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by flipper
Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: TRAVEL STRATEGIES TO AND FROM THE PLAYA!
Replies: 7
Views: 1269

The reason there are not more shuttles, is based on the amount of goods that need to go out there- not just luggage, but food and water. Note that even BioBus has limits on what you can take. These work best for those in theme camps with meal plans. I rode to the playa one time in a truck whose main...
by flipper
Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Glasses
Replies: 52
Views: 14669

current and last prescription glasses, two pairs M-44 army surplus goggles, (or maybe three, last year I had one lost and one loaned out during the big storm).

And on the fourth of juplaya I tried those 9.99 "as seen on TV" "HD" sunglasses that go over prescription glasses and LOVED them.
by flipper
Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: planning my 2nd year
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Many theme camps repeat year after year, so check the burningman.com list of 08 camps for one that matches your philosophy and/or geography, and then the 09 when it updates... Or with enough of you, just camp together as an unregistered mini-theme (or themeless) camp. Some packing lists are availabl...
by flipper
Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: wedding day needs!! well actually wants! =)
Replies: 20
Views: 2519

Re: wedding day needs!! well actually wants! =)

Hello I'm planning to get married on friday the 4th at sunrise and would like a photographer to come thru and would like some henna painting on my hands and feet the day before also some sort of art car to act as a chariot to wisk us away after!! So if you could help me make this happen please let ...
by flipper
Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Leave No Trace
Topic: Baby wipe recommendations?
Replies: 27
Views: 4041

Now adays I rely on the Human Carcass Wash, and or a camping shower bag to bathe. But when it comes to wipes for cleaning the body, I recommend these (http://www.comfortbath.com/bathing.cfm) No, seriously. While designed for the bed-bound, you can't get into a bathtub on the playa either... These ar...
by flipper
Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Getting married on the Playa?
Replies: 5
Views: 1263

@ginger - if you need full service wedding, I'm ordained, PM me.
by flipper
Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:43 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: 24 hour grocery stores in Reno?
Replies: 20
Views: 7207

There's another 24-hour Winco, at 9750 S. Virginia, off US 395. Follow signs toward the airport and pass the airport exit to continue 4 miles to Exit 61. More convenient from the interstate, but closed 1am-5am are two Save Marts (ex-Albertsons) that are a 1/2 mile north off I-80. Exit 10 is at 10500...
by flipper
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme
Topic: McCain? i'm a lil scared...
Replies: 49
Views: 19155

McCain went to Sturgis instead. And joked that Cindy should compete in topless contest... This is not April 1.....


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/0 ... 17053.html
by flipper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme Camps
Topic: 1st timer
Replies: 14
Views: 3613

An updated version of what I posted in the 2007 category 18 months ago Ways to find a theme camp to join, if you wish to: 1. Check the eplaya threads. Several will actively seek participants. 2. Sign up for your regional e-mail list at http://regionals.burningman.com/ Go to events and meet people. I...
by flipper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Will my relationship survive Burning Man?
Replies: 42
Views: 17111

Ever see THE AMAZING RACE on TV? Where they take 8 or 9 teams of two (newlyweds, bf/gf, brother/sisters, etc) and set them off on a race around the world? By the third week, two teams are at each others' throats, two teams are cruising w/o a problem in the word and the rest are somewhere in the mid...
by flipper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Goggles..
Replies: 46
Views: 7142

There may be more fashionable choices, but M-44 is the model of the military spec ones that will fit over most glasses, despite what American Science/Surplus says. http://www.armynavysales.com/c-18-goggles.aspx http://www.sciplus.com/singleItem.cfm/terms/13585 I tried swim goggles one year and they ...
by flipper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme Camps
Topic: Out of Africa, 1875-1907 [Victorian theme camp-unregistered]
Replies: 64
Views: 31613

I for one am interested in this theme camp.. It seems at one time you could write in you theme camp laocation at Info Camp.. correct me if i'm wrong.. But if the O o A camp would place signs at soe of the steam or kenetic camps "we" would be able connect, "for a jolly good time I say". You can go f...
by flipper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: 2008 Art & Performance
Topic: Tattoos on the Playa
Replies: 28
Views: 15065

[quote="skibear"]I'd think the TEMPORARY stick on tattoos (good for up to 5 days) would be great -and safe. They're available at a lot of places online. They could be gifted out on-playa. hth :shock:[/quote] Yeah, those and just simple rubber stamps. Over at the carcass wash that's the third or four...
by flipper
Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Other than joining a theme camp, how can I participate???
Replies: 20
Views: 2908

... and then donate a square of fabric with a word on it to Scrap Eden/BRAF's project. For details:

http://blackrockarts.org/projects/scrap ... playa-2008
by flipper
Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17087
Views: 1384062

[quote="MozyBonz"][size=24]Fuck![/size] Anyone seen the city map and camp placements yet?[/quote]

