Stuff I found while mooping

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Wineaux
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Stuff I found while mooping

Postby Wineaux » Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:47 am

As a first time burner, my main contribution in 2009 was picking up moop everywhere I could, especially on my long walks in the deep playa. I'm hooked!... not hooked on picking up cigarette butts (which was about 1/4 of the total moop content)...but hooked on the community feeling of BM. I'll definitely be back year after year now. In the mean time, where do I post the lost items I found?

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Postby ygmir » Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:19 pm

if you found my mind or ability to concentrate, I'd appreciate kno........uh, well,,,,,,,er,

look, a .........

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Wineaux
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Postby Wineaux » Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:22 pm

Finding your mind would have to mean I found my own as well (sorry, no luck there). I did, however, find things in my mind.

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Postby Artemis » Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:24 pm

[url=http://eplaya.burningman.org/index.php?c=54]Here's where you can post found items.
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That was very sweet of you to moop around as your gift. Welcome to eplaya.

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Postby LittleLebowski » Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:59 pm

good idea. As a first timer I will be doing my best to contribute this year and that sounds like an easy way to help out.
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Postby twang2000 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:14 pm

Mooping was great! People came up to me and gave cold water, hugs, and the best swag!

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Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Sep 15, 2009 12:08 am

i found all the drugs i needed, just when i needed them.


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Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Sep 15, 2009 12:19 pm

9 iron chickens
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Postby oscillator » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:29 pm

Ranger Madtown found a Playa Mushroom that fit my installation *perfectly*.

Thanks Persons Unknown!

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Postby BitterDan » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:46 pm

Woot! Welcome to the club. One of my favorite daytime activities is moop pickup around my neighborhood. You get to meet a bunch of great folks and spread the word about cleaning up the playa. I have never found anything cool but, yes, cigarette butts seem to be to biggest contribution to polluting the playa.

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Postby TomServo » Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:44 pm

Maybe their shound be a moop hour. Every day at say noon? It doesn't have to be a whole hour, just 5-10 minutes. Kinda like the hoots and hollers at sunrise and sunset. Somebody kick me before I turn into a hippie! I love mooping! Not in my house, but on the playa its fun. Payed for my fuel home three years ago. Mooping at the spring cleanups, is equally fun!
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Postby zcassidy » Tue Sep 22, 2009 10:16 pm

One night on the playa, I reached down to pick up some duct tape. Next thing I knew I was tugging at the toe of someones shoe. Apparently, this man was using duct tape to keep his converse in one piece. We both had a laugh at the effort.
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cig butts

Postby joemomma » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:25 pm

I smoke and just don't understand how smokers can be such pigs! Even in the default world, they will just throw them away even when there is a trash can available.
I for one bring an empty altoids type can and store many butts, than dump it in my camp trash bag.

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My eyes

Postby Farrah Moen » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:58 pm

After a very very dusty night I ended up with contacts full of Playa. When I reached my tent I ripped them out of my eyes and tossed them to the wind. I know "bad virgin" moop is moop no matter how small. My final moop sweep before my exodus I found them both side by side all hard and dried.

A do-do-do-do moment. But then again on the Playa the unsual is the norm isn't it.

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Postby mars » Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:24 pm

One night I dropped a lollipop I was enjoying and I looked all over for it cuz i didn't want to moop it, but I couldn't find it in the dark (this was a no moon year). Later I was sitting in a chair and felt something odd on my fuzzy coat--yay--found my lollipop!
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Postby Playa Tom » Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:51 pm

I spent an hour or so mooping my village, found a penny, a few little sparkly things, and a few small pieces of paper which had blown in. I quit when I bent down several times to pick up something only to realise I was trying to pick uop a crack in the playa.

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Postby ygmir » Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:47 pm

we had "moop hell" at a point, when leaving.....
the fellow across the street, had, set out a piece of astro turf he had cut himself......when he pulled it up, there were thousands of little green "things" everywhere......
I got a fine lawn rake, and we all got collanders, window screens, and sifters, and, raked and sifted for what seemed like hours...........

and, explained to him that may not be what to bring next year.........hahahaha, he did feel bad.........

the "moop patrol" came by, and, checked the area and declared it "clean"........yay..........

to the astro turn fellow:
" dont never do that again".........
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Postby gaminwench » Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:51 pm

best playa moop...early arrival Sat AM sunrise 'o8, first porto visit....found a WHIP laying in the street!!! WooHoo!!!!! (if you can ID, I'll gladly return it, slightly used :oops: )

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Re: cig butts

Postby gyre » Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:22 am

joemomma wrote:I smoke and just don't understand how smokers can be such pigs! Even in the default world, they will just throw them away even when there is a trash can available.
I for one bring an empty altoids type can and store many butts, than dump it in my camp trash bag.

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Postby Sail Man » Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:11 am

gaminwench wrote:best playa moop...early arrival Sat AM sunrise 'o8, first porto visit....found a WHIP laying in the street!!! WooHoo!!!!! (if you can ID, I'll gladly return it, slightly used :oops: )


Why, you naughty wench you :wink:


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Postby misfit » Thu Oct 08, 2009 11:06 am

>>>>found a WHIP laying in the street<<<<

lost on 3:00 side, 15" long, silver studded shaft. ?.... :shock:
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Postby gaminwench » Thu Oct 08, 2009 11:46 am

not the one...sorry :roll:

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Postby Barbie » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:30 pm

Did someone say Whip :P
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Postby bigbluedoggy » Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:18 pm

Sail Man wrote:
gaminwench wrote:best playa moop...early arrival Sat AM sunrise 'o8, first porto visit....found a WHIP laying in the street!!! WooHoo!!!!! (if you can ID, I'll gladly return it, slightly used :oops: )


Why, you naughty wench you :wink:


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Postby FrankA » Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:49 pm

misfit wrote:>>>>found a WHIP laying in the street<<<<

lost on 3:00 side, 15" long, silver studded shaft. ?.... :shock:


um, are you sure that was a whip?

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Postby Boijoy » Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:56 pm

last year I picked up a fake fur collar & two days later I picked up a REAL fur tail ( of some sort,, perahps fox? ) anyhow, my friend Dave says " what? are you a trapper now ? " :lol:

I took the real fur home to my cat and she growled at it... mounted and bit it.. and THEN pissed on it!!

so, ok people.. NO more real fur on the playa!
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Postby penrose » Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:27 pm

The splint fell off my finger while I was biking down 7:30 or a street nearby, and when I went back to cruise all around looking for it, no luck. Someone had demooped my finger splint in a hurry. Oh well, didn't hurt much anyway.

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Postby decoverite » Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:40 pm

I found a whip too but in the interest of "public safety" it was taken away from me. Some people are fucking uptight. It's not like I've poked out anyone's eye... yet...
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Postby gyre » Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:45 pm

I once upset some people because I was popping tree limbs off with a piece of chain.
Just idle amusement.

What were you up to anyway?

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Postby Deb Prothero » Wed Oct 28, 2009 2:05 am

Thanks for reminding me to check for treasures.

When I deliver the Black Rock Beacon, I carry a MOOP bag and gather whatever I see. Most times it's real garbage, like cigarette butts but sometimes I find real treasures.

I have yet to unpack this year's MOOP bag. It's just hanging on a hook in my camper still. Time to go see what's in it!!!

Sometimes I find real cool stuff - like a plastic PEACE ring or something. I gift it to the next person I see. This is so much fun.


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