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    Football ticket scams

    Last Saturday we needed an extra ticket. And ended up buying one from another individual that was a legitimate ticket. But earlier a scalper was trying to sell us a green band on it that said "ISU vs. Nebraska" and said that it was a "security band" that would get you in the gate. No seat. But it would gain admittance. For $20. I said, "Thanks, but No Thanks." To me, it sounded like a complete scam. And I would rather just buy a hillside rather than take a chance on flushing $20 down the drain.

    Anyone been approached by the same type of deal?



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    Re: Football ticket scams

    I for one have never understood why anyone stands outside trice "needing tickets". I always point them in the direction of the ticket office. Seriously, how much money could you have made off the ISU/Kansas game a week ago?



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    Re: Football ticket scams

    My 11 year old son's basketball team was able to sell programs at the game Saturday. The team got a small cut from the program proceeds and a hillside ticket to the game. The "ticket" was a bright neon locking wristband that had ISU vs. Nebraska printed in bold letters on the band. None of the kids from my group sold a wristband, but a number of organizations are enlisted to sell each week. I suspect that was the situation.



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    Re: Football ticket scams

    Quote Originally Posted by tplumm View Post
    My 11 year old son's basketball team was able to sell programs at the game Saturday. The team got a small cut from the program proceeds and a hillside ticket to the game. The "ticket" was a bright neon locking wristband that had ISU vs. Nebraska printed in bold letters on the band. None of the kids from my group sold a wristband, but a number of organizations are enlisted to sell each week. I suspect that was the situation.
    I believe that was probably it. Maybe the scalper found it. Who knows? He was claiming it was a Security Band. And that sounded really fishy. Anyway a guy came along and wanted to get rid of a Mini Pack ticket in the Upper Deck on the same side as us for only $35. He said he had just decided to tailgate instead. Much better deal IMO anyway. And much more ethical.



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