Heartbroken

Discussion in 'Disney Pin Discussion' started by Abyssinian28, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. Abyssinian28

    Abyssinian28 DPF Charter Member DPF Charter Member

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    This is going to sound like such a whiny post, so forgive me in advance...

    I am heartbroken. The flyer for Paris just dropped, and they're not having a PTN in March on the usual day. Instead, they opted for a day event a week earlier. That means all my planning just blew up in my face.

    I even stretched out our stay in Paris to try and hit it.

    My one chance, and it's gone.
     
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  2. Stewbaws

    Stewbaws Newbie collector

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    I've booked for that same weekend and I'm upset it's all different. I wish it was easy to plan further ahead.

    However, don't be tooo down about it. There is a LE release that day so make sure you try get a ticket for that (I can help you on what you need to do if you need it), but what that usually means is that on Saturday and Sunday around Pueblo's trading post, you'll find people set up on the picnic tables outside most of the day with the folders and collections ready for you to trade. So while it won't be a PTN, you'll still be able to do some trading. I'll be there and it would be lovely to meet up and see if there's some trading we can do and I can help you with where everything is and how it all works at DLP :)
     
  3. Abyssinian28

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    Thanks so much- you're so kind. I'm sorry your trip got messed up, too.

    I had already built my bags and everything, but now, I'm thinking if I take one at all, I should just take one, instead of the 2 and a half I had been planning. I guess that means we'll have an extra day in the parks...
     
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  5. timeerkat

    timeerkat Your Friend Who Likes To Play

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    I'm very sorry to hear that. That's quite disappointing! I hope that there's a chance you'll be able to attend one sometime in the future.
     
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  6. bcol

    bcol "They call me Bruce" ....and mupins

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    What rotten luck. Sorry.
     
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  7. aleck2008

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    [​IMG]
    LOL


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  8. Stewbaws

    Stewbaws Newbie collector

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    Delay in the pins reaching DLP so I hear

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  9. momin.ator

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    I am interested in hearing about your trip and how it all worked out. I would also like to go to
    DLP and attend a PTN, but it sounds like getting in is more difficult now that they have the
    lineberty thing. :)
     
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  10. Stewbaws

    Stewbaws Newbie collector

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    The PTN is easy to attend when they're on - anyone can attend and you don't need a ticket to get into the PTN as they're usually at one of the Disney hotels. This month is different as they're doing a Pin Trading Day in the park.

    The Linebery system is for buying any LE pins on the day they release them :) It is tricky and pure luck if you get a ticket or not.
     
  11. momin.ator

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    So the PTN's don't use the lineberty sign up?

    How does the lineberty work when you are trying to get LEs?
     
  12. chubs191

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    It's like they knew you were coming and wanted to make it right! I once signed up for the lineberty out of curiosity and it seemed like a pretty easy system. You just have to be able to navigate in basic French.
     
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  13. Stewbaws

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    No...the PTN is turn up, get a wrist band, have some fun trading then your wrist band let's you buy the PTN pins when the start selling them at around 6pm.

    Lineberty essentially is a virtual queue. Tickets S released 2 days before release day at 6pm. If you're successful in getting a ticket you've got a specific time to go to the location of the LE pin sale. When it's your time you get a notification to go and make your purchase and they check off you're ticket on the app. If you don't get a ticket then no LE pins until later in the day when they put them on general sale if there are any left.

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  14. Abyssinian28

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    I KNOW, RIGHT?

    Not as good as a PTN, but the next best thing! And it will probably increase the number of traders to trade with that day! I know a lot weren't coming on the 30th because the were trying for this on the 23rd instead, and they couldn't do both. Hopefully, a lot of them can switch, if they didn't commit too hard to the 23rd.

    I had a little dance party a few hours ago...lol
     
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  15. Abyssinian28

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    People like Stewbaws and other frequent attendees could probably help more than I ever could, but I'll definitely write up a trip report when I come back. Can't help with PTN, obviously, but everything else is fair game for a write up!
     
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  16. aleck2008

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    You could practice this Thursday. I have succeeded both time on my trip to Paris. 500 tickets should be easier than 350.


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  17. dancecats

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    Have an amazing time while you're there. I know it wasn't the trip for which you were hoping, but I'm sure you're still having a fabulous time (how can you not, it's Disney?) I'm definitely looking forward to reading your trip report. It has been more years than I care to admit since I've gone to DLRP and I'm really excited to hear (read) about how much the parks have changed - and how much fun you had!
     

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