10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

Tickets for U2’s Irish concerts went on sale this morning and for some it didn’t go too well.

Diehard fans braved the weather and started queuing outside Dublin's 3Arena early last night, with an estimated couple of hundred of fans joining them this morning.

For others, it has gone something like this:

1. INITIAL EXCITEMENT

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

2. ANXIETY

“Wait … what if I don’t get them?!”

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

Devices at the ready, cup of tea in hand and deep breaths.

3. PARANOIA

Refresh … refresh … “what time is it? OH GOD! Is my internet working? Why isn’t it working?”

*Calls friend* “Is your internet working?”

4. ADRENALINE

You’ve made it! GO! GO! GO!

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

Click like your life depended on it.

5. PANIC

“Why is this taking so long? LOAD TICKETMASTER LOAD!”

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

6. RAGE

“I’m NEVER buying from Ticketmaster AGAIN! That's it. Over. Done"

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

And breathe …

7. JEALOUSLY

That one Facebook notification that confirms that one of your friends has already secured their tickets - AND they don’t even like them!

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

8. RELIEF

SUBMIT ORDER.

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

9. MORE RAGE

“Password? THAT IS MY PASSWORD!”

“Verification by Visa is the bane of my life”

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

10. BACK TO EXCITEMENT

One new email from Ticketmaster.

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

*Cut to posting your success on Facebook like it was no bother at all*

“Of course we got tickets.”

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

Good luck out there guys and may the odds be ever in your favour.

It's proving to be a battle out there!

10 stages of emotion fans went through during #U2tickethell

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