2015 one item a day for BM list..

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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by lucky420 » Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:12 am

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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by unjonharley » Tue Aug 25, 2015 8:18 am

With all that "stuff", Don't forget to put yourself in the load..

Watch out for those Maniac Burners.. They will be every where on the roads..

Get there safe.. I'll miss you this year.. My aim will be better in 2016..
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by EmilyD » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:50 am

Van and trailer are at the mechanic's for a safety check.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Savannah » Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:21 pm

unjonharley wrote:With all that "stuff", Don't forget to put yourself in the load..

Watch out for those Maniac Burners.. They will be every where on the roads..

Get there safe.. I'll miss you this year.. My aim will be better in 2016..
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Oldguy » Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:09 pm

Cokes in cooler, canned goods and water in milk crate, clothes in bag, new underwear and socks. Sleeping bags and snivel gear ready, fieldpack, colemen stove, primus stove, kitchen stuff all piled in living room. Hair braided and beard braided.
Gleaners tomorrow for fresh food and snacks, giveaway hippie food, and stuff. Fillings at 1 pm tomorrow .Library for e-mail copies after 1. County fair Thursday 4 to 9 pm. Packing starts after fair. good to go on Sunday morning... :mrgreen:
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Post by remi » Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:15 pm

Kitchen stuff packed
Painted rear-facing custom made seat for Trike
Cleaned coolers
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Update my first aid kit (certain essential oils, etc.)
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Post by Patsh » Tue Aug 25, 2015 8:27 pm

First half loaded into my little car, up to Flagstaff, re-loaded into the back of TinkerMom's truck, all with the help of strapping young men. (I might have to get me one of those...) Missed the rain by minutes!

Thank you, strapping young men, and especially, THANK YOU TinkerMom!!!

Second half into my car in the morning, and aiming to head out in the late afternoon, timed to miss Las Vegas rush hour.
Meeting up with Delle & Mr. Mellow in Reno on Thursday.

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Post by danibel » Tue Aug 25, 2015 8:37 pm

Cannot get the rusted bike chain off with the stupid little tool. I finally just sprayed it with wd-40 and now its sitting soaking and hopefully will be more cooperative tomorrow. If I had bolt cutters I would have cut that sucker already.

Picked up the baby wipes and got the coolers all cleaned out and ready to load. Not having a camp meal for daily dinners is a bit stressful for me, even though I don't always eat it, it was nice to have as an option.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Captain Goddammit » Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:52 pm

I think the truck & trailer are just about loaded. I have ONE more evening to get set, then the plan is to split immediately after work Thursday evening. It's just as likely I'll have to spend Thursday evening taking care of last minute shit, so I'm trying to mentally prepare for that. But I intend to be OUTTA HERE, on time!!
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Post by mooserider » Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:54 am

Only one day away from the playa, after a 4-day drive from the east coast. Gotta get the perishables and the rest of the stuff I forgot to pack before I pick up the fly-in team in Reno. Snoozing in the W****** parking lot....

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Post by EmilyD » Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:35 am

Made the bed in the trailer and taped heater filters to the windows. Final day at work today, and a big family dinner tonight, but all I want to do is pack!! Can't really get to it until tomorrow, at least everything is staged. I leave for Reno on Friday morning.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by sadie » Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:35 pm

Got everything loaded except for the coolers...they will go in tonight...leaving at the butt crack of dawn tomorrow!

Here's my companion until Vegas...then I get a real human!
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Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:10 pm

sadie wrote:Here's my companion until Vegas..
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Post by nilasnake » Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:30 pm

it's odd going to walmart as the burners are coming to town, and i'm in my work clothes, looking dull and frumpy, and they are colorful and giddy with excitement in seeing each other. i am invisible and feeling like i don't want to 'look normal'.
but got the frozen stuff that can't fit in my home freezer put into coolers and pull out tomorrow with my canadian rideshare.

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Post by rideincircles » Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:11 pm

Sleep. I really need some. I doubt that will happen though since I need to finish a couple more items on the swamp cooler, then cutting holes in the yurt for vents and doors, setup the costco carport, make another shelf, finish packing, and a bunch of smaller items on the list. I gave up on panic mode, but now I just need some rest. May sleep in Friday and then pick up the van and finish everything else minor then.

Exhaustion will probably smack me in the face later on tonight. I haven't gone to bed before 2am in weeks. I think last time was from exhaustion also.

Heading out Saturday morning.

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Post by skippy3k » Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:42 pm

I had everything dialed in, even remembered to order a replacement ink cartridge for our printer so the kids can print schoolwork while we are gone. I was feeling pretty good about myself.

