Why does Burningman suck now?

Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby trilobyte » Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:19 pm

Now, now, be nice.
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby graidawg » Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:51 pm

remi wrote:Questions: If you think it sucks, then why are you still on this forum talking smack? Why are you still planning on buying a ticket? Why are you still gonna go next year? Why spend money and do something that sucks?

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every single person who comes on here to complain should be asked this question.
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby remi » Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:15 am

trilobyte wrote:Now, now, be nice.


I was just playing around. I don't know if it's getting worse or not because i'm still a burgin. You have to admit tho, it would be a neat experiment to see how long people would go to an event that is purposely making it terrible. Please don't try that experiement with BM tho..
Can you at least admit that nuclear explosions are awesome!?
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby trilobyte » Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:19 am

People complaining about some aspect of the event has been going on for many years. Hell, look at this old thread you guys have been resurrecting - it's from the 2007 event.
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby jkisha » Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:59 am

graidawg wrote:
remi wrote:Questions: If you think it sucks, then why are you still on this forum talking smack? Why are you still planning on buying a ticket? Why are you still gonna go next year? Why spend money and do something that sucks?

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every single person who comes on here to complain should be asked this question.


I kind of look at it like that old saying that it's OK for me to talk smack about my mother/wife/family, but it's not OK for someone else to do it. If people didn't care, they wouldn't complain. it doesn't mean they don't like the event.
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:27 pm

Just pretend you love Burning Man and you see that it's going in a direction that you feel is against its best interest. And let's just pretend you're not the type to lay down passively and accept it.
What then? Go away?
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Lassen Forge » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:01 am

Why does 2007 suck now? Because it's like a history lesson? Who cares, er, knows why the 07 burn sucked... at least it wasn't better than last year!!!
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Nipple » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:54 am

Kinda reminds me of my favorite Onion article. I can't find it at the moment but it was something to the effect of...

"Three generations of family members each claim SNL was best back in their day."
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby TomServo » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:07 pm

Burning Man's always sucked...to someone. They add new levels of suckiness to keep the population down. Can you imagine how shitty it'd be if it didn't suck?!
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:53 am

It could suck more. That's your opportunity to participate! Help make Burning Man suck! Be radically creative! (for once...)
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Marscrumbs » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:22 am

Have gone for decade. This was the first year that it didn't suck more than the previous. Must have been the good weather, playa surface conditions, and sold out tickets meant fewer last minute clueless drop ins.

Still was a bummer when my bike got stolen from Center Camp. Was a gifted bike left over last year Wednesday two day after Labor Day a friend recycled. Why can't people wait till after the Burn to start lifting bikes. Also signs now start disappearing on Thursday. Default world behaviorisms, grab what you can get.
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Rice » Sun Jan 01, 2012 12:49 pm

2012 will be my 6th year in a row.

It has been my experience that my attitude directly contributes to the suckieness or awesomeness of each burn. I am in full control of my attitude and approach. If I expect it to suck, it will. If I adapt, adjust, and appreciate each moment, my burn is so much better. In short, I participate as much as I can, volunteering, helping my fellow burners when I can. I try to prepare as much as possible, and wing it once I have playa dust in between my toes...

To expect each burn to be the same as the last one is, in my opinion, highly unrealistic. Change is a natural.

I have always wondered, what, exactly makes a previous burn so much better than the current one?? I see a lot of complaints about how Burning Man is getting worse, but never any rational explanations as to why that is so...
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:02 pm

stretch80 wrote:If I expect it to suck, it will...

Yes! You get to be right! :D
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Re: Why does Burningman suck now?

Postby ygmir » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:07 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:
stretch80 wrote:If I expect it to suck, it will...

Yes! You get to be right! :D


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