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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    In all honesty, anyone with tickets should figure out what their cost would be for them to NOT go (i.e. if I came up to you and told you "I'll give you $x to skip coachella this year - what's your...
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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    Those are tickets that just arrived at StubHub Los Angeles at their Last Minute Service center. This close to an event you cannot list hard stock tickets until Stubhub has them in hand. Whoever...
  3. Re: Buying a ticket today from someone off Craigslist.. How can I make sure it's legi

    Given prices on the secondary market, I'd be pretty wary of buying anything for Weekend 1 at this point at such a low price:

    1) Could be fake
    2) Could be real. They may even let you register it,...
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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    Here is the thing about the sales data you're posting:

    When SH covers a short or a dropped order or whatever you want to call it, the completed sales price (which is what is listed above - you can...
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    Re: External Ticket Sourcing

    Yes that's essentially true. What you have to realize is that shorting is commonplace on Stubhub and in fact you'd be hard pressed to find an event on there that's NOT shorted these days.

    Keep in...
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    Re: External Ticket Sourcing

    As I explained in another thread, here is what is happening:

    1) A lot of people (brokers) thought the lineup was weak and started shorting the event. Some may have also shorted based on previous...
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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    Again, those are not legit prices. Those are original sales prices of people who dropped an order and which StubHub later filled at current market prices.
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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    If you want to really mess up a scalper, make a very overpriced listing at whatever price you'd be willing to change weekends. Ship your tickets to Stubhub in LA:

    StubHub Last Minute Service...
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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    Here is what happened:

    1) A lot of people (brokers) thought the lineup was weak and started shorting the event.
    2) They got stuck in what's called a "short squeeze" where it basically has become...
  10. Re: Who has a ticket for a hot girl with money ???!!!!!!!!

    http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lxq32wjlAY1qil96wo1_500.jpg
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    Re: Secondary Market Ticket Prices

    485ish was the low point last year. Day before show there was nothing left under 700. Day of show was 1200.
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    StubHub Replacements?

    Has anyone else been called by stubhub replacement team letting you know that the original seller was unable to provide the wristbands they'd sold?

    I've been cherry picking a few stubhub sales at...
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    Re: Anyone else get extra wristbands in the mail?

    Good luck to you if you resold your extras on StubHub. They will find your customer replacements and since their replacement team works on commission they won't be looking for the cheapest wristbands...
  14. Re: Tickets Just hit the lowest. Grab them while you can.

    Check the shipping date on the listings. Sometimes it can be worth a few extra bucks to take wristbands that ship immediately vs. four days prior to the event because if your band is an obvious fake...
  15. Re: Help...UK girl in desperate need of a ticket. Tickets outside the event?

    This likely will not be the case again. Last year Coachella had massive hand scanner malfunctions and ticket takers were just grabbing your ticketfast tickets, ripping them and slapping a wristband...
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    Re: Will prices go up or down?

    Dream on. Scalpers don't have nearly as many tickets as a lot of you seem to think they do.
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    Re: Stubhub VIP tix

    This.

    Get ready for some nice CC charges if you effed up on this one as a seller.
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    Re: Stubhub VIP tix

    You just got a clueless rep. The fact that the tickets are sortable into two categories by their site indicates that they are guaranteed and in fact are distingushing between the two types of tickets.
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Bottom line dude:

    You claim up to 50,000 tickets were bought by scalpers yet you're at a loss to explain why only 1% of those tickets are listed on stubhub, something that would NEVER NEVER NEVER...
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    Re: "All I'm asking for is a threesome."

    What would you do if you had an extra Coachella ticket?

    I'll tell you what I'd do, man: two chicks at the same time, man.

    That's it? If you had a Coachella ticket, you'd do two chicks at the...
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    Re: Feedback wanted on upcoming ticket buy.

    You DO realize that as soon as she lists them on StubHub anyone can buy them, right?
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    Re: Feedback wanted on upcoming ticket buy.

    Paypal pretty much just confirms that the seller mailed SOMETHING to the buyer's address and got a signature.
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    Re: Feedback wanted on upcoming ticket buy.

    Yeah that's not going to happen with Coachella. All tickets are wristbands and by the time you realize you have bad/fake tickets there is no way stubhub is going to be able to get replacements to...
  24. Thread: Ticket Economy

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    Re: Ticket Economy

    Plenty of tickets sold the day the show sold out at 800-900 bucks. Prices were going back up until the shorters decided to start undercutting. Those 6 and 8 packs are short sales, guaranteed. It...
  25. Re: Tickets on ebay are selling for...............

