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Offline chiso

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #90 on: June 26, 2017, 10:08:17 PM »
So, is this happening in NJ/MetLife Stadium, too?

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #91 on: June 26, 2017, 11:07:38 PM »
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So, is this happening in NJ/MetLife Stadium, too?

Yes, unfortunately the list started yesterday.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #92 on: June 26, 2017, 11:12:23 PM »
From twitter, yesterday:

"NJ1 GA is at Hilton Inn Meadowlands at 2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford.  Lot A on left in back of car port"

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #93 on: June 27, 2017, 06:28:29 AM »
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So, is this happening in NJ/MetLife Stadium, too?


Call the venue and give them a head's up. Don't let this BS stand!
Yes, unfortunately the list started yesterday.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #94 on: June 27, 2017, 07:26:29 AM »
Got to remember, most venues don't care anywhere near as much as the people going...

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #95 on: June 27, 2017, 08:36:09 AM »
Correct...and that's how the line runners take control.

The security staff barely know who U2 are, and have been told that U2 fans will begin descending on the property 1 to 2 days ahead of the show.

The security team is there to keep them orderly and such, not to control lines.
Most of the venue staff that deals with fans lining up is oblivious to how all of this should work...so someone shows up says..." hey I got this, we do it 2-3 times a week"...Security guy says..."sounds good to me".
It's a brilliant plan, but no, it's not fair to all GA fans.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #96 on: June 27, 2017, 11:39:35 AM »
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So, is this happening in NJ/MetLife Stadium, too?

Yes, unfortunately the list started yesterday.

That's insane. Thanks for the heads up. Guess I'll have to rock some headphones while refusing to give up my earned place in line.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #97 on: June 27, 2017, 11:49:48 AM »
I agree that this GA line stuff is out of hand.  However, unless you want to be on the rail it is not necessary to get there early in the day.  I walked onto the floor in Foxboro at 5:15 and was 6 rows back at the top of the tree stage.  By the time U2 was on stage I was 4th row.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #98 on: June 27, 2017, 12:00:27 PM »
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I agree that this GA line stuff is out of hand.  However, unless you want to be on the rail it is not necessary to get there early in the day.  I walked onto the floor in Foxboro at 5:15 and was 6 rows back at the top of the tree stage.  By the time U2 was on stage I was 4th row.
Thanks a lot. That's reassuring. I'm going with my sister, and just wanna have a good time, enjoy the show I've been waiting for my whole life (Joshua Tree tour in a stadium), from a decent spot that doesn't have to be rail.

Even so, I'm planning to get there at ~2pm, and I'm gonna lose it if people start asking me to move back.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #99 on: June 27, 2017, 04:17:05 PM »
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I agree that this GA line stuff is out of hand.  However, unless you want to be on the rail it is not necessary to get there early in the day.  I walked onto the floor in Foxboro at 5:15 and was 6 rows back at the top of the tree stage.  By the time U2 was on stage I was 4th row.
Thanks a lot. That's reassuring. I'm going with my sister, and just wanna have a good time, enjoy the show I've been waiting for my whole life (Joshua Tree tour in a stadium), from a decent spot that doesn't have to be rail.

Even so, I'm planning to get there at ~2pm, and I'm gonna lose it if people start asking me to move back.

Hold your ground!  There are way more of us than them!  If I could leave work early I would just to get in their faces. 

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #100 on: June 27, 2017, 07:10:00 PM »
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I agree that this GA line stuff is out of hand.  However, unless you want to be on the rail it is not necessary to get there early in the day.  I walked onto the floor in Foxboro at 5:15 and was 6 rows back at the top of the tree stage.  By the time U2 was on stage I was 4th row.
Thanks a lot. That's reassuring. I'm going with my sister, and just wanna have a good time, enjoy the show I've been waiting for my whole life (Joshua Tree tour in a stadium), from a decent spot that doesn't have to be rail.

Even so, I'm planning to get there at ~2pm, and I'm gonna lose it if people start asking me to move back.

Hold your ground!  There are way more of us than them!  If I could leave work early I would just to get in their faces. 

Thanks! I plan on standing my ground, wearing headphones while standing in line trying not to lose my mind, a la Gary Oldman in "León the Professional"

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #101 on: June 28, 2017, 02:52:29 AM »
For those going to Cleveland the OFFICIAL GA line starts at 8am when the venue hands out wristbands. That's the only list that counts in my book!

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #102 on: June 28, 2017, 07:33:26 AM »
I don't have issue with Vertigo OR Elevation. I get the point of them. But they serve the same purpose. Play one if you must. Never play them both, and for God's sake, not back to back. Personally, I prefer Vertigo. I've always thought it was a stronger song. But, if they want to get the crowd going, Elevation gets the bigger response.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #103 on: June 28, 2017, 03:22:12 PM »
If the line leaders want a rail so bad, they technically don't even need to line up. They can walk in and get a rail spot at the veerrrryyyy end of the stage. ;)

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #104 on: June 28, 2017, 03:28:04 PM »
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If the line leaders want a rail so bad, they technically don't even need to line up. They can walk in and get a rail spot at the veerrrryyyy end of the stage. ;)

Do any of the band ever go there?