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    So I'm sitting in line for car camping and have been here since noon, over 3 hours and they don't have enough security to search all the rows of cars.

    The side that is being searched is taking forever. They're popping hoods, checking spare tires, unpacking bags, unrolling sleeping bags. It's insane considering there are hundreds if not thousands of cars and they're spending 10-20 min per car.

    Honestly I doubt I'll even be searched before sunset.

    This is bullshit. We paid all this money and they don't have enough security guards?

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    Motherfuckers.

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    Yah this is pretty re-dic-o-lous

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    I'm enjoying the nice cool library in Palm Springs myself. Have fun! :-p
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    oh my hell. it will be over before they seach all of those cars.

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    so much for the Sustainability theme. hundreds of cars idling for hours is great for the environment. sucks for you guys.

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    Maybe they're just being a little over-enthusiastic because this is the first day? I bet when the line double/triples, and their staff hasn't increased, they'll start waving cars through a little faster. I hope.

    Keep us posted.

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    By 9 tonight they will be over it and start waving through....if not...hide your stuff well

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    They settle down around 9pm
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    whatta bust. staff knows people will be bringing all kinds of shit. kinda inevitable, but they're just trying to do their job.

    but like the other dude said, i bet once lines start doubling, they'll have no choice but to start haulin the cars in

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    Any report on the overnight car lot (lot 7 I believe)?

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    What a bunch of bullsh!t, Sasquatch is no way like this and no security related events ever happen, nor do festival goers have to contend with a large money grubbing police presence either. I'm not saying that Coachella doesn't rock, it's just that in some ways Coachella has some serious issues.
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    Our group leader has been there since 11am or so. Says they weren't even letting ppl in at 2pm...glad i won't get there till 10pm.
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    how well are they checking bags?

    i just dont see how they could check everything in the car in a timely manner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fikus222 View Post
    What a bunch of bullsh!t, Sasquatch is no way like this and no security related events ever happen, nor do festival goers have to contend with a large money grubbing police presence either. I'm not saying that Coachella doesn't rock, it's just that in some ways Coachella has some serious issues.
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    I promised myself not to check the boards while I was here. But this line is crazy! There has to be 1000 cars waiting to get checked
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    hope it wont be like that when we arrive, around 9 or 10pm. thanks for the updates btw, very useful.

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    Wow, that is a bit excessive. I won't be getting in till around 10 tonight. Hopefully they've calmed down by then. I feel bad for everyone having to wait in line that long. I'm all for good security, but you'd think the Pope was making an appearance with those kind of searches.

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    lets hope friday morning is more relaxed.. sounds like a nightmare.

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    People who squat on others' campgrounds don't have to sit for hours in line. Have you seen much of this yet?
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    Yea I think a lot of men think they are bad ass, but a 12 year old with a AK can take me out I know ...... cr****

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    Quote Originally Posted by theGold View Post
    Any report on the overnight car lot (lot 7 I believe)?
    the overnight companion lot works smoothly, u just have to be able to find it cos theres really no signs to direct u to it. no real search when i went thru that entrance. they just checked any bags and stuff on you. and no body pat down either.

    it did seem though that the lot was filling up fast.

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    yeeessss score

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    Quote Originally Posted by FuturaBold View Post
    the overnight companion lot works smoothly, u just have to be able to find it cos theres really no signs to direct u to it. no real search when i went thru that entrance. they just checked any bags and stuff on you. and no body pat down either.

    it did seem though that the lot was filling up fast.
    If you had to guess what % of capacity it was at.. what would you guess?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Still-ill View Post
    If you had to guess what % of capacity it was at.. what would you guess?
    i came in at around 3:00 (typing this in the internet cafe actually) and there was not too many cars,if i had to guess, at that time, like only 10% really.but the lots not that big.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FuturaBold View Post
    i came in at around 3:00 (typing this in the internet cafe actually) and there was not too many cars,if i had to guess, at that time, like only 10% really.but the lots not that big.
    Right. I'm leaving in about an hour and I was curious as to how it looking. Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FuturaBold View Post
    i came in at around 3:00 (typing this in the internet cafe actually) and there was not too many cars,if i had to guess, at that time, like only 10% really.but the lots not that big.
    Thank you. Ill be there after midnight. If its full, does anyone have any suggestions?

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    These spaces are not 10X30. That's for sure
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