First-Degree Burns: Transmissions from the Playa

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First-Degree Burns: Transmissions from the Playa

Post by arthur.graham » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:48 pm

Arthur Graham has launched 40 transmitter books on a reconnaissance mission to the fiery playa planet! With the goal of establishing contact between the alien species inhabiting Black Rock City and the default world, his hope is to collect as many transmissions as possible during the week of the 2011 event. So be on the lookout for those black & yellow composition pads orbiting around the man -- Your stories, quotes, questions, comments, jokes, recipes, and doodlings are the data he is after!

How many transmitters will make the rigorous journey back to the default world with their messages intact? How many will regrettably burn up before re-entry? There is simply no way to know.... Only one thing is sure: All notebooks that find their way back to Arthur Graham will have their pages scanned into a free eBook and gifted via download to the farthest reaches of the cosmos.

For more information on Arthur Graham and the FDB project, please see http://www.arthurgraham.blogspot.com/.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:08 pm

Sounds like fun. I hope I run into one.
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Post by Minxy » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:12 pm

What an awesome idea! I'm going to actively search for one!
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Post by DhammaSeeker » Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:37 am

I am honored and excited to be one of the 40 first custodians of a transmitter book, and I can’t wait to set it free on its journey into the vast expanse of Black Rock City!

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Post by Playable » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:14 am

Really looking forward to this project. I think the outcome will really interesting.
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Post by illy dilly » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:54 am

This sounds amazing!
Looks like there are already 40 custodians! Shoot!

Are they going to be placed in the care of the custodian for the event, or just passed around from person to person?
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Post by DhammaSeeker » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:13 am

I think it's in the discretion of each custodian. I plan to hand it off to someone with the promise that they will do the same to keep it moving.

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Post by arthur.graham » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:28 am

I figure with 40 out there, at least 2 or 3 gotta make it back for inclusion in the eBook.... 8)

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Post by Sail Man » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:03 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Sounds like fun. I hope I run into one.
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Post by arthur.graham » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:39 pm

To help interested contributors actually FIND these transmitters, I've started a directory at http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/burn ... oject.html. Please let me know if you'd like to have your camp/village added (or removed).

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Post by arthur.graham » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:15 am

If anyone would like to construct their own transmitter, holler at arthur.graham.pub@gmail.com and I'll reply with the instructions/DIY kit!

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Post by arthur.graham » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:40 am

List of confirmed transmitter camps from http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/:

LAF Camp @ ???
Camp Gallavant @ 3:00 & Birthday
ISIS Project @ 8:00 & Birthday
)'(oOiligan Alley @ 2ish & Coming Outish
Skinny Kitty Teahouse @ 2:30 & Coming Out
Buddha Camp Lotus Dome @ 4:30 & Coming Out
F.A.R.T. @ 6:30 & Coming Out
Zoodiac Tea Academy @ 8:30 & Coming Out
Kidsville @ 5:30 & Divorce
Whiskey & Dust @ 7:30 & Divorce
Camp Inspiratum @ 8:30 & D
Northern Lights, Hushville @ D/F & 5/5:30
Lost Penguin Café @ 4:00 & Engagement
Pleasure Garden @ 6:30 & Esplanade
Radio Electra @ 6:45 & Esplanade
Camp 11:11 @ 3:30 & Fck Yeah
Wigg Party @ 4:15 & Haij
E.Z.R.A. @ 9:20 & Hajj
Shaunville @ 2:05 & Walk-In Camping

I wouldn't expect the notebooks to remain at these locations all week long, but this at least gives interested participants some idea of where to find them!

- AG

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Post by junglesmacks » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:57 am

Very nice!! Our camp will be one.. and somehow you even got our newly updated within the last 24 hours location.. impressed.
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Post by arthur.graham » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:57 am

Eagerly awaiting the return of our now data-laden transmitters! Be sure to check this forum, JRS, http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/books.html, and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arthur-Gr ... 5337313581 as well for updates on the free eBook -- Soon to come!
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Post by arthur.graham » Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:44 am

SAMPLES FROM FDB HAVE BEEN POSTED:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arthur-Gr ... 5337313581

http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/burn ... oject.html

Please enjoy what people wrote, and let others know as well!

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Post by arthur.graham » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:20 am

Volumes 1-6 now available for download:

http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/books.html

260 pages of First-Degree Burns!

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Post by arthur.graham » Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:00 pm

Just posted volume 7 to http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/books.html.

300 pages of FDB and counting!

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Post by Timezone LaFontaine » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:12 pm

Sweet! I've been looking forward to these.
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Post by arthur.graham » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:56 am

Glad to hear it!

Spread the word:

http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/books.html.

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Post by johnny » Wed May 23, 2012 11:14 am

arthur.graham wrote:To help interested contributors actually FIND these transmitters, I've started a directory at http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/burn ... oject.html. Please let me know if you'd like to have your camp/village added (or removed).
Have you started a new blog in the meantime? Please let me know if you did, I'd love to read it!
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Post by arthur.graham » Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:44 pm

Yo Johnny -

You can download the transmissions here:

http://arthurgraham.blogspot.com/p/books.html

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