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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:06 am

Foxfur wrote:Sweetpea felt pretty good today. She drove into town to resupply the pantry. She spent about 5 hours out and about. That's huge :D, yay!
She also brought home KFC, yeayah!

Wonderful news Ff!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Foxfur » Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:40 am

Dr Jet Sinister wrote:
Foxfur wrote:Sweetpea felt pretty good today. She drove into town to resupply the pantry. She spent about 5 hours out and about. That's huge :D, yay!
She also brought home KFC, yeayah!

Wonderful news Ff!

I think so too :)
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Minxy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:02 am

Yay, Ff, for you and Sweetpea!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby VeganChoirGirl » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:42 am

YAAAY! Good news and a happy day, Ff.
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Foxfur » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:52 am

Minxy wrote:Yay, Ff, for you and Sweetpea!

Minxy Minxy Minxy!
Oh I've missed you so!
Ahhhh. All is well again, sigh...
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Minxy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:54 pm

Foxfur wrote:
Minxy wrote:Yay, Ff, for you and Sweetpea!

Minxy Minxy Minxy!
Oh I've missed you so!
Ahhhh. All is well again, sigh...


Hi sweet fella! :) I missed you, too! We had a lot of fun out on the playa. It was really neat to get out there before the burn. Hot as heck, though. Ugh. :)
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Trishntek » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:02 pm

YAY! for Sweet Pea!
YAY! for minxy!
YAY! for heat on the playa!
YAY! for long weekend!
YAY! for late start time this morning!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Elliot » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:14 pm

:D
I may have some happy news:

Friends in Terminal Village are reported to be raising fuel money so I can drive my bus, and haul my fleet of bicycles, and a piano or two, and my bicycle repair tools and parts, and otherwise participate in TTITD this year after all!

It's a bit embarrassing, but I suppose I can tell myself that anybody self-employed and un-insured could be in my situation, and I've helped others a bit over the years. So I will accept it if this comes together.

Look for a piano in Kantina Apokiliptika. :D
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:18 pm

Yay! Elliot! Goody! :)
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Elderberry » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:20 pm

Yeah! FOR EVERYBODY!!!!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Minxy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:37 pm

Yay for everyone! :)

Yay for me! I'm unpacking from Juplaya, cleaning stuff, washing playafied clothing and REpacking to leave to Oregon tomorrow to visit everyone and go to Oregon Country Fair. And, hopefully, get my hair dyed purple. :D I've always wanted to do it and finally think I've got the nerve. :P It's just so...semi-permanent! :D I have dark brown hair and that whole bleaching my hair thing scares the crap out of me. :D :D We'll see if I actually go through with it. :P
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Elderberry » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:39 pm

:D Now that is something that would be next to impossible for me to do. What would my friends--or more importantly my colleagues think! :shock:

Minxy wrote:Yay for everyone! :)

Yay for me! I'm unpacking from Juplaya, cleaning stuff, washing playafied clothing and REpacking to leave to Oregon tomorrow to visit everyone and go to Oregon Country Fair. And, hopefully, get my hair dyed purple. :D I've always wanted to do it and finally think I've got the nerve. :P It's just so...semi-permanent! :D I have dark brown hair and that whole bleaching my hair thing scares the crap out of me. :D :D We'll see if I actually go through with it. :P
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:56 pm

Minxy wrote:Yay for everyone! :)

Yay for me! I'm unpacking from Juplaya, cleaning stuff, washing playafied clothing and REpacking to leave to Oregon tomorrow to visit everyone and go to Oregon Country Fair. And, hopefully, get my hair dyed purple. :D I've always wanted to do it and finally think I've got the nerve. :P It's just so...semi-permanent! :D I have dark brown hair and that whole bleaching my hair thing scares the crap out of me. :D :D We'll see if I actually go through with it. :P

Just get regular salon highlites done and color those. That's what I did last year and it's much less shocking and if you want more, then it's easy to just bleach out some more and purple it. ;) And all those crazy colors are semi-perm and least on you, your shower tile..kinda permanent without a bunch of scrubbing.
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Minxy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:03 pm

I've never even gotten regular highlights done at a salon. :P I have dark curly hair, just seemed pointless. That's a good idea, though, a little less of a shocking do-over.

