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by JayBobBoy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hi Lovlies
Replies: 6
Views: 767

Re: Hi Lovlies

Nice to meet you and good luck! Do your research, brush aside the snark, and have fun!
by JayBobBoy
Fri May 08, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Art & Performance
Topic: What are you building to burn this year?
Replies: 0
Views: 404

What are you building to burn this year?

I've got it in my head to host a BM style party for my friends at my property in Idaho on Labor Day Weekend. Camping, live music, ATV's, rafting and/or kayaking, hot springs. Everyone's being encouraged to bring something to freely share with everyone else. I've already heard some great ideas from f...
by JayBobBoy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rest In Peace
Replies: 3216
Views: 475623

Re: Rest In Peace

Bless you and your family in this tough time. Both my frail, elderly parents are locked down in separate homes, unable to see the people they love. I pray they make it through or pass peacefully like your loved ones!

We are not alone in this!
by JayBobBoy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: In 3 words.........
Replies: 23440
Views: 1853855

Re: In 3 words.........

c'est la vie
by JayBobBoy
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Speeding in BRC on the playa?
Replies: 11
Views: 2832

Re: Speeding in BRC on the playa?

2014 was the last year I attended before finally getting tickets this year. The single biggest change I saw was the increase of e-bikes and scooters (with and without seats). I admit, early in the week I was a bit jealous. Especially after long rides into the wind to return to camp. But as the week ...
by JayBobBoy
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4762
Views: 372720

Re: PAGE TWO

I did not lose a single thing while I was there. I feel like I"m doing it wrong....
by JayBobBoy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rest In Peace
Replies: 3216
Views: 475623

Re: Rest In Peace

A beautiful, young 9 year old boy was lost in a drowning accident on the Feather River. I had the pleasure of being good friends with his father and it has hit me really hard thinking about what agony he must be feeling. I've reached out and donated to the fundraising account, but it never feels lik...
by JayBobBoy
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Hitch extender for bike rack AND trailer?
Replies: 8
Views: 1970

Re: Hitch extender for bike rack AND trailer?

I haven't used that before but my only concern would be restricting your turning radius. I imagine two bikes parallel to the back of your truck sticking out and over a bit of the trailer tongue. In tight turns your propane tanks or the edge of your camper might be a problem. Just thinking out loud! ...
by JayBobBoy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Camps & Villages
Topic: Solo Brothers Taking Interviews to Join Your Camp!
Replies: 6
Views: 1229

Re: Solo Brothers Taking Interviews to Join Your Camp!

My point exactly. I don't want to be part of a camp.

Especially one that would have me as a member.
by JayBobBoy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Camps & Villages
Topic: Solo Brothers Taking Interviews to Join Your Camp!
Replies: 6
Views: 1229

Solo Brothers Taking Interviews to Join Your Camp!

Are you a camp that inflated your population to improve your chances or to get a better placement closer to the Esplenade? Did you end up with more space that you could possibly use and are struggling to make good use of it? I've got just the solution for you! My brother and I will come set up my tr...
by JayBobBoy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: My camp's prep list so far
Replies: 12
Views: 1835

Re: My camp's prep list so far

Nice work Bunny! You've got a nice camp planned. Like Ratty said...get there early to make sure you have the space you need and be ready to adapt on the fly in case it goes sideways. My brother and I are in a similar situation. My camp is a little more DIY, but taking it up a few levels this year to...
by JayBobBoy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Burning for the first time
Replies: 2
Views: 1198

Re: Burning for the first time

Hi godiechoes, Welcome to Eplaya! Good job getting started early and planning ahead. There are lots of ways to do this event. You can camp solo, with a small unplaced group or you could join an established camp. Depends on what you are looking for. Vehicle passes are pretty valuable at this point. T...
by JayBobBoy
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Ticket delivery?
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: Main Sale Ticket delivery?

I sent you a PM...I don't want to post any details in public to make it harder on potential thieves....
by JayBobBoy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Ticket delivery?
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: Main Sale Ticket delivery?

I got my tix a few days ago...I just logged on and checked my profile. There is no indication about shipping either way.
by JayBobBoy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Ticket delivery?
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: Main Sale Ticket delivery?

I found mine in the mailbox this morning....this is really happening!
by JayBobBoy
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Carports for RVs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1661

Re: Carports for RVs?