    Low point is most likely going to be when people have wristbands in hand. Despite conspiracy theories, a significant number of tickets are being sold by amateurs/other concert goers who bought to...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    OP I'd love to hear your logic for how anyone could buy 1000 or so tickets to Coachella even when they had five days to do it. Your logic so far has proven to be so full of chunnel sized holes that...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Also, assuming you understand even basic concepts of economics, you'd realize that there is no way in hell that 50,000 tickets would sell at $600+ each. The demand is not sufficient to command that...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Hindsight being 20/20. The number of people bitching that it sold out fast and who don't have tickets shows that ESPECIALLY THE REGULAR ATTENDEES did not expect the popularity this year.

    Trust me....
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Now I just think you're trolling since you don't even bother to reply to anyone who contradicts your paranoid posts with actual facts. No broker in their right mind is going to plunk down 16 grand...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    You are incredibly delusional. If there were 50,000 tickets in broker hands you can bet your ass there would be at least 40,000 tickets listed on Stubhub, which is clearly not the case. In fact I...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Thank you. I wasn't aware that I owned Google but now that I know I think I'll go out and buy a nicer car than the POS I drive now.



    They're not buying the tickets earlier than anyone else. ...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    http://www.phuckpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Pot_Meet_Kettle.jpg
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    I have special special access to Coachella 2012 wristbands. It will only cost you $1500. And I can't deliver them until April 2012.

    On the one hand you have repeatedly said you think ticket...
  34. Re: Has Anyone Purchased tickets from an online Broker?

    If the AG sets up a massive anti drug sting at Coachella this year because of all these letters you only have SNTS to blame.
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Look, I know a significantly greater number of ticket brokers than you obviously do. I also know the business and its patterns of behavior. There is NO WAY that a majority of these tickets were...
  36. Re: Has Anyone Purchased tickets from an online Broker?

    Because all of the crime in the state of California has been solved and they're looking for suggestions for fun things to do over spring break. Like prosecuting ticket brokers for nonexistent crimes.
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Probably a BA in Conspiracy Theories with a minor in Tinfoil Hat Construction.
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    OP all you're doing is ensuring that dozens of people are now motivated to scalp extra tickets to Coachella next year. Welcome to the Law of Unintended Consequences.
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    That would be as it pertains to the stock market, not concert tickets. I'm fairly certain the SEC does not have jurisdiction over the secondary ticket market.

    And yes, if people are stupid enough...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Absolutely. It's called naked short selling in the stock market. Or just "shorting" in the broker world.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naked_short_selling

    A significant number of the listings...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    I'm just worried that she's going to try to float her car to Bombay because everyone knows that Indio is right next to Pakistan.
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    One last time because you are obviously slow:

    Tom owns tomstickets.com

    Jerry owns jerrystickets.com

    But nobody is going to search all over the internet to see who has the best price out of...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Okay, I'm done being nice. You have to be one of the most dense people I've ever had the misfortune to come in contact with in my life.

    Do you even read replies to your pointless conspiracy...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    Do you even understand how those sites work? Ticket Network broadcasts individual brokers tickets on each others sites so that every broker doesn't have a website dedicated to just selling their...
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    Re: legitimacy, donde?

    StubHub guarantees the legitimacy of the tickets they sell. If you get counterfeits you should request some sort of denied entry form from the venue but most tickets are legit and wristbands should...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    I'm pretty certain there are a lot more illegal things going on at Coachella than exceeding the ticketmaster purchase limit on tickets. You REALLY want the AG to go poking around out there?
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    Re: Will prices go up or down?

    Figure out which day the passes/wristbands are shipping. Plan on buying a few days after that when people have the actual goods in hand and supply is at its highest. Demand curve for tickets is...
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    Re: WHAT YOU CAN DO to FIGHT the SCALPERS

    THIS.

    OP you obviously have no clue what you're talking about. Looking at secondary market tickets vs total tickets sold and it's far below the average for damn near any other broker held show. ...
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    Re: Will prices go up or down?

    Once the hard tickets rolled off the stubhub site and there were only etickets left, they hit 4-5000 a pair. This was roughly 48 hours prior to the festival.
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    Re: Phone Orders recieved tickets already?

    Assuming you still have this guy's contact info, file a police report and see if they'll work with you to have your girlfriend or someone who has a different voice/email call him up to buy another...
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