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    Anyone have their Olympic ticket money taken yet? If so what do you think you'll be seeing?

    I have a potential £2,900 exposure myself so feeling kind of nervous. Not sure if I want all £2,900 to go or about half that figure!..

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    Wonder if West Ham have.

    I only applied for the opening ceremony. I wanted to apply for some athletics and football, but go on holiday.

    nothing taken here yet-there was a chap on breakfast telly who emailed in to say he had checked his online account and ten grand had been taken from his account!

    barky

    nothing taken here yet-there was a chap on breakfast telly who emailed in … nothing taken here yet-there was a chap on breakfast telly who emailed in to say he had checked his online account and ten grand had been taken from his account!




    oO....Blimey, how many days/tickets is that for ?!

    I've checked my account and there's nothing been taken yet. I haven't heard of anyone I know who has had money taken so far.

    Nothing gone here yet, I did expect them to take it first day possible. Only £300ish worth of tickets but thats a lot of money to me!

    I dont really mind them holding it, its just if they hold it and then I dont get any tickets i'll be annoyed

    SgtSlay3r

    Nothing gone here yet, I did expect them to take it first day possible. … Nothing gone here yet, I did expect them to take it first day possible. Only £300ish worth of tickets but thats a lot of money to me!I dont really mind them holding it, its just if they hold it and then I dont get any tickets i'll be annoyed


    Yes, I thought they'd take our money as soon as they could too, but perhaps this just means we haven't got any tickets!

    That would be quite funny if you got everything you requested. What did it say in the T&C's about rejecting tickets or reselling.

    I've applied for weighlifting, archery, shooting and cycling - should get most of them I hope with the cycling being the tough one.

    Original Poster

    I can't believe I'd get none of my tickets, so I assume they are not taking all of the money today. Which is odd - the interest on all this money would pay for quite a few batons/javellins/little bits of plasticine that see if you have stepped over the line.

    Nothing yet

    My impression was the money would go regardless of how many tickets you get, even if its 0.

    Am I wrong and its a case of in theory you know if only £20 goes then you've only got one £20 for example? If it all goes you get every ticket etc?

    SgtSlay3r

    My impression was the money would go regardless of how many tickets you … My impression was the money would go regardless of how many tickets you get, even if its 0.Am I wrong and its a case of in theory you know if only £20 goes then you've only got one £20 for example? If it all goes you get every ticket etc?



    They only take money for events you've been sucessful in getting tickets for.

    Original Poster

    Just realised I paid by credit card so the amount was never going to appear on my online account list today! Idiot!.. I could call credit card company but maybe I'll wait til I hear of a few others having had their money taken!..

    i think they can take the money at any time upto june 10th or summit like that.

    Nothing today, anyone else?

    Original Poster

    Nothing today (I am checking the right card now)!

    think ive had about 250 taken from a possible 460/570

    Nothing yet:(

    as i only applied for one event will know what tickets i have though very doubtful if i get them-its athletics on a sat evening which includes the 5000m mens final when mo farrah will be running for gold-all fingers crossed as i am an optomist

    I have a potential £3500 spend. As of yet nothing has been taken.

    Original Poster

    Anyone else think the Guardian have been reading our thread:
    guardian.co.uk/mon…lse

    I saw on TV that one bloke went mad ordering for virtually everything to hedge his bets..........if they are accepted he has a bill of £35,000 X)

    Original Poster

    I don't mean just that the article has the same thrust, I mean that it reads like they used a slightly corrupted quote from the start of the thread!

    justingalore

    Anyone else think the Guardian have been reading our … Anyone else think the Guardian have been reading our thread:http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/blog/2011/may/18/consumer-affairs-olympics-2012?mobile-redirect=false




    I reckon so!!

    I'm over the moon this morning, received my tickets for the Olympic Stadium. 2 tickets for the 100M final, 2 for the Discus final and two tickets for West Ham v Birmingham City. X)

    Congratulations Greg! I'm still waiting for some bank account movement, and I totally agree they've been lurking on our thread

    Congrats Greg. However as the official website says they're not issuing confirmation emails until 24 June I'd look closely at those tickets.

    Money out my account today! Definitely the Semi Final of the football plus one athletics session. Fingers crossed its the 100m final!

    Original Poster

    congrats!

    Been keeping my eye on this thread but no one added anything for a few days. I'm still waiting for anything to go missing on mine. I keep getting my hopes up when i see an email from London 2012, but then they are either letting me know they've not got through all applications yet, or pushing the ParaOlympics.

    Original Poster

    Ok so had 36 taken from a "theatrical producer" so say barclaycard (no more details til Monday) does that mean ticketmaster? Anyone know?

    Surely that can't be it!.. £2900 bid and all I get is either one football session (semi final) or one archery session!

    Original Poster

    Definitely 2012 - Barclay called me today about all the transactions on the account yesterday! Carphone Warehouse. Anyway, they said the £36 was 2012 and they are seeing a lot come through. Check your pending transactions rather than complete ones.

    Still no movement here, but good news for you Justingalore.

    They said they reckon most will be completed by the 31st, i'm starting to get a bit concerned as i guess nothing will happen on Bank Holiday Monday

    Original Poster

    Good news? Only getting 1% of my order (thus far). I'd rather have nothing and be in first place in the second round ballot!

    Original Poster

    Half of people debited:
    guardian.co.uk/spo…ion
    Am I really just getting one £30 ticket? :...-(
    Edited by: "justingalore" 27th May 2011

    I cant even log in anymore, just keep auto refreshing my page. I'm coming to terms that I might be getting nothing!

    Any more news on whether it was legit? My credit card is showing £ 150 'pending' from (I am told by Barclaycard) a "threatical producer" - yet I bid for £ 2500 of Olympic tickets so I am same boat as you.... however, the £150 just doesn't add up to me. Unles it is £ 35 x 4 plus £10 postage? Well, we'll see next week

    justingalore

    Ok so had 36 taken from a "theatrical producer" so say barclaycard (no … Ok so had 36 taken from a "theatrical producer" so say barclaycard (no more details til Monday) does that mean ticketmaster? Anyone know?Surely that can't be it!.. £2900 bid and all I get is either one football session (semi final) or one archery session!


    Original Poster

    Yes this was confirmed as Olympic tickets.

    Final day, looks like i'm going to be one of hte 250,000 to get no tickets, and I didn't even apply for the athletics!

    Original Poster

    So todays the day.. I think!.. Still just that £36 for me!
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