One More Thing On Those Suites

 

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Remember the big deal when USC banned the sale of alcohol at the Coliseum in 2005? Well, those field-level suites promises “all-inclusive beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.”

There are rules and then there are rules for those of you with mega-bucks. Like I said, hopefully the rest of the stadium won’t see any drunks making fools of themselves right behind the end zone.

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  • Buzz

    Looks cheap to me. They will have to jazz it up to convince me that well to do people will want to pay big bucks just so they can drink and have a bad view of a football game.

    • Jack B

      Cheap? What do you need? Brick and mortar? These are temporary boxes. People will be watching fantastic TVs in their boxes, much like ALL people do in sky boxes. But they’ll actually be on the Coliseum field, inside the crowd. The noise will be great!

      I bet every one of these field boxes is sold for each game this season. Every spot. Very interesting concept, perfect for the Coliseum because of all the Peristyle space. No other stadiums have all that wasted area. I’d watch the game from there in a heartbeat. They key will be the elevation. I’ve gotta believe these suites will be raised to some degree.

      • UCLA owns LA Football

        Don’t worry Stinky B, I’m sure you’re locate someone dumb enough to buy a cattle suite (Like Nobby), that you can suck up too and maybe a get a job the suite Go-fer. “Sweet dreams are made of this…”

      • Larry Harris

        ***Give the person who thought of this a raise!***
        I’ll drink to that. A raise that culminates from a sharp stick where the sun don’t shine. For the person who is responsible for the implementation…set the stick on fire prior to insertion.

    • UCLA Bleauz

      I wouldn’t sit there……horrible end zone view…..

      • Larry Harris

        No, not just you. I sat there just one time. The view was not horrible. Horrible is an understatement. It was not nearly that good…and we were at the top of those well padded (I have a Pinocchio syndrome) aluminum bleachers.

    • Aero93

      How could something called “Classic Tents” be cheap? That exudes class and sophistication. Especially those flat screen TVs to watch the game that you can’t see 50 yards away.

  • UCLA Bleauz

    Those mega-rich, drunk, cavorting idiots!

    • B.Miller

      “There are rules and then there are rules for those of you with mega-bucks.”
      Great insight Wolf.. you are in mid-season form! No wait, you are in Bowl season form!

  • timtrojan

    Scotty does not sound jealous much. Scotty when you have the bucks you make the rules.

    • Aero93

      Because obviously all of this great USC tradition we’ve been hearing about is for $ale!!!!

      • UCLA Bleauz

        Everything is for sale…. flying into outer space is for sale…having dinner with POTUS at a fundraiser is for sale……tickets to any event is for sale, on StubHub….heck, I’m sure that your WIFE is for sale, if the price were right….everything has a price…..tradition and capitalism don’t necessarily have to be mutually exclusive……

        • https://www.facebook.com/charles.bucket.3 Charlie Bucket

          the wolfman’s journalistic integrity is not for sale at ANY price!!

          and what with you telling Aero his wife is for sale?? very Nubsian comment.

          maybe since you feel so strongly about it, you could please tell us how much is the price tag on YOUR wife??

          • UCLA Bleauz

            If you must know, I’m divorced, Bucket…….and that would have been worth it at TWICE the price!…..Funny….. using the words “Wolf” and “integrity” in the same sentence……

          • https://www.facebook.com/charles.bucket.3 Charlie Bucket

            she’s a lovely lady, and my apologies to her! (Victor Kiam voice)

          • UCLA Bleauz

            “I don’t think that’s funny.” – Howard Cosell voice

          • FIGHTONtoVICTORY

            Wolf’s journalistic integrity isn’t for sale because it does not exist.

          • Mike 70

            At least he has a wife, not a partner.

          • UCLA owns LA Football

            And Mikey has his 5 Bonobos and a 1 bedroom condo in Barstow. CA.

      • Jack B

        The only things that aren’t for sale are things people won’t buy. If you don’t understand that, you must be a bruin.

  • https://www.facebook.com/charles.bucket.3 Charlie Bucket

    wolfman, YOU are always 15-20 moves AHEAD of the rest of the Earth!!!

    if you say we’ll have drunk IDIOTS making fools of themselves….so let it WRITTEN, so let it be DONE!!!

    • UCLA Bleauz

      We ALREADY have drunk idiots making fools of themselves…each and EVERY DAY!!!…….YOU!

