eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

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eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:54 pm

The board gets a little weird in the second half of august... People start leaving, others are swamped with preparations. Tensions rise as deadlines loom. Those staying being dig in for a week or more of almost no one on the board... And sometimes the posting gets a little goofy.
Do trolls come out now, too? or is that just a coincidence this year?
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:55 pm

I do think that the "wino" stuff has been wonderful.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby stew » Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:58 pm

I guess we all need to channel our playa anxieties somewhere.

Also, last year was so much better.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby diss0nance » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:07 pm

Last year was horrible during the event, we were over run with spam.

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby lemur » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:11 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:The board gets a little weird


HEY NOOB, ..WELCOME TO EPLAYA.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby AntiM » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:16 pm

diss0nance wrote:Last year was horrible during the event, we were over run with spam.


This year we have more safeguards and obstacles to spammers in place, thanks to Trilo. No doubt there will be spam getting in, and clueless posts. Technically the mods can access eplaya while at the event, but it takes an effort, so ... yeah, that's happening.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby lemur » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:39 pm

im totally gonna troll the eplaya while at the burn.


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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:17 pm

lemur wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:The board gets a little weirder


HEY NOOB, ..WELCOME TO EPLAYA.

Point taken. Edit above...
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby TT120 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:45 pm

Last year you could actually hear crickets in here while the burn was going on. The spammers would shut them up for a little bit...... :lol:
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby AntiM » Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:33 pm

http://burningman.org/timeline/

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby Lonesomebri » Sat Aug 18, 2012 5:50 pm

I'm training my replacement to sit in for me on the boards, now. Someone who can fill in while I hit the playa. Seems like a nice kid.... I'm working on that......

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby AntiM » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:54 pm

going to be spam central....
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby Jackass » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:36 pm

It's already been ramping up some.
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby Lonesomebri » Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:21 pm

the spam sure has picked up...

sure, but on the up-side, I no longer experience any feelings of deperession regarding dustapocolypse, and I got a hardon that'll last for days..

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby CaffeineGirl » Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:53 pm

Foxfur overran our camp with spam for a week.

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby TT120 » Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:58 pm

Lonesomebri wrote:the spam sure has picked up...

sure, but on the up-side, I no longer experience any feelings of deperession regarding dustapocolypse, and I got a hardon that'll last for days..

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby bluesbob » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:50 pm

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby Eric » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:03 pm

The spammers are hitting with a vengeance. I can't wait to log out in 2 days so I don't have to deal with them... :twisted:
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:12 pm

CaffeineGirl wrote:Foxfur overran our camp with spam for a week.

Pretty soon he'll have his own sock, Spam Man. Or maybe Spammancer.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby shroom » Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:26 am

It will be spammy but at least people stop posting about needing tickets.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby MacGlenver » Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:40 am

I thought my productivity at work would increase due to the declining number of posts, but now I find it hard to concentrate since the burn is so close. I'm spending all my time thinking through my plans over and over.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby toddbigeasy » Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:43 am

I will just move from here to the chats and looking at the playa webcam!
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby DustyBubbles » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:45 am

MacGlenver wrote:I thought my productivity at work would increase due to the declining number of posts, but now I find it hard to concentrate since the burn is so close. I'm spending all my time thinking through my plans over and over.


Same here. I am really useless here. Unfortunately, I've told everyone at work about where I'm going so they already figure I'm useless.

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby shroom » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:55 am

toddbigeasy wrote:I will just move from here to the chats and looking at the playa webcam!
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I have never done that, I might give that a try this year. :D
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby illy dilly » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:02 am

DustyBubbles wrote:
MacGlenver wrote:I thought my productivity at work would increase due to the declining number of posts, but now I find it hard to concentrate since the burn is so close. I'm spending all my time thinking through my plans over and over.


Same here. I am really useless here. Unfortunately, I've told everyone at work about where I'm going so they already figure I'm useless.

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby wh..sh » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:08 am

I will miss all you fuckos since I will have to lurk around here for at least a week... sigh...
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:28 am

Heavt drinking will help with the withdrawal symtoms Woosh! 8)
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby wh..sh » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:00 pm

FIGJAM wrote:Heavt drinking will help with the withdrawal symtoms Woosh! 8)

I am on it, sir! I admit... if I get on the internet, I can probably get lot of my stuff done.
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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby tummler » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:29 pm

Keep thinking of posting a question about Alex and Allyson Grey at the end of every thread. "Are Alex and Allyson Grey selling this ticket?"

Can tell I am giddy and overexcited because it seems hilarious to me, the way adding "in bed" seems so funny to some people when they read fortune cookies. Can tell I haven't lost it because I haven't done it yet.

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Re: eplaya Silly Season = Decline & Fall

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:41 pm

Ah, one thin reed's graps on sanity. And I still can't type.

Must sleep. If possible. Van to load and other matters to take care of...
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