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by Doctor VonBacon
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Purchasing an ex-rental box truck
Replies: 21
Views: 1518

Re: Purchasing an ex-rental box truck

Umm.. ever think of pairing up with a stateside camp or two and forming a village? It would seem that you have a lot of infrastructure to offer a smaller (local) camp(s) and they could assist you with your logistical needs..

Or am I oversimplifying everything?
by Doctor VonBacon
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: "Burning Man's Culture is in Danger"
Replies: 110
Views: 12268

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

Chowski wrote:Not Mormons! Anything but Mormons.
At least they won't take your last beer, or drink the last cup of coffee...
by Doctor VonBacon
Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: 2017 Art Theme: Radical Ritual
Replies: 130
Views: 18857

Re: 2017 Art Theme: Radical Ritual

...and where the hell am I going to find a virgin in BRC for ritualistic sacrifice?

Does nobody think these things through?
by Doctor VonBacon
Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: 2017 Art Theme: Radical Ritual
Replies: 130
Views: 18857

Re: 2017 Art Theme: Radical Ritual

I am.... underwhelmed.

I give this a hearty "meh."
by Doctor VonBacon
Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Art Theme
Topic: Theme suggestions go here...
Replies: 113
Views: 9571

Re: Theme suggestions go here...

"Larry's Mortgage Payment"
by Doctor VonBacon
Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Seeking towing advice
Replies: 52
Views: 7528

Re: Seeking towing advice

I stole this off the BM Reddit, but it does a pretty good job demonstrating the need for proper (forward) loading of trailers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jk9H5AB4lM
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Seeking towing advice
Replies: 52
Views: 7528

Re: Seeking towing advice

While we are soliciting towing advice,

I would like to ask my fellow ePlayans their thoughts about using light truck (LT) tires in place of trailer (ST) tires.
by Doctor VonBacon
Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Cultural Appropriation and Burning Man
Replies: 148
Views: 19938

Re: Cultural Appropriation and Burning Man

ygmir wrote:I've yet to find anyone not offended by my "crocs with socks"
"Crocks with socks" is not offensive. It is a wonder of engineering that provides warmth AND ventilation.
I believe it was created by the fine people at NASA.
by Doctor VonBacon
Wed Sep 07, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Numb toes: help needed
Replies: 20
Views: 3083

Re: Numb toes: help needed

I'm not a Doctor, but I play one on ePlaya,

It would seem to me that you have a terrible case of brain cloud.

by Doctor VonBacon
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Clown Problem
Replies: 244
Views: 63276

Re: The Clown Problem

by Doctor VonBacon
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: AMBER Alert abuse
Replies: 183
Views: 20537

Re: AMBER Alert abuse

unjonharley wrote: I do not give a rats anal canal about the wait.. The alert is for a lost person ... If you do not have brain enough to sleep instead of driving go fuck yourself and stay home and off the road..
Stop hogging all of the common sense. You know there isn't enough to go around.
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4398
Views: 218826

Re: PAGE TWO

So. Much. Stupidity.

I really don't know where to begin.
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: 2016 Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Camp Envy 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 4050

Re: Camp Envy 2016

The whole live stream crew did an outstanding job this year. I especially liked the narration by MotorbikeMatt.

A tremendous "Thank You!" to all involved.
by Doctor VonBacon
Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what are you listening to?
Replies: 2542
Views: 224686

Re: what are you listening to?

Tatonka, you've put me in the mood for some Willie & Co.

by Doctor VonBacon
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what are you listening to?
Replies: 2542
Views: 224686

Re: what are you listening to?

Because I'm at work on the east coast, and not in the dust.

It's not the original, but I like it anyway.

by Doctor VonBacon
Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: what are you listening to?
Replies: 2542
Views: 224686

Re: what are you listening to?

Canoe wrote:sigh...
The sound of my tears not falling on the playa.

Should be home.
Canoe, thank you for the moment of inspiration. Time for a classic.

by Doctor VonBacon
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Pershing Sheriff Issues Press Release On LEO in 2016 and Beyond
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

Re: Pershing Sheriff Issues Press Release On LEO in 2016 and Beyond

Terrorism at BM? Possibly, but there are much easier targets with more live media coverage. (Remember,one of the purposes of terrorism is to get as much media coverage as possible. This is why the Las Vegas Strip, the Superbowl, or Times Square is a much more attractive target for those people who f...
by Doctor VonBacon
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Tips and Tricks for RV's at Burning Man
Replies: 69
Views: 22569

Re: Tips and Tricks for RV's at Burning Man

Pay for a good RV roadside assistance plan. (AAA, Good Sam or whatever)
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Seeking advice and input for designing MV
Replies: 95
Views: 14258

Re: Seeking advice and input for designing MV

Captain Goddammit wrote:shows I'm not the smartest motherfucker thar ever lived...
Eh, you probably would have just wasted that money on booze, loose women, and other moral turpitude.

