Running Out Of Gas?

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tattoogoddess
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Re: Running Out Of Gas?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:10 pm

HAR HAR HAR YGMIR :P
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Re: Running Out Of Gas?

Postby jkerley3 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:29 am

tattoogoddess wrote:I do not think I will have the funds to get a room to be honest and the hotel by the depot is booked :( I went through my budget today and it is looking REALLY bad. I have spent way more then planned.( First year you have so much shit to buy lol)
I was just going to take a shower on my way out of the playa at the truck stop and then crash on the train. I will how ever sleep on a floor if someone is getting a hotel room lol or even in the bathtub. lol


The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino will give you up to 2 free nights. I've done it a couple of times. Just call and say "I heard that I can get a free night if I pay the resort fee" (which is around $10). Maybe they have some sort of policy about not doing it during Burning Man because of how many people come through but if so then I've never heard of it.

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Re: Running Out Of Gas?

Postby oneeyeddick » Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:14 am

^^^ and that is ONLY on weekdays ^^^
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Re: Running Out Of Gas?

Postby Galaxo Magic » Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:52 am

We've never come close to running out of gas. Idling does not take much gas and you can shut off the engine on Exodus because of pulsing.

Plus, several years ago we realized that if we had some extra gas in the cans that did not go into the MV or generators, we'd dump them in the vehicles. Then there is no stress AND the cans are empty and weigh less. Their weight is now in the tank, nice and low. Makes a happier car.
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