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2000 new tickets being sold

Postby DrYes » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:01 pm

http://blog.burningman.com/2012/07/news ... -available

1000 going into STEP, 1000 on a first-come first-serve basis on August 3rd.

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby Elderberry » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:31 pm

Shhhhhh.... don't tell anybody.
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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby lemur » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:36 pm

theres too many people this year..
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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby vargaso » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:37 pm

Shazam!! That should clear out the rest of the STEP queue! We're all going home, STEPchildren!! See you in the dust!!!

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby kiss-o-matic » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:40 pm

I wonder how many people are going to apply for the 1000 open to the general public. I foresee people hitting F5 in a frenzy.

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby kiss-o-matic » Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:39 pm

EDIT: In the main sale, did CC name have to match the name of the person registering for the ticket? I would assume this would not matter this time around since the tickets are non-transferable, but you never know.

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby trilobyte » Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:31 pm

The August 1t pre-registration window for the August 3 open sale does not require entering any cc info. My understanding is that the name on the card used to make purchase must match the order name.

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby lemur » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:22 am

with at least 7,000 people from low income/STEP/extra1000 alone needing to get their tickets from the box office id imagine they will be experiencing record numbers.. .. add in the international and people intentionally going will call and its probabably gonna be super busy for em...

perhaps if they plan on some radical changes for ticketing next year theyll learn some stuff..
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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby kiss-o-matic » Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:12 am

trilobyte wrote:The August 1t pre-registration window for the August 3 open sale does not require entering any cc info. My understanding is that the name on the card used to make purchase must match the order name.


Ouch. That will hurt for say... married people. Worse for unmarried people that share finances.

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby trilobyte » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:13 am

Not really - it's limit 1 per person. Get pre-paid cards for anyone not currently not holding a credit card.

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby forty_eight » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:11 am

Ooof, I was totally reorienting my planning ... must reconsider.

It was better in 2013, right?

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby kiss-o-matic » Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:23 pm

trilobyte wrote:Not really - it's limit 1 per person. Get pre-paid cards for anyone not currently not holding a credit card.


Easier said than done. Possible, but a pain (and is exactly what I'm doing).

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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby Thecatman » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:09 pm

Yesterday it was on the channel 8 news in Reno that more tickets were being released for $390....which I'd pay if I could just go get a ticket at the Melting Pot. Hint! Hint!
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Re: 2000 new tickets being sold

Postby Rice » Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:58 pm

Thecatman wrote:Yesterday it was on the channel 8 news in Reno that more tickets were being released for $390....which I'd pay if I could just go get a ticket at the Melting Pot. Hint! Hint!

I kind of like that everyone has the same type of access to tickets. In-Person ticket distribution is very unfair to those of us who live 1000's of Miles from BRC!
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