When people pay $60 to watch TV together…
There are three reasonable reactions to the news that the Warriors Monday sold out Oracle Arena to watch Tuesday’s game six on the Jumbotron:
- Outrage: $15 per seat, $5 parking, full-price concessions (plus, you know, dealing with 17k strong/traffic/bathrooms) to watch TV and not be able to change the channel, pee while watching the game in the bathroom mirror or fast forward through those pesky Trainwreck ads.
- Dismay: These Warriors fans are copying Cavs fans. The last time anyone in the Bay Area thought of emulating anything out of Ohio was in 1983 when Alex P. Keaton got hooked on speed.
- Respect: Should The Warriors win, half the town is going to be flipped over, smashed and lit on fire. Oracle on lockdown may be the only safe place in the East Bay west of Blackhawk (think The Purge but with working public transit and people who don’t have to…
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