Getting your shit back together: progress reports

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Jovankat » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:31 pm

Well it's been fun but it's time to head back to Sydney. My bags are all packed and we're about to head to the airport. :(

There's still a lot of dusty stuff to be dealt with in American Boyfriend's living room which I feel bad about.

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Elorrum » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:28 pm

er, October is prep for trip, no time for trip. Dang. Lots lots lots to do.
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by FIGJAM » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:11 pm

That's ok.

Saguaro Man is always better!!! 8)
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Post by kiboy » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:04 pm

Hey I'm thinking of going in 2015. I'm taking it that you recommend it? I can't remember who told me about it. Maybe it was you. :D

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Patsh » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:41 pm

Elorrum wrote:er, October is prep for trip, no time for trip. Dang. Lots lots lots to do.
Wish I could be there Patsch, and FJ. It's in the wish box.
The most absolutely Perfect time for you to be here will be exactly when you get here.
(There is no un-perfect time around here... ask anyone, you'll see.)
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keep on triken' Mamma!
Triken' ma blues away....
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by BootKickingStrumpet » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:44 pm

Was feeling really down today...then I figured this time last month I was on the Playa. :| The tent has been washed and is drying and waiting to eventually be packed. Looking forward to Seacompression this weekend. :D
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by robbidobbs » Mon Oct 06, 2014 6:46 pm

Decompression is occurring but I still have my put my monkey hut poles away. Pffth!

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Post by Drawingablank » Mon Oct 06, 2014 6:51 pm

Reached step 3 - scored tickets to PDF next weekend so had to unpack my playa branding iron, coat, lights, and other warm playa stuff.
Still wearing the tail at work and still no one has said a word.
Drawingablank wrote:Update managed to reach step 2 - I unpacked the tail Ratty gave me at the meet and Greet, but clipped it to my kilt and went back to partying.

Forgot it was there and wore it all day at work - and nobody at work said anything to me about wearing a 30 inch purple fur tail!

Drawingablank wrote:Been back at default home for 9 days and have compiled this list of post burn things I've accomplished so far:

1. Managed to throw all my dirty laundry in the hamper.
2.

Will have to unpack eventually though.
Savannah: I don't know what it is, but no thread here escapes alive. You'll get 1 or 2 real answers at minimum, occasionally 10 or 12, and then we flog it until it's unrecognizable and you can't get your deposit back.

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:18 pm

Drawingablank wrote:Reached step 3 - scored tickets to PDF next weekend so had to unpack my playa branding iron, coat, lights, and other warm playa stuff.
Still wearing the tail at work and still no one has said a word.
Drawingablank wrote:Update managed to reach step 2 - I unpacked the tail Ratty gave me at the meet and Greet, but clipped it to my kilt and went back to partying.

Forgot it was there and wore it all day at work - and nobody at work said anything to me about wearing a 30 inch purple fur tail!

Drawingablank wrote:Been back at default home for 9 days and have compiled this list of post burn things I've accomplished so far:

1. Managed to throw all my dirty laundry in the hamper.
2.

Will have to unpack eventually though.
*waits for DAB's next performance review...*
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Drawingablank » Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:19 pm

Yah, I'm not particularly good at dealing with decom.
Savannah: I don't know what it is, but no thread here escapes alive. You'll get 1 or 2 real answers at minimum, occasionally 10 or 12, and then we flog it until it's unrecognizable and you can't get your deposit back.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:31 pm

I know. And it was meant as a soft comment on the bureaucracy that surrounds so much of modern employment.

And now I've invented a word in search of a place to use it, bearocracy...
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Drawingablank » Mon Oct 06, 2014 8:14 pm

Well I'm sure I will be completely unpacked by August if that makes you rest any easier lol.
Savannah: I don't know what it is, but no thread here escapes alive. You'll get 1 or 2 real answers at minimum, occasionally 10 or 12, and then we flog it until it's unrecognizable and you can't get your deposit back.

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by BootKickingStrumpet » Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:03 pm

Seacompression was a blast, it gave me a taste of home with a chance to reconnect with friends.
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by forty_eight » Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:42 pm

stuff crammed into the garage is starting to get stuff stacked on top of it

guess i'm unpacked?

smh

lol

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Post by Ano » Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:30 pm

My Burning Man stuff lives almost entirely in transition from year to year. The cycle is as such: Go to the Burn, come back to apartment, leave shit in a gigantic pile in the corner near the closet for a month, pull out what I need for decompression, put it back after decompression, finally get around to cleaning everything in the summer, pack it away for a month or two in a garage one hour north of me, and then re-unpack it in August and bring it to the desert.

This year, I decided to get on everything and do the full clean and pack in September. So, finally, first weekend of October, I finished everything: total deep cleaning of all my gear, organizing and packed away in the garage in an organized fasion, and I drank in the satisfaction of having everything done early. I wouldn't need to worry until next August, at the minimum, right?

Anyway, Decompression is in a few weeks and I totally forgot that I need all of that gear still... and it's going to get dirty again, with stuff that is NOT from the Playa, so I'll need to do a full cleaning again in order to not bring grass and pine leaves to the Playa... I need to rethink my order of operations for next year.

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by BootKickingStrumpet » Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:36 am

I was finally able to put my BM experience into words.
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Patsh » Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:58 am

BootKickingStrumpet wrote:I was finally able to put my BM experience into words.
What?

You mean there are words for that???!! :shock:
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by BootKickingStrumpet » Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:22 pm

Patsh wrote:
BootKickingStrumpet wrote:I was finally able to put my BM experience into words.
What?

You mean there are words for that???!! :shock:
Nearly 2,000 of them. :D I have to go back and fix the oblivious spelling mistakes I made. Thats what I get for writing at 3 AM.
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by forty_eight » Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:59 pm

BootKickingStrumpet wrote:

fix the oblivious spelling mistakes I made. Thats what I get for writing at 3 AM.
what time did you post this local time, tho?

rofl, i kid.

correctly spelled wrong words kill me in this era of autocorrect and trigger finger spell check

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by BootKickingStrumpet » Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:08 pm

forty_eight wrote:
BootKickingStrumpet wrote:

fix the oblivious spelling mistakes I made. Thats what I get for writing at 3 AM.
what time did you post this local time, tho?

rofl, i kid.

correctly spelled wrong words kill me in this era of autocorrect and trigger finger spell check
It was 3 AM (PST), mine was autocorrected in Word. I like bringing smiles where I can. 8)
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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by lothos 1162 » Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:14 pm

My shit,1 week after the event was over,all my shit was cleaned,re-packed,re-stocked,started buying for next year.I don't have buy anything til May 2015.I am so way ahead of this shit. :twisted:

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Aurelia » Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:00 pm

Whatever

I am still living this year's shit
and it is very good

xoA.

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Re: Getting your shit back together: progress reports

Post by Just_Joe » Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:33 pm

I'm pretty much buttoned up except for cutting my wristband off.
Someone at Reno Decomp mentioned I should just keep it on til next years event and pay the $20 re-entry.....

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Oct 20, 2014 9:02 pm

Just_Joe wrote:I'm pretty much buttoned up except for cutting my wristband off.
Someone at Reno Decomp mentioned I should just keep it on til next years event and pay the $20 re-entry.....
You'd need a ticket stub, and I don't think this year's will cut it.
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Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

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