Crime rate in BRC

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Crime rate in BRC

Postby ness » Thu Jul 15, 2004 1:38 pm

The bigger the city the bigger the crime rate, Its that way all over america
how long before the b.l.m. says enough is enough?? rape? murder? manslaughter? child abuse? what will be the end of black rock city????
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Postby TommyTheCat » Thu Jul 15, 2004 1:53 pm

Well none of thats happened i dont think...and lets hope it doesnt..
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Re: Crime rate in BRC

Postby dragonfly Jafe » Thu Jul 15, 2004 2:08 pm

ness wrote: what will be the end of black rock city????


the heat death of the universe? Or the big-slam, depending on your particular cosmological philosophy...

Or maybe something else before that...
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Re: Crime rate in BRC

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 15, 2004 3:13 pm

ness wrote: murder?
I don't know what scares me more about this--the inevitable pathologizing of the whole BM experience by the true crime writers or the cutesy little fictional detectives novels bound to follow.









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Re: Crime rate in BRC

Postby RingO'Fire » Thu Jul 15, 2004 7:46 pm

dragonfly Jafe wrote:
ness wrote: what will be the end of black rock city????


the heat death of the universe? Or the big-slam, depending on your particular cosmological philosophy...

Or maybe something else before that...


Our Sun is rough in the middle of its approximately 10 billion year life span. Thus, the Sun has enough fuel for another five billion years or so. At the end of its life, the Sun will start to fuse helium into heavier elements and begin to swell up, ultimately growing so large that it will swallow the Earth. After about a billion years as a red giant, it will suddenly collapse into a white dwarf -- the final end product of a star like ours. It may take a trillion years to cool off completely.

So, as far as Burning Man getting burned up by the sun goes, we should be good to go for at least another five billion years or so.

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Postby Badger » Thu Jul 15, 2004 8:48 pm

Also check out the cover story for this month's National Geographic.
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Postby ness » Fri Jul 16, 2004 1:53 pm

and this picture of the sun has an effect on the crime rate at brc ?
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Postby midgetsonparade » Fri Jul 16, 2004 1:57 pm

ness wrote:and this picture of the sun has an effect on the crime rate at brc ?


Of course it does! There are actually secret hidden messages inside the picture that tell you to kill your parents. You don't see them?
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Bike Theft only crime I'm aware of in BRC

Postby arlowatson » Sat Jul 17, 2004 10:11 am

The first I'd heard of Bicycle Theft was in 1998 during my third participation in Black Rock City.

This is quite ironic, considering the mass of twisted metal left over each year known as "abandoned bicycles".

I doubt that bike theft on its own is any cause for concern for the permanent destruction of Black Rock, but I hope the center camp coffee and ice money trade doesn't maintain large quantites of greenbacks on site.
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Postby DVD Burner » Sat Jul 17, 2004 10:25 am

ness wrote:and this picture of the sun has an effect on the crime rate at brc ?


I dont know about crime but this year it will be the moon that will cause unusual mystical events since it is supposed to be a full moon durring the event.
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Postby Rob the Wop » Sat Jul 17, 2004 2:02 pm

DVD Burner wrote:
ness wrote:and this picture of the sun has an effect on the crime rate at brc ?


I dont know about crime but this year it will be the moon that will cause unusual mystical events since it is supposed to be a full moon durring the event.


Bummer. Unfortunately I turn into a werewolf during the full moon.

Even worse news is that no one can tell the difference. So if you see a big, furry beast, scratching himself and grunting- beware. If I growl, jump up, tear your heart out and eat it- I'm a werewolf. If I growl, jump up, tear your heart, eat it, and then ask your political affiliation- I'm just being myself.
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Postby ness » Sat Jul 17, 2004 2:43 pm

note to self : bring silver bullets,wooden stake,cross, and lots of garlic
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Postby unjonharley » Sat Jul 17, 2004 3:02 pm

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Postby Rob the Wop » Sat Jul 17, 2004 8:23 pm

ness wrote:note to self : bring silver bullets,wooden stake,cross, and lots of garlic


Bad move. Italian werewolves love garlic. Instead of repellant, you've inadvertantly brought seasoning.
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Postby Ron » Sun Jul 18, 2004 9:10 am

Rob the Wop wrote:...

Bad move. Italian werewolves love garlic. Instead of repellant, you've inadvertantly brought seasoning.


I've found a sharp swat deliverd to the bridge of the muzzle with a rolled up newspaper does the trick across ethnic divisions of canine lycranthropes. In the one case where that wasn't sufficient a kick to the nuts ended the matter handly...

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Easy.

Postby Rob the Wop » Sun Jul 18, 2004 10:21 am

Patchouli is probably the easiest repellant, and the cheapest. Nothing in their right mind would eat anything wearing patchouli.

Simple conditioning. How many times do you have to spend a night rolling on your back, staring at the moon, muttering "But have you every really looked at your paw?"- before you write something off as a food source?
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Easy.

Postby Rob the Wop » Sun Jul 18, 2004 10:22 am

Patchouli is probably the easiest repellant, and the cheapest. Nothing in their right mind would eat anything wearing patchouli.

Simple conditioning. How many times do you have to spend a night rolling on your back, staring at the moon, muttering "But have you ever really looked at your paw?"- before you write something off as a food source?
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