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    Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Got them bought on Stubhub tonight. First time using it and I liked it for the most part. Fairly expensive but can't complain. Already pumped for what I think will be a great game and a huge win.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    holy cow, $199/ticket...........i knew stubhub was a bit pricey - but that is a little crazy for some KSU tickets.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    holy cow, $199/ticket...........i knew stubhub was a bit pricey - but that is a little crazy for some KSU tickets.
    Wow, I wish I had cash like that to burn. $199 is ridiculous for any regular season game. But I guess if there is demand for it...



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    We bought Baylor and K-State tickets on stubhub yesterday. $30 a piece. Not great, but its the only two games I'll attend all year.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    holy cow, $199/ticket...........i knew stubhub was a bit pricey - but that is a little crazy for some KSU tickets.
    I looked for the hell of it and yes you are right. That's crazy.


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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Last week I used stubhub to locate four tickets for michigan vs.minnesota ( dad a gopher alum ) and came to $312. Pricey yet but for marque matchups the money comes in second :) not sure I'm ready to glance at kansas ticket prices.lol



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Somebody got ripped off.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Stub Hub makes a fortune. On each transaction:

    15% of the sale price from the seller.
    10% ($5 mininum) of the sale price from the buyer.
    Plus the buyer has to pay a $4.95 electronic delivery charge or a $16.95 Fed Ex 2nd Day delivery charge.

    But it is worth it if you really want good seats or to get into a soldout event. There is not really any other good way to be sure to get good seats if you aren't a season ticket holder.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Actually I only paid 30 a ticket. Not bad for just a few days before the game against a ranked opponent.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I looked for the hell of it and yes you are right. That's crazy.
    There is always some crazy numbers on StubHub but I'd be surprised if they were ever sold. I think you might have to be selling tickets but you can see what tickets are actually being sold for and they are usually pretty reasonable.


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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    Stub Hub makes a fortune. On each transaction:

    15% of the sale price from the seller.
    10% ($5 mininum) of the sale price from the buyer.
    Plus the buyer has to pay a $4.95 electronic delivery charge or a $16.95 Fed Ex 2nd Day delivery charge.

    But it is worth it if you really want good seats or to get into a soldout event. There is not really any other good way to be sure to get good seats if you aren't a season ticket holder.
    I hope in the future that people use the ISU ticket exchange more. It do see that some people use it at least. I like the exchange because it seems like the fees are less, and I'd rather have my fees going to ISU than to Stubhub any day of the week.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Triggermv View Post
    I hope in the future that people use the ISU ticket exchange more. It do see that some people use it at least. I like the exchange because it seems like the fees are less, and I'd rather have my fees going to ISU than to Stubhub any day of the week.
    The ticketexchange doesnt give you cash out does it? Plus its a much smaller market.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    There is always some crazy numbers on StubHub but I'd be surprised if they were ever sold. I think you might have to be selling tickets but you can see what tickets are actually being sold for and they are usually pretty reasonable.
    Yeah, i think a decent number of listings are people who plan on going to the games but put a very high "make me sell" price up there that could either make them fine with watching at home or fine turning around and buying a cheaper upperdeck seat and pocketing the difference.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    The ticketexchange doesnt give you cash out does it? Plus its a much smaller market.
    Just have the buyer send money through Paypal. There's a $2/ticket transfer fee.



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    Re: Just bought tickets for Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    The ticketexchange doesnt give you cash out does it? Plus its a much smaller market.
    I guess I'm not sure on the cash thing. I've only bought tickets on there, never sold them. I just assumed that the seller gets cash, but I don't know.



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