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by matt_freedman
Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: 2012 Theme Camps - will you make it this year?
Replies: 261
Views: 26641

Re: 2012 Theme Camps - will you make it this year?

[quote="matt_freedman"]For my theme camp, 11 people won tickets in the lottery, 16 were denied and the rest haven't yet reported."[/quote] Update -- 13 people have tickets, 22 were denied, the rest haven't responded. Our camp is typically around 45 people. We can't make it happen without a core grou...
by matt_freedman
Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: 2012 Theme Camps - will you make it this year?
Replies: 261
Views: 26641

Re: 2012 Theme Camps - will you make it this year?

Sorry for the repost, but it's more on-point in this thread... For my theme camp, 11 people won tickets in the lottery, 16 were denied and the rest haven't yet reported. Those who didn't get tickets include myself (a key organizer) and many of the core elders who really make the camp happen every ye...
by matt_freedman
Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: This is how it SHOULD have been done.
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: This is how it SHOULD have been done.

Totally agree with your proposed solution. I've used will-call for many years and had no problem at the gate. I show them my ID, it is matched to my name in the database, and they hand me my ticket. I also bring along the printout of my confirmation email just in case there is an issue. Making the t...
by matt_freedman
Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Do the math: over 50% of tickets went to scalpers
Replies: 266
Views: 26362

Re: Do the math: over 50% of tickets went to scalpers

For my theme camp, 11 people won tickets in the lottery, 16 were denied and the rest haven't yet reported. Those who didn't get tickets include myself (a key organizer) and many of the core elders who really make the camp happen every year. It's not clear whether our camp (Salon Soleil -- founded in...
by matt_freedman
Thu Aug 24, 2006 12:37 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Why the #$&@ not a week earlier ?!?!
Replies: 74
Views: 17379

I have many friends who are high school teachers, college professors and graduate students. Burning Man falls on the worst week of the year for all of these folks, none of whom could be expected to convince their educational institutions to change the starting dates for fall classes to accommodate t...

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