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by accordionMan
Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: 2013 Art & Performance
Topic: Free Money for Burning Man!
Replies: 0
Views: 833

Free Money for Burning Man!

For the past 10 years or so, I've designed Burning Man Bucks- "Gift to the bearer a mutually satisfying experience worth a million bucks" Here's the link to download this years Cargo Cult $1,000,000 version. http://www.digitalartist.com/art/burningman/money.html This is a low res version of the fron...
by accordionMan
Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: NYC Burners?
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Re: NYC Burners?

Sign up!

You'll get the inside info about what's happening in Manhattan!

newyork-announce mailing list
newyork-announce@burningman.com
https://lists.burningman.com/mailman/li ... k-announce
by accordionMan
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Tips for Shy People at Burning Man
Replies: 530
Views: 183842

Re: Tips for Shy People at Burning Man

Great advice about smiling. Also, when it comes to starting a conversation.... just be honest. There must be something that stands out about the person you are interested in starting a conversation with... "Hey that's a cool necklace...did you make it?" or "You would not believe what I just saw". As...
by accordionMan
Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: NYC Burners?
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Re: NYC Burners?

After many years on the playa, I finally went to the NY decom, for the first time, I believe 3 years ago.

When it comes to post playa events, now's the time to live on the west coast
by accordionMan
Sat Sep 17, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: NYC Burners?
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Re: NYC Burners?

I haven't heard anything about decompression in NY this year.

Nothing last year.

It's incredible that new York didn't have decom last year.

Embarresing really.
by accordionMan
Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How to Tell a "Real Burner"
Replies: 56
Views: 2690

Re: How to Tell a "Real Burner"

Real Burners capitalize the B in Burner.

Real Burners rub playa dust between their fingers and smile.
by accordionMan
Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: FREE MONEY
Replies: 6
Views: 953

Re: FREE MONEY

BUMP!

People love "Gift to the bearer a mutually satisfying experience worth a million bucks"

Download the free money and pass it along!!!!
by accordionMan
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Going to Burning Man Alone?!!?!?
Replies: 25
Views: 8768

Re: Going to Burning Man Alone?!!?!?

Some really good advice... especially about signing in... make sure your friends know that you are registering. Include your car license plate to help them find you. This will be my 13th year in a row. I've gone with my son (who introduced me to BM), his friends, my daughter's friends, some folks th...
by accordionMan
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: FREE MONEY
Replies: 6
Views: 953

Re: FREE MONEY

A big thank you to the folks that have downloaded my FREE gift to our community.... FREE Burning Man BUCKS from the Playa Monetary Commission. I want to assure everyone that my request to be sent an e-mail after you download the high res pdf is just to say "Thanks" and that I hope that if you hear a...
by accordionMan
Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: FREE MONEY
Replies: 6
Views: 953

Re: FREE MONEY

Did you download your free Playa Bucks yet?

Check them out... it's my gift to you and makes a great gift on the playa...and super for tipping at center camp!


"Gift to the bearer a mutually satisfying experience worth a million bucks"
by accordionMan
Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Coming to you yet again for advice!
Replies: 15
Views: 976

Re: Coming to you yet again for advice!

I know that I'm coming in late on this but what I've done in the past is draw the image actual size on sturdy paper. Flip the paper over and tape it to a large window or glass double doors and trace your art on that reverse side with a thick piece of artists charcoal. Then tape the art, charcoal sid...
by accordionMan
Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: FREE MONEY
Replies: 6
Views: 953

Re: FREE MONEY

I just printed out my own set of money for gifting:

I now have 100 "Playa Monetary Banking Commission" Million dollar bills!

"Gift to the bearer a mutually satisfying experience worth a million bucks"

Come and get yours... they are FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by accordionMan
Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:33 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: FREE Money to BURN!
Replies: 38
Views: 7650

Re: FREE Money to BURN!

Glad you like them... if you hear an accordion on the playa, please say "Hi!"
by accordionMan
Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: FREE MONEY
Replies: 6
Views: 953

FREE MONEY

Don't get to the playa without your FREE Burning Man Bucks! "Gift to the bearer an experience worth a million bucks!" This FREE MONEY art is my gift to the community... some folks have been collecting them since I started designing them years ago. Each year is theme specific. Just print it out on so...
by accordionMan
Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:35 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Artists looking for stages
Replies: 111
Views: 29147

Hey James...

