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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Just_Joe » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:57 pm

AntiM wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:45 am
I had hernia surgery. Yay.
Get well. Soon!

I got a few hundred things done today.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Strata » Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:05 pm

Sewed a couple of nifty flame patches and an ESD comms patch onto my backpack.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:02 pm

All non perishable foods purchased and packed. Water packed.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Strata » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:59 pm

Finished my light up hat project! Six different simple effects controlled by a momentary switch. Here is one.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Ratty » Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:38 pm

Sorted all the lights. batteries in the ones that are coming. Decorated Bike basket. Bought food.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by FIGJAM » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:31 am

"Don't buy ur Burn...........Build ur Burn!"

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:39 pm

Alcohol purchased.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Ratty » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:19 pm

Happily purchasing and packing up until I found a leaky pipe in the basement. Drat.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Patsh » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:03 am

FIGJAM wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:31 am
Mmm...…….

https://www.dimplex.com/en/electric_fir ... _sup_r_sup
Well well... what will they think of next??!!!!! :shock:
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:58 pm

Car serviced, tires checked, fluids topped up, oil changed etc.

Made sure I had the current car insurance card in the car, and verified my Roadside Assistance coverage and details.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Strata » Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:24 am

Hardware store run last weekend, misc stuff including PVC spares for the monkey hut, just in case.
This weekend, demoop the truck bed-- we've been hauling compost and there's still bits of it in there. Not playa colored. Definitely moopy.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:05 pm

Finished a jacket....
Bought a Men's Tuxedo jacket at a thrift store
Shortened the length of the jacket and the sleeves, made some other small adjustments
Added shiny rainbow fabric to the lapels
Made a corset back

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by lucky420 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:23 pm

Nice work ^^
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Ratty » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:53 pm

Your jacket makes me smile. BIG. Nice job. Much better than boring fur.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Strata » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:20 pm

Awesome jacket!!

Stayed up way too late last night making my 2018 burning mix. Not a DJ, just putting a playlist together on my ipod to stay alert n awake on the drive to and fro. 10 hours plus of music, lots extra.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AntiM » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:05 pm

I just unpacked our clothes bins. Too much of my regular wardrobe in there to leave them packed for next year.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by lucky420 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:27 pm

Yeah I was kinda wondering about that ^^^

I divide my clothes into weird and not weird
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AntiM » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:42 pm

Everything is getting weird these days.

I'm doing a backwards one thing a day. Today I got the check for the DGS ticket I had to sell.

MyLarry has filed his FMLA, his semi is empty of all personal items, SWIFT is sending a recovery driver to take it to the terminal today.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:26 pm

More lights arrived today. Medical alert temporary tattoo arrived. I cut up, marinated, sautéed, and froze a huge amount of chicken for one of the shared camp dinners.

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Post by Strata » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:40 pm

Received WAP email from Ticketfly, printed WAPs, stashed with tickets & vehicle pass. It's gettin' real!!
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by danibel » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:02 pm

Friday I spent one hour and 46 minutes at the DMV to get my tags that expire on 8/31/18. When I told the supervisor that I couldn't register online or at a kiosk, she had to check herself. Finally let me stand in a loooooong line to get my tags. No idea why my registration was flagged, but it was.

Yesterday got all my lights rebatteried and added a few new ones to the bike. Found out I need 10-12 inch zip ties. Demooped 60 pairs of socks for a sock puppet workshop.

Today, making my photo necklaces for gifts and possibly setting up the shade for a test run of lags and mule tape straps. I've learned how to burn the cut ends to keep from fraying.

I've done a fair amount of taste testing of costco golden margaritas. Definitely brining 4 bottles of that, plus all the beers and ciders.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Strata » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:17 pm

Today is Charge All the Things-- my tent and monkey hut lights, my usb power bricks, my impact driver batteries, my camera batteries, and probably something else I haven't thought of yet.

Went through my light-up box and inventoried what I'd need for AA and AAA batts for the bike headlights, tail lights, and EL wire. Took batteries out of a couple of things and cleaned up the leaky battery cruft (wups).

Went through the medical bin and made sure to restock as needed (sunscreen, ibuprofen, etc). This year things are bagged according to category to prevent insanity and rummaging. :-)
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:33 pm

Turned some leftover shiny fabric into a loin cloth/breech cloth thing and a tube top. Bought a couple of buckets from the home improvement store.

Other than a few items of fresh food, I'm done buying anything more. Seriously. Change my Amazon password.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by lucky420 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:55 pm

AfricanFire wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Turned some leftover shiny fabric into a loin cloth/breech cloth thing and a tube top. Bought a couple of buckets from the home improvement store.

Other than a few items of fresh food, I'm done buying anything more. Seriously. Change my Amazon password.

Yeah, me too. I believe I got my final delivery today. Groovy pantsssesss
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by danibel » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:36 pm

AfricanFire wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Other than a few items of fresh food, I'm done buying anything more. Seriously. Change my Amazon password.
OMG. Can you change mine too? It's like christmas every day. I come home and there are packages galore! This has to stop! (after the next order, because I NEED things!!!).
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:42 pm

Lamplighter recruiting thread posted. A bit later than most years, but there you have it.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:38 am

AfricanFire wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Other than a few items of fresh food, I'm done buying anything more. Seriously. Change my Amazon password.
Yeah, OK, so I lied. Bought some more lights online.

Paid bills, did my assorted banking, set out of office notice, reminded co-workers that they have just a few more days if they need something from me.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Lonesomebri » Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:53 pm

Printed up return address stickers to put on everything for lost and found, and missing dog signs, just in case the unforeseeable occurs.
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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by Leap » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:20 am

I have fairy lights sewn to my dirty ass playa back-pack, which had to be thrown in the washer. I took out the batteries, then washed it and let it dry. I was THRILLED when I put batteries back in and they lit up!

I ordered more fairy lights just in case.

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Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

Post by AfricanFire » Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:32 am

Expecting the last couple of deliveries today.
Printed out all the papers (WAP etc).
Packed all clothes and shoes.
Figured out a good way to elevate the cooler off the playa and have it high enough for me to access the spigot thing without making a mess. I physically can't pick up and manage the water flow by myself otherwise.

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