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Post by FaeTora » Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:31 am

About how many ounces of suncreen do I need? The spf 85 I have in a 7 oz. tube and the spf 100 is 4 oz. I want to use the 85 first and if I start to get red, go to the 100, but I still don't know how much I will use each day. A 7oz tube a day? Any help would be appreciated.
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Post by C.f.M. » Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:55 am

Well, how much will you use?

A shotglass = one application/4 oz (loosely)

If you apply every hour or so....you do the math.

Statistics homework is already making my head hurt.

Better too much, than not enough.

I am big on staying in the shade - much easier at my burns - and using a parasol. Also easier around here...but I'm going to try in BRC this year.

I am a CRACKER, and although everything tastes better on a cracker, sunscreen is just greasy and icky and I don't like using it if I don't have to.

I know aerosol is bad, but I really dig the spray kind, so easy and quick to slather on everywhere.

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Post by Bling » Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:47 pm

I finished putting the curtain grommets on my tie kilt! And today we ordered vegan jerky for the veggie daughter (cheaper on Amazon than at Whole Foods) and nabbed some more LED spiral 7-color light sticks from eBay. (BTW if you get these, eBay also has extra batteries for them CHEAP).

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Post by Boijoy » Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:52 pm

C.f.M. wrote:Well, how much will you use?

A shotglass = one application/4 oz (loosely)

If you apply every hour or so....you do the math.

Statistics homework is already making my head hurt.

Better too much, than not enough.

I am big on staying in the shade - much easier at my burns - and using a parasol. Also easier around here...but I'm going to try in BRC this year.

I am a CRACKER, and although everything tastes better on a cracker, sunscreen is just greasy and icky and I don't like using it if I don't have to.

I know aerosol is bad, but I really dig the spray kind, so easy and quick to slather on everywhere.
A little tip from my playa experiance last year. I put a bottle of spray on sunscreen in my cooler. NICE !! its nice & cold and you don't have to rub it in.. I hate rubbing sunscreen onto sweaty, grubby, playa skin. ew !!
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Post by trystanthegypsy » Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:54 pm

Boijoy wrote: A little tip from my playa experiance last year. I put a bottle of spray on sunscreen in my cooler. NICE !! its nice & cold and you don't have to rub it in.. I hate rubbing sunscreen onto sweaty, grubby, playa skin. ew !!
oh em gee that's brilliant :D

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Post by Boijoy » Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:59 pm

ohhh nooo.. your mocking me?? has it been done a million times???
Shit ! I'm a noob. :cry:
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:25 pm

Bling wrote:(cheaper on Amazon than at Whole Foods)
The...

hell...

you...

say!
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Post by Bling » Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:31 pm

I know, it's a shocker! 8)

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Post by trystanthegypsy » Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:42 pm

Boijoy wrote:ohhh nooo.. your mocking me?? has it been done a million times???
Shit ! I'm a noob. :cry:
lol I've really never heard of doing that!

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Post by EmilyD » Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:58 pm

Today's items, painting foliage onto platform work boots, and re-purpling hair.
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Post by jella » Mon Jul 12, 2010 4:05 pm

Oh I like that.... re-purpleing ;) I need to re-blonde soon !
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 12, 2010 6:49 pm

My five day cooler arrived. A bit smaller than I anticipated, but I'm a loner, so that shouldn't be an issue.
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Post by unjonharley » Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:07 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:My five day cooler arrived. A bit smaller than I anticipated, but I'm a loner, so that shouldn't be an issue.

i wrap mine in HF moving blankets. then a silver tarp. use it for my water. just bough a hand pump today. done messing with a hose

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Post by Plumeria » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:05 pm

I feel like I accomplished alot over the weekend.

Everything I have been stashing away for the playa has been inventoried, sorted into bins/containers and written down in my excel spreadsheet. Now I know exactly what to focus on in the remaining 45 days until I leave. :)
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Post by shroom » Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:54 am

I'm going to have to more organized! Never thought of a spread sheet.
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Post by Bling » Tue Jul 13, 2010 6:34 am

I've started to make hotel reservations for our road trip! It's getting more and more real... :D

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Post by Fire_Moose » Tue Jul 13, 2010 6:43 am

EmilyD wrote:Today's items, painting foliage onto platform work boots, and re-purpling hair.

just for the record, Purple is not real. It was an invention of Crayola because they didnt want a retarded color.
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Post by C.f.M. » Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:25 am

I think they also make a "cooling" sunscreen spray now, too.

I still rub the spray in, if I can.

I was up till midnight trying to get my shit together. Surprised I went to bed at all, if that was the case, amirite??

thankyoui'llbehereallweek

I did get my beer supply for this weekend (Transformus), but then I drank most of it.

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Post by Boijoy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:36 pm

C.f.M. wrote:I think they also make a "cooling" sunscreen spray now, too.

I still rub the spray in, if I can.

I was up till midnight trying to get my shit together. Surprised I went to bed at all, if that was the case, amirite??

thankyoui'llbehereallweek

I did get my beer supply for this weekend (Transformus), but then I drank most of it.
ahhh you broke rule # 47. Never get beer, chocolate, drugs, or jerkey to early for an event. 8)
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Post by knowmad » Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:41 pm

And 9 months later a wine is born, a merlot, 29 gal. and a pint.
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Post by Bounce530 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:07 pm

Today I started my "away list" of duties for the guys that will be covering for me at work.
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Post by Bling » Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:54 pm

Just nabbed a dozen mylar blankets on eBay for $13.40 and free shipping. :D

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Post by trystanthegypsy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 4:42 pm

Bling wrote:Just nabbed a dozen mylar blankets on eBay for $13.40 and free shipping. :D
Werd I should check this out.

do you guys think they would help insulate my dome if I put them under silver tarps? I can't afford a proper aluminet cover this year...

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Post by EmilyD » Tue Jul 13, 2010 4:44 pm

Fire_Moose wrote:
EmilyD wrote:Today's items, painting foliage onto platform work boots, and re-purpling hair.

just for the record, Purple is not real. It was an invention of Crayola because they didnt want a retarded color.
Is this REAL enough for you moose?

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This is just my "regular" hair color. I'll be wearing wigs no doubt too.
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Post by unjonharley » Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:16 pm

trystanthegypsy wrote:
Bling wrote:Just nabbed a dozen mylar blankets on eBay for $13.40 and free shipping. :D
Werd I should check this out.

do you guys think they would help insulate my dome if I put them under silver tarps? I can't afford a proper aluminet cover this year...
makes a big differance under the popup over the MV project in the yard.

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Post by Bling » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:13 pm

EmilyD wrote: This is just my "regular" hair color. I'll be wearing wigs no doubt too.
Ooh, pretty!

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Post by ohCarie » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:41 pm

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My first top. But I haven't had the gumption to figure out the sewing machine, so it was: stitch by hand, rip out, then stitch again. I think I may be learning though!

OMG, if this worked then I did 2 things today~[/url]
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Post by Bling » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:52 pm

Gorgeous! I love it! :D

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Post by EmilyD » Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:38 pm

ohCarie wrote:
My first top. But I haven't had the gumption to figure out the sewing machine, so it was: stitch by hand, rip out, then stitch again. I think I may be learning though!

OMG, if this worked then I did 2 things today~[/url]
Looks great ohCarie and frankly that stuff is really tough to sew on a machine anyway. Can't wait to see what else you come up with!
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Post by jella » Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:48 pm

love it oh carie....back to gimmie gimmie haha...my you are all a talented bunch :)
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