My post put up last night on Oz BB FB page below. Disappointed over the no shows but fully committed from Perth WA to take 1 weeks Annual Leave, flights and hotel ($2.5k) so went anyway.
Don't follow footy so no idea about seats in a paddock till sitting in the back row with no visibility. Had it been booked for the "G" I definitely wouldn’t have come. Even I know that’s a footy oval
So to my Q: What’s the ACCC position on Refunds for those who couldn’t see as well as suffering the No Shows ???
My post from last night:
“Basketball Oz went for money - not the fans.
Record crowd for Oz BB, never to be broken,.....Why you may ask ? Cause it sucked!
Crap seats in a footy paddock; no commentary, crap delayed replays (not the last play, but 40 seconds earlier- not relevant) = Result: surprise, surprise- crap atmosphere, (played against the Boomers) as crowd couldn’t get into it to support the guys, (as they would have expected. Good effort though guys)
Been to funerals with more fun atmosphere.
Flew in from Perth paying top $s to sit in seats in a paddock where we couldn’t see.
Stood up to see and told to sit down by Security (as people behind couldn’t see - WT?? - Catch 22 right there)
I’ve been in BB since 1969, as a player, umpire, JSL coach, club president, local association director and chairman; followed the Wildcats since inception under coach Norm Majors, Gordon Ellis and Jay Bremer (my 1st coach) and never seen such a S.Show from Oz BB.
You guys should apologise unreservedly to Oz Basketballers and fans, but you’re probably too busy counting the $15-25 million acting like the Wolves of Wall St, that it would seem you to be.
Prepare for fans to turn their backs on BB as a result of your greed, cause if you pee on people, somehow surprisingly they don’t like it.
Next time: Play in a BB stadium (like Perth Arena). Where fans can watch and do what they do.
ps: should have stayed in WA to watch Rockingham Women Flames win G2 at home to progress to the SBL GF. Our crowd of 1000 would make more noise than tonight (all due to your inept considerations)”