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by burner von braun
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

yay for tickets, indeed! I'll be watching from my recliner this year, but happy for those going! Argh!! Sorry to hear that you won't be there this year yggy. I was looking forward to catching up with you on playa. I understand though, how it can be that a burner needs to take a break for any number...
by burner von braun
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Transfer tickets after shipping
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Transfer tickets after shipping

I assume by 'in person' you mean a paper ticket. The physical paper ticket in hand is all you need to pass through gate, other than a Vehicle Pass. It doesn't matter at that point who purchased it originally. Do you know the seller? Be aware that tickets can become voided by the BMorg and become no ...
by burner von braun
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Woohoo! Got an email from Fulfillment.. ticket has been shipped!

*pours drinks*
by burner von braun
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: "Similar Topics"
Replies: 7
Views: 228

Re: "Similar Topics"

I have to admit, I never use that feature either, but sure do appreciate all of the effort that goes into building and maintaining eplaya overall.
by burner von braun
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Art & Performance
Topic: OK or not: DJ-style "dancing" bike-mounted laser?
Replies: 5
Views: 191

Re: OK or not: DJ-style "dancing" bike-mounted laser?

Yep, the event takes the laser thing seriously, especially after a Ranger had her eyesight permanently damaged by some asshat with a laser on playa. Good on ya for asking polyhedon.
by burner von braun
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: HexaYurts
Replies: 1239
Views: 233136

Re: HexaYurts

I think that's a pretty solid rundown you have there already dj_shuze. I personally don't have the lower section kickplate below my door, and the 'seal' between the door and the floor tarp remains relatively tight all week, and structurally sound as well. However, mine is the smaller H5 which I main...
by burner von braun
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Suggest changing Ticketfly passwords & phishing awareness June 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 374

Re: Suggest changing Ticketfly passwords & phishing awareness June 2018

Have you been able to change your password yet? I haven't been able to log in to make a change; did you go the 'forgot my password' route instead? I did read one article which suggested that no credit card info was breached.
by burner von braun
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: I went to burning man two years ago and when I came home I quit my job and started making art
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: I went to burning man two years ago and when I came home I quit my job and started making art

Nice story there kremlin-pancake. I'm usually a member of the school of thought that it is unwise to make any major life altering decisions immediately after attending the burn, but it sounds like things are working out well for you! Glad to hear it! I hadn't heard of doofs, thanks for sharing a bit...
by burner von braun
Sat May 26, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Foam(?) for keeping dust out through large weird shaped gaps?
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: Foam(?) for keeping dust out through large weird shaped gaps?

If by chance it turns out that you can't find appropriate foam that meets all your needs, then I'm inclined to think that you may want to consider not worrying about airflow in those spots, and use a more rigid foam. Then for airflow, cut some rectangular window outlets in your plywood, and build so...
by burner von braun
Sat May 26, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rest In Peace
Replies: 3024
Views: 353826

Re: Rest In Peace

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Artist and Apollo moonwalker Alan Bean
by burner von braun
Sat May 26, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Rideshares & Resource Sharing
Topic: Looking to get to BM 2018 on 08/24 from SF
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: Looking to get to BM 2018 on 08/24 from SF

I assume you have been granted a WAP. Also, it seems to me that you need to rethink your departure time to insure you'll be where you need to be at midnight. I know I wouldn't attempt to cut it that close if ESD were depending on me. Good on ya for volunteering jbyman. I don't know how many shifts y...
by burner von braun
Thu May 17, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: STEP Is Moving Along!
Replies: 8
Views: 1228

Re: STEP Is Moving Along!

I've never done STEP, but I'm under the impression that folks receive a confirmation email once they're in. Is that right? If that's the case and you never got one but your profile says your in, then I'm guessing you are in, but the email communication channel (email address?) is messed up somehow. ...
by burner von braun
Thu May 17, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: STEP Is Moving Along!
Replies: 8
Views: 1228

Re: STEP Is Moving Along!

