Why you don't wear black and no lights at night on playa

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Why you don't wear black and no lights at night on playa

Post by phil » Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:53 am

http://www.dothetest.co.uk/
Oh, and it's British - he's not saying 'posse,' he's saying 'passes.' "How many passes does the team in white make?"

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Post by BitterDan » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:11 am

Is this the basketball players? I've seen it before if so but it's very curious how you can miss that...
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Post by oneeyeddick » Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:34 pm

Another reason to hate darkwads.
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Post by mdmf007 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:12 pm

you plow into them at night and they get all pissy about it too.

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Post by oneeyeddick » Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:34 pm

I KNOW !!!!!!

Like pedestrians are supposed to have right of way or sumpin'...........
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:43 pm

The larger vessel has the right-of-way.
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Post by AntiM » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:17 am

Right of lug-nuts. Those with the most lug-nuts win.

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Post by mdmf007 » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:46 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:The larger vessel has the right-of-way.
No true -
Only New Reels Catch Fish So Purchase Some Ok?

O - Overtaken
N - Not Under Command
R - Restricted in maneuvering
C - Constrained by draft
F - Fishing (commercial fishing - while fishing. Trawling not Trolling)
S - Sail (while sailing)
P - Power
S - Seaplane

this is the pecking order. Starts at top and goes to bottom with top having priority in being the stand on vessel and having right of way top down.

Otherwise if you see red lights they have the right of way. There are lots of other rules for special circumstances.

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Post by phil » Fri Mar 28, 2008 10:33 am

I think the overarching rule is 'avoid a collision.' (And seriously, that's the rule - although I've paraphrased it.)

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri Mar 28, 2008 10:43 am

mdmf007 wrote:
Captain Goddammit wrote:The larger vessel has the right-of-way.
No true -
Only New Reels Catch Fish So Purchase Some Ok?

O - Overtaken
N - Not Under Command
R - Restricted in maneuvering
C - Constrained by draft
F - Fishing (commercial fishing - while fishing. Trawling not Trolling)
S - Sail (while sailing)
P - Power
S - Seaplane

this is the pecking order. Starts at top and goes to bottom with top having priority in being the stand on vessel and having right of way top down.

Otherwise if you see red lights they have the right of way. There are lots of other rules for special circumstances.
Des that mean that bears have the right of way?

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Post by World Power Foundation » Fri Mar 28, 2008 11:54 am

Ninjas deserve their fate. Render them to the darkness whence they crawled!
Thousands of people are being sacrificed every day. Why not have them sacrificed for you?

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Post by phil » Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:01 pm

If they were really ninjas, they wouldn't have gotten run down.

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Post by gyre » Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:15 pm

The most common last words in cities.

1. Shoot me, motherfucker!
2. I got the right of way. They have to stop.

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Post by somekind » Fri Mar 28, 2008 3:12 pm

I don't know. Whenever I see lights, I tend to head towards them..
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Post by robotland » Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:59 am

Note to self: Bring the polar bear suit, leave the black bear suit at home.
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Post by fciron » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:02 am

mdmf007 wrote:
Captain Goddammit wrote:The larger vessel has the right-of-way.
No true -
Only New Reels Catch Fish So Purchase Some Ok?

O - Overtaken
N - Not Under Command
R - Restricted in maneuvering
C - Constrained by draft
F - Fishing (commercial fishing - while fishing. Trawling not Trolling)
S - Sail (while sailing)
P - Power
S - Seaplane

this is the pecking order. Starts at top and goes to bottom with top having priority in being the stand on vessel and having right of way top down.

Otherwise if you see red lights they have the right of way. There are lots of other rules for special circumstances.
Yes, that is the formal, legal pecking order but it is never a good idea to assume that anything takes precedence over The Law of Gross Tonnage. That's how ya get squished. :shock:

As for being a darkwad, if I wear lights the clowns will find me. :(

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Post by oneeyeddick » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:26 am

fciron wrote:As for being a darkwad, if I wear lights the clowns will find me. :(
Don't worry, I won't run over you if you are walking, darkwad.
If you are riding a bike and being a darkwad (bikewad?), then there are some problems.
And not just with the artcars.
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Post by fciron » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:50 am

oneeyeddick wrote:
fciron wrote:As for being a darkwad, if I wear lights the clowns will find me. :(
Don't worry, I won't run over you if you are walking, darkwad.
If you are riding a bike and being a darkwad (bikewad?), then there are some problems.
And not just with the artcars.
I think "darkbikewad" was a villain on He-Man. Really, one of Skeletor's minions.

I already bike with extra lights in default world, so I can't see any reason I wouldn't have even more lights on the playa. (I can always hit the clowns with my parasol.)

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:30 am

mdmf007 wrote:
Captain Goddammit wrote:The larger vessel has the right-of-way.
No true -
Only New Reels Catch Fish So Purchase Some Ok?

O - Overtaken
N - Not Under Command
R - Restricted in maneuvering
C - Constrained by draft
F - Fishing (commercial fishing - while fishing. Trawling not Trolling)
S - Sail (while sailing)
P - Power
S - Seaplane

this is the pecking order. Starts at top and goes to bottom with top having priority in being the stand on vessel and having right of way top down.

Otherwise if you see red lights they have the right of way. There are lots of other rules for special circumstances.
Well lets' see now...
A darkwad isn't overtaking, (he/she's usually on collision course) not under command doesn't apply no matter how empty-headed they are, and they're certainly not restricted in maneuvering.
We've all got the same zero draft so that one is n/a, there's no fish, they're not powered unless they're a mutant vehicle too and the planes have to land at the airport. I could understand giving the windsurfers a clear path, but other than that I'd still say it's about the tonnage!
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Post by fciron » Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:54 pm

Gross Tonnage!

I just like saying it. :D

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Post by phil » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:42 pm

how to take care of darkwads:


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Hello Kitty!

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Nice kitty viddy.

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Post by oneeyeddick » Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:21 pm

I sure hope they supply one of those to each of our soldiers.
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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How not to be a darkwad

Post by phil » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:35 pm

Brings new meaning to not being a darkwad:


Image

Video at

http://www.audiojunkies.com/blog/1221/t ... -ever-nsfw

Note the last four letters in the URL.

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Post by mdmf007 » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:32 pm

No worries - on playa, the bigger rig certainly has the right of way, its not hard to divert your course and go behind an art car.

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:49 pm

You know, after thinking about it, I think it's the drunker vehicle that has the right-of-way on the playa.
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Re: How not to be a darkwad

Post by fciron » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:09 am

phil wrote:Brings new meaning to not being a darkwad:


Image

Video at

http://www.audiojunkies.com/blog/1221/t ... -ever-nsfw

Note the last four letters in the URL.
I thought that not being a darkwad was supposed to prevent people from hitting that.

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Post by Scout13 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:36 am

In 2004 I was riding along and ran into a couple having sex…..I and my bike were all lit up…..it was so dark that I didn’t know I had run over anyone until I hear “OUCH!!â€

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Post by ibdave » Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:33 pm

[quote="Scout13"]In 2004 I was riding along and ran into a couple having sex…..I and my bike were all lit up…..it was so dark that I didn’t know I had run over anyone until I hear “OUCH!!â€
I was Born OK the 1st Time....

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Post by mdmf007 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:22 pm

I have run into and been ran into a few times, very easily avoidable, lights blinkies, reflectors, whatever.

Add some alcohol to the mix and it gets even scarier. Just a modicum of prevention goes miles on Playa.

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