Did you get a STEP Ticket?

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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby FeetOfClay » Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:17 pm

STEP QUESTION:

has there been a "second round" of STEP tickets yet? meaning, I know many STEP-ers were offered tix that first day (march. 2nd)...

but i am wondering: did that first day's offers use up all the tix that had been sitting in STEP? have more people continued to donate to STEP? after the first 72 hr. window,
were there some declined (ie: upper tier) STEP tix that went back into the pool?

i remember BMorg said they expected an "early influx" of tix, followed by a "slow trickle"....just wondering how slow that slow trickle is...

(I am a 12:16 STEP hopeful!)
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby forty_eight » Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:22 pm

STEP needs a really good diuretic ... or this:

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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby FeetOfClay » Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:31 pm

agreed! lol! :lol:
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:47 pm

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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby Jenifersteppat » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:23 pm

I have only been seeing single tix going out in STEP...except for one couple the first day. Any couples getting tickets through STEP? Anyone have any insight into how that works?
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby International Incident » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:31 pm

Read back through - lots of people are saying they got "tickets" as in plural. As in more than 1.

It does not matter whether you put in for one or two - your place in the line is your place in the line. That is what will determine when you will get an email with an offer of the Golden Tickets(s)

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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby junglesmacks » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:35 pm

Ticket notification emails are coming in all day every day in both singles and doubles dependent on how many you originally registered for. We're in the 12:08pm emails now and working our way later.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby Jenifersteppat » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:36 pm

Thank you guys for squelching my paranoia, I needed that!
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby drutter » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:22 pm

junglesmacks wrote:We're in the 12:08 emails now

Wow! STEP just went from "completely useless" to "potentially awesome" in my mind. I'm a 1210er so I will make room on my card and start checking my email 47 times a day instead of the 42 of late.

I just found out that my ex wife (imagine a typical Burner, and then imagine the exact opposite..... that's her!) just had my passport nullified because I owe her money. I can't get out of Canada now. I don't care, I'm buying tickets through STEP if given the opportunity, and I'll find some way to make it happen. This will be my 5th year and my girlfriend's 4th. Burning Man has become our way of life and gets us through cold Canadian winters. We miss it and think about it EVERY day and the idea of not being able to go home again rips us apart. I'll dig a tunnel under the border if I have to, I'M GOING HOME IN 2012!!!!
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby dnightshade » Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:23 pm

Like I said before more friend got one at 12:09. Seriously don't doubt me.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby EmilyD » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:10 pm

Hmmmm, not many fingernails left as our camp awaits word if we get some of the final 10,000. Also, not a ping or blip from STEP since my confirmation email. Has anyone here gotten tickets from STEP since last week? And...where are you finding the time slot info? Is it what's on the confirmation email or what?
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby junglesmacks » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:17 pm

The time stamp is the time on your confirmation email. It should be anywhere from 12:01 - 12:20something. Your email time dictates your place in line from what we've seen. Last reported ticket was in the 12:09pm time stamp..
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby lucky420 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:29 pm

12:08 and still waiting. I don't think they work on the weekends and maybe that's why no new posts regarding getting a STEP tix since frinday?
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby junglesmacks » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:31 pm

lucky420 wrote:12:08 and still waiting. I don't think they work on the weekends and maybe that's why no new posts regarding getting a STEP tix since frinday?



Nice! I didn't realize you were 12:08. You'll be fine! This next week yours will come.. watch. Make sure that you check your spam folder.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby lucky420 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:27 pm

Thanks sweetie,

not really worried after I get mine I will be keeping on eye on my daughter's and she's a 12:19 er. I am really not to worried about that one either although I realize that one will take a while...
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby Astrochuppa » Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:31 pm

Also 12:08 and no Step ticket yet either! So don't stress :)
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby EmilyD » Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:05 pm

junglesmacks wrote:The time stamp is the time on your confirmation email. It should be anywhere from 12:01 - 12:20something. Your email time dictates your place in line from what we've seen. Last reported ticket was in the 12:09pm time stamp..


