Don’t try this at home, if you want to stay married:

12/15/2011: I’m no anthropologist, but I think the theory is that gifts don’t mean much when the giver has first tried to sell them, and failed, and then tries to sell them to you for half-off. Email from the UO Athletic department to UO employees:

Oregon DUCKMAIL

The Official Source for Ticket Office and Duck Athletic Fund Information

UO Employee Appreciation Day

To thank you for everything you do for the athletics department, we are offering a special Online-Only promotional price for all UO employees to see your Ducks take on Virginia at Matt Knight Arena!

Oregon Ducks vs. Virginia Cavaliers
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 2:30 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

Use the below link and enter the Promo Code “UOEMPLOYEE” to purchase your tickets:

http://pacmail.em.marketinghq.net/ct.html?rtr=on&s=x7iesa,55at,2k,ayn3,9wy7,qhs,gxdn&MLM_MID=240149&MLM_UNIQUEID=08620c0cfb

Nobody is buying tickets. Not looking good for repaying Frohnmayer’s $230 million arena debt. Word is that the Mullens has been making all the bond payments from the rapidly depleting legacy fund. When that’s gone, the academic side is on the hook for the balance.

Also read http://uomatters.com/2011/12/as-ducks-win-male-grades-drop.html and http://uomatters.com/2011/12/who-pays-for-new-jock-box-floor.html

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4 Responses to Don’t try this at home, if you want to stay married:

  1. Anonymous says:

    In all fairness here, it is the holiday season with students off and leaving campus, people out shopping and preparing, people leaving town and the rest of it. I’m sure things are slow all around campus in general.

  2. Anonymous says:

    It’s maybe time to open all the books, but then again, maybe not…….

  3. Ducks says:

    the theory is that gifts don’t mean much when the giver has first tried to sell them…Great stuff!

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