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VTHokie2000

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For me there are 2 driving factors


1. The amount of time required to attend a game including drive time to and from the game. As I have gotten older, I have realized that it is no longer feasible for me to allocate my entire Saturday just so I can attend a VT home game 6-8 times in the Fall.

2. Familial responsibilities. Both of my parents turned 69 this year and Saturdays are pretty much the only days I can drive down from NOVA to the Harrisonburg area so I can help them around their homes. Also, my father has Parkinson's and the disease has really taken a toll on his mind and body. I decided a few years ago that I would rather spend time with them and watch the game on the TV than attend the game in person and miss out on time with them.

(In response to this post by wansapana)

Posted: 08/13/2019 at 2:50PM



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  Take the Bus then ** -- andy_in_herndon 08/14/2019 08:12AM
  A 15 hour drive ** -- Vienna_Hokie 08/13/2019 9:18PM
  The tv on my porch and the beer fridge -- GreenvilleVT 08/13/2019 6:38PM
  I live in South America. -- Go VT 08/13/2019 5:19PM
  Leave now... Hot as hell, corrupt. Come to Medellín ** -- Raymondperkins 08/13/2019 7:12PM
  My daughter in law is from Bogota. ** -- VTUD 08/13/2019 11:04PM
  Yep, hard to buy them when I croak ** -- fordham 08/13/2019 3:56PM
  For me there are 2 driving factors -- VTHokie2000 08/13/2019 2:50PM
  This or that. You decide. -- khakiblue 08/13/2019 2:45PM
  That's one awesome room! -- EDGEMAN 08/13/2019 4:28PM
  Aren't they great? ** -- IB4TECH 08/13/2019 5:30PM
  Not my room... -- khakiblue 08/13/2019 4:34PM
  I will take A, with B as a backup for road games ** -- VictoryTurkey 08/13/2019 3:04PM
  C was supposed to provide reinforcement for B. ** -- khakiblue 08/13/2019 3:15PM
  Let's see, where to begin... -- Pride_and_Joy 08/13/2019 2:41PM
  Dude, get over it -- MEVT 08/16/2019 09:38AM
  Ha! I do need to get there! -- Pride_and_Joy 08/16/2019 1:45PM
  I got rid of mine when 2 years after I moved to FL. ** -- Betabeachbum 08/13/2019 2:37PM
  This year? The cost far exceeds the entertainment value -- hoosnowahokie 08/13/2019 1:04PM
  Time mostly. Had season tix for 10 years and great -- BeastLiteVT 08/13/2019 1:03PM
  Narrower seats and fatter fans. -- akaHokie 08/13/2019 12:56PM
  Having two young kids ** -- VTfisherman 08/13/2019 12:23PM
  Just bought a Porsche 911 so cash starved...but -- sacramento hokie 08/13/2019 12:20PM
  ^^^^^^HUMBLE BRAG^^^^^^ -- GCHokieof91 08/13/2019 1:40PM
  We've been priced out -- JoesterVT 08/13/2019 12:03PM
  Someone forced y'all to have kids??? ** -- banishedtothelounge 08/13/2019 12:50PM
  Well, we've since learned what causes that ** -- JoesterVT 08/13/2019 12:54PM
  Luckily, my looks took care of that for me... ** -- banishedtothelounge 08/13/2019 12:56PM
  I needed a break -- VPIFightnGobbler 08/13/2019 11:39AM
  Follow-up question -- GACIVT 08/13/2019 11:16AM
  No because family would still come first ** -- VTHokie2000 08/13/2019 3:09PM
  Yes ** -- OrangeHokieFan 08/13/2019 11:46AM
  My G550 is in the shop. ** -- 48zip 08/13/2019 11:13AM
  Coaching my kids youth sports takes precedence. ** -- BG Hokie 08/13/2019 10:42AM
  They got rid of the Stick it in Cheer ** -- bigbadbird 08/13/2019 10:42AM
  The 9.5 hr drive from Chicago -- OrangeHokieFan 08/13/2019 10:31AM
  I'm married ** -- GACIVT 08/13/2019 10:21AM
  And? ** -- VictoryTurkey 08/13/2019 11:00AM
  STICK IT IN! STICK IT IN! STICK IT IN! ** -- NokieHokie 08/13/2019 1:07PM
  Now we’re talking! ** -- rmhokie 08/13/2019 1:10PM
  No "And" ** -- GACIVT 08/13/2019 11:04AM

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