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Old 06-02-2005, 02:30 PM   #16
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not quite free (although close)
to get tickets Live8 will be issuing a multiple choice question, you then text/sms your answer in and the correct answers will be entered in a lottery draw from which ticket winners will be selected.
you can enter as many times as you like but each text/sms will cost you £1.50 (about £3)

with millions of people entering multiple times, the phone service alone will make a LOT of money.
with the grounds and artists performing for free, and i believe the grounds staff too, it would be nice to know what aspects of the concert they are going to use it for, i would presume construction etc but i dont really know
I think this is quite clever! I'm assuming that money is for charity. Live Aid made about 100,000,000.
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That's only for the UK show however....there will be no tickets for the other venues. I'm curious to see how they are going to set that up.
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A significant amount of the text money, £1.6m, is going to the Princes Trust which would have held the Party In The Park concert on the same day...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertain...ic/4599465.stm

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