Besides the problems getting in the venue (card scanning delays, etc.), what do folks suggest re GA, strategy-wise? How early should one line up to have a shot a being reasonably close (say, main stage, centerish, 5-10 rows/people back)?
Perhaps most importantly, this is the first GA in a long time with no pit/inner circle/ellipse, etc., right? (A real bummer, in my opinion). So what's it like if you're reasonably close? Do things get super-packed? And what about issues with going to the bathroom, etc., and getting back to where you were? I'm worried that these and related issues wi