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Lumped in Cedar even though I subscribed before the FAQ was even up.

 

I have no problem having a few different levels of priority to reward people that have been here long term but to lump people who buy in good faith without even knowing what the deal is with people that wait for the FAQ or who will be subscribing on the morning of the sale seems like a massive scam.

Could have been worse, they could have just cut it off and you'd be lumped with the general public !!!

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I now have to work the night of December 1 (Etihad).mad.gif I'm hoping there will be another presale for a second concert in melbourne.  I reckon there will be, although I always think the first concert on sale is often the best with the real die-hard keen fans. But.... there are tech hiccups sometimes with an opening night and a second concert gives the band a chance to loosen up on the first night.  At least that's my spin on it!ohwell.gif If anyone hears of a second gig, please post.

 

I mean if ACDC can sell out three shows at Etihad, there's got to be a chance for U2.

Technical difficulties, mate I was the infamous Sydney show where Adam didn't play because he'd been on a huge bender. His guitar technician / understudy, Stuart Morgan, had to step in and play the bass. Hope he got a good pay that week.

 

http://www.u2tourfans.com/adam-biography/

http://u2-atomic-adam.tripod.com/stuart.html

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securitron_ch']Lumped in Cedar even though I subscribed before the FAQ was even up.

 

I have no problem having a few different levels of priority to reward people that have been here long term but to lump people who buy in good faith without even knowing what the deal is with people that wait for the FAQ or who will be subscribing on the morning of the sale seems like a massive scam.

Could have been worse, they could have just cut it off and you'd be lumped with the general public !!!

 

 

Is it the case that Horizon might buy all the tix though and I will be lumped in with the general public anyway or does Cedar get an actual allocation of further tickets?

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Has anyone had any experience with Red Zone? I like the idea of having a close enough view without the waiting but is it worth it?

 

I guess that would be hard to answer? has anyone been in Red Zone, whats it like? and is it true that you can go back and forth into inner circle GA area?

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Nniixx wrote:

securitron_ch']Lumped in Cedar even though I subscribed before the FAQ was even up.

 

I have no problem having a few different levels of priority to reward people that have been here long term but to lump people who buy in good faith without even knowing what the deal is with people that wait for the FAQ or who will be subscribing on the morning of the sale seems like a massive scam.

Could have been worse, they could have just cut it off and you'd be lumped with the general public !!!

 

 

Is it the case that Horizon might buy all the tix though and I will be lumped in with the general public anyway or does Cedar get an actual allocation of further tickets?

 

I don't know the answer to that question. One of the mods previously stated that having a code is no guarantee of getting a ticket, but I don't know if that means that the pre-sales allocation is limited or the venue sells out ?

 

They reckon theres going to be 90,000 capacity for ANZ you'd seriously hope that at least 30,000 would be alocated for pre-sales, more maybe ?

 

Maybe the lot, after all anything not sold in pre-sales is turned over to the GP anyway.

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Has anyone had any experience with Red Zone? I like the idea of having a close enough view without the waiting but is it worth it?

 

I guess that would be hard to answer? has anyone been in Red Zone, whats it like? and is it true that you can go back and forth into inner circle GA area?

Depends on your U2 fan ness I guess. If I was going on my own I'd probably do it. But taking the family of 4 makes it too expensive.

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I seems by looking around the website that "Red Zone" tickets are sold via auction.

For Syd/Bris/Melb does anyone know the answers to these questions?

*When and where are the auctions held?
*Is it before or after pre-sales?
*How much would one expect to pay for a ticket?

Sorry if its been answered elsewhere. happy.gif

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gj_u2']Has anyone had any experience with Red Zone? I like the idea of having a close enough view without the waiting but is it worth it?

 

 

 

I guess that would be hard to answer? has anyone been in Red Zone, whats it like? and is it true that you can go back and forth into inner circle GA area?

Depends on your U2 fan ness I guess. If I was going on my own I'd probably do it. But taking the family of 4 makes it too expensive.

 

 

 

I've done RZ at the Rose Bowl.

 

But where are you assuming it will be by auction? On Ticketmaster and Ticketek sites it says nothing about auction...EUrope RZ was not an auction, but set price...US was auction and it lasted about 2 weeks....

 

I see nothing about an auction being the method of sale on the ticket sites...and that's what counts.

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I seems by looking around the website that "Red Zone" tickets are sold via auction.

For Syd/Bris/Melb does anyone know the answers to these questions?

*When and where are the auctions held?
*Is it before or after pre-sales?
*How much would one expect to pay for a ticket?

Sorry if its been answered elsewhere. happy.gif

 

 

OMG...how on earth could it be BEFORE the presales, as they start tomorrow?? And if you go to the ticket sites it clearly states ticket prices...

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securitron_ch wrote:

Nniixx wrote:

securitron_ch']Lumped in Cedar even though I subscribed before the FAQ was even up.

 

I have no problem having a few different levels of priority to reward people that have been here long term but to lump people who buy in good faith without even knowing what the deal is with people that wait for the FAQ or who will be subscribing on the morning of the sale seems like a massive scam.

Could have been worse, they could have just cut it off and you'd be lumped with the general public !!!

 

 

Is it the case that Horizon might buy all the tix though and I will be lumped in with the general public anyway or does Cedar get an actual allocation of further tickets?

 

I don't know the answer to that question. One of the mods previously stated that having a code is no guarantee of getting a ticket, but I don't know if that means that the pre-sales allocation is limited or the venue sells out ?

 

They reckon theres going to be 90,000 capacity for ANZ you'd seriously hope that at least 30,000 would be alocated for pre-sales, more maybe ?

 

Maybe the lot, after all anything not sold in pre-sales is turned over to the GP anyway.

 

 

Will be interesting to see. If the Cedar allocation is fine then no harm no foul but I would feel mightily dudded if I pay the subscription and don't end up with a couple of tickets.

 

After struggling through the lottery that was trying to log on to get a ticket in the general public sale for their last tour (successfully thank god) I figured the subscription was worth it so I hope they prove me right.

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