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Plumeria
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Post by Plumeria » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:17 am

jella wrote:trip to costo...
carport...check
vodka..check
tequila...check t
malibu..check times 2 8)
look on cashiers face..priceless
Wish we could purchase vodka at costco up here in Washington...not yet anyway. Rumor is they are wanting to, but we shall see... LOL

I finished my custom sashes for our theme camp today! :) yippee!
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Mailed off some stuff to a friend to be sewn for me(yes, I gave up on getting it done myself). Although I didn't mail her the fleece I want for my pajamas...still figuring that one out.

Got my *to do* stuff down to just one bin! :) Yippee! Now, the trick will be to NOT add to it, right!?
Find out what I am up to: http://plumeriasworld.blogspot.com

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Bling
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Post by Bling » Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:36 am

We got a couple of new rolling kitty litter pans to make it less disgusting for our cousin to watch our cats while we're away! And we ordered a shade tent to go over our daughter's tent. We're adding a shelf inside our wagon today, too.

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Post by Clar-i-ty » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:48 am

Made a deal with my sister to trade two purple camping chairs for a pair of pink furry leg warmers.
GET OUT OF MY TRUCK HIPPIE!

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Post by unjonharley » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:52 am

took the day off to see Elilot race kinetic art forms.

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ygmir
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Post by ygmir » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:02 pm

anyone know where to find, preferably used, a pair of 4" platform boots, mens size 14?
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unjonharley
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Post by unjonharley » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:06 pm

ygmir wrote:anyone know where to find, preferably used, a pair of 4" platform boots, mens size 14?
might try a whips & chains list :roll:

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INSTRUCTABLES running an EL WIRE contest

Post by VArocketry » Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:32 pm

And it ends the week before Burning Man. Hmmmmmm.

A poster noticed an EBAY auction for low cost EL Wire shipped from Hong Kong. 7.5 feet with connector and inverter battery pack for $8.50.

http://cgi.ebay.com/7-5FT-El-wire-glow- ... 553wt_1064

Ships from Hong Kong and the seller's feedback rating is good.

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shroom
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Post by shroom » Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:35 pm

^^shipping from hong kong usually takes 2 weeks.
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Post by Bounce530 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:59 pm

I did the Harbor Freight shopping today.
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Post by VeganChoirGirl » Mon Jul 19, 2010 10:15 am

Finished a cloak, it's beatiful. Waiting for EL wire to come to edge the whole thing.
Finally moving to SF...can't WAIT!

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Bling
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Post by Bling » Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:23 am

My rain boots arrived! Zebra striped & shaped like cowboy boots. They are the cutest things EVER! :D

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Post by FaeTora » Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:19 pm

Bought my boot covers. :D
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Post by Alexisaok » Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:26 pm

:D I got a replacement LED for my glow poi and 10 replacement batteries! :lol:

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Post by FaeTora » Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:30 pm

I am still waiting on my poi. Anything mailed to me, I have horrible luck but alas, tis life.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:09 pm

Did I mention that I ordered my tee-shirts?
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Post by FaeTora » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:56 pm

what kinds of t-shirts?
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Post by unjonharley » Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:02 pm

safety gloves from HF

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Post by ohCarie » Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:08 pm

Made an extra tutu with leftover tulle. Also experimented with tuna salad recipes.
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Post by FaeTora » Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:25 pm

I still havent made a tutu. Maybe next year. I am as far spent as I can be.
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Post by Bling » Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:45 pm

I watched the vids on Youtube and sewed one, and it went really well! The hardest part was figuring out how much to gather the tulle as I went along. My sewing skills are VERY basic--pretty much threading the machine and going forward &backward. So, it's not hard, and tulle was about $1/yard at JoAnne Fabrics.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:48 pm

FaeTora wrote:what kinds of t-shirts?
Booby, booby, mad scientist
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:48 pm

ohCarie wrote:Made an extra tutu with leftover tulle. Also experimented with tuna salad recipes.
Try tulle salad.
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"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Post by archeolojust » Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:33 pm

Rode my bike for all my errands today, and then through the park near my house. I'm going to start riding every day to get my muscled ready. I realized I was really out of practice on a bike. Played with new poi tricks all evening and laughed incredibly hard when my boyfriend hit himself in the junk every time he tried.

Started a small tote that is full of things I find lying around the house as we clean the whole thing from moving in. Have found lots of spare carabiners, buckles, etc. that should prove fantastically useful when packing the car.

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shroom
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Post by shroom » Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:38 am

archeolojust wrote:Rode my bike for all my errands today, and then through the park near my house. I'm going to start riding every day to get my muscled ready. I realized I was really out of practice on a bike.
I must do that too!
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Post by C.f.M. » Tue Jul 20, 2010 6:18 am

I got home from Transformus and will now start on Burning Man stuff.

Camping with Funk Pirates Fistful of Love "somewhere around 5:30/6," check.

Picked up my Ludo's mug for carrying around, check.

New pee funnel is hella go, CHECK!

This week: repair house tornado from Tmus. This weekend: start assembling for BRC.

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Post by FaeTora » Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:41 am

today my knee is well enough to drive. I cut my jeans up for one of my nightwear outfits.

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its not hemmed or anything yet, but.. in time.

I will also try to find a place that can replace the heel of my boot.
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illy dilly
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Re: INSTRUCTABLES running an EL WIRE contest

Post by illy dilly » Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:47 am

VArocketry wrote:And it ends the week before Burning Man. Hmmmmmm.

A poster noticed an EBAY auction for low cost EL Wire shipped from Hong Kong. 7.5 feet with connector and inverter battery pack for $8.50.

http://cgi.ebay.com/7-5FT-El-wire-glow- ... 553wt_1064

Ships from Hong Kong and the seller's feedback rating is good.
I got that set up. The same place also sells it in different colors. I used my to trick out my back pack. I'll have to post a picture when I get home.
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
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Post by illy dilly » Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:40 am

ygmir wrote:anyone know where to find, preferably used, a pair of 4" platform boots, mens size 14?
Here in Denver we have two stores that carry boots like this, one is a gogo dancer store and their boots are in mens sizes but fit girls feet. The other is a cross dresser store, they have the same brands of boots in mens sizes but to fit mens feet. Its funny being at a party and see and 6' 220lb dude tell some tiny girl "Oh my god I have the same boots".
But back to the topic, I'll find out from my girlfriend what the brand it, and I bet you can order them on line.
I also bet there are tons on eBay.
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
Plan for the worst, expect the best. Make the most out of it under any conditions. If you cannot do that you will never enjoy yourself. ~CrispyDave

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Post by geospyder » Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:07 pm

Took the bike out for a spin in the 95 degree heat. It looks strange without all the lights and other decorations. The "box" will come down in the next day or so. Then I can start decorating my transportation.
You know it's going to be a bad day when you jump out of bed and miss the floor.

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Post by shroom » Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:51 pm

illy dilly wrote:
ygmir wrote:anyone know where to find, preferably used, a pair of 4" platform boots, mens size 14?
Here in Denver we have two stores that carry boots like this, one is a gogo dancer store and their boots are in mens sizes but fit girls feet. The other is a cross dresser store, they have the same brands of boots in mens sizes but to fit mens feet. Its funny being at a party and see and 6' 220lb dude tell some tiny girl "Oh my god I have the same boots".
But back to the topic, I'll find out from my girlfriend what the brand it, and I bet you can order them on line.
I also bet there are tons on eBay.
Search for 'goth boots' on ebay or 'gothic', you will find tons! I have bought a few over the years.
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