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Re: Stowaways!

Postby capjbadger » Sun Jul 31, 2011 3:08 pm

Eric wrote:
Minxy wrote:
MisaBlue wrote:It seems, we all work with Gate this year :D


Yarrr


Nope, I'll be slinging papers & cocktails. But I love y'all anyway! :lol:

And I'll be slinging lamps. Not that that will stop me from coming by the Black Hole to say hi. :mrgreen:

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby yellfireinatheater » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:24 pm

Major Krash wrote:curious how this situation will be any different for someone with a forgery that they paid good money for (and are not knowingly trying to pass)...they will still have to be turned away (presumably along with the vehicle they came in...or else the same issues with lingerers/people dying of thirst at Gate will still happen)...??


this is something i was curious about. i've heard horror stories about fake tickets. a friend told me that he was buying a ticket off CL and met the guy in person, the ticket had a hologram and a receipt, but when he checked the confirmation code with BM it was a fake. So sad. :cry:

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby capjbadger » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:29 pm

yellfireinatheater wrote:
Major Krash wrote:curious how this situation will be any different for someone with a forgery that they paid good money for (and are not knowingly trying to pass)...they will still have to be turned away (presumably along with the vehicle they came in...or else the same issues with lingerers/people dying of thirst at Gate will still happen)...??


this is something i was curious about. i've heard horror stories about fake tickets. a friend told me that he was buying a ticket off CL and met the guy in person, the ticket had a hologram and a receipt, but when he checked the confirmation code with BM it was a fake. So sad. :cry:

Was it embossed? :?

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby izoflame » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:48 pm

[quote="capjbadger"][quote="Eric"][quote="Lord Of Ruin"]Also, a sign wouldn't help. If you didn't read your ticket, and you didn't read any email, and you didn't get raised by your parents properly to not steal, then I don't think a sign on the side of the road is gonna make you suddenly have a newsflash and mend your ways.[/quote]

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Darn, too bad I'm not working Gate this year, decided to take a break and help with a theme camp instead. Wonder what this will do to the ticket stampede and attempts to sneak in next year. Hm, if I show up in last year's hoodie will they let me help on a shift or two? <grin>

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Charlie Parker » Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:44 am

This is my first time. I've decided that volunteering with the Lamplighters for a couple evenings sounds like my cup of tea for now. Next year I think I wanna work gate.
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Elderberry » Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:52 am

You'll enjoy lamp lighters. Lots of people giving cusps as you go about lighting the city. Plus you get a nice medallion as a souvenir.
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby capjbadger » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:33 am

jkisha wrote:You'll enjoy lamp lighters. Lots of people giving cusps as you go about lighting the city. Plus you get a nice medallion as a souvenir.
Charlie Parker wrote:This is my first time. I've decided that volunteering with the Lamplighters for a couple evenings sounds like my cup of tea for now. Next year I think I wanna work gate.

Of which I'm making this year... 8)
*cough*shameless plug*cough* ;)

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Dr. Pyro » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:35 pm

I've gone to TTITD for the past 12 years and have yet to see the lamplighters. I don't think they really exist. It just has to be a sham, just has to! Otherwise I'd of seem 'em.

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Savannah » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:41 pm

I just pictured you wearing those cardstock 3-D glasses that turn light sources into smilies or hearts, but your pair renders everyone (Lamplighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Ygmir) as a Sparkle Magic Barbie. :shock:

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby unjonharley » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:59 pm

capjbadger wrote:
jkisha wrote:You'll enjoy lamp lighters. Lots of people giving cusps as you go about lighting the city. Plus you get a nice medallion as a souvenir.
Charlie Parker wrote:This is my first time. I've decided that volunteering with the Lamplighters for a couple evenings sounds like my cup of tea for now. Next year I think I wanna work gate.

Of which I'm making this year... 8)
*cough*shameless plug*cough* ;)

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What? the cup of tea

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby capjbadger » Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:24 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:I've gone to TTITD for the past 12 years and have yet to see the lamplighters. I don't think they really exist. It just has to be a sham, just has to! Otherwise I'd of seem 'em.

