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by Dave_techie
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: TEDx Talk On the 2011 Temple
Replies: 9
Views: 6226

Re: TEDx Talk On the 2011 Temple

As to IAM - it was not constituted expressly in order to build the temple, Megatropolis (2010) was a Megacrew project. Further IAM continues this year, on playa and off trying very hard to bring the burn home. Just Sayin' http://internationalartsmegacrew.com/ More info will be available there when i...
by Dave_techie
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: New Burningman Ticket Process - 2012
Replies: 1163
Views: 82210

Re: New Burningman Ticket Process - 2012

Some of us who are on fixed incomes are more thoroughly screwed by this than is appropriate. I am poor, period, dot, end of sentence, I go to burning man because it is one of the few places that I don't feel like society hates me for being poor, but that is rapidly changing. I have been a doer in my...
by Dave_techie
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: 2011 Dates ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2545

Anyone know who is doing it yet?
by Dave_techie
Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: 2011 Theme
Topic: 2011 Alternate Themes
Replies: 16
Views: 8010

Explosions - Because fire was SO 2009.
by Dave_techie
Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: gross ebay post
Replies: 657
Views: 67746

This whole thing reeks of coachella\glastonbury\bonaroo This whole idea, this ebay nonsense seems like a slap in the face. Many of us work our asses off all year to participate. And making a profit off people spectating. Encouraging it. Gives me a feeling I cannot characterize, and care not to descr...
by Dave_techie
Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: 2011 Theme
Topic: Theme gone too far.
Replies: 38
Views: 15254

we could circumcise the man on friday...

this could be a pretty good what\when\where event.
by Dave_techie
Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: gross ebay post
Replies: 657
Views: 67746

http://tickets.shop.ebay.com/Experience ... 86.c0.m282

just to clarify, they are offering multiple "Experiences" (in a link format that is more useful for our non cellphonic friends)
by Dave_techie
Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:33 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Elevated Uranium Levels in Black Rock Desert
Replies: 105
Views: 18821

I'm the only member of my family who hasn't had cancer, AND I'm the only burner.....

Coincidence?

Perhaps.....
by Dave_techie
Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Any logical explanations why Burning Man cost have gone up?
Replies: 95
Views: 13957

I think it's interesting that no one asks about how the increases in fuel, lumber, DG, and other costs impact tickets. No one asks about the impact of inflation. there are no threads about "OMG! did you see how much more the BLM is charging for the permit this time because I didn't write an E-Mail?!...
by Dave_techie
Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:53 am
Forum: 2011 Theme
Topic: Theme gone too far.
Replies: 38
Views: 15254

Theme gone too far.

Ever have one of those moments when you are thinking about the theme, late at night. Maybe you're too tired, maybe you've had some to drink... and you take it a little bit too far... For about thirty seconds I thought it would be brilliant to have a moil at burning man for rites of passage. a Circum...
by Dave_techie
Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Making a first timer list for a friend
Replies: 6
Views: 1264

Making a first timer list for a friend

Anything I should add? Goggles (keep out dust, snowboard, or motorcycle goggles preferred) Lights <LED headlights are good, don't be a darktard> Cheap Beach Cruiser Bike Bike combination cable lock Bicycle headlight bicycle bell EL wire Camelbak - Extra bladder (or two) HAND SANETIZER Vinegar DO NOT...
by Dave_techie
Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Naked Old and Unattractive people on the playa?
Replies: 607
Views: 85229

Re: Naked Old and Unattractive people on the playa?

[quote="Casanova"]So this will be my first year attending the burn.. And my sister just told me it is a total nudist colony and everyone gets naked, and when I think of everyone only 10% (if that) of people are attractive, I assume she was just exaggerating because I have seen some really cool pictu...
by Dave_techie
Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: New For 2009: Barbie Death Village!
Replies: 191
Views: 69856

Thank you doc pyro! without you guys we would have been without a home (utility from Playa international)

BRC is the best place on earth, and Barbie Death Village was a wonderful place to be.
by Dave_techie
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Locks on Portapotties
Replies: 23
Views: 3774

ROBBIDOBBS FTW!

