Ferris Wheel At Burning Man?

Horizontal Ferris Wheel

Postby tubahurl » Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:51 pm

Couldn't resist a reply.

In case all who were "there" last year didn't make it out to the "Burbs", the folks at DEVIANTEV.com brought out the Tilt-A-Hurl and Tub-A-Hurl for everyone's inner ear excitement. :shock: We do have plans for another ride(still under super secret design phase) for '09. :D The super crappy Playa conditions unfortunately kept us over in the Burbs most of the week.

Everyone now! Let us all think of a wet winter for the Playa. OOOOGA BOOOGA CHOOOGA WOOOGA RAIN RAIN RAIN!

'09 should find us on the other side, closer to the action. So look for us, or just listen for the..................................... screams! :twisted:

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Re: Horizontal Ferris Wheel

Postby bigbluedoggy » Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:58 pm

tubahurl wrote:In case all who were "there" last year didn't make it out to the "Burbs", the folks at DEVIANTEV.com brought out the Tilt-A-Hurl and Tub-A-Hurl for everyone's inner ear excitement.


Any chance you have some photos of them? Love to see!
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Postby klondike_bar » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:08 pm

sorry i cant embed properly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jv24jXw2YI

human powered ferris wheel. we need one at the playa
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Postby mdmf007 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:49 pm

Heres another human powered wheel at BM - this one was at about 4:45 and e or f?

had a blast -
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7jX-DNIiCU[/youtube]
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Postby wedeliver » Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:16 pm

Did someone say Ferris A. Wheel. Nice guy! He was good friends with Hollis Wood. (hollywood)

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:36 am

Some of the old folk traditions in Great Britain featured a great burning wheel that was rolled downhill in the middle of winter.
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Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:39 am

It was also a Nordic tradition, celebrating the solstice and the suns movement across the sky........

nope, I'm not Norse biased..........
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Postby tubahurl » Mon Dec 22, 2008 10:23 pm

[quote]tubahurl wrote:
In case all who were "there" last year didn't make it out to the "Burbs", the folks at DEVIANTEV.com brought out the Tilt-A-Hurl and Tub-A-Hurl for everyone's inner ear excitement.


Any chance you have some photos of them? Love to see![/quote]

The new site is evolving:
http://www.deviantev.com/tubahurl/
The new site does require bandwidth for the tunes, works fine without waiting for the tunes though. Pic's are few due to the playa killing my camera the first day. I'm scavanging links across the web to other peoples sites. The Pic's page should be done in a week. The Home Page does have some links to the Berkeley event done shortly after BM-08.
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Postby Captain Goddammit » Tue Dec 23, 2008 1:26 am

Maybe I'll bring a Ferris Bueller wheel.
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Postby pinemom » Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:23 am

Anyone...Anyone?
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:06 am

pinemom wrote:Anyone...Anyone?

Your boobies? Oh, yeah... !

Jkisha noticed too as you can see.
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Postby Sail Man » Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:48 am

klondike_bar wrote:sorry i cant embed properly.


try reading the Kama Sutra :wink:
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Postby klondike_bar » Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:16 pm

Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:sorry i cant embed properly.


try reading the Kama Sutra :wink:


aww.... I gotta READ???....*moans* cant i just look at the pictures?
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Postby Sail Man » Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:12 am

klondike_bar wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:sorry i cant embed properly.


try reading the Kama Sutra :wink:


aww.... I gotta READ???....*moans* cant i just look at the pictures?


Well, OK. Just don't make the pages stick together. Thats how I ruined my last dozen copies :wink:
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Postby Elderberry » Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:18 am

Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:sorry i cant embed properly.


try reading the Kama Sutra :wink:


aww.... I gotta READ???....*moans* cant i just look at the pictures?


Well, OK. Just don't make the pages stick together. Thats how I ruined my last dozen copies :wink:


Hmmm...no wonder you comment so much on my avatar. LOL :)

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:31 pm

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Postby Sail Man » Wed Dec 24, 2008 1:55 pm

jkisha wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:sorry i cant embed properly.


try reading the Kama Sutra :wink:


aww.... I gotta READ???....*moans* cant i just look at the pictures?


Well, OK. Just don't make the pages stick together. Thats how I ruined my last dozen copies :wink:


Hmmm...no wonder you comment so much on my avatar. LOL :)

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:lol: :lol: 8) Hey! I'm not the only one here guilty of that.

but I do think you avatar is cool
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Postby klondike_bar » Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:06 am

Sail Man wrote:
jkisha wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
klondike_bar wrote:sorry i cant embed properly.


try reading the Kama Sutra :wink:


aww.... I gotta READ???....*moans* cant i just look at the pictures?


Well, OK. Just don't make the pages stick together. Thats how I ruined my last dozen copies :wink:


Hmmm...no wonder you comment so much on my avatar. LOL :)

JK


:lol: :lol: 8) Hey! I'm not the only one here guilty of that.

but I do think you avatar is cool


the trick is all in "swivel"... gotta aim it where you want it to go, else your book is gonna keep getting sticky :twisted:
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Postby tubahurl » Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:33 pm

Hey all,

I trust everybody's new year festivities went well. Can anyone say"pass the electrolytes please" . :oops:

Our awesome friends , of The Disgusting Spectacle fame, passed on a video clip from their Halloween Block Party. I thought a little spinning video might take the post New Years blues go away :shock:

Enjoy

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Postby Barbie » Thu Jan 01, 2009 2:33 pm

Ohhhhhhhhh I LOVE TO RIDE THIS THING ON THE PLAYA!!!!!!!

They must live some where close-(9:15 second last ring) 'cause I see the guy a lot. By the bathrooms, at our bar, DEEP END, any way...



THANKS For ALL the RIDES !!! I Love you mannnnnn :)


and on a side note...
the Roller Coaster I rode on the Playa '03 & '04 wassssssss fricking CcccccrrrrrrraaaaaaaZZZZZZZYYYYYY SCARY !!!!

Sooooooooo much fun I did twice first YEAR and went back the second and looked for them ever since-
any body got a of the J shaped Roller COaster??
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Postby Arantele » Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:17 pm

I think thats an awesome idea... get high above the playa and be able to take pictures... even taking rides at night... ooooo the ideas..
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Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 06, 2009 2:50 pm

Not at night. The playa is not equiped for that. Unless you want to do a flyover from Winnemuca or Reno.

Basically all flying is from dawn to 10 am, or maybe a little later.
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People-powered - make it a hamster wheel!

Postby DancesWithElves » Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:47 pm

We used to roam the playa with the R'Evolve - big rotating people-powered swings. Sure wish we'd thought of the insane caliope music! *sigh* Ah well, my real point is that people-powered makes your ferris wheel much more interactive. So while we're dreaming and brain-farting around... why not make it powered via a hamster-dance? :wink: Then it can roll around on its own, unthered to a camp (and rolling over others in its path... queue the caliope music!)
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Big-ass ferris wheel? Think about the wind...

Postby grogling » Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:15 pm

Keep in mind kids... If you can't anchor the thing down securely enough to handle a full-load of people AND winds in excess of 100mph, I wouldn't even consider bringing one out. Forget about if it's been done before. Our comm tower is rated to handle 100+mph winds and we still lower it considerably every time the wind kicks up for safety.

If the wheel was set up anywhere inside of the city-area where folks are camping and it managed to tip over due to a wind-storm the results would be catastrophic.

Otherwise, game-on if you can put this together the right way.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:04 am

And if you see a Ferris wheel that looks like it's about to tip over, don't get on board. :)
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