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by zorro sings
Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: When is 'Event Registration' opening
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: When is 'Event Registration' opening

The WWW should be made of TP. That would be more useful. For the last time and then I am done with this thread.This argument has been going on for awhile.You may regard it as TP.Many do and nothing wrong with that.We on the other hand depend on it.Our events are geared to specific crowds and random...
by zorro sings
Fri Jun 13, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: When is 'Event Registration' opening
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: When is 'Event Registration' opening

What a condescending response coming from a moderator.For someone who goes about saying there is no"right"way to burn you sure seem to take a hard line on this particular subject.

By the way,1,200 entries in 5 hours shows that some people disagree with your opinion on the WWW and its usefulness.
by zorro sings
Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: When is 'Event Registration' opening
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: When is 'Event Registration' opening

Well that did not take long.By my rough count at 5 pm yesterday they had over 1200 entries.I logged on exactly when it opened and two of my events were"still in queue " five hours later.They were published a bit later but who knows. If the printed WWW is to maintain any relevance to what is really g...
by zorro sings
Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Flamingos FTW
Replies: 27
Views: 5200

Re: Flamingos FTW Looking for campmates and art participants

First off let me express my admiration(good on ya) for the core mission of your camp,the plight of the intercontinental BRC citizen.Each year our camp is 80-90% O/S.They appreciate the help with the logistical headaches and usually provide no drama in return. My take is that this is a very ambitious...
by zorro sings
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: When is 'Event Registration' opening
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: When is 'Event Registration' opening

theCryptofishist wrote:(Yes, I know you don't quiz people who attend your events
You want a job?
by zorro sings
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: When is 'Event Registration' opening
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: When is 'Event Registration' opening

but as more people bury their heads in the amateur's guide and more people try to use it as a vehicle to plug their camp's events,. . Well thanks for the final word on dates and numbers.My point however was why create unecessary confusion?Was placement using last years template or something? What i...
by zorro sings
Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Club Neu Verboten Had Space for 2-4 Campers NOW FULL
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Re: Club Neu Verboten Has Space for 2-4 Campers

Please consider this thred closed as we have reached max number.Thanks.See you on the playa.
by zorro sings
Sat May 31, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: 2014 Art & Performance
Topic: When is 'Event Registration' opening
Replies: 27
Views: 1854

Re: When is 'Event Registration' opening

Well hopefully whoever sends out Placement releases and the JRS can get on the same page in the future as far as dates and numbers. Placement email - Placement Newsletter #2 In this issue: 1 Playa Event Directory and the WWW - Friday June 14 The on-line submission form and directory will be availabl...
by zorro sings
Sat May 24, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2nd Burn. Want to contribute more. Where do I?
Replies: 10
Views: 751

Re: 2nd Burn. Want to contribute more. Where do I?

You know it is a shame that SPARK is not referenced enough on this board.We have had this post on SPARK for 4 months now for people like the OP. http://spark.burningman.com/ads/offering-nice-space-for-performers/ Just hope they are not like the other 4 responders this year,all of whom sent replies i...
by zorro sings
Tue May 06, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Club Neu Verboten Had Space for 2-4 Campers NOW FULL
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Club Neu Verboten Had Space for 2-4 Campers NOW FULL

Club Neu Verboten has room for one or two tents or one rv.We are a small camp never getting above 20 and with a sweet spot of 16-18.Due to a great many returnees from previous years we are at 14 already. We are an international camp with members this year from UK,France,South Africa and Texas.We are...
by zorro sings
Mon May 05, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: First time UK couple looking to help out around the camp!
Replies: 12
Views: 1227

Re: First time UK couple looking to help out around the camp

Granted there is no need to join a theme camp.However coming from OS for the first time it sure makes it a lot easier. We have been inviting Burners from other countries to our camp for years as our contribution to the world wide BRC.We can offer logistical support that would take up a great deal of...
by zorro sings
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Jewish Burners?
Replies: 65
Views: 11791

Re: Jewish Burners?

VultureChow wrote:I think we should resurrect this thread around this time every year.

And this one too.One of the greats. viewtopic.php?f=66&t=3989
by zorro sings
Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Need veteran advice about Burning Express
Replies: 24
Views: 2162

Re: Need veteran advice about Burning Express

Last second bikes in Reno? You can barely find them now.Thanks to the syndicates who set up the bike corrals in Empire and Gerlach it is getting very hard to even find a bike at local garage sales.Prices are very high as well.Never has spending $75-80 for a new made in China cruiser made more sense,
by zorro sings
Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Notes from the 2014 Theme Camp Forum
Replies: 28
Views: 2741

Re: Notes from the 2014 Theme Camp Forum

[quote="] Right now, setting up on the 3 o'clock side if you're hoping to attract and entertain the same people that the late side currently draws is a tall order. You go in knowing that you're going to see less foot traffic that's searching for vibrant night life. [/quote][/quote][/quote] Point is...
by zorro sings
Mon Apr 07, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Notes from the 2014 Theme Camp Forum
Replies: 28
Views: 2741

