So this 66-year-old cougar walks up........

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So this 66-year-old cougar walks up........

Post by the crossroader » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:59 pm

Was @ a party a week ago here in WA and this girl (i'm 55) walks up and starts talking about when she lived in Reno, blah, blah, blah.....and did I know about Burning Man! Long story, short.....didn't get laid but (even better) got the skinny on BM.

Virgin ready to take the plunge. So many times, when things have come up, I have had kids, work, etc. get in the way of doing shit like this. NO MORE! Taking the ride to NV asap. Volunteering for anything and everything this time. Can't wait to hit the Playa and inhale the cosmic dust whipping across the Black Rock.
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Re: So this 66-year-old cougar walks up........

Post by Sham » Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:49 am

the crossroader wrote: Long story, short.....didn't get laid
Welcome. I hope you have better luck at Burning Man!

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Post by zachass » Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:23 am

Welcome! Cheers to our cherry poppin!

The more posts I see in the welcome thread, the more I notice something I really like: a good number of them start with 'so I met this person who was telling me about Burning Man....' or something along those lines.

Nice to see that grass-roots still does work.
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Post by oneeyeddick » Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:48 am

Sometimes, the person that tells them about Burning Man saw it on first on Malcolm in the Middle,Maxim, Reno 911, etc.

Grass roots are sometimes fertilized artificially.
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Post by zachass » Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:17 pm

oneeyeddick wrote:Sometimes, the person that tells them about Burning Man saw it on first on Malcolm in the Middle,Maxim, Reno 911, etc.

Grass roots are sometimes fertilized artificially.
Good point. Although, the Malcolm folks did do a pretty funny job for what it was.
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Post by the crossroader » Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:21 pm

I may have been inseminated! Yes! Come to think of it, really didn't feel warm and squishy......although.....she said that Bruno's had the best sausage.......hhmmmmmmm. One wonders. Was her information just shear profundity or.....

No matter, Burning Man will be a birth (re-birth)...."and now, live from the Playa, without interuption, .....I am!!
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Post by the crossroader » Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:33 pm

Can I bring a concert-sized grand piano to camp? Just curioius. Would love to gift some jazz tinkling to fellow Burners. Have the full tux with tails etc. to match.
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Post by ygmir » Fri Jan 08, 2010 9:18 pm

well, yes, yes you can bring the piano......
IIRC, I saw one launched from a ballista, on fire, a couple of years ago.......
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Post by Elderberry » Fri Jan 08, 2010 9:19 pm

Hey there, welcome to eplaya!

Regarding the piano, bring it. I've seen several people bring pianos...but expect it to need a professional cleaning and tuning when you get it home. Plus, it gets really hot during the day and pretty cool at night and the air is really dry and it's pretty dusty; so make sure you consider the effects of the elements on the instrument. It may never be the same again!

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Post by the crossroader » Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:53 pm

If I am to believe in one of the basic Burning Man tenants, i.e. "no expectations", then I myself just wish to survive, but hold no great hopes for the Steinway (born 1899) to come away unscathed. The piano and I have had several conversations....at length and sometimes at great odds......often quite HEATED, and yet it's in the best interest of all concerned if it goes "out in flames",....or "down in flames".

One way or another, "she's goin'down"!! Any ideas as to her ultimate demise are welcomed for consideration. Theme Camps are offered this little lady first, providing appropriate measures are taken to ensure her a fitting death!!

Looking forward to making "Ying Yang" (a little spit, some sand clumped into a small ball, best flung towards friends that know you well) on the Playa or in the next cubicle if your so inclined! Suprise your friends......!
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Post by ygmir » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:21 am

I was in a bar in Pargue (Praha) once, where, the patrons used the grand piano for dancing and having sex..........
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Post by pinemom » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:39 am

hmmm...Steinway could go to Terminal City....we could probably guarantee her a Beautiful,very choerographed death on "Tuesday after the event!"

We know people!

and we happen to be having a Casablanca/Ricks Cafe night on Tuesday!








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Post by ygmir » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:41 am

oohh, oohh.........I love that movie.....can I play?..........
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Post by pinemom » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:43 am

You know it Yiggy!
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Post by ygmir » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:44 am

YYEEEHHHAAAAWWWWW.......

*now, who can I be? I don't look much like Ingrid.......*
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Post by Elorrum » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:48 am

"Burn it Sam. You burned it for her, you can burn it for me"

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Post by ygmir » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:50 am

*she knows her Bogey.......*
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Post by teardropper » Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:47 pm

[quote="pinemom"]hmmm...Steinway could go to Terminal City....we could probably guarantee her a Beautiful,very choerographed death on "Tuesday after the event!"

We know people!

and we happen to be having a Casablanca/Ricks Cafe night on Tuesday!




Yeah, but, but... I wanna' see the piano burn. I wonder if the strings make any noise as they burn?



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Post by leydar » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:04 am

ygmir wrote: I was in a bar in Pargue (Praha) once, where, the patrons used the grand piano for dancing and having sex..........
I think I still have that piano costume. My back's been killing me since though.

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Post by LeChatNoir » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:14 am

ygmir wrote:*she knows her Bogey.......*
I will now have images of flying, flaming pianos soaring through the air and sound tracked by, “As Time Goes Byâ€
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Post by pinemom » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:52 am

WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
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Post by ygmir » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:55 am

LeChatNoir wrote:
ygmir wrote:*she knows her Bogey.......*
I will now have images of flying, flaming pianos soaring through the air and sound tracked by, “As Time Goes Byâ€
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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:19 am

I'm not sure that I like that having sex on a piano thing. A woman got killed doing that here a couple of decades ago.
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Post by ygmir » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:21 am

Mitchell Bros theater?.............


but, Fishy, did I tell you the story about the club in Prague, the piano, German tourists/college students, and absinthe?

I know your fondness..........
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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:28 am

For Prague, Germans, or absinthe?
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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:29 am

theCryptofishist wrote:For Prague, Germans, or absinthe?
Hey this isn't one of those con-job things? Like those spam messages about micro-glitter and male and female enhancement that gmail so nicely filters out for me?
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Post by ygmir » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:31 am

theCryptofishist wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:For Prague, Germans, or absinthe?
Hey this isn't one of those con-job things? Like those spam messages about micro-glitter and male and female enhancement that gmail so nicely filters out for me?
all 3...........nope, no spam here

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Post by karine » Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:06 pm

Pardon me, but I'd say bring the piano... Don't volunteer.

At least not for too much of your time as it's your first year. You should take your first year, NOT VOLUNTEER, and see what the city has to provide.

Really, how else will you know what the city has to provide?! Bring your talents.... your piano... your "gifts" of being who you are & all the generousness... help your neighbors and feed your friends... but save your time for really experiencing everything out there, and you'll find what you want to do! Then it will come more naturally... with a deeper understanding.

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Post by Elliot » Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:58 pm

:D

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Bring the paianna! That's the fourth one I know of so far. I have an upright in my garage already. It is going to be the Year Of The Piano in BRC!
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Post by knowmad » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:22 pm

Brings to mind the Movie "The Piano" W/Harvey Keitel and Holly Hunter, the harsh environment, the absurdity of a Piano in the Wilderness, the hot steamy nights on the plantation... Did I mention it had Harvey Keitel in it?..
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