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Title: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on December 13, 2015, 06:39:42 AM
New York Comic Con
October 6-9, 2016
Javits Center

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on February 21, 2016, 11:05:39 AM
Will there be buying groups for NYCC VIP tickets?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on February 21, 2016, 03:02:17 PM
i don't see why not ......  ;)

trust is a bit more necessary due to the lack of a name on the badge
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on February 21, 2016, 03:06:59 PM
I would love to be part of one.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on February 21, 2016, 03:28:03 PM
Okay, do we use PayPal?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on February 21, 2016, 03:36:10 PM
yes, but the tix mailing usually falls outside of the paypal refund window.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Stephanie on February 25, 2016, 02:36:44 AM
I too, would be interested in a buying group.

I'm specifically hoping for an VIP badge, as I've been saving up for one.

I also hope that NYCC goes back to selling badges in waves again like they did in years past. The queue system leads to nothing but 404 errors and heartache, and I really hope they avoid using it this year, or find a better way to implement it.

But mostly, I just want a VIP badge more than anything else, and I'm willing to help others buy one as well.

Edited to add: I realize that they had the queue system back when they sold badges in waves. But what I meant to say is, I think they should go back to selling them in batches and not all at once in order to avoid disaster again.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: AzT on February 25, 2016, 07:09:24 AM
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Title: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on February 25, 2016, 08:27:51 AM
Do you think they will have a Netflix panel with the stars from Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: riotgirl77 on February 25, 2016, 12:25:51 PM
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Do you think they will have a Netflix panel with the stars from Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Jennifer Jones?


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You mean Jessica?  :) Most likely...(don't forget Iron Fist who was just cast (possibly) today) since they're filmed in NYC. Noticed a lot of shows that are filmed locally (Gotham, The Following, Person of Interest) always make repeat appearances at NYCC
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on February 27, 2016, 05:51:56 AM
Yes, Jessica! I have a friend named Jennifer who is kickass.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: wiggum32 on March 20, 2016, 03:38:57 PM
I would also like to join the purchasing group; I think I was on it last year, but I had to forego purchasing due to some health issues.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on March 20, 2016, 03:47:03 PM
Elissa, do you know how the buying groups will form?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dartz13 on March 20, 2016, 05:19:48 PM
I am also interested in joining a buying group.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on March 20, 2016, 05:45:44 PM
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Elissa, do you know how the buying groups will form?


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I think you where asking me.
Honestly I do not know, I hope to start thinking about Nycc mid April.
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on March 20, 2016, 06:00:49 PM
I mean  you can never be too prepared but April still feels a drop early. I would turn my radar on in May personally
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on March 20, 2016, 06:06:42 PM
I was just thinking about when my sched freed up!  So I'd have some band width to think abt organizing buying groups!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on March 21, 2016, 08:15:57 AM
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I was just thinking about when my sched freed up!  So I'd have some band width to think abt organizing buying groups!

Feel free to message me and let me know how I can help.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: AzT on March 21, 2016, 08:20:42 AM
::Wanders off to find last year's sale date from the 2015 NYCC ticket sale thread::

5/13/15

http://friendsofcc.com/forum/index.php?topic=4717.0

Looking forward to any process improvements; two consecutive apology years don't need a third.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on March 21, 2016, 10:00:47 AM
Out of curiosity, will there only be a buying group for the VIP badges this year (as it was with last year), or will this encompass the rest of the badge types as well (i.e. 4 day, 3 day, etc)?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on March 21, 2016, 10:43:47 AM
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Out of curiosity, will there only be a buying group for the VIP badges this year (as it was with last year), or will this encompass the rest of the badge types as well (i.e. 4 day, 3 day, etc)?
i do not know.  it really depends on what folks want.  I am looking for assistance in the group set up as i've committed to learning a back end application.  If youre interested, You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login maybe You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login is also interested?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on March 21, 2016, 11:02:29 AM
I would suggest we don't open it up to various days such as on Sunday or only Saturday as the single days don't tend to sell out fast and it makes it easy for mistakes to occur during the buying process.   The main focus should be the VIP since that is what sells out the fastest.  I think adding a 4 day pass would be good also, I think that sells out fast. 

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on March 21, 2016, 11:45:05 AM
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i do not know.  it really depends on what folks want.  I am looking for assistance in the group set up as i've committed to learning a back end application.  If youre interested, You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login maybe You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login is also interested?

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I would suggest we don't open it up to various days such as on Sunday or only Saturday as the single days don't tend to sell out fast and it makes it easy for mistakes to occur during the buying process.   The main focus should be the VIP since that is what sells out the fastest.  I think adding a 4 day pass would be good also, I think that sells out fast. 

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login, I would definitely be interested in helping out with the set up!  :)

And I agree with you You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login - adding an option for the 3 and 4 day passes will be much more beneficial than adding single days. I know that I'm usually looking for one of those badge types because they are more budget-friendly for me and tend to work well with my con plans, but they are always sold out by the time I am admitted to a buying session! And if that's the case, I can only imagine how much faster the VIPs must go...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on March 21, 2016, 11:53:41 AM
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i do not know.  it really depends on what folks want.  I am looking for assistance in the group set up as i've committed to learning a back end application.  If youre interested, You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login maybe You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login is also interested?

Be careful what you ask for you will be reading a 12 page guide in no time :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on March 21, 2016, 12:22:09 PM
Alyssa, I apologize for misspelling your name.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on March 21, 2016, 12:34:43 PM
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Alyssa, I apologize for misspelling your name.

LOL, no worries... my high school Principe use to regularly say my name over the school wide loud speaker "Elipshia"   after that- everything else seems tame plus you were close ;)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on March 21, 2016, 02:21:27 PM
Thank you. It just drives me a little bonkers when people misspell my name.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on March 21, 2016, 02:28:03 PM
it is official
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login and You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login will be heading up the nycc ticket buying group.  they both have lots of experience managing buying groups for sdcc.  I have full confidence in their ability, skill & attention to detail.

We have agreed that this project will get underway after the SDCC hotel lottery early april. Stay Tuned 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: DRWHO42 on March 21, 2016, 07:14:05 PM

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it is official
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login and You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login will be heading up the nycc ticket buying group.  they both have lots of experience managing buying groups for sdcc.  I have full confidence in their ability, skill & attention to detail.

We have agreed that this project will get underway after the SDCC hotel lottery early april. Stay Tuned
awesome news. Much respect on their organization and leadership in the past 2 sales.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: debster on March 22, 2016, 05:46:33 AM
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it is official
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login and You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login will be heading up the nycc ticket buying group.  they both have lots of experience managing buying groups for sdcc.  I have full confidence in their ability, skill & attention to detail.

We have agreed that this project will get underway after the SDCC hotel lottery early april. Stay Tuned

Thank you for your help running the buying group, it is much appreciated! NYCC tickets are getting harder and harder to buy each year...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on March 22, 2016, 06:23:44 AM
Yea!!!!


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on March 22, 2016, 09:05:21 AM
Glad to be able to help everyone out along with You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login! It's always wonderful when I'm able to put my organizational skills to work for con planning  ;)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: TardisMom on March 22, 2016, 11:23:45 AM
We aren't attending but I can help this year.  Maybe we will get super lucky again and get three sessions in :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on March 22, 2016, 11:57:40 AM
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We aren't attending but I can help this year.  Maybe we will get super lucky again and get three sessions in :)

Thank you, we appreciate it!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sasorixjeff on March 23, 2016, 07:22:05 PM
I would love to be a part of the group. Last year it was hard for me to get tickets because of my new job but thanks to some awesome people here I was able to get tickets
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on March 24, 2016, 06:58:57 AM
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I would love to be a part of the group. Last year it was hard for me to get tickets because of my new job but thanks to some awesome people here I was able to get tickets

Keep watching the forum.  After the hotel lottery You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login or myself will post more details.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Michael M on March 26, 2016, 08:14:12 AM
Keeping my eyes on this thread as I'd like in to both participate and help where I can.  Thanks!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on March 27, 2016, 09:11:08 PM
I'll be keeping my eyes on the ticket sales for this year on this thread!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: JerseyGirl317 on March 28, 2016, 11:58:12 AM
I'm wondering if they will open pro and press reg unannounced like last year. I keep checking just in case because we were 2 weeks late in 2015.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mikejm101 on April 02, 2016, 04:18:02 PM
for the last two years - my travel partner has been part of the buying group and i am interested to help in any way i can. last year the VIP tickets sold out fast but we were able to get a few 4 day tickets which i was able to offer to others.  will stay tuned...
Title: NYCC 2016 Group buying?
Post by: da1nonliiny on April 02, 2016, 04:38:13 PM
Are there any groups out there that are willing to let me join them for buying tickets?
Every year NYCC gets difficult for buying tickets.
I didn't get to attend last year because of my job hours being so inconsistent that I wasn't able to purchase or try to purchase tickets.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on April 02, 2016, 06:32:01 PM
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login  welcome to the forum, buying groups will be incoming a bit later

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login  also welcome to the forum. As mentioned we'll be starting the buy groups soon, that said if you join a buy group we would expect members to participate in the sale 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: comiclover86 on April 04, 2016, 09:01:26 AM
Hey everyone! Long time lurker and seasoned vet retrieving NYCC badges for the past 5 years. I am willing to help out this year if all are willing. I would first love to say thanks to Alyssa and MLLNY for all their hard work they do here on the boards. They run a tight ship here. The only thing that concerns me is the transferring of funds. I am up for talk about that though. I have been fortunate enough to get the Ultimate VIP passes for the past several years and while I do admit, last year was the hardest, it is the most frustrating process of all lol. I'm here for all if needed.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on April 04, 2016, 09:21:17 AM
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login welcome to the forum, certainly we are going to be doing a buy group and we can discuss the funds issue as we are setting up, part of it is trust and some smarts.

If you were a UA pass holder the last few years I may have come across you on line, but again welcome to the boards
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: geek_girlie on April 05, 2016, 05:34:17 PM
We decided to go to NYCC for the first time this year.  Would love to join a buying group! I'll wait for more to be posted though, as I saw details won't be posted for a few more weeks :) Can't wait!!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 05, 2016, 06:28:04 PM
we are going to start having the discussion after sdcc hotels-

the group leaders have run groups for sdcc so are very comfortable running groups & i've got full confidence in their ability. 
we have the talent
we have the technology
we have the space
so i would say expect an announcement by the end of next week, April 14th or 15th.  Most likely that will include an invitation to join a google doc and a nycc buying group area on the forum. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on April 07, 2016, 12:52:16 PM
Now that I am set for SDCC, I am ready to turn my attention towards NYCC.  I have never been and tried to get tickets last year.  They sold out so quickly that I am happy for the help of this fantastic group!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on April 07, 2016, 01:14:56 PM
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Now that I am set for SDCC, I am ready to turn my attention towards NYCC.  I have never been and tried to get tickets last year.  They sold out so quickly that I am happy for the help of this fantastic group!
Hey, thanks for the help!

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: khaoticnerd on April 08, 2016, 02:47:46 AM
How fast did tickets sell out last year?

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 08, 2016, 05:00:51 AM
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How fast did tickets sell out last year?

think SDCC in 2013..... ish, there was a massive hit & failing servers- we'll see next year.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on April 09, 2016, 12:35:17 AM
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How fast did tickets sell out last year?

Too fast!  Every time I got into the online queue, it would kick me out when it refreshed.  Fortunately another person saved me a spot when she got in and called me.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on April 10, 2016, 02:30:25 PM
I read that NYCC is now larger - attendance wise - than SDCC.  http://comicsalliance.com/new-york-comic-con-is-officially-bigger-than-san-diego-comic-con/ (http://comicsalliance.com/new-york-comic-con-is-officially-bigger-than-san-diego-comic-con/)  The star power is far less, but lots of comic and other stuff going on.  I have never been but this may be the year.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 10, 2016, 02:59:04 PM
i head a rumor that folks were starting to pull together the buying group..... check in towards the end of the weekt
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on April 10, 2016, 03:19:50 PM
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i head a rumor that folks were starting to pull together the buying group..... check in towards the end of the weekt

Whatever buying group is put together, I'm in! (and dreading it too!!!)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on April 10, 2016, 03:24:19 PM
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Whatever buying group is put together, I'm in! (and dreading it too!!!)
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on April 10, 2016, 07:00:45 PM
Can someone please tell me the buying limits for each ticket and total amount of tickets you could buy last year.

For example could you purchase 2 UA and 2 SA in the same purchase?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on April 10, 2016, 07:08:29 PM
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Can someone please tell me the buying limits for each ticket and total amount of tickets you could buy last year.

For example could you purchase 2 UA and 2 SA in the same purchase?

IIRC the limit was 2 VIP tickets per order.  There were some here that I believe got in more than once and were able to purchase more than the limit although they did say they were going to delete those sales...not sure if there was a limit on 4 days though...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on April 10, 2016, 07:16:49 PM
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IIRC the limit was 2 VIP tickets per order.  There were some here that I believe got in more than once and were able to purchase more than the limit although they did say they were going to delete those sales...not sure if there was a limit on 4 days though...

Thank you! 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: comiclover86 on April 11, 2016, 10:54:47 AM
it was 2 of each type of vip. So, 2 UA and 2 SA. I don't recall how many 4 days though. I believe maybe a total of 10 passes if my memory serves me correct.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on April 11, 2016, 11:44:13 AM
Update:  We are working out the details for the NYCC buying group.  We hope to have a thread posted within the next week.  Please be patient with us we have a lot to prepare in order to make this work.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on April 11, 2016, 11:46:38 AM
Yah I guess I did not recall correctly after all... hehehe Here's is the text from the email confirmation I got for tickets:

PLEASE NOTE: In order to keep things fair, we currently have a limit of 2 VIP Tickets per VIP Ticket Type. There is a limit of 4 Tickets per Single Day or Multi-Day Ticket types. You cannot purchase more than 10 Tickets total per order. If we determine that you are ordering under different names and multiple addresses, all of your orders will be cancelled immediately.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on April 11, 2016, 03:41:51 PM
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If we determine that you are ordering under different names and multiple addresses, all of your orders will be cancelled immediately.

As quite a few ticket buyers had that rude awakening last year.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: khaoticnerd on April 11, 2016, 07:27:32 PM
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Update:  We are working out the details for the NYCC buying group.  We hope to have a thread posted within the next week.  Please be patient with us we have a lot to prepare in order to make this work.

Yay! Will keep my an eye out for it.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: adrn23 on April 12, 2016, 10:58:52 PM
I would like to join a buying group if possible, this year I would really like to attend more days than just preview night.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on April 13, 2016, 07:13:05 AM
I would also like to be part of a buying group again this year, please add me to the list and let me know if I can help coordinate in any way.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on April 13, 2016, 07:38:22 AM
Thank you all for your interest.  We do not have a list started yet, however, I am excited to see so much interest.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on April 13, 2016, 10:19:46 AM
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Thank you all for your interest.  We do not have a list started yet, however, I am excited to see so much interest.

I'm in, too!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 13, 2016, 12:11:15 PM
un officially- and as pure rumor, i think we need to expect some changes in the vip tickets this year.
I have no idea what or how or where, it's just a feeling i get
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: debster on April 13, 2016, 03:44:39 PM
I do wonder whether they're going to have all badges on sale at the same time, like they did last year. If they do, I hope they account for the system load (unlike last year).
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on April 13, 2016, 09:48:27 PM
Still a wishful thinking, but I hope pre-sale do return for VIPs.

I really miss those pre-sales.  :'(
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on April 14, 2016, 12:52:41 PM
I need to start doing some research. A friend is moving to the east coast and suggested we go to NYCC. Time to add another stressful sale into my calendar @[email protected]

Please tell me there hasn't been a confirmation of the sale for April or something, I'm so exhausted from this month already.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 15, 2016, 05:36:37 AM
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We don't know when or what types of tix will be on sale yet

Read pop has had in the past VIP tickets which have enabled a variety of perks.  There is also a 4 day(thurs-sun) & a 3 day(fri-sun).

We have been known to treat this just like badge sales for sdcc- with a sheet buying groups etc.  there is a bit of a difference tho, primarily due to the lack of names attached to the tickets.  Consequently, trust is much more of a factor then at sdcc.
A bunch of the nycc forum folk have been involved in tix sales for many years in the past so there is a foundation of trust.  In addition there are crossover folk like myself who go to both and have a history of trustworthyness ;)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on April 15, 2016, 06:32:49 AM
What about the hotels for NYCC? Have they been a problem in the past? Which are the best hotels?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 15, 2016, 06:41:28 AM
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to be honest, idk which are the 'best' there's cheap ones for midtown, there's close ones which aren't really close.  they tend not to have the rush that sdcc has so it's more an idea of keeping your eyes out for the nycc hotel block to open then anything else.

i have a condo booked via airbnb across the river.  it's a lot cheaper & an 10-15 min bus ride into Port authority
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on April 15, 2016, 08:24:45 AM
Does the group have a list of hotels from last year?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 15, 2016, 08:57:57 AM
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Does the group have a list of hotels from last year?

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anyone know?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on April 15, 2016, 11:13:25 AM
I just remember that after you bought the tickets, there was a long list of potential hotels, and it was through a 3rd party site.
And their rates weren't that great -- for the hotel we stayed at, it was slightly cheaper booking it directly with the hotel using my AAA discount than going through NYCC's third party.
It's not SDCC -- once you've bought NYCC tickets, you can really just go on any hotel booking site and book it.  Or you can go now, use a site where you don't have to put down a deposit or prepay, and book a room hoping you get tickets, and if not, cancel.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on April 15, 2016, 11:41:26 AM
Unfortunately hotels is one area of nycc I am unfamiliar with  since I don't do hotels
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: conventiongeek on April 15, 2016, 03:51:07 PM
I'm Going!!!   It's official!  I have a friends that lives in Jersey City that I'm going to stay with. I just need to decide to drive of fly....

Tickets... can someone explain again the benefits of the VIP badge?  Thanks!!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on April 15, 2016, 04:17:21 PM
this was 2015's VIP offerings

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: conventiongeek on April 15, 2016, 05:57:06 PM
The only difference appear to be access to the panels...  sign me up for the Special Access Package...

Looking forward to it!!!   
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on April 17, 2016, 10:56:58 AM
I would like to join the buy group for an Ultimate VIP badge if they do it this year.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on April 17, 2016, 12:15:44 PM
we'll be ramping things up soon we've already had some discussions and messaging will come soon
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on April 17, 2016, 12:39:07 PM
My friend and I might be interested in a group as well -- but we're just looking for the regular 4 day badges.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mikejm101 on April 17, 2016, 12:45:59 PM
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we'll be ramping things up soon we've already had some discussions and messaging will come soon

Just want to say Thanks to you and everyone involved.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 18, 2016, 07:04:18 AM
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My friend and I might be interested in a group as well -- but we're just looking for the regular 4 day badges.
We will be accommodating  folks who are interested in 3&4 day tickets.

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Just want to say Thanks to you and everyone involved.
A lot of effort is going into creating the sheets used for this sale.  I have to say they look pretty spiffy.  The sheets and being a member of the group is going to require effort and some amount of hoops by the user.  this is to compensate for the lack of a name attached to each ticket which in turn requires way way more trust within the buying group.

Keep in mind the folks running this group are veteran organizers of SDCC and have successfully gotten badges for a vast majority of their members.  The process & procedures may seem over the top to some- to them i say, you have a choice, to join & fully participate OR not & take what fate gives you.
I personally think stacking the odds in my favor is the preferred course of action.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on April 18, 2016, 07:14:58 AM
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We will be accommodating  folks who are interested in 3&4 day tickets.
A lot of effort is going into creating the sheets used for this sale.  I have to say they look pretty spiffy.  The sheets and being a member of the group is going to require effort and some amount of hoops by the user.  this is to compensate for the lack of a name attached to each ticket which in turn requires way way more trust within the buying group.

