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Post by Canoe » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:21 pm

Perhaps Black Rock City Subway might want to check out the First Timer's Guide under Ten Principles for Gifting?
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Burning Man is devoted to acts of gift giving. The value of a gift is unconditional. Gifting does not contemplate a return or an exchange for something of equal value.
www.blackrockcitysubway.com wrote:Like ice and coffee, the Black Rock City Subway does require a form of payment. Before attempting to ride, obtain a Black Rock City Subway Token from any participating station. Black Rock City Subway Tokens can also be used for Mutant Vehicle rides! Just ask around, someone will have one they will happily gift or barter to you. Don't accept counterfeits!
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Post by Eric » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:28 pm

I'll just assume you missed the part at the bottom of the page where they said it was a parody, and not mention the whole Subway Under The Playa thing...
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Post by Canoe » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:32 pm

Certainly my bad then.
I thought the parody part was the "under" related stuff.

Promoting "barter" with all the newbie confusion with gifting...
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Post by Lonesomebri » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:46 pm

...parody?????
Whatever, but last year after alot of late night gallivanting, there was a couple times I took the subway home...

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:32 pm

So THAT'S why there were so many excavator operator and dump truck driver jobs listed in Gerlach and Empire. I'd heard rumors about a subway, the guys said that's what they were building.
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Post by trilobyte » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:54 pm

Giving this a nudge over to Open Discussion, since that would be a much better fit for what is very obviously a parody web site.

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Post by graidawg » Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:43 am

where do you get the tokens? you know just in case i need to get somewhere before i leave?
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Post by Sham » Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:28 am

Eric wrote:I'll just assume you missed the part at the bottom of the page where they said it was a parody, and not mention the whole Subway Under The Playa thing...
Parody or not, I heard that this brand new subway system under Black Rock City was taking on quite a bit of water over the past few days, and may not be usable for 2013. This is your ticket dollars at work! :?

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Post by DrewDubious » Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:43 am

Canoe wrote:
Promoting "barter" with all the newbie confusion with gifting...


There really hasn't been anything confusing about being a newbie.

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Post by Sic Pup » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:20 am

So now I'm going to have to deal with the buskers and the stench of the drunk peeing on everything on my vacation too???

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Post by Elderberry » Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:41 am

Hmmm... I thought this was some sort of actually legitimate art/participation project, where if your camp wanted to get involved, you could be listed as one of the subway "stops" or "entrances" and they would provide you with subway tokens to pass out when people visited your camp. A rather clever way to get visitors to your camp, especially for people that enjoy collecting swag.
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:39 am

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Post by Box Burner » Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:59 pm

Attention!

Black Rock City Underground Subway System needs volunteers.

Needed are:

Navigator - 1 per shift
Spotters - 4 per shift
Trench Digger Operators - 1 per shift
- (Must have heavy equipment operators
license)
Conveyor Belt Operators - 2 per shift
Tampers - 20 per shift
Playa Smoothers - 4 per shift

This is your opportunity to help Black Rock City move into a new modern era.
Those who volunteer to work a regular shift all week can camp in the BRCUSS Theme
camp.
there will be a large shade structure for just hanging out during the heat of the
day. meals and drinks will be provided for the week ($25 per member).

So come join the fun and be a conductor on the Black Rock City subway System!
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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - --- Σωκράτης

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Post by Canoe » Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:17 am

Box Burner wrote:Attention!
Black Rock City Underground Subway System needs volunteers....
You didn't say where to meet?
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Post by Ghostwheel » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:46 am

Box Burner wrote:Attention!

Black Rock City Underground Subway System needs volunteers.
Please be advised that Black Rock City Underground Subway System (BRCUSS) is not affiliated in any way with Black Rock City Subway (BRCS). BRCUSS uses Eddison-Westinghouse transit tubes, which are an inferior copy of the Tesla Transit Tubes used by BRCS. Travelers using the BRCUSS do so at their own risk.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:13 am

Ghostwheel wrote:
Box Burner wrote:Attention!

Black Rock City Underground Subway System needs volunteers.
Please be advised that Black Rock City Underground Subway System (BRCUSS) is not affiliated in any way with Black Rock City Subway (BRCS). BRCUSS uses Eddison-Westinghouse transit tubes, which are an inferior copy of the Tesla Transit Tubes used by BRCS. Travelers using the BRCUSS do so at their own risk.
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Post by Sic Pup » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:22 pm

I don't know about you all but I plan on jumping the turnstiles just for kicks.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:38 pm

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Post by 9ah » Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:21 pm

I hear Undercover BRCUSS is hiring undercover transit cops. They will be issued those fancy shooting tasers, be careful!
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