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by flatlander13
Mon Aug 15, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: I can'd decide if it's worth it...
Replies: 33
Views: 3057

Re: I can'd decide if it's worth it...

You can take your dad to "Watch Your Father Fuck" Camp......he will have a great time......you....
.not so much
by flatlander13
Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: What Burning Man meant to me (as a Virgin Burner in '09)
Replies: 18
Views: 1160

Re: What Burning Man meant to me (as a Virgin Burner in '09)

I have a love/hate relationship with gifts. I don't like to receive gifts...ever. No christmas, no birthday. Burningman is the only place that I may accept a gift...... As far as giving gifts.....I make jewelry that I make only to give away at the burn. I carry said jewelry around in a bag that I in...
by flatlander13
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Your Camp’s Secret Codes
Replies: 36
Views: 2722

Re: Your Camp’s Secret Codes

Ya.....we have decoder rings........but our decoder rings came from boxes of Captain Crunch.........no Cap'n Crunch here.....
by flatlander13
Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Your Camp’s Secret Codes
Replies: 36
Views: 2722

Your Camp’s Secret Codes

Does your camp have “Secret Codes?” You know the codes your camp uses to talk to each other so that no one else who isn’t from your camp knows what you are talking about…… Here are a few of our “Secret Codes”: 1. 38: If you hear someone say “38” in our camp it means a good looking girl is walking by...
by flatlander13
Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burning Man and the Science of Scented Memories
Replies: 18
Views: 2568

My first Burn in 2001 I really noticed the smell of people out on the playa……..some bad, but most really yummy. Here are a list of smells that give me playa flashbacks: Wood Smoke Port-o-Potty Blue Water Smell Red Bull Cigarette Smoke Certain Perfume Smells…….I have no idea the names I smell...
by flatlander13
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: repetition of art, art with slight varitations.
Replies: 24
Views: 3935

I think that art like Bliss Dance and Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro are worth having out at Burning Man every year. Yes, I do put Bliss Dance and Barbie Death Camp in the same level of art…….why…….because they both make me smile. Being an artist myself, I LOVE art that gets a response ...
by flatlander13
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Banner ads on BM website
Replies: 30
Views: 4037

I for one thought that the banners on the Burning Man home pager were funny as hell. They broke the 3rd commandment (principle) Decommodification In order to preserve the spirit of gifting, our community seeks to create social environments that are unmediated by commercial sponsorships, transactions...
by flatlander13
Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Thank You Burning Man (Masked Man)
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Thank You Burning Man (Masked Man)

Seeing that I really don’t actually know most people that go to or work to put on Burning Man; I would like to take this opportunity to thank those of you that I will never meet for things you have done……. Thanks for the GREAT April Fool’s joke you pulled by putting Home Depot, Walmart a Vic...
by flatlander13
Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: It was your first burn....
Replies: 56
Views: 7696

2001 was my first burn…..I knew I was coming back when I left the store in Empire and leading me to the playa was two Volkswagen bugs that had been remade to look like flying saucers. I arrived on the Saturday before the burn……I picked a campsite among the large nothing that was there……I g...
by flatlander13
Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Worst songs of all time
Replies: 155
Views: 9676

Yo Doc, 1974 was a bad year for music…..here is a small list of hit songs from 1974 Beach Baby, First Class Clap For The Wolfman, Guess Who My Girl Bill, Jim Stafford I'm Leaving It All Up To You, Donny & Marie Osmond Please Come To Boston, Dave Loggins Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress), Helen R...
by flatlander13
Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Coffee shops and wifi
Replies: 50
Views: 8375

BMIR is the BEST!!! There is nothing worse than having to work during Burning Man…..but, there is nothing better than listening to BMIR when you have to work during Burning Man……..there is one thing better……that’s listing to BMIR out on the playa………..
by flatlander13
Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Coffee shops and wifi
Replies: 50
Views: 8375

I am one of those humans whose work doesn’t stop when I go to bed. By the time I wake up in the morning I have at least 10 e-mails from people all over the world that need something from me. That said; when I go to Burning Man EVERYONE knows that from date X to date Y I am out of cell phone and co...
by flatlander13
Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Worst songs of all time
Replies: 155
Views: 9676

Do They Know It's Christmas?

