is a handy travel search engine site where you put in the place you want to start and where you want to go. It shows you the map, the cost of the ticket (air, rail, coach, ferry and mass transit routes), duration of the journey, etc.
posted by nickyskye
on May 18, 2013 -
Plenty of people collect Disneyana
, the toys, books, animation cels, and theme-park souvenirs. Then there are those fans who collect information and details on the Disney parks themselves, collecting official park maps
or drawing up their own ride blueprints
, assembling the design history behind the attractions
, and even collecting vintage tickets
and ticket books
) is an ever-growing collection of Disneyland history, and has an updated collection of links to similar fan sites and Imagineering blogs
, which is a whole collection of rabbit holes of nostalgia and behind-the-scense information. So grab a riding crop
and pretend like it's the 60s all over again
posted by filthy light thief
on Mar 15, 2012 -
Cracking the Scratchie.
With cheating and money laundering and statistics, this story seems like it should be about something more exciting than scratch-off lottery tickets. But it isn't.
posted by jacquilynne
on Feb 1, 2011 -
After announcing that Lebron James
, Chris Bosh
, and Dwayne Wade
would join the Miami Heat in July
the team almost immediately sold out
their seasons tickets packages while placing another 6,000 on the waiting list. The result? All 30 seasons ticket salespeople were fired
on friday becasuse as a staffer put it `They let us go because there was really nothing left to do anymore.'' [more inside]
posted by jourman2
on Aug 2, 2010 -
The story of a speeding ticket, in three acts
(click to see full-sized, readable versions). The Cliffs Notes version: man gets speeding ticket complete with a typo on the date of issue, man responds to police with amusing tales of time-travel, infants driving, and automobile prototypes. I won't spoil the ending.
posted by mathowie
on Nov 3, 2008 -
A great gallery of tickets to TV show tapings, some going back to the 1950s. Includes some fascinating commentary by Mark Evanier.
posted by braun_richard
on Jan 31, 2005 -
Waiting in line won't help you.
According to the New York Times, Ticketmaster
plans to begin auctioning off the best concert seats to the highest online bidders. The paper says there would be no limit on how high prices could go - it would be simply a matter of how much people were willing to pay. So, with ClearChannel, the RIAA and Ticketmaster now officially boinking the fan base...what other methods can the music industry use to drive away fans?
posted by dejah420
on Sep 3, 2003 -
Big Show. No Tickets. No Problem.
In case you happen to find yourself about to miss out on the concert of a life-time, because you were 2 spots behind the last person to get tickets before it sold out, have no fear. This article at Relevant
shows you how to get into any concert for no more than the actual face-value of a ticket. (In other words, the legal way.) Useful information.
posted by wondergirl
on Mar 11, 2003 -
Get "Your Ticket to The Future" Here!!
From the site :"We establish a fund in current time. You make a small contribution to the fund, and in a few hundred years that small amount grows to a very large amount. From that fund, moneys will be taken and used to retrieve you, perhaps seconds after you join, perhaps even moments before your recorded death, perhaps some other point in your lifetime. Further, the fund may even pay to have you "rejuvenated" medically (assuming this is scientifically possible at that time,) and support you financially for a number of years. (Note: Retrieving you just before the moment of death is just one possible scenario, but one that would avoid any Star Trek(TM) type paradoxes. There are an unlimited number of other possibilities, and we do not know what they will do, we can only make reasonably informed guesses.)"
I wonder, Scam or Genius at work here?
posted by bhmwks
on Aug 11, 2002 -
Dave Marsh on Ticketmaster
: Bands used to be able to get around Ticketmaster's high surcharges by setting aside tickets for fan club members, because TM's "convenience" charges didn't apply to fan club tickets. Now "artists can hold back no more than eight per cent of their tickets, and they can only sell them to fan clubs of which Ticketmaster approves."
posted by espada
on May 29, 2002 -
(close-up on my face, quickly zooming out to an overhead shot as I yell) Noooooooooo!!!!! TicketWeb
, one of the last places you could buy a ticket to a concert that wasn't Ticketmaster, just got bought out by Ticketmaster
. TicketWeb's slogan is "The Online Ticketing Alternative." Not anymore....hello, monopoly anyone?
posted by mathowie
on May 30, 2000 -