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2008_04_aslogo.jpgRemember that promotion by the Oakland A's that offers all-you-can-eat services with paid admission? Yeah, a writer from the Contra Costa Times discovers that it is not as great as it sounds: "I was as pathetic with my eating as the A's were that afternoon against the Red Sox. My final total was a paltry four dogs, one order of nachos, a bag of peanuts, an ice cream sandwich and a bag of popcorn ... They stop serving in the seventh inning, and frankly I was pleased we'd hit the seventh inning stretch." [CCT]