Uhaul vs. The Playa

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Postby Oldguy » Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:53 pm

e·piph·a·ny (-pf-n)
n. pl. e·piph·a·nies
1. Epiphany
a. A Christian feast celebrating the manifestation of the divine nature of Jesus to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi.
b. January 6, on which this feast is traditionally observed.
2. A revelatory manifestation of a divine being.
a. A sudden manifestation of the essence or meaning of something.
b. A comprehension or perception of reality by means of a sudden intuitive realization: "I experienced an epiphany, a spiritual flash that would change the way I viewed myself" Frank Maier.


[Middle English epiphanie, from Old French, from Late Latin epiphania, from Greek epiphaneia, manifestation, from epiphainesthai, to appear : epi-, forth; see epi- + phainein, phan-, to show; see bh-1 in Indo-European roots.]


epi·phanic (p-fnk) adj.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2003. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

epiphany [ip-piff-a-nee]
a moment of great or sudden revelation [Greek epiphaneia an appearing]

pl -nies a Christian festival held on the 6th of January commemorating, in the Western church, the manifestation of Christ to the Magi and, in the Eastern church, the baptism of Christ
Collins Essential English Dictionary 2nd Edition 2006 © HarperCollins Publishers 2004, 2006

the appearance to man, in visible form, of a god or other supernatural being.
See also: Religion
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun 1. epiphany - a divine manifestation
manifestation - a clear appearance; "a manifestation of great emotion"
2. Epiphany - twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus
Epiphany of Our Lord, January 6, Three Kings' Day, Twelfth day
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2008 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:37 pm

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Re: Uhaul vs. The Playa

Postby BlindDevil » Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:25 pm

2011 UPDATE: UHaul Reno screws with you
1st reservation by website canceled 2 days before departure - Reason on voicemail and txt msg: Unavailability
2nd reservation confirmed made next day confirmed in the AM by voice; cancelled in the PM by txt msg and voicemail- Reason on voicemail: Dates suspected as going to Burning Man; we do not rent to Burning Man.

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Go with Penski, they rent to Burners. I found a SUV at RentAWreck for ~$400

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Re: Uhaul vs. The Playa

Postby m0nkeybl1tz » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:36 pm

Hey, so we rented a U-Haul without mentioning the whole Burning Man thing. We now have to return it tomorrow, and as you might imagine, it's rather dusty. Now, we bought the insurance on it, but do you think we should still clean it just to be safe? Hope everyone had a great burn!

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Re: Uhaul vs. The Playa

Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:01 pm

Absolutely clean it. If not for yourself, then for those burners who will want to rent in the future. It is the only right thing to do.

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Re: Uhaul vs. The Playa

Postby kvd » Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:29 am

uHaul is pretty much the worst truck company out there. Dangerous equipment, miserable service, chronic overbooking.

Hertz, Budget, etc are way way better, if you can't get a Hengehold truck. Monarch rents Dodge Sprinters too, which are the bomb.

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