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  • For anyone who went last night, what time did he actually start playing?

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    • Originally posted by erlovepuck View Post
      For anyone who went last night, what time did he actually start playing?
      5 or 10 minutes before 9. Concert ended at 11:25.

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      • Now that this has turned into concert-talk..
        If anyone is in need of AC-DC @ giants stadium... PM ME
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        • Paul McCartney - Tues

          i'm heading out there Tues night and had a couple of questions. I will be sitting in Sterling 13, row 10. Does anyone know of any obstructions there, or how the overall view is? Also, does anyone know if the Delta Club will be open (i've never been in there!) and if my Sterling tickets give me access there. The tickets just say VIP entrance on them.
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          • Originally posted by nybatzo View Post
            i'm heading out there Tues night and had a couple of questions. I will be sitting in Sterling 13, row 10. Does anyone know of any obstructions there, or how the overall view is? Also, does anyone know if the Delta Club will be open (i've never been in there!) and if my Sterling tickets give me access there. The tickets just say VIP entrance on them.
            I sat in Section 18 on Thursday. The club was open until 10:30. It was my first time in there too and its pretty sweet. They have a market that has Bluesmoke, Taqueria, Frites, and some other stuff. There are 2 bars and a lot of seating. The 2 outdoor "patio" area is really cool too.

            View was great - no obstructions.

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            • I don't know if any of these were mentioned...

              On Field level 1st base side there are topps baseball cards with todays starting lineup above the large food stand. (like what was at gate E at shea)

              And there is some sort of construction on excelsoir level towards the outer rim of the stadium on the RF side.

              Sorry if these were already mentioned and no photos.

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              • I think the "cameras" above 417 were actually lights.

                514 is directly behind the plate, the towers shouldn't be a factor. In fact, Friday night I sat in the very last row in 514, directly behind the plate. You've heard of front row center... well, I guess I had back row center! My actual ticket was in 518 but I saw "back row center" was unoccupied so I took it.

                McCartney did do a couple of encores, he just didn't waste our time by taking twenty minutes between them and making us get all hoarse trying to "convince" him to come back when we all knew he was going to come back anyway.

                I thought I'd be upset seeing others with cameras Friday night, as I was sure I would, but I was able to get over it and I enjoyed the show. Took a few shots with my cell phone "just to have something" until the next show (last night), when I'd definitely bring my camera.

                Biggest regret for Saturday was that even though I had a Promenade Box seat (418 row 3), I couldn't get the "back row center" seat in 514 that I was in the night before. Would up sitting elsewhere in 514 and stayed there until Live And Let Die, then I walked around and took some of my much-beloved "Gary" photos.

                Was most surprised to see that although the house lights were on, the "Citi Field" sign in centerfield was also lit.

                The Mets Team Stores were closed, only merchandise stands selling concert souvenirs were open ($30 for a program! No way! Who does McCartney think he is, the Yankees?).

                Biggest pet peeve: the opening act came on at 7.30pm both nights, one hour after the time indicated on the ticket. I thought this was unique to Bruce Springsteen. What purpose does this serve?

                Equally big pet peeve: the signs outside notifying us that the show was going to be filmed, and that by attending you "hereby consent to the reproduction and use of [your] photograph . . . for any and all advertising, trade, or art purposes and in any and all publications and other advertising media without limitation and reservation." So in other words, it's okay for them to take pictures of us for possible profit (DVDs &c.), but we can't (officially) bring in our own cameras to take our own dinky little snapshots? F**k that s**t!

                Can't think of anything else to comment on right now, except to say that the way the Mets have been playing it looks like those Pyrotechnics during Live And Let Die are going to be the only fireworks over Citi Field this year.

                I'll be going back Tuesday night for the third show.
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                Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
                Edith Bunker: Well, I'm sorry, Archie, how was I to know? I thought it was a religious picture, "Cardinal Knowledge!"

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                • Found a photo on Flickr showing a Long Island Railroad notice regarding service changes for the Paul McCartney concerts.

                  What I found most interesting is that the notice refers to "the Paul McCartney concerts at Mets-Willets Point."

                  It's my understanding that the MTA didn't want to pay for the rights to use "Citi Field" as part of the station name, but why the sign refers to the concerts being held at "Mets-Willets Point" is a mystery.

                  Adding to the puzzle: on the special MTA-produced timetable referred to in the notice, there's a boxed ADA Accessibility Note that refers to the new 2009 home of the New York Mets by name, albeit as "Citi Field ballpark."

                  I'm not even going to pretend to try and understand what's going on... I'm just reporting what I see.
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                  Archie Bunker: All I can tell you, Edith, is I'm surprised at you! Dragging me off to a moving picture like that! It was absolutely disgusting!
                  Edith Bunker: Well, I'm sorry, Archie, how was I to know? I thought it was a religious picture, "Cardinal Knowledge!"

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                  • Hi Guys. I am going to Chicago next week and I am trying to get tickets to a cubs game. I have a couple questions about stubhub. I need 3 tickets. I saw a few tickets that I am interested in. I just have a couiple questions and would like to know your opinion for the people that been to Wrigley.

                    The first listing I am interested in is for 3 instant tickets in infield terrace box 213 row 1 for $110 each. The other listing I liked was for 4 instant tickets for infield upper deck box 425 row 3 for $90 each. If i were to go with these would I be able to put that 1 extra instant ticket back on stubhub to resell it? Also which do you think are better seats? And finally anybody have the stubhub promo coupon that was posted a couple weeks ago, been going back can't seem to find it.

                    Thanks for your help. The whitesox tickets were alot easier to get. I just would like to have these cub tickets before I leave on Tuesday.

                    I just found the code I am pretty sure it is expired. I am leaning towards infield terrace box 213 row 1 as of now. Any opinions? sorry to post about cub tickets here but figured you guys would know
                    Last edited by NYM Baseball; 07-19-2009, 06:19 AM. Reason: update

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                    • Originally posted by NYM Baseball View Post
                      The first listing I am interested in is for 3 instant tickets in infield terrace box 213 row 1 for $110 each. The other listing I liked was for 4 instant tickets for infield upper deck box 425 row 3 for $90 each.
                      Sec 213


                      Sec 425 - can see into Cubs dugout
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                      • Do you think the 213 the poles would be in my way? It is row 1. I am just thinking that being row 1 I would just have people walking in front of me the entire game that would be about it

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                        • Originally posted by keyman View Post
                          I don't know if any of these were mentioned...

                          On Field level 1st base side there are topps baseball cards with todays starting lineup above the large food stand. (like what was at gate E at shea)
                          They also have the same cards displayed down the third base line as well.
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                          • Originally posted by Gary Dunaier View Post
                            Biggest pet peeve: the opening act came on at 7.30pm both nights, one hour after the time indicated on the ticket. I thought this was unique to Bruce Springsteen. What purpose does this serve?
                            It's so people get there early and spend a ton of money on dinner.

                            If the tickets said the concert started at 8:00, for example, people would eat at home.

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                            • Anyway, anybody go to the show last night? I want to know if there were any changes to the setlist.

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                              • Originally posted by nymdan View Post
                                Anyway, anybody go to the show last night? I want to know if there were any changes to the setlist.
                                It was the same as Friday, minus Billy Joel. Slightly different from the Halifax concerts, though.

                                I'll sign up right now for having that much sustained energy at 66. I didn't even see him drink anything.

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