The players left around 2:30, but as of 5 PM, Chris Roberts reports, Civic Center is still crowded, with “people hanging out, drinking beer, and getting stoned.”

“You can tell” he says, that “some people just don’t want to go home.”

Or maybe they just don’t want it to be over? If so, we know how they feel.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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