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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by AntiM » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:29 am

Big YAAAAHOOOO for you twooooooooooo!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Saguache » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:16 am

Yesterday: got my ticket via VW Bus Camp, see you all at the Leopard Lounge. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Today: Complete my AUX electrical system design for my bus :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by wh..sh » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:26 am

lucky420 wrote:My item of the day is............

2 tickets bought through STEP

sorry just felt like shouting that out because my dogs are tired of me making them do the happy dance!

now just to wait on my daughters ticket of which I have no doubt we will get. Now to get my butt in gear and order shot glasses, more lights, monkey hut materials, drag queen wig,...
yayyy lucky420!!!! I am hoping to meet you and you would flip me off on playa ;-)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lucky420 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:05 am

So great to see tix coming to all of us. And for those still waiting, it's gonna happen!

wh..sh, I will have that special one finger salute for you! YAY
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by jella » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:59 am

Yahooooooo 420 :)

((dances around the room)) I love this thread !!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by AntiM » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:49 pm

Saguache wrote:Yesterday: got my ticket via VW Bus Camp, see you all at the Leopard Lounge. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Today: Complete my AUX electrical system design for my bus :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
I have a tiny Leopard Lounge pin. Can't recall what year I got it!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tamarakay » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:25 pm

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Thorormr » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:30 pm

Just folded up an empty mesh onion sack and stashed it in the camp box for wet MOOP.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:57 pm

Got my most important thing today on my list...



Bought my ticket WOOOOOOOO WHOOOOOO!!!!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by MyDearFriend » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:43 pm

Got a new tent today (for my boys) a bunch more bungee balls, and: ROPE! Bwahahahahaha, 54 feet of used climbing rope from ebay. 8) For another monkey hut.

Please do not ask me how I am gonna get all this crap to the playa. :lol:

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by PurplMyst » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:26 pm

Congrats to all the new ticket holders!! Or confirmation number holders anyway... Still, very exciting!!

Today I finally finished my experimental glow pouches. In previous years I've done mini-backpacks, small satchels, and belt pouches to tote around all my "necessary" crap & none of those was really the ideal solution. The backpack & satchel straps rubbed too much on my shoulders (scraping off sunscreen), and the belt pouches always ended up to big & bulky making my belt all lopsided. So this year I'm trying out a series of smaller belt pouches! Here's the picture of my first 2. The smaller one can hold smokes+lighter+ash tin, and the other is roomy enough for most of my other essentials (minus snacks & water) plus a loop on the side for clippin stuff. And the "yellow" vinyl these are both made out of glows in the dark a bright green. :D
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I also took delivery of a really cool string of purple UV LED ribbon lights. I think it'll be the perfect accent for my fuzzy purple coat with glow-star lining...
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by BarShirley » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:35 pm

Waiting in the STEP line for tickets but have a good feeling we will be going.

So I have started to make some purchases :)

2 x Goggles one from eBay and the other from my local Vinnies store.
1 x Headlamp
Crystal beads for a cooling neck tie.
Wedding Dress Ordered Online :)

Happy Shopping Everyone.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:45 pm

BarShirley wrote:Waiting in the STEP line for tickets but have a good feeling we will be going.

So I have started to make some purchases :)

2 x Goggles one from eBay and the other from my local Vinnies store.
1 x Headlamp
Crystal beads for a cooling neck tie.
Wedding Dress Ordered Online :)

Happy Shopping Everyone.
xxx
Awesome, 'Shirley.

(I know it's a tough wait, but you're going to use most of things somewhere, no matter what. A life that has no use for goggles and a headlamp is a life half-lived.)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by trilobyte » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:44 pm

My Utilikilt arrived today, while it's not specifically for Burning Man I'm definitely looking forward to wearing it on the playa.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:57 pm

Started making playlists for my drive to Burning Man.

So far have done a California one and started the Oregon one.

That counts right... the journey is as important as the destination right and all that.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:07 pm

Of course that counts, Melaniejane! :D I take my roadtrip playlists very seriously--well, as seriously as one may, when The Lonely Island's "J*** in My Pants" is a time-honored part of said playlist--and would personally be crestfallen without songs specific to
1) cresting specific mountain passes in the afternoon sunshine 2) getting funky to Parliament in the Modoc National forest after darkness falls 3) leaving the blacktop and cruising onto the dust in the wee hours (my illustrious Co-Pilot is partial to Tina Turner's "We Don't Need Another Hero" from the Mad Max soundtrack).

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by EmilyD » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:46 pm

trilobyte wrote:Nice boots, EmilyD. I'm with you, lacing and unlacing boots gets to be a pain. Luckily I found the perfect pair boots for me last year. You can also use chapstick on zippers too. And woohoo on the blinky shiny lights, MDF.
Even better...smaller, more portable! Thanks for the tip trilobyte!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by EmilyD » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:48 pm

BarShirley wrote:Waiting in the STEP line for tickets but have a good feeling we will be going.

