The Size of the MAN..

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The Size of the MAN..

Post by frenchblue1 » Mon Feb 21, 2005 2:28 pm

I know it's not suppose to be the size that matters but...are there renderings of the Man yet? Last years was certainly not as impressive in years past to me. Don't want to appear ungrateful because I was just in awe of the temple. It seemed that they were downsizing the man, any truth there?

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Post by geekster » Mon Feb 21, 2005 3:58 pm

Pabst Blue Ribbon - The beer that made Gerlach famous.

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Post by sputnik » Mon Feb 21, 2005 4:02 pm

It is my understanding that the man has been constructed to be the same size every year. Perhaps he seemed smaller in 04 because he was so high above people and you couldn't get right up next to him.

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Post by Rabbi Dali Rick » Mon Feb 21, 2005 5:03 pm

Funny you should ask, Frenchie. I just spent the weekend with Smoke, he's the guy who does the neon for the man, and he's so ready to get back to the playa it hurts... cool person, cool cool person. It just so happens I am helping the guys from gigsville do a pilot for "Spike TV" called "Ministers of Unknown Science" hilarously funny stuff. Not to mention totally awesome group just to hang out with afterwards. Talk about the love, you are just immersed in it when you're among them.


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Post by Tiahaar » Mon Feb 21, 2005 10:15 pm

hmmm

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Post by Tiahaar » Mon Feb 21, 2005 10:17 pm

rats

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Post by Tiahaar » Mon Feb 21, 2005 10:18 pm

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(ok...had to cheat a bit, but just to see if it was possible to do...)
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Post by geekster » Mon Feb 21, 2005 11:26 pm

It is going to be simply delicious. No moon at all so no easy reference point, you wont be able to go by the way the man is facing ... disorientation is gonna be the "thing" this year.
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Post by Zulegoona » Mon Feb 21, 2005 11:46 pm

All we need is a Mutant vehicle lit up to look like a theme camp from a distance to sit and move and sit and move right next to the esplanade.

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Post by robotland » Tue Feb 22, 2005 6:05 am

How about a long vehicle with a backlit facade on one side, emulating Center Camp?
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Post by cowboyangel » Tue Feb 22, 2005 8:05 pm

geekster wrote:It is going to be simply delicious. No moon at all so no easy reference point, you wont be able to go by the way the man is facing ... disorientation is gonna be the "thing" this year.
that gives me an idea...how about running a dozen mutant vehicles loaded with flamables into the Man at the burn to start things off? No?

well size doesn't matter, it's how he spins...
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Post by jakesonfire » Fri Mar 25, 2005 12:45 pm

whats wrong with the size everybodys always talking about size
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Post by geekster » Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:18 pm

Because because a 500ft tall man would be cool as shit!
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Post by Tancorix » Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:19 pm

geekster wrote:Because because a 500ft tall man would be cool as shit!
Ask the DPW crew that builds him what they think about that idea.

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Post by geekster » Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:21 pm

Why? I know what THEIR answer would be.
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