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how do you book the courts from ssc?

Discussion in 'Singapore' started by grid1980, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. grid1980

    grid1980 New Member

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    hi, anyone don't mind to share with me how you've managed to book the courts thru ssc ibook system? it's so difficult to get one even i tried so hard at everyday 7am! :crying: but still i can always see some ppl here selling the courts they booked:confused:... don't mind paying some extra if someone can help... thanks
     
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    I don't believe there's any secret shortcut.
    Login, run a query and grab what comes up :p

    PS: I'm curious: which venue are you targeting?
     
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    haha, don't mind earning some extra if you need me book for u:D
     
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    certainly not easy to book some of the popular courts. There are more schools open up thro ssc now. So it should be easier using those schools.

    If you insist on those popular courts, try getting a few people logging in and booking the same court at the same time like 6.58am and on the spot 7am.

    Try refreshing it and click on the check box faster followed by the submit button.

    Anyone got better tips to help our fellow bcers?:rolleyes:

    BTW, there's always a suspicion that Hougang or Tampines may have pre-books going on. You may want to get ssc management to observe this.

    Good luck.:D
     
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    there may be some early reservations made by some companies or organisations holding competitions i guess. otherwise it should be possible to book from website i suppose
     
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    Yes. It's true. Everybody can do advance booking by paying twice of the normal price. So it's $7.4x2 per hour for peak hours. :p
     
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    If you don't mind paying $14.8 per hour, then you will surely get your preferred slots. ;):p
     
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    Wonder how much profits is there to operate a badminton court?

    Maybe when strike Toto, can build our own hall! Hehehehe!
     
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    For the land here, you'd have to strike TOTO multiple times i guess =/ And you should build a badminton hall instead of just 1 court. Multiple courts. :DAnd by the time your great-grandson take over you might break even...
     
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    thks everyone for d tips, esp. extremenanopowe n tank2008

    extremenanopowe, i tried ur tips many times already... really need gd luck to get one:(

    tank2008, is that how u booked slots but sell it later for a lower price?:)

    hallman, i'm serious if u can book for me... but ur price must be lower than $14.8 per hr now:D
     
  11. extremenanopowe

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    THERE YOU GO!!!!:mad:

    BTW, is there such a policy? If not, someone in SSC is going to get fired man. This is not healthy. The rich gets the preference? This is discrimination.:D

     
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    This is true. My friend did this for his competition slots. I don't think it's a problem for those who have a need to pay double the fee to get advance booking. Of course myself will look for other place to enjoy games if courts not available at my preferred places. Or I will travel a bit far to those not so hot places to play, like Jurong West SH, Marsiling CC. Or choose the time not so hot. Haha... :p;)
     
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    I booked it and later due to some reason need to cancel the session and I sold out at same price as what I paid, $7.4 per hour. ;)

    Where do you stay? I think you need to find a less hot place and time, so it's easier to get slots. This is my experience. :p

    You let me know where, when and what time, maybe I can help you book courts after my booking if it suits my time. Free of service charge. Haha...:p
     
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    Anybody know what happened to Toa Payoh and Yio Chu Kang Sports Hall? It's been two weeks unavailable to book..
     
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    toa payoh sports hall is closed for renovations.
     
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    Oh, I see.
    Thanks for confirming it. Is Yio Chu Kang also under renovations?

    Regards,
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    I was told and experience some school halls like anderson and bedok backgroud is no good. True? :) Windy as well.
     
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    Well actually it's okay. I did play in the Anderson Sec once, only that I found it's quite too bright for me. Maybe I'm getting older :p
     
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    At YTSS the background is better. In Anderson, the background is too bright for me as well. Catch no ball or bird. ;) The floor is super nice though. YTSS is rubberised and more spacious. Got stage to relax. You can do pull up as well. Also enjoy seeing me play. hehe. ;).
     
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    I think this is the last feature they will include if they ever make an advertisement :p
     

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