Keep in mind the folks running this group are veteran organizers of SDCC and have successfully gotten badges for a vast majority of their members.  The process & procedures may seem over the top to some- to them i say, you have a choice, to join & fully participate OR not & take what fate gives you.
I personally think stacking the odds in my favor is the preferred course of action.
So how could one join this group?
Would they have to be approved into the group by a higher up?

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 18, 2016, 07:36:39 AM
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So how could one join this group?
Would they have to be approved into the group by a higher up?

I think, in the next few days we'll get a google form set up & ready for folks to fill out-  this'll be to get into the private area- with questions like, have you used the nycc/sdcc buying group last year- etc
Hopefully that'll get us all into the private area where we can out line the specific process

It is in the groups best interested to have a fair amt of members- we are not trying to make it elitists but rather really really trying to protect the group members 
it is a huge leap of faith to buy and/or have someone buy a  ticket for you.  we need to make sure the process is as well thought out so  we can insure that everyone is protected as much as possible.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on April 18, 2016, 07:37:49 AM
Thank you Alyssa!


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on April 18, 2016, 07:39:14 AM
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I think, in the next few days we'll get a google form set up & ready for folks to fill out-  this'll be to get into the private area- with questions like, have you used the nycc/sdcc buying group last year- etc
Hopefully that'll get us all into the private area where we can out line the specific process

It is in the groups best interested to have a fair amt of members- we are not trying to make it elitists but rather really really trying to protect the group members 
it is a huge leap of faith to buy and/or have someone buy a  ticket for you.  we need to make sure the process is as well thought out so  we can insure that everyone is protected as much as possible.
Thanks for outlining that perfectly.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Stephanie on April 18, 2016, 09:16:43 AM
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We will be accommodating  folks who are interested in 3&4 day tickets.
A lot of effort is going into creating the sheets used for this sale.  I have to say they look pretty spiffy.  The sheets and being a member of the group is going to require effort and some amount of hoops by the user.  this is to compensate for the lack of a name attached to each ticket which in turn requires way way more trust within the buying group.

Keep in mind the folks running this group are veteran organizers of SDCC and have successfully gotten badges for a vast majority of their members.  The process & procedures may seem over the top to some- to them i say, you have a choice, to join & fully participate OR not & take what fate gives you.
I personally think stacking the odds in my favor is the preferred course of action.

I am looking forward to this!

And I also commend the people who take the time out to organize these things. You guys have my utmost gratitude and support.

And yes, something like this is going to require *a lot* of trust, which I hope we can repay accordingly.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on April 19, 2016, 12:31:02 PM
Count me in for the buy group this year as well; I'll help out as much as I can as well, from me and my friends.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on April 19, 2016, 12:34:14 PM
I'm getting closer on getting materials prepared for this.   My typing fingers are working and I have utilizing other peoples skills. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on April 19, 2016, 12:59:12 PM
Also, let me know if I can help.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on April 29, 2016, 02:40:04 PM
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We will be accommodating  folks who are interested in 3&4 day tickets.
A lot of effort is going into creating the sheets used for this sale.  I have to say they look pretty spiffy.  The sheets and being a member of the group is going to require effort and some amount of hoops by the user.  this is to compensate for the lack of a name attached to each ticket which in turn requires way way more trust within the buying group.

Keep in mind the folks running this group are veteran organizers of SDCC and have successfully gotten badges for a vast majority of their members.  The process & procedures may seem over the top to some- to them i say, you have a choice, to join & fully participate OR not & take what fate gives you.
I personally think stacking the odds in my favor is the preferred course of action.

How did last year's group work out? Did everyone get the tickets they needed?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 30, 2016, 04:31:49 AM
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How did last year's group work out? Did everyone get the tickets they needed?
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login the majority of folks did get what they wanted- it was was a bit problematic due to the server issues.  we're still not sure if there will be VIP's again this year but 4 Day tickets sold out quickly too
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on April 30, 2016, 07:35:58 AM
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You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login the majority of folks did get what they wanted- it was was a bit problematic due to the server issues.  we're still not sure if there will be VIP's again this year but 4 Day tickets sold out quickly too

If I had to guess, I would say there will be VIP and the elite VIP tickets. I have been going for 6 years now and they have had them every year. Those sell out even faster than the 4 day!!!!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on April 30, 2016, 07:44:25 AM
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If I had to guess, I would say there will be VIP and the elite VIP tickets. I have been going for 6 years now and they have had them every year. Those sell out even faster than the 4 day!!!!
yes they did
the majority of folks want the SA vip tix that went for abt $200 last year
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: wiggum32 on May 03, 2016, 11:33:22 AM
Has there been an announcement on sale date for 2016 badges?  Read through the posts and checked on the website, but didn't see anything.  Making sure I didn't miss something.

Thanks!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 03, 2016, 12:07:03 PM
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Has there been an announcement on sale date for 2016 badges?  Read through the posts and checked on the website, but didn't see anything.  Making sure I didn't miss something.

Thanks!

I haven't seen anything yet, I'm hoping we will find out soon.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 03, 2016, 01:27:26 PM
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Has there been an announcement on sale date for 2016 badges?  Read through the posts and checked on the website, but didn't see anything.  Making sure I didn't miss something.

Thanks!

Nothing yet. If past sales dictate anything, should go on sale roughly  by mid may.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on May 03, 2016, 02:43:31 PM
I remember the good old days when VIP sales were in February and it was easy.

Now it's just bedlam for NYCC tickets


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 03, 2016, 03:23:39 PM
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I remember the good old days when VIP sales were in February and it was easy.

Now it's just bedlam for NYCC tickets


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I miss those days too. Used to be able to get tickets up to the day before.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 04, 2016, 03:31:21 PM
Sorry I've been absent lately, guys - work has been really tough on me since the SDCC hotel sale. I guess spring is "deadline project overload" time (to put things in context, I work for a division of a publishing company with only about 8 full time employees, so there aren't many people to hand things off to, haha). But I promise that I'm still checking FoCC on Tapatalk and NYCC's site/social media pages daily  ;)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 11, 2016, 04:23:55 AM
Just a thought... anyone think its possible they do not give any advance notice for ticket sales this year similar to how it is done for PAX tickets. They are both ReedPOP events so I always found it odd that one gives notice and other does not.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sagar2781 on May 11, 2016, 05:59:07 AM
NYCC posted this via facebook in case anyone missed it....

Hello New York Comic Con Fans! We do not have any information about 2016 Tickets yet. Please stay tuned to all our social channels and subscribe to our newsletter at http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/ Thank you!


Last year, May 13th was the sale date I believe.  It should be happening soon.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 11, 2016, 07:08:47 AM
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Just a thought... anyone think its possible they do not give any advance notice for ticket sales this year similar to how it is done for PAX tickets. They are both ReedPOP events so I always found it odd that one gives notice and other does not.

Anything is possible, but I don't think they will.  Their goal is to make everything as easy going as possible and not to upset their customers.  It might not be a lot of notice but I think they will give notice
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 11, 2016, 07:44:25 AM
What is the size of Pax compared to NYCC?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 11, 2016, 10:33:48 AM
FWIW, I stopped off at Midtown Comics during my lunch break.  I asked while checking out if they had any insider info into when ticket sales will start.  The staff member not surprisingly said "I don't know anything", but the look theygave while saying it led me to believe it's VERY soon.  Can't wait!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Zeushero on May 11, 2016, 12:06:08 PM
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What is the size of Pax compared to NYCC?

The BCEC, the convention center where PAX is held is bigger than the Javits center where NYCC is held.

The turnstile attendee count at NYCC is way higher than the count at PAX.(East)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: JerseyGirl317 on May 13, 2016, 07:44:19 AM
FYI I just bought my pro badge this morning and they are charging shipping this year. My one badge cost $2 so it may be more for buying multiples.  There was no option to pick up at the con except for international orders.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 14, 2016, 11:26:20 AM
Can anyone explain how there are NYCC tickets on stubhub for sale? Everything from single day to 4 day are up.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 15, 2016, 04:20:06 PM
That's a good question.   I have seen scalpers put tickets up for other events that hadn't gone on sale also.  Maybe it generates business later?
Title: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on May 15, 2016, 04:21:24 PM
But how can they guarantee they will have tickets?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 15, 2016, 04:23:58 PM
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Maybe they have a scalpers buying group and they are pretty confident they will get a ton of tickets? Bastards.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on May 15, 2016, 06:58:30 PM
These scalpers tend to have bots that allows them to purchase these tickets at an advantage. I do hope Showclix will counter this problem this year.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 16, 2016, 06:52:46 AM
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These scalpers tend to have bots that allows them to purchase these tickets at an advantage. I do hope Showclix will counter this problem this year.

Same here, For PRB club show one year they actually shut the sale down and refunded all tickets bought by bots.  Then they re-opened it once they figured out how to block them.  I give them kudos for not doing their best to prevent scalpers.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NYRider on May 16, 2016, 06:24:48 PM
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These scalpers tend to have bots that allows them to purchase these tickets at an advantage. I do hope Showclix will counter this problem this year.

Scalper bots bought 1012 tickets in one minute for U2 concert at MSG last year:

http://www.idigitaltimes.com/stubhub-ticket-vendors-scalper-bots-under-fire-ny-attorney-general-507663
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 09:03:17 AM
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/

NYCC Fans,

Each year when we take over the Javits Center in October, we have one priority in mind: you, the NYCC Fans. We don’t run NYCC year after year because we love hanging out by the Hudson or we need to reach our step goal in October, we do this because we want to provide the experience of a lifetime to everyone who attends NYCC each year.

With that in mind, we want the Ticket buying experience to be as smooth and fair as possible. And while supply and demand still means that some Fans who want to attend New York Comic Con might not get Tickets or might not get the Ticket type that they want, it’s our mission to eliminate (let’s be honest — the goal is to completely annihilate) the amount of scalpers and resellers who end up with Tickets. So this year NYCC will be changing the way Tickets are sold and requiring Fan Verification.

What does Fan Verification mean? It means we are requiring anyone interested in attending NYCC to fill out a profile between May 20 and June 13. We recognize that this is an extra step before buying your Tickets and requires more commitment from you, but we also know that as true Fans of the Show, you won’t mind making it tough for the supervillains out there. It means you guys have to do a bit more work to get your Ticket, but it will help make sure NYCC Tickets get into the hands of Fans. We truly thank you for your maximum effort (as our favorite merc with the mouth would say).

This is being done with you in mind and the hope that more of you will get the opportunity to experience NYCC. Below you will find full details of the changes that are being made to the NYCC Ticketing process along with other important NYCC Show news.

Fan Verification is required for every individual who would like to attend NYCC 2016. Read more
All NYCC Ticket types will go on sale at the same time. Read more
NYCC will no longer be selling VIP Tickets. Read more
NYCC 2016 Tickets will only be sold online through the NYCC Ticket website. Tickets will not be on sale at retailers or any events leading up to NYCC 2016. Read more
All Verified Fans will be notified via email 48 hours prior to NYCC Tickets going on sale. This email will include a unique link where you will be able to purchase Tickets (first-come, first-served) when they go on sale. Read more
NYCC Tickets will still be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Fan Verification does not guarantee NYCC Tickets or the type of Ticket you want. Read more
Take your time and fill out your Fan Verification profile completely. Don’t rush through it. When you fill out your profile has no effect on when you can purchase NYCC Tickets. Read more
Each NYCC Ticket must be individually assigned to someone who created a Fan Verification profile. You can buy more than one Ticket, but there is a limit of one Ticket per person per day. If your friend or family member did not fill out a Fan Verification profile, you will not be able to purchase their Ticket. Read more
We will be rolling New York Super Week into our new series NYCC Presents, continuing our tradition of expanding New York Comic Con content into the City. Read more
Whew! We know that’s a lot to take in, but we hope this clarifies the new NYCC Ticket buying process and updates surrounding the Show. Our goal is that Fan Verification will smash scalpers and resellers (Hulk style) while providing you with the smoothest Ticket buying experience possible. We truly want to make this year better than the last and we are confident that these new changes are steps in the right direction.

Thank you for your commitment and passion for the Show and willingness to take these extra steps to help us get more Tickets into your hands. We’re looking forward to giving you even more amazing content to experience with us and can’t wait to reveal more of what we’ve been working on for you. NYCC 2016 is going to be our best Show yet and it’s all going to start with Fan Verification improving the Ticket buying process for you.

We hope to see you in October so we can reach our step goals together (kidding… sort of). If you have any questions please reach out to our team via email.

Stay nerdy,
Lance Fensterman

Lance Fensterman
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on May 17, 2016, 09:06:03 AM
No VIP tickets? That absolutely sucks!!!


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 17, 2016, 09:08:27 AM
Just found out. No vip tickets? Wow. That's a shot to the gut. The verification process will help a ton and screw over scalpers but the elimination of vip tickets is the absolute worst.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 17, 2016, 09:10:19 AM
kind of figured that was coming.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 17, 2016, 09:12:17 AM
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kind of figured that was coming.

How so? Did they give hints as to wanting to get rid of vip?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 09:13:33 AM
i'm just trying to process how to deal with all my crap at con without the lounge
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on May 17, 2016, 09:14:27 AM
I liked it for HR line management and the respite from the con madness.  This is seriously disappointing news.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 09:15:23 AM
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How so? Did they give hints as to wanting to get rid of vip?
they did an interview last winter, and it was just something abt how they talked of vip's
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 09:17:13 AM
This is very disappointing I was looking forward to trying to get the ultimate this year.  I wonder if this will increase the number of people sleeping out for exclusives?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: bradk on May 17, 2016, 09:19:43 AM
waiting for the other shoe to drop and have them say press/pros have to go through the regular line as well.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 17, 2016, 09:20:44 AM
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This is very disappointing I was looking forward to trying to get the ultimate this year.  I wonder if this will increase the number of people sleeping out for exclusives?

This was going to be my first year as VIP. Now instead of getting in line at 8am for doors to open at 10...i need to get in line at 6 or 7am.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 17, 2016, 09:24:23 AM
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This was going to be my first year as VIP. Now instead of getting in line at 8am for doors to open at 10...i need to get in line at 6 or 7am.

6 or 7 am is sleeping in compared to SDCC.   :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 17, 2016, 09:28:58 AM
for me I saw it how they talked about it at the talk back panel last year and how the whole thing was handled at the show.

then there was an interview with Mike Armstrong
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 17, 2016, 09:29:22 AM
I only wanted a 4-day badge to begin with, so this doesn't affect me as much as it affects anyone who wanted VIP. But the process looks like it's beginning to echo SDCC's - i.e. creating a verification profile ahead of time to be eligible to buy badges, and having each badge be attached to a single member. I'm actually impressed with NYCC's initiative to fix the problems from last year! Now, hopefully it works not only in theory, but also in execution...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: debster on May 17, 2016, 09:29:54 AM
Should be interesting this year. Wonder how crazy the badge sales are going to be now since VIP is gone...

Also, no comic store sales...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 17, 2016, 09:33:58 AM
I just hope the website doesn't constantly timeout during the checkout process.  Is that too much to ask for?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 09:34:38 AM
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Should be interesting this year. Wonder how crazy the badge sales are going to be now since VIP is gone...

Also, no comic store sales...

I think they will still be a little insane.  Especially if they haven't solved their server issues.  Only time will tell :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dolphina on May 17, 2016, 09:48:57 AM
I was shocked  :o to see that they were eliminating the VIP tickets, seems strange for a "for profit" to do that.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 17, 2016, 09:50:23 AM
I just read that tickets are NOT refundable.  I have not been to NYCC before.  Is that standard for them?  Below is taken from their ticket info:

"NYCC Tickets are non-transferrable. They are also non-upgradeable, non-refundable and non-resellable. They are yours to have and to hold until the Show is over."
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 09:51:37 AM
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I just read that tickets are NOT refundable.  I have not been to NYCC before.  Is that standard for them?  Below is taken from their ticket info:

"NYCC Tickets are non-transferrable. They are also non-upgradeable, non-refundable and non-resellable. They are yours to have and to hold until the Show is over."

Yes, it is standard for them.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: semigeekgirl on May 17, 2016, 09:52:30 AM
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I was shocked  :o to see that they were eliminating the VIP tickets, seems strange for a "for profit" to do that.

Me too! I've never attended a ReedPop con and always sort of side-eyed them b/c they were for-profit. I can't help but wonder if keeping all the VIP lines separate, maintaining the lounge, extra security to make sure only VIPs had access to their stuff, added up to more cost than the VIP badge sales brought in.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 17, 2016, 09:52:58 AM
Very disappointing that they are not going to have VIP tickets this year. The VIP lounge and not having to wait in the super long line to get into the con was worth it alone. It's funny because waiting on the long line to get into SDCC doesn't bother me as much as the waiting on the long line to get into NYCC does. I've also been disappointed in the panels the last 2 years at NYCC so not waiting in line and the quick access to the show floor helped make up for what i felt were not enough and somewhat disappointing panels. It's strange because i don't feel like i want or need SDCC to offer VIP tickets but with NYCC i almost don't want to go without the VIP tickets. Something about the way they run the lines and the panels and just the whole show compared to SDCC that makes me feel like i am going to have a much morse time without the VIP tickets.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Transmute Jun on May 17, 2016, 09:54:19 AM
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I was shocked  :o to see that they were eliminating the VIP tickets, seems strange for a "for profit" to do that.

I had lingering doubts about not attending this year, but that aspect of it convinced me not to go. The Ultimate VIP made my con last year, and it was fantastic! Without it, I'd be much more stressed and get a lot less done. If I want to wait in lines all day, I'll go to SDCC. ;)

But yeah, I'm shocked too. Why wouldn't they just double the price for VIP if it was costing them so much? It would still sell out!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 17, 2016, 09:55:39 AM
lets be honest they were fed up with VIPs at NYCC. They still do VIPs at all other shows even upcoming 2017 SWCO supposedly is having VIPs but they got tired of it here.

'Fairness' is a nice way of saying it
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: debster on May 17, 2016, 09:57:52 AM
Does anyone have a ballpark idea of how many ultimate VIP and special access VIP badges were sold? It does seem like a lot of work but the ticket costs were a lot higher. That being said, I had an ultimate VIP badge last year, and it was awesome. Now it's back to the wristband lines!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: bradk on May 17, 2016, 09:59:10 AM
at least I'll be saving $600 this year. or at least putting it to the D23 Expo pool when they announce their VIP tickets went up by $1000.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 17, 2016, 09:59:34 AM
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I had lingering doubts about not attending this year, but that aspect of it convinced me not to go. The Ultimate VIP made my con last year, and it was fantastic! Without it, I'd be much more stressed and get a lot less done. If I want to wait in lines all day, I'll go to SDCC. ;)

But yeah, I'm shocked too. Why wouldn't they just double the price for VIP if it was costing them so much? It would still sell out!

I feel the same way. If this wasn't a local con for me i would not be going this year. Since no travel is involved for me to go i figure whatever i do and see at the con is good enough. But i'm definitely not looking forward to it as much.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 17, 2016, 10:01:49 AM
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lets be honest they were fed up with VIPs at NYCC. They still do VIPs at all other shows even upcoming 2017 SWCO supposedly is having VIPs but they got tired of it here.

'Fairness' is a nice way of saying it

Yea i don't think it has anything to do with Fairness. What were they fed up about?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:01:49 AM
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It's funny because waiting on the long line to get into SDCC doesn't bother me as much as the waiting on the long line to get into NYCC does.

ummm, the difference between being in a sm city in SoCal in July VS a large city, way north in Oct? 

