I'd agree with your first sentence.
by KeoughCharles05 (2017-04-19 16:15:31)

In reply to: I hope that's tongue in cheek  posted by exquisite_corpse

I'm not so sure about the second.

Speaking for our alumni club, we offered 50 tickets to the Georgia game in a Dutch Auction. We received 33 bids. The clearing price was the minimum required bid of $1 over face.