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Here's what Chicagoans put off yesterday while trying to score Beyonce tickets

If you somehow haven't heard by now, Queen Bey will be playing Soldier Field May 27. On Tuesday, Ticketmaster held a presale for American Express cardholders and members of the Beyhive, the queen's fan group (like you didn't already know).  From skipping class and work to having existential life...

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