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One Direction Fans Swarm Liam Payne's Parents' House After Ticket Contest Goes Awry

22 March 2013 10:53 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Even if you think you've found the guy you're totally obsessed with, don't show up uninvited to his parents' house. (Trust me.) Unfortunately, about 100 confused One Direction fans did just that, flocking to Liam Payne's mom and dad's garden in the hopes of finding hidden tickets to a 1D concert in Birmingham, England. Per the Press Association, Free Radio, a U.K. station, was running a competition for two free tickets to the sold-out show. Among the clues for where to find these hidden tickets? "They are close to somewhere beautiful" that "could have been an ancient burial site," which somehow Directioners decided must be the Paynes' yard. The boy-bander's »

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One Direction Competition Goes Wrong

22 March 2013 4:47 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

One Direction fans flocked to Liam Payne's family home after a competition to find hidden tickets to see the band went wrong.

A radio station broadcast clues to find two tickets to a sell-out 1D gig in Birmingham, and around 100 listeners misinterpreted the hints - believing they led to Liam's parents' garden.

Liam's dad Geoff called Free Radio in the West Midlands and told them: "I'm much better now that the competition is over. I've had people loitering around the house for days on end now. I'm glad someone won it. There have been people hiding round corners looking for them."

The tickets were eventually found taped to the back of a nearby road sign in Wolverhampton, but eager fans reportedly searched the Payne's garden, hunting in bushes, plant pots and wheelie bins.

The six clues to find the hidden tickets included "they are close to somewhere beautiful" and »

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One Direction fans besiege Liam Payne's home

22 March 2013 2:01 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Around 100 One Direction fans besieged Liam Payne's family home after a radio competition went wrong. Listeners of Free Radio in the West Midlands had been on the hunt to find a hidden pair of tickets to the 'One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks)' band's sold out concert in Birmingham tonight (22.03.13), and excitable fans ended up digging through the star's garden in Wolverhampton, in England's Midlands, after misunderstanding the clues. Liam's father Geoff Payne told The Sun newspaper: 'I'm much better now that the competition is over. I've had people loitering around for days on end now. I'm glad someone won it. There have been people hiding round corners looking for them.' The tickets were eventually found taped to »

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