How do I plan? What happens when?

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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby dragonpilot » Wed May 22, 2013 11:51 am

tamarakay wrote:Have you ever been to the Bahamas? They have a saying, you are on Bahama time now mon.


Funny...Hawaiians use this same method... :wink:
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby Savannah » Wed May 22, 2013 11:59 am

dragonpilot wrote:
tamarakay wrote:Have you ever been to the Bahamas? They have a saying, you are on Bahama time now mon.


Funny...Hawaiians use this same method... :wink:


I once went to a chamber music performance in Maui, and was all worried because my aunt and uncle & I were running late.

The musicians hadn't even show up by the time we got there. :lol:
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby VultureChow » Wed May 22, 2013 1:45 pm

dragonpilot wrote:
tamarakay wrote:Have you ever been to the Bahamas? They have a saying, you are on Bahama time now mon.


Funny...Hawaiians use this same method... :wink:


Island time. Every Caribbean island has the same temporal vortex.

Coming from the NY/NJ area it's absolutely maddening for about 36 hours. Then the alcohol and saltwater kick in and it's spectacular.
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby lemur » Wed May 22, 2013 1:57 pm

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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby Eric » Wed May 22, 2013 2:06 pm

uncle sticky wrote:Here's how you plan your Burn:
Wake up, mostly
Coffee with bourbon, maybe some captain crunch.
Another coffee, this time stronger.
Shit starts to spiral, put on something obnoxious, no underpants.
Get on your bike, or a passing art car.
Experience whatever the fuck happens.
Find your camp again, eat something, drink some water, drink some more, put on something obnoxious but warm.
Drink some more, shit starts to spiral, get on your bike with something blinky, maybe a passing art car.
Experience whatever the fuck happens.
Find your camp again, most likely at dawn, go to sleep for 2-4 hours.
Repeat until exodus.


I agree with this mostly, but insert the line: "drink water or something to hydrate with" between every line. Your first mention of water looks to fall about evening.
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby uncle sticky » Wed May 22, 2013 3:18 pm

That's because I make all my day drinks with vodka, diet squirt, and electrolyte mix.
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby biblioclasm » Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:01 pm

So per the OP, I had a lot of the same questions. burningman.com doesn't make it easy to find answers to those questions. Maybe it is still too far out from August. I don't have any plans FOR Burning Man, but WOULD like to know when to arrive. Good thread.

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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:06 pm

A participant driven event like burningman isn't going to easily conform to your ideas of tidy beginnings and endings. The llc may not make it easy to find answers. I suggest that it is because there is no-fucking-way to do it. I wonder how one could produce a survey of how many events in the what where when conform to the parameters printed therein.
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby mudpuppy000 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:00 pm

I remember a few years ago I downloaded a google calendar with all the events at the burn from the WWW guide. It was so full of stuff (hundreds of events going on simultaneously) it was pretty much unusable. :D

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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:02 pm

mudpuppy000 wrote:I remember a few years ago I downloaded a google calendar with all the events at the burn from the WWW guide. It was so full of stuff (hundreds of events going on simultaneously) it was pretty much unusable. :D


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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby gyre » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:45 pm

There will be a guide to events.
It will be wrong.

You will go to playa info.
There will be a random person sitting behind a table making up things.
They will be wrong.

You will find things anyway.

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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby dragonpilot » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:49 pm

gyre wrote:There will be a guide to events.
It will be wrong.

You will go to playa info.
There will be a random person sitting behind a table making up things.
They will be wrong.

You will find things anyway.


I laughed hard enough to do a wet fart reading this one! :lol: It is SO true!
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Re: How do I plan? What happens when?

Postby gyre » Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:26 pm

Playa Info is truly the hardest volunteer job on the playa, due to the relentless demands on creativity.


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