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    Quote Originally Posted by luckyface View Post
    Didn't you see where Steve said that extra $40/person is going to purchasing more land?
    I think the land the purchased is the area next to it. Where people camp. Maybe they are going to reduce the camping area spots or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by luckyface View Post
    Didn't you see where Steve said that extra $40/person is going to purchasing more land?
    i don't know that for sure. all i know is that they did just buy many of the fields surrounding the actual concert venue, though, and it had to cost 'em quite a bit of money. some of those costs may be defrayed by adding a couple bucks to each ticket. just guessing.

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    Inflation is a bitch, hyperinflation is a motherfucker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rage patton View Post
    But seriously, I think a lot of people will be fine with the price increase if we see that that money actually went towards improving the grounds/ festival experience as a whole... and not just to the GV/ AEG executives.
    GV is not the government. They are not accountable to you as to specifics of what they do with the additional revenue. GV is a private, for-profit company and maximizing profits is rational economic behavior, up to a point. They continue to be accountable to you only in the sense that you as a paying customer do a cost/benefit analysis each year in your decision whether or not to attend.
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    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shoegazer76 View Post
    Inflation is a bitch, hyperinflation is a motherfucker.
    Hyperinflation is a very specific economic phenomenon. It's not a buzzword to spit out when you don't like a sticker price.

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    After spending 1500+ I could care less about the extra 30-40 bucks, just get a better gyro vendor.
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    An extra $3,000,000 roughly per weekend. Not too shabby.
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    and next april not one fuck will be given about an extra $30-$40.

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    Thanks for the lesson Milton Friedman.
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    Cost increase would come down several things to selling fewer VIP tickets/fuel cost increases/generators/security costs/police costs etc.

    Or maybe GV wants a really good end of year Christmas party.

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    Would be nice if they lowered the capacity by 10,000 people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    does anyone read the part about how the fees are included in the price or does everyone forget in years past they were added on? Where is the confusion?
    There's nothing confusing, some just have to bitch, that's all.

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    Just wait until a week before the festival, then you can get a wristband for the 2012 price. People are always desperate to unload then.
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    Here's an article about the land purchase earlier this year. I think they were already leasing most of this anyway, so I wouldn't expect a dramatic increase in space. It does allow them to think about more permanent infrastructure stuff.

    http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/musi...-purchase.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    GV is not the government. They are not accountable to you as to specifics of what they do with the additional revenue. GV is a private, for-profit company and maximizing profits is rational economic behavior, up to a point. They continue to be accountable to you only in the sense that you as a paying customer do a cost/benefit analysis each year in your decision whether or not to attend.
    I know this. And I know I am not going to get a straight answer. It would be nice to get a straight answer though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amyzzz View Post
    Would be nice if they lowered the capacity to 10,000 people.
    Fixed.
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    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rage patton View Post
    I know this. And I know I am not going to get a straight answer. It would be nice to get a straight answer though.
    Josh, as your employer, I am considering giving you a raise. However, before I do, I would like to know what you are going to do with the additional money I am paying you.
    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    On the bright side, they probably won't raise the price for another 6 years
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    Fixed.
    hahaha. Nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neighborhood Creep View Post
    On the bright side, they probably won't raise the price for another 6 years

    Maybe its going to be a Biblical trend? Six years of famine and all!

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    why does it even matter, the world is ending in december. maybe they are throwing an epic company end of world party, i want an invite, dani.

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    So you think Canadians will have to pay extra for international shipping?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    Josh, as your employer, I am considering giving you a raise. However, before I do, I would like to know what you are going to do with the additional money I am paying you.
    Pay off my credit card debt, and then once that is finished probably saving up for a trip to Peru. Do I still get a raise?
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    Supply and Demand Mothafuckas! It's a free market...

    On the other hand... limiting the 'thickets' to 2 per household will create a price distortion and fuck things up. Any Economics majors want to back me up?
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    I think its a bit too early for supply and demand curves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    GV is not the government. They are not accountable to you as to specifics of what they do with the additional revenue. GV is a private, for-profit company and maximizing profits is rational economic behavior, up to a point. They continue to be accountable to you only in the sense that you as a paying customer do a cost/benefit analysis each year in your decision whether or not to attend.
    This should have ended the thread. Stop fucking whining, it's ridiculous to see so many people believe that Coachella is some magic place put on by a bunch of cool dudes who simply want to put on a festival in Southern California for all their friends. It's a fucking business and it's meant to make a profit so shut up and move on or go and have a fun time. If lining some executive's pocket with your hard earned cash just doesn't sit well with you than don't go, or buy anything in America...ever.
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    That's right you assholes. Nobody should ever complaint about price increases. They don't matter at all no matter how loyal of a customer you have been. Just shut up forever. lol

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    I was already on the fence about presales... just made an easier NO decision for me. Hopefully the lineup redeems Coachella 2013.

    Edit: IM STILL WAITING ON MY EMAIL FROM LOST AND FOUND!

    FUCK YOU GV!
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    Loyalty: Buying a ticket to take drugs and watch music you like at the same location for X amount of years
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    Thought this said Of Mice & Men. Now THAT'S a scary thought...
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