Dying to Attend 2010

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Dying to Attend 2010

Post by LittleLebowski » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:35 am

I've been trying to go to BM for YEARS and each year, financial shit holds me back. With you people as my witnesses, I WILL make it for 2010! haha.
I plan to soak up everything I can around here to make it the best experience possible. Thanks in advance for your wisdom! -Tara
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Post by Grazelda » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:42 am

Welcome home.

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Post by shroom » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:48 am

I'm taking the same oath to be there!
"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire."~~Fred Shero

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Post by LittleLebowski » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:57 am

[quote="shroom"]I'm taking the same oath to be there![/quote]

if you keep tabs on me I will keep tabs on you and make sure we're not slacking on preparations! haha
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Post by Fire_Moose » Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:03 am

got just under a year to prep. Ask for yer time off in a month and remind them a month before you leave. Save an extra 10$ a week just for some extra cash when crunch time comes
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Post by Pink Daddy » Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:20 am

Good luck during this next year. I hope that your wishes come true and you make it to BRC. After missing this year (partly because of the US Military, partly due to my wedding), I vow to return to BRC in force next year.

Keep in touch, I always enjoy meeting virgins on the playa, with their wide-eyed expressions and enjoyment.
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Post by shroom » Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:53 am

LittleLebowski wrote:
shroom wrote:I'm taking the same oath to be there!
if you keep tabs on me I will keep tabs on you and make sure we're not slacking on preparations! haha
sounds like a plan!

You all have great advice! Thanks!
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Post by Grazelda » Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:57 pm

start now with tucking $20 a week in some 'can't touch during xmas' manner and you can buy tickets in january... tell others you are going so the reverse peer-pressure helps stop you from backing out later...

keep a dupe of the 2010 poster at work and home as a constant reminder and motivator... watching Metropolis monthly couldn't hurt :D

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Post by Pink Daddy » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:34 pm

I'm going to try something different this year. I'm going to try and buy stuff as the year progresses and store it in a 'Burning Man Only' section of my house.

Example: One month I'll focus on the ticket, next month I'll focus on the down payment for the RV, next month I'll snag a case of MREs, etc etc etc.

BTW, before you knock MREs, some are really good (chili mac and beef stew come to mind) and are a blessing when you've been working all day setting stuff up and you're too tired to cook. I gifted my campmates one evening with MREs when this situation popped up, they loved every bite.

Oh, and don't forget about the Tactical Bacon...
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Post by LittleLebowski » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:48 pm

I'm on a diet so all this talk about bacon is really driving me wild! haha
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Post by Pink Daddy » Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:17 pm

Might I suggest 'Camp Makin' Bacon' on your itinerary for the Burn next year?

It's a San Diego theme camp based around the wonderful world of bacon. Last year, I enjoyed freshly cooked bacon, a bacon apple-tini, and countless other enjoyments.

This year, they had a study on how bacon affects individuals.

If you like bacon, they are a 'must see' camp for you...
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Post by Lucid484 » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:13 pm

call me crazy...but I LOVE MRE's....I used to get so happy when they would let us take em out to the field for training day's. Was gonna take a case to the playa his year, but couldn't source out some authentic ones in time. =(

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Post by Pink Daddy » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:57 pm

The authentic ones are hard to grab in good condition and sometimes really expensive on eBay.

The civilian MREs are actually getting a lot better, plus their cheaper. If you know what to get, you can't tell the difference.
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