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by typewriter
Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Make my hair look cool
Replies: 9
Views: 2534

Re: Make my hair look cool

EspressoDude wrote:
typewriter wrote:Is there somewhere at BRC where I can turn this mop on my head into bleeding edge postapocalyptic style? Or does the moop factor make this totally impractical?
Step in front of any fire cannon/poofer to get that post apocalyptic style.
Thanks brah! Why didn't I think of that?
by typewriter
Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Make my hair look cool
Replies: 9
Views: 2534

Re: Make my hair look cool

I'm planning to carry a battery-powered beard trimmer around with me everywhere, and scissors are a part of any camp's toolkit. You will have no trouble. Oh I know its easy to find the services.... But I was thinking more along the lines of a specialist.. I'm not sure I'm ready for the adventure of...
by typewriter
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Make my hair look cool
Replies: 9
Views: 2534

Make my hair look cool

Is there somewhere at BRC where I can turn this mop on my head into bleeding edge postapocalyptic style? Or does the moop factor make this totally impractical?
by typewriter
Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme Camps
Topic: Current Conditions on Playa
Replies: 108
Views: 62983

All you need to know: http://206.158.7.4/weather/downld08.txt
diane o'thirst wrote:BTW, love the sig-file...
thanks 8)
by typewriter
Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: 2007 Theme Camps
Topic: Current Conditions on Playa
Replies: 108
Views: 62983

Another weather report :

The wind seems to be peaking at about 55 cubits per millihour. The temperature about 308 kelvin.. Make sure to drink lots of water.. Probably at least 87 milliliters per kilosecond.
by typewriter
Mon Mar 27, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: My dad wants to go to Burning Man!
Replies: 12
Views: 3195

We had an interesting experience in camp last year when someone brought their parents. This person was around 28, and the parents were cool open minded people as you might assume. They had no trouble with the enviro or the people or the parties, the nudity. But day after day of loud and graphic moan...
by typewriter
Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Geodesic Dome Construction (Tips and Tricks)
Replies: 286
Views: 98953

Hello, A few years ago I built a dome with the help from some cool people on here. So, I thought I would at least share some input back into the collective by posting the pictures and story of building it. Its a frequency 2 dome, made using 10' tubes available at home depot. This version uses the wh...
by typewriter
Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Wanted: DIY geodesic dome plans
Replies: 5
Views: 5803

Yet more dome stuff

Hello, A few years ago I built a dome with the help from some cool people on here. So, I thought I would at least share some input back into the collective by posting the pictures and story of building it. Its a frequency 2 dome, made using 10' tubes available at home depot. This version uses the wh...
by typewriter
Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: SEX CAMPS?
Replies: 305
Views: 93464

Its easy

If you want a drink, make friends with someone with a bar. If you want to ride in a plane, make friends with a pilot. If you want a cool orb necklace, make friends with the Sphericon guys. If you want to spin records, make friends with someone with a soundsystem. If you want to have fun touching oth...
by typewriter
Wed Oct 27, 2004 5:05 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Critical Tits 2004 Feedback
Replies: 143
Views: 34649

You know what, never mind all that anyway. Let's just let meaningless "offenses" slide more often, and let opinions be had. and Continue to let your freak flag fly enen if its unpopular. To finish my thought from the first post, before these digressions. Its empowerment, release, acceptance, pride, ...
by typewriter
Wed Oct 27, 2004 4:40 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Critical Tits 2004 Feedback
Replies: 143
Views: 34649

I did read the other posts. All 8 pages (bored at work). And about 80% of the other posts in Experience of BM. But, when I add something, its "Oh dear, please keep quiet, we were talking about the PARTY, not the PARADE. You don't know what you're talking about. " I don't get it. What good is communi...
by typewriter
Wed Oct 27, 2004 4:26 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: RADICAL CHANGE FOR BM
Replies: 66
Views: 17485

saturday is the way

We look at him all week. He is our beacon, and our idol (oh yes). The only constant in a swirling mosaic. Knowledge of his impending burn rings in our minds all week : "death is inevitable" He gathers us together, unstably packed in a small area. Critical mass is surpassed. Then everything explodes....
by typewriter
Wed Oct 27, 2004 4:08 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Critical Tits 2004 Feedback
Replies: 143
Views: 34649

All I was trying to say was that my neighbors drove me crazy talking about the damn parade like it was the headliner on the main stage all week. On page 1, captainerotica the thread author even talked about the parade. To me, that, coupled with the THREAD TITLE was enough of a "social okay" to add a...
by typewriter
Wed Oct 27, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Critical Tits 2004 Feedback
Replies: 143
Views: 34649

CT Sucks. Yes that's right.

no, the thread is "Critical Tits 2004 Feedback", as the title states. My feedback is that the parade part is completely stupid. Why must it be that I don't know what I'm talking about? Notice I also said to do whatever you want, and that the participants found it fulfilling. Why must we have all the...
by typewriter
Wed Oct 27, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Critical Tits 2004 Feedback
Replies: 143
Views: 34649

