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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:20 pm

FIGJAM wrote:Am I the only person that cooks their turkey upside down?

I get dizzy upside, down, so it does not work for me... FJ Yoga?
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby ygmir » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:46 am

wow, slow times in Da Bar!
I'm concerned for our folks down in the fire zone.
A huge, fast moving wildfire is in Ventura county, So probably near Gaminwench and others in the region.
I hope they check in as safe soon?
Anyone have info?
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Elliot » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:01 am

She is in Ojai, which appears to be somewhat safe at this point -- from what I find in a quick search.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Sham » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:02 am

ygmir wrote:wow, slow times in Da Bar!
I'm concerned for our folks down in the fire zone.
A huge, fast moving wildfire is in Ventura county, So probably near Gaminwench and others in the region.
I hope they check in as safe soon?
Anyone have info?

She did check in as safe........
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Postby Elliot » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:43 am

Woohoo!
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Savannah » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:00 pm

FIGJAM wrote:Am I the only person that cooks their turkey upside down?


No! I do that too. :)

This is the recipe I use:
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Elliot » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:14 pm

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby ygmir » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:33 am

wow those fires are crazy! I sure hope folks here, that are in the danger zone are safe, and it's sure be great if you'd check in to let us know?
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Ratty » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:38 am

Morning Peeps. It's a self-made whirlwind of activity. I better have a drink now. There won't be time next week. Monday I start training my replacement at work. Yippy!

The Christmas Parade was a huge success. I loved the float making process.

This morning I bought my ticket for a local event in March. (3 night campout with lots of burner friends.)

Tons of small art projects started around here. I like the process more than the finished items. Last night I put bottle caps on a small hot plate and peeled off the inner linings. I made some HUGE necklaces by stringing big styrofoam Christmas balls. Keeping busy...
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby lucky420 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:44 pm

PBB ? See ya there :mrgreen:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Ratty » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:15 pm

Lucky, I can't wait. The 2 years that I've been on the Amtrakathon people have said, "See you at the bunny Burn". I figured it was time I checked it out. Of course the planning has gone ballistic. The voodoo lounge is too ambitious for me alone. I have 2 other events that will fit right in. See you there for sure.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby ygmir » Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:52 am

HI gang!
PBB indeed!! interestingly, I seem to be being recruited for gate, perimeter and rangering......
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Elliot » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:56 am

I took the basic Ranger training a few months ago. EXCELLENT STUFF! And applicable to all aspects of life, such as Perimeter and Theme Camp Management.

Have not done PBB, but might one day. It is certainly close enough to me.
One question: Is there swimming? Is it by any chance on Stony Gorge Reservoir? Of course, the water might be too cold anyway.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:16 am

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby ygmir » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:26 am

Irony indeed, FJ!

yeah Elliot, I'm not sure where PBB is, but it says on their website. I just can't remember at the moment. Pretty sure it's not at Stoneyford, though
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Popeye » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:44 pm

PBB is in Elk Creek, CA 95939 in northern Cali. Looks pretty cool, also looks like tickets are sold out. :(
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby lucky420 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:17 pm

Popeye wrote:PBB is in Elk Creek, CA 95939 in northern Cali. Looks pretty cool, also looks like tickets are sold out. :(


There’s a FB page and I think a link or page on there for tix exchange
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby JohnnyA » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:21 pm

ygmir wrote:wow those fires are crazy! I sure hope folks here, that are in the danger zone are safe, and it's sure be great if you'd check in to let us know?

It's been one heck of a "fun" week in Ventura County ... but yes, for anyone here that doesn't connect to gaminwench on Facebook, both she, and her home, are fine.

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby BeeWeeDee » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:52 pm

At what point in a new relationship do you bring up the fact that you have been to Burning Man (six times) and know you are going to have to explain what Burning Man is?

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Patsh » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:06 pm

BeeWeeDee wrote:At what point in a new relationship do you bring up the fact that you have been to Burning Man (six times) and know you are going to have to explain what Burning Man is?

I always get good advice in a bar so that's why I'm here.


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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Sham » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:09 pm

BeeWeeDee wrote:At what point in a new relationship do you bring up the fact that you have been to Burning Man (six times) and know you are going to have to explain what Burning Man is?

I always get good advice in a bar so that's why I'm here.

If you're fond of this person and want to have a life together, I would recommend telling them about Burning Man 6 months after you're married.

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby ygmir » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:34 am

I'd wonder about your relationship, and your open attitudes as a person, if TTITD didn't come up within the first hour of the first date........
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Traveller in Time » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:56 am

As ygmir wrote; did you not, just missed eachother, at The Temple the other day ? (or during a local burn event of kinds)
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Postby Savannah » Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:56 pm

BeeWeeDee wrote:At what point in a new relationship do you bring up the fact that you have been to Burning Man (six times) and know you are going to have to explain what Burning Man is?

I always get good advice in a bar so that's why I'm here.


I think I would bring it up on either the 1st date (when discussing hobbies) or by the 2nd/3rd date, since--in the event of a relationship--the person is either going to have to 1) have interest in going themselves, or 2) will need to be Understanding when one takes off for 2 weeks off-grid & then comes back both Manic & Tired.
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