Yep. My rant has echoed across the internet... here, on fb, and I'm a thorn in the side over on twitter. Once again.. U2 attempted to do what Pearl Jam has done successfully for years. However, they obviously weren't paying much attention because the system got jacked. What they were hoping for, is what Pearl Jam did and has done - to give their fans a great opportunity but to not hog all of the tickets. However, it all backfired, because people like you and I (honest long time fans) were hijacked and got nothing. My code was useless and then about 3-4 hours later it (gasp) strangely and suddenly worked! Oh my! But then they were seats that this single mom of 3, and high school teacher, cannot afford. I do GA because I love it, but most importantly.. I can afford it. So I've been a loud and squeaky wheel all over twitter - blasting the broker and scalper and ticketmaster. Today, I receive an inside word from a reputable source that the scalpers are going to pick up the tix at the venue, sell the ticket to the fan in line, and then escort them into the venue. I'm personally thinking about starting a dating site called - U2 Escorts - hot, nerdy dates for your ultimate & not so pleasurable U2 concert experience! Call now before it's too late! Want to be turned off at your next U2 show? We've got a hot broker that will be sure to 1. not be into the show, 2. text the entire show, 3. take photos with his camera held up the entire time to show his friends he was at a u2 show 3. sing terribly off key and mumble through the words, 4. continually check that stock app that no one uses the entire show. 5. ask annoying questions and talk during the best parts with his bad hot breath. 6. wants to leave early to beat the rush to get back to his Lincoln Park (chicago) studio apt. to blast the music of Kenny G. 7. Keeps complaining that he's hungry and wants to get some food after, during one of Bono's speeches that you are desperately trying to hear. He keeps saying that he's heard of this new place in Wicker Park called Flash Taco (so not new) lol! and on, and on, and on... Chicago is my town and I got completely locked out. I've been complaining about brokers and the big broker sites on twitter. Tonight I get online at the gym to follow up on which dirties got all the GA tix over on s-hub. I was already "denied access." haha! Are they now gonna send out their spies like they did with PJ back in the day? I'm just a school teacher with a voice and an audience to complain to. It's wrong, unethical and I'm standing up for the little guy - me, you, and everyone else that was being honest and legitimate and got ticket jacked. I have nothing & I can't afford to travel to another city this summer. As Tom Petty sings.. "I won't back down.. gonna stand my ground..."