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    Default Couldn't the presale have waited?

    The timing just seems incredibly inconvenient for those of us who not only just went to Coachella but who saved up for that particular Coachella with the assumption that, should everything not be a shitshow like 2010, one might be able to save up to try and go again in 2012 and start paying in January.

    That, and only offering layaway now (when scalpers are most apt to take advantage of the sale) is particularly damaging in that case.
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    What makes me qualified? I've watched EVERY fucking episode of American Idol, and every single episode of The Voice...Forget that I won departmental music awards when I was in the 8th grade choir.

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    The last few presidents can't make their wives cum while conceiving. They only birth girls. *Horror*
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    So no orgasm for woman = no boys to carry on family name?

    Glad this thread sorted that confusion out, better work the bean fellas

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    Particularly damaging
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    "I'm rich, bitch, I'm a fucking big tymer" - Mannie Fresh, and me, when I buy a ticket in full on Friday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trick Loves The Kids View Post
    "I'm rich, bitch, I'm a fucking big tymer" - Mannie Fresh, and me, when I buy a ticket in full on Friday
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Sense. Do you make it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PassiveTheory View Post
    should everything not be a shitshow like 2010, one might be able to save up to try and go again in 2012 and start paying in January.
    10, 11, 12

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    ITT: One poor person and a bunch of ballers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hydr1 View Post
    10, 11, 12

    Fuck tard
    oh the irony. read what he wrote again
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    Seriously if you can't shell out $100 bucks this weekend, then you don't want it badly enough.

    That's 5 handjobs @ $20/20 minutes each to obtain your goal. Its Tuesday, you have PLENTY OF TIME.

    Refer to Handjobsbyj.com for future money advice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by narek23 View Post
    oh the irony. read what he wrote again
    Oh my bad.....


    10, 11, 12

    Fuck Tard

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    Numbers, money, acts, weather......

    These things mean nothing....sell your soul, burn your check book and be there.





    Fuck tards

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    Presale could have waited, but putting a ticket on layaway can only cost ~$50 or so? It's not that bad.

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    Passive, can you give us a breakdown of your monthly income and expenses? Maybe we can put you on a budget.
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    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trick Loves The Kids View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    Passive, can you give us a breakdown of your monthly income and expenses? Maybe we can put you on a budget.
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    yeah if they were asking for the full price I would say this is way to early for a presale BUT you just need a downpayment and then a payment every mth for 8 mths. If anything it forces you to save for coachella instead of waiting until the last second to get the funds.

    The question is which weekend (or do you go to both)?

    For those that work knowing 11 mths in advance helps (ie get vaca time squared away).

    Really I would guess the only people getting screwed would be college students. They have no way of knowing which weekend will be better for them. Granted college students do make up a decent percentage of the crowd. But still they can just find a way to turn thier assigments in early or take the test earlier or go to lab on a different day or go to clinical on a different day or whatever to make it work.

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    ...or what weekend their grandma will be dying...again.

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    Current job expires after labor day, at $8.25/hr and no more than 35 hours a week, so I'm going to be busy trying to land something beyond August all summer and not able to really throw anything into this.

    I mean, if it boils down to whether or not I have 350$ lying around come January, then that's just how it's going to be.
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    It's not a presale if it sells out next week.
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    it would have been nice if they gave us a couple weeks instead of a few days from the announcement. Kind of abrupt and I along with others depending on financial situations will be broke but whatever, better to have the peace of mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thedude15 View Post
    Really I would guess the only people getting screwed would be college students. They have no way of knowing which weekend will be better for them. Granted college students do make up a decent percentage of the crowd. But still they can just find a way to turn thier assigments in early or take the test earlier or go to lab on a different day or go to clinical on a different day or whatever to make it work.
    This year my last day of classes was May 2. I don't know if going to Coachella 1 will fair better in terms of me getting stuff out of the way and being prepared for finals. I feel like Coachella 2 will be easier for me but I want to go to 1
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    This year I got lucky and my spring break from school was the following week (april 18-22) after Coachella. So fucking nice, my friends and I were beyond spoiled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PassiveTheory View Post
    The timing just seems incredibly inconvenient for those of us who not only just went to Coachella but who saved up for that particular Coachella with the assumption that, should everything not be a shitshow like 2010, one might be able to save up to try and go again in 2012 and start paying in January.

    That, and only offering layaway now (when scalpers are most apt to take advantage of the sale) is particularly damaging in that case.
    It is not just layaway, but you can pay it all at once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugwog View Post
    Seriously if you can't shell out $100 bucks this weekend, then you don't want it badly enough.

    That's 5 handjobs @ $20/20 minutes each to obtain your goal. Its Tuesday, you have PLENTY OF TIME.

    Refer to Handjobsbyj.com for future money advice.
    can i get one those? It would help you out for your cause
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