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by joel the ornery
Sat Nov 01, 2003 3:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Media Responsibility for Imagery
Replies: 34
Views: 5937

Kill your television.

That is all.

Now, get back to work.
by joel the ornery
Fri Oct 31, 2003 3:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: strange brew
Replies: 9
Views: 3919

NO SOUP FOR YOU!
by joel the ornery
Thu Oct 30, 2003 3:23 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: strange brew
Replies: 9
Views: 3919

I guess feeding the poor in a soup kitchen is out of the question.
by joel the ornery
Fri Oct 24, 2003 3:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: not so much a discussion, but something i wanted to share...
Replies: 110
Views: 18324

Stiff Discipline After Schoolboys' Viagra Prank Thu Oct 23,10:24 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Six British schoolboys were rushed to hospital after taking the erection-enhancing drug Viagra at lunchtime for a dare, the school said on Thursday. Forest School in Winnersh, southern England said paramedics w...
by joel the ornery
Fri Oct 24, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: PLONK! Who would you like to . . .
Replies: 50
Views: 8665

III wrote:i'm not interested in plonking people, but there's a whole list of threads i'd like to just be able to make disappear...
Concurrence on both points... it helps to scroll down with your eyes closed if you want to miss the offensive threads.
by joel the ornery
Thu Oct 23, 2003 2:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Slipping away, bit by bit
Replies: 91
Views: 23939

from alice
"uh, i don't suppose you want to have sex, do you?
i don't know if i'm an idiot or a mororn.
which one is dumber?"





Sex?, of course.

The moron is dumber, only because the word is misspelled.
by joel the ornery
Wed Oct 22, 2003 2:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Slipping away, bit by bit
Replies: 91
Views: 23939

PJ wrote:And growth trumps all and justifies anything.

Be sure to not complain when your favorite park is paved over for housing and a strip mall. Growth is always good.
Kudzu... growth isn't always good.
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 19, 2003 6:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Negativity on the eplaya
Replies: 147
Views: 29494

Re: Civility

SED wrote:What if there were a general move toward civility, such as refraining from labeling people as 'fuck wits' and so on?

The best way to encourage positive behavior is by example.
But what if people really are being "fuck wits," pencil dicks, whistle dicks and other assorted carnival attractions?
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 19, 2003 3:42 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: i'm off like a prom dress
Replies: 55
Views: 14078

Spokes wrote:
Bye bye... where did she go?
To get married. Anybody know her expected date of return?
Married????
Been there twice, no consolation prizes awarded.
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 19, 2003 3:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My "Burning Man" Experience in San Bruno
Replies: 8
Views: 2545

There is no rest for the wicked, and blessed don't require it.
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 19, 2003 3:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My "Burning Man" Experience in San Bruno
Replies: 8
Views: 2545

DE FACTO wrote:definitly worth reading.

not trying to bump this to the top....but most here on the bbs need to be reminded about random acts of kindness.

that's always good.
OK, they have been reminded... now get back to work.
by joel the ornery
Sat Oct 18, 2003 4:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: i'm off like a prom dress
Replies: 55
Views: 14078

Re: i'm off like a prom dress

alice wrote:see ya!
Bye bye... where did she go?

Regarding polyamory.... I wish they would have taught it in the schools when I was attending.

After an adult life of serial monogamy, I think polyamory is a far better choice... now if I can convince my current mate.
by joel the ornery
Fri Oct 17, 2003 12:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Did you know that Larry Harvey is the Devil?
Replies: 38
Views: 5088

DE FACTO wrote:
joel the ornery wrote:I think a whole lot of e-playa writers need dictionaries, spell-check and a little more grammar school.
i think instead of looking at it from an english teacher perspective. try looking at it as a new art form.
A deficiency noted and not corrected is a new lower standard established.
by joel the ornery
Fri Oct 17, 2003 3:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Did you know that Larry Harvey is the Devil?
Replies: 38
Views: 5088

I think a whole lot of e-playa writers need dictionaries, spell-check and a little more grammar school.
by joel the ornery
Fri Oct 17, 2003 3:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: don't tell me i'm awesome, tell me i suck
Replies: 6
Views: 2697

Ass.... hmmmmmmm good.
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 12, 2003 7:10 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I'm going to the store.
Replies: 113
Views: 26321

freshly ground French Roast, assorted fruit and pastries and an ounce of medicinal marijuana
by joel the ornery
Mon Oct 06, 2003 3:08 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Will Burningman become a religion?
Replies: 75
Views: 19591

Re: Will Burningman become a religion?

chengwahkuo wrote:Does anyway feel the way I do that Burningman will become a religion in the future. Its all there; the spirituality, the idol, the gathering of the beleivers, the pilgramage to scared ground.

What does anyone else think?
I will pass on the kool-aid, Jim.
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 05, 2003 5:02 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Slipping away, bit by bit
Replies: 91
Views: 23939

Paul Simon said and sang it better than I can... Slip sliding away, slip sliding away You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away Whoah and I know a man, he came from my hometown He wore his passion for his woman like a thorny crown He said Dolores, I live in fear My love fo...
by joel the ornery
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wanted Dead or Alive (but mostly dead) Bush Administration
Replies: 20
Views: 6859

"Wanted dead or Alive for the death of over 10,000 innocent lives in Iraq!" from the BBC: Some years ago a European interviewer nervously quoted reports that the Baghdad authorities might, on occasions, have tortured and perhaps even killed opponents of the regime. Was this true? Saddam Hussein was ...
by joel the ornery
Wed Oct 01, 2003 3:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wanted Dead or Alive (but mostly dead) Bush Administration
Replies: 20
Views: 6859

I can think of a dozen responses to all of the above, yet I think a beer is in order instead.

P.S. It is only a democracy if you participate... sort of like burning man.
by joel the ornery
Wed Oct 01, 2003 3:06 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17135
Views: 1473249

III, You are so fucking easy.
by joel the ornery
Wed Oct 01, 2003 2:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My "Burning Man" Experience in San Bruno
Replies: 8
Views: 2545

Imagine...

Imagine a world of kindness.

Now, get back to work.
by joel the ornery
Mon Sep 29, 2003 3:17 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: four point plan
Replies: 35
Views: 7975

"Self-sufficiency is a wonderful idiot filter as well as a self-improvement program; I believe that imposing a lot more of it would improve the Real World too. " here, here... and that is to say... a little more problem solving on a personal level instead of asking your government to do it. a little...
by joel the ornery
Sun Sep 28, 2003 6:50 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Just what ARE Burning Man's Core Values?
Replies: 140
Views: 58868

We, monkeys sure entertain ourselves with our perceived intelligence, sophistication and civilization.

sheesh, fucking people.
by joel the ornery
Mon Sep 08, 2003 4:06 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Some Theme Camps unaproachable
Replies: 159
Views: 45727

Gee, I am sort of glad I didn't attend this year.
by joel the ornery
Fri Sep 05, 2003 3:22 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Should BM ban motorized scooters (except art vehicles) ?
Replies: 156
Views: 40874

Here, Here,,, what digicastipv7 said.

It used to be about fun...

Less rules, more fun.

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