Author Topic: GA check in  (Read 1430 times)

0 Members and 3 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline JTNash

  • Numb
  • **
  • Posts: 880
Re: GA check in
« Reply #30 on: June 06, 2018, 05:42:50 PM »
Yes move around it a great idea

Offline Saint22

  • Stateless
  • *
  • Posts: 138
Re: GA check in
« Reply #31 on: June 07, 2018, 08:38:56 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
This whole thing just stressed me out. Its a lot of work!

I haven't really even seen any information about where the "fan check in" is supposed to be for Uniondale... I've been stalking Facebook and forums and its like this secret thing... We are ALL FANS.. hell... I'm older than most of the people at the rails! First saw U2 in 1984 and the fan line is run by people who probably weren't even born in 84! we just all need to be kind to one another cas I've seen it get ugly ,...

I'm sitting here at a customer visit in Ecuador praying my red eye back to New York goes smoothly so I can try to get a number on my wrist ughhhhh wish me luck...I'm going to the show alone and I really really really want the rail!

I hear ya!  I've been checking here, u2.com forums, facebook event page for the show, even the venue's social media - nothing anywhere about anyone organizing a line or what the venue will be doing (or not doing) about the line.  Hopefully they will send out some info in the next day or two.  I want the rail too, I'm 5'3" so there's always someone taller that gets in my sightline, even if I'm just one person back.  Fingers crossed for both of us!

The rail is a lie! Worst spot in the house! What you want to do is show up well rested, eat some venue hot dogs, and move around to the different stages with the band! Trust me, youíll see fine

It hurts my heart for people to go through all this trouble for something so completely unnecessary.

Offline Allhorizonbomb

  • Wanderer
  • *
  • Posts: 84
  • Self proclaimed biggest U2 fan in New York State
Re: GA check in
« Reply #32 on: June 07, 2018, 07:41:03 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
Just ask to speak to the line Nazis.
true

Offline Allhorizonbomb

  • Wanderer
  • *
  • Posts: 84
  • Self proclaimed biggest U2 fan in New York State
Re: GA check in
« Reply #33 on: June 07, 2018, 07:45:48 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
This whole thing just stressed me out. Its a lot of work!

I haven't really even seen any information about where the "fan check in" is supposed to be for Uniondale... I've been stalking Facebook and forums and its like this secret thing... We are ALL FANS.. hell... I'm older than most of the people at the rails! First saw U2 in 1984 and the fan line is run by people who probably weren't even born in 84! we just all need to be kind to one another cas I've seen it get ugly ,...

I'm sitting here at a customer visit in Ecuador praying my red eye back to New York goes smoothly so I can try to get a number on my wrist ughhhhh wish me luck...I'm going to the show alone and I really really really want the rail!

really? In my experience the people that run the fan line are the oldest one's there, and they act like they're apart of the staff. It's incredibly annoying.

Offline afg

  • Wanderer
  • *
  • Posts: 57
Re: GA check in
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2018, 07:38:40 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
Here's my experience for what it's worth. We did GA for the 1st time in Nashville. We didn't get a number until late Friday. We were in the 300s. In Nashville, the venue put a stop to check-ins so we didn't have to be there until 4:30 on Saturday. We found our spot in line and were wristbanded by the venue. I saw the show in St. Louis from lower level seats so I knew where I wanted to be and went to it. I had a rail spot on the e stage. I was directly behind Larry and his drum kit. From that vantage point, you can see the screen. I'm 5'0" so I couldn't see the main stage but my husband could. The ladies next to me had numbers in the 60s. A lot of people still cluster at the main stage and catwalk, but I think the e stage is the most fun. I never thought I would have a rail spot in GA and I did it on the first try. I don't expect to be that lucky ever again and it was worth every minute.
I didnít check in at all or wait more then 10 minutes in line I was between Red Zone and cat walk was even at the rail for it bit. 


Hi, we were also not planning on waiting for hours in GA line.  I was thinking of a similar spot.  Near the main stage, between Red Zone and the catwalk.  Was this a good spot?  Good views of main stage and screens?

Offline Mr. Sarajevo 20

  • Intellectual Tortoise
  • *
  • Posts: 442
Re: GA check in
« Reply #35 on: June 19, 2018, 08:04:36 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
This whole thing just stressed me out. Its a lot of work!

I haven't really even seen any information about where the "fan check in" is supposed to be for Uniondale... I've been stalking Facebook and forums and its like this secret thing... We are ALL FANS.. hell... I'm older than most of the people at the rails! First saw U2 in 1984 and the fan line is run by people who probably weren't even born in 84! we just all need to be kind to one another cas I've seen it get ugly ,...

I'm sitting here at a customer visit in Ecuador praying my red eye back to New York goes smoothly so I can try to get a number on my wrist ughhhhh wish me luck...I'm going to the show alone and I really really really want the rail!

really? In my experience the people that run the fan line are the oldest one's there, and they act like they're apart of the staff. It's incredibly annoying.

Thank you for speaking the truth!

Offline EdgeUK8_my_mind

  • Desert Rose
  • **
  • Posts: 2,347
  • I need you to elevate me here
Re: GA check in
« Reply #36 on: Today at 08:42:24 PM »
We got to DC at 6pm right when they let GA in and we didnít have a number, but easily got a rail spot mid-catwalk. By 7 there was 1 person next to us away from the rail. We could have gotten there at 8 and would have been at most 3 deep mid-catwalk. At that point the spots near the stage were 20 deep and the e stage was maybe 5 deep.

The great thing about this stage is that it equalizes the place for the entire GA. If you get close to the main stage you are in the back for the e-stage.  Even along the catwalk we had 1 or more band members there for at least 6-8 songs. Floating around is actually a great strategy because you get to see the screen and can be relatively close up during several parts.

Another good strategy is to be at the back of GA mid-court to be close to Adam or Edge during Pride and have a good screen view.  There really isnít a bad spot in GA.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk