Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby remi » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:05 pm

I can see where a serious festival ticket collector would be upset, especially with such a fine piece of work. I can also see why they staple them together. Now, can anyone thinl of an alternative? Paper clips arn't as reliable as staples. Perhaps they can attemp to staple every ticket in the upper left hand corner?

I have a better idea. Let them keep doing it their way, and if it bothers you that much, find someone on the playa that purchased one ticket (that wouldn't be stapled,) and ask them kindly to trade. Explain how you enjoy to keep tickets in excellent condition, and this is something that means a lot to you... you fucking troll! (just kidding.. just had to jump on the band wagon.)

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Drawingablank » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Simple solution - when you return from the burn take the tickets to your local museum's restoration department and ask them how to repair the damage to your valued art.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Eric » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:53 pm

Josh-n-Cody wrote:a complete disregard for folks who buy an EXTRA TICKET just to frame it as art.... What ever happened to SIMPLE RESPECT ...


Okay, I've looked over your past posts so I'm not hoping on the "troll" bandwagon, but if this part is true than you are an ass.

There are literally thousands of Burners who can't go, and you're worried about keeping a ticket so you can frame it?

That's not a work of art - that's someones dream of going to the playa that you've just yanked out from them because you're a selfish ass and wouldn't understand "respect" if it hit you over the head in broad daylight. Put that damn ticket back into the community you think you're a part of so some other person has a chance to go, to hell with your pretty little wall hanging, and next year put in for Will Call for the amount of tickets you need to get in the Gate. They won't have staples, and other than the torn stub will be pristine.

The days of buying an extra ticket to frame are over - there are more people who want to attend than there are tickets.

You show the worst kind of selfishness, the antithesis of what a Burner is.

And, on a polite note: if you go to your profile & enable "BBCode", your quotes will show up correctly. There, I was just nicer to you than you are being to the unknown person you're keeping out of Burning Man.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:58 pm

*kisses Eric*
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Morrell » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:00 pm

Well put Eric!!!

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Postby SnowBlind » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:15 pm

junglesmacks wrote:BIG BAD BMORG! YOU PUPPY KICKING, GRANDMOTHER HATING, TICKET STAPLING JERKS!!!

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I *really* want to know what she saw...

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mrchiff » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:54 pm

Our tickets have numerous physical security features, unique foils, embossings, and variable data.

The staples and holes are surely a part of the variable data they profess. I'd be worried if mine aren't stapled.

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:07 pm

trilobyte wrote:On the flip side, OMG they're giving out a free staple with every ticket order!

And today, my vast empire of physical goods was greatly increased by my new/used staple, compliments of the ticket stapler out there in Cal-I-Forn-I-A. When I am dead, I will be worth a lot of money, as my heirs will sell this coveted staple and use said money to buy a Burning Man ticket.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby wh..sh » Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:08 pm

SnowBlind wrote:I *really* want to know what she saw...

Sta-aaa-aa-ples on tickets!
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Homiesinheaven » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:26 pm

this thread is hilarious. how dare you STAPLE?!?!

bwahahahahaha!

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Postby illy dilly » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:31 pm

I'm pretty sure this is my new favorite thread!
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Postby capjbadger » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:42 pm

That was easy...

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby wh..sh » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:44 pm

Josh-n-Cody wrote:Everything we know about the past is because people took the time to value the ephemera.

Collecting art is considerably different than collecting something that's "utility".
If the whole idea is to preserve the history at a point in time, then staples are part of it.
To skew that fact can alter the very history you are trying to preserve.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby wh..sh » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:45 pm

Homiesinheaven wrote:this thread is hilarious. how dare you STAPLE?!?!

bwahahahahaha!

illy dilly wrote:I'm pretty sure this is my new favorite thread!

Clearly, you guys aren't taking staples seriously.

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:46 pm

If I were collecting the same type of car Bonnie & Clyde died in, I would want mine with bullet holes in it. The 2012 tickets come with small bullet holes in them, all others don't measure up.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:07 pm

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby dj_john69 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:46 pm

Is the OP serious ??

hahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahhaahahah ok breath...hahahahhahahaahahahahahahahaa

shut up.

If you dont want your tickets stapled together, BUY 1...not two or three, just one.

p.s. If you dont recycle that staple, you're an asshole
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby gyre » Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:58 pm

If it's not a backstage pass, who gives a fuck anyway?

Find someone that arrives early enough and get a ticket that wasn't torn.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby oneeyeddick » Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:10 pm

Personally, I am glad the staple was there.
I was having a hard time opening the wrapper on my Lemonhead and that staple gave me the edge I needed.
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby gyre » Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:14 pm

You don't save the Lemonhead?

Noooooooooo :cry:
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Postby oneeyeddick » Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:16 pm

They are best if you eat them fresh.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Rice » Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:42 pm

Um, ok.

Your biggest problem in life is a staple in your Burning Man tickets??

Its a freaking ticket. Sure, it is pretty, but ... a ticket.


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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby SquirrelHead » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:12 pm

So because I have a will call ticket I lose out on candy AND a shiny staple?!?!?! BASTARDS!!!
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby ranger magnum » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:22 pm

I bought one ticket for my girl, so in theory there wont be a staple in it. Come find me at Chop Shop @3:15 in the 9:00 plaza, and we can swap tickets if you want.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:54 pm

I bought a single ticket.

It was stapled to the guide.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby BBadger » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:33 pm

A major oversight. Tickets should always be packaged in acid-free, archival comic-book pouches, delivered via sealed temperature-controlled, desiccant-packed, double-boxed certified packages to preserve their mint condition. You know, to preserve that printed "art" on the ticket.
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Postby junglesmacks » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:45 pm

I fucking love lamp.


Just putting that out there.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:07 am

junglesmacks wrote:I fucking love lamp.


Just putting that out there.

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Postby Elderberry » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:35 am

I can just see it on Antiques Roadshow 2065: "I'm so glad you brought in this very rare Burning Man 2012 event ticket. It is In mint condition except for what appears to be two staple holes. I'd place the value on your ticket at $1.95, but if it didn't have the staple holes it would have been worth $2.10. Thank you so much for bringing that bit of memorabilia to the roadshow today."
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby illy dilly » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:44 am

LOL! :lol:

Or better yet!

"I'm so glad you brought in this very rare Burning Man 2012 event ticket. I see you have a ticket with out any staple holes. All authentic tickets have two staple holes. Sadly, I believe that this ticket is a forgery. Though, a very quality forgery with correct embossing and foiling. It is probably worth $1.87. On the other hand, if it was an authentic ticket, with stable holes and stub removed, it would probably be valued around $1,300 dollars.Thank you so much for bringing that bit of memorabilia to the roadshow today."
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