Your friendly ABR reminder

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by hoeg0015, Jul 12, 2012.

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  1. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2008 Minnesota

    Tickets go on sale Sunday at noon. Back to one session this year-anyone know why? Best of luck to all trying to get tickets! I'm going to try to stay upright this year.
     
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  2. incutrav

    incutrav Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2007 Minnesota

    I really liked the morning session last year. The mini-bloodies were a nice touch as well. Tickets typically last for a couple days, so scoring them isnt a huge deal.
     
  3. tewaris

    tewaris Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2009 Minnesota

    Who knows this time? Every year it gets tougher to score beers/tickets :-/
     
  4. herman77

    herman77 Savant (938) Jan 24, 2010 Minnesota

    Morning session was awesome last year. Bummed they won't have it this year.
     
  5. UMNbeerhunter

    UMNbeerhunter Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2010 Minnesota

    Your right, I think this year they will go quickly. I bet they decided to go back to one session because there was a disparity between the 2 sessions i.e. having Black Note and Black Butte XXII at the afternoon session and not the morning. I know they advertised the the same beers were going to be on both sessions but really how much keg Black Note does the brewery have to give away for an event, probably not 2 sessions worth.
     
  6. Buebie

    Buebie Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2007 Minnesota

    Poop, I'm going camping this weekend. Wonder if I can sneak away to a coffee shop for a few hours or something to get some wifi.
    Thanks for the reminder.
     
  7. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Initiate (0) May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    Didn't sell out the morning session last year, although there were still quite a few people in attendance...so I may also be confused.
     
  8. Packforever1976

    Packforever1976 Aspirant (229) Oct 12, 2006 Minnesota

    What is this presale that is listed on the ABR page? It has a presale on 7/15, and general public sale on 8/1. Kind of confusing, no details are given.
     
  9. RKPStogie

    RKPStogie Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2011 Minnesota
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    No clue, that wasn't up when I checked the site a couple days ago.
     
  10. Yulles

    Yulles Initiate (0) Apr 12, 2009 Minnesota
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    Here is what the site says, and I don't know what it means.

    We will be offering (2) ticket release dates this year to give folks an extra chance to get tickets.
    Unadvertised pre-sale tickets go on-sale at 12pm noon CST on Sunday, July 15 until sold-out.

    The remainder of the tickets will be released to the general public at a second on-sale at noon on Wednesday, August 1.
    This year we are back to the (1) session format to maintain the quality of festival for the attendees and the brewers, so there are less tickets available for the event then last year. This event generally sells out quickly, so mark your calendar for July 15th, 2012 and August 1st, 2012!
     
  11. DoctorRock

    DoctorRock Initiate (115) May 13, 2010 Minnesota
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  12. Yulles

    Yulles Initiate (0) Apr 12, 2009 Minnesota
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  13. steorn

    steorn Aspirant (211) Nov 22, 2001 Minnesota

    That was too easy! Got mine ,see you all there.
     
  14. DoctorRock

    DoctorRock Initiate (115) May 13, 2010 Minnesota
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    ...and sold out.
     
  15. dc55110

    dc55110 Initiate (165) Oct 24, 2010 Minnesota
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    It's still saying there are tickets available. Do a "Ctrl+F5" refresh.
     
  16. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2008 Minnesota

    yeah, leave it to the guy who issued the reminder to get shut out. had my order placed, didn't process.
     
  17. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    forgot and now it is too late, bummer.
     
  18. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2008 Minnesota

    Here's to hoping there are more tickets available Aug 1 than there were today!
     
  19. maximum12

    maximum12 Poo-Bah (3,282) Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    Annoying. More info would have been nice. Did they sell 25 tickets today? Half? Most?

    Shut out here as well. ABR has been generally well-run, but I don't get this.
     
  20. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Poo-Bah (1,535) Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
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    Set phone reminders and still forgot... lame
     
  21. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    ISO extra ticket.
     
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  22. mjryan

    mjryan Zealot (561) Dec 22, 2007 Minnesota

    Shit, forgot all about it.
     
  23. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (475) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    I owe a big shout out to somoene. Thank you for what you did. Will have a special brew for you.
     
  24. Sender

    Sender Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Minnesota

    After Ryan gets helped out, I am also looking for a ticket
     
  25. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2008 Minnesota

    Before Ryan and Josh get helped out, I need 4
     
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  26. RKPStogie

    RKPStogie Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2011 Minnesota
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    My friends and I were shut out as well...Here's hoping for 8/1. If this turns into a DL day fiasco where the system can't process the orders fast enough and people get shut out I will be very disappointed.
     
  27. mothman

    mothman Poo-Bah (5,144) Jun 21, 2007 Minnesota
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    Got my one ticket. Should have ordered the 6 limit for some of the others on here..
     
  28. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Poo-Bah (1,535) Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
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  29. dc55110

    dc55110 Initiate (165) Oct 24, 2010 Minnesota
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    Make sure when you try ordering during the 8/1 sale that you do a "Ctrl+F5" refresh, instead of using the "Refresh" button. This refreshes and clears your cache. Ever since I started using this method, I have yet to be shutout on one of these internet sales. I was still able to get a ticket 15+ minutes after they went onsale.
    One other tip, make sure you are on the site 2+ minutes prior to the sale time.
     
  30. rebis1bear

    rebis1bear Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2010 Minnesota

    ISO: 1 ticket

    Just like everyone else on here, lol
     
  31. tewaris

    tewaris Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2009 Minnesota

    What's the beer list for this year? I thought the website only had 2011's or did I not look hard enough?
     
  32. mothman

    mothman Poo-Bah (5,144) Jun 21, 2007 Minnesota
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    they don't release the list until about a week before the event
     
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  33. MNPikey

    MNPikey Disciple (396) Feb 27, 2011 Minnesota
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    Checked about 2 minutes to 12 and got tickets for myself and the wife no problem. Went through checkout in a less than quick manner (there was a timer that was counting down from 10 minutes) and it processed no problem.
     
  34. Buebie

    Buebie Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2007 Minnesota

    I just found out I have a wedding to attend that day. I'm gonna be smashed by the time I get to that wedding.
     
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  35. Tolann

    Tolann Devotee (433) Jul 9, 2007 Colorado

    I'm curious to know how many of the approx 3000 tickets they sold in round 1 of sales. I got mine, but a few friends I really hope to meet up with didn't. I can't wait to come drink with everyone in MN!!
     
  36. feloniousmonk

    feloniousmonk Poo-Bah (4,843) Nov 14, 2002 Minnesota

    I need eleventy-twelve.
     
  37. maximum12

    maximum12 Poo-Bah (3,282) Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    I'm really curious too. Sent them an email right afterwards, no response yet.
     
  38. will1256

    will1256 Disciple (365) Dec 4, 2010 Minnesota
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    I hope everyone who wants them is able to get tix, but if someone can't, I'll give a fellow ba a good deal on my gopher football tickets for that day. At least now you'll be able to get beer at The Bank too! BM me if interested.
     
  39. dougofthefuture

    dougofthefuture Aspirant (264) Oct 15, 2009 Minnesota
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    It looks like the final window to buy tickets lasted about 12 seconds. Yikes.
     
  40. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Disciple (338) Feb 23, 2012 Minnesota
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    Thats like rubbing salt in the wound. Can't go to ABR, have to watch Gopher football.
     
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