|07-27-2011, 09:39 PM||#1|
Cobra puppet therapist
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Area 51, Nevada
I've been reading several articles and tidbits regarding Tickets for SDCC 2012. I've read a few times that the only way to get Tickets for 2012 is if you attended the con this year. If that's true, then essentially they are making SDCC into a private club or Private alumni. You can't go next year unless you went this year, and so on and so forth. And as for the exclusives? Well, we all just saw how that goes down. A few get lucky, and rest pay a 300% Markup on eBay. I just dropped over $300 on one Vehicle and two figures.
I've been trying to get tickets to SDCC for the last two years, unsuccessfully. They sell out faster than Zarana at HTS on a Monday. I was hoping to get passes this year, but now I'm reading about the garbage mentioned above. So, assuming this is true, I'm calling bullshit.
If anyone has solid information that is contrary to this, I would love to hear it, I need some good news. I would love to be wrong about this.
|07-27-2011, 09:45 PM||#2|
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Join Date: Oct 2008
Holy Hell......I wouldn't doubt it : (
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|07-27-2011, 09:49 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Unofficial GI Joe fan site
They sold about 2,500 tickets each day for early birds. They went in about 30 minutes I think. Maybe an hour each day. Most of the others go online I'm pretty sure. The price is going up to $170-$175 too.
I'll dig later when I get home. I don't see them not letting new people get these tickets. I guess anything is possible though.
|07-27-2011, 09:50 PM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Burbank, Ca.
You mean tickets for SDCC 2012-2015 aren't sold out yet?
I gave up on SDCC a couple of years ago and I don't think I'll ever go again. Too many people and too much hassle to try and get sold out exclusive Joe stuff.
|07-27-2011, 10:05 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Asteroid M
you have to login at exactly 11:30 on a Tuesday workday and try to get to checkout before everyone else or SDCC will take the tickets out of your shopping cart and tell you to go f#ck yourself.
|07-27-2011, 10:20 PM||#6|
Cobra Alley Viper
Join Date: Feb 2008
The early bird tickets sold at the Con were very few and people had to line up at midnight and line up for hours DURING the con and missed out on a lot of stuff. Most of the tickets will be sold online, and that is hell too, if you think HTS was bad, SDCC ticket sales had to be cancelled TWICE on 2 seperate dates when they thought they had their capacity problems fixed, but most of us who have dealt with it with concert tickets, limited toy buys ect already know the game, you might get a ticket, you might not, not the end of the world.
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|07-27-2011, 10:58 PM||#7|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Roanoke VA
Well if you pay 300% markup for the Toys are the Tickets 300% markup also on the net?
|07-28-2011, 12:46 AM||#8|
Iron Grenadier Sorcerer
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: The Silent Castle
You just have to find out who.
Some Ticketmaster employee? I don't know how SDCC tickets are sold.
You're not bad-looking, C-La. Don't be intimidated. ;)
|07-28-2011, 12:49 AM||#9|
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Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Southern Cali
Might be no point in trying to attend the SDCC to get the toys, look what happened to these folks:
HTS.com's epic failures survivor:
- Slaughtergate 2010
- Zaranagate/StarStrikergate 2011
ROSS - GI Joe retailer of 2010/2011!!! **** - 4 stars!!!
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|07-28-2011, 01:15 AM||#10|
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Location: San Diego
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