Guess what I got in return for decades worth of $15 handling fees and service charges on $18 tickets?! If you guessed "a free ticket to see Tesla in Times Square" then you'd be absolutely wrong! It was a free standing room only ticket to see Tesla in Times Square!
I'm pretty sure that even in the 80's high-hair hey day I wouldn't have braved the humidity and potential grounding on a weekday, but it's always flattering to get a little "thank you" from the big, bloodletting corporations. Like when Starbucks sent me a Low Stars CD as a thank you for years of daily patronage? Now that's just good business.
Possibly the best part of the whole transaction is that I not only forwarded the Ticket