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by Thecatman
Mon Jun 11, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Pre burn get together
Replies: 11
Views: 2895

[quote="Jamm'in"]Ill be driving through reno, possibly spend the night on the 26. If I can, Ill be getting a camping pass so I can camp on the water, (pyramid lake). Sleep if I can tell 11:30pm then slowly head toward the gate....... getting there, oh say....around 12:05am August 27. Cant Wait![/quo...
by Thecatman
Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:33 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Playa Dangers (insects and reptiles?)
Replies: 61
Views: 14009

Heard they stand up like a cobra too!
by Thecatman
Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Pre burn get together
Replies: 11
Views: 2895

I must be a tourist too! I plan to show up around 07:00am Thursday. I could leave Wedensday after work and arrive around 10:00pm but I did that in 02, except it was Friday night when I arrived. I did'nt care for driving around the perimeter in the dark trying to find a spot. To avoid that distinctio...
by Thecatman
Mon Jun 11, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Cargo Shipping Containers
Replies: 29
Views: 3862

[quote="BAS"][quote]3. Has air brakes at any weight or size.[/quote] [color=green]Actually, Wisconsin doesn't require an air brake endorsement if the vehicle being driven is a school bus converted to an RV. (I asked while at Driver's License training up at the State Patrol Academy.) What about a thr...
by Thecatman
Mon Jun 11, 2007 1:18 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Playa Dangers (insects and reptiles?)
Replies: 61
Views: 14009

If you see large reddish grasshopper looking bugs while driving up SR 447 or 445, those would be mormon crickets. They're about three inches long. I've never seen them on the playa though. They make excellent cat toys and fair large mouth bass bait. If you leave shoes outside on the ground, check th...
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Beach-Paradise Camp - Call for Volunteers & Supplies
Replies: 11
Views: 6050

There's a station in Reno that plays "classic rock" and "oldies" (103.7FM) including Jan and Dean so I might listen to it more often for the next 2 1/2 months to get into that beach theme. Won't take much.
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Preparing To Be Nude
Replies: 289
Views: 118477

I'm like Starjack who commented on Feb18, 2006. I went to Abolone Cove near LA when I was 18 in 1978. I'm 48, I'm 5'6", 185lbs and out of shape, have a beer/milk gut, and don't give a rats ass what others might think if I walk or ride around BRC in my birthay suit or in a pair of shorts and no shirt...
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 10, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Beach-Paradise Camp - Call for Volunteers & Supplies
Replies: 11
Views: 6050

Another theme camp I'll be sure to check out. Mellow out to The Beach Boys and Jan and Dean. Taht will KICK ASS
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 10, 2007 8:44 pm
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Need a rideshare? 2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2776

Sierra RV in Reno is booked. www.sierrarv.com. They inflate their rates anywhere from $3200 to $7500 for the week. Depending on the size. But again, they are booked.
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 10, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Cancer Survivors Thread
Replies: 120
Views: 81207

My dad died on May4, 1986 of pancreas cancer. On May4, 1996 my mother died of liver problems from drinking after my dad died. My wifes dad died in May 1998 of methoseleoma?? if I spelld that right, aka lung cancer. Did'nt smoke but was a painter for the Chicago school district in the 60s through the...
by Thecatman
Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Flat bed truck rentals
Replies: 7
Views: 5844

[quote="mdmf007"]Penske will rent very large trucks (up to 26K with hydraulic brakes) so anyone with a normal drivers license can pick one up.[/quote] That would be pushing it. A driver of a truck with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more must have at least a class B CDL regardless of the brakes. Then a ...
by Thecatman
Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

STAY OUT AND STAY ALIVE! Pertains to abandoned mines but there are hundreds of hot springs in the area that one would not want to enter. Theres one along highway 34 between the playa entrance and Gerlach on the right side of the road. One could make hard boiled eggs in a few minutes.
by Thecatman
Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: 2007 Art & Performance
Topic: Bioluminescent Mushrooms - Nature's Glow Sticks
Replies: 73
Views: 17631

[quote="DJmoYst"]Are you able to bring mushrooms cross state lines? I know you aren't suppose to bring and fruits or vegetables. Just a thought.[/quote] That mostly pertains to California, Floreeduh, and Arizona
by Thecatman
Tue Jun 05, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Flat bed truck rentals
Replies: 7
Views: 5844

Even Ryder and Penske have similar trucks but you may be requiered to have a CDL (Commercial Drivers Licence) with air brake endorcment.
by Thecatman
Tue Jun 05, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Flat bed truck rentals
Replies: 7
Views: 5844

