Posts Tagged ‘ lottery ’

STEP Hysteria: Realistic Answers for Rational Burners

March 5, 2012
By Kodiak
Step News

[I]t was 12:45. Friday March 2nd and I had something important to do. I had to register for STEP. I was at work and in the midst of a project. I stepped away (no pun [...]

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Don’t Panic: One Burner’s View of the Lottery

March 1, 2012
By Kodiak

I realize there is a lot of hurt and anger over the ticketing debacle. I’m not going to beat the optimist drum because optimism doesn’t spontaneously generate tickets…but then neither does pessimism. The cold hard [...]

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February 18, 2012
By Zeut Ryot

RULE #1- NO WHINING. I am hearing a lot of negativity on the lists these days. Everyone’s talking about how the lottery was lame, STEP is insensitive, and the 10,000-ticket “handout” is elitist and awful. [...]

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New Burning Man Lottery Closes, Leaving Many Concerned

February 3, 2012
By Jessi 'Sprocket' Janusee

[T]he main lottery sale for 2012 Burning Man tickets has officially closed. Although 40,000 tickets have been sold, there are many burners who were not chosen in the new lottery system. The backlash to the [...]

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