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What time should one arrive at the kbs release?

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by jegross2, Mar 10, 2012.

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  1. jegross2

    jegross2 Advocate (705) Illinois Jan 3, 2010

    A buddy is going and has no idea what time to show up. How early do people recommend?
  2. 5 hours ago
  3. bum732

    bum732 Advocate (630) Lesotho Feb 18, 2008

    If you have to ask, you shouldn't go.
  4. aherstein

    aherstein Disciple (60) Illinois Jul 27, 2011

    Instead of being a snobby douche, how about providing some real answers?
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  5. allforALE

    allforALE Aficionado (130) Illinois Mar 25, 2011

    I would say by 7 am or so, but better safe than sorry.
  6. I will be there 3:30ish depending on when I end up leaving home. But that is much earlier than needed I just have to work still so being towards the front will be advantageous for me haha. But it should be good times in the cold windy weather none-the-less with some tasty brews. 5 or 6 is plenty early to secure a case and not stress about being at the end of a huge line or anything. but it seems 6 o'clock is the average time set from people so perhaps 5.
  7. aherstein

    aherstein Disciple (60) Illinois Jul 27, 2011

    Thank you. I plan on getting there around 7:30. It's supposed to warm up in the afternoon. I'm hoping sooner rather than later!
  8. todisht

    todisht Initiate (0) Alabama Jun 23, 2011

    The line was wrapped around the building by 6am. Might as well skip it.
  9. dannyfrost

    dannyfrost Aficionado (155) Indiana Dec 15, 2005

    Everyone around us has the same mindset..I'm sticking it out. We got here shortly after 5 and it was crazy then.
  10. biga7346

    biga7346 Savant (255) Michigan Jun 19, 2010

    For those who were at last years, about where did the line end for the cutoff for beer?
  11. aherstein

    aherstein Disciple (60) Illinois Jul 27, 2011

    I haven't left yet. Should I even bother at this point?
  12. todisht

    todisht Initiate (0) Alabama Jun 23, 2011

    Last year the cut off was right about at the back gate. For CBS I was about 3/4 of the way around the building and was number 630.
  13. Orchids

    Orchids Aficionado (210) Illinois Feb 7, 2010

    You won't get a case, sorry. You might have a chance at getting into the brewpub, but there's a line for that too. I got here at 4:30 and im not sure if I'll get anything.
  14. Kinda curious to know if you scored a case, would think showing up at that early I'd be in the green.
  15. aherstein

    aherstein Disciple (60) Illinois Jul 27, 2011

    I'm still currently in line, but it's slowly moving.
  16. Mscarpen

    Mscarpen Savant (335) Tennessee Apr 2, 2011

    Anytime before 6:00am might have worked for you.
  17. adamant1912

    adamant1912 Savant (395) Michigan Jan 10, 2010

    My girlfriend got there at 6am, and got nothing, so anytime before that would have be good.
  18. jbck109

    jbck109 Savant (295) Michigan May 30, 2010

    I was 392 after getting there at 4:30, I am so glad that there will be 3x this next year. If not I wouldnt even bother.
  19. Orchids

    Orchids Aficionado (210) Illinois Feb 7, 2010

    Well having got there at 4:30, I got ticket 388. It would have sucked to be so close to getting a ticket if they hadn't home down to half a case.
  20. PeteB28

    PeteB28 Aspirant (45) Illinois Oct 21, 2011

    I got there at 4:15, got ticket #334, would have missed a full case by 19 people.
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