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by Ratty
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4397
Views: 218436

Re: PAGE TWO

I prefer an Irish exit.
by Ratty
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: Please delete my account
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Please delete my account

That is Nice, ePlaya is forever. Your posts will be here if you want to come back in 10 years and see what you've said. Don't worry about deleting your account. If you never sign back in, (or lurk), you can pretend they are gone. Most folks won't read lengthy rants about non-burner events so it will...
by Ratty
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: Mod abuse: Looks like I'm leaving?
Replies: 9
Views: 258

Re: Mod abuse: Looks like I'm leaving?

That is nice, it's been great. If a little thing like having a Mod remove your post upsets you...well good luck with your social media persona. I like Elderberry. If you met him I dare say you would too. If the community here were allowed to post every rave, concert, festival and zombie walk this bo...
by Ratty
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Regional Network
Topic: Eastbay regional contact and or web site
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Eastbay regional contact and or web site

On the BM web site you can search for any region and come up with the closest groups and their official contact person. https://regionals.burningman.org/region ... /east-bay/
by Ratty
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: 2018 Lost On The Playa
Topic: Hand made wooden mug
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Hand made wooden mug

I saw one in the lost and found box by playa info. I assume you looked there.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Plug n plays running amuk
Replies: 575
Views: 31962

Re: Plug n plays running amuk

by Ratty
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4397
Views: 218436

Re: PAGE TWO

So did any of you zippity-doo-das go to the lost and found site to look for your ---------stuff?

https://lnf.burningman.org/page/
by Ratty
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Monkey Hut on the beach?
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Monkey Hut on the beach?

They won't pull up if you secure it down with straps. To secure in sand you use....more sand. Dig a hole. Tie your strap to a bag of wet sand. Nylon, cotton, canvas it doesn't matter. You can use old pillow cases. Bury the bag. tighten straps. Don't set up too close to the water line.
by Ratty
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Art & Performance
Topic: Biggest MOOP in the history of Burning Man
Replies: 73
Views: 2099

Re: Biggest MOOP in the history of Burning Man

Goddammit. What a party poop.
by Ratty
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Art & Performance
Topic: Biggest MOOP in the history of Burning Man
Replies: 73
Views: 2099

Re: Biggest MOOP in the history of Burning Man

Did anyone enjoy the 747? We went the first year. It was interesting. We stumbled across it the second year as they were having a 'fashion show'. Nope. We had better things to look for. We rode past it this year. 'Look. Da plane.' https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/avo/d/2001-boeing-747-stuck-for/6698...
by Ratty
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: has burning man *actually* gotten worse?
Replies: 20
Views: 585

Re: things i want to bring

Hi, I was wondering when/if we would hear from you again. Good morning.
by Ratty
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: Night at the climb in
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: Night at the climb in

I didn't. I got there a week early on Monday. On Tuesday at my little job they were saying it was closed. I don't know if that was temporary or it stayed closed.
by Ratty
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: LAG SCREWS and MONKEY HUTS...
Replies: 16
Views: 2389

Re: LAG SCREWS and MONKEY HUTS...

Please read the last couple of posts in the thread/link provided below. Look at the pictures. The playa can be as tough as concrete. I'm afraid your invention has an added stress point that can easily fail.

viewtopic.php?f=277&t=68556&p=1169456#p1169456
by Ratty
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: An introduction and an understanding
Replies: 18
Views: 529

Re: An introduction and an understanding

I cant wait till you post something. Dont make us wait.
by Ratty
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Monkee hut + Kodiak tent ??
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Monkee hut + Kodiak tent ??

Face your monkey hut so that it provides shade and so you can sit in it and interact with passersby. Make a 'windbreak' for the back end. (Either tarp or a open weave shade cloth.) Put your tent towards the back and your 'frontroom' towards the street. This is all assuming you are setting up on the ...
by Ratty
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: 2018 Lost On The Playa
Topic: Lost: Tiger suit. (hand made)
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: Lost: Tiger suit. (hand made)

The professor, I'm so sorry to hear about your lost tiger suit. I understand the attachment after all these years together.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Weirdout Wednesday - Keeping Burning Man Weird
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Weirdout Wednesday - Keeping Burning Man Weird

Have you ever been out to, "Voted best camp"? 2 and L street. I love them. Over the loud speaker, "Hey lady, we can barely tell youre wearing adult diapers. Come in and have some vodka coolaid". A great bunch of ass wipes.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: It's different on my pc or phone
Replies: 6
Views: 183

Re: It's different on my pc or phone

The photo ad is on a posting for lost sunglasses. The OP put it on there to show their lost item. I can only view the picture on my phone.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: ePlaya Feedback
Topic: It's different on my pc or phone
Replies: 6
Views: 183

It's different on my pc or phone

Viewing a post on my phone shows an image of an amazon ad for sunglasses. On the pc there is no image. I'm signed in on both appliances.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: 2018 Lost On The Playa
Topic: Matsuda sunglasses
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Matsuda sunglasses

Don't these things cost like $400 to $800?
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4397
Views: 218436

Re: PAGE TWO

Like clockwork, they all of a sudden find us and ask for their lost items. How do they do that? Did they know all along that we were here? Is there a post on some social media that says 'Go to ePlaya and beg for your phone.'? The lost and found at Playa Info had a plethora of phones. Was the line to...
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: 2018 Event Stickers
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: 2018 Event Stickers

That's odd. I got 2 different ones in my map. What day did you come in? I suppose if you were a late arrival they may have been reorganizing the piles of loose papers and run out?? Sorry, can't send you mine. They were given to a campmate already.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Cacophony in action 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Cacophony in action 2018

Ballsie!
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hello, everyone!
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Hello, everyone!

Welcome Gary. Glad to meetcha. Are you really not coming till 2020? That gives you plenty of time to get ready.
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Virgin Burner : )
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Virgin Burner : )

MissP, welcome to ePlaya. You are lucky in that you have the entire year to prepare. Don't commit to any camp until you've done a lot more research. Try to reach out to your local burner community. (Yes, there are burners everywhere, except maybe Mongolia. They don't have anybody to spare from their...
by Ratty
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: photo & video report from playa
Replies: 8
Views: 362

Re: photo & video report from playa

BlackRocky, welcome to ePlaya. Do go to the 'greeters' thread and introduce yourself. Tell us a little bit of your story. What brings you to us? How was your burn? What department did you volunteer? Who do you camp with? Are you vegan or do you like muscle cars? Great pictures by the way.
by Ratty
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: "Burning Man's Culture is in Danger"
Replies: 110
Views: 12232

Re: "Burning Man's Culture is in Danger"

Some Seeing Eye, You are absolutely right. Placement begs to know what really went on in their placed camps. It helps if you include your sector and your camp name in the subject line. '4:30 sector Tiger Man Camp' for example. The camp lead will receive an email asking for this info about your good ...
by Ratty
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 92551

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

It was a dream with my little 18v Ryobi and 2 batteries. I put in ten 16 inch lags and took them back out with ease. The ground was as hard as concrete so it took one battery to get them in. It was a breeze taking them out. I pounded 2 straight rebars for our flag and mascot. Big improvement over al...
by Ratty
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 92551

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

So I sew. I sew everyday. I do other stuff but sewing is the answer to most questions. I cut a few chains. I went looking for mule tape and ended up sewing. I made loops out of heavy nylon straps. Worked great.

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