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Post by Dr. Pyro » Mon May 31, 2010 4:37 pm

I was arrested, but subsequently let go only because something more pressing came up, for setting off fireworks just before that oil rig thingy went up in 2007. They take their laws seriously. Have I done stupid things? Sure. In fact, I have now a mantra I use at TTITD:

Only do one stupid thing at a time.

But if you're going to be stupid enough to bring pyrotechnics into Burning Man, you may as well get them where they are the least expensive in order to make parole. Just sayin'.

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Post by MistressSybs » Mon May 31, 2010 4:57 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:I was arrested, but subsequently let go only because something more pressing came up, for setting off fireworks just before that oil rig thingy went up in 2007. They take their laws seriously. Have I done stupid things? Sure. In fact, I have now a mantra I use at TTITD:

Only do one stupid thing at a time.

But if you're going to be stupid enough to bring pyrotechnics into Burning Man, you may as well get them where they are the least expensive in order to make parole. Just sayin'.
LOL ya ya... burn fireworks so you can watch em... dont be a retard with anything else illegal... whatever dude. LOL

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Post by Teo del Fuego » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:06 am

Diamondmoth: "follow" not fallow

I understand your point about sheep-mentality, but I think what others were pointing out was that you really have to be fairly stupid and careless to get arrested at BM. Want to smoke dope or do drugs and not get caught? Easy! Do it in your tent with the flaps closed. Don't do it at Root Society or Opulent Temple where undercover LEOs congregate. Don't do it in the middle of the playa.

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Post by AntiM » Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:53 am

Don't do it sheltered up against a BLM vehicle in a dust storm.

True story.

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Post by illy dilly » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:02 pm

diamondmoth wrote: The only real advice I can really stand behind and not feel like a sheep is: Become Informed!!! It's your right to knowledge.
I agree, so last year I asked some folks at the Nevada ACLU "are dilated eyes probable cause for search in the state of Nevada." I asked the Nevada ACLU because on the BM main site there is a link to the Nevada ACLU if you get in trouble at burning man.
In CO dilated eyes are only cause for a sobriety check if you are driving, boating, flying etc. Then if they determine you're not sober, they search your shit.

Their response is that they could not give me legal advice. I didn't want legal advice, I just wanted to know Nevada's law.

But I still agree that you should be very educated. And once educated, you should be very smart. And once your smart, you shouldn't have to worry.
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Post by illy dilly » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:07 pm

MistressSybs wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:I was arrested, but subsequently let go only because something more pressing came up, for setting off fireworks just before that oil rig thingy went up in 2007. They take their laws seriously. Have I done stupid things? Sure. In fact, I have now a mantra I use at TTITD:

Only do one stupid thing at a time.

But if you're going to be stupid enough to bring pyrotechnics into Burning Man, you may as well get them where they are the least expensive in order to make parole. Just sayin'.
LOL ya ya... burn fireworks so you can watch em... dont be a retard with anything else illegal... whatever dude. LOL
Damn, Doc you're just gonna let her talk to you like that?
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
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Post by MistressSybs » Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:25 am

illy dilly wrote:
MistressSybs wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:I was arrested, but subsequently let go only because something more pressing came up, for setting off fireworks just before that oil rig thingy went up in 2007. They take their laws seriously. Have I done stupid things? Sure. In fact, I have now a mantra I use at TTITD:

Only do one stupid thing at a time.

But if you're going to be stupid enough to bring pyrotechnics into Burning Man, you may as well get them where they are the least expensive in order to make parole. Just sayin'.
LOL ya ya... burn fireworks so you can watch em... dont be a retard with anything else illegal... whatever dude. LOL
Damn, Doc you're just gonna let her talk to you like that?
hey hey now ... don't go stirrin up no dead shit! LOL *shakes finger at you*

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Post by AntiM » Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:27 am

Ah, zombie love.

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Post by Dr. Pyro » Tue Jun 08, 2010 8:13 am

These young whippersnappers are always snarky towards us grizzled veterans. Sure, I get popped for setting off a Piccolo Pete or Giant Brilliant Cone and the others are worried about hard narcotics. I'll take my vices any day.

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Post by MistressSybs » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:11 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:These young whippersnappers are always snarky towards us grizzled veterans. Sure, I get popped for setting off a Piccolo Pete or Giant Brilliant Cone and the others are worried about hard narcotics. I'll take my vices any day.

pffft! We're probably closer in age than you'd think. LOL

And no where did I ever mention what KIND of trouble I was talking about... LOL

BUT i'll probably be by your camp often in hopes of seeing said fireworks go off and running like hell afterwards... LOL

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Post by illy dilly » Tue Jun 08, 2010 8:28 pm

MistressSybs wrote:
illy dilly wrote:
MistressSybs wrote: LOL ya ya... burn fireworks so you can watch em... dont be a retard with anything else illegal... whatever dude. LOL
Damn, Doc you're just gonna let her talk to you like that?
Sorry godda stand up for the Commander in Chief!


Ya know Doc, I'll be passing through Wyoming if you need me to grab any aerial fire works?

hey hey now ... don't go stirrin up no dead shit! LOL *shakes finger at you*
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:11 am

I'll be happy to watch YOU GUYS set off as many as YOU would like!