Re: Notes from the 2014 Theme Camp Forum

Our camp was on the 9 side our first 5 years and were exclted to be moved/"promoted" to 3 side in 2006.It was thought to be,and proven to be in our eyes,much less dusty.Think that may have changed when they re-routed the entrance road a few years back. I was surprised last year to see how much more ...
by zorro sings
Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Notes from the 2014 Theme Camp Forum
Replies: 28
Views: 2741

Re: Notes from the 2014 Theme Camp Forum

trilobyte wrote:
  • 9 side has become significantly more densely populated than 3 side.
  • Burning Man is looking to try and get more camps to consider the 3 side. .
This is quite interesting as not too long ago it was just the opposite.
by zorro sings
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Cellphone Jammers at Burning Man
Replies: 27
Views: 3390

Re: Cellphone Jammers at Burning Man

theCryptofishist wrote:It was one of the Reggae camps.
True! Right next to us. We can prove it.
by zorro sings
Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: I just want to wear normal clothes
Replies: 148
Views: 29979

Re: I just want to wear normal clothes

Bless wrote: "You really need a costume!"
Like it's Halloween.I think "playa wear" changed to"costume" around 2006-7
by zorro sings
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: I just want to wear normal clothes
Replies: 148
Views: 29979

Re: I just want to wear normal clothes

Simon of the Playa wrote:i love watching someone in the throes of second year meglomania, don't you
A peculiar and amusing,if well intentioned in this case,phenomenon indeed.Takes a while to get to"who cares how you dress" though.
by zorro sings
Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: First Year! Feeling Overwhelmed
Replies: 46
Views: 3351

Re: First Year! Feeling Overwhelmed

comforting thoughts :shock: Thousands and thousands of BRC citizens were in your same situation and lived to tell about it. The grey water,showers,evapo stuff usually a theme camp concern and you might want to look that way if you want to lighten the load you are experiencing. Good luck and see you...
by zorro sings
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed Group Sale
Replies: 197
Views: 22636

Re: Directed Group Sale

Got tickets 22 minute wait.Pretty smooth.Went via Burner Profile link.Two things.Maybe Ticketfly can get your CC info when you pre-register and Nevada is NV not NU.
by zorro sings
Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed Ticket Sales (does each invite get 2 tickets?)
Replies: 25
Views: 2429

Re: Directed Ticket Sales (does each invite get 2 tickets?)

your sense of outrage or surprise is misplaced........it's to accommodate significant others. . Well said.Nearly every"core" camper of ours has a partner they live or travel with.They will need to buy two otherwise they may decide it's not worth it.There goes an important contributer who you have c...
by zorro sings
Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed group sale tix
Replies: 71
Views: 6334

Re: Directed group sale tix

The form the project leader filled out even did a check to make sure what they entered matched the system Over the years the snafus in the ticketing department were legendary and pages of complaints have been registered here.I,for one have to compliment the system so far.The invite page was rather ...
by zorro sings
Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed group sale tix
Replies: 71
Views: 6334

Re: Directed group sale tix

now our campers too have the "invitation"
by zorro sings
Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed group sale tix
Replies: 71
Views: 6334

Re: Directed group sale tix

I should add that I am a camp lead,looks like they went first,as none of my invitees have gotten anything yet.
by zorro sings
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed group sale tix
Replies: 71
Views: 6334

Re: Directed group sale tix

Just got one while reading this.
by zorro sings
Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Directed group sale tix
Replies: 71
Views: 6334

Re: Directed group sale tix

Our camp has been involved in all 3 directed sales and interesting to see its evolution. 2012-A phone call asking how many tickets we needed as the ticket debacle causes some real panic for everyone concerned. 2013-Not sure this sale would be repeated but it was.Asked this time to limit it to only t...
by zorro sings
Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: 2014 Theme
Topic: Drought = DUSTAVANSARY?
Replies: 132
Views: 21440

Re: Drought = DUSTAVANSARY?

It could rain from now until August and little difference would be noted if a powerful front moved through the Gerlach area the week of Burning Man.I hate to pull out the old timer credentials out but participants that have attended since 2008 have been very fortunate in the conditions over this tim...
by zorro sings
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burning Man Collectibles
Replies: 22
Views: 2242

Re: Burning Man Collectibles

Well done as that collecting opportunity most likely a unique one.
by zorro sings
Tue Sep 24, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Burning Man Collectibles
Replies: 22
Views: 2242

Re: Burning Man Collectibles

There for awhile I thought the thread had been deleted due to a speculative comment on 2002 stuff.In the spirit of the thread shift we will post our very first Playa connection.Note the warning was quite prominent in those days.

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