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Do you?

Cry
1 (3.7%)
Start scouring sites like Stub Hub
17 (63%)
You suck up to someone who has an extra ticket
0 (0%)
Hang outside the venue on show day for a scalper
6 (22.2%)
Say "Oh Well" and wait for the DVD
3 (11.1%)

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hrsan

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You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« on: October 09, 2013, 03:22:33 PM »
What do you do?



Offline The Exile

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2013, 03:50:14 PM »
I hung outside the Stade de France and got two 360 tickets a couple years ago at face value. Iffy setlist, but the energy of that show was unreal.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2013, 04:33:00 PM »
Cry at home by myself. No... actually I would probably follow the setlist on the forum.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2013, 04:36:48 PM »
Stub Hub day of the show. I know people that see big arena shows and just check for last minute "i cant go" ticket sales, and they get em too.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2013, 07:32:35 PM »
Tickets wouldn't be a problem, you can always find a ticket if you have the cash. My problem will be actually getting to the show. I am pretty much hell and gone from anywhere now and with a job where the clock and the calendar mean nothing.

But I'm still saving up PTO and have an account dedicated to a trip to Dublin.

Deep down, I'm an optimist.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2013, 07:40:43 PM »
I would go early on the concert day and hope to find a ticket. That's worked for me several times; one in Austin and the other in Mexico City. I saw them at the Estadio Azteca (great show, by the way) In Mexico on the Vertigo tour. My girlfriend and I didn't have tickets, so I devised a plan to get there early, around 9am, and look for scalpers. Sure enough, it worked. We got two tickets on the floor, just outside the ring, with a great view for about $3000 pesos (a little under $300 dollars). And when they came to the Frank Erwin Center Austin in 2002, I got a ticket with a so-so view, high up in the stands. But I'll say that these days, it's pretty easy to score tickets the day of.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2013, 08:00:12 AM »
I bought a ticket outside the Olympic Hall in Munich in 2001.  The person selling it said it was General Admission for the floor.  I got in line.  A person read my ticket (I do not read German, barely speak some phrases) and said it was for standing in the aisles.  The guy was nice enough to come with me and we found the guy that was selling them outside.
The scalper gave me a pretty good seat in exchange.  After calling him out!

Thank goodness for the nice U2 fans in line. I saw my show I had traveled a long ways to see. And had a incredible great time!!!

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2013, 07:54:17 AM »
I'd be okay.  I got to see them on their last tour.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2013, 08:19:28 AM »
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Cry at home by myself. No... actually I would probably follow the setlist on the forum.


ditto... :'( :'( :'( :'(

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2013, 10:35:26 AM »
Stub hub and venue. You can do both these days!

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2013, 12:12:31 PM »
Depends, if it's a stadium gig then I wouldn't be too fussed to miss it these days, if it's an indoor show then I'm pimping myself out for a ticket and a coke. 

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2013, 04:47:56 PM »
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Cry at home by myself. No... actually I would probably follow the setlist on the forum.

I would do both.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2013, 06:25:39 PM »
Having attended the Rose Bowl 360 show, I'm good if I couldn't get a ticket to the next tour.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2013, 06:32:15 PM »
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Having attended the Rose Bowl 360 show, I'm good if I couldn't get a ticket to the next tour.

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Re: You can't get a ticket to see U2....
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2013, 07:08:03 PM »
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Having attended the Rose Bowl 360 show, I'm good if I couldn't get a ticket to the next tour.

You no like?  ???

I should have rephrased that. I enjoyed it so much, it will hold me over if I don't get a ticket for the next tour.