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by gidget
Mon Jul 12, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Alcohol Gifts
Replies: 37
Views: 4631

no one really drinks wine on the playa. I do! And not Franzia either.... I plan on bringing a few bottles of my private reserve out from the cellar, including a leftover bottle of champagne from my wedding last year, which my husband and I will enjoy in our crystal wedding flutes out in open playa ...
by gidget
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Playa Essentials at Harbor Freight & Tools.
Replies: 30
Views: 2979

Best price on tarps! Plus no shipping (and no sales tax in OR :) )
by gidget
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: How much alcohol should one bring?
Replies: 79
Views: 10544

ygmir wrote:is that the one right by the I-5 freeway?

and:
you can't get 190 proof everclear in CA...........


Yup! between Yreka and Weed... across the freeway and just south of the metal cow and the State of Jefferson hay barn...

I don't drink everclear so....
by gidget
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: How much alcohol should one bring?
Replies: 79
Views: 10544

I just discovered the glory of the Liquor Expo in Montague, CA. It's a mall of cheap booze! Drove through on the way back from Reno (it was organize the BM storage unit weekend!) and prices were $1-$5 less than in NV, $3-$10+ less than in my lovely prohibitionist OR. I am through buying liquor in Or...
by gidget
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

Ah, Blueberries are good. just bought 4 more pints today. Last day of sale ($1.25 each) have 10 in fridge now !! Think we've gone thru 20 in 4 weeks. Living near Jersey has benefits. All except first 2 were $0.99 to $1.50 :P Not too bad... I am always disgusted by the price of blueberries and raspb...
by gidget
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Exp. RVers: Suggestions for House rules for renting an RV
Replies: 91
Views: 20237

I would highly recommend bringing a few tents, extra bedding and shade just in case you all want to kill each other after a couple of days in that small space. You may need an escape in case someone snores, or starts gettin' busy, or turns out to be a coke-addled sociopath...
by gidget
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Miniatures of YOUR THEME CAMP/ART Needed!
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Yay! I can't wait for the mini Mega- and Minitropolis'! Your video is very cool! AntiM, it wouldn't be complete without the Home for Wayward Art... I hope you have time (though I understand if you don't). Speaking of which.... We are also in need of representations of Center Camp, Playa Info, DPW, A...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: My birthday is Burn night, and I need ideas
Replies: 36
Views: 3844

FaeTora wrote:Ok. Not all strippers are whores. Most of them just have issues with men. At least in my experience.

I have no problems with either strippers or whores. More power to them all. One of my dearest friends, though not a stripper, is so big a whore that I call her the whole brothel.
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: favorite playa utterances
Replies: 94
Views: 20258

Remark wrote:WHEN: 2002 Dusk, Middle of nowhere playa, friend and I walking and two guys on bikes coming right at us very very fast.


Same year, almost same scenario: this guy blazes right past my hubby yelling "Drunk on bike! Drunk on bike!"
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: My birthday is Burn night, and I need ideas
Replies: 36
Views: 3844

haolegolucky wrote:Strippers n' beer!

Come to think of it, a quick trip to Whiskey & Whores should set you up for a grand birthday... you'll have the time of your life and won't remember a thing!
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

ygmir wrote:I'm sure the infection, blood poisoning and scar will be worth the fantastic, best ever in my life, blueberries you bring.

Yay for antioxidants
:lol:
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Shit, I hope they're good this year... you're giving me grower's anxiety!
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

Sorry! Esplanade & 7:00
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

Yeah, guess I'm just a fruit snob. I like my berries firm.... actual berries... and fruit..... Ahem... Come visit us at C.R.T.T. I always try to gift some blueberries to the neighbors on Friday morning before they spoil... It's amazing how many turn them down! Hope the crop turns out! It's late this...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

Are you there by the Friday before ygmir? The berries get mighty tired after more than one day on playa, even in the cooler...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Favorite gift to receive at home? :)
Replies: 14
Views: 3417

