Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:44 pm

Then everything is perfect the way it is because in cannot be different or you are disappointed all the time since nothing is "perfect".
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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by FlyingMonkey » Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:07 am

aserendipity wrote:Look it is all a living breathing miracle and as burners we do

every time live and breathe and so on...

I think it is important to continue the research on size and the research on what matters

Myself, I really prefer perfect

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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:48 am

the culture has changed.


we used to be the outliers.

then we were the fringe.

then came the alternatives and the hipsters

after that, the MDMA/EDM crowd.

and now, everybody and their fucking mother.

so.....how do we change the Mainstream into Outliers?













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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by some seeing eye » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:11 am

Declare success and start a new game.
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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by Dr. Pyro » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:38 am

FIGJAM wrote:A solo badass burner had very little room in her small car for a project.

She made a big banner that just said "Finish Line".

She got someone to hold the other end over a street, and when anyone crossed under the banner, they would cheer wildly for the person making it to the "Finish Line".

I find that more impressive than the 747. 8)
Unless there were more than one (or I am about as misinformed as I would be listening to Brian Williams) you speak of our very own Mydearfriend! I remember her and Graidawg a few years back at Barbie Death Camp holding the banner cheering on people who were wandering aimlessly down the street. It was a laugh riot unto itself.

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Post by Elorrum » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:38 am

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FIGJAM wrote:A solo badass burner had very little room in her small car for a project.

She made a big banner that just said "Finish Line".

She got someone to hold the other end over a street, and when anyone crossed under the banner, they would cheer wildly for the person making it to the "Finish Line".

I find that more impressive than the 747. 8)
Unless there were more than one (or I am about as misinformed as I would be listening to Brian Williams) you speak of our very own Mydearfriend! I remember her and Graidawg a few years back at Barbie Death Camp holding the banner cheering on people who were wandering aimlessly down the street. It was a laugh riot unto itself.
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Post by some seeing eye » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:58 am

I'm actually not that interested in the 747 project. It is going to need to raise a lot of money from a certain crowd, it will need to be stored near the playa and be used just 10's of days in its lifetime. And it, so far, lacks a higher aspiration as art. Finish line is exactly the opposite!
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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:53 am

fuck it.


it's ALL GONNA SUCK AND IT'S GOING TO SUCK, HARD...


save yer money for your retirement.
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Post by FlyingMonkey » Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:12 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:fuck it.


it's ALL GONNA SUCK AND IT'S GOING TO SUCK, HARD...


save yer money for your retirement.
Well that's it then. Really no point in even registering now.
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Post by jneilvindy » Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:38 pm

I dunno about the rest of you but I was born perfect.

And been screwing it up ever since :twisted:

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Post by vargaso » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:59 pm

FIGJAM wrote:A solo badass burner had very little room in her small car for a project.

She made a big banner that just said "Finish Line".

She got someone to hold the other end over a street, and when anyone crossed under the banner, they would cheer wildly for the person making it to the "Finish Line".

I find that more impressive than the 747. 8)
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Post by A-RockLeFrench » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:42 am

Yeah. Fuck that 747. Great, you and your friends have shit ton of money and your gonna buy a fucking plane and drive it around at fucking burning man. Like the fish said, more like project NO IMAGINATION.

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks that thing'll be a big fucking eyesore.

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you dont like Bri...fine, we get it.

but if you continue to be a dick, then expect me and others to shove it right back down your throat...

btw you spelled amateur wrong, you amateur.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:10 am

what was that sound?



oh yeah...



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Post by Aurelia » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:47 am

Well alright you win the fun prize

go help the President

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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by Ratty » Thu Feb 12, 2015 11:38 am

FIGJAM wrote:A solo badass burner had very little room in her small car for a project.

She made a big banner that just said "Finish Line".

She got someone to hold the other end over a street, and when anyone crossed under the banner, they would cheer wildly for the person making it to the "Finish Line".

