The Map! The Map!

The Map! The Map!

Postby bigbluedoggy » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:30 pm

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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Savannah » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:32 pm

*flips*

Street names. STREET NAMES!
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby bigbluedoggy » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:35 pm

Esplanade
Anniversary
Birthday
Coming Out
Divorce
Engagement
Funeral
Graduation
Hajj
Initiation
Journey
Kindergarten
Liminal

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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby jella » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:48 pm

yay street names !



my it's a short drive from Engagement to Funeral :oops:
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Sic Pup » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:48 pm

Interesting, additional thoroughfares at 15 minute marks from G outward. More corner plots and road frontage.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Eric » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:08 pm

Like the new 15minute additions to the back streets, it will get rid of those stupidly long blocks back there.

I think I'm one of the few who really doesn't care about the street names- they're always "A", "B", "C" etc to me. Maybe I'm just too lazy to bother learning long names when a single letter will do.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Packoderm » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:09 pm

Sic Pup wrote:Interesting, additional thoroughfares at 15 minute marks from G outward. More corner plots and road frontage.


And an additional road added to the periphery.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Savannah » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:09 pm

Interesting, additional thoroughfares at 15 minute marks from G outward. More corner plots.


Very cool. Cut-Through Camp will be enraged that someone took their idea!
Note: Cut-Through Camp is easily enraged.

I am really interested in not-camping on Engagement, Divorce or Funeral . . . with an eye instead for Hajj, or Initiation. :lol:
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Sic Pup » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:24 pm

I'm happy with Journey IF insipid music isn't attached to it.


Although Kindergarten might be more appropriate for me this year.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby shykat » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:33 pm

Fuck Yeah, almost there now!!!!
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Packoderm » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:34 pm

Sic Pup wrote:I'm happy with Journey IF insipid music isn't attached to it.


Although Kindergarten might be more appropriate for me this year.


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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby HandJamMasterC » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:01 pm

I love the new streets added in back! Great idea !
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby HandJamMasterC » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:04 pm

Could this mean that placement is not long now?
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Elderberry » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:09 pm

OK, I get them all except what is "Liminal"?
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Savannah » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:11 pm

jkisha wrote:OK, I get them all except what is "Liminal"?


I had to look it up too:

lim·i·nal/ˈlimənl/Adjective
1. Of or relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process.
2. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby bigbluedoggy » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:11 pm

From Wikipedia:
Liminality (from the Latin word līmen, meaning "a threshold") is a psychological, neurological, or metaphysical subjective state, conscious or unconscious, of being on the "threshold" of or between two different existential planes, as defined in neurological psychology (a "liminal state") and in the anthropological theories of ritual by such writers as Arnold van Gennep and Victor Turner.


Given that I poached the map URL before it was actually publicly linked... Placement seems imminent. Have to have a Map before you give people addresses!
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Savannah » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:28 pm

I'm feeling Liminal as Fuck right now.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby motskyroonmatick » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:40 pm

OMG!!!! THE MAP!!!!!

Participants are going to get so fucking lost between Graduation and Liminal.

I'm totally going to have to revise my directions as far as how to get to camp.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Sic Pup » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:44 pm

I'm envisioning folk from the walk-in camp, on their first trek in, taking a :15 street hitting G and going "wait...what?"

I guess figuring out to take a right or a left and then reversing it at the next intersection will be "graduating".
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Packoderm » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:58 pm

Maybe "G" should be for GPS.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby homey » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:08 pm

bigbluedoggy wrote:Given that I poached the map URL before it was actually publicly linked... Placement seems imminent. Have to have a Map before you give people addresses!



nice work on the map, bigbluedoggy! now why don't you be a good lil doggy and poach the placement list! i've tried every conceivable variation on pervious years' lists and nothing.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby goathead » Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:00 pm

hmmmmm
most boring street names I have ever seen.

:oops:

just waiting for placement now.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:10 pm

goathead wrote:just waiting for placement now.

The longest wait of all...
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Elderberry » Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:28 pm

Ya, I looked up Liminal too. But how does that relate to any rite of passage? At least to any rite of passage I have ever had.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Savannah » Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:35 pm

With all the references to liminal meaning "on the edge", on the threshold (or on both sides of a threshold! How Schroedinger's Cat of them!) transitional, etc . . . I think it represents imminent change/imminent rites/things about to happen . . . and maybe there's a little joke involving Liminal being the outside edge/threshold of the streets themselves.

I kinda like it.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Sic Pup » Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:40 pm

Savannah wrote:With all the references to liminal meaning "on the edge", on the threshold (or on both sides of a threshold! How Schroedinger's Cat of them!) transitional, etc . . . I think it represents imminent change/imminent rites/things about to happen . . . and maybe there's a little joke involving Liminal being the outside edge/threshold of the streets themselves.

I kinda like it.


I'll buy that, I would've went with "Last Rites" but I guess it lacks the same cachet.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Savannah » Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:49 pm

What's really fun is realizing that the great semi-imaginary whooshing noise around lunchtime today was 90% of the incoming Black Rock City population flipping through their dictionaries and clicking mice to look up "Liminal". In one fell swoop, a little-used word gains greater prominence.

I note also that in can mean intermediate, in-between, or barely perceptible. Merriam-Webster claims the first known use in this form was in 1884. From the Latin, "limin-, limen" (threshold).
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:33 pm

We (well most of us, I hope) are more familiar with "subliminal" just under our threshold of observation.
I suggest that in this context "liminal" refers to a mind state in a rite of passage, and in many cases an induced mind state deliberately created by the shaman (oh crap, I can't believe I said that, laughing forest is going to think I'm her sister) or emcee or whatever sort of guide you have for that particular rite.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby Elderberry » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:10 pm

Interesting. That subliminal reference really help me get my head around the concept by associating it with a word I knew. Didn't think of the root word. And Savannah, good take on the last street concept too. I like double entendres.
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Re: The Map! The Map!

Postby bigbluedoggy » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:21 pm

homey wrote:nice work on the map, bigbluedoggy! now why don't you be a good lil doggy and poach the placement list! i've tried every conceivable variation on pervious years' lists and nothing.


From what I can infer in the placement info this year, it sounds like we are all being informed individually and that there will not be a list per se. And yes, I've tried all those URLs too!!!
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