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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:27 pm

AA batteries from Amazon came today and so did my clear goggles. I think this should be enough :shock:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by danibel » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:29 pm

Picked up a tutu at the thrift store (oooooh purple!), a thin towel that will dry quickly for playa showers, and a plastic sealable half and half container for the cooler.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by psychoalpha » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:03 pm

Found a used mountain bike for $40 and bought obnoxious yellow/purple/orange faux fur to muppetize it!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by SquirrelHead » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:29 pm

I love it psychoalpha!! Be sure to post up some pictures of it when you finish it.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tamarakay » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:45 pm

Went through the airstream and stripped it of essential burner items like spare tire tubes for the bikes, all our lights, hats, pots and pans etc. Restocked the first aid kit (more like a first aid trunk). Ken is going through testing batteries and lights. Getting down to the nitty gritty here guys!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by ohCarie » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:11 pm

I [again] organized the Burner Room and gathered up the satin fabric for covering the upholstery in the RV. I also put batteries in all the blinkies and then sewed some led lights into my nighttime clothes.
I got a spare cup at Grocery Outlet that's even larger than my old one. I need to verify it fits into my bike cupholder--which reminds me, I need to go for my nightly conditioning ride before it gets completely dark. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by PurplMyst » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:49 pm

This weekend I:
*replaced LEDs in 10 little keychain lights. Took out the white ones & made 8 UV ones and 2 slow fade rainbow ones
*Sewed an add-on piece for my first playa coat. The coat is a few years old; super-awesome dark purple fur with glow-in-the-dark star lining. But it's short (just past my butt). So I made a tie-on bottom piece of purple/white/black spike fur so I can either have the short version (good for bike riding) or the long version (good for watching the sunrise).
*finished meal planning
*found my "lost" box of blinky light goodies from last year (YAY!!)

And today I received an ebay package that was supposed to be 10ft of teal EL wire but was 6ft of lime green EL wire. To top it off this was my 2nd attempt to buy aqua/teal EL wire that has failed. Either that color doesn't exist in EL wire anymore (I do have some already, just in shorter strands), or there's a lot of colorblind folks out there....
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:28 pm

I got two Hello Kitty spoons in the mail from BoyScoutGirl today!!!!!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:29 pm

Lemon juice & face creme, la la la.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:37 pm

melaniejane wrote:I am sooo doomed. 9 days til I fly out.... 7 days of work. Something's gotta give!

Anyway, my item for the day is checking my tent has all its bits and packing my main bag.

Yesterday I bought Foxfur a massive jar of vegemite 8) and I bought a large container of zipties for camp ID tags that we made.
YAY! I can't wait! We'll eat Vegemite with Spam and PBR's all weekend! The Hillsboro Air Show will be going on when you're here and we live in the flight path / turn around area (because nobody lives out here.... I think we'll do sushi once but I wanna cook all kinds of shit for you and Sweetpea.
Wheee!!!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:35 am

Foxfur wrote:I got two Hello Kitty spoons in the mail from BoyScoutGirl today!!!!!
Thank you dear, they're magnificent!
Life just doesn't get any better than this...
You're quite welcome. :D :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:59 am

Foxfur wrote:
melaniejane wrote:I am sooo doomed. 9 days til I fly out.... 7 days of work. Something's gotta give!

Anyway, my item for the day is checking my tent has all its bits and packing my main bag.

Yesterday I bought Foxfur a massive jar of vegemite 8) and I bought a large container of zipties for camp ID tags that we made.
YAY! I can't wait! We'll eat Vegemite with Spam and PBR's all weekend! The Hillsboro Air Show will be going on when you're here and we live in the flight path / turn around area (because nobody lives out here.... I think we'll do sushi once but I wanna cook all kinds of shit for you and Sweetpea.
Wheee!!!
You’ll be cooking, I’ll be gossiping with Sweetpea and we will all be trying to fix my fucking LED dress...

Oh and my one item for the day is attempting to pair up socks and put them in my backpack (while the cat tries to run off with them), and wash t-shirts etc. Fly out in one week!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by ultratang7 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:37 am

I just purchased a 1 month Tanning package. My goal is to build up a little bit of a base tan, so(hopefully) :oops: I won't burn to a crisp out there.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:41 am

I scored an awesome little fiberglass travel trailer (ala Foxfur style) and I'm so excited! It's not the same as his but it's similar and it's so perfect for my needs this year on playa. I can't express how excited I am; it's like a little mobile fort! I LOVE FORTS!

I'm about 2/3 packed. I just have the few random items to chase down and pop in my stash and the final non-perishable grocery run then I'm fairly set.