You might try United Rentals. www.unitedrentals.com. They are primarly a nationwide equipment rental company. The one in Carson City has, I'm guessing, 15ft maybe 18ft stake bed/flat rack trucks. I would'nt know if they're burner friendly but from what I've read on the BM website, BM uses generators...
by Thecatman
Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rest In Peace
Replies: 3113
Views: 405528

Bill France of NASCAR fame. He was'nt a loved one and I have lost interest in NASCAR but I still follow some drivers in the standings.
by Thecatman
Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burning Pac Man Game for PC
Replies: 32
Views: 23225

Or make a couple of art cars dressed as Pac-Man characters and just drive around the playa with the ghost cars following the yellow Pac-Man car.
by Thecatman
Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: 2007 Theme Camps
Topic: Camp de la Twazed
Replies: 34
Views: 8422

You struck my couriosity. I'll look up "camp de la twazed".
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: curious about sobriety?
Replies: 48
Views: 16997

I'm just taking two cans of Coors, two diet Cokes and eight gallons of distilled water. Maybe one or two Gatoades
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme Camps
Topic: Camp de la Twazed
Replies: 34
Views: 8422

I'm an ignorant SOB. What does twazed mean?
by Thecatman
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:05 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: My First Burn/Going Alone
Replies: 31
Views: 21054

[quote="robotland"]A really, REALLY good way to interact with fellow burners and be practically guaranteed to have a positive experience is to volunteer with one or more of the many, many groups that thrive on enthusiastic newcomers. Check out the long list with descriptions, linked to the main page...
by Thecatman
Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: My First Burn/Going Alone
Replies: 31
Views: 21054

My first burn was solo in 02 and stayed in my wifes Jeep Cherokee. I arrived late Friday and while driving around trying to find a camping spot, I had three offers to join others. Wish I took one of them up. Got aquainted with some of my neighbors. Second time was in 04. My wife and I went in her Ch...
by Thecatman
Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Paiutes on the playa?
Replies: 34
Views: 22545

If anybody makes frybread tacos, be sure to save the WVO so it can be transformed into biodiesel.
by Thecatman
Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Tent Stakes (spiral ?)
Replies: 33
Views: 28863

What about Cabela's sporting goods for spiral stakes? I have'nt checked they're website since they're building one in Reno but they claim to have have tons of neat camping, hunting, fishing stuff.
by Thecatman
Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Band Camp
Replies: 15
Views: 5804

Band Camp sounds like winner. It would be cool if Richie Blackmore showed up. (Deep Purple and Rainbow fame)
by Thecatman
Wed May 30, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: 2007 Art & Performance
Topic: Bioluminescent Mushrooms - Nature's Glow Sticks
Replies: 73
Views: 17631

Sounds like a way cool project and I look foward to see it. It is true, you can tell someone there are billions of galaxies each containing hundreds of billions of stars and they'll belive you. If that same person saw a sign on a wall that says WET PAINT, you guessed it, theyll touch it to find out.
by Thecatman
Wed May 30, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Coal power on the playa?!
Replies: 20
Views: 2931

Make what you want. We Nevadans don't want a californaia company building a coal power plant in our state where all the power will go to california. I guess you would'nt mind railroad tracks cutting accross the playa, would you! Thats how the coal will be delivered. Theres a company in Minnesota tha...
by Thecatman
Wed May 30, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: Illegal Trash Dumping Off the Playa
Replies: 8
Views: 4886

Two other places to dump trash is (1) The Stead transfer station: US 395 north from Reno. Take the Stead Blvd exit and bear right at the bottom of the ramp. O'brian middle school will be on ones right. Continue north on Stead Blvd, past Silver Lake Blvd. There will be a traffic light at Lear Blvd, a...
by Thecatman
Tue May 29, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dreaming of the Playa
Replies: 16
Views: 3149

Re: Dreaming of the Playa

[quote="ibdave"][quote="newburner40"]Can't wait to hug the greeter girl! I'm looking forward to expading my mind this year.[/quote] All greeters have been banned this year. The BLM has made this part of the permit this year. They are worried about all the early arrivals and not being able to keep tr...
by Thecatman
Tue May 29, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Plastic or Paper
Replies: 12
Views: 1909

Prior to earth day 2006, the Albertson stores in northern Nevada sold some kind of canvas bag for ninety-nine cents and take five cents off the total for each bag. We bought two and half the time we forget to take them. The cahiers always need to be reminded to take the five cents off. We usally ask...

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