Halfway there
http://www.burningman.com/preparation/maps/08_maps/
by flipper
Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:10 am
Forum: 2008 Theme Camps
Topic: Sex Camps?
Replies: 34
Views: 11507

A zen perspective

If you are and unpaired hetero male looking for sex at Burning Man you will not find it. Once you truly stop looking it may find you. Any camp is a "sex camp" if you are found to be desirable enough in looks and/or personality. A "sex camp" is not one for you if you are found to be undesirable in pe...
by flipper
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What kind of music would you prefer to hear out on the playa
Replies: 74
Views: 9087

Any time: Live and original (March 4, Environmental Encroachment, some guy and his guitar) Night: The thumpy techno is the heartbeat of the playa, but I'll always pick Adrian's mashups and funk from Black Rock Roller Disco. If folks dance to it, I'll accept it. Day: I'd love to give the techno a res...
by flipper
Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Tipycal departure time from the Playa? Arranging ride there?
Replies: 7
Views: 1286

Agreed. Last year I filled two rideshare slots in my car using the Playa info intranet, but you can also just ask around. Everyone has a little more space since their most of their food and water left the playa via the blue saunas. RNO to BRC it's more spread out and some get approval for early arri...
by flipper
Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: any advice on renting a vehicle?
Replies: 4
Views: 2039

And also...

If you don't have a lot of luggage, it fits your schedule, and you can deal with the chaotic kitchen plans, you can take the Green Tortiose's bus... Otherwise, you can try to find deals somewhere between kayak.com, fatwallet.com, and the other suspects. Depending on your schedule if you rent, you ca...
by flipper
Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: College Starts During Burning Man!!! NOOOOOO!!!
Replies: 33
Views: 6313

[quote="pbmaniac2000"]Thanks to the Democratic National Convention being in Denver this year I will also have the week before burning man off as well. So I get to go to burning man for two weeks this year. I couldn't be more excited. [/quote] Um... DNC happens the first four days of Burning Man... (...
by flipper
Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: A natural washing up detergent?
Replies: 21
Views: 2926

[quote="Intubater69"]I've been reading up on this as well, and what Ive read leans me to using Dr Bronners soaps for most if not all of my cleaning, from my teeth to my utensils, especially the peppermint flavor. Comments? Suggestions? Anecdotal evidence?[/quote] That's what the human carcass wash u...
by flipper
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Freight train hopping!
Replies: 60
Views: 17136

[quote="Sensei"][b]If[/b], I repeat, [b]if[/b] you bring $$$ you shouldn't have any problem finding people in Reno who are headed to BRC. Just go to a grocery store and when you see somone walking out with 20 gal. of water... or you notice all the PVC hanging of their Volkswagen Jetta... or you see ...
by flipper
Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Alright, who's art project included goat slaughter?
Replies: 14
Views: 3214

Alright, who's art project included goat slaughter?

from http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_8583670 REDWOOD CITY — Vidia the goat and Luther the sheep won a long-delayed victory in court Friday when the Half Moon Bay rancher accused of neglecting their well-being was sentenced to 20 days in county jail. ...The rancher has denied abusin...
by flipper
Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Favorite Description of Burning Man ?
Replies: 135
Views: 31511

an Art Festival is to Burning Man as a nice Restaurant is to the most kick-ass potluck ever
by flipper
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: 2008 Theme
Topic: "To Be Continued…"
Replies: 68
Views: 19264

[quote="SFNathan"]I have a camp of people who I go to Burning Man with from London who are all annoyed with the theme because they think it's exclusive. It's not just Americans who are 'tripping' on this. It couldn't hurt to add something that explicitly deals with this issue to make the theme more ...
by flipper
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: 2008 Theme Camps
Topic: BDSM Camp?
Replies: 34
Views: 16451

Of my three years this was the most "vanilla" Esplanade. TOA said they're coming only in even years.

There was sort of a kink/gay ghetto on the 3:00 side. Arachne's Web 2007 was not the same folks as Camp Arachnid to 06, though the same intent...
by flipper
Tue Aug 14, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Layover In Reno
Replies: 29
Views: 5275

I've been booking at consolidator GTAhotels.com and getting lower rates than other sites. Also Saturday night pre-opening is the closing night of the Nevada State Fair. Can we get a burner to win the "Best use of Duct Tape" competition? http://www.nvstatefair.com/content/blogcategory/33/53/ and sund...
by flipper
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: TATTOO ANTHROPOLOGIST TO BURN WITH DISCOVERY CHANNEL?
Replies: 112
Views: 22572

[quote="Bob"] BTW, when was the last time you saw a media story anywhere about a normal, average buhrner, as opposed to some megalomaniacal funded artist? Maybe you people should write stories about yourselves instead of whining & peeping like baby birds about other people's forms of expression.[/qu...

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