I wish I had time to paint the trailer some outrageous color but I don't. Maybe for next year. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by AntiM » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:47 am

You can get bacon bumperstickers from northern sun. The more you buy, the cheaper. A hundred bacon bumperstickers on the trailer, there's a vision.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by AntiM » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:00 am

Ordered 100 bacon bumperstickers.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:18 am

AntiM wrote:You can get bacon bumperstickers from northern sun. The more you buy, the cheaper. A hundred bacon bumperstickers on the trailer, there's a vision.
I love Northern Sun! :D :D I'm wearing one of their t-shirts right now! :D

IMO, this trailer just cries out to be painted some bright happy color, I just don't think I'll have the time (or probably money, really) to do it before I go.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:18 am

Picture please. 8)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:21 am

FIGJAM wrote:Picture please. 8)
Oy, I gotta figure out how to post a picture again. I haven't done it for a year or so. Give me a bit, Figgy! <3
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:46 am

Foxfur wrote:I got two Hello Kitty spoons in the mail from BoyScoutGirl today!!!!!
Thank you dear, they're magnificent!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:18 am

Minxy, I'm jealous of your travel trailer if it's anything like Foxfur's! Well done. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:41 am

Thanks, Sav! It's not as pimped out as Foxybutt's....yet. ;) We just got it, so I probably won't have time to get fancy for this year but I'm so thrilled. It's the perfect little playa house and will be so helpful for a long stay.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by MacGlenver » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:31 pm

Minxy wrote:
FIGJAM wrote:Picture please. 8)
Oy, I gotta figure out how to post a picture again. I haven't done it for a year or so. Give me a bit, Figgy! <3
Go to imgur.com, upload pic, take the "Direct URL", then go to post a comment on Eplaya. Click the Img button and put the link inbetween the two brackets img]HERE[/img
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:13 pm

Minxy, Foxfur posted on his blog about how to paint a vehicle cheaply using spray paint:

http://foxfuramused.com/2012/05/22/how- ... -70-bucks/
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by EmilyD » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:02 pm

Hooooray for lil trailers! We love ours. I see you're nearby in Vallejo...do you know Sherry Tobin? She's got a ladybug truck and matching trailer and lives there too. Also living there now are the O'Hares of NeverwasHaul fame. If you don't know any of these good folks yet I can connect you.

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Minxy wrote:I scored an awesome little fiberglass travel trailer (ala Foxfur style) and I'm so excited! It's not the same as his but it's similar and it's so perfect for my needs this year on playa. I can't express how excited I am; it's like a little mobile fort! I LOVE FORTS!

I'm about 2/3 packed. I just have the few random items to chase down and pop in my stash and the final non-perishable grocery run then I'm fairly set.

I wish I had time to paint the trailer some outrageous color but I don't. Maybe for next year. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Foxfur » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:34 pm

Minxy wrote:Thanks, Sav! It's not as pimped out as Foxybutt's....yet. ;) We just got it, so I probably won't have time to get fancy for this year but I'm so thrilled. It's the perfect little playa house and will be so helpful for a long stay.
YAY! So glad to hear you got yerself some trailer action goin' on!
By next year Will should have it fully automated and tricked out with touchscreens, a sauna, and a robot chef.
BTW, I'm in the process of painting my trailer khaki.
I installed 10 meters of white LED rope lighting and it looks fantastic.
Also a 1 meter color changing LED strip above the bed.
It will be set to red on the playa... :shock:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:48 pm

Foxfur wrote:
Minxy wrote:Thanks, Sav! It's not as pimped out as Foxybutt's....yet. ;) We just got it, so I probably won't have time to get fancy for this year but I'm so thrilled. It's the perfect little playa house and will be so helpful for a long stay.
YAY! So glad to hear you got yerself some trailer action goin' on!
By next year Will should have it fully automated and tricked out with touchscreens, a sauna, and a robot chef.
BTW, I'm in the process of painting my trailer khaki.
I installed 10 meters of white LED rope lighting and it looks fantastic.
Also a 1 meter color changing LED strip above the bed.
It will be set to red on the playa... :shock:
Meow chicka MEOW MEOW. :shock:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:12 pm

@BoyScoutGirl I know about the spray painting but again, I don't know that I have time and that I want to spend the money on that right now when I'm in full-on playa prep mode. We'll see; I'd love to paint it a bright, happy color. :D

@EmilyD Ooh, I didn't know you were local-ish. =) I don't know hardly anyone around here most of my "people" are up in Portland. I haven't even bothered with costumey stuff this year, completely not in that mode. Maybe next year.

@MacGlenver Thanks for the photo thingy. I used to know how I just haven't done it for ages.

@Foxfur Ya!!! It's darn cute. If I have time I may at least trick out the inside a bit for comfort and ambiance. :D :D It's so darling! Of course you're painting your trailer khaki...why am I not surprised? :P

Let's see if this picture thing works.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Oldguy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:31 pm

All my Ni-Cads are charged. All my 12v deep cycles are charged. All my 6v deep cycles are charged. The 3 foot long 12v starter/ deep cycle on my 18.5 hp Harley buggy is charged.

Minxy, your rig looks like a toaster, sorta. How about a piece of toast sticking up on the top ? Maybe a Rainbow sack of bread.

Damn, now I want a grilled cheese sandwich. :D
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Minxy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:38 pm

HA! That would be cute, wouldn't it? IT DOES look like a toaster!
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