- What was the name of my hot, 20-something geometry teacher?
- Remember her name.
- Facebook her.
- She still hot!
- SHE NO LONGER MARRIED!!!!
- She a mormon.
Yeah, without alcohol, your shot with her is zero. Pics for science though?
Interestingly they likely do it because they figure you're already committed to the transaction at that point, so you'll bitch about the fees but still pay it.
Often times businesses like this "subsidize" one side of the transaction. Travel websites charge the airlines and hotels, Microsoft gives tons of resources to software developers, etc. These websites for secondary market tickets are interesting. I think long term they will have to change their models to be successful.