Foo Fighters Ticket Experiment: Five Reasons It Didn't Work

November 25, 2014 3:43 PM

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Several days removed from the Foo Fighters' so-called Beat the Bots nationwide concert presales, which made tickets available only in person at venue box offices, fans who braved the cold are finally starting to thaw out. They're starting to catch up on the sleep they missed by showing up in person early Saturday morning. And they're starting to resell their seats. For a lot of money.

Part fan-friendly endeavor, part exercise in promotion (the band's social networks made ironic use of computers to raise public awareness of the event, including making sure to hashtag "Beat the Bots" for easy trending), the weekend presale was supposedly a way for "true fans" to get their frostbitt...

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