Nike Air Yeezy 2 – Any Luck?

Nike Air Yeezy 2 – Any Luck?

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Today is the day that many of you have been waiting – Air Yeezy 2 Day. Every since the launch of the Air Yeezy 1, people have been anticipating the release of the Air Yeezy 2, and Kanye didn’t make it any better when he hinted about the Yeezy 2 in his Hawaii vlog. Trust us, we know how crazy this release was, and how hard it was to obtain a pair. We’ve been hearing some off the wall stories about the this release.

So, as we always do here at TSG with most major releases, we would like to open up the comment section for you to share your success story, vent out your frustration, etc. The comment section is all yours, so feel free to express yourself.

Here’s a few more things we’d like to hear you speak on:

1.) Were you pleased with the way shops in your local area handled the Yeezy 2 release?
2.) How do you feel about Nike’s RSVP system for this release?

FYI: It’s 12:08pm EST, and NikeStore still hasn’t sold the Yeezy 2 yet. There’s still hope for some.

  • Ana

    My frustration is that I have been trying so hard to get a pair for my boyfriend who really really wants them and I keep getting screwed over to then have resellers sell them way over the original price! First 21Mercer screwed a lot people over (rules stated that it’s first respond first serve, not last respond first serve)#21MercerBoycott and then I didn’t win any of the raffles (that I did expect). Hopefully I can cop a pair from Nikestore.

  • Executive

    Rolled out of bed made breakfast for the fam, didn’t worry about the yeezys even though i wanted them!

  • http://falseforce.bigcartel.com Thomas

    Gonna try my luck with NikeStore. Considering how the 4’s went this morning (shutting down the checkout), I can’t even imagine how the Yeezy II’s will work out. I have a feeling the people that do get a pair are going to be in checkout limbo for an hour or more.

  • brooks

    These shoes will never release. I think Nike is messing with all of us. I feel like a mouse waiting for a piece of cheese. This is getting to the point of being ridiculous.

  • Stuart

    Picked mine up at Niketown London after a lengthy wait. Love the shoe though, hyped to have a pair!

  • Christian

    The RSVP system is so rigged its such a lie I responded 2 second in probably faster I had everything set up and people who responded 5 minutes after got it

  • http://www.yahoo.com DunksRMe

    My shops’ spot was fixed/rigged

  • http://www.yahoo.com DunksRMe

    *shops’ release not shops’ spot

  • http://solecollector.com/Sneakers/Marketplace/?U=damruff&I=192732&/ Damruff

    My nephew won a pair at the Bodega raffle. I’m happy for him but I didn’t get a pair.

  • http://Theshoegame.com Peter Parker

    How about you groc?

  • mike lowery

    Nikestore should just drop them at 317 am sun just to troll people

  • Shoe String

    Dude at the store was selling them off for $1200.00 a pop. I can’t believe how stupid this $#!+ is. You know why not make them in Retro Jordan numbers so enough people get a pair and donate half to charity. Instead Nike plays these games and only the shady people benefit from shoes like this. I’m just fed up with these stupid releases getting out hand. Needless to say I didn’t cop. I’m not letting these people take advantage of me. It’s a shame I loved the design of the shoe and really would have liked a fair shot at copping these.

  • http://Theshoegame.com Blankz

    I was able to get a full size run. Being the manager has its perks. Good luck to those trying to get a pair.

  • chris

    i’m already filing my complaint for 21 mercers they’re con artist. please join in and let get a new staff, managers…

    https://odrcomplaint.bbb.org/odrweb/public/NewComplaintForm.aspx?BBBID=16&BusinessID=134969

  • http://facebook.com/DuRolikethat DuRo

    If yall local shops are selling shoes for 1200.00 report them. Shout-outs to the shops that sell them the right way!

  • http://www.comcast.net merlotdowndirtyshame

    THE GAME IS RIGGED!