So I have started to make some purchases :)

2 x Goggles one from eBay and the other from my local Vinnies store.
1 x Headlamp
Crystal beads for a cooling neck tie.
Wedding Dress Ordered Online :)

Happy Shopping Everyone.
xxx
BarShirley, what do you plan to do with the wedding dress? We have a couple too, may want to join a bride-onslaught-type-thingie.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by BarShirley » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:17 pm

Hi EmilyD

I'm getting married this year on the playa :) My partner and I decided it's time and what better place than BRC.
Tickets of course will decide our fate, praying to the playa gods.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:37 pm

BarShirley wrote:Hi EmilyD

I'm getting married this year on the playa :) My partner and I decided it's time and what better place than BRC.
Tickets of course will decide our fate, praying to the playa gods.

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OMG CONGRATS!

Playa weddings are so much fun, I attended my first last year. I wish you guys all the best! Do you have special plans or is it going to be spur of the moment?

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Post by EmilyD » Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:04 pm

BarShirley wrote:Hi EmilyD

I'm getting married this year on the playa :) My partner and I decided it's time and what better place than BRC.
Tickets of course will decide our fate, praying to the playa gods.

xxx
BRAVO BarShirley!!! Mine and I celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2010. Even had campmates who turned out to be Universal Life Ministers (3 of them!!!) remarry us! Then we performed a little song my hub wrote and I did a jig. It was simply FANTABULOUS! Though...my original idea was to invite anyone with a (minestery of any kind) to show up at a particular place and time and remarry us (kind of a twist on the Moonie mass wedding thingie. My hubby was too shy for that idea. It's yours if you want it. :-)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:36 pm

Ohhhh playlist!! Had not even thought of that! 38 hour train ride... yep im going to need one!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by BarShirley » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:34 pm

We haven't really got anything planned as yet, still waiting for the rest of the group to get tickets.
I really do want a cake, i mean who doesn't love cake just not sure on how we will go about it as it's 4 days in.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:04 pm

BarShirley wrote:
I really do want a cake, i mean who doesn't love cake just not sure on how we will go about it as it's 4 days in.
How about non-cake cake? Brownies or rice crispie squares decorated all cake-like would be cool. Or cotton candy! Endless possibilities! :D

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Post by Savannah » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:22 am

Fufa wrote:
BarShirley wrote:
I really do want a cake, i mean who doesn't love cake just not sure on how we will go about it as it's 4 days in.
How about non-cake cake? Brownies or rice crispie squares decorated all cake-like would be cool. Or cotton candy! Endless possibilities! :D

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CUTE.

People do also bake out there, BarShirley. Biscuits and pizzas are most common, but a friend of mine makes pies. You need "high altitude" cooking directions, a back-up plan, and/or tolerate the potential failure. :)

(I also just envisioned a multi-level tray of Hostess cupcakes.)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Thorormr » Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:30 am

Savannah wrote:
Fufa wrote:
BarShirley wrote:
I really do want a cake, i mean who doesn't love cake just not sure on how we will go about it as it's 4 days in.
How about non-cake cake? Brownies or rice crispie squares decorated all cake-like would be cool. Or cotton candy! Endless possibilities! :D

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CUTE.

People do also bake out there, BarShirley. Biscuits and pizzas are most common, but a friend of mine makes pies. You need "high altitude" cooking directions, a back-up plan, and/or tolerate the potential failure. :)

(I also just envisioned a multi-level tray of Hostess cupcakes.)
Just had a wild idea for this, and it is entirely doable, and very easy:

How about a pancake? Or should I say, a cake made of pancakes? Because of diet (no wheat, milk, etc, etc) I have spent a long time playing about in the kitchen so I get all the things I used to eat with impunity, just healthier versions with none of the things that cause issues. Pancakes were an early experiment, and eventually I turned the same recipe into a spice cake, which now with extra flax seed, pumpkin seeds and soy protein is vegan by accident, and dang tasty. Seems perfect to reason that a slightly more cake-like version of pancake batter can be worked up, and enterprising souls with texas skillets could be enlisted for the great wedding pancake caper. Maple cream frosting, and chocolate dipped bacon for garnish. I saw bacon roses somewhere, no reason they couldn't be chocolate dipped.

And after I typed that out, I remembered John Candy did something very similar in the movie "Uncle Buck" for a birthday cake. Just thoughts.
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Post by Drawingablank » Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:45 am

BarShirley wrote:We haven't really got anything planned as yet, still waiting for the rest of the group to get tickets.
I really do want a cake, i mean who doesn't love cake just not sure on how we will go about it as it's 4 days in.
If you plan to bring a cooler with dry ice, consider frozen pound cake (there is at least one commercially available pre frozen pound cake on the market, maybe more). This could then be thawed, cut / shaped / layered, then iced with canned frosting when needed.

Edit: I like the pancake idea too, but this would probably be easier to make look like a wedding cake if that's what you are aiming for.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:51 am

Good pancake idea! And if you had nothing against pre-made icing, Betty Crocker makes a bunch that doesn't need to be refrigerated until opened. I'm imagining very sweet pancakes - maybe fried with fruit in it, or things like cinnamon - then stacked on top of each other with icing layered in between...yum. Now I want to try and make that at home!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by theCryptofishist » Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:15 am

With refridgeration you might manage cheesecake. A friend used to have that for the kids' birthdays when they were quite yo ung.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:20 pm

Cake!! Problem solved!
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