Official Dark Lord Day Tix Thread

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by TIMMYJ21, Mar 17, 2012.

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  1. TapeDeck

    TapeDeck Savant (250) Illinois Mar 31, 2011

    I understand why you'd think that. But I simply EXPECTED to get the shaft. I have never sold or muled beer not a ticket. You'll see me at the front of the line like last year and XV. It's less that I want to support scalping, and more that I won't miss this, and fully expected my shit Internet to wuss out on me.
  2. TapeDeck

    TapeDeck Savant (250) Illinois Mar 31, 2011

    Oh. Dat weren't me. I presumed the arrow up was toward me.
  3. No boysoul for you.
  4. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    Haha no sir. I expected to get shafted today too after my pre-5am KBS fiasco. Shoot me a BM when we get closer to DLD so we can share some brews there.
  5. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    I don't know how me posting factual information about you trying to sell DLD tickets (oh wait that was your roommate) makes me a troll.
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  6. Well since that was my roommate, and I have 3 friends who will be joining me on DLD (maybe more if I can secure some more tickets), I'm not sure (nor care) if you believe that I truly would scalp tickets.

    Regardless, there's no benefit to selling the tickets. The beer is much more valuable.
  7. paslaugh

    paslaugh Aficionado (170) Illinois Feb 17, 2012



    There are seriously 10,000 people trying for 1,000 tickets. The status quo is pretty much the best way to do it.
  8. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,160) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Verified

    It's a crapshoot. Don't take it so personally. Beer releases are nuts these days.
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  9. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    I'm just intrigued by your semi-defense of eBayers that you conveyed in various threads throughout the day. If you're just being cynical then by all means continue...sometimes it gets tricky to interpret tone/intent through bare text, but the evidence is there.

    If you are actually going to DLD I'd welcome the opportunity to share some brews with you. I have a feeling we might get along.
  10. raninator84

    raninator84 Aficionado (165) Ohio Sep 9, 2008

    Refreshed at 12:00 and strolled right through the process, I had all my information for billing written down in large letters on a piece of paper so I could get through the process quicker. This will be my third year in a row and I have not had one hiccup. My tips: Be ready with your info because its timed and do not refresh anywhere in the process of getting tickets. Sorry to all those who are missing out, there were only two of us that got tickets out of my ten friends.

    To those using multiple computers: Is it possible that you may have slowed down your own internet connection trying to distribute all that bandwidth?
  11. I struck out if any have any available to sell to a fellow BA let me know. Congrats to the lucky one's who scored tickets
  12. chronie

    chronie Aficionado (180) Illinois Aug 1, 2011

    I got my group C tickets at 12:15. I am sorry for those who lost out.
  13. Alpar

    Alpar Savant (490) Kentucky Apr 13, 2009

    Got in at 12:00 left with zero, I was at work and their connection just couldn't push through... Sucks, can't believe I am going to miss the event this year.
  14. Alpar

    Alpar Savant (490) Kentucky Apr 13, 2009

    Crazy. I tried every group at 12:01-12:06 with switching from 2 to 1 and it kept telling me there were none available.
  15. laikom

    laikom Aficionado (100) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

  16. Khazadum

    Khazadum Savant (395) Illinois Apr 29, 2010

  17. laikom

    laikom Aficionado (100) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    OK, thanks, please disregard the sell part, I'm really looking to trade anyhow. I had posted earlier about a trade but realized that finding one's gots list is no longer simple to do.
  18. raymo55

    raymo55 Savant (475) Michigan Oct 3, 2011

    I don't want the ticket....I just want the beer! Just sayin
  19. Gritch

    Gritch Aficionado (210) Indiana Dec 26, 2010 Verified

  20. MNPikey

    MNPikey Advocate (625) Minnesota Feb 27, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    For the price these tickets are being listed for I might as well just skip the whole thing and buy the bottles on ebay for $60 a piece and come out ahead.

    Ticket: $450.
    4 Bottles: $60

    Thats $510 right there. Not to mention gas and lodging.

    I can go on ebay and buy bottles for around $70 or so. $510 will buy me 7 bottles. More if I can get em for less than $70 a piece (which I have several times).
  21. marshmeli

    marshmeli Savant (485) New York Feb 14, 2012 Verified

    Got ya its odd but it's how music today has done ticket sales for years. I have been using their site for various concert ticket sales since at least 2000 if I recall so I'm just used to it.
  22. antoines15

    antoines15 Savant (445) California Dec 14, 2008 Verified

  23. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Advocate (560) Illinois Apr 23, 2010 Verified

    My boss is looking for at least 1 ticket. he has Goose Island Rare Bourbon County Stout for trade. I think thats a pretty solid trade so I hope I can find him 1 ticket at least!
  24. Walden97

    Walden97 Aficionado (160) Texas Mar 31, 2011 Verified

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  25. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (590) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Verified

    If it doesnt work out and you dont go, let me know. Can mos def take care of you.
  26. Anyone want to let me know if there is any legal issues to bidding ridicious amounts on some of those ebay listings and then just not paying?
  27. jeebus23

    jeebus23 Aficionado (175) Illinois Mar 19, 2010

    There's none at all. An ebay bid is not a legal, binding contract. I plan on bidding up everyone I see. I'm currently high bidder on 3. Screw the scalpers.
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  28. stupac2

    stupac2 Initiate (0) California Feb 22, 2011

    Appoint some community moderators so you don't have to!
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  29. Orchids

    Orchids Aficionado (220) Illinois Feb 7, 2010 it won't...damn.
  30. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Looking for two tickets myself...ahem
  31. Urbancaver

    Urbancaver Advocate (520) Ohio Nov 13, 2009

    I am so glad there is a way to fight back... keep up the good work :)
  32. Orchids

    Orchids Aficionado (220) Illinois Feb 7, 2010

    Hey man so am I. Bitchass online ticket sales.
  33. fargoth

    fargoth Aficionado (185) Ohio Oct 6, 2010

    I just checked the bay and there are numerous bids going for tickets for this years DLD. $590. I'm out. I knew that that drinking good beer could and would get expensive but man this is too much.

    Hooray beer.
  34. dbol

    dbol Savant (260) California Aug 19, 2007

    That's 2/3 the price of a ticket to Europe. Anyone who pays that much is a damn fool.
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  35. crossovert

    crossovert Champion (810) Illinois Mar 29, 2009

    Who ever is bidding on this either has disposable income or is a flipping moron.
  36. Giovacchini

    Giovacchini Savant (255) California Dec 16, 2011

    A bottle of dark lord goes for about 50-70 buck on eBay...
  37. fargoth

    fargoth Aficionado (185) Ohio Oct 6, 2010

    I traded a 2009 Abyss in 2010 for a ticket to that years DLD
  38. Pretty sure people blowing up the bidding with no intention of paying for them...

    Two of them are going for $801... thats just someone trying to screw over the scalpers
  39. EricCioe

    EricCioe Savant (460) Montana Aug 7, 2010

    A pal got tickets today and traded one for face value plus a bottle. I gave my pair to a college buddy who struck out and said we'd split allotment. Not everyone is a fucking asshole.
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  40. mudbug

    mudbug Advocate (560) Oregon Mar 27, 2009 Subscriber

    Good, I hope the scalpers loose their butts.
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