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$1900 in San Francisco parking tickets on a <$1900 car

My sister has $1900 in San Francisco parking tickets. What do I do? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Jun 20, 2006 - 15 answers

Beware la migra.

Quick question: I plan on moving to England for an indefinite but legal period of time, do I need a round-trip ticket to get clearance into the country? [more inside]
posted by cloeburner on May 31, 2006 - 10 answers

Fighting old parking tickets?

I'm trying to see if fighting some old parking tickets is worth my effort. [more inside]
posted by KevinSkomsvold on May 30, 2006 - 10 answers

How do I get around these bullshit parking tickets?

I need to renew my car tabs, but my ex-girlfriend stacked up $800+ in parking tickets on my car, unbeknownst to me. There's no WAY she's going to pay for them (she's got her own problems that lead to no money, and I really don't wanna talk to her anyhow). What to do? [more inside]
posted by mattoly on Apr 4, 2006 - 15 answers

Another fine scrape.

I have been scouring the web for a way to get easily-available local-area movie schedules via RSS. Yahoo, Google, and IMDB all present perfectly decent HTML of this information, and there is one My Yahoo to RSS service; sadly, it's ad hoc and frequently fails to set the localization cookie. What am I missing? This should be a revenue oppotunity for the studios and theaters - where is the sweet creamy RSS I crave?
posted by mwhybark on Apr 1, 2006 - 6 answers

overdue ticket hell

Help me keep my fiance out of jail... Overdue parking ticket hell. [more inside]
posted by Derive the Hamiltonian of... on Mar 21, 2006 - 32 answers

Wrong plate numder

Do I have to pay a parking ticket if they got the details wrong? [more inside]
posted by jozxyqk on Mar 21, 2006 - 39 answers

Allegedly Speeding...

AllegedSpeedingFilter: What should I expect at my criminal speeding trial? [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Mar 15, 2006 - 16 answers

How to negotiate parking fines

My boyfriend got a notice in the mail that he owes $600 for two parking tickets from 2004. Though he doesn't think the city of Baltimore is just making up the original fines, this is the first he's heard of them or the penalties. The original fines add up to $84. Is there anything he can do to eliminate or reduce the penalties? [more inside]
posted by Airhen on Mar 11, 2006 - 5 answers

Scam, sting or genuine promotion?

I recently received (via US mail) an offer for free basketball tickets that seems too good to be true. Is it? [more inside]
posted by dersins on Feb 26, 2006 - 7 answers

When does the Vienna Opera announce their season?

Anyone know when the Vienna Opera announces their 2006/2007 season? And when do tickets go on sale?
posted by agropyron on Feb 23, 2006 - 2 answers

Help Me Get to Highbury

How to get tickets to see Arsenal at Highbury? [more inside]
posted by jalexei on Jan 18, 2006 - 8 answers

Can I milk the parking ticket I already have?

I got a ticket this morning on my car in Boston on Newbury Street. Do I have to keep paying the meter all day or does the ticket allow me to just keep my car there for as long as I need to? It's 25 bucks for another ticket, and its 25 cents for 15 minutes on the meter. Im out of quarters, im lazy, and I want to go back to bed.
posted by pwally on Jan 3, 2006 - 19 answers

Get tickets for filming of Jools Holland's TV show

Anyone ever been on Later with Jools Holland or the Hootenanny? How did you get tickets? [more inside]
posted by jwhittlestone on Dec 28, 2005 - 3 answers

Quebec Metro Screw Up

I have been charged 210$ for using a metro pass in Montreal that I am not supposed to be able to use. What's the best way to not have to pay this amount? [more inside]
posted by Napierzaza on Dec 19, 2005 - 13 answers

Rapid transit

I need to get from Boston, MA, to Denver, CO, as fast as possible. How do I do that? [more inside]
posted by koeselitz on Dec 8, 2005 - 14 answers

daily show tix?

How might one get tickets to the daily show on short notice? I'm thinking, like, Thursday... auction? broker? money is not really an object... I have had no luck ebaying, googling, chekcing with brokers, etc. etc...
posted by pissfactory on Nov 29, 2005 - 6 answers

cheap airfare finder?

what kind of service/which website do you use for finding cheap airline tickets? [more inside]
posted by grafholic on Nov 28, 2005 - 11 answers

Good upcoming folk music shows in the NYC area?

My mother's husband is a big folk music fan, and his birthday is coming up. I'd like to get them 2 tickets to a good folk music show that takes place somewhere in the NYC area before the end of 2005. [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Oct 19, 2005 - 13 answers

Good tickets for gigs - who gets them?

