2012 shall be my year

Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:21 pm

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engineer2012 wrote:Hi katiebaby25
Mery Christmas.
Sound good, I'll be your first taster of your pannekoeken!!
I love it when someone abroad did have a taste from the Netherlands.
For me however, I really like to taste, feel and experience Burning Man. Hope to meet you there and so we can discuss Amsterdam, and maybe share a vew stories of past years.


I would love that! We'll make it happen :)


Yeah. Sounds good. Don't forget the stroop!!!!!
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:27 pm

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illy dilly wrote:
engineer2012 wrote:Hi all.
More than one year ago I said I would go and now I really can say:
I am going in 2012. Ticket conformation mail in the pocket!!!!! Already a vew days ago.

Hell Yeah!!!!!!!
Thats awesome that you were able to get a ticket this year!

And having to wait an extra year just makes your first year that much better!!!
Engineer 2012, welcome to eplaya!!!

Here in Colorado, I'm a drafter and Low Voltage Communications system designer. Similar but different to engineering.
As another person that knows a bit about structural engineering I can tell you that you will see some structures/art in BRC that will blow your mind. And make you leave BRC thinking "ya know, the rest of the world could learn a few things from this place"


There's a site for that too


Indeed thanks for the link, again. Amazing, really
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby AntiM » Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:43 am

Dang it, I had to buy the book!
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby illy dilly » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:10 am

engineer2012 wrote:
illy dilly wrote:Here in Colorado, I'm a drafter and Low Voltage Communications system designer. Similar but different to engineering.
As another person that knows a bit about structural engineering I can tell you that you will see some structures/art in BRC that will blow your mind. And make you leave BRC thinking "ya know, the rest of the world could learn a few things from this place"


Oh man, thanks for that. I know now for sure that I am going to love and be amazed of the structures in BRC.

Well, once you've been amazed, come stop by my camp and I'll give you a cold beer and we can discuss the amazingness.

AntiM wrote:Dang it, I had to buy the book!

I'm pretty tempted too!
But alas, xmas has emptied my pockets!
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby AntiM » Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:52 am

He has a picture of me posted, I'm assuming I'm in the book, so I feel obligated. A bit odd though, he probably did ask if he could take my picture, but I surely did not sign a release or anything. I'm holding my coffee cup still in my nightie. I could have been half-awake. I don't mind, but I'm burning with curiosity.

Cool beans, though!

Hey, enough thread hijack! Back to you....
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby illy dilly » Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:18 pm

AntiM wrote:He has a picture of me posted, I'm assuming I'm in the book, so I feel obligated. A bit odd though, he probably did ask if he could take my picture, but I surely did not sign a release or anything. I'm holding my coffee cup still in my nightie. I could have been half-awake. I don't mind, but I'm burning with curiosity.

Cool beans, though!

Hey, enough thread hijack! Back to you....

Nope not quite enough, just yet.
Thats sweet you're on his web site! I hope you're in book, that awesome!

I think you're obligated to get a free copy not have to buy a copy.

Where on the page were you?
I must have over looked it, or not recognized you.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:46 pm

I couldn't find it either, and it's admittedly awkward to ask someone for a picture of herself drinking coffee in her nightie. :shock:
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby knowmad » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:03 pm

Savannah wrote:I couldn't find it either, and it's admittedly awkward to ask someone for a picture of herself drinking coffee in her nightie. :shock:

It's there.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Katiebaby25 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:13 pm

engineer2012 wrote:
Katiebaby25 wrote:
engineer2012 wrote:Hi katiebaby25
Mery Christmas.
Sound good, I'll be your first taster of your pannekoeken!!
I love it when someone abroad did have a taste from the Netherlands.
For me however, I really like to taste, feel and experience Burning Man. Hope to meet you there and so we can discuss Amsterdam, and maybe share a vew stories of past years.


I would love that! We'll make it happen :)


Yeah. Sounds good. Don't forget the stroop!!!!!


Of course!

Speaking of stroop... if you brought me some stroopwafels from Amsterdam I would love you forever!!! We can get them here but they just aren't the same!! :D
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Katiebaby25 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:14 pm

AntiM wrote:Dang it, I had to buy the book!


I bought it too! Just got it in the mail yesterday! So beautiful :)
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:14 pm

knowmad wrote:
Savannah wrote:I couldn't find it either, and it's admittedly awkward to ask someone for a picture of herself drinking coffee in her nightie. :shock:

It's there.


You're right! :)

God, I love looking at those pictures. In most instances, I think: Goddamn . . . I didn't see any of this. Was I really there?

Which is both great, and slightly frightening. There's never enough time to see everything. (Or to see it how someone else will see it . . . and then show you how you could have seen it if only you had their eyes, their patience, or their luck.)
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby illy dilly » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:45 pm

Holly SHIT!
So is the Gnome Dome!!!!!!
http://thisisblackrockcity.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2011-10-04T23:40:00-07:00&max-results=50

Its near the bottome, Red dome with White spots.
It says "Fences Instantly Settle the Camp"
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:53 pm

Okay, so I did see the Gnome Dome. :lol: Just not from that angle. I came from the opposite direction, and then was very close to it, so the white on the dome much stood out more.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:52 pm

So, it's supposed to be a mushroom, right?
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:24 pm

Katiebaby25 wrote:
Of course!

