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by MyDearFriend
Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: AZ Regional Burning Man 2011 C.O.R.E. Project
Replies: 11
Views: 2453

FIGJAM wrote:Like this?


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Are you putting that in there, sir, or taking it out? :P

It's a beautiful thing, anyway.
by MyDearFriend
Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One Item for BM a Day (2010-2012)
Replies: 7096
Views: 439624

Ooooh, I got out my new garden sprayers tonight just to see if I could make the whole Playa-Showa thing work, I put a dishpan on the floor, mixed up some Doc Bronners and was very happy to discover I could wash this butt-length hair and my whole body with just a couple of quarts of water. Of course ...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you doing this FRIDAY night?
Replies: 17
Views: 1049

I just finished goading my youngest through the extremely laborious process of signing up for housing at Temple University. Now he has a dorm room for the fall 8) and I will be jumping off the mommy train on August 25th!!! 8) 8) 8) Tuck and roll! I'm going to land on my feet and dance away laughing...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you doing this FRIDAY night?
Replies: 17
Views: 1049

I just finished goading my youngest through the extremely laborious process of signing up for housing at Temple University. Now he has a dorm room for the fall 8) and I will be jumping off the mommy train on August 25th!!!

8) 8) 8)

Jack are you climbing at night? :shock:
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: 2011 Theme
Topic: Theme gone too far.
Replies: 38
Views: 14192

\Indeeed. The one I remember, the guy was actually mistaken for art, until the reality set in. That did not happen--it's an example of the way the press exagerates and distorts actual truth--and I am not too happy with your mindlessly repeating something that defames C&J and the burn in general. Wo...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: Web Producer needed!
Replies: 3
Views: 1822

Web Producer needed!

Got this news via my regional group: Black Rock City/Burning Man is currently in need of an experienced Web Producer responsible for the technical aspects of the development and maintenance of all public facing websites. This is a paid position, woo hoo! I can send on the rest of the message & job d...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Survival
Replies: 898
Views: 101968

Taking Metro to work here in DC costs me $4+ each day, so, I am in the Graidawg range too. But I can pay for that with pre-tax dollars, which helps.
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Vagabond Drifter Heading to BM for 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2268

But doesn't the art of observing/studying ultimately change everything? Yes, it does, Mr. Schrodinger! :P But those authors have described themselves as participants, for the most part. And many people say that everyone's experience of Burning Man is unique. But I find the theoretical frameworks pr...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Vagabond Drifter Heading to BM for 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2268

FWIW, if you check on the link above, it mentions a bunch of books. Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro is highlighted in two of them: The Burning Book and Desert To Dream. But in the latter, the very talented and, dare I say, most personable Barb Traub is the author and she is, of course, a member of ...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Vagabond Drifter Heading to BM for 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2268

jack_k wrote:BM seems like a very liminal place.
Well, that's what they say.

Wonderful book, btw.
by MyDearFriend
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: [Poll] How local are you to BRC?
Replies: 95
Views: 11208

Lucky420:

I will keep my eyes wide open then, thank you!
by MyDearFriend
Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: [Poll] How local are you to BRC?
Replies: 95
Views: 11208

ETA: 2,648 from my home :shock: but I will be flying to Vegas, so only 494 miles driving. Oh man...be prepared for a L O N G drive...lots and lots of two lane. A bit of advice. Treat each town as a speedtrap in waiting. Trust me, your pocketbook will appreciate the warning. Thank you for the warnin...
by MyDearFriend
Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: AZ Regional Burning Man 2011 C.O.R.E. Project
Replies: 11
Views: 2453

Oh my goodness, thanks for posting this! :D


Wow I wish my regional was this together...
by MyDearFriend
Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: [Poll] How local are you to BRC?
Replies: 95
Views: 11208

Why is this thread in the "introduce yourself" forum? JK Well I can't say why the OP put it here but I can say that it is very helpful to us newbs to see who is coming how far. Kind of like y'all are introducing yourself back at us. Which is nice, and I thank you. ETA: 2,648 from my home :shock: bu...
by MyDearFriend
Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Get Involved Year-Round
Topic: So I just got confirmed as a greeter..
Replies: 43
Views: 11415

All chaps are by definition "ass-less". You're thinking of pants. Symantics. I think I was more envisioning pants-less chaps.. Totally kidding. I'm shirtcocking it this year. Come on now, give daddy a hug! damn i though you where a gal ! that looks like a gals ass in the pic completely joking on al...
by MyDearFriend
Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: coffee
Replies: 164
Views: 22431

