The things you like most about burner culture

Share your views on the policies, philosophies, and spirit of Burning Man.

Postby C.f.M. » Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:51 pm

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Postby Eric » Sun Sep 26, 2010 1:41 pm

Snow wrote:Free booze, doing whatever I want and ogling naked boobies :wink:


Hmmm.

I get free booze at most of the bars I go to (yea to being an established local "character"!), I do whatever I want most of the time, and since I mostly like boys I get to see their boobies (ie: pecs) everywhere.

Though I do get to make out with more straight boys on the playa. I love the heteroflexible!

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Postby C.f.M. » Sun Sep 26, 2010 1:45 pm

Eric wrote:
Snow wrote:Free booze, doing whatever I want and ogling naked boobies :wink:


Hmmm.

I get free booze at most of the bars I go to (yea to being an established local "character"!), I do whatever I want most of the time, and since I mostly like boys I get to see their boobies (ie: pecs) everywhere.

Though I do get to make out with more straight boys on the playa. I love the heteroflexible!

Enough with the interwebs. I have a fetish fair to go wreck.


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Postby Elorrum » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:15 pm

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Re: The things you like most about burner culture

Postby junglesmacks » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:25 pm

ju1ce wrote:For me

1) Lack of halfassery. If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right.


I seriously read this as "Lack of Hasselhoffery"

Is that bad?
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:32 pm

its so bad, its GOOD!



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Postby junglesmacks » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:35 pm

Oh. My. God.
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Postby ygmir » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:53 pm

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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:25 pm

yes, but by posting that, i literally sold my soul...
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:49 pm

Eric wrote:"impotent" (lord I hate that word....)

Me too. However, I'm probably giving too free reign to my grammar nazi persona, so I'm just going to rail against "sheeple" for a while.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:53 pm

ygmir wrote:But, the fact that so many here, folks who've been here much longer, and are undoubtedly more educated, and worldly, will still take one, such as myself into "the fold", and, show kindness and friendship........
well........

It's my basic feeling that burningman and eplaya have been the institutions where I have met and befriended more people from more walks of life than anywhere else. Even the class one, and we know it's hard for poorer people to get there. But dammit, they are just as wonderful as those with more resources.

(Ygmir, that may be twisted into some sort of statement about you, but it's actually about the breadth of persons, I was just adding, okay?)

Edited for sense, and sorry, Ygmir, I can't fix it in your reply.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:59 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:yes, but by posting that, i literally sold my soul...
That's right, Simon, don't mention that if five of us tear our eyes out, the devil does give it back. And that's bad enough that you'll do just fine and live to sell your soul again another day.
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Postby ygmir » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:59 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
ygmir wrote:But, the fact that so many here, folks who've been here much longer, and are undoubtedly more educated, and worldly, will still take one, such as myself into "the fold", and, show kindness and friendship........
well........

It's my basic feeling that burningman and eplaya have been the institutions where I have met and befriended more people from more walks of life than anywhere else. Even the class one, and we know it's hard for poorer people to get there. But dammit, they are just as wonderful and those with more resources.

(Ygmir, that may be twisted into some sort of statement about you, but it's actually about the breadth of persons, I was just adding, okay?)


you, friend Fish, are one I admire..........you do as you please, I'm ok with it all.........
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Postby Snow » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:57 pm

C.f.M. wrote:
Eric wrote:
Snow wrote:Free booze, doing whatever I want and ogling naked boobies :wink:


Hmmm.

I get free booze at most of the bars I go to (yea to being an established local "character"!), I do whatever I want most of the time, and since I mostly like boys I get to see their boobies (ie: pecs) everywhere.

Though I do get to make out with more straight boys on the playa. I love the heteroflexible!

Enough with the interwebs. I have a fetish fair to go wreck.


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Postby Token » Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:11 pm

Damn, a catfight.

Popcorn please...


I go strictly for the mini skirts and bubble butts.

Even better mini skirt, bubble butt, and platform boots.

Even mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, and striped stockings.

Even better mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, striped stockings, and braids tied in two pony tails.

Boobies are nice and all but it's all about the butt.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:25 pm

Token wrote:Damn, a catfight.

Popcorn please...


I go strictly for the mini skirts and bubble butts.

Even better mini skirt, bubble butt, and platform boots.

Even mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, and striped stockings.

Even better mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, striped stockings, and braids tied in two pony tails.




ok....thats enough....decom is not for two weeks, why ya gotta do this to me?

