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PLEASE pass the word : Burners are safe!

Post by Piafrede » Tue Aug 31, 2010 11:36 am

This message needs to get to Camp Gallavant / USS Nevada / Arrggg Bar Bagdad and 3:15
We were rushed of the Playa in an ambulance without agreeing on how to communicate with our camp !

Update on the Alex Dane Mother situation:

Alex broke her shinbone and it is a complicated fracture (3 breaks - cool x-ray photos) that will need surgery. However surgery will not be possible for another 6-9 days due to her leg being swollen. This means that Alex is done with burning man for this year and will be flown home out of Reno in style (lying down in business class) and on severe pain meds on the next available flight to Denmark either tomorrow or the day after. Our travel insurance has kicked in so we are being taken really good care of. Alex is high as a kite, and they have a kids play-world here so I'm well entertained. Missing you guys!

FYI we are staying at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno (grandsierraresort(dot)com) in room no 1102. You can also leave messages in this thread, I will continue to check it throughout our stay here.

I will be needing a ride back to BRC when I have put Alex on her flight. Do you know anyone that could help me with that?

Spread the love and the word :-)
smooches from crazy Dane Pia (assistant deck hand on the USS Nevada)

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Post by Nitevenus » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:57 pm

Not sure if this will help you as it is mainly for non urgent playagrams

since you have access to internet you can try it, good luck. Sorry to hear of your friends' accident, wishes for her quick recoveries.

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Ride to BM from Reno

Post by OatmealMama » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:50 pm

I'm headed to BM on Thursday, coming thru Reno. Contact me here or call 209-404-7788 if you still need a ride.

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Post by Piafrede » Tue Aug 31, 2010 6:38 pm

Thank you for your replies, I most definitely will look into both suggestions!

Still trying to get word out to our camp...

Looks like Alex will be put on a flight on Thursday at around noon. Thankfully this flight has only one layover.

Hope you guys are safe and happy on the Playa :-)

Still more hugs and kisses from Alex and Pia

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Post by gyre » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:38 am

How did this accident happen?

We all become cautionary tales eventually.

Hate for someone to have to leave after getting there.
I hope the insurance pays for a replacement trip.

I have a tale about crazy Danes myself.

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Post by Piafrede » Thu Sep 02, 2010 1:49 pm

Well Alex was just jumping on a trampoline together with some guy, and she just had a really unfortunate jump. She didn't fall off or anything, just hit the trampoline coming down as he was going up. So it is a freak accident you could say...

Well anyway Alex has just left on a jet plane bound for Copenhagen, and I'm waiting for my ride back to the Playa at 9 pm. So I'll see you guys out there at around midnight. I'm expecting some serious fun since I have a LOT of catching up to do, and I promised Alex I would party for her too.

Love you guys and I can't thank everybody enough for all the help and love you have sent our way <3

Kisses from Pia

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