El Catador Club - Round 3

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by TampaRainman, Jan 15, 2016.

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  1. CBrodbeck

    CBrodbeck Initiate (0) Nov 1, 2014 Florida

    Had it, reserved with a time... timed out twice, finally get to CC payment... your reservation for El Catador Club New Member Signup has expired.
     
  2. dingalls8

    dingalls8 Initiate (71) Jul 18, 2014 Virginia

    What a tease :-)
     
  3. LADEDA

    LADEDA Disciple (351) Jul 29, 2014 Florida
    Society

    Same here. I've never used this before, but WTF? Just checked my credit card, and no activity there.
     
  4. PEDXING

    PEDXING Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2013 North Carolina

    Well that was some shit. Got in, put it in my cart, went to check out and it was still there; entered in my credit card info, to be charged $150 plus tax, all before the timer ran out; hit submit and got nothing. Not that I expected anything else, but Christ, that sucked.
     
  5. ChugLife

    ChugLife Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2012 Colorado

    My buddy got the same.
     
  6. Mangbus

    Mangbus Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2014 Florida

    I did and so did a friend.

    We both were charged $160.50 and got full confirmations with that total. 4 Items in the cart
     
  7. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2014 California

    Congrats to the winners.

    Ruined my fucking day....
     
  8. Beerisheaven

    Beerisheaven Initiate (0) Dec 5, 2007 Pennsylvania

    Congrats to all who were able to get in. Enjoy the beers. Hope they make a Hunah this year
     
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  9. Adrena1ine

    Adrena1ine Aspirant (221) Nov 22, 2014 Pennsylvania
    Trader

    Another shit show release... I expected nothing less after the bullshit I went through with ANTEAD.
     
  10. giediprime41

    giediprime41 Initiate (111) Nov 25, 2015 Florida

    Ok so what's a "El Catador Club Card" for zero dollars then?
     
  11. GameFreac

    GameFreac Disciple (327) Apr 8, 2011 Georgia

    Oh well...glad I had the chance even though I'm not a local. Hopefully I can get some ammo to trade for some round 3 bottles.
     
  12. yumbeer

    yumbeer Initiate (0) May 20, 2014 Florida


    What did you do differently than the rest of us? lol
     
  13. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2014 California

    ^Yeah... I know I'm crying over spilt milk but what a bullshit system. If it's in your cart it should be held. Not that I wasted any time but what a sick sinking feeling to have it not go through after all that.
     
  14. 2_Beardz

    2_Beardz Initiate (159) Apr 4, 2014 Florida
    Trader

    what a crock of shit. i got to the payment page and it froze. i had everything entered and hit submit and it froze. crock. of. shit.
     
  15. kegnation

    kegnation Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2013 Virginia

    Looks like I got the same problem as everyone else. Oh well, kinda bummed but it is what it is.
     
  16. raczkowski

    raczkowski Initiate (0) May 16, 2011 Florida

    did anyone not expect this to happen? basically every release CCB has done like this turns into so many people getting butt hurt. 200 spots and probably 5-10k people trying to get in. if you thought it would be easy as goin to the store to buy some coors lite, you are all too naive. just be happy they made it an online process so everyone could get a chance to try and become a member of el catador club.
     
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  17. Helikoopter

    Helikoopter Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2014 Canada (ON)

    I'm pumped about the $0 glass! They better honor that!
     
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  18. Hamrhdz

    Hamrhdz Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2014 Florida

    WTF? What do you mean, I don't get a T`shirt?!
    I really wanted a shirt.
     
  19. fl_beer_fan

    fl_beer_fan Initiate (85) Jun 9, 2015 Texas
    Trader

    I paid the $160.50, but my cart only had 1 item.. Got the confirmation for my purchase on the actual membership, but not on the three $0.00 items. Wonder how this will play out
     
  20. Moc513

    Moc513 Initiate (162) May 24, 2012 New York

    agreed....if you had it in your cart, nobody else should be able to snag it. I had all 4 in my cart and then lost them when it froze when going to load my info.
     
  21. LADEDA

    LADEDA Disciple (351) Jul 29, 2014 Florida
    Society

    What a rush. About a quart of adrenalin pumped through me. Need a Hopslam to unwind. Maybe 4 will be a winner.
     
