you.

You can email me directly at [email protected].

Thanks
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Re: DC Area Astros fans...
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2006, 02:02:33 pm »
Melvin,
I?ve been batting away suitors for two days hoping you?d respond.  Give me a ring on my cell after 3pm and we can plan logistics.  It will be good to catch up!
DAS
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« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2006, 02:53:29 pm »
Despite the consensus, I still say you're the man!
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