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by decoverite
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet needs volunteers
Replies: 0
Views: 2401

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet needs volunteers

We're back! This will be Costco's FIFTEENTH year on playa and we're planning all kinds of soulmate trading awesomeness for the burn. Soulmate Trading? Soulmate Trading. Want to help interview, process, sort, categorize, and synergistically monetize souls for fun and profit? Want to help people buy i...
by decoverite
Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Did you check out Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet?
Replies: 44
Views: 10756

Re: Did you check out Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet?

This will be Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet's 15th year on playa! Think of it as our Grand Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Re-Opening! So come and find us at Rod's Road and 4:30; we'll be processing soulmate applications Monday through Friday,11am-5pm. (we might be running a little late on Th...
by decoverite
Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Did you check out Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet?
Replies: 44
Views: 10756

Re: Did you check out Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet?

Oh, the annual "Does Costco work?" convo. You'd think I'd be used to this. ;) Yes, Costco is serious and yes, Costco works. The thing is - you have to understand what "works" means in our lexicon. Did you get laid through Costco? Did you meet the One Twue Luv of your life through...
by decoverite
Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: 2011 Theme Camps
Topic: Master List for Theme Camp Placement?
Replies: 82
Views: 5801

Re: Master List for Theme Camp Placement?

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet will be at 8 o'clock and Engagement
by decoverite
Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: 2011 Theme Camps
Topic: Requirements for joining a Theme Camp.
Replies: 17
Views: 1790

I think we interview people for a month plus before we accept them into camp- including making them sign NUMEROUS forms about expectations and workload. What can I say - we're Costco and take our corporate schtick seriously. :)
by decoverite
Sun Aug 15, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Costco Soul Mates... find one?
Replies: 21
Views: 4377

I'm partial to this story:

http://www.randomhouse.co.uk/minisites/80dates/

Although I don't think they were "official" soulmates.
by decoverite
Sat Aug 14, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Costco Soul Mates... find one?
Replies: 21
Views: 4377

Hi, I'm the President of Retail Operations for Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet which means I oversee the public side to our camp. CSTO works best when you undertake the process with little to no expectations. A watched pot never boils and an overly anticipated soulmate ends up being a yahoo with poor...
by decoverite
Sat Jul 17, 2010 1:09 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

outstanding...now...is there the option of coming in once there and volunteering?....i would love the privilege of participating.... We have numerous opportunities for part time employment. Tentatively we'll be training volunteers Tuesday through Friday at 10:00AM and 1:00PM. Send me a PM if you'd ...
by decoverite
Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Theme Songs or other songs that make you think of BM
Replies: 60
Views: 8094

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huNejF17gzg[/youtube]
by decoverite
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

Re: WAIT

...Jester... wrote:First I get a rejection email, now you're hiring?

I guess you just don't like me? I swear that's bacon not patchuli...


*cough *

Standards

*cough*
by decoverite
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

According to Wednesday's annual audit, Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet finished 2009 with a nearly 18 vagina deficit, double what was projected but still significantly below the 32 vagina figure that some predicted. It was the second consecutive year the company finished with vaginal deficits higher ...
by decoverite
Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

C.f.M. wrote:I would also like my vagina deficit filled. :cry:



Unfortunately I lack the necessary skill set to fill your vagina deficit. That equipment just wasn't in the budget for 2010.
by decoverite
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

Token wrote:That's a really white looking camp.

What is your position on affirmative action?


