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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:08 pm

Went over to my parents' place so my dad could open up the ST package. Man, that box is beautiful.
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Re: STH Thread

Postby David » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:08 pm

Just noticed this while setting up our log spreadsheet for the tickets this year. The 2nd home game (ring ceremony night) is a bronze game for the STH, but they've got it as a platinum game for single game buyers.

http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/chc/schedule/printable.jsp
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:31 pm

I officially moved up 175 spots from last year on the waiting list. I can't find my older emails with the status.
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Postby cl smooth » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:51 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:I officially moved up 175 spots from last year on the waiting list. I can't find my older emails with the status.


same. 175 spots exactly.
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Postby Bull » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:06 pm

36919. *sigh*
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Postby Sammy's Boombox » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:16 pm

I'm a season ticket holder, but apparently I'm also spot 32,175... I haven't received a line status update since I bought mine for the first time 5+ years ago.
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Postby Brian707 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:20 pm

Not sure if this is the right spot for this

I was able to pull up single tickets to the home opener and pairs of tickets to the ring night just now on Cubs.com
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Postby Brian » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:22 pm

32,408.

I re-signed up a couple of years ago, I had originally signed up in '04 or '05 and I feel like that's when a bunch of you that now have season tickets signed up so I probably missed out with the notification going to a defunct e-mail.
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Postby SouthSideRyan » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:31 pm

Brian707 wrote:Not sure if this is the right spot for this

I was able to pull up single tickets to the home opener and pairs of tickets to the ring night just now on Cubs.com


The dynamic pricing is out of control for opening night.
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Postby Brian707 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:33 pm

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Brian707 wrote:Not sure if this is the right spot for this

I was able to pull up single tickets to the home opener and pairs of tickets to the ring night just now on Cubs.com


The dynamic pricing is out of control for opening night.



Yeah I started pulling up pairs but they were $299 each plus fees came to $344. Granted they were section 10 row 10 which are fantastic seats. But out of my budget.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:45 pm

48,046. I'll be row 1 right behind home plate in no time
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Postby UMFan83 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:56 pm

Brian707 wrote:Not sure if this is the right spot for this

I was able to pull up single tickets to the home opener and pairs of tickets to the ring night just now on Cubs.com


Yeah I could pull up a pair for $60 each after all fees.....hmm
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Re: STH Thread

Postby Tryptamine » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:30 pm

#37000, after 5 or 6 years of waiting. I'm going to be lucky if Rizzo hasn't retired before I even get a shot at tickets.
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Re: STH Thread

Postby The Logan » Mon May 29, 2017 7:00 pm

Didn't know where else to put this and didnt want to start a new thread. Is vivid seats a reputable ticket seller? I'm looking to get two tickets to Sundays game vs the Cards and there are some affordable seats on there right now.

Question two, I'm a bigger dude and I'd like to get bleacher tickets which are currently around $65 or so because i know they're benches, but are the seats in the upper deck nosebleed areas or the upper deck box seats more accomodating to larger framed people? Ive sat behind home plate in the past and it was pretty uncomfortable, so I'm not thrilled about getting seats, but those nosebleeds are only $26 on vivid seats right now and that's hard to pass up.
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Postby SouthSideRyan » Mon May 29, 2017 7:20 pm

The Logan wrote:Didn't know where else to put this and didnt want to start a new thread. Is vivid seats a reputable ticket seller? I'm looking to get two tickets to Sundays game vs the Cards and there are some affordable seats on there right now.

Question two, I'm a bigger dude and I'd like to get bleacher tickets which are currently around $65 or so because i know they're benches, but are the seats in the upper deck nosebleed areas or the upper deck box seats more accomodating to larger framed people? Ive sat behind home plate in the past and it was pretty uncomfortable, so I'm not thrilled about getting seats, but those nosebleeds are only $26 on vivid seats right now and that's hard to pass up.


Best of my knowledge the seat size is the same throughout. Vivid is fine.
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Re: STH Thread

Postby weis21 » Mon May 29, 2017 9:41 pm

FWIW those 2017 STH boxes are going for like 125-500 dollars on eBay
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Postby SouthSideRyan » Tue May 30, 2017 2:12 pm

weis21 wrote:FWIW those 2017 STH boxes are going for like 125-500 dollars on eBay


What's this now?
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Postby Old Style » Tue May 30, 2017 3:17 pm

The Logan wrote:Didn't know where else to put this and didnt want to start a new thread. Is vivid seats a reputable ticket seller? I'm looking to get two tickets to Sundays game vs the Cards and there are some affordable seats on there right now.

Question two, I'm a bigger dude and I'd like to get bleacher tickets which are currently around $65 or so because i know they're benches, but are the seats in the upper deck nosebleed areas or the upper deck box seats more accomodating to larger framed people? Ive sat behind home plate in the past and it was pretty uncomfortable, so I'm not thrilled about getting seats, but those nosebleeds are only $26 on vivid seats right now and that's hard to pass up.

Bleacher seats are your best bet since it's all GA and there are no armrests.
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Re: STH Thread

Postby weis21 » Tue May 30, 2017 4:10 pm

SouthSideRyan wrote:
weis21 wrote:FWIW those 2017 STH boxes are going for like 125-500 dollars on eBay


What's this now?

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R4 ... x&_sacat=0

I saw one sold for 300 but i think it must've been back in March?
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Postby Brian707 » Tue May 30, 2017 4:37 pm

weis21 wrote:
SouthSideRyan wrote:
weis21 wrote:FWIW those 2017 STH boxes are going for like 125-500 dollars on eBay


What's this now?

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R4 ... x&_sacat=0

I saw one sold for 300 but i think it must've been back in March?



Those are nice but damn $200 O.B.O? no thanks
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Re: STH Thread

Postby apete6 » Tue May 30, 2017 6:01 pm

The Cubs ticket resale market is garbage right now. Demand WAY down from previous years. I can't sell tickets for this upcoming homestand at face value on StubHub (more for the buyers because of the fees, I get it, but still). I've given away a handful of games and only made profit on the Opening Series and Yankees games.

If anyone wants tickets for Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday for face or slightly below, DM me.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue May 30, 2017 6:22 pm

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HA! I've been to like 5 games myself this year and sold/given most of the others away. If I couldn't afford to have season tickets, I wouldn't have them, but being able to recoup some of that cost is nice. But it is interesting that the demand is so crummy. Did the championship kill the Golden Goose? Absolutely not, but the demand/fervor for Cubs tickets is nowhere near it was in, say, 2004.
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Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Tue May 30, 2017 7:19 pm

Or, the Cubs have gotten better at knowing what to charge for tickets.
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Re: STH Thread

Postby Brian707 » Tue May 30, 2017 8:48 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:Or, the Cubs have gotten better at knowing what to charge for tickets.



This, plus school isn't out quite yet, for most people.
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