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by girlie
Thu Jun 17, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Afternoon napping for babies?
Replies: 61
Views: 9680

and ya... listen to Da Bus... i think talking directly to the Kidsville folks might get you further then discussions here.
by girlie
Thu Jun 17, 2004 12:41 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Afternoon napping for babies?
Replies: 61
Views: 9680

[quote="Captain Goddammit] An 11-month-old is going to understand, interpret, and appreciate DICK from Burning Man.[/quote] I was raised by travelling, social type people. From the time i was weeks old i was in a car, at some crazy camp site, surrounded by noise, etc, whatever. It was how my parents...
by girlie
Wed Dec 10, 2003 2:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: NYE
Replies: 14
Views: 3143

>> completely changes the context of that night from frantic to reflective, for me at least I completely agree. A party is just a party - i like using the day off as the start to a nice long vacation. Now that New Years has become a multiple day event for me i find that it has become the highlight o...
by girlie
Wed Nov 19, 2003 4:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: culture jamming center camp
Replies: 111
Views: 22698

Chai Guy
>>Print up 5,000 FREE LATTE AT CENTER CAMP coupons - Check

What if some of them instead said "FREE LATTE: RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER FROM YOUR CAMP!"
by girlie
Wed Nov 19, 2003 4:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: culture jamming center camp
Replies: 111
Views: 22698

Re: culture jamming center camp

Bob wrote >> I also happen to think that criticism of the cafe that leaves out BRC zoning, land use, diurnal user patterns, and product placement issues is just plain silly. I agree that criticism is more helpful when placed in a larger context, but action is often more useful when it's approached i...
by girlie
Mon Nov 17, 2003 11:55 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Well said
Replies: 2
Views: 1149

Well said

out of context quotes from the eplaya


Rob the Wop in The only reason no vending is allowed...:

>> I have great faith in the gods of chaos, they make life funny.
by girlie
Mon Nov 17, 2003 10:59 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: culture jamming center camp
Replies: 111
Views: 22698

III posted: >>the center cafe *is* the walmart of coffee on the playa. How do other social and civic groups deal with this sort of thing when stores like Walmart, etc. start driving out small businesses in their communities? Are there any tried and true practices for encouraging folks to get to know...
by girlie
Thu Nov 13, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anybody on Friendster?
Replies: 14
Views: 3096

Many people have switched from Friendster to Tribe.net, as Tribe offers
much more useful functionality for networking, job searching, etc.
Friendsters primary focus seems to be on dating, which i think has turned
many people off of it.
by girlie
Thu Oct 16, 2003 4:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

>> alternative to the spoon return center? Worse case scenario... if we pick a vague spot (for instance -- on the sidewalk across the street from the Blue Bongo) i could bring my big red/wh checked picnic blanket for us to gather on/around, and then we could move onto another spot once we're all gat...
by girlie
Wed Oct 15, 2003 1:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Thread Drift Thread
Replies: 73
Views: 8451

looking for campsite

I don't wanna start a new thread on this, but wanted to put this out there in case any of you could help me... I'm looking for a campsite well suited to hold 150-200 people for 4-5 days in the dead of winter. Something like a kids camp with cabins, or a traditional campsite in a warm area would be g...
by girlie
Tue Oct 14, 2003 6:09 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Violent Sex
Replies: 106
Views: 15873

stuart wrote: >>I have a general disdain for the cultishness of hipstersism. See, and here i thought that that kind of general disdain was the current definition of the hipster attitude. >> Do you think I need kink in order to be a true burner? I would say wholeheartedly, no. The burning man communi...
by girlie
Tue Oct 14, 2003 6:02 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

Ivy wrote >>I am curious to your opinion about other discounted entrance fees, like girls get in free, stuff like that. Good question. I do go to the occasional strip club, and they often let women in free but charge men cover. This kind of thing bugs me, but i'll admit that it's not enough to stop ...
by girlie
Tue Oct 14, 2003 5:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

ivy wrote: >> I didn't mean to sound all bitchy and "talk the talk but not walk the walk" I realize that. I have a horrible habit of pointing things out to folks who don't necessarily need the advice. I think it's a result of participating in so many public forums -- i like to reminder the lurkers o...
by girlie
Tue Oct 14, 2003 5:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

>> i'm good with after 4:00 as well, though i'm not showering until after the party.

I'm on the same timeline as Trey -- after 4pm works for me. I also
expect to be unshowered and dusty when i arrive.
by girlie
Tue Oct 14, 2003 10:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 8
Views: 3010

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

>> To all the fellow Canadians here.
>> Happy Thanksgiving.

