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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Aurelia » Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:37 pm

I have room I live in Tiburon just north of the Golden gate Bridge
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Elorrum » Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:47 pm

IT'S A LAKE! A FREAKIN' LAKE! I took a drive out today, sunny after a long rainy week. First time I've ever seen the standing water on playa, and well it's pretty impressive. It's covered as far as I could see.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by some seeing eye » Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:55 pm

!!! Playa shrimp thrive. Maybe it will be some kind of Dead Sea spot in 10,000 years with a Burning Man Waterworld barge event?
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Patsh » Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:23 pm

ygmir wrote:Hey everyone!
there are emergency evacuation orders for communities below Lake Oroville, the dam may be compromised
Is anyone there, who needs a high place to land? and are there folks, besides me, who can accommodate?
Hoping everyone stays safe, and the dam doesn't blow out.
Thank you, Ygmir, for offering your shelter to evacuees. I hope there will be enough kind folks like you for all the people in need during these storms.


Elorrum wrote:IT'S A LAKE! A FREAKIN' LAKE! I took a drive out today, sunny after a long rainy week. First time I've ever seen the standing water on playa, and well it's pretty impressive. It's covered as far as I could see.
WOW :shock: Great pictures, Elorrum!
Imagine if that much water dumped there during the week while we're all there!! What a mess it would be!
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by MyDearFriend » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:29 pm

Great pix ((((((((Elorrum))))))))) 8) 8) 8) Lake Lahontan Lives!

((((Ygmir))))) so wonderful, you are such a rock of strength. I sure hope that dam holds. :shock:

BBD, I have been eyeing the podcast and will now definitely go for the new episodes!

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by ygmir » Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:49 am

well, the dam seems to be holding, more info I'm sure, with daylight......
they are saying over 100K people evacuated.

I'm still standing by if anyone is in need. I know Elliot and others are, too.
Which is great, since we are on opposite sides of the danger zone, whomever is stuck on either side has options.

wishing the best for all
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Post by Ratty » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:24 am

You guys are the best.
Great inspiring photos Ellorum.
Patsh I miss you.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by lucky420 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:14 pm

ygmir wrote:well, the dam seems to be holding, more info I'm sure, with daylight......
they are saying over 100K people evacuated.

I'm still standing by if anyone is in need. I know Elliot and others are, too.
Which is great, since we are on opposite sides of the danger zone, whomever is stuck on either side has options.

wishing the best for all
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Post by ygmir » Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:07 am

*rides in on War Rabbit*
*unlocks swinging doors, lites "open" candle, starts fan and throws playa dust in for ambiance*
*strokes ECM*
*starts fire in S.C.C.*
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Joeln » Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:29 am

Morning Yggy, stay dry!
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by ygmir » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:16 am

Joeln wrote:Morning Yggy, stay dry!
Hi Joeln!!
too late.....raining again, and more to come! we have roads closed all over the place, mudslides, sink holes, road collapses, trees down....dogs and cats, living together, Mass Hysteria!
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Joeln » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:59 am

ygmir wrote: Hi Joeln!!
too late.....raining again, and more to come! we have roads closed all over the place, mudslides, sink holes, road collapses, trees down....dogs and cats, living together, Mass Hysteria!
yeah I'm seeing some interesting headlines...
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by ygmir » Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:34 am

Joeln wrote:
ygmir wrote: Hi Joeln!!
too late.....raining again, and more to come! we have roads closed all over the place, mudslides, sink holes, road collapses, trees down....dogs and cats, living together, Mass Hysteria!
yeah I'm seeing some interesting headlines...
btw I applied to GPE for BM this year!
yay! come work Perimeter with me!
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Post by Joeln » Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:32 pm

ygmir wrote:
yay! come work Perimeter with me!
Sounds like a plan!
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Captain Goddammit » Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:30 pm

ygmir wrote:raining again, and more to come! we have roads closed all over the place, mudslides, sink holes, road collapses, trees down....dogs and cats, living together, Mass Hysteria!
Uh yeah, welcome to Most Of The Time In Seattle.

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by magicmarty » Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:19 pm

Dry Saturday, with more rain due tonight and for the next few days.

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Post by trilobyte » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:47 am

Excellent pics, Elorrum, thank you so much for posting!

