Newness

Newness

Postby zebus0 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:38 pm

Registered awhile ago, but haven't been lurking because I've been busy. Never been to BM, planning on going next year after I graduate this May. Derp.
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Re: Newness

Postby Savannah » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:40 pm

Hurp Derp! :lol:

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Re: Newness

Postby Elderberry » Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:19 am

Hey there, welcome to eplaya!
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Re: Newness

Postby trilobyte » Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:59 am

Good luck with your final year at school, and welcome to ePlaya!
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Re: Newness

Postby ygmir » Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:01 am

yes, welcome, and good on ya, for finishing school.........you can get a lot of info here, and, some of it good.
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Re: Newness

Postby tamarakay » Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:27 am

jkisha wrote:Hey there, welcome to eplaya!


This just made me crazy happy.

Welcome to the madhouse yerp derp Zebus0!
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Re: Newness

Postby MOOP_Nazi » Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:37 am

Vilkommen to eplaya!
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Re: Newness

Postby moonrise » Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:43 am

Welcome! and be sure to balance school with eplaya, it can be tough when there's so much to learn :P
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Re: Newness

Postby zebus0 » Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:26 pm

Thanks for the replies! Yeah I've read basically all the pages on the website. I'm already a survivalist so I don't think I'd find that many issues out in the desert (other than the heat, I hate heat = ( ), I just hope I get to go. Didn't even know BM existed until around a year ago.
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Re: Newness

Postby Savannah » Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:09 am

If you hate heat, you'll probably like the Cooling Your Tent or Van thread
viewtopic.php?t=33842

and the Hexayurts thread.
viewtopic.php?t=26890

and the "Keeping Cool" forum in general, although it's possible you have seen these things already.
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Re: Newness

Postby graidawg » Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:32 am

hi there, welcome have fun it's the most fun you can have without actually going to burning man bein here, of course if you've been its just something to stop you exploding with frustration!
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Re: Newness

Postby illy dilly » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:31 pm

zebus0 wrote:Thanks for the replies! Yeah I've read basically all the pages on the website. I'm already a survivalist so I don't think I'd find that many issues out in the desert (other than the heat, I hate heat = ( ), I just hope I get to go. Didn't even know BM existed until around a year ago.

Hey Zebus welcome to eplaya!

You'll be surprised how different a week in the desert is compared to a week in the mountains, plains, woods, or beaches.
We do lots of mountains and planes camping, so my first year I brought all sorts of gear that will only be needed once in 100 years on the playa.
Shit, BRC is even very different than The Great Sand Dunes, Taos, or Lake Powell.
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Re: Newness

Postby zebus0 » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:49 pm

I don't doubt it. I've camped my fair share everywhere but a desert.
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Re: Newness

Postby Elliot » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:54 pm

There is usually a breeze in Black Rock City, which makes it seem cooler than what the thermometer says.
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Re: Newness

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:05 pm

Don't know where you are,
but every year, upon return from BRC, we find that it was hotter in our Defaultia home than in the desert...
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Re: Newness

Postby tamarakay » Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:01 pm

We broke down in Vegas on the way to the burn for two and a half days while they were having record breaking 120 degree heat. So, yeah, Black Rock CIty was downright chilly lol
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Re: Newness

Postby zebus0 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:51 am

I live in Missouri, where the humidity is unbearable every summer. I remember at least one day when I went running this summer in the afternoon the 'temp' was 98 I believe, but with the humidity and heat index according to the weather channel on my phone it 'felt like' about 105.
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Re: Newness

Postby illy dilly » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:40 pm

Missouri doesn't rhyme with misery for no reason!

The total lack of humidity in late August will be a wonderful change of pace!
With 11 months of preparations you'll be so prepared people wont even know your a virgin.
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Re: Newness

Postby Kontradiction » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:31 pm

Hi you and welcome!


I'm new too...been reading up on which types of chili and TJ's Indian food to buy (LOL) in the Food Section, me and my man will be Birgins this next Year too!

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