Top 10 Signs that You Haven't Fully Decompressed from BM

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Top 10 Signs that You Haven't Fully Decompressed from BM

Post by PeriwinkleAlice » Tue Sep 07, 2004 5:58 pm

1. You find that you can’t go to sleep without the
thump thump thump of a techno lullaby.

2. You find yourself in the Mission wanting to hug
everyone and sit down for a discussion of Nietzsche.

3. You clean your dishes with Wet Wipes.

4. You find yourself walking to work in goggles,
lingerie, hiking boots, and a dust mask.

5. You don’t feel comfortable going out at night
without a supply of glowsticks.

6. Instead of reaching for a cup of coffee or a Red
Bull for invigoration, you wonder which of your
friends might have some leftover E.

7. The sight a blue Port-A-Potty makes you sigh with
fondness and longing.

8. You start referring to your apartment as Center
Camp and your favorite hang out as 8 o’clock and
Venus.

9. You have to excavate through 14 layers of dust to
uncover your keys and sunglasses.

10. You start insisting that everyone at work refer to
you by your Playa name.

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Post by orangepeelmoses » Wed Sep 08, 2004 4:58 pm

thanks for the bloody marys,
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Re: Top 10 Signs that You Haven't Fully Decompressed from BM

Post by PurpleKoosh » Wed Sep 08, 2004 7:27 pm

PeriwinkleAlice wrote:3. You clean your dishes with Wet Wipes.
It's all about hand sanitizer, baby.
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Post by bradDaDad » Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:00 pm

Everywhere you look...moop! moop!

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Post by Karma » Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:08 pm

1) You lay out your sleeping bag in the living room, and fall asleep there cause the bed feels weird.

2) You setup an Evap pond from the shower in your bathroom.

3) You go grocery shopping, then put everything you bought in Ice chests.

4) Your apartment, which was amazingly dusty and un-kempt when you left for BRC, now looks stunningly clean and orderly.
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Post by diane o'thirst » Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:29 pm

1.) You wake up in your bed and see the cat and think, "Who the hell would bring a CAT out here!?!"

2.) You blow your nose, rub on some lip balm, pull on some socks and reach for the sarong before heading to the bathroom.

3.) You actually forget to flush the toilet!

4.) You carry your water bottle everywhere and sip it continuously. (Not that that's a bad idea)

5.) You see a water truck and dash madly after it, cheering.

6.) You see some store employees working on a store display and offer them a hand.

7.) Speaking strictly for myself, I observe the moment of silence at sunset then burst forth in a spirited Salute to Ra (I was in Opera Camp and we did a ritual opera for Ra this year).

8.) Speaking again strictly for myself — on the way home to Oregon, we stopped at a spring coming out of the side of the mountain near Shasta, and after tanking up a couple bottles I bowed to the spring and offered it a gift in return for the water.

9.) You start planning next year's camp before you've even finished unpacking this year's!

10.) You comb the E-Playa looking for topics like this one! ;)
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Post by cornelius » Wed Sep 08, 2004 11:05 pm

I de-playa'd my car, but left my camping stuff out in the garage untouched. Every now and then I will slip out and pat the sleeping bag lightly while inhaling deeply. I like leaving a very fine dusting of playa on my hands and sniff it every now and again. It makes me feel like home.
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Post by Lydia Love » Thu Sep 09, 2004 1:10 am

leaving the house you forget your keys, cellphone and wallet

but you have chapstick!
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Post by Ranger Genius » Thu Sep 09, 2004 1:24 am

1: You walk into a casino on the way home and wonder how big their generator must be.
2: You see a parking meter and your first response is to be amused by it.
3: You smile at strangers. A lot.
4: You feel guilty for driving your car. And have trouble going that fast.
5: Your clothes suddenly feel...very...confining.
6: You attach no actual value to those little green pieces of paper with pictures of dead guys on them (a real problem for me for a while).
7: You catch yourself trying to understand the artistic vision behind what turns out to be a part of a disassembled food processor.
8: You took home a 20-oz bottle full of playa dust (to be used as seasoning later, when REALLY needed.)
9: You meet a new co-worker and hug them instead of shaking their hand (they tend to avoid your office if you do this, unless you're attractive and of the opposite gender [or at least of the gender they prefer]).
10: You keep watching for cars covered in white dust at gas station parking lots, so that you can talk to their occupants.
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Post by Rian Jackson » Thu Sep 09, 2004 9:31 am

1) You continuously refer to the bathroom as 'potty camp'
2) You can't make heads or tails of the postal service trucks; the writing seems incomprehensible.
3) You can't seem to make yourself go to bed at your own home - all alone, in a futon.
4) You see sheds on the drive and wonder if they're giant burner kwanset huts.
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Karma wrote:Your apartment, which was amazingly dusty and un-kempt when you left for BRC, now looks stunningly clean and orderly.
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Post by samtzu » Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:05 am

1) Your coffee tastes funny. You realize there is no alkalai in it, and Sweet and Low doesn't make an alkalai substitute.
2) You halucinate your coworkers in body paint, e-wire, glow sticks, kilts, topless, and filthy.
3) You still have lizard skin.
4) You cut off the rest of your hair because it is dead, dead, dead!!
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Post by cowboyangel » Thu Sep 09, 2004 12:00 pm

1) continue to sleep in your sleeping bag
2) continue to eat some freeze-dried food
3) continue to use earplugs
4) drive in your car, turn on the air vents and like the clouds of playa dust that eminate forth
5) look for other cars on the freeway that have "man " decals
6) stay locked into eplaya even when you know you have better things to do
7) read all back newspaper accounts of BM 2004
8) not mind the unpacked, dust-ridden shit that litters the entryway, garage, bedroom, etc etc
9) intense need to go dancing
10) disillusionment with world politics
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Post by GuinivereElise » Thu Sep 09, 2004 12:15 pm

You can't understand why, when you yell out "Happy!" a la Happy Camp Salute Style, no one yells it back...

