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FF:NZ We're getting Episode 2 on May 16!!!

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Kitt327, Nov 12, 2001.

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  1. Kitt327

    Kitt327 Jedi Master star 4

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    [link=http://www.starwars.com/episode-ii/news/2001/11/news20011112.html]http://www.starwars.com/episode-ii/news/2001/11/news20011112.html[/link]

    woo-hoo!! before the states!!
    *throws a party*
     
  2. farmboynz

    farmboynz Jedi Youngling star 3

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    yippie

    where do i book the tickets
     
  3. Kitt327

    Kitt327 Jedi Master star 4

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    I wonder if we're going to have any hard-core American fans flying over here to watch it one day early. Don't you just love living on this side of the dateline?
     
  4. Indy2

    Indy2 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Its good to be the first on the dateline....

     
  5. Silmarillion

    Silmarillion Manager Emerita/Ex RSA star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    You know with this and the LotR premiere, I just might have to move over there. ;)

     
  6. farmboynz

    farmboynz Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Just wanted to say yippie again

    finally beating the aussies at something and the yanks too

    think i may have to take the day off work and the day before to watch TPM,ANH,ESB,ROTJ before i see it
     
  7. Darth Sebious

    Darth Sebious Manager Emeritus star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    "Yippie!"

    Now I'll have to figure out how I can line up for tickets without getting in trouble over missing school. I'll *have* to go to that midnight screening. Maybe I can convince my Film and TV teacher that I can make a lining-up documentary :D

     
  8. Kitt327

    Kitt327 Jedi Master star 4

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    The great thing about New Zealand is that you don't need to line up to get tickets.

    TPM came out on Thursday, and I saw it on the Friday afternoon. I went to the movie theatre, ten minutes before it started, no line, got tickets, went into theatre. No problem :D
     
  9. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    For Ep1 I read that tickets for midnight were going on sale, so after work I went to the local multiplex, no queue, and bought 6 tickets for me & my friends.

    Then the next day I found out I had would be in Sydney for work during that screening. It didn't open in Sydney til a week later I think.

    But luckily I got tickets for the preview at Mid-City 3 or 4 days prior to me going to Aussie! :D

    My poor wife had to go to the preview AND the midnight opening night...

     
  10. Kitt327

    Kitt327 Jedi Master star 4

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    was that the preview the news did an item on? I remember watching it and thinking 'hey, who did they kill to get tickets!'.
     
  11. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yeah, I guess. I got tickets through work, as we do the soundtrack;

    [link=http://www.sonyclassical.com/music/61816/]http://www.sonyclassical.com/music/61816/[/link]

    Fingers crossed for AOTC preview tickets :D

     
  12. Darth Sebious

    Darth Sebious Manager Emeritus star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    [blockquote]The great thing about New Zealand is that you don't need to line up to get tickets.[/blockquote]
    The Episode I midnight screening at Hoyts 8 in Christchurch sold out the morning tickets went on sale, I believe. I think you had to line up to get them. Hopefully that'll be different for Episode II.
     
  13. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Umm... how can I put this? "Yipee!"

    Sweet, all I have to do now is get some kids who want to line up outside the Embassy for 4 months to get me tickets.
    I'm sure peanuts will be a good enough insentive.
     
  14. Raz Zaphon

    Raz Zaphon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    ::gives everyone in the room a hug::

    For once it doesn't suck to be a Star Wars fan living in New Zealand!
     
  15. Buzz-Bumble

    Buzz-Bumble Jedi Padawan star 4

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    YIPPEE!!! :D
     
  16. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    well, aint that swell.

    I remember going to Hoyts the day Ep1 tickets went on sale, no one in the line.
    I thought 'they must have sold out' but I picked up the last 4 to the premiere.
    hopefully I can pull it off again...save me camping out.

    LOTR tickets go on sale thursday!
     
  17. SithForceLord

    SithForceLord Jedi Master star 6

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    LOTR = YIPPIE!!!!!!!!

    EpII = YIPPIE!!!!!!!!

    //breathe//

    this..... is.. all..... too........... much!

     
  18. Humble extra

    Humble extra Jedi Youngling star 5

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    um, how the hell did this happen?
     
  19. Darth Sebious

    Darth Sebious Manager Emeritus star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'm going to try and get midnight tickets for LOTR. They go on sale at 7:30am, and I can get in there at 6:40am. Hopefully there isn't too much of a line [face_plain]
     
  20. SithForceLord

    SithForceLord Jedi Master star 6

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    lol a line?

    on the news it showed 3 guys (in auckland) receiving pizza hut while under blankets.

    hmmmmmm unless everyone arrives from now until 6:40am (when you arrive) i dont think you'll be waiting long for your tickets.

    id love to go to the 'one minute past midnight' screening... ON MY BIRTHDAY, but some how i dont see that happening.
     
  21. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    got my tickets this morning, got there at 7.30 and got tickets in row K, so I assumed 1/2 the tickets were gone already. One of the guys in front of us (they'll be on One news, in the ute with the couches) bought 30 tickets.

    Yippee!!!! cant wait!
     
  22. SithForceLord

    SithForceLord Jedi Master star 6

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    :eek: 30 tickets?!

    the news said that instead of having the boss shout drinks at a pub they are buying tickets to LOTR for the offices! hehe

     
  23. Buzz-Bumble

    Buzz-Bumble Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well, those wanting tickets for the midnight showing are probably out of luck already - the noon News on TV1 said that Hoyts have just about sold out of tickets.
     
  24. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    >> the noon News on TV1 said that Hoyts have just about sold out of tickets.


    A press release saying "Nearly out of tickets" is a ploy (normally used for concert tickets) to make it seem like something is more popular than it actually is, causing a rush to secure the "last tickets".

    While I have no doubt it will sell out soon enough, I find this all pretty amusing. If you want tickets to a midnight screening, you will get them if you get onto it today, I guarantee.

    It's only for the main Queen St theatre (in Auckland anyway), all the suburban Hoyts theatres (who may also hold their own Midnight screenings) haven't been given the go-ahead to start selling LOTR tickets (as of yesterday).



     
  25. Kitt327

    Kitt327 Jedi Master star 4

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    I don't know how people can watch a movie at midnight. Even if it was the best, most exiting, most wonderful movie ever, I would still fall asleep. I don't drink caffeine, that's my problem.
     
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