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stoxpert
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Scooters

Post by stoxpert » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:49 am

I believe that scooters should be banned. They are noisy and polluting. Get a bike!

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Re: Scooters

Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri Sep 28, 2007 10:08 am

someone else wrote:I believe that drums and fires should be banned. They are noisy and polluting.

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Post by MikeVDS » Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:06 pm

I believe you should get kicked in the nuts. They just dangle there and it looks like a fun place to kick.

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Post by Toolmaker » Fri Sep 28, 2007 8:20 pm

I believe in the Tooth Fairy.

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Post by DoriumLux » Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:01 pm

I'm not a fan of the scooters. I hardly EVER see someone obey the speed limit. They are always zipping by and usually without lights.

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Post by Toolmaker » Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:11 am

I totally don't remeber posting anything about the tooth fairy last year.

Must have been higher than towelie.
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Post by ZaphodBurner » Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:24 pm

Scooters suck.

Weren't as many of them this year. Quite a few Segues this year, though, although I don't think we've seen the realization of the art-Segue yet.

Seemed like a remarkably good year, overall, right up until the tourists shows up on Friday. That -really- dampened the mood around the city this year. Put yer goddamn golf/hiking/college clothes and your digital cameras away and participate forfucksake.
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Post by DoriumLux » Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:13 pm

[quote="ZaphodBurner"]Scooters suck.

Weren't as many of them this year. Quite a few Segues this year, though, although I don't think we've seen the realization of the art-Segue yet.

Seemed like a remarkably good year, overall, right up until the tourists shows up on Friday. That -really- dampened the mood around the city this year. Put yer goddamn golf/hiking/college clothes and your digital cameras away and participate forfucksake.[/quote]

I generally dislike scooter riders.

However, I do feel that I saw an explosion of regular golf carts with a few dinky"decorations" zooming around.

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SPEED LIMITS/ART CARS RV'S AND DUST

Post by pignome » Wed Sep 03, 2008 1:44 am

AGREED. SPEEDING WAS A MAJOR PROBLEM THIS YEAR.

I don't want people to be limited in what they can and can't do but somethings got to give. Folks were moving too fast this year. Clouds of dust became a huge hazard on Sunday Night and people were in serious danger.

But if we are going to start limiting things, how about we start with banning RV's who run generators all day long.

Or at least lets place RV Camps near the edge of the circle to help with a wind block for the city. So much space is taken up by RV's and more times that not used to block street life.

The streets are for people to visit and walls of RV's do not help the street culture that is so important to the BRC community.

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Post by AntiM » Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:43 am

I saw a lot of regular cars just driving ... there was a minivan which drove over from camp to get ice at one of the plazas!

The dust killed a lot of the scooters.

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Post by unjonharley » Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:52 am

AntiM wrote:
The dust killed a lot of the scooters.
Not enough of em..

If global warming leaves the lake drier and drier, The scooters will die off by there self..

Guess those things just wont go 5mph..

I have an old store disability scooter that moves about 2=3mph.. Was thinking this morning about stepping it up to 5mph and put it in service on playa.. I could hual peoples ice..

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Not seen the art-segway?

Post by bradtem » Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:17 pm

Wow, not seen the art-segway? I guess they just did so good a job you didn't realize it was a segway. I've seen 3 or 4 different modified segways on the playa being roman chariots, phone booths etc.

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Post by Toolmaker » Fri Sep 12, 2008 1:34 pm

In all seriousness..

Scooters are a great for folks unable to walk or pedal.

Scooters are smaller than golf carts.

Scooters are cheaper than powered wheelchairs.

Scooters aren't nearly as annoying as the ppl that goto the playa and bitch about how bad the environment and dust is.

And who in their right mind thinks more dust is a bad thing?

There is no better way to keep the spectators away than to have more wonderful dust!

All scooters should have leafblowers attached.

All participants should carry leafblowers at all times.
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Post by motskyroonmatick » Fri Sep 12, 2008 2:28 pm

If our city keeps getting bigger I will be buying a scooter. I will modify it to go slower and quieter but bigger city = need for personal powered transport.
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Post by Elorrum » Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:17 pm

re: mutated segways. I have been trying to find a picture file of the old Dick Tracy flying vehicles that were like a tall bucket with crutches under the armpits.... that would do for a segway I think

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Re: SPEED LIMITS/ART CARS RV'S AND DUST

Post by thirt33n » Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:07 pm

pignome wrote: The streets are for people to visit and walls of RV's do not help the street culture that is so important to the BRC community.
100% agree.

come to the desert, meet great people, put a wall up in your front yard. what a view!
blow.

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Post by thirt33n » Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:12 pm

Toolmaker wrote:
All scooters should have leafblowers attached.

All participants should carry leafblowers at all times.
the sound of a leafblower turns me into the incredible hulk.
leafblowers are in serious danger of becoming ass-uppers when used near me.
blow.

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Post by Toolmaker » Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:36 am

thirt33n wrote:
Toolmaker wrote:
All scooters should have leafblowers attached.

All participants should carry leafblowers at all times.
the sound of a leafblower turns me into the incredible hulk.
leafblowers are in serious danger of becoming ass-uppers when used near me.
Than I guess a small pulsejet is also out of the question?
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