The Best Thing About Eplaya!

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The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by maryanimal » Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:25 pm

For me the best thing is meeting and getting to know people. It may take a year+ to meet them in person, but you can build great relationships with folks in here. There are great threads in here too. Just about anything you need answers for are here. Best thing of all, there's such a variety of squirrely fuckos in here!
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Gonzo Frothwood » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:35 pm

The best thing is that even though I went down with dehydration and let people down that were counting on me..eplaya will give me till next year to get my defacation centrally located and be supportive of my rehabilitation. luv you guys!
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by shroom » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:21 pm

All of the info that helped me camp and not look like a newbie. :) Even my dumb questions were answered without too much snark. Hope to see you all in person again next year.
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Post by tinymystic » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:59 am

Having / Making friends... when I went to the dust welcomed me like family. :)
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by unjonharley » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:40 pm

I like to watch

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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by VultureChow » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:45 pm

I think the snark is the best thing.

The info is important, but eplaya (if you are doing it right) helps you develop a slightly thicker skin than many people think necessary for the playa.
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Post by fernley1 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:00 pm

All the great information a first timer needs is all right here, didnt have any problems at my first burn.
Also, I dont think I meet anyone from eplaya this year, but feel like I kinda know some of you from this site.
I cant wait for the m&g next year.

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Post by Sundial » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:04 pm

In my experience, being on the Playa does not require a thick skin against snark. Just ePlaya.
VultureChow wrote:I think the snark is the best thing.

The info is important, but eplaya (if you are doing it right) helps you develop a slightly thicker skin than many people think necessary for the playa.
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Post by Savannah » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:11 pm

unjonharley wrote:I like to watch
:lol:
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by VultureChow » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:13 pm

Schtev wrote:In my experience, being on the Playa does not require a thick skin against snark. Just ePlaya.
VultureChow wrote:I think the snark is the best thing.

The info is important, but eplaya (if you are doing it right) helps you develop a slightly thicker skin than many people think necessary for the playa.
Not against snark necessarily, just a thick skin.

If your entire exposure to the event prior to your first time is in a pink, love everything world, then I think a) you're missing a lot of the fun and b) you're probably in for a rude awakening.

You have to bring more than just your beautiful soul and a pair of fuzzy britches. And your spectacular outfit and poem of greeting won't be enough to save you from some good-natured bullhorn abuse.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Savannah » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:21 pm

fernley1 wrote:All the great information a first timer needs is all right here, didnt have any problems at my first burn.
That's amazing, Fernley! :D
Also, I dont think I meet anyone from eplaya this year, but feel like I kinda know some of you from this site.
I cant wait for the m&g next year.
I look forward to meeting you there.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by FIGJAM » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:39 pm

unjonharley wrote:I like to watch

Sooooooo, it's the peephole? :P
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by MyDearFriend » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:15 pm

FIGJAM wrote:
unjonharley wrote:I like to watch

Sooooooo, it's the peephole? :P
Yes Figgy it's definitely the peephole who make this place fabulous. 8)
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Savannah » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:17 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:
FIGJAM wrote:
unjonharley wrote:I like to watch

Sooooooo, it's the peephole? :P
Yes Figgy it's definitely the peephole who make this place fabulous. 8)
Nothing finer than the peephole of ePlaya!





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Post by Elderberry » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:31 pm

:D I'll drink to that! :coffee: (sorry, coffee's all I got)
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Post by OregonRed » Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:11 pm

My favorite thing about eplaya is knowing that if or when I am aching to be on the playa, I have you all to commiserate with. I find solace here when the world sucks too badly.

Even if y'all are the snarkiest motherfuckers I know.
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Post by tamarakay » Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:49 pm

You know what you are in for when it's the moderators that call you fucko, little bitches, and jackasses.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Sham » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:42 am

tamarakay wrote:You know what you are in for when it's the moderators that call you fucko, little bitches, and jackasses.
NEVER! 8)

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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:25 am

Schtev wrote:In my experience, being on the Playa does not require a thick skin against snark. Just ePlaya.

well, it's obvious.

you're doing it wrong.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by AntiM » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:35 am

Sham wrote:
tamarakay wrote:You know what you are in for when it's the moderators that call you fucko, little bitches, and jackasses.
NEVER! 8)
Fucko.

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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by forty_eight » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:04 pm

like any forum ... it's about the lulz. i thank the peeps for that.

and some good info here and there. ok, a lot of good info. thank the peeps for that, too.

some stuff gleaned from eplaya seemed a little melodramatic after attending the burn, tho.

it was a mild year and all so who knows

maybe another year my survival will be more squarely in jeopardy, lol

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Post by robbidobbs » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:35 pm

I am humbled and proud to be part of the ePlaya community.
In my career, I have leaned upon the compassion of this message board to carry me thru the darkest times (the Don Quixote years especially). I rely on the eyes and ears of those that frequent here to survey the rest of the internet and stomp out bad pottie rumors and myths. Because I'm not blanketing the internet, and there's a fuck load of bullshit about BM porta-potties out there, I need this to keep the story straight.
I have been a member for 9 years, and it's been a rewarding and empowering experience.

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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by ygmir » Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:01 am

the people.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by FIGJAM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:20 pm

We decided it was the peephole! 8)
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by VultureChow » Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:46 pm

FIGJAM wrote:We decided it was the peephole! 8)
Is that different than the piehole?
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Post by FIGJAM » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:05 pm

VERY much so. :lol:
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Sham » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:33 pm

What if you stick your pie hole on the other side of a peep hole? :shock:

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Post by Savannah » Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:01 pm

.

This reminds me of ePlaya's Greatest Hits.
piehole wrote:
illy dilly wrote: O SHIT!
I'll push the cart of cream pies around the playa, if after every time you hit someone in the face you yell

"You've been Pie Holed!!!"

We'll have to put down some sort of tarp or something, but those are just details

OH MY GOD. WAIT!

It'll be a somewhat larger, enclosed cart and there would be a hole that you stick your head in and then BAM, pie in the face.

I can imagine it...

"So uh, why's it called the Piehole?"

"Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out?"

*BAM*

"YOU'VE BEEN PIEHOLED!!"
. . . Still funny.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by ygmir » Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:25 pm

Sham wrote:What if you stick your pie hole on the other side of a peep hole? :shock:
Sham: ya gotta separate this from your times in the "Glory hole", it's for the best.....move on while you still can.
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Re: The Best Thing About Eplaya!

Post by Sham » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:06 pm

ygmir wrote:
Sham wrote:What if you stick your pie hole on the other side of a peep hole? :shock:
Sham: ya gotta separate this from your times in the "Glory hole", it's for the best.....move on while you still can.
Get your mind out of the gutter man! 8)

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