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Old September 20th 2011, 02:31 PM
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I thought the venue got pissy if you ran.
I usually run like fuck and then when they yell at me, slow to a trot for about 5 seconds before resuming running like fuck. It's served me pretty well in the past.
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Old September 20th 2011, 07:35 PM
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I usually run like fuck and then when they yell at me, slow to a trot for about 5 seconds before resuming running like fuck. It's served me pretty well in the past.
I did the same thing!
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Old September 21st 2011, 02:37 AM
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I usually run like fuck and then when they yell at me, slow to a trot for about 5 seconds before resuming running like fuck. It's served me pretty well in the past.
That happened to me a while back. I laughed. I mean, I was 39 and I'm being told to WALK!
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Old September 21st 2011, 02:58 AM
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Just don't fight your way up and try to push people out of the way like me who have been waiting in line for 8 hours
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Old September 21st 2011, 04:03 AM
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That happened to me a while back. I laughed. I mean, I was 39 and I'm being told to WALK!
that happened to me on Wednesday!
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Old September 21st 2011, 09:59 AM
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In New Zealand you have to seriously RUN FOR IT, NZers are pushy! haha.
When I was going for front row we waited in line outside the door to the pit area and I told the staff I was going to run haha, they were just like "you dont need to run" I'm I go "HELL YEAH I DO" and I ran like hell cause I'd been lined up for 10 hrs and I wasnt going to miss out! SO I RAN like a nutter screaming FOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSSSS and got front row centre. woooohoo
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Old September 21st 2011, 01:30 PM
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I am 42, so running was out of the question.....haha.......anyhow, we won the nosebleed contest, and we did not arrive at the venue until about 6:15, and doors opened at 7pm. I did not wait in line at all really. We walked over to Pat's side of the stage, and had an excellent view!!...we were about 3 rows back from the front row. The crowd was great, not crowded in, or pushy.....enough room to dance!!!!. When the Foos came on, it started getting tighter up there, but still room to dance!! I had the best night of my life thanks to winning the nosebleed seats. I am so glad my friend entered our tickets to win!! I owe her BIGTIME!! AND a huge Thanks to Jill for the tickets.....It made my night.......well, it made my year.......more than you will ever know!!
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Old September 21st 2011, 04:18 PM
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Just don't fight your way up and try to push people out of the way like me who have been waiting in line for 8 hours
A-friggin'-MEN. Nothing makes me angrier. And it's worse when said loser is drunk and isn't gonna remember a goddamn thing he sees that night anyway (bearded jackass in St. Louis with the full sloppy beer, I'm lookin' at you).
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Old September 21st 2011, 04:51 PM
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A-friggin'-MEN. Nothing makes me angrier. And it's worse when said loser is drunk and isn't gonna remember a goddamn thing he sees that night anyway (bearded jackass in St. Louis with the full sloppy beer, I'm lookin' at you).
I throw elbows in people's faces, I don't give a shit. They try and take my spot I've waited all day for, my elbow will be in their face.
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Old September 21st 2011, 08:07 PM
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A-friggin'-MEN. Nothing makes me angrier. And it's worse when said loser is drunk and isn't gonna remember a goddamn thing he sees that night anyway (bearded jackass in St. Louis with the full sloppy beer, I'm lookin' at you).
Amen! I'm glad the people around me were my age and totally understanding. Plus I had my dad for security.
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Old September 21st 2011, 09:50 PM
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I just went to the detroit show at the palace. I stayed back by the sound guys in the middle of main floor. Dave runs all the way to the sound check and plays on a platform for almost half of the show...I had front row ...it was AWESOME! literally about 20 feet from him while he talked...played accoustic at times and rocked it out as hard as he could. Best decision i ever made to stand there. Keep that in mind if your heading to a show.
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A-friggin'-MEN. Nothing makes me angrier. And it's worse when said loser is drunk and isn't gonna remember a goddamn thing he sees that night anyway (bearded jackass in St. Louis with the full sloppy beer, I'm lookin' at you).
And I actually tried to REASON with that dude, trying to explain that if he was gonna try to get up by us or in our space that beer would be spilling, and he did not want to be wasting that $9, right?!

That so did not work
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Old September 21st 2011, 10:15 PM
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And I actually tried to REASON with that dude, trying to explain that if he was gonna try to get up by us or in our space that beer would be spilling, and he did not want to be wasting that $9, right?!

That so did not work
D: that sucks!
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Old September 21st 2011, 10:25 PM
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D: that sucks!
I was just making fun of myself, trying to reason with that dude.

There was NO WAY he was getting any of our rail space. As I said to the security guy in KC who was trying to explain to us how the rail worked, "This ain't our first Foo rodeo"

And while elbows to the face do work well, so do strategically thrown heels to the crotch area

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Old September 21st 2011, 10:52 PM
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I was just making fun of myself, trying to reason with that dude.

There was NO WAY he was getting any of our rail space. As I said to the security guy in KC who was trying to explain to us how the rail worked, "This ain't our first Foo rodeo"

And while elbows to the face do work well, so do strategically thrown heels to the crotch area

awesome!

a guy at the cologne show was trying to steal my rail spot right after FF came on, he was pushing and trying to shove me to the side but I didn't move and held onto the barrier with all my strength...he eventually gave up, tapped me on the shoulder and congratulated me on my endurance, saying something like "man, you must really love this spot".
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A-friggin'-MEN. Nothing makes me angrier. And it's worse when said loser is drunk and isn't gonna remember a goddamn thing he sees that night anyway (bearded jackass in St. Louis with the full sloppy beer, I'm lookin' at you).
LeAnn kept that dude at bay! I need to take lessons from her.
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And I actually tried to REASON with that dude, trying to explain that if he was gonna try to get up by us or in our space that beer would be spilling, and he did not want to be wasting that $9, right?!

That so did not work
Ha, I don't think anything short of a taser would have worked with that guy! His eyes were goin' in about 12 different directions and he looked at the security guy like he was speaking Swahili when he tried to tell him to take his drunk ass back where it came from. Thankfully he eventually backed off and didn't totally push the issue or it could have gotten really ugly. I'm definitely not above causing bodily harm to guard my rail spot, dammit.
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