Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

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Postby goathead » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:52 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:53 pm

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And yet, over in tips and tricks, people are being tsked at for wanting to put up trash fence...

I noticed that thread too. I think it was because that person wasn't a theme camp that they got noise about it. Haven't they heard the saying, "great fences make great neighbors"?
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby bigbluedoggy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:43 pm

Actually, if you aren't a placed camp, you cannot erect any sort of obvious perimeter until the gates open. Found this out first hand when I was laying out our non theme camp last year on Friday before gates open. Was "politely" informed that it was a big no no. Funny how our stuff subsequently ended up so scattered across a large area...
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Savannah » Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:03 pm

bigbluedoggy wrote:Actually, if you aren't a placed camp, you cannot erect any sort of obvious perimeter until the gates open. Found this out first hand when I was laying out our non theme camp last year on Friday before gates open. Was "politely" informed that it was a big no no. Funny how our stuff subsequently ended up so scattered across a large area...


Heh. What you did was still better than what a certain camp did to my campmate and I in 2008. They were not in a theme area (we had a map) but had put up thin tape markers that blew away (nice MOOP) and expected us to understand their imaginary, invisible boundaries despite not scattering their vehicles or homes across the desired area, then popped up full of outrage once we started pounding stakes. It had been too early in the morning to just go pounding on doors, so we decided on a good faith choice. Then:

Guy: "You can't camp here!"
My campmate (confused): "What?"
Guy: "Did I STUTTER?"

(Followed by a dressing down). It was so unexpectedly rude that it took my breath away. I'm used to that sort of thing in the default world, but not in Black Rock City. Then again, if there's anything that results in strife there, boundaries are it.

We of course moved, because it was easy enough, and no one wants an angry neighbor anyway. (Some days later, he would calm down and serve us drinks).

We were beckoned 50 yards North by a sweet guy camping solo, who became like a brother to us (who invited us down the street and out of our shells during the 7 hour Monday dust storm, and swapped out my bike tube the next day faster than I could study it). And that's how I also met my very best playa friends to this day, who happened to be camped across the street from the new location, taken at first under great duress.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby k9nikko » Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:17 pm

Daaaammmmm Homey, I lost that one. I like your choice better anyway
Let me start something new,,,,,,,WHAT ABOUT EA PASSES, ANY WORD?

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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby HandJamMasterC » Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:44 pm

Interested to hear where everyone will be this year!


I'll be interested to hear where I am placed this year too ! 8)
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Killbuck » Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:58 pm

We expect to be placed on the Saturnian moon Titan... it's really cool there and lots of room.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Just_Joe » Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:22 pm

Kernul Killbuck wrote:We expect to be placed on the Saturnian moon Titan... it's really cool there and lots of room.

Just you and you and Winston Niles Rumfoord.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby motskyroonmatick » Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:28 pm

Savannah wrote:We were beckoned 50 yards North by a sweet guy camping solo, who became like a brother to us (who invited us down the street and out of our shells during the 7 hour Monday dust storm, and swapped out my bike tube the next day faster than I could study it). And that's how I also met my very best playa friends to this day, who happened to be camped across the street from the new location, taken at first under great duress.


This duress incident is one I do not approve of but am damn glad it moved you 50 yards closer to us and set in motion your connection with our camp.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Malachi Constant » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:21 pm

weather man wrote:
Kernul Killbuck wrote:We expect to be placed on the Saturnian moon Titan... it's really cool there and lots of room.

Just you and you and Winston Niles Rumfoord.


Actually, I'll probably be stopping by eventually.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:46 pm

so...when they say 'tonight' do they actually mean 'tonight' or 'while it's still dark outside'?
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby bigbluedoggy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:48 pm

I'm starting to think 4:00am
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:51 pm

They mean "Not today."
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby homey » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:04 pm

it's like waiting for election results
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby bigbluedoggy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:05 pm

I would think at least someone has been sent Placement info by now (besides Goathead, who cheated)!
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby HandJamMasterC » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:08 pm

It's 10 o'clock - do you know where your placement is ?
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby NyxValentine » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:09 pm

I may have spent my evening pretty much glued to my laptop, or arguing with myself over ways to get off the laptop. Please, end my OCD agony!!!
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby mauricioo » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:36 pm

[quote="NyxValentine"]I may have spent my evening pretty much glued to my laptop, or arguing with myself over ways to get off the laptop. Please, end my OCD agony!!![/quote]


lol omg tell me about it...
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby NyxValentine » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:40 pm

mauricioo wrote:
NyxValentine wrote:I may have spent my evening pretty much glued to my laptop, or arguing with myself over ways to get off the laptop. Please, end my OCD agony!!!



lol omg tell me about it...

I have to say, seeing (1) email in my inbox got my heart rate up, and then I realized it was eplaya :D Maybe I should get off the internets.... :D
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby bigbluedoggy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:42 pm

How long does it take to prep and blast out 1000 individual and unique emails, anyway?
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby POWERCHAIR » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:45 pm

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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby NyxValentine » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:46 pm

Maybe it's a test to see how many twitchy camp leaders eplaya can handle at once???

Also, powerchair, I think your project is super awesome and cool, by the way.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Elderberry » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:49 pm

Just relax everybody. We'll all know soon enough. As a watched pot never boils, a watched inbox never receives placement.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby mauricioo » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:51 pm

Haha thanks John, nice advice. Curious to see if they'll place us and where. "Twitchy" is funny too

[quote="jkisha"]Just relax everybody. We'll all know soon enough. As a watched pot never boils, a watched inbox never receives placement.[/quote]
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby NyxValentine » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:53 pm

pshaw, where's the fun in that?? It's like Christmas!!! Waiting (impatiently) is half the fun!!
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby Dactyl » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:41 pm

Lump of coal here we come!
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby POWERCHAIR » Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:01 am

well it looks like we all got placed in D-Lot Village
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby trilobyte » Fri Jul 15, 2011 1:37 am

Based on a comment on FB in the Opulent Temple group, it sounds like they've just gotten notification from Placement. Fingers crossed!
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby trilobyte » Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:05 am

Check your inbox, looks like the emails are going out. We'll be in the vicinity of 9:00 and Graduation.
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Re: Has Your Camp Been Placed Yet ??

Postby mauricioo » Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:38 am

We have been placed also Camp Good Time Island 6 & F. yay!

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