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Re: random rants

Postby javy knows my name » Fri May 11, 2018 3:16 pm

Anyone bought tickets on stubhub lately? I had not, but I've been selling my Cubs tickets there for years.

I tried to buy a $68 bleacher ticket today and by the time I checked out, my cost was $85.64. Hold on, I say to myself. They take a cut from my sales, as well. So I "listed" one of my tickets at $68 and saw that I'd get to keep $61 of that if they sold. So on a $68 listing, stubhub pockets $24.64, or >35%. That's horsefeathering insane. When is their ticketmaster-y class action coming?
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Re: random rants

Postby Brian707 » Tue May 15, 2018 6:58 pm

javy knows my name wrote:Anyone bought tickets on stubhub lately? I had not, but I've been selling my Cubs tickets there for years.

I tried to buy a $68 bleacher ticket today and by the time I checked out, my cost was $85.64. Hold on, I say to myself. They take a cut from my sales, as well. So I "listed" one of my tickets at $68 and saw that I'd get to keep $61 of that if they sold. So on a $68 listing, stubhub pockets $24.64, or >35%. That's horsefeathering insane. When is their ticketmaster-y class action coming?



25% to the buyer and 10% to the seller. Sounds about right, and all of the sites do it. It sucks,

Another rant:
I sell my Bears tickets on NFL ticket exchange, a site owned by the NFL and some [expletive] a couple years ago was smoking in my seats and got caught, so I get a nasty letter from the Bears saying if anyone is caught smoking again my tickets will be revoked.
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Re: random rants

Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue May 15, 2018 7:27 pm

Great opportunity to get out from under bears tix imo.
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Re: random rants

Postby Brian707 » Tue May 15, 2018 9:25 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:Great opportunity to get out from under bears tix imo.



That is true
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:48 pm

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Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:19 pm

That hits close to home, I work in Support and had to make a text expander to correct my spelling of account because somehow I'd go too fast and put the O between the Cs.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:48 pm

If you work for a government agency and you manage to snag a non-reserved front row parking spot every damn day where available parking is a HUGE rarity, I feel like driving one of those nu-Challengers with the stars and stripes painted across the entire top is just asking for everyone to hate you.
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Postby Banedon » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:00 am

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:That hits close to home, I work in Support and had to make a text expander to correct my spelling of account because somehow I'd go too fast and put the O between the Cs.


I think this can happen in any job where there's a set of words you frequently type. For me it was the word footprint. My fingers used to always want to transpose the t and the p.
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Re: random rants

Postby philosophizer75 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:11 pm

by all acocunts, any fooptrint left in the sand will, invariably, be washed away by the sea
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:31 pm

philosophizer75 wrote:by all acocunts, any fooptrint left in the sand will, invariably, be washed away by the sea

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Re: random rants

Postby philosophizer75 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:01 pm

by most acocunts, a fooptrint left in the sand will likely be washed away by the sea
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