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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by DrYes » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:29 pm

Playa looking pretty nice based on reports from the people on the Temple team that are out there.

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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by skippy3k » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:51 pm

Just got this from a friend out there. Looks pretty good to me!

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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by lucky420 » Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:38 pm

beautiful! and thanks for sharing
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:10 pm

Looks pretty good to me!


just below the surface is BUBBLING HOT LAVA!!!!


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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by ^Rhino! » Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:18 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:
Looks pretty good to me!


just below the surface is BUBBLING HOT LAVA!!!!


lava.jpg

*snort*

Can you read a map, Simon? Are you cartographically challenged? The notification said that the earthquake swarm area was more over towards the Sheldon Wildlife area. It's a hundred miles north of the playa. Plus, it's at 10km depth. I don't think that any magmatic body is boiling anywhere near the surface.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Captain Goddammit » Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:43 am

What's your problem Rhino? Don't you know about the subterranean lava tunnels beneath the playa?
What do you think is the real reason they don't allow digging?
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by skippy3k » Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:55 am

I let my son watch Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" series recently. He kept getting hung up on things like people able to fly through the air during fight scenes, etc. I told him he sometimes has to suspend reality in order to appreciate the overall message and art form of Tarantino's movies.

Not sure why that popped into my head just now.....
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:47 am

The notification said that the earthquake swarm area was more over towards the Sheldon Wildlife area

yeah, i know...



remember, you called bullshit on it a year ago when i mentioned it...



just sayin...



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Post by bigbluedoggy » Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:32 am

From what I understand, the subway tunnels have had to make numerous wild turns to avoid the boiling lava tubes beneath the lake.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by ^Rhino! » Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:33 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:What's your problem Rhino? Don't you know about the subterranean lava tunnels beneath the playa?
What do you think is the real reason they don't allow digging?
Land speed record racers? Shit.
I have no problem.

The real reason they don't allow digging is the presence of a rare niobium mineral just meters from the surface that they don't want you to know about. It's called leverite. Do you know what niobium is worth?
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by ^Rhino! » Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:36 am

skippy3k wrote:I let my son watch Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" series recently. He kept getting hung up on things like people able to fly through the air during fight scenes, etc. I told him he sometimes has to suspend reality in order to appreciate the overall message and art form of Tarantino's movies.

Not sure why that popped into my head just now.....

Sorry, skippy....I just check my facts and notice the fine points. Like the name in the boot hill cemetery in the film "High Plains Drifter" - Sergio Leone. Wonder where that came from?
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by GreyCoyote » Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:26 pm

^Rhino! wrote:Sorry, skippy....I just check my facts and notice the fine points. Like the name in the boot hill cemetery in the film "High Plains Drifter" - Sergio Leone. Wonder where that came from?
Whoa. That's a poser, right there. A real toughie... hmmmm...

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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:00 am

bigbluedoggy wrote:From what I understand, the subway tunnels have had to make numerous wild turns to avoid the boiling lava tubes beneath the lake.
Does anyone know if the subway is going to be operating this year?
I loved it in '13, seems most didn't even know about it and it was never crowded.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:06 am

they put in a new line off of the 10:00-2:00 trans raver express.

there is now a connecting run out to little vegas, aka the DMZ
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by GreyCoyote » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:24 am

To the asshat(s) who replaced the route brochures on the 6'oclock Subway platform with something a little more creative: thanks.

Nothing like missing the Man exit and having to go around. Twice. :evil:
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by chuckularone » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:36 am

GreyCoyote wrote:To the asshat(s) who replaced the route brochures on the 6'oclock Subway platform with something a little more creative: thanks.
Didn't I give you a real one before I swapped them out? Sorry, my bad. :evil: :twisted: :evil:
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by skippy3k » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:39 am

Should we really be discussing this on eplaya? I don't want to have to deal with everyone and their cousin on the platforms this year.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by chuckularone » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:46 am

skippy3k wrote:Should we really be discussing this on eplaya? I don't want to have to deal with everyone and their cousin on the platforms this year.

Oh crap! I thought this was the private Infrastructure page on the board. :shock:
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:02 am

Thing is, if more people don't learn about and rife the BRC subway they will stop running it.
The Google exec bankrolling it will get bored with it. But then, who knows what will be next!
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by chuckularone » Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:53 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:who knows what will be next!
SPACE PLANES!!!!
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Meat Hunter » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:09 am

The event has two (2) Official entry gates for ticketed burners: (1) The main gate and (2) The Airport.

Both gates operate in the same manner: Box Office, Will Call, Customs, Screeners, tickets are torn, bells are rung, dust angles are made, and Greeters pass out hugs. However, there is a $40.00 one-time entry fee that all arrivals at the airport must pay that fund the airport entry buildings and infrastructure. Like the main gait, once you enter, you can exit and return. But, at the airport, because some pilots camp under their aircraft outside the perimeter fence, there is no $20 exit/re-entry fee.

What only a very few know is that the subway (mentioned in the above posts) also has a feeder line that runs direct from behind Bruno's gas station in Gerlach (where subway tickets are sold) to the airport gate. Since so few people know about this feeder line, the wait times are usually 10 min. or less.

I strongly suggest that we please cease discussing this subway system in a public forum lest it become more generally known and the wait line at Bruno's turns into a 10 hr. wait line like the main gate. If this were to happen, no doubt that Burno would not be able to sell gas and he will ask that the subway ticket booth and entry be closed.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Canoe » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:17 am

Meat Hunter wrote:... Since so few people know about this feeder line, the wait times are usually 10 min. or less...
Well thanks - NOT - for letting everybody know.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:27 am

the tunnels from Pyramid lake to Lake Lahontan are well documented.


but, you'll need a submarine.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by FIGJAM » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:06 am

10 hour line at Bruno's= 10 minute gate line!

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Post by ^Rhino! » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:37 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:the tunnels from Pyramid lake to Lake Lahontan are well documented.


but, you'll need a submarine.
And take the left hand tunnel when you're stopping for tacos at Oasis 29. They have a drive-thru dock. First priority for service is for those in submarines.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by sadie » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:57 pm

is it still a token system this year or have they upgraded to metro cards?
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Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:59 pm

No need for sarcasm.
It's Burning Man, there's no damn tokens or fares.
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by sadie » Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:09 pm

Is Token aware of this??!!
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Re: Playa Conditions for 2015

Post by GreyCoyote » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:42 pm

As a joke, someone should stand there and charge admission. In Rubes. :mrgreen:

"Whats a Rube"? Exactly....
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