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by Sham
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Rideshares & Resource Sharing
Topic: Oregon-BM looking for 1 driver
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Oregon-BM looking for 1 driver

I bumped this over the ride share, as it's a better fit.
by Sham
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Medical air evacuations
Replies: 20
Views: 445

Re: Medical air evacuations

I won Careflight insurance for a year at the Gerlach health fair this past June. I’m pretty clumsy and while I never seem to require any ems it’s nice to know if something big happened my ass is covered if I need to be flown out Congrats on winning a great raffle. I'm not sure if I should wish you ...
by Sham
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4334
Views: 211787

Re: PAGE TWO

Good gravy! :roll:
by Sham
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: seek installation artist
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: seek installation artist

Welcome to eplaya and your first year at Burning Man. You are installation sounds very interesting. Do you anticipate it being along the lines of the theme, robots? Like most everything at Burning Man, it's a doaucracy. You get an inspiration and you pull it together all by yourself along with peopl...
by Sham
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Black Rock City: No Politics Zone
Replies: 27
Views: 1730

Re: Black Rock City: No Politics Zone

gaminwench wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:57 pm
Someone meaner and crustier than I should respond to this (strange) post.
Meaner and crustier than you? :shock:
That would be nearly everyone.
by Sham
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Asphalt imitation on Playa
Replies: 12
Views: 257

Re: Asphalt imitation on Playa

Without having official knowledge of this, my guess is that you can't cover over a street used by the public. All the other ideas sound awesome. If this covering is done within the borders of your camp, it would be much more acceptable as an art project. As a thought, you could make a working bike p...
by Sham
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: RV pass
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: RV pass

AnnaP wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:34 pm
Hi!
Does the vehicle pass fit for RV?
RV passes are the same as regular vehicle passes.
by Sham
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: First Time Burner & Modest Dresser
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Re: First Time Burner & Modest Dresser

Welcome elizrawr. You're almost there.
I always like to tell people to dress like themselves. Wear what you feel comfortable with. If you feel like going a bit wild, you can always step out and go outlandish, but it's all up to you.
See you in the dust in a few weeks.
by Sham
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Anyone have experience with motorized trenching on the playa?
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: Anyone have experience with motorized trenching on the playa?

I'm not sure what kind of wires you're intending to put in a trench if this is your first year attending Burning Man. There are no trenches and no deep holes allowed to dig into the playa. With that said, I removed your link to a commercial site. I hope this information helps.
by Sham
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Virgin from Asheville seeking WNC neighbors in Black Rock City
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: Virgin from Asheville seeking WNC neighbors in Black Rock City

Ratty wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:36 pm
I'm 65 and she's much younger.
WHAT? I would have pegged you for 50! :shock:
by Sham
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Why is the ticketing system so awful for burning man?
Replies: 23
Views: 527

Re: Why is the ticketing system so awful for burning man?

Large portions of the community oppose the idea of putting names on tickets, for various reasons. Very true. The logistical nightmare of changing names on every ticket would be astronomical. It would require 10 people in-house just to process this. A week before the burn, it's hard to find anyone w...
by Sham
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Bittersweet of approved but not doable- The Flint Fix-It Fort
Replies: 53
Views: 1454

Re: Bittersweet of approved but not doable- The Flint Fix-It Fort

BS, I didn't read everything, but are you still coming to the playa this year?
by Sham
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Tickets/Passes Wanted
Topic: Looking for charity.
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Looking for charity.

Welcome to eplaya Lostboy. By joining the forum here, you've met a bunch of burners and are part way there already. Yes, the tickets are sold along with vehicle passes. Once through the gates, nothing is sold (except coffee and ice). There are links in my signature below that you will find important...
by Sham
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Tickets given to me
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: Tickets given to me

Just be sure to read the guides in my signature below. Lots of water, shade, warm and cold weather clothing, dust mask, goggles etc.
See you in the dust.
Sham....
by Sham
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Fuel Supply when coming from afar.
Replies: 13
Views: 363

Re: Fuel Supply when coming from afar.

Bribery on the playa is not only common, it's expected. Bring good bribes! 8)
by Sham
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Fuel Supply when coming from afar.
Replies: 13
Views: 363

Re: Fuel Supply when coming from afar.

