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by Sinja
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: observations from a virgin after a week on the playa.
Replies: 50
Views: 9131

Great observations, thanks for sharing your perspective. It sounds like you had a great Burn overall. It's always good to change things up every year because each year will be different. Well done!
by Sinja
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:40 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Just completed my virgin burn, now I'm... sad?
Replies: 31
Views: 4917

What you are feeling is completely normal: post-burner depression. The real world is so different from the playa. You are experiencing culture shock. Stay connected with burners locally, go to a decopression event, go through photos and swag, and try to continue to go with your feelings (smiling, la...
by Sinja
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Back in the Default World
Replies: 30
Views: 4964

Going to the Peppermill in Reno to decompress with other burners helped me. But even several years later, I still have to adjust. Stay connected with burners, go through photos and keepsakes, and try to go to a decompression event or social gatherings. Go with what you feel: laugh randomally, smile ...
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: How do I get my BM virginity back.
Replies: 23
Views: 4930

Camp with newbies and do not mother them.
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: A couple canadian video artists go to burning man.
Replies: 26
Views: 6437

Great BM Vlog series.
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Your Burning Man Traditions?
Replies: 96
Views: 27250

Thanks volunteers Gift home-made bracelets Watch a sunrise Bike alone to look at art Get a decent night's sleep Camp potluck Go out of my comfort zone Volunteer somewhere new Try something new or different every day Remind myself why I return year after year (dust is worth it all) Black Bear Diner (...
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: what to expect if my partner is going to burning man
Replies: 33
Views: 17338

Communicate in a positive, honest and respectful manner.

Take breaks from each other.

Make playa dates together.

Read the Relationship Guide: ... ships.html
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Missed Connection : Frank (Bear) at Costco
Replies: 0
Views: 330

Missed Connection : Frank (Bear) at Costco

I am attempting to reconnect with Frank (Bear) from Las Vegas I met at Costco on Friday, September 3rd. Frank is a student at the University of Nevada.

If anyone knows Frank, from Las Vegas, please forward this message to him. I would greatly appreciate it!
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Moop Proliferation (?)
Replies: 83
Views: 11878

Yes, the tourist factor was considerably noticeable. Lot of MOOP and the toilet conditions were some of the worst I have ever seen. Who steals toilet seats? I was asked a lot of questions that were easily answered by reading the Survival Guide and opening the Greeters package. I saw so many young ne...
by Sinja
Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Costco Soul Mates... find one?
Replies: 21
Views: 5236

I first participated in the Costco Soulmate Trading Post in 2007 and had an amazing experience meeting my Soulmate (he found me). We spent an afternoon together conversing and surviving a white out at his camp. I did not manage to connect with my other Soulmate (we kept missing each other). This yea...

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