      • https://www.facebook.com/charles.bucket.3 Charlie Bucket

        *Burrrrrrrrrrp*

  • Helen

    It’s a rich man’s world, baby,

    • UCLA Bleauz

      Would you care to take a peek at my 401K, Helen? ;)

      • B.Miller

        she never replies back!

        • UCLA Bleauz

          She likes playing hard to get….. ;)

  • Aero93

    The only thing missing are Trump logos covering every inch of that “Classic Tents” structure. That would just send it to over the top to level 11.

  • rusoviet

    This looks like the 1958 Edsel – who thought this up? The Coliseum level was lowered due to no one willing to sit in the seat directly behind the retaining walls because they couldn’t see anything.

    Press photographers are relegated to where? Does anyone actually believe they’ll adhere to those restrictions?

    This is a real mess – the band playing that sweet ditty after every first down over and over again – anyone with an ounce of foresight never sits anywhere near the band – now it’son top? Plumbing is not out there and it’s a long way to the restrooms along with the mocking from the ‘hoi polloi’.

    Barnum said it best.

    • UCLA owns LA Football

      If i didn’t know better, i would take the field suite illustration for a modern cattle pen.

  • oneillwatch

    Why would anyone want to pay box prices to sit at field level in the back of the endzone? You will either be looking at some indiscernible skirmish 50 yards away or dodging field goals, errant passes or players careening through the back of the endzone. Unless this is the ideal place to watch the Trojan Vision board (doubtful), there are far better seats to be found in one’s own living room. You would actually need a TV in the box to even have a chance at seeing the game. This is starting to look like desperation to me. How can a school that sells at least 80,000 tickets to every home game and gets its cut of a lucrative television contract this desperate for revenue?

    • Jack B

      Just another way for the rich to get richer. You don’t sound too happy with the way things are going. Hope things get better for you. In the meantime, if there are people who want to pay for these tents and watch TVs right off the field, it’s none of your business. They aren’t taking up space you want to use, so why are you so offended? You can watch from your living room. Seems like a good deal for both parties.

      • UCLA Bleauz

        The whole concept of capitalism seems to rub Scottie the wrong way…….is it gouging?……For him and the average fan? Maybe….but if the market willing pay, than it’s really no ones business, as you have already stated….

        • Jack B

          Wolfie and capitalism are like oil and water, fire and ice, women and bugs and yes, Trojans and bruins. They just don’t mix.

          • UCLA owns LA Football

            Yawn.

      • oneillwatch

        Given the cynicism of your first sentence, it sounds like things aren’t going so well for you. I am not sure why questioning an obviously dumb idea sounds like giving offense. Things are going fine for me, so you can rest your worried soul and stop deciding what is my business – I will take care of that. If you don’t like people stating their opinions – you share yours in excess – you are in the wrong place. If the best you can do is “Just another way for the rich to get richer” is the best you can do, get a job and give your keyboard a rest.

        • Jack B

          I’m not whining about it. You are. Obviously, you don’t understand the word cynicism. USC’s plans are fine with me. I applaud and support them completely. As I said, it’s none of your business how people decide to spend their money. None. And I’ll feel free to criticize your opinions anytime I want. If you don’t like it, too bad.

        • UCLA owns LA Football

          Amen Brother!

          • Jack B

            Keep that foot in your mouth uclaownsdiddlysquat. You wear it well Troll.

          • UCLA owns LA Football

            UCLA 35 – SUCC 14. UCLA get the Victory Bell and SUCC is stuck with you.

  • Mr Jenkins

    Mr. Jenkins welcomes this return to “civility” in the Coliseum and looks forward to many a post-game victory Scotch while hearing every last strain of “Animal House” from the TMB.

    • Jethro G Sabbath

      Cheers!

  • john wolcott

    I once was in the peristyle end zone after arriving late for a game. The only way I could gauge how far a halfback ran was to time how long he was on his feet before being tackled

    That view should have a price– like in zero.

  • TrojanFamily

    Scott, you do know that there has been beer and wine for the higher priced pregames already (Cardinal and Gold has hard alcohol). The main difference here is they will allow alcohol inside I suppose. The seats will be terrible, but ALL suites are the same. They are so high at Staples that you aren’t paying attention to the game anyway.
    I don’t see where these suites are good for football fans. But they are great for people who just want to be at the game–as I said, just like the suites at Staples. Teams love these suites because they can charge top dollar for terrible locations.