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by Elliot
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?

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by Elliot
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?

Darn right I engaged! S_ting and her boyfriend belong to my camp's extended family.
And my RhoadesCar has been used for the same purpose many times already. And it has extra low gears.
Hmmm.... I also have a pedal-rickshaw. Maybe I ought to take that one out of mothballs this year.
by Elliot
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?

s_ting wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:34 am
We are looking into modding a trike so that my boyfriend can pedal me and I can just sit, but having a difficult time finding a good base trike to use that isn't $500+
All right... RhoadesCar it is. Stand by for PM.
by Elliot
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?
Replies: 16
Views: 478

Re: Burning Post-ACL Surgery?

:D You rang? S_ting and I are already connected. She has been riding our Perk Bikes for several years! A wonderful loyal supporter of our bike repair efforts, she is. But seven weeks does sound too short a time, regardless of how many wheels her vehicle has. Too important long term, as was already p...
by Elliot
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: To Shade or Not to Shade?
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: To Shade or Not to Shade?

I have three Costco carports set up in my back yard, and they measure a full 10 feet wide. And you can always splay a couple legs out a few extra inches.

Oh, definitely have shade over your tent, yes.
by Elliot
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service, Piano Bar, & Much More 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Re: Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service, Piano Bar, & Much More 2018

:D Excellent! Looking forward to seeing you again, Guy! In other news.... Inquiries are pouring in about our fundraising campaign, and the ever popular Loaner Bikes that are our top Perk. Well... we are not allowed to discuss that here -- ePlaya Terms Of Service, ya know. So please head on over to t...
by Elliot
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: On-Playa Project Fundraisers
Topic: ELLIOT'S NAKED BICYCLE SERVICE & PIANO BAR 2018! -- Fundraiser for Elliot's Bicycle Service
Replies: 0
Views: 59

ELLIOT'S NAKED BICYCLE SERVICE & PIANO BAR 2018! -- Fundraiser for Elliot's Bicycle Service

:D ELLIOT'S NAKED BICYCLE SERVICE & PIANO BAR 2018! - - Fundraiser for Elliot's Bicycle Service Announcing!.... Elliot’s Naked Bicycle Service & Piano Bar Fundraiser, featuring Loaner Bicycles and cheap schwag as Perks! Like last year, when we repaired 677 bicycles, we need donations to make the cam...
by Elliot
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: "Similar Topics"
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: "Similar Topics"

What JK said.
But now the Similar Topics is gone from my screen!
Thanks, Traveler In Time!
by Elliot
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: "Similar Topics"
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: "Similar Topics"

Annnnnd... I have my answer to "Why...".
Thanks, Trilo!

(Yes, it is lonely at the top. ;-) )
by Elliot
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: New in town
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: New in town

Hi, Amy, welcome aboard!
I'm pretty sure we Burners can "do support system".

Don't forget to subscribe to Jack Rabbit Speaks -- the official BM e-newsletter. On the main website, yes.
by Elliot
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: "Similar Topics"
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: "Similar Topics"

Yessss! Indeed. ePlaya is much appreciated.
by Elliot
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: "Similar Topics"
Replies: 7
Views: 217

"Similar Topics"

Why do we still have that list of "Similar Topics" at the bottom of the page? I find it worse than useless. Many of the suggested topics are not similar at all, and others are outdated. I don't remember ever benefiting from opening one of those -- of course, I no longer do. To me, it is nothing but ...
by Elliot
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Chicago virgin
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Chicago virgin

Hi, Little Chicago Burgin! Welcome to ePLaya. On this forum, we like to see more information in an introduction, such as more about what art and/or science and/or craftiness and resourcefulness you plan to contribute to the BRC community. But since you asked for "help figuring out the rest", I will ...
by Elliot
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Only 6" of 24" lag screw is threaded
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: Only 6" of 24" lag screw is threaded

At 24" long, they better be at least 1/2" diameter -- to my way of thinking (though... I am not an engineer).
Regardless... it appears you are all set. See you in the Dust! :D
by Elliot
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Bicycle Technician may be available
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Bicycle Technician may be available

Human beings are a wonderful bunch, able to think independently and develop their own opinions, emotions, and habits. A minor downside… is that occasionally we suffer personality mismatches. No-one’s fault – just “not a good fit”, as we say these days. When this happens in the camp that bears my nam...
by Elliot
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Only 6" of 24" lag screw is threaded
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: Only 6" of 24" lag screw is threaded

