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make burning man invite only

Postby lemur » Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:19 am

how about we avoid this whole ticket lottery problem by making burning man invite only..

here is the solution to all of the problems that exist:

give access to tickets via invitation only to all staff, volunteers, contract workers, theme camps and artists, cafe performers, conclave and mutant vehicle creators and low income people.

that way all people building projects get to go and they can keep working


then, once all of those people are in.. then you open lottery tickets to the people who arent working on anything "official"


PROBLEM SOLVED, everyones happy!!! (heh)

burnier than thou people get in so they dont have to freak out about projects

noobs get /a chance/ at getting in..





(ok no not really..)
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby moonrise » Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:46 am

That seems fair, because the wealthy can afford to pay and actually create anything with their hands if they must, so they are included.

In these times, everyone else is low income, so they are included.


Problem solved.
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby wh..sh » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:45 am

lemur wrote:give access to tickets via invitation only to all staff, volunteers, contract workers, theme camps and artists, cafe performers, conclave and mutant vehicle creators and low income people.


I collected all the 2 cents from the panic thread and I am now no longer part of low income people. I guess I am royally screwed!
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby FenixFaye » Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:11 am

What about those who have never been and have no connections? Not a bad idea... I agree they should make tickets readily available for those who have been loyal to BM for years (assuming they have a way to tell), and perhaps use this "lottery" system for newcomers.. but an elitist event, just won't fly.
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby jkisha » Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:16 am

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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby FenixFaye » Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:25 am

ha.. I have no answers really.. I just want to be able to buuuuuurrrrnnnn
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby CapSmashy » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:52 am

FenixFaye wrote:ha.. I have no answers really.. I just want to be able to buuuuuurrrrnnnn


5 gallons of gasoline and a road flare. Much cheaper than a ticket.
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby Elorrum » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:17 pm

I wonder what (perhaps small) percentage of the total population we are that even give a shit about tickets and prep at this time of the year. Thousands will poke their heads up in June and ask how to get tickets.
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby Nipple » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:20 pm

Elorrum wrote:I wonder what (perhaps small) percentage of the total population we are that even give a shit about tickets and prep at this time of the year. Thousands will poke their heads up in June and ask how to get tickets.


Tens of thousands maybe?
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby Elorrum » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:35 pm

Nipple wrote:
Elorrum wrote:I wonder what (perhaps small) percentage of the total population we are that even give a shit about tickets and prep at this time of the year. Thousands will poke their heads up in June and ask how to get tickets.


Tens of thousands maybe?

highly likely.
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby FenixFaye » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:04 pm

CapSmashy wrote:
FenixFaye wrote:ha.. I have no answers really.. I just want to be able to buuuuuurrrrnnnn


5 gallons of gasoline and a road flare. Much cheaper than a ticket.


I think 5 gallons may be excessive. I'm lady size.
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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby illy dilly » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:34 pm

FenixFaye wrote:I think 5 gallons may be excessive. I'm lady size.

Please define what "lady size" means? :wink:

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Re: make burning man invite only

Postby FenixFaye » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:53 pm

lol. touche.
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