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Tuesday 02nd October 2007

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Spot On Harvey!!!

FAW’s on ahmettribute.com have changed to reflect the touts:

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Updated 2nd OCTOBER 2007

1. I didn’t win but I have obtained a passcode that does not belong to me can I use it?

All bookings will be cross checked against the details of the registration that was issued the passcode and if the details do not match then the booking will be cancelled and the tickets returned to the ballot.v

2. My friend registered for me / my friend won but he doesn’t have a credit card / my friend wants me to have their tickets is that ok?

No, only the winners of the public ballot can purchase the tickets as this is the only way to ensure that all fans have an equal and fair chance of obtaining tickets.

3. What will happen to the unused passcode?

It will become invalid

4. What happens to any remaining unsold tickets?

They will be offered out by random selection from the remaining applicants who registered.

5. When will the second round of tickets be offered?

Once the first round of winning applicants have completed their purchases and all invalid orders have been cancelled.

Please keep checking this website for updates.

6. Can I still register for the ballot?

Unfortunately the ballot has now closed and no further registrations can be accepted.

7. I accidentally registered more than once but I do not want to be disqualified what can I do?

Only additional registrations were removed from the final list so your original registration has remained in the ballot.

8. If I am successful, how will I be contacted?

The ballot has now been drawn and the successful applicants will receive an email in the next 24 hours. This email will contain all the information you need to purchase your tickets.

9. What if I require disabled access?

If you a successful applicant and require disabled access the email as mentioned above will contain all the information you require to arrange accessible seating.

10. How long will I have to pay for my tickets?

You will have 72 hours.

11. How many tickets can I buy and how much are they?

Ticket purchases will be restricted to no more than 2 per successful registrant and all tickets will be £125 plus booking fee.

12. How will you use the information I provided?

In accordance with our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

13. What is the Ahmet Education Fund?

The Ahmet Education Fund is a charitable fund which is administered by The City Charity Trust (charity number 259420) the purpose of which is to establish university educational bursaries.

This outcome is spot on!

I registered correctly, once and didnt rely on registering other people!
I have means of payment for myself.
Sounds like exactly what it should be to me.

alot of the people i have seen moaning have been people who either payed for passcodes and will now be stripped of their tickets, and/or got passcodes from signing up other people!

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A look into Ticketmasters Terms...

From Ticketmaster’s U.S. site, may or may not pertain … :

Unauthorized Use of the Site
Any Illegal or unauthorized use of the Site shall constitute a violation of these Terms of Use. You do not have permission to access the Site in any way that violates, or in the course of violating, these Terms of Use. Illegal or unauthorized use of the Site includes, but is not limited to, using the site to facilitate illegal ticket sales, unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site, or unauthorized use of any robot, spider or other automated process on the Site. It shall also be a violation of these Terms of Use: (a) for any individual (or group of individuals acting in concert) to request, more than 1000 pages of the Site in any twenty-four hour period (hereafter referred to as “Abusive Use"); or (b) to use any passcode or password, regardless of whether or not such password or passcode is unique, to participate in a pre-sale or other offer on the Site if you are not the original recipient of such passcode or password (i.e., if you did not receive the passcode or password from Ticketmaster, or from the fan club or other organization with whom Ticketmaster is working to enable such pre-sale or offer) or if your participation in such pre-sale or other offer is inconsistent with such pre-sale’s or offer’s terms.

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eBay pulled my informative post!

Dear monolithonline,

We appreciate that you chose eBay to list the following auction-style listing(s):

220156289709 - Led Zeppelin Ticket Information (NOT A PASSCODE) README

However, your listing was in breach of eBay’s Compilation and Informational Media policy and has been removed from eBay. All fees related to this listing have been credited to your account. We also notified members who placed bids on the item that the listing has
been canceled.

We would like to take this opportunity to let you know what part of your listing is not permitted.

