And guess what? Turns out, people are VERY EAGER to go to Burning Man this year. So much so, in fact, that they found creative ways to increase their odds of getting tickets in the Main Sale. As a result, there are a lot more tickets being requested than there are tickets available -- an inordinately large number, in fact, and far more than we projected even after last year's sold-out event. It seems that people a) likely got their friends, family and campmates to order tickets as well, and/or b) requested more tickets than they actually need.
So the unfortunate net result is that there will be a lot of people who aren't awarded tickets from the Main Sale
Burning Man Update: The Jack Rabbit Speaks
Volume 16, Issue #5: 2012 TICKET INFORMATION
November 19, 2011
RESALE TICKETS: Burning Man plans to create a centralized online
system to facilitate the resale of unwanted/unneeded tickets. More
details will be announced soon.
Ruleryak wrote:Whatever dinosaur they have in charge of this whole system needs to step down after this year and allow someone modern to take his place.
The difference between buying a ticket from a scalper and prostituting yourself for one is, if you suck dick for a ticket and brag about it, burners will still respect you.
Ruleryak wrote:So what did I say would happen?
Ruleryak wrote: People that can afford it will be dumping as much this year as last year on resold overpriced tickets and people that really needed to get in at the tier one level (and who would have been prepared, cash in hand the minute tickets went on sale) wont be able to do anything about it.
Ruleryak wrote:InTicketing is garbage and does not deserve to make a penny off of burning man. The end.
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