The Oracle Advises On Coldplay’s Show Starting Times

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November 25, 2008 – submitted by Simon, United Kingdom
Q. Dear Oracle, I’m going to see Coldplay in Birmingham on Monday. My problem is i live at least an hour from Birmingham and i have college which doesn’t finish till 4:30, and I don’t get home til 6. Which it says on the ticket is when the doors open. It also says 7:30, which at first thought meant that , that is when the opening act starts. But since I seen the bit where it says the doors open, I am rather panicking about what time to get there for. If I leave college early then I miss out on vital work, especially with exams so close. What time do I NEED to be there in order to not miss a moment of Coldplay or be locked out?
The Oracle replies:
Fret ye not Simon, the show won’t get underway until the first band have been on and so you should have plenty time. Maybe you should go straight to the venue from college just to be safe but you can expect the band to be on around 9 o’ clock.


November 25, 2008 – submitted by Morgan, Canada
Q. Dear Oracle, I like this girl and I’m good friends with her. but we’re not in the same group. like if you to find us in a grocery store i’d be with the fruits and she be with the candy. if that doesn’t make sense don’t feel bad I don’t get it either. got any good ideas on what I should do?
The Oracle replies:
Opposites attract Morgan but you’re sure to have something bigger in common with this girl, it’s just a case of finding out exactly what that is, regardless of you being in different groups. You’re already friends so there must be something drawing you together. Don’t worry it does make sense, but you’ve heard of a Toffee Apple right?

November 25, 2008 – submitted by Tyler, United States of America
Q. Dear Oracle,My music professor is the master of classical music. From Bach to Britten he seems to know everything about great composers. However, when I mentioned the name Coldplay, he had now idea who I was talking about. Which Coldplay song do you think I should recommend to him?
The Oracle replies:
If classic composers are his thing, maybe start with Postcards From Far Away. This is very short at under a minute but it’s a sublime track on Prospekt’s March. It will certainly prick up his ears.