I'd like to do something cool for my birthday on the 4th

I'd like to do something cool for my birthday on the 4th

Postby Jmarcus » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:01 am

(note: I'm a very long time lurker, and I went to bm in 2007) I've tried to search the eplaya, but the search function has never worked well for me.

Basically, I'm pretty set as far as my camp and bike and supplies, etc, but there's one thing I haven't been able to come up with any ideas for, and that's my birthday on Friday.

I tend to get REALLY excited for my birthday, and I'd love to do something bm-esque for it. I don't know if this would be an interesting gift to give out (I kinda like the idea of GIVING gifts on my birthday, at burning man), or some sort of crazy costume (is kiss me its my birthday cliche? I don't want to beg, I want to spread the cheer), or what.

I'm pretty good with electronics and wires and whatnot, but I don't have the time to properly convert my bike into a birthday cake at this point. Any ideas folks?
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Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:06 am

take a whole sheet of acid....eat it....


then cover yourself with butter from head to toe and visualize everyone around you as popcorn, and that you have a deep desire to slather them.


hey, you asked, schmucko, and this is e-playa, so i don't know what you we're expecting except for good wholesome advice...


ps...if you actually do this, you will become an instant demi-god, albeit temporarily.

pss...if anyone asks you just tell them you're Marlon Brando.
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Postby ygmir » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:25 am

if you take Roberto's advise, learn to tango, as well..........
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Postby swampdog » Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:27 am

uh - invite everyone you meet to your camp on your b'day? Give them lots of booze and yummies and kisses?

Get a kids wagon and load it up with booze etc, put a big cardboard birthday sign on the side? Same idea as #1 but mobile?

These seem obvious to me - but maybe I'm not seeing the complicating factors?
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:30 am

Hire a DJ. They are very expensive, and the coin you drop on the DJ will be a reflection of your BM status.

Get drunk. Get really drunk. This is what BM is about.
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Postby vargaso » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:57 pm

Set up a little booth on the playa with a bench. Lay on the bench, ass up. Proclaim loudly that it's your birthday, and spankings are in order. Fun ensues. Also, bruises.
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Postby AntiM » Mon Aug 17, 2009 3:21 pm

You already have a birthday suit!
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Postby goathead » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:32 pm

light the big candle in the middle of the playa

make a wish

see if you can blow it out.

should be good for a story or two.

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Postby drutter » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:49 pm

Last year my birthday was on playa (this year it'll be on the drive down). My friends went around to all the free bars during the day and dropped off mickeys of booze. Then when night fell, they dressed me up and took me around to all those bars. Because they'd donated booze earlier, free drinks were easy to get. We each had one drink at four or five bars, and then went out into the playa and mixed with the art cars. Nothing really wild or imaginative, but considering my friends normally do nothing for my birthday, it was great. :)
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Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:16 pm

light the big candle in the middle of the playa

make a wish

see if you can blow it out.

should be good for a story or two.



it's also VERY VERY important to paint your face like a paiute warrior on bad PCP BEFORE you light the big candle....also, wear black and no blinkies, and tell no one.

would you like to play solitaire, Raymond?
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Postby goathead » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:07 pm

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:
light the big candle in the middle of the playa

make a wish

see if you can blow it out.

should be good for a story or two.



it's also VERY VERY important to paint your face like a paiute warrior on bad PCP BEFORE you light the big candle....also, wear black and no blinkies, and tell no one.

would you like to play solitaire, Raymond?


But what if he wants to go with clown face.
It is HIS birthday after all.



I know there are some drawbacks, clown faces are so hard to collect.
You have to wait till the screaming stops.
Then its much easier.
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Postby ygmir » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:31 pm

goathead wrote:
Roberto Dobbisano wrote:
light the big candle in the middle of the playa

make a wish

see if you can blow it out.

should be good for a story or two.



it's also VERY VERY important to paint your face like a paiute warrior on bad PCP BEFORE you light the big candle....also, wear black and no blinkies, and tell no one.

would you like to play solitaire, Raymond?


But what if he wants to go with clown face.
It is HIS birthday after all.



I know there are some drawbacks, clown faces are so hard to collect.
You have to wait till the screaming stops.
Then its much easier.


Gh:
you gotta stop with the Ouija board, you're channeling Ed Gein again......

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check your pm's.......
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Aug 18, 2009 10:34 am

I hope you bring enough cake for all of us.

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Postby Jmarcus » Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:51 am

wow, I'm a little disappointed I didn't get more snark. :wink:

Swampdog, thats along the lines I was thinking of, but I'd like it to be.... I dunno, more interactive?

something along the lines of "its my birthday, do something nice/odd/erotic to a passing stranger for a hug and a shot!"


I'm a big fan of enabling other "friends I haven't met yet" to engage each other. "exchange a secret w the 3rd brunette for a hug!"

dunno. I like the wagon idea though. I'd almost be down for the spankings too, but after being cattle prodded to relieve me of my sins last time I'm a little wary of any ass-play :D

Anything else? More snark?
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Postby goathead » Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:59 am

Sorry to disappoint.

but we are busy.
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Postby Lens » Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:29 pm

My B-day last year was on the day the man burned.

This year, it's the day before opening.
As I'm doing pre-build and will already be on playa, I'm bringing a few great bottles of booze (my favorite port), and plan to just share it around in a triple celebration [1. B-day, 2. Opening of BM, 3. Finished building!]

Not quiet as snarky, but it's what I plan to do.
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