VIP parties at the burn

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby BIGSEXXY » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:25 pm

Everyone need to take a chill pill.
First off, this was an interview not a blueprint. Though i might have ideas of my own, this is a group project and not a dictatorship.
In the off season our ideas are in their infant stages and most ideas never even make it off the ground. My idea (BIGSEXXY) of an exclusive party for artist to meet their funding will probably NOT be brought to the playa in 2013 (hence the delay of our kick starter campaign). However we still plan to give extra recognition to those who are helping us along the way.
Honestly some of our campers are from all over the world and the only way the can offer to help is through capital donation.
Even though our non profit is designed to help artist receive funding for their projects, we will try and leave it out of our 2013 Burning Man plans.
You all must know, this project is bigger then me now. We have directors and captains that help keep our core strong. All ideas and projects are seen by numerous eyes before a decision is made. All events have had minimal errors and everything has gone to plan. We are not over budget, and though our fundraising methods are not traditional, they are still fundraising...and its still a fuck ton of work!
The people i now currently work with are amazing!!! Smart, fun, motivated, excited, etc, and i have no plans to turn back now. DIGITAL APEX CAMP is strong!! My random idea to build a coliseum in the desert has now attracted more people then i could have ever dreamed.
Do i just tell them all to go home and forget about? Hell no!
Expect us to be on the playa in 2013..
We are NOT the Dancetronauts..
Our moop plans have been some of the best on the playa.
My camp have received green marks for all 3 years.
We have never had to ask burning man for a cent (all money for projects was our own).

Ill admit..This project was a little intimidating in the beginning..but that's the way i like to burn. Spending the year chasing a challenge. Telling me i cant do something and it only makes me want it more. Tell me it cant be done means ill find a way. Building BIG structure in the name of art..you know ill be there!! These characteristics are why campers trust me, respect me, and are want to work with me.
Regardless of your view on my ideas, we are not an exclusive camp and our ideas change daily. We welcome you all to our camp..your all artist on the inside and we believe you all have great potential.
Please come by, play with our toys, have a drink, and let your worries drift away in the dust.
If you like what we are doing put your hands together and let us hear you cheer. That's honestly all we are looking for..
Peace be the journey for 2013..let it go....
BIGSEXXY

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby trilobyte » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:20 pm

You and your directors should probably think about being more careful how you and others act as a spokespersons for your camp, especially when giving interviews on a blog site. The minute you start making plans that involve seeking money from others or working the press, public opinion counts a whole lot more (than if you were self-funded and private), and bad press can have a huge impact on the success of the project. Good luck!

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:38 pm

BIGSEXXY wrote:Everyone need to take a chill pill.
First off, this was an interview not a blueprint. Though i might have ideas of my own, this is a group project and not a dictatorship.
In the off season our ideas are in their infant stages and most ideas never even make it off the ground. My idea (BIGSEXXY) of an exclusive party for artist to meet their funding will probably NOT be brought to the playa in 2013 (hence the delay of our kick starter campaign). However we still plan to give extra recognition to those who are helping us along the way.
Honestly some of our campers are from all over the world and the only way the can offer to help is through capital donation.
Even though our non profit is designed to help artist receive funding for their projects, we will try and leave it out of our 2013 Burning Man plans.
You all must know, this project is bigger then me now. We have directors and captains that help keep our core strong. All ideas and projects are seen by numerous eyes before a decision is made. All events have had minimal errors and everything has gone to plan. We are not over budget, and though our fundraising methods are not traditional, they are still fundraising...and its still a fuck ton of work!
The people i now currently work with are amazing!!! Smart, fun, motivated, excited, etc, and i have no plans to turn back now. DIGITAL APEX CAMP is strong!! My random idea to build a coliseum in the desert has now attracted more people then i could have ever dreamed.
Do i just tell them all to go home and forget about? Hell no!
Expect us to be on the playa in 2013..
We are NOT the Dancetronauts..
Our moop plans have been some of the best on the playa.
My camp have received green marks for all 3 years.
We have never had to ask burning man for a cent (all money for projects was our own).

