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Your playa list

Post by pbmaniac2000 » Wed Aug 02, 2006 3:56 pm

I'm not sure if i'm the only one who does this, but i have started making my playa list for this year. This will be my first year at burning man. Your playa list is pretty much your list of everything you are taking. I make list because i always seem to forget something if i don't. So what all is on your list. I'm interested to see what weird/common sense things that people bring that i may not yet have thought of.

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Post by Cabanasprings » Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:01 pm

Actually, I'm pretty sure you are the only one to make a playa list.

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Post by Burp! » Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:33 pm

Ok, so let me get this straight, in the list I write down the things I want to bring and then, I'm guessing sometime shortly before I go to burning man, I go through the list and pack the things on the list???

I guess this seems like it would work in theory, but I'm not sure It really pays to go through the effort. I find walking aimlessly through my house going over and over again "Oh I should bring that!" works the best.

T.

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Post by trilobyte » Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:19 pm

I make lists of projects, lists of materials that need to be bought, camp checklists, and then personal checklists. I also make lists within some of the projects in order to identify all the components and stuff involved.

Hilariously, I don't think I've ever made a list of the things I should pack for myself.

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Post by Burp! » Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:23 pm

Ok, I admit it, I make lists. Lists of lists too


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Post by robbidobbs » Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:44 pm

On my bathroom mirror, in dry-erase marker:
test tent
tune-up truck
get dress shirt, water jugs
pack foodbox
fetch gas can
fix bike

Crappin' Hole-in! It's only 3 w/e's till escape velocity.

Tonight's exciting adventure is to finish making playa-pants.
I'll be in my blanket fort until further notice.

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Post by Ivy » Wed Aug 02, 2006 11:38 pm

Did someone say "packing list"?

http://mysite.verizon.net/pivy/BurningM ... st2006.doc


As far as to-do lists, I've got most of mine completed (yay!) but earlier in the year a friend turned me on to http://www.tadalist.com and I've been using it ever since. I wish it was more hierarchical, but hey, it's free.

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Post by AntiM » Thu Aug 03, 2006 6:36 am

On my chore list is an entry to make packing lists.

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Post by frenchblue1 » Thu Aug 03, 2006 7:55 am

I make a very detailed list. Unfortunatley the first thing on the list is "pack list"...

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Post by blueniteowl » Thu Aug 03, 2006 8:32 am

My packing list is updated and edited from last year already! Go me!

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Thu Aug 03, 2006 9:02 am

When I get there I make a list of things I forgot.

Then I make a list of things to bing next year.

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Post by diane o'thirst » Thu Aug 03, 2006 12:17 pm

Posted mine to my blog on Myspace. Here's the link:

http://tinyurl.com/bqolp
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Post by PORN&EGGS » Fri Aug 04, 2006 12:06 pm

1. PORN
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3. Naughty fun.
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Post by BAS » Fri Aug 04, 2006 7:57 pm

Darn, Diane, I can't connect with your blog! :(

Anyways, my list is random notes spread throughout a notebook I carry with me to write down stuff when I think of it. I looked through it earlier today and was surprised I already bought most of the stuff I had thought to write down. Still need inner tubes and tires for an old bike, and I am pretty certain there is a bunch of stuff I am forgetting... (or haven't addressed yet-- like the fact my grill is a TABLETOP grill-- which made sense when I bought it for a failed cookout in a local park, but..., well, maybe I can find a tailgate to plop it down on :?: )


Huh. Maybe I should make a note to myself to compile my list and work on filling it.

B.
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Do things that have never been done."
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Post by diane o'thirst » Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:19 pm

BAS wrote:Darn, Diane, I can't connect with your blog! :(
Damn! Thought blogs were open for anyone to read. I set it for public viewing.

MySpace has been acting a little weird lately, though. Might have just hit it when it was having a minor tantrum.
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Post by geekster » Sun Aug 06, 2006 5:58 pm

Hey, speaking of playa lists ...

Any Mountain has North Face hydration packs on sale. I saw a "Megamouth" that normally goes for $95 on sale for $66.50 today.
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Post by diane o'thirst » Sun Aug 06, 2006 7:25 pm

I saw a hydration pack in my local Costco for $18. Big 5 has them for $20.

Image$95 for a hydration pack! That's crazy! Image If I wanted to pony up that much that sucker better be made of silk and silver.
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Post by PurpleKoosh » Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:54 pm

diane o'thirst wrote:Posted mine to my blog on Myspace. Here's the link:

http://tinyurl.com/bqolp
That just takes me to a login screen, darlin'....
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Post by diane o'thirst » Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:41 pm

Arrgh!

Okay.

Link doesn't work, folksh.

Try this and let me know if it works:

http://tinyurl.com/eok4v
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Post by Bin Noddin » Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:47 pm

It works, Diane O'
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Post by PurpleKoosh » Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:55 pm

Yay - they offer RSS support, so I can syndicate your blog and read it on my LJ friends page! (I can't comment on it, but I figure I can always PM you if I need to get something important to you. ;-) )

(for those of you who have drunk the LJ kool-aid reading this, I added her as diane_o_thirst)
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Post by diane o'thirst » Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:00 pm

Yay! I'm in syndication!!! Image


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Oooh! Image

I better watch my verbiage then...I get saltier in my blog than I do anywhere else...Image
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Post by PurpleKoosh » Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:08 pm

*snerk* Not that kind of syndication, I'm afraid - the pay would be better if it was. ;-)

And I tried to link to Wikipedia's page on the RSS file format, but the parentheses in the name appear to break BBCode. :-P
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Post by diane o'thirst » Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:12 pm

Image Yeah, I know. I was being snarky Image
Edit: The RSS page came up fine for me.

Also, the blogged list has changed. Found out the GitD gazing globe I was going to snag was sold out at Freddy's so I guess it'll just be the solar pagoda, all by her ittwe old telf...
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Post by PurpleKoosh » Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:23 pm

You know, my other ex bought me a solar gazing ball (fiber optics in the middle) two years ago, and I have yet to actually be able to bring it out with me. And something tells me Fishydear and I are going to be at a premium for space in her truck, as it is. Le sigh.
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Post by diane o'thirst » Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:39 pm

I've seen those solar ones. Couldn't afford it, this is a little different. Basketball-sized plastic ball with glow-in-the-dark material swirled through it, collects light during the day and gives it back at night. Only $20, probably why it sold out.

Have you seen those ones with the windchimes incorporated into the pedestal? Me wanted soooo bad. Can't justify the $85 price tag, though Image Cheaper if I get some copper piping and make one. (Stop me before I project again!!!)

'S okay. Spend the money on more fabric paint and do some more banners with the awning canvas Robotland sent me.
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the perfect safety net for your list

Post by djzip13 » Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:16 pm

Personally, I fall victim with trilobyte. I have all these list for the theme camp and forget my own.

But a couple things I have discovered over the years. One, don't over pack. Sure, if you have unusual bike tires, definitely bring tubes. If not, someone near by will have them. Forget a ladder for your camp(yah, happened to me), ask the camp next to you. I have found more things than you could think of within a 3 camp radius.

The safety net. Drink Mixers! By Friday, everyone is offering up there bottle of Jack Daniels or Jose Cuervo. What everyone is missing, cranberry juice, margarita mix, red bull/rockstar, etc. I take an extra case of cranberry juice every year and have yet to return with any. Some of my best times have been by offering up some mixers.

So whatever you forget, the mixer can find :-)

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