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Re: Main Sale

Post by tinkhamlet » Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:57 pm

Ahhhh man, we got two tickets but didnt manage to get a third for our friend.
Could this be because we're on the same network? I'm not gonna feel happy about getting two tickets unless my buddies with us :( xx

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Re: Main Sale

Post by Major Krash » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:00 pm

none of my links worked using Chrome....despite clearing cache, etc....finally tried an incognito session and pasting my special link, that got me into the waiting room, then queue, but I suspect I was pushed to the back (as if I had 2 sessions open), as no one I know of was further back in line than me....

another horrible year's ticket buying experience (although I must say, Trilo's chat room was awesome!)
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Re: Main Sale

Post by remi » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:03 pm

why the fuck didn't the keep the line up for the people who didn't complete purchases? I keep seeing tickets popping up, but in the half second it takes me to click on it, someone else beat me to it. It's quite frustrating, and is another thing that should be fixed for next year.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by Dr Dilemma » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:03 pm

Question for folks that DID get tickets: were you in the "Waiting room" prior to noon or did you click on the link at noon or after?

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Re: Main Sale

Post by Jenifersteppat » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:05 pm

I used a Mac and Firefox. I got in the waiting room about 11:45 and 35 seconds. I didn't click anything early. I didn't refresh. Got two tix and a vp at about 12:25 pm. I'm still in shock!!!
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Re: Main Sale

Post by niner-zero » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:07 pm

Dr Dilemma wrote:Question for folks that DID get tickets: were you in the "Waiting room" prior to noon or did you click on the link at noon or after?
Clicked my email link at 11:54 and went to the waiting room. Moved into the queue at 12:05 and the little man walked about two bars every 45-50 seconds. Into the sale at 12:20 and got two tickets and a VP.

Last year I made it to the sale but all of the tickets were in other carts. I clicked my email link at 12:00:04 last year.

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Re: Main Sale

Post by skibear » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:07 pm

Entered WR at 11:49
Exited at 1:05 > to purchase page. "No Tickets Available"
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Re: Main Sale

Post by huksu » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:08 pm

When do the Da Vinci tickets go on sale?

On the BM tickets site it just says "after" the main sale.

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Re: Main Sale

Post by ralrahc1 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:09 pm

Got into the waiting room at 11:40a....waiting waiting....my man made it to the end at 1:02p, got in to the sale with none available...refresh refresh refresh...........crickets :twisted: :roll:

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Re: Main Sale

Post by nobody » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:10 pm

Re: Pre-Sale

Post by trilobyte » Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:52 am
You can go there, though I'd wait until go time myself. Personally, I've found that ticketing systems (Ticketfly and other providers) that encounter glitches when the gates open tend to affect the people who are camping on the page prior to the start of the sale.


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Re: Main Sale

Post by BeeWeeDee » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:11 pm

1:09 - Tickets sold out
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Re: Main Sale

Post by ACfromSAC » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:12 pm

From my computer, I was in the waiting room but didn't get redirected to the queue until about 30 second after. I got through to buy tickets on my phone, where I was also in the waiting room, but hit refresh about 10 seconds after 12:05. Not sure if that made a difference or not but it made me wish I had refreshed at 12:05:00 and maybe could've secured two tickets and a VP. Either way, I got my ticket, so I am: :D

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Re: Main Sale

Post by dj_john69 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:13 pm

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Tickets in the Main Sale are sold out. If you didn’t get tickets please refer to tickets.burningman.org to learn more about your other options
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Re: Main Sale

Post by Frizzboom » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:13 pm

Waiting room at 11:45, qued at 12:05 and told that I was SOL at 12:35. I think my little stick guy was drunk or just lazy, dude didn't even try to go all the way across.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by Isotopia » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:14 pm

I'm just thinking about the time when you could purchase tickets at a few stores over in the Mission here in San Francisco. No rush, no worries, you had pretty much the summer to make up your mind and buy up.

Now, after 21 times I missed out even after doing all the right things. That 50+ thousand tickets have sold out in less than 45 minutes is telling. I'm not sure what it's telling of other other than a reminder that things have changed in a very big way. Rather than feel mopey or pissed-off or blaming something/one... whatever, I'll just take it as a cue that maybe it's just time to move on to another adventure with a new group of friends.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by tattooedreceptionist » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:16 pm

No luck.

