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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by theCryptofishist » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:05 pm

Schtev wrote:
Elorrum wrote:These lists things you speak of, I am unfamiliar with them. Instead, I rummage constantly in the containers of what has ended up in my car, wondering what has made the journey, and looking for things that are still at home. Perhaps there is wisdom in this "list making" I might well learn.
Well. You could give this one a shot, and modify to taste. Personally I find its a bit overkill for me.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Hope-a-Lope » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:18 pm

An excuse to wear my badass fur coat!
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Hope-a-Lope wrote:Filled out my volunteer questionnaire and am now on the lists for ice and greeting. Shifts coming in July!
I'm probably gonna pack my down vest in case I end up in the freezer. =p

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by TT120 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:30 pm

The pile has started! I had to kick my wife's car out of the garage tho......That will cost me.......
Anyways...The pile LIVES!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unjonharley » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:32 pm

Thats a lot of empty floor space
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by TT120 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:18 pm

Oh don't worry. It will fill up fast. :D
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by AntiM » Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:25 am

Larry built an entire lean-to behind the garage just for burning gear, in addition to what is in the garage itself, the shed and the basement, and my work room.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Lonesomebri » Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:29 am

I picked up some unsolicited demands on how to be an appropriate burner from a much more connected and knowledgeable burner. Something I didn't barter for... And I'm not even on the playa yet! I'm working it, ahead of schedule. I also ordered the pre-cooked bacon.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Train Wreck » Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:53 am

I'm testing the new LED rope light that will replace our camp's old and mostly burnt out incandescent stuff. Not sure if I obtained enough...

Anybody know offhand the dimensions of the Costblow carport/shade structures?

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by skippy3k » Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:42 pm

My one item for BMan 2014 begins with this; reacquainting myself with eplaya after a far too long and very unwelcomed break from Burning Man. (Moved from California to Colorado, new job, new schools for kids, life, blah blah.)

Well, that and I also pulled out all of my playa dust covered shit from the garage and spread it out on the driveway to see what made the move with us, what was left behind, and what is still missing. I think we made our presence known to our new neighbors! I can just imagine it;

"Edith! Edith! Come over here and look at our neighbors. What in tarnation are they doing? They have enough solar lights to light up a runway! And what is with the bicycles? Who HAS bicycles like that? Do you think they are Communists?"
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Savannah » Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:06 pm

skippy3k wrote:I can just imagine it;

"Edith! Edith! Come over here and look at our neighbors. What in tarnation are they doing? They have enough solar lights to light up a runway! And what is with the bicycles? Who HAS bicycles like that? Do you think they are Communists?"
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Sic Pup » Thu Jun 19, 2014 5:56 pm

Elorrum wrote:
Sic Pup wrote:I bought the material needed to make the crates to ship my friends, Patience was anything but at the sight of me carrying the plywood into the garage, Fortitude whispered a not so subtle reminder about air holes. $60 for material, I'm guessing about $100 in container shipping fees... they better fucking appreciate this.
Sic pup, is this a last resort for people with no vehicle passes? Can they be delivered direct to your camp?
No, actually it's to keep the peace and avoid the annual forlorn looks, averting of eyes, and just audible sobbing sessions. I'm withholding the air-holes as an incentive for good behavior for the next month.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Savannah » Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:42 pm

The older picture of your lions in suit jackets and goggles still tickles me greatly. :lol:
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:32 am

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Stickers came in and they are amazing! They look better than I thought they would.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by FIGJAM » Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:59 am

Yes please!!! 8)
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Maizie » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:37 am

The stickers are awesome!

I went through our gear, noted the couple of things we're missing (not many, hooray!), and will be picking those things up this weekend.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by lucky420 » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:56 am

Sic Pup wrote:
Elorrum wrote:
Sic Pup wrote:I bought the material needed to make the crates to ship my friends, Patience was anything but at the sight of me carrying the plywood into the garage, Fortitude whispered a not so subtle reminder about air holes. $60 for material, I'm guessing about $100 in container shipping fees... they better fucking appreciate this.
Sic pup, is this a last resort for people with no vehicle passes? Can they be delivered direct to your camp?
No, actually it's to keep the peace and avoid the annual forlorn looks, averting of eyes, and just audible sobbing sessions. I'm withholding the air-holes as an incentive for good behavior for the next month.

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No delivery, I have to pick them up from NY Container Camp....... if I remember.
Now I know that the playa truly is filled with lions and cougars and bears, oh my!