You need to preregister to get fuel at Hell Station. It's meant to supply larger mutant vehicles. My modest size art car (with a 6 gallon tank) is not something that could use them for fueling up. Certainly gas cans for generators are a definite NO! As far as what to do with empty gas cans, offer th...
by Sham
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Columbus Burners
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Columbus Burners

Welcome to eplaya. Where to begin. Did you read all the guides in my signature below? If you prepare properly, Burning Man can be life altering. If you don't prepare, it can be life altering too, but not in a good way. There's plenty to read here, so take your time and poke around. See you in the du...
by Sham
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Hot tub on the playa
Replies: 19
Views: 683

Re: Hot tub on the playa

A stripper pole is a great idea. You might consider a large, wood platform and set it up in your camping area. You could set up events in your camp. I have seen some amazing pole dancers at Burning Man. The stripping part of pole dancing is something more for a cheap adult club in the gritty side of...
by Sham
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Hot tub on the playa
Replies: 19
Views: 683

Re: Hot tub on the playa

Welcome to eplaya. Please read the First Timers Guide in my signature below. The simple answer is "this is not a hot tub event". Because of health and sanitation reasons, you can't make this a public tub. If you want to personally wallow in slimy mud, that's up to you, but make sure you haul every l...
by Sham
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 707
Views: 56688

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

*Just pay shipping and handling charges as well as be enrolled in the Donald Trump Fan Club with monthly dues of $25 deducted directly from your checkbook.
by Sham
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: SINGAPORE BURNERS
Replies: 1
Views: 181

Re: SINGAPORE BURNERS

ShowYouMercy wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:39 pm
🔥 Any burners from Singapore out there? Would love to meet up! Hit me up.
Singapore has it's own regional group. You may want to reach out to the group and make some connections.
https://regionals.burningman.org/region ... singapore/
by Sham
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Camping with Asterix is neat because...
Replies: 12
Views: 797

Re: Camping with Asterix is neat because...

We pretty much offer you zip, nada, fuck all. Maybe a monkey hut? MAYBE. Spag This is pretty enticing. Do you offer meals, RVs, water, per-decorated bikes, costumes, laundry service, maid service, bed turn-down (with mints on pillow), butler and/or concierge service? I also really enjoy mid afterno...
by Sham
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: I want something different
Replies: 11
Views: 787

Re: I want something different

Burning Man has been known to be the perfect canvass for experimenting and stepping out of your comfort zone. With no judgement, it's your time to try things you wouldn't/couldn't try in the default world.

You may find that your 2018 trip to BRC is life altering for you.
by Sham
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: I want something different
Replies: 11
Views: 787

Re: I want something different

I'm not sure you realize that domesticated farm animals (or any animal) is not allowed on the playa during Burning Man.
A good thought might be to start your own little Kink Kamp. (feel free to use the name, but give me credit)
by Sham
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4334
Views: 211787

Re: PAGE TWO

I'm trying hard. :shock:
by Sham
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Tickets/Passes Wanted
Topic: Self Reliant needs Self Less assistance
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Self Reliant needs Self Less assistance

JaxonSullivan wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:30 pm
This virgin wants to share all the feels and expressions, but alas without the proper ducats, what is he to do?

If you want to be the sherpa to my mountain, my candle to my flame, imagine what good will came.

solo se necesita un boleto.
Are you looking for a ticket? :roll:
by Sham
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Black Rock City Plan for 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 491

Black Rock City Plan for 2018

It finally here. The Black Rock City Plan. Street names and all........
https://burningman.org/event/black-rock ... city-plan/
by Sham
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Tickets/Passes Offered
Topic: Ticket scammer/scalper reminders
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Ticket scammer/scalper reminders

Just a reminder about buying tickets this year. Any tickets offered either on eplaya or any other outlet, are to be purchased with caution. Before sending money, you must confirm that everything is on the up and up. TREAT EVERY TICKET PURCHASE LIKE YOU'RE BUYING FROM A STRANGER. Read this thread if ...
by Sham
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Pop goes the cherry 'cause the cherry goes pop!
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Re: Pop goes the cherry 'cause the cherry goes pop!

Shmiddty wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:58 pm
Ahhoy. I plan to join you. The mind is thirsty.
Hello Shmiddty. Tell a bit about yourself. Where are you from? What makes you tick?
Congrats on you virgin voyage. See you in the dust very soon.

Sham....
by Sham
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: After a 6 year hiatus.... I’m coming home!
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: After a 6 year hiatus.... I’m coming home!

The prodigal sister returns to her roots. 6 years and not a card, note or even a phone call to let us know you were ok? :shock: Welcome back Fufa. You'll have to wear a name badge so we recognize you. Some things have changed in BRC. Tickets now sell out in minutes. Lots of first timers each year, a...

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