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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby maryanimal » Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:16 pm

I pulled the site up just now and it worked for me. I can't believe the prices of everything!
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gyre » Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:59 pm

The upscale ones aren't posted on the web.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby tattoogoddess » Fri Jun 07, 2013 11:48 pm

I used the same URL and nothing there. Looked under the sub category and its gone. This is what I get with (sorry only way I could crop out the URL)

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gyre » Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:21 am

Is that the UK link?
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:15 am

No. Is there a uk one to? :shock:
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:47 am

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gyre » Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:05 am

The uk link is the only one I found.
Wasn't looking hard though.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby lemur » Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:19 am

OUR ART CAR "ACCIDENTALLY" BURNED DOWN, HONEST!
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby TomServo » Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:20 am

Was thinking on this old pic...I should offer my own service for these fucking Plug & Players.

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby maryanimal » Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:25 pm

tattoogoddess wrote:I used the same URL and nothing there. Looked under the sub category and its gone. This is what I get with (sorry only way I could crop out the URL)

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:54 pm

lemur wrote:OUR ART CAR "ACCIDENTALLY" BURNED DOWN, HONEST!
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby Jackass » Sat Jun 08, 2013 3:50 pm

That fire had to have left burn scars. It raged for at least 30 minutes before the fire rangers showed up to put it out. The tires burned right into the playa. They were exploding one by one and kept freaking out the models as they tried to maintain their composure. Sent them all running and screaming a couple of times, great "performance art".

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gyre » Sat Jun 08, 2013 3:54 pm

How the hell do tires burn without an accelerant?
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:59 pm

Fuck this Motherfucking fucker

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby mgb327 » Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:09 pm

It is so strange that this "fire" has recently been brought up, as I arrived on-scene just after the fire was put out, and my stepsister and me did a lot of mooping the site. I really didn't think too much about it at the time, other than the people involved were being kind of dickheads about the entire thing.

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gyre » Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:16 pm

Don't see anything close to the tires to burn that hot.
Always possible, i just don't usually see tires catch without a lot of fuel around them.
Like diesel, they probably burn well after they get going.
It just looks like a set fire, but no photos of the start.

Those tires look very fully engulfed, no pattern to the fire there, no hot spots at the top.
Just one picture though.

Did you see signs of a lot of fuel for the fire?
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby TomServo » Sun Jun 09, 2013 5:59 am

It is so strange that this "fire" has recently been brought up


Yes it is. There were, obviously, witnesses. wtf?
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:47 am

if i could i would like to offer up an apology, and try to tone the rhetoric down a little.

i just now read where trilo asked us not to copy paste links go on a mob rampage etc etc. concerning the re=cent dustup over that website that will remain unmentioned (gold pasties) and the imagery and use of logos/names etc to push product

very expensive product.

but thats not the point.

i went overboard on my kruggification and im sorry.

chain of events....i saw website in its original form in all of its glory, started researching and found links between a questionable fire and photoshoot that resulted in a big mess on playa, and the photo being used as a Cover Photo for said above collection.

what i did and posted was my own opinion and is by no means anything else but my opinion.

i also was in a bad mood and am having tooth issues but thats not an excuse either, i played vigilante and i shouldnt have.

it was a bad example.

sorry fellow burners for being a douche and my apologies for getting carried away.

it is a choice whether we purchase or not purchase someones art or photos or $250,000 art car, it is america and a free market.

so, please stop the lynch mob, i will delete my facebook venom...




now MAKE SOME ART goddamit, this is a distraction.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby some seeing eye » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:37 am

Fuck guilt. Mr Simon(s) is the only regular ePlaya commenter with first hand experience running large sound camps (that don't play dubstep...). Their version of plug and play is plugging the mixer into the drive rack (amps-speakers). That's A-OK. Mr Simon has also been an activist in the persistent challenge of large sound camp MOOP. ePlaya resource on big camps, Esplanade-2-10 camps, sound camps, MOOP and stuff.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby tattoogoddess » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:04 pm

I don't think you need to apologize Simon. I don't feel what you did was bad or wrong. They are mooping assholes making money off our home. That is never ok.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:17 pm

mr. simon thanks you.

it was still wrong and heavy handed and there are better ways to do things.

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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby BBadger » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:16 am

Shit, while we're pulling out biblical quotes:

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Emphasis on the first half. The second half is just to say that this is sanctioned work, and that God has their back.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gyre » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:22 am

This may change some of the sneakier marketing, in the highly unlikely event that the ftc does their job.
May affect the Krug type stuff and worse.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby AntiM » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:06 am

I would love to see some transparency on turnkey camps, and those who provide RVs and other shelters pre-set up .... how do we know who has the proper vendor pass and has paid the 3% blood fee to BLM? Who is sliding in under the radar, abusing their department/camp EA? Because if I'm going to purchase my experience, this matters.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby bluesbob » Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:26 pm

I don't like them. I don't think it's true participation. Surviving the playa by your own wits and invention is part of the fun.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gypsymonkey » Thu Jul 04, 2013 3:10 pm

Do "turn key" camps get placed by placement and if so are they considered a theme camp?
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby trilobyte » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:15 pm

They get no special considerations. See this blog post for Burning Man's Turnkey Camping Guidelines.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gypsymonkey » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:26 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby gypsymonkey » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:34 pm

So is a turn key camp open to the public then? As I understand it, all theme camps must have open access to at leas a part of their camp. Sorry if this has been answered in the last 23 pages, I have a little project planed and was just curious.
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Re: Plug & Play/Turnkey Camping

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:02 pm

Placed theme camps must be interactive. I don't know what that means in terms of theme camps.
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