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Proof that I am too old or incompetent to exist in the modern world

Old Oct 13th 2023, 3:10 pm
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I have managed to book tickets for a show in London (England) instead of Toronto.

(Through Ticketmaster so I think my money is lost, but if anyone has any suggestions)
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Old Oct 13th 2023, 5:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
I have managed to book tickets for a show in London (England) instead of Toronto.

(Through Ticketmaster so I think my money is lost, but if anyone has any suggestions)

I suggest you go to London, stay at Holiday Inn in Camden Town, see the show, and have the time of your life.
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Old Oct 13th 2023, 5:13 pm
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
I have managed to book tickets for a show in London (England) instead of Toronto.

(Through Ticketmaster so I think my money is lost, but if anyone has any suggestions)
What a great excuse for a trip back home. Go for it.
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Old Oct 14th 2023, 12:04 am
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Is it at least something you wanted to see anyway?
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
I have managed to book tickets for a show in London (England) instead of Toronto.

(Through Ticketmaster so I think my money is lost, but if anyone has any suggestions)
Resale marketplace such as StubHub or even The Facebook.

Just put them up a few quid cheaper if it is not a high demand show.

If it is a high demand show then you can make money and you are buying the next round at Hooters!

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Originally Posted by JamesM
Resale marketplace such as StubHub or even The Facebook.

Just put them up a few quid cheaper if it is not a high demand show.

If it is a high demand show then you can make money and you are buying the next round at Hooters!
Or sell on Twickets (a face value [or less] resale site).
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
I have managed to book tickets for a show in London (England) instead of Toronto.

(Through Ticketmaster so I think my money is lost, but if anyone has any suggestions)
Apologies I didn’t mean to make light of your situation. Maybe you can sell them and re-coup some, if not all, of the value. Try FB market place. I haven’t used it but know of people who do.
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Apologies I didn’t mean to make light of your situation. Maybe you can sell them and re-coup some, if not all, of the value. Try FB market place. I haven’t used it but know of people who do.
No need at all for any apologies. I can’t take up your suggestion unfortunately, but it’s certainly a fair enough idea!

I don’t understand how the resellers work, aren’t the tickets tied to whoever bought them?
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I nearly dropped my sweetener in the marmalade jar this morning instead of my coffee cup.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
I nearly dropped my sweetener in the marmalade jar this morning instead of my coffee cup.
if we’re listing everything this could be a long thread. How often is it acceptable to call your (adult) children by the dog’s name?
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
if we’re listing everything this could be a long thread. How often is it acceptable to call your (adult) children by the dog’s name?
That probably depends on the dog's name. Unless you gave names to your kids like Rex, Fido, Lady
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That probably depends on the dog's name. Unless you gave names to your kids like Rex, Fido, Lady
Dog has a ‘people’ name, but I do like your suggestions for the kids. I will run it by Fido later.
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why not just call them and then dispute your credit card transaction?
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
Dog has a ‘people’ name, but I do like your suggestions for the kids. I will run it by Fido later.
It shows I've never had anything to do with dogs. I had to google for female dog names as I couldn't think of any like Rex, Rover and Fido.
But it was hard to even find those in "current" lists
It was only coming across "old fashioned" names I found them.

I suppose as people names evolve, choices for animal names will too.
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
if we’re listing everything this could be a long thread. How often is it acceptable to call your (adult) children by the dog’s name?
Very. I've also been known to say "good boy" to my husband.

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I nearly dropped my sweetener in the marmalade jar this morning instead of my coffee cup.
Mayonnaise in coffee is interesting
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