Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by 1durphul » Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:29 am

Learn to always say no. Just remember, if you never experience it, you can't really miss it once you're off the playa.

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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by BBadger » Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:03 am

After a shower don't bother drying off, but instead just walk out into the open playa to dry off, especially when it's windy. Nothing feels better than the playa wind on your wet body!
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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by Canoe » Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:09 am

This _______ worked for me, so you can too and ignore all the warnings about traffic, hills, heat, wind, ..., 'cause conditions will be the same for you this year.
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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by BBadger » Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:43 pm

After the heart and the tongue, your back has your strongest muscles. You should always try to maximize the use of your back whenever lifting heavy objects or twisting to reach and lift things at odd angles.
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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by 1durphul » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:59 pm

BBadger wrote:After the heart and the tongue, your back has your strongest muscles. You should always try to maximize the use of your back whenever lifting heavy objects or twisting to reach and lift things at odd angles.
Only use your back though if your heart and or tongue were unable to lift the object.

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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by forty_eight » Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:08 pm

burning man is about gifting so you can expect your campmates to pretty much gift your camp setup, bar booze/shifts and meals

you should really take advantage of the gifting out there because eventually the burn will end and you'll have to go back to doing a lot of things for yourself and that gets hard

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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by MrWiggels » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:27 am

Do not bring anything. Stay in your tent/rv the hole time.
Take random pic and videos of everyone you see!
Think about all the drama in the real world the hole time your there and inform everyone about it!
Late at night leave camp don't tell anyone where your going any just start heading North till you see sunlight!
ignore your camps chores and responsibility's list and tasks!
Drink the brown and grey water!
When its time for the bunny march dress up like "Elmer Fudd" and go around saying "be very very quiet i'm hunting wabbits"

Clearly we are all having fun here but you get the idea!
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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by Canoe » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:30 am

Join a camp so you're slave labour and have camps chores and responsibility's list and tasks!
Get to burn for your three hour break on Wednesday afternoon.
Video games are giving kids unrealistic expectations on how many swords they can carry.
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... but don't harm the red dragon that frequents the area from time to time. He and I have an agreement.

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Re: Bad Advice for Virgin Burners

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:04 am

Playa ready!!!!!
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