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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:54 pm

You forgot the fucked-up, bass-akward way.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby ygmir » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:15 pm

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby MacGlenver » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:33 pm

Tip: Duct tape will not close a 5 inch rebar gash.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby gyre » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:35 pm

Hold!

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby trilobyte » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:22 pm

I disagree, MacGlenver - you probably just didn't use enough of the stuff, or have two people (one to hold the wound closed, one to tape) to get the job done right. I've seen duct tape work with a chainsaw wound, by comparison a few inches of rebar's not too bad. :D

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby gyre » Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:08 am

True
However, an oscillation overthruster ....

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BAS » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:04 am

A flux capacitor and an oscillation overthruster built into whatever today's equivalent of a Yugo would be incredibly cool :!: ... but, someone has probably already done it. :?
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby TomServo » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:22 am

The inside skin of a bananna peel makes a good shoe polish.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BAS » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:24 am

Helmets made of meat aren't a good idea during the heat of the day, but at night they do keep your head warm.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby latchseeker » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:01 pm

A leaf of romaine lettuce is a marvelous anti-chaffing mechanism
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby dragonpilot » Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:14 pm

latchseeker wrote:A leaf of romaine lettuce is a marvelous anti-chaffing mechanism


Anti-chafing where? Betwixt the knees, methinks...
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:31 pm

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Postby Ratty » Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:45 pm

bacon can take the place of bearings, (on a crank), IF you are selling the car.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BBadger » Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:01 pm

On Windows, you can capture the entire desktop to your clipboard by hitting Printscreen on your keyboard, and only the active program with Alt-Printscreen. This actually was once an awesome tip to a friend of mine.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby latchseeker » Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:42 pm

dragonpilot wrote:
latchseeker wrote:A leaf of romaine lettuce is a marvelous anti-chaffing mechanism


Anti-chafing where? Betwixt the knees, methinks...

Depends..
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BAS » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:36 am

latchseeker wrote:
dragonpilot wrote:
latchseeker wrote:A leaf of romaine lettuce is a marvelous anti-chaffing mechanism


Anti-chafing where? Betwixt the knees, methinks...

Depends..


I disagree. I sincerely doubt romaine lettuce would be a good substitute for Depends.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BBadger » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:40 am

BAS wrote:I disagree. I sincerely doubt romaine lettuce would be a good substitute for Depends.


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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby ygmir » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:45 am

BBadger wrote:
BAS wrote:I disagree. I sincerely doubt romaine lettuce would be a good substitute for Depends.


Don't knock it until you try it!

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BAS » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:49 am

ygmir wrote:
BBadger wrote:
BAS wrote:I disagree. I sincerely doubt romaine lettuce would be a good substitute for Depends.


Don't knock it until you try it!

how are you with gerbils?



They die too easily. Stick to cats and/or dogs.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby latchseeker » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:44 am

tip, do not use a cat as an Anti- Chaffing mechanism. This tip will totally help you out.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Bob » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:15 am

There are Harbor Freights in states without harbors.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby MacGlenver » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:22 am

trilobyte wrote:I disagree, MacGlenver - you probably just didn't use enough of the stuff, or have two people (one to hold the wound closed, one to tape) to get the job done right. I've seen duct tape work with a chainsaw wound, by comparison a few inches of rebar's not too bad. :D


You could be right... Also, we were using the cheap stuff. Damn our neighborly doctor that ran over and told us to stop what we were doing so he could use his suture kit instead. Next time!
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:26 pm

Doctors think they are so fancy with their specialized equipment and fancy post-graduate degrees.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby piehole » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:12 pm

am i allowed to post really shitty advice in this thread?

1) bring just enough water so you'll run out on Thursday
2) leave your money at home, they give out ice and coffee at center camp and the plazas
3) don't be afraid to just piss/shit anywhere, there is this group called the 'dpw' that are just there specifically to clean up after you (imagine the playa as your own personal litter box)
4) if you see a cop or a blm officer, scream "5-0" as loud as you possibly can so everyone around you knows that you're a true bro. People will recognize you as somewhat of a clairvoyant and gifts will just be flung at your general direction
5) this is huge and bear with me on this one as it may sound certifiably insane, but bring as much mulch as possible, this is the only way to truly designate boundaries between neighboring camps. What you want to do is after you're done setting up, create a border (any shape) around your camp space. This is a huge veteran burner secret that all the 10 year club members adhere to. If they see you doing this, rangers will waste absolutely no time introducing themselves to you.
6) toilet paper is provided at center camp and if you bring an RV, you can drive right into center camp with it and just chill, and then Larry Harvey himself will deliver a fresh XL papa johns 6 sausage pizza to you. After this, you've officially become a 'burner' and you can go home. So. Fucking. Awesome.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Savannah » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:20 pm

PIEHOLE!!!!

Your advice is terrible!

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby piehole » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:33 pm

SAVANNAH!!!

that took way too many clicks

:mrgreen:

What are you talking about my advice is golden! :twisted:
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Savannah » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:49 pm

piehole wrote:SAVANNAH!!!

that took way too many clicks

:mrgreen:


I know, right? . . . After a while you're like . . . "I don't know what I'm spelling anymore, I'm just going to keep highlighting and clicking, and praying for the morning light . . . "

What are you talking about my advice is golden! :twisted:
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby piehole » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:08 pm

What are you talking about my advice is golden! :twisted:
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby TomServo » Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:39 am

Did I mention this? The inside of a bananna peel makes a good shoe polish...and is good for leather.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BAS » Sat Dec 15, 2012 8:26 am

For a quick, easy and, of course, profitable art project, start your own Anti-Burning Man event just across the playa. No one will mind, and you can finally prove that, yes, you CAN do it better than the BMORG!
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