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When is that little metermaid scooter going to move?

Today
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1%
Today
1
1%
Tomorrow
9
12%
Tomorrow
9
12%
Never
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37%
Never
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37%
 
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Post by robotland » Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:04 am

Except for during the barbecue, the view NEVER CHANGES.....So why do I have to look every hour or so?
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Post by theCryptofishist » Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:10 am

You just gotta see that first burner rv pull through town. Or maybe they'll be a jackknifed gypsum truck...
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Post by robotland » Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:12 am

Is that the backside of the "Save the Gerlach Water Tower" booth I see? 'Cuz I gotta get some t-shirts for The Folks Back Home.
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Post by dinosaurwilly » Thu Aug 11, 2005 4:09 pm

Damn! I emailed my friend who is working in gerlach now to see if she could move "tuk tuk" so I would "win" in the moving the scooter poll, but she says its too heavy for her to move!

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Post by robotland » Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:09 am

THIS JUST IN :
Gerlach Webcam Watchguard Group reports the following from The Greater Metro Gerlach Area:

It's dark.

(I'm actually growing quuite fond of Tuk Tuk.)
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 12, 2005 8:14 am

I saw an RV heading past the office towards the playa entrance yesterday. Yup things are beginning to hop in dt Gerlach...
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Post by robotland » Fri Aug 12, 2005 9:07 am

What's up with the watertower, by the way? I know they were working on the roof shortly ago- Is it "saved" now? (Standing by with t-shirt money.)
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 12, 2005 9:13 am

according to this DPW blog it sounds like yes. There was also a pic in the JRS speaks that Maid Marian sends out that had a photo from that night from the webcam...
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Post by robotland » Fri Aug 12, 2005 9:59 am

Rats. I'll have to take the t-shirt I've already got out of heavy rotation, if it's gotta last.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 12, 2005 10:10 am

Well wait and see. Maybe they still need maintenance money...
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Post by robotland » Fri Aug 12, 2005 10:18 am

Hope springs eternal. You are a font of wisdom- I will go with the flow. Perhaps a reservoir of shirts remains- Water the odds?
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Post by dinosaurwilly » Fri Aug 12, 2005 1:54 pm

Web Cam update ....
2 bike riders pedalling through down-town gerlach heading east, 8/12/05, 1:49PM.

where are they going, I wonder? Are they on vacation, locals? Do they know burning man is coming or are they innocent by-standers? We will never know.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 12, 2005 1:59 pm

Yeah, not enough resolution to tell if there's fur on the bikes...
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 12, 2005 2:14 pm

Image

lovely shot, huh.from here
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 12, 2005 4:33 pm

Trailor parked outside bruno's
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Post by actiongrl » Sat Aug 13, 2005 2:01 am

Nice rainbow!

I'm so glad someone else recognized that it was a tuk-tuk.

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Post by Ranger Genius » Sat Aug 13, 2005 10:45 am

There's someone sitting on one of the picnic tables right now.
“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.”

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Post by robbidobbs » Sat Aug 13, 2005 11:19 am

FLASH!

Saturday morning, 11:13am Pacific time

A shiny, way too clean dark blue car was seen blowing thru this sleepy desert town. Bets are on that it's not a local or a Burner, but someone completely different.
Eye witness accounts express doubt that they've stayed in town very long, possibly just slowing down to 35 mph while blowing past Bruno's.
What makes this observer so sure?
"Not enough dust on 'em."
I'll be in my blanket fort until further notice.

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Post by Emerald » Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:09 am

Speaking of webcams --- does anyone know if there will be one at the event again this year?

Thanks all.

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Post by robotland » Mon Aug 15, 2005 6:29 am

Good morning, water tower....Good morning, Bruno's....Good morning, dead tree....Good morning, Tuk Tuk- HEY!!!!!! WHERE THE HELL'S TUK TUK?!?
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:19 am

Dang it, you're right! How am I going to validate this experience without getting a picture of me and Tuk Tuk as I go through town to the burn?

all is illusion....
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Post by hunter S » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:23 am

OH MY DOG!!! somthing HAS changed .....TUK-TUK is missing :shock: Quick call the office...."Boss I realley can't make it this morning"...." of course it's an emergancy" somthing must be DONE!!! send out the scouts!!

But until reports come in we'll just have to drink beer in front of the trusty web cam :D
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:24 am

Does it look like the webcam is having some sort of double vision thing going on?
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Post by DoctorIknow » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:25 am

For those of us who might not know every square inch of the BM website:

http://www.burningman.com/preparation/t ... ebcam.html

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Post by robotland » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:25 am

Goddammit, don't make me drop everything and drive all the way the hell out there and check.....

.....Okay, make me.


And I want a picture with Tuk Tuk too....The Water Tower people should set up a charity phot-op!
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:29 am

Thanks Doctor. Believe me that I bookmarked that after JRS tipped me off, but not everybody is so distanced from an actual life...
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Post by dinosaurwilly » Mon Aug 15, 2005 10:59 am

How did that happen without anyone noticing! Gerlack looks naked without tuk-tuk! Quick, someone get a jacket to throw over her (gerlach's) shoulders!

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:07 am

We can only hope she (Tuk Tuk) has gone onto bigger and better things. I'm hoping for playa metermaid, handing out tickets to art cars, bikes, tents, peds, bikers, and art. Dare we hope a "love note" to the man?

Move by 9/4 or will be burned!
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Post by robotland » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:16 am

Do you think her family knows she's missing?
http://www.tuk-tuk.co.uk/
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:25 am

Maybe she's gone for lunch
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