Just received this in my email...
By now everyone should have REALLY received their early arrival passes,
but there are always a few kinks that we will have to resolve on-playa.
We apologize for the stress and inconvenience that some of you
experienced due to technical difficulties. Of course we were sweating
and losing sleep right along with you. Our process has grown fast
and hard over the past few years, and since Burning Man only happens
a year, it is challenging to make sure all systems are ready to perform
when the time comes. As frustrating as this process has been this year,
it sure beats the ridiculous list of names we employed at our Gate a few
This year avoided having bar codes be blocked by spam filtering by
trickling them in one-by-one instead of sending everything all at once.
We achieved our goal, but also experienced an unexpected technical
that caused some barcodes to not initially make it to their final
In the end, the best way to find out who missed them was to ask you to
let us know.
The Placer volunteers and Burning Man staff members worked very hard
to get the missing
passes out as soon as possible. Thank you for your support and
It has been another year for learning. We hope this problem has been
corrected for the future.
Lets move on and have a great event!
All props to the EA all-nighters crew: Entropy, Rodney, & Sweetthang
Live as if everyone loves you and thinks you look great. Dance as if no one is watching.