CT sucks. It seems so.. forced. My neighbor and his 8 year old kid were there just for CT. Thats fuckin lame people. They kept saying "so, you gonna check it out tomorrow?".. "so, where you gonna watch the parade from? We're getting there early to get a good spot." And I was like "What are you talki...
by typewriter
Fri Aug 27, 2004 4:06 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Synchronicity at Burning Man
Replies: 42
Views: 13415

My first burn, I hitched from Reno Airport with some unknown guys from New York. The plan was for me to FM radio my group to hook up with them. they had the shade, food, bikes, artcar, chairs.... Upon arrival, my radios turned out to be cheap crap and borrowing good ones revealed my camp frequency w...
by typewriter
Wed Aug 25, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Synchronicity at Burning Man
Replies: 42
Views: 13415

My first burn, I hitched from Reno Airport with some unknown guys from New York. The plan was for me to FM radio my group to hook up with them. they had the shade, food, bikes, artcar, chairs.... Upon arrival, my radios turned out to be cheap crap and borrowing good ones revealed my camp frequency w...
by typewriter
Wed Aug 18, 2004 4:35 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Body painting questions for the uninitiated!!
Replies: 13
Views: 4581

Body painting questions for the uninitiated!!

Hi there I want to do body paint this year, and would really love to get some Maori (natives to New Zealand) designs going. I was hoping for the torso, arms and face to get art-ed up. So how do you do it? It seems like it would be hard to do to yourself (but I am fairly artistic.. I could certainly ...
by typewriter
Tue Aug 17, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: REAL techno
Replies: 13
Views: 3722

Re: Speaking of techno...

When we say techno, we mean techno.

thanks though, the guide was good for a few laughs!
by typewriter
Tue Aug 17, 2004 1:51 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: REAL techno
Replies: 13
Views: 3722

saratone: a friend saw you at the full moon recently and said it was "the best set she's ever heard".. and she's fairly "old school" if you will. And I missed it! glitchy minimal stuff... Last year I heard 2 DJs playing stuff like that.. and it was a breath of freshness.. clicks for tha head bass fo...
by typewriter
Mon Jun 21, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: fractal camp growth
Replies: 8
Views: 3997

lizwiz yes I do have a few projectors.. But I'm still working on a playa proof yet highly cool-able design of a box for em. Without an RV its tough.
by typewriter
Fri Jun 18, 2004 4:54 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Afternoon napping for babies?
Replies: 61
Views: 11685

The baby is going to battle in thunderdome
by typewriter
Fri Jun 18, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: fractal camp growth
Replies: 8
Views: 3997

Funny you should mention it... (three times;) I'm completely obsessed with fractals in theory and in application to the structure of the universe. I've been programming them (realtime mandelbrot / julia exploorers, plant and tree generators, clouds, IFS) to become interactive pieces which I will pro...
by typewriter
Wed Jun 16, 2004 4:17 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: fractal camp growth
Replies: 8
Views: 3997

fractal camp growth

I was invited and lived with a well developed camp my first years, but along with a few others felt like somethign was missing. I love them, and they provided a plush and amazing experience for me. But I was not fulfilling my own desires : to really be invloved with core desicions and designs. To be...
by typewriter
Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:42 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Afternoon napping for babies?
Replies: 61
Views: 11685

Off the top of my head Pros : Baby gets to 'enjoy' the event cons: Baby hates the heat Baby breathes playa dust Baby gets no sleep Mom and dad completely occupied Mom and dad spend way more money Mom and dad pack out dirty daipers etc Thinking in cost / benefit sense... This seems to defeat the purp...
by typewriter
Tue Jun 15, 2004 3:42 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Fuller Dome - upper limit on size for v2?
Replies: 46
Views: 10838

As long as I'm asking, why are carriage bolts reccomended? It seems like they would be harder to tighten, and even harder to disassemble, given the round heads. Why not use a hex bolt?
by typewriter
Tue Jun 15, 2004 2:30 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: The Music
Replies: 17
Views: 6279

the best music I heard last year was a circuit bent / custom device which simply spewed out garbled electronic bird noises and scattery beats which would never repeat themselves. It played at a low volume on a golf cart and only twice did it pass me by. but each time it was refreshing Although there...
by typewriter
Tue Jun 15, 2004 2:10 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What is your definition of art?
Replies: 52
Views: 17644

tool : An object used to facilitate or perform labor. By this def: A bottle is not art, its a tool to make holding liquid easier A pile of candy is art A G4 is not art A G4 sitting on a pedastal on display is art (the tool is not being used as a tool) unjonhartley's 'tool' is not art because he didn...
by typewriter
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:52 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Fuller Dome - upper limit on size for v2?
Replies: 46
Views: 10838

How many rebars are more than enough for stakin er down? Will 1-2 per 'ground strut' be burly enough? robot, I'm trying to picture your platform. When you say radial supports from the pole, do you mean a disc sitting on top, outside the dome? If so, what was supporting the edge of this disc? I'm beg...
by typewriter
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:34 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What is your definition of art?
Replies: 52
Views: 17644

How about this:

Anything that man chooses to create that is not specifically a tool, is art.

This does not imply that art cannot be a tool.

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