Awesome sic pup
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by lucky420 » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:56 am

Lovin the sticker VC!
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unjonharley » Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:09 am

FIGJAM wrote:Yes please!!! 8)
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:52 pm

Sic Pup wrote:
Elorrum wrote:
Sic Pup wrote:I bought the material needed to make the crates to ship my friends, Patience was anything but at the sight of me carrying the plywood into the garage, Fortitude whispered a not so subtle reminder about air holes. $60 for material, I'm guessing about $100 in container shipping fees... they better fucking appreciate this.
Sic pup, is this a last resort for people with no vehicle passes? Can they be delivered direct to your camp?
No, actually it's to keep the peace and avoid the annual forlorn looks, averting of eyes, and just audible sobbing sessions. I'm withholding the air-holes as an incentive for good behavior for the next month.

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No delivery, I have to pick them up from NY Container Camp....... if I remember.
lucky420 wrote:Now I know that the playa truly is filled with lions and cougars and bears, oh my!

Awesome sic pup
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by tamarakay » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:59 pm

generous donation of over 150 silk scarves fondled and cried over - check
Three cases of texas beer bought - check
One case of texas wine crated - check
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Ratty » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:09 pm

VC, I applaud you. I have all but given up on swag this year. (Please, please may I have just one sticker anyway.) I'm making furry bike seat covers and street signs. So what if I don't get to hand out necklaces, zipper pulls and key chains. I'll get to relieve some tired butts with foam padded furry seat covers. Plus I'll be putting up signs where the 'real' ones have disappeared. I love a thankless job. Save me a sticker and I'll come begging at the M&G.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unjonharley » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:31 pm

Ratty, your a better beggar than I.. I to will be giving soft rides to sore butts..

I will be the Bear your ass camp.. Have one bag of teddy bears so far.. If anyone has a bear or two to spare bring them to the playa.. We will tie them on bike seats with paracord.. Any bear donations will help rid the playa of sore asses..
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by VultureChow » Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:55 pm

Ratty wrote:VC, I applaud you. I have all but given up on swag this year. (Please, please may I have just one sticker anyway.) I'm making furry bike seat covers and street signs. So what if I don't get to hand out necklaces, zipper pulls and key chains. I'll get to relieve some tired butts with foam padded furry seat covers. Plus I'll be putting up signs where the 'real' ones have disappeared. I love a thankless job. Save me a sticker and I'll come begging at the M&G.
I will bring some to the M&G, but the rule is you must take more than one and gift the extra during Exodus.

I might have gone a teensy bit overboard this year with the swag.

I made about 90 furry scarves, I'll have approx 300 dog tags, 50 claw necklaces, the stickers and some assorted tags just for law enforcement.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Oldguy » Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:09 pm

Not only is Darlene lending me her pickup for 10 days, she has agreed to babysit my 2 puppies. :)
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Elorrum » Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:11 pm

Once I'm in my car and pulling out, it feels so final. I love exodus shwag!! It lightens the leaving feeling. Very nice V.C.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by trilobyte » Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:33 pm

Hooray for wrangling both the vehicle and the pet-sitting! We'd gotten our Burning Man arrangements made with friends who live a couple blocks away, and just the other day were able to get something sorted for the 4th of July holiday while we're off at a long weekend campout. Whew!

In the last week I'd gotten a few things done in the playa prep department. Ordered up (and received) the bottles for the limoncello I've been working on making, sorted out plans for labels, and worked out some minor camp logistics. I also got some time booked on a CNC machine for next week, I'll be making big camel cutouts for the wall displays out in front of our camp.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by chuckularone » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:41 am

Thanks to suggestions from several directions, I just made and laminated an ICE card. Put all of the important numbers on the front and all of the people I'd want to contact if I end up in Reno, in the hospital, without my phone, on the back.
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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by trilobyte » Mon Jun 23, 2014 1:31 pm

Good call. One of my campmates makes an ICE sheet for the camp each year and keeps it in our first aid kit. It's something we've never needed, but I'm glad we've had it just in case.

I got all my limoncello bottled up, and the labels designed and ordered. I also finished getting my designs ready and job files built for the CNC work I've got coming up this week, as well as checked in with the lumber yard to make sure they'll have the wood I want on hand.

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by Robishop » Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:40 pm

We got out the shade cloth to begin testing a new setup. I'd forgotten we brought half the Playa dust home with us... We got all excited by the smell of the air and blindness in our eyes!

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Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

Post by unjonharley » Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:50 pm

Finished wiring the pusher trailer. Four batteries equaling 24 volt.. Wired to us two batteries at a time.. Charger is all wired in also.. Next thnig for the trailer in a sound system.. Easy I hope..
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