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Ticket Scams already in affect.

Post by Lonesomebri » Sun Jan 09, 2022 1:59 pm

Scammers already in action. Man, what a hoot. $800 for parking only... "Clear view" guarantee. No refunds....
And the most egregious outrage of all, "Festival"
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Post by Lonesomebri » Sun Jan 09, 2022 2:02 pm

I love this map of Black Rock City
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Post by The Rod » Tue Jan 11, 2022 10:42 am

Black rock city is my favorite parking lot

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Post by art walsh » Tue Jan 11, 2022 11:54 am

Looks like viagogo.uk is screwing UK even worse than US.
listed price on us site:
$436 for VP
$2273 ticket
(as of 1-11-22 @ 2:54pm)

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Post by Savannah » Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:26 pm

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Post by Canoe » Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:30 pm

I haven't seen anyone offering the subway/underground tokens, not in 10-sets nor the coveted event-long Underground-Burn pass. Rumor was, this year the Underground-Burn pass was going to come with a mystery scratch-n-sniff, but that got canned as it wouldn't work under lamination, and un-laminated could conflict with Yellow Bike acquisition rituals.

Nor have I seen any offerings of limited quantity VIP champagne seated tickets for the Burn-Night Perimeter-Fence Fire-Twerking & Free-form Dance. There's only so many of those... I guess those who have them are hanging on to them.
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Post by stefanaltmann » Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:45 am

Viagogo is not a ticket scam. All tickets sold there will get delivered to you. The price you pay is your own decision.

I don't understand why you all always jump on these offerings like it would be a scam. Yes, they are hugely overpriced tickets. But nobody is forcing you to buy it. If some wealthy lazy people are willing to pay that money, so let it be. It clearly says the parking tickets are not entrance tickets.
I sold and bought on Viagogo many times things and never got "scammed" but very happily used their services.

So yes, inofficial tickets exist in the market, but price is a function of demand and supply. And it seems people are buying those tickets for those prices...

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Re: Ticket Scams already in affect.

Post by Canoe » Thu Jan 13, 2022 1:42 am

stefanaltmann wrote:
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:45 am
... All tickets sold there will get delivered to you. .... Yes, they are hugely overpriced tickets. ...
You may wish to explore why this thread exists...
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Re: Ticket Scams already in affect.

Post by Lonesomebri » Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:45 pm

stefanaltmann wrote:
Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:45 am
If some wealthy lazy people are willing to pay that money, so let it be. It clearly says the parking tickets are not entrance tickets.
I sold and bought on Viagogo many times things and never got "scammed" but very happily used their services.
We just have a different view on ethics, values, morality and scams. First off, there are no tickets right now. So they are lying, it's speculation, I'm sure there's some lovely market excuse for that also. The tickets are being scalped, though they don't exist right now, so this sure seems ethical... The event selling 5he tickets stipulates that ticket cost can't be inflated. But...but... the market! Capitalism!!!! How dare anything say dumb shit rich people can't buy their way into anything? If lying about the product serves the market, who are we to call it a scam?

I'd love to hear the justifications for any camp youre attached to.
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