So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

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So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

Postby FeetOfClay » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:39 pm

Been reading on the Burning Blog comments that there are "only 17 tickets" avail. currently in STEP (Maid Marian).

that would be fine, but the email i received said there were "a couple hundred"...

I know that whatever will be, will be. If there are only 17 tickets, then there are only 17 tickets...

But I just don't know what's up: which number is more accurate?
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Re: So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:42 pm

"a couple hundred"
17 is someone claiming to be Marion in a cacophony (we hope) prank.

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Re: So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

Postby Rice » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:44 pm

FeetOfClay wrote:Been reading on the Burning Blog comments that there are "only 17 tickets" avail. currently in STEP (Maid Marian).

that would be fine, but the email i received said there were "a couple hundred"...

I know that whatever will be, will be. If there are only 17 tickets, then there are only 17 tickets...

But I just don't know what's up: which number is more accurate?

Hi, I could not find a blog post by Maid Marian from the last few days. Could you please post the URL to that post?

I have seen several blog comments from people claiming to be Maid Marian. I suspect you saw a comment. I doubt that any Burning Man LLC staff would publish any numbers on tickets at this point.

If you have received an email from Burning Man, I would be inclined to believe that over other un-official sources.
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Re: So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:48 pm

It's discussed in one of the other threads in this sub-forum.
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Re: So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

Postby FeetOfClay » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:52 pm

the post in question is toward the bottom of the "comments" page on this blog post:
http://blog.burningman.com/2012/02/news ... ep-system/

thanks to all for replying. i was hoping/thinking it might be a hoax...but i've got the ticket-crazies right now :)

also, thought it might be suspect, as they post says there are "21,000" in the Step queue, but the email said they'd halt it after 2000.
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Re: So are there 17 tickets? or a "couple hundred"?

Postby trilobyte » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:59 pm

I've checked with BMHQ, and that was not posted by Maid Marian (blog comments don't require creating accounts/logins). The numbers that poster quoted are not accurate.


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