WHY I’M NOT GOING BACK TO BURNING MAN

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Postby spectabillis » Sun Oct 24, 2004 10:30 pm

Bitterman wrote:Morresy lookin' mother F-er


That was seriously funny, thanks for my new sig.

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Postby Bitterman » Thu Oct 28, 2004 12:04 am

Yer welcome Pal!

Say...I've come to realize many a thing since all my ragin' and bitter venom has come spewing forth into this sacred space; I might have been misguided this WHOLE time. (and also, I DID have a laser brain treatment at the San Francisco Decom)

Ya know kids, the way I look at people who don't burn the way I burn IS wrong. After all, the hardest core motherfukerz out there are the D.P.W. and they probably view me as some kinda jackass who's out there "ruining their good time man" and generally trashing their city. (or just scream "stoopid hippy" at me and shake a pipe clenching fist) Sooo... I'm gonna go out there next year and have the BEST spring break I can! With a difference, I'll get trashed with my bros, BUT I will try my hardest (in my stooper) to NOT leave my empties in the potties or on the ground!

SPRING BREAK 2005!
SPRING BREAK 2005!
SPRING BREAK 2005!
Bah! Psshhh!

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If it helps to know....

Postby actiongrl » Thu Oct 28, 2004 2:54 pm

There was less art this year in part because several dozen pieces pulled no-shows.

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Re: If it helps to know....

Postby geekster » Thu Oct 28, 2004 3:17 pm

actiongrl wrote:There was less art this year in part because several dozen pieces pulled no-shows.


Now THAT is sad.
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Re: If it helps to know....

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 28, 2004 3:29 pm

actiongrl wrote:There was less art this year in part because several dozen pieces pulled no-shows.
Is there any way we can know more about this? Who and why might be instructive. Any that recieved grant moneys?
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Re: If it helps to know....

Postby spectabillis » Fri Nov 05, 2004 11:26 am

theCryptofishist wrote:
actiongrl wrote:There was less art this year in part because several dozen pieces pulled no-shows.
Is there any way we can know more about this? Who and why might be instructive. Any that recieved grant moneys?


I would like to second that request for more info, 'several dozen' is a very large number.

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Postby Miss Kate » Fri Nov 05, 2004 11:29 am

Like the Dog Temple, where the heck was the Dog Temple?

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Postby stuart » Fri Nov 05, 2004 12:47 pm

dog temple got set up near center camp
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Postby gigglesnort » Fri Nov 05, 2004 10:22 pm

I read this entire thread last night before bed, and when I slept I dreamt a raven-haired priestess whispered leave no trace as she handed me a fat lottery check upon receiving which I immediately knew what my gift could be, Ticket Refund Camp! And then everyone loved me and I became the Virgin Queen of Burning Man, and all the love lifted me up into the air where 7 nazi symbols were spinning on fire around the man's head and below a grand squelching of tires as 7 art cars did donuts on the desert; 7 seven-inch gnomes chased them around holding video cameras, and in the middle a giant pool of spooge with a large trout swimming lazy circles in it singing where have all the virgins gone; and about my head spun 7 women licking their backs, and the mariachi band played on....

What is the meaning of this? And please forgive my ignorance as I'm lower even than a newbie, I'm a nobie; I'm sure I'm asking this in the wrong place or something, but is it against the rules to be here since I haven't been there? And is it okay to hang out and read, as I all of a sudden felt like a gawker as I was reading this yesterday....I know I can't have an opinion on the event, but it's all so damn silly and interesting, this burning man thing, I'm dreaming about it now, and I just can't seem to help myself but be drawn here.

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Postby Zulegoona » Fri Nov 05, 2004 10:33 pm

Your not just a gawker anymore, that's the first step.

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Postby gigglesnort » Fri Nov 05, 2004 11:13 pm

Well, that felt nice, thanks.

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Postby samtzu » Sun Nov 07, 2004 11:36 am

Zulegoona wrote:Your not just a gawker anymore, that's the first step.

Yeah, eleven more and you can be a part of "ePlayans Anonymous"
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Postby Rabbi Dali Rick » Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:50 am

gigglesnort wrote:I read this entire thread last night before bed, and when I slept I dreamt a raven-haired priestess whispered leave no trace as she handed me a fat lottery check upon receiving which I immediately knew what my gift could be, Ticket Refund Camp! And then everyone loved me and I became the Virgin Queen of Burning Man, and all the love lifted me up into the air where 7 nazi symbols were spinning on fire around the man's head and below a grand squelching of tires as 7 art cars did donuts on the desert; 7 seven-inch gnomes chased them around holding video cameras, and in the middle a giant pool of spooge with a large trout swimming lazy circles in it singing where have all the virgins gone; and about my head spun 7 women licking their backs, and the mariachi band played on....

