Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The Tide has turned, the game is won, yet a ticket seller is advertising Notre Dame as victor

Just now advertised on Facebook.  I write this at 6:27 AM on January 8, 2013.  TicketsNow is bragging that Notre Dame will win the national championship in NCAA football.  The only problem is, Alabama won the game last night.

Things I wonder:

- How much is TicketsNow paying to advertise a game that has already been played?
- Why would a ticket vendor pick a team as a favorite?  Isn't their goal to sell tickets, not pick winners?
- Having spent money advertising tickets for a game that has already been played, and cheering for a team that lost decidedly, what will the marketing manager for TicketsNow choose as his next line of work?