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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby tatonka » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:48 pm

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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby VultureChow » Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:03 pm

TomServo wrote:
In other words, the ones who likely had the most anxiety on the subject... If it's true that humor is a release of anxiety (or at least can be) then, not funny at all. Funny odd, not funny ha-ha


It's a little disturbing how Germans and Israelis can find this funny...but perhaps it was all in the context. I'll chalk this down as a "should have been there" moment. This jacket was carefully crafted, by yours truly.


I can't speak to the German side, but Jews my age and younger have been raised on such a heavy diet of holocaust, that it genuinely is a release and a bit of dark humor. Immediately after the holocaust, there was a reluctance to discuss actual war time experiences. The pendulum swung to the other side starting around the 70's to the point where it was almost overbearing to a young Jewish kid growing up in NJ. Israel is even more intense.

I wouldn't say I find your coat "funny," but it is amusing because it is so non-threatening when taken out of context and is a great juxtaposition the the Burning Man ethos of radical inclusion and fuzzy-bunnyness.

Also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli_Anti-Semitic_Cartoons_Contest
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:24 pm

VultureChow wrote:
TomServo wrote:
In other words, the ones who likely had the most anxiety on the subject... If it's true that humor is a release of anxiety (or at least can be) then, not funny at all. Funny odd, not funny ha-ha


It's a little disturbing how Germans and Israelis can find this funny...but perhaps it was all in the context. I'll chalk this down as a "should have been there" moment. This jacket was carefully crafted, by yours truly.


I can't speak to the German side, but Jews my age and younger have been raised on such a heavy diet of holocaust, that it genuinely is a release and a bit of dark humor. Immediately after the holocaust, there was a reluctance to discuss actual war time experiences. The pendulum swung to the other side starting around the 70's to the point where it was almost overbearing to a young Jewish kid growing up in NJ. Israel is even more intense.

It's a huge burden to put on the shoulders of a child. My guess is that the lure of the forbidden is part of it. Like saying shit or fuck or damn when you're 11 years old.
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Eric » Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:32 pm

Personally, I've been making bad Nazi & holocaust jokes since I was a mere kid, and I'm both Jewish and study history (I started studying WW2 in 4th grade, because I was that annoyingly smart kid). I'll make jokes about anything - it's a Jewish tradition. If you can't laugh in the face of suffering, why laugh at all? Laughter reminds us that we're still alive, and that we're not defeated.

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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Ratty » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:26 pm

Eril, I would be happy to make you a version but..........My husband would probably start sleeping with one eye open.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:46 pm

so, this Hutu throws this guy off a cliff and says to his friend, "Didja See that Tutsi Roll?"...
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby ygmir » Fri Sep 20, 2013 5:38 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:so, this Hutu throws this guy off a cliff and says to his friend, "Didja See that Tutsi Roll?"...

oh, you certainly hacked that one.
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby MisaBlue » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:30 pm

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Postby Savannah » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:39 pm

Beautiful!
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby danibel » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:41 pm

Eric wrote:Laughter reminds us that we're still alive, and that we're not defeated.

Thanks for this, Eric. It's a great quote and I needed it today.
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Postby lucky420 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:52 pm

Wow Misa!
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Postby britzbitz » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:12 pm

Best day ever at Funky Town. Me on the left.
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby FlyingMonkey » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:46 pm

britzbitz wrote:Best day ever at Funky Town. Me on the left.


Your left or mine? :lol:
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Eric » Mon Sep 23, 2013 10:15 pm

danibel wrote:
Eric wrote:Laughter reminds us that we're still alive, and that we're not defeated.

Thanks for this, Eric. It's a great quote and I needed it today.


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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Elliot » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:10 pm

:D
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(Maybe time for a 2013/2014 Edition -- or perhaps better to simply update the headline, so we don't lose the older faces?)
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Captain Goddammit » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:20 pm

Yeah... I'm getting to be an "older face"...
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Postby Elliot » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:28 pm

All right, all right.... Previously-posted visages.

There. You have your youth back. :lol:
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Patsh » Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:18 pm

If only it were that easy!!
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Elliot » Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:54 pm

:D
Aaaaaaaand... it's December, and time for the 2014 Edition of our Faces To Go With Names thread -- which, if all goes well, is here:

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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby delle » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:28 pm

I was going thru my burn pics and finally found one I was willing to post.

This one's dedicated to Trilo, since I spent days napping in the proximity of his camp... and actually got one of those aviator suits (which still sits in its crate, unopened, as I'm not sure how).

I've been back a few times post-burn, but unfortunately keep falling into the sea on the edge of the playa, and having trouble regaining solid ground.

Anyhow, here I am surrounded by a few new friends:

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second life with friends_4trylo by bobaloniny, on Flickr
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby lucky420 » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:32 pm

Delle, I'd recognize you anywhere :mrgreen:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby delle » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:35 pm

I actually crossed my legs like a lady in that one...

...I don't believe that's ever happened before!
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Re: Faces to go with names, 2012/13 Edition

Postby Savannah » Sun Dec 29, 2013 6:04 pm

delle wrote:
Anyhow, here I am surrounded by a few new friends:

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second life with friends_4trylo by bobaloniny, on Flickr


That's so cute. :D

I've been back a few times post-burn, but unfortunately keep falling into the sea on the edge of the playa, and having trouble regaining solid ground.


:lol:

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