I find that more impressive than the 747. 8)
I couldn't agree more. Fixing bikes, free tamales, teddy bear bike seat covers, hell just about everything is wonderful and appreciated. I do 'Random candy' delivery in the far out burbs late at night. I dress in a See's candy uniform and offer after dinner mints to the people on the couches in center camp waiting for the show to start. I do crossing guard duty at the slowest intersections in the city. Ira pushes a cart of candy in the most fabulous costumes. Art cars hand out small gatorades and ice cold beers out at the trash fence. The big plane will be great to see but it's lost on me. It's not the biggest bang for the buck.
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Post by maladroit » Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:00 pm

some seeing eye wrote:I'm actually not that interested in the 747 project. It is going to need to raise a lot of money from a certain crowd, it will need to be stored near the playa and be used just 10's of days in its lifetime. And it, so far, lacks a higher aspiration as art. Finish line is exactly the opposite!
The 747 is already junked...its future before this was to be melted down for scrap (and ultimately that will happen). It's made of one of the most common and recyclable materials on Earth. The act of moving and refitting it will be massively difficult and expensive, but that's no skin off your nose, don't worry about it. And deciding what is art is always fun...if no one is allowed to bring a large out-of-place object to the playa as an exhibition, then I'm sad my art sensibilities were assaulted by those non-art pieces like the Pier, La Llorona, and the Big Rig Jig.

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Post by A-RockLeFrench » Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:29 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:

french whine.

Well, it is what we do best...

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Post by Eric » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:00 pm

maladroit wrote:...if no one is allowed to bring a large out-of-place object to the playa as an exhibition, then I'm sad my art sensibilities were assaulted by those non-art pieces like the Pier, La Llorona, and the Big Rig Jig.
Big Rig Jig is probably the closest correlation (huge transportation device(s) altered for the playa), and that didn't move. It was however a fucking amazing piece of art. Someone wants to bring a 747 art car? Let 'em! Beats the fuck out of self-centered party-barges that are nothing more than MUNI buses barely draped with fabric, or things like the snobtastic Christina, something which the 747 project specifically says they don't want to be (we shall see).
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Post by theCryptofishist » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:38 pm

trilobyte wrote:That would have been a really great article 2-3 months ago, when it was all newsy and topical.
Yeah, but then it would have been a fast-draw hit piece. If Larry's and Danger Ranger's statements were December 17. and then he contacted them and contacted other people for reactions and sat down and wrote in order to make it cogent... and then there's working with the editor??? In a trade-off between speed and accuracy where should this have come down?
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Post by some seeing eye » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:43 pm

I'm very particular about art. De gustibus non disputandum est. Good art and bad art create each other. It is fine for some to believe there is no bad art on the playa. And that is even a defensible position, just not mine.
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Re: Hot off the presses.... Bloomberg article on Sherpagate

Post by maladroit » Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:28 am

some seeing eye wrote:I'm very particular about art. De gustibus non disputandum est. Good art and bad art create each other. It is fine for some to believe there is no bad art on the playa. And that is even a defensible position, just not mine.
Okay, but this is a mutant vehicle. Many are works of art too, but at heart they are just crazy improbable people movers. The ARTery people aren't the ones managing the mutant vehicles.

Technically the DMV could reject this on the basis that it is made from an airplane, it still looks like an airplane, it's not mutated to the point you can't tell what the base vehicle was. But out-of-place conveyances have always been welcomed...there are boats driving around out there based on real boats, and they just look like ordinary boats. Are you going to tell Captain Goddammit to fuck himself because his boat still looks like a boat and it's uninspired?

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:28 am

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Post by Elorrum » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:43 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:Concierge THIS....
For Fucks Sake
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Post by digital » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:44 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:Concierge THIS....
Second year burner offers Burning Man concierge service?

Thought it was a joke at first. Oh, boy. This will end badly.

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Post by Elorrum » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:50 am

Badly, How? I doubt this company will encounter any impediment as long as their clientele is worth "tran$forming" and will "carry the culture to the re$t of the world."
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Post by Elorrum » Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:35 am

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Post by Jovankat » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:32 pm

No one in their right mind is going to pay this guy for his services once they see he hasn't even had a native English speaker spell check his website right. Right!?

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