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Fast Pass???

Postby dwonj » Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:37 am

I randomly see on various posts the topic of a "Fast Pass" for Exodus. Does such a thing really exist or is it a Burning Man (urban) Legend?

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby AntiM » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:06 am

Yeah, no.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby lemur » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:29 am

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Sham » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:40 am

Point 1 is a good point! :D
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby ygmir » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:55 am

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby stew » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:09 am

Hand out drugs to police cars. With a bit of luck, you'll get a free ride through the fast lane to the nearest jail.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Rice » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:38 am

dwonj wrote:I randomly see on various posts the topic of a "Fast Pass" for Exodus. Does such a thing really exist or is it a Burning Man (urban) Legend?

First time burner here....

No such thing. Gotta get in line like everyone else.

If you want to meet some of the nice men and woman in uniform, sure, try to leave by point 1. Maybe when they are searching your vehicle you will earn a chance to wear those neat metal wrist bands and get a free ride too.

There is an exclusion zone around BRC. If you are outside the city and not on Gate Road you are trespassing. If you are lucky you will talk to Perimeter staff and get an escort to where you need to be. If you give attitude or are simply unlucky, you will have an encounter with the BLM Rangers - get a trespassing ticket, and all the assorted benefits of a LE encounter.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby some seeing eye » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:48 am

You would expect that an event would have a special gate for law enforcement, emergency vehicles, portapotty pumpers. No way no how would you have access. What you really want to do is fly in and out in a private plane with essentially zero luggage. There is even a commercial charter company if you don't have your own plane and know how to fly at altitude and land at an itinerant airstrip.

Many of the contributors to eplaya are very experienced. But we can be snarky when virgins ask these type of questions. Enjoy your exodus!
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:27 am

Well, dwonj, at least you know to look ask when someone starts making spectacular claims...
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Playa+Tom » Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:12 pm

Exodus is an annual rite of passage, there are no shortcuts, savor the experience.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Canoe » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:02 pm

I thought you bought the Exodus Fast Pass from the machine at Center Camp Cafe, right next to the ATM?
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby gyre » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:45 am

What you want is the BRC Tunnel Pass.

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Like this, but more cryptic

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby BBadger » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:35 am

It's not a Fast Pass, but rather they make all the lanes "Fast Pass Lanes" at 10AM on Sunday, the day of the Temple burn. Only 15 minutes wait and you're out. They then reopen the Fast Pass Lanes on Tuesday after the burn.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Rice » Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:56 am

If you want a fast exit, do it when no one else is trying to leave. Simple :shock:
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Sham » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:05 am

Sunday morning, if you can get you car moving by 7:30am, you will drive right out with virtually no wait.
If the weather is violent and dusty, it will help to clear the city early and ease the crowds later in the week.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby wh..sh » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:17 am

Shambala wrote:Sunday morning, if you can get you car moving by 7:30am, you will drive right out with virtually no wait.

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby FIGJAM » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:37 am

Canoe wrote:I thought you bought the Exodus Fast Pass from the machine at Center Camp Cafe, right next to the ATM?



Nope, their at "Will Call" this year. :twisted:
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Elliot » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:37 am

some seeing eye wrote:You would expect that an event would have a special gate for law enforcement, emergency vehicles, portapotty pumpers.

That's exactly what Point 1 is. All others stay far away from it, please.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Rice » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:53 am

Elliot wrote:
some seeing eye wrote:You would expect that an event would have a special gate for law enforcement, emergency vehicles, portapotty pumpers.

That's exactly what Point 1 is. All others stay far away from it, please.
I'll be working two shifts at Point 1, and I'm a mean son-of-a-bitch! :lol:

And, it is only a few hundred feet from the law enforcement compound. (Driving out of BRC through point 1 is trespassing.) Only needed LE once in 4 years at point 1, only took 1 minute and 3 LE vehicles responded.
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Canoe » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:50 pm

gyre wrote:Image

I once flew along and then into the little airport out at the tip where you land after passing over the scrub-bush/swamp. They do build well there. You could barely see the tunnel entrance/exit. They put the subway in after I was last there, but I expect they've built the stations to the same hidden-from-plain-sight standards?
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby gyre » Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:34 pm

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby portaplaya » Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:10 pm

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Eric » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:22 pm

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby lemur » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:32 pm

oh fer fucks sake.

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby CrispyDave » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:57 pm

He did say Section 8, there must be some insight here to that? :)
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby EspressoDude » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:44 pm

Playa+Tom wrote:Exodus is an annual rite of passage, there are no shortcuts, savor the experience.



read that as: "Exodus is an anal rite of passage, savor the experience."
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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby lemur » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:47 pm

FAIR USE
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the person who made the point one image that is in the background of my photograph did not expose it correctly, also, i think the composition is a bit boring.

you can see the error of their ways for yourself by visiting this website:

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there is also this image which is posted as a fair use parody ...

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OH.. WITHOUT CREDIT?

i guess the ugly logo for yer biz in the corner isnt enough attribution ?

perhaps this fair use parody which attributes it to the owner is good enough?

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby Bob » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:52 pm

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Re: Fast Pass???

Postby lemur » Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:06 pm

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Re: Fast Pass???

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