Woohoo for being on the other side of the move! Well, mostly. We got the entire living space moved (and even did our walk-through/turning in of the keys early), and I'm about 3/4 of the way through moving the storage space. We hit a point last week where the garage was getting full, and made the decision to get a smaller (and less expensive) storage space down here, but then the rains came and it's been mostly cats and dogs since. It'll dry up later this week, hopefully, and I should be able to get the last of the SF storage space sorted out pretty quickly... as well as taking over some of the stuff currently in the garage that we won't use as much. I really want to have that be as usable a workshop space as possible.

The new joint has also reached a point where it feels less like a connected series of rooms full of boxes and bins and more like a place we live, and the cats warmed up to the place a lot more quickly than we expected, so that's been awesome.

What's been less than awesome is that during all this, the virtual world I've been working with over the last few months has been going through a really painful (but necessary) update process. One where at times it feels like more stuff is getting broken than fixed, and in particular it's messed things up for us. That's been eating up a huge amount of time and causing many a sleepless night (mostly because their lead developer's in Sydney haha). They're good people but it's maddening, I really hope we're able to turn a corner soon.

I've also been working on some back-end stuff for here, which I hope to be able to roll out after the directed group sale at the beginning of March. Speaking of which, woohoo our camp has been invited to participate again.

I'll hopefully be back around more in the days ahead, in the meantime it's a busy (and wet) Tuesday. Cheers!

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Post by MyDearFriend » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:33 pm

Cheers, Trilo! 8)
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by lucky420 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:11 pm

My basement sucks and it can fuck off!
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Post by magicmarty » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:30 pm

My pottery studio has wet floors and a very wet wall as well. But can't complain as no real damage and others are suffering a hell of a lot worse. At least mine will dry out and be usable again in a few days.

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Mountain Bobby » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:44 pm

lucky420 wrote:My basement sucks and it can fuck off!
If it wasn't so serious I would say there has to be a joke in that somewhere.

But I just hope that all of you guys stay safe with all the rain and flooding.
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Post by trilobyte » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:21 am

Sorry to hear about flooding and unwanted wetness, Lucky. We were afraid that after we'd signed the lease on the new place and the rains started, we'd get down here with the first load and there'd be leaks in the roof or some other weather-horror problem, but so far so good. We did have a gutter problem that was dumping water out directly in front of the front door, but once I got a ladder down here I was able to check it out and it was built up residue of the little pebbles from the shingles that had come off over the years. Once I brushed it out everything's been okay.

Our little place has been okay, but a friend posted a video on FB of a mini-lake forming up in their yard, and there was some bad flooding in San Jose yesterday, some people needed to be evacuated. :shock: I'm hoping Yggy and Elliot and anyone else living up in the Sierras is okay, I saw last night that they had closed the interstate for a great big chunk due to white-outs.

Happy forms day, everybody! I think they'll start opening up around noon PST.

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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by ygmir » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:47 am

congrats on the new Digs Trilo and Panni!

yeah, alls fine here, I'm on a hill, so specifically I'm ok.....but wow, the roads and stuff around here are getting trashed. Slides, sink holes, trees down, road collapses, spot flooding........dogs and cats, living together, mass hysteria.
Looks like we get a few days break now.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by MyDearFriend » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:37 am

(((Yggy))) I am sure you have enough food to last until any washed-out highways between you and "civilization" get rebuilt! :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol:

Not saying that Plan B will involve eating some of those daggone deer that have been mocking you so relentlessly...



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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Elorrum » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:23 am

good for the vacay approval, MDF. Nagging loose ends can be, um, nagging. Sunny here this morning, with slushy snow on the ground. The sunshine is nice before the next storm coming. Snowed all day yesterday, but not cold enough, so not much accumulation. Strange stuff, it only looks dry.

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Post by MyDearFriend » Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:35 pm

I worry about you guys out there with all this rain & snow. Keep us posted!

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Post by Ratty » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:01 pm

I feel fortunate just to have a dripping ceiling and a few inches in the basement. Stay safe everybody.
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Re: The Bar 2017 Edition

Post by Elliot » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:11 pm

Thanks, Trilo! Perfectly fine here. I'm on the west side of the Central Valley, at only 1,500 feet. And when I bought this place 14 years ago, I made danged certain of high ground. In fact, it's downhill in all directions from here.

Camp planning is progressing at full steam. We have more people again, and it's only February. But I cannot turn down folks who surely "belong" with us.

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Post by ygmir » Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:59 am

go Elliot!! you have a great camp, of course more people want to be there!!

We got snow last night...not a lot, but it froze solid, so I put extra seed out for the birds, I bet they need it in cold weather.
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Post by Savannah » Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:09 pm

I'm glad to see Elliot and Ygmir are holding up well in the madness. :shock:
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