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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #75 on: September 25, 2013, 04:41:30 PM »
I didn't like that invite 5 friends to improve your chances to win

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #76 on: September 25, 2013, 04:41:30 PM »
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I wonder what happens with people who won tickets but don't have a pass for the show that day. I noticed a bunch of posts on the NYCC facebook page that people said they won a autograph ticket but didn't have a ticket to NYCC for the day of the autograph session. Do those autograph tickets just get wasted now? I just see a bunch of autograph tickets going to waste this way. An onsite raffle/lottery the day of the show in my opinion would have been better. That way no one would be taking autograph tickets that they can't use.

I agree. Looks like the setup was dumb. Other thing is it's one thing to stand in line, get a ticket, and then get an autograph a couple of hours later.

But now, people will have those tickets way in advance and would be less likely to show up and thus waste a ticket.

I hope they at least have standby or something.
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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #77 on: September 25, 2013, 05:03:44 PM »
What I don't get is, why are people who don't even have a pass for that day trying to get these tickets?! What part of the instructions did they not understand? It's not fair for them to win a pass that they can't even use...it goes wasted. Meanwhile people who already HAVE a pass for that day don't get a ticket, and they lose out. That sucks.

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #78 on: September 25, 2013, 05:08:30 PM »
Because people are a**h***s.

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #79 on: September 25, 2013, 05:13:31 PM »
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What I don't get is, why are people who don't even have a pass for that day trying to get these tickets?! What part of the instructions did they not understand? It's not fair for them to win a pass that they can't even use...it goes wasted. Meanwhile people who already HAVE a pass for that day don't get a ticket, and they lose out. That sucks.

Yeah, there are alot of people who realized afterwards that they didn't have a pass for the day of the signing. Others didn't even have a pass at all. Hopeing for stand by or something as alot of tickets will go to waste. I think it was just dumb to have it open to anyone. Should have had it setup so only people who had a badge for the day of the signing could participate. Though I hate standing in line but would much rather have done it that way since I think doing it weeks ahead of time will mean people will forget about the signing and thus waste the ticket.

Also wonder if people tried to get autograph tickets just so they could re-sell them? I've seen people on Facebook offering to sell their autograph ticket or to trade it.

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #80 on: September 25, 2013, 05:18:21 PM »
Or are going to try and get tickets now and may end up paying crazy ebay prices
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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #81 on: September 25, 2013, 05:19:28 PM »
there are still 15 days left, it is possible that if the winners can't confirm there may be an extra round with leftovers, nothing has been said on that at all
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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #82 on: September 25, 2013, 06:06:53 PM »
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I wonder what happens with people who won tickets but don't have a pass for the show that day. I noticed a bunch of posts on the NYCC facebook page that people said they won a autograph ticket but didn't have a ticket to NYCC for the day of the autograph session. Do those autograph tickets just get wasted now? I just see a bunch of autograph tickets going to waste this way. An onsite raffle/lottery the day of the show in my opinion would have been better. That way no one would be taking autograph tickets that they can't use.

That and a bingo cage is harder to crash

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #83 on: September 25, 2013, 07:14:19 PM »
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That and a bingo cage is harder to crash

That's the other thing. The site crashed today and at least they got it back up and running pretty quick but i worry what is going to happen if they do the walking dead autographs this way. I think the walking dead will draw more traffic to the site then all four of the signing they had today combined. Hopefully they can handle it but who knows.


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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #84 on: September 25, 2013, 08:02:43 PM »
I'm sure today was also a test run to prepare them for the other giveaways. The 4 they had were what I would consider medium to upper-medium in popularity. So I'm sure it gave tradablebits some insight into making sure the other rounds run more smoothly.

Also Brian did say earlier today that the crash was not a trafic issue

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...Also...it looks like it is working again. It wasn't a traffic issue surprisingly.
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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #85 on: September 25, 2013, 08:29:40 PM »
If/when they do a giveaway for The Walking Dead, it will undoubtedly be chaos.  :o I'm not looking forward to it. Just hope we all don't crash the site!

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #86 on: September 26, 2013, 06:12:39 AM »
Brian said via Twitter that none of the tickets will go to waste and that they have another way to give them out or something along those lines. I'm sure he'll pop in today.

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #87 on: September 26, 2013, 06:19:24 AM »
so that means TWD won't be the same type of giveaway?

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #88 on: September 26, 2013, 06:26:21 AM »
No one has said if it'll be the same or not. I would assume it would be the same unless they change things because of how this time went.

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Re: NYCC Autograph Ticket Online Giveways Wed. Sept. 25th
« Reply #89 on: September 26, 2013, 06:32:40 AM »
guess we have to wait and see how the next round is, when it's announced    :)