Ear of the beholder, Greg. We’ll be listening.
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If it’s anything like G-Day, then the folks in the club level (underneath those speakers) are in for a long year.
I will just assume we handle this as cluelessly as we have the rest of the gameday experience in Athens. We all know the litany of easy fixes that could be implemented, but just can’t seem to happen.
Will the guards, cops and GBI allow ear plugs into the stadium?
“We’ve got some training to do…”
If it’s the same crew from G Day i’d say you have a LOT of training to do. My ears are still recovering…
Also, tasteful means different things to different folks.
They really should give out free ear plugs for the people near the speakers. My seats are in 309 and last year we could not even talk to each other. New speakers will cause ear bleeds.
” “We’ve tasked our staff to create an atmosphere and environment that hopefully pleases everyone,” McGarity said.”
In other words, you’ll be pleasing no one, McG.
The UGA wine and cheese crowd tend to come out when this topic is discussed. I’m not sure what should be done to make Sanford more raucous for the opposing team, but right now playing UGA in Athens isn’t as intimidating as it should be. Playing a bad Tennessee team in Neyland is still shaky. Not sure I can say the same for UGA.
How does playing ear splitting music help the non wine and cheese crowd get fired up. The LSU game last year was the loudest day game in my 50 years of games. It would help if the damn D would not waste 150 decibel screaming with another f up on 3rd down.
His name is Jeremy Pruitt, and hopefully he’s here to help…
Hearing loss is a big deal. If the fans are cheering I like it loud but too much artificial noise says our fans are not into the game. I come earlier and watch the entire pregame show so I support the hype but the fans make it hostile canned music does not.
No doubt, some folks just love to BITCH
Somebody’s got to explain to me how you crank shitty music in a tasteful manner.
This business will get out of control. It will get out of control, and we will all be lucky to live through it.
Y’know, I seen me a mermaid once. I even seen me a shark eat an octopus. But I ain’t ever seen no piped in music fire up a crowd…
“We’re not going over the edge like some schools do.” AD McMilquetoast will be apologizing profusely to Jay Jacobs over cocktails in Destin, that this quote was by no means directed towards him.
I agree the change is necessary, but from my personal tastes I do not see how I am going to like it. I hope I am proven wrong.
This like everything else the AD and the administration try to do to make up for years of pissing on fans will not end well. You can fire up 16,000 students and irate 74,000 adults, that’s real great marketing.
As long as the opportunity to somehow play REM’s Orange Crush during the Clemson game isn’t missed…
Classic distraction technique. From the real beer can of worms.
…you can have alcohol in the club level, just not out with the common folk.
I have sat in both, whiskey and barbecue in one and angry drunk -bobo “another screen pass?”-guy…
I have decided I would like some of both, please.
Maybe ours will go to 11? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xgx4k83zzc
Doesn’t get much more classy than this. I’m just saying.
Honestly, its not a bad song (ignoring the video). But this is what I’m talking about – its got a beat, people can dance and the players would get excited for it. But they’ll randomly roll out 4 or 5 different songs just like this one at a million decibels and none of it will stick. It has no identity for UGA
Unless the cheerleaders come out nekkid to “do the wild thang” nothing will fire the crowd up at the Charleston Southern and directional games.
I remember the good ole days when all we needed was the redcoats and a defense.
Redcoats – One of the best college bands in the country, have been for a long time, This sounds like all that talent will be wasted even more than it already is.
On the topic of excessive volume with recorded music, I wonder if a suit for damaged hearing would get the AD’s attention. Anyone with a seat near a speaker might have a case.
My issue is they are trying to make the crowd fit to the music rather than fitting the music to the crowd. They are trying all these random songs and they don’t mean anything to us as fans. Play something like Back in Black or Soldier Boy, and you’ll get everyone moving. Auburn plays Welcome to the Jungle. LSU (?) plays Eye of the Tiger. Those relate to the crowd. I like rap and top 20, but they are going to faq this up so bad…
But we play Baba O’Rielly right after we ask the teenagers not to get watsed!
JP doing some bald head to Helmet butting might do the trick…
How about a good set of recordings from the dog pound or Partners for Pets kennels. Sic that on the sound system to join the crowd woofers.
“We are going to do so I think in a very tasteful manner.”
That is, quite simply, impossible. What is absolutely certain, is further degradation of the Gameday atmosphere, already at a low state.
You said it, man.
“Soopaman dat ho!”
Youze guyze are so ignorant…..you can expect “Who let the Dogs Out” some “Bow wow wow yippy yo yippy yay” something by 3 dog night and a rediscovered lost march from 1926.
‘member when they used to play “Who Let the Dogs Out” when UGA would run onto the field during the Donnan era?
The number of times I hear pit bull will determine my contribution next year ……………
“Intimidating” what a crock. It’s frickin noise. It may interfere with communication but this baloney about intimidation is just ridiculous
What do you mean? IT’S SANDSTORM!!!
“Coach Smart said for five weeks, these last five weeks you’re going to remember this for the rest of your life – if you do it right.”– Davin Bellamy, AJC, 10/22/17
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