^^ might have something to do with it-  I'd have no concerns throwing a sleeping bag down at sdcc- nycc not so much
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on May 17, 2016, 10:02:49 AM
I don't know how I'm going to deal with a regular pass again... I just can't go back to being a regular pass... D:
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 17, 2016, 10:06:13 AM
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ummm, the difference between being in a sm city in SoCal in July VS a large city, way north in Oct? 

^^ might have something to do with it-  I'd have no concerns throwing a sleeping bag down at sdcc- nycc not so much

That's part of it. It's also just something about the whole experience being different at SDCC vs NYCC. The line at SDCC feels like it's part of the whole experience, the line at NYCC feels like it's just waiting on a long line. I can't really put it in words what the difference is but for me there is a difference.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:11:20 AM
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That's part of it. It's also just something about the whole experience being different at SDCC vs NYCC. The line at SDCC feels like it's part of the whole experience, the line at NYCC feels like it's just waiting on a long line. I can't really put it in words what the difference is but for me there is a difference.

oh no, there is a difference aside from the physical- the closest thing i've been able to ascribe it to is the people themselves- having grown up for a bit in nyc & lived in New england all my life- there's a big difference between the people in general.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 17, 2016, 10:17:25 AM
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oh no, there is a difference aside from the physical- the closest thing i've been able to ascribe it to is the people themselves- having grown up for a bit in nyc & lived in New england all my life- there's a big difference between the people in general.

^This. Times 1,000. TBH, I would feel 100% safe camping out overnight at SDCC all by myself if I had to. At NYCC, I...would not, haha.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: conventiongeek on May 17, 2016, 10:18:17 AM
Well, it's unfortunate, but I still plan to go. Really looking forward to catching up with a long time friend that i haven't seen in years. However, being a Floridian (lived here over 13 years now) my blood is thin and I would not want to camp out on the cold sidewalks of NYC in October.

Damn all those complainers... I bet they feel bad about it now.

I do like the membership idea, although 2 points on that...

1. They are giving people about 6 weeks to sign up. It takes people years to sign up for a SDCC membership... I can only imaging the problems and complaints on that now. Will people even know about it before it's too late? I bet it takes a lot longer for tickets to sell out (if at all).
2. I'm a little confused over the you are only allowed to buy 1 ticket per day thing. Are they being literal, meaning 1 Thursday, 1 Friday, 1 Saturday, 1 Sunday or do they mean I can buy 1 (of my 4 per person) per day until i reach said 4? I assume that we will have to put member id's into the system when we are buying the badges.

Oh, one last thing... I bet all those people on STUB HUB are running for the hills now... oops.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 17, 2016, 10:21:29 AM
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2. I'm a little confused over the you are only allowed to buy 1 ticket per day thing. Are they being literal, meaning 1 Thursday, 1 Friday, 1 Saturday, 1 Sunday or do they mean I can buy 1 (of my 4 per person) per day until i reach said 4? I assume that we will have to put member id's into the system when we are buying the badges.


They're being literal. 

"Each Fan has the opportunity to purchase a maximum of four (4) Tickets per type and twelve (12) Tickets in total. Remember: Each Ticket must be tied to a person who filled out a Fan Verification profile and there is a limit of one Ticket per person per day."
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 17, 2016, 10:25:22 AM
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Well, it's unfortunate, but I still plan to go. Really looking forward to catching up with a long time friend that i haven't seen in years. However, being a Floridian (lived here over 13 years now) my blood is thin and I would not want to camp out on the cold sidewalks of NYC in October.

Damn all those complainers... I bet they feel bad about it now.

I do like the membership idea, although 2 points on that...

1. They are giving people about 6 weeks to sign up. It takes people years to sign up for a SDCC membership... I can only imaging the problems and complaints on that now. Will people even know about it before it's too late? I bet it takes a lot longer for tickets to sell out (if at all).
2. I'm a little confused over the you are only allowed to buy 1 ticket per day thing. Are they being literal, meaning 1 Thursday, 1 Friday, 1 Saturday, 1 Sunday or do they mean I can buy 1 (of my 4 per person) per day until i reach said 4? I assume that we will have to put member id's into the system when we are buying the badges.

Oh, one last thing... I bet all those people on STUB HUB are running for the hills now... oops.

You make a good point. The casual comic con attendee will 100% miss the June 20th deadline to sign up. And correct me if I am wrong, if you don't sign up you can't buy a ticket after the deadline. This will definitely effect the speed tickets sell out and like you said, if they even do at all.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 17, 2016, 10:27:11 AM
Think they'll jack up the price of the passes now?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:31:27 AM
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1. They are giving people about 6 weeks to sign up. It takes people years to sign up for a SDCC membership... I can only imaging the problems and complaints on that now. Will people even know about it before it's too late? I bet it takes a lot longer for tickets to sell out (if at all).

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Fan Verification will open on May 20 at 12:00 PM EDT and close on June 13 at 11:59 PM EDT.
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/

i'm counting abt 3ish weeks--- but i've been known to have problems with Dates.... LOL.... do not rely on me

given teh 13 is a monday and they've promised 48 hrs notice, and they traditionally do sales during the week we can assume the earliest we're looking at for the actual sale is Wed the 15th
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 10:31:47 AM
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Think they'll jack up the price of the passes now?

I think so. They need to get the money from somewhere and if there is no VIP then they need to raise the regular [passes to cover it.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:32:56 AM
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I think so. They need to get the money from somewhere and if there is no VIP then they need to raise the regular [passes to cover it.

i'm guessing betwee $125-$150 for a 4 day
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 17, 2016, 10:34:12 AM
I am looking at this as a sincere effort by ReedPop for a unique setting such as NYC. I do think that many fans will not hear of this and they will be too late.  I look at the SDCC Facebook page where there are still people who did not know about their Member ID process, which has been in place for years now.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 10:36:47 AM
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http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/

i'm counting abt 3ish weeks--- but i've been known to have problems with Dates.... LOL.... do not rely on me

given teh 13 is a monday and they've promised 48 hrs notice, and they traditionally do sales during the week we can assume the earliest we're looking at for the actual sale is Wed the 15th

I'm thinking it will be the week after, once they shut it down then verify no duplicates.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:38:34 AM
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You make a good point. The casual comic con attendee will 100% miss the June 20th deadline to sign up. And correct me if I am wrong, if you don't sign up you can't buy a ticket after the deadline. This will definitely effect the speed tickets sell out and like you said, if they even do at all.

i'm not sure this will be the case-  while i'm sure there will be some who don't create a profile, I'm actually thinking this will up the 'frantic-ness' by the other attendee's.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 17, 2016, 10:39:51 AM
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NYCC Fans,

Each year when we take over the Javits Center in October, we have one priority in mind: you, the NYCC Fans. We don’t run NYCC year after year because we love hanging out by the Hudson or we need to reach our step goal in October, we do this because we want to provide the experience of a lifetime to everyone who attends NYCC each year.

With that in mind, we want the Ticket buying experience to be as smooth and fair as possible. And while supply and demand still means that some Fans who want to attend New York Comic Con might not get Tickets or might not get the Ticket type that they want, it’s our mission to eliminate (let’s be honest — the goal is to completely annihilate) the amount of scalpers and resellers who end up with Tickets. So this year NYCC will be changing the way Tickets are sold and requiring Fan Verification.

What does Fan Verification mean? It means we are requiring anyone interested in attending NYCC to fill out a profile between May 20 and June 13. We recognize that this is an extra step before buying your Tickets and requires more commitment from you, but we also know that as true Fans of the Show, you won’t mind making it tough for the supervillains out there. It means you guys have to do a bit more work to get your Ticket, but it will help make sure NYCC Tickets get into the hands of Fans. We truly thank you for your maximum effort (as our favorite merc with the mouth would say).

This is being done with you in mind and the hope that more of you will get the opportunity to experience NYCC. Below you will find full details of the changes that are being made to the NYCC Ticketing process along with other important NYCC Show news.

Fan Verification is required for every individual who would like to attend NYCC 2016. Read more
All NYCC Ticket types will go on sale at the same time. Read more
NYCC will no longer be selling VIP Tickets. Read more
NYCC 2016 Tickets will only be sold online through the NYCC Ticket website. Tickets will not be on sale at retailers or any events leading up to NYCC 2016. Read more
All Verified Fans will be notified via email 48 hours prior to NYCC Tickets going on sale. This email will include a unique link where you will be able to purchase Tickets (first-come, first-served) when they go on sale. Read more
NYCC Tickets will still be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Fan Verification does not guarantee NYCC Tickets or the type of Ticket you want. Read more
Take your time and fill out your Fan Verification profile completely. Don’t rush through it. When you fill out your profile has no effect on when you can purchase NYCC Tickets. Read more
Each NYCC Ticket must be individually assigned to someone who created a Fan Verification profile. You can buy more than one Ticket, but there is a limit of one Ticket per person per day. If your friend or family member did not fill out a Fan Verification profile, you will not be able to purchase their Ticket. Read more
We will be rolling New York Super Week into our new series NYCC Presents, continuing our tradition of expanding New York Comic Con content into the City. Read more
Whew! We know that’s a lot to take in, but we hope this clarifies the new NYCC Ticket buying process and updates surrounding the Show. Our goal is that Fan Verification will smash scalpers and resellers (Hulk style) while providing you with the smoothest Ticket buying experience possible. We truly want to make this year better than the last and we are confident that these new changes are steps in the right direction.

Thank you for your commitment and passion for the Show and willingness to take these extra steps to help us get more Tickets into your hands. We’re looking forward to giving you even more amazing content to experience with us and can’t wait to reveal more of what we’ve been working on for you. NYCC 2016 is going to be our best Show yet and it’s all going to start with Fan Verification improving the Ticket buying process for you.

We hope to see you in October so we can reach our step goals together (kidding… sort of). If you have any questions please reach out to our team via email.

Stay nerdy,
Lance Fensterman

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Frequently Asked Questions

Fan Verification

Why is NYCC changing the Ticket buying process?

Our mission is to eliminate the amount of scalpers and resellers who end up with NYCC Tickets and get those Tickets directly into the hands of our Fans. We believe required Fan Verification will help accomplish this goal.

What is Fan Verification?

Fan Verification is a new mandatory process for any Fan interested in attending NYCC 2016, whether you plan to buy your Ticket yourself or someone plans to buy your Ticket for you. When Fan Verification opens, you will fill out a profile and the name and email you use in your profile is what will give you the opportunity to purchase NYCC 2016 Tickets when they go on sale. Keep reading these FAQs for further details!

Through this Fan Verification process, any known scalpers and resellers as well as anyone who shows signs of supervillain activity (creating false emails, creating multiple profiles, etc.) will not be verified and will be unable to purchase NYCC Tickets. You can only fill out one Fan Verification profile per email address and each Fan can only have one profile.

Who needs to fill out a Fan Verification profile for NYCC 2016 Tickets?

All Fans (13 years of age at the time of NYCC and older) who hope to attend NYCC 2016 must fill out a Fan Verification profile. You will not be able to purchase a Ticket or have one purchased for you if you have not created a Fan Verification profile.

If you do not fill out a Fan Verification profile, you will not have the opportunity to buy NYCC Tickets and you will not be able to have someone who has been Fan Verified to buy Tickets for you.

Make sure to gather your friends, family, neighbors, dogs and cats (just kidding on those last two) and make sure everyone fills out a profile during the Fan Verification timeframe.

The only Fans who do not need to be Fan Verified are kids who will be ages 6-12 at the time of NYCC 2016 and will be using a NYCC 2016 Adult Ticket or a Sunday Kids Ticket. Kids Tickets will be available for purchase during the Ticket on-sale time. Kids 5 and under will be admitted for free to NYCC and no Ticket is required. Please read the full process about the NYCC Tickets for Kids.

Does filling out the Fan Verification profile mean I’m automatically Fan Verified?

For the most part, yes. Once you complete your Fan Verification profile, you’ll receive a confirmation email and you’re all set!

You’ll hear from us if your account has been cancelled or if we have questions about your profile.

When does Fan Verification open and how long is it open for?

Fan Verification will open on May 20 at 12:00 PM EDT and close on June 13 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Does Fan Verification guarantee NYCC 2016 Tickets?

No, it does not guarantee NYCC Tickets or that you will get the NYCC Ticket type that you want, but it does give the opportunity to buy Tickets as long as you fill out a Fan Verification profile by June 13. NYCC Tickets will still be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

If I fill out a Fan Verification profile immediately, do I have a better chance at buying NYCC Tickets?

No. We strongly recommend taking your time as you fill out your Fan Verification profile. If your profile is not complete, it will be cancelled. You have almost a full month to fill it out completely and correctly. Trying to fill out your Fan Verification profile like The Flash will not increase your chances of purchasing NYCC 2016 Tickets.

Should I create more than one Fan Verification profile?

Absolutely not. You can only fill out one Fan Verification profile per email address and each Fan can only have one profile.

Anyone who is identified as having multiple Fan Verification profiles or as a known reseller will have their Fan Verification voided and will not have the opportunity to purchase NYCC Tickets.

What if I want to buy a Ticket for my friend and they haven’t filled out a Fan Verification profile?

You can’t. That’s why it’s so important to make sure all your friends and family who want to go to the Show fill out their Fan Verification profile before the deadline!

I anticipate needing Medical Assistance onsite. Does my companion need a NYCC Badge and a Fan Verification profile?

Yes, please make sure anyone assisting you onsite fills out a Fan Verification profile. They must have a NYCC Badge in order to attend the Show with you and they can only get one through Fan Verification.

NYCC Tickets On-Sale

When are NYCC Tickets going on sale and how do I buy them?

If you filled out a Fan Verification profile, you will receive a unique link to purchase NYCC Tickets in your inbox approximately 48 hours before NYCC Tickets go on sale. Tickets will still be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the on-sale time.

We will not be announcing the on-sale date prior to 48 hours before Tickets sales are live.

Once Fan Verification closes, continue to follow the NYCC channels for updates and be sure to check your inbox for more details.

What NYCC Ticket types are being sold this year?

4-Day, 3-Day, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Sunday Kids Tickets will be available this year.

NYCC will no longer sell VIP Tickets. In the spirit of having a more equitable experience for all Fans, we have removed NYCC VIP Tickets. All Fans will now have the same level of access to NYCC.

Are all NYCC 2016 Ticket types going on sale at the same time?

Yes! This is similar to last year.

How many NYCC Tickets can I buy?

Each Fan has the opportunity to purchase a maximum of four (4) Tickets per type and twelve (12) Tickets in total. Remember: Each Ticket must be tied to a person who filled out a Fan Verification profile and there is a limit of one Ticket per person per day.

Will NYCC Tickets be sold at retailers?

No, NYCC 2016 Tickets will only be sold online. NYCC Tickets will not be on sale at retailers or any events leading up to NYCC 2016. Fan Verification and purchasing Tickets online through the NYCC Ticket website is the only opportunity to buy NYCC Tickets.

Can I share my unique link with my friends who also want to buy Tickets?

Do not share your link with your friends — even if they’re your besties. There is a one transaction limit per link. Once the transaction using that link is complete, the link will expire.

Assigning NYCC Tickets to an Individual

How do I individually assign my friends and family to each Ticket I buy?

You must include the email address used in Fan Verification to assign each individual Ticket. Each person must be Fan Verified and there is a limit of one Ticket per person per day. If your friend or family member did not fill out a Fan Verification profile, you will not be able to purchase their Ticket.

For example, if Pierce is buying 3-Day Tickets for himself and Sophia, plus a Friday and Saturday Ticket for Drake, he must add the email that Sophia and Drake used when they filled out their Fan Verification profile and assign himself and Sophia to the 3-Day Tickets and Drake to the Friday and Saturday Tickets.

Since kids 6-12 don’t need to fill out a Fan Verification profile, how do I assign a kid to their Ticket(s)?

As you are filling out your Fan Verification profile, you will be asked if you would like the opportunity to buy Tickets for kids 6-12, whether you’re purchasing an Adult Ticket any days of NYCC or a Sunday Kids Ticket. (Kids Tickets for kids 6-12 are only available on Sunday. All other days of NYCC require a regular priced Adult Ticket for kids ages 6-12). When you have the opportunity to purchase Tickets at the on-sale time, it will be noted in your profile that you may be purchasing one or more of those Tickets for a kid ages 6-12. You will then be able to assign a kid to that Ticket by clicking the checkbox under the email field.

Any NYCC Tickets assigned to kids will only be valid for kids ages 6-12 at the time of NYCC. This will be noted in their NYCC Badge RFID chip as the kid taps in and out of NYCC. If a NYCC Badge assigned to a kid is used for anyone over the age of 12 at the time of NYCC, the wearer will be removed from NYCC without a refund and the wearer and buyer will be unable to purchase Tickets to any future NYCC or ReedPOP events. Be prepared to show proof of age onsite.

Kids ages 5 years old and younger do not need a Ticket and get into NYCC for free.

How long do I have to assign my friends and family to the Tickets I buy for them?

You have 14 days (14 actual days, not business days) to assign your friends and family to their Ticket.

What if there’s a typo in the name or email address I use when I assign my friends and family to their Ticket?

If during the check-out process there was a typo in the email address or name entered, you have 14 days (14 actual days, not business days) to correct the error after purchase.

Can I transfer my Ticket to someone else after I buy it and assign it to myself or a friend/family member?

No. NYCC Tickets are non-transferrable. They are also non-upgradeable, non-refundable and non-resellable. They are yours to have and to hold until the Show is over.

NYCC Presents and NYCC Badge Access

Does my NYCC Badge get me into Panels at the Hammerstein Ballroom again this year?

Yes! Your NYCC Badge gets you into all day time Panels at both the Hammerstein Ballroom and our new venue Hudson Mercantile during the day on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have a NYCC Badge valid for the day of the events. This does not include nighttime NYCC Presents events where a separate Ticket is required.

What’s NYCC Presents?

Moving into 2016, we will be rolling New York Super Week into our new series NYCC Presents, continuing our tradition of expanding New York Comic Con content throughout the City. NYCC Presents will include tons of great evening events at multiple venues throughout the City and Brooklyn. These events will require a separate Ticket.

Does my NYCC Badge get me into NYCC Presents events?

No, each NYCC Presents event requires a separately purchased Ticket.

Other Useful Info

Why haven’t I received any emails from NYCC?

If you are not receiving emails from NYCC, it’s because you may be on our opt-out list for NYCC or one of our other ReedPOP Shows. To add yourself back onto our email list, please email [email protected]

I have questions that weren’t answered here. Who do I contact?

For any other questions, please email [email protected]

perhaps we need an NYCC Posts and Announcements thread?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 17, 2016, 10:42:29 AM
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i'm counting abt 3ish weeks--- but i've been known to have problems with Dates.... LOL.... do not rely on me

given teh 13 is a monday and they've promised 48 hrs notice, and they traditionally do sales during the week we can assume the earliest we're looking at for the actual sale is Wed the 15th

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I'm thinking it will be the week after, once they shut it down then verify no duplicates.

I've counted 4 weeks and 3 days for the verification process  ;D

But yeah, I'm thinking that 6/15 is the earliest sale date, but we're more likely looking at a late June sale date for the week of 6/20. SDCC generally needs time to process all of the member IDs beforehand, so it'll probably be a similar system here (especially considering the fact that this is totally new for NYCC).
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:43:31 AM
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 10:43:40 AM
Anyone else think that SDCC and NYCC had a secret meeting last year?

