The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:19 pm

Anything to slow some of these idiots down I suppose. Now, on to something way more serious. I know that Oasis 29 will be selling Indian tacos the Saturday before the gates open. Will there be NDNtacos sold at the Nixon school? Or does anyone have a better recommendation? I did Oasis 29 coming in last year and they were sub par. The Nixon school folks tacos on the way out were superior in every respect except for the price. But one year a little mom & pop was selling them on the right hand side of 447 and they were great. Haven't seen them since 2009. Any recommendations for Indian tacos?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby C.f.M. » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:00 pm

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:08 pm

C.f.M. wrote:So ready, you guys. SO READY to be home.

OH yes, I do agree with this. Nice to see you here again.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:23 pm

So nice to see you all, and to think of being Home with you really soon! 8) 8) 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby msj2u » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:14 pm

*waves to MyDearFriend*,

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:17 pm

loading all the things, running in all the circles.....

first trip out and back, tomorrow.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:30 pm

Be sure to pay attention to the shoulder construction on 447 so we can have a first hand update. 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:07 pm

That's a great question, Doc... inbound tacos would be brilliant if I could make that go.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:00 am

*runs in makes coffee*
leaving in about an hour for first trip out........back tonight......back out super early Monday.

*zooms around in circles, looking for "that thing" I'm forgetting.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby delle » Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:12 am

Safe travels Yiggy. Enjoy your day!!! :D :coffee: :D
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby littleflower » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:12 pm

yiggy called from Gerlach! he asked me to post that the drive on 447 was excellent ...... 2 lanes the whole way, and wide open. he's on the playa right now!

hope everyone is having fun scrambling to get everything ready! and now. back to training .....

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:15 pm

Muchas gracias on be update lf
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:04 pm

Huzzah!!! 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby graidawg » Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:12 pm

hi guys! has anyone got a box of cats?
and strange question #2, when you say Malt vinegar do you mean the brown stuff (normal ) or the white stuff which is distilled apparentely? i was looking a the 2 bottles for about 20 minutes today.....
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:54 pm

Yay !
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:34 pm

I believe it's the brown.

I want it for fish and chips, and the stuff here just doesn't tast the same. 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby C.f.M. » Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:36 pm

graidawg wrote:hi guys! has anyone got a box of cats?
and strange question #2, when you say Malt vinegar do you mean the brown stuff (normal ) or the white stuff which is distilled apparentely? i was looking a the 2 bottles for about 20 minutes today.....


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:24 pm

Apple cider vinegar is a light brown. Tasty.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:49 pm

Brown.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:51 pm

I had some imported malt vinigar from the UK once.

There was nothing here to compare it to. 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:37 pm

*lilts in, pours a cognac*
ah, back from the playa.
I can report, the road there is open and good, two lanes of traffic.
we experienced no construction equipment or any delays.
Maybe it was Saturday? I dunno, but it was an easy drive in.

the playa is very nice. some sand snakes and dense dunes, but otherwise very nice condition, from what I saw.

so, in other words: "BurningMan sucks....don't go".............

tired though, 3 hours sleep, and driving up there and back, is daunting.
Leaving again very late tomorrow, for the duration.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby C.f.M. » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:50 pm

Go away, Yggie! Your posts incite jealously!

Big difference between malt vinegar (like I posted the pic of) and ACV. ACV is way tastier, true, if you get Bragg's or something with the mother in it. And, I can consume it. Malt vinegar, as a gluten-free person, no can do.

So, again, it depends on what it's for!

Mixer-wise, lots of vinegars can contribute to a pretty tasty cocktail...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:50 pm

Welcome back, Scout! Looks like no arrows in your behind, so must be safe to travel out en masse. Next ride is the one I'd hitch hike on.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:58 pm

Thanks for the report, Yggy! 8) 8) 8)

Will be sorry to see you go, after tomorrow (well happy for YOU) but almost ready to follow. 8) Almost.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:00 pm

Great news Yg!!!

My turn to track you down this year! :wink:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lemur » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:18 pm

with my last post i just entered the ranks of the top 50 people on eplaya by post count.

#49 doc pyro.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:23 pm

lemur wrote:with my last post i just entered the ranks of the top 50 people on eplaya by post count.

#49 doc pyro.
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less than 10 posts and im gonna be on top of doc.


you sir, are a maniac!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lemur » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:24 pm

i know, i have 49 people on top of me.


i guess that makes me some kinda very subterranean bottom.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:32 pm

I've got to stop posting...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:32 am

Man, this has not been a great week for animals in our household. We lost our oldest cat earlier in the week (he'd been sick for a while, but after doing well on meds for months he took a sudden sharp turn for the worse), and then an hour or so ago as I was sitting down for a minute after a long long day of painting and prep, I knocked some big pieces that went crashing into the giant crock fishtank, smashing it into pieces. Fuck, what a mess! And in the mad scramble to get power cords and connectors out of the way, one of my studio monitors came tumbling off its stand and onto my unsuspecting noggin. Fortunately it's made of hard stuff, and even more fortunately we appear to have saved all the fish. Our younger cat wasn't in the vicinity and was completely unscathed, though she shot me a look that said "stay away from me or I'll cut you"... it may have been imagined, or had something to do with the armload of soaking wet towels I was carrying at the time. Fortunately we were able to scramble up some makeshift digs, and our finny little friends are in a 5 gallon bucket with most of their plants and working air/water to get them through til we sort a new place for them.

Now to grab a shower and a drink, then start prepping for our last pre-playa camp meetup tomorrow. Sunday's going to be action-packed!
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