I just wanted to see what y’all think of this idea being used in Cincinnati, and if it would work here.
CINCINNATI – Bengals fans annoyed by bad behavior in the stands can now report it by cellphone.
The hot line number should be easy to remember – (513) 381-JERK.
Fans using too much foul language will first get a warning from stadium security. Those who continue could be ejected and have their season tickets and personal seat licenses revoked. More serious offenses could lead to arrest.
A hotline number directly to stadium security personnel would give fans
who are being subjected to improper behaviour a sense of empowerment
and, over time, it would very likely help reduce incidents of misbehaviour.
Espo makes some good points. Wouldn't the jerks figure out to flood the hot line with bogus calls just to deflect their own reports?
The TiCats employ CAT/security people and if someone truly deserves to be spoken to or removed then the best recourse is to report the offenders in person.
Otherwise it will be just like the whinning that goes on here after games (ex: the hotdog guy was mean to me; the popcorn guy didn't take my order; the Hooters girl didn't give me her phone number (true story)).
Of course if the beer line is too long, not cold, or runs out, then I'm the first guy on here to biatch.
I get annoyed quite often reading whinny posts on this site. Will there be a hot-line for that too?
Ex: "Hi, Bob? It's Ockham, again. Ya, another "Breaking News" post...what's that...just ignore it...Ok...but what about this "Bring Back Brady" thing...what...you're kidding! Then I'm not renewing my seasons tickets!!!!!!
I think this would be a bigger mess then it would be success. A lot of people dislike each other, and someone that says one vulgar word would get thrown out A.S.A.P. Let the 'CAT' team do their thing (though they don't do it very well)
Seems to me this idea was tried a number of years ago. You could just pick up a phone and report somebody for annoying you or speaking out. They would then be arrested and taken away. I can't recall when exactly, can anyone help me on this one.