Old Aug 1, 06, 11:55 am
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moondog
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Originally Posted by iahphx
Thanks for the tips. I guess I'll ask my friend in Beijing to see if this one can be bought there. I'm doubtful it will work, but I will try.
imo the odds of success are low enough and the hassel factor (for the friend) is high enough that i would advise you to stop this idea in its tracks.

fwiw, i predict you will be successful if you have the ability to ticket 2 days in advance (day before, i'd drop my confidence level to 65% or so; day of, 50%).
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