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Post by stuart » Thu Sep 09, 2004 1:34 pm

last night at about 2 a.m. I got out of bed to pee. I walked right through my bathroom and out the front door of the house. I did not feel like making it to the potties so I started to pee right off of my front porch. Did not get a clue until a car drove up my street.

That's some fucked up, but true, shit right there.
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Post by cowboyangel » Thu Sep 09, 2004 1:40 pm

Stuart thanks for sharing that! Wish I had met you at Black Rock.......I've been known to pee off of my front porch too! We are such men, ain't it so!
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Post by kylie sparks » Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:02 pm

Uhhhhhh, Gross!

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Post by Rian Jackson » Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:14 pm

cowboyangel wrote:Stuart thanks for sharing that! Wish I had met you at Black Rock.......I've been known to pee off of my front porch too! We are such men, ain't it so!
e-Women read and weep!
hey, we can do it too. it just takes flexibility, balance, and finesse. and a front porch, which i currently lack.
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Post by Lydia Love » Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:20 pm

oh shit that's funny, Stuart.

I wonder what would have happened if you *had* felt like walking as far as the potties?
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Post by Layne » Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:26 pm

I found myself breaking open glowsticks and laying them in the dust around my apartment last night. I'm glad the urge to stick my flame-thrower out the window and start firing off the last of my gas died down
for I fear my neighbors may not have appreciated it as much as me.

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Post by GuinivereElise » Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:36 pm

"hey, we can do it too. it just takes flexibility, balance, and finesse. and a front porch, which i currently lack"

naw.... just a pee funnel!

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Post by Rian Jackson » Thu Sep 09, 2004 3:28 pm

Lydia Love wrote:oh shit that's funny, Stuart.

I wonder what would have happened if you *had* felt like walking as far as the potties?
maybe i shouldn't comment about where camp hi's potty was.
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Post by PurpleKoosh » Thu Sep 09, 2004 7:24 pm

GuinivereElise wrote:You can't understand why, when you yell out "Happy!" a la Happy Camp Salute Style, no one yells it back...
um...'cause I was camped down the street from them and the Washoe Co. Loose Nurses and I got tired of them shouting it back and forth to each other all damn day?
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Post by Ivy » Thu Sep 09, 2004 7:34 pm

We were camped across the street from Happy Camp last year and a few of us decided that if we were near them again, we would start "Apathy camp" and anytime someone yelled "Happy!" we would yell "Whatever."

Though I still admire Grover's enthusiastic cry of "Fuck you" in response to every "happy!" he heard.

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Post by samtzu » Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:22 am

CA Wrote:
I've been known to pee off of my front porch too! We are such men, ain't it so!
For years I've defined happiness as a home where you could pee off of the front porch whenever you wanted to.

Probably why I've had so much trouble at hotels that have balconies.
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Post by cowboyangel » Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:09 am

Love ya Sam! Just got back from a little jaunt in my truck, I turned the air vents on again and there was that unmistakable smell of dry dirt, clay, alkalai and god's talcum powder- playa dust, and I loved it!
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Post by samtzu » Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:59 am

I'm hip! I haven't washed mine yet, and it looks sooooooo cool next to all the new Mercedes, Mitsubishis, Dodges, etc., in the corporate parking lot. It looks like Jed Clampett is working in Accounting!
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Post by Simply Joel » Fri Sep 10, 2004 12:36 pm

stuart wrote:last night at about 2 a.m. I got out of bed to pee. I walked right through my bathroom and out the front door of the house. I did not feel like making it to the potties so I started to pee right off of my front porch. Did not get a clue until a car drove up my street.

That's some fucked up, but true, shit right there.
You folks are far to urban... we, here in the midwest, pee just about anywhere we want to... as long as you don't wave your "member" at a crowd... ahhh, to be a farm boy.

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Post by samtzu » Fri Sep 10, 2004 12:39 pm

Actually, when I pull out my member, it is like being in a crowd...

Oh, the hubris!
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Post by Simply Joel » Fri Sep 10, 2004 1:29 pm

samtzu wrote:Actually, when I pull out my member, it is like being in a crowd...

Oh, the hubris!
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two males walking across a large suspension bridge located near San Francisco... both have the need to urinate...

as they begin to relieve themselves, the first says in a loud boastful voice

"man this water sure is cold"

after a short silence, the second man responds in a low confident voice

"and it sure is deep too."

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Post by samtzu » Fri Sep 10, 2004 1:34 pm

I remember... and it was deep

True story:(I think I've told this here before) My son and I were in the theatre restroom after a movie, a full house behind us. I'm fumbling for Sir Lawrence when he says to me, "What's the matter, Dad... can't find it?" I replied, "I can find it, I just can't find the end of it..." Room full of laughter behind us...
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