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Post by SMLCHNG »

Thanks LIPH.. as always.. quite logical. :D 8)

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Mr. Spock says you're welcome :lol:

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LIPH wrote:Mr. Spock says you're welcome :lol:
:lol: Live long and prosper. :lol:

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Post by captains wench »

i have to say that me and the captain had to pay a scalper for the tixs to the show we were at when we got let down, i would prefer to have payed face value for the tixs and have given some on top for a charity

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Trying...I think people took offenxe to your comment: "A true phan needs a ticket much more than a charity needs a few more bucks" because it sounded cold....but you are entitled to your opinon, I asked for it and you gave it, thank you.
As lee mentioned...I would give up the right to ever see Jimmy again if I knew it would help someone...and that doesn't make me any less of a true fan.
I am not out to force or trick people into giving to a charity...but I figured, if they are willing to pay so much to see Jimmy...why not let a charity profit instead of a scalper. I highly doubt my idea will impact ticket buying and selling in the future and will not make getting tickets harder. The only difference between what I want to do and what people on E-bay do is that my profit will not go to me.

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Post by captains wench »

kitty i think what you are doin is great

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Post by iuparrothead »

The issue of "true phans", "true parrotheads", "true schmoo"...is irrelevant...

Kitty has something of value...to those who like to attend Jimmy Buffett concerts...not simply "true phans".....

There are plenty of people with PLENTY of dough, that wouldn't think twice about dropping a grand on those tickets whether they knew the extra money was going to charity or not.....there are people out there that simply have that kind of money to throw around...regardless of their "true parrothead" status! If Kitty wants to take advantage of it to do something good, I think it's awesome!

Those that can't afford to pay more than face will just have to look for tickets elsewhere.....

Kitty, you have a great idea...I'm disappointed that I've never thought of it myself!

By auction, raffle or gouging some rich guy...any way you do it is alright in my book....go for it! And beat Leukemia!!! We need more Kittys in this world!!! :wink:
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Post by st.somewhere »

Kitty... You're a wonderful person and your plan kicks ass!!! Good call... :wink: One quick question. Just how good are your tix? :-?

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kitty wrote:Trying...I think people took offenxe to your comment: "A true phan needs a ticket much more than a charity needs a few more bucks" because it sounded cold....but you are entitled to your opinon, I asked for it and you gave it, thank you.
As lee mentioned...I would give up the right to ever see Jimmy again if I knew it would help someone...and that doesn't make me any less of a true fan.
I am not out to force or trick people into giving to a charity...but I figured, if they are willing to pay so much to see Jimmy...why not let a charity profit instead of a scalper. I highly doubt my idea will impact ticket buying and selling in the future and will not make getting tickets harder. The only difference between what I want to do and what people on E-bay do is that my profit will not go to me.
OK. Thanks for the feedback.
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I think we need a team drink here too...

:D :D :D :D
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Key Lime Lee wrote:I think we need a team drink here too...

:D :D :D :D
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Post by SMLCHNG »

Key Lime Lee wrote:I think we need a team drink here too...

:D :D :D :D
Uh huh.. seems like a few of 'em need to be passed around today!! 8)

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Corona - no lime!!!

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tryin' to reason wrote:Corona - no lime!!!

:) :wink: :pirate:
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Post by sailingagain »

For what it's worth, Kitty....I think what you are doing is first class. :D
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Post by kitty »

sailingagain wrote:For what it's worth, Kitty....I think what you are doing is first class. :D
Thank you...it's worth a lot.
And thanks to all who have encouraged this and who have given to every fund raising effort I have done...you are truly good friends!

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Post by st.somewhere »

Yippppppppppie!!!! :lol: :wink:

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Post by CRC Parrothead »

iuparrothead wrote:..any way you do it is alright in my book....go for it! And beat Leukemia!!! We need more Kittys in this world!!! :wink:
I agree with IUP!! :D
Great idea Kitty! :wink:
If only there were more people out there with as warm and big a heart as our Kitty!!
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Post by Lupy »

Thanks again Kitty for all the hard work you are doing!! :D It truly is appreciated!! :D
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Post by Clairebert »

Coming out of "Lurk Mode" to offer yet another opinion. I got to wondering if this couldn't be turned into a win - win proposition. My thought is this.... what if the good folks at BN "purchased" the tickets via a pledge directly to Kitty (I'd be first in line). Kitty could then donate the collected money to her favorite charity and then find some deserving Parrotheads to GIVE the tickets to. There are plenty of stories out there of needy Parrotheads. My first choice would be for our Parrotheads in uniform. The logistics might be tricky, but certainly do-able. Just a thought.
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