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    Ban Viagogo NOW.

    Post by papa_umau on Mon 26 Mar 2018, 11:31 am

    Roger Waters fans the latest victims of Viagogo

    The tickets were purchased by a "Merry Vanish" and then resold on ticket reselling website Viagogo.

    Concert-goers are still being hoodwinked by controversial ticket reselling site Viagogo while the Commerce Commission continues to investigate - five months later.

    The ticket reselling website has produced a litany of upset consumers, who were reportedly sold tickets for up to 20 times their face value.

    On top of that, other tickets sold on the site appeared to be forgeries.

    Read more from the Stuff entertainment site HERE




    Concert-going fans should already be aware of Viagogo, but this report confirms that they are throwing the regulations right back into the faces of the authorities.

    NOW YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED: GIVE VIAGOGO A REALLY WIDE BERTH


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    Post by papa_umau on Tue 27 Mar 2018, 12:03 pm

    I went to the site Change.org to sign any petition that had been started on the banning of Viagogo and all re-sellers of tickets, but even after signing I found that the petition did not have a lot of support. Only fifty supporters in six months.

    I cannot understand why not.

    Anybody got any ideas ?


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    Re: Ban Viagogo NOW.

    Post by zathrus on Fri 30 Mar 2018, 1:00 pm

    I think that one of the main problems here is that concert-goers are prepared to pay much more than the face value to get to see their heroes.

    When you consider that most of these people are quite young, I am always surprised from where they find these large sums of money.

    Maybe the bank of mummy and daddy is still a good source of cash.
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    Post by papa_umau on Sat 31 Mar 2018, 12:27 pm

    Yes, it is these people, with "more money than sense" that support the rip-off second level ticket sellers.

    If the concert-goers were to refuse to buy briefs at many times face value the second sellers like Viagogo would die a natural death.

    Having said that, I do still think that the concert-going public need to be protected from these "scalpers".


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