SWINGSET @ BURNING MAN

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Post by moon.babee » Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:41 am

So I was dreaming of the great adventures I will have my first time at BM this year and wouldn't a big ol swingset be magnificent! Closing your eyes, swinging to big beats, wind rushing 'round... you get the idea. Has anyone heard of this? Any more spontaneous ideas??

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Post by C.f.M. » Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:01 am

Swingset made of couches was there last year.

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Post by TomServo » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:34 am

Was a huge swingset, around 9:00 and esplanade, in 1999. Looked downright dangerous, but tons 'o fun! I think a swingset would be a great playa toy!

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Post by Bounce530 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:51 am

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:04 am

The huge swingset was there in 2000 too.
And yes, it's a great idea that has been done successfully and should be done again!
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Post by moon.babee » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:24 pm

Totally cool ^.^ I'm a HUGE clean-up kid, I hope to be like Anti- moop queen this year. I had this idea for my ciggy ashtray.. Take a soda can and make a necklace out of it.
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Post by Ugly Dougly » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:45 am

It's all been done before.

Don't let that stop you.

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Post by Anthony Bondi » Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:04 am

There are lots of untapped possibilities for modifying swing sets. You will want to stake the structure legs maybe four feet deep into the playa.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:21 am

Anybody want to push me?
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Post by geospyder » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:53 pm

I knew I had a picture of a swing set from last year...

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:05 pm

Is this going to be a camp for swingers?

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Yeah, baby, YEAH!

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Post by Anthony Bondi » Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:25 pm

That picture gives you your bare bones, now ready for playa-fication. Also keep in mind that (if you were to go with a couch) three people politely swinging in it may be followed by five people acting like fools in it. Don't pick up an off-the-shelf unit without planning to strengthen it in many ways. Most important is that BRC needs your project, and Spring is close: It's time...

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Post by prophet » Sun Mar 21, 2010 3:23 pm

I know the guy who brought out the swingset in 2000 (1999 too I guess) and he said it was pretty difficult to set up. He injured himself doing it - at least partly I suppose because he didn't think it was a teamwork kind of project. I've tried to talk him into letting me take it out with some friends and setting it up, but no luck.
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Post by dj_john69 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:51 pm

geospyder wrote:I knew I had a picture of a swing set from last year...

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That's awesome !! How tall was the swing total ??
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