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by econ][
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Individual Sales Recap
Replies: 32
Views: 6317

Re: Individual Sales Recap

Also, they say only about 200 people took advantage of the hidden link trick. I wonder how they figured that out?
by econ][
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Individual Sales Recap
Replies: 32
Views: 6317

Re: Individual Sales Recap

Yup, it's effectively a lottery among the people who click the link within 45 minutes of 12pm. The randomness comes from software bugs, internet routing, server clock drift, load balancing, etc, etc. I'm not sure it's possible to make a system like this truly first come first serve.
by econ][
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: How do I tell presale and regular sale tickets apart?
Replies: 3
Views: 617

How do I tell presale and regular sale tickets apart?

Hello, I'm someone who did not get tickets yesterday in the individual sale and am evaluating my other options. I'd like to keep with the principle of not buying a ticket above its face value. That said some tickets have a face value of $800 and some tickets have a face value of $390. How do I tell ...
by econ][
Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: STEP First Come First Served
Replies: 12
Views: 1495

Re: STEP First Come First Served

Mostly I ask because the profiles site struggled a lot during the individual sale registration and my guess is that it will be similarly hosed during the STEM registration.
by econ][
Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: STEP First Come First Served
Replies: 12
Views: 1495

STEP First Come First Served

According to the notes on STEP: "As soon as tickets are released into STEP they will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis via email notifications to registered participants." http://tickets.burningman.org/secure-ticket-exchange-program Does this mean first-come, first-served basis based on...
by econ][
Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Who got tickets in the Individual Sale?
Replies: 334
Views: 23447

Re: Who got tickets in the Individual Sale?

Does TicketFly publish specs on their architecture? I want to know how they guarantee first come first serve.

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