Onto the next round! Our MV "Swamp Thing" WILL make it to BM 2016 somehow ☺
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Re: Main Sale

Post by unitivity » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:17 pm

:mrgreen: three clocks with alarms, dropped at olympic time clock speed, got green man like last year which i lost out when i waited 3 seconds to start. i was in the room in 100 of a second and got the green man, he plopped along 5 bars, then 3 more then 6 bars then nothing for a few minutes, then 3 bars i was worried, kept saying i do not think god cares about me any more then he went sprinting to only one bar left i was almost crying then he went out the end and nothing happened for a while i was back to the first page then i had to put my secret code in again and tickeyfly heard from god and god said give this ass hole a ticket and i put in my paste ready credit card number and then the vccv number and date and got a phone call, i tried to answer and do the rest at the same time and almost go off track then wham there it was two tickets and a vp pass , thanks to trillo bud he always is fair to all and all is fine if you try not to cheat and stay self reliant and all that shit that really works. So go see the new movie fox trout etc. it is really good. Can't wait to see that flashing geodesic dome that kid has again. to be or not to be that is easy to answer when you are on the way to burning man. fuck yow!
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Re: Main Sale

Post by gescove » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:17 pm

We had twelve people in queue. Only one person was able to purchase tickets (2), no vehicle pass. Our camp will not be on the playa this year. I haz sadz.

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Re: Main Sale

Post by remi » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:21 pm

Isotopia wrote:I'm just thinking about the time when you could purchase tickets at a few stores over in the Mission here in San Francisco. No rush, no worries, you had pretty much the summer to make up your mind and buy up.

Now, after 21 times I missed out even after doing all the right things. That 50+ thousand tickets have sold out in less than 45 minutes is telling. I'm not sure what it's telling of other other than a reminder that things have changed in a very big way. Rather than feel mopey or pissed-off or blaming something/one... whatever, I'll just take it as a cue that maybe it's just time to move on to another adventure with a new group of friends.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by Timezone LaFontaine » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:22 pm

unitivity wrote:god said give this ass hole a ticket. fuck yow!
Congratulations. However, I got smited over here. It's not fair because I'm an ass hole too.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by Timbertoes » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:22 pm

For added fun, you can still enter the queue. I prefer to fail twice in a row. Just to make sure I learned my lesson. :wink:

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Re: Main Sale

Post by some seeing eye » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:23 pm

Internet ticketing systems are imperfect. The designers do not reveal the algorithms, and random probes can sometimes jump the queue. And of course reports of jumping may be greatly exaggerated and orders may be canceled for jumping, as last year. Go with the flow. It is not life and death.

That being said, the walking person attaining the summit at 1:24PM PST encounters the opportunity to purchase tickets which are sold out. YMMV.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by tay-tertot » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:24 pm

Got one ticket and one VP - the ticket is for my sister. I was the most excited about the VP, those seem to sell out immediately. I will be finding 3 more of the $390 tickets locally, I hope. Fingers crossed for everyone!

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Re: Main Sale

Post by BBadger » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:25 pm

remi wrote:why the fuck didn't the keep the line up for the people who didn't complete purchases? I keep seeing tickets popping up, but in the half second it takes me to click on it, someone else beat me to it. It's quite frustrating, and is another thing that should be fixed for next year.
That is pretty ridiculous. It should act as a deterministic queue with auto-timeouts for the entire sale.
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Re: Main Sale

Post by stygmah » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:25 pm

Been in the waiting room since 11:45 (19:45 in Spain), tickets sold out when my man was 1 bar from the end :(... It really sucks cause I got plane tickets, I'll try everything to get one from now on till august though

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Re: Main Sale

Post by Elorrum » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:26 pm

ZERO ZERO FUCK!
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Re: Main Sale

Post by trilobyte » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:30 pm

My condolences to those who did not get what they were looking for in the main sale. Please stay tuned for announcements regarding the 2016 ticket boards, and once those open up you can post and hopefully find what you're looking for.

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Re: Main Sale

Post by Els » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:37 pm

huksu wrote:When do the Da Vinci tickets go on sale?

On the BM tickets site it just says "after" the main sale.
I would also like further details on the final Da Vinci tickets please!

@trilobyte ?

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Re: Main Sale

Post by stygmah » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:38 pm

Just saw tickets at $1500 on ebay... It sucks to know this guys got and I didn't :x

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Re: Main Sale

Post by Jackass » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:46 pm

stygmah wrote:Just saw tickets at $1500 on ebay... It sucks to know this guys got and I didn't :x
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