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How they queue for football tickets in Japan (they write their names on a line)

by | 11th, February 2013

I ONCE queued at Highbury, Arsenal’s old stadium, 14 hours for football tickets. When the gates finally opened, everyone at the back dashed for the front. It was mayhem. In Japan, they do it differently. The punters write their names on a strip of tape. They then go away, returning when the ticket office opens to claim their place in the line. Could this work in the UK? No. Of course not. The process would requite a booking fee, use of the official “Queue Pen” and the kind of order and decorum that goes against everything we love about the game |(well, before Sky got hold of it):



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