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Post by MistressSybs » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:16 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:I'll be happy to watch YOU GUYS set off as many as YOU would like!
I bet! *watch out for that bottle rocket comin ur way* LOL

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Post by cutmeoffandcallmeshorty » Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:39 am

[quote="ygmir"][quote="Shambala"][quote="ygmir"]those perimeter folks are like tigers....[/quote]
Hey yaggie, don't take offense, but you don't know what you're talking about with the perimeter people. They are more like emu's than tigers. Just look at the face and tell me I'm wrong.
[img]http://img68.imageshack.us/img68/822/emu.jpg[/img][/quote]

good point, Shambala........I was just going on the "legend" basis for perimeter folks........[/quote]

Vicious sexual creatures them perimeter folks, I have had first (and both) hand experience with em, Just look at the teeth!, And I thought Cougers had big teeth.
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Post by Sham » Sun Jun 13, 2010 3:27 am

cutmeoffandcallmeshorty wrote:
ygmir wrote:
Shambala wrote: Hey yaggie, don't take offense, but you don't know what you're talking about with the perimeter people. They are more like emu's than tigers. Just look at the face and tell me I'm wrong.
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good point, Shambala........I was just going on the "legend" basis for perimeter folks........
Vicious sexual creatures them perimeter folks, I have had first (and both) hand experience with em, Just look at the teeth!, And I thought Cougers had big teeth.

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Post by Mosin » Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:56 pm

dragonfly Jafe wrote:
gyre wrote:Undercover is usually easy to spot.

They want to buy, sell, trade or share drugs.
Take a photo of anyone that asks you about drugs...
+2. Great idea! I wish I had snapped a photo of "Jan", the not-so-hippie-looking, all too clean undercover wench who actually walked into our RV WITHOUT KNOCKING on Monday (2008) as we were packing up to ask us if we had "any marijuana for sale." %@$#^ &#^#%$ *#&$$$^#!!
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Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:20 pm

Gift your fireworks to the camp 100 yard downwind from you. And watch the fun.

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Post by MistressSybs » Tue Jun 15, 2010 2:46 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Gift your fireworks to the camp 100 yard downwind from you. And watch the fun.
has anyone told you that you're pure evil... I love it though!

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Post by illy dilly » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:10 pm

MistressSybs wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:Gift your fireworks to the camp 100 yard downwind from you. And watch the fun.
has anyone told you that you're pure evil... I love it though!
This is a great idea!
Mrs. Sybs you get the bottle rockets, I'll get the roman candles!
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Post by AntiM » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:14 pm

My koi banners still have burn holes in them from when some fucktard set off fireworks over Hushville in 2002.

I'll get the shotgun.

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Post by illy dilly » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:28 pm

AntiM wrote:My koi banners still have burn holes in them from when some fucktard set off fireworks over Hushville in 2002.

I'll get the shotgun.
And shoot sparklers out of it?
AntiM, its probably cheaper just to buy some bottle rockets.
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Post by AntiM » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:31 pm

illy dilly wrote:
AntiM wrote:My koi banners still have burn holes in them from when some fucktard set off fireworks over Hushville in 2002.

I'll get the shotgun.
And shoot sparklers out of it?
AntiM, its probably cheaper just to buy some bottle rockets.
I already own the shotgun and ammo. Thunder to the lightning.

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Post by illy dilly » Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:02 pm

AntiM wrote:
illy dilly wrote:
AntiM wrote:My koi banners still have burn holes in them from when some fucktard set off fireworks over Hushville in 2002.

I'll get the shotgun.
And shoot sparklers out of it?
AntiM, its probably cheaper just to buy some bottle rockets.
I already own the shotgun and ammo. Thunder to the lightning.
Wonder who would get in more trouble the person shooting fire works, or the person shooting a gun?
But, if you get rid of the body quick enough i'm sure you can say that the sound of the gun, was really the sound of some more fireworks!
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Post by AntiM » Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:28 pm

LOL, like I'd risk MyLarry's shooting iron in the dust.

Maybe a super-duper super soaker? With a delicate whiff of skunk oil?

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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:38 pm

I'm just pleased that someone takes fish desecration as a serious crime.
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Post by Hoolie » Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:07 pm

Best advice ever for dealing with LEOs:

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Post by ygmir » Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:18 pm

AntiM wrote:LOL, like I'd risk MyLarry's shooting iron in the dust.

Maybe a super-duper super soaker? With a delicate whiff of skunk oil?
what, no "cat o ninetails"?............
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Post by AntiM » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:44 am

ygmir wrote:
AntiM wrote:LOL, like I'd risk MyLarry's shooting iron in the dust.

Maybe a super-duper super soaker? With a delicate whiff of skunk oil?
what, no "cat o ninetails"?............
Nah, might be enjoyable.

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Post by illy dilly » Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:45 pm

Or, you could shoot the Sesame street theme song over a directional horn right at them tell they run away. And any Sesame Street fall out wont be too damaging to the neighbors since your in Hushville.
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Post by Bluemandrew » Fri Jun 25, 2010 6:26 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:Gift your fireworks to the camp 100 yard downwind from you. And watch the fun.

I did this to the dorm of kids next to me in 2004 during the last ALCS game. Worked well, I got to see my fireworks, and risk of setting off illegal aerial fireworks on a school campus staffed by CT state police was transferred to someone else...

A wonderful idea...

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