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    Quote Originally Posted by chaileyjem View Post
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    From their FAQs, Sunderland pick them at random from their equivalent of young Seagulls.
    Looks like They don’t have a paid package.
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    Exactly.

    The post I quoted made no sense whatsoever. Love or hate them, Sunderland have a huge fan base and don’t charge for kids being mascots.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Mr Putdown View Post
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      Exactly.

      The post I quoted made no sense whatsoever. Love or hate them, Sunderland have a huge fan base and don’t charge for kids being mascots.
      I'd have taken the Sunderland posters comment more seriously if he had perhaps not come on another teams forum and quoted just our mascot fees...hence my light hearted comment...and yes an impressive attendance...I wonder what it would have been if they had been nearer the bottom of the league rather than the top..it got pretty toxic up there in there last season in the PL
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      The club cant win. It would be lovely if everything that we think should be free could. Wasnt last year the first year to make a profit since god knows when? Should it have been free before that or forecast into the fact we stayed up the mascots would be free. I guess supply/demand/distribution eg giving some to Seagulls club members seems reasonable from where I am sat. At school some kids went to Disneyland/Ski trips for holidays, we went camping. It neither seemed fair not unfair really and it was quite clear to us that wealthier kids got more "things". Some of them were spoilt brats. Most werent . It might be "only 7 grand" a game the club should cover it... While in the real world.... Factor in admin, perhaps insurance, whatever else, I've no idea but I dont think its a money spinner, more cover costs and a bit

      A nice to have that's all. Reminds me of charlie and the chocolate factory
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      Quote Originally Posted by LamieRobertson View Post
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      I'd have taken the Sunderland posters comment more seriously if he had perhaps not come on another teams forum and quoted just our mascot fees...hence my light hearted comment...and yes an impressive attendance...I wonder what it would have been if they had been nearer the bottom of the league rather than the top..it got pretty toxic up there in there last season in the PL
      We only managed an average of 41k our last session in the premier League and a much lower 28 last season so yes there was quite a drop off.

      That said I do post on here and I started the thread as Brighton is one of the listed teams and as a fan of football in general am concerned about the future of 'live' fans rather than virtual
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      Proper right wing v left wing on here at the moment
      "It all ended Hereford United 1, Brighton & Hove Albion 1. We've got dogs on the field, we've got Hereford fans coming across to attack the Brighton players, we've got riot police, we've got stewards, we've got everything here that football shouldn't have. The Brighton players have gone across to their fans, and Albion remain in the football league"
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      Quote Originally Posted by wakeytom View Post
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      Fans now having to pay to be a mascot?

      I am sure its been talked about on here before but £350 to be one at Brighton, with all this money sloshing around why charge?

      https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46526716
      I guess because they give out a kit so everyone has the latest kit, sponsor, etc and they don't want little Johnny or Julia in a Brighton kit with yellow socks or something with a former sponsor on, something that is possible specified in the Sponsorship Contract with the current sponsor.

      In fairness can you imagine the waiting list if it were a free for all? There would probably be people willing to pay to get up the list etc , etc.

      What I would say, if you are thinking of doing it, it's a great day for the kids and well worth it to see their little faces.
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      Proper right wing v left wing on here at the moment
      the socialist approach would be to have enough players for all children who want to be a mascot that weekend.
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      We only managed an average of 41k our last session in the premier League and a much lower 28 last season so yes there was quite a drop off.

      That said I do post on here and I started the thread as Brighton is one of the listed teams and as a fan of football in general am concerned about the future of 'live' fans rather than virtual
      'Toxic' wasn't referring to numbers but atmosphere.. ....as to future of 'live fans' ..admission prices...kick off times ..of course we could broaden it to the cost of shirts ..kits for children and their ridiculous prices.. ....mascot prices being only the icing on the cake and as was seen only applies to some ...although the figure at West Ham seems outrageous...surprised you didn't lead with that
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      I don't understand the issue here to be honest. You get what you pay for surely? You pay for a seat you get a seat, you pay for a VIP experience you get a VIP experience. People who are against this, do you think you should be able to buy front row seats at gigs or VIP meet and greets for the same amount as the cheapest ticket? Proper baffling thread this one.
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      Imagine being 8 year old Johnny and occasionally being taken to see your superstar heroes. Not every game but once or twice a season, on your birthday maybe or at Xmas. Imagine that you only ever get to see Burnley or Cardiff at The Amex,but that’s OK as mum can not afford tickets against the ‘big’ clubs. Imagine that your PE kit is proper Albion stuff, but a season or two out of date away kit as that is cheaper than the new home kit that dad says is too modern anyway. Now imagine Billy Spoiltgit at school bragging about how he sits in 1901 with his dad and is friends with Glenn Murray’s son, and has every kit since we made the Prem. The first kid might think that Billy is a bit of a knob but would be very envious when Billy’s dad buys a mascot place every year for a glamour fixture.

      Now imagine if there was only one mascot per game, drawn at random from the registered junior fans list. Imagine how much joy, pride and gratitude Johnny would feel if here were lucky enough to be a ‘chosen’ one? And Billy or his dad could never take that away. That is why the club should reduce the numbers and make it free.
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      So how many of these youngsters get a £600+ iPhone paid for by their parents each year, it always seems strange to me the amount of "poor" people queuing at McDonalds posting rubbish on social media on their expensive phones
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