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The queue and knocking down the fence

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Written on: 07.05.2013 14:08
Jesper EH
Posts: 59
Last year I was in west 1 entrance, and I think there was a couple of problems, that needs to be addressed at this years festival.

1. Way to many people. The last couple of hours we had to stand, because there were to many people in the queue area. That created a lot of tension, which contributed to the other problem:

2. The fence were knocked down. When the gates opened, the fence went down and a lot of people jumped the fence and the queue.

My suggestions for solutions:

1. You could sell fewer tickets to each area or make them bigger, but that's not my favorite solution. You could have staff trying to squeeze people tighter together from the early morning. Last year I know a lot of people got in to the queue area, who didn't have tickets for that area. I don't think it would be wise to write how to do it here, but most of you know. One way of dealing with the problem could be to make a mark on the ticket, when you enter the queue area, and give you a stamp on the hand like in many bars.

2. Use two fences - one large and one small like two years ago. And have some staff standing between the two fences.
Written on: 07.05.2013 15:05
Stand up for rock n' roll!
Posts: 488
The biggest problem is that people are idiots.. For some reason people at east one rushed forward two hours before the Gates opened, forcing people to stand up, and being overtaken because They (In this case us) weren't prepared for that surge.. And as long as people are idiots, i dont Think there's Not much to do about it.. Other than limiting the amount of people at each area as you said

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