How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:58 pm

caffeineslinger wrote:Looks like vehicle passes are sold out.
Craptastic, but remember people were literally giving them away last year because they bought too many.
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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by bornagain88 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:59 pm

Did it sell out yet? My queu says over an hour, feeling like I may not get them this year, got in "line" @ exactly noon... I dont remember there ever being a line..

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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by Major Krash » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:05 pm

vehicle passes sold out in less than 1 second (I clicked at 12:00:00:15 and could not get one)
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Post by bigbluedoggy » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:10 pm

Looks like it was about 1:06? Sold out that is. It's over now.
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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:15 pm

bigbluedoggy wrote:Looks like it was about 1:06? Sold out that is. It's over now.
Why does it say i'm still in the queue then?
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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by MFOB » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:22 pm

Major Krash wrote:vehicle passes sold out in less than 1 second (I clicked at 12:00:00:15 and could not get one)
I clicked at 12:00:00:01 and it took 6 seconds for the GD page to load. So therefore I got it at 12:00:06 and I bought a VP just fine.
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Post by stratdax » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:26 pm

bigbluedoggy wrote:Looks like it was about 1:06? Sold out that is. It's over now.
I clicked the green button within the first second it appeared, waited for an hour, and was taken to the ticket buying page where it said "no tickets available". So even if it took people an hour to buy their tickets, really it was sold out within a second or two.

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Post by dragonpilot » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:31 pm

I'm still in the queue at 1:30 PM PST..am I wasting my time sitting here? I'm gonna sit here until I'm kicked out. Whoops...just told that all tickets sold out. The secondary market has never failed me...
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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by caffeineslinger » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:33 pm

dragonpilot wrote:I'm still in the queue at 1:30 PM PST..am I wasting my time sitting here? I'm gonna sit here until I'm kicked out.
Just below in a grey box it says sold out.

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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by AlexMN1984 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:38 pm

Sold out officially at 3:32 Central Time.

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Post by tatonka » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:39 pm

went to e-mail at 11:59 highlighted link never turned on , went to ticket page and hit button about 10sec late . So im in the Q at 43 min to go , then some kinda pause then its says over a hr. At 12:56 it finally said 45min than 1:32 it got to 11min then sold out sign :(

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Post by Jovankat » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:40 pm

@BManTickets on twitter has announced that it is sold out.

So of the people who actually pledged prizes I was the closest right?

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Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:41 pm

I'm sort of pissed at the "you're here early, but don't worry, just wait for the green button" deal. I clicked that bitch within half a second and I didn't get into the queue until 12:00:54. No wonder I was too far back to get tickets. Connected on a commercial high speed ISP from my office, at that. Sounds like I'm not the only one who did everything exactly by the book and didn't get through, too.
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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by MushLove » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:43 pm

4:20
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Post by AlexMN1984 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:44 pm

TaTonka, doesn't sound like you did anything wrong. I'm sure Ticketfly's software uses some algorithim to approximate how much time it thinks it will take you to get to the front, but in the end all that matters is where it stuck you at the beginning when all 40-80k of us hit the green button within 30 seconds of each other. One of my friends and I were posting our approximate wait times on Facebook, and I was ahead of him by like 20 minutes for most of the time. Then, when I was at 20 minutes left, He went from 40 to 5 minutes and got tickets before I did. I think the little dude on the green line was a more accurate indicator of where you were in line.

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Post by Thecatman » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:49 pm

bigjim242 wrote:I got "You will move to the next step in: more than an hour" first timer here, am I screwed??? :( :( :(
I had the same message and watched the little green man slowly walk to about 1/3 of the way and then the bad news message
I got a late start so that was my fault. I logged in around 12:15. Kinda weird that some are saying they logged in a few seconds after 12:00 and were told "sold out"

But I accomplished a few things while waiting:
Did the dishes
Cleaned the cat boxes
Wrote a check to the gas company
Did a word search puzzle from yesterdays rgj
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Re: How long to sell out? A little ticket day fun.

