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by ygmir
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

FIGJAM wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:24 am
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yes, something, offends or triggers so many....
by ygmir
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Prostelytize Here and Only Here.
Replies: 192
Views: 23661

Re: Prostelytize Here and Only Here.

tatonka wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:56 pm
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"Testify"
by ygmir
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2845
Views: 236488

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

lucky420 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:13 am
Fuck that lying piece o shit and his little dog mike too
the dog? really? you love animals...I thought?
by ygmir
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hey there Burners! Virgin Burner from Australia hopefully attending this years burn!
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: Hey there Burners! Virgin Burner from Australia hopefully attending this years burn!

This confuses me, though, @ Popeye: Are you saying tickets are cheaper now? Did I miss something? Ygmir: The guy I met said that he bought RT airline tickets from Australia about this time of year and they where so much cheaper than buying airline tickets in, say, July that he broke even on the $12...
by ygmir
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hey there Burners! Virgin Burner from Australia hopefully attending this years burn!
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: Hey there Burners! Virgin Burner from Australia hopefully attending this years burn!

Thank you very much Popeye i will give those searches a go! I very much intend on going and have already been looking as you do save a fair amount by getting a ticket early Welcome! Popeye gives good advice in searches. There is a lot of info here, if you dig around! Hi and welcome Chelsea_Jane. Yo...
by ygmir
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*rides in on War Rabbit*
*builds fire in SCC, starts campfire coffee*
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Happy New Year!

*heads for ROS*
by ygmir
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

AntiM wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:43 am
:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Yep. Fuck celebrating, I'm mostly just breathing.
Hugs....
by ygmir
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Leave No Trace
Topic: Burning Man fails 'Leave No Trace' inspection, has to go back to Black Rock Desert for more cleanup
Replies: 19
Views: 961

Re: Burning Man fails 'Leave No Trace' inspection, has to go back to Black Rock Desert for more cleanup

yet again we see an example of how we can't trust the media......and still, it can be said, if a person wants to believe what the media says, it's "news", if they don't, it's "fake news"......never really knowing the whole, or often even true, story... Could Dan Love have colluded with Jenny Kane? ...
by ygmir
Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Leave No Trace
Topic: Burning Man fails 'Leave No Trace' inspection, has to go back to Black Rock Desert for more cleanup
Replies: 19
Views: 961

Re: Burning Man fails 'Leave No Trace' inspection, has to go back to Black Rock Desert for more cleanup

yet again we see an example of how we can't trust the media......and still, it can be said, if a person wants to believe what the media says, it's "news", if they don't, it's "fake news"......never really knowing the whole, or often even true, story...
by ygmir
Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

HI FJ! spot on! thanks!
Merry Xmas to all!

*slinks back into dark corner*
by ygmir
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee: I need the playa and my burner family so much. This shit sucks. I speak for me, but maybe others: there's a love for you that bridges the space between us. No, I can't give you a hug with real arms, now. But, know I care. This transcends the petty earthly things of ego an...
by ygmir
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*hops out of ROS, heads to barn*
*puts Cheese Doodles and a bowl of whiskey in stall*
*scampers back via Underground Tunnel Exiting Rear Under Secrecy*
*notes faint, ancient tune from under the floorboards*


OMWs from those "of the body"
by ygmir
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*rides in on War Rabbit, hops down and lets WR run to forage* *strolls in bar, turns on fan and throws playa dust in* Starts ECM: Venus_Bar_Brass_1.jpg *opens Lounge Adjoining Bar In Annex* *sets out breakfast stuff* Photo-Mar-22-9-31-24-AM-1024x768.jpg *starts fire in S.C.C.* WiltedJitteryGrayling-...
by ygmir
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: ePlaya board activity
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: ePlaya board activity

interesting how it's changed. back when I joined, and the first years here, it was fairly busy even in the off season. Mostly "The Bar" (some fun stuff there, I think it may be in the archives?), and some specialty threads. It was sort of a group of 30 or so, that kept it going, but all were IRL, an...
by ygmir
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

well BVB... I stood tall at midnight, just like in the drawing....saw nothing so went horizontal until 6 am, stood again, and it's overcast......I guess meteor showers are just something I can't quite get right...

*strokes Juke, heads for ROS*
by ygmir
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

that's a great explanation
, thanks BVB!
by ygmir
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

HI BVB! is it true meteor showers are best observed around and after midnight? I get conflicting opinions from folks. best observed on a clear night You’re welcome this is why people look to you for knowledge... HI BVB! is it true meteor showers are best observed around and after midnight? I get co...
by ygmir
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

HI BVB!
is it true meteor showers are best observed around and after midnight? I get conflicting opinions from folks.
by ygmir
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Feasibility of Window AC for RV?
Replies: 10
Views: 734

Re: Feasibility of Window AC for RV?

I did that in my RV: made a plywood cover, would remove the push out escape window when I got there, put the plywood cover (with cutout for the A/C) up, through bolts to 1x1 square metal tubing on the inside. Then, the A/c can hang on the sill and plywood just like it does on a house window. Blue ta...
by ygmir
Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

wow, there was just a post on my neighborhood group, that a tree just fell across a power line and is on fire......luckily, it's pouring rain, so no real fire spread danger.....and I'm not home... What a difference a few days can make in an event. If this had happened last week, it could easily mirr...
by ygmir
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

There's also the 3-hour Precipitation Accumulation overlay. And you can enter setup and under Control you can step forwards to see what is forecast. https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/overlay=precip_3hr/grid=on/orthographic=-124.78,34.05,3000/loc=-121.352,39.447 this is anothe...
by ygmir
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

It never rains, it pours... https://earther.gizmodo.com/rains-may-help-fight-the-camp-fire-this-week-and-create-1830536827 Rain forecast across Northern California. Up to six inches of rain could fall near Paradise and the surrounding area. From September until the fire began in early November, rai...
by ygmir
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

to Gaminwench's points: I'm in favor of letting people build what and how they want. Some time back in our county, there was a thing called "K" housing (maybe other places too?). I allowed for owner/builders to make it as they would, and only required permits related to health and safety, for the ge...
by ygmir
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

I agree, it will be fascinating to see how and why some places survived. I have a friend who owns a fire investigation company and is there now. Maybe, when he gets done, I can get some good info to share. I think a valid notion, is, we can't anticipate and defend against any and all circumstances. ...
by ygmir
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30719

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*wanders in, strokes Juke, heads for ROS*
by ygmir
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Power Mathy Math Stuff made easy
Replies: 4
Views: 1149

Re: Power Mathy Math Stuff made easy

thanks for posting this, and making the effort to help.
by ygmir
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

In photos & videos around Paradise, I'm seeing a number of examples of holes in the ground from roots that burnt away. This is a screenshot of the most dramatic, with a power line on top of a tree stump, approximately eight feet from the corner of a house (burnt down). . Paradise power line hole.jp...
by ygmir
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

To be fair to PG&E, up here in “The State of Jefferson” country ... Darwinism is alive, well and welcome by the masses. So many private acres where local residents shoot first and ask later. So the contractors hired by PG&E ... that hired subcontractors from who knows where ... they have a hard tim...
by ygmir
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

I don't live in CA. But my opinion is that PG&E will go bankrupt but come back the same, the families and homeowners will be poorly compensated, the electricity bills will increase (creating a heavier burden for fixed and low income customers), and the tree trimming will be further delayed creating...
by ygmir
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4165

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

I remember way back, when our local power company, PG&E, was doing the job they thought necessary, people were screaming about them cutting too many trees. I forget if it was legislation, or some sort of edict, that reduced the cutting and clearing. Add to that, the people who want the forest "left ...

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