What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

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What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by BrotherMonkey » Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:36 pm

After purchasing tickets in the DGS, I received an email for "Print-at-home" tickets (I selected the "Delivery Confirmation" option for $15.00).

If these really are valid print at home tickets, it seems like a pretty precarious way to do it.

Anyone else get this? What's up? I want my Atomic Fireball!

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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by DarthKrosis » Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:42 pm

I'm guessing that since the pdf tickets look like generic ShowClix print-at-home-tickets with BM info grafted on, ShowClix forgot to disable this option in their generic ticket sales code. I hope they're a little more competent when it comes to mailing physical tickets.

Another concern: the mailing option is "delivery confirmation" rather than "signature required".

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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by BrotherMonkey » Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:01 pm

Looks like they fixed it now. The "print at home" option no longer exists and a shipping status and address sections have magically appeared.

According to UPS, Delivery Confirmation gives you a confirmation of delivery–you gotta pay extra for the "signature required" and "adult signature required" options.

Hopefully, next year's new ticket vendor will work these kinks out.

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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by Blackjack » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:25 pm

Re: mailing option is "delivery confirmation" rather than "signature required" :

I've had decent results with other valuable packages shipped via UPS by signing up for UPS MyChoice. The user interface and signup is a pain, and I think there's a paid option they try to steer you towards, but it was free for me. You can do things like request that the package be held at a UPS facility for you to pick up. They may also let you schedule delivery within some time window, or add additional instructions like leaving it at a back door.

So if you're especially worried about the package sitting in an unsecured location, take a look at that.

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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by Wigwam » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:45 pm

Ok, so I guess I'm hoping I'll still get my paper tickets and I'll bring both the home printed ones and the provided ones....
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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by Canoe » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:43 pm

BrotherMonkey wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:01 pm
... According to UPS, Delivery Confirmation gives you a confirmation of delivery–you gotta pay extra for the "signature required" and "adult signature required" options. ...
My dog is rather capable, so I can save by skipping the "adult signature required" fee.
Wigwam wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:45 pm
Ok, so I guess I'm hoping I'll still get my paper tickets and I'll bring both the home printed ones and the provided ones....
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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:40 am

For $1081 and change I want an Atomic Fireball (I can't print no stinking Fireballs). I still feel ripped off buying 2 & only getting 1 AFB.

Yeah, I got tickets & I'm complaining.....(1st World problems).....Oh the entitlement!

I'm guessing Vehicle Passes will be up to $120 by next year. PlayaStool will have to re-assess their fees.
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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by BrotherMonkey » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:47 pm

Here’s the reply I received from BMORG today:

Oh man, I wish we had some kind of 3d printer atomic fireball magic. We don’t though. We also don’t have Print at home tickets, that option was turned on for a hot minute, and we quickly had it shut down. You’ll still receive your shiny tickets in the mail, as well as the aforementioned atomic fireball.

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Re: What's Up With the 'Print-at-home tickets' email?

Post by Deacon » Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:44 pm

Can't wait until the 'Print-at-home" tickets start showing up on Craig's List for face value

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