When You Don't Get Duke Tickets

17 Phases The UVA 4th Year Who Didn't Get Duke Tickets Goes Through

It's like the college basketball equivalent of missing the Rapture...

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Alas, with over 100 sabre points, I was not awarded a ticket to the upcoming Duke vs UVA men's basketball game.

1. Panic when everyone else is getting their tickets

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"I'm group 1, what are you?"

2. Refresh your email over and over and over

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When the new email is just a stupid coupon...

3. Convince yourself that the system just has a glitch

UVA email is just slow sometimes... that's probably it...

4. Stare at the email informing you that the world has ended

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Sit in shock for approximately 10 minutes trying not to cry.

5. Tell your friends to get sympathy

Send a snapchat to everyone you know because this is monumental news.

6. ... just for them to respond in a way that signals that they DO NOT understand your pain

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They are NOT reacting nearly as passionate as they should be.

7. Get angry

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THE WORLD IS NOT JUST.

8. Do they not understand that I'm a fourth year?

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This is my last chance to see Duke... I deserve this! I worked so hard!

9. So maybe if I get hit by a bus, they'll give me a Duke ticket instead of free tuition?

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Sees a bus in the distance... steps in road.

10. Try to convince yourself that this won't matter in 10 years

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... unsuccessfully.

11. First years with hardly any sabre points got tickets?!

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Excuse me? They're not even real fans.

12. Determine which organ to sell on the black market

Will a kidney get me a ticket? How about a sliver of my liver?

13. Wallow in self pity

https://www.instagram.com/p/BegPyE9lWX3/

Wake me up on February 10th.

14. Put Zion as my lock screen in spite

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bsdlx8SBWGm/

I hope we lose so everyone else can feel my pain (not really, but also really)

15. Any time someone asks how you are, yell, "I didn't get a Duke ticket!"

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Don't talk to me right now...

16. To rub the salt into my wounds, find out that College Gameday is coming, too

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Yippee...

17. Boycott and leave Charlottesville all together

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I'm just going to leave Cville and distance myself from the source of my sadness

It's like the college basketball equivalent of missing the Rapture...

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Romeo, Juliet, And The Time They Were Reckless

It needs to be said.

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Oh Romeo, Romeo. Where art thou Romeo?

Well, he is off committing suicide because he thinks you're dead.

Can we discuss the fact he was in love with Rosaline (you know Juliet's cousin) a little before meeting Juliet? I mean if my 16-year-old brother comes around and tells me he's 'in love' with a 13-year-old, I'd probably have to check him. That's an eighth grader with a high school junior. Personally, I am not a fan of it. They meet and *BAM*, they're in love. They court each other, marry, then die. In FOUR days. All of this happens in FOUR days.

Then the whole "If you die I die" thing, is anyone else not mad that he didn't stop to check if she was breathing? My dude grabs a mirror and puts it under her nose. It doesn't make me mad, that young people fall in love. But if I think about it now, the dude I thought I was in love with when I was 13 was a jerk and boy, am I glad my parents said: "You're too young, wait until you're 15." And then, "No, you're still too young," when I was actually 15.

Dude I get it, but can we all collectively agree you have to wait for more than one to two days shipping before you go off and have a clandestine wedding. I get it, young and reckless and in love and ready to give it all. I have seen it, read about it, and can't say been through it I think about most of my actions, but I still get pissed off with this play.

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