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by chineseobelisk
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: No to the lottery.
Replies: 1
Views: 450

No to the lottery.

I think it's a bad idea... how can people start creating and investing money in projects when there is only a 'chance' that they may go? If there's a finite number of tix then the owness is on the individual to be there in que... camped out in line like a star wars movie to ensure purchasing a ticke...
by chineseobelisk
Sun Aug 07, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What do you hate about the rave scene in BRC?
Replies: 198
Views: 37419

help an old bumpkin out here...what, actually IS a raver, and what exactly constitutes a rave?
by chineseobelisk
Wed Apr 27, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are reading?
Replies: 194
Views: 32509

Thanks for all the good reading ideas, here are a couple of mine: Just finished "Oryx and Crake" by Margret Atwood. Pretty hip for an old Canadian gal. She's an amazing writer and this is her first foray into the science fictiony realm. You'll never eat chicken again. 'Nymphomation" by Jeff Noon is ...
by chineseobelisk
Sun Apr 17, 2005 3:23 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Dining at Burning Man
Replies: 193
Views: 46364

re/ Tasty Bites If you live anywhere there might be a real east indian store look for similar meals by Ashoka. They have like two dozen differrent curries and rices for less than half the price of TB's. I found them for $1.50 in Boise. My other favorite playa food was a beverage, I made tons of Thai...
by chineseobelisk
Mon Apr 11, 2005 10:01 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Conduit Bangers of The World, Unite!
Replies: 149
Views: 23186

So first I was gonna try an' make a funny about how do you get all those domes to roll down main street throwing candy and then I thought -Ohmigod! How cool would that be? To have a dome on big pneumatic casters? 5V=21 vertices, x about $40 ea. $800 some? Hmmmm....
by chineseobelisk
Sat Apr 09, 2005 8:22 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Conduit Bangers of The World, Unite!
Replies: 149
Views: 23186

Five. It's a 5/8 5V 38'-er. It took seven of us about ten hours one weekend to fabricate all the parts and about four hours to erect it, although we could have used another person for the last lift. (we built it from the top down) I have to credit my friend Josh's dad (an engineer) for the log split...
by chineseobelisk
Fri Apr 08, 2005 6:45 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Geodesic Dome Construction (Tips and Tricks)
Replies: 286
Views: 90212

I have been thinking of building a small, 12' or so dia., dome in a high frequency, 5 probably in the 5/8 configuration, so I would have a ceiling height of about 8ft or a little less, anyways... doing this so I could use very small struts and then leaving the major hexes assembled, they would be ab...
by chineseobelisk
Fri Apr 08, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Conduit Bangers of The World, Unite!
Replies: 149
Views: 23186

we rented a log splitter for four hours, welded jigs on and cut them off after. two guys pressed all 500 some peices for a 40' dome with time to spare to return it.
by chineseobelisk
Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:11 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Social "Class" - Minority or Majority?
Replies: 64
Views: 13386

oh rob...you slay me.
by chineseobelisk
Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Social "Class" - Minority or Majority?
Replies: 64
Views: 13386

-besides...who knew I had a fetish? I dated this girl in high school who wore these wonderful angora sweaters... and now that I think about it... maybe that should be linked to plushies... there was this really cute bunny rabbit on the playa last year...
by chineseobelisk
Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:01 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Social "Class" - Minority or Majority?
Replies: 64
Views: 13386

mostly I just liked the pretty colors.
by chineseobelisk
Sun Feb 13, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Social "Class" - Minority or Majority?
Replies: 64
Views: 13386

theCryptofishist wrote:Can someone post a diagram please?Or at least a pie chart?
<http://www.deviantdesires.com/map/mappics/map81002gif.

sorry....how do you get it to link?[/url][/code]
by chineseobelisk
Sun Feb 13, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Social "Class" - Minority or Majority?
Replies: 64
Views: 13386

theCryptofishist wrote:Can someone post a diagram please?Or at least a pie chart?
<http://www.deviantdesires.com/map/mappi ... 02gif>[url][/url]
by chineseobelisk
Sun Feb 13, 2005 8:00 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Social "Class" - Minority or Majority?
Replies: 64
Views: 13386

theCryptofishist wrote:Can someone post a diagram please?Or at least a pie chart?
<http://www.deviantdesires.com/map/mappics/map81002gif>
by chineseobelisk
Sun Feb 13, 2005 1:23 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: I cant rember there name.
Replies: 6
Views: 1212

see... this is why I love the e-playa. just got home from a night of feeling very fish out of waterish here in potatoland, only to find out about this and now all I have to do is rearange work so I can be there on sat nite. (that and maybe find some SF party favors) Thank you all and I can't wait to...
by chineseobelisk
Tue Feb 08, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: 2005 Theme
Topic: Ethics of Subliminal Effects?
Replies: 45
Views: 27257

read the ticket.