Well, I got beat to it, a little (though they didn't make a French press). http://newsliteimgs.s3.amazonaws.com/101112_coffee1.jpg "The 8 foot tall cup contains a massive 2,010 gallons of freshly brewed coffee - that's the same as 32,160 regular cups. It took a team of people more than eight hours ...
by MyDearFriend
Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Fitting a kodiak tent in a monkey hut
Replies: 38
Views: 9970

update

Well the 5 foot sections (2 per 10-ft leg) give me plenty of air space over my 9x9x6 ft tall tent, although the rainfly will be poking into the netting on the sides. But, I wanted to pass along a big HOORAY for the Bluemandrew connector method. He says (above) he puts a screw in the leg section conn...
by MyDearFriend
Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:37 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: No full moon 2011 burn!
Replies: 25
Views: 3822

Less moon = more stars

I am happy

8)
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How do you take snark/insults on eplaya?
Replies: 98
Views: 8627

It is seldom that I find anybody that is truly worth berating. If I do, the best retort is the C-word. Since life is change, and change is life, the responce is "dont ever Change". And the best advice is "Change your mind". C=change. :wink: Yeah I got that, and I hope you don't mind me stealing it,...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: What items do you carry when walking the Playa?
Replies: 233
Views: 37974

teardropper wrote:Yeah. I've seen 'em. And, it appears they'll be used to keep us out.
Ropes? I can see ropes here in my own neighborhood. But I guess I can walk around the outside and enjoy the distinctive architecture? And maybe get a chance to say hi at the M&G. I'd love to meet you all, anyway.

8)
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How do you take snark/insults on eplaya?
Replies: 98
Views: 8627

I've always liked "innie" and "outie". I.e.: I have an outie, you have an innie. Pretty much sums it up without baggage. I'm trying to imagine using those words in an intimate exchange, or in erotic fiction, and really not getting very far! Oh well I guess I need to free my mind. Thanks! I will tak...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Woven Fabric Shade structure: What works and what doesn't
Replies: 20
Views: 3907

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3_2zbZwDlM[/youtube] I suppose I shouldn't say anything, after all he's on youtube and I'm not, but Ham much? Yeah I think he's nervous cause he knows he will never be The Man. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgYgl4OodeY[/youtube] ETA: Wait, what wer...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17140
Views: 1493141

' Some ass got on a plsne, passed through two termials with measels yesterdayWTF Fuck! We have outbreaks popping up everywhere (Norway & Australia, too) because too many lazy-ass fucktard parents have decided not to get their children immunized. Death rates are climbing. And people no longer know h...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How do you take snark/insults on eplaya?
Replies: 98
Views: 8627

Nine Inch'll please a Ladie... ... but for a Country Cunt like mine, in Truth, twere nay sa gentle; 'Twill take two inches more than nine - Now that's a sauncy pintle! Robert Burns There ya go! :wink: Ya, I like that word too, but only if I really, really, really, really, really want to piss a girl...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17140
Views: 1493141

Fuck the flu... can't see or spell for shit when typing with 103 fever* Fuck!!! ((( Tamara ))) Honey, fuck no, I can't even offer you hot whiskey with honey, dammit. :x Those idiots who insist on spreading their fucking germs all over town should be strung up and shot, seriously. Go to bed. Just go...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: To Defy the Laws of Tradition.
Replies: 63
Views: 4932

im not wearing a hat. :lol: That narrows it down for me, thank you! Geez it's like that board game: "Are you wearing glasses???" Bwahahahaha, I have seen that video of you on the playa (with the names on your arms) so I know what you look like on the outside, at least. I want to track you down in B...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How do you take snark/insults on eplaya?
Replies: 98
Views: 8627

...for some reason, that short, simple, 1 syllable C-word, has a catastrophic effect for some reason. Im not sure why, compared to others its defined intention is more innocent than the others... Yeah, I don't quite get that, since "He's a dick," doesn't ever get the same horrified reaction as "She...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: To Defy the Laws of Tradition.
Replies: 63
Views: 4932

Simon of the Playa wrote:Image
Well, I definitely get Eric, and I think I can pick out the magnificent Ygmir, too. 8) But which one is you, Simon???
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Woven Fabric Shade structure: What works and what doesn't
Replies: 20
Views: 3907

FIGJAM wrote:Woven Fabric Shade Clothe. (silly) :lol:

Stretched between 4 telephone poles.
I guess it's true: size matters. :lol:
by MyDearFriend
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Woven Fabric Shade structure: What works and what doesn't
Replies: 20
Views: 3907

When I did a shade for my neighbor (20x20), I wrapped a golfball in each corner, then 1/2" rope tied a slip knot and put this over the ball. Picture a man being hanged with a bag over his head. This structure is streached as tight as a trampoline. Its been up for 6 months and withstood 80mph winds....

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