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OfflineViveka
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Ticketbastard
    #2678304 - 05/14/04 04:05 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Tickets (Primus)
FULL PRICE ADULT US $35.25 x 2
Total Convenience Charge(s) US $14.50

Order Processing Charge(s) US $4.55
Standard Mail No Charge

TOTAL CHARGES US $89.55


This is so fucking wrong. I wouldn't mind paying PRIMUS directly $90 for 2 tickets. But Ticketbastard is making a killing off of the band and my love for them. SOOO terrible.

Why the hell do these assholes control most of the tickets? Why can't we get them directly from the band, thus ensuring that the money goes to whom it should?

And how the HELL do these dicks justify an additional $19.05 for two tickets? "Convenience charge and "Order Processing" charge? Give me a break. The site is frickin automated!

This is true crime. But I missed Primus when they came through Phoenix so I'm not missing them again. Watch, the show probably won't even sell out and I'll have spent the Ticketbastard rape fees for nothing. But I'll be in Seattle on 6/2 looking for a place for when I move there this summer and I AINT MISSIN' THIS SHOW!


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OfflineYouEnjoyMyself
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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Viveka]
    #2678329 - 05/14/04 04:09 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

ticketmaster is so much bullshit. they charge so much extra for tickets, it's ridiculous, they make mad profit. i hate them.


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OfflineMizzJazzy
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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Viveka]
    #2678360 - 05/14/04 04:15 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Yeah, the best thing is when bands have mail order, you can cheat Ticketmaster out of their share that way!

But I'm sure the show will bne worth it, regardless... just sucks that the mula doesn't go directly to suport the music.

~T~


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: MizzJazzy]
    #2678370 - 05/14/04 04:16 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

yeah, mail order is great, straigth through the bands. but if you can't do that you gotta go through ticketbasterd...but you can also scalp for tickets which can be easy, depends who your are seeign.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: YouEnjoyMyself]
    #2678391 - 05/14/04 04:19 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Yeah... there wuill always be people ready to *bitch* about Ticketmaster...

But until there's another large ticket distributor, we're stuck. :frown:


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: MizzJazzy]
    #2678408 - 05/14/04 04:22 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

i hope ticketmaster goes out of business...but that won't happen in like forever cause they make so much money.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Viveka]
    #2680062 - 05/14/04 10:43 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Primus sells them through music today why the hell didn't you get them earlier and avoid them fucks? I do almost always unless you know you figure out you can actually make it and it's to late to get them thru there. That shit doesn't last long and I understand it then, you need to apply to primus's mailing list if you don't know what I'm talking about.... But your goint to see a bad show man fuck the money ! ! ! Have fun!


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Adom]
    #2680083 - 05/14/04 10:49 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Primus rocks :thumbup:


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Adom]
    #2680115 - 05/14/04 10:56 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

YES! and sorry for that mess, no more posting when fucked.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Viveka]
    #2680125 - 05/14/04 10:58 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Oysterhead w/ Les Claypooooooooool...


VERY COOL.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: MizzJazzy]
    #2680130 - 05/14/04 11:01 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Yeah, I like thier album, did you see them in concert?


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Adom]
    #2680144 - 05/14/04 11:03 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Sure did...


Caught them in Gainesville, Florida.,,,


What a FUN show!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: MizzJazzy]
    #2680149 - 05/14/04 11:05 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Damn! That would of fucking rocked. I've enjoyed the few bootlegs I heard from tour quit alot.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Adom]
    #2688635 - 05/16/04 10:31 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Dammit, yeah I shoudla checked out Primus' presale or whatever.  I aslo talked to my friend in SEA who could have got them at the box office.  It was a bad call, but I just dodn't want to risk it selling out.  But like you said, fuck it, it'll be a killer show!  They're playing Frizzle Fry front to back, right?

I saw Oysterhead on Oregon.  It was great to see Stew Copeland and Claypool on stage. There were a shitload of wookies tokin' kind!  I'm not the hugest phan of Anastasio though :shocked: mainly because i don't really dig his singing.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: MizzJazzy]
    #2688648 - 05/16/04 10:34 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

OYSTERHEAD RAWKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  :jammingout:

they are all SOO amazing at their instruments....i had a dvd of their concert in chicago that my brother went to...he was up front and you can see him, it's cool...and i have a vhs from HBO that shows some of their concert in california...but from what it shows their isn't anything where trey is wailing on guitar, i really wanted to see him wail on that but none of the songs they played and showed he does :frown:  but it was still good.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: YouEnjoyMyself]
    #2688735 - 05/16/04 10:52 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

String Cheese Incident is currently suing Ticket Master over this very issue and the fact the ticket master is slowly lowering the number of tickets the can sell directly to their fans. I think Pearl Jam tried to do the same thing in the mid 90s. And yes Oysterhead did rawk....anyone got a picture of that guitar Trey had with the antlers and the therimen on it?


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Hooty]
    #2688749 - 05/16/04 10:54 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

ill get the links....there is also a picture of him in jon fishman's (from phish) dress cause it was the halloween show and trey dressed up.


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Hooty]
    #2688765 - 05/16/04 10:58 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

trey in the dress WITH the matterhorn (antler guitar)

http://www.toddberman.com/Covers/oysterhead10-31-01.jpg


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: Viveka]
    #2688863 - 05/16/04 11:14 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Tickets (Primus)
FULL PRICE ADULT US $35.25 x 2
Total Convenience Charge(s) US $14.50

Order Processing Charge(s) US $4.55
Standard Mail No Charge

TOTAL CHARGES US $89.55
they did this to me this time around too
last time primus was here (SEA 4-5 months ago) the tickets were sold out so i had to pay 50 a ticket for reserved seating =/ they played seas of cheese which made up for it but rediculous the amount of ticket prices


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Re: Ticketbastard [Re: YouEnjoyMyself]
    #2688872 - 05/16/04 11:15 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

looks somewhat different than i remember, for some reason i was thinking the anters came out of the fret board side of the body....though I guess that would be kind of in the way....


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