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by dougaldutch
Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:51 am
Forum: 2006 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning SPorran Ceilidh returns
Replies: 0
Views: 1455

Burning SPorran Ceilidh returns

Burning Sporran Ceilidh The traditional scottish dance that no-one can pronounce is back, thats right the Burning Sporran Ceilidh is returning to the playa. After the stunning success of last years ceilidh (no-one died) the Burning Sporran Ceilidh is back with more tartan, more whisky and more danc...
by dougaldutch
Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:01 am
Forum: 2006 Art & Performance
Topic: Project Megapixels
Replies: 460
Views: 119435

Feckin great idea, been following for a while and finally decided to de-lurk with a few thoughts that have pinged into my head, if this is a repeat of any ideas apologise. 1) A megapixel camp seems like a good idea, the address can be announced in advance so any queries, donations, volunteers have a...
by dougaldutch
Fri Sep 16, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: 2005 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika.....
Replies: 1009
Views: 179878

Wait, defectors get perks? is this before or after the defecting? The only perk I'm aware of is that I no longer need an alarm clock, I just awake screaming at 5am every morning with that damn DougalDutch song rattling through my cranium. As a < Spit copiously on the floor > UN peacekeeper I salute ...
by dougaldutch
Wed Sep 14, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Youthful Indescretions
Replies: 289
Views: 57678

Random Side Note

Well I thought I would share this random side note. I have decided to name my new boat and abode "Youthful Indescretion" and was wracking my brain as to realise where it was familiar from. I thought possibly from the Iain M Banks books "the player of games" as there is a culture ship named such. Did...
by dougaldutch
Tue Sep 13, 2005 12:52 am
Forum: 2005 Theme Camps
Topic: TOTAL MELTDOWN at the BURNER HOSTEL
Replies: 15
Views: 19852

Yeah the hostel came good in the end, the burner community rallied round, shade was donated and much appreciated by all. The camp was still full of energy (as displayed at the ceilidh, glad you enjoyed yourself Timber) and it was going to take more than some thieving b@stard or petty minded so and s...
by dougaldutch
Mon Aug 15, 2005 3:14 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Of course first year burners are welcome, all are welcome and those with quality whisky even more so. Seriously just come along and you will have a blast, ceilidhs are great places to meet new people. Don't worry about being shy, find me (see above, tiger woad face on the right and will be wearing a...
by dougaldutch
Fri Aug 12, 2005 4:33 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

You are cordially invited to a a feckin kick ass ceilidh (pronounced kay-lay) this year on the playa. Like dancing? You'll love this. This is the old fashion grab a partner, swing them round, scream "yyyeeeeeeeooooooowwwww!", twirl your skirts affair. There will be kilts, tartan, obscure scottish da...
by dougaldutch
Tue Aug 09, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Hell I dont even know anymore, if either show up then I'll be happy. Thanks Robotland where would the world be without Hawaiian robot dancing and someone to enlighten the rest of us heathens. OK what do people think about bringing some artificial woad along (LOOK THAT UP!) or blue face paint as it i...
by dougaldutch
Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:06 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

We have every good intention to teach people some actual ceilidh dances, we all know what happens to good intentions but at the very least it will be a blast. Not literally you understand, unless of course those crazy Apokiliptika guys are planning something. If you can Moah come along early, we'll ...
by dougaldutch
Wed Aug 03, 2005 7:17 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

I'm all out of skinny ties, gonna gies us a shot oh yours? ( got to imagine this in my best Glasgow accent) Neighbours brilliant! I know where to come to borrow a cup of sugar now or any number of actually useful items. Feel free to come round, have a brew, join our commando's in retaking the time m...
by dougaldutch
Tue Aug 02, 2005 9:28 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

We now have the time

7.30pm

and the place

Black Rock International Burner Hostel - 4.00 and EGO

so what more do you need to know? Your invites in the post

See you there

Dougaldutch
by dougaldutch
Fri Jul 01, 2005 4:49 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Janka let me know where you will be and I'll come and collect you. My initial attempts at the invitations were a little disappointing, I know how I want them to look but my graphic skills seem to let me down. I'll keep hammering at it but if anyone else wants a crack at it feel free the contribution...
by dougaldutch
Fri Jul 01, 2005 4:41 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Burn Countdown vs. YOUR Countdown?
Replies: 15
Views: 2464

Only 52 days till my transatlantic adventure begins and that is not a day too soon. Lucky for me there is the European Regional burn -Nowhere- in 20 days and that is going to compress me up good and proper for the playa. Woooooooooooooo Hoooooooooooooo ........oh wait look at the length of my list o...
by dougaldutch
Wed Jun 29, 2005 10:22 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Welcome on board Aldebaran, your my right hand and now in charge of decoration. Could you sort of set up a little stencil or possibly some very small rollers. Badges....Tuesday.....Robotland....CHECK! OK heres a query, should I do some proper like invites that I can hand out on the playa or is that ...
by dougaldutch
Mon Jun 27, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Well AntiM that arcane crap you carry around in your head has certainly enlightened me. It makes sense now. Yeah Robotland the Parade of Domes is on my list, will make some badges before I go as I know even the best made playa plans can go tits up, but we I would welcome at bit of first hand GOOP ac...
by dougaldutch
Fri Jun 24, 2005 2:08 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Ah... practice will probably be on the day during the afternoon on Wednesday, thats houls be plenty of time and no point in trying to be too prepared. I love that site, oh what a rich langauge we have: Eagles catches nae fleas. (not sure what it means but it's true) Him that keeks throu a keyhole mi...
by dougaldutch
Thu Jun 23, 2005 9:46 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: Burning Sporran Ceilidh
Replies: 51
Views: 16945

