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    17 Things Teens Cared About Less Than Seeing Justin Bieber

    Is it too late now to say sorry for missing that midterm?

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    Yesterday evening, December 7, Justin Bieber returned to Canada and played a special stripped-down acoustic show in Toronto.

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    Tickets were gone in one literal blink of an eye.

    Because #PurposeInTO sold out in like 2 seconds

    So for Beliebers who nabbed one, the stakes were high: Fans began lining up and camping outside Toronto's Danforth Music Hall a day —if not days — before.

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    Most of these fans purchased general admission/floor tickets, which, if they wanted to be closer to the stage, required them to be in the front of the line.

    While teens waited into the evening...

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    A pair of Canada mittens were just one of the casualties.

    1. We asked them what time they arrived...

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    2. ...and what they were supposed to be doing.

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    4. Most Beliebers got in line in the early morning hours on the day of the show.

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    5. And skipped school and assignments.

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    7.

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    8. But as we moved up the line, the times got earlier...

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    9.

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    10. And earlier...

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    11.

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    12. And the stakes got higher...

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    13. And higher...

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    14. And Beliebers proved more and more devout: 18 hours before the show. 15% off her class grade.

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    15. 18 hours before the show. A missed midterm.

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    16. 22 hours before the show. Ditched the hotel reservation.

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    17. 24 hours before the show. Sleep.

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