Smiling faces!

Smiling faces!

Postby Andycliche » Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:18 am

I can't wait to meet and see all your smiling faces!
This will be my first year! But have been interested in going since I was like 13(now 21) just never made it, and can never talk my friends into going so I finally decided this year I'm going no matter what weather I have to make the drive by myself or not i am going!
I signed up to volunteer as a greeter so I'll be seeing/meeting a lot of you as you get there!
I'm from Fresno California!
Cant wait for this and to make new friends and have some new experiences!
Let's talk!
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby AntiM » Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:49 am

Welcome Home!
we were riding the crest of a high and beautiful wave. . . .
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Elderberry » Thu Jan 12, 2012 8:41 am

Hey there, welcome to eplaya!
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby JDCookMS » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:52 am

Hey. I'm glad to see another new face, welcome to the group. :D

I know exactly what you mean about being a burgin and can never seem to talk any of your friends into going, I'm right there with you...well, except coming from Mississippi. (I'm still hoping to get some friends to go, though! Saving money of fuel is always a good thing.) I also have signed up for the greeters and there's also a facebook group for them/us, https://www.facebook.com/groups/446754915561/ I've already talked to several people that have provided a lot of information and tips about a first visit out to the playa.

Anyways, let me know if there's anything I can do for ya and I'll see you out on the playa.
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Drawingablank » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:53 am

Welcome.
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby SaritaSyrah » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:25 am

Hiya!

Welcome to Eplaya! :D
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Sham » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:30 am

Welcome Andy. It's nice to see your smiling face here!

Hey SaritaSyrah, you have the best avatar ever! Don't ever change it. :D
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Savannah » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:55 am

Hi Andycliche! Great nick.

Glad you're in this year. If you waited for your friends to get off their duffs, you might never have made it. :)
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Andycliche » Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:08 pm

Thank you all so much for the love! And hopefully I'll meet you all and know you by time august rolls around! Let's have some fun till our adventure starts!
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby illy dilly » Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:09 pm

Welcome to eplaya!!!
You're going to love it in Black Rock City, but I'm sure you already knew that!

What days did you request to work greeters?
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Andycliche » Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:22 pm

I have an idea how much I'll love it!lol
But I just got my email saying to consider myself a greeter. So Idk yet what days I want to greet I am going early to help set up.
I'm thinking 2nd and 3rd actual official day of BM anytime of day idc.lol
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby SaritaSyrah » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:05 am

Shambala wrote:Welcome Andy. It's nice to see your smiling face here!

Hey SaritaSyrah, you have the best avatar ever! Don't ever change it. :D



Awwwwww Shucks! Thanks, Shambalalalala!!
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby illy dilly » Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:39 pm

Andycliche wrote:I have an idea how much I'll love it!lol
But I just got my email saying to consider myself a greeter. So Idk yet what days I want to greet I am going early to help set up.
I'm thinking 2nd and 3rd actual official day of BM anytime of day idc.lol

Awesome!
Who do you plan to help set up and get your EA pass from?

Another really fun way to volunteer is selling Ice at either Arctica (center camp), Ice Cubed (3 O'clock), or Ice-9 (9 o'clock). The shifts are short, so they don't take a whole day, and you meet lots of cool folks.
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Andycliche » Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:20 pm

I want to help set up greeters camp and also while I'm there help out any other camp/whoever.

Yeah I thought about doing ice sales. But I watched videos on the greeters and that's my kind of thing!lol
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby illy dilly » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:12 pm

Fo sho!
Greeters does sound like fun.
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Re: Smiling faces!

Postby Ratty » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:49 pm

Welcome Andy!! You will have the time of your life. On my first trip my 'ride share' companion told me this...."You won't really know what you got out of the experience till you get back". How true. Relax and enjoy. Welcome.
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