Speaking of stroop... if you brought me some stroopwafels from Amsterdam I would love you forever!!! We can get them here but they just aren't the same!! :D


You got yourself a deal. I'll bring them with me to the meet and greet, thursday 6-9 pm @ BDC&WB.
I was thinking what to bring, now I know. Thanx
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:31 pm

illy dilly wrote:Well, once you've been amazed, come stop by my camp and I'll give you a cold beer and we can discuss the amazingness.


I really would like that. Thanks for the invitation.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:52 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:So, it's supposed to be a mushroom, right?


Should be I think. From the tale of the gnoom (kaboutertjes), living in the mushroom, red with white dots. Famous story
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:38 pm

Oh, those mushrooms are kinda famous all over central europe, as far as I can tell. And hedgehogs! Always with the hedgehogs...
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:47 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Oh, those mushrooms are kinda famous all over central europe, as far as I can tell. And hedgehogs! Always with the hedgehogs...


ok, I'll leave the hedgehog analogy joke alone........


yeah, peel the white dots off the mushrooms (arsenic, IIRC) and they're supposed to be wonderfully hallucinogenic.
Just ask Alice.....
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:52 pm

...just as Alice what?

(No, I'm not a grammer nazi! I just have to twit ygmir. There's a difference you know!)
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:11 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:...just as Alice what?

(No, I'm not a grammer nazi! I just have to twit ygmir. There's a difference you know!)


fixed..........

actually, it would be "spelling Nazi", in this case.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Super Evil Brian » Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:36 pm

engineer2012 wrote:April 25 2010 I first heard about Burning Man
April 26 Visited the Burning Man site
And ever since there is not a day that Burning Man is on my mind.
I am from the Netherlands and will be joining you in the desert in 2012 (saving money already). Meanwhile I'll be learning from you all on eplaya and the site.
greatings from Amsterdam


I love the Dutch! Hope to see you in the dust my friend.

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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby illy dilly » Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:56 am

engineer2012 wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:So, it's supposed to be a mushroom, right?


Should be I think. From the tale of the gnoom (kaboutertjes), living in the mushroom, red with white dots. Famous story


Yep, exactly! Supposed to be a muchroom!
And the Gnomes living in mushrooms is spot on! But, I don't know that its necessarily from that book, wasn't my idea, I just went with it.
Savannah wrote:Okay, so I did see the Gnome Dome. :lol: Just not from that angle. I came from the opposite direction, and then was very close to it, so the white on the dome much stood out more.

Yeah, we weren't aware that we would have a corner location tell we showed up, so our camp layout had to change on the fly. If you approached walking down 3:30 out from the man towards H, it had a totally different look.

Also, I finally found AntiM!
And I must say that the caption was very delightful!
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby Katiebaby25 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:21 pm

engineer2012 wrote:
Katiebaby25 wrote:
Of course!

Speaking of stroop... if you brought me some stroopwafels from Amsterdam I would love you forever!!! We can get them here but they just aren't the same!! :D


You got yourself a deal. I'll bring them with me to the meet and greet, thursday 6-9 pm @ BDC&WB.
I was thinking what to bring, now I know. Thanx


Awesome! My mouth is watering just thinking about it :)
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:13 am

Super Evil Brian wrote:
engineer2012 wrote:April 25 2010 I first heard about Burning Man
April 26 Visited the Burning Man site
And ever since there is not a day that Burning Man is on my mind.
I am from the Netherlands and will be joining you in the desert in 2012 (saving money already). Meanwhile I'll be learning from you all on eplaya and the site.
greatings from Amsterdam


I love the Dutch! Hope to see you in the dust my friend.

Have a swank new year


Thanks SEB. Hope to see you too and have a beer together!
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:19 am

Love to read your stories. Makes me even more wondering. 7,5 months to go.
Thanks all, and have a wonderfull 2012!
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby knowmad » Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:53 pm

Did some one say gnomes?
seeing as we have totaly hijaked your thread... lol

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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby illy dilly » Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:27 pm

O man!
We're gonna have to make one of those for our camp!
let folks come by and get "Gnomes Out" or some sorta cheezy name like that.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby SquirrelHead » Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:28 pm

I love that I am not the only virgin going to the burn!! I loved my visits to Amsterdam; it is such a beautiful and fun place.
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Re: 2012 shall be my year

Postby engineer2012 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:27 pm

SquirrelHead wrote:I love that I am not the only virgin going to the burn!! I loved my visits to Amsterdam; it is such a beautiful and fun place.


Thanx. It is.
I think lots of virgins are going every year. Maybe over 15% of the population of BRC.
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