  • Alain Paul

    Since 8am this morning i’ve been on nikestore RSVP at 21 mercer fucked me over… hopefully God and the sneakergods shine a little light on me i promised them I’d donate some of the money i make to charity <3

  • david g

    how i feel? ive been on twitter since 10 in the morning yesterday i was on it until 12 midnight fell asleep and woke up at 5:30 am and couldnt fall asleep nike hasnt released anything yet except for pacquiao stuff and mb 4’s they havent replied to any tweets for about 5 hours i feel like i hate nike right now just becaue theyre playing this sick joke on us right now

  • MrMenendez

    woke up at six thirty this morning for nike stores’ twitter to put up the link AND still nothing. i just gave up on them shits. nike playing too many fuckin games…….

  • VoomVava

    Glad I was able to help all my peoples get their hands on a pair(me personally, I think they’re hideous). All of you complaining had to know it was gonna go down this way! This shoe represents status in this generation/culture. It just wouldn’t seem right to have a bunch of lames walking around in them. My boys manager specifically told us which friends/associates of ours could get them and which ones couldn’t (it’s pretty $h#tty I know, but that’s the nature of the game/business). There’s always Flight Club and Ebay if you really need’em that bad…. “Kanye shrug”

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profiles/profile/show?id=LA2TheBay&xg_browser=desktop&xg_redirect_override=1 LA.2.The.Bay

    This whole system is a croc of Sh*t. It’s all about who you know now. Thats the way it is and it sucks. 80 % of the people I met who were going for them wanted the kicks for re-sell. Haha..oh well.

  • sek

    i fucks with kanye but this is bs. mofo u rapped about putting js and a pele on layway and u know what its like to be from the hood and know that damn well the hood is gonna buy this shoe and u make it at a high price point and limited at that wtf kind of shit is that b?! make them shits more widely avaliable or restock unexpectedly. some people actually want the shoe i see countless post on ebay and craigslist of resellers did anyone keep the fucking shoe?! smh

  • snkrcritique

    I liked it better when you could camp and not everyone wanted to collect sneakers

  • 2checkz

    maaaan it was so much bs dis week in ATL smh… first i had to beat the beasts who camped out since da info was released.. found out the store was doing a raffle… den i tried Lenox mall Atheletes Foot and they were selling theirs out the back door for 900 a shoe and i kno for a FACT dey had atleast 25 pair of the platinums… i seen the transactions go down my damm self and they kept denying they were even getting them… i tell u.. these shoes finna urn into drugs… i kno its many more spots dat copped em too and let em go under the table smfh… we need to fight back on dis ish

  • vincent

    ive been on twitter 2 days straight, this is bs wtf are they even releasing on nikestore.com it says the day/time can not be shared in advance for all we know they could come out in 2 weeks on a tuesday at 1pm smh

  • mike lowery

    I sincerely congratulate anyone that got a pair. I wanted both but I didn’t get them, it happens and in the end having these sneakers won’t make me a better person. I’m thankful I even have the option to buy expensive kicks now that I’m grown.

  • chef

    NIKE IS LAUGHING AT ALL Y’ALL BLACK CLOWNS (I’M BLACK KEEP IN MIND) IF PHIL KNIGHT STOOD IN LINE NEXT TO YOU IDIOTS YOU WOULDN’T EVEN KNOW YOUR INVESTING IN SNEAKERS INSTEAD OF GOLD OR SOMETHING OF REAL VALUE ? SMARTENUP MY PEOPLE NIKE DOES THIS ON PURPOSE AND Y’ALL GO FOR IT EVERYTIME CONCORDS,COOL GREYS,YEEZYS,FOAMS ANYTHING THEY PUT OUT IN ” LIMITED NUMBERS ” SO LIMITED THAT EVERY CELEBRITY HAS THEM ! WITH FOAMS THEY TELL WALE TO WEAR THEM OR POST THEM ON TWITTER AND HE IS A GOOD SLAVE AND DOES IT ! DO YOU THINK NIKE PAYS HIM ? HELL NO ! FREE PROMO AND HYPE FOR 0 $ ! THINK ABOUT IF YOU SAVED OR BUY GOLD WITH ALL THE MONEY WE SPEND ON SNEAKERS GOLD WAS 300$ AN OUNCE IN 2003 NOW IT’S 1810$ A OUNCE WILL YOUR CONCORDS OR AQUA’S EVER REACH THAT AMOUNT PROFIT WISE ? NEVER !!! SO OPEN YOUR EYES ! OH AND THE BOTTOM OF GOLD WILL NEVER TURN YELLOW BECAUSE IT’S GOLD NOT CHEAP MADE CONCORDS ! I LOVE ALL MY BLACK PEOPLE WE WILL DO BETTER

  • Chris

    1. It’s sad to see such a big name like Nike act do shady on a shoe release. It’s almost like they want things like robberies and murders to happen over their shoes. But what people have to realize is there wouldn’t be released like this and countless others if people wouldn’t shell out 2,000 for a pair of sneakers on resale. The game has changed so much and even the people who say they haven’t changed are still copping from resellers.

