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  1. Re: Coachella is 2 Weekends! April 13 - 15 and April 20 - 22 2012

    I wonder if Cee Lo Green will be on time for one of the Coachella weekends.
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    Re: ImprovementChella

    What a difference a year makes.

    The entry process this year was the quickest and easiest that I have seen (year 5 for me). Almost no line up to get in on day 1. It was absolutely a no stress...
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    Henry Rollins, John Waters, ... ?

    I enjoyed Henry Rollins a couple of years back. Unfortunately, I missed John Waters last year due to the incredibly stupid time they put him on. Is there anything like them on the menu this year that...
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    Re: Refillable water bottles

    Apparently I don't know how to post photos properly. I will now back away with my tail between my legs.
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    Re: Refillable water bottles

    This might look better. This was taken in 2007, one of our party took the recycling seriously:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/58838188@N05/5396023664/
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    Re: Refillable water bottles

    I think they should allow you to bring in water. As per the thread below other major festivals allow it and they aren't in a desert:

    http://www.coachella.com/forum/showthread.php?t=44350
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    Re: Forced shuttle pass

    I'm not sure how this is going to reduce the parking issue. People can still park for free even if they are forced to buy a shuttle pass.

    Essentially, the last 15,000 people (or whatever amount of...
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    Re: Sell out, or not sell out?

    I moved some money as well. Me to TicketMaster to GV.

    I don't think this lineup should sell out (it's not as good as last year - and I hate supporting Kanye West in any way), but I think it's...
  9. Re: Why doesn't Coachella allow factory sealed water bottles?

    Yup, 16.9oz = 500ml

    Still a small bottle in my mind.
  10. Re: Why doesn't Coachella allow factory sealed water bottles?

    True. It was just to show that they have some leeway on the rules.



    Actually I am complaining. The water that they sell are the little 500ml bottles. I think the size of the bottle is too...
  11. Re: Why doesn't Coachella allow factory sealed water bottles?

    That would be some pissy warm Heineken.



    I really doubt this is the issue. Just as a comparison (not water, booze), the Stagecoach festival has a beer garden but you are allowed to take your...
  12. Re: Why doesn't Coachella allow factory sealed water bottles?

    I like to freeze the bottles (nothing like cold water later in the day), and I usually do get them in, it is just not consistent.The security people don't seem to be hired for their intelligence.
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  13. Why doesn't Coachella allow factory sealed water bottles?

    Lollapalooza (in chicago) does:

    http://www.lollapalooza.com/info/faq/index.php#items

    Sasquatch (in washington) does:

    http://www.sasquatchfestival.com/#/gorge

    Bonnaroo (tennhicksee) does:
  14. Re: "All festival passes will be shipped approximately 3 weeks prior to the event."

    They shipped all tickets for the Vancouver/Whistler Winter Olympics via UPS and I'm pretty sure they had a few international visitors. I don't think this will be an issue for Coachella.

    I really...
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    Re: What day the line up comes out

    Your post effected me and hope others are also affected by it.
  16. Re: How will the clusterfuck be fixed this year?

    They need to hand out wristbands in advance and have a separate lineup to enter the festival for people who already have the wrist bands.

    Plus they need to dump the security check on Monroe.
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    Re: My thoughts on the weekend

    The amount of garbage was embarrasing.

    They need to put more bins around the festival (emptying them once in awhile would also help), but they also need to put bins along the walkways leading to...
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    Re: So Gorillaz is .....this?

    It was a good show, it just wasn't as good as Thom Yorke.

    Phoenix (I'm not a fan, but they were good), Thom Yorke then Gorillaz worked for me.
  19. Re: Atoms For Peace Just Ripped Coachella's Head Off

    Incredible show. I expected to see people streaming out to see the Gorillaz, but it seemed that hardly anyone left. How could they?

    Thom Yorke + Flea = Magic
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    Re: John Waters. Great fun!

    I wish they had him on a little later in the day. There was no chance of making it there for 1PM.

    I mean who doesn't want to hear about Divine making pig porn?
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    Re: The Cluster Fuck That Was Today

    Getting in (via foot) was much better Day 2, but still frustrating due to the lack of organization.

    There is absolutely no queue management. You get a glom of people in what looks to be a line...
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    Re: The Death of The Outdoor Theatre.

    I didn't find it that bad for the Dead Weather. We came after MUSE and were able to get about 15-20 yards in front of the sounstage without being dickish. It seemed that alot of people were streaming...
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    Re: The Cluster Fuck That Was Today

    I can confirm this. My girlfriend and I got into the festival without a wristband and without our ticket being scanned (which is absolutely ridiculous). I still don't have a wristband so I have the...
  24. Thread: Golfing

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    Re: Golfing

    Nice. Love thy trophy.
  25. Thread: Golfing

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    Re: Golfing

    The La Quinta Dunes and Mountain course had a super twilight last year that was pretty reasonable (I think it was $59). We had just enough time to get 18 in.

