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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby maladroit » Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:54 pm

If I raise a strip of hot, crispy, freshly cooked bacon to my face-hole and a sudden gust of wind comes along and snaps it out of my fingers, I'm gonna cry.

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:23 pm

maladroit wrote:If I raise a strip of hot, crispy, freshly cooked bacon to my face-hole and a sudden gust of wind comes along and snaps it out of my fingers, I'm gonna cry.


The wino can be hungry that way. Watch out.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby mgb327 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:53 pm

I will be sure to use extra rebar on my bacon this year. No wino is getting my BACON.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby CrispyDave » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:05 pm

mgb327 wrote:I will be sure to use extra rebar on my bacon this year. No wino is getting my BACON.



Will Wino for Bacon...
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Bob » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:22 pm

Canoe wrote:I've been worried about getting my plywood pop-up roof done for the trailer. Seems Like I should be skipping that and make a lower roof stronger...


Marine plywood? Save the scraps for skids under your tires. Or skimboards.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby RedHeaven » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:53 pm

REEEEEEE-COOOOO-LAAAAAA!!!

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Bob » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:57 pm

Yeah, Ricola, just keep them in a cool place in a baggie so they don't melt on your camera gear. Some people like Fisherman's Friends, but they're absolutely foul.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Foxfur » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:05 pm

Kidsville 2012.jpg
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:38 pm

That is so horrible, Foxfur. You are courageous to post it.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Dr Helix » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:43 pm

Foxfur wrote:
Kidsville 2012.jpg



That my friend, pushes the envelope.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:14 pm

Foxfur wrote:
Kidsville 2012.jpg






oh my...
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby DustHand » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:19 pm

Truly terrible.


Look at all that moop.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby International Incident » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:27 pm

DustHand wrote:Truly terrible.


Look at all that moop.


I love you even more Foxfur

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Drawingablank » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:50 pm

FF that image has me really conflicted.

I don't know whether to freak out or congratulate you for posting the most tasteless image I have ever seen on the internet.

So gratz on the image, but seriously shit like that is just wrong on so many levels.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:59 pm

Nicely put, DAB.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby DhammaSeeker » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:01 pm

So.... how 'bout that wino!

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Canoe » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:32 pm

Bob wrote:
Canoe wrote:I've been worried about getting my plywood pop-up roof done for the trailer. Seems Like I should be skipping that and make a lower roof stronger...

Marine plywood? Save the scraps for skids under your tires. Or skimboards.

If we get enough rain, can I use the 4x4 and some rope to skimboard the lighter cars? Maybe we can flatten out those dusty-duney-serpent thingies.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Bob » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:18 pm

Dude has his Tokyo & Berlin mixed up.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Coastburner » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:56 pm

In sports news, all sporting events have been cancelled due to the dust storms.

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Trishntek » Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:15 pm

Bob wrote:Dude has his Tokyo & Berlin mixed up.

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:23 am

Bob, east is east and west is west and Ten Oclock will be Destroyed.


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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Bob » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:28 am

Dash it all, the rhythmic vinegar spritzing might be cancelled.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Elderberry » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:42 am

Dr Helix wrote:
Foxfur wrote:
Kidsville 2012.jpg



That my friend, pushes the envelope.

Not any farther than Barbie Death Camp.

Pushing the envelope is what I think I like most about BM--other than the people.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:55 am

Bob wrote:Dash it all, the rhythmic vinegar spritzing might be cancelled.



bob, Nobody listens to rhythmic vinegar spritzing anymore.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby lemur » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:38 am

report from the intrepid setup crew:

Day 3: ....We are making do with fair progress and fine fellowship, but work proceeds in fitful bursts which keep us just behind schedule. The weather is terrible..Morale, in spite of setbacks and (did I mention this?) the horrible weather, remains high. ...We have no wood in the ground yet, but God willing and weather permitting, it shall be tomorrow..... If you haven't taken time to invest in good goggles and some premium dust masks, this would be the time.


if THIS person is saying to buy premium goggles and dust masks... its gotta be pretty durn dusty..

*puts new goggles on his list as his current ones are pretty fuckin old*
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby ZaphodBurner » Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:54 am

What's weird is the reports of white-outs and extreme wind conditions, compared with blackrockdesert.org's weather forecast:

"Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday: Areas of smoke after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night: Areas of smoke before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the evening.
Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. "


If there's good news, it's that it doesn't appear to have gotten colder than about 65 degrees there all week, according to the NWS. That means warm nights!
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby CapSmashy » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:37 am

Drawingablank wrote:I don't know whether to freak out or congratulate you for posting the most tasteless image I have ever seen on the internet.



Most tasteless image you have ever seen on the internet? You live under a Net Nanny rock or something?

I could take it waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down the path of tasteless and cruel and make Fox's image look rather tame.
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Re: Playa Climate Prediction Center

Postby International Incident » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:58 am

CapSmashy wrote:
Drawingablank wrote:I don't know whether to freak out or congratulate you for posting the most tasteless image I have ever seen on the internet.



Most tasteless image you have ever seen on the internet? You live under a Net Nanny rock or something?

I could take it waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down the path of tasteless and cruel and make Fox's image look rather tame.


While the temptation to ask you to do so is rather strong, I don't want to risk the wrath of the Internet moral police.
Of course I am from Barbie Death Camp where our nazi ken dolls march the barbies into the ovens - so I'm not sure I'm an arbiter of good taste.

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