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by Flux
Wed Aug 24, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Sleep apnea/CPAP machines at Burning Man?
Replies: 27
Views: 8966

I was his neighbor, in fact Das Bus and I were on either side of him and neither one of us had any complaints. And this year just like I did last year I'll have my genny running 24x7x7 and the only reason people said anything about it last year was when they asked to tap into it or they didn't real...
by Flux
Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:26 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Sleep apnea/CPAP machines at Burning Man?
Replies: 27
Views: 8966

Point is it's a terrible waste, and rude to your neighbours, to run a 1000 watt generator all night -- even at its lowest setting -- to power a device that uses 12 watts on average. It's bad in just about every possible way. Running the CPAP alone on the generator would be wasteful of energy compar...
by Flux
Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:01 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Sleep apnea/CPAP machines at Burning Man?
Replies: 27
Views: 8966

My wife uses a CPAP. In 2003 we powered it using a small, super-quiet Yamaha generator (EF1000is), which worked flawlessly. This year, I'm still bringing the generator for other purposes, but am planning to run the CPAP from the car battery, then use either the generator or the car engine to keep th...
by Flux
Fri Jan 23, 2004 8:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wherever you go there you are
Replies: 20
Views: 3814

Excellent post, excellent story, and excellent strategy, Chai Guy! Good for you!
by Flux
Tue Jan 13, 2004 5:26 pm
Forum: 2004 Theme: the Vault of Heaven
Topic: 2004 Theme
Replies: 16
Views: 10226

technopatra wrote:
Patience wrote:At the Matt Gonzalez party, Larry said it was "Another World."

???


I believe he meant "an otherworld" tho that's not the actual name.

Good. "Another World" sounds like a soap opera.
by Flux
Sat Jan 10, 2004 5:10 pm
Forum: 2004 Theme: the Vault of Heaven
Topic: 2004 Theme
Replies: 16
Views: 10226

2004 Theme

(I can't vouch for the veracity of this, as it came from a mailing list (albeit a pretty well-regarded one) and not straight from the Burning Man organization. However, if you're just chomping at the bit to get started dreaming up your theme-related projects, here you go! -- Flux) Vault of Heaven In...
by Flux
Mon Dec 01, 2003 4:35 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Confessions.
Replies: 2168
Views: 234973

And as much as I dislike shrub, his trip to Baghdad impressed the hell out of me. I'm glad to see our troops were not forgotten! I confess that I still dislike him as much as ever, even after he spent untold taxpayer dollars flying all the way to Iraq to spend a whopping two hours with a whopping s...
by Flux
Mon Nov 17, 2003 5:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: why.............
Replies: 112
Views: 19137

Patience wrote:Excuse me? In what reality can a person eat four pounds of meat and not feel full?

Apparently on the "Donny & Marie Osmond Show" in 2000, or at least that worked for Richard LaFeare.

Details here (requires free registration, as they say).
by Flux
Mon Nov 17, 2003 5:36 pm
Forum: 2004 Share
Topic: Loking for Artist and finances
Replies: 2
Views: 1252

Hi bearsnest, I have a couple of suggestions for you, if you're interested. First, you should consider contacting the Black Rock Arts Foundation (I'm sure there's a link on http://www.burningman.com/) and looking into the possiblity of getting a grant. That's what they're there for! Second, it would...
by Flux
Mon Nov 17, 2003 5:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 38 gay dude new to SF seeks friends / psychonauts
Replies: 79
Views: 14221

I want 2 or 3 kids before I'm done, if it's possible for me to have any. She wants the same but in this day and age I'm playing it very cautious. I don't want to be just a child support check for her and never see my kids...I've seen that happen all around me and I don't want it to be my story. Don...
by Flux
Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 38 gay dude new to SF seeks friends / psychonauts
Replies: 79
Views: 14221

Drugs are like kids: ⋅ Just when you're sure you've had enough for a lifetime, you get a hankering for some more. (I have a 20-year-old and a 7-year-old; I know whereof I speak.) ⋅ You think they're gone for good, and the next day they're at your door again. (Hey, where are those...
by Flux
Mon Nov 17, 2003 10:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pissing match: Digiman/De Facto/Duh Fecto vs. whomever
Replies: 61
Views: 11081

That link would qualify as one of the worst wastes of bandwidth currently online. It totally sucks. That's why I specifically told you NOT to click it. But did you listen to me? Nooooo, of course not. Well, I hope you've learned your lesson, young man. When Flux tells you not to do something, it's ...
by Flux
Sun Nov 16, 2003 3:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Your porno name determined
Replies: 259
Views: 52125

Peanutbutter San Bernardino. Sounds like a recipe popular in the Inland Empire. Egads. Just the fact you know the term "Inland Empire" makes me very suspicious of you, Flux. I know, it scares me too. I might as well out myself now: I grew up behind the Orange Curtain. In my opinion, Orange County a...
by Flux
Sun Nov 16, 2003 1:03 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pissing match: Digiman/De Facto/Duh Fecto vs. whomever
Replies: 61
Views: 11081

Speaking of smileys...