Tatonka, have you double checked your spam and junk mail folders? Sorry if that is obvious, but I figured I'd ask anyway, seeing as I'm really hoping you find a ticket. If you're sure nothing is in there, then I would suggest contacting them to insure you will be able to receive that all-important t...
by burner von braun
Thu May 10, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Congratulations Ratty! I can understand how retirement comes with mixed emotions. That said, I'm guessing it won't be long before you find your days overflowing with fun and productive activities, and you'll wonder how you ever found time to go to work. I'm happy for you!
by burner von braun
Wed May 09, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

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Hi Ratty, are you talking about the BIG "get out of there?" I know you've mentioned your upcoming retirement from time to time.
by burner von braun
Sat May 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Pass Blues
Replies: 10
Views: 829

Re: Vehicle Pass Blues

Urgh! indeed MotherMayhem. I have to say, I also would have thought that there would be enough VPs allotted to match the $1200 ticket sales going forward. I haven't really read much in general about this sale; does this $1200 related VP shortcoming happen every year? Anyhow, thanks for the insight M...
by burner von braun
Sat May 05, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

*pours another*

Hi Ratty! I'm over here wandering around the Bluegrass, contemplating muddy tracks and fast horses.
by burner von braun
Sat May 05, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

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*slides Mint Julep down the bar*
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Rainy here today.
by burner von braun
Tue May 01, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Flat Top Shade Structure Guidance + Am I Missing Anything?
Replies: 45
Views: 2368

Re: Flat Top Shade Structure Guidance + Am I Missing Anything?

If I may follow up on Asr's great suggestions, what I think is meant is simply setting the upright canopy leg up against the rebar and duct taping them together, side by side. That's what I do with my shelter, along with rachet straps etc. to actually hold the whole thing down. I learned a nice litt...
by burner von braun
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: First time to burning man.. Where do I start?
Replies: 4
Views: 622

Re: First time to burning man.. Where do I start?

Welcome to eplaya remimarcelle! Yep, a great place to start would be the Survival Guide and First Timers Guide. Once that sinks in, there are tons of additional sources of info both here and on the Burning Man website to help you begin to shape and build your burn plan. The prep becomes less like ho...
by burner von braun
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Howling at the Temple Burn?
Replies: 16
Views: 1162

Re: Howling at the Temple Burn?

Here is a link to an old thread which I found interesting. Clearly there are opposing viewpoints, and room for honest debate. I had only one burn under my belt when the thread first appeared here, and I remember it made me think twice, and helped shape my thoughts regarding the Temple burn. https://...
by burner von braun
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: I bought tickets through a 3rd party!
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: I bought tickets through a 3rd party!

Easy there puccinis, that's a lot to unpack, as they say. How exactly did you hear BM is voiding your tickets? Did you pay face value for those tickets? If they have been voided, how is it that you expect to resell them and buy new ones? etc. It sounds to me like you need to read up on how Burning M...
by burner von braun
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Steer my repair-camp theme towards aircraft support?  
Replies: 14
Views: 833

Re: Steer my repair-camp theme towards aircraft support?  

Heck, spend a couple few hours at sunset :30 at the DMV license inspection area first two days, bring a chair and cooler, mingle with the MV owners, get the word out ... By Wednesday you’ll have steady business from the fine folks that turned in sweat equity and vast funding into artistic visions d...
by burner von braun
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Main Sale Discussion Thread 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 7298

Re: Main Sale Discussion Thread 2018

I think vps get void if you didn't purchase a ticket, I could be wrong... I'm pretty certain that this applies to the Presale, but not so sure about the Main Sale itself. If I recall correctly, the past couple of years the VPs sold out ahead of the tickets, so this time, with reports of VPs being t...
by burner von braun
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 149
Views: 8002

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

Hey all!

Ahh... a nice new bar!

Good luck to those entering the sale today!

*slides bottle of vodka down the bar*
by burner von braun
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: 1 hour queue before main sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1223

Re: 1 hour queue before main sale

You enter into the waiting room prior to the beginning of the sale. At 12:00:00 noon PST, those who have entered the waiting room are taken en masse (or in technical terms as Ratty put it.. as a glob) and randomly put in order to form a buying queue. Today's sale reminder email states "The waiting r...
by burner von braun
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Profile thinks I still have DGS tickets
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Profile thinks I still have DGS tickets

Woohoo! Kudos to Ticket support. I wasn't sure how far 'down the hallway' the DGS program was, and if they could straighten it out in time.

Good luck in the sale Summy!
by burner von braun
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Profile thinks I still have DGS tickets
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Profile thinks I still have DGS tickets

Arggh! No good deed goes unpunished.

Stay active in the community Summy, I've got to think a ticket will find its way to you.
by burner von braun
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2017 Edition
Replies: 812
Views: 58479

Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

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*notices familiar face strolling through the bar*
https://youtu.be/VDWwoOS6E8s

LeCHAT!!!!
by burner von braun
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Regional Network
Topic: 'To The Moon' in June.....
Replies: 9
Views: 896

Re: 'To The Moon' in June.....

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Sorry you won't be able to make it out to the desert Meat Hunter, but glad you're still burning.

Cheers!

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