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by spork_the_magical
Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Your Burning Man Traditions?
Replies: 96
Views: 29032

1) Arrive 12:01am Monday (or as close as we can get) and set up most of the camp in the middle of the night while it's cool and (usually) not dusty. 2) Greeter shift Tuesday 8am-noon 3) Pack up camp Sunday, go to sleep immediately after the Temple Burn. Get up at dawn Monday and get in line early 4)...
by spork_the_magical
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Night-time temperatures
Replies: 25
Views: 11088

We sleep in the sleeping bag with a sheet and have always been plenty warm (and I am ALWAYS cold) . By sunrise, we've kicked off the sleeping bag and an hour or so later, we flee the tent. A warm fleece hat and some heavy socks will warm you right up when you get into bed. If you're really worried a...
by spork_the_magical
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Cooking in advance, bringing food to the playa frozen - HELP
Replies: 50
Views: 13876

We also freeze fruit juice and boxes of soy milk, along with the 2L of water. Might as well use your food to keep your other food cold! We have two 6-day coolers and usually use one for the first half the week and the other for the 2nd half. We don't open the 2nd half cooler at all until at least We...
by spork_the_magical
Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What foods are best for the playa????
Replies: 104
Views: 41044

We pre-make almost all our food and freeze in ziplock bags. It helps the cooler stay cold and we just reheat on the dashboard or in a small plastic tub in the sun. Two years ago, we made Toll House cookies on the dashboard! This year we're trying nachos. We're also freezing meals in individual servi...
by spork_the_magical
Fri May 08, 2009 1:54 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme
Topic: Return ratio
Replies: 142
Views: 52570

going hom

2009 will by my fourth burn ('05-'07), my husband's sixth ('02, '04-'07). Most of our friends have been multiple times. For some reason, I seem to become mother hen to at least one virgin every year. The one (and only!!!) time I did a theme camp, we had a bunch of them, which was.....interesting, sh...
by spork_the_magical
Tue Apr 12, 2005 5:07 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Glowpaint
Replies: 22
Views: 3493

I believe the joke was a play on the field of "finished carpentry", but I could be wrong.............
by spork_the_magical
Tue Apr 12, 2005 4:30 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hello and Welcome... What's your name? Tell me about You...
Replies: 5444
Views: 933816

Hi all, Another virgin here from the PNW. I am coming down with half a dozen or so veterans, so I feel my health and safety are well taken care of. We've got some ideas for interactive games and I've already got an art project (small - near our camp) to get my feet wet. I don't really know what to e...

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