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Agreed. It was bedlam last night. To get food I had to walk three quarters of the ground to find a reasonable queue. And even then, I waited 40 minutes. I don’t queue for beer so I don’t know how long those queues were.

Imagine if we had 16,000 or more there last night.
 

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Should allow you to pre-purchase. They'd be able to prepare earlier and no messing about with nongs trying to get their phones to work on the tap payment thing
 

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So much money lost again last night due to crazy beer and food lines. We need some new ideas about the food/drink locations.
That's really disappointing, so much for what Dino said earlier in the season.
 

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Yeah, Dino was trying to fix this issue after our first home game.
Would have thought this would have been fixed by now.
It's piss poor to be frank. It's hard enough getting people to go now with horrific parking, this will be the icing on the cake for plenty

Hate to say it but we'll rarely get crowds above 14-15k when the ground is full capacity.
 

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If we keep playing like Saturday, the problem will solve itself. But otherwise someone really needs to look at the space available and see how we can add more facilities. Maybe the gym can double up as a summertime bar on game day (probably impossible).
 

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Yeah, Dino was trying to fix this issue after our first home game.
Would have thought this would have been fixed by now.

They've been trying to fix the issue for 40yrs lol.


If Dino had gotten it done in a month I would of been lobbying the Pope to have him canonized.
 

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Turn that 'chairmans' lounge tent thing into a bar for one.

Were badly missing the leagues club as people fant go drink b4 a game, and then they closed the summertime bar + bar(s) under the Monty Porter stand.

The concourse area isnt suitable for the beer/food vendors cause its so narrow.
Took me 10 mins to get to my seat when i got into the ground cause the concoirse was crowded
 
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I think the Chairmans Club and corporate hospitality is what pays the bills, but they could maybe use some of the space to the north of it.

Maybe the south-west merchandise stand could be turned into a bar, and see if we can re-claim any more space behind the fenced-off part of the Hill (north-east corner) for food trucks, even if just for the remaining four games. All are pretty big games... Storm on a Thursday night, then Rabbits, Dragons and Dogs on Saturday evenings (5:30, 7:30, 5:30)
 

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So much money lost again last night due to crazy beer and food lines. We need some new ideas about the food/drink locations.
I never once had to line up for beer on Sat night - at three times at different points of the ground including just before kickoff, I walked straight up to a bar and was served. People just walk up to the first line they see and wait not knowing there is another bar a little further away with no line. There is literally a bar (a least a can bar) every 20m except for the hill area. I don't know where they would put any more bars with the present building envelope.

There are three bars in the southern stand, one at each corner and one in the middle, 3 in the ET stand including the members bar, a massive bar behind the ET stand, and three bars along the PB side. Food is a different story, we don't have room at present for the options we used to have. I miss the pizza van.
 
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I never once had to line up for beer on Sat night - at three times at different points of the ground including just before kickoff, I walked straight up to a bar and was served. People just walk up to the first line they see and wait not knowing there is another bar a little further away with no line. There is literally a bar (a least a can bar) every 20m except for the hill area. I don't know where they would put any more bars with the present building envelope.

There are three bars in the southern stand, one at each corner and one in the middle, 3 in the ET stand including the members bar, a massive bar behind the ET stand, and three bars along the PB side. Food is a different story, we don't have room at present for the options we used to have. I miss the pizza van.
It was fine for me when De La were playing etc. But near kickoff it took me about 5 minutes to walk from Western gate to Eastern gate with all the queues. And maybe I chose the wrong time after Easts had scored a couple of tries, but that was another 15 minute wait, with only about 30 people in the queue.
 

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So its gonna be construction land til say this time next year
what will the capacity be? 15,000?

cant see it increasing heaps with this current work finishing. given the licencing etc
 

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Food is a different story, we don't have room at present for the options we used to have. I miss the pizza van.
Didn’t we have some kind of agreement with Grill’d? If I remember this correctly, I thought they would have burger kiosks.
 
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