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June 6th, 2005

Wooop!! @ 02:31 pm

gothic_hippie3:
I'm currently feelin: chipper chipper
I'm currently hearin: U2 - HTDAB

Okay - my parents landed me with the biggest of surprises yesterday - they got me a ticket to see U2 at Twickenham stadium on the 19th June!!

It's in the North Stand (me thinks - something like 199?!!) and it's a reserved seat :D

So what I am asking is...from a newbie not just to U2 concerts but to concerts in general - what are the do's and don'ts???

thanks :D

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From:caz_smash
Date:June 6th, 2005 03:20 pm (UTC)
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Hey! That's one HELL of a surprise - congrats!
I'll be going to my first U2 concert on 21st, so i'll leave someone more knowledgeable to tell you what's what!
As much as i've been to concerts, U2 ones seem to be a whole different world and i'm hoping to find out as much as i can about what to do etc beforehand too, eeek!
Congrats again :D Your parents rock, heehee - and oh yeah, you should let ME know how yours goes since it's before ;) lol
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From:trashcan17
Date:June 6th, 2005 03:45 pm (UTC)

Do's & Don'ts

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Don't take too much into the venue ....
They won't allow you to carry food or drink in and will "confiscate it at the gate so just take enough for the queue.
Bags will be searched.
usually small cameras will be allowed in but not video cameras or "slr" style digitals
Do get there early to take in the atmosphere of the queues and the support bands, you've had a lot of money spent on the ticket so make the most of it.
Do allow time to get out of the venue, onto trains or out of carparks. Once was sat in a car park for over 2 hours waiting for to get out of the gates!

Do - HAVE A GREAT TIME!
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From:gothic_hippie3
Date:June 6th, 2005 08:50 pm (UTC)
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Cheers guys :D
Will take in all you have suggested :D
And to let you know - it's going to be my birthday present for the year *squee*

And I will let you know how it went caz_smash, ofcourse thats if I don't get crushed before, during or after the concert *wimper*
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From:vinyl__
Date:June 7th, 2005 11:06 am (UTC)
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haha I'm 16, 5'4, and tiny. very tiny. and i was fine in GA.

of course i made friends with everyone around me, and they, realizing it was my first time, somehow managed to get me right up to the rail before the end of the third song.

dude. you're gonna have such a great time.
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From:gothic_hippie3
Date:June 11th, 2005 07:42 pm (UTC)
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Just over one week to go....woop :P

Turns out I'm actually in the West Stand, half way up (seating wise) and half way across (pitch wise) so i'm pretty damn close!! lol God Bless my parents :D

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