Olympic Success Story

Now that the event is over I can reveal why I had so much success in acquiring tickets. Throughout the 16 day event the Olympic UK ticket site made extra tickets available daily.

However the exact time tickets became available was somewhat random and trying to buy ticket 10 minutes after they're released was a guaranteed way to see the "No tickets found" page.

but with this

 

I knew exactly when the tickets became available (almost always as ticketmasters site has some flaky cache logic going on).