Ill admit..This project was a little intimidating in the beginning..but that's the way i like to burn. Spending the year chasing a challenge. Telling me i cant do something and it only makes me want it more. Tell me it cant be done means ill find a way. Building BIG structure in the name of art..you know ill be there!! These characteristics are why campers trust me, respect me, and are want to work with me.
Regardless of your view on my ideas, we are not an exclusive camp and our ideas change daily. We welcome you all to our camp..your all artist on the inside and we believe you all have great potential.
Please come by, play with our toys, have a drink, and let your worries drift away in the dust.
If you like what we are doing put your hands together and let us hear you cheer. That's honestly all we are looking for..
Peace be the journey for 2013..let it go....
BIGSEXXY




im sure you will have a lot of flies attracted to your shit.

the bigger they are, the harder they flail...you have fun with that.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:40 pm

man, it would totally suck if the power went out just when beyonce arrives.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:25 pm

Did anyone stop reading after this line?
Everyone need to take a chill pill.
I have found that there are certain phrases that are so banal, speak of such laziness, and are basically so annoying, and in this context such an insulting and condescending way of talking to people that you supposedly want on your side, that I figure that everything after it is going to be bullshit.
Just me?
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Roark » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:41 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:My friendship starts at 500, but it's worth every penny.


Mine starts at three bucks. For shameless fawning and eternal reverence add another buck. I also accept cold longnecks or hot redheads as payment, but I cant make change that way.... :mrgreen:
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby illy dilly » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:19 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Did anyone stop reading after this line?
Everyone need to take a chill pill.
I have found that there are certain phrases that are so banal, speak of such laziness, and are basically so annoying, and in this context such an insulting and condescending way of talking to people that you supposedly want on your side, that I figure that everything after it is going to be bullshit.
Just me?

Nope not at all.
The other day this bit (below) from this thread got me. Didn't bother to read the rest. http://eplaya.burningman.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=58634
ZaphodBurner wrote:Having said that, I served in the Marine Corps

Eww
ZaphodBurner wrote:I'm not a bad guy.

You JUST said you were a marine, your story is not adding up.

The next original sentence, not a quote, was...
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So..... yeah. :roll:


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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:25 am

heres another stupid fucking ego project asking for money...promising VIP status...


suck it.


http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ss-tittyhawk-of-brc
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:22 am

yup...
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby H.G.Crosby » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:23 am

paris knows...
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:28 am

you want a PR war?



i'll give you a PR war...



better duck and cover, motherfuckers, duck and cover...
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:30 am

thats it, go all Love Parade on their Asses....


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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Aurelia » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:31 am

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby tamarakay » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:55 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Did anyone stop reading after this line?
Everyone need to take a chill pill.
I have found that there are certain phrases that are so banal, speak of such laziness, and are basically so annoying, and in this context such an insulting and condescending way of talking to people that you supposedly want on your side, that I figure that everything after it is going to be bullshit.
Just me?


That's as far as I got too. Whatever amount of chill I had went directly to boil.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:07 am

BIGSEXXY wrote:Everyone need to take a chill pill.

I missed the part where you demonstrated your radical inclusiveness.

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:31 am

this goes for ALL of the projects begging money and rewarding their "Big Boners, i mean Donors"...

FUCK YOU AND THE KRUG YOU RODE IN ON.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby katy potaty » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:13 pm

You know, 2011 was my first and only burn. I think I had really high expectations based on meeting burners off playa and having a great experience with them. Then we got there and i really had a hard time with it socially. I felt like the whole "welcome home" shit was fake and there was so much exclusion that by the end of the week I was pretty done with it. It was only a couple of months ago that I began to reconsider returning. Now it feels like the playa is calling me back, so we're going to give it another try. But, for me, the VIP exclusiveness is really shitty. People do this all the time in the world and its too bad they feel they need to work so hard to bring it all the way out to BM.

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby missprism » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:49 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:this goes for ALL of the projects begging money and rewarding their "Big Boners, i mean Donors"...

FUCK YOU AND THE KRUG YOU RODE IN ON.

whoa whats the pic from? (the un..enhanced version)

that's some banquet.

funny how some people say "EVERYONE WAS SO CLIQUE-Y AND EXCLUSIONARY" or "I MADE 100 NEW FRIENDS!"

in a city of 60,000, you're gonna find friends and dickwads. so it goes.

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby 9ah » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:02 pm

Banquet is being to kind. I'd call that poorly made decision by a brand.

TJs and Barefoot have better bubbly anyway.

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Postby Bounce530 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:50 pm

What other people think about you is none of your business.

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby missprism » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:52 pm

ahh. knew it was a krug thing. didnt that was a photo of the event. gosh those folks are purdy.

