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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #175: September 20, 2012, 10:48:30 AM »
I took a look at that specific price for WS Game 4 - these are three listings, in sets of 2 to 4 tickets each, through rows DD, EE and FF of section 137 (right field corner, just to the right of Nats bullpen).

There are a pair going in my row for $942 each.

I would be shocked if people get those prices on a consistent basis. I'm no veteran at this reselling thing, but the Springsteen tickets, for example, were astronomical at the beginning and came down to face value by the time the show came around.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #176: September 20, 2012, 03:59:34 PM »
When are the usual day games in the NLDS?

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #177: September 20, 2012, 04:08:10 PM »
When are the usual day games in the NLDS?

possible day games are Oct. 7, 10 or 11.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #178: September 20, 2012, 04:15:22 PM »
Thanks.

Wondering if I should even bother with tomorrow's public sale or just pull the trigger on Stubhub/Razorgator for some game 1 seats.

The trick is figuring out what a plausible price is.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #179: September 20, 2012, 04:33:49 PM »
I have an opportunity to buy a pair in 108-DD for $200. I'm a playoff n00b like many Nats fans, so I have no idea if that is reasonable for the NLDS (First Nats home game).

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #180: September 20, 2012, 04:37:47 PM »
I have an opportunity to buy a pair in 108-DD for $200. I'm a playoff n00b like many Nats fans, so I have no idea if that is reasonable for the NLDS (First Nats home game).

Considering the cheapest, worst seats are selling for 70+ each onand stub hub, those might be a good deal.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #181: September 20, 2012, 05:11:09 PM »
possible day games are Oct. 7, 10 or 11.


If there are weekday day NLDS games I'm in big sh*t.

My kids are in school.

Whatever happened to all playoff games being at night for TV?

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #182: September 20, 2012, 05:55:30 PM »
Considering the cheapest, worst seats are selling for 70+ each onand stub hub, those might be a good deal.

I'm convinced prices will drop as soon as all the tickets are out there. I certainly can't imagine them going up even further.

But who knows.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #183: September 20, 2012, 06:00:38 PM »
I'd imagine the first playoffs in nearly 80 years in DC will be a very hot ticket, wouldn't it?  I'd expect those prices to be pretty high on the secondary market.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #184: September 20, 2012, 06:53:43 PM »
I'm convinced prices will drop as soon as all the tickets are out there. I certainly can't imagine them going up even further.

But who knows.

supply for secondary tickets will go up. so might demand once people who are hopeful to buy tickets tomorrow lose out. there could be an initial bounce tomorrow that lasts a few days. but that being said. tickets have been resonably priced the last few days and havent been moving on stubhub too much. i am also focusing on the cheapest tickets.

just to put matters in perspective. braves playoff tickets start at $25, yankees are in the $60 range, o's are high $70's. reds are about similar to us. and we are actually a little more than the cardinals.

outpacing some "baseball towns". well done. although there could be a novelty factor at play

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #185: September 20, 2012, 06:58:03 PM »
I'd imagine the first playoffs in nearly 80 years in DC will be a very hot ticket, wouldn't it?  I'd expect those prices to be pretty high on the secondary market.

Oh, sure, it will be a hot ticket. I just don't know how hot. I just can't imagine a whole bunch of people willing to pay several hundred dollars per ticket for a baseball game, no matter how big a game it is.

I think the very first game will be a hot ticket for sure.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #186: September 20, 2012, 07:15:31 PM »
I have two for the first home game of the NLDS in outfield reserved Sect 102, Row U. Let me know if you are interested.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #187: September 20, 2012, 07:43:19 PM »
I have two for the first home game of the NLDS in outfield reserved Sect 102, Row U. Let me know if you are interested.

Check your PMs.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #188: September 20, 2012, 08:13:58 PM »
I'm convinced prices will drop as soon as all the tickets are out there. I certainly can't imagine them going up even further.

But who knows.

I think it will drop too, but not below $50 ish. Complete shot in the dark though.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #189: September 21, 2012, 08:30:18 AM »
I may have tickets to Home Game 2 and Home Game 3 to sell, as well, given a last minute trip that looks like it is rearing it's head.  If so, I will post on here.  Both are nosebleeds in upper infield gallery that I'd sell at face value plus the processing.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #190: September 21, 2012, 08:45:55 AM »
Updating StubHub availability from yesterday (lined-through price on left is from my post of yesterday, price at right is from right now)

NLDS
Game 1 - 3,730 left starting at $74 3,732 starting at $74
Game 2 - 4,777 starting at $51 4,919 starting at $63
Game 3 - 4,276 starting at $59 4,487 starting at $58

NLCS
Game 1 - 2,103 starting at $124 2,145 starting at $124
Game 2 - 1,927 starting at $110 1,971 starting at $109
Game 3 - 2,100 starting at $125 2,145 starting at $125
Game 4 - 1,814 starting at $149 1,858 starting at $148

World Series
Game 1 - 1,878 starting at $494 1,905 starting at $494
Game 2 - 1,788 starting at $477 1,828 starting at $477
Game 3 - 1,792 starting at $450 1,831 starting st $450
Game 4 - 1,788 starting at $500 1,821 starting at $500

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #191: September 21, 2012, 10:31:38 AM »
Surprisingly I was able to get the tickets I wanted this time around with the non insider sale.   Going to game 1 with PANatsfan!

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #192: September 21, 2012, 10:34:07 AM »
I went to get a hot chocolate from the local coffee shop instead of trying for tickets via the non insider sale. Looks like that was a mistake :(

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #193: September 21, 2012, 10:55:48 AM »
Wow .... those are not cheap at all ... :(

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #194: September 21, 2012, 11:33:03 AM »
Did anybody try to get seats today during the public sale. I logged in around 11:30 and there are no two seats available together for the NLDS. Seems like lots of availability for the WC and tie breaker games that are never going to be played though.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #195: September 21, 2012, 11:35:20 AM »
Wow .... those are not cheap at all ... :(

Those are the same prices offered for the extra strips and the STH and Insider presales. STH strips were cheaper. In my case, $65 vs. $85 in Sec. 113.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #196: September 21, 2012, 11:42:21 AM »
If I can swing it I'd come down for Game 2 of the World Series. The email I had with the presale only had up to the NCLS on it, when do World Series tickets go on sale?

As an aside, what is going on in DC October 12 to 24? I was trying to find a hotel just to price out a trip and was having problems finding a hotel with the special rate I usually get. Seems like something must be going on in DC that they are trying to jack up the rates at the hotels.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #197: September 21, 2012, 11:50:08 AM »
If I can swing it I'd come down for Game 2 of the World Series. The email I had with the presale only had up to the NCLS on it, when do World Series tickets go on sale?


The NLCS and the WS tickets will go on sale later. Probably a similar process. STH first, Nats Insiders, then public.

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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #198: September 21, 2012, 01:11:18 PM »
Surprisingly I was able to get the tickets I wanted this time around with the non insider sale.   


Today was the "open to the public" sale.

No "INSIDER" code needed.


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Re: Playoff Ticket Secondary Market Watch
« Reply #199: September 21, 2012, 01:13:05 PM »
Gonna have to use StubHub :(