So I trundled along to Ticketmaster.co.uk to get Wembley tickets for Bon Jovi. I've been to a few different gigs in my time - and always the best "premium/gold" seats are completely sold out before we even get a look in. Is there a secret way to get these tickets, or are they instantly booked up by media/music types?
posted by wibbler on Sep 30, 2005 - 12 answers

How do I get tickets the day of performance for a Broadway show?

I will be in New York City on Sunday for a few hours (from about 10am to 7pm). I would like to attend the 2pm show of Avenue Q. What is the best way for me to get tickets without spending 2-3 hours standing in line at the box office trying to get standby/lottery seats? Is this even possible?
posted by anastasiav on Sep 23, 2005 - 13 answers

last minute London theatre ticket

I'm in London for a couple days and would like to try and get a last minute ticket to one of the more "popular" musicals. TKTS doesn't have any of the shows I want. Can you recommend another ticket seller that won't rip me off? [more inside]
posted by sanitycheck on Sep 11, 2005 - 11 answers

how to plea down a cellphone ticket

My wife got a ticket for talking on her cellphone in a moving car. Will this affect my insurance rate due to the fact it is a moving violation? [more inside]
posted by any major dude on Sep 6, 2005 - 18 answers

What's the best way to sell event tickets that I don't need?

What's the best way to sell event tickets that I don't need? [more inside]
posted by Vidiot on Aug 25, 2005 - 12 answers

December trip to Australia

Advice needed for a December trip to Australia from the US. [more inside]
posted by hokie409 on Aug 24, 2005 - 10 answers

What's the best way to buy concert tickets?

What's the best way to buy tickets for a high-demand event as soon as they go on sale? Is there a better way than hitting refresh at ticketmaster? Is buying at an outlet better? Since the number of people going is in flux, does quantity matter? Only relevant Askme thread found here.
posted by rfordh on Aug 6, 2005 - 10 answers

Where to get Traffic Ticket Records?

TrafficTicketFilter: I've been asked to prove that I have paid all my traffic tickets for the past 5 years and I have no clue how. Where should I call/go to get retroactive traffic ticket records? city court? state court? DMV? This is in Atlanta, Georgia. [more inside]
posted by costas on Aug 2, 2005 - 11 answers

best way to find a scalper?

I wish to attend this concert, but the tickets were sold out before I knew it was happening. I've never bought from a scalper before, but am willing to. How do I find one, preferably in advance so I don't make the trip without knowing I will get in, and what are good ways to avoid being ripped off?
posted by bac on Jun 19, 2005 - 7 answers

Ticket Brokers?

Any ticket brokers here? After paying through the nose for some sold out shows, and spending a number of Saturdays hitting refresh on Ticketmaster's site, I got to thinking... [more inside]
posted by andrewzipp on May 11, 2005 - 10 answers

Vegas shows cheap?

I'm going to vegas for a week (for a conference) on thurs. I really want to go to one of the high end shows, like O. I'm going to the show by myself - I'd like to know where to get a last minute ticket as cheaply as possible. [more inside]
posted by filmgeek on Apr 13, 2005 - 5 answers

New York TV Show Tapings

Have you ever watched a television show from the studio audience? [more inside]
posted by airguitar on Apr 12, 2005 - 33 answers

Cheap travel to Europe

I'd like to vacation in Europe from California with my girlfriend in a year or so. It seems as though our biggest expense is going to be plane tickets. How can I reduce this expense? [more inside]
posted by sirion on Apr 8, 2005 - 20 answers

What is the best way to procure red sox tickets?

I need to get four Red Sox tickets for a weekendish game in July. Anyone have experience with online vendors? Is it a rip off? Is one better than another? Comments and ticket acquisition suggestions are greatly appreciated. [more inside]
posted by AllesKlar on Mar 31, 2005 - 10 answers

Best source for last-minute tickets?

What's the best way to get the best possible seats for a concert at the last minute? [more inside]
posted by Dreama on Mar 29, 2005 - 15 answers

Star Wars 1-3 showings

Okay, despite my dislike for Star Wars, my father loved it. When I was about 3, he took us to a showing of the first three movies. I have not seen the fourth and fifth because I was waiting to do the same for the sixth. Now that my father has passed away (last year, don't worry) it reaffirms my desire to go to a showing of all three movies even though I'm not a fan of the series. Where/how can I get tickets before they degenerate into an eBay frenzy? Which is to say, I'd like to get them before they are scalped/resold, because I'm not interested in paying huge money. Any sites to watch/feeds I can monitor? [more inside]
posted by Eideteker on Mar 11, 2005 - 6 answers

Best time to buy plane tickets

Hi. Is there a sweet spot time period for buying airline tickets? A friend is flying from Illinois to North Carolina in the next year, and was wondering if anyone has mastered the best interval in which to buy tickets (several months out, 3 weeks out, etc.). Thanks.
posted by Zosia Blue on Feb 28, 2005 - 13 answers

Avoiding Ticket Scams

I was thinking of spending a stupid amount of money on eBay to get tickets for a sporting occasion that's sold out. Any tips to ensure I don't get scammed?
posted by ascullion on Feb 5, 2005 - 6 answers

Package Travel to Europe?

