Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby BBadger » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:06 am

Maybe the staple holes are the super secret (well not so secret now) method of identifying counterfeit tickets!
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:32 am

They had special staples made, BBadger. Gate will authenticate not only by existence of the holes, but also by diameter of the holes.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby BBadger » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:59 pm

Dammit! My dastardly counterfeiting plans thwarted! AGAIN!
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Josh-n-Cody » Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:31 pm

I am really enjoying the responses....

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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Bin Noddin » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:13 pm

Held up my 2009 ticket to the light - sure enough, two tiny staple holes. Curse you, BMORG! That was my retirement fund.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby pwornama » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:03 pm

westnileraven wrote:I didn't like the staple either. I was all OHSHIT IT's DAMAGED what if they don't let me in!!
And I was all oh that is really pretty and detailed i wonder what was under this hole.

I was with you until
a complete disregard for folks who buy an EXTRA TICKET just to frame it as art....

Now I want to smash the frame over your head and zip off to the playa with your extra ticket just to frame it as art.



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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby pwornama » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:06 pm

Josh-n-Cody wrote:I am really enjoying the responses....

THANKS



I sure hope you did not throw away the staple, it was the priceless part and made of pure, lovely, cold steel...
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby pomagranite » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:08 pm

So, let me make sure I understand this correctly...I am struggling to find a ticket, and people like you are buying a ticket just to frame as art? Are you for real? What the hell is wrong with a little forethought on how to keep your ticket in nice condition. LAME!
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:12 am

pomagranite wrote:So, let me make sure I understand this correctly...I am struggling to find a ticket, and people like you are buying a ticket just to frame as art? Are you for real? What the hell is wrong with a little forethought on how to keep your ticket in nice condition. LAME!

Yes, I have three tickets to 2012 BM, They are very nice. I have them framed, and hung on my wall. Just to admire the wonderful artwork, would not even think of going out there where all those hippys are gonna sweat for a week. Art...now that's the ticket. :roll:
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby Lassen Forge » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:02 am

You got it wrong. You paid $420 for that genuine priceless bmorg staple. The ticket - well, it was just a staple holder...ran out of Cap'n Crunch box tops, sorry...
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:08 am

Dammit! I don't have my staple yet. I wonder if any of the staples in my house, properly modified, would make a decent counterfeit reasonable facsimile?

Somebody, please post a high-resolution macro of your staple in this thread. I want to copy it use it to verify the authenticity of my staple when it arrives.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby ygmir » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:27 am

catinthefunnyhat wrote:Dammit! I don't have my staple yet. I wonder if any of the staples in my house, properly modified, would make a decent counterfeit reasonable facsimile?

Somebody, please post a high-resolution macro of your staple in this thread. I want to copy it use it to verify the authenticity of my staple when it arrives.


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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:10 am

Staples Sex.....That Was Easy.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby gyre » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:43 am

To be serious for a second, a ticket would be worth more with the purchase letter.
Tickets aren't normally a high value item by themselves.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby FlyingMonkey » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:05 am

Bin Noddin wrote:Held up my 2009 ticket to the light - sure enough, two tiny staple holes. Curse you, BMORG! That was my retirement fund.



I hear that if you hold it up the the light of a partial solar eclipse the light shining through the holes makes the burning man symbol.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:23 am

mgb327 wrote:Staples Sex.....That Was Easy.



Just push the red button...
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:24 am

FlyingMonkey wrote:
Bin Noddin wrote:Held up my 2009 ticket to the light - sure enough, two tiny staple holes. Curse you, BMORG! That was my retirement fund.



I hear that if you hold it up the the light of a partial solar eclipse the light shining through the holes makes the burning man symbol.



:roll: Don't you know anything? That only works at Stonehenge. Or Macchu Picchu. Or both, I can't remember.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:52 pm

catinthefunnyhat wrote:
mgb327 wrote:Staples Sex.....That Was Easy.



Just push the red button...

Sometimes ya gotta wiggle the red button to make it work...funny that way.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:58 pm

mgb327 wrote:
catinthefunnyhat wrote:
mgb327 wrote:Staples Sex.....That Was Easy.



Just push the red button...

Sometimes ya gotta wiggle the red button to make it work...funny that way.


Yeah, it's finicky.
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby ygmir » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:01 pm

mgb327 wrote:Staples Sex.....That Was Easy.
catinthefunnyhat wrote:
mgb327 wrote:
catinthefunnyhat wrote:

Just push the red button...

Sometimes ya gotta wiggle the red button to make it work...funny that way.


Yeah, it's finicky.


works fine if you use your tongue. Jeeze. c'mon you people!!!
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby mgb327 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:37 pm

Sometimes, the plain lazy folks whip out the .....POWER TOOLS
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Re: Stapled Tickets.....?... REALLY ?

Postby fresh » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:29 pm

I personally cannot go without the staple. I love to walk around with the tickets in front of my eyes and see the playa with Staple Hole Glasses
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