Finding one's fellow posters: How?

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Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by jimthompsonmd » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:59 pm

How does one find one's fellow ePlaya posters at BM?
If my (stretched, internally-braced) yurt works out, I'd like to show it off.

If it doesn't :( I never even went.

But if it does, how do I bring supporters and skeptics by?
And how do I find others to see what they did, so I can steal their ideas and do even fancier next Burn?

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by gaminwench » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Ratty has a book project; she's placing notebooks at strategic camps (Elliot's, Eric's, ?) where eplayans can swing by and enter their camp address and stalk other folks addresses.

There is also the annual eplaya Meet and Greet at Barbie Death Village, 5&E, on Wednesday at 6pm.
You can find most of us there; come early for sober interactions. :twisted:
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by digital » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:18 pm

gaminwench wrote:You can find most of us there; come early for sober interactions. :twisted:
Note to self: Come late! :twisted:

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by jimthompsonmd » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:28 pm

And do the Playarati like Mr Jam have standard addresses, or do we just find him by following the minions on pilgrimage?

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by lucky420 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:30 pm

early? sober? oh girl please, you silly :lol:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by gaminwench » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:34 pm

Figjam lives at Elliot's.

Lucky, I do TRY to arrive sober, cuz I know I ain't leavin' that way; I'm lucky if I can remember anything the next day.
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by ygmir » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:37 pm

oh that silly meetngreet.........always shenanigans!!
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by inventory » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:46 pm

Many of us also list a camp in our profile over there -------------->
If that camp is placed and has chosen to publicize its location (FB Burnermap, unofficial google map of BRC, various mobile phone apps, the map you got at the gate last year and will likely get again this year) then whee! You're done.

You can also PM specific people to ask them if they mind sharing where they plan to camp and how to find them for this purpose.

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by Token » Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:05 pm

This is the ultimate in futility!

Give up all hope.

M&G is only reasonable option should you remember.

Oh! Look! Shiny!

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by tamarakay » Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:33 pm

Take pictures and post them after so we can see how well it worked.
And yes on the meet and greet.
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:02 pm

tamarakay wrote:Take pictures and post them after so we can see how well it worked.
This... is a clever alternative. I'm sad I didn't think of it. o.O
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:13 pm

gaminwench wrote:Ratty has a book project; she's placing notebooks at strategic camps (Elliot's, Eric's, ?) where eplayans can swing by and enter their camp address and stalk other folks addresses.

There is also the annual eplaya Meet and Greet at Barbie Death Village, 5&E, on Wednesday at 6pm.
You can find most of us there; come early for sober interactions. :twisted:
Erm...........I don't think that is BDV address this year.

AND because of where placement put Elliot on the plaza, the logistics won't work out for TinyMystic.

Sooooooooo we'll be aiming for the original address at 5&H!!! 8)
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by gaminwench » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:17 pm

Good catch, Figjam ...

BDC is at 7:30 & E, my bad. :shock:
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by tamarakay » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:20 pm

Um, 7 & E
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by tamarakay » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:21 pm

But SEE! That's how it goes out there too but much much worse. So. Much. Shiny.
When the only tool you got is a hammer, every problem looks like a hippie.

Mmmmmm I love the smell of Burning Man - Token

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by trilobyte » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:28 pm

I'd suggest the ePlaya Meet & Greet on Wednesday night, there's also a thread about faces to go with names around here someplace, and a lot of people actually post about where they're camping. If there are particular individuals you'd like to try and connect with, they may have a camp name listed in their profile, or have posted about where they'll be, or you could just ask them via private message.

Pro tip - let your campmates know what your ePlaya user name is, in case that's different from what they may know you as.

Good luck connecting with folks!

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by gaminwench » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:36 pm

It's looking like I'm going to have trouble even FINDING the MnG this year. Jeez! :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by Token » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:51 pm

A dash of misdirection, a pinch of misinformation...

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by danibel » Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:01 pm

gaminwench wrote:It's looking like I'm going to have trouble even FINDING the MnG this year. Jeez! :oops: :oops: :oops:
Is it 7 and E? Jeezus. I just gotta look for the barbie dolls.
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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by mooserider » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:58 am

This is going to be fun. Looks like my camp is right around the corner from BDV. I'm looking forward to meeting all these famous ePlayans at the M&G.

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by AntiM » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:44 am

FIGJAM wrote:
gaminwench wrote:Ratty has a book project; she's placing notebooks at strategic camps (Elliot's, Eric's, ?) where eplayans can swing by and enter their camp address and stalk other folks addresses.

There is also the annual eplaya Meet and Greet at Barbie Death Village, 5&E, on Wednesday at 6pm.
You can find most of us there; come early for sober interactions. :twisted:
Erm...........I don't think that is BDV address this year.

AND because of where placement put Elliot on the plaza, the logistics won't work out for TinyMystic.

Sooooooooo we'll be aiming for the original address at 5&H!!! 8)
I know it isn't the address, I am at 5:05 and E, and I'm in Hushville.

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by Various » Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:16 am

I found AntiM last year through the time-honored tradition of "wandering around blindly and walking into camps that looked cool." She was sick, somewhat miserable, and considerably irritated at a neighboring camper.

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Re: Finding one's fellow posters: How?

Post by jasonwentcrazy » Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

Playa Info has a kind of amazing Camp Directory and you may wanna check there.

You can search for people and add your own info to the database via computer kiosks that are connected to PlayaNet.

http://burningman.org/event/black-rock- ... #directory
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