FIRST TIMER

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thefunguy
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FIRST TIMER

Postby thefunguy » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:01 pm

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
:mrgreen:

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Rice
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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby Rice » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:40 pm

thefunguy wrote:WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
:mrgreen:

Hi thefunduy, Welcome to ePlaya!

Radical self reliance (ie: look on the Burning Man site under Preparation)

Read the survival guide

Try using Google: "eplaya gear or list"

Please take a bit of initiative to figure this out for yourself. The playa is a extremely harsh environment, that is actively trying to kill you.

Good luck.

Hope to not see you in the medic tent.
Love Rice

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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby Ratty » Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:34 pm

Welcome!! I expect to meet alot of new faces this year. I hope half of them do their research and come prepared. Sun screen, rain gear, dust mask, warm clothing, water, food....(are you getting the picture?) It can be harsh and if you don't know that in advance, you won't have as good a time as you expect. Read alittle learn alot. I really do mean, "welcome". NOW. If you want costume and clothing advise we have tons of it.
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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby moonrise » Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:01 pm

Welcome!

This thread could make the food part easier for ya'.

viewtopic.php?f=276&t=35430&start=0&hilit=non+cooler+based
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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:17 pm

You need to bring me a Soviet military jacket that has been let out at the seams and has panels put in so it fits. And a purple fur ushanka. I can provide my own pin for it.
Thank you for being so thoughtful as to check in advance.
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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby bluesbob » Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:57 pm

First and foremost...don't forget to bring your ticket.
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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby Ano » Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:10 pm

You don't really need to bring anything. Just bring some large fireworks and a purple vibrator, the rest of the week will work itself out.

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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby trilobyte » Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:35 pm

Read the first timer's guide and survival guide, peruse the boards. You might be able to figure it out.

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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby Rice » Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:43 pm

Ano wrote:You don't really need to bring anything. Just bring some large fireworks and a purple vibrator, the rest of the week will work itself out.

I hope you intended to be sarcastic. Giving idiotic, bad advice to virgins gives everyone here a good idea as to what kind of person you are.

Seriously, I see that you have 1 burn under your belt. 2011 at that. So, you have never been in a 12 hour dust storm where you cannot see your elbow. You have never had a inch and half of rain on the first day. Never had night time temperatures in the mid to low 30's...

We bring the gear that we might need. I prefer to be self reliant and confident in my probable survival. Being a burden on others is never noble, honorable or necessary.

Bah! {grumble, grumble}
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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby Oldguy » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:09 pm

Yeah, what he said. And get off my bus! And stay off my lawn! :::grumble:::

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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby Ano » Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:42 pm

Someone's upset! I consider it a job well done ;)

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Re: FIRST TIMER

Postby AntiM » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:19 am

Ano wrote:Someone's upset! I consider it a job well done ;)



Upsetting someone on eplaya? Oh my. You must be a DJ to have such mad skillz.
http://burningman.org/timeline/

Poke me to experience my gooey insides!


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