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Old 09-03-2018, 01:43 PM
 
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Why did they charge $8 for a beer at the OSU game? That's an outlandish price. It gripes me to spend that much for a 6-pac. It seems like they could charge around $3 a beer, and chances are sell 10 times more beer.
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Old 09-03-2018, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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I don't know. If enough people refuse to buy beer, maybe they'll reduce the outrageous price.

It will be interesting to see if the price of beer goes up after 3.2% beer quits being sold in October. Meanwhile, have been enjoying that for much of this summer, 16 packs of 3.2% beer have been selling for $2 off at Wal-Mart, now $12.23.
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Old 09-04-2018, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Jenks, Ok
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Why did they charge $8 for a beer at the OSU game? That's an outlandish price. It gripes me to spend that much for a 6-pac. It seems like they could charge around $3 a beer, and chances are sell 10 times more beer.
They don't want to sell 10 times more beer. They want to offer beer but limit its consumption.
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Old 09-04-2018, 07:38 PM
 
Location: WA Desert, Seattle native
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They don't want to sell 10 times more beer. They want to offer beer but limit its consumption.
True. And anyone who lives in a major league sports market knows that $8.00 for a beer is actually a pretty reasonable price. $10.00-$12.00 is more typical.
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Old 09-05-2018, 04:09 PM
 
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Maybe it's a survey by the economics dept. to see how many football fans have more money than sense.
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