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Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by faira123 » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:47 pm

We were thinking of showing up for the last 4 days. is that possible? i only see tickets for the whole time, which is fine ill pay but i want to know if its possible for us to show up later in the week and still find a spot and what not. also can i buy someone elses ticket or do they have to purchase it separate?

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by gaminwench » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:53 pm

You can arrive anytime during the week.
You can purchase 2 tickets in your name.
Please read the first timers' guide and the survival guide before you purchase tickets.
IMHO, the last 4 days are not the best part of the experience.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by Canoe » Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:05 pm

Lots of people come for just the weekend. Worthwhile, but you do miss a lot.
Lots of space. Look at the satellite photos.
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Later in the year, there is also a limited OMG sale, and the STEP program.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by FIGJAM » Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:05 pm

Yup.

If you can only come for 4 days, the first 4 are better! 8)
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by ygmir » Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:24 pm

FIGJAM wrote:Yup.

If you can only come for 4 days, the first 4 are better! 8)
I don't know I'd totally agree:
the last for and especially for a new person, have the Man burn, Temple, Cores, lots of shennanigans.....yeah, crowded and fully of Ravers, but, to get a real cross section, the last 4 would do it.
To come early as a noob, you don't know where to go. some stuff is not set up or working yet, and, it's a little more "clique-ish", as far as old timers getting together and all.

I'd say, whatever 4 you get, are the perfect ones!!
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by FIGJAM » Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:57 pm

"You are again correct sir!" 8)
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by FossaFerox » Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Not the last four. Whiteout Wednesday is too good to miss. If we want the 4 best it has to be Weds-Sat. The temple burn is great, but if isn't the culmination of a week long burn I think it loses a lot of its impact.

I'd say come in Wednesday morning, set up, explore while the city still has that "early week" feel, enjoy the last big party night before the mood starts to shift, then enjoy the weekend vibe until Saturday. Break camp. Watch the man burn. Leave just before midnight.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:25 am

I believe the gate closes on Saturday at... noon? So definitely don't come any later than that!

edit: maybe I'm making that up; I don't see it in the Gate FAQ.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by Sham » Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:50 am

If you can only be there for 4 days, choose, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Those are undisputably the BEST days! You will miss tu-tu Tuesday, but dems da breaks! 8)

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by graidawg » Sun Feb 23, 2014 7:30 am

my four days would be pre burn thursday, friday saturday sunday leave monday morning. two reasons first pre burn you get to see the city grow which is awesome and you still see a lot of the cool art, just before the crowd gets there. 2nd i could point and laugh at all the fuckos waiting to get in as i leave.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by DrYes » Sun Feb 23, 2014 7:45 am

faira123 wrote:We were thinking of showing up for the last 4 days. is that possible? i only see tickets for the whole time, which is fine ill pay but i want to know if its possible for us to show up later in the week and still find a spot and what not. also can i buy someone elses ticket or do they have to purchase it separate?
I'd come wed-sat and leave right the burn to skip the ridiculous exit traffic. The burn is just a big fire and while many people will disagree with me, I think it's underwhelming and has nothing to do with why I go to burning man (the awesome people, art, and music).

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by theCryptofishist » Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:46 am

DrYes wrote:Double posted. Could a mod remove this?
Maybe. But this post will continue as a reminder of that double post.

And I totally agree about the burn being a big fire. I haven't gone to the man burn in years.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by ygmir » Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:49 am

BoyScoutGirl wrote:I believe the gate closes on Saturday at... noon? So definitely don't come any later than that!

edit: maybe I'm making that up; I don't see it in the Gate FAQ.
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Post by tamarakay » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:22 am

Whichever four days you come tickets are sold as one size fits all. There is no such thing as a four day pass.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by Ratty » Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:16 pm

Faira, Do come. There is something very special about EVERY day. Early, midweek or stay late. It's all has more to offer than you'll be able to absorb.

Ygmir, I think the 'Core' burn is a thing of the past. I hope so. I'm not drawn to the flames.
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by trilobyte » Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:14 pm

The CORE is not a thing of the past. As was the case in previous years, details will be announced later in the season.

Otherwise, I do agree with Ratty - come whenever you're able. The gates will be open, and your event ticket is good for entry to the event on whichever day you choose (or are able) to arrive. Sure, loads and loads of people will already have arrived and set up their camps, but there will still be room for you on the outer streets.

I've had friends who have only been able to make it out to the event for a single day. They still had the time of their lives and felt they got their money's worth.

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by Aurelia » Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:43 pm

Okay so now you get it

Burning Man is a totally personal special experience

every year could be and should be yours

there have been times when I came for only a little while
and times when I came early and stayed late

This year..don't know yet but it is in process
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:09 pm

ygmir wrote:
BoyScoutGirl wrote:I believe the gate closes on Saturday at... noon? So definitely don't come any later than that!

edit: maybe I'm making that up; I don't see it in the Gate FAQ.
yes, you are making that up.
:oops:

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by burner von braun » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:44 am

Ya know, I seem to recall reading the same thing in the past, that the gates close prior to the man burn, but that was several years ago. It didn't affect my plans at all so I never gave it a second thought.

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by ygmir » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:50 am

operations are changed to mostly exit, but, there is still entry possible. There have been times the gate closes for an hour, for varying reasons, but in general people can come in.
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Post by Dustdevil » Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:55 am

If you show up for the first four days you will miss the epic battle that will be waged on Friday evening. The Alien Siege Machine vs. the forces of Black Rock City.
This is an Event that is not to be missed.......
No matter the outcome, the battle will be glorious!
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by Jackass » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:32 am

burner von braun wrote:Ya know, I seem to recall reading the same thing in the past, that the gates close prior to the man burn, but that was several years ago. It didn't affect my plans at all so I never gave it a second thought.

Gate stays open it's the Will Call that closes (at noon?) on Saturday
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:47 am

I'm looking into my options for phoning it in.

Sham--maybe you can help? ;>)
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Post by Ugly Dougly » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:24 am

You can check out anytime you like...

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Post by lucky420 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:35 am

but you can never leave :twisted:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by Sham » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:46 am

Welcome to the Hotel Larryharvey........

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Post by burner von braun » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:44 pm

On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of playa, rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
I had to stop for the night
There she stood at the doorway
I heard the mission bell
And I was thinking to myself
"This could be Heaven or this could be Hell"
Then she lit up a glowstick and she showed me the way
There were voices down the Esplanade
I thought I heard them say..

Welcome to the Hotel Larryharvey
Such a lovely place
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel Larryharvey
Any time of year
You can find it here

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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by EspressoDude » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:13 pm

Sham wrote:Welcome to the Hotel Larryharvey........
better than the next door Hotel HairyLarvae.......................
Is 4 shots enuff? no foo-foo drinks; just naked Espresso
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Post by EspressoDude » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:16 pm

Dustdevil wrote:If you show up for the first four days you will miss the epic battle that will be waged on Friday evening. The Alien Siege Machine vs. the forces of Black Rock City.
This is an Event that is not to be missed.......
No matter the outcome, the battle will be glorious!
about 4 acres of battle fire vs aliens with atomic weapons. just leave your lasers at home
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Re: Can I show up for part of the time?

Post by ygmir » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:21 pm

burner von braun wrote:On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of playa, rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
I had to stop for the night
There she stood at the doorway
I heard the mission bell
And I was thinking to myself
"This could be Heaven or this could be Hell"
Then she lit up a glowstick and she showed me the way
There were voices down the Esplanade
I thought I heard them say..

Welcome to the Hotel Larryharvey
Such a lovely place
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel Larryharvey
Any time of year
You can find it here
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