Don't click this link!
by Flux
Sun Nov 16, 2003 12:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Your porno name determined
Replies: 259
Views: 52125

DE FACTO wrote:Hamster 166 Place.

If only you'd lived at 69...
by Flux
Sun Nov 16, 2003 12:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Your porno name determined
Replies: 259
Views: 52125

Blenderhead wrote:Peanutbutter San Bernardino.

Sounds like a recipe popular in the Inland Empire.
by Flux
Sat Nov 15, 2003 5:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: go ask alice
Replies: 276
Views: 49784

You should have used "big" after "such a" in both of those...
by Flux
Sat Nov 15, 2003 10:20 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: pain
Replies: 24
Views: 3362

Re: pain

alice wrote:ouch.

{hugs}
by Flux
Fri Nov 14, 2003 9:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Your porno name determined
Replies: 259
Views: 52125

Re: Your porno name determined

Princess Bernardine
by Flux
Fri Nov 14, 2003 7:09 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Satellite Images and GPS
Replies: 16
Views: 4871

Badger wrote:And another. Pyramid Lake with the playa in the upper right portion of the image.

In other news, an extremely large woman dropped a blue bikini top in the Nevada desert.
by Flux
Fri Nov 14, 2003 4:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Harmonic Concordance world event Nov 8th!!
Replies: 17
Views: 3360

Kinetic II wrote:I liked the rip snorting fire breathing flame your ass to the ground Badger.

Someone told me that Isotopia is taking over the flaming so Badger can take a break.
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 10:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Confessions.
Replies: 2168
Views: 234973

I confessi never stole a damn thing from strouds and regret never taking anything! they had these day glow vibrating stuffed plush bugs. I wish I had pocketed one every damn day and given them out at raves! That reminds me of a story you might enjoy. I had a friend who worked at a jewelry store. Th...
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Confessions.
Replies: 2168
Views: 234973

I confess that this has turned into the most boring thread on the e-playa. C'mon, people! I fucking STOLE something and then ADMITTED it. Bragging about a sexual conquest, real or imagined, is not a confession, no matter how you phrase it. NOW, FESS UP! But sex is the only naughty thing I do! Yeah,...
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 9:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what actor/actress do you think about when you ....
Replies: 113
Views: 13599

ramen wrote:I've always gotten a woody from Lamp Chop.

Lamp Chop? Is that what you get when you cross "The Clapper" with a Kung Fu movie?
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 9:41 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Drug Scene
Replies: 35
Views: 12859

Angry Butterfly wrote:Wish I had ever had enough to be "done" with it. I've only tripped twice!

Well, we'll just have to remedy that! <sticking foot out in front of AB>
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 6:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anybody on Friendster?
Replies: 14
Views: 2937

Tribe.net

If you want to check out tribe.net, you'll find lots of burners (the Burning Man tribe (community, affinity group, whatever) has 1,023 members), including a few people who are active here.
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 6:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I WAS ASKED IF I WAS IN A CULT BY A SOCIAL WORKER!
Replies: 39
Views: 6455

Duh. Thanks.

(I did a Google search and came up with a bunch of stuff in Welsh, and the acronym dictionary here had no listing for it. I thought you were getting fancy on us, AB!)
by Flux
Thu Nov 13, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I WAS ASKED IF I WAS IN A CULT BY A SOCIAL WORKER!
Replies: 39
Views: 6455

Angry Butterfly wrote:That teacher really needs to mhob.

mhob?
by Flux
Wed Nov 12, 2003 6:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Are aforceforgood's posts offensive?
Replies: 65
Views: 11984

Even if some of affg's typed comments could be interpreted as racist under some common definition, I think it's tedium at best and harassment at worst to single anyone out with a thread dedicated to their presumed failings. It's entirely different from engaging them in the context of a conversation...
by Flux
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How Smart are you really?...
Replies: 105
Views: 14267

III wrote:the people who really have it exhibit the symptoms to a degree which those only claiming to have it can't even imagine.

That happens a lot with depression, too.

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