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saret

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Thanks for the info, Chip. And, I concur with @2hhoop3 about


Whit maybe not responding with complete information at hand. This is my thought process. First, I'm trying to recall if I've attended any event at VT (athletic or otherwise) where RHINO was not present in fairly significant numbers. Thus, imho, the costs for RHINO are already being incurred (so, in one sense, we're already paying for them). By charging admission, there would at least be some defraying of costs, and, if attendance is good, a small profit.
To me, it just seems Whit doesn't want to do it. And, what surprised me the most was Whit recently implemented paid ticketing for baseball. So, the question, for me at least, is why?
I infer it's because he doesn't think the other sports bring enough value that people would want to pay for it. I also infer he doesn't think the other sports are worth it.
Again, to me his answer was nonsensical, because RHINO is already there. Now, since I've never been to a softball game, perhaps RHINO isn't there, in which case, I guess his answer would make some sense. Even then, I think his answer reveals a bias he may have towards many of the non-rev sports here.

(In response to this post by VTChip)

Posted: 08/27/2021 at 12:44PM



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Some Whit comments to start your day -- VTChip 08/27/2021 09:19AM
  Thanks for sharing, Chip -- Hockeydad 08/28/2021 9:40PM
  Hmmm…. 😳 ** -- Femoyer Hokie 08/28/2021 5:08PM
  But you’re a funny PA - whatever that is -- Hockeydad 08/28/2021 9:43PM
  See update below...... -- RJHokie 08/28/2021 9:54PM
  PA = -- RJHokie 08/28/2021 9:49PM
  Ok..... -- RJHokie 08/28/2021 9:53PM
  πŸ‘πŸ˜ ** -- RJHokie 08/27/2021 9:18PM
  Thank you Chip ** -- HOKIE MAGIC 08/27/2021 5:55PM
  Regarding the natty comments... -- Diehard Hokie 08/27/2021 4:58PM
  Love the convo -- VT4Natty 09/01/2021 12:25AM
  Don't shoot the messenger! -- VTChip 08/27/2021 4:31PM
  Oh no. I appreciate both your and Whit's comments... -- Broken Hawk 08/27/2021 8:03PM
  Well, Rhino was certainly there last year -- VTChip 08/27/2021 1:33PM
  I disagree -- texashokie1 08/27/2021 3:29PM
  I do agree with your first statement: -- saret 08/27/2021 3:34PM
  We can just disagree -- texashokie1 08/27/2021 4:08PM
  Fair enough. πŸ‘ ** -- saret 08/27/2021 4:22PM
  Chip got "handled" by Whit... no more, no less! :( ** -- NokieHokie 08/27/2021 2:17PM
  I believe. -- 2hhoop3 08/27/2021 11:54AM
  Yep......you don’t know until you try it. ** -- RJHokie 08/27/2021 12:51PM
  Yes for sure the other thing it does it gives a -- VTScoop 08/27/2021 4:20PM
  Yep...... -- RJHokie 08/27/2021 4:31PM
  Clemson sold out season softball tickets in 2019 -- VTChip 08/27/2021 6:05PM

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