I have a grievance with the "Bill Bates Experience"

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  1. JDSTAR

    JDSTAR Active Member

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    Week 17 of last year, my family and I attended a barbecue/meet and greet called "The Bill Bates Experience." There, I won a trivia/ embarrassing acts in public contest in which I was told that I won two tickets to the first home game of the 2014 season. They took my information and told me that they'd keep in contact. Since then, I've been trying to contact them with no success. I'm pretty pissed and don't know what else to do other than ask my fellow Cowboys fans on this forum. Not sure if I'm going to get in trouble for posting this but does anyone have any information on who runs this? I hope you can understand my agitation towards the situation.
    If I'm premature with my anger, I apologize, but if they are purposely not responding, shame on them.
    If I'm wrong for posting this, I am truly sorry!
    Thank you my fellow Cowboys fans!!
     
  2. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    Can't you look up the foundation online? It's a charity so shouldn't be public info? I am surprised you didn't get some kind of receipt or something. That would've been my first red flag. I would've asked for something that states what I won. Sounds like there is a major error here I hope it gets worked out. Did you have to pay any money?
     
  3. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    I'd be ticked off too.
     
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  4. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    So Bates wasn't there? lol
     
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  5. AmberBeer

    AmberBeer Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like one of those charitable scams.
     
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  6. jday

    jday Well-Known Member

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    You probably should have asked if the "experience" was before or after he retired.
     
  7. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Was Bates there?
     
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  8. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't find anything for "The Bill Bates Experience" but maybe this is them?

    https://www.facebook.com/BillBatesUltimateTailgate
     
  9. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    What was the address where the event was held? What specific weekday was it during Week 17? Did any local media attend? Were there any catering vendors parked nearby? More details would be helpful.
     
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  10. WPBCowboysFan

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    You think some food vendor could get this straightened out? :D [​IMG]
     
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  11. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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  12. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, that's why I put the link up for him as it was the closest thing to "the Bill Bates Experience" I found.....
     
  13. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Maybe somebody in the crowd was at the other experience. Yikes
     
  14. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    So were a bunch of attendees getting arrested?
     
  15. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Did you win tickets to the first game? Or tickets to the first Bill Bates Ultimate Tailgate of the 2014 season?
     
  16. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    i love bill bates tailgate i go every year !!! all you can drink alcohol and bbq !!!
     
  17. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    no but they could perhaps provide contact info.
     
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  18. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Sure is nice to see Muttley again :)
     
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  19. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    True
     
  20. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    I'm starting to feel like I've been punked. :( :)
     

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