2015 one item a day for BM list..

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

Post by Elliot » Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:14 pm

About "condition alpha", maybe this ought to be mandatory reading:

http://www.damer.com/pictures/events/bu ... guide.html

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

Post by FoolsGold » Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:05 pm

I've been spending far too much time looking for a tent that's tough, roomy, *likely* able to handle the winds, and capable of being set up by one person without taking flight. I think I've looked at approximately 427 tents online.

It's already easy enough to procrastinate , but I think I've hit the jackpot in hunting for tents...

Aside from the great tent search, I've been adding to my list of things to get/do. Pretty soon I'm going to need a list to manage this list.

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

Post by robbidobbs » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:41 pm

That's BM for ya: list management.
There is a reverse correlation between list management vs number of times attended IMO. I started out with about half a dozen lists that I worked on from February my first year. But anymore I make up one list at the beginning of August.
There is always something you'll forget. The best you can hope for is that it's something you can either live without or something you can get via playa magnanimity.
Now that I'm clued into condition alpha, I figure I may as well put that shit too on the list.
Although the DPW first aid kit is pretty easy: needle nose pliers, sewing needle, duct tape, super glue, Bacardi 151.

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Post by motskyroonmatick » Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:51 pm

Camp sign up survey done and live! YAY! WOHOOOO!!!!
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Post by robbidobbs » Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:04 am

Printer/laptop set up. One print run done. Several sheet and ink fails.
Printer may or may not survive one more year's worth of production.
Cutter needs new surface protection, will see about glass.
11 buttons , incl one "BURNIER THAN THOU", completed.
Dr Dons blanks on their way.

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Post by Marvelous_Mancy » Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:05 pm

Joined eplaya! Gotta start with baby steps, right?

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Post by VultureChow » Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:17 pm

Welcome Mancy!
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Post by robbidobbs » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:58 am

WHOO HOO! I got Dr Dons button blanks yesterday in the mail.Yay I don't have to fight with bad engineering.
I make 35 last night until my right hand got too tired. Pacing myself. Watching ignorable silly movies while squishing buttons.

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Post by skippy3k » Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:27 pm

Took the MV for it's inaugural test drive. Made it back home too....right before I found out the gas gauge is wildly inaccurate and I ran out of gas rolling into the garage. Add that to the list.

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Post by robbidobbs » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:35 am

I just ordered another bullhorn. My microphone was getting goofy last year and although it works ok now, I just don't want to take any chances. It was $26. Big deal.

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Post by Savannah » Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:26 pm

Marvelous_Mancy wrote:Joined eplaya! Gotta start with baby steps, right?
Right!

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Post by robbidobbs » Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:13 pm

62 buttons finished last night. Taking the night off as I kind of over did it with that round.

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Post by MikeGyver » Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:22 pm

skippy3k wrote:Took the MV for it's inaugural test drive. Made it back home too....right before I found out the gas gauge is wildly inaccurate and I ran out of gas rolling into the garage. Add that to the list.

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With all that's missing I'm surprised you left the fuel gauge on. Very interested to see what it turns into.
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Post by Joeln » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:10 am

New fan in the cooler and reduced the size of the media to give some clearance from the side.
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Cups for gifting and my mask for sandblasting a man logo onto them.
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Post by FIGJAM » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:24 am

Raise the inner pad an inch and it will help keep your drip line in place. 8)
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Post by mooserider » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:55 am

I've made my appointment for RV routine maintenance and inspection. Also finally got connected to the local regional's planning group, so I can participate in their craziness. 8)

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Post by Drawingablank » Wed Mar 11, 2015 11:03 am

The basics completed - ticket, hotel booked, truck booked, and plane ticket purchased.

Today I begin my daily task of working on my alcohol tolerance.
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Post by Ratty » Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:27 pm

Good luck Drawingablank. Wish I could join you. Today was a great garage sale day. I got...A big rainfly from a coleman tent, yet another camelback, a teenie tiny plastic cutting board, a wonderful black plastic shower water warmer and the best thing of all...a toilet seat that fits a 5 gallon bucket. Not too bad for $15.

Now what can I get rid of to make room?
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Post by robbidobbs » Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:39 pm

Snap on toilet seats are the best!
I just finished another 35 buttons, have about 30 more and I'm done w that project. Stopping cause my elbow hurts to continue.

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

Post by mooserider » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:10 am

robbidobbs wrote:Snap on toilet seats are the best!
Snap-on toilet seats? Where? In the porta-potties? Does that mean we have to worry about the seats falling off?

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Post by robbidobbs » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:54 am

Search for Reliant Luggable Loo. It's a snap on plastic toilet seat that fits onto a 5 gallon bucket.
You don't have to worry about the Porto seats coming off. They'll do it on their own. Consider: 2 bolts into old plastic, lots of torque and stoner butt traffic.
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Post by Elderberry » Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:23 am

We have one of those--bring it to the playa every year after a bad experience of not being able to make it to the portos in time. :( Fortunately, haven't had to use it.
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Post by Jovankat » Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:22 pm

I love my luggable loo! I don't think I could survive the week without it. Sorry Robbi but I prefer it to your portos.

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Post by robbidobbs » Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:39 pm

I'm ok with that. I love mine too! I used one for years. It was just this year that I discovered the joys of living in LOS of the doors, so I have a wide variety of potties to chose from. And I enjoy the sound of doors slamming all night-it's the sound of life.
Ok I'm weird.
In othe news: I realized today I have three more buttons to make: stop the horror, Pottie friend , and hoverers, don't do it wrong.
Gah! That's like 60 more buttons to make. This shit just is going on and on.

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Post by Ratty » Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:45 pm

It's the little things....Today I found a tiny journal. It's barely 3" by 4". Carrying a book is necessary for me because I'm forgetful out there. Camp addresses, events, names to go with pictures I've taken, things I absolutely need next year etc...I have several others to gift but this one is so small I love it. Oh, and three beautiful bras to make into tops.

In July I'm going to have to throw one hell of a yard sale. 6 months to go and no place to put this stuff.
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Post by mooserider » Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:29 am

robbidobbs wrote:Although the DPW first aid kit is pretty easy: needle nose pliers, sewing needle, duct tape, super glue, Bacardi 151.
Uh, is the 151 for the manufacturer's intended purpose, or something else? Just thinking of the lighting guys in my college theater, who kept "lighting solvent" in their toolkit (to keep the lighting operators clean?).

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

Post by FIGJAM » Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:05 am

The 151 is for the amputations................and there are ALWAYS amputations!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by bedlamdoll » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:43 am

Got an email this morning: I'm officially gonna be a DMV Hottie! Reading the handbook now.
This afternoon-make yet another cotton slip dress.

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Post by Ratty » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:52 am

Congrats Bedlamdoll. You will have a blast and be the perfect hottie.
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Post by bedlamdoll » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:59 am

Thanks Ratty! I'm excited-I'm looking forward to having something to force me out of my shell a bit.

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