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Postby C.f.M. » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:56 am

Token wrote:Damn, a catfight.

Popcorn please...


I go strictly for the mini skirts and bubble butts.

Even better mini skirt, bubble butt, and platform boots.

Even mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, and striped stockings.

Even better mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, striped stockings, and braids tied in two pony tails.

Boobies are nice and all but it's all about the butt.


I'm torn between my love for you, and wanting to alert the proper authorities.

I like that I can pee into a plastic bottle and it's not weird or gross, it's the right thing to do.
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Postby AntiM » Mon Sep 27, 2010 6:17 am

Eric wrote:
Though I do get to make out with more straight boys on the playa. I love the heteroflexible!



So that's what I should call MyLarry when he gets all tipsy and flirty and kisses boys? Huh.

Although the giant spanking bear was just ... strange.
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Postby Token » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:11 pm

C.f.M. wrote:
Token wrote:Damn, a catfight.

Popcorn please...


I go strictly for the mini skirts and bubble butts.

Even better mini skirt, bubble butt, and platform boots.

Even mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, and striped stockings.

Even better mo' better mini skirt, bubble butt, platform boots, striped stockings, and braids tied in two pony tails.

Boobies are nice and all but it's all about the butt.


I'm torn between my love for you, and wanting to alert the proper authorities.

I like that I can pee into a plastic bottle and it's not weird or gross, it's the right thing to do.



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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:09 am

C.f.M. wrote:I'm torn between my love for you, and wanting to alert the proper authorities.


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Postby curiousgnate » Tue Sep 28, 2010 4:05 pm

THE REASON THAT I KEEP GOING TO THE PLAYA IS THE PEOPLE.
EVERYTHING ELSE IS JUST GRAVY FOR THE BRAIN.
SOME OF THE BEST PEOPLE I HAVE MET IN MY LIFE I MET AT THE BURN.
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Postby Sham » Tue Sep 28, 2010 4:24 pm

curiousgnate wrote:THE REASON THAT I KEEP GOING TO THE PLAYA IS THE PEOPLE.
EVERYTHING ELSE IS JUST GRAVY FOR THE BRAIN.
SOME OF THE BEST PEOPLE I HAVE MET IN MY LIFE I MET AT THE BURN.

I have never met you Nate. I'll bet I could change your opinion of the people there! :shock:
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Postby curiousgnate » Tue Sep 28, 2010 4:46 pm

and make me like them even more shambala! you must of course notice that i didn't say all of the people.
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Postby knowmad » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:40 am

I like our terminology.
the other day I said Shirt cocking flufferbunny. and got some strange looks. mom was kinda pissed I'd use language like that in front of a priest, the priest was shocked that I recognized him. :wink:
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Postby ygmir » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:41 am

knowmad wrote:I like our terminology.
the other day I said Shirt cocking flufferbunny. and got some strange looks. mom was kinda pissed I'd use language like that in front of a priest, the priest was shocked that I recognized him. :wink:


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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:33 am

I like my phone's contacts list (90% not people that actually live in my town).

Slutlife
Je Shit Sandwich
Umbrella Camp
Jet Sinister
Scrabble
Tunna
Shibari

etc.

(and Bounce, Token, Sputnik, Rev G and Stitch!)
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:40 am

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Postby knowmad » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:24 pm

I like the Culture Shock, unlike culture shock of adjusting from Western to Eastern culture, or to an Island, I find it pleasant. My biggest daily dilemma might be being caught in a traffic jam with no cup. Or finding a really cool art piece in a white out and not being able to describe it to camp mates.
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Postby Cayenne Cuervo » Sat Oct 16, 2010 10:51 pm

It was my first burn and I just got the biggest kick out of all the city & suburban people that come out to the Black Rock Desert to create another city and call it "radical self survival".
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Postby Zhust » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:59 am

I love that every year, despite being in the same place with the same shape, Burning Man is an entirely different event. And better: every individual's Burning Man is different from every other's. If it was your worst year, someone else had a best year. If it was your most mundane, someone else had the craziest.

I love that if you actually do something according to the 10 Principles, or otherwise just be nice, you are not treated differently. If you help someone out, they don't think you're Jesus like they do in the default world. If you talk to a person serving drinks instead of treating them as a meatware vending machine, you're doing what's expected. If you open up and act exactly like you want, good for you!
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