No Feathers?!

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Savannah » Wed May 22, 2013 12:10 pm

odensecity wrote:o.k failed on the spell check ...... :cry:


Okay, that was really funny. :lol:

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed May 22, 2013 12:13 pm

she's lying through her fucking teeth.

this is the BEST it's gonna be...

out there, it SUCKS.....





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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Savannah » Wed May 22, 2013 12:24 pm

I'm TOTES lying.
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby BBadger » Wed May 22, 2013 2:49 pm

odensecity wrote:o.k got the message! read all blogs before asking questions. be careful how to ask a question to ensure no misunderstanding - spell check prior to submitting


Ahem, those were not the messages.

None of this has to do with reading blogs before asking questions, or being careful when forming questions. Those problems receive a different type of snark along the lines of "don't be lazy; do some reading."

No, this is different. This has to do with using your head to at least attempt to understand why certain rules are in place, why rules are made in the first place (not just good faith), and why people would be pissed with certain individuals who purposely flaunt them -- prior to speaking against them. The rules are not above question -- nothing is -- however, when you demonstrate a clear lack of understanding and reasoning when arguing against them that is a problem. It's like bitching about why there are drunk driving laws, and that it's not a big deal because we can trust in people to "do the right thing."

Also nobody was accusing you of not following these rules, so why do you keep playing the "oh I'll be a good girl" response? Or the "I'll be a naked rider" response? What do these have to do with anything?

I love burningman and will do everything I personally can to ensure that people (you lot) will get that I am not that horrible or naive :oops:


We shall see. Kudos to you for actually sticking around despite the responses, but your road will be rough if you don't stop to think before you speak.
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby lemur » Wed May 22, 2013 5:09 pm

so if i see a bird land in my camp what do i do!? HUH?
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Sic Pup » Wed May 22, 2013 5:16 pm

African or European?
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Savannah » Wed May 22, 2013 5:17 pm

lemur wrote:so if i see a bird land in my camp what do i do!? HUH?


Give it a clear coat of shellac and stick it in your glove compartment?
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby BBadger » Wed May 22, 2013 5:37 pm

lemur wrote:so if i see a bird land in my camp what do i do!? HUH?


Flip it back!
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby gyre » Wed May 22, 2013 6:10 pm

Now I want feathers!

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby odensecity » Wed May 22, 2013 6:51 pm

here to stay :-)
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby ygmir » Wed May 22, 2013 8:27 pm

Sic Pup wrote:African or European?

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Thu May 23, 2013 5:34 am

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Mon May 27, 2013 11:45 am

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“Two of my favorite things are sitting on my front porch smoking a pipe of sweet hemp, and playing my Hohner harmonica.” - Abraham Lincoln (from a letter written by Lincoln during his presidency to the head of the Hohner Harmonica Company in Germany)

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby ygmir » Mon May 27, 2013 3:37 pm

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby robbidobbs » Wed May 29, 2013 1:02 pm

This might sound off topic, but it's really not. After reading this thread I can't help but imagine someone making an internationally distributed pic/video spot out there to promote baby-wipe (or other toiletry) use at the porta-potties. I don't care if that person presenting this takes ziploc bags with them religiously. That's not what they're advertising. So in my opinion, if someone is presenting a violation of the LNT rule, they are advertising that it's ok to be a problem.

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby BBadger » Wed May 29, 2013 3:39 pm

That video should be followed up with a video showing the makers and "participators" being given a swirlies (sans the flushing) in the blue-turned-brown water of the portapotties in the morning after the Man burn. Maybe it'll help fish out some of those wipes too.
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:46 pm

“Two of my favorite things are sitting on my front porch smoking a pipe of sweet hemp, and playing my Hohner harmonica.” - Abraham Lincoln (from a letter written by Lincoln during his presidency to the head of the Hohner Harmonica Company in Germany)

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:57 pm

That's probably about the migratory bird act, although I think there is an exemption for first nations peoples. I don't know what the parameters are. In was mishandled. Give the girl her diploma. She did the time and the coursework...
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:03 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:That's probably about the migratory bird act, although I think there is an exemption for first nations peoples. I don't know what the parameters are. In was mishandled. Give the girl her diploma. She did the time and the coursework...


Feather was ok for her to have , and no fine since she didnt sign the school agreement it dont apply to her. Give the girl her diploma. She did the time and the coursework. I agree :)
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:13 am

Ok found easy way ,real feathers ,no MOOP :)

covered it in clr pkg tape

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not to shiney :)
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Canoe » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:09 am

tatonka wrote:found easy way

brilliant...
feathers never blow away?
tape doesn't get brittle in UV?
tape never breaks off?
tape doesn't lose adhesion (and it never gets hot there)?
tape never degrades?
so you think that will guarantee that any biologicals from the feather degrading can't affect Black Rock Playa aquatic micro-fauna, or blow out into the desert?
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby ranger magnum » Sun Jun 23, 2013 11:09 am

unjonharley wrote:Talk about smacking a hornets nest.. fuck oh dear..

haha... I havent heard anyone else use the phrase "fuck oh dear"

I say it all the time!
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:01 pm

not sure of durablity or wear of that tape , but at work I have some powdercoating tape which will stand the high heat of the ovens, so Ill coat it with that.
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby gyre » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:05 pm

You could always laminate them in pure acrylic?

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Canoe » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:33 pm

tatonka wrote:not sure of durablity or wear of that tape...

Well Honey, once you get onto the playa, you can see what happens to tape under UV and heat.
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby unjonharley » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:42 pm

Canoe wrote:
tatonka wrote:not sure of durablity or wear of that tape...

Well Honey, once you get onto the playa, you can see what happens to tape under UV and heat.


Plane clear box tape seems to deteriorate quickly when exposed to sun light..

Maybe 3m is better.. I was referring to the cheap stuff.. Ask 3M

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby Canoe » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:19 pm

From Burning Man Survival Guide 2013

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED THROUGH THE GATE
You may be denied
entry
and told to store
these items off-site
  • Feathers, e.g. boas,
    headdresses, etc.
  • Plants, living or dead, and
    anything that will break up
    and/or blow away in the wind


Note: You may be denied entry...


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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby tatonka » Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:04 pm

the clear powder coating tape last up to a 350 degree oven, Im sure it will hold.
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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby trilobyte » Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:28 pm

Doesn't change the possibility of denied entry. It's your call.

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Re: No Feathers?!

Postby unjonharley » Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:32 pm

trilobyte wrote:Doesn't change the possibility of denied entry. It's your call.

Worth repeting


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