...and who wants to see that.
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Seeking advice and input for designing MV
Replies: 95
Views: 14258

Re: Seeking advice and input for designing MV

Captain Goddammit wrote: Fortunately people like A-Rock step it up and bring the "Oh wow!!"
You're no slouch in that department, either, Captain. Your investment of time, talent, and $$$ show.
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Seeking advice and input for designing MV
Replies: 95
Views: 14258

Re: Seeking advice and input for designing MV

BOAT : Break Out Another Thousand.

MV : Money Vacuum

BOAT + MV = Spending to rival the federal government.
by Doctor VonBacon
Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: 2016 Rideshares & Resource Sharing
Topic: Wait You're Going The Wrong Way...Yes I know
Replies: 26
Views: 1747

Re: Wait You're Going The Wrong Way...Yes I know

As a side note,

Get a receipt. This is most definitely business travel for business purposes. You should be able to deduct the cost from your taxes as a business expense.
by Doctor VonBacon
Sun Aug 14, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: 2016 Rideshares & Resource Sharing
Topic: Wait You're Going The Wrong Way...Yes I know
Replies: 26
Views: 1747

Re: Wait You're Going The Wrong Way...Yes I know

I've looked into the BRC airport and I just cannot afford the $285 ticket so I'm doing my best to try to find another option. If you know of anyone who can help or other options please share!! I'm open to suggestions. You are newly promoted, and otherwise seem to like your boss and your job. Scrape...
by Doctor VonBacon
Sun Jul 31, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Hear me out: ... bedpan
Replies: 23
Views: 1286

Re: Hear me out: ... bedpan

Of course, there is a much simpler solution : Government Cheese. There will be a few here among us who will remember eating "Gubberment Cheese" way back in school or whatever. The kind that came in blocks as long as a Buick, with a U.S. government seal on it. If my memory and calculations are correc...
by Doctor VonBacon
Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Tickets Discussion
Topic: Solution to ticket problem (2 week event)
Replies: 59
Views: 3698

Re: Solution to ticket problem (2 week event)

I will gladly pay $3000, but at that price, I want Larry to personally clean the RV afterwards..
by Doctor VonBacon
Sat Apr 16, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Washoe Co. Sheriff takes family to Burning Man...
Replies: 38
Views: 4465

Re: Washoe Co. Sheriff takes family to Burning Man...

If the guy can do his (already) difficult job in a fair manner (which he seems to do).. I do not give a flying fuck if his family (who will not be seeing much of him during the event) gets a helicopter ride and tour (which was scheduled anyway, so the taxpayer isn't spending anything extra.) I consi...
by Doctor VonBacon
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PAGE TWO
Replies: 4398
Views: 218826

Re: PAGE TWO

How do you decide if someone is just argumentative, suffers from OCD or some other form of mental illness, or is simply an ass?
by Doctor VonBacon
Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Traveling in Southeast Asia This Winter
Replies: 28
Views: 2957

Re: Traveling in Southeast Asia This Winter

If you make your way to Bali. there is some incredible scuba diving, if that is your thing. I was in Kuta,which another poster said was overrun with Aussie tourists, that was not my experience, but that was also 15 years ago, and off season. It was lovely. Hong Kong is very pricy, and is like a clea...
by Doctor VonBacon
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Sob story
Replies: 64
Views: 4792

Re: Sob story

Next you'll be telling people what they can and cannot buy with their food stamps. No steak and lobster for you! Sadly, I have seen a woman in a fur coat and all sparkly with diamonds pay for a case of lobster with an EBT card. Out of curiosity I followed her to the parking lot where she got in her...
by Doctor VonBacon
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Sob story
Replies: 64
Views: 4792

Re: Sob story

I understand the intent behind the low income ticket program, and it is a great concept.

But honestly, with all of the related expenses, if $200 is going to make or break your trip, you have seriously under-prepared.

Just my .02

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