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Postby LittleBlackDuck » Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:16 pm

Hello everyone. Anticipating my first Burning Man experience....I'm the kid sister of a Burning Man veteran and have been yearning to go for a while. I am familiar with the versatile concept and wide spectrum of amazing-ness that burning man entails yet I still remain untouched by a personal burning man experience. Basically I cannot wait to just take it all. Ive been premeditating this for a very long time now and I would love some more insight for preparation..sooo....hope to hear from you : )


shpanks.
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Postby TomServo » Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:33 pm

Hey LittleBlackDuck,

Hope your burn is fantastic! Beware of Cranberry mixed drinks..have heard of date rape drugs slipped in them. Lots of water! Blue Tarps! or silver..NOT Green! Have an awesome Burn!!

Peace!
anything worth doing..is worth overdoing

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Postby robotland » Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:24 am

Don't listen to him...BLUE tarps are bad, too! (and don't leave underpants on that Interoceter, Servo!)

Wait until you see that first glint of blue* neon from down 447. THAT'S when it becomes Real for me each year!









*assuming that's the Man's color this year...perhaps with red and white accents? yikes
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Postby mdmf007 » Mon Jun 23, 2008 7:39 am

see you playaside
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Postby TomServo » Mon Jun 23, 2008 8:35 am

Blue tarps are GOOD!

Just duct tape each grommet
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Postby TomServo » Mon Jun 23, 2008 8:58 am

beware of robotland serving cranberry mixed drinks. perv
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Postby thirt33n » Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:10 am

Duck-
you better get your shit together quackhead.
there's not much time left.
start flappin or waddlin'
blow.
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Postby StewartS » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:54 pm

I'm a first timer as well. After talking to several people it appears we have to experience it to understand. I've been told...bring plenty of water and no preconceptions.
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Postby falk » Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:13 pm

Water: 1.5-2 gallons/person/day
Food: you don't need a whole lot and it doesn't have to be elaborate
Chapstick
Good footwear, socks, moisturizer
Tent with no mesh walls or roof
Plastic bin you can seal up tight to hold your stuff
Read the survival guide over and over again
Read the survival guide some more.

That pretty much covers it.
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Postby mdmf007 » Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:47 pm

and most importantly - 88% of the statistics you read online are made up!
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Postby thirt33n » Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:44 pm

hey duck-

start saving for next year kid. you need to plan to go and be prepared.

i'll blow up in the desert for you this year, but next year it's your turn.

I love you.


hey erybody,....this is my little sister and i know she ain't comin' this time, but she'll fit right in.

a good duck
blow.
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Postby gyre » Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:53 am

StewartS wrote:I'm a first timer as well. After talking to several people it appears we have to experience it to understand. I've been told...bring plenty of water and no preconceptions.
See the Malcolm in the Middle episode and read The Man Burns Tonight.
It's exactly like that, only different.

Duck, if that is your real name, there should be some burney stuff with amazingness in boston.
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