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by thnkfl
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: Latitude coordinate for 2018?
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: Latitude coordinate for 2018?

Thanks for all the input. According to Mr. Google, a degree of latitude (at 38 deg.) is equal to 364,000 feet. Using Canoe's coordinates, the difference in latitude between 2016 and 2017 amounts to about 450 feet -- close enough to not significantly be a problem, given the size of the gnomon. I will...
by thnkfl
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: Latitude coordinate for 2018?
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Latitude coordinate for 2018?

Am making a sundial for the burn. Does anyone know the exact latitude of the man this year?
by thnkfl
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 664
Views: 51828

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

Dr. Pyro wrote:...the policies currently coming out of Foggy Bottom...
What does the State Department have to do with it? You're saying Tillerson is responsible?
by thnkfl
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 664
Views: 51828

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

Trickle down? It's more like "tinkle down".
by thnkfl
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Let the ranting begin!
Replies: 18
Views: 2030

Re: Let the ranting begin!

It was fun. I took it twice!
by thnkfl
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II
Replies: 2676
Views: 206661

Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

Everything you do -- whether you realize it or not -- makes a difference. It all matters, whether you come or you go, turn right or turn left, it changes the future. Whether you choose for yourself or have things chosen for you, it will change the course of history.
by thnkfl
Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 664
Views: 51828

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder and how does one deal with it? Here is an interesting diary from Daily Kos.
by thnkfl
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 664
Views: 51828

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

The Dalai Lama spoke with the Thirteen Grandmothers... After the election in America I asked the Grandmothers, "Now that it's over, what can we learn?" "First," they replied, "let us explain some things. You have elected, not a man, but a 'moy' to lead you. He is a boy in an old man's body. Moys are...
by thnkfl
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 664
Views: 51828

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

by thnkfl
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Partying during Early Arrival?
Replies: 200
Views: 13423

Re: Partying during Early Arrival?

Hoverdave: it was Sham who you quoted, not me. (No offense taken.)
by thnkfl
Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Partying during Early Arrival?
Replies: 200
Views: 13423

Re: Partying during Early Arrival?

So Sparr -- after all this, inquisitive minds want to know: will you be arriving early and, if so, are you going to party?
by thnkfl
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donald Trump is my hero
Replies: 664
Views: 51828

Re: Donald Trump is my hero

Listening to Mr. Trump, I must say I'm impressed. After all, how often do you run across a third grader with a seventh grade vocabulary?
by thnkfl
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bike Builders Unite
Replies: 752
Views: 61251

Re: Bike Builders Unite

Well, my friendly local bicycle repairman convinced me that all that was needed was an adjustment to the shift lever, altho 2nd gear remains somewhat problematic. He got it working reasonably well and thought it would last another couple of trips to the playa. All things considered, I figure I'll tr...
by thnkfl
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bike Builders Unite
Replies: 752
Views: 61251

Re: Bike Builders Unite

Thanks for the responses, gents. I'm not sure I understand how Elliot's suggestion of a 3/4" freewheel would work in place of a hub, unless that would substitute for a hub? Here are a few more photos, if they make any difference. Anyway, I have an appointment with my local friendly bike repairman at...
by thnkfl
Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bike Builders Unite
Replies: 752
Views: 61251

Re: Bike Builders Unite

The 3-speed transmission on my old trike is shot. I'd like to either replace it or, if easier, substitute an axle that has the two necessary gears fixed on it and convert the trike into a single speed. Right now, the pedal crank has 36 teeth connected to 19 teeth on the trans. From there, a 28 tooth...
by thnkfl
Fri May 27, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4274
Views: 202517

Re: PAGE TWO

It's a pity you will miss your first burn. Yet you might still participate in good style by gifting your tickets instead of reselling them.
by thnkfl
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Replies: 1
Views: 397

Happy Birthday Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

Giacomo (Jacques) Casanova de Seingalt, Adventurer, philosopher, lover. Born April 2, 1725 in the Republic of Venice, died June 4, 1798 at Dux, Bohemia.
by thnkfl
Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Lake Havasu AZ Birgin!
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: Lake Havasu AZ Birgin!

