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by burner von braun
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

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Clear skies and extra cold here...
by burner von braun
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4432
Views: 237815

Re: PAGE TWO

《《《cleanup on aisle 20》 》 》
by burner von braun
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Time for a new MV in 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: Time for a new MV in 2019

Good luck with your new mutant vehicle Galaxo! And thanks for the big contributions to the burn. If you can find time, please keep us updated on your progress. Many of us here enjoy reading about a good build! Hope to see your new rig on the playa!
by burner von braun
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Tickets for 2019???
Replies: 18
Views: 2007

Re: Tickets for 2019???

Did you bring any dog biscuits for us to munch on while we wait?

https://ticketsupport.burningman.org/cu ... -?t=676594
by burner von braun
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Ticketfly for European purchases 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Re: Ticketfly for European purchases 2019

I'm not sure exactly what methodology they will use this year, but I feel confident saying that they will keep burners who are located overseas in mind as they put the finishing touches on this year's plan. Stay tuned, and be sure to subscribe to Jack Rabbit Speaks if you haven't already. https://ti...
by burner von braun
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: DAMMIT BILL !!!
Replies: 664
Views: 89362

Re: DAMMIT BILL !!!

Dammit Bill! I thought we had reached an understanding... anytime I start sketching Mutant Vehicle ideas, you were supposed to come over and snatch the pen out of my hand!
by burner von braun
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*pours Bushmills* Thanks GW... by the way, it was great to finally get to meet you, even if it was only briefly! *slides bottle down bar toward MDF* I still like the name FIGJAM's came up with for MDF some time ago.. Fluorescent Nightingale! I guess it just stuck in my mind as being kinda awesome. ....
by burner von braun
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hello from Michigan, cosmic truck camper coming in for a landing
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: Hello from Michigan, cosmic truck camper coming in for a landing

D'oh!.. way to go von braun, responding to a post from over a year ago.. haha! Oh well, hope the OP had a good burn and left with his camera gear still in reasonably good shape.
by burner von braun
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hello from Michigan, cosmic truck camper coming in for a landing
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: Hello from Michigan, cosmic truck camper coming in for a landing

Hi moteofdust! Welcome to eplaya. You might want to consider researching the Black Rock Observatory! In addition to being the Desert Wizards of Mars, they are a group of serious astronomers who bring an observation dome (assembled without fasteners, just clever custom fabricated panels that fit toge...
by burner von braun
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Tickets for 2019???
Replies: 18
Views: 2007

Re: Tickets for 2019???

No worries JeffBdn, you haven't missed any ticket announcements. I'm glad you're excited. Harness that energy to begin to plan how you will be totally self sufficient the entire week you are in the desert as well as how you'll contribute, and you'll be well on your way to a worthwhile experience. Go...
by burner von braun
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

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At the risk of running whoever's left, out of the bar..

*starts projector*

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by burner von braun
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Thanks yg. A slight correction: the debris that we are passing through now was shed from an asteroid, not a comet. However, some of the other meteor showers throughout the year involve debris shed from comets. Overall, the effects are about the same. I'm not sure how they try to determine if it is g...
by burner von braun
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Yep, the way I understand it, as a general rule, you'll see more meteors as the night goes on. It has to do with the earth's rotation bringing your particular position around so that you are facing the leftover comet dust and debris field head on. Because of the natural orientation of the earth and ...
by burner von braun
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

:coffee: Good morning all! I hardly ever look at the spam that rolls through here, but I couldn't help but notice the weight loss solution that suggested that I should "accost my wideness" Now if I only knew what "Grant flavor in your plank" means, but I think I'm probably better off not knowing. Al...
by burner von braun
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4168

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

Yeah, now that you mention it Canoe, I recall you noting the blank space technique in one of your posts some time back. Seems like a thoughtful thing to do for those who have been deeply impacted by the tragedy.
by burner von braun
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4168

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

https:// abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=59506481

I wasn't able to see your video link Canoe, but I'm guessing this is the video source you're referencing
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EDIT: I went back and put a space in my link here, so it no longer automatically comes up, much as Canoe has been doing.
by burner von braun
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what are you listening to?
Replies: 2588
Views: 241742

Re: what are you listening to?

(((AntiM)))
by burner von braun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Reasonable Honoraria Funding Request Vs. Total Budget
Replies: 14
Views: 1183

Re: Reasonable Honoraria Funding Request Vs. Total Budget

Glad you're having a go at it spacetime! I recall a particularly fine and thorough write up that you posted here on eplaya regarding the logistics/experience of traveling on the Burner Express bus several years ago. It was a good read. Likewise, I hope we get to read more about the 'ins and outs' of...
by burner von braun
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.
Replies: 97
Views: 4168

Re: California Fires: Camp, Lost, Eden, Mountaineer, Woolsey, etc.

Bounce, with the big Burning Man tattoo on his arm, right? He stopped by the eplaya M&G this year, and we talked a bit. Sorry the news isn't good. Do you know any further info? They have reported on the news recently that the entire town of Paradise has been destroyed.
by burner von braun
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Hi Marty, good to see you stopping by the bar! I'm glad to hear that you're remaining active, though like most of us who are beginning to advance in years to one degree or another, we have to gradually set aside things we were once easily able to do in our more youthful days. Stings a bit, but a goo...
by burner von braun
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Clown Problem
Replies: 246
Views: 66650

Re: The Clown Problem

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photo courtesy of Duncan Rawlingson
by burner von braun
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*taps on ECM*
:coffee:

*waves, strolls out to start a new week*
by burner von braun
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: What it's all about
Replies: 5
Views: 1526

Re: What it's all about

Thanks for being you ZeugmaMethod!
by burner von braun
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: G'Day from the land down under!
Replies: 3
Views: 706

Re: G'Day from the land down under!

G'Day SquirrelScotch! There are quite a few folks who come over from Australia every year. Keep poking around and I'm sure you'll meet a few. Meanwhile, welcome to eplaya!
by burner von braun
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

ygmir wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:00 pm
BVB nails it....again....
by burner von braun
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

This is the kind of thing where that pesky zero numbering sometimes trips me up, and I end up having to cipher it out on a scrap of paper... ...but I think yggy may only be 60 0 through year 9 = decade 1 10 through year 19 = decade 2 20 through year 29 = decade 3 30 through year 39 = decade 4 40 thr...
by burner von braun
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Happy Birthday ygmir! :coffee: :coffee: :coffee:
by burner von braun
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Looking forward to next time ygmir!
by burner von braun
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 344
Views: 30805

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Hey gang! It's been awhile. I've had a lot of catching up to do around home since I got back from the desert. I just wanted to belatedly say that I had a great burn this year, and certainly enjoyed the opportunity to finally get to meet several of you throughout the week, and renew a number of old f...

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