Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

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Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby homo ardentum » Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:02 pm

Now that everyone is signed up for the big sale tomorrow, let us know who snags the last tickets to be dusty.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby abigdeal82 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:38 am

i am ready to pounce
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby MoBo » Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:59 am

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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Jackass » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:02 pm

GO!!
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby hazertag » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:05 pm

Im In the cue...but right below where it says "Please stand by..." theres an "internet explorer cannot display the webpage" screen...!? :evil:

The bar is still animating...!?
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby mothertruck » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:07 pm

^^ same story here. Couldn't have entered any faster... :(
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby kittyrodriguez » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:08 pm

Same here!

"Please stand by"

"Connection timed out" :evil:
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Canoe » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:09 pm

hazertag wrote:Im In the cue...but right below where it says "Please stand by..." theres an "internet explorer cannot display the webpage" screen...!? :evil:
The bar is still animating...!?

Same.
But with Firefox the internal box is "The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.... could be temporarily unavailable...".
Don't dare hit refresh.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby hazertag » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:09 pm

well hopefully were still "in the cue" and the page will in fact redirect at some point.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby mothertruck » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:11 pm

haha I've been hitting refresh, I'm screwed I guess
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Canoe » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:12 pm

mothertruck wrote:haha I've been hitting refresh, I'm screwed I guess

Maybe it's tied to IP, not to the page...
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby abigdeal82 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:12 pm

same thing happening to me :( :( :( really hope this works out
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby PeacefulThunder » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:13 pm

i refreshed too. and im opening new tabs at same time
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby wandergirl » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:13 pm

question!! possibly silly.
(for a friend, I have my ticket)

does anybody know if you have to use a credit card in your name to purchase your ticket?
(of course, friend registered August 1st under the correct name, but does not have a credit card. friend is in queue like all y'all)

thanks <3
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby MoBo » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:14 pm

Good luck to all those trying. I don't even need a ticket yet I'm still holding my breath for the first "success" story.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Canoe » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:15 pm

At least I went to the bathroom first, and I have a bottle of electrolyte beside me. Now I need snacks!
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby PeacefulThunder » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:16 pm

wandergirl wrote:question!! possibly silly.
(for a friend, I have my ticket)

does anybody know if you have to use a credit card in your name to purchase your ticket?
(of course, friend registered August 1st under the correct name, but does not have a credit card. friend is in queue like all y'all)

thanks <3


i am assuming you do need a credit card. dont know how you would buy it otherwise.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby wandergirl » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:17 pm

I mean a credit card in her own name. she has another friend's she can use.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby moonelf » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:17 pm

Yea this kinda sucks.. I got the same error on the page, no way to know if the page has timed out and were just watching a looping animation that won't do anything.. :(
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby hazertag » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:18 pm

no one on here has gotten through yet!? ill take that as a good sign overall. probably bad for the network running this.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby PeacefulThunder » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:19 pm

moonelf wrote:Yea this kinda sucks.. I got the same error on the page, no way to know if the page has timed out and were just watching a looping animation that won't do anything.. :(


my guess is if it stops loading, nothing is happening, so load another page and keep the old one if u want just in case.
Loading is different than the bar animation.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Canoe » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:19 pm

Some good news. After several "retry"s within the timed-out box in the middle, I got it filed in with
You are in the queue for the Limited Sale. Tickets are first-come, first-served. If demand is high you may not get to buy a ticket. This page will redirect you to the ticket buy page if there are still tickets available when your turn in line is reached. Thank you for your patience.

Now after 20 or 30 seconds, that box has gone blank.

I did NOT refresh the page.

sigh...
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Cranberry » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:19 pm

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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby moonelf » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:21 pm

PeacefulThunder wrote:
moonelf wrote:Yea this kinda sucks.. I got the same error on the page, no way to know if the page has timed out and were just watching a looping animation that won't do anything.. :(


my guess is if it stops loading, nothing is happening, so load another page and keep the old one if u want just in case.


Yea, doin that now but I lost the very first page I loaded by accident but now I have multiple browser types and my tablet trying to load the page... I just wanna go hoooommmeeeee..... :cry:
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby PeacefulThunder » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:22 pm

ok, now my message is staying on (no google cannot display page) but it stopped loading, so hopefully im in line waiting to get redirected.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:23 pm

This sounds exactly like the start of the 2010 ticket sale. :shock:
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:25 pm

I'm hearing that people are getting through, though I don't yet know the rate that they're selling through. I'll post what I can as I get word.
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby abigdeal82 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:25 pm

TICKET ACQUIRED!!!! I'M COMING HOME!!!
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby Canoe » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:26 pm

moonelf wrote:Yea this kinda sucks.. I got the same error on the page, no way to know if the page has timed out and were just watching a looping animation that won't do anything.. :(

I've noticed that the tab for the page shows it's running some code around every 15 seconds. I suspect that it's checking for queue position. I didn't notice if this was also happening before I got past the timed-out box in the middle.
We're just going to have to sit it out and see what happens.

In Firefox, the mouse wouldn't scroll the box in the middle down to the "retry" click-box. I clicked in the middle of the message, then used the keyboard <down arrow> to see the full message and get to the "retry" click-box.

Good luck!
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Re: Who snagged the last 1,000 tickets?

Postby MoBo » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:26 pm

abigdeal82 wrote:TICKET ACQUIRED!!!! I'M COMING HOME!!!


You win!
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