So how was your burn?

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So how was your burn?

Post by DVD Burner » Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:44 pm

There are those of us who would like to know.
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Post by TomServo » Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:24 pm

I missed bm 2009..but my burn was great! Till my girlfriend yelled at me for burning stuff on our patio. Good burn though...
anything worth doing is worth overdoing..

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Post by DVD Burner » Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:32 pm

:lol:
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Post by littleflower » Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:20 pm

i was too burnt out to stay for the burn ... the 6 nights i was there were pretty incredible, though.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:08 am

You know, it's called Burning Man for a reason. :)

It was bafflingly beautiful. Start stretching so you can kick yourself. ;)

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Post by Apollonaris Zeus » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:18 am

I had a great burn with several friends in my dust free back yard

Too bad DVD couldn't get into the party mood and just posted crap on Isreal

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Post by Apollonaris Zeus » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:20 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:You know, it's called Burning Man for a reason. :)

It was bafflingly beautiful. Start stretching so you can kick yourself. ;)
You know that Littleflower is different and that she didn't attend the event

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Post by littleflower » Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:02 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:You know, it's called Burning Man for a reason. :)

It was bafflingly beautiful. Start stretching so you can kick yourself. ;)
yeah, i know ... i couldn't watch the video feed without starting to cry ... next year i'll arrive on weds, and stay until tuesday. but leaving was the right decision, i didn't know how exhausted i was until i was in the car ... i was having too much fun to notice when in BRC ... ! hope the camp wasn't too hard to tear down, i felt guilty leaving you with all the work.

sorry you missed out, zeusy. it really was a blast.

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Post by Apollonaris Zeus » Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:00 am

littleflower wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
sorry you missed out, zeusy. it really was a blast.
You ended up going? Glad someone talked you into it! If I was within a one state radius, I would have gone, but I'm now on the east coast temporarily and a trip like that would entailed almost three weeks of which I would have made into a two month work trip.

AIIZ

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Post by geospyder » Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:56 am

Awesome!

Inside the Man - Image

The Man Burns - Image
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Post by Monkeypoo » Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:41 pm

I watched on the live feed with the rest of Camp Envy. We had fun bantering back and forth. I'll go next year for sure, dammit. I have 51 weeks to prepare. Woot!

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Post by 09FirstJM » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:03 am

How does one even begin to describe what it is to be part of BM? One word does it for me. Unbelievable. There really is no way to describe it without writing a 50 page bio about it. I read somewhere that no matter how it is described you cant understand until you go and I am a true believer of this now. I went in expecting greatness and came out of there being completly blown away by the Intensity, dedication, and love that is expressed by such a small number of people in comparison to this world.

What can I say? I will be going to many more BMs from now on.

I cant wait to hear more about all your experiences.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:28 am

It's healthy to have regular BMs.

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Post by Barbie » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:22 am

My Burn Was EXCELLENT! zero drama! SOooooooooo Much FUn fun fun!

The Weather was awesome the people were beautiful & the Art was Amazing! I love love love all the Hotties in the Boy shorts and rainbow socks! Wish I could have made myself get up and Party at night more! Got to ride on the Purple Palace for my first time!!!!!!! Saw the Bunnies March the boobies ride- and the skydivers fallin' .... missing my spankings this morning- and the tumping of the playa music and wishing I would have gone ahead & let that person 'nap' with ME! LOL Okay then miss ya ALL already! Headed toward the East Coast - Boston then Maine on Thursday - For my end of SUmmer Vacation Party!
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Post by geospyder » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:26 am

Barbie wrote:...missing my spankings this morning...
Spanking... I still have the perfect outline on my left "cheek" of a riding crop. I don't think I should have dropped my pants for that spanking.
You know it's going to be a bad day when you jump out of bed and miss the floor.

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Post by Coastburner » Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:19 pm

It was so amazing. I so miss it already and can't wait to go back next year. I love it when they build the man so you can climb up into it so I'm looking forward to that next year.

Still cleaning up the costumes, dust, tent, etc. I wish I was still there.

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Post by Oldguy » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:28 pm

Simply fan-damn-tastic!

