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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Bless » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:05 pm

FIGJAM wrote:Will gate open at 10 AM sunday??? :shock:


I sure hope so!!!
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Ulisse » Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:26 pm

Forwarded from the SOUK list:

Subject: [caravansary-souk-list] PLEASE READ: New Gate Opening Time for 2014 Event
Some key information which may affect your planning. As always, let me know if you have any questions.


*When Does the Black Rock City Gate Open? The Answer May Shock You!*

In 2014, through coordination with the BLM, we will be opening the Black Rock City Gate to participants earlier and closing it later in order to maximize use of daylight hours, minimize traffic impacts on local roads, smooth out traffic flow, and create a safer travel situation for everybody. This is a one-year experiment, and if it goes well, it could mean we continue it in the future.

*INGRESS*
This year we have approval from BLM to open the Black Rock City Gate for Burning Man participants at 10am on Sunday, August 24. NO early arrivals are allowed before that time without an Early Arrival Pass!

*THE EVENT*
The event itself officially starts at 6pm Sunday, August 24, and it's expected that participants use the earlier arrival time as opportunity to set up their camp infrastructure during the day. The event officially ends at 6pm on Monday, September 1, 2014, after which people are expected to start breaking down their camps, conduct Leave No Trace efforts, and prepare to depart the city.

*EXODUS*
This year we have authorization from BLM to allow Exodus to extend through Tuesday, September 2 at noon, allowing for a safe and smooth egress period. So if the line of cars in Exodus is too long, and your schedule allows, you may want to wait in your camp. Use the extra time to rest for the drive, secure your vehicle loads, MOOP your campsite, or your block. Plan accordingly so that you're out of the city by Tuesday at noon.

Remember, this is one-year experiment by the BLM and Burning Man to help ease the traffic backups on entry and Exodus. If everyone works together and is off the playa by noon Tuesday, we will look at continuing the extended opening and departure in future years. Help us smooth out the traffic flow!
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:12 pm

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Bless » Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:47 am

New Hampshire's libertarian version of Burning Man? What do you guys think? http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle ... story.html
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby chuckularone » Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:33 am

Bless wrote:New Hampshire's libertarian version of Burning Man? What do you guys think? http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle ... story.html


That was sooooo biased. I'm dying to go now! :twisted:
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:50 am

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Bless » Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:50 am

Apparently, Grover Norquist is coming to the burn.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby ygmir » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:05 am

Bless wrote:Apparently, Grover Norquist is coming to the burn.


this matters why?
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Joeln » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:06 am

ygmir wrote:
Bless wrote:Apparently, Grover Norquist is coming to the burn.


this matters why?

Because Sarah Palin sold him her ticket.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby ygmir » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:06 am

Joeln wrote:
ygmir wrote:
Bless wrote:Apparently, Grover Norquist is coming to the burn.


this matters why?

Because Sarah Palin sold him her ticket.


and that matters why?
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Bless » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:20 am

It matters not in the slightest.

It is ironic, though, given his decades-long crusade against the federal government and taxation.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Bless » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:42 am

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:44 am

No actual irony. He's out for whatever it is he wants, without reference to how it effects other people. Those people love burningman. It can so easily been seen through a libertarian lens.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby ygmir » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:50 am

and success. I was trying to elicit judgement, opinion and such.

just sayin.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:57 am

All I have to do for that is say I don't want to be constantly offered help by idiots that won't take the time to learn that it's condescending and diminishing to be thought of by the public at large as inherently needy and helpless.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Lonesomebri » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:58 am

theCryptofishist wrote:No actual irony. He's out for whatever it is he wants, without reference to how it effects other people. Those people love burningman. It can so easily been seen through a libertarian lens.

Yeah, someone will set up an opportunity for him to hand out grilled cheese sandwiches to whomever he deems worthy while he wears a furry costume, and the feebs will cheer. Tomorrows news today.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby jneilvindy » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:04 pm

Lonesomebri wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:No actual irony. He's out for whatever it is he wants, without reference to how it effects other people. Those people love burningman. It can so easily been seen through a libertarian lens.

Yeah, someone will set up an opportunity for him to hand out grilled cheese sandwiches to whomever he deems worthy while he wears a furry costume, and the feebs will cheer. Tomorrows news today.


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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:05 pm

Now that might qualify as irony.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby shroom » Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:11 pm

Bless wrote:Apparently, Grover Norquist is coming to the burn.


It doesn't bother me. I'm sure he'll be taking the 'easy' celeb route. I know some celebs go and look like the rest of us and don't really talk about it, others like this weirdo advertise it for a reason.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:14 pm

It might make him a better person............................. or he'll join DPW!!! :shock:
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby shroom » Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:26 pm

FIGJAM wrote:It might make him a better person............................. or he'll join DPW!!! :shock:


LOL! I won't hold my breath.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Sunbeam56 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:41 pm

Native Texan here.
Some pinko news reporter asked a bunch of rednecks if they could ever vote for a "heterosexual" president.... And they all said "no".
Wahahahahahaha....
I can't stand it!!! YEAH. The retards have it!!!
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Plan B » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:33 pm

Bless wrote:Apparently, Grover Norquist is coming to the burn.



Since its his specialty, maybe we could get Grover to pressure Larry into signing a pledge not to raise Black Rock City Taxes (i.e. ticket prices)....
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby sadie » Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:12 pm

Sunbeam56 wrote:Native Texan here.
Some pinko news reporter asked a bunch of rednecks if they could ever vote for a "heterosexual" president.... And they all said "no".
Wahahahahahaha....
I can't stand it!!! YEAH. The retards have it!!!



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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Oldguy » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:13 pm

Black Rock City's perimeter fence was installed yesterday. 9.2 miles of it. Done by hand. In record time. Again. All hail the DPW!

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:10 am

Finally, proof that Justin Bieber IS unbearable: Russian fisherman saved from bear attack when ringtone featuring one of the pop brat's songs scares it away!!! Nature knows best!!! :shock:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2716479/Fisherman-saved-bear-attack-Justin-Bieber-ringtone-went-mauled-scared-bear-away.html
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby shroom » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:19 pm

^^^^lol!!! smart bear
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby BBadger » Tue Aug 12, 2014 8:44 pm

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Bless » Fri Aug 15, 2014 11:08 am

Military-grade satellite photos of the playa? Yes, please.

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Sunbeam56 » Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:01 pm

Baconfest in downtown St. Louis this weekend...
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