    Terra Lago and Indian Springs have...
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    Re: Cool Shops/Shit to Do Around the Festival?

    Golfing / Hiking / Mexican Food

    Rinse and repeat.
  27. Thread: The Who

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    Re: The Who

    The Who put on a great show. They've always put on a great show. It's part of the reason why they are still popular after almost 50 years.

    I'm not sure why so many people on this board think the...
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    Re: 2010 Poster Changes

    Which poster version will the Beastie Boys be on?
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    Re: Coachella Food 2009

    Where is the Hawaiian BBQ? I looked for it today and couldn't find it. Usually it's in the food court between the Outdoor and Gobi stages.
  30. Re: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for headliners for Saturday

    I think they would be a great replacement for Winehouse. It would be in the same kind of vibe and well, they're better.
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    Re: Stevie Wonder

    Stevie would be great.

    Maybe we would be lucky enough for the Jonas Bros. to join him like at the Grammy's.
  32. Thread: Hiking!!

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    Re: Hiking!!

    This site seems to have a lot of good info:

    http://www.hiking-in-ps.com/trails.php

    I'm still deciding on what hike(s) to do this year. I did a pretty good jaunt in Palm Canyon last year with...
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    Re: VIP tix now available with AMEX Gold Card

    Thanks for this information GPS. It seems impossible to get VIP info through any other channels. I'm still wondering why that is...
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    Re: The official 2009 GA Number count thread

    If the GA numbers on Ticketmaster's site do reflect ticket sales (big if), it does show that sales for Saturday and Sunday aren't all that good (especially Sunday). If it stays that way it'll force...
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    Re: Possible new Saturday headliners

    Move the Cure to Saturday above the Killers, add NIN and Jane's Addiction to Sunday. You're welcome.
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    Re: Bonnaroo Lineup Just Wiped Coachella's Booty

    Whether you like Bonnaroo's line-up or not is one thing (it looks pretty solid, I'll take the Beasties or NIN in the Coachella line-up thanks), but why is it that other festival's can tell us when...
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    Re: VIP Tickets - Craigslist?

    Ya. How Much?



    No age requirement. You just need your heineken wristband in order to buy booze.
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    Re: Saturday's a Joke, Right?

    Umm. I don't think so. Neil's just fine live thank you.

    Having said that, I've seen him a number of times and I would rather have a different addition. I still want NIN.
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    Re: Why No Presale?

    Yes, why no presale. I'm coming from Canada, I bought my plane tickets in December. How about some sort of benefit / break for those of us that will be attending regardless of the lineup, yada, yada,...
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    Re: The Horrors.....anyone???....anyone???

    Are these guys going to show up this time?
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    Re: Is Coachella life changing?

    Yup, it's life changing. Now I fly to Palm Springs every year. Never used to.
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    Re: WE DEMAND AN EXPLANATION official thread

    Ditto. My flight and accommodations are paid for already. I just want to start getting psyched for who's going to be there, researching bands I don't know, speculating on set times... It never ends.
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    Re: The Desert Sun

    Really? You believe this? I didn't even think that GV was going to be able to pull off the Roger Waters show. I thought they would have to take out some elements because it was too big. The RW show...
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    Re: Experiences?: Best upscale hotel option?

    Try and find a private rental. You'll get better facilities and it'll probably be cheaper, closer, etc.
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    Re: The Desert Sun

    I'll buy that. Probably one of the most thoughtful things i have read on this board.
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    Re: Babies at coachella

    It'll be 110 degrees out. Sounds like good baby cooking conditions.

    Make sure you baste it with olive oil.
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    Re: What was your first concert?

    YES 90125 tour. I think it was '82.

    Great show. They didn't have a backup. They played Bugs Bunny cartoons instead.
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    Re: The Horrors.....anyone???....anyone???

    I just thought this was some sort of Apocalypse Now thread.

    I might have missed this. Never heard of these guys. I'm in.
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    Re: portishead and kraftwerk both headlining

    Looks like the Coachella faithful aren't buying PortisHead as a headliner.

    They still need a bit of Rock n' Roll on Saturday. Not Shit Truck for Ugly. White Stripes would do.

    Add DMB to Friday...
  50. Re: Bowie Officially Added to Friday Night Lineup

    True. True, but wait until you see the show. It's the last of this tour in North America and might be the last time he comes around as well.
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