Tonight when my partner was considering buying a ticket to see Leonard Cohen perform in Wellington she visited the Ticketek New Zealand site. Then she said to me:
What does ‘allocation exhausted’ mean? She’s a brainy person, but this phrase made her tired.
It seemed likely it meant ‘sold out’, but in that case, why didn’t it say so? Off I went to the Help where I tracked down the topic
What does ‘Ticket Allocation Exhausted’ mean? Obviously more than one person has asked about this:
When the ticketing system is unable to locate a sufficient number of available seats, you will receive the following message:
“Unable to obtain the tickets you requested. The event may be sold out or the number of tickets requested are greater than the maximum available adjacent seats.”
When all tickets to an event are sold or in the process of being sold, you will receive the above message. This will happen even if you have entered a request for just one ticket and will continue until the transaction/payment for every available ticket is complete. The site will then provide an ALLOCATION SOLD or SOLD OUT notice.
[Via : Ticketek New Zealand.]
Oh. OK. Leonard Cohen’s Wellington concert is sold out.