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The Open Sale is over

Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:54 pm

Hey - if you registered for the open sale on Wednesday and your afternoon has been filled with frustration and anguish as you've been banging your head on crushed servers, then gave up because it's been hours…. DON'T GIVE UP! Spinny beach ball or some other swirly thing? Hit refresh. Show that browser who's boss!

The queue is still progressing, tickets are still available for those who registered during that 12-hour window on Wednesday (well, we de-duped and scrubbed it against our list of known scammers and scalpers)!

Use this URL

Remember, limit 1 per customer. This means do not use the same credit card on multiple orders - that'll just get your purchase canceled out.

Secretly, we may have had a few more than 1000 tickets to put into that sale. Sshhh, it's a secret!
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Postby summerjoy » Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:59 pm

The link isn't working!!!! I registered two days ago with my email address but link from the main page isn't working! Do you have a better link you can provide? PLEASE! Muchas gracias from the heart. Summerjoy
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Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:09 pm

It was a couple minutes ago. I'm checking on it, and will post as soon as I get word that things have closed.
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Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:19 pm

Use this URL, then enter the email address you used to register on Wednesday.
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Postby Cranberry » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:21 pm

trilobyte wrote:Use this URL, then enter the email address you used to register on Wednesday.


I agree - do it now!
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Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:26 pm

Remember, limit 1 per customer means just that. Using the same credit card on multiple orders would likely get you flagged as trying to get around the limit 1 per customer rule, and result in your order being canceled.
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Postby TheObserver » Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:51 pm

I have been trying to access the private sale page for quite awhile................

Only getting errors.......................

glad the Grateful Dead had the ticket scene figured out years ago...................

This is a BAD joke!

You guys must be sitting back, laughing at the gyrations you are putting us all thru........................WTF?

So far..........I have been ripped off for 2 $420 tickets..............registered for today's last 1000 tix sale, and have spent hours attempting, unsuccesfully to access the registered sale for the last 1000 tix...............

You guys need to get your shit together..........and stop blaming everyone else for ticket issues................

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Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:00 pm

Just checked, the page is loading fine. Use the URL in the first post in this thread.
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Postby Canoe » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:14 pm

Make sure all javascript and cookies are enabled for this process.
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Postby simoneski » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:29 pm

I just checked, and I got right on and can buy a ticket...already have tickets, just wanted everyone to know that the url in the previous post works. Good luck.
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Postby TheObserver » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:39 pm

Was it too difficult to post the correct, working link on the page you were directed to goto?
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Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:56 pm

That's not a page I have the ability to change, sorry.
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Postby chromatest » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:09 pm

Keep your chin up Trilo!
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Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:15 pm

Damn straight, we'll get through this thing one way or the other!
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Postby offarock » Sat Aug 04, 2012 4:12 pm

trilobyte wrote:It was a couple minutes ago. I'm checking on it, and will post as soon as I get word that things have closed.

I'm not seeing that "things have closed" message... Am I just missing where it is?

Never mind. I found info that it was still going as of a couple hours ago. Shocking!
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Postby Schtev » Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:52 pm

offarock wrote:
trilobyte wrote:It was a couple minutes ago. I'm checking on it, and will post as soon as I get word that things have closed.

I'm not seeing that "things have closed" message... Am I just missing where it is?

Never mind. I found info that it was still going as of a couple hours ago. Shocking!


I suspect a lot of that has to do with the fact that the sale button currently on tickets.burningman.com redirects to a page that doesn't exist. If there are still tickets available, why haven't the web devs fixed that by now? Its been like that since yesterday. I sense a lack of internal communication. =p

Edit: Also, today's edition of The Jack Rabbit Speaks said the sale was over:

We've just completed our final sale of 1,000 tickets to excited Burners, and we're getting closer every day.


Definitely seems like some internal communication problems between departments. At least in this instance. Or maybe just too much work and not enough people to do it.
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Postby vargaso » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:16 pm

steve.t.sullivan wrote:
offarock wrote:
trilobyte wrote:It was a couple minutes ago. I'm checking on it, and will post as soon as I get word that things have closed.

I'm not seeing that "things have closed" message... Am I just missing where it is?

Never mind. I found info that it was still going as of a couple hours ago. Shocking!


I suspect a lot of that has to do with the fact that the sale button currently on tickets.burningman.com redirects to a page that doesn't exist. If there are still tickets available, why haven't the web devs fixed that by now? Its been like that since yesterday. I sense a lack of internal communication. =p

Edit: Also, today's edition of The Jack Rabbit Speaks said the sale was over:

We've just completed our final sale of 1,000 tickets to excited Burners, and we're getting closer every day.


Definitely seems like some internal communication problems between departments. At least in this instance. Or maybe just too much work and not enough people to do it.


That is astounding. Trilo, was the URL you were giving out in this thread different than the one on the tickets page? How many more times can inTicketing fuck up before they're shitcanned?
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Postby trilobyte » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:34 pm

Up until a few moments ago, the link I had posted in this thread last night was different. As I'd mentioned to someone else, that's not a page that I have the ability to change. Fortunately, however, I was able to raise someone at home who was able to get it fixed, we're also working on getting an email out to those who registered on Wednesday but have not yet purchased tickets. We had far more registrants than we did tickets available, I'm confident that even with the increased quantity available they'll all find a home. The server issues made for slow going, and I think that at a certain point people just assumed they were gone and stopped trying.
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Postby Schtev » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:01 pm

trilobyte wrote:Up until a few moments ago, the link I had posted in this thread last night was different. As I'd mentioned to someone else, that's not a page that I have the ability to change. Fortunately, however, I was able to raise someone at home who was able to get it fixed, we're also working on getting an email out to those who registered on Wednesday but have not yet purchased tickets. We had far more registrants than we did tickets available, I'm confident that even with the increased quantity available they'll all find a home. The server issues made for slow going, and I think that at a certain point people just assumed they were gone and stopped trying.


I already have a ticket, but I just clicked the new button out of curiosity. Now its a "direct distribution" field that asks for a "private code". Does that mean people who are being contacted are receiving unique private codes, and its still first come first serve?
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Postby trilobyte » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:36 pm

Dammit! It was showing the limited sale gateway when I checked the page an hour ago - I'll try to reconnect with someone who can fix that page and get that sorted again.

Continue to use the URL I posted at the top of this thread last night, that page is correct and says Limited Sale Gateway. You'll be prompted to enter the email address used on Wednesday for registration.

Remember, limit one per person. Resist the urge to use the same credit card for multiple orders, or you may find your sale being canceled a short time later.


UPDATE!

The open sale has completed, and all available tickets have been sold. Congratulations to everyone who was able to secure tickets, and thanks to all those who endured some pretty hellacious server issues on Friday afternoon.
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