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I was wondering if there would be anything the fan base could do at the A day game that would show appreciation to him. We all know everyone has said he is never happy and that we as fans have very high expectations, I just wonder could we as a group do something and surprise him at the A day game that would show him we do appreciate the hard work him and his staff put in. Maybe corny but its a thought
This is an excellent thought.
I'll bring a cookie cake and balloons
Pack the stadium out would be great! I'm sure he would appreciate the hell out of that!
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Bring him some wore out hinges
Think, think, think. Oh... bother.
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We should raise some money to give him....I don't know how much though. How about a nice round number like....say.....$6 mil?
Im still waiting for us to get him an elephant to ride in on while fireworks are shooting off around the top of the stadium and we debut our new grass/field turf.
I think a packed stadium would show him our appreciation
Just a thought, but I know how involved he and Mrs. Terry are with his charity, and how important it is. What if there was some sort of set up deal with a "pass the hat" type deal? It could be our way as fans to show him that we appreciate and support all endeavors that are important to him, not just when he wins titles for us. It's my opinion, since we all get in free anyways, if 90k people show up, and they all give a dollar, that's 90k dollars, or if they all gave five, you are looking at 450k. None of that is an unreasonable amount, and a way to show that we appreciate him. I think this could be an idea, given that the man has plenty of money, so I'm sure he has all he wants, and the luster of a gift would wear off, but a large donation to something that near and dear to he and his wife, is a further statement of our investment in him, and his importance to us as fans. Just a thought. U guys tell me.
Seriously, packing the stadium out should be a no-brainer.
Better yet, put a bucket at the gates and take up donations for his Nicks Kid's foundation and then pack out the stadium.
This could actually a good idea be idea, except for (a) someone would have to coordinate it, and (b) someone in the AD might get the idea of making such a donation a permanent cost of attendance...$5 admission fee, donated to Nicks Kids or Tuscaloosa tornado relief, or whatever. And I'm not saying that's a bad idea, but there may be many fans who steadfastly believe admission should always be free. Maybe voluntary donations as you walk in the gate could actually be a good permanent fixture.
This would be awesome for him
Great minds must think alike sir.
Can we still get an elephant for him to ride out on?
And I agree with you completely on every point. That's why I said donations, not a charge, that way people aren't forced to pay, and some cheap asses won't pay, and some will give a hundred bucks, it's just the nature of people. It shouldn't be a permanent "admission" charge, it should be optional, I agree with that as well. The hard part would be this, someone with more connections than myself, would have to know someone within his organization and the Athletic Department to pass this idea on to, and get it coordinated. I'd be glad to make a phone call to get in touch with his foundation though, and pitch our idea. I'd love the support of BOL members too if this idea moves forward.
Yes, but the age old question, African or Indian Elephant?
We need someone (with some clout, Lucky. I'm looking at you) to help coordinate the collection. Then everyone donating should wear a non-traditional color T-shirt. Maybe yellow or something to show who supported the cause. If he walked out there to 100,000 yellow t-shirts and knew all those t-shirts meant $5 for Nicks Kids, that would certainly made an impact on him. I love this idea.
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