Virgin's Videotic Take on the Burn

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Virgin's Videotic Take on the Burn

Post by Discussion Percussion » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:49 am

Virgin's Videotic Take on the Burn:


My Burning Man experience came at a pivotal point in my life. I decided to start my humble little show with an explanation of what the Burn is. I thought it'd be fun to focus on the social aspect, as well as the principles. I wanted to keep it short, so some principles are glossed over.

Hopefully you'll welcome this as another unique interpretation of the wonderful annual happening we love so well. Diversity of interests is a key part to the success of Black Rock City, I think.

Usually newbs to communities get dissed and trashed for their attempts to explain the group's ethos... if my experience of Burning Man proved anything, you guys and gals won't do that. Of course, constructive criticism is always welcomed.

Let's construct together.

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Post by FIGJAM » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:13 am

"Golf clap"
"Don't buy ur Burn...........Build ur Burn!"

"If I can't find an answer, I'll create one!!!"

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:16 am

It's not a National Park.

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Post by Artemis » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:20 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:It's not a National Park.
It is federally protected land though.

The Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA), is a unit of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS). The NCA is located in northwest Nevada, and was established by legislation in 2000. It is a unique combination of desert playas, narrow canyons, and mountainous areas.

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Good point

Post by Discussion Percussion » Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:21 pm

National Conservation Area is what I should have said. Thanks!

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Post by jerroc » Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:10 pm

The "Playa provides" theory is so true in many ways but I leave that for people to figure out. I'm concerned if I share this theory people may NOT come fully prepared and expect the playa to provide. Good job on the video its funny. But its content is fast and needs more depth. that is if your making it an imformative video.

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Depth

Post by Discussion Percussion » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:41 pm

Yes, I felt the same way while editing it. I could dedicate a 5 min video on each principle. And yes, people could abuse the whole "playa provides" feel but I tell them earlier on with a stern face to be self-reliant. Thanks for the feedback!

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Post by jerroc » Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:01 am

Over all you get what it means to be a BURNER. Glad you felt moved enough to do something. It will be a gift to the playa if someone takes something positive from it.

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Post by Discussion Percussion » Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:43 pm

[quote="jerroc"]Over all you get what it means to be a BURNER. Glad you felt moved enough to do something. It will be a gift to the playa if someone takes something positive from it.[/quote]

Thanks! That's what it's all about.

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Post by knowmad » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:32 pm

yeah!!!
this is great, when a noob, brings something the table is good. Thanks.

one Question? What did you not Find in BRC that you were; A) told about B) Expected C) Thought Would be usefull?
This is kinda like asking Was it What you were Expecting? 'cept broken down.

my First Burn (Last Year); Some one told me there would be An Orgy dome, I Was only Slightly Disappointed, when Either I couldn't find it, or there wasn't one. [*yeah, yeah, yeah; we had an orgy just not a dome...*]
I Expected to be able to Blaze Joints on the Street, cause in a City of 50k, we'd be a law unto our selves. [*mega Downer*]
I thought My Gaydar would be kinda useful. the reality the thing is so useless I mooped it on the playa. pro'ly still out there, or got burnt with the man. [*Whatever!*]

glad ya liked it, you've been to the burn, to be a burner you gotta come back. :wink:
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Oh yeah, this year I was totally twerping out at the fence. ~Lonesombri

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Post by teardropper » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:25 am

The playa provides...

Yeah, well, maybe a bombpop when you're hot and thirsty and from out of nowhere there's someone with a cold, sweet bombpop. I would say, the playa provides. But I actually had my water, so the bombpop was a treat, not a thirst necessity. You better bring what you want/need. No mooching. But the playa provides bombpops.
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Post by teardropper » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:29 am

knowmad wrote:you've been to the burn, to be a burner you gotta come back. :wink:
...and burn something. Heh, heh, heh...
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