any advice on getting into gigs?

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  1. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    I'm 16, but the majority of events are 18+, so I was wondering, is there any way I can get them to let me in if they're strict on the door with id checks and whatnot?? I want to find out because I'm desperate to go to somewhere like Fabric one night.. :D
     
  2. Harry3

    Harry3 Chuki

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    if your unlucky like me and look nowhere 18, dont even try getting into clubs, best bet is to go to UTR or Lets go Crazy 16+ events, they sound gay but they arent that bad :D the DJs dont change their sets to more mainstream shit either, Andy C @ Ministry of Sound smashed it. (Anyone else think the MoS sound system is complete shit though, "loudest in Europe" my arse)
     
  3. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    from previous experience:

    find an older mate that looks vaguely like you and borrow their ID

    don't go there already steaming

    don't turn up dead on start time, they'll be more hasty letting people in later when there's bigger queues and aren't as likely to check for ID

    don't go with a bunch of mates who all look underage

    adidas trackys and reebok classics are a giveaway
     
  4. deadaelus

    deadaelus Laughter in the Slaughter

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    you need soft hands and big lips.
     
  5. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    buy tickets
     
  6. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    ilovelondon Call me Jens.

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    stand on your mates shoulder, wear a long coat and a fake moustache.
     
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    DJ NUERA 5HEAD

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    Count to 63,113,852 then BANG

    you'll be 18
     
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    ilovelondon Call me Jens.

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    Calculator ftw!
     
  10. dafo93

    dafo93 SWITCH FUSION

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    get a contact on the door or around the promoter ;)
     
  11. Moskit

    Moskit :rodigan: Staff Member

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    I can get you in.

    You just need to answer a few questions for me 1st, then we'll arrange a meet.

    - What size shoe do you take?
    - How often do you shower?
    - What colour are your eyes?
     
  12. Bousie

    Bousie New Member

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    I have the same problem...
    but i borrow my mates passport and it works everytime, it needs to looke similar and you need to memoirse every detail off it!
     
  13. Ozmatic

    Ozmatic Chair of the Nitty Gritty Committee

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    Inject yourself with Testosterone until you grow to the size of a small house.
     
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    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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  15. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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    Jus go for it man, if you dont get in you dont get in. It happens

    Used to travel bloody miles to go to events when i was only 16, if i would have got asked for ID thats me sitting in london / milton keynes for the rest of the night lol

    I think you will find you will get in ok ;)
     
  16. slugoffice

    slugoffice ribs !

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    I dunno I've noticed places getting stricter as I've got older, I looked pretty young when I was 16/17 but I always had fake ID but didn't have to use it that much

    pretty sure I get ID'd more now that I'm 19

    unless maybe I'm shrinking :(
     
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    motion audio Active Member

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    Bouncers arnt going to argue with a cattle prod. Its got to work.
     
  18. theone

    theone Just say no to dubstep!

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    Stand very very close to the bouncers face. The closer you are to them the bigger you look. Try it with your finger. Stretch your arm out and look at your finger. It looks quite smaller. Now move your finger really close to your eye. Looks much bigger. Fool proof.
     
  19. greddie

    greddie Super Sir Loin

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    wait a few years.... or go back in time to when bouncers didnt give a shit and u could get in with one of them £10 off the net IDs
     
  20. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    hmmmmm. I didnt think of that o_O