Happy Turkey Day!!!
by girlie
Mon Oct 13, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sound Off! How many here live in Venice?
Replies: 24
Views: 6617

>> i may not make it to decom.

what if i said... "Aw, C'mon" ?
by girlie
Mon Oct 13, 2003 4:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

>> anyway, the mini-meet-n-greet would be a definite draw.

Anyone familiar enough with the site of decomp to pick a meeting spot?
Anyone else interested in meeting there -- or would you prefer to wait
for a smaller gathering?
by girlie
Mon Oct 13, 2003 2:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

>> Am I the person to take this on? I think you'll do just fine! Actually, in my experience creating social events, etc. is rarely a one person job. But if *everyone* interested in building community started actively trying to get people together you'll really start to see things happening. I think ...
by girlie
Mon Oct 13, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

Re: thanks

>> Obviously you misunderstood what I was trying to do, which was to point out a few things that I was noticing recently that I don't like. Actually i was being lazy and quoting you when i really meant to write an open response to the folks who do hate or dislike the scene here. Sorry 'bout that. I ...
by girlie
Mon Oct 13, 2003 12:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

>> The LA burner scene is what you guys are saying and more. Can't you create your own version of a LA burner scene? It seems to me that if everyone who hates their scene made more of an effort to get other burners together (bbqs, camping trips, days out on the town, workshops, classes, dinners, dan...
by girlie
Fri Oct 10, 2003 5:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

madmatt posted: >>they REALLY are not enchanted with the institutionalization of BM and burner goings ons. Are you talking about burners in general, or the organizers of the LA Official Decompression? 'Cuz since seeing the website ( http://www.la-burningman.com/ ) i've been assuming that Twan (LA's ...
by girlie
Thu Oct 09, 2003 9:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: $5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes
Replies: 117
Views: 29565

$5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes

from the L.A. Decompression invite >>>$5 in playa costume, $10 in street clothes I was going to wear a costume, now i probably won't -- 'cuz i'm stubborn, and this sort of thing really really bothers me. Burning Man event organizers often seem to think it is appropriate to discriminate against peopl...
by girlie
Thu Oct 09, 2003 9:35 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: l.A. decompression
Replies: 18
Views: 6542

this just in... ------------------------------- Sunday, October 19th - LA DECOM, Los Angeles Decompression Burning Man Street Fair. It will be two city blocks closed for our party, near 1st and Vignes downtown LA, near Little Pedro's Blue Bongo Cafe. Sunday, October 19, 2003 LA DECOM 12 Noon - Midni...
by girlie
Thu Oct 09, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sound Off! How many here live in Venice?
Replies: 24
Views: 6617

>>I too would be interested in meeting other burners in the la area. There should be a fair number of burners wandering around Art Walk ( http://www.breweryart.org/ ) at the Brewery this weekend too. I think Megavolt is gonna unveil his St. Elmo's Fire thang at Abundant Sugar (one of the brewery war...
by girlie
Wed Oct 08, 2003 5:02 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Buh bye
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: Buh bye

<pout>
But you can't leave now. I just *got* here!
</pout>

I totally understand your reasons for leaving for a while. If i stay here
long enough to see the formatting and functionality changes come in i'll let
you know how they go.
by girlie
Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17091
Views: 1386574

Back on topic...

Fuck!!!!

Why do the non-drinking religious organizations own almost all the good
campsites?? All i ask for is a nice camp that allows drinking. Why is that
so hard to find!!!!!!!!

Fuck. Fuck. Fuck.
by girlie
Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17091
Views: 1386574

>> I am one of those women. I can take or leave the oral. I'm with you on that, Linda. I've always thought i was a little odd for not really being into receiving oral sex. I like giving it, but being on the receiving end doesn't seem to work too well for me. I mean, i won't turn it down or anything,...
by girlie
Tue Oct 07, 2003 6:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: bisexuality
Replies: 198
Views: 38536

>> You need to be alittle more clear. I'm not sure if Digiman has figured out how to be clear about his thread topics yet. So we may wanna move on without him. I've got some questions about bisexuality (and yes, i'll answer them myself in a bit as well). It is never really clear to me how most bisex...
by girlie
Tue Oct 07, 2003 5:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Quitting smoking. This really blows.
Replies: 34
Views: 4544

Re: Quitting smoking. This really blows.

>> In retrospect, I'd rather quit using the same method I used last time: lock myself in a hostel in Wales, UK, and not have money for smokes. Congrats on quitting! I'm still a smoker, but have plans to try again soon. The two biggest things that helped me quit last time were -- water, water, water....
by girlie
Tue Oct 07, 2003 11:39 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Effective Online Communication
Replies: 136
Views: 21037

>> i have offered all including equiptment for not only the past month but since 1994. Oops. Missed your earlier post on that. Sorry. >> still text/journal seems all that most burners want. they dont want music i suppose. You are only getting feedback from a very small subsection of burners here. I'...

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