Post by tatonka » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:53 pm

AlexMN1984 wrote:TaTonka, doesn't sound like you did anything wrong. I'm sure Ticketfly's software uses some algorithim to approximate how much time it thinks it will take you to get to the front, but in the end all that matters is where it stuck you at the beginning when all 40-80k of us hit the green button within 30 seconds of each other. One of my friends and I were posting our approximate wait times on Facebook, and I was ahead of him by like 20 minutes for most of the time. Then, when I was at 20 minutes left, He went from 40 to 5 minutes and got tickets before I did. I think the little dude on the green line was a more accurate indicator of where you were in line.

My little green guy never moved :(
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Post by skibear » Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:59 pm

I clicked at 12:00:00:01 and it took 6 seconds for the GD page to load. So therefore I got it at 12:00:06 and I bought a VP just fine.[/quote]

That's very good. You can move your finger in 1/100 th of a second.
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Post by nixiebunny » Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:10 pm

I clicked the link on the ticket page at about 12:00:03 or :04. It took me a moment to find where on the page the magic button was and scroll to it.

I waited an hour and a half and it told me "sold out" at 22 minutes left in the queue.

So it looks like the tickets sold out in about 3 seconds.

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Post by Bless » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:23 pm

Who won?
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Post by Jovankat » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:40 pm

If we only count folks who offered prizes I think I did.

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Post by Ratty » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:50 pm

FetishK I think you won. Congrats if you did. Anyway I hope the ticket gods were kind to you.
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Post by stratdax » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:58 pm

Looks like there were a few exploits that people and camps used to skip the line. Opening a new tab and pasting the link you got in the email had a chance of taking you directly to the ticket purchase screen. OR with some coding trickery you could get into the queue before noon. So if you're a good burner and follow the instructions and click exactly at noon, you're already way down the line to scalpers and people who know the trick who entered before you. Or another method was this: http://i.imgur.com/Ea9WUqx.jpg
So if you didn't get a ticket, it's because of Ticketfly's shitty flawed service.
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Post by AntiM » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:11 pm

80K burner profiles preregistered for 40K tickets.

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Post by lucky420 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:25 pm

* running out to buy lip balm*
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by 666isMONEY » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:34 pm

stratdax wrote:Looks like there were a few exploits that people and camps used to skip the line. Opening a new tab and pasting the link you got in the email had a chance of taking you directly to the ticket purchase screen. OR with some coding trickery you could get into the queue before noon. So if you're a good burner and follow the instructions and click exactly at noon, you're already way down the line to scalpers and people who know the trick who entered before you. Or another method was this: http://i.imgur.com/Ea9WUqx.jpg
So if you didn't get a ticket, it's because of Ticketfly's shitty flawed service.
That's pretty-much what I did. The link in my email wasn't hot-linked so I had to cut/paste it in. (I never saw a green light that many people mention.) I signed into ticketfly, pasted in the full link, moved my curser to the end of the link and waited to hit enter at exactly 12:00 computer-clock time (I live in Arizona so it was actually 1:00), a page came up that said my promo-code was accepted but the server crashed. I waited 15-minutes, nothing happened so I pasted the link in another window -- minus the promo-code -- and was immediately taken to get tickets.

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Post by mdmf007 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:38 pm

lucky420 wrote:
mdmf007 wrote:
lucky420 wrote:ill french kiss the winner! no, you don't really have to collect...
Of course I'd collect....
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Post by mdmf007 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:40 pm

Jovankat wrote:@BManTickets on twitter has announced that it is sold out.

So of the people who actually pledged prizes I was the closest right?

Pucker upLucky! ;)
I'll ask some folks in the know and get the "official time" and we can all agree on a winner in the next day or two. I blew it horribly, no making out for me it appears.
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Post by jella » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:43 pm

wow good for you..wish I was so computer savvy I just trusted the little walking man :roll:
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Post by Bless » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:46 pm

666isMONEY wrote:That's pretty-much what I did. The link in my email wasn't hot-linked so I had to cut/paste it in. (I never saw a green light that many people mention.) I signed into ticketfly, pasted in the full link, moved my curser to the end of the link and waited to hit enter at exactly 12:00 computer-clock time (I live in Arizona so it was actually 1:00), a page came up that said my promo-code was accepted but the server crashed. I waited 15-minutes, nothing happened so I pasted the link in another window -- minus the promo-code -- and was immediately taken to get tickets.
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