Helps if you get out of the back of your RV once in a while. ;)

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby capjbadger » Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:26 pm

unjonharley wrote:What? the cup of tea

Huh? No. The medallions you goofball. :P

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby MisaBlue » Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:27 pm

Savannah wrote:I just pictured you wearing those cardstock 3-D glasses that turn light sources into smilies or hearts, but your pair renders everyone (Lamplighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Ygmir) as a Sparkle Magic Barbie. :shock:


ha ha ha

Ygmir as Sparkle Magic Barbie...I wanna seeeeeeeeee
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby MyDearFriend » Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:35 pm

MisaBlue wrote:
Savannah wrote:I just pictured you wearing those cardstock 3-D glasses that turn light sources into smilies or hearts, but your pair renders everyone (Lamplighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Ygmir) as a Sparkle Magic Barbie. :shock:


ha ha ha

Ygmir as Sparkle Magic Barbie...I wanna seeeeeeeeee


Oooooooooooh Misa let's do it!!!!!!!!! 8)
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby tamarakay » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:09 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:
MisaBlue wrote:
Savannah wrote:I just pictured you wearing those cardstock 3-D glasses that turn light sources into smilies or hearts, but your pair renders everyone (Lamplighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Ygmir) as a Sparkle Magic Barbie. :shock:


ha ha ha

Ygmir as Sparkle Magic Barbie...I wanna seeeeeeeeee


Oooooooooooh Misa let's do it!!!!!!!!! 8)


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Re: Stowaways!

Postby MisaBlue » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:43 pm

Done, so we just have to hunt him down and make him sparkle :mrgreen:
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby MyDearFriend » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:47 pm

I think Ygmir's camp will be very easy to find!!! :D
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby CapSmashy » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:43 pm

Ygmir needs to sparkle?

We do have a drag queen in Terminal City that does fabulous make-up...
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Savannah » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:47 pm

CapSmashy wrote:Ygmir needs to sparkle?

We do have a drag queen in Terminal City that does fabulous make-up...


I was going to offer my moderate facility with makeup, but no one can top a drag queen. So to speak.

Let's discuss this at length, quick--before Ygmir finds it, and ruins everything!

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby tamarakay » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:35 pm

Maybe the drag queen friend could help us find some really really large shoes? I'm just saying he look rather large in his pictures.
oh! I have a big purple tutu? or is that too over the top?
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Minxy » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:42 pm

Savannah wrote:
CapSmashy wrote:Ygmir needs to sparkle?

We do have a drag queen in Terminal City that does fabulous make-up...


I was going to offer my moderate facility with makeup, but no one can top a drag queen. So to speak.

Let's discuss this at length, quick--before Ygmir finds it, and ruins everything!


Ygmir is out of internet range until Monday...we have free range to arrange his life as we see fit. MuahahahaHA! 8)
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Eric » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:49 pm

Wonder where we could find someone with makeup who could get real close before he suspected anything....

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:09 am

tamarakay wrote:Maybe the drag queen friend could help us find some really really large shoes? I'm just saying he look rather large in his pictures.
oh! I have a big purple tutu? or is that too over the top?


Purple tutu sounds great! I'm sure I could create a purple sparklemagic brassiere that would fit around his mighty viking pecs. 8) Does anybody have a wig to contribute? All the best sparklemagic playpals have combable hair, you know... :lol:

And where is Misa, hmmm???
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:13 am

I see a new avatar picture in Yg's future.
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Minxy » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:28 am

Hahahahahaha!
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby A Jester » Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:14 am

I'm pretty sure I'm gonna hit up some on playa training to at least work some gayte on sunday/monday. Seems likely there will be quite a need this year.
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Rice » Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:32 am

A Jester wrote:I'm pretty sure I'm gonna hit up some on playa training to at least work some gayte on sunday/monday. Seems likely there will be quite a need this year.

Have you registered??

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Re: Stowaways!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:34 am

Are there any stats on how many people Gate has found in past years?
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby Rice » Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:36 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Are there any stats on how many people Gate has found in past years?


Typically that info is not released...
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Re: Stowaways!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:46 am

I'm not surprised, just curious.
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