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Quest for extra ticket to 2018 morning and afternoon ceremonies

Hope everyone else on this forum who needed an extra ticket got theirs.

Does anyone have an extra morning and/or afternoon ceremony ticket to spare? My brother flew in from California and I was hoping he could sit with my parents instead. My parents are not super mobile and I am worried about them getting a bit lost in the crowd and it would be nice for them to be together.

In return, I am willing to do any of the following, or possibly more:

- tell you the best kept secrets of Harvard/Harvard Extension after spending many years here
- babysit rowdy kids
- tell unfunny jokes
- attempt to help you fix something mechanical or electronically, though there's not a huge percentage chance of success
- trade you something (tell me what kind of stuff you like)
- show you one Tai Chi move
- share my newfound pen hobby with you
- explain how to maintain cars
- answer questions about reef ecology
- share my philosophies on life
- argue whether Garfield was one of the best comics ever

Thanks and congrats to everyone who's graduating.


  • GratGrat Posts: 293
    Thanks for the post and I enjoyed your humorous offers. Even though the offers weren’t really serious, just a quick reminder for especially any who might also be looking to ask for tickets to just state the underlying reason why you’re hoping for a ticket (which you did post) and not make offers of any money, goods or services.
  • Hello everyone. I will be graduating this spring and would be so grateful to obtain one additional Commencement ticket. It would mean so much for my partner and both of my parents to be there.

    Thank you graciously,

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