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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Sham » Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:56 pm

EmilyD wrote:That's a mighty pretty bike there Just_joe!

Here's my completed (widened) Playa coat, finished today. I also added an inside pocket, always a good idea.

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Wow, very cool! (wondering if it will fit me)

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Savannah » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:40 pm

Silicone earplugs purchased.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Oldguy » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:41 pm

I purchased an electric mobility chair I spotted on craigslist, 100 bucks. Pieces breakdown for loading on my golf cart, but its a heavy sum-bitch. Owner said it had been passed down thru 3 family elders, it still runs super strong in rabbit mode. New experience driving it onto a transit bus today. It is a 3 wheel job and is a little tippy on grades, I can pop a wheelie on it, it has outriggers on the back. :D

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by EmilyD » Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:47 pm

Alas Sham I'm CERTAIN it will not fit you and just to be sure I'll be locking it up at camp! ;-0

Today: Pretty much finished buying my food, relying on canned and packaged mostly and bought lil 1/2 size cans. Focusing mostly on small bites, salty snacks and easy-to-cook stuff.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:41 am

I did something stupid and added something to my plate. I just ordered a bunch of big ribbon and bows.

I always thought it would be fun to do a free gift wrapping stall, and never managed to get around to it. Didn't think traffic by my camp would be enough, and couldn't do it on the playa without shade. Then it occurred to me that the Souk was probably a good place for this. Ample shade, traffic, etc.

So one day I'll take my folding camp table, chair and supplies(Just ribbon and bows. No paper or moopy shit) and head out to do free gift wrapping. The sign will say "We wrap ANYTHING" And I mean anything. I HOPE it gets weird.

Not sure if this will go over well, but like I said, it's been bouncing around in my thick skull for two years, and this seems like a good time to do it.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by tamarakay » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:43 am

Vc, love it. Love love love love it.
Same thing for the coat Emily! You'd better hide it from me.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by lucky420 » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:42 am

VultureChow wrote:I did something stupid and added something to my plate. I just ordered a bunch of big ribbon and bows.

I always thought it would be fun to do a free gift wrapping stall, and never managed to get around to it. Didn't think traffic by my camp would be enough, and couldn't do it on the playa without shade. Then it occurred to me that the Souk was probably a good place for this. Ample shade, traffic, etc.

So one day I'll take my folding camp table, chair and supplies(Just ribbon and bows. No paper or moopy shit) and head out to do free gift wrapping. The sign will say "We wrap ANYTHING" And I mean anything. I HOPE it gets weird.

Not sure if this will go over well, but like I said, it's been bouncing around in my thick skull for two years, and this seems like a good time to do it.
Ok and now I'm visualizing a line of shirtcockers...
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:45 am

lucky420 wrote:
VultureChow wrote:I did something stupid and added something to my plate. I just ordered a bunch of big ribbon and bows.

I always thought it would be fun to do a free gift wrapping stall, and never managed to get around to it. Didn't think traffic by my camp would be enough, and couldn't do it on the playa without shade. Then it occurred to me that the Souk was probably a good place for this. Ample shade, traffic, etc.

So one day I'll take my folding camp table, chair and supplies(Just ribbon and bows. No paper or moopy shit) and head out to do free gift wrapping. The sign will say "We wrap ANYTHING" And I mean anything. I HOPE it gets weird.

Not sure if this will go over well, but like I said, it's been bouncing around in my thick skull for two years, and this seems like a good time to do it.
Ok and now I'm visualizing a line of shirtcockers...
Honestly, I would be quite disappointed if I didn't get to wrap at least one pecker. Though it might be fun to bring a few condoms and hand that over instead.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:25 am

Finally figured out my battery charger and ran a test charge on 6 of the 100 salvaged lithium cells I was planning to use to power everything this year and got some bad news. I expected them to be a little below factory spec of 2600mAh, but they are more like 500-1000, so I'm having a bit of a "what now" crisis on that front.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Lonesomebri » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:41 am

Bought a couple trashed BMX bikes off of CL so I can strip off the rims to use for my chariot.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:56 am

Tuna. And salmon.

In packets.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:54 pm

Finally ordered the parts to build this: http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-p ... /?ALLSTEPS

I was going to cut it from my project list but if it does in fact get cold this year (unlike last years' freakish night warmth), it will be a nice thing to have at camp and/or take along with me to gift some heat to strangers out by the trash fence... and yes I will mind the burn scar potential.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by trilobyte » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:23 pm

I got rubber stamp production finished up, tag designs done, and made a dent in dog tag production. I also booked more time on the laser, since it'll take more time than I originally anticipated to get everything that I want done. Almost there...

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by EmilyD » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:48 pm

I LOVE that idea VultureChow! You'll probably have to wrap some titties too. Thanks tamarakay...definitely locking the coat up!

Today I pre-cooked my bacon and put it in the freezer. Actually I don't cook it as far as this image...I just part cook it then crisp it up on the playa with hardly any grease.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:03 pm

VultureChow, it might be worth it to learn a few simple knotwork tricks for the inevitable body part wrapping requests:

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:05 pm

Oooh that's pretty. With red silk ribbon that would be nice.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:01 pm

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Had to be done.
When he lights his streetlamp, it is as if he brought one more star to life, or one flower.
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That is a beautiful occupation.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:31 pm

BoyScoutGirl wrote:
Had to be done.
Goddamit. It's already being printed.

Maybe I'll glue a bow to his junk.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:53 pm

"Ribbon bow for your package?"
When he lights his streetlamp, it is as if he brought one more star to life, or one flower.
When he puts out his lamp, he sends the flower, or the star, to sleep.
That is a beautiful occupation.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by AntiM » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:26 pm

If it fits, it ships?

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Elorrum » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:29 pm

AntiM wrote:If it fits, it ships?
SNORT!!
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Madgirl » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:23 pm

New playa coat arrived in the mail. Now to decide if I have time to add lights to it...I think so.

VC - please stick a bow to his junk...that would be highly entertaining :lol:
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Savannah » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:05 pm

Batteries, sanitizer, travel diary, rum, Clif Bars, trail mix.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Sham » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:08 pm

Savannah wrote:Batteries, sanitizer, travel diary, rum, Clif Bars, trail mix.
I like how you quietly slipped the rum right in the middle of all those sensible items. 8)

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by FIGJAM » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:10 pm

It wasn't a shopping list for an orgy?
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Drawingablank » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:10 pm

Got 2 things done today - Ordered a kilt, and practiced drinking warm beer.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Patsh » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:21 pm

Drawingablank wrote:Got 2 things done today - Ordered a kilt, and practiced drinking warm beer.
So, how's that going for you?
I've been practicing drinking warm white wine since around 1pm... a friend came over with fresh nectarines, and when I asked her what she'd like to drink, it was wine. She came to visit and trim my hair. She left a few hours ago, but I've been sewing, and it just seems like wine goes with that, too! *hic*

so, if my playa clothes look funny, or my hair is wonky, well, now you know why. :wink:



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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Savannah » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:52 pm

Sham wrote:
Savannah wrote:Batteries, sanitizer, travel diary, rum, Clif Bars, trail mix.
I like how you quietly slipped the rum right in the middle of all those sensible items. 8)
That rum is powerfully sensible, good sir.
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