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Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:47 pm

Hello everyone!

This is my first post on this board and I'm a little intimidated, to say the least. Yes, I am a virgin burner as is my boyfriend. My cousin has been to Burning Man the past two years and has described the experience as "indescribable". Needless to say, I was intrigued. I have read over the Survival Guide but am still a little nervous (I worry and tend to over plan, I can't wait to get to the playa to relax, enjoy, and experience!). My boyfriend and I are looking for a camp to join, as well as any tips from returning burners.

So, I hope to hear from everyone soon! Have a great night and see you on the playa!

Tiffany

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Drawingablank » Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:56 pm

Welcopme to eplaya.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Savannah » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:57 pm

Hi Tiffany! Planners do great on the playa, provided they can bend without breaking. :D I'm a worrier and a planner, too. But yeah, once I get there, it's easier to let go.

Keep reading ePlaya, and while doing so, I recommend skipping our "Search" function in favor of googling a keyword + eplaya, for example:

goggles eplaya or
contact lenses eplaya or
house rules for RVs eplaya

That's usually enough to get some handy results, but you can also narrow it to the site itself by clicking More results from eplaya.burningman.org » first.

We see a lot of the same questions every year, but people tend to be nicer about answering them if we can tell you've searched first. It means you're more likely to take care of yourself out there too, and be a good neighbor. :)

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby SquirrelHead » Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:38 am

Welcome to the fun Tiffany! I kind of wish I was more of a planner. I am a virgin burner as well and have learned a lot of great things from this site.


Savannah,
Great tip on searching for things on eplaya. I wouldn't have ever thought of that.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Elderberry » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:57 am

Hey there, welcome to eplaya!
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:01 am

Thank you all for the warm welcome and the tips! I've started to collect costume pieces and supplies and it's getting really exciting! Meet you on the playa!

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:24 am

Remember, you dont' have to join a theme camp to have a good burn.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Dr. Pyro » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:03 am

I got mugged in New Brunswick once and ended up in Middlesex County Hospital. I hope you're not from there.

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby dragonpilot » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:23 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:I got mugged in New Brunswick once and ended up in Middlesex County Hospital....


I'll bet...nevermind....
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby VultureChow » Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:32 pm

Always happy to see another Jersey Girl here.

Welcome.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:14 pm

i cant, i just can't.



it would be like shooting a buddhist monk in a temple.

almost too easy.


*sigh*

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:33 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:i cant, i just can't.



it would be like shooting a buddhist monk in a temple.

almost too easy.


*sigh*

welcome to e-playa Tiffany, here, have some Kool-Aid, i made it myself...

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby H.G.Crosby » Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:35 pm

oh leave him alone...they upped the voltage on his EST.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:51 pm

That's alright. In my heart I'll always know that Simon thought something that was so snarky he couldn't let it cross state lines without involving DOT.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:59 pm

yes, it might have involved elliot spitzer, you are correct.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:03 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Remember, you dont' have to join a theme camp to have a good burn.


Oh, I know. Just thought it might be a good idea for the first time. Gives me a way to be social right off the bat. =)

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:05 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:I got mugged in New Brunswick once and ended up in Middlesex County Hospital. I hope you're not from there.


Nope, I'm from Vineland.

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It's in that area that's brown at the bottom labeled "Pretty Much Alabama". Meh. I wouldn't mug you! =)

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:06 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:i cant, i just can't.



it would be like shooting a buddhist monk in a temple.

almost too easy.


*sigh*

welcome to e-playa Tiffany, here, have some Kool-Aid, i made it myself...

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:07 am

VultureChow wrote:Always happy to see another Jersey Girl here.

Welcome.


Thank you! Glad I'm not alone!

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:08 am

theCryptofishist wrote:That's alright. In my heart I'll always know that Simon thought something that was so snarky he couldn't let it cross state lines without involving DOT.


I'm a girl, Simons is my last name, I'll forgive you.... this time!

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:29 am

tsimons wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:That's alright. In my heart I'll always know that Simon of the Playa thought something that was so snarky he couldn't let it cross state lines without involving DOT.


I'm a girl, Simons is my last name, I'll forgive you.... this time!

Fixed it.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:58 am

by posting that totally accurate map of the state of New Jersey you have already warmed the cockles of my cold cold New York heart.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Drawingablank » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:01 am

The reason so many New Yorkers are always so pissed off is because the light at the end of their tunnel is New Jersey.

That map is great though.
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:26 am

theCryptofishist wrote:
tsimons wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:That's alright. In my heart I'll always know that Simon of the Playa thought something that was so snarky he couldn't let it cross state lines without involving DOT.


I'm a girl, Simons is my last name, I'll forgive you.... this time!

Fixed it.


Haha, that was my mistake then. I didn't even realize. Thanks though!

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:32 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:by posting that totally accurate map of the state of New Jersey you have already warmed the cockles of my cold cold New York heart.


It is very, very accurate.

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Postby tsimons » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:32 am

Drawingablank wrote:The reason so many New Yorkers are always so pissed off is because the light at the end of their tunnel is New Jersey.

That map is great though.


Hahaha, well, the tunnel leads you to a terrible, terrible part of the state. Blergh.

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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:58 am

I thought SofP had a cold stoney New York heart...
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:00 am

yes, i do...


since we've managed to work thru the formalities, i think it's high time i asked her to show us her tits, don't you think?
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:01 am

too soon! too soon!
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Re: Greetings from New Jersey!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:01 am

Ah yes, that sophisticated New York charm...
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