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Post by Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:08 pm

burning man-ish?
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Post by EspressoDude » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:24 pm

gyre wrote:Maybe we're downscaling burning man?
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Post by ygmir » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:40 pm

how about we set all the camps up outside the fence?........
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Post by Killbuck » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:41 pm

Downsizing... I'm all for that, but also for being upfront about it if so.

But the economy will do that for the event anyway
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Post by littlewing » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:42 pm

EspressoDude wrote:
gyre wrote:Maybe we're downscaling burning man?
downscaling burning man?
yeah, F**k it. We are bringing 3 old couches, one of those carport-in-a-box things, and 5000 whipitts. that's it. Drop by any time folks!

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Post by stormfeather » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:10 pm

BTW: Artica and the BRC Post Office are just camps, like everyone else.
And I know the Post Office received half of what they asked for.
They have to put up a camp and will have mail waiting for them to sort and deliver as soon as they get there!

Some official word (explantion!) on this mess would be nice.

It may not be the placer's fault -but a higher up decision, or lack of communication- so don't take it out on them.
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Post by bigbluedoggy » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:14 pm

I find it very curious how there has been no statement from the LLC about the shortage of EA passes or any real clarification on how they expect camps to be ready for opening with such limited crews. I also have no idea why we received what we asked for and many if not most others have not. As for the idea of those of us who received our requested allotment sharing passes, we also have people coming from all over, planning on being on the playa at specific times. Sharing would simply put us behind that same eight ball the LLC seems to have placed so many others behind. I must admit, I do get to feel a bit guilty, simply because its business as usual for us just like last year. Its certainly not a feeling I was expecting to have...
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Post by littlewing » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:14 pm

I agree! some communication would go a loooooong way. I think everyone must be on a retreat. they thought they had everything wrapped up for the year and went for a relaxing weekend at some hot springs or sumthin. boy are they gonna be surprised when they get back!
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Are you still waiting for your Early Arrival passes?

Post by Playadancer » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:18 pm

What is going on this year with the passes are we the only theme camp thats has yet to receive all their passes?

Its our 5th yr as good little girls and boys in a theme camp but have only had 1/2 of the pass's emailed to us???

Anyone with the same stress?

Any news on issues?

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Post by fbcota » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:25 pm

Your not the only ones. So far we are short 4 of our early entry passes for our art project (only 2 so far)!

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Post by Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:47 pm

yeah, F**k it. We are bringing 3 old couches, one of those carport-in-a-box things, and 5000 whipitts.


i am there. Olde Tymee Burnerlicious fun fun fun.



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Post by DoctorIknow » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:53 pm

I got ZERO. Been a good theme camper for four years.

Emailed the placement team,,,, hopefully, they had Sunday off (probably their last break for a while) and they can fix things up this week.

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Post by fbcota » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:02 pm

I think there may be a problem. We recieved all 4 of our early entry passes for our theme camp and only 2 of 6 for our art project. We don't have a chance in hell to build the art installation with 2 people. It took us 5 people and a tractor to take it apart today :S

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Post by ygmir » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:10 pm

I wonder if Larry, et al, have been spotted in Bimini.......?.....

just sayin...........

perhaps, it'll be no rules at all this year?............
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Post by gyre » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:17 pm

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Post by ygmir » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:19 pm

they offer yiddish toasts there?

or, flaming cocktails?.......

you are so cosmopolitan, Gyre........
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Post by ygmir » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:24 pm

either your favorite magazine, or, cocktail........

you got some learnin to do........
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Post by gyre » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:29 pm

Just hold on while I look up cosmopolitan...


Seems to be a drink.
Hmmm......


I'm still looking for the Cointreau.

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Post by Oldguy » Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:55 pm

I'm an old fart and had to look up whippet. Since 5,000 dogs would be too unruly, I demise that you mean drugs. Say it ain't so, Joe.

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Where To Get Nitrous Oxide
Sales are regulated under the rules of the Food and Drug Administration. Most distributors in the USA require a special permit to obtain nitrous oxide. Permits are issued to medical personnel and some food industry workers. In order to buy it, you have to have proof of either of these uses.

Nitrous sold for medical use is probably the safest but can be very hard to get for anyone not employed in the medical or dental profession. Students studying either usually have access to medical grade nitrous oxide.

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Do not breathe directly from a whippet. Discharge the whippet by puncturing it with a cracker and venting the gas into a thick balloon. The nitrous oxide in a whippet is very cold. If you inhale it directly from a whippet it can cause frost burns.

