Before you take a ticket for either bus 1 or bus 2, go to the Mariner Web Site. Click on "Check your qualification points for the upcoming AMR competition (for bus eligibility)". Check for your "rank in ship as of third night". This number is in the column fifth from the right. "1" is the highest rank.
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