Burning Sporran Ceilidh

For everyone who enjoys a bit of on playa kilt-age and is hankering after a real hootenanny then the Black Rock International Burner Hostel presents the first Burning Sporran Ceilidh. What is a ceilidh? Ceilidh is a celtic word (pronounced - kaylee) which basically means a social gathering, that oft...
by dougaldutch
Fri Jun 17, 2005 7:21 am
Forum: 2005 Theme Camps
Topic: Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro needs your dollies...aga
Replies: 57
Views: 12869

Well some Barbies are heading across the Atlantic as we speak, lady at the Post Office looked a bit dodgy so let me know when they arrive, wouldn't put it past her to half inch a couple for her own nefarious purposes. The tower wil not be accompanying them, it was gonna cost upwards of $50 to send a...
by dougaldutch
Thu May 12, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Size does matter!...well with el-wire anyway
Replies: 63
Views: 9160

Happy pre Birthday, OK just check out your link and nearly dropped off my seat when I noticed the $25 charge if you want a beer gut cut. Nice, very nice. As for my next level of kiltage with el, not really that impressive i just weave the wires in and out to make a suitably tartan pattern. My black ...
by dougaldutch
Thu May 12, 2005 2:40 am
Forum: 2005 Theme Camps
Topic: Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro needs your dollies...aga
Replies: 57
Views: 12869

A wee question. I may have come into possession of some barbie furniture (http://www.toysinthemail.com/th_barbie- ... er-set.jpg), is that also desireable or just plain dolls and no nonsense. It is yours if you want it

DougalD
by dougaldutch
Wed May 11, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: MiniMan
Replies: 67
Views: 51739

Hats off to the miniman and the two doctor Frankenstein creators. He is looking feckin brilliant Jellyfish and you say the job aint done yet. Don't you ever sleep!

If there is a photo knockin around of him lit up in all his glory, thats a posting I NEED to see.

Jobs a good'un
by dougaldutch
Wed May 11, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Sheep don't have a chance. . .
Replies: 52
Views: 12542

Just seen a bumper sticker on my way to work:

"I really really REALLY love sheep!"

In my neck of the woods thats a level of honesty I never expected to experience.
by dougaldutch
Wed May 11, 2005 1:48 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Size does matter!...well with el-wire anyway
Replies: 63
Views: 9160

I nearly bought some spokey dokes at the weekend, it was in a flea market. Only when I reached for the money a wave of nostalgia knocked me off my feet as I noticed the price. Charging that much for a piece of my childhood, be shamed you evil market dweller. Well I did the superman portajohn trick, ...
by dougaldutch
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: LAND SLIDE VICTORY
Replies: 34
Views: 4285

Count me in, what a damn fine idea. So I figure I just follow the trail of friction burn victims till I find you then?
by dougaldutch
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: temporary malfunction of motor skills
Replies: 12
Views: 2150

The image of you miming is now burned into my retina, complete with facepaint, gloves and skin tight black top <shudder> OK gotta stop now. Last night I opened a cupboard door got the mug from the top shelf, then proceeded to walk into the door. Getting your glasses driven into your face is a fairly...
by dougaldutch
Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:48 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Advice on glues for costume?
Replies: 31
Views: 11289

Well this thread just answered one of my playa costume questions thats been banging around my heade like a bumblebee in a jar. I am currently working on making some scale mail from sliced up and folded sections from beer cans, but now I am very intrigued about this whole chainmail bottle tops thing....
by dougaldutch
Wed Apr 06, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Looking For Uv and Glo Paint
Replies: 3
Views: 2431

Not sure about the best supplier stateside but as for which works best under black light I would have to go with the UV paint, the glo in the dark paint charges up REAL strongly in the black light but you are limited t the colour. Advantage is it still glows outwith a black light area though, UV pai...
by dougaldutch
Mon Apr 04, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: UK BURNERS!!
Replies: 25
Views: 5434

Well I am a second year burner, travelling with my friend Claire who I recruited for her first burn. We are flying into San Fran (and out of), checking the place out and then heading (somehow) to Reno. The Black Rock International Burning Hostel is our camp, so we will be helping out at Hageys befor...
by dougaldutch
Thu Mar 31, 2005 5:53 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: UK BURNERS!!
Replies: 25
Views: 5434

I'm about!
by dougaldutch
Thu Feb 24, 2005 8:38 am
Forum: 2005 Art & Performance
Topic: balloons
Replies: 35
Views: 11248

At the moment it looks like I will be shipping from Inverness or Aberdeen, but I could get my stuff down your way with relative ease. Was thinking about taking an art project I am about to start but I really want to take it to the regional burn in Spain and since that is 3 weeks before BM it is not ...

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