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Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:00 pm

aka: 1000 things I didn't do to get to the burn. (Sorry, Victorian.)

Seems that the board is calling out for this.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by graidawg » Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:16 am

I will start procrastinating soon, probably
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by maladroit » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:05 am

The first person to figure out how to put off procrastination until tomorrow will rule the universe.

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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Canoe » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:38 am

maladroit wrote:The first person to figure out how to put off procrastination until tomorrow will rule the universe.
That's on the list.
I'll get to it.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by graidawg » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:40 am

oh yea, that reminds i have to get around to putting off hanging those pictures.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Sic Pup » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:59 am

How many times do I have do say it? I'll get to it, I will.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by 171/348 » Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:45 am

How much am I procrastinating?
I'm cleaning out my basement.
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Post by TT120 » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:30 am

Y'all better get off your asses and start getting things ready. Theres only about a month left!!! :mrgreen: :D :mrgreen: :D

Procrastinate later.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by graidawg » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:24 am

if you stopped posting here i would, but i had to come back and check what you said
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Elorrum » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:42 am

Before I can get started, I have to finally organize Everthing. Then I can get started.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Sic Pup » Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:12 pm

You can make a little extra time if you sleep a little faster.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Savannah » Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:17 pm

I love this thread.

1) Every single one of you has been funny in it, and 2) it gives me something to read while I procrastinate.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Sic Pup » Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:51 pm

Savannah wrote:I love this thread.
I haven't read the whole thing.... yet. But I will...... eventually.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by maladroit » Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:53 am

Why is bringing everything you own considered more lazy than figuring out what you need? A jar of spare change or an empty scotch tape dispenser might come in handy.

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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by trilobyte » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:06 am

Further evidence that there are as many ways to burn as their are burners. I've known people who've pulled it all together on short notice and had a great time. My girlfriend's first burn (a long time ago) was a 3-day prep, I think the most anybody in her camp had was 7 days. They lived, had a great time, and many of them have moved on to many spectacular projects and camps over the years.

I feel like most everything I do involves some level of procrastination. The podbelt utility belt thing that I finally got this week? I'd been meaning to either get or make one of my own since 2005. There are a dozen or so little projects for this year that I've been thinking about throughout the year and I'm determined to make them happen this year, but so far haven't moved them forward. :::sigh::: It's a process...

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Post by graidawg » Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:28 am

trilobyte wrote:Further evidence that there are as many ways to burn as their are burners. I've known people who've pulled it all together on short notice and had a great time. My girlfriend's first burn (a long time ago) was a 3-day prep, I think the most anybody in her camp had was 7 days. They lived, had a great time, and many of them have moved on to many spectacular projects and camps over the years.

I feel like most everything I do involves some level of procrastination. The podbelt utility belt thing that I finally got this week? I'd been meaning to either get or make one of my own since 2005. There are a dozen or so little projects for this year that I've been thinking about throughout the year and I'm determined to make them happen this year, but so far haven't moved them forward. :::sigh::: It's a process...

can someone summarize this for me? i have stuff to do.

eventually.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Canoe » Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:32 am

maladroit wrote:... A jar of spare change or an empty scotch tape dispenser might come in handy.
There ya go. Glue them together for instant art project. Or add the glue to the list and assemble on-playa... when you get to it.
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Post by graidawg » Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:36 am

Savannah wrote:I love this thread.

1) Every single one of you has been funny in it, and 2) it gives me something to read while I procrastinate.

can i watch you procrastinate, just so i know what to do? I would of asked earlier but i wasn't doing something else.....
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Sic Pup » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:38 am

I don't know what happened but I've been delayed in posting on this thread.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:55 am

every procrastinator know the delicious moment at which you have exactly enough time to get done what you need to get done, as long as you work non-stop for 36-48 hours with a tunnel vision that would make a mole shudder.

that rubicon can be marked by a mere few seconds, as i have made flights by such a narrow margin....


the sheer joy of accomplishing said task, robotic and machine like, within moments of deadline is almost better than sex.....almost.

it is not for the faint of heart however, especially if you use stimulants to achieve your goal.



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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by H.G.Crosby » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:58 am

sure, but you drive anyone around you insane...


maybe a compromise between anal planning for situations you cannot control and fly by the seat of your pants is best.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Morrell » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:00 am

We are still getting around to planning for last year's burn....

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Post by Canoe » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:09 pm

Probably get around to dropping the trany and changing the flex-plate this week.
Probably.
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Post by graidawg » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:22 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:every procrastinator know the delicious moment at which you have exactly enough time to get done what you need to get done, as long as you work non-stop for 36-48 hours with a tunnel vision that would make a mole shudder.

that rubicon can be marked by a mere few seconds, as i have made flights by such a narrow margin....


the sheer joy of accomplishing said task, robotic and machine like, within moments of deadline is almost better than sex.....almost.

it is not for the faint of heart however, especially if you use stimulants to achieve your goal.



yeah, i KNOW you know what i'm talking about...

yea what he said, i will do my own post sometime
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Elorrum » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:53 pm

I don't know, wasn't there a thread: "3,000 Burners needed to stay home"? I could participate like that. I mean maybe, if I applied myself. The last second planning required to do nothing scares me a little, but I've got the momentum.
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Post by BurnerBunny » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:58 pm

Elorrum wrote:Before I can get started, I have to finally organize Everthing. Then I can get started.
wow, you really reached into my soul with that one Elorrum, that is my exact rationale for procrastinating. Today I'm organizing my closet so that my label maker and costume supplies will be easier to find so that I can put together my hexayurt next weekend (sure, it'll happen) :P

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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by Eric » Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:34 pm

I've almost finished putting together my Burning Man 2010 budget - I just need to remember how much that one thing was. I'm sure I'll get around to it soon.
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Post by Sundial » Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:25 pm

Somebody gets me! =D
Simon of the Playa wrote:every procrastinator know the delicious moment at which you have exactly enough time to get done what you need to get done, as long as you work non-stop for 36-48 hours with a tunnel vision that would make a mole shudder.

that rubicon can be marked by a mere few seconds, as i have made flights by such a narrow margin....


the sheer joy of accomplishing said task, robotic and machine like, within moments of deadline is almost better than sex.....almost.

it is not for the faint of heart however, especially if you use stimulants to achieve your goal.



yeah, i KNOW you know what i'm talking about...
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Post by Drawingablank » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:48 pm

I have a simple strategy - Plan all year like it was the invasion of Normandy.

Then get my shit together in the last 3 possible days.
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Re: Playa Prep Procrastinators

Post by theCryptofishist » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:50 pm

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