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    I was wondering what the best way is to get a great spot on the coachella stage.

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    kicking and punching and using elbows!


    or alternatively, I find pretending you are pregnant and in distress or about to spew gets people out of the way pretty quickly. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by moham1989 View Post
    I was wondering what the best way is to get a great spot on the coachella stage.
    To get onstage you need to be in the band. Or have a VIP pass (but then you're only really on the side of the stage). Depending on what time you want to get on the coachella stage, you will have to wait til set times come out and contact the band that has the time slot you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by salty dog View Post
    To get onstage you need to be in the band. Or have a VIP pass (but then you're only really on the side of the stage). Depending on what time you want to get on the coachella stage, you will have to wait til set times come out and contact the band that has the time slot you want.
    this answer is brilliantly confusing.
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    on the back of their neck going around the ear into the nostrils = hot coffee breath

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    the best way is to not share your secrets for getting a good spot.
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    my friends tried a tactic that worked pretty good a few years ago by saying one of their friends was deaf and just needed to get a little closer to the stage to hear. The guy that was pretending to be deaf was holding popcorn and offered it to people as they passed by. It worked so well that they got all the way to the front. Also the popcorn he was offering to people was just something he found on the ground that someone else hadn't finished.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikebspeedracer View Post
    Also the popcorn he was offering to people was just something he found on the ground that someone else hadn't finished.
    what a dick
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    -have a friend in a wheelchair

    -have a friend act like they're about to puke and hold em up through the crowd and yell THIS GUY'S ABOUT TO PUKE HOLD THE FUCKIN PHONE!!!

    my friends did both at Smoke Out last year

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    Quote Originally Posted by hools View Post
    --have a friend act like they're about to puke and hold em up through the crowd and yell THIS GUY'S ABOUT TO PUKE HOLD THE FUCKIN PHONE!!!

    my friends did both at Smoke Out last year
    Like anyone would really go deeper into a cluster-fucked crowd if you were about to puke..... I wouldn't believe you and I wouldn't move.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fidoosh View Post
    Like anyone would really go deeper into a cluster-fucked crowd if you were about to puke..... I wouldn't believe you and I wouldn't move.
    saw that used that to get OUT of the crowd...never to get into the crowd.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moham1989 View Post
    I was wondering what the best way is to get a great spot on the coachella stage.

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    Just act creepy behind girls they will move. maybe a fanny pack with a carrot so they think its ur package. maybe a stained mickey mouse t shirt something says I might rape you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F/O/X/Y/5 View Post
    Just act creepy behind girls they will move. maybe a fanny pack with a carrot so they think its ur package. maybe a stained mickey mouse t shirt something says I might rape you.
    LOL!!!! FUNNY!!!

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    ***the left side of the stage
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    Quote Originally Posted by grenade View Post
    ***the left side of the stage
    I like that the organizers realized that this was a thing and uncentered the "center" barrier.

    Which basically means the old trick of going left side doesn't help and also, if you get up close, means you'll be stuck off on the far left and have no access to the actual center.
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    Get to the stage 1 or 2 bands earlier than the one you want to be up front for. Its the only sure-fire way of getting up front without the possibility of getting stuck far back.

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    Stab and twist, imho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moham1989 View Post
    I was wondering what the best way is to get a great spot on the coachella stage.
    Suck a band member off and get backstage access.

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    Well unfortunately NIN isn't here this year. When "March of the Pigs" comes on, its full permission to just mow over everyone in your way. Several NIN shows I've started in the back, and ended up in the front. Did it at Coachella somehow on my first headful of acid also. (bailey you're a pussy)

    You could also show up early, weird thing people do in the states.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugwog View Post
    Well unfortunately NIN isn't here this year. When "March of the Pigs" comes on, its full permission to just mow over everyone in your way. Several NIN shows I've started in the back, and ended up in the front. Did it at Coachella somehow on my first headful of acid also. (bailey you're a pussy)

    You could also show up early, weird thing people do in the states.
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    Wait for one act to leave at the Sahara, then run quick while whoever you want to see is setting up, then die of heat exhaustion, dehydration and too much drugs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dustin da DnB Soulja View Post
    Wait for one act to leave at the Sahara, then run quick while whoever you want to see is setting up, then die of heat exhaustion, dehydration and too much drugs.
    This is what we usually do. Just get to whichever stage you want to see just before the last act is over. When everyone starts leaving get up front as quick as possible and just wait it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    this answer is brilliantly confusing.
    I'd say. So I won't know if I'm in one of the bands on stage until the set times are released? Shit. I hope I'm not in KoL, or Neon Trees. I don't want plastic bottles filled with bird crap launched at me.

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    This is what we usually do.
    You usually die of dehydration? Whoa.
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    Why do you even need to be in the front in the Sahara? Its better to be in the back with more space so you can dance
    So you can see the DJs face, duh!
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    damn lurkerchella 2011
    the music is what its all about, you love it just like i love it.

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    damn lurkerchella 2011
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    Be tall. That is always a good start.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KickerConspiracy View Post
    Be tall. That is always a good start.
    if only it were that easy. I'm still waiting for my growth spurt
    *pouts*
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    front left of any stage just keep walking until you see a space where no one is standing and wow.. you are in the front.. did it by accident for tiesto when i was looking for someone... had no idea i would be stuck there because the cross thing was in the middle

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