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: JerseyGirl317 on May 17, 2016, 10:49:37 AM
So do pros that were already approved have to create a profile to use their ticket?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 17, 2016, 10:51:40 AM
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Anyone else think that SDCC and NYCC had a secret meeting last year?
i keep waiting for the trajectory to be different...... 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 10:52:44 AM
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So do pros that were already approved have to create a profile to use their ticket?

According to their twitter you do not need to fill one out

https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/732609417187725313 (https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/732609417187725313)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: conventiongeek on May 17, 2016, 10:53:32 AM
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i'm not sure this will be the case-  while i'm sure there will be some who don't create a profile, I'm actually thinking this will up the 'frantic-ness' by the other attendee's.

Sorry, I stand corrected... you are right about 3 weeks. i was just thinking May to the end of June. Wasn't looking at the date of the 13th. 3 Weeks is rediculous, especially if people are not looking for it.

I don't see how it can be frantic. Clearly the die hard VIP's all seem less interested. Those people paid for VIP for a reason and now that reason is gone. It's not like there will be less regular badges, if anything there will be more. People might pretend to be frantic, but being you need a member ID now and you have 3 weeks to sign up, the tickets will take a long time to sell out.

I said it here first... mark my words. They will open up new member id's for new badge purchases sometime after the original badge sale because they will have realized they did not notify people properly (or given them enough time) and there will be a lot of unsold badges...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: yaro on May 17, 2016, 10:53:54 AM
I get that it was turning into San Diego Comic Con for a couple of years now but this is straight up copying them. :)

So what's the real reason for eleminating VIP, I don't buy the fairness angle much especially since they were profitable.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on May 17, 2016, 10:56:32 AM
I plan on making note of a lack of VIP access in this year's survey and hope others do the same Witt the hopes of bringing it back!


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 17, 2016, 11:02:48 AM
https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/732622381974315008

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Kim Jong Trill ‏@evaxtine  40m40 minutes ago
@NY_Comic_Con when will prices be listed?

New York Comic ConVerified account
‏@NY_Comic_Con
@evaxtine Hi Kim! Prices will be listed on Friday 5/20. See the whole process here: http://bit.ly/23W5mdC  #NYCC
11:22 AM - 17 May 2016
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 17, 2016, 11:06:55 AM
The sale can't be June 15.  They send the notification email to the one registered in your fan verification.  Fan verification is open until 11:59 on June 13.  If it was June 15, they couldn't give 48 hours notice to the people who signed up for a verification at the last minute.

Given ReedPop likes Wednesdays, I'm thinking June 22.  When I won't have computer access.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Transmute Jun on May 17, 2016, 11:08:08 AM
The Beat posted a good article about these changes.

http://www.comicsbeat.com/reedpop-introduces-new-ticket-policies-for-nycc-and-rebrands-super-week-as-nycc-presents/ (http://www.comicsbeat.com/reedpop-introduces-new-ticket-policies-for-nycc-and-rebrands-super-week-as-nycc-presents/)

I found this quote from Lance Fensterman interesting.

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Of the end of VIP tickets, Fensterman says “We felt it was a bit incongruent with our belief of putting fans first, and also it was hard to put together a high level personal experience at an event of the scale of NYCC, so it was the right time  to return those tickets to the pool.” Less than a thousand VIP tickets have been sold in recent years, so it wasn’t a huge program to begin with.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 17, 2016, 11:20:35 AM
Looks like ReedPop wants to spread out the impact of NYCC on the Manhattan landscape. While this can accommodate more fans, it may lessen the feel of a convention, where most things take place in a central location. I grew up in NYC, and for me, Brooklyn is a bit far away to still maintain the feel of being at a convention where the main events happen in 'the city'. 

But then it is a for-profit event.  I have mixed feelings about this. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 11:31:47 AM
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Looks like ReedPop wants to spread out the impact of NYCC on the Manhattan landscape. While this can accommodate more fans, it may lessen the feel of a convention, where most things take place in a central location. I grew up in NYC, and for me, Brooklyn is a bit far away to still maintain the feel of being at a convention where the main events happen in 'the city'. 

But then it is a for-profit event.  I have mixed feelings about this.

I too have mixed feelings about having a lot of nighttime activities in different areas.   The idea is to have everything in a close central location so your only travel time is getting to the convention.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: YouThinkMeMad on May 17, 2016, 11:31:57 AM
Glad I'm not going this year. I'm interested to see how it all plays out for future years though.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: littlenemo on May 17, 2016, 11:43:35 AM
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The Beat posted a good article about these changes.

http://www.comicsbeat.com/reedpop-introduces-new-ticket-policies-for-nycc-and-rebrands-super-week-as-nycc-presents/ (http://www.comicsbeat.com/reedpop-introduces-new-ticket-policies-for-nycc-and-rebrands-super-week-as-nycc-presents/)

I found this quote from Lance Fensterman interesting.

Sounds like a public relations type answer. I wonder what they were really saying behind closed doors.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on May 17, 2016, 11:44:26 AM
I'm sick that there are no vip tickets.
I'll still go this year but the VIP access was the one thing that put nycc at the top of my list, as far as comic con's go.
I think we should rent a booth if available just so we can store our bags and get in early.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Frank11207 on May 17, 2016, 11:49:49 AM
I have a bad feeling that nycc is gonna sell tickets for the bigger panels.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 17, 2016, 11:53:44 AM
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I have a bad feeling that nycc is gonna sell tickets for the bigger panels.

Or have a registration and selection process for the bigger panels so that the fans can enjoy their day more and not sit in line
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 17, 2016, 12:08:05 PM
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I too have mixed feelings about having a lot of nighttime activities in different areas.   The idea is to have everything in a close central location so your only travel time is getting to the convention.

Having things too spread out also lessens the spontaneous decisions--like  hearing about something and then having the time to go across town and then back to your hotel.  Maybe if they had themes for different areas that are outside of the main...something like Brooklyn is Post Apocalypse Town...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 17, 2016, 12:20:39 PM
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Or have a registration and selection process for the bigger panels so that the fans can enjoy their day more and not sit in line

Just read this about panels on New York Comic Con's Facebook page

... We always have a bag check for Fans to use. We will have places for Fans to sit and lounge during the show. We will have a process for panels that we will announce closer the show. Thank you.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 17, 2016, 12:43:53 PM
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waiting for the other shoe to drop and have them say press/pros have to go through the regular line as well.

I think they pretty much have:

As with all ReedPOP events, NYCC is a “Fans First” event and approval to receive a Press Badge is not guaranteed. We must maintain a high standard of excellence when we award Press Badges so please understand that:

Your Press Badge allows access as long as space is permitting.
Your Press Badge does not allow early access, special access or guaranteed seating.
Your Press Badge does not allow you to cut lines.
Your Press Badge will not allow access into any events requiring an additional ticket.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/Press-and-Pro-Overview/

Looks like pro might still be able to cut the lines though.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: YouThinkMeMad on May 17, 2016, 12:58:43 PM
I'm so exhausted by NYCC that I rarely do anything afterwards or off site. It's just too much time and hassle for me personally.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: matthew on May 17, 2016, 01:06:16 PM
no vip? i always found a way to get a ultimate access badge each year.

not worth going to nycc without one for me. so dragoncon instead.



if i had a big ip to tout, renting out the whole former vip area might be a thing.


p.s. looking to see if i can modify someone else's booth with a two stage booth. a.k.a. a second floor. prices seem to vary greatly. then the second story would still let me have a "unfair" private area to lord over the masses. because if i am to go this far, then i must defeat the idea of fairness, lol. i saw the area for regular passes to sit down. it was..... not acceptable to me.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Stephanie on May 17, 2016, 01:56:23 PM
So since there are no VIP badges this year, is this going to change the way the buying group (groups) for NYCC will be structured?

I'm sad there are no VIP badges too.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 17, 2016, 02:12:20 PM
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So since there are no VIP badges this year, is this going to change the way the buying group (groups) for NYCC will be structured?

I'm sad there are no VIP badges too.

Yes, the buying group will be structured a bit differently to accommodate NYCC's changes for this year! You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login and I are working on the details but once the link for the verification profiles open and the badge prices are listed, we will be able to go through it more thoroughly to determine exactly what else needs to be adjusted  :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on May 17, 2016, 02:19:27 PM
This company is the worst.

Those who have supported the con for so long are being penalized because they were being too lazy to do the obvious years ago.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: bettiebloodshed on May 17, 2016, 02:24:37 PM
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This company is the worst.

Those who have supported the con for so long are being penalized because they were being too lazy to do the obvious years ago.

How so? I don't understand the logic here. If you are talking RE UA/SA, VIP and normal badge holders hold the same amount of loyalty. One just pays more than the other (some have been going the same amount of years etc)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 17, 2016, 02:46:25 PM
now that I am home and have the opportunity to fully post I will

its interesting, this will be my 8th show, started as a reg holder upgraded to VIP based on 2011s show and now do press along with holding a badge.

To be clear up front, I am upset they got rid of the VIP program. I'm not going to say no.

I will say though last year was one of the few years I felt the VIP badge was not worth it. aside from getting onto the floor first and the lounge (which I admit was a help) I'm not sure I felt my badge was worth it. they let the vips into the building later than the regular pass holders, funko tickets were on the regular line, and at least 4 of the 20 panels in the main stage left a lot to be wanting considering 2 were cancelled and programming was not put back in and 2 panels were so empty they did not warrant being on the main stage.

Do I want VIP yes but that is their decision and I don't think they'll be changing it. The thing that upsets me most is this 'fariness' quote since there are still VIP programs for ECCC, C2E2, SWCL, SWCO, Star Trek Missions, BookCon, etc. Until they can say something other than well we are quirky and different shows can be different or the like I feel like they are withholding info 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on May 17, 2016, 03:04:12 PM
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now that I am home and have the opportunity to fully post I will

its interesting, this will be my 8th show, started as a reg holder upgraded to VIP based on 2011s show and now do press along with holding a badge.

To be clear up front, I am upset they got rid of the VIP program. I'm not going to say no.

I will say though last year was one of the few years I felt the VIP badge was not worth it. aside from getting onto the floor first and the lounge (which I admit was a help) I'm not sure I felt my badge was worth it. they let the vips into the building later than the regular pass holders, funko tickets were on the regular line, and at least 4 of the 20 panels in the main stage left a lot to be wanting considering 2 were cancelled and programming was not put back in and 2 panels were so empty they did not warrant being on the main stage.

Do I want VIP yes but that is their decision and I don't think they'll be changing it. The thing that upsets me most is this 'fariness' quote since there are still VIP programs for ECCC, C2E2, SWCL, SWCO, Star Trek Missions, BookCon, etc. Until they can say something other than well we are quirky and different shows can be different or the like I feel like they are withholding info
Total agree. They took away that extra that SDCC didn't have.

They had every opportunity in the world to make changes for the upcoming con year and decided to do nothing until it escalated to what happen last year.

So, like I said earlier, they are penalizing those that supported them to try to make up for their faults that they are now trying to fix.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: matthew on May 17, 2016, 03:34:30 PM
now is the time to take all my old gold passes and take a pic of them, and post underneath: now you can NEVER have what i had.


lol. let the jealous ones be jealous.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on May 17, 2016, 04:46:55 PM
Last year was the first year I myself had a VIP pass, the previous years I've had a Pro pass and my friend has had a VIP pass or I did the regular line.  I'm annoyed they got rid of VIP now that this con has gotten so huge since it was a big help to get the limited edition items.  I don't know how much extra work it was for them to do the VIP thing since it seemed like they barely put any effort into in the first place, that fairness bit seems like more PR than anything. 

I hope this new system will cut down on the scalping since it has gotten so nuts.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on May 17, 2016, 09:54:44 PM
First they took away SENYC this year; and now they took away the VIPs' pass.... I hope they won't take away the artist alley next.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 18, 2016, 05:51:54 AM
https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/732885772949422081

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https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/732885436587184128

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 18, 2016, 06:30:06 AM
Can't wait for this "live" QA where they answer questions with pre-scripted PR answers.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 18, 2016, 07:02:49 AM
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Can't wait for this "live" QA where they answer questions with pre-scripted PR answers.

as much as i want to believe this would not be the case, I'm certain that it will be exactly like that.

Also I have no questions they would actually answer in full. filling out a verification system is self explanatory enough for me.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 18, 2016, 08:17:50 AM
If you can only use the link that comes in your email, and you're not supposed to share links, that sounds like each person can be logged in once, like SDCC -- right?  Thinking that might help their server issues.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 19, 2016, 02:54:56 AM
Archive, NYT article http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/05/19/arts/new-york-comic-con-unveils-system-aimed-at-cutting-ticket-scalping.html

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 19, 2016, 10:42:25 AM
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If you can only use the link that comes in your email, and you're not supposed to share links, that sounds like each person can be logged in once, like SDCC -- right?  Thinking that might help their server issues.

That's what I was thinking
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 19, 2016, 02:26:09 PM
From what NYCC has been posting on their FB page, it looks like the 'Fan Verification' form will have more questions on it about our likes, etc.  A good opportunity to find out some things about us. We shall see tomorrow.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 19, 2016, 05:41:14 PM
https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/733372256739434496

Why is New York Comic Con changing the Ticket buying process? Read our Fan Verification FAQ: https://t.co/i43UEpy1KY https://t.co/9k4h6QkMwk

The 29-second video just answers the question "why is NYCC changing the ticket buying process?"

https://mobile.twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/733372256739434496/video/1
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 19, 2016, 08:22:40 PM
I prefer if they keep the verification system to pertinent information, if they want to ask about my likes etc i assume those types of questions should be optional
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 20, 2016, 09:07:46 AM
first step is to give a cell phone number, so they can give you a code, what if you do not have a cell phone, also i don't see one box that says they will not share that info out to sponsors, etc...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 20, 2016, 09:10:12 AM
I keep trying to enter my cell phone number for the access code, but I am consistently receiving this message:

"Failed to text access code User has exceeded the request limit. Try again in a minute or two."

I'm willing to bet that far more users are trying to sign up for this than they anticipated...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 20, 2016, 09:15:11 AM
I completed verification, but the first time I clicked on the link, it timed out.  Bodes real well for the ticket sale.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 20, 2016, 09:15:54 AM
this is why i am just waiting until monday
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: YouThinkMeMad on May 20, 2016, 09:16:03 AM
I've already had some issues.

I had the same as above but refreshed the page and it worked. But then got the same message when entering the code and even refreshing didn't help.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 09:17:43 AM
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I keep trying to enter my cell phone number for the access code, but I am consistently receiving this message:

"Failed to text access code User has exceeded the request limit. Try again in a minute or two."

I'm willing to bet that far more users are trying to sign up for this than they anticipated...


It may not be this but I got that message the first time then I put the hyphens in like 619-xxx-xxxx then it worked
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 20, 2016, 09:18:55 AM
Mine finally went through! Looks like a lot of people were trying to access it at once - not surprising, haha.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Transmute Jun on May 20, 2016, 09:19:46 AM
What is the link for fan registration? Was there an email blast? I didn't get anything.

Never mind, I found it on their website. It was a bit of a dig through.

Tip for anyone who does not have a cell phone (like me): you can click on the tiny link below the access code box and have the code telephoned to you by autobot.

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No, I just went to their webpage and clicked the banner for fan registration is now open.

Thank you, Sefton, for trying to help a clueless person!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: YouThinkMeMad on May 20, 2016, 09:20:11 AM
Finally got it to work and it was super easy. The questions were pretty much the same thing they ask in some of their after show surveys and the personal info was no different than when purchasing.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 20, 2016, 09:21:05 AM
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What is the link for fan registration? Was there an email blast? I didn't get anything.

No, I just went to their webpage and clicked the banner for fan registration is now open.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 20, 2016, 09:25:58 AM
Whole process was super easy.  Liked the added security of the phone verification.  They ask no out of the ordinary questions.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on May 20, 2016, 09:30:21 AM
I agree. A little glitchy at first but dear God in heaven, we have so much time to do this!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dartz13 on May 20, 2016, 09:34:18 AM
I had no problems on the verification process.  I love the extra measure of providing a phone number.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 20, 2016, 09:40:55 AM
so did you have to choose the ticket type you are interested in buying on sale day?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 20, 2016, 09:41:47 AM
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so did you have to choose the ticket type you are interested in buying on sale day?

Yes, but it says you are not guaranteed that.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dartz13 on May 20, 2016, 09:43:57 AM
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so did you have to choose the ticket type you are interested in buying on sale day?

I did, but I am not sure if it is just a survey for them to get an idea or if we can choose other ticket options when the actual ticket sale is happening?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 20, 2016, 09:46:42 AM
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login I get that but I am trying to get at it is if that is locking you into a ticket type or if it was more of just a survey type question
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on May 20, 2016, 09:48:06 AM
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You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login I get that but I am trying to get at it is if that is locking you into a ticket type or if it was more of just a survey type question

Don't see how they could lock you into it, worse case, just select 12.  I selected 4 3-day's even though I'm only going to need 2.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: JerseyGirl317 on May 20, 2016, 09:48:16 AM
In case anyone is looking for ticket prices they were posted today:

Thursday-$40
Friday, Saturday and Sunday- $50 each
3-day (F, S & Su) - $85
4- day- $115
and Sunday kids tickets - $10 (up from $5 last year)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dolphina on May 20, 2016, 09:56:26 AM
I just completed the process, had no issues but I read this thread first :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: DRWHO42 on May 20, 2016, 09:56:55 AM
Done. Quick and easy
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 10:03:15 AM
Another family member got an email confirmation for fan verification and a separate email for a Showclix temporary password and they applied after I did...has anyone else not gotten the email confirmation?  :o
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dolphina on May 20, 2016, 10:04:13 AM
I got an immediate email.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 20, 2016, 10:05:04 AM
I did not get one.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 10:07:24 AM
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I did not get one.

Okay thanks for responding...at least I wasn't the only one.  Ugh.  I sent them an email about it already.  I'm concerns that I fat fingered my email addy.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 20, 2016, 10:09:16 AM
My confirmation screen said they would only contact me if there was a problem, so until now, I wasn't worried.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 20, 2016, 10:10:21 AM
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I got an immediate email.

I received an e-mail immediately after completion, too. But I'm sure their system may be a bit backed up right now, so I wouldn't worry TOO much if you haven't gotten one yet!

*Edit: did anyone who hasn't yet received their e-mail check their spam?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 10:12:53 AM
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I received an e-mail immediately after completion, too. But I'm sure their system may be a bit backed up right now, so I wouldn't worry TOO much if you haven't gotten one yet!

*Edit: did anyone who hasn't yet received their e-mail check their spam?

checked and nada. :(
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on May 20, 2016, 10:15:10 AM
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checked and nada. :(

Darn  :( Well hopefully, NYCC will have a rep get back to you soon. And at least there are others here who haven't received their e-mail yet as well!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 10:26:54 AM
I just logged onto my existing Showclix account online and it shows the NYCC 2016 Fan Verification application form as filed and the information including the email address is correct.  So mebbe it is just a lag in sending.  It appears you can update any information also.  Whew.  :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: TardisMom on May 20, 2016, 10:42:00 AM
All 3 of us have completed the form and received the email.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Bionic 7 on May 20, 2016, 10:57:18 AM
Submitted my Fan Verification at around 12:20 pm EST.  I encountered no issues myself and got confirmation and ShowClix e-mails immediately.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: semigeekgirl on May 20, 2016, 10:57:53 AM
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I just logged onto my existing Showclix account online and it shows the NYCC 2016 Fan Verification application form as filed and the information including the email address is correct.  So mebbe it is just a lag in sending.  It appears you can update any information also.  Whew.  :)

Maybe it's because you already had a Showclix account? I assumed they only emailed me with a temporary password b/c I didn't have a password at all before.

