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by trystanthegypsy
Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Can someone please tell the playa to stop calling??
Replies: 4
Views: 364

Can someone please tell the playa to stop calling??

I really can't go this year, I have buckets of debt, a new job, and I'm looking for a place to live... yet I have been offered THREE tickets after sell-out, at very reasonable prices, and my job has been delayed!! (though I don't think until after the burn... I think until just before... which is ev...
by trystanthegypsy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: should i bring
Replies: 35
Views: 3111

yeah cuz my filter fell out of my mountain bike mask and it was totally useless after that. I had to ask for spare painter's masks from my campmates after spending $40 on my nice one and they were much less comfortable. this past year I just went with the bandana/stretch neck tube thing. i still got...
by trystanthegypsy
Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Regional Network
Topic: Frostburn or other Winter Regionals...
Replies: 30
Views: 3752

flooring: those foam puzzle mat things, over top of a tarp or something, on top of wood pallets to get you off the ground.

hexayurts! cool in summer, hot in winter!
by trystanthegypsy
Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 155731

We ended up settling on $500 for the both, and she threw in about 50 large spools of premium serging thread in a rainbow of colours and every other thing she had in the house for sewing. She's not a sewer. They belonged to her ex-husband. OH MY GOD I HATE YOU. Nah I'm just really really jealous. :P...
by trystanthegypsy
Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:16 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Have had a few quotes back from RV companies...yikes
Replies: 47
Views: 6496

You know what? i have done some price checking and its actually considerably cheaper for me to rent an rv in Alberta )where i live) and drive down there and back plus a few extra days here and there, including gas, than to fly to san fran and rent one there? wtf? Yup that's what our crews do. There...
by trystanthegypsy
Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:48 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Crimson Tide
Replies: 75
Views: 14090

the pill is terrible for you for a bunch of reasons. if it works for you then great, but I sure as hell wouldn't advise taking it just so you can pick when to bleed.
by trystanthegypsy
Wed Oct 20, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: HEY GUESS WHAT? WE'RE STILL OUT HERE CLEANING UP
Replies: 56
Views: 7539

Re: HEY GUESS WHAT? WE'RE STILL OUT HERE CLEANING UP

And oh yeah that *special* camp that decided to just up and leave all manner of filth? (you know who YOU are) Don't even THINK of trying to register your camp next year! If you do manage to somehow sneak on in next year you can expect a few visits from some of our more unruly DPW crew ASSHOLES! WE ...
by trystanthegypsy
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: ...looking for towerofbabel set, remix 'zombie' cranberries
Replies: 5
Views: 1314

Subvert is the producer of the zombie remix, you can listen to it on youtube but I haven't had any luck downloading it yet... but i hope that helps you on your search!
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:38 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Burningman gun policy, unlawful & dangerous!
Replies: 169
Views: 17444

Gun deaths per 100,000 people in 1998 #1 U.S.A. 14.24 # Brazil 12.95 # Mexico 12.69 # Estonia 12.26 # Argentina 8.93 # Northern Ireland 6.63 # Finland 6.46 # Switzerland 5.31 # France 5.15 #10 Canada 4.31 C'mon, people, clearly you need a gun in the US to defend yourself from all the crazy people wi...
by trystanthegypsy
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Costumes and fabrics getting caught in my bike chain
Replies: 19
Views: 2627

I have the greatest chain guard on my cruiser! I'm pretty sure you could put them on other bikes too.

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by trystanthegypsy
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Playa Lung Anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 3061

I'm doing pretty good this year so far! But I kind of had a lot of sleep the last 2 nights so maybe that helped? Rather than running my self into the ground the last 4 days. Wheeee!
by trystanthegypsy
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Branded on Exodus
Replies: 22
Views: 5102

my friend got this done! brands are actually pretty idiot proof, and as they dont start healing for a few days as long as you leave the scab on you would be pretty ok until defaultia.

as for the final shape? well the brand was properly thin to allow for blowup but we shall have to see!
by trystanthegypsy
Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Water… how do I transport it all
Replies: 21
Views: 3419

It's usually best to carry water in a sealed container.
by trystanthegypsy
Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: quick question: imperative to have brakes on playa bike?
Replies: 21
Views: 2367

