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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Trips » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:21 pm

WTF!?

My timestamp is 12:04.

You're just trying to make me freak out, aren't you?
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Trips » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:30 pm

Did the 12:06/12:07ers get tickets or ARE WE BEING DISCRIMINATED AGAINST?!?

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STEP DISCRIMINATION!

Postby Trips » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:38 pm

OMGWTFFTNoize.

I HAD A STEP TIME STAMP OF 12:04 AND THEY SOLD TICKETS TO OLD TIMERS WITH A TIMESTAMP OF 12:10.

DISCKRIMMINATIN' CUZ I ONLY BEEN DER ONCE!
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Savannah » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:48 pm

Hey there, Trips. Time stamps are imperfect. They're focused on because they pass the time . . . not quite linearly.

Here's an example from last year.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:59 pm

Woo=hoo, unjon!
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:02 am

I was joking.. and look what I started.


I have to admit that love that.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby illy dilly » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:47 pm

unjonharley wrote:Ticket is at will call.

Time stamp 12:10

unjon, were you asking for 1 ticket or 2?

Trips wrote:OMGWTFFTNoize.

I HAD A STEP TIME STAMP OF 12:04 AND THEY SOLD TICKETS TO OLD TIMERS WITH A TIMESTAMP OF 12:10.

DISCKRIMMINATIN' CUZ I ONLY BEEN DER ONCE!

Trips, same with you. Looking for 1 ticket or 2?

Its possible, that unjon was the next person in line looking for a single ticket, and only a single ticket was available.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Trips » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:20 pm

If we're going to be entirely honest, I have the patience of a monk. I have a calm, collected demeanor, and a spirit still as a reflecting pond.

I enjoy portraying myself to be somewhat of a tool. It passes the time.

WHERDAFUX mah tikt?! LOOSIN' mah shit!

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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Trips » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:20 pm

Also, I was looking for 2 tickets.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby unjonharley » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:56 pm

Asked for only one tic.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Trips » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:51 pm

OMGWTFTSI BS

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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Ratty » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:25 am

Unjon, my current hero. (For being ticketshit).
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby jennturner » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:38 am

So frustrating. Seems like nothing is happening on the ticket market. :/
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Ratty » Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:33 am

It's early yet. 5 months from now everyone that wants a ticket will have one. Plan accordingly. Full steam ahead.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby freeeeeman » Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:37 pm

Ratty wrote:It's early yet. 5 months from now everyone that wants a ticket will have one. Plan accordingly. Full steam ahead.


that's what i've been telling my campmates that don't have tickets... but part of me still wonders and i'm still happy that i have a ticket...
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Schtev » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:53 am

In the STEP queue. Yeeeeeeeeeee.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Trips » Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:17 am

Timestamp or stfu.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby RyanZwicker » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:56 pm

My apologies for the newbie burgin question. But i signed up for the STEP program also. I'm just lost on the (Time Stamp) comments. What is and where do you find the time stamp thing. I'm starting to doubt that i completed the registration. lol

Thanks for your time
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby TT120 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:17 pm

Don't sweat it Ryan, the timestamps mean nothing. If you got a confirm e-mail then you're in STEP.

The timestamp they're talking about only applies to the first few minutes when STEP opened several weeks ago. In reality, they're looking at a mail server timestamp on the confirm e-mail which doesn't mean anything in regard to your place in line in STEP.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:47 pm

Big life changes have had the unexpected side effect of probably clearing my late August schedule. This caused me to reflect more deeply on my continued ambivalence toward my first year BM experiences.

Then I realized, f*ck it, I really want to do lamplighting again. Guess I'm a sucker for "ceremony" focusing on drawn-out physical punishment while wearing a kickass robe.

So I just signed up for a ticket in STEP.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby trilobyte » Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:20 pm

Big life changes and unexpected side effects sound a little daunting, but hooray for joining the queue, BSG! Glad to hear you're planning a return, good luck and a speedy queue to all who wait.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Savannah » Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:59 pm

Awesome, BoyScoutGirl. I hope the ensuing months become more serene.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby pratty » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:09 pm

How's everyone going with STEP in regards to getting tickets?! I'm assuming they will continue be distributed right up until just before the event? First time Aussie so just getting my head around it all :)
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Ratty » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:29 pm

It's too early to expect abunch of tickets flowing through the step. When people realize they won't be needing theirs, then they'll turn them back in electronically. Once they get the hard copy they can't turn it into step. Don't worry. There are plenty of tickets. I don't have one and I'm not concerned. They will come.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby trilobyte » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:58 pm

Read the info on the tickets page, details and dates can be found there. I expect that STEP would be slow-moving at first (as it was last year), as a lot of the fence-sitters haven't yet figured out whether they'll be going or not.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Monkey01 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:32 am

Heya trilobyte,how long would you think till out number comes up? I joined about 3 weeks ago... i wanna book flights etc but am nervous not getting a ticket.. any ideas.. you appear to be the man about this grid
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Monkey01 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:31 am

Thankyou trilobyte...seems like everyone is just waiting...checking..waiting...checking

Monkey01 wrote:Heya trilobyte,how long would you think till out number comes up? I joined about 3 weeks ago... i wanna book flights etc but am nervous not getting a ticket.. any ideas.. you appear to be the man about this grid
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Savannah » Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:01 pm

June is the classic drop-out month for people who back out of the Burn. New jobs or responsibilities, unforeseen events, a clearer idea of how much the trip costs, plain old nervousness, etc.

I know that's a while to wait. It's a good reason to tell everyone you know you're looking, because they may know someone who is backing out and needs to sell. It's always more comfortable to buy/sell with someone you know at least a little.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby tootled » Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:29 pm

Hey monkey,

I'm heading over from Melbourne and am in STEP as well as couldn't get a ticket first time.

I've optimistically gone ahead and booked my flights - everyone I've spoken to seems confident tickets will come up, although may be getting close to the event.
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Re: I'm in S T E P

Postby Turtleburp » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:24 pm

tootled wrote:Hey monkey,

I'm heading over from Melbourne and am in STEP as well as couldn't get a ticket first time.

I've optimistically gone ahead and booked my flights - everyone I've spoken to seems confident tickets will come up, although may be getting close to the event.


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