Travel prices question. I might have to take a sudden trip to Europe and the cheapest last minute airfares were all over $1,500. But there are also many hotel + flight package deals advertised for the same price or even less. How can this be? And as I've never done the package thing, is it a good way to go? Any hidden pitfalls?
posted by CunningLinguist on Feb 2, 2005 - 11 answers

Lottery Scratch Tickets

What's up with scratch tickets? Are they just as much of a scam as the regular lottery? Are some a better gamble than others? Does anyone ever make any money off of those things?
posted by agregoli on Jan 31, 2005 - 26 answers

Buy U2 tickets Ticketmaster in-store or on the website?

U2 tickets are going on sale this Sunday morning, at least for the San Jose show in April. Not having any inside contacts, what's the best way to get a pair of tickets (Ticketmaster in-store or on the website)? [more inside]
posted by billsaysthis on Jan 28, 2005 - 16 answers

How to get cheap tickets for Disney World?

My wife and I are going to Orlando on vacation next month.
I'm looking to go visit some of the parks however I was wondering if there is a way to acquire tickets at a reduced cost. Has anyone found a way to do this without using the timeshare method (free tickets for them trying to sell you something)?
posted by Hands of Manos on Jan 12, 2005 - 12 answers

Help me get tickets to a soldout NYE party, please.

What is the best way to get tickets to a sold out New Year's Eve Party? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by rorycberger on Dec 13, 2004 - 6 answers

Parking laws in NYC

parking meters and nyc. the law says 15 ft but lots of people park closer than that. is there a rule of thumb for this kind of thing? how close is too close? i live in brooklyn if that makes a difference.
posted by alkupe on Dec 4, 2004 - 10 answers

What is the best way to sell tickets to a performance at the Paris Opera?

Selling Parisian event tickets: I may end up with an extra set of tickets to the April 16th performance of Tristan & Isolde at the Paris Opera. If so, what would be the best way to go about selling them? eBay? Is there a Parisian version of Craigslist? (aside from paris.craigslist.com, which doesn't seem too trafficked..)
posted by agropyron on Dec 2, 2004 - 5 answers

Timing airline ticket purchase

AirlineFilter: Is it wise to wait until the last minute to buy plane tickets? Robocop and I will be flying to London at the end of February. I've been tracking plane ticket prices on and off for a couple of weeks, and am alarmed that they've been climbing steadily (and I've been looking at every discount ticket site out there). On the one hand, I'm thinking "buy now before they get more expensive," but I wonder if the prices will drop the closer it gets to our departure date. We're only going for a weekend, so our travel dates aren't very flexible, which may be part of the problem. Any advice from seasoned travellers?
posted by banjo_and_the_pork on Dec 1, 2004 - 15 answers

Getting tickets to a football match in the UK?

UK Mefiers - Need advice on how to procure tickets to a proper football match. [more inside]
posted by Wolfie on Nov 14, 2004 - 11 answers

speeding ticket questions and concerns

My husband is going to court in Atlanta/Fulton County next week for a speeding ticket. He has an unpaid speeding ticket in another state from two years back, but was able to renew his license here without any problems at all. The primary reason he's going to the court date is because we can't afford to pay the fine before then and they don't accept payments the day of the court date without you appearing in court. I'm scared the judge will somehow see the unpaid speeding ticket and my husband will immediately be thrown in jail. What is the likelihood of this happening? Am I being irrational?
posted by anonymous on Nov 9, 2004 - 12 answers

Online Ticketing

I run a not-for-profit theatre company. It's a 501(c)(3) corporation. We would like to take our own ticket orders online via credit card. We're currently using Smarttix.com, but they take a big chunk out of each ticket sale -- plus they charge us a $75 "setup fee" per show.

I'm wondering if there are other services I could switch to that would be more cost-effective.
posted by grumblebee on Nov 8, 2004 - 15 answers

Do busses in your country make (give) change?

The MetaFilterist's Quarterly Public Transportation Survey:
Do busses in your country make (give) change? [more inside]
posted by Danelope on Oct 12, 2004 - 42 answers

Cost of MoveOn Vote For Change concerts (2004)?

Have you heard (through a friend, a source, a rumor) how much tickets to the MoveOn Vote For Change concerts will cost? Official ticket prices are not being listed, but I'm hoping someone here might know something. [more inside]
posted by junkbox on Aug 18, 2004 - 2 answers

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