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Getting in as a crew member?

Postby m0nkeybl1tz » Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:56 pm

This is my first year going, so please forgive me if this is a stupid question. Anyways, I got a crew ticket from working on a large installation, but I'm planning on camping with a bunch of my friends, so I probably won't come with the rest of the crew. Will this be a problem? Do I need to have them put me on some sort of list? Anyways, thanks for the help, and I look forward to seeing you all there!
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby jkisha » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:10 pm

A ticket is a ticket, as far as I know. I wouldn't think you would have a problem getting in no matter who you enter with.

Assuming you are speaking of a "ticket" and not an "early entry pass".
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby junglesmacks » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:37 pm

jkisha wrote:Assuming you are speaking of a "ticket" and not an "early entry pass".


Why would it matter which one? Either way you're golden..
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby jkisha » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:40 pm

You need an early arrival pass AND a ticket to get in early. Other than the fact that he got a free ticket for working on a crew, it doesn't, to my knowledge, bestow early entry.

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jkisha wrote:Assuming you are speaking of a "ticket" and not an "early entry pass".


Why would it matter which one? Either way you're golden..
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Savannah » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:50 pm

Hi m0nkeybl1tz

* Is the ticket currently in hand? Are you entering with everyone else (when Gates open)? If yes, you're fine as you are. Guard it with your life. :)

* Is it Will Call, singular, in your legal name? You need state I.D. and a confirmation number.

* Is it Will Call for multiple tickets? You will need state I.D., a confirmation number, and the assistance of the person whose name the tickets are in. This is a situation where entering with the person in charge of the tickets is actually helpful, although if they're sharp, it's not necessary.
From the Ticket FAQ: http://tickets2.burningman.com/faq.php#pickup

If you need to give your tickets to multiple people, we suggest you have the name changed to the person who is arriving first and it will be that person's responsibility to place the other ticket(s) under the other names. This can get messy so you need to be sure you can trust the person who is picking up the tickets first.


* Are you expecting early entry? In my experience, this requires a printout with a code. I would be very hesitant to travel early without a piece of paper allowing me early entry. Perhaps there are those who do just a list, but it's too early in my history of volunteerism to know.
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby m0nkeybl1tz » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:58 pm

Wow, thanks for the great responses. Just to clarify a little, I do have physical tickets, but they say "Crew Tickets" on them. However, I'm not planning on going early, so it's sounding like I'm a-OK...
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:01 pm

m0nkeybl1tz wrote:Wow, thanks for the great responses. Just to clarify a little, I do have physical tickets, but they say "Crew Tickets" on them. However, I'm not planning on going early, so it's sounding like I'm a-OK...


As long as the crew doesn't need you to arrive early for set-up. :)
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Lord Of Ruin » Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:22 pm

@Savannah

FYI...there is no "list" that exists. Everyone has a barcode that gets in early. Well, except for people that are there working doing setup for various departments prior to 8/15 or so, but then there are other methods to account for them. :-)

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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby jkisha » Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:28 pm

Interesting. Is the "Crew Tickets" hand stamped on your ticket, or are they printed specially right off the press? Just curious, as I didn't think there were "special" tickets printed per se.

And for anyone that has thought they had a post disappear on the new board, this just happened to me with this post. There were a few others I thought I'd posted that weren't there the next time I looked, but until now just chocked that up to maybe posting in the wrong forum. :twisted: :evil:
m0nkeybl1tz wrote:Wow, thanks for the great responses. Just to clarify a little, I do have physical tickets, but they say "Crew Tickets" on them. However, I'm not planning on going early, so it's sounding like I'm a-OK...
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Savannah » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:49 am

Lord Of Ruin wrote:@Savannah

FYI...there is no "list" that exists. Everyone has a barcode that gets in early. Well, except for people that are there working doing setup for various departments prior to 8/15 or so, but then there are other methods to account for them. :-)

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Yeah, I was pretty sure it was bar codes only, but I didn't wanna say if I didn't know for sure. :)
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Token » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:14 pm

jkisha wrote:Interesting. Is the "Crew Tickets" hand stamped on your ticket, or are they printed specially right off the press? Just curious, as I didn't think there were "special" tickets printed per se.

And for anyone that has thought they had a post disappear on the new board, this just happened to me with this post. There were a few others I thought I'd posted that weren't there the next time I looked, but until now just chocked that up to maybe posting in the wrong forum. :twisted: :evil:
m0nkeybl1tz wrote:Wow, thanks for the great responses. Just to clarify a little, I do have physical tickets, but they say "Crew Tickets" on them. However, I'm not planning on going early, so it's sounding like I'm a-OK...


Does your ticket say how much you paid for it? Thats where its printed.

Pretty clever of them.
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:24 pm

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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby Igneouss » Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:23 am

Something in this story does not ring true.
'Crew tickets?'

I could be wrong but I thought that (other than price) all the tickets were the same.

Early entry is a seprate issue. Still need a ticket in addition to the bar coded printout for early entry. Those are distributed by the org to camp managers. Camp managers then distribute to campers
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Re: Getting in as a crew member?

Postby AntiM » Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:03 am

I've seen "gift" printed on the ticket. And performer tickets have the lower price, and staff says "staff" (if I recall). I've not seen a "crew" ticket, but it doesn't mean they don't exist?? ASK THE TICKET PEOPLE.
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