Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Share your views on the policies, philosophies, and spirit of Burning Man.

Who Should Choose the Theme Each Year?

Poll ended at Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:04 pm

Larry, and maybe with advice a few close friends
6
23%
Trusted Theme Camps and Artists
1
4%
Anyone Who Has a Ticket Plan
0
No votes
The Community (drink) at Large
1
4%
Chosen at Random from the Titles of Reader's Digest Articles
2
8%
Bono
1
4%
A Committee of Sensitive and Caring People
1
4%
Matt Groenig
3
12%
Angela Merkel
0
No votes
Isotopia
11
42%
 
Total votes: 26

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Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:04 pm

This could decide the shape of our community for centuries to come!
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby Foxfur » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:18 pm

Whoever chose it this year should continue to do so for the next few years.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby ygmir » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:43 pm

I hate committees, or group thinks..........I love a benevolent dictator.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby knowmad » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:54 pm

We Get Larry Really drunk and Place him at the Man Base. We then, all line up on Esplanade and yell for him to come to us, who ever he comes to gets to chose next years selection community (drink!) that will make a vote on Ideas drawn at random by trusted theme camps from Readers digest article titles.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:56 pm

knowmad wrote:We Get Larry Really drunk and Place him at the Man Base. We then, all line up on Esplanade and yell for him to come to us, who ever he comes to gets to chose next years selection community (drink!) that will make a vote on Ideas drawn at random by trusted theme camps from Readers digest article titles.

Drunk Larry is always accurate in theme production...

I should have put a billion chimpanzees at a billion typewriters for a billion years, and the best is the theme.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby Foxfur » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:22 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
knowmad wrote:We Get Larry Really drunk and Place him at the Man Base. We then, all line up on Esplanade and yell for him to come to us, who ever he comes to gets to chose next years selection community (drink!) that will make a vote on Ideas drawn at random by trusted theme camps from Readers digest article titles.

Drunk Larry is always accurate in theme production...

I should have put a billion chimpanzees at a billion typewriters for a billion years, and the best is the theme.

That's a lot of chimps.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby knowmad » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:36 pm

Foxfur wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:
knowmad wrote:We Get Larry Really drunk and Place him at the Man Base. We then, all line up on Esplanade and yell for him to come to us, who ever he comes to gets to chose next years selection community (drink!) that will make a vote on Ideas drawn at random by trusted theme camps from Readers digest article titles.

Drunk Larry is always accurate in theme production...

I should have put a billion chimpanzees at a billion typewriters for a billion years, and the best is the theme.

That's a lot of chimps.

I'm warming to the Chimp Idea, That way we could work in Bono, and Isotopia...
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby goathead » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:54 am

or better yet

Isotopia

and

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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby graidawg » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:02 am

ok scenario of community chosen themes


last years theme of "burn shit and blow stuff up" was a resounding success this years theme is "Burn stuff and blow shit up"
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:01 am

At this point, fully half of all votes counted go to Iso.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby Elorrum » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:14 am

the thousand monkeys/typewriter scenario works for Shakespeare only, I think. It just takes one for a theme. Now, go get Mommy a theme.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby knowmad » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:09 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:At this point, fully half of all votes counted go to Iso.

Proves two of my theories; Socks make great ballot stuffers and only morons vote.
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby Savannah » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:35 pm

Matt Groening and Isotopia, in committee. No one leaves the room 'til agreement is reached.

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Postby gaminwench » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:42 pm

let's just send them in 'The Dagwood"...
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby Foxfur » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:58 am

Savannah wrote:Matt Groening and Isotopia, in committee. No one leaves the room 'til agreement is reached.

(A sandwich order may be placed.)

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby Timezone LaFontaine » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:06 pm

I can't decide between "Humor in Uniform" or "Go Get Mommy Another Drink." I nominate James Brown's timeless album title, "For Goodness Sakes, Would You Look at Those Cakes?"
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Re: Community Chosen Themes, Yea or Nay?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:46 pm

Tomorrow the Poll Closes. Be sure to vote before 10 Pacific Time.
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