I'm tired of being dicked over by people.
It's too early in the year for it to have happened so many times already.
$28 for movie tickets GONE! because a friend scheduled work after we had agreed on a screening date and time.
$200 for a plane ticket GONE! because a friend changed his mind on a whim after asking me to fly out to Chicago.
$100 GONE! because of an airline re-ticketing fee.
And now $100 for concert tickets GONE! because a friend couldn't get work off after saying he could.
While I can stand to lose a couple hundred dollars, I don't enjoy losing money I can't recoup, especially when it's the result of people whom I consider friends dicking me over.
See, tickets purchased online are not refundable.
Nothing can soften that fact.
Not "sorry." Not a sad smiley.
Call me old-fashioned, but I expect people to honor their commitments. If you have any hesitations, don't say "yes."
I don't like being forced to get rid of concert tickets at the last minute. I don't have time to have banks verify shit for eBay and PayPal. I don't want to do that. Why should I have to do that?
Fuck, I need a cigarette.
Anyone in Los Angeles want three tickets to see The Mars Volta at The Wiltern next Thursday?
I don't even care if I get any money for them at this point.