we spend the rest of our lives being warned about everything and anything.if your installation trips me out, altered states or no, -power to ya.
by chineseobelisk
Sun Feb 06, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: New Video of 2004
Replies: 15
Views: 5789

yes thanks, wish i was there now.
by chineseobelisk
Thu Jan 20, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: I LOVE YOU!.......
Replies: 86
Views: 16888

i love all you guys so fucking much youy don't even know....
by chineseobelisk
Sat Dec 11, 2004 9:49 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What do you hate about the rave scene in BRC?
Replies: 198
Views: 37419

Re: What do you hate about the rave scene in BRC?

[quote=

I HATE OLD TIMERS RANTING ABOUT RAVERS. That's what I hate about the rave scene.[/quote]

hmm, nice work.
by chineseobelisk
Sat Dec 11, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What do you hate about the rave scene in BRC?
Replies: 198
Views: 37419

oh, p.s. -in the interest of diversity we are trying to put together a sort of future primitive punked up zigfield follies meets industrial kodo drummers type performance for next year.

(but can you dance to it?)
by chineseobelisk
Sat Dec 11, 2004 9:39 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: What do you hate about the rave scene in BRC?
Replies: 198
Views: 37419

while hanging out at uber carney thats all there was. while watching two musicians at center camp around two am, thats all there was. while watching an awesome band (somewhere) thats all there was. I guess my point is that there is so much going on at any given time, that you can focus on anything. ...
by chineseobelisk
Sat Dec 11, 2004 8:53 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: A trust fund-baby like Chicken John has no chance against...
Replies: 20
Views: 5398

ya, but HE started it!
by chineseobelisk
Sat Oct 30, 2004 12:44 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: I don't "get it". Can you help me?
Replies: 76
Views: 14410

Bitterman wrote:Chineseobelisk, are you shitin' me?!?
damn, I was a little tipsy and I was just kidding, is there an emoticon for having your tail between your legs?
by chineseobelisk
Sun Oct 24, 2004 10:49 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: I don't "get it". Can you help me?
Replies: 76
Views: 14410

So I'm a manager here at Applebees in DesMoines, and the other night at work, I'm sitting at a table having a coffe and smoke break and at the table next to me I hear this woman who must have been like sixty, telling her friends about BM. Well, I just assume that she had seen the coverage on ESPN II...
by chineseobelisk
Mon Oct 04, 2004 8:41 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: So uh, how do you describe Burning Man to people?
Replies: 101
Views: 28610

It's like taking the red pill.
by chineseobelisk
Mon Oct 04, 2004 6:58 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Do You Dream of Burning Man?
Replies: 123
Views: 25696

I tend to have dreams where I arrive on the playa without all of my stuff and fret over whether or not to drive home 8hrs to get it all. -Sounds pretty similar to the 'showingupatschoolnaked' dream.... And in a semi related vein...I keep having these dreams,...a few nights ago I dreamed that I was ...
by chineseobelisk
Mon Sep 27, 2004 10:11 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burner girls are the sexiest girls on this planet!!!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 6840

Hey! thanks everyone in this thread for such a positive combo of wit and wisdom. Clearly some good folk.
by chineseobelisk
Mon Sep 27, 2004 10:02 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burner girls are the sexiest girls on this planet!!!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 6840

[quote="mowgli"]
And there are very beautiful men and women strolling the playa. people being the spiritual, sexual creative human animals that our evolution has driven us to be.

well put.
by chineseobelisk
Mon Sep 27, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Let's face it burners
Replies: 66
Views: 17745

ahhh... the Cryptofishists biting wit strikes again...well done grasshoppah!
by chineseobelisk
Mon Sep 27, 2004 10:26 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burner girls are the sexiest girls on this planet!!!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 6840

Unfortunately there is still a lot of sex discrimination in this world and a lot of my female friends have difficulty expressing their power and beauty without being considered bitches or sluts. So, in an evironment such as Burning Man that is for the most part safer and more equitable than others, ...

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