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Offline GeoHogsGeo

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Become a NFL owner
« on: December 07, 2011, 12:11:57 PM »
Wasn't sure were to put this (Let the jokes fly!).

But here is your chance to become a NFL owner. The Green Bay Packers are selling common stock shares of the team. http://packersowner.com/



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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2011, 01:04:10 PM »
frick that, I'd rather buy beer.  All you get is an effin piece of paper.

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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2011, 01:12:45 PM »
Wasn't sure were to put this (Let the jokes fly!).

But here is your chance to become a NFL owner. The Green Bay Packers are selling common stock shares of the team. http://packersowner.com/

I believe they've always been publically owned, traded on open market.
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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2011, 01:15:38 PM »
It's about like donating to the Razorback Foundation. 

I'm no Packers fan, but it's kind of a cool bit.  It'd be hard to imagine Jerry Jones passing the hat and getting much traction with it.
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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2011, 01:19:46 PM »
You must not be a Packer fan and/or have grown up in Wisconsin. As a shareholder, you do get to vote for budget issues, boardmembers, etc.; attend annual meeting and get to buy merchandise not available to general public. Bought a share yesterday for Xmas...It's sorta like giving to the Razorback Foundation.

But now Jerry Jones and I have even MORE in common.....
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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2011, 09:19:20 PM »
I figured I am already an asshole like Jerry Jones so why not join the club officially?

Now that I am on board I think the first thing I want to put forward is the idea that we ought to keep this Rodgers kid.

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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2011, 09:36:37 PM »
Wasn't there a Seinfeld episode where Kramer bought stock in some company and attended a shareholder meeting?
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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2011, 09:39:58 PM »
I figured I am already an asshole like Jerry Jones so why not join the club officially?

Now that I am on board I think the first thing I want to put forward is the idea that we ought to keep this Rodgers kid.

Seconded

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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2011, 09:48:46 PM »
Frick the Packers...


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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2011, 09:49:56 PM »
You must not be a Packer fan and/or have grown up in Wisconsin. As a shareholder, you do get to vote for budget issues, boardmembers, etc.; attend annual meeting and get to buy merchandise not available to general public. Bought a share yesterday for Xmas...It's sorta like giving to the Razorback Foundation.

But now Jerry Jones and I have even MORE in common.....

It is a pretty cool deal.

Oddly, Green Bay is close to half the size of Little Rock.
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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2011, 09:53:30 PM »
It is a pretty cool deal.

Oddly, Green Bay is close to half the size of Little Rock.

And sucks complete ass when you have to travel to there for work in January. I actually traveled more north than Green Bay to Oconto. Sun goes down at 3pm and there's 7 ft of snow on the ground. I've never felt so lonely before and felt like I was at the edge of the world.

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Re: Become a NFL owner
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2011, 10:14:54 PM »
Frick the Packers...


Signed, disgruntled Viking fan.

Even more reason to buy shares to vote against the popular plan(s).   :devil:

 

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