Then I realized...I never got the additional poles I need for our shade structure. Without them, it doesn't go up. And then on the heels of that realization, I see that when I requested my vacation, I was a day short. Now I'm doubting myself about everything. Today was the day I had that thought "why the hell do we do this thing?"

We are supposed to pack tomorrow and leave Friday. Ugh.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by FIGJAM » Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:56 pm

Binge watching Scrubs.
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Post by EmilyD » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:01 pm

skippy3k wrote:I had everything dialed in, even remembered to order a replacement ink cartridge for our printer so the kids can print schoolwork while we are gone. I was feeling pretty good about myself.

Then I realized...I never got the additional poles I need for our shade structure. Without them, it doesn't go up. And then on the heels of that realization, I see that when I requested my vacation, I was a day short. Now I'm doubting myself about everything. Today was the day I had that thought "why the hell do we do this thing?"

We are supposed to pack tomorrow and leave Friday. Ugh.
Tomorrow will make all the difference! Aren't you glad you remembered the poles BEFORE you left?
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Post by Captain Goddammit » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:14 pm

As usual, I threw on a few extra sheets of plywood and some 10' 2x4s that I haven't got any planned use for.
I always do this, and it never goes unused!
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Post by Canoe » Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:16 pm

Captain Goddammit wrote:As usual, I threw on a few extra sheets of plywood and some 10' 2x4s that I haven't got any planned use for.
I always do this, and it never goes unused!
If we get rain, you can build an ark or something...

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Post by danibel » Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:58 pm

Yay. The wd40 did the trick and I got the rusty no good chain off! Now I have to get the new chain on! But I got home too late this evening to try. My brother is in town from New Mexico and I spent some much needed downtime hanging out at my moms and being with mi familia.

I got into the class I really wanted to get for next semester! I also got a super hot lead at work, and that is very good news! Not exactly all Burning Man related, but life related and that counts these days.

Hugs to all those that are packing and leaving so soon. I wish I could go tomorrow. Someday, I will.
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Post by EmilyD » Fri Aug 28, 2015 1:09 am

Just paid the last bill, car is packed except for food, everything fits well this year, too well, what did I forget?!? Departing for Reno TOMORROW morning. Finally, six months of planning about to be realized, whew now I can let go! See you all out there in the sun, dust, wind, and hopefully that's all. :-)
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Post by BoyScoutGirl » Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:07 am

On the road! SAFE TRAVELS, everyone! Come by to see me any afternoon at Lamplighters in Center Camp :)
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Post by danibel » Fri Aug 28, 2015 4:36 pm

YAY BSG!

Have a great trip!

My sweetie reminded me that my extra shade cloth needs bungees. I know it's not PC to order from Amazon right now, but free prime shipping and they will arrive on Monday! Booked hotel room for Monday night in Reno (Thanks Doc!). Not going to buttcrack out, but leave at some point when the line is reasonable (if it's reasonable).

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Sat Sep 19, 2015 10:51 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:As usual, I threw on a few extra sheets of plywood and some 10' 2x4s that I haven't got any planned use for.
I always do this, and it never goes unused!
It did not go unused!
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Post by Wigwam » Sat Sep 19, 2015 11:40 am

I gotta say, I tried this for this years burn. I usually rush around the week before, madly creating, cleaning, packing, preparing. I thought to myself, "Not this year. This year's gonna be different. I'm starting in February to get ready." And I did. And I forgot everything. I'm lucky I remembered my tent. I mean, I brought lots of "stuff". Stuff I didn't need, stuff no one needed. Stuff no one's *ever* needed. I ended up with so much stuff, it never really all got unpacked. It'll be better next year. I'm gonna wait until the last frigging *day* to pack things. Yeah...that's it. That's what I'll do...and it'll be *GREAT* Or something.
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Post by Ratty » Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:46 pm

I'm gonna be super ready next year. All the right stuff went on the shelves in the hut. All the rest is going on the curb.
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Post by Captain Goddammit » Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:46 am

Every time I go, the assumption is it'll be easier and cheaper than before.
Every time I go, it ends up being harder and more expensive than before.
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Post by Elderberry » Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:50 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:Every time I go, the assumption is it'll be easier and cheaper than before.
Every time I go, it ends up being harder and more expensive than before.
OMG if that ain't the truth! :shock:
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Post by danibel » Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:00 pm

Captain Goddammit wrote:Every time I go, the assumption is it'll be easier and cheaper than before.
Every time I go, it ends up being harder and more expensive than before.

This is my challenge too. Glad I am not the only one.

Edited* changed problem to challenge. Problem is too negative a word. Sorry. :)
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