idiot proofing

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Should really loud trance be outlawed between the hours of 5am and 12pm?

Yes
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No
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Dude fuck off my tance!
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idiot proofing

Postby Thumplin » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:38 pm

So I got the idea from a stray thought I had. Last year was my first year and I left my back pack places an uncomfortable amount of times. Luckily each time I realized by pack was gone i retraced my steps and there it was.
Well I remember hearing about this theft prevention system I think if you get too far from your cell phone or something like that, this thing on your key ring starts beeping or vibrating.
I've tried looking for this on google but unless you know the name or a short description its a aggravating waste of time. If you know what im talking about or if you have heard of something like this for a back pack let me know.
If you have any other ideas about idiot proofing the burning man experience (and your not a smart ass) hit me up. i could probably use more ideas.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:46 pm

Real trance is easy to sleep through.

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Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:50 pm

How are you going to "idiot proof" Burning Man? I mean seriously, read the back of your ticket. And as long as they let people like me and Ygmir in, idiot proofing TTITD would be a fruitless endeavour indeed.

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Postby Lord Of Ruin » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:53 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:How are you going to "idiot proof" Burning Man? I mean seriously, read the back of your ticket. And as long as they let people like me and Ygmir in, idiot proofing TTITD would be a fruitless endeavour indeed.


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Postby ygmir » Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:18 pm

fishing line from pack to scrotum, with fishhooks?
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Postby Elderberry » Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:54 pm

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Postby Thumplin » Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:45 pm

[quote="ygmir"]fishing line from pack to scrotum, with fishhooks?[/quote]

I cant even think anything clever to say. just yes.
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Postby Boijoy » Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:51 pm

why would you want to idiot proof Burning Man?? Idiots are MOST of the fun!!!
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Postby Teo del Fuego » Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:55 pm

No, but banning amateur-hour dubstep should be put in place for all hours

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Postby shroom » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:22 pm

While the thump thump at night was odd, I slept through it. I even missed it the first few nights I was at home.
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Postby AntiM » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:37 pm

not a smart ass

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Postby Trishntek » Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:59 pm

Maybe I'm too simple minded. It's the music Playor to blame if the music is too loud. If the volume harshes a neighbor's mellow, then it should be limited to the confines of their own camp. Easier said than done, I know,,,, we could not even consider listening to our own music over half the time due to our neighbors.
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Postby Bob » Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:16 pm

Sharpie "If found pls return to Larry @ First Camp" on the fucker.
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Postby moonrise » Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:25 pm

They make a shocker too, if the music is too loud for you to hear the *beep* it 'shocks' you.

No shit, Chefs use them for waiters and waitresses, I.... ZAP! ouch!! I'm on one right now, ZZZAP!! ouch! ZZZZZZZZZZZap!! OOUUch!! I gotta run...
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Postby Mulligan » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:57 am

"Well I remember hearing about this theft prevention system I think if you get too far from your cell phone or something like that, this thing on your key ring starts beeping or vibrating."


It's called zomm. (www.zomm.com) It will only work with bluetooth devices. And if your cell signal breaks, as in if your phone is turned off or drops a signal deep playa, the alarm goes off. I have one. It works quite well but I've had to let my co-workers know how to turn it off becuase I'm always heading off at work to a meeting with my cell phone and leaving my car keys behind. Doh!

You're better off looking into one of the aforementioned devices.

We build baskets on our bikes that will fit our backpacks and then locks so they don't wander off without us.


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