Hardcore nitheads may want to get a tank of nitrous rather than buying small whippets. They can be found in various sizes with the smaller ones being preferred over large tanks.

Nitrous from tanks should also be released into balloons before being breathed in by the user for the same reasons as when using whippets, to prevent frost burns.

Auto grade nitrous oxide is made for cars. If you want to use it you have to filter out the hydrogen sulfide. If you are familiar with chemistry, you can try bubbling the gas through a strong base like baking soda or lye.



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Post by gyre » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:14 pm

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Nash
Of course!
Nice.

I'll just slip into the trunk.
Mustn't spill my drink.

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Post by howjon2001 » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:39 pm

Poor, poor passless me.

Actually the guy I feel sorry for is the one I was supposed to pick up from Greyhound after his all-nighter from LA Thursday night and then take up to BRC. His pass is for Friday, but I'm not sure I have the stamina to hang around in Gerlach for 48+ frickin' hours wasting my time waiting for my turn.

This agression will not stand man. Rush the fuckin' gate!
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Post by **burn** » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:01 am

I'm a sorta old fart.
I mean, I remember rush.
I ain't talking about the band.

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Post by CapSmashy » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:10 am

gyre wrote:Maybe we're downscaling burning man?
A pre-emptive strike to down scale for next year perhaps? This is the conspiracy minded, middle of the night sitting at work side of me coming out, but...

There were already a larger than usual number of camps flat out denied placement this year as officially placed camps and now this debacle with the early arrivals that if not resolved, will cripple the ability of lord only knows how many camps that did actually did get placed.

Since it is an agreement in terms of placement that you have your camp basically ready to go on opening day, it would be quite easy for BORG to simply make a list of camps that failed to meet their agreed compliance with placement (along with the personnel involved listed on the applications) and use that information to deny placement for next year.

Our only real option at Terminal City is to give what few passes we did receive to the bar which is still less than half the numbers they need to get it set up in time. It leaves the other camps within the village high and dry without the means to gt set up and ready.

The larger concern, outside of my paranoid musing in terms of cut throat politics by the BORG, is the even larger burden that will have to be born by the handful of early arrivals that not only have to bust ass to try to get something set up without injury due to not nearly enough hands on deck, but their having to take on the teaming masses of the land grab that commences at midnight 01 Monday when the gates open. We have nice real estate and a lot of it for all of the various camps involved in our village and I'm not sure if 7 or 8 will be enough to hold it adequately.

I mean sure, we can resort to barricades, fire cannons, jack boots and axe handles and truly live up to our online village monikers, but that would just get messy. If it is an underhanded attempt (my conspiracy side coming out again) to limit (discourage) theme camps for next year, I'm sure any attempts at trying to hold down large chunks of prime real estate would get squashed by the "authority" figures on appeal by the land grabbers who aren't necessarily going to care that the theme camps got fucked.

I do sincerely hope my paranoid ramblings are just that, for all of our sakes, not just those of my village. I don't know what kind of collective expenditures have been made by theme camps and villages that are seemingly getting shafted, but it has to be considerable in terms of cash and time for stuff we plan on just giving away for any and all who stop by.

I would say this is truly a case of the silence being deafening from the BORG.
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Post by CapSmashy » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am

**burn** wrote:I'm a sorta old fart.
I mean, I remember rush.
I ain't talking about the band.
Mmmmm... poppers...
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Post by CapSmashy » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:19 am

There's another thread already bemoaning the woes of the EAT debacle...
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Post by oneeyeddick » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:26 am

we are a village

that means that as long as one person gets in and sees the placer and the village gets checked off, the land is ours and can't be grabbed.

it is good that the individual camps in a village don't have to do this, in this instance.

I think it is a glitch myself, or the Kool-aid was a little stronger than usual at BM headquarters Friday and someone fucked up big time.
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Post by fbcota » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:46 am

I got a pretty quick reply on my early entry inquiry. Sounds more like a glitch or a phased emailing of early entry barcodes more than anything else. Just wish I wouldn't have gotten the "all the early entry barcodes have been sent" email. Did a good job of taking a mostly calm if overwhelmed builder to obsessively worried, following mad paranoid ramblings, don't know how Im going to build builder!

If we end up getting our passes and get the art up then I will be more than happy to help whoever needs help to get set up early. Im sure the rest of the team will help too.

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Post by Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:50 am

or the Kool-aid was a little stronger

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Post by StevenGoodman » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:51 am

The message didn't say they were sent?

It said they were "processed"? "Processed" could easily mean they were "processed and entered into the email queue"?

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