Author: Jay-Rey (@jay_rey)
If you have ever been to a convention or a trade show, you know the term “Booth Babe”: Pretty women, often scantly clad, trying to lure you into their booth. I say this with no offense intended for these women, but they are the sirens of the showroom floor. They are close to the equivalent of a sales person at a shopping mall kiosk trying to put lotion on your hand, or straighten your hair. And as much as I dislike them, I have to imagine they don’t care for me as well.
“It’s as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.”
Get ready to buckle up everyone. SDCC is about to get expensive. They will no longer allow fans to buy a single pass that covers multiple days. NOPE! Now, you may only buy single day tickets. Ticket prices have also gone up. Here is what SDCC is listing their prices as:
Preview Night: $35
Thursday, Friday and Saturday badges: $45 each
Sunday badge: $30
So, If my math is rite (PLEASE BE RIGHT — or maybe I should say please DON’T be right), if you wanted to attend every single day, that’s $200!!! 200 mother fucking dollars! That shit is absolutely crazy. They say it gives us fans more flexibility, I call fucking bullshit. This is some Norman Osborn evil as fuck shit. This convention sells out in minutes and I’m wondering how this will affect ticket sales and how many people will lose their shit over it (prediction? A LOT). I’m positive they’ll still sell out the floor but this is getting ridiculous. As a person who lives right next to NYC and looks forward to NYCC (New York Comic Con) I really hope they don’t take this idea and run with it.
Let us know what you think of all this. Are you as frustrated as I am?
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