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Fans Of Bruno Mars Are Freaking Out Because His Concert Clashes With GE14 Polling Day

Catch a grenade and cast your vote!

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It's been a long time coming, but the Election Commission (EC) has finally unveiled the polling date for the 14th General Elections (GE14). Come 9 May 2018, Malaysia will decide on the fate of their country.

However, the selected polling date came as a surprise to many. For one, it's mid-week on a Wednesday. Which, y'know, is a workday

Secondly, and this is probably the most frustrating for those who managed to get tickets... 9 May is also the day of Bruno Mars' sold-out concert in Kuala Lumpur

What are the odds, right?! 

While the clashing dates are not really a problem for those voting within Klang Valley...

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... It's a logistical nightmare for out-of-state voters, especially for those who have already made travel plans for the concert. Some urged the organisers to reschedule the concert:

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For others, the choice is clear when it comes down to (i) determining the future of the country or (ii) watching a pop star live

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In the event that the show goes on as scheduled, these guys are determined to kill two birds with one stone

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Meanwhile, some are taking the opportunity to fish for spare tickets from those who are considering skipping the concert altogether. #smart

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At the time of writing, the fate of Bruno Mars' concert is still pretty much up in the air, although the concert organiser released a statement urging fans to keep a look out for a final decision

Keep your fingers crossed, Hooligans! If you do end up having to alter your travel plans however, these airlines are offering waivers for flight changes:

On the bright side, your company might even give you some time off to cast your vote on 9 May:

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