First time burner from Boston

First time burner from Boston

Postby belangd » Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:12 pm

Hello, introducing myself, looking to get some insight!
This will be my first time at Burning Man. I have been doing my reading in the First Timer's Guide and have been signed up for Jackrabbit speaks for awhile now.
I am flying solo as well. I'm not too worried about this, but I am wondering the best ways to go about joining a camp are and if that is something I should continue investigating.

Thank you all!
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby TT120 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:04 am

Hi! Welcome to ePlaya.

Check out the regionals page on the burning man site. There is probably a burner community close to you somewhere. That would be the first place to start.
http://regionals.burningman.com/
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:42 am

Sham is from Boston. He helped me out the last time I ran the Boston Marathon. But of course, you're judged by the company you keep.
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Savannah » Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:47 pm

Welcome, Belangd. :D

There's a good thread about joining a camp at the top of the 2014 Theme Camps forum.
https://eplaya.burningman.com/viewforum.php?f=364

Theme Camps are optional. In exchange for a degree of enthusiastic themed work & a fee, you receive a bit of support.

You can also go solo (and be surrounded by neighbors anyway) or aim for somewhere in the middle--there are no-fee groups that are primarily social in nature.
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Sham » Wed Mar 19, 2014 2:35 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:Sham is from Boston. He helped me out the last time I ran the Boston Marathon. But of course, you're judged by the company you keep.

You called that running?
Us Bostonians need to stick together. No one else can understand us!
There is no real need to join a theme camp, but you can look around and see if something works out. There are plenty of open camping spaces and you will immediately make friends with your neighbors.

Don't fret, it all works out.

Welcome to eplaya.

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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby belangd » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:12 am

Hey everyone, thank you for the good words,. I'm feeling good about it all working out with this crowd.
And Savannah, thanks for directing me to that link; I'll poke around in there!

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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:46 am

We demand a rendition of that No, He Never Returned song from all eplayans who join from Boston...
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Joeln » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:08 pm

I was born there...
How about this
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Sham » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:45 pm

I was born there too. For the entire country, IT'S NOT PRONOUNCED MASSA-TOO-SETS.
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:58 pm

Joeln wrote:I was born there...
How about this

Thank you.
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Riv » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:03 pm

http://bostonburners.org

The meet-ups at CBC are great!

Also the Firefly regional is wonderful and the deadline for the ticket lottery is soon, if you're interested :)
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Re: First time burner from Boston

Postby Monkeystyle » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:54 pm

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