I like the intangible gifts a lot... happening upon a really great performance is really up there. The best gift may have been stumbling upon one of the most excellent drag shows I've ever seen on the way back from the portapotties. :D
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Leaving Burning Man before the Burn
Replies: 50
Views: 11880

(Aside) Note to self, kill gidget on Monday night exodus so she never has the chance to spill the beans and spoil the best part of the burn again. Shit.... ummm..... I mean..... fire rocks! Party! Whoo-hooo! Go home on Friday people! Beat the crowds! Nothing to see here. Move along..... Who reads t...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?
Replies: 124
Views: 10326

frozen blueberries Ever tried pouring a little sweetened cream over frozen blueberries? The cream coats the berries and freezes on contact... yummy creamy fruity goodness. Any early arrivals want fresh organic blueberries/raspberries/apples/pears? Provided this fucked up weather doesn't completely ...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: How Early Can I Get In?
Replies: 52
Views: 4516

I believe there is already many a thread out there on this topic... may want to do a search for those... much advice to be had... much snark to be had too... which will undoubtedly follow right... about......... now?
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Leaving Burning Man before the Burn
Replies: 50
Views: 11880

I'm in the same boat as bigbluedoggy and CapSmashy what with the building and breaking down the esplanade theme camp... when we leave on Tuesday we have been in the desert for 2 weeks and are really ready to go home, yet still kinda don't want to leave... This is my 8th consecutive burn and I have n...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Burning Man no more?
Replies: 34
Views: 6318

Burning Man is being moved to my house. Things you need to know: I can sleep 3 in my living room, 2 in my bedroom (Hushville). Tickets will not be sold at the door, so be ready to buy online. My neighbors are loud bitches, so go nuts--my stereo is new and amenable to the task. Coffee and ice is ava...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: My birthday is Burn night, and I need ideas
Replies: 36
Views: 3844

Boo. :(
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: My birthday is Burn night, and I need ideas
Replies: 36
Views: 3844

Oh that sucks! It just always seemed like a good idea... Bad seal or shattering or what?
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Things to consider on the way to BRC
Replies: 13
Views: 1868

Fire_Moose wrote:It took 6 alien abductions and some minor surgery but they finally got it right!


That's why my ass hurts? :? Stupid tin foil hat didn't do shit...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: My birthday is Burn night, and I need ideas
Replies: 36
Views: 3844

Stop by C.R.T.T. for Candy or a Spanking, we'll give you both! Find a playa choir to sing Happy Birthday in 4 part harmony... As for ice cream, find one of those ice cream maker balls... I think they sell them at wally world or other department stores... you put the mix in the core of the ball, add ...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 157675

Fusible webbing comes in many widths. you could even do it all at once and fuse it right to the sleeve. zero moop factor after it's ironed on to the ribbon :) Great stuff. I used a brand called Stitch Witch. I just like saying Stitch Witch. Depending on the fabric, Stitch Witchery or other fusibles...
by gidget
Tue Jul 06, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: Silence of the Lambs DANCE CONTEST!
Replies: 4
Views: 1170

stickydingo wrote:Bonus points for the proper right-handed "tuck" maneuver I might imagine?


Bet your sweet ass! :D

shroom wrote:I will see this! How awesome!


See it?!?!? Participation is so much more fun!!! And everyone gets a prize...
by gidget
Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Where do you keep your Burning Man ticket?
Replies: 63
Views: 7891

My husband hides them.... not intentionally from me, but I don't know where they are... hmmm..... I should probably find out where.....
by gidget
Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Things to consider on the way to BRC
Replies: 13
Views: 1868

Ummm.... Fire Moose..... how did you read ALL of my thoughts?!?!? Fuckin' eerie man..... :lol:
by gidget
Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:14 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Truck Rental, something you may not know
Replies: 40
Views: 10514

Budget is good. We go with them every year. Make sure to clean the truck well before you return. The only negative experience we had with them was that one year the truck died on the way back to Reno. They did send out a replacement truck, plus a bunch of guys to repack the new truck, who then broke...

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