Edit: Oops, didn't realize there was a "fan verification completed" email as well. I have now received both.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on May 20, 2016, 11:02:41 AM
I did not receive anything from Showclix.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 20, 2016, 11:14:29 AM
I just got mine -- 2 hours after I submitted it.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 11:18:01 AM
aaaand I just got my confirmation email of my fan verification...never mind.  8) hehehe
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on May 20, 2016, 11:20:18 AM
Is everyone getting a Showclix email as well?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: rando on May 20, 2016, 11:21:48 AM
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Is everyone getting a Showclix email as well?


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Try to log onto the Showclix site with the email you fan verified with.  Mebbe you already have an old account?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 20, 2016, 11:22:07 AM
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Is everyone getting a Showclix email as well?


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I got a Showclix email.  That was a surprise.  NYCC should have explained that in their information....ah communication....
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Transmute Jun on May 20, 2016, 11:26:05 AM
I got my email instantly.

*****

Your New York Comic Con 2016 Fan Verification is complete!

You are now Fan Verified and will have the opportunity to purchase NYCC 2016 Tickets when they go on sale. You will only hear from us if your Fan Verification profile is cancelled or if we have questions about your Fan Verification profile.

Please note: Fan Verification provides you the opportunity to buy Tickets, but does not guarantee NYCC Tickets or the Ticket type that you desire. NYCC Tickets will still be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Prior to NYCC Tickets going on sale, you will receive a unique link to purchase NYCC Tickets in your inbox. Make sure you add [email protected] to your contacts and mark it as “safe” so emails from us don’t filter into your spam or junk folders. The unique link will arrive in your inbox approximately 48 hours before NYCC Tickets go on sale. We will not be announcing the on-sale date prior to 48 hours before Tickets sales are live so continue to monitor your inbox and follow the NYCC social channels for updates.

Now that you’re Fan Verified, make sure to gather your friends, family, neighbors, dogs and cats (just kidding on those last two) who also want to attend NYCC 2016 and tell them to fill out their Fan Verification profile before the deadline on June 13 at 11:59 PM EDT.

If you have any questions please reach out to our team via email [email protected]

Thank you,

NYCC Team
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on May 20, 2016, 11:39:23 AM
Submitted my fan verification and got an E-mail right away.  I support this but it still sucks they did away with VIP tickets.

So I'm guessing the NYCC ticket sale will take place at roughly the same time SDCC starts mailing out our badges (mid June).
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on May 20, 2016, 11:45:45 AM
Registered and got my confirmation right away

Still sucks about VIP though
Please bring it back


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on May 20, 2016, 12:43:47 PM
Still no confirmation 3 hours later
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 20, 2016, 01:06:43 PM
I wondered whether this would be a permanent Fan Verification ID that we could use from now on, but it seems that is not so.  The Showclix area, once I signed in, seems to be a 'one show' deal.  I have never used Showclix so I definitely could be wrong.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 20, 2016, 01:08:00 PM
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You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login I get that but I am trying to get at it is if that is locking you into a ticket type or if it was more of just a survey type question

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Also, after submitting, the Showclix account allows you to edit all the info on your application.  You have until the end date to edit.  I don't doubt after that date your choices may be referenced in for the sale.  The Faqs did say, for example, for the Sunday kids tickets

Quote
When you have the opportunity to purchase Tickets at the on-sale time, it will be noted in your profile that you may be purchasing one or more of those Tickets for a kid ages 6-12. You will then be able to assign a kid to that Ticket by clicking the checkbox under the email field.

the profile will be referenced during the sale.

More info and what you will need to add for the Sunday Kids tickets, from the application page

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Mario Wario on May 20, 2016, 01:20:25 PM
Also did the "Fan Verification" and it was easy. Just got it done and got the e-mail 1 minute later.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on May 20, 2016, 02:19:02 PM
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In case anyone is looking for ticket prices they were posted today:

Thursday-$40
Friday, Saturday and Sunday- $50 each
3-day (F, S & Su) - $85
4- day- $115
and Sunday kids tickets - $10 (up from $5 last year)

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/Buy-Tickets/

"All NYCC 2016 Tickets must be ordered online. Tickets cannot be purchased over the phone and Tickets will not be sold at retailers or any events leading up to NYCC 2016.

There is no presale of NYCC 2016 Tickets.

There is a limit of four (4) Tickets per types. You cannot purchase more than twelve (12) Tickets total per order.

3-Day Tickets are valid only for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday Kids Tickets are only valid on Sunday, October 9 for kids ages 6-12 on the first day of New York Comic Con 2016.

Please note: Prices above do not include state taxes, local taxes or shipping cost. Taxes and shipping cost will be added to your Ticket purchase during checkout.

You will be charged full price if a replacement Ticket is needed. Tickets will only be replaced if they are activated and activation of all NYCC 2016 Tickets is required.

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All Fans ages 6-years-old and up need a Ticket in order to attend New York Comic Con 2016. Kids 6-12 must purchase a Sunday Kids Ticket to attend NYCC on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Sunday Kids Tickets are only valid for children 6-12 on Sunday, October 9, 2015 and while supplies last. Purchase of an Adult Ticket valid for Sunday, October 9 is required. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. Please note, NYCC recommends all kids under 18 attend with an adult. All kids under 13 must have an adult with them while at the NYCC.

Sunday Kids Tickets

Kids 6-12 must purchase a Sunday Kids Ticket to attend NYCC on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Sunday Kids Tickets are only valid for children 6-12 on Sunday, October 9, 2015 and while supplies last. Purchase of an Adult Ticket valid for Sunday, October 9 is required. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. The child must be aged 6-12 on the first day of New York Comic Con 2016 to qualify for a Kids Ticket. We highly recommend that you purchase your Sunday Kids Ticket early as there is a chance that we will sell out of Sunday Kids Tickets to NYCC 2016 quickly after they go on sale. No more Sunday Kids Tickets will be release once they are all sold.

Ticket Mailing

If you are purchasing your Ticket(s) on or before 11:59 PM EDT on August 26, 2016 our Ticket(s) will be mailed via USPS to the address you enter. If you order five (5) or more Tickets, please note that Priority shipping will be automatically added to your order to ensure delivery. After July 1, we will not be able to make edits to your mailing address. Please note that Tickets will not begin to mail until September 2016. If you are purchasing your Ticket(s) after August 26, 2016 at 11:59 PM EDT, please bring your email confirmation to the Will Call counters onsite at the Javits Center to pick up your NYCC Ticket.

International Orders will have the option to have Tickets mailed or picked up onsite.

NYCC Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-resellable and non-upgradeable.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to keep things fair, there is a limit of four (4) Tickets per type. You cannot purchase more than twelve (12) Tickets total per order. If we determine that you are ordering under different names and multiple addresses, all of your orders will be cancelled immediately. Any and all scalpers that are identified will have their order(s) canceled and Ticket(s) voided."

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After July 1, we will not be able to make edits to your mailing address

I wonder if the date will be the end date of the ticket assigning period as well.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on May 21, 2016, 11:48:10 AM
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Still no confirmation 3 hours later

Did you ever get your email confirmation?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on May 21, 2016, 12:30:05 PM
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Still no confirmation 3 hours later

Did you check your spam folder?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 21, 2016, 08:07:10 PM
Did the verification registration thing. I like that they require you to get a code sent to your phone to be able to register. That should stop most of the duplicate accounts people create to get more/better chances to buy tickets. I know people make up duplicate/fake accounts for SDCC. All you really need to register for a SDCC account is an email address and you can easily make up as many gmail accounts as you want. At least with having to get a code by text it makes it a lot harder to make up duplicate accounts.
I'm still not happy they got rid of VIP tickets. Especially since they claim it is to make it a fair and better experience for all the fans, yet every other convention they run still offers VIP tickets. I guess they don't care about making a fair and better fan experience for those other conventions.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on May 21, 2016, 10:09:01 PM
I would be happy with a VIP ticket with just the lounge and separate line to enter the exhibit hall in the morning, that's all I need.
It still doesn't make sense to me that they got rid of the VIP option to make it fair?
They have to then do the same at all their various conventions to keep it fair.
The VIP ticket option was the one thing for me that made nycc better than sdcc.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on May 22, 2016, 08:38:46 AM
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Did the verification registration thing. I like that they require you to get a code sent to your phone to be able to register. That should stop most of the duplicate accounts people create to get more/better chances to buy tickets. I know people make up duplicate/fake accounts for SDCC. All you really need to register for a SDCC account is an email address and you can easily make up as many gmail accounts as you want. At least with having to get a code by text it makes it a lot harder to make up duplicate accounts.
I'm still not happy they got rid of VIP tickets. Especially since they claim it is to make it a fair and better experience for all the fans, yet every other convention they run still offers VIP tickets. I guess they don't care about making a fair and better fan experience for those other conventions.
I was saying the same thing. The VIP option made NYCC so different than SDCC.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: stl_ben on May 23, 2016, 09:10:39 AM
Getting rid of VIP makes NYCC way more fair.  Sure they have VIP at their other cons....but at a show like C2E2 it is completely unnecessary.
You get onto the floor at the same time as everyone else, you just get to skip the line, so maybe 10 minutes saved in the morning?
I have never seen a panel capped and every panel I have been in they have let regular attendees sit in VIP just so the seats weren't empty.

At NYCC this is far from the case as WAY more people show up, so get rid of the VIP and give everyone an equal shot.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 23, 2016, 09:25:07 AM
so in a situation where a VIP is not needed it is OK to have that type of badge but when the VIP would actually benefit the people spending the extra money for it then they shouldn't do it.

You get onto the floor at the same time as everyone else, you just get to skip the line, so maybe 10 minutes saved in the morning?
The NYCC VIP was the same, skip the line and once they let the VIPs in they let the regular pass holders in right after

I have never seen a panel capped and every panel I have been in they have let regular attendees sit in VIP just so the seats weren't empty.
While panels are capped at nycc there are no designated VIP seats either
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: stl_ben on May 23, 2016, 09:32:00 AM
I think getting rid of the VIP levels the playing field for all fans, not just the rich ones at NYCC.  At C2E2 the field is already even, just some fans have too much money and are getting almost no benifit from it.  At NYCC if you get onto the floor first you can get to all those in demand exclusives before the line is capped / sold out.  At C2E2 in recent years there have not been any exclusives that have demanded such craze to get to.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on May 23, 2016, 09:41:29 AM
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Getting rid of VIP makes NYCC way more fair.  Sure they have VIP at their other cons....but at a show like C2E2 it is completely unnecessary.
You get onto the floor at the same time as everyone else, you just get to skip the line, so maybe 10 minutes saved in the morning?
I have never seen a panel capped and every panel I have been in they have let regular attendees sit in VIP just so the seats weren't empty.

At NYCC this is far from the case as WAY more people show up, so get rid of the VIP and give everyone an equal shot.

In all walks of life wether it's travel, theater, concerts, sporting events, even theme parks, there is always an option to pay more money to get a VIP experience. You could say it's not fair that someone has a flat bed in first class traveling on Virgin Atlantic from Las Vegas to London while we sit in Economy.
But that's just the way it is, it's a business and people want to pay more for a better seat or experience.

I just don't get the it's not fair thing.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on May 23, 2016, 09:45:01 AM
What your not realizing is that the people who buy VIP badges aren't millionaires.  They're just people who are willing to spend
More for the betterment of heir NYCC experience

I can guarantee you that with no VIP tickets, the chances of grabbing those exclusives will not increase.  In fact it will probably decrease since those people who spent money clearly are the ones that seem more invested in trying to grab these items.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: stl_ben on May 23, 2016, 09:48:32 AM
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login so for everything there is a VIP / pay more get more? How about SDCC?  Just because something exists in lots of venues doesn't mean its fair.  NYCC is just trying to balance the field some.  It's ok thought, the world will go on!

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login Or those people who had spent more money before will just use that money to buy the exclusives on the secondary market instead, it's impossible to tell now.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on May 23, 2016, 10:06:00 AM
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You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login so for everything there is a VIP / pay more get more? How about SDCC?  Just because something exists in lots of venues doesn't mean its fair.  NYCC is just trying to balance the field some.  It's ok thought, the world will go on!

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login Or those people who had spent more money before will just use that money to buy the exclusives on the secondary market instead, it's impossible to tell now.

There is a big difference between SDCC and all other events or travel situations, SDCC is a non profit organization not a business like the others.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on May 23, 2016, 10:08:22 AM
Wow, I've been sick the past few days and had a thing for work all day Saturday, completely missed fan verification going up @[email protected] good thing I checked today! Time to get my group on the way to getting this filled out etc.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on May 23, 2016, 10:30:37 AM
Just set mine up and email confirmed :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on May 23, 2016, 11:33:05 AM
Actually I think nearly every comic con or similar events have a VIP option.
All the Amazing comic cons, all the Wizard World comic cons, all the Creation events, D23 etc
Until now only SDCC the sole non profit organization didn't offer a VIP option, which in that case makes sense.
NYCC does not make sense, in terms of fairness.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: stl_ben on May 23, 2016, 11:38:34 AM
Ask the people that wait in line for hours and then get pushed back behind VIPs that walk right up what is more fair.  Are you a bigger fan just because you have more money to spend?
Most likely not.  I can't imagine a single person who doesn't normally buy VIPs are complaining that this isn't fair.....
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 23, 2016, 11:53:55 AM
DragonCon does not do VIP.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 23, 2016, 12:08:35 PM
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DragonCon does not do VIP.

They sort of do. They offer what they call an eternal membership. You get lifetime admission to the con, a special VIP line to pick up your badge each year which is a supposed to be a lot shorter line, first shot at all the free items that they give out each year, admission to a special meet and greet party the night before the convention begins and a few other things.


Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on May 23, 2016, 12:10:55 PM
Yeah, but it doesn't give you special access to panels, photo ops, or autographs.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on May 23, 2016, 12:15:19 PM
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Yeah, but it doesn't give you special access to panels, photo ops, or autographs.

But it still gives people who are willing to pay more special features that regular ticket holders don't get.
I've been to other cons where the only perk of a VIP ticket was a separate line to get into the con. At some of these cons that itself is a huge thing since sometimes the line to get into the con can be huge and take forever.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 23, 2016, 03:27:34 PM
I think we should move on from this topic.

There are arguments that can be made on both sides of the debate, however RP has decided to get rid of this ticket option. Does it upset me, yes, I am on the side of they should have kept it. I think we have all had our chances to state our opinions but it is time to move on.

Yes SDCC does not have a vip but the argument can be made that they sell a portion of their tickets to the previous years attendees, one could argue where the fairness in that is. I think we could go back and forth over and over. I personally recommend regardless of which side of the argument you land on to email Lance or your other RP contact and express your feelings. Will it do anything, who knows. I will say privately I've talked with other attendees on the matter and I had a feeling the days of VIPs were numbered though I thought it was going to be in like another 3-4 years.

The only point I am going to make is that to say only rich people got the VIPs is not true. I was lucky enough to get the VIP pass the last few years and I can assure you I am not rich nor are a bunch of the people I knew who got VIP passes. I save my money, I won't go to the clubs or bars, I call in a birthday gift and I use the savings of not spending to get my tickets. So it is not just a rich person ticket.

In either case I think it is time to move on and come together as a forum.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: matthew on May 25, 2016, 01:06:22 PM
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DragonCon does not do VIP.


they so do. but not through dragoncon. it's also a bit secret, in that the pass is like a business card sized "invitation". so when "commoners" ask what was that, that is how you respond. dragoncon is "powerless" to defy things offsite/nearby . at least at nycc anybody could net one. the backlash against "the rich", from online sites for vip tickets was quite real. lessons learned for other conventions. hide it. i do miss throwing a vip pass in people's faces though. that is denied me. i could only do that at nycc.

dragoncon. i goto where the unfairness is strongest. lol.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on May 25, 2016, 04:55:13 PM
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they so do. but not through dragoncon. it's also a bit secret, in that the pass is like a business card sized "invitation". so when "commoners" ask what was that, that is how you respond. dragoncon is "powerless" to defy things offsite/nearby . at least at nycc anybody could net one. the backlash against "the rich", from online sites for vip tickets was quite real. lessons learned for other conventions. hide it. i do miss throwing a vip pass in people's faces though. that is denied me. i could only do that at nycc.

dragoncon. i goto where the unfairness is strongest. lol.
this is the second time today i've come across your post slamming a con- KNOCK IT OFF- consider this your second warning- chill or you're getting suspended
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: comiclover86 on May 31, 2016, 02:11:57 PM
Does anybody possibly think that they may throw it in there as a surprise so that the speculation of VIP is truly gone? Giving a true curveball and unexpected sale of some time of new "VIP"? Most likely not but that could be something they may try out to level the competition of removing the VIP passes. Just a hopeful thought.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 31, 2016, 02:35:35 PM
Doubtful,  I don't see that happening
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on May 31, 2016, 04:06:42 PM
This was the response I got from Lance after I emailed him saying I was dissapointed that they cancelled the VIP options.

"I totally understand your disappointment Jason, I too agree with you and would prefer that kind of ticket.  It was becoming increasingly difficult for us to meet the expectations of the ticket holders though and it seemed like the right and fair choice to make. 

Again, sorry for how it effects your experience at the show. 

Lance Fensterman
Senior Global Vice President "
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on May 31, 2016, 04:11:55 PM
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This was the response I got from Lance after I emailed him saying I was dissapointed that they cancelled the VIP options.

"I totally understand your disappointment Jason, I too agree with you and would prefer that kind of ticket.  It was becoming increasingly difficult for us to meet the expectations of the ticket holders though and it seemed like the right and fair choice to make. 

Again, sorry for how it effects your experience at the show. 

Lance Fensterman
Senior Global Vice President "

Sincerely,
Random HR representative
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on May 31, 2016, 04:58:33 PM
It is a formed response. I emailed Lance last year about them getting rid of the presale and got the same response as a friend that asked a similar question, we even got the same error in the message.

I know he 'gets lots of these emails' but there was a point where when I emailed him in previous years I actually did get a personalized response.

I just find that statement of it being 'difficult for us to meet the expectations of the ticket holders' as just not ringing true
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dside82 on June 06, 2016, 07:20:39 PM
First time trying to go for NYCC tickets normally go to SDCC. To anyone that goes to both is the process similar? Is luck a huge factor or are there plenty of tickets to go around? Just want to make sure I do not get my hope up if they are extremely difficult.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 06, 2016, 08:07:42 PM
they can be difficult
we don't quite know how it's going to play out this year with the discontinuation of the VIP options. iirc, the 4 day tix seemed to go kinda fast last year. there is a forum buying group, contact You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login .  Plus they just put in place a member id system, go regester now!http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/

this is most likely going to be the forumat-- note this is from SW celebration
https://www.showclix.com/event/tickets-3768358683981?campaigncode=CampSE
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 08, 2016, 06:37:34 AM
Just a reminder all - ONLY 5 MORE DAYS - to create a fan verification account.

If you want to attend and buy tickets you must do this step

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on June 10, 2016, 12:11:47 PM
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Just a reminder all - ONLY 5 MORE DAYS - to create a fan verification account.

If you want to attend and buy tickets you must do this step

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/

Thank you!  In all the SDCC hotel hub-bub I forgot...done now.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Angology on June 12, 2016, 06:27:37 AM
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Just a reminder all - ONLY 5 MORE DAYS - to create a fan verification account.

