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    Default should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    i was curious to know how some of you felt about if coachella decided to sell tickets for gold circle tickets which would give you access to front of stage for the main and outdoor stages only? just a discussion topic...

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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    NO.

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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    no way. Only rich snobby assholes would end up in the front and ruin the vibe.
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    i would say yes only if it was at a decent price. kind of like how u2 sold the floor tickets cheap but it was first come first sold type of thing. id be cool with that. or at least give us the chance to buy them first!

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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    Fuck no. It would ruin the vibe, take up too much valuable space, and ruin everything for the common folk. Only noobs hang out by the main stage the whole time, anyway. Famous people and ass-kissers of famous people score all-access passes and watch bands while on-stage, which is a lot better.

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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    nope.
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    Part of the essence of Coachella is that is an even playing field (pun intended) for everyone.
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    it's bad enough they sell "vip" tickets. now when i'm trying to watch explosions in the sky, there are drunk ass rich kids onstage blocking the coachella in the background.
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    Quote Originally Posted by jenniferrrae View Post
    it's bad enough they sell "vip" tickets. now when i'm trying to watch explosions in the sky, there are drunk ass rich kids onstage blocking the coachella in the background.
    um. vip tickets don't get you on stage. they get you access to the VIP area that is to the left of the main stage. not in front of you. those people on stage have back stage passes.

    someone correct me if I am mistaken.

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    FUCK NO! That pissed me off at Vegoose. If you can't fight your way to the front and earn your spot don't bother. And what's more, the spots the section off for the 'vip pit' is usually lame anyway.

    But seriously... "VIP Pit"? Doesn't that cross itself out?

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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    apologize for not being clear, but left of the stage/on the stage are equally distractive... especially when there is a constant camera flash coming from the direction your looking in
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    The last thing we need to do is cater further to "this" crowd. It's a festival. It's time to mingle.

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    I would not mind doing so. I could buy 10 of them and wait till it sells out and sell them for 500 a pop.
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    scott stapp> robert plant? huh?

    axl rose+ lead singer of avenged sevenfold= both shitheads!

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    I'm all about waking up early and buying better seats than everyone, but this is different. You're supposed to fight it out at a festival.
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    I'd like to see someone body surf, while sitting in a chair.


    BTW - Stagecoach sold 400 tickets at $493 a ticket within a matter of seconds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrettyRagdoll View Post
    FUCK NO! That pissed me off at Vegoose. If you can't fight your way to the front and earn your spot don't bother. And what's more, the spots the section off for the 'vip pit' is usually lame anyway.

    But seriously... "VIP Pit"? Doesn't that cross itself out?
    Agreed! It was like that at vfest and it was distracting. The scary thing- ONLY vfest's VIP area had those special trailer pottys. That was something I was ever so grateful for at coach! I love those trailer pottys. I just cant do the porta potty ones.

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    Those VIP areas at Vegoose were ridiculous. They were off to one side or the other. No real better view of the stage at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by anti-square View Post
    no way. Only rich snobby assholes would end up in the front and ruin the vibe.
    Agreed. When we saw NIN at Coachella, we were close to the stage, on the left. There was a gate on the fence on the left side, and a trail of "VIP" people kept walking in and out, in and out, getting their alcohol. It was really annoying.

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    seats mean no moshing, fukk dat shit! and get rid of tha other stages cuz nobody ever goes there. i only did for tha nightwatchman which sukked cuz i had 2 give up my spot for chilli pepperz and it wuz a long walk.
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    No, this isnt Stagecoach........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rap/rock Is Life View Post
    seats mean no moshing, fukk dat shit! and get rid of tha other stages cuz nobody ever goes there. i only did for tha nightwatchman which sukked cuz i had 2 give up my spot for chilli pepperz and it wuz a long walk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jenniferrrae View Post
    apologize for not being clear, but left of the stage/on the stage are equally distractive... especially when there is a constant camera flash coming from the direction your looking in
    you mean like this? whoops...


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    Is that Lindsey Lohan on the right of the pic texting on her phone cause she sees Scar Jo?
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    hell no....
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    Quote Originally Posted by gaypalmsprings View Post
    I'd like to see someone body surf, while sitting in a chair.


    BTW - Stagecoach sold 400 tickets at $493 a ticket within a matter of seconds.
    Wait... wtf? I just realized Stagecoach has reserved seating at the mainstage.
    Are you kidding me? Thats so... weird.

    Also, did anyone notice Stagecoach has a sponsor?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rage patton View Post
    Wait... wtf? I just realized Stagecoach has reserved seating at the mainstage.
    Are you kidding me? Thats so... weird.

    Also, did anyone notice Stagecoach has a sponsor?
    Looks like they had to set their ticket price within the $1million limit of festival cost.

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    gold circle pit tickets?: No Hell No

    With Coachella at 3 days now, it is a beast out there surviving (especially if you're camping!!!). And I don't like the idea of people kicking it in beer gardens, then finally venturing out to the gold circle spot for headliners. Fucks up the vibe.

    Money divisions are never a good thing. VIP is everywhere obviously, but at coachella it is a twist of money/hookup division. Nothing to be envious about, cause the party is out on the fields anyway.

    There is a sense of crazy endurance and contentment after waiting for a while before a headliner comes on at Coachella. I got to the Daft Punk pit 3.5hrs early just to make sure I had a bomb spot. You talk and connect to people who are true fans, because they are there hardcoring it, and having a good time too.

    You don't need to add more tier statuses to attending coachella. Now, that doesn't mean I am not hoping for my VIP connections to come through this year...lol, but I'm just saying
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    Default Re: should coachella start selling gold circle pit tickets?

    Quote Originally Posted by rage patton View Post
    Wait... wtf? I just realized Stagecoach has reserved seating at the mainstage.
    Are you kidding me? Thats so... weird.

    Also, did anyone notice Stagecoach has a sponsor?
    Yes we noticed. The sponsor is up the alley of the audience being reached. Coachella has sponsors too, like its something new? Its just not ''Heineken presents: Coachella''



    And have you ever been to a Country music concert, event, etc etc? Didnt think so, it sounds weird, but its justifiable for this.


    And its the Mane stage, get it?

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