Very worried that there is some sort of "tribute"

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Very worried that there is some sort of "tribute"

Postby DeepSpace » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:48 pm

...the night of the Burn.
Ihis is gonna piss me off to no end.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:55 pm

If you don't like what you see, turn around and start walking the other direction.

is that so hard to do ?
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.
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Postby fciron » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:02 pm

I suggest you use the week leading up to the burn to exercise your 'humor' and 'irony' muscles. There should be plenty of opportunity on the playa.

Edit to add: Exercise your musical appreciation muscles as well.
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Bullshit, lemmings...

Postby DeepSpace » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:23 pm

If this turns out to be the plan...I will urge all who may be unhappy about it to show your displeasure by withdrawing from any volunteering.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:38 pm

Ya gotta tell us what sort of "tribute" you are expecting to see, if you want us to take interest in your hatred of whatever is possibly gonna bug the piss out of you.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:39 pm

There will be a Tribute. To Micheal Jackson, of course. In fact the King of Pop's demise is so much more important to us than any of that evolution crap that we changed the theme.



Didn't you get the memo?
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Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
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It's not a matter of "hate"

Postby DeepSpace » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:47 pm

But I thought we were supposed to leave the pop culture bullshit of the Default World behind?
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Re: It's not a matter of "hate"

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:02 pm

DeepSpace wrote:But I thought we were supposed to leave the pop culture bullshit of the Default World behind?


What have you been smoking?

Michael's Royalty trumps our petty concerns. The world may have ended last month. We're just who's left after Micheal's rapture.
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Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:27 pm

moonwalk or die, bitch.


(not you fishy)
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Re: It's not a matter of "hate"

Postby DoriumLux » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:53 pm

DeepSpace wrote:But I thought we were supposed to leave the pop culture bullshit of the Default World behind?


Who are you to decide what is and isn't left behind and why the hell are you so concerned about it? Seems like you are the one that can't let it be left behind. God, STFU. Shouldn't you be packing or something?
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Postby flatlander13 » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:06 pm

I think the only Mike tribute that may happen when the Man burns is when his head catches on fire.......but there isn't a giagantic Jermaine to put him out.........unless there is.........
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Postby oneeyeddick » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:39 pm

I can't wait to blast some MJ re-mixes off of my MV.......again.



What year is this ?




* why does it still smell like glue in here ? *
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Postby gyre » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:13 pm

What the hell are you talking about?
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Postby C.f.M. » Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:57 am

I'm not even set on seeing it. Looks like a big ol' clusterfuck, and a good opportunity to poke around (while most people are all in one place).
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Postby goathead » Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:07 am

cluster fucks are fun
on top of the RV.
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Postby C.f.M. » Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:15 am

goathead wrote:cluster fucks are fun
on top of the RV.


So THAT'S what those ladders are for. When I was little, I thought they all had pools up top.

A group of people dressed like Michael Jackson cluster fucking on top of an RV while the man burns.

Like I said, a good opportunity to "poke" around. Or poke a round.

Ha!
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Postby Generic Anonymity » Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:44 am

*wondering if the sarcasm and snark were actually recognized as such*
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:46 am

Ignore these rubes. There's a tribute every year, emceed by Larry himself. I am surprised that it never shows up on many Youtube videos.

I forgot, what was the tribute to last year? Henry Ford or someone? It's usually ironically post-modern in tone.
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Postby ygmir » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:01 am

that didn't look like a microphone he was talking into........

you sure you were at the right tent?
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Postby C.f.M. » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:11 am

ygmir wrote:that didn't look like a microphone he was talking into........

you sure you were at the right tent?


*taps microphone* check 1-2...testes, testes, 123...
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Postby brcprincess » Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:04 am

I can't imagine worrying about other people's music on the night of the Burn. Let alone posting about it.

Is that really what you're thinking about in the final days before you leave?

I'm thinking about about how much godamn fun I'm gonna have.
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Postby ibdave » Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:36 am

brcprincess wrote:I can't imagine worrying about other people's music on the night of the Burn. Let alone posting about it.

Is that really what you're thinking about in the final days before you leave?

I'm thinking about about how much godamn fun I'm gonna have.



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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:17 am

Right-o. Looking for reasons to be angry or disappointed or pissed off or offended, sometimes you will succeed. To your great dismay.
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Postby BrotherDan » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:03 am

I just don't understand why this upsets people so much. Yeah, the MJ coverage has been way overblown and everyone is sick of it, but is it going to ruin your life if Billy Jean plays for 10 seconds before the burn? If it does then I feel really sorry for you.

And you don't leave pop culture behind, you just morph it into something less soul crushing
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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:16 am

I hope it is nothing but MJ for the conclave. That'd be hilarious.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:20 am

Expect plenty of rumors.
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Postby BrotherDan » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:45 am

It'll be a ghostly debate between Robert McNamara and Robert Novak to see who will be hated more by generations to come. It'll be moderated by Walter Cronkite. During the breaks there will be a quick advertisement with Billy Mays and Gidget (!Yo quiero OXI CLEAN!). At the conclusion Ted Kennedy (ouch too soon?) will declare the winner.

Frankly I think a week being miserable in the desert would be worth seeing that.
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Postby skygnome777 » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:52 am

MJ tribue.
Great idea I'm going to wear one white glove for most of the burn!
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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:11 am

Every word out of my mouth will be from a John Hughes movie.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89Ou-iK2_kQ[/youtube]
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Postby brcprincess » Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:43 am

I saw a Michael Jackson tribute at the Temple this year. It was a t-shirt and photo and people had written on it. Must admit it brought a smile to my face wondering if Deepspace saw it or not..
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