If you want to attend and buy tickets you must do this step

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/
So-when you fill out how many tickets you are interested in buying, does that matter? Should I put the max, or does it not impact anything later on? I am mainly signing up just in case, I don't really have plans to attend at this point.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on June 12, 2016, 06:42:17 AM
I don't think that's something they can really hold you to -- since they haven't announced the onsale date yet, someone might find themselves needing to buy for someone else who can't go online when the tickets go on sale.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 12, 2016, 07:48:34 AM
plus RP says there might not be tix for you...
yeah- that question is a way for RP to gauge the level of interest in their event
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Angology on June 12, 2016, 11:12:26 AM
That's what I thought, but was just wondering. Thanks for the input.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 12, 2016, 08:17:06 PM
unless RP extends the deadline (which they have been known to do) you have just over 24 hours to sign up for the fan verification

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dolphina on June 12, 2016, 09:43:41 PM
The kids and I have been fan verified.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 14, 2016, 02:53:01 AM
Fan verification Showclix page

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Tweets about ticket assignment period from https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/742532086460977152

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Not sure if that means folks will have to assign names and emails during the sale or afterwards.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 14, 2016, 05:32:59 AM
As of now it seems like they are not requiring you to assign the tickets at time of sale but somewhere within 14 days of purchase you will have to assign the ticket to someone

otherwise why say you have 14 days
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on June 14, 2016, 06:00:38 AM
That NYCC will REFUND unassigned tickets is the first time I've seen any refund process for this year.  That is very good to know!  Thank you.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 14, 2016, 06:51:55 AM
well that sheds a new light on the process.....
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 14, 2016, 07:04:59 AM
So I guess they will be refunding tickets.

What I wonder is how many people signed up for the fan verification and if they will open up the fan verification again. Say they only got 70,000 signups then no one has to worry everyone is going to the show. Heck even if they got 110,000 signups and then even add another 30,000 for exhibitors, artists, press, pro, guests, etc. they would still need another ~20-25,000 attendees to beat last year’s attendance, so everyone should still be able to get a ticket.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 14, 2016, 07:59:53 AM
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So I guess they will be refunding tickets.

What I wonder is how many people signed up for the fan verification and if they will open up the fan verification again. Say they only got 70,000 signups then no one has to worry everyone is going to the show. Heck even if they got 110,000 signups and then even add another 30,000 for exhibitors, artists, press, pro, guests, etc. they would still need another ~20-25,000 attendees to beat last year’s attendance, so everyone should still be able to get a ticket.
Especially, now since there is no VIPs.
I do wonder if they will consolidate if you don't get a 4-Day, but you do get 4 single days.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 14, 2016, 10:10:57 AM
watching the FB page is very interesting right now
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 14, 2016, 10:23:55 AM
I think Fan verification is open again?  I tried the link and it goes to the "send code" page.  Got code sent to phone and goes to fill out a FV form (already have one). Unless somehow the form isn't submitting. I didn't get to the code page this morning.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 14, 2016, 10:54:14 AM
it does seem to be open, soft re-open? or extension?

They've been on FB all day saying it's closed and telling people tough so this should be interesting if it has been reopened

Though to be 100% honest I always assumed this was always going to re-open. no company would allow unsold tickets to go unsold, knowing they can sell them.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 14, 2016, 11:07:17 AM
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watching the FB page is very interesting right now

It's comical.  People complain about the dumbest things.  It's Reedpop's event and they can run it how they want.  Everyone is so entitled these days...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 14, 2016, 11:07:26 AM
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login   https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/742779890349408256

@NY_Comic_Con 2m2 minutes ago

#NYCC Fan Verification is open 24 Hours until 6/15 at 2:00 PM EDT. Please apply & make sure friends/family do too: http://bit.ly/27HZ1Yb

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Fan Verification Extended for 24 Hours

Hey NYCC Fans! This year we’ve rolled out the new Fan Verification process to help keep Tickets in the hands of our Fans. We understand with this being a new process, people might have missed the deadline. In an effort to give as many Fans as possible the opportunity to purchase New York Comic Con 2016 Tickets, we’re reopening Fan Verification for 24 Hours until Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 PM EDT. This is your FINAL opportunity to create a Fan Verification profile. Make sure all your friends and family fill out a profile if they’re also interested in going to NYCC 2016.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 14, 2016, 11:09:30 AM
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it does seem to be open, soft re-open? or extension?

They've been on FB all day saying it's closed and telling people tough so this should be interesting if it has been reopened

Though to be 100% honest I always assumed this was always going to re-open. no company would allow unsold tickets to go unsold, knowing they can sell them.

Seems as though they were having some technical issues approaching the deadline last night, so this could be a result.  Or they don't have the numbers they want yet.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 14, 2016, 11:14:53 AM
me personally, I think it is a numbers thing and a way to get those last couple of complainers on their FB page an opportunity to get in

again though if they are still thousands of signups short of reaching last years numbers they'll re-open again
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on June 14, 2016, 12:20:30 PM
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me personally, I think it is a numbers thing and a way to get those last couple of complainers on their FB page an opportunity to get in

again though if they are still thousands of signups short of reaching last years numbers they'll re-open again

Well, well, well....we will see how far this goes.  I would really like to know how many have become fan verified.  NYCC has not said there were any glitches in the process so, I agree with others...the numbers must not be where they want them to be yet.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 14, 2016, 01:45:59 PM
and they re-opened it for 24 hrs- gave in they did....
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dolphina on June 14, 2016, 01:49:26 PM
I'm thinking the same thing the numbers aren't there which makes me fill bad for signing up 4 accounts that will not be attending, but I'm sure they are probably taking that into account too.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on June 14, 2016, 01:57:26 PM
Don't feel bad at all.  They have been strongly encouraging everyone who might even think they might possibly, by any stretch of their imagination want to buy a ticket to NYCC--to fan verify.    I have told everyone I know who might want to go to at least fill it out.  I know some of them won't go, but just in case....
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 14, 2016, 02:53:31 PM
Whether it's true or not, it's interesting that Reedpop is even acknowledging the notion that it's due to lack of fan verification.

(https://www.friendsofcc.com/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi.imgur.com%2FNc18Npc.png&hash=0ba692034632ac3aae069c95aeffd574)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 15, 2016, 05:45:13 AM
They would never admit that it was due to a lack of signups, I read that as whiners whined and we caved. I hate to say it but I think this goes a bit to the 'entitlement/fairness' thing going around. Like everyone is a winner, no losing teams in little league, can't voice an opinion any longer. Oh you missed the deadline, complain so then a company backs off and re-opens. Fans had a month to sign up, it was not a hard signup, or too time consuming, but they didn't. Where is their owning up to the fact that they did not follow the rules and therefore missed out and accepting of that.

Which brings me to my point their official statement as you posted above is that because of numerous requests to open up fan verification because fans missed the deadline, then can enough numerous fans complain about the lack of VIP tickets and let them change their mind. They seem to give in to the demands of those people lets get the VIP tickets back. I accepted they got rid of them, but if all it takes is enough complaining in one shot that the issue needs to be re-addressed, well heck You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login can attest I am a master arguer

It is a little bit of a moot point though cause RP was always going to reopen that fan verification at a later date.

[update 1:20 PM] waiting for 2:01 to come around to see who starts complaining that they missed the deadline
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on June 20, 2016, 08:17:22 AM
Anyone think the sale will be this week?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on June 20, 2016, 08:18:05 AM
I hope so.  I was worried they were going to have it this past weekend. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 20, 2016, 08:19:10 AM
If they stick to the Wednesday at Noon theme, we need to be notified within 45 mins to Saturday the 48 hour notice period


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 20, 2016, 09:58:18 AM
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Anyone think the sale will be this week?
I think it will be next week.
Usually those that get emails will have been notified by 12pm EST.
Didn't get an email.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 20, 2016, 03:14:32 PM
I've been on the week of th e27th train for a while now
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on June 27, 2016, 09:12:39 AM
Since it's now past noon, looks like it won't be this week either.  Crap.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on June 27, 2016, 09:36:20 AM
Looks like it is this weds.  I haven't gotten an email though :(
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on June 27, 2016, 09:41:43 AM
Just got mine.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Mario Wario on June 27, 2016, 09:51:41 AM
Got the e-mail about the sale for June 29th at 12pm EST.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on June 27, 2016, 10:02:54 AM
no email but my refresh button works.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 27, 2016, 10:05:32 AM
no email here yet

I would say I am surprised except I'm not. I've been saying this week for a while now...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 27, 2016, 10:08:22 AM
Got the email and I'm on vacation.  Not sure if I'll be able to log on.  This stinks


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on June 27, 2016, 10:11:27 AM
Received my e-mail at 12:23pm EST. For those of you who signed up but have not yet received one, perhaps NYCC is sending them out in bursts...?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 27, 2016, 10:16:25 AM
Tickets goes on sale this Wednesday @ 12 noon.

You should have received in the email your unique link to purchase tickets.

DO NOT SHARE THE LINK
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 27, 2016, 10:37:46 AM
Not sure if I can swap work shifts......ARRRGG
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Bionic 7 on June 27, 2016, 11:01:39 AM
I got my e-mail notification, marked my work calendar as busy and just rescheduled a dentist appointment which would could have potentially interfered with the sale.  I'm ready!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on June 27, 2016, 11:29:04 AM
NYCC has confirmed via Twitter that e-mails are being sent out in waves:

New York Comic ConVerified account
‏@NY_Comic_Con New York Comic Con Retweeted Heather M.
Emails are being sent out in waves. Please be patient - it's on the way. Thank you. #NYCC
2:17 PM - 27 Jun 2016

https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/747494129072955392 (https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/747494129072955392)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 27, 2016, 11:34:22 AM
Going into work late on Wednesday
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NoOtherOptions! on June 27, 2016, 11:55:45 AM
Got mine, but can anyone clarify something for me? "Fan registration" closed currently, but my roomie wanted to go.  So even if I can buy two tickets he can't go now?  I thought you could buy for others but you'd be limited to the one profile.  If that's the case..I am apparently reading challenged and didn't realize that was how it worked originally.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on June 27, 2016, 12:01:23 PM
I got my e-mail, but it has to be during a bad hour time for me to buy the ticket. :/
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 27, 2016, 12:12:58 PM
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Got mine, but can anyone clarify something for me? "Fan registration" closed currently, but my roomie wanted to go.  So even if I can buy two tickets he can't go now?  I thought you could buy for others but you'd be limited to the one profile.  If that's the case..I am apparently reading challenged and didn't realize that was how it worked originally.
You can only buy ticket(s) for your friend(s) if they have done the fan verification and it has been confirmed.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on June 27, 2016, 12:18:04 PM
Got the E-mail at 12:28pm ET/9:28am PT.

So now that the sale date of Wednesday, June 29, at 12 Noon ET/9am PT has been announced, will there be a Google doc spread sheet?  I would like a four day ticket, but of course I will try to purchase 4 four-day tickets or 4 three-day tickets if the four-day tickets sell out first.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: birmabang on June 27, 2016, 12:19:45 PM
Nah, wait, I'll try through Hangouts

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: canderson1989 on June 27, 2016, 06:58:03 PM
I like how Mike said in the podcast that ticket announcements would be in the coming weeks, and then we get an email the following day. Haha!!!
Should've seen that coming.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 27, 2016, 07:34:00 PM
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I got my e-mail, but it has to be during a bad hour time for me to buy the ticket. :/
I'm with you on that!!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 28, 2016, 05:53:51 AM
It took me a worrying amount of time to confirm that we need the list of e-mails the four of us used to verify (I'm very tired and it's almost 6am. I've barely slept the last few days.) Of course, I've been trying to sleep all night but have finally given up seeing as if I do fall asleep at this point, I'll feel worse on waking and sleeping though my alarms becomes a true problem.

I'm probably just going to go into the office a bit late today though for the sale and stay later to catch up, seeing at the sale starts right at the time I'd arrive. I could do it in my office, but 9am is prime time to bug people about their cases and upcoming pleadings and I prefer the speed of my laptop.

Edit: Wow, I am so tired I thought it was Wednesday? My days are just melding together.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 28, 2016, 06:27:22 AM
the sale is tomorrow, get some sleep
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 28, 2016, 06:45:40 AM
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the sale is tomorrow, get some sleep

Yeah, my friend just told me that too because I was texting her. I'm so tired I don't even know what day it is and work has been insane. Well, I have to be up in an hour still anyway so there was no way I was sleeping today regardless.

This just made me realize too that I don't have to be at the court for a hearing in like an hour now. Okay. Well, my whole day is looking slightly better. Dear god sleep, please come to me.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NoOtherOptions! on June 28, 2016, 07:14:57 AM
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You can only buy ticket(s) for your friend(s) if they have done the fan verification and it has been confirmed.

So I can't because no one listened when I told them to haha.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Stephanie on June 28, 2016, 09:31:21 AM
I just found out the sale is tomorrow.

How will we coordinate this?

Through Google Hangouts?

Or something else?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 28, 2016, 02:57:57 PM
Hey ‪#‎NYCC‬ Fans! If you successfully filled out Fan Verification and didn't get your email with unique URL for the Ticket Sale, please reach out to New York Comic Con Customer Service at [email protected] or 888-605-6059 BEFORE TOMORROW (Wednesday, June 29) AT 10:00 AM. Thank you.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on June 29, 2016, 06:54:49 AM
Turns out that I wont' be able to be at my desk during purchase time.  If anyone has the chance and can purchase an additional 4-day that would be great.
Thanks
 :-[
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on June 29, 2016, 07:23:42 AM
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Turns out that I wont' be able to be at my desk during purchase time.  If anyone has the chance and can purchase an additional 4-day that would be great.
Thanks
 :-[
Same here
I'm a truck delivery driver and I won't be able to buy them due to me being at my next stop and I needed (2) 3 day passes
1 for me and 1 for a friend

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Bionic 7 on June 29, 2016, 07:52:22 AM
Best of luck  today to everyone trying to get tickets!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 08:08:51 AM
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I'd still call if not received.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 08:29:56 AM
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Ticket assignment starts tomorrow. 

No idea what, if anything will pre-populate on the order screen. 

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on June 29, 2016, 08:42:35 AM
Thanks for the heads up, You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login! :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 09:00:56 AM
Welcome to the Virtual Queue
 
Welcome to the virtual queue! Because tickets are in such high demand, we?ve created this queue to make sure your ticket buying experience is as painless as possible. Once it?s your turn, you will automatically be brought to the new ticketing system to purchase your tickets. Remember, there?s a limited time frame available once you?ve made it to the front, so be sure to have your credit card info handy. And whatever you do, don?t hit refresh while you?re waiting!

Get ready ? this page will automatically take you to the ticketing system when it?s your turn to purchase tickets!


How does this queue thing work?

We use the queue to make sure that tickets are sold in an orderly and fair way. Customers enter the queue in the order in which they arrive after the on sale begins. When you are placed in the queue, a unique cookie identifies you and allows us to hold your place in line.

As long as your browser is open, you will not lose your place and you will be automatically taken to the checkout process when it is your turn, without needing to refresh.

What if I get an error page?

Getting an error page will not result in you losing your place in the queue or tickets in your cart.

The queue is made of many, many servers. In the unlikely event that you get an error page, it is possible that you landed on a misbehaving server or group of servers. This is why we painstakingly monitor for misbehaving servers and take them out on the fly.

If you encounter an error, just refresh once or twice. There is a good chance you'll be returned onto a behaving server. If the error persists, please do not continue to refresh repeatedly ? you'll risk getting throttled or blocked.

What happens if I refresh?

The queue page will automatically take you into the checkout when it is your turn, so you should not need to refresh. Refreshing does not improve your odds of getting through the queue.

If you do refresh, you will keep your place in line. That said, our load balancers will automatically throttle and even block users that it deems malicious, so don't go overboard spamming your Refresh button.

What are the technical requirements for the queue?

To properly maintain your place in the queue, your browser must support cookies and javascript.

All current major browsers support these features by default, so unless you explicitly turned the features off, you'll be fine. The queue page will let you know in advance if we detect that your browser is incompatible.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 29, 2016, 09:01:57 AM
I assume they'll be giving updates on the inventory? Hopefully this doesn't take me an eternity because I told my coworkers that I would hopefully only be 20 minutes late or so (oops.)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 09:05:00 AM
And it starts.  Good luck.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: nerdalert on June 29, 2016, 09:08:20 AM
How long do you think the wait in the que will be? I need to leave the office in two hours and I don't want to lose my spot in line if I have to go!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: nedoeht3705 on June 29, 2016, 09:09:07 AM
celebration and sdcc is my limit this year but good luck to all FOCCites!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on June 29, 2016, 09:10:26 AM
If it is like SDCC and you need 4 day, I would be surprised if they are not gone at the 30 minute mark.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on June 29, 2016, 09:12:54 AM
I was in the queue for 90 minutes last year and I got two 4 day passes so they last at least a little bit. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 29, 2016, 09:13:13 AM
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How long do you think the wait in the que will be? I need to leave the office in two hours and I don't want to lose my spot in line if I have to go!

No idea, their twitter said they didn't have estimates.

I'm technically supposed to be at the office but I just told them something came up and I'd be late. Of course now I'm having to tell them it may take a bit longer than I had anticipated. I should have just done this at the office.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: nerdalert on June 29, 2016, 09:15:18 AM
I'm trying to get at least a one day pass for my boyfriend. I'm covered for 4 days, but I'm trying to get his pass for him with his login info. I'm hoping for a 3 or 4 day pass, but i'll settle for at least a one day ticket for him. It'll be our first time going to NYCC. Anyone get through yet?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 29, 2016, 09:18:12 AM
From their twitter:
Quote
Hey #NYCC Fans! All Ticket types are still available and fans are still moving through the queue. Please be patient. Thank you.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 09:20:43 AM
I wish there was some kind of thingy on the page to let you know you are still waiting instead of a static screen.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 29, 2016, 09:21:20 AM
The screen refreshes automatically to let you know


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on June 29, 2016, 09:21:39 AM
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I wish there was some kind of thingy on the page to let you know you are still waiting instead of a static screen.

I agree,  there is a little flash every once in a while but that is about all I see.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dokstarr on June 29, 2016, 09:22:35 AM
Just got through and got 4 four day passes. Potentially 1 or 2 people may cancel from our group so if they do the next day or two I will put them up for grabs here.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 09:23:41 AM
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The screen refreshes automatically to let you know

I opened the link in Chrome Incognito window since I have Ghostery and Ublock running on my normal window.  I guess I don't notice it refreshing. IDK.

