I applied for a grands worth and it seems I have won something thats Ive figured out is probably football.
Ive got teenage relatives in New Zealand that have been looking forward to coming over here for a month next year for the olympics. They applied for thousands of pounds (whatever it is in New Zealand) worth and got not one sniff, which is very sad.
The thing is my mother and the rest of my family just assume Im giving my tickets to them!!! Fair enough if it is the football but at the time I applied these relatives did not even register in my mind, I just thought it would be a cool thing to go to as its on my doorstep and I would try my luck.
What annoys me is that I emailed them the link for those abroad to go to for tickets and they never even replied. Brats.
Just don't give them to your relatives. They don't have any more moral right to them that you do just because they are coming from NZ. The olympics is still only going to happen in London once in our lifetime.
Well, I dont know if its spoilt or not. I only know them from their facebook pages. Sailing around the Greek Islands, clubbing in Bali with their equally rich teenage mates, going to the world cup. That was in one year. Parents salt of the earth. Never even thanked me when I emailed them the link and said good luck. I mean why didnt someone put afew grand in my account and ask me to try for them? I bet they never even tried themselves very hard.
Its abt blinking cheeky if you ask me and, yes, it is my mother who has probably already told them they can have my paltry two.
If it gets mentioned, proclaim your admiration at your mother's generosity in giving away her own tickets. And if anybody suggests giving away yours, tell them you don't have spares, but luckily your mother seems to have some of her own put by.
Though Tbh , from your post it's not clear that you rellies have asked for tickets, nor that your mum has explicitly promised them yours.
I applied for tickets for myself and assume I have got two. Mum never wanted one. The New Zealand youngsters being planning it for years and havent got any at all. Which is a great shame. Basically, mother has told them they can have my paltry two. For some reason she assumed I didnt really want to go.
tell her that unless she has her own tickets then she cant be giving them away they are yours you paid for them and got a set from millions of people who applied so you can do what you want with them its like if you and your new zeland family both played the lottery if you won and they didnt you wouldnt give your ticket to them just because they wanted to win would you no its the luck of the draw so your mum should butt out
keep them! or perhaps offer to the NZ rellies in exchange for an all expenses paid trip to NZ? which would you prefer? if they really really really want to go to the olympics they will happily pay your fare and put you up as i guess thats about equal to the cost of them paying for tickets????(have no idea on ticket prices whatsoever but a grand for two tickets???)
Ditto Sleep - The Olympic man was on the box, they cannot be sold on/passed on and they will be 'watching sites' (ie eBay/Amazon) very carefully. Mind you if they are as lax as football grounds all our mates rotate season tickets - so that no guarantee!