Bring your Sax... there are many impromptu jams going on all the time. Just start playing and folks will come!
by accordionMan
Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy Boob Friday!!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 7733

Boob:

This is where it came from:

Breasts seen from above:

B

Breasts seen from the front:
oo

Breasts seen from the side:
b

I hope this clears things up.
by accordionMan
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Solo Camping Advice?
Replies: 29
Views: 7017

For the past 12 years, I've camped solo most of the time. Many questions and points were discussed prior to this post, so here's my take: Theft: If it's important, lock it in your car. Car key: I sewed a loop into the bottom of ALL my playa pants pockets. I attach a piece of rope to my key and tie i...
by accordionMan
Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Artists looking for stages
Replies: 111
Views: 29147

Rob the accordionMan here and I love to rock my accordion on the PLAYA!!!! I play a wide range of music and some original songs... The only music I don't play is polkas and Lady of Spain... sorry, it's a matter of principal. Depending on the setting and mood I can do high energy classic rock by the ...
by accordionMan
Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: your favorite tale of 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4571

Here's a gorgeous accordion lover from a few years back!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwAcxvzC61w
by accordionMan
Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: your favorite tale of 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4571

your favorite tale of 2010

It seems that I have a favorite story to tell every year when I return. Let me share my favorite 2010 BM story with you. I'm having fun playing my accordion at the corner of 5:30 and A where this guy is serving free home brewed beer to a large crowd of folks. Now some people really love hearing my a...
by accordionMan
Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: FREE Money to BURN!
Replies: 38
Views: 7650

Hot off the press for 2010!

The official money of Burning Man is now available!

This years million dollar bill "gift to the bearer an experience worth a million dollars" is designed with this years theme.


Here's the link.

http://www.digitalartist.com/art/burningman/money.html
by accordionMan
Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Playa wind nightmare stories
Replies: 110
Views: 21371

Ahhhh.. dust storms. Just thought about another doozy. A few years back I was performing at center camp. All year long I was looking forward to play. I had a 1/2 hour set planned and was really excited. I walked up to the mike to play and a freight train of a playa storm came ripping through center ...
by accordionMan
Mon Jul 26, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Bringing Your Parents to Burning Man?
Replies: 22
Views: 4156

My son took me to Burning Man in 1999. He had gone in 98 and the minute he could call, he said... "Dad you have to go next year with me!" And I did. How did it go? Well, this will be my 12th year in a row attending! I've gone back with my son a few more times over the years and have always had a bal...
by accordionMan
Mon Jul 26, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: No cash!
Replies: 42
Views: 4666

By the way.... if you plan on sleeping in the back of your station wagon, please be advised that you are going to totally trash your interior with playa dust. I know, I did it with a rental car and got hit for a $150 cleaning charge. Since then, I line my rental car interiors with drop cloths and th...
by accordionMan
Mon Jul 26, 2010 10:19 am
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: ++++ Experiment ++++
Replies: 38
Views: 7698

I noticed someone posted a low res image of the money I designed. Here's the link below to the high res pdf file of the NEW 2010 playa bucks. There are 4, bills per page. Print the front side, flip over the papaer and print the reverse. If you print them on a slightly textured paper they have a grea...
by accordionMan
Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Gifts given and received....
Replies: 106
Views: 21487

"Help with getting rebar out of the playa when I was totally exhausted " I know all about that... the day I was leaving i had everything down and packed except for one 18" stake that for the life of me I couldn't get out of the playa. Each time that i made a major effort to get it out of the ground,...
by accordionMan
Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Gifts given and received....
Replies: 106
Views: 21487

Gifts given and received....

What kind of gifts worked for you in the past? Helping a neighbor is wonderful. A little piece of your art is nice. One year I gave out crystals... folks loved it, but I found that besides carrying almost 20 pounds of accordion, I was lugging ROCKS with me. Nope, not going to do that again. Anyway.....
by accordionMan
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: Paint, markers, spray paint, dyes; what works best?
Replies: 5
Views: 1520

I've done a lot of painting of benches at center camp and the latex paint, though it drys fast, it is great to work with. Make a mistake, paint over it 2 minutes later. I've used markers in conjunction with paint and that works well to a point... because the surface we are working on is wood, it get...
by accordionMan
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: favorite playa utterances
Replies: 94
Views: 21708

Heard in Center Camp:

"Any one got acid?" "Any one got acid?" "Any one got acid?"

2 hours later, the same guy being held up by 2 other guys, I hear the same guy say...


"umblea umblea umblea umblea"
by accordionMan
Thu Jul 01, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: Artists seeking stages
Replies: 68
Views: 31886

lucky420 wrote:accordionMan, how fun... hope to see you on the playa
Thanks! If anyone hears an accordion playing, please stop by and say HI!

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