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Sunbeam56 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:43 pm

Roark wrote:
Mine starts at three bucks. For shameless fawning and eternal reverence add another buck. I also accept cold longnecks or hot redheads as payment, but I cant make change that way.... :mrgreen:

I'd pay $250 to see Stevie Ray Vaughn live. But he's, like... Um... Dead.
No chance of that :(

Other than that, i vote with my hat. You know? I put my hat on my head, and walk.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Ano » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:17 pm

Keisen wrote:You know, 2011 was my first and only burn. I think I had really high expectations based on meeting burners off playa and having a great experience with them. Then we got there and i really had a hard time with it socially. I felt like the whole "welcome home" shit was fake and there was so much exclusion that by the end of the week I was pretty done with it. It was only a couple of months ago that I began to reconsider returning. Now it feels like the playa is calling me back, so we're going to give it another try. But, for me, the VIP exclusiveness is really shitty. People do this all the time in the world and its too bad they feel they need to work so hard to bring it all the way out to BM.


Try getting on any of the major art cars as a single guy... my experience in 2011 was "Oh, sorry, we're full..." on the empty-ish cars, or "Sorry, camp night on the car (three nights in a row on one)," etc etc etc. I've decided - fuck the major raver/"art" busses. But hey, I'm also ridiculously new to all of this stuff, but who knows... then again, when I brought my Girlfriend, she was invited on any car, anywhere... great to see the looks on faces as I followed her on.

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby ygmir » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:48 pm

Ano wrote:
Keisen wrote:You know, 2011 was my first and only burn. I think I had really high expectations based on meeting burners off playa and having a great experience with them. Then we got there and i really had a hard time with it socially. I felt like the whole "welcome home" shit was fake and there was so much exclusion that by the end of the week I was pretty done with it. It was only a couple of months ago that I began to reconsider returning. Now it feels like the playa is calling me back, so we're going to give it another try. But, for me, the VIP exclusiveness is really shitty. People do this all the time in the world and its too bad they feel they need to work so hard to bring it all the way out to BM.


Try getting on any of the major art cars as a single guy... my experience in 2011 was "Oh, sorry, we're full..." on the empty-ish cars, or "Sorry, camp night on the car (three nights in a row on one)," etc etc etc. I've decided - fuck the major raver/"art" busses. But hey, I'm also ridiculously new to all of this stuff, but who knows... then again, when I brought my Girlfriend, she was invited on any car, anywhere... great to see the looks on faces as I followed her on.



right with ya there Ano. being an old single guy, rarely is there a spot for me on the bigger "party barges". Some of the smaller ones are super friendly, but, the big "rave" cars, seem only for sparkle ponies and Frat boys, unless you have an 8 ball and hookers to share.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:30 pm

tamarakay wrote:Whatever amount of chill I had went directly to boil.

I love this woman's way with words.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Savannah » Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:20 pm

missprism wrote:ahh. knew it was a krug thing. didnt that was a photo of the event. gosh those folks are purdy.


On the outside, anyway.

(They left a huge mess on the playa, and were part of a Krug marketing campaign.)
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:10 am

"Digital Apes" is more like it...

They can go fuck themselves and the frat boy truck they drove in on...
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:01 am

ygmir wrote:
Ano wrote:
Keisen wrote:You know, 2011 was my first and only burn. I think I had really high expectations based on meeting burners off playa and having a great experience with them. Then we got there and i really had a hard time with it socially. I felt like the whole "welcome home" shit was fake and there was so much exclusion that by the end of the week I was pretty done with it. It was only a couple of months ago that I began to reconsider returning. Now it feels like the playa is calling me back, so we're going to give it another try. But, for me, the VIP exclusiveness is really shitty. People do this all the time in the world and its too bad they feel they need to work so hard to bring it all the way out to BM.


Try getting on any of the major art cars as a single guy... my experience in 2011 was "Oh, sorry, we're full..." on the empty-ish cars, or "Sorry, camp night on the car (three nights in a row on one)," etc etc etc. I've decided - fuck the major raver/"art" busses. But hey, I'm also ridiculously new to all of this stuff, but who knows... then again, when I brought my Girlfriend, she was invited on any car, anywhere... great to see the looks on faces as I followed her on.



right with ya there Ano. being an old single guy, rarely is there a spot for me on the bigger "party barges". Some of the smaller ones are super friendly, but, the big "rave" cars, seem only for sparkle ponies and Frat boys, unless you have an 8 ball and hookers to share.


...I have a feeling that if you had big boobies, they would make room for you. :mrgreen:

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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby ygmir » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:56 am

mamarily fixated Dougly wrote wrote:.I have a feeling that if you had big boobies, they would make room for you.


you could well be right, Dougly.
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Re: VIP parties at the burn

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:37 am

i think you are both being rather gender biased.


i got offered rides all week...


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