Howdy, Dyslexic_sp33dreader, mind if I call you Dys? Next time you visit Jerome, stop in the Flatiron Cafe and ask for Radical or Cheeks. Tell them Thnkfl sent you. Free pool Tues & Thurs nites at Paul & Jerry's if you play.
by thnkfl
Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Future Drone Policy BRC & USA
Replies: 47
Views: 4897

Re: Future Drone Policy BRC & USA

While I certainly enjoy seeing things from the air, at Burning Man the issue for me is disrespect for two of the principles: participation and immediacy. Instead of flying around vicariously to experience the event, get off your fucking ass and get out on foot and actually interact with people.
by thnkfl
Mon Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4274
Views: 202517

Re: PAGE TWO

I've had so much popcorn this last week that I just can't take it any more.
by thnkfl
Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Tips for Shy People at Burning Man
Replies: 519
Views: 147579

Re: Tips for Shy People at Burning Man

Wearing a mask can definitely help with shyness. When you are "hidden" behind a mask, you will experience a certain freedom from your personality. It is much easier to be someone you are usually not, and be whoever you choose. And this would be the perfect year for it! If you don't make one of your ...
by thnkfl
Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Best kind of sunblock
Replies: 40
Views: 4170

Re: Best kind of sunblock

I'm not a ginger, but am half-Finnish. I don't personally use sunblocks other than clothing; I usually deal with this kind of problem as it arises. Yes, I know. Anyway, I highly recommend bringing a fresh bottle of "pure aloe vera" gel. The moisturizing and healing qualities of aloe border on the tr...
by thnkfl
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: 2015 Camps, Art & Activities
Topic: What Are You Gifting in 2015.... ?
Replies: 125
Views: 7534

Re: What Are You Gifting in 2015.... ?

I will change the name of my camp to Camp Learn A Drinking Song and gift music.
by thnkfl
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Burners and lightbulbs
Replies: 63
Views: 3139

Re: Burners and lightbulbs

Q: How many light bulbs does it take to screw up a joke?

A: Light bulbs don't screw up jokes, dim bulbs do.
by thnkfl
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Deodorant!
Replies: 62
Views: 9789

Re: Deodorant!

I've found that a splash of cheap vodka in and around the underplaces kills the offending bacteria and leaves me fresh as a spring day...
by thnkfl
Wed Jul 02, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Looking for a recording of general Playa background noise
Replies: 17
Views: 1208

Re: Looking for a recording of general Playa background nois

In 2010 I made an HD sound recording by walking around for 70 minutes. I put together a DVD w/ the soundtrack. PM me with your address and I will send you a copy. It does make great background for a party!
by thnkfl
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: "It's news to me!"
Replies: 838
Views: 55446

Re: "It's news to me!"

You want to know what really makes my Goddamned blood boil? I’ll tell you what: the fucking ACLU, cocksucking liberals, and the leftist weenies...fucking beaners and wetbacks ... useless degenerates ... faggot groups such as Amnesty International, the ACLU, the American Jewish Committee ... lazy sp...
by thnkfl
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Who's In...Who's Out?
Replies: 174
Views: 8333

Re: Who's In...Who's Out?

WoooHoooo and Oh Boy! Will be back for my fourth time! Clicked 20 seconds after noon and only waited 35 minutes.
by thnkfl
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what are you listening to?
Replies: 2479
Views: 214042

Re: what are you listening to?

Some of you may be interested in tuning in to radio station KUYI, broadcasting from Hotevilla on Hopi land in Arizona. They stream online at kuyi.net I'm lucky enough to be able to pick it up on my radio. If you tune in around 6 pm daily, you can catch the birthday hour. In the mornings you might he...
by thnkfl
Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Playa Lung Dust Masks
Replies: 89
Views: 17941

Re: Playa Lung Dust Masks

I recently bought a comfortable half-face mask with P100 (hepa) filters. It has a silicone face seal and doesn't interfere with my goggles-over-glasses Can't wait to not need it on the playa this year. 3M Half Facepiece Respirator #7503 (Large. Medium is #7502, small #7501) http://www.pksafety.com/p...

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