Main Sale Ticket Success?!

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by fireheadwhale » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:50 pm

Now I have the blank page on two computers.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by carefactornil » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:52 pm

I know of 2 separate people who now have 2 each. But that is LOW - I know probably a few hundred trying

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Dr. Brap » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:55 pm

I was completely checked out by 12:03. Some others in my group got tix at 12:37.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Jackass » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:56 pm

Where is the access code? HELP!!
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by DeGracht » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:00 pm

10 dutchies trying hard.
No succes.

No fun either. Getting kicked out does not help trusting the proces.

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Rorc » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:00 pm

Still spinnin!

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Jackass » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:04 pm

Didn't get no access code, it's all supposed to be tied in to the magic button from your profile...FUCKIN HORSESHIT
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Ceasar » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:09 pm

No success for me either. I have the spinning arrows. Tickets really haven't sold out yet?

I'll confess, I made a second burner account on behalf of my gf to increase my odds, and that one had no link sent, and I could not join the queue.

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Jackass » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:10 pm

Sale is over, what a joke that was.
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Hamrins » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:12 pm

Yeah, it seems like its the same reactions all over, regarding the sale.. We are a big group trying to get some tickets, but just keep on spinning.. Well not giving up until the "Sold out" pops up.. :/

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by unkulunkulu » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:12 pm

fireheadwhale wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:46 pm
It let me put a ticket and a parking pass in a cart about 5 minutes ago, and it asked for an access code. I don't know any code.
exactly! what is the access code?
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Chiaroscuro » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:14 pm

Anyone get a ticket(s) after >45 minutes in the faux Checkout Queue?

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by ACfromSAC » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:17 pm

Go back to Ticketfly. This sale was a shit show. Error messages, time outs, false accusations of attempting to skip the queue!

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by DancesWithElves » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:19 pm

Did anyone actually receive an access code? Where did you look, those of you that actually made it to the purchase page? Just in case a miracle occurs, i’d like to be prepared!
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by fireheadwhale » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:25 pm

It's acting like I already bought a ticket, but I didn't.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Jackass » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:27 pm

In years past they would give you a code in one of the emails they sent, that you could copy and paste. This year it was supposed to be embedded in either the link from the email or the button in your burner profile, no access code to enter manually... I searched all of my emails frantically while another tab was on the ticket choosing and buying page, nothing to do about it.
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Ceasar » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:30 pm

What's the consensus? Sold out yet? I have a feeling I'm going to see spinning arrows forever...

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Mr.Coffee » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:30 pm

I think somebody said they just clicked on the box and it let them go past it.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Mr.Coffee » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:31 pm

This shit ain't over 'til the last arrow spins.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by funkill » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:32 pm

I still have the spinning arrows with no notice of sale status - though, in my heart, I know it's all over. The fat lady has sung....

Though I continue to get occasional pop-up, something like "checking your browser while contacting burningman.org". Each time I get excited thinking I'm getting routed to the next stage of the process, but then the spinning arrows ensue.

Same story as many others, magic button didn't work (couldn't load or timed out) but link on profile immediately connected. The 6-8 min delay in finding this was a little to late though.

Better next year?
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Jackass » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:34 pm

Mr.Coffee wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:30 pm
I think somebody said they just clicked on the box and it let them go past it.
I clicked on the box and it told me the code was incorrect, and to try again.
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Mr.Coffee » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:36 pm

from the BM twitter:

"We are experiencing unexpected technical issues with today's ticket sale. We're sorry for the difficulty and are looking into what happened. We will share more info when it's available. #burningman #ticketing #blackrockcity #brc2019 #bmantickets"

Also, the box right under the prices, it's a white on white box. apparently that's the button.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by JayBobBoy » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:36 pm

I was successful today. Watched the spinning wheel for about 10 minutes and then...bam. I was in!

1st time in 5 years!
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by discojohnny » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:40 pm

The Org should be more forthcoming with explanations of what's going on and whether we're waiting around for nothing. And by now they should be able to figure out a ticket selling scheme that doesn't waste people's time. Long time burners and even first time burners deserve better treatment than to waste a huge amount of time in the middle of a workday waiting around hoping to buy tickets. Yes many burning man attendees actually have jobs, that's how we can afford to attend. And those of us who are not lucky enough to be able to take this time off are out of luck. Thanks Burning Man!

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by TerryP » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:42 pm

Burning man posted on Twitter.
They are experiencing issues and that they will let us know when they figure it out.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by 666isMONEY » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:42 pm

On reddit they’re saying access code is last eight digits after / on your url

They’re also saying if you get whiteout screen add a / at end of url and refresh

Also, the purchase ticket button, after entering all your info may not be visible but hover over where you think it is and you will see it

After hitting payment button, if screen goes white, don’t panic, check emails for confirmation

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by Mr.Coffee » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:43 pm

My favorite part is the "unexpected technical difficulties".
Guess the expected technical difficulties weren't the problem... :lol:
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by CrispyDave » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:46 pm

SUCCESS at 145pm PST. Your reservation was successful!
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Completely Clear the browser cache and go back in via the profiles link.

It went right to the ticketing page after 15 seconds.
No need to enter an access code and just click the button the ticket count/pricing area.
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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by vargaso » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:48 pm

Mr.Coffee wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:36 pm
from the BM twitter:

"We are experiencing unexpected technical issues with today's ticket sale. We're sorry for the difficulty and are looking into what happened. We will share more info when it's available. #burningman #ticketing #blackrockcity #brc2019 #bmantickets"
"Unexpected." Hahaha!! I totally expected technical issues, same as every year. As an IT manager, I would partner with a team that has experienced success in this area. Coachella stages highly successful ticket sales annually, with an arguably higher amount of server traffic. Maybe reach out to that team and schedule some knowledge sharing sessions? I don't know. Or just get real and go the Ticketmaster route. Something.

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Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

Post by pourhadi » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:54 pm

CrispyDave's suggestion worked for me, got tickets at 1:50PDT

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