What Motsky said.
And if I may add; You don't mention diameter, but I expect your 24" lags will hold just fine for your purpose.
If they had more threads... it might even be too difficult to screw them in and out. I have twisted the head off a few 3/8 x 14.
by Elliot
Fri May 18, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service, Piano Bar, & Much More 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service, Piano Bar, & Much More 2018

:D Obviously... Elliot’s Naked Bicycle Service, Healing & Mystic Arts Center, Body Painting Free-For-All, & Piano Bar …is returning in 2018! Last year we “officially” repaired 677 bicycles – plus those we failed to write down. And the Do-It-Yourself shop was also a hit, once again. And don’t forget ...
by Elliot
Wed May 09, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Decent box wine?
Replies: 98
Views: 20211

Re: Decent box wine?

We settled on Franzia Crisp White. "Crisp White" sounds dreadful, doesn't it?! Well, it is sweet. But people tell me it is perfect on Playa -- refreshing, they often say when I ask. I cannot explain how that works, but I agree with it myself. In many other settings, it might be considered a de ss er...
by Elliot
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Virgin burner from Delaware / Belgium.
Replies: 11
Views: 987

Re: Virgin burner from Delaware / Belgium.

https://i.imgur.com/iFtmdDy.jpg It took me about five seconds to find this location on Google StreetView. Right. There. Where GLØD Hår & Velvære is now (GLOW Hair & Well-being)... was the cobbler's shop -- easy walking distance from my childhood home on the outskirts of Oslo, Norway. The building l...
by Elliot
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Virgin burner from Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 626

Re: Virgin burner from Australia

Welcome aboard, Sophthp! The others have already given you good advice. I might add... subscribe to Jack Rabbit Speaks -- the official BM e-newsletter. And from my camp's perspective (as an example)... you might want to tell us more about your talents and skills, and what you might want to learn and...
by Elliot
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: No-Dig Ground Screw?
Replies: 6
Views: 857

No-Dig Ground Screw?

Any experience with this sort of mail-box anchor? It goes 21 inches into the ground. I wonder whether muscle power is enough? (Of course... "Give me a long enough lever....", but as a practical matter?) https://www.homedepot.com/p/Mayne-No-Dig-Ground-Screw-580D00000/100592729?cm_mmc=socialmedia%7CP%...
by Elliot
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Art & Performance
Topic: Eplaya Meet & Greet 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1857

Re: Eplaya Meet & Greet 2018

TT120 wrote:I just put on a Sparr name tag and they let me right in, no questions.........
...
(Is there a milk-squirting-out-my-nose smiley?)
(Yes, Sparr is a perfectly good egg. We are all different, and it would be terribly boring if we were not.)
by Elliot
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Oh the places you go alright
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Oh the places you go alright

Did someone say "body paint"? We have gallons and gallons of paint, and a nice shaded space with spill-proof floor. Come on over and paint somebody! Bring a friend to adorn with our paint -- whatever. Noon to 6, mostly, but.... Plus... Friday morning is of special interest, to prepare the ladies for...
by Elliot
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 148
Views: 7910

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Traveller in Time wrote:A thing may be; you only can buy two tickets from BM
Folks who buy $1,200 tickets can likely have their secretary by a second pair, and the gardener a third pair, and so on -- I should think.

As for "People are weird".... (We have a winner!) And how....
by Elliot
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 148
Views: 7910

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

I looked at my Burner Profile a day or two ago. And there was a button for purchasing $1,200 tickets. As I recall from previous years, the $1,200 tickets may not sell out at all. With these tickets still available directly from BM, there would be no reason on Earth to buy one from an unknown third p...
by Elliot
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 148
Views: 7910

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Late in strike week, I had occasion to watch a DPW crew take down the street sign posts and such. Then they seemed to take a break by our camp -- directly upwind, as it happened. Soon, the breeze delivered a storm of cigarette butts into our camp. Before they took their break, I walked over to them ...
by Elliot
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Art & Performance
Topic: Eplaya Meet & Greet 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1857

Re: Eplaya Meet & Greet 2018

Stored horizontal... may have saved it, by keeping the cork wet and tight. Wait. What am I saying.... Screw cap with plastic seal?
Regardless, this will be a Ceremony, for sure. :-)
by Elliot
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 148
Views: 7910

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

I have a pile of plastic envelopes full of maps, survival guides, WWW, and assorted newspapers, and other paper stuff. Enough so I use it to make collages with at times. I even have a couple 2001 passports from the game where you got doubloons. I knew this stuff couldn't be "rare" and "valuable". lol

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