What Was The Most Over Used Phrase At BM '07?

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Teo del Fuego
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Post by Teo del Fuego » Thu May 15, 2008 2:12 pm

gyre wrote:
Teo del Fuego wrote:
ScottV wrote:SLOW DOWN!Even if the vehicle in question was moving at less that walking speed.
Oh fuck yeah! Like these dipshits have portable radar detectors and can tell when my car was going 6mph instead of 5 mph.
The rule is 5 mph or less if you're creating dust.
Pedestrians probably do know if you're going too fast.
Oh, ok, I'll just wait until I can move my car without creating any dust, like say, in January.

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gyre
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Post by gyre » Thu May 15, 2008 3:42 pm

I know it's frustrating, but that's the deal out there.
I've driven out there late in the week and it often means going slower than walking speed in congested areas.
I think it has to do with the type and width of the tires.
On a bike with knobby tires I was stirring up dust at any speed, big mistake.
With a smooth tire of the right width, you can go fifteen miles an hour on a bike without disturbing dust.
I think if car tires are too rough or too wide or too narrow, it makes it much worse.
Some times you just have to creep along though.

It's frustrating, but I don't disagree with it.
Kind of the price you pay for driving out there.

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Post by hollywallydoodle » Sat May 31, 2008 10:29 pm

this is my favorite thread so far...SO FUCKING HILARIOUS...i'm dying and i've never been to bm! i keep a list of things people say at work...i can't wait to do the same at bm. maybe i'll make it into a poster to keep me laughing all year long.

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phrases

Post by buttercups » Thu Jun 12, 2008 8:00 am

Most overused (and annoying): "not like it used to be"

Most underused phrase I heard: " The tities are ubiquitous man"

Next year most overused: "America - Fuck Yeah!"....and I can't wait for it!
Buttercup

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Post by Dr Dilemma » Sun Jul 20, 2008 12:58 am

Stolen from my camp's page of quotes:

"Having sex with you is like having sex with Pigpen."

"Where are my pants?" x3

"As long as I'm at Burning Man I might as well fuck a monkey."

"Too bad they don't have real monkeys here."

"Heaven - the great big rave in the sky."

"Does 'Sheriff' have 2 'f's in it?"

"Thank God for all the bottoms in the world."

"You need a chinese-finger cozy."

"Anybody wanna borrow my hot pant?"

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Post by TomServo » Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:24 am

"Dude! Can I have one of those smokes?"
anything worth doing is worth overdoing..

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When thinks got all fucked up.

Post by Marscrumbs » Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:46 am

It ain't easy being Green.

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Post by ygmir » Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:53 am

"is that real?".........
YGMIR

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Pagan

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Post by Cassidy » Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:04 pm

KestrelSF wrote:Stolen from my camp's page of quotes:

"Having sex with you is like having sex with Pigpen."
8) That's gotta be the funniest thing I didn't hear... I'm sure I would've laughed till I fell down.

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Post by joemomma » Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:21 pm

giggity giggity.....

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Re: ohhhh heres my two faves

Post by steveboy » Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:59 pm

[quote="Alchemy"]Slow the fuck down asshole!!
this warm lil giggy replaced the tired WELCOME HOME
just makes you feel soooooo good!! especially when your in first gear and on idle no foot on the pedals ...
and THE Playa version of Have a nice day...
FUCK YOUR BURN HIPPIE!! GET OFF MY LAWN!!
my response...[/img][/quote]
We had not been on the Playa 5 minutes before someone's way of telling us to slow down -- and we were going rrrreeeaaalllyyy slow -- was, "I'm gonna slash your fucking tires if you don't slow down." My response was, "Okay, but I'm gonna run you over if you do. Welcome Home!"

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Post by gyre » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:11 pm

Remember, dust sets the speed limit under 5 mph in some cases and yes, you do have to brake sometimes with an automatic to keep dust down.
Sounds like they knew something you didn't about the dust generated.
Some tires are much worse than others too.
Your car's idle speed and gearing has nothing to do with it.

5 mph or less to avoid creating dust, especially in crowded areas.



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Post by steveboy » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:21 pm

There's "Please slow down," "Hey, slow down," and "I'm gonna slash your fucking tires." Two of those will engender an "Oh, sorry!" from me; one gets "And I'm gonna fuck you up."

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Post by gyre » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:33 pm

Sounds like you may have met the dpw.

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Post by ZaphodBurner » Thu Aug 14, 2008 5:26 pm

In 2008 it's going to be snark, snarky and snarkiness.

Bitches.

That one too. Bitches. ie, See you on the playa, bitches.
"The Red Baron is smart.. He never spends the whole night dancing and drinking root beer.. "-The WWI Flying Ace

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Post by BunnyBoobs » Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:46 pm

My personal favorite was coming from a man in a full panda suit with a glowing magic wand on a motorized tryke yelling:

"FOLLOW ME I'M THE LSD PANDA!"

Our little legs peddled as fast as we could, but we were no match for the LSD Panda!

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