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Do you live in what is geographically considered Bills territory?

Do you live in Bills territory?  

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  1. 1. Do you live in Bills territory?

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6 minutes ago, Shaw66 said:

Ain't it grand?

 

Mostly I get looks of pity.

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12 minutes ago, CoachT said:

Roswell, New Mexico?

 

 

Nope, Roswell, GA which is north of Atlanta. There are plenty of Bills fans here in the metro and we were heard loud and clear at the Falcons-Bills game here. Matt Ryan even said, "I guess the Bills mafia is real."

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Yes...born here then was out of the area for about 12 years in college and the years after but have been back since and have no plans of leaving...

 

Cause I love that dirty water...ohhhhh Buffalo your my home!

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I am in Ontario, but much closer to Detroit than Buffalo.  The fan base here is pretty diverse, with fans of the Lions, Packers, Steelers, 49ers, Patriots and Bills.  There are not enough fans of any one team to dominate the region.  

 

To be fair, it was the marketing strategy of the Bills to play their games on Global TV (then CTV and City TV) every week, beginning in the late 90's that picked me up as a fan.  Watching the same team, week after week sucked me in and now I'm obsessed with all things Bills related 365 days per year.  My sons are also diehard fans of the Bills as well.

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I'm from Syracuse and in my experience it seems 50/50 Bills & Giants. I knew one Jets fan at my old job but that's about it

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Grew up in the Town of Tonawanda, but now live in Carmel IN just north of Indy. Not many Bills fans around here but we're vocal!

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1 hour ago, Shaw66 said:

I'm in Connecticut.  Definitely not Bills' territory.

 

Did you know that the Bills won't sell season tickets to purchasers outside "Bills' territory"?   I think they won't sell to anyone who's address is more than 200 miles from Orchard Park, or something like that.   If you call and ask for season tickets, they start by asking your zip code.  Current season ticket holders are grandfathered.  

Are you sure about that?   It is not as if season tickets are flying off the shelf or am I worng on that.  I guess they can sel the tickets they way they want to.

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51 minutes ago, Tisker A Tasker said:

 

I don't know, Standard Pizza in Roswell has clearly declared this Bills Country. Who am I to argue???

 

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That looks even more official than my Bills T-shirts! 

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Syracuse is a mix of fans from most teams, so I answered No. Even the Bills have pulled back a lot from years ago with their advertising and events from the area. 

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I live in Tallahassee Florida. My house is Bills Country and I see a few fans but this place is a college town, FSU, and it never really cares about the NFL.

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20 minutes ago, Forward Progress said:

I am in Ontario, but much closer to Detroit than Buffalo.  The fan base here is pretty diverse, with fans of the Lions, Packers, Steelers, 49ers, Patriots and Bills.  There are not enough fans of any one team to dominate the region.  

 

To be fair, it was the marketing strategy of the Bills to play their games on Global TV (then CTV and City TV) every week, beginning in the late 90's that picked me up as a fan.  Watching the same team, week after week sucked me in and now I'm obsessed with all things Bills related 365 days per year.  My sons are also diehard fans of the Bills as well.

I'm in St. Catharines over by the Niagara Falls border, and the spread is pretty much the same here excluding Detroit and San Fran.  I would love for there to be more of a public Bills presence here including Bills Backers bars considering our proximity to Buffalo, but I guess football culture isn't as engrained here on this side of the border.

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10 minutes ago, RoyBatty is alive said:

Are you sure about that?   It is not as if season tickets are flying off the shelf or am I worng on that.  I guess they can sel the tickets they way they want to.

Yes, unless they've changed the policy.   

 

The theory is that the distant season-ticket holders aren't fans, they're investors.  They're buying tickets to scalp on StubHub, etc.   Bills don't want fans of visiting teams to have access to a lot of tickets.  They figure that if someone local is buying the tickets, he's buying them to attend games.   Plus, they want the tickets to sell to real fans when they get good.  If a bunch of NYC guys own season tickets and the Bills and Jets are the two powers in the AFC East in five years, there will be tons of Jets fans at New Era for the Jets game.  McBeane don't want that. 

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1 hour ago, NoHuddleKelly12 said:

Obviously had to answer as a “no” in metro Atl, but to be hyper technical, at my house on a half acre I’ve declared a sovereign Bills “fiefdom” where all who enter shall be forced to put up with seeing me wear nonstop Bills gear when I’m present, so...this was not an easy poll answer in retrospect?

 

So a sovereign state like Petoria? Love it.

 

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6 minutes ago, Just Jack said:

Syracuse is a mix of fans from most teams, so I answered No. Even the Bills have pulled back a lot from years ago with their advertising and events from the area. 

Doesn't matter, you're in the geographic "market" so the answer is yes.  You're answering a different question than the one asked.

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Buffalo until January of 1980, back and forth between Panthers turf (North Carolina) and Titans turf (Tennessee); since 1980 I have listened to and watched some historical Bills wins and moments in some pretty strange places globally and using some odd mediums. 

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I live in the Atl area.  Have lived here since getting out of college in 1987.  However, I have not missed a Bills game since the meaningless season finale in 1994.  Hale to the NFL Sunday Ticket.  Since Atlanta is such a transient city, there are fans here for every team in the NFL.  That is pretty cool.  (And of course many Bills fans!!)  And to be honest the Southeast and Atlanta Metro is a much bigger college football area then NFL.  A college football Saturday in the deep South is something to be hold.  

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36 minutes ago, oldmanfan said:

Grew up in the Town of Tonawanda, but now live in Carmel IN just north of Indy. Not many Bills fans around here but we're vocal!

Indianapolis is a great football town! Watched some college football there years ago and enjoyed myself!

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12 minutes ago, Shaw66 said:

Yes, unless they've changed the policy.   

 

The theory is that the distant season-ticket holders aren't fans, they're investors.  They're buying tickets to scalp on StubHub, etc.   Bills don't want fans of visiting teams to have access to a lot of tickets.  They figure that if someone local is buying the tickets, he's buying them to attend games.   Plus, they want the tickets to sell to real fans when they get good.  If a bunch of NYC guys own season tickets and the Bills and Jets are the two powers in the AFC East in five years, there will be tons of Jets fans at New Era for the Jets game.  McBeane don't want that. 

 

I wonder how many local season ticket holders buy more than they need so they can have their cake and eat it, too.

 

I have absolutely ZERO problem with season ticket holders making money on extra tickets, by the way.

 

If the Pegulas want more Bills fans to buy them or for more Bills fans to come to the games, then it's up to them to put a better product on the field.

 

 

 

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No. 

Britain. 

Been a fan of the Bills for 30+ years. Only seen them play live twice. Once in Orchard Park (loss to the Texans in 2009) and the Wembley loss to the Jags. 

I’ll be back...

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