First Timer lady from Minneapolis! Can't wait!

First Timer lady from Minneapolis! Can't wait!

Postby racheltoba » Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:31 pm

Hello! my name is Rachel, and I just received my ticket in the mail the other day. I can't wait to meet the most beautiful people in the world inside and out in Black Rock City. I look forward to joining a community where everything is possible. Hope I don't blow away in my tent....

cheers,
Rachel from MPLS :shock: :D
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Postby hollywallydoodle » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:11 pm

hi rachel! i don't want to blow away in my tent either. guess i'll have to buy some rebar and a hammer...yuck...reminds me of when i worked at lowes.

or maybe i'll just sleep in the car.
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Postby goneguy » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:22 pm

Yeah, getting the ticket in the mail is a big deal for a first timer ain't it? I got mine this week and it makes me feel another step closer to this thing called Burning Man.
We all have to go through what we gotta go through to get to where we are going.
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Postby thirt33n » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:35 pm

...didn't you guys hear the news?

sadly, they're closing the desert this year due to unpaid insurance.

it's sad. I had my heart set on going this year and now this.

oh well, i guess it's gas money saved. maybe see ya next year.
blow.
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Postby hollywallydoodle » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:36 pm

SHUT IT...we're virgins...not special ed.
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Hahahahaha

Postby racheltoba » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:41 pm

I can't wait wait wait wait...!!!!!

Even more rewarding that I got the low income ticket, hard work paid off on that application!

I wonder how I will keep myself moderately clean...

So many things to think about!

-Rachel
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Postby thirt33n » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:49 pm

..he he. just feeling a little snippy today
blow.
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Postby gyre » Sat Jun 07, 2008 4:32 pm

Don't let them fool you.
The event is still on but going over capacity.

So if the blm decides there are too many tickets out, the llc will start restricting newcomers.
Be prepared to justify why you should be let in and someone else kept out.
Three reasons only.

It's the fair thing to do, after all.
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Postby thirt33n » Sat Jun 07, 2008 6:21 pm

1) because I'm AWESOME!
2) because I think you're AWESOME!
3) AWESOME!
blow.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:02 pm

Welcome Suc....i mean VIRGIN!

step right up, dont be shy......


after Indoctri....i mean Greeters Station, head on down to HeadQua....i mean center cafe for a nice cup of phenobar....i mean CHAI...

The Neural Impl....oops, silly me, SURVIVAL GUIDE will help you find what you need when you need it!

pay no attention to that buzzing in your ear, it's JUST THE RAVE CAMP and there are absolutely NO SUBLIMINALS being used on the playa so open your leg....i mean ears, and ENJOY YOUR INITI....darn, i mean BURN!

gosh this is going to be painf.... FUN!
breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

A gift for the Playa
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Re: First Timer lady from Minneapolis! Can't wait!

Postby CLARKcon » Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:03 pm

racheltoba wrote:I can't wait to meet the most beautiful people in the world...
You got that right :wink: :D Not only the most physically appealing, but group together smartest, funniest, and creative, as well. I may be going out on a branch here, but I think it's reasonable to say that anyone who endeavors to trek hundreds/thousands of miles to a barren dustland for a week must be in the top 10% of humanities extremus elite...
Welcome to the imagination's playground racheltoba :)
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"DRINK IT!"
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EEEEK!

Postby racheltoba » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:10 pm

I ordered 2 burning man documentaries on netflix to get a better peek into what I might expect on the Playa. Happy happy joy joy!

-Rachel
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Postby gyre » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:31 pm

There was a good short one someone posted on here last year.
I recommend the book The Man Burns Tonight for the feel of the place, even though the book is fiction.
And the malcolm in the middle episode is not bad.
There are a few million pictures online and a few videos too.
Marc merlins webhouse has good pictures of theme camps, the primary environment.

http://www.templetons.com/brad/burn/

http://tribes.tribe.net/bmmv/photos/155 ... 5da4898f40

http://www.lennyjones.net/bmlink.html

http://marc.merlins.org/perso/bm/

http://www.vrmag.org/issue11/BURNING_MA ... IENCE.html
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Postby thirt33n » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:45 pm

nice singin' miss minneapolis....
you're going to explode
blow.
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Postby Dr. Pyro » Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:30 am

Racheltoba, if I may suggest one thing you will not get from the pictures, DVDs, or Malcome in the Middle: It is a VERY noisy place, what with people screaming, things exploding, the omnipresent thumpthumpthump from the rave camps, and so on. Bring ear plugs, unless you plan on sleeping when you're dead, which would be about on Friday.
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Postby Sensei » Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:56 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:... unless you plan on sleeping when you're dead, which would be about on Friday.

For me, death usually arrives Thursday evening, roughly 2 hours into Doc's (infamous and annual) Eplaya Meet and Greet.

'Course in '05 it was about 10 minutes into the M & G but I was in a hurry that year.
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Postby Dr. Pyro » Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:25 pm

Sensei, this won't make any sense except to you and me, but I sent Booker some pictures for BDC's URL and there is one of you at the M&G with Big Cock and a few others. You look remarkable lucid...for you.
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Postby Sensei » Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:39 pm

Ive noticed that standing next to a guy in a chicken suit (Hi B.C.!) tends to make one look more 'sober' than one usually is. Works for me, anyways.
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last night

Postby racheltoba » Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:39 pm

i watched those couple of movies on netflix. 8 years of burning man and the other one. i was left in a lucid state because i watched one after the other. so i dreamily drifted off to sleep and had dreams of desert storms, neon lights, drum and bass and beautiful boys and girls.

mmmmmm.........
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Postby JezebelinHell » Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:40 am

Just keep two things in mind:

1. It's going to be absolutely nothing like what you expect.

2. So long as you're open and self-reliant, it'll be much much better.
"The future is a whore, she promises herself to everyone."
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Postby TomServo » Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:23 am

hollywallydoodle! brilliant! the first step into accepting burning man is wading through the sarcastic purist bullshit. Have the time of your life!
anything worth doing..is worth overdoing

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