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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:54 pm

Bought lots more food today . . .
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:14 pm

Foam. Also buttons for a project. Started a spread sheet--so far 3 items. I'm working my way up...
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by MacGlenver » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:11 am

Received 20 54x82" space blankets for capes and tent-cooling. Held planning session for theme camp and coordinated car pool logistics.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by VultureChow » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:24 am

Jesus Christ it's close. I leave in a month!

Crochet. Fucking. Fence. If I never see orange yarn again after this experience, I'll be thrilled.

Actually taking my lunch hour today and hitting Michael's for some sock weight green wool yarn which will become little felted pot leaves to go in little baggies for the fence.

I must be insane. Why am I still doing this?
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by SquirrelHead » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:32 am

Minxy the trailer looks awesome! Does it say Fiber Stream on it? :shock: Man, hopefully that isn't some foreshadowing.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:36 am

SquirrelHead wrote:Minxy the trailer looks awesome! Does it say Fiber Stream on it? :shock: Man, hopefully that isn't some foreshadowing.
Thanks! Yes, it does...why, is that bad? o_0? =D

My one item a day today will be many items as I hope to do my second to last burn grocery shop today. Everything but perishables (I hope, I always forget SOMETHING).
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by AntiM » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:37 am

I have a food shopping list on the fridge. Now to get Larry some time off so we can make the commissary run.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by MacGlenver » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:46 am

VultureChow wrote:I must be insane. Why am I still doing this?
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Phase 1: Buy fence
Phase 2: Profit

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by SquirrelHead » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:03 am

Minxy wrote:
SquirrelHead wrote:Minxy the trailer looks awesome! Does it say Fiber Stream on it? :shock: Man, hopefully that isn't some foreshadowing.
Thanks! Yes, it does...why, is that bad? o_0? =D

My one item a day today will be many items as I hope to do my second to last burn grocery shop today. Everything but perishables (I hope, I always forget SOMETHING).
Fiber Stream just makes me think of a lot of porta potty trips. LOL :lol:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:28 am

Ohhhhhhhh...dear. *crosses legs*

I shouldn't' have asked. Yikes.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lazerfox » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:31 am

Received my quick wicks for fire hooping in the mail. FUCK YEAH!!!!!

Ordered some string lights (some of the ones from last year broke)

Also added a night to our stay since getting there from FL takes a tons of imaginary ours from our picking up supplies time.

Looked for flights again...sigh this is going to be the most expensive part.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lemur » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:32 am

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fuck shit.

6 pages of pain in the ass 'please print legibly' shit.

glad thats over.
hopefully i didnt fuck it up.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by trilobyte » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:38 am

That reminds me, I've got to get our paperwork done! 6 pages, gonna be painful. Congrats for having gotten it out of the way, lemur.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lemur » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:58 am

the form is 4 pages but 2 were added by me as the 'attach additional pages if needed' section for the menu/equipment section

hooray for spreadsheets.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lazerfox » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:04 am

Got our flights booked at a reasonable price and with TWO free bags included. Thanking the BSG gods for this baby Jesus Christmas in july miracle!!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lucky420 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:08 am

Vulture Chow, hope I get to see one of your little baggies :mrgreen: they sound really cute
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Drawingablank » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:09 am

Worked on some leather designs, and a faux leopard fur vest.

Finalized the design for some camp art.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by mgb327 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:06 am

Bought some more canned-food goods. Rotated the tires on the Suburban, and getting ready to do an oil change on it. More rebar.....and a little sewing.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by theCryptofishist » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:33 am

VultureChow wrote:Jesus Christ it's close. I leave in a month!

Crochet. Fucking. Fence. If I never see orange yarn again after this experience, I'll be thrilled.

Actually taking my lunch hour today and hitting Michael's for some sock weight green wool yarn which will become little felted pot leaves to go in little baggies for the fence.

I must be insane. Why am I still doing this?
(((((Vulture Chow))))) For what it's worth, I think this a wonderfully snarkly little project that the people running across will love. And, well, I think you got something to have intuited what a cool project it would be without having been to the playa.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tisha2 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:41 am

soaked the dome bolts in vinegar overnight to clean the playa corrosion off of them. worked great! next, soaking them in oil along with bike chain and other moving parts. now to cut the blackberries back far enough to retrieve the cartop carrier that holds the dome cover... along with continuing to put together our Humboldt regional meet n greet this saturday. it's the end of freaking July, so I can do more than one thing a day for burning man, right? right.
oh - and the new springbar tent arrived yesterday. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:10 am

MacGlenver wrote:
VultureChow wrote:I must be insane. Why am I still doing this?
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Phase 1: Buy fence
Phase 2: Profit

:)
I see what you did there. :lol:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:46 am

Free bike rack for my new burn bike! I finally have something sturdy to hold my battery and inverter. Hooray for people throwing perfectly good things in the trash!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by MacGlenver » Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:49 pm

lazerfox wrote:Got our flights booked at a reasonable price and with TWO free bags included. Thanking the BSG gods for this baby Jesus Christmas in july miracle!!
FYI Virgin Air is having a 20% off sale and they fly Orlando to SFO. Might also stack with an existing sale their running. Will PM you the same, but posting here in case anyone else can benefit. If this is lower than what you booked, most airlines will let you cancel within 24 hours of booking.

Found one for ~$360 round trip before the 20% off coupon.

http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/77490/v ... ovember-14
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by VultureChow » Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:33 pm

theCryptofishist wrote: (((((Vulture Chow))))) For what it's worth, I think this a wonderfully snarkly little project that the people running across will love. And, well, I think you got something to have intuited what a cool project it would be without having been to the playa.

Aww thanks.... I'm fully in the nervous/excited phase now.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:16 pm

lazerfox wrote: Thanking the BSG gods for this baby Jesus Christmas in july miracle!!
You're welcome.

Also, did I just sleep through my own apotheosis?
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by EmilyD » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:37 pm

Back to work on the water boat costumes...slow going but progress is progress. I canceled the expensive hotel and booked with Barbie Death Camp for the day before and day after. Also set up the official staging area for all our crap as we start to assemble it for packing. SO MUCH TO DO!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:36 pm

Booked a hotel in Alturas to be the victim of my Trip home cleanup.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by geospyder » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:09 pm

Boxes are down, batteries have been replaced on items that needed batteries, got a list and checking it twice.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by PurplMyst » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:33 pm

I've been trying so hard to do "one item for BM a day" since January (at least). So now it's July 25 & I'm starting to hyperventilate when I count the days to departure!!! I think instead of getting everything done in a timely fashion I just decided that I had more time for more projects. :twisted:

In the past few days I:
Signed up for my Official Duties within the theme camp
Harvested EL wire from an old costume to be repurposed on a puppet this year
Packed for our camping trip this coming weekend that is our last-chance-to-test-stuff-before-Burning-Man trip.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by melodiousdirge » Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:01 am

Discovered this weekend that the transfer of ownership paperwork was not done correctly for my playa trailer. The person I bought it from lives 4 hours drive distant, is not certain she even has the trailer registered in her name, and is leaving for a 2 week vacation in 4 days. Getting this mess figured out I'm sure will be the object of my obsession and high blood pressure for the next few days. Hoping it ends with a sigh of relief and not a panicky plan B :roll:
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