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Re: When do gates open?

Postby moonrise » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:56 am

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Re: When do gates open?

Postby lucky420 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:34 am

edited for inappropriate content...heehee :shock:
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby MyDearFriend » Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:17 am

lucky420 wrote:edited for inappropriate content...heehee :shock:



*brain spinning out wondering wtf would be "inappropriate content" for this place*
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby ygmir » Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:05 am

MyDearFriend wrote:
lucky420 wrote:edited for inappropriate content...heehee :shock:



*brain spinning out wondering wtf would be "inappropriate content" for this place*


agreed!!

I think you oughta post it, now, so we know your warped mind better!
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Rice » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:56 am

MyDearFriend wrote:
lucky420 wrote:edited for inappropriate content...heehee :shock:



*brain spinning out wondering wtf would be "inappropriate content" for this place*


From what I have seen, there really is none... :)

I do, however, have to be careful when I open stuff if I am at work or in a coffee shop... More than once "EEEP!!! - close, close, dam-you close..." - as i open something inappropriate for my location {tee-heee}

Essentially one has to assume that almost everything with a picture or video is NSFW.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Clar-i-ty » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:31 am

stretch80 wrote:
MyDearFriend wrote:
lucky420 wrote:edited for inappropriate content...heehee :shock:



*brain spinning out wondering wtf would be "inappropriate content" for this place*


From what I have seen, there really is none... :)

I do, however, have to be careful when I open stuff if I am at work or in a coffee shop... More than once "EEEP!!! - close, close, dam-you close..." - as i open something inappropriate for my location {tee-heee}

Essentially one has to assume that almost everything with a picture or video is NSFW.


I'll give you NSFW! :twisted:
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Wrainy » Mon May 14, 2012 10:41 am

I wanna know when we get get our Will Call tickets. Any one know how soon we can get our tickets before the gates officially open?
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Dr. Pyro » Mon May 14, 2012 11:14 am

I know Will Call, if you have early arrival passes, is open as early as the Thursday before (the 23rd).
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Rice » Mon May 14, 2012 11:26 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:I know Will Call, if you have early arrival passes, is open as early as the Thursday before (the 23rd).

Will Call is open the Wednesday @ noon, the week prior to the gates opening.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby trilobyte » Mon May 14, 2012 12:09 pm

The will call window's open earlier than that, but Wednesday (early morning, either 6 or 8am) it opens and then just stays open until burn day.

@Wrainy - you get your will call tickets as you're going through the gate line once the event opens (or earlier, if you have an early arrival pass).
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby TinkerMom » Mon May 14, 2012 8:48 pm

So, can I go to will call on say, Sat. or early Sun. am pick up my ticket and then leave
and come back Mon. am to enter with everybody else?
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby lemur » Mon May 14, 2012 9:18 pm

you must be making a joke?

technically? maybe.....possibly.. if so probably frowned upon, i dont know for sure BUT..

if youre coming from Reno, its nearly 2 hour drive each way.. and the line for theme camps/art crews can get kind of long on saturday/sunday

i doubt very much that it would 'save' you 5~ hours of time to do.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby TinkerMom » Mon May 14, 2012 9:46 pm

No joke, it's a legit question.

Just curious. I will be in Fernley/ Fallon anyway on Sat. and Sun., waiting........
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby trilobyte » Mon May 14, 2012 10:00 pm

Even coming from Fernley, you're talking about throwing away a few hours for the potential of saving minutes in line. You may want to consider connecting with other arriving burners for pre-burn fun (somebody in the group may even be staying someplace with a pool).
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby TinkerMom » Mon May 14, 2012 10:10 pm

Yes, I have that taken care of. We are attending a place of waiting.
I didn't say I was hanging around on the side of the road :lol:
It wasn't really about saving time, just killing it.
Just curious about it. Only because, you know some one else is going to ask it anyway.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby SnowBlind » Mon May 14, 2012 11:31 pm

TinkerMom wrote:So, can I go to will call on say, Sat. or early Sun. am pick up my ticket and then leave
and come back Mon. am to enter with everybody else?

In previous years, when I've picked up will call tickets pre event, I was never asked for the EA pass (at the ticket window). Of course once you go thru the gate it gets checked. So it would have been possible.

However, with all the changes to the tickets, and non transferability of most non lottery tickets to prevent scalping, I wouldn't want to bet on it being the same this year.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby AntiM » Tue May 15, 2012 6:00 am

Once you get that close, you won't want to turn around. That, and going out when the hoards are beginning to come in? Yikes.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby C187 » Tue May 15, 2012 7:05 am

TinkerMom wrote:So, can I go to will call on say, Sat. or early Sun. am pick up my ticket and then leave
and come back Mon. am to enter with everybody else?


Well . . . .
Q: Can I show up early, before the Gate “opens?”
A: No! No one likes an “Early Emily.” Our permit stipulations issued by the Bureau of Land Management do not allow participants to arrive before the Gate opens, except for those who are involved in set up and have prior permission. We make an agreement with them about when the event starts, so if we allow people in early, then we would be breaking that agreement.

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. . . . that could also mean BLM only wants people premeditated (EA holders) to be within the public closure area (which includes all of gate road), and event area before the event officially starts.

Plus is it really worth driving an hour or so one way, to sit in line for up to a hour or more just to get to the box office and maybe be asked to show your EA pass to pick up tickets? Then have to deal with a gate person so your car can be turned around (you have to think, stuff is set up to move traffic from the box office to the gate, not back to Reno). Or worse yet, get a ticket from a BLM ranger because you were in the public closure area when you shouldn't of been?

Personally, I wouldn't want to give the volunteers up front, or myself an avoidable headache. Fernley is a spiffy town worth hanging around in.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue May 15, 2012 9:47 am

TinkerMom wrote:Just curious about it. Only because, you know some one else is going to ask it anyway.

I think that's the first time I've seen it asked. So, someone who might have asked may not have asked for some years to come.

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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Rice » Tue May 15, 2012 12:33 pm

Woops, wrong thread :oops:

I have driven from Fernley on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Yes, there is less traffic, but there is still lots of traffic and police.

So, it is best to wait.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby TinkerMom » Tue May 15, 2012 4:16 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

You're not ganging up on me. I can take it.

Like I said, I was only curious.
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby lucky420 » Tue May 15, 2012 4:25 pm

TinkerMom is tough, She lives in Arizona for gods sake! :D :P
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue May 15, 2012 7:40 pm

So...she's used to beating up wetbacks?
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby lucky420 » Tue May 15, 2012 7:56 pm

uhumm no I was thinking of the heat factor
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue May 15, 2012 8:01 pm

Um. Okay. We'll just forget that I said anything that might be construed as racist, or anti redneck or otherwise making of uncomfortable...
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby lemur » Tue May 15, 2012 8:25 pm

BUT THEY ARE SMUGGLING BOLOGNA ACROSS OUR BORDERS!


http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/newsroom/new ... 242011.xml

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized eight rolls of Mexican bologna this morning. The prohibited product was hidden in the spare tire of a truck that entered the port from Mexico. The contraband meat weighed a total of 76 pounds.


CONTRABAND MEAT!!!
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby Elliot » Tue May 15, 2012 8:35 pm

When bologna is outlawed....
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Re: When do gates open?

Postby TinkerMom » Tue May 15, 2012 8:54 pm

lucky420 wrote:TinkerMom is tough, She lives in Arizona for gods sake! :D :P


:lol: :lol: :lol: :P :wink: :wink:
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