My back brakes came loose the latter half of the week last year, and I kept forgetting to fix them until I was bombing across the open playa... oops. This year I have a new bike, but it is quite heavy and I dont think i'll be doing any bombing given the apparent conditions.. but you should have at l...
by trystanthegypsy
Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:09 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Annual ePlaya/3playa Meet & Greet!
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

you need a ticket to go to the Meet and Greet?? Shit! nobody told me! I will trade some reiki massage and hemp necklaces for a ticket to the meet and greet!! I will happily hand you a ticket to the meet and greet in return for some reiki massage and hemp necklaces! (do you mind if its drawn on the ...
by trystanthegypsy
Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One Item for BM a Day (2010-2012)
Replies: 7096
Views: 371142

I'M SO CLOSE TO FINISHING MY BIKE UGGH can't focus. Possibly should eat dinner as it's 10 pm...
by trystanthegypsy
Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Annual ePlaya/3playa Meet & Greet!
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

you need a ticket to go to the Meet and Greet?? Shit! nobody told me!

I will trade some reiki massage and hemp necklaces for a ticket to the meet and greet!!
by trystanthegypsy
Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Playa Conditions
Replies: 141
Views: 24302

shush, token is awesome and hilarious. I spend so much time on eplaya, it's more fun answering in a fun way than answering the same questions 18 bajillion times.
by trystanthegypsy
Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Picking people up for ridesharing from Reno
Replies: 6
Views: 1000

I'm pretty sure there will be people hanging around at all hours, I seem to remember someone saying they were arriving at 4 in the morning? but it was a couple?
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: No El Circo?!?
Replies: 3
Views: 752

Nope they went to ireland. Go to basscamp they were awesome last year! 2:00 and Detroit I believe.
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: the Possibilty of Dajarum Blacks on the way to the burn?
Replies: 22
Views: 2034

they are hella expensive here, though- around $14-$15 per 25? pack.
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: the Possibilty of Dajarum Blacks on the way to the burn?
Replies: 22
Views: 2034

they have tea flavoured ones in Bali. They are very strange. The cappucino ones are good though :)
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: the Possibilty of Dajarum Blacks on the way to the burn?
Replies: 22
Views: 2034

Well I may make the effort to bring a pack or 5 from canada. but same deal here, they are filterless now I think.

I smoked djarums in Indonesia (where they are from) and they had lots of different types that weren't as harsh but were still cloves :)
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: The Burner demographic...
Replies: 120
Views: 17598

I am currently a clothing designer & costumer, tea & shisha server, and occasional stripper and cam-girl . Formerly a waitress, grocer, tree planter, Expert on all things Outdoor (I worked at the canadian version of R.E.I. for a couple years), and Carnie. I am currently studying to become a...
by trystanthegypsy
Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: The Burner demographic...
Replies: 120
Views: 17598

I am currently a clothing designer & costumer, tea & shisha server, and occasional stripper and cam-girl. Formerly a waitress, grocer, tree planter, Expert on all things Outdoor (I worked at the canadian version of R.E.I. for a couple years), and Carnie. I am currently studying to become an ...
by trystanthegypsy
Sun Aug 22, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One Item for BM a Day (2010-2012)
Replies: 7096
Views: 371142

this weekend: -picked up new bike light, rack, rack bags, etc. -went to "bye bye burner" party and practiced partying. fire hooping, drinking and other fun were all included. (other fun? i mean costumes!) -sold a bunch of my clothing line stock to help my cigarettes and booze fund, which w...
by trystanthegypsy
Sun Aug 22, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: TOOL for the burn.
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

puscifer FTW.
by trystanthegypsy
Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Hedgehog costume
Replies: 21
Views: 6728

I know right???? They just announced the sequel for 2011 I am sooooo pumped :)
by trystanthegypsy
Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Hedgehog costume
Replies: 21
Views: 6728

Oh dammit I meant the queen of hearts.

I did like the Burton version, but I'm also just obsessed all around. I like the video game version the best *grins evilly*
by trystanthegypsy
Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:03 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One Item for BM a Day (2010-2012)
Replies: 7096
Views: 371142

AGH so I blew a tire on my van yesterday, and also the hitch doesn't install the way it's supposed to, so I'm gonna have to pay to get it installed. :( I only got half finished my bike cuz it's a very ambitious project, and I never did find leather saddlebags for it :(:( But I did work on my circus ...

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