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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #255 on: July 19, 2017, 11:01:12 AM »
Is there a "line" yet for Detroit?  I don't think they have released their procedure yet.  Maybe they told someone on phone?  If they wristband in AM, I am doing that.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #256 on: July 20, 2017, 05:59:36 AM »
It will be interesting to see how they do the "list" at Croke Park.

Official Tickemaster communiocation:

IMPORTANT: NO QUEUING ALLOWED PRIOR TO GATES OPENING
NO overnight / early queuing allowed before the concerts.
If patrons do turn up they will be turned away at restricted area points around the Stadium. Queuing in streets around the Stadium will cause disruption to local residents and we appeal to patrons to heed this advice and respect the community living in the vicinity of the stadium.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #257 on: July 20, 2017, 11:36:43 AM »
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It will be interesting to see how they do the "list" at Croke Park.

Official Tickemaster communiocation:

IMPORTANT: NO QUEUING ALLOWED PRIOR TO GATES OPENING
NO overnight / early queuing allowed before the concerts.
If patrons do turn up they will be turned away at restricted area points around the Stadium. Queuing in streets around the Stadium will cause disruption to local residents and we appeal to patrons to heed this advice and respect the community living in the vicinity of the stadium.

According this twitter posting, the Dublin "line" is already started: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #258 on: July 21, 2017, 09:48:28 AM »
Seriously? People would rather spend their time in Dublin, the city that the BAND IS FROM, sitting on a bench with a fake list instead of seeing the city?!?! Unbelievable.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #259 on: July 21, 2017, 10:11:49 AM »
Agreed.  Spend a lot of money travelling to sit on a bench, go see Dublin.  Went to the Little Museum of Dublin and Jameson Distillery today!!!!

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #260 on: July 22, 2017, 11:41:22 AM »
They can always return and see the city anytime but they never can see the JT30 from the FOS area in Dublin!!!  :-*
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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #261 on: July 22, 2017, 02:19:59 PM »
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Agreed.  Spend a lot of money travelling to sit on a bench, go see Dublin.  Went to the Little Museum of Dublin and Jameson Distillery today!!!!

Yay!!!  I didn't get a chance to go to Jameson when I was there in March. Got to the Little Museum and Guinness Storehouse though.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #262 on: July 23, 2017, 04:00:47 AM »
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They can always return and see the city anytime but they never can see the JT30 from the FOS area in Dublin!!!  :-*

Very true.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #263 on: July 28, 2017, 07:41:47 AM »
Thank you Matt for the article about how the GA line process needs to be changed and supervised by the band personnel.  The Springsteen process sounds much better than the current nonsense.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #264 on: July 29, 2017, 07:57:50 AM »
I have only read through the first few pages of this post and I'm nauseous. Ive just spent a small fortune to fly from New York to St. Louis for the show on 9/16. I have a ga ticket and at 46 years old I do not have it in me to deal with the bulls*#t! I am willing to put my time in on line but if there is an unofficial list.... no one knows how these things even work?!

Yes I'd like to sleep in the hotel bed that I'm paying for. Yes I'd like to be a tourist in a city I've never been to before...but now I have to stress about camping in a ga line?

I'm too old for this crap!

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #265 on: July 29, 2017, 09:02:55 AM »
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I have only read through the first few pages of this post and I'm nauseous. Ive just spent a small fortune to fly from New York to St. Louis for the show on 9/16. I have a ga ticket and at 46 years old I do not have it in me to deal with the bulls*#t! I am willing to put my time in on line but if there is an unofficial list.... no one knows how these things even work?!

Yes I'd like to sleep in the hotel bed that I'm paying for. Yes I'd like to be a tourist in a city I've never been to before...but now I have to stress about camping in a ga line?

I'm too old for this crap!

Don't bother you can stroll in when the support act starts (or even later) and get a perfectly good spot...pretty close up of you want.