Edit: Funny enough, scrolling wheels showed up after I shrunk the window so I can work and wait.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: nerdalert on June 29, 2016, 09:28:14 AM
Made it through and got a 404 message after checkout. Freaked out but my boyfriend immediately got his confirmation, so don't worry too much if you get an error screen. Just check your inbox before having a meltdown like I almost did haha
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 09:37:40 AM
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I wish there was some kind of thingy on the page to let you know you are still waiting instead of a static screen.

my screen refreshes every 12 minutes.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 09:40:50 AM
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on June 29, 2016, 09:41:03 AM
was able to make the on sale after all
screen just refreshed telling me 3 & 4 day are 50% sold out
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 09:42:21 AM
I'm getting nervous, I just need two 4 days and two kids.  I hope I can get it.   :(
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Devorah on June 29, 2016, 09:42:48 AM
Status update:

"Please remember NYCC Tickets are in extremely high demand and there is a large volume of people online to purchase NYCC Tickets right now. Here's a quick status update to keep you in the loop about which NYCC Ticket types are still available and which are almost sold out as you wait your turn to purchase them so you can plan ahead: 4-Day Tickets are 50% sold out, 3-Day Tickets are 75% sold out, all other ticket types have good availability remaining."
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on June 29, 2016, 09:44:22 AM
3 days are now 75% sold out
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 29, 2016, 09:44:26 AM
Yeah, I'm going to have to leave the queue in ~17 minutes to head to work regardless of if I get in for badges.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 09:45:45 AM
Terms box FYI

You have about 15 minutes to completed transaction after buying tickets.

the terms box for archive

Quote

  ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY NYCC has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for harassment of any kind. If a person engages in harassing behavior, NYCC Staff will take prompt action in any form they deem appropriate, including expulsion from NYCC with no refund. Our policy applies to EVERYONE at the convention. Exhibitors, Fans, Speakers, Guests, Professionals, Press, Staff, Volunteers and Security are all subject to our Anti-Harassment Policy. I have read and agree to the NYCC Anti-Harassment Policy. Cancellation Policy: No Do-Overs. Sorry but there are no refunds on tickets. NOW A WORD FROM THE LEGAL TEAM: Ticket holders assume all risk incidental to participation in all activities, loss or damage to property and release management, its employees and agents against any claims. And remember, be nice to everyone at the event. This will keep it fun and keep you out of trouble. In purchasing this badge and in consideration for being admitted to the Event, the holder consents to being recorded (by audio, visual and/or other means) for exhibition and exploitation by any means in all media now known or hereafter devised worldwide in perpetuity. Holder also hereby: (1) releases Reed Exhibitions from any liability for loss or damage to persons or property, infringement of any right or any other claim or course of action of any kind; (2) authorizes and permits Reed Exhibitions and its designees which include but are not limited to all sponsors, exhibitors and contractors to use and authorize the use of his/her name, voice, likeness and all reproductions thereof by any means and in all media now and hereafter know for all purposes worldwide in perpetuity; and (3) agrees to comply with all rules and regulations of the event. Holder agrees not to make any recordings of any kind at designated activities without the express written permission of Reed Exhibitions. We reserve the right to deny entry or remove from the Event facilities any person who in our sole and absolute discretion is behaving or threatening to behave in a manner which we reasonably consider to be disruptive of the Event. I have read, understand and agree to the cancellation policy and liabilities listed above. I authorize Reed Exhibitions to charge the amount specified above to the designated credit card.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: friedminded on June 29, 2016, 09:46:59 AM
I got in after about 23-25 minutes. After checking out, I also got the 404 page and nearly had a heart attack, but I got the email receipt just fine. Stay strong, everyone.

Here's what the receipt says:

Geronimo! You have your Tickets for New York Comic Con 2016, but YOU?RE NOT DONE YET. You MUST assign each Ticket to an individual person who filled out a Fan Verification profile starting Thursday, June 30 at 12:00 PM EDT. This must be completed by July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT or your Tickets will be removed from your order and you?ll be refunded.

How do you do this? Just follow these easy steps below:

    1. Go to: http://www.showclix.com/my-tickets/login

    2. Enter the email address used on your purchase, along with your ShowClix password.

        - If you do not know your password, hit ?Forget your password? to reset it via email.

    3. Locate your New York Comic Con 2016 order.

    4. Scroll to the Question/Answer section.

    5. Provide the name and email address of yourself and your Fan Verified friend or family members for each Ticket.
        - Remember, you cannot assign the same person to Tickets valid for the same day.
        - Each person MUST have a Fan Verification profile. If they don?t have one, the Ticket will be cancelled on July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT and you?ll receive a full refund for it.

    6. The Tickets will be pre-filled with the name on the order. Please click the name listed to replace this with the name of the person each Ticket should be assigned to and then click Submit.

     7. Next, click whether the Ticket is for an Adult or a Kid and click Submit.

        - Note that the page will reload after you hit submit. Once it?s done reloading, it will bring you back to your order to continue completing this process.

    8. Finally, add the email used in their Fan Verification profile under that Ticket. (If the Ticket is being used for a Kid 6-12, then you will not need to add the email address.) Click Submit.

        - Again, the page may reload after you hit submit. If it does, once it?s done reloading, it will bring you back to your order.

    9. Repeat Steps 6-8 until all Tickets in your order have been assigned.

    10. Get excited because you?re going to NYCC 2016!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on June 29, 2016, 09:47:19 AM
Got my tix.  After I purchased it went to a showclix site sayig "Nothing Found Here".   A confirmation was in my email though, so I'm confident it went through


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on June 29, 2016, 09:53:02 AM
Can someone pm me from buying group, I can't see or use the chat anymore my devices have gone nuts.
I also have one or two friends that still need 4 days if there are any spare
Thanks
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: wintersoldier on June 29, 2016, 10:02:44 AM
Anyone have extra passes for NYCC for me and a friend that I can buy? We are both still stuck in the queue sadly :(

We both have fan verified accounts.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 29, 2016, 10:15:43 AM
I managed to get in and get badges @[email protected] all are accounted for on my end though. But I got an error message on submitting my order as well, but immediately checked my e-mail as someone recommended and received my receipt.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on June 29, 2016, 10:17:25 AM
Got the message that there are no more 3 & 4 day
If anyone has one extra for sale, please let me know
Thanks


My turn just came in and I ended up buying individual passes for Fri-Sun
What a freaking rip off
ugh
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 29, 2016, 10:20:19 AM
 Your reservation was successful!


Geronimo! You have your Tickets for New York Comic Con 2016, but YOU?RE NOT DONE YET. You MUST assign each Ticket to an individual person who filled out a Fan Verification profile starting Thursday, June 30 at 12:00 PM EDT. This must be completed by July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT or your Tickets will be removed from your order and you?ll be refunded.

How do you do this? Just follow these easy steps below:

    Go to: http://www.showclix.com/my-tickets/login
    Enter the email address used on your purchase, along with your ShowClix password.
        If you do not know your password, hit ?Forget your password? to reset it via email.
    Locate your New York Comic Con 2016 order.
    Scroll to the Question/Answer section.
    Provide the name and email address of yourself and your Fan Verified friend or family members for each Ticket.
        Remember, you cannot assign the same person to Tickets valid for the same day.
        Each person MUST have a Fan Verification profile. If they don?t have one, the Ticket will be cancelled on July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT and you?ll receive a full refund for it.
    The Tickets will be pre-filled with the name on the order. Please click the name listed to replace this with the name of the person each Ticket should be assigned to and then click Submit.
     Next, click whether the Ticket is for an Adult or a Kid and click Submit.
        Note that the page will reload after you hit submit. Once it?s done reloading, it will bring you back to your order to continue completing this process.
    Finally, add the email used in their Fan Verification profile under that Ticket. (If the Ticket is being used for a Kid 6-12, then you will not need to add the email address.) Click Submit.
        Again, the page may reload after you hit submit. If it does, once it?s done reloading, it will bring you back to your order.
    Repeat Steps 6-8 until all Tickets in your order have been assigned.
    Get excited because you?re going to NYCC 2016!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 10:23:08 AM
I assume that after 7/14 the tickets that are not fan verified will go back into the buying pool.  Still sucks I wasn't able to get any 3 or 4 day passes.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: dolphina on June 29, 2016, 10:23:13 AM
I felt very unloved, I had 3 browsers all with their own links and none got in, last year I did much better. Sorry I couldn't help this year.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Kevin Rutan on June 29, 2016, 10:26:54 AM
This reminded me very much of  general registration but without the witty updates to keep you entertained.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 29, 2016, 10:29:47 AM
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I assume that after 7/14 the tickets that are not fan verified will go back into the buying pool.  Still sucks I wasn't able to get any 3 or 4 day passes.

They said that they would re-evaluate ticket inventories after those that don't get assigned come back, but made no mention of having a second sale already planned (on their twitter about.)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 10:30:34 AM
I'm keeping hope that some passes will go back up for sale after they are not fan verified.  The ticket buying process keeps getting more difficult every year, NYC seriously needs a bigger convention hall.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on June 29, 2016, 10:39:38 AM
I got in at like 1:21 and 3 days and 4 days were sold out.  I wound up buying a Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday for me and a Saturday and a Sunday for my girlfriend.  It was expensive but I am glad that I am going. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: halokiti on June 29, 2016, 10:46:17 AM
I just got in, not sure if I should buy some individual days and then not fan verify them so I get a refund. Not really sure.

Edit: I decided not to get tickets now. Who knows. I'm kinda disappointed by this whole process already, been going on and off for 9 years. Maybe I had my fill.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 11:04:33 AM
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Please remember NYCC Tickets are in extremely high demand and there is a large volume of people online to purchase NYCC Tickets right now. Here's a quick status update to keep you in the loop about which NYCC Ticket types are still available and which are almost sold out as you wait your turn to purchase them so you can plan ahead: 4-Day Tickets are sold out, 3-Day Tickets are sold out, and Saturday Tickets are 75% sold out, but the remaining Tickets are being held. If you get to the checkout process and it says this Ticket type is completely sold out, that means the remaining Tickets are in the process of being purchased. When these purchases are completed, we will update the status to be 100% sold out.   


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Uh oh, The link you?re trying to use is valid. Please refer back to the unique link you received via email and try again. Remember, your unique link is only good for one New York Comic Con 2016 transaction and can?t be shared with friends, family, neighbors, dogs or cats (just kidding on those last two).


Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sylent_asassin on June 29, 2016, 11:20:18 AM
I didn't plan on going, but for kicks and giggles, I used my fan link and waited for a little over two hours only to learn that individual Saturday passes were sold out. I selected Fri, Sat and Sun, then hit "get tickets" but got a notification saying Sat was sold out.

I think it's kind of wrong to punish people for having tough luck and then charge them more for individual passes.

Ah well...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 11:36:05 AM
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Please remember NYCC Tickets are in extremely high demand and there is a large volume of people online to purchase NYCC Tickets right now. Here's a quick status update to keep you in the loop about which NYCC Ticket types are still available and which are almost sold out as you wait your turn to purchase them so you can plan ahead: 4-Day Tickets are sold out, 3-Day Tickets are sold out, Saturday Tickets are sold out, Friday Tickets are 75% sold out, Sunday Tickets are 75% sold out and Sunday Kid's Tickets are 75% sold out. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on June 29, 2016, 12:34:41 PM
Well, that was an interesting experience.  I also clicked exactly at noon and didn't get past the waiting screen until and hour and fifteen minutes had passed.   By then, of course the 3 and 4 day passes had faded away....and my eyes had long since lost their ability to focus, anyway. 

A small ray of hope... I have seen quite a few posts on the NYCC Facebook page where people were buying extra tickets, even when their friends had not been 'fan verified'.  Maybe there will be another sale.  Or, maybe it was just not my year for NYCC.   :(

Happiness for everyone who did get the tickets they wanted!!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 29, 2016, 12:44:43 PM
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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NoOtherOptions! on June 29, 2016, 12:58:02 PM
I grabbed four four day passes for me and some friends,  really only wanted 3's but for an extra 50 I got two extra days so I figured why not.  I figured four days would be gone first, weird. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on June 29, 2016, 01:20:00 PM
If someone is fan verified and is looking for a 4 day badge, I have an extra.  PM me.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on June 29, 2016, 01:27:25 PM
Does anyone know if you have tickets for each day, will they just issue you a four day badge?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 29, 2016, 01:30:55 PM
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Does anyone know if you have tickets for each day, will they just issue you a four day badge?

they haven't in the past but they may pivot and do it this year if a lot of folks have all 4 days
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: jamiesugah on June 29, 2016, 01:57:51 PM
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I grabbed four four day passes for me and some friends,  really only wanted 3's but for an extra 50 I got two extra days so I figured why not.  I figured four days would be gone first, weird.

For NYCC 3-days usually sell out faster because a lot of people are local and can't or don't want to take Thursday off from work.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 29, 2016, 02:22:40 PM
Thursday, Friday & Sunday are still available.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on June 29, 2016, 02:34:17 PM
It looks like it hasn't stopped ticket re-sellers from putting them up on Ebay.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on June 29, 2016, 02:39:40 PM
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It looks like it hasn't stopped ticket re-sellers from putting them up on Ebay.
Of course not. And never will.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: eco49 on June 29, 2016, 04:14:33 PM
Everything on the swap board was locked (and from last year), so I'm going to post this here (but feel free to move it, obviously).

I have one single 4-day for sale at cost, if anyone wants it and is pre-registered. PM me.

I bought it for a coworker who was eventually able to get her own. I'm a little paranoid that if I leave it unregistered they'll cancel the whole order and not just the one.


Gone, sorry!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on June 29, 2016, 08:20:05 PM
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For NYCC 3-days usually sell out faster because a lot of people are local and can't or don't want to take Thursday off from work.

Also, Friday, Sat, Sun are more popular than Thursday. And if you do the math, 3-day pass is still more bang for the buck than the 4-day
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on June 29, 2016, 08:28:24 PM
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they haven't in the past but they may pivot and do it this year if a lot of folks have all 4 days

Been following their twitter feed and looks like it's a NO
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: alyssa on June 29, 2016, 08:55:16 PM
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Been following their twitter feed and looks like it's a NO
RP can pivot pretty quick- ;)
i agree, it seems unlikely but looked at from a business standpoint- it's a lot cheaper to send out 1 rfid tix then 4 single days. there maybe things we don't know about however
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: chungerrr on June 30, 2016, 08:13:59 AM
Oh god ... I think I totally misunderstood the fan verification process. I managed to get tickets for me and my family, but am now hearing that unless they are already "fan verified", they can't go.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: chungerrr on June 30, 2016, 08:26:15 AM
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That's sad to hear
What do you plan on doing with the extra tickets?

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No idea - i guess if people here need them and are verified, I can give them away. But I'm hoping that me and everyone else bitches about it over the 14 days and they reopen fan registration :/
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on June 30, 2016, 09:41:01 AM
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No idea - i guess if people here need them and are verified, I can give them away. But I'm hoping that me and everyone else bitches about it over the 14 days and they reopen fan registration :/

I feel like I remember reading that they actually extended Fan Verification once or twice to give people more time to register, and seeing as they sent out a fair few reminder e-mails saying everyone had to do a Fan Verification to get a badge... I'd say it's unlikely they'll reopen Fan Verification for this sale at this point.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on June 30, 2016, 11:04:57 AM
please refrain from requesting or offering tickets here. this will be addressed shortly
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on June 30, 2016, 11:46:15 AM
Thanks to Boukenred, I was able to get a four-day ticket!  My turn came up after an hour but by then only single day tickets were available.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on June 30, 2016, 10:30:46 PM
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CmOiJHRUgAA-_CS.jpg)

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https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748737455063375872 @NY_Comic_Con 52m52 minutes ago

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All Ticket types are sold out except Thursday. Thank you. #NYCC
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on July 01, 2016, 08:13:24 PM
I checked out NYCC's Twitter feed and there are so many people that have extra tickets and want to give to their family and friends but can't because none of them are fan verified.  Many have asked if NYCC will do fan verification again and they're being told no.  This shows how important fan verification is.  There are also quite a few who claim to have done the fan verification procedures but also say they never received the E-mail with the link notifying them about the ticket sale and didn't know about the sale until it was too late.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on July 01, 2016, 08:16:05 PM
In the event I lose my other Sunday ticket due to fan verification issue if anyone has an extra hat can be verified, please let me know


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on July 02, 2016, 12:08:19 AM
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I checked out NYCC's Twitter feed and there are so many people that have extra tickets and want to give to their family and friends but can't because none of them are fan verified.  Many have asked if NYCC will do fan verification again and they're being told no.  This shows how important fan verification is.  There are also quite a few who claim to have done the fan verification procedures but also say they never received the E-mail with the link notifying them about the ticket sale and didn't know about the sale until it was too late.
It's called reading and doing your due diligence.
Which a lot of people didn't do and now their mistake they want to blame and whine to RP. It was stated ALL that want to attend, family, friend, dog, cat, etc. needs to be FV. And if they did and didn't receive an email yet, what's the harm in contacting RP and tell them that you did and but didn't receive a confirmation email.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on July 02, 2016, 02:57:50 AM
I think after the 14th a lot of the scalpers tickets will be canceled cause they will not be able to assign the tickets. They will then be left with some amount of leftover tickets. Wouldn't surprise me if they open up fan verification again.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on July 02, 2016, 03:01:54 AM
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I think after the 14th a lot of the scalpers tickets will be canceled cause they will not be able to assign the tickets. They will then be left with some amount of leftover tickets. Wouldn't surprise me if they open up fan verification again.
Highly doubt they'll open up fan verification again.
They might just throw it back into the pool.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on July 02, 2016, 07:19:13 AM
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I think after the 14th a lot of the scalpers tickets will be canceled cause they will not be able to assign the tickets. They will then be left with some amount of leftover tickets. Wouldn't surprise me if they open up fan verification again.
Why should they open it up again. Just release the tickets so other have a chance that did the FV.

3 weeks and a day is enough time to do the FV. Those that didn't read the entire page, the onus is on them.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on July 02, 2016, 07:37:21 AM
I also love the complaints that are along the lines of "I was fan verified and I got tickets, but _______ that I bought tickets for isn't, is there no way to give it to them?"  You clearly knew that you had to be fan verified, why didn't you make sure the people you were buying for had done it?!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on July 02, 2016, 07:38:04 AM
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I also love the complaints that are along the lines of "I was fan verified and I got tickets, but _______ that I bought tickets for isn't, is there no way to give it to them?"  You clearly knew that you had to be fan verified, why didn't you make sure the people you were buying for had done it?!
Exactly!

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on July 02, 2016, 07:58:35 AM
Has someone verified that when someone assigns you a ticket it will show up in your account?   I know someone assigned but it's not showing up in their personal account. 

Mines not assigned yet so I can't check :(
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Iris on July 03, 2016, 05:32:07 PM
Is anyone else having issues with their ShowClix account? I'm trying to login, but it won't let me. It keeps saying I'm utilizing the wrong password even though I've reset my password multiple times now and obviously know what it is.

Edit: It literally just let me login after I typed this up haha. I guess it took a good thirty minutes to register my new password?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on July 03, 2016, 08:23:17 PM
I also had password issues a simple reset fixed it for me


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Computer Gary on July 03, 2016, 09:42:03 PM
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Does anyone know if you have tickets for each day, will they just issue you a four day badge?

They shouldn't, unless they're also going to include a $75 check with the badge.  I'd be very upset if, having paid $190 for a set of single day tickets, I received a $115 4-day that I couldn't buy because when I got to the front of the queue I was told they were sold out.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on July 06, 2016, 11:17:04 AM
I just went to my ticket link for the heck of it and it seems like they did reopen fan verification. 

edit: It does not show up on the NYCC website but it does if I click on my used unique link. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on July 06, 2016, 12:24:31 PM
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I just went to my ticket link for the heck of it and it seems like they did reopen fan verification. 

edit: It does not show up on the NYCC website but it does if I click on my used unique link.

Now that is quite interesting.  I tried with my unused ticket link and don't see anything about fan verification.  I also looked on their FB page and didn't see any announcement about opening fan verification.  Hmmm...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: da1nonliiny on July 06, 2016, 12:33:19 PM
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Now that is quite interesting.  I tried with my unused ticket link and don't see anything about fan verification.  I also looked on their FB page and didn't see any announcement about opening fan verification.  Hmmm...
I don't think fan verification opened back up.
If you click on your unused ticket link, it'll just bring you to the store where you could get your merchandise and Thursday passes.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on July 06, 2016, 12:37:22 PM
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I don't think fan verification opened back up.
If you click on your unused ticket link, it'll just bring you to the store where you could get your merchandise and Thursday passes.

