Major violation of the 'Decommodification' principle?

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Post by ygmir » Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:24 am

and, for those dusty costumes........

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Post by Kinetik V » Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:43 am

Wow...I had NO IDEA about half of this stuff. Not only does the commerce camel have his nose under the wall of the tent...he pretty much came right on in. Again...this is interesting to know about!
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:32 am

actiongrl wrote:I guess the diff between an electrolyte drink and a funnel cake is that one of them can keep your ass out of the medical tent.

as a future diabetic i'm gonna have to go with the funnel cake for purely aesthetic reasons.

and the 20 minute buzz.
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Post by ygmir » Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:37 am

I bet funnel cakes have lots of salt and other stuff (read electrolytes)............
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Post by CapSmashy » Wed Sep 23, 2009 12:36 pm

Mmmmm... hot chocolate and a funnel cake at 2am sounds pretty freakin good in my book.
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Post by fciron » Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:18 pm

actiongrl wrote:I guess the diff between an electrolyte drink and a funnel cake is that one of them can keep your ass out of the medical tent.
I dunno, I'd pay four bucks for one too. Can you find a funnel cake supplier who will take an oath of secrecy?

(Press release: ..night-time temperatures on the playa can drop to 40 degrees. The combination of carbohydrates and polyunsaturated fats in our funnel cakes can keep burners tummies warm and their booties shaking until the deadly hot sun rises again.)
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:36 pm

"Burning Man, putting the FUN back into funnel cakes since 2010."
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Post by ygmir » Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:11 pm

eplaya:
putting the Fun in dysFUNctional..............
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:31 pm

hey, i resemble that remark.


however, i am a FUNctioning dysFUNctional in a deep FUNk because i refuse to FUNdamentally accept their definition of Normal.

i blame the hedge FUNds.
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Post by ygmir » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:39 pm

perhaps, you're on to something, I might suggest blaming the hegemony
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:56 pm

i think it may be a lack of FUN FUNgi.
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Post by ygmir » Fri Sep 25, 2009 5:56 am

you have better than a FUNdamental grasp of societal Functions.............
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Post by gyre » Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:18 pm

I always thought decommodification was about getting us out of mod cons and into portapottys?

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Sep 26, 2009 6:39 am

defaultia: Money is Toilet Paper
BRC: Toilet Paper is Money.


on the last days of the event, a fresh roll of one-ply can be priceless.

and quite frankly, you cant buy Love or a really good healthy crap.


regularity, in one sense, is a gift unto it's own on the playa...


i'm not shitting you, either.
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