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #266 on: July 29, 2017, 10:25:54 AM »
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I have only read through the first few pages of this post and I'm nauseous. Ive just spent a small fortune to fly from New York to St. Louis for the show on 9/16. I have a ga ticket and at 46 years old I do not have it in me to deal with the bulls*#t! I am willing to put my time in on line but if there is an unofficial list.... no one knows how these things even work?!

Yes I'd like to sleep in the hotel bed that I'm paying for. Yes I'd like to be a tourist in a city I've never been to before...but now I have to stress about camping in a ga line?

I'm too old for this crap!

Don't bother you can stroll in when the support act starts (or even later) and get a perfectly good spot...pretty close up of you want.
Agreed. Also agree with Matt's article about the process being taken over much in the same way as Springsteen's

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« Reply #267 on: July 29, 2017, 11:28:33 AM »
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I have only read through the first few pages of this post and I'm nauseous. Ive just spent a small fortune to fly from New York to St. Louis for the show on 9/16. I have a ga ticket and at 46 years old I do not have it in me to deal with the bulls*#t! I am willing to put my time in on line but if there is an unofficial list.... no one knows how these things even work?!

Yes I'd like to sleep in the hotel bed that I'm paying for. Yes I'd like to be a tourist in a city I've never been to before...but now I have to stress about camping in a ga line?

I'm too old for this crap!

Here's what I would do. Go have your fun. Don't stress. Get in line around 4 PM.
You won't have good rail or be anywhere where the and will notice you. But you'll have a great view regardless.

If you're serious about getting close, don't do the list. It's time to end it. Show up on showday around 4 AM. And refuse to leave unless venue security tells you to. The list people will show up around 5-6 AM get pi**ed and threaten you. Hold your grounds. Since your show is an American show I can guarantee the venue will say they won't honor the lists beforehand. This gives you your chance to make your point to the venue the list is unfair and you got there before them. The venue will agree, let you keep your place, and have list people go after you.

But I warn you, this list people can get aggressive. No physical contact has been made yet. But certainly aggressive comments to people who have shown up showday before them. They may take pictures of you and try to shame you. Fight back, take pictures of them and share them. Many of the nutcases are already established here.
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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #268 on: July 29, 2017, 11:32:49 AM »
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I have only read through the first few pages of this post and I'm nauseous. Ive just spent a small fortune to fly from New York to St. Louis for the show on 9/16. I have a ga ticket and at 46 years old I do not have it in me to deal with the bulls*#t! I am willing to put my time in on line but if there is an unofficial list.... no one knows how these things even work?!

Yes I'd like to sleep in the hotel bed that I'm paying for. Yes I'd like to be a tourist in a city I've never been to before...but now I have to stress about camping in a ga line?

I'm too old for this crap!

Don't bother you can stroll in when the support act starts (or even later) and get a perfectly good spot...pretty close up of you want.
Agreed. Also agree with Matt's article about the process being taken over much in the same way as Springsteen's

Article?

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Re: GA and the "Unofficial List"
« Reply #269 on: July 29, 2017, 12:03:04 PM »
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I have only read through the first few pages of this post and I'm nauseous. Ive just spent a small fortune to fly from New York to St. Louis for the show on 9/16. I have a ga ticket and at 46 years old I do not have it in me to deal with the bulls*#t! I am willing to put my time in on line but if there is an unofficial list.... no one knows how these things even work?!

Yes I'd like to sleep in the hotel bed that I'm paying for. Yes I'd like to be a tourist in a city I've never been to before...but now I have to stress about camping in a ga line?

I'm too old for this crap!

Don't bother you can stroll in when the support act starts (or even later) and get a perfectly good spot...pretty close up of you want.
Agreed. Also agree with Matt's article about the process being taken over much in the same way as Springsteen's

Article?
It's on the @U2 home page. I'm sorry, I tried to copy and paste but just got a blank page when I did that. Technologically impaired here....