Worked my mighty ass off greening center tent. 8 four hour morning shifts, didn't get burned out this year. I think I've finally found my spot.

Rode double-decker Omnibus for Friday's Artery Art Tour. Some fine work out there.

I was gifted a 5 gal. gas can, FULL!

Many more art cars out and about at night this year. Very preeety light lights. More gentle, kindly feelings from everyone I meet. One of the best years ever.

Aside from usual afternoon wind blowups, weather was gentle. No max heat made tolerable tent living.

Exodus...slow. I left my camp at 5 pm, got to asphalt at 8 pm. 3 hours to bring seven lanes to one. I got home at 3:30 am last night.Woke up at noon. Ahhh, clean sheets and cold water washup...

Just unloaded my car and trailer. One pile stuff I used, second pile stuff I did not use. I will bring less next year, yes I will, don't laugh. I'm counting all my garbage to see how much I actually consumed to make supply better next year.

Waldos, bunnies, naked bikers, pride parades. Battle of the Marching Bands, performers, musicians, artists creating in our presence. DPW, sorry I didn't have enough beer for all of youse piratyes. Lamplighters, Burning Sky, medical, rangers, staff(golfers), the guy who brought us frozen sorbet on Monday afternoon, all youse guys...a big non-creepy hug.
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Post by mars » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:03 pm

Exquisite. That's the only word I can think of that says, more than great, more than wonderful, more than awesome, more than fantastic, but still somehow contains all those sentiments.
Live as if everyone loves you and thinks you look great. Dance as if no one is watching.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:44 pm

mars wrote:Exquisite. That's the only word I can think of that says, more than great, more than wonderful, more than awesome, more than fantastic, but still somehow contains all those sentiments.
But did you like it?

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Post by mars » Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:01 pm

Nah. It really sucked. Exquisite is soooo 2002.
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Alice and the naked virgin

Post by bogotron » Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:46 pm

I stood there at the Philidelphia Experiment camp naked by firelight at 3:00 am. A virgin to BM. A pretty young woman wearing a long period dress emerged from the surrounding darkness and introduced herself to me as "Alice". We talked for a moment and then she asked me if she could give me a hug. We embraced and she rested her head on my chest. We stood there like that for what seemed like several minutes as her warmth penetrated my very soul. She was warmer than the fire. That was when I realized that I was home. Alice had welcomed me, a virgin, to a place that I can never leave. Too bad she was married.

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Post by ism » Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:11 am

Man burned on my birthday. Best freaking candle, EVAR!
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Post by AntiM » Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:17 am

Most excellent year. One one or two minor kerfluffles, but the goodness was present in every moment.

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Post by Kinetik V » Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:13 am

Best of all 7 I've made it to!
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Post by Artemis » Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:21 pm

Had a wonderful time. Felt so grateful to be out there and am counting down the months till I'm back.

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Post by Deb Prothero » Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:00 pm

Best burn ever!

Only I missed Artemis. Seems I was somewhere else when she was at my camp.

Met lots of great folks. Had a very healing Temple burn. Joan Baez sang Leonard Cohen's Hallelujiah.
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Post by Frankenstipe » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:13 pm

It was my fist burn and I wanted to see soo much more but really wanted o be with my friends while seeing it. But my friends aren't as enduring as I am in regards to walking to I didn't get to see a whole lot.

Regardless of it all though it was the best experience of my life and I'm never missing a chance to go Home again.

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Post by penguin » Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:13 pm

It was amazing. I could have done with a little less wind and a lot more time, but all in all I'm happy :)

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Post by Generic Anonymity » Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:29 pm

I had an excellent time out there - can't wait to get back. It was nothing short of amazing - everything I could have wanted and more.
geospyder wrote:
Barbie wrote:...missing my spankings this morning...
Spanking... I still have the perfect outline on my left "cheek" of a riding crop. I don't think I should have dropped my pants for that spanking.
Hah - in my camp a bunch of people were smacked with a riding crop - both to get dinner and to get a post-wedding shot. I'm the one who provided the crop. :twisted:
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Post by toaster » Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:37 pm

my virgin year... awesome
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