Post by Coyote Fan on Feb 27, 2018 17:17:49 GMT -6
There is no social media devise or app that can replicate being in a sports arena or stadium and feeling that energy but that doesn't seem to matter to many people. Honestly aside from the SDSU game and maybe a select few others there isn't much energy in a building when there are so few fans and fans tend to feed off of one another so small crowds are not only small but often quiet. You can't get the energy of the crowd or get that same feeling watching at home than some of the bigger crowds provide. This generation is just so different than when I grew up. I was outside with friends constantly when I was growing up in the 70's and 80's. Atari was just coming out when I hit double digits. My children are nothing like I was. They have everything at their fingertips and are on their phones way too much. People are connected so much more at a long distance but interpersonal one on one relationships aren't what they used to be. It is no longer necessary to have to meet someone at a game when they can just text, IM or video chat. Sometimes evolution can have its set backs.
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Just wanted to wake up this beaten dead horse......
J/K. I actually wanted to put the SCSC capacity somewhere, and this seems like the most logical place. There has recently been some question about the actual vs reported capacity of the SCSC, so I counted the seats section-by section. Unfortunately, sections 102, 103, 109 & 110 are all "General Admission" and you can't see the seat map anymore (you could last year). Here are the other sections:
That means each end would have to contain about 1,080 seats, or 540 per section. (if anyone cares to count them in person....) The corner sections hold approximately that number, and they are about the same size, maybe a little larger. Because the ends are benches rather than chairs, I could see it being possible. I did a similar count last year, when you could see the 109 and 110 sections on the seat map. I don't remember the number being too low then.
The band and student section might be a little loosey-goosey with numbers, though. Maybe they count the whole section "sold" prior to the game?
Should you count the area in 108 that the press team takes? I'd include it in the capacity numbers, making it equal to section 111.
I think the bench seating is smaller than the corner sections, those corner sections are quite a bid wider. The top rows are 40+ seats wide (sections 105-107 are only 50 wide) with section 111 having an average of 24.65 seats per row - by your total. This would require the bench seating to have an average of like 50 people per row to hit the 540 per section number. I'm skeptical they hold that much.
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