London 2012 Olympic tickets

26 Apr

At midnight tonight, the window for applying for tickets to the 2012 Olympic Games closes. I have just finished my application. I applied for a range of events from athletics and cycling to judo and beach volleyball. Although I applied for fifteen events in total, I do not know how many I will eventually end up being successful in getting tickets for. The reason is that for events that are oversubscribed (most of the ones that I have applied for I imagine), a ballot will be held. Unfortunately, since money will be taken out of my account (in May) before I know which tickets I have been given (in June), I have to set aside the maximum possible amount. Oh well, I guess it makes the whole process a bit more exciting… Perhaps I can even try to work out which tickets I have been allocated from the amount of money that suddenly disappears from my account come May?

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16 Responses to “London 2012 Olympic tickets”

  1. Sandra Bell Kirchman April 26, 2011 at 12:32 am #

    That is exciting, Michael! Hope you get the ones you really want.

    • stickinsect April 28, 2011 at 12:37 am #

      I am not that confident. I heard today that there were three times more applications than there were tickets. The Opening ceremony is over 10 times oversubscribed!

  2. ristinw April 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm #

    Michael, there’s one thing I need to inform you: You’ve won the Versatile Blogger Award! I just passed it to you :D I hope you like it!

    http://ristinw.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/day-116365-apr-26th-2011/

  3. superjessleong April 27, 2011 at 3:59 pm #

    Gassp!!! really?! tahts soo awesome!! i didnt get to go to the one in vancouver in 2010 but thats okay!! i watched it all on tv XD but i BET itll be super awesome to be there in person! hope you do get them ;D thatll be fun!!

    woot also waiting for that royal wedding ;DD exciting!! i think i got a thing for british things XD

    • Sandra Bell Kirchman April 27, 2011 at 4:21 pm #

      Hey, superjess, are you calling Michael a British thing? ;)

      • superjessleong April 27, 2011 at 8:53 pm #

        lool no no no x) im saying i got a thing for things that are british x) since my bag and wallet is polo o_O and it says its from englland and i looove that quote thin “keep calm and Carry on” and so on X) i dont mean any offence to michael d ^_^

      • Sandra Bell Kirchman April 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm #

        Awww, superjess, I was just teasing ya. *hug*

      • stickinsect April 28, 2011 at 12:43 am #

        I don’t mind being a “British thing” ;-)

      • superjessleong April 28, 2011 at 2:36 am #

        @Sandra awwh hehehe *hugs*

        @michael LOL youre not a thing!

    • stickinsect April 28, 2011 at 12:42 am #

      Well, I will be watching the wedding on tv this Friday. How about you? I guess it must be on quite early in Canada.

      • Sandra Bell Kirchman April 28, 2011 at 1:17 am #

        1am where I am and 3am on the east coast – not too bad on the west coast, 11pm tomorrow lol.

      • Sandra Bell Kirchman April 28, 2011 at 1:17 am #

        P.S. I like your new theme very much. However, I missed the pretty header you had on the other one.

      • stickinsect May 5, 2011 at 12:09 am #

        Thanks, I tried to include the header with this theme, but I didn’t think it looked very good.

      • superjessleong April 28, 2011 at 2:38 am #

        hmm i havnt decided yet!! i might stay up to see it :P maybe!! but if not i guess ill wait for the reruns :) itll be exciting :D too bad i cant be there in person!!

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