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03-20-2012, 04:36 PM
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Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: New York City
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I was not sure if MSG cared about people getting cheated by scalpers. Good to hear that they do!
I once emailed 3 of my 6 to a friend, then handed the same 3 seats, hard tickets to another friend by mistake (was supposed to give him the other 3). When the guy with Hard tickets got to game he couldn't get in. He (not MSG) called me and I called my rep and got it straightened out since the other 3 seats were open.
Funny Story: When I first got my season tickets (naive), I sold a couple of games to a guy off craigslist, no problems. He then asked to buy another game later in year, said he would pay in a week or so. Since we already had dealt with each other, and because I knew I could cancel if I had to, I went ahead and mailed tickets right away.
Wouldn't you know it, NO CHECK ever showed up. I kept emailing him. Nothing. Emailed and told him to call, I let him know in email it might be an honest mistake or lost check in mail or something, but if he didn't call I was going to cancel tickets. Nothing.
Game turned out to be much bigger than when I "sold" to him (forget what year, but it was end of season and battling for playoffs), so I was glad I was able to go!
Sure enough, I am on escalator inside MSG and phone rings. It is the idiot telling me tickets aren't working, and I can make it good with rep (don't know if rep was just going to let him in on my word). I start laughing, telling him I am inside MSG, game is going to be great, go F yourself. He starts saying he doesn't know what happened, blah blah, then "I only saw your emails 2 days ago". Tries to immediately back track from that comment! I am now 100% sure I did not mess something up (my accounting is not my strongpoint). I tell him to have fun watching game on TV and hang up!
Love that story! Not sure what he was thinking when my tickets showed up in mail and he had not sent check, maybe that I was a fool! Well I'm not, and he came into city from suburbs with 3 friends, thinking they were getting a free Rangers game, NOT!
The worst is the paypal scam. Someone agrees to buy your tickets and pays you through paypal, then you deliver the e-tickets and the guy goes to the game. After the game, the buyer files a dispute, says he never got the tickets, and paypal gives him his money back. You tell paypal you emailed them and here is my receipt from Ticketfast.
NOT GOOD ENOUGH
, you are out the full amount and the tickets, and it's too late to do anything about it.
Paypal REQUIRES that for seller protection, you must deliver tickets through hard mail with delivery tracking & confirmation to the official address on record in the guy's VERIFIED paypal account. If the value of the transaction is $250 or more, then you NEED a SIGNATURE on top of that. Anything less, and the buyer has the full ability to completely screw you. So beware!
By the way, Paypal is owned by eBay, and they own stubhub. So they're not exactly going to bend over backwards to make it fair & easy for you sell tickets effortlessly through a site like Craigslist.
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