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    Achtung Baby

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  • Location
    Manitoba, Canada
  • Interests
    U2!!! (of course), but also Radiohead, and pretty much every genre of music available. LOVE going to concerts which started with my interest in U2 from a young age. I also like Formula 1, football (NFL and CFL), and hockey (Go Jets Go!).
  • Favourite U2 Album
    The Joshua Tree
  • Favourite U2 Single
  • First U2 Gig
    ZooTV, first leg, Minneapolis March 30/92
  • Recent U2 Gig
    Vancouver 1&2 for I/E
  • Best U2 Gig
    Hard to top first time seeing the band during ZooTV. Had total expectations of Rattle and Hum era, and they blew me out of my seat. Who were these guys? Fly shades and mirror balls? What the heck? Life changing.
  • Favourite U2 Person
    Can't choose
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  1. I bought the AB uber deluxe 20th anniversary reissue for just over $300 from Amazon Canada (which was somehow cheaper than Amazon US). That set was a veritable cornucopia loaded with conent - EXTENSIVE tracks on cd (two albums, tonnes of remixes, and alternate version of AB) and vinyl (album and all complete singles), two excellent documentaries (one of which was only aired on TV; my old VHS recording of it was wearing thin), music videos, Live from Sydney dvd (previously only available on VHS and Laserdisc), the best packaging I've ever seen with a magnetic tiled cover and pull out drawer bo
  2. They just had to wait until the eleventh hour, didn't they? Yep, just had to keep us in suspense. Keep us on EDGE, as it were.
  3. I just got my box set today, and I didn't get my record bag either. Was wondering where it was until I just read Tflyer90's reply above. Thanks. Not even upset I waited an extra week to get it (being from Canada and all). What I AM upset about, is the extra $93 UPS charged me for taxes and brokerage fees. Ugh.
  4. Actually, I was able to buy 2 GA tickets in the first 2-3 minutes, no problem.
  5. I don't have a picture of mine but it looks really cool. It's a black and white picture of a far away shot of the band on stage at the original tour in '87. $20. The tour program is $40 btw. March tent sold out when I tried to get mine, so I'm planning to pick up one in Seattle.
  6. That is a very difficult question to answer. I'll simply describe the pros and cons of different locations. We were front (well, row 3) and dead center on the main stage in Vancouver. To start the show, the lads arrive on the main stage but walk directly to the Tree stage, so for the first 5 songs (sort of an oldies greatest hits) our view pretty much sucked. But when Streets starts, they walked to the main stage, and for the whole album run through our view was incredible. I will say that the stage is very tall and wide, so it's not like you're within a few feet of the guys, but being so clos
  7. Last time, @u2.com hosted the pre-tour meet up at Doolin's Irish Pub on Nelson Street. The meet-up was the night BEFORE the first show, so you could still go to the meet up, and then get in the GA line early the next day, and meet even more fans from all over the world. I'm coming from out of town, and would have no idea what the good pubs would be to do this at.
  8. Me too! GA in Van, RZ in Seattle. I'm traveling about 1400 miles. So worth it.
  9. Nearly every reply to this post missed the original question, which was MAY you record in rz with a go pro, not SHOULD you. First off, I don't know if it's allowed for sure, but I'd be surprised if anyone disallowed it. Secondly, in defense of recording: there are numerous legitimate reasons someone wants to record. At the start of the tour, fans all over the world will be trying to see what the show is like before they get their chance to see the band. Even more so if they couldn't score tickets themselves. They sure don't want to wait a year until after the tour has ended to watch
  10. I know this is super early, but I was wondering if anyone is thinking about hosting a start of tour kick-off party? (@u2.com - I'm looking at you!) The night before the i/e tour in Vancouver in 2015, @u2.com hosted a tour kick-off party at a local pub in Vancouver. My wife and I went and had a FANTASTIC time! My favorite part was talking to all the fans from all over the world who gathered there for the start of the tour. Plus they had some great prizes.
  11. When Edge fell off the stage on opening night of the I+e Tour here in Vancouver it cemented the feeling that U2 were veering closely to The Rolling Stones territory...almost sad to watch in how old they've become, thereby reminding me how old I've become. Thankfully, thanks to their showmanship that feeling went away the second night despite being seated behind the stage in fan club presale-bought seats. They've got one shot this time around. One night to bring me back to 1987. Please don't fek it up, Boys. I don't think Edge falling off the stage was about his age. It seemed to me t
  12. One note on the credit card entry thing. I've used this many times for many different concerts in the past, with no issue. UNTIL... I/E tour Vancouver 1: we were lined up in about 10 or so different rows for the different doors to go through. Our row happened to have technical difficulty with their credit card reader, so all the other rows were getting scanned in and running to the stage, and our row was standing still!!!! Beyond frustrating. Eventually they used one scanning machine for two different rows, which was slow going but at least we were moving. Anyhow, barring any technical dif
  13. 1) Where are you from? Winnipeg, Manitoba 2) Where are your seats? GA for Vancouver (there's 4 of us coming from Manitoba), and my buddy and I have Red Zone for Seattle. First time in Red Zone, and I can't wait to try it out! Figured it would be a good time to try it, as we'll be in line all day for Vancouver already, and I'd rather not go through the GA hassle if I'm crossing borders to go to another show. 3) How many U2 shows is this for you?Vancouver will be 13th, and Seattle will be 14th. Started with ZooTV in Minneapolis in '92, and I've seen every tour since then. I/E was both shows
  14. I got 2 GAs for Vancouver right away. I bought one Red Zone for Seattle, and got through right away. My buddy was also trying for Red Zone Seattle (using TM app), and kept coming up as nothing available. I tired for him for a few minutes with my laptop Firefox browser, and after a few minutes (about 15 minutes after they went on sale), I managed to get him a Red Zone ticket. He owes me one presale code now. Bottom line: keep trying. You never know when/if you'll get through.
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