FOP - feet on playa.. how long for you? 2013!

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FOP - feet on playa.. how long for you? 2013!

Post by lemur » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:46 pm

So.


How many days ?

its getting that time where many of the smaller art projects and the theme camps/volunteer people are starting to gear up to go out... so whats your FOP count, and if youre going in before the gates open to the masses (or not) what are you going to setup/build/do ?


for me ... FOP 4 days!!

will be on playa friday hopefully before/around noon to help put the finishing touches on the setup of lamplighter village..

vroom!!

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Post by lucky420 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:49 pm

Well piss! I can't leave until Sunday but am staging for several far and away burners with ea. So still having fun and good times here in Renotown.

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Post by TT120 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:53 pm

I'm leaving Sacramento Sunday afternoon so I don't expect to have FOP till Monday sometime and leaving the following Tuesday so that should give me 8 days FOP! :D
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Post by knowmad » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:54 pm

Slept on the playa the other night. I'll be out there for a good bit, Early in (thursday) and cleanup for a week or two. not nearly as long as last year, 33 days FOP.
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Post by JayBobBoy » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:02 pm

Got an early entry pass to arrive with camp on Thursday. I'll leave Thursday night and after a short stopover in Reno, I should be on playa before noon on Friday. We've got art, two art cars, and a camp full of goodies to get built. No problem.....

FOP in 4 days, then ten days of desert life and out on Monday.

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Post by MikeGyver » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:11 pm

Just under 3 days is the plan. Should roll in Thursday a little after noon
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Post by knowmad » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:16 pm

Mrpatatomoto wrote:Just under 3 days is the plan. Should roll in Thursday a little after noon
sry you'll be only around for a few days, but the best days of the burn! Can't wait to see you again!
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Post by Cactus Pete » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:17 pm

JayBobBoy wrote:Got an early entry pass to arrive with camp on Thursday. I'll leave Thursday night and after a short stopover in Reno, I should be on playa before noon on Friday. We've got art, two art cars, and a camp full of goodies to get built. No problem.....

FOP in 4 days, then ten days of desert life and out on Monday.

Can't wait!
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Uh. The timeline part, not the art car part. While we have a couple of art cars, they don't let me touch them.
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Post by 9ah » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:22 pm

About 100 hours.... So many hours!!!!

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Post by lemur » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:22 pm

FOP is countdown!

not a duration.


an awesome campmate started using it ...i forget when.
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Post by lemur » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:23 pm

FOP 2014: 369 days (probably)
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Post by MikeGyver » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:24 pm

knowmad wrote:
Mrpatatomoto wrote:Just under 3 days is the plan. Should roll in Thursday a little after noon
sry you'll be only around for a few days, but the best days of the burn! Can't wait to see you again!
You read it the same way I did the first time. The thread is how long Till your on Playa, not how long your going to be On playa. Ill be On playa for 13 ish days.
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Post by lemur » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:28 pm

a few years ago i woulda loved to be on the playa 13 days

but the more i do it the more i realize, without an RV or fridge, (or commissary every day) that my max is about 10 days on the playa

just gets too hard to eat out of a cooler after that long........

(even if one was to have dry ice)
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Post by FIGJAM » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:29 pm

Hard to estimate FOP, as I tend to float once I'm there!!! 8)
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Post by Ranchdude » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:45 pm

FOP on the 23rd, staying until the 3rd

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Post by DrewDubious » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:47 pm

Should have my 1st roll in playa dust if lucky on the 25th. we shall see!

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Post by lemur » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:00 pm

i will NOT be rolling in playa dust, no matter what the greeters say... max i will do is MAYBE a hug.


at that point i just want to get in and setup.
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Post by Drawingablank » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:03 pm

About 68 hours.
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Post by TT120 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:09 pm

I leave in about 8640 minutes. I consider that to be my official BM start time since the adventure begins then.
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Post by knowmad » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:29 pm

lemur wrote:FOP is countdown!

not a duration.


an awesome campmate started using it ...i forget when.
FOP has been a term for duration among quite a few departments for a long time. it's a set up thing.
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Post by Nipple » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:45 pm

Thursday... I get there Thursday.

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Post by BoyScoutGirl » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:47 pm

knowmad wrote:
lemur wrote:FOP is countdown!

not a duration.


an awesome campmate started using it ...i forget when.
FOP has been a term for duration among quite a few departments for a long time. it's a set up thing.
Wait... I thought FOP meant "first on playa," as in the first date the first crews of DPW are allowed to be out there to do their thang*.

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Post by lemur » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:58 pm

ok it can be first on playa.

some of us dont have feet.
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Post by FIGJAM » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:33 pm

You're not going to start in about your cloven hooves AGAIN!!! :shock:
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Post by Box Burner » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:25 pm

FOP 2014: 369 days more or less
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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:19 pm

lemur wrote:ok it can be first on playa.

some of us dont have feet.
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Post by MacGlenver » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:30 pm

On playa by 8pm Saturday if all goes well.... 8 monkey huts to build. I'd better get some help :-)
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Post by Bounce530 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:09 pm

I'm hoping to have FOP about 3 hours earlier than MacGlenver. ^^^
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Post by Stray Dog » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:54 pm

This burgin will go feet dusty in T minus 8 days.
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Post by MyDearFriend » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:22 am

FOP in 48 hours.

Lemur, I dunno about your food situation but I was out there for 13 days last year and I served bacon & eggs to at least six people every day. From a regular little cooler. Then again, I did some shifts at Ice sales to make sure ice was never a problem. :? Doing that again this year, we'll see, might go out for breakfast once or twice... 8)
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