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Yep...that is what I see.  RTFirefly clicked through a used ticket link and seems to be able to look at something else.  Hope someone will post a screen shot of what they see through a used link.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 06, 2016, 01:20:53 PM
Think you guys have some misconceptions on the ticket link. From what I remembered, you're allowed to use it once per day
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on July 06, 2016, 02:29:44 PM
Here is what I see:

(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-KIShspxZzdw/V313-CxxyXI/AAAAAAAAAQ4/sifUnMXg-6MCF4WzJYddFyXuiYKvjJ7UwCLcB/h120/link.PNG)

When I  click the link I go to the fan verification page.  I have not gone much further since I am already verified and got my tickets. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on July 06, 2016, 02:35:26 PM
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When I  click the link I go to the fan verification page.  I have not gone much further since I am already verified and got my tickets.

Thank you for the screenshot. Happy you got your tickets, and hope more fans get tickets somehow, while leaving scalpers in the cold.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: chungerrr on July 08, 2016, 11:38:35 AM
Looks like they are re-opening fan registration on Monday!!:

"Dear NYCC Fans,

We have heard your feedback about the NYCC Fan Verification system and recognize new processes are hard. In an effort to give everyone a second crack at nailing this Fan Verification system, we are going to reopen Fan Verification so that Fans who did not go through the first round of Verifications can be added to existing orders. Fan Verification will reopen on Monday, July 11 at 9:00 AM EDT.

In order to be attached to an existing order, you must fill out a Fan Verification application by Tuesday, July 12 at 12:00 (noon) PM EDT. Fans that Verify after this date and time will not have the opportunity to be added to existing orders, but will have the opportunity to purchase reclaimed and cancelled Single Day Tickets at a later date.

Valid Fan Verification profiles can then be attached to existing NYCC Ticket orders between Wednesday, July 13 at 12:00 PM (noon) EDT and Thursday, July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT. After Thursday, July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT, any Tickets that do not have a Fan Verification profile attached will be cancelled and refunded. There will be absolutely no exceptions after this deadline.

As another reminder:  Every person (over the age of 13 years old) that wants to buy a Ticket for NYCC or have a NYCC purchased for them MUST have a Fan Verification profile created, using a unique email address. Each NYCC Ticket requires a valid Fan Verification profile attached to it, otherwise it will be cancelled and refunded.

Reclaimed and cancelled Single Day Tickets will go on sale at a later date. Anyone that has gone through the Fan Verification process at any point will have the opportunity to buy these Tickets.

For full details about NYCC Fan Verification please visit NewYorkComicCon.Com/FanVerification.  "
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on July 08, 2016, 11:42:29 AM
Wow... Thanks for the notice.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on July 08, 2016, 11:44:04 AM
That's just great for the people who didn't buy tickets because they read the rules, realized they messed up and used it as a learning experience.  Now my friends who didn't buy tix because one of them didn't verify are screwed.  I don't get why they just didn't leave it for people who followed the rules...


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on July 08, 2016, 12:11:01 PM
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Wouldn't surprise me if they open up fan verification again.

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Highly doubt they'll open up fan verification again.

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Why should they open it up again.

Called it!

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/ (http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on July 08, 2016, 12:15:35 PM
it was always going to reopen
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: TardisMom on July 08, 2016, 12:17:06 PM
I hate when rules are changed partway through...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sirjinx on July 08, 2016, 12:19:53 PM
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it was always going to reopen

Where does it say it was always going to reopen? As recent as June 29th they said they have no plans to reopen.

https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748314023293136896 (https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748314023293136896)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Transmute Jun on July 08, 2016, 12:22:33 PM
Just got this email.

*****

Dear NYCC Fans,

We have heard your feedback about the NYCC Fan Verification system and recognize new processes are hard. In an effort to give everyone a second crack at nailing this Fan Verification system, we are going to reopen Fan Verification so that Fans who did not go through the first round of Verifications can be added to existing orders. Fan Verification will reopen on Monday, July 11 at 9:00 AM EDT.

In order to be attached to an existing order, you must fill out a Fan Verification application by Tuesday, July 12 at 12:00 (noon) PM EDT. Fans that Verify after this date and time will not have the opportunity to be added to existing orders, but will have the opportunity to purchase reclaimed and cancelled Single Day Tickets at a later date.

Valid Fan Verification profiles can then be attached to existing NYCC Ticket orders between Wednesday, July 13 at 12:00 PM (noon) EDT and Thursday, July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT. After Thursday, July 14 at 11:59 PM EDT, any Tickets that do not have a Fan Verification profile attached will be cancelled and refunded. There will be absolutely no exceptions after this deadline.

As another reminder:  Every person (over the age of 13 years old) that wants to buy a Ticket for NYCC or have a NYCC purchased for them MUST have a Fan Verification profile created, using a unique email address. Each NYCC Ticket requires a valid Fan Verification profile attached to it, otherwise it will be cancelled and refunded.

Reclaimed and cancelled Single Day Tickets will go on sale at a later date. Anyone that has gone through the Fan Verification process at any point will have the opportunity to buy these Tickets.

For full details about NYCC Fan Verification please visit NewYorkComicCon.Com/FanVerification. 

Thanks

Lance Fensterman
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 08, 2016, 12:23:33 PM
Sure, punish those that paid attention the first time. Good for some of the people on this board though.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NYRider on July 08, 2016, 12:24:25 PM
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Where does it say it was always going to reopen? As recent as June 29th they said they have no plans to reopen.

https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748314023293136896 (https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748314023293136896)

They always listen to the fans ;)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: zuko3984 on July 08, 2016, 12:42:36 PM
I really don't understand what the point of the fan verification is if they are going to just re-open it. They gave plenty of notice about what it was all about before they closed it the first time. It's really not right to re-open it at this point. Some people did not buy tickets when they had the opportunity because they were not fan verified and were told it was not going to re-open.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on July 08, 2016, 12:46:01 PM
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Where does it say it was always going to reopen? As recent as June 29th they said they have no plans to reopen.

https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748314023293136896 (https://twitter.com/NY_Comic_Con/status/748314023293136896)

It was not written by them anywhere if that's what your asking, but it was always going to reopen

A for profit company is not going to let tickets sit on the table unsold. "Well we could have sold more tickets, we were not at capacity, but fan verification was closed. So we won't"

And they already extended the FV once to accommodate the late comers so this is to accommodate the fans who thought their friend/SO/Dog etc had verified but didn't
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: marcia29 on July 08, 2016, 12:52:03 PM
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...and they already extended the FV once to accommodate the late comers so this is to accommodate the fans who thought their friend/SO/Dog etc had verified but didn't

Oh yes...and to assist the scalpers who need buyers for their tickets.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on July 08, 2016, 02:13:44 PM
I think they just got tired of all the people who were whining.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: eco49 on July 08, 2016, 02:40:35 PM
New processes are hard. Reading is hard. Life is hard. *sigh*

I have my ticket, so this shouldn't bug me as much as it does, but I think they should have released the tickets that couldn't be attached to verified fans, given the verified people another go and THEN reopened up fan verification, if necessary.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on July 08, 2016, 03:03:45 PM
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I think they just got tired of all the people who were whining.
I agree.


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 08, 2016, 03:21:08 PM
Can someone tell me how would I know if I'm assigned? I'm not the buyer of the tickets, nor do I have access to it.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on July 08, 2016, 03:26:27 PM
So this really makes me questions the process of the fan verification; if they're going to re-open for 1 day, how can they really identified anyone who's a scalper in 1 day from the fan verification?

If it took them almost half a month to go through the legitimacy of that account, how will 1 day will be enough this time around?

Seems to me they didn't see this flaw coming from the first fan verification and ticket purchase.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mzx380 on July 08, 2016, 03:31:53 PM
It's a new process
There have been several hinge instituted by RP in order to get things right but have been abandoned.  If this is the new order going forward, fans will have then acclimated but then again so will scalpers
Nothing is perfect


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 08, 2016, 03:32:36 PM
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So this really makes me questions the process of the fan verification; if they're going to re-open for 1 day, how can they really identified anyone who's a scalper in 1 day from the fan verification?

If it took them almost half a month to go through the legitimacy of that account, how will 1 day will be enough this time around?

Seems to me they didn't see this flaw coming from the first fan verification and ticket purchase.

The process is very flawed. If they wanted to identify the scalpers, they could find out after the assignment deadline. If someone bought a high amount of tickets, but majority of them went back into the wild (wasn't assigned before deadline), then you can probably tell that individual did not plan on  allocating those tickets for his friends.


Of course, in order for that scalper screening process to work, verified fans with no tickets have to stay vigilant and not purchase from scalpers.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Boukenred on July 08, 2016, 03:36:07 PM
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The process is very flawed. If they wanted to identify the scalpers, they could find out after the assignment deadline. If someone bought a high amount of tickets, but majority of them went back into the wild (wasn't assigned before deadline), then you can probably tell that individual did not plan on  allocating those tickets for his friends.


Of course, in order for that scalper screening process to work, verified fans with no tickets have to stay vigilant and not purchase from scalpers.

But at the same time this also opens a flood gate for scalpers to create their own fan verifications. Unless NYCC is really enforcing the ID check, opening the fan verification at this time really defeats the purpose of countering these scalpers.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 08, 2016, 03:40:14 PM
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But at the same time this also opens a flood gate for scalpers to create their own fan verifications. Unless NYCC is really enforcing the ID check, opening the fan verification at this time really defeats the purpose of countering these scalpers.

I didn't know the 1 day reopening was to identify scalpers. I was speaking about the fan verification as a whole. If NYCC did it right, they could've identified some scalpers. Too bad scalpers adapt fast, so NYCC missed their one shot
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: AzT on July 09, 2016, 07:00:57 AM
Even for profit cons have registration growing pains similar to Comic-Con's growing pains of 2010-12....

From ->

http://www.comicsbeat.com/nycc-to-reopen-fan-verification/

Following widespread complaints, NYCC to REOPEN Fan Verification

Quote

This afternoon, ReedPOP, the company that organizes conventions such as New York Comic Con, sent an email to fans announcing the reopening of their Fan Verification system. The move follow widespread complaints that the system left families unable to bring children, friends unable to buy tickets for unverified friends, and other cruel separations.

ReedPOP will reopen the Fan Verification system next Monday, July 11th, at 9:00 AM EDT.  In order to attach a new Fan profile to an existing NYCC ticket order, the profile application must be submitted by Tuesday, July 12th at 12:00 PM EDT.  This is likely because all tickets that were purchased during the first round of NYCC ticket sales must be attached to a verified fan account within two weeks of purchase.

People who are approved in this cycle of Fan Verification applicants can be added to an existing ticket order between 12PM EDT July 13th and 11:59PM EDT July 14th.  Any ticket that is not associated with a profile at that time will be cancelled and refunded. No one will be able to create a Fan Verification Profile after this point.

Tickets that are reclaimed by ReedPOP due to a lack of associated fan account will be resold at an unannounced date.  Anyone with a fan account will be able to purchase unclaimed tickets at this time.

The Fan Verification platform launched this year and was originally designed to curb rampant scalping of New York Comic Con tickets.  Back in May, ReedPOP announced that any fan who wished to attend the convention would have to create a Fan Profile on their site before NYCC ticket sales went live at the end of June.  Unfortunately, not all fans got the message before Fan Verification closed, leaving many ticket purchasers distraught about the fact that their unverified friends would not be able to attend NYCC with them.

Worse yet, without a method to cancel unclaimed tickets besides waiting out the two week period where fans would have to assign all tickets to profiled users, many fans felt like they were shorted cash unless they…well…turned to scalping.  The effectiveness of the system itself has been hotly debated, as it seems like Fan Verification is less a wall and more a hill to scale for scalpers.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on July 11, 2016, 05:01:33 AM
Reminder FV opens again in an hour!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on July 11, 2016, 06:20:14 AM
Fan Verification re-opens and the scalpers win... Don't understand this move at all

http://www.ebay.com/itm/122040804478 (http://www.ebay.com/itm/122040804478)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: AzT on July 25, 2016, 11:51:28 AM
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/

Single Day NYCC Tickets are going back on sale Wednesday, July 27 at 12:00 PM (noon) EDT. Fan Verification is required to purchase a Ticket to NYCC 2016.

Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RTFirefly on July 25, 2016, 12:14:45 PM
I wish they would have some sort of way to turn in 4 single day passes to get a 4 day (or 3 single days to get a 3 day).  I got in too late and I had to buy single days.  I'd imagine that some multi days got returned to the pool so I wonder where they are going with those.  Maybe they just reallocated them to extra single day tickets. 
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 25, 2016, 12:25:57 PM
Can a buying group be set up for the sale?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on July 27, 2016, 07:39:10 AM
Within an 90 minutes, single day badges goes on sale.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: debster on July 27, 2016, 08:08:45 AM
Good luck to everyone trying to get tickets!
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on July 27, 2016, 11:26:13 AM
Just realized that fan verification never closed from the last round of opening.  It's STILL open and tickets are on sale now.  If I'm reading into this right, isn't the whole "we're stopping scalpers" argument for naught if scalpers can buy tickets right now and assign them in the next few days?  Ridiculous...
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: ByronTheBulb on July 27, 2016, 11:29:45 AM
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Just realized that fan verification never closed from the last round of opening.  It's STILL open and tickets are on sale now.  If I'm reading into this right, isn't the whole "we're stopping scalpers" argument for naught if scalpers can buy tickets right now and assign them in the next few days?  Ridiculous...


YEP!! It was planned poorly.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: koop1974 on July 27, 2016, 04:55:11 PM
☹️ Missed it again. The first time around, they messed up my & my husband's accounts, correcting it after most tickets were sold out.  This time around, I starting feel sick preview nite of SDCC.  Got worse As it went on, meds keep knocking me out.   Didn't hear my alarm or phone.  Had hoped to go sick I was feeling to yucky to try for any panels this year.  Next year will be better.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: pieistasty on August 03, 2016, 02:45:35 PM
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Just realized that fan verification never closed from the last round of opening.  It's STILL open and tickets are on sale now.  If I'm reading into this right, isn't the whole "we're stopping scalpers" argument for naught if scalpers can buy tickets right now and assign them in the next few days?  Ridiculous...

Is it still open? I thought it was supposed to have closed in June. I didn't even start looking into NYCC until a couple of days ago and thought I was out of luck. I see that Thursday tickets are still available but when I click on the link to see if I can buy, it puts up a page talking about fan verification and how it ended in June.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: smurph1125 on August 03, 2016, 02:47:20 PM
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Is it still open? I thought it was supposed to have closed in June. I didn't even start looking into NYCC until a couple of days ago and thought I was out of luck. I see that Thursday tickets are still available but when I click on the link to see if I can buy, it puts up a page talking about fan verification and how it ended in June.

Looks like it is http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/ (http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/NYCC-Ticket-Process-and-Show-News/)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on August 04, 2016, 04:44:43 PM
You have until August 12th to assign names to tickets.

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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: SamTurtledove on August 17, 2016, 02:39:22 PM
https://www.nerdblock.com/new-york-comic-con-ticket-giveaway

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NerdBlock contest

NYCC Tickets Contest Rules & Regulations

1. How to participate: Visit www.nerdblock.com/nycc and sign up to be the first to be notified when our Limited Edition NYCC Block goes on sale. How to earn a bonus entry: Tweet that you've entered the contest and share the link.

2. The contest will run from August 10, 2016 at 10am EST to August 28, 2016 at 11:59pm EST. Winners will be announced via Nerd Block's Facebook and Twitters pages on August 29, 2016. Winners will also be shared on ReedPOP's social media channels.

3. Qualification for the grand prize will be as follows: Two (2) winners will be chosen at random from a list of all eligible entries.

4. Grand Prize: One (1) of two (2) pairs of weekend passes to New York Comic Con (includes Friday, Saturday & Sunday). Winners are responsible for transportation to and from NYCC and hotel accommodation.

5. No purchase necessary. Contest open to residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), the United States & Europe. Not open to families/employees of Nerd Block & ShirtPunch.

6. Approximate value of Grand Prize: $340 USD
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on August 27, 2016, 01:43:29 PM
to i think no ones shock ticket mailing deadline was extended
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: friedminded on August 30, 2016, 06:28:39 PM
D... Did fan verification get turned off? What is going on over there this year?  ::)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: riotgirl77 on August 30, 2016, 06:47:32 PM
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D... Did fan verification get turned off? What is going on over there this year?  ::)

Yeah someone posted they disabled it (she heard it from a customer rep)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: friedminded on September 01, 2016, 05:00:22 PM
Haha, yeah I found out when I was randomly clicking around and discovered Thursday tickets were being sold without fan verification. Sales must have gone really badly for them. They are announcing so many Thursday guests and trying hard to push out those last few tickets.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: NCDS on September 01, 2016, 07:39:23 PM
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Haha, yeah I found out when I was randomly clicking around and discovered Thursday tickets were being sold without fan verification. Sales must have gone really badly for them. They are announcing so many Thursday guests and trying hard to push out those last few tickets.

Thursday has Ash vs. Evil Dead!!!!!!!!  Best Day of The Con.....P.S. I'm biased
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: RighteousRita on September 08, 2016, 05:43:20 AM
Those with express mail should be receiving an email with tracking info for their ticket(s)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on September 10, 2016, 06:57:31 PM
Just got word my ticket arrived!  I should get it next week.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Bionic 7 on September 12, 2016, 06:48:44 AM
I just got a shipping confirmation this morning from ReedPOP.  Should be getting tickets by Wednesday.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mllNY on September 12, 2016, 03:08:20 PM
Just got my press pass (Michonne)

Pro - Jesus, Daryl, Michonne, Glenn, Abraham, Maggie, Aaron? + 2 (one behind Daryl and one leaning against who I assume is Aaron)
Press - Michonne
3 Day - Negan
4 Day - Daryl
Saturday - Daryl and Rick

can we science the sh*t out of who is not on any pass and therefore is the goner
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: debster on September 13, 2016, 04:15:45 AM
I received my badges yesterday even though I never got a shipping email and my Showclix account still says they are processing.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: mlgagne on September 13, 2016, 09:39:19 AM
My badges have shipped, too! I did receive a confirmation e-mail from ReedPop, and it looks like they will be here this week  :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sefton42 on September 13, 2016, 09:40:09 AM
Mine arrived yesterday.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: miclpea on September 13, 2016, 02:47:11 PM
Are there any NYCC contests?


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Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Andrew Costa Mesa on September 14, 2016, 04:18:09 PM
Just got my ticket in the mail!  Thanks You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login!   :)
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Godolphin on September 18, 2016, 08:01:23 PM
It seems like you don't have to be fan verified to register your badge.
You had to be fan verified to buy tickets but once you have them you can register them to anyone.
Strange.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: conventiongeek on September 29, 2016, 07:00:20 PM
There is no name on the badge anyway, so what does it matter.  i think too many people are way too worried about badges and who they go to, scalping, swapping...  it goes on and on. There is always a way around it. There is no perfect system.   Oh Well... lol
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: sasorixjeff on September 30, 2016, 12:38:25 PM
I just got an email asking if I would like to paticipate in a focus group for nycc. They will then give me 2 sat tickets for the time doing it. Did anyone else get this email?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: Cnev30 on October 01, 2016, 02:05:55 AM
Is anyone looking for tickets I have two thurs., fri, and sun if anyone wants to buy them.
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: conventiongeek on October 02, 2016, 06:56:33 AM
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I just got an email asking if I would like to paticipate in a focus group for nycc. They will then give me 2 sat tickets for the time doing it. Did anyone else get this email?

I did. I did note however that the 2 ticket offer was for Saturday 2017.

Did you respond to it?
Title: Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
Post by: nvj29 on October 07, 2016, 07:01:43 PM
I may have a possible extra ticket for Saturday. A friend of mine is not sure if he will still be able to attend Saturday and I have his ticket. I will know 100% in the morning before leaving to drive up to New York about 5 a.m. if his ticket will not be used by him. If anybody is interested please message me and I can let you know first thing in the morning. Will sell for face value.

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