Search found 3704 matches

by MyDearFriend
Sun Jan 30, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: From San Antonio, my first burn
Replies: 58
Views: 5784

teardropper, yep. i acknowledge i'm an old fart and most of the burners that live around me are 20 or 30 somethings. Us "seasoned" performers are just trying to stay out of the way of the young pups, perhaps bring along some of their toys! You are not foolin' anybody, hon :roll: you told us yoursel...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 181834

Hey guys, I picked up some purple fun fur on sale just after christmas, but I haven't made a single cut yet since I'm a little unsure where to begin. I'm looking to cover the tubing on a couple bikes (I was so jealous of the furry bikes I saw last year!)The fur is very short, no more than half an i...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Bedding options
Replies: 53
Views: 9915

I think it was Savannah who wrote, somewhere on this board, that having a tent she could stand up in and a bed that was off the ground made a huge difference. So (figuring I should maximize my resilience factors) I got a big tent and have been looking for a military-style cot. Thank you, Savannah (o...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: How to stay warm at Burning Man?
Replies: 75
Views: 10168

Major Krash wrote: Sleep with a Partner!
This is the best idea ever! :D

But as my "armstrong heater" has elected to stay home :( and I have not found a BRC Bed-Share board, I'll bring some HotHands and fleece blankets to tuck inside my sleeping bag.
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 28, 2011 4:46 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: How to stay fit on the playa (bacon explosion)
Replies: 37
Views: 6522

Thanks, guys, I do hear you 8) and am certainly disposed to listen and learn here.

Bike. Okay. PM inbound, Doc!
by MyDearFriend
Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: How to stay fit on the playa (bacon explosion)
Replies: 37
Views: 6522

Thanks! Two miles is an easy walk. 8)

So, no I do not need a bike!

8) 8) 8)

I actually got an email answer this very day from Sacred Flame, who says yeah it's about a mile from The Man to the fence.
by MyDearFriend
Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: How to stay fit on the playa (bacon explosion)
Replies: 37
Views: 6522

Re: fit

Its 7miles or so from 10 to 2 with, depending on turnout, up to 10 roads. ....700 miles of playa camps and sideroads + art works and deep playa fun. Is it really 7 miles? :shock: I read it was a quarter-mile from Center Camp to The Man, and a total area of about 5 square miles. :?: :?: :?: Does any...
by MyDearFriend
Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: The Best Advice You Can Give...
Replies: 115
Views: 14728

Ugly Dougly wrote:Turn off the engine and it's even quieter.

OK that was funny.
Fixed that for ya. :wink:
by MyDearFriend
Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So this is how liberty dies...
Replies: 334
Views: 22688

My dear friend, may i suggest you not go into CSS's dirty little tin foil rabbit hole.. You might meet glen beck there. Thanks for the warning, :wink: that was just enough challenge to make me follow the link, but oooh ick. I am constitutionally opposed to prophecy anyway, but, wow that made me wan...
by MyDearFriend
Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So this is how liberty dies...
Replies: 334
Views: 22688

the illusion of safety

"...there in that pleasant corner of the world they plied their well-ordered business of living, and they heeded less and less the world outside where dark things moved, until they came to think that peace and plenty were the rule in Middle-earth and the right of all sensible folk. They forgot or ig...
by MyDearFriend
Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:46 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Do sparkle ponies know they're sparkle ponies?
Replies: 14
Views: 3147

If the sparkle pony in question is a smokin' hot 24 yr old with perky tits and a booty that stops traffic then it really does not matter if they are self aware. As a long time sparkle mule, i know a nice ass when i see one. Most of the haters would kill to taste that honey glitter, but are just not...
by MyDearFriend
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: A Burner Lexicon
Replies: 379
Views: 67410

Thanks, Kit! I want to say that all y'all at eplaya have been great sherpas for this birgin so far, thank you...

8)


Okay now I got the lingo, does that make me 'stealth' or what?
by MyDearFriend
Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Fitting a kodiak tent in a monkey hut
Replies: 38
Views: 9972

Bluemandrew reported using a simpler connection for cut-in-half Monkey Hut legs, apparently with good success both on-playa and off; you can read the whole discussion here or just read his post: I am happy to report that we cut all of our 10 foot monkey hut poles in half and had great success. We ma...
by MyDearFriend
Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:57 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One Item for BM a Day (2010-2012)
Replies: 7096
Views: 439793

So I ended up going with duct tape... Stuffed duct tape holds pins nicely, that's a big bonus when draping slippery/delicate stuff but it can leave a sticky residue on the pins, so, I keep my through-the-tape pins right on my torso-thing and try to put them through the seam allowance whenever I can...
by MyDearFriend
Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One Item for BM a Day (2010-2012)
Replies: 7096
Views: 439793

Did you opt for hanger or for stand? What are you packing it with? On one of the sites I visited they inserted a quality (formed) wooden hanger, then loosely packed it with crumpled newspaper, sealed up the bottom and arm holes and then carefully filled with low-expansion insulation foam. This just...
by MyDearFriend
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My ApocoList- Things I'll Need In The End of Days...
Replies: 28
Views: 2677