  • http://yahoo.com Erosion

    I don’t see the price of these going down after the hype dies. My sneaker connects never called. GREED. I’m not going to make this one a redemption shoe. Not for ten times what they sold for.

  • http://fuckthedirector.com Rocko Mcfly

    haha, I gave up on getting a pair just because of the hype. I was offered a pair in turn for shooting 10 music videos but they ran out before I could confirm =(. I would like a pair but there’s more to life for me.

  • Mo

    Whhat happens when people stop playing into all the bullshit hype around some of these shoes. $2000 for a pair of nikes is insane. Anyone who pays that is beyond an idiot…

  • My Dixie wrecked

    The bitterness is unbelievable. People seriously think they are going to get sneakers via the RSVP system 21 mercer probably got 60000 SMS for 200 pairs of shoes.

    The times are all screwed up stop crying about it I am a customer who shops at mercer on a weekly basis and there were 100s of people who legitimately won pairs

    The people who are talking about boycotting mercer are the same ones who never spent a nickel in the store. People who drop 300 dollars on loop wheeler hoodies or people who purchased the made in Italy stuff should have had preferential treatment

    Mercer has the best staff around and they even had an internal raffle for employees to see who could purchase the yeezys

  • http://google tyrone

    im 20 years old and i have too many responsibilities to camp for this shoe. I live in southfield mi and Burn rubber sneaker store in royal oak mi was charging a 1000+ for these.I was a customer there but i will never purchase anything from them again. i understand your a business and u gotta make money but at that point you are foul. they must have owed alot of money on there nike bill to rape people like that

  • Executive

    Bitterness over kicks?

  • http://www.yahoo.com DunksRMe

    Haha stop. They’re just shoes lmao. They won’t make you fly, or run faster, or cure aids. They’re just shoes that were liked by alot of people, and not everybody obviously had a chance to get. Life goes on though.

  • http://www.theshoegame.com Ill will

    you people are fkin crazy.

  • cb

    this release was bs stayed up 22 hrs straight waiting for them to drop online and then I’m at my computer when they do but the servers are so packed i can’t even add a pair to my cart when i tried 20 times on 3 separate computers. sick of sneaker hype and resellers getting all the kicks

  • sek

    @My Dixie the fairy tales people make up about mercer are inrecidble bro i agree with you. they could have been dicks and just sold em to employee and friends. im in there every week as well and people gotta remember that at the end of the day its a botiuque in soho whatd you guys expect ya even lucky theres affordable items there. nike could have just sold the high premium leather good like the ones describe that are italian that a tee retails for $150 alone

  • http://Theshoegame StupidFreshKicks

    Thats the shoe game! If u don’t like it, don’t play. As for me I didn’t get a pair, it’s frustrating being a real sneaker head watching people buy kicks jus to resell them. But it’s koo, I’m not tripn’ it’s jus one pair, I got enough heat with more to come to be upset over these. Plus anyone who complains over not getting a shoe isn’t a sneaker head, because if u love kicks like myself and you really gotta have em’, any shoe that comes out like this one: the south beach Lebron’s, foam Galaxy or any other over hyped shoe if all else fails we pay that resell cost!

  • Mike Wizkowski

    Being a “SneakerHead” has nothing to do with it. It was an overall horrible launch on Nike’s part. Only 5000 pairs? Give me a MFing break. I stayed close to a computer saturday and as soon as the heat whoop the celtics they wanna release alright cool, then you cant even get to the check out because the sites constantly crashing.
    I really wish they had a pre order program or something… and not limit people who actually work but also enjoy sneakers. I love sneakers as the next man but its not worth it dropping 2300+ over some sneakers that cost less then 10 dollars to make. You’ll pay resale prices only if theyre reasonable not outrageous. The most eff up part is that resellers got theyre hands on the majority of them.