I helped her post pooetry.

great experience.
by Dave_techie
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burning Man 2010 Theme. Larry got it wrong.
Replies: 53
Views: 9461

I made friends with some LEO's.

and didn't get their pictures.

that made me kinda sad. I'll miss those two BLM rangers.

they appreciated my annoyance at yahoos actually thinking the rocket was going to launch (seriously, HOW could you believe that?)
by Dave_techie
Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Cell Phones on the Playa for 09 (gifted!)
Replies: 56
Views: 10978

Make sure medical tents have some.
by Dave_techie
Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Why you shouldn't fire an ak-47 in a studio apartment...
Replies: 46
Views: 5532

I follow the tenets of gun safety more closely than those of my religion.

Every gun is loaded

do not point a gun at anything you are not planning to kill or destroy

Store guns and ammo separately. etc.
by Dave_techie
Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Lets start a solar power collective for next year
Replies: 13
Views: 2523

1. Solar panels for camps. probably a bad idea. 2. Getting a lot of solar panels cheap, to people who care. to be put into applications that will actually help. GOOD idea. it's a great idea to get inexpensive solar panels to burners, if they live in a place where solar will actually be viable\useful...
by Dave_techie
Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Buring Man getting worse every year?
Replies: 191
Views: 39637

[quote="Igneouss"]From much reading of other folks experiences: Seems to be that BM is always changing (dare I say evolving?). The current event bares no resemblance to the early events. Change happens. It should be embraced. IMO people that constantly complain that the old days were better, simply ...
by Dave_techie
Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:11 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Arachnophobia a Go! Join Goth Anime Gamer Camp
Replies: 12
Views: 2434

Will there actually be games of D&D going? 3.5 rules?

if so, I'd like to be prepared to bring my character sheet (and maybe a deck of magic cards or two?
by Dave_techie
Wed Jun 17, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Thunderdome
Replies: 28
Views: 4594

So, updates on thunderdome?
by Dave_techie
Wed Jun 17, 2009 7:22 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Root society? Opulent Temple? Thunder Dome?
Replies: 358
Views: 106604

So, is there an update on thunder dome?
by Dave_techie
Sun Jun 07, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hitler is finally killed!
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

[quote="Apollonaris Zeus"]I wonder why did Hitler bring Germany to its knees of lowest forms. One side of Adolph Hitler's family has known inheritable mental psychosis. The other side is Jewish. He is born during a time of great anti-Semitism caused by the two great depressions. He has a low self-es...
by Dave_techie
Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Variegate Porphyria
Replies: 15
Views: 2007

My doctor actually kinda laughed at first when I asked him if it was a good idea to go to burning man <epileptic> "that's not really a medical question" (priceless facial expression)

so you'll have to make sure your doctor knows you are serious.
by Dave_techie
Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Thunderdome
Replies: 28
Views: 4594

[quote="Ugly Dougly"]I sense in you a desire for combat.[/quote]

I have a lust for combat, and CRAVE the thunderdome.

it must be.

or my hopes, and dreams, will be dashed. Sundered even.
by Dave_techie
Fri May 29, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Good ways to get involved in reno?
Replies: 5
Views: 785

Good ways to get involved in reno?

Hi, I'm new to the burner community, missed this bit when I first got here, so, intro.


anyway, I'll be a virgin this year, and I'd like to get into the burner community.

good ways to make inroads in the reno burner community?
by Dave_techie
Fri May 29, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: need used carpet???
Replies: 20
Views: 2956

[quote="oneeyeddick"]I am not sure, but I think they are still filling the dumptser at the convention center with that black carpet. Our neighbor around the corner just came home with two HUGE rolls of it 3 days ago, it looked like he musta had a LOT of help as the rolls were about 4 feet in diamete...
by Dave_techie
Fri May 29, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 16666 Registered users
Replies: 10
Views: 982

16666 Registered users

Our users have posted a total of 440740 articles
We have 16666 registered users
The newest registered user is nosuchtim

Dunno if anyone cares for that kind of thing, just thought I'd catch it if you do.
by Dave_techie
Fri May 29, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: need used carpet???
Replies: 20
Views: 2956

if there is still carpet to be had, I only need a little bit (relatively speaking) and am in reno, I could probably go get it on sunday if you can tell me where.

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