What is the meaning of this? And please forgive my ignorance as I'm lower even than a newbie, I'm a nobie; I'm sure I'm asking this in the wrong place or something, but is it against the rules to be here since I haven't been there? And is it okay to hang out and read, as I all of a sudden felt like a gawker as I was reading this yesterday....I know I can't have an opinion on the event, but it's all so damn silly and interesting, this burning man thing, I'm dreaming about it now, and I just can't seem to help myself but be drawn here.




You may have the Flu......

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Postby CagedKitty » Mon Nov 15, 2004 12:15 pm

If burningman were perfect everyone would compare it against itself until it was separated into better & worse, good & bad, best & worst, devine & evil.
Where have I been all my life?

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Postby sparkletarte » Mon Nov 15, 2004 5:20 pm

Finally, someone (the Judge in this case) understands!

You mean you were a spectator: a neophyte who expects someone else to do the dirty work, thinks the whole event is put on for their own personal amusement and takes no responsibility for their own misguided, ill-conceived, drug-induced actions.


Yes! Yes! That's exactly what I want! All the world's a stage and it's created just for me! Okay, well, I do take responsibilities for my action, but otherwise, perfect. Thank you. I have friends who are into the same- I'll bring them and we'll rock it!

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Postby themightyaghabheegy » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:38 am

consumer wrote:I believe the most valid reason for not returning to Black Rock City is the epidemic-like amount of horrible trance 'music' being played out there. I think this atrocity is far, far worse than anything 'bigdave' mentioned in his diatribe.

* Politically Correct Burners, here's a response for you to cut and paste:

-- begin --
OMG! Don't you know that music discrimination is a form of intolerance, and in BRC there is no such thing as intolerance? In fact, intolerance is part of our zero-tolerance policy. Like, don't bother coming next year.
-- end --


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Postby Trishntek » Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:06 am

You do realize you are responding to a SIX-YEAR-OLD thread,,,,, right?
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:08 am

Trishntek wrote:You do realize you are responding to a SIX-YEAR-OLD ,,,,, right?



yes, now dont feed the tiny troll any more cupcakes.
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Postby Elderberry » Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:42 am

Though this thread is six years old, when I read the first post and some of the subsequent rebuttal, it reminded me of the current post about the $98,000.00 experience being sold on eBay. Some things seem to never change.

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Postby themightyaghabheegy » Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:26 pm

Trishntek wrote:You do realize you are responding to a SIX-YEAR-OLD thread,,,,, right?


it's never too late to talk trash, lol
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Postby Elderberry » Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:31 pm

themightyaghabheegy wrote:
Trishntek wrote:You do realize you are responding to a SIX-YEAR-OLD thread,,,,, right?


it's never too late to talk trash, lol


LOL Obviously not.

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Postby Trishntek » Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:48 pm

Walking away,,,,, shaking head,,,, mumbling to self,,,,, grumblegrumblegrumble,,,
RETROFROLIC, the place of Pink, Pain and Pleasure!
http://www.retrofrolic.com
Some call me Tnt,,,, works for me!

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Postby mdmf007 » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:09 pm

Trishntek wrote:Walking away,,,,, shaking head,,,, mumbling to self,,,,, grumblegrumblegrumble,,,


God, wish I had the setting to globally lock threads with no new responses in 24 months...And to limit the size of .gifs that people have to have in their signature line...so it has to load 40 times on one thread.

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Postby Elderberry » Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:39 pm

mdmf007 wrote:
Trishntek wrote:Walking away,,,,, shaking head,,,, mumbling to self,,,,, grumblegrumblegrumble,,,


God, wish I had the setting to globally lock threads with no new responses in 24 months...And to limit the size of .gifs that people have to have in their signature line...so it has to load 40 times on one thread.


I'm definitely with you on the file size for signatures.

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Postby Bob » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:07 am

When there's absolutely no useful content in the text of your post, does your sigfile even matter?
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Postby fuck-head. » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:59 am

kisha likes to pick scabs for some reason...thats whats obvious...
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Postby Elderberry » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:51 am

fuck-head. wrote:kisha likes to pick scabs for some reason...thats whats obvious...


What would you know your just a big fuck-head.

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Postby fuck-head. » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:44 am

i know who and what you are and what you do....so don't fuck with the fuck- head john...


or i'll out you.
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Postby Elderberry » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:41 am

fuck-head. wrote:i know who and what you are and what you do....so don't fuck with the fuck- head john...


or i'll out you.


LOL My life already is an open book.

Who are you, anyway?

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Postby ygmir » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:00 pm

jkisha wrote:
fuck-head. wrote:i know who and what you are and what you do....so don't fuck with the fuck- head john...


or i'll out you.


LOL My life already is an open book.

Who are you, anyway?

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