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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Elderberry » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:01 am

Ratty wrote:Yes, I know it's a ridiculous idea. That's what makes it so perfect. 100 drawbacks and 10 advantages. Sounds worth a try. If an eplaya registry or map or whatever could enable us to see more of each other, then we should at least let it fail one year before it's shelved. That's the burner way. Sounds like a stupid or bad idea. Count me in.



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Are you sure? I thought I invented stupid. :shock:

But there's a lot of time to decide on the best way to do it. I think it's been pretty well confirmed that it's a good idea to have some sort of directory. So, once more people weigh in we can decide on the best option.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Elliot » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:17 am

Ratty wrote:...

Elliott everybody wants to come see you anyway. Even when our bikes are running fine.
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Sheeeezzzz.... Elliot, the walking talking poster-boy for "anatomically accurate". :lol:

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Sunbeam56 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:49 am

Thinking outloud... Could place a podium at a pre-arranged spot with a laminated map/spaces for listing- and a wax pencil. People can add themselves...
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by jneilvindy » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:56 am

Ratty that mini-deer is a dik-dik.

Right up there in the "poorly named animals for 100.00$ Alex" category.

That picture there is a baby dik-dik that was hand fed by zookeepers but it's about 1/2 the sized of a grown adult dik-dik.

I don't think you really want to run one over with your bike now do you? :cry:

So the plan next year is to tag and then release back into the wild all the eplayans we can stalk down?

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by ygmir » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:57 am

tag and release Eplayans............brilliant!!
everyone get stickers or some such, and tag others when found with your name.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by mgb327 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:02 am

When I am big-game fishing Tuna, I practice the "filet and release" method.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by ygmir » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:03 am

mgb327 wrote:When I am big-game fishing Tuna, I practice the "filet and release" method.
bang and release? .......just sayin..............
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by sadie » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:30 am

We could autograph each other with sharpies.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by forty_eight » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:36 am

Very fun idea ... I'd love to participate.

I love the idea of a eplayan tag and release scavenger hunt! :)

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Elderberry » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:44 am

jneilvindy wrote:Ratty that mini-deer is a dik-dik.

Right up there in the "poorly named animals for 100.00$ Alex" category.

That picture there is a baby dik-dik that was hand fed by zookeepers but it's about 1/2 the sized of a grown adult dik-dik.

I don't think you really want to run one over with your bike now do you? :cry:

So the plan next year is to tag and then release back into the wild all the eplayans we can stalk down?
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:07 pm

Ratty wrote:Yes, I know it's a ridiculous idea. That's what makes it so perfect. 100 drawbacks and 10 advantages.

You've just described a majority of television programming.

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Post by Ratty » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:13 pm

NO. I definitely invented stupid. Remember I'm the one who went ahead and fabricated a circus tent from medical walkers. Even though I KNEW I could never bring it to the burn because it has flight tendencies. I'm the one who gathered up all the eighth inch plywood for my street sign replacement camp. And painted it on both sides only to shelve the silly idea. The jrs ran a piece on adopting an intersection and I lost momentum. However, this idea has merit. I think we can come up with something that will add to everybody's enjoyment.

Here's a thought. All eplayans have a sign at their camp. Everyone has a notebook too. When you visit anyone you leave your address there for others. I like the scavenger hunt. Can I bring a paint ball pistol. Guess not. Oh well. It's beginning to sound like a baby shower game.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Elderberry » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:21 pm

Ratty wrote:NO. I definitely invented stupid. Remember I'm the one who went ahead and fabricated a circus tent from medical walkers. Even though I KNEW I could never bring it to the burn because it has flight tendencies. I'm the one who gathered up all the eighth inch plywood for my street sign replacement camp. And painted it on both sides only to shelve the silly idea. The jrs ran a piece on adopting an intersection and I lost momentum. However, this idea has merit. I think we can come up with something that will add to everybody's enjoyment.

Here's a thought. All eplayans have a sign at their camp. Everyone has a notebook too. When you visit anyone you leave your address there for others. I like the scavenger hunt. Can I bring a paint ball pistol. Guess not. Oh well. It's beginning to sound like a baby shower game.
:lol: Well, I'm not going to argue with you on that. :lol:

But, I think the sign thing with the notebook for people to leave their addresses is a good one and might be fun.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Madgirl » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:26 pm

I like the scavenger hunt idea. Bonus points if you manage to find another eplayan NOT at their camp.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Lonesomebri » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:29 pm

Let me see if I got this right.........we draw a map of Black Rock City with sharpies on Elliots back, he is released into the city, when caught, each of us adds our camp info to the map...
I think I must be missing something here.....

Personally, I like the non-electric ideas and think it would be alot more fun.
If we go with the cardboard placards as identity, can I just cut-to-the-chase and get an armband?
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:30 pm

I wondered about the scavenger hunt possibility, last night.

Since silly ideas are the norm here... what about incorporating a painted finger idea like the Afghan elections? Anybody wearing a finger (any finger, you choose, bet most make it the middle) dipped in a specific color, can be identified as an eplayan? Like gang colors, only without the eastside-westside rivalry. And guns.

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Joeln » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:42 pm

Yeah - colored fingers - we can be like a secret society.
Maybe DAB could offer a unique brand...
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by kiboy » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:43 pm

Tin Halo wrote:I wondered about the scavenger hunt possibility, last night.

Since silly ideas are the norm here... what about incorporating a painted finger idea like the Afghan elections? Anybody wearing a finger (any finger, you choose, bet most make it the middle) dipped in a specific color, can be identified as an eplayan? Like gang colors, only without the eastside-westside rivalry. And guns.
not a bad idea, then one can always pretend not to notice if you don't like the look of the person. Image

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Ratty » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:46 pm

It's a shame we can't moop. I would throw a handful of dry colored powder at each and everyone of you.
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:47 pm

oooh! A camp, specifically for eplayans. With a guard out front!

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:51 pm

Ratty wrote:It's a shame we can't moop. I would throw a handful of dry colored powder at each and everyone of you.
Well, we can, technically. It's just not the right thing to do.

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by unjonharley » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:04 pm

Your aim was off
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Post by smiffman » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:12 pm

I like this idea............Do it, Do it.


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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:13 pm

unjonharley wrote:Your aim was off

Our aim is to keep the porta-johns clean.
Your aim will help.

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Post by lucky420 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:16 pm

We aim to please

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:17 pm

I see your finger, and how it needs paint.

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Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:22 pm

Let's just get this out of the way, post-haste...
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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by gypsy68 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:33 pm

Ratty, love the idea... boy I hope I make it out this next year!

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by Tin Halo » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:34 pm

Sunbeam56 wrote:Thinking outloud... Could place a podium at a pre-arranged spot with a laminated map/spaces for listing- and a wax pencil. People can add themselves...

It had better be in the shade, then. That pencil would last all of a half-hour in the sun.

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Re: I want to find every eplyan at the burn.

Post by pink » Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:38 pm

Sharpies don't last on playa. In 2012, one of our campers was Write on Jim. He wanted to go home covered in sharpie writing. But it came off & he had a blank slate each day. So he got written on each day though...didn't mind that at all!

I like the scavenger hunt idea though!!!
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