Burning man costume a taboo?

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Postby MyDearFriend » Sat May 28, 2011 5:54 pm

BBadger wrote:Really, the only taboo is having a popped collar or any other forms of degenerate douchebaggery.


Okay now you've made me want to find a guy with a popped collar but no pants.

That would be a damned sight better than the kind of tragically hip degenerate douchebaggery I run into around here.
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Postby Snow » Sat May 28, 2011 6:19 pm

collarcocker
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Postby MyDearFriend » Sat May 28, 2011 6:33 pm

Snow wrote:collarcocker


I heart this. :lol: Will you do it?
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Postby Snow » Sat May 28, 2011 6:37 pm

pops collar, drops pants
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Postby mdmf007 » Sat May 28, 2011 7:13 pm

Dress in layers - it gets cold, then you find a dance and are sweating buckets at 2Am. Then find yourself walking back to camp at 4AM and freezing again.

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Postby Savannah » Sat May 28, 2011 7:35 pm

BBadger wrote:Really, the only taboo is having a popped collar or any other forms of degenerate douchebaggery.


I have never wanted to pop my collar so badly in my life! :lol:

Stuff like this, btw, is why C187 dresses mostly normally on the playa. He is waiting for someone to fuck with him.

C can't be bargained with. C can't be reasoned with. He doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And he absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead.

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Postby MyDearFriend » Sat May 28, 2011 8:09 pm

Snow wrote:pops collar, drops pants


*swoon*
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Postby StickyChron » Sun May 29, 2011 4:37 pm

Image


This guy knows how to layer for BM.

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Postby uncle sticky » Sun May 29, 2011 10:19 pm

In general, you'll have great ideas, show up, and realize you had no idea what you were getting into, and want to redo your entire wardrobe for next year, and then you're in the cycle. I'd say that the burning man symbol is fine, it's not sacred. One of the best things about burning man is the sense of humor, and most people don't take it too seriously.
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Postby C.f.M. » Mon May 30, 2011 6:34 am

"...the tennis shirt’s upturned collar was originally designed by the inventor of the tennis shirt, himself, for ease and comfort on the tennis court, aiding the player by helping to prevent sunburn and hyperthermia."

Taboo: Anything that might be moop. This would be anything with feathers, fringe, sequins, beads, etc. Can it fall off what you're wearing, onto the ground, creating trash? Leave it at home.

Those EL wire walking people show a lack of originality and creativity and an ability to spend a lot of money for a pre-packaged everything that other people are guaranteed to be wearing.

There are camps like Kostume Kult and Sex Filth Avenue there to provide you with costuming ideas. I say, if nothing is coming to you now, wait until you get out there and let some BRC denizens give you a faboo make-over.

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Postby graidawg » Mon May 30, 2011 8:43 am

people wear costumes? lucky i found out i was just going to come as a typical englishman, knotted hanky on my head and sunburnt. seems i will need to think about this.........



ok thought about it i shall dress however i want, possibly as jesus
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Postby C.f.M. » Mon May 30, 2011 8:52 am

graidawg wrote:people wear costumes? lucky i found out i was just going to come as a typical englishman, knotted hanky on my head and sunburnt. seems i will need to think about this.........


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJB2Q9gh2uE[/youtube]

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Postby graidawg » Mon May 30, 2011 9:01 am

C.f.M. wrote:
graidawg wrote:people wear costumes? lucky i found out i was just going to come as a typical englishman, knotted hanky on my head and sunburnt. seems i will need to think about this.........


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJB2Q9gh2uE[/youtube]


I'm just not brave enough for the 'tache but that is basically what i was thinkng :D

however now its full on jesus for me i feel like being the messiah for a week

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krb2OdQksMc[/youtube]
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Postby MyDearFriend » Mon May 30, 2011 9:02 am

graidawg wrote:people wear costumes? lucky i found out i was just going to come as a typical englishman, knotted hanky on my head and sunburnt. seems i will need to think about this.........



ok thought about it i shall dress however i want, possibly as jesus


oh man oh man do it do it

8) 8) 8)

skip the sunburn, though
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Postby Apox » Mon May 30, 2011 9:12 am

we will save the collarcocker for next year maybe.... the way I see it, I have say, 45 more years to live. so thats 45 more burning man events ill be at....!

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Postby Apox » Mon May 30, 2011 9:14 am

As for dressing as the Messiah, the world has already had to witness the second coming in this lifetime... Why put them through another horrid event?! haha!

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Postby graidawg » Mon May 30, 2011 9:58 am

hey i would be a great messiah!
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Postby ygmir » Mon May 30, 2011 10:06 am

graidawg wrote:hey i would be a great messiah!


yer just in it for the "second co(u)ming".......admit it!!!!
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Postby graidawg » Mon May 30, 2011 11:12 am

ygmir wrote:
graidawg wrote:hey i would be a great messiah!


yer just in it for the "second co(u)ming".......admit it!!!!


its the laying on of hands bit that i was thinking of - yea sure i can heal you darlin'
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Postby Mojojita » Mon May 30, 2011 1:33 pm

I have said this before but will repeat just because I loves me some newbies - my very favorite costume ever was on a 18ish young man who wandered into my camp. He wore a ceramic cow head duct taped over his underwear (tidy whities so duct taped you could not see the cloth) and a Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket on his head. Nothing else.


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