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Old 08-12-2014, 20:26
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Help with beating the touts!

Consider ing how many people lost out last time, can people share their tips for getting tickets (legally) on Friday morning?
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Old 08-12-2014, 20:46
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Fastest fingers first.
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Old 08-12-2014, 20:49
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Fastest fingers first.
This. Be ready, refreshing and logged in to the respective sites when the time comes. Some sites let you log in and store your payment details against your account etc. - it all helps.

It's the people that fanny around then look for tickets around lunchtime that lose out.
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Old 08-12-2014, 21:24
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I don't think it'll be that bad to be honest. IF you're online and ready at 9am you will get ones.
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Old 08-12-2014, 21:55
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This. Be ready, refreshing and logged in to the respective sites when the time comes. Some sites let you log in and store your payment details against your account etc. - it all helps.

It's the people that fanny around then look for tickets around lunchtime that lose out.
Disagree, clicked at 9 on the dot for dublin, ticket reserved, entered payment details and pressed enter and ticketmaster said there were no tickets left. Might try gigsandtours or See this time...
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Old 08-12-2014, 23:01
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you should be ok for cardiff.. 10,000 is a lot of tickets
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Old 08-12-2014, 23:05
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Try doing it over the phone with ticket master, I had no problems getting 2 standing tickets for dublin - worth a try
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Old 08-12-2014, 23:06
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See Tickets has always been the most successful for me. Ticketmaster the least.
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Old 08-12-2014, 23:32
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Old 09-12-2014, 15:54
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Some sites let you log in and store your payment details against your account etc. - it all helps.
This is good advice. Find the sites selling the tickets the night before and register all your details well in advance. The heart pounding exercise of typing in your address and card details at 9.01am is stress you can do without. Make sure your logged in to all the sites beforehand and cross your fingers.
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Old 09-12-2014, 15:57
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This is good advice. Find the sites selling the tickets the night before and register all your details well in advance. The heart pounding exercise of typing in your address and card details at 9.01am is stress you can do without. Make sure your logged in to all the sites beforehand and cross your fingers.
See are good in this respect. Another respect in which See excell, is not being Ticketmaster.
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Old 09-12-2014, 16:24
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Of the sites selling the tickets, does one seem better to use over the others? I'm only familiar with Ticketmaster.
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Old 09-12-2014, 16:26
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I find gigsandtours or seetickets faster, as ticketmaster has those waiting pages.
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Old 10-12-2014, 06:46
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Old 10-12-2014, 09:47
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See are good in this respect. Another respect in which See excell, is not being Ticketmaster.
Where See do not excel is in their failure to reserve the tickets for you while you enter your details, so you think you've got them, but when you press confirm order the tickets are no longer available. And it's too late to try anywhere else.

Venue box offices are often a good bet, though not always.
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