There are so many money topics to choose from. The American debt debacle. My search for a financial advisor. More insight from the Millionaire Fastlane book. But the hottest topic today and yesterday has been Burning Man tickets.
Holy shit, for the first time in the event’s history, tickets have sold out. There’s still another month to go before the gates open yet the opportunity to buy tickets online through our ticket vendor is no longer available. That’s not to say that tickets cannot still be purchased. They can, to the tune of thousands of dollars on Ebay.
Tickets go on sale early in the year, starting at $210. They get progressively more and more expensive with the last price at $360. How any could have afforded to continue to wait is beyond me! But still, I truly feel sorry for people who didn’t get a chance to buy a ticket and now have to contend with Craigslist, auctions, and inflated ticket prices.
I am shocked—since the very idea of tickets not being available is very hard for me to believe.
I am frightened—because the city’s population has hit its 50,000+ maximum which means more stress on staff, volunteers, resources, porta-potties, Exodus.
I am excited—I feel like there’s been more buzz with this year’s Burn than there has been in quite a long time.
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