Who's Selling Ice: 2012

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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:58 am

O thank you very much, wh..sh!

That helps a bunch! Now I wont grind my teeth when I'm.....
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby haolegolucky » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:41 pm

Gentle got back to me finally! :)

Gonna volunteer for a few shifts at the three o'clock location. I am gonna be camping at 4 n' A supposedly this year, so its close by.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:54 pm

haolegolucky wrote:Gentle got back to me finally! :)

Gonna volunteer for a few shifts at the three o'clock location. I am gonna be camping at 4 n' A supposedly this year, so its close by.

Sweet!!!!!
What day and time are you working?

Its good to hear that Gentle is in the process of working through the requests! Now, I can quit my whining and bitching.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed May 30, 2012 9:30 am

Recently heard from Gentle,
We are unofficially confirmed for the 9-noon Ice Cubed shift on Tuesday!
Woo Hoo!!!!!
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby Patsh » Wed May 30, 2012 1:30 pm

YAY!!! :mrgreen:
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby tattoogoddess » Wed May 30, 2012 3:30 pm

Will they be sending out emails? I have not heard anything from when I signed up
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby lucky420 » Wed May 30, 2012 4:04 pm

they do send out an email, but it probably won't be out for a bit yet
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Thu May 31, 2012 9:19 am

From what I was told, they are going though all the requests currently, but from early "Unofficial" look through, we will be good to go!
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby lucky420 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:11 pm

Received an email from Ice last thursday. Signed up for my shifts again...
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby piehole » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:24 pm

I sent in my app for some shifts at either ice-9 or ice-cubed or center ice and center cafe a week ago

haven't heard back yet...
illy, do you have any insider information?
are there any more shifts available?
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:20 pm

lucky420 wrote:Received an email from Ice last thursday. Signed up for my shifts again...

I got an email on Wednesday just talking about how busy they are, and sending the links back out. Did, you get a different email? Possibly asking us to resend everything?

piehole wrote:I sent in my app for some shifts at either ice-9 or ice-cubed or center ice and center cafe a week ago
haven't heard back yet...
illy, do you have any insider information?
are there any more shifts available?

Ha ha, I wish I had some insider info, I just bug people tell they respond.
Did you get any emails that would sign you up for the Ice Team mailing list?
In the mass email they sent out Wednesday last week, they mentioned that they got a lot of volunteer requests, and that they will be sending out info on shifts in mid August.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby lucky420 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:36 pm

mmm my email was probably the same as yours piehole. I had already sent my info in way back when (spring?) but I resent it just in case. my email was from the ice team (Bobcat Queen)
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:41 pm

lucky420 wrote:mmm my email was probably the same as yours piehole. I had already sent my info in way back when (spring?) but I resent it just in case. my email was from the ice team (Bobcat Queen)

LOL! Yeah, I think we all put down for the Tuesday 9-noon as soon as the sent 2012 Ice Cube volunteer link.
Though, we do have the "unofficial" approval from Gentle for the Tuesday ePlaya Penguin shift.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby piehole » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:56 pm

I have a shirt by Munsingwear that says "An original penguin" on it.

If I get picked, I am totally wearing that
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby Patsh » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:59 pm

It'll go well with your tutu... :D
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby piehole » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:00 pm

if someone wants to dress me up one day i will totally let them



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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby Patsh » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:02 pm

Heheheee...

(you are aware of tutu Tuesday, no?)
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby piehole » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:03 pm

i am now :twisted:
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby disco_duncan » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:39 pm

I had the email last week that said it would be mid-August before they notified shifts. I know that people volunteer to manage these things and that everyone has commitments in defaultia but I think mid-August is very late.

Most of us are with theme camps and are organising or helping to organise events with these. Changing events last minute to fit around Ice shifts may not be easy or possible, Most of these events will have been published in the Playa Events calendar and the date for inclusion in the WWW is now past. The events are also dependant on others who may not want or be able to modify their plans.

Earlier next year would be good!
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby trilobyte » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:59 pm

Don't be so eager to book (or double-book) your time on the playa. Especially considering that it's your first year.

Ice shifts are pretty highly coveted and they run a pretty rocking operation (times three), If you're not sure you can work with their timetable (for any reason) I'd suggest reconsidering. It's a big city, there are many volunteer opportunities (including walk-up stuff).
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby lucky420 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:07 am

ditto on what trilo said.

I've picked my shifts out for ice but beyond that I am not committing to much more. I do plan to do walk up volunteering but am leaving myself open and flexible....(ha! that sounds weird or inviting or weirdly inviting) heeeheeeheee
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby AntiM » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:50 am

I'm not committing much past the Home and village work and RHPS. Just can't.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby disco_duncan » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:29 am

trilobyte wrote:Don't be so eager to book (or double-book) your time on the playa. Especially considering that it's your first year.

Ice shifts are pretty highly coveted and they run a pretty rocking operation (times three), If you're not sure you can work with their timetable (for any reason) I'd suggest reconsidering. It's a big city, there are many volunteer opportunities (including walk-up stuff).


That's the problem. I don't know what their timetable is!
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:48 am

In the couple years I've done Ice, I've gotten the shift I asked for each time. Also, after they send out the confirmations, they typically ask "If your plans have changed and you aren't able to work the shift/position you are currently scheduled for, please let us know."
So, if it turns out your plans don't come together, there are no hard feelings about canceling a shift- as long as its before August 24th.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby Undecided » Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:49 pm

I am signed up to work the 9 o'clock spot. No confirmation yet, but looking forward to it :)
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby lucky420 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 4:37 pm

you'll love it. It's a blast :mrgreen:
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:19 pm

Undecided wrote:I am signed up to work the 9 o'clock spot. No confirmation yet, but looking forward to it :)

lucky420 wrote:you'll love it. It's a blast :mrgreen:

Its a ton of fun!
Have you ever worked the ice before?
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby lucky420 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:10 pm

Are you talking to me? Are you talking to me? :mrgreen: (said in DeNiro voice)
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:13 pm

And what if I am talken to you's? Huh?

Sorry for the confusion, that was meant for Undecided.
Somehow I screwed up the quotes.
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Re: Who's Selling Ice: 2012

Postby Undecided » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:41 pm

I have not done it before. I am looking forward to it. Last year was actually my first year so I held off on signing up to help. Now that I know how special it is It's time to give a little back:)

Plus it looks like fun and I get to touch cold things.
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