What he said....

I've been to BM a bunch. I built a shade cover for my Travel Trailer once.

Once!
by JayBobBoy
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Carports for RVs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1661

Re: Carports for RVs?

What he said....

I've been to BM a bunch. I built a shade cover for my Travel Trailer once.

Once!
by JayBobBoy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4762
Views: 372720

Re: PAGE TWO

I tell you what...these dumbass fucking camps better use their space to good value! If I read another post from some camp whose members can't find tickets...good lord. It'll be hard to find a spot for my little solo camp because of dipshits like these! They can take their fucking mindfulness seminar...
by JayBobBoy
Fri May 24, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Start with what you have. It's easier and cheaper.
Replies: 730
Views: 128182

Re: Start with what you have. It's easier and cheaper.

I still have a couple of "Ratty" original costume pieces in my collection.

I love your work! You are an inspiration...

Off to the 2nd hand stores this weekend!
by JayBobBoy
Fri May 24, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Black Rock City Cultural Direction
Topic: Placement 2019-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 5829

Re: Placement 2019-2020

I was with a placed camp and had early entry work passes in '12 and '13. Even then there was plenty of open camping so I never gave it a second thought. This year, I was looking forward to camping solo. Now I'm wondering if I should rethink my plans and see about joining back up with my old camp or ...
by JayBobBoy
Wed May 22, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2019 One Item A Day For Burning Man
Replies: 62
Views: 11672

Re: 2019 One Item A Day For Burning Man

It begins again....I just got my new alumanet in the mail for my shade structure.

I'm going to have to do a test build this weekend for fun!
by JayBobBoy
Mon May 13, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Re-introduction time!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1405

Re: Re-introduction time!!!

Thank you everyone!

Going to the event is the big deal but I'd forgotten how much fun it is to dream/plan/execute a BM plan. It's really a ticket to 6 months of fun for me!

The Meet 'N Greet is on my to-do list this year...but you know how that goes. Hopefully we'll get to meet in person!
by JayBobBoy
Thu May 09, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Re-introduction time!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1405

Re-introduction time!!!

Hey, I’m Jaybob. It’s been quite a while since I’ve been able to attend. I’ve been lurking over the years and have chimed in from time to time, but I have to keep BM at arm’s length when I’m not able to attend. It’s for my own sanity. After four years of being unsuccessful in the main sale I somehow...
by JayBobBoy
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Camps & Villages
Topic: People Seeking Camps 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 21641

Re: Looking for a Fun Camp - First Burning Man Experience

Hi Rita, Welcome to eplaya and good job for getting started early on your planning! Make sure to do your homework. There's a lot of required reading and preparation for this event. Please take the time and become familiar with it all! Where are you from? Your best chance for a meaningful experience ...
by JayBobBoy
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Is there ever going to be a year that ticketing isn't a hot mess?
Replies: 12
Views: 2696

Re: Is there ever going to be a year that ticketing isn't a hot mess?

Short answer: NO!

There will forever be a large group of people left out...And they're all really bitter right after the sale! I would know!
by JayBobBoy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Ticket Success?!
Replies: 108
Views: 12589

Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

I'll preface this by saying I logged in to the sale through my profile and got tickets without issue. I had no knowledge in advance. I just chose wisely...or luckily! To those of you who are experiencing the pain of ticket day for the first time, I'm sorry you're going through this! I went to BM wit...
by JayBobBoy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Ticket Success?!
Replies: 108
Views: 12589

Re: Main Sale Ticket Success?!

I was successful today. Watched the spinning wheel for about 10 minutes and then...bam. I was in!

1st time in 5 years!
by JayBobBoy
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Feasibility of Window AC for RV?
Replies: 10
Views: 2561

Re: Feasibility of Window AC for RV?

I've done both options you've seen described here and here's my 2cents: Old Rv's never like it when you reinstall stuff through the roof. You always create more issues than you solve. I destroyed an trailer trying to do that once. It was a cheap, old trailer but after opening the roof it quickly bec...
by JayBobBoy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Discussion Thread 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 29143

Re: No wait room?

My friends and I all have the countdown page....time to wait it out.

Good luck everyone!
by JayBobBoy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 918
Views: 169795

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

What a great post! Thanks for the details. I love what you do!

When my camp grows up, it wants to be just like you!

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