Jkisha, ya, I know, I'm nervous but I think I wanna do it. :) We'll see. :D
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Trishntek » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:06 pm

Dr Jet Sinister wrote:
Minxy wrote:Yay for everyone! :)

Yay for me! I'm unpacking from Juplaya, cleaning stuff, washing playafied clothing and REpacking to leave to Oregon tomorrow to visit everyone and go to Oregon Country Fair. And, hopefully, get my hair dyed purple. :D I've always wanted to do it and finally think I've got the nerve. :P It's just so...semi-permanent! :D I have dark brown hair and that whole bleaching my hair thing scares the crap out of me. :D :D We'll see if I actually go through with it. :P

Just get regular salon highlites done and color those. That's what I did last year and it's much less shocking and if you want more, then it's easy to just bleach out some more and purple it. ;) And all those crazy colors are semi-perm and least on you, your shower tile..kinda permanent without a bunch of scrubbing.


Meh! What's the worst that could happen? Your hair falls out? It's NOT PERMANENT! Jus' do ITTTTT!

ETA" YAY! for Elliott!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby graidawg » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:45 pm

yay for this thread!!!! and all the veterans of Bm that it looks like they come after all !
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Eric » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:50 pm

Yea Elliott! It looks like a bunch of us no-go's are getting to go after all! This bodes well for the year...
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby ygmir » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:58 pm

Eric wrote:Yea Elliott! It looks like a bunch of us no-go's are getting to go after all! This bodes well for the year...


just knowing, now, that both of you are going makes me so happy.
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby VeganChoirGirl » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:01 pm

Eric wrote:Yea Elliott! It looks like a bunch of us no-go's are getting to go after all! This bodes well for the year...


It does indeed. Looking so forward to seeing everyone again!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby jella » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:06 pm

Yay Elliot !!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Savannah » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:09 pm

All my volunteer shifts are set, now. I think. :P
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby VeganChoirGirl » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:26 pm

Savannah wrote:All my volunteer shifts are set, now. I think. :P


Are you doing medical again?
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby VeganChoirGirl » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:26 pm

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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Savannah » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:49 pm

Yep!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby VeganChoirGirl » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:56 pm

Savannah wrote:Yep!


AWESOME! I'll be working with Gate again! YAY for volunteering!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Savannah » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:57 pm

*imagines VCG & self momentarily square-dancing*
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby VeganChoirGirl » Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:00 pm

Savannah wrote:*imagines VCG & self momentarily square-dancing*


*Imagines it right back*

Much hugging and square dancing will be had upon arrival.
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Elderberry » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:45 pm

VeganChoirGirl wrote:
Savannah wrote:Yep!


AWESOME! I'll be working with Gate again! YAY for volunteering!

You look to sweet in your avatar to work gate.

But what was the deal with the early arrival wristbands last year? Some dumb gate girl tried telling me that they used them every year, which was BS, cause I've been coming early for at least four years and never before did I have to wear a wrist band.
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Trishntek » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:50 pm

VeganChoirGirl wrote:
Savannah wrote:*imagines VCG & self momentarily square-dancing*


*Imagines it right back*

Much hugging and square dancing will be had upon arrival.


Well??? is it momentary or much? and we need an estimated time of arrival so we can watch! If it's momentary, nevermind,,,, if it is MUCH,,,, i'll bring shots for everyone!
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Re: Time for a Happy Thread

Postby Minxy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:53 pm

jkisha wrote:But what was the deal with the early arrival wristbands last year? Some dumb gate girl tried telling me that they used them every year, which was BS, cause I've been coming early for at least four years and never before did I have to wear a wrist band.


Ya, I was hating that wristband last year. >( The person who gave it to me said it was "highly encouraged" to keep it on but not mandatory. So I took it off. :P
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