Thanks junglesmacks, that's what I thought. Weird thing is mine shows 8:08PM!!! Stupid Hotmail...I had a look at the message's code and it shows 12:25. So, not a very good time for getting a ticket this way. Fingers crossed for camp to come through.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby drutter » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:01 pm

Dang, no new tickets issued (that we know of) for several days. I hope some more trickle in soon. Let's fill up those 1208s and move on! :)
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby 7chix&me » Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:40 pm

The steady flow of tickets last week was really giving me a small glimmer of hope. Now I'm starting to worry again, since it has slowed from a trickle to nothing. NO tickets since Friday?!! :cry:
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby Astrochuppa » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:14 pm

It was mentioned that they had "A few hundred" tickets in stock to give to the first STEP people..
I'm guessing that has all been used up and it's going to be a trickle from now on, as people realise they can't go, or cancel for whatever reason.

There will be a lul now of course, as all the original people who got too many tickets in the lottery have likely sold them back to STEP already, and it will be more likely canmcellations that find there way back now.

There's still many months until BM..

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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby nol » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:22 pm

Having observed this thread over the course of the past few days slowly sliding towards the darker side, here one post to up the morale.

Do not despair people!!!!!!!!!

Me: Step Confirmation email @ 12:07 - Ticket offer last saturday March 10 @ 15:05 - 2 @ 320. Whooooooohoooyeah - Not gloating - Eternally Grateful

You: Knowing tickets are still trickling in, albeit slowly - Even during the weekend!!!! - Ticking names off the list one by one - Many months still to go - Hope to see you all on the playa.

Excuse me while I go introduce myself on the introduce yourself thread..........
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby lucky420 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:28 pm

Hola and Hello nol (this is my greeting over on the intro thread)

anyhoo, thanks for posting your wonderful score!! It helps the rest of us (12:08 here) keep the hope alive. And you're right it is still very early yet...

Enjoy eplaya and enjoy your burn :mrgreen:
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby tamarakay » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:54 pm

Woot! Congrats Nol, very good news.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby wandergirl » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:55 am

thought I'd share: someone on facebook mentioned they got a ticket this morning & were at 12:10.
& also that they had a friend who was after them, who'd gotten his ticket yesterday.

~mildly confused 12:08er
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:54 am

wandergirl wrote:thought I'd share: someone on facebook mentioned they got a ticket this morning & were at 12:10.
& also that they had a friend who was after them, who'd gotten his ticket yesterday.

~mildly confused 12:08er



Hmm.. I wonder if an email to partiserv (at) burningman.com might clear that up and check your place in queue..
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby AbundantChoice » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:34 pm

I'm a 12:09 and haven't heard anything yet either. I wouldn't worry too much quite yet, but if you do hear anything from partiserv, be sure to let the board know.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby Eric » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:55 pm

Double check all spam filters as well to make sure you're not missing your email!

Everyone needs to remember that the time stamps are an approximation of where you are in the queue, there's no way of knowing your exact placement. The tickets do seem to be going roughly by time stamp, but there does seem to be some minor variation, I have no idea why.

STEP FAQ wrote:Q: Will I know my place in the queue?
A: No. We don’t have that capability built into the current STEP system.

Q: Will I get some advance warning that I’m close to the front of the queue?
A: No. You’ll need to keep an eye on your email for notification.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby mama g » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:23 pm

my theory is that some people received their confirmation emails almost instantly, and some people's were bounced around cyberspace for a few minutes before they made it to the inbox. so, if your place in line is, for example, #560 and you got your confirmation at :08, but the person who got their confirmation at :10 and was already offered STEP tix was, for example, #540, maybe it's just that their actual email arrived later because of some slow servers.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby trilobyte » Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:27 pm

junglesmacks wrote:Hmm.. I wonder if an email to partiserv (at) burningman.com might clear that up and check your place in queue..


No you may not email Participant Services to check your place in the queue. It's important to note that no queue information is provided. People trying to glean their place in line based on the timestamp on their email should know that those timestamps come from various servers and providers around the internet, and not from Burning Man.
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Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Postby Fiver » Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:27 pm

Just got a note from a camp-mate who was a 12:10'r and reported he got a STEP ticket. Maybe 2. Certainly 1.
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