You Light Up My Life

I Touch Myself

Sometimes When We Touch

Afternoon Delight

Ebony and Ivory
by flatlander13
Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: This should not be allowed in our city.
Replies: 49
Views: 7472

You guys do remember that Burning Man is an event that you purchase a ticket to attend; not unlike a football game. You buy a ticket from BMorg and they let you into Black Rock City. So, really it’s not OUR city it’s THERE city. They mark out the city, fill in some infrastructure, tell theme cam...
by flatlander13
Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Worst songs of all time
Replies: 155
Views: 9676

Timothy was written by Rupert Holmes, who in addition to his hit "Escape (The Pina Colada Song). Even though Billy Ray Cyrus took credit for writing Achy Breaky Heart when he released it…..it was actually written by a drywaller from New Jersey who had released the song locally in NJ a couple ...
by flatlander13
Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: That’ll Teach You…….
Replies: 15
Views: 1114

That’ll Teach You…….

This is a place where you can tell us of STUPID things that you or others you know have done; where there was a lesson learned…….or not……….. I’ll go first……. (Please know that my nephew I’m writing about was allowed to only spend one night at home by himself before he went off to c...
by flatlander13
Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Stupid Things Your Father Said
Replies: 49
Views: 3109

Dad: “I’m going to go see a man about a dog.â€
by flatlander13
Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Stupid Things Your Father Said
Replies: 49
Views: 3109

Stupid Things Your Father Said

This is the place for you to record those little tidbits of knowledge that your Father, Mother, Uncle, Auntie, Sister, Brother, Mother-in-Law or Father-in-Law have said………

I’ll go first……….

Father: “Do you know what Thought did? Thought, thought he wet his pants; but never.â€
by flatlander13
Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What sucks about you?
Replies: 205
Views: 11831

I would rather hang out with my dog than most people Being a Greeter scares the shit out of me because I have to be nice to people…..well maybe I forget most people’s names before they are done telling it to me I find nighttime at Burning Man to be really boring and the daytime really fun
by flatlander13
Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What sucks about you?
Replies: 205
Views: 11831

Grumpy

Was once cute…..now squiggy around the edges

Sarcastic
by flatlander13
Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Air Quality in BRC
Replies: 13
Views: 1242

One of the things I LOVE about Burning Man is the bad air quality. I live in Seattle, where the air is ok; there is no cigarette smoke because it’s against the law to smoke inside. I love it that you can actually smell people at Burning Man. They get sweaty and smell…..some smell really bad and ...
by flatlander13
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: A simple thought.
Replies: 38
Views: 5106

I know ALL of you know this already…….but ANYONE in a KILT is a narc………………you did know this….....didn’t you ?
by flatlander13
Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Burner/Non-Burner relationships
Replies: 72
Views: 4386

My wife’s idea of going to Burning Man is meeting me in Reno when I come out……….it’s nice.
by flatlander13
Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What does C.f.M stand for?
Replies: 126
Views: 10851

Since the “cluesâ€
by flatlander13
Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What does C.f.M stand for?
Replies: 126
Views: 10851

What does C.f.M stand for?

What does C.f.M stand for?

Certified Facility Manager

Creepy Fucking Monkey

Christian Family Movement

Cuddly Frankenstein’s Monster
by flatlander13
Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:59 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What about when you DON'T want them to go with you?
Replies: 24
Views: 1637

C.f.M. just tell him you will perfect the triple twisting dismount he has been asking for; and he will do anything for you……….have you forgotten that guys will do anything for sex………..you could have your girl card taken away for this…………
by flatlander13
Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What about when you DON'T want them to go with you?
Replies: 24
Views: 1637

I tell people that I like to go to Burning Man by myself and I don’t go with anyone; it has nothing to do with them. I do camp with people once I get there, but the trip there and back is my time alone, just me and the road. I came to this conclusion after taking someone. We rode together, I reali...
by flatlander13
Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Role of art at the burn? Party scene?
Replies: 47
Views: 5803

I have been an artist since forever, but had gotten away from making anything…..that was until I went to Burning Man in 2001. It was like I had been shocked……the result is that I built a studio in my house an am constantly working on art project. As far as showing…….I love that I can bring...
by flatlander13
Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what's the deal?
Replies: 45
Views: 4027

Every society has to have a “lowerâ€
by flatlander13
Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: In or Out?...
Replies: 31
Views: 3069

We had 2 of my wife’s sisters and a couple of their kids over………the older “kidâ€

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