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Twitter blasts Computicket for #LadyGagaSA fail

It’s funny how quickly things can change, isn’t it. Yesterday South Africans were celebrating the announcement that the queen of Twitter herself Lady Gaga would be gracing their shores. Today they’re in full complaint mode about the long queues online ticketing service Computicket has been subjecting them to.

Most had to wait hours for the chance to buy a ticket, while some experienced irregularities when they tried to pay. Others had the site freeze on them when they got to the front of the queue before sending them back a thousand places.

Here’s just a selection of the trials and tribulations some people went through to get their hands on a precious set of tickets to a Mother Monster show:

Naturally, Computicket copped a fair amount of flak:

To be fair, Computicket may not be entirely to blame:

Then again, tour organiser Big Concerts apparently wasn’t being all that constructive in the way it handled the ticketing crisis on social media:

There was, of curse, time for a little Bieber bashing:

Author | Nur Bremmen: Staff reporter

Nur Bremmen: Staff reporter
Nur is an enigma with a passion for creating words. He recently entered a love affair with technology and chorizo sausages. He travels a lot -- you catch him, if you can, at a Silicon Cape event every now and again. More