Your listing(s) contains the following information:

Listed in category: Music > Music Memorabilia > Rock > Concert Memorabilia

Led Zeppelin Ticket Information (NOT A PASSCODE) README

Listings that include compilations or informational content on any media must meet the following conditions:

- The listing may not offer information on how to purchase items outside of eBay.
- The listing may not offer information on how to receive items for free outside of eBay.
- The listing may not contain excessive use of keywords in the description to describe the contents of the compilation or informational media.
- The appropriate category for this type of listing is Everything Else: Services: Information Services.
- The listing may not be combined as a bonus item with any other listing.
- Keywords for a specific item may not be used in the title unless the keywords relate to the item listed.
- The listing may not contain any information about different and unrelated products and services.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you relist this, or any other item that breaches eBay policy, your eBay privileges could be suspended. We value you as a member of our community and wish to continue this relationship, so we must ask you to refrain from further breaches of the User Agreement and eBay policy.

Please review eBay’s Listing Policies and User Agreement at the following locations:

http://pages.ebay.co.uk/help/sell/policies.html
http://pages.ebay.co.uk/help/policies/user-agreement.html

For more information on why eBay removes auction-style listings, or to write to us with questions, please review the following Web page:

http://pages.ebay.co.uk/help/confidence/listing-ended.html

We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Regards,

eBay Trust & Safety

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Statement from Harvey Goldsmith: Event Promoter

The random ticket selection has taken place and successful applicants have been notified that they can now purchase their tickets.

Each ticket holder has an individual pass code that has been issued by Ticket Master, that pass code and the name of the applicant are married together.

Consequently if the pass code is sold on to another party those tickets will be invalid.

Unfortunately a small number of unscrupulous people have decided to take advantage of the fact that they had been awarded the opportunity to purchase tickets.

It is even more unfortunate that eBay and a number of ticket scalping sites have chosen to take advantage of this situation.

Please note that unless the ticket, the code and correct identification match, those tickets will be invalid.

Anyone who chooses to purchase tickets in this way will lose their money!

We urge all fans who wish to come to the concert to sit tight; as the tickets are cancelled they will be re issued at the next random selection of registrations.

From: Harvey Goldmith

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Basically, for those not coming from ebay...

I have posted an item on ebay, trying to warn potential buyers of the tickets away from the touts for the reasons listed below.

the link to the ebay page is as follows:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=220156289709&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

please try and help spread the word to unsuspecting bidders, that their money could be in danger.

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An email from The O2 about passcodes...

If someone is selling the passcode there is a good chance it will be
discovered and cancelled, or that you will have trouble using the
passcode to buy tickets. Ticket buyers need to provide photo ID and this
will not match up with the name on the record if you buy your code off
ebay.

I wouldn’t do it, it’s a lot of money to risk.

Regards,

Customer Services

The O2

Peninsula Square

London

Seems pretty cut and dry to me.

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What Did I Tell You?

Someone on Led-Zeppelin.com’s messageboard posted the following:

I called Harvey’s office and they have confirmed that when you go to get your tickets, your code will bring up the name registered in the ballot. And if that name is not on a picture I.D (Don’t bother with fakes…It has to be a passport e.t.c) then it’s tough luck. In other words, if you didn’t get the email…you’re not going. The codes on ebay might work, but they will not get you into the gig.

DONT BUY PASSCODES… it wont work!

wait until the second ballot!

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PLEASE DONT BUY PASSCODES!!!

If enough people Do NOT buy passcodes in the next 72 hours, then their passcodes will LAPSE and the passcodes will be RE-ALLOCATED… which means you have more chance at getting a passcode without spending stupid amounts of money, from a dubious source (such as ebay) and possibly getting ripped off by the same person selling the same code over and over (the codes work once only!!).

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE don’t buy these peoples passcodes, as if they don’t want to go to the gig they shouldn’t have registered, the scum, touts!

If they don’t sell them, they will likely not use them as it is nigh on impossible to sell the actual tickets/wristbands to get into this gig. so let them waste their ebay fees!

Real Zeppelin fans deserved these tickets, not the fucking tout wankers that would sooner try and make money off Zeppelin fans by selling anything they can from the email on ebay!

Please take this in and don’t give in to the temptation of buying passcodes from ebay!

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