Everyone looks white when they're covered in playa dust. Think of it as camouflage.
by decoverite
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:35 am
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

You guys seem to be looking for staff each year. What's the story here? Why the big turnover of employees. Do you have an HR department I can consult? Is there an employee retention plan in place? How about employee satisfaction surveys? Are these Union positions? We the people need to know. Employ...
by decoverite
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring CSRs (camp with us)
Replies: 20
Views: 2277

My, my there's a lot of testosterone in that photo. Where were our female campmates when that was taken? I think corporate needs to release a memo regarding the measures Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet has taken to fill our vagina deficit for 2010.
by decoverite
Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:31 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Is your Camp placed?
Replies: 184
Views: 19573

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet hopes to celebrate it's 13th year on playa by bankrupting the last of BRC's mom and pop soulmate stores. Like the mega-corporate behemoth we've become, we'll be price fixing and cornering the distribution chain from our newest location at Florence and 9:00. [youtube]ht...
by decoverite
Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring
Replies: 10
Views: 2382

Every year a couple people stop by and say they met their boyfriend/girlfriend through us. I think our most famous success story is in the book Around the World in 80 Dates where the author tries 80 different ways of meeting Mr. Right and finds him through Costco.
by decoverite
Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring
Replies: 10
Views: 2382

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Hiring

About us: For over 12 years, the Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet has provided soulmate acquisition services to the greater Black Rock City population, offering quality name brand and private-label soulmates at substantially lower prices than can be found through conventional wholesale sources. Over t...
by decoverite
Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Stuff I found while mooping
Replies: 58
Views: 12126

I found a whip too but in the interest of "public safety" it was taken away from me. Some people are fucking uptight. It's not like I've poked out anyone's eye... yet...
by decoverite
Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Playa Lies?
Replies: 39
Views: 3247

Daft Punk is playing at my house

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3NqGGDO-3E[/youtube]

Seriously - while that rumor floated around I couldn't help but sing this song to myself.
by decoverite
Wed Oct 21, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: hostility
Replies: 103
Views: 25307

theCryptofishist wrote:
Now, does anyone know what those Afganistan wool hats mad from the skin of aborted lambs are called?


Persian lamb is usually what lambortions are called in the fashion world. I have a gorgeous vintage coat made of it - it's fun to watch people's reactions when I tell them what it's made of.
by decoverite
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: SF De-compression - who is going?
Replies: 24
Views: 4322

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet will be there helping the soulmate-challenged find their perfect Decompression match.
by decoverite
Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: I want to hear more about THIS!
Replies: 126
Views: 25523

So sorry you guys got busted. Club Verboten is the only bar to ever card me at Burning Man so I know you guys are usually on top of it.
by decoverite
Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: OK funniest moment 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 6586

There was an older, naked guy on a segueway circling around and around a pole dancer in Lustre Village. He circled clockwise, he circled counterclockwise, he would speed up then slow down while he licked his lips and shot her Fuck Me eyes. Eventually I got on the megaphone and told him to dance or g...
by decoverite
Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Hookahdome
Replies: 41
Views: 10242

Hi Chris, I was camped next to Hookahdome with Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet. We were less than pleased with our sleepless Wednesday night - it felt and sounded like explosions going off around us despite the earplugs and bad whiskey - but we did appreciate that it was an aberration. We noticed tha...
by decoverite
Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet
Replies: 10
Views: 8966

Or bring an enemy/stranger/your mom. We're not picky about who you trade so long as you help us maintain gender balance. Because you know what happens if we don't? EVERYBODY GETS A DUDE FOR A SOULMATE.
by decoverite
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet
Replies: 10
Views: 8966

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Burning Man's leading provider of low-cost, high-quality soulmates since 1998. We offer quality name brand and private-label soulmates at substantially lower prices than can be found through conventional wholesale sources. The Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is a mem...
by decoverite
Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Black Rock Luxury Realty looking for camps to represent
Replies: 14
Views: 3908

The Canadian board of directors for Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet has failed to deliver on their promises of increased vacation time, holiday bonuses, and a relaxation of the company sexual harassment policy . Plus, frankly, their bacon is an embarrassment to all mankind. If you'd like to help faci...
by decoverite
Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Adult Theme Camps
Replies: 48
Views: 14416

[quote="Marscrumbs"]Will the soulmate exchange be back again this year?[/quote]

Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is in Lustre Village at 2:30 and Esplanade.
by decoverite
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: mud wrestling
Replies: 23
Views: 9126

From personal experience I would suggest using chocolate sauce.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2IuZRyUtw4

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