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  22. mgr78704

    mgr78704 Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2013 Texas

    Got in...it sounds like they let tons of people put the membership in the cart and then it was a race to fill in your info and checkout. It was a crawl through those three pages, but somehow got through. Glad to have had the opportunity, but with so few spots, surprised it wasn't just done locally.
     
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  23. CBrodbeck

    CBrodbeck Initiate (0) Nov 1, 2014 Florida

    That's it. I'm done with Cigar City.
    [​IMG]
     
  24. CBrodbeck

    CBrodbeck Initiate (0) Nov 1, 2014 Florida

  25. yumbeer

    yumbeer Initiate (0) May 20, 2014 Florida


    Why be happy they made it available to people anywhere? Local breweries are about the local people in the community still, kinda-sorta, right? They should take care of the people that helped get them to where they are. Opening this up to online sales was a slap in the face to those of us that are local. Call it entitled, etc. if you want, but there's a reason many breweries keep their clubs to locals only.
     
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  26. Coldstorage

    Coldstorage Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2014 California

    Did I miss something? Anyone say they expected it to be easy?
    Is everyone from Florida so friendly? :wink:
     
  27. Beer4B

    Beer4B Initiate (0) Feb 28, 2014 Florida

    You might owe me a new keyboard…spit my shit after seeing this 2nd picture!
     
  28. BKnarr

    BKnarr Initiate (0) Sep 5, 2012 Florida
    Deactivated

    Anyone remember El Cat 1 sign-ups that lasted from open to close and they let anyone that got there before close join? That was nice.
     
  29. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,414) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
    Trader

    Memberships were open for three days after that too. Just sign up at the bar.
     
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  30. raczkowski

    raczkowski Initiate (0) May 16, 2011 Florida

    as i scrolled through the people who were posted being upset, majority of them were not local. i tend to agree with you that if it is less than 500 memberships they should do it locally or do an in person lottery or something. but, its not my business to run.
     
  31. raczkowski

    raczkowski Initiate (0) May 16, 2011 Florida

    i am not trying to piss anyone off...just that when people get shut out of a sub 200 bottle count, or in this case membership deal, everyone gets upset and wants to throw the kitchen sink at Cigar City. I know people had it in their cart until checkout, and all signs lead to them getting a membership..i just think people need to remember how many people were trying to get el cat membership vs how many were available, and the track record of these things going sour for CCB. almost all of their online sales like this have had problems. if it wasn't in person for me 3 years ago, i would not have gotten in.
     
  32. ARayLSU

    ARayLSU Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2014 Florida

    I got through by some stroke of luck. Was having it time out on each of my 5 chrome browser tabs, but by some stroke of genius I opened an incognito tab and about a minute into it, I got a halfway loaded page. I checked the I agree box, clicked add to cart, and checked out. It took about 5 minutes to check out, but I ended up with a confirmation email for $160.50. Under my account it still says unbilled, but apparently as long as it doesn't say $0, you are good.
     
  33. RayOhioFelton

    RayOhioFelton Initiate (0) May 24, 2011 Ohio
    Deactivated

    I did not get in. I also did not win the lottery today.
     
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  34. GameFreac

    GameFreac Disciple (327) Apr 8, 2011 Georgia

    Holy shit you made my night
     
  35. reefer_bob

    reefer_bob Initiate (0) May 13, 2014 California

    Got in. 3 items in my cart, membership, card, glass, $160 something. Woot
     
  36. FLBeerGuy

    FLBeerGuy Meyvn (1,258) Feb 6, 2007 Florida
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    Ah....those were the days my friend
     
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  37. pisano

    pisano Zealot (553) Sep 18, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Brilliant!
     
  38. BKnarr

    BKnarr Initiate (0) Sep 5, 2012 Florida
    Deactivated

  39. Bogart2930

    Bogart2930 Initiate (0) Jul 11, 2015 Florida

  40. GABrew

    GABrew Initiate (0) May 5, 2013 Georgia

    Maybe there is still hope. I had the same thing happen that most of you did... got to the CC page after a ton of lag, entered everything and clicked to complete order, then it timed out and removed everything from my cart and said sold out. I had completely given up trying about 8:40pm, then got a push alert from AMEX on my phone at about 9:15pm showing the $160.50 charge and got an email confirmation from CCB shortly after showing the new membership and $160.50 charge. Looks like maybe I made it??
     
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