First Time

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Artemus Gordon
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First Time

Postby Artemus Gordon » Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:22 pm

My name is Mike from Redding Ca. Always wanted to attend and this year is it! Lots if questions and hope to bring my Travel Trailer. I am very social 49 years old plan to attend with best friend!
A man in search of a Camp! That likes RVs....

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TT120
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Camp Name: Orphans TOO!
Location: Sacramento, CA.
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Re: First Time

Postby TT120 » Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:46 pm

Welcome Mike! This year will be my first as well. The birgins are taking over
Life's a bitch, then you go to Burning Man - Unjonharley

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Elderberry
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Camp Name: Mudskipper Cafe
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Re: First Time

Postby Elderberry » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:26 am

Hey there, welcome to eplaya!
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Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

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illy dilly
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Camp Name: Gnome Dome
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Re: First Time

Postby illy dilly » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:48 am

Welcome to eplaya!!!

Are you registered to get a ticket yet?
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
Plan for the worst, expect the best. Make the most out of it under any conditions. If you cannot do that you will never enjoy yourself. ~CrispyDave

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Drawingablank
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Re: First Time

Postby Drawingablank » Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:06 am

Welcome.
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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Savannah
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Re: First Time

Postby Savannah » Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:28 pm

Hi Mike!

I notice your sig line expresses a possible concern about finding a camp that likes RVs. Don't worry too much about that. While there are scattered folks who are a little too hyper about their tent or RV being "the one true way" to burn, the event is probably 50/50 or 60/40 in terms of living structures, and they often co-exist quite well (RVs and trailers make great windblocks for tents). If you don't run your generator all night and keep folks awake, you should be fine in most camps, unless a camp or village specifically has a mission to be tent-only . . . which they would announce or lead with, I assure you.

Secondly, being with a theme camp is not necessary unless you're into it.


* Some RV users invite neighbors in for a cold drink, or a few minutes of cool air. This is a great way to build rapport with the neighbors, but not obligatory.

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JDCookMS
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Re: First Time

Postby JDCookMS » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:23 pm

Hey Mike, welcome to eplaya! This is my first well as well and there's several other birgins on here.

Make certain that you read the Survival Guide at: http://www.burningman.com/preparation/event_survival/. It has a lot of useful information. Hopefully between the Survival Guide and this site we'll all be as ready for it as we can be. ...at the very least we won't be a bunch of sparkle ponies.


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