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by surfpirate
March 16, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: Pre-Concert Gatherings / Who's Going to ...
Topic: Who knows about the Orchestra Section at Smirnoff in Dallas?
Replies: 17
Views: 1475

Who knows about the Orchestra Section at Smirnoff in Dallas?

Reason I ask ..... I may possibly have to be traveling on business the week of the show in my area (Nissan in Virginia in August). I know ... I am totally bummed. What makes it worse is that I actually scored two tickets 2nd row center orchestra this year at Nissan. Now I work hard at it and I've sa...
by surfpirate
March 15, 2006 3:55 pm
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Top 10 things to see/do in Key West
Replies: 38
Views: 3419

Skydive (tandem jump) over the keys (http://skydivekeywest.com/). Slightly pricey but worth every penny. It's a short drive up the keys to Mile Marker 17 at Sugarloaf Airport. I've done this twice and each time swore I would take lessons so someday I could free fall on my own. Still haven't done th...
by surfpirate
March 15, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Top 10 things to see/do in Key West
Replies: 38
Views: 3419

Skydive (tandem jump) over the keys (http://skydivekeywest.com/). Slightly pricey but worth every penny. It's a short drive up the keys to Mile Marker 17 at Sugarloaf Airport. I've done this twice and each time swore I would take lessons so someday I could free fall on my own. Still haven't done tha...
by surfpirate
March 15, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic Area
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 173
Views: 9983

I watched Kelly's Heroes just last week, for about the umpteenth hundredth time. Hands down my all time favorite movie . Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland**, Telly Savalas, Carroll O'Connor, Gavin MacLeod, Don Rickles. Oddball, Crap Game, Big Joe .... and of course that great Burning Bridges theme s...
by surfpirate
March 15, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: License plates
Replies: 114
Views: 11529

Slightly off topic, but one of the funniest personalized plates I ever heard about were on a Renault LeCar. The plates read "LE TAGS". That cracked me up. I've got HANGTEN on my truck. Reflects 30+ years of longboard surfing on the east coast. Took me years to get those tags .... they were taken whe...
by surfpirate
March 14, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: My Conclusion
Replies: 127
Views: 6442

Bottom line Ticketmaster is completely a monopoly and deserves to be broken up ...... But for any individual show date, the database and information system logistics of coordinating sales via multiple outlets is very unworkable. A single (read monopoly) outlet is more or less required. Unless you d...
by surfpirate
March 14, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: NicknamesI you call Jimmy Buffett.
Replies: 57
Views: 4543

Benny Puckett.

Long story. I'm sure there are some folks out here who get that reference.
by surfpirate
March 13, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: How did you Obtain Tickets this W/E and Monday?
Replies: 7
Views: 1042

Odds are stacked so far against you if all you are able to do is attempt to grab tix online. Put some effort and time into and you will be rewarded. Don't complain if you get shut out and the only effort you expended was setting an alarm clock for 9:45 am to go online. I can't remember the last tim...
by surfpirate
March 13, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: How did you Obtain Tickets this W/E and Monday?
Replies: 7
Views: 1042

The only way I ever get tickets. Locate a ticketmaster outlet at a location that does not utilize a lottery (rules out immediately Hecht's, etc.). Plan to invest a minimum of 24-36 hours. Usually means a drive of 2-3 or more hours away and then 24+ hours camping out. With the right kind of research,...
by surfpirate
August 25, 2001 12:39 am
Forum: Ticket Buying Stories
Topic: This works for me..........
Replies: 19
Views: 2253

BottleofRum ...... My post wasn't specifically to address this thread in particular, just a general observation from reading many threads. My point was simply that the net result is the same. If a broker has stand-ins getting the maximum number of tickets each, and everyone else is also getting the ...
by surfpirate
August 24, 2001 3:57 am
Forum: Ticket Buying Stories
Topic: This works for me..........
Replies: 19
Views: 2253

Observation: So many posts rant against 'scalpers' who "pay kids to stand in line to get lottery numbers" or whatever. "This is so unfair and deprives real fans ......" yada, yada, yada. Then in the very next breath the post says something along the lines of "I took 5 of my friends to wait in line",...