Oh! I thought it was stuff we still needed to get-- I got a bunch of towels already. (That way I have a selection, so I can match the towel to the need..., well, that is, if any are currently clean... :oops: ) I remember reading somewhere that dirty towels are more nutritious, if that helps... I th...
by MyDearFriend
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Elevated Uranium Levels in Black Rock Desert
Replies: 105
Views: 18081

Hard to believe that a few pistascio shells and feather boas are a greater threat to the environment than A-bombs. But I'll take the AEC's word for it. Oh but those shreds and shells might inhibit the development of our intelligently designed gigantic ants, gosh. We don't want to interfere with THE...
by MyDearFriend
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: noob from the east coast.
Replies: 11
Views: 967

what did jk say or what is he doing? hhmmm...?? i see the picture, its a nice picture/avatar. but, doing that won't get me anywhere cept a smile on my face and perhaps some special sauce in my face? AND significantly reduce your risk of prostate cancer! Go for it! edited to add: Welcome welcome, ni...
by MyDearFriend
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:05 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: noob from the east coast.
Replies: 11
Views: 967

Yup, do what tom and jk said and you'll be fine.. check out http://eplaya.burningman.org/viewtopic.php?t=37874&start=3360 Da Bar gang, ask for a brew or 3 and get to know the regulars.. hummm calling us regular is funny.... 8) :shock: :roll: edit: to add, do what jk is doing..... not that you'll ge...
by MyDearFriend
Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Avoiding nudity at BM - is it possible?
Replies: 81
Views: 9294

Thanks Julia. We need some proper perspective once in awhile. Thank you (((Doc Pyro))) sorry to get so real on here :oops: but that kinda shit really upsets me. Hoping to escape from all that in BRC 8) and hang with some folks who do NOT have their heads up their asses. Slutty E-freaks could be int...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: 2011 Theme Camps
Topic: Mega camps not returning next year?
Replies: 115
Views: 20280

AntiM wrote:Well, at least I get banged early and often.
It's the very best reason to get up in the morning. And to go to bed at night. And to come home for lunch...

:D
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Good idea/bad idea? gifting little bottles of hand sanitizer
Replies: 55
Views: 6169

I've had the idea for years to set up a table outside the toilets, with tampons, hair spray, mints, all that sort of stuff, wear a tuxedo, have hot towels for people, etc. Gifts (ie, free hand sanitizer) incorporated into action/volunteer/"performance art" are always more memorable. Do it!!! We had...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Avoiding nudity at BM - is it possible?
Replies: 81
Views: 9294

Re: Avoiding nudity at BM - is it possible?

I have a very dear friend that has been curious about BRC for years and years, and is enticed by everything she hears about it...except the nudity. This is based on religious/moral grounds, and I completely respect her thoughts in that department. JassenB, I'm sorry, but you are wrong. I understand...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 181834

Does anyone have any ideas for hand sewing/attaching fur to the inside collar and open shirt lengths (button and hole sides) of a vintage silk shirt? The only suggestion I have is small plastic snaps, spaced far apart. You could glue the male sides to the fur strips and sew the female sides to the ...
by MyDearFriend
Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 181834

<snip> minky looks SUPER soft which would be great but is it warm enough for the cold playa nights? Yes! Anything fuzzy will keep you warm, if you put another layer over it. I have a cloak that is $1/yd twill on the outside and ancient pin-wale corduroy on the inside, a beautiful thing that is way ...
by MyDearFriend
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 181834

lazerfox wrote: If I do not want to go with fur (fake or fun) what is the next best fabric to make a warm coat/hooded robe?
Minky fabric is fantastic stuff and you can find it here

8)
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Ongoing Burningman Habits
Replies: 42
Views: 7228

So usually i wear jeans, sneakers, and kinda western style snap shirts and now i own tutus, harem pants, leathers, and am playing with body paint. This is a life and life-style changing event, no? It really IS a Golden Ticket!!! And we are all transitional beings. We can choose to be Fun-Havers! :)...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Jan 07, 2011 6:28 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: DC newbie seeks camp, true love, Count Rugen
Replies: 30
Views: 2665

Welcome! DC represent! 8)

We should have a drink and compare tickets. I do not have 6 fingers. Are you Inigo Montoya? :shock:
by MyDearFriend
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Care for a leather hat
Replies: 11
Views: 3336

Saddle soap is great stuff but it's been so long since I've seen it that I don't even look for it anymore, not in this city. :roll: Mink oil is easy to find; it comes in a shoe-polish type of can. I would brush that hat real good with a soft natural-bristle brush, rub in some mink oil with a soft cl...
by MyDearFriend
Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Crimson Tide
Replies: 75
Views: 16184

theCryptofishist wrote:I heard that the fake cycling was to appease the Catholic Church, making it seem less like birth control and more like????
Yep, that has been admitted in print. Didn't work, but by then it was too late to change the federal approval paperwork.

Sorry you had a bad experience with them. :(

Go to advanced search