  • Mini

    Nike.com dropped the Yeezy IIs just before the Pacquiao fight. Everytime a huge sneaker comes out I sit back and chill. If I can get them online, great if not thats cool too. I’m not camping, scheming, robbing or anything like that. Nike is with the bullshit and will continue to be about the bullshit. Its what makes them even more popular than they already are. As far as the resellers go, nobody can be mad at them. Most of ya’ll buy from them anywhere. They not charging $1200 for nothing.

  • sek

    ^ well said thats my whole thing only resellers bought em to sell for $2G+ fuck giving those assholes the money. i refuse to give any reseller my cash. id rather pay a $50 doller mark up to a mom and pop store but not 10xs the price to some idiot online

  • https://www.facebook.com/Raeelovesjays Raeelovesjays

    i copped my pair on nikestore. igot to checkout just like they said to do so. they said it would be in my cart for the next 48 hours. it was taken off at 1;17 wtf ! ? thats false advertisement help me out GROC !

  • GSL10019

    ^Just for your sake I hope you’ve been in the sneaker game since Jordan started his rookie years otherwise you just contradicted your own statement….

  • http://www.missomnimedia.com Metatron

    yeezys dropped on nike.com already?

  • YMCMB_#1STUNNA

    ^yes

  • Caleb Hill

    yeezys released? oh cool(u can see how much i care about that hype)

  • Juggs

    This Whole Yeezy Thing Was A Damn Shame Smh Its Been Hell Lost Ever Raffle Possible I Was The One Of The First To RSVP And People 7 Minutes Later Got They Pair And When The Nikestore Release Them It Wasnt A Text Notification And When I Put My Size In The Cart ERROR Smh Im Pissed The Fuck Off Man I Wanna Wear Them I Hate These Hypebeats & Resellers!!

  • Dex

    Tried to cop them from the Nike Store online.. Sold out in seconds. I actually got my size added to my cart then I clicked checkout and the whole site crashed. Reloaded a few times, once I got back in they were gone. All in the course of a minute and a half max. Crazy. I expected Nike to be prepped for this kind of response and would be able to run better, more stable servers for this kind of pandemonium. It is what it is tho, not worth the headache. Ended up copping the Military 4s after the site went back to being stable. *shrug*

  • Julio

    Ugly shoe #truestory

  • http://uniteus.bandcamp.com/ UniteUs

    ^^VoomVava nailed it.

    if u didn’t get a pair, it’s because u weren’t “cool enough”…weak sauce dog.

  • Lem

    WHO CARES! This was the most overrated, ugly, and visually unappealing shoe that I have seen in recent years. Paying 10x’s, camping, and losing precious hours of life sitting by a computer for a pair of shoes is ridiculous. I enjoy my passion for shoes but it only goes so far.

  • Lem

    WHO CARES! These have to be the most over hyped shoes released in recent history. They are ugly and not worth the $15 they cost to make. Save your money people and buy some nice loafers or wingtips.

  • JROC

    I wanted a pair but didn’t win em. I was upset with the 21 Mercer situation but now I don’t care. I love sneakers but I will never let Nike make a fool out of me again. They knew what the hype was like on these kicks since last summer or the release of the first pair. They don’t care. They’re a corporation. They won’t care until they start losing money and it’s gonna happen anytime soon. I will continue to buy but if I don’t get, I wont stress it. Listen learned.

  • KSPR

    The sneaker game is just rediculous at this point. It’s over-run with kats scrambling around trying to buy up everything only to turn around and flip em for an absurd resell price. Most of us who actually want the Yeezy 2 to keep (or any other hot shoe for that matter) for ourselves can’t even get it because of the re-sellers. Needless to say, I’m one of the many who DID NOT get a pair, but really wanted this shoe.

    On a positive note, I like the way our local spot Wish did it, requiring everyone to make an in-store purchase in order to enter the raffle. With the new craze, camp-outs and normal store releases for shoes this covetted are just getting out of hand and borderline dangerous.