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01-03-2012, 16:58   #1
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No bad seats at the aviva. Really?

Well i think i found one at the Italy match. I was sitting in block 525 row L seat 14 at the top of a staircase and for the whole match my view was destroyed with people going to the bar. Now i know they wont stop selling drink at the games because they are probably making a fortune but the IRFU should consider not selling tickets for seats in these locations as it completely ruins the game.

Heres a quick vid i took on my phone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm9JV...AqlNrHeaN6Oo-b
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01-03-2012, 16:59   #2
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Who said there were no bad seats at the Aviva? There are a lot.
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01-03-2012, 17:01   #3
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Watched the Vid...that would Pi$$ me off!!!!

Convinced at the prices the IRFU are selling the tickets, the best seat in the house is the one in front of your own TV!!
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01-03-2012, 17:02   #4
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That would do my head in id say you were fuming.
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01-03-2012, 17:02   #5
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Jaysus, that looks like a complete pain in the arse.
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01-03-2012, 17:04   #6
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Email or write to the IRFU and complain.

Did you pick the seat yourself?
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01-03-2012, 17:04   #7
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Not really any way around it, in the brief seconds you can see the pich, its a fine seat any other time....



Have you considered being much taller perhaps?
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there is probably a couple of thousand bad seats. i was there during construction and got to have a good wander around the upper tier, that truss cuts through a huge amount of the pitch as it dips down to the north stand. ranging from taking out the corner flag to running straight through your view of the goals.
it was much more elegant in the renders...
still at least that doesnt move, right pain OP and any seats that have obstructed views should be marked as such

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01-03-2012, 17:08   #9
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Email or write to the IRFU and complain.

Did you pick the seat yourself?
Might just do that. No bought the tickets off the ulster branch but they still come from dublin.

should say that i have been lucky to be at a lot of irelands games and this is the first time i had a bad seat.
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01-03-2012, 17:09   #10
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Fuck that, I'd walk out and go to the nearest pub and watch it before I'd deck one of them.
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Yeah now that would drive me around the bend. I'd have lasted all of 10 mins and I'd have said something to someone. And not in a nice way.

I remember going to the Argentina game in the 2010 AIs. Got someones 10 year ticket thing. And there were a couple of groups of people who just spent the entire game coming and going. Not as bad as that but I eventually let roar at one of them (in her bug fur coat). Can't understand why someone would pay money to go to a game and not watch it.
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OP, was this just after half time?? (if so its to be expected but annoying)

or was it constantly like this throughout the game??
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that would drive me mad. Its a sad state of affairs after all the money spent on the place. Architecturally (internally) its a mess of a yoke. Those trusses are just awful and the small end looks ridiculous. Add to that the muppet on the PA, it just doesnt imake me want to go there.

The only positive I have is the seats/legroom is great.
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That's dreadful....definately get on to the IRFU!!
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OP, was this just after half time?? (if so its to be expected but annoying)

or was it constantly like this throughout the game??
Yea this was around the start of the 2nd half but it was like this the full match
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