View Full Version : The Flubs "Virtual Waiting Room"--Brutal!!

02-24-2006, 02:07 PM
This is what I had to watch (with a little poetic license!)
Anyway...what a way to spend a couple hours.
This is what the Flubs really mean:


Welcome to the Chicago Cubs Virtual Waiting Room!

Tickets for 2006 home games are on sale now.

Ticket Limits: On February 24th, 25th and 26th various ticket limits will be put in place. These limits will be imposed by customer, household, credit card and e-mail address.
Internet customers that use computer-based scripting language will have all potential orders cancelled.
• There will be a limit of six tickets per game.
• Internet customers will be limited to one game per transaction of up to six (6) tickets.
• Internet customers will be limited to a maximum of forty-two (42) tickets for the weekend.
Tickets for our much demanded Dugout Box, Bullpen Box and the new Bleacher Box area will go on sale at a later date. An announcement will be made shortly.
The event (and all Cub related events) you have requested is experiencing very high demand.
As a result, all requests for seats cannot be served simultaneously.
Please be patient.
Your browser will be refreshed automatically.
When we refresh your browser, we will determine your status in the waiting room and if appropriate give you an opportunity to request seats, but not very likely.
As the Cubs are the most requested sporting tickets in Chicago, and very high throughout the country (Everybody loves the Cubs!), the likelihood of getting tickets through this site is very, very slim.
The best option to see the most popular team in Chicago is to visit Field Premium Ticket Services (http://www.wrigleyfieldpremium.com/) the Cubs' scalping shop, is open for business. The Cubs bait fans by advertising tickets at one price, sell the tickets at that price to themselves, to Premium, and then switch prices by scalping to the public.
At times, taking out a second mortgage is the thing to do.
Hey, we are talking about the Cubs here.
Selling your children?...Well, let’s not get carried away, even if we are talking about the Cubs.
This spike in traffic means that all consumers must be patient and wait for their opportunity to purchase tickets, but as we mentioned previously, not very likely.
Thank you!

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02-24-2006, 03:34 PM
I must have missed the "World Champion Chicago Cubs" line in there somewhere...let me read it again.