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tickets for fridays game


rundrave

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planning on going to the game on Friday. We are taking our 20 month old kids(twins) and plan is to just walk around and see how long they last smile we did this last year also.

I have no issues buying standing room only tickets, and will do that as a last resort. But what are my odds that I can scalp 4 tickets the night of the game for any 4 seats and get them for less than face value that would cost me for standing room only seats?

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They don't even sell SRO tickets unless it's sold out. That will not happen. You can get a good deal from the scalpers if that's what you want to do. There will be good seats available at the ticket office too.

My advice is check online as to what seats are selling for in the different sections, then you can tell how good a deal the scalpers are giving you. The price on the ticket they show you is not always the actual cost for the seats on any given day.

You shouldn't have a problem getting four in a row no matter whaich way you choose to go.

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Scalpers have been lucky to get 50% of face value for most games. If you wait until right before the game starts you will be able to get them for very cheap. If a scalper wants more than 50% of face, move on to the next scalper. The supply is greater than demand which means its a buyers market.

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If it were me with two young kids I'd wait to get downtown so that you are parking right about game time. Most people will be either in the stadium by then or getting close so the streets won't be as crowded for your walk in. Scalpers will also be ready to really make a deal with you. Since you likely won't make it a full game with kids that young I'd just try starting a little later and getting a better price. Might be a half a degree cooler by then too. smile

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Scalpers have been lucky to get 50% of face value for most games. If you wait until right before the game starts you will be able to get them for very cheap. If a scalper wants more than 50% of face, move on to the next scalper. The supply is greater than demand which means its a buyers market.

Yes, wait till the last minute if you want the cheapest seats. It's that or they do not sell those tickets and throw them away. It's how we get our tickets for every gasme we do.

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well this was an epic fail.

who would have thought that a Friday night game between the 2 worst teams in the american league would draw a large crowd.

I tried playing the scalping game but they drive a hard bargain and are pretty proud of their tickets. It was tough to find 4 tickets so I tried to do 2 different pairs. Even waited until the first inning was over and still couldn't get them to go down in price. I didnt find anyone that would take less than face value. So I went to the ticket office and bought 4 home run porch tickets.

Lots of folks buying and not a lot of scalpers made it tough to even find tickets.

And lastly about the game. Its just sad to watch this team, no life, no energy not a whole lot of anything. Nothing to root for, nothing to cheer for. The atmosphere was still there due to a decent crowd but I am really dissapointed with this organization right now. We usually go to 5-6 games a year and this will be our only one.

Pretty sad when the only highlight of the game was watching a fan run on the field and dodge a couple security guys only to get horse collared by a female one.

My kids also got their pic taken with TC bear so atleast we got something out of it.

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