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Coolest gift you've picked up

Post by velocirafter » Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:26 am

I'm trying to think of ideas for good gifts to bring with me this year and I was just wondering what are some of the coolest things you've gotten off people.
I know I dont have to bring gifts and my many other talents will more than add to the playa :P but I would like to if I can.

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Post by Artemis » Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:33 am

Hello speedy roof thingie.

Here's a link to another thread about the same topic:
http://eplaya.burningman.org/viewtopic. ... light=gift

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Post by phil » Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:16 am

> what are some of the coolest things you've gotten off people.

That's a different story entirely.

My suggestion is not to bring anything this year. Show up. Have fun. Next year you'll have tons of ideas you've come up with.

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Post by RedheadBarbie » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:10 pm

For the original question...coolest gift you've picked up?
A guy from Vegas, don't remember his name but I certainly remember the gift.

I really liked the necklace from a friend I finally got to meet in person and the pancakes from the camp around the corner one morning when we forgot to eat. Also it was so nice to get a freeze pop mid day. The best thing I shared was handmade bandanas. I didn't do a lot because I thought it would be too common but a lot of people didn't have one.

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Post by MikeVDS » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:24 pm

Have fun. Don't worry about passing out junk. It's not stupid trinkets that make the event, it experiences. Give the experience back once you've had it yourself. Everyone finds their own way to alter the BM culture and you'll find your own. If you don't know what to do, don't force it. If you prepare to take care of yourself and have fun, you'll find MANY ways to give back to the community once you're there.
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Post by MikeVDS » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:26 pm

Once you're there you'll realize that the gifts people talk about are mostly the events people set up. The art. The clubs. The cool resting areas. The cold drink when you need it most. The hug when you're lonely. The beer when you're losing your buzz. The bandages when you slit your foot open. The pants when yours catch on fire.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:50 pm

MikeVDS wrote: The pants when yours catch on fire.
You're lying!
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Post by phil » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:51 pm

MikeVDS wrote:The cool resting areas.
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Post by MikeVDS » Thu Apr 02, 2009 10:02 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
MikeVDS wrote: The pants when yours catch on fire.
You're lying!
Are you saying that I'm an intentional shitcocker? I swear; the fire ate my pants!
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Post by RedheadBarbie » Tue Apr 21, 2009 4:33 am

Help me babay jeesus, the invisible fire ate my friends pants!!

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Post by brcprincess » Mon May 11, 2009 1:45 am

Somebody told me that they liked my outfit.

That was a nice gift.

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