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Offline mzx380

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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #120 on: May 17, 2016, 09:06:03 AM »
No VIP tickets? That absolutely sucks!!!


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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #121 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.

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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #122 on: May 17, 2016, 09:10:19 AM »
kind of figured that was coming.
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #123 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?

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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #124 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
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #125 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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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #126 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
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #127 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?
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #128 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.

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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #129 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.

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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #130 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.   :)

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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #131 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
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #132 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...
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #133 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...
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Re: NYCC 2016 Tickets
« Reply #134 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?