This Theme Sucks!

This Theme Sucks!

Postby Captain Goddammit » Sat Sep 06, 2008 10:15 pm

I can't believe they could have sunk to this new low level. "Evolution"... that's so offensive to Creationists! And what if you happen to be De-Evolutionary?
Clearly, no attempt was made to accommodating every possible school of thought.
I'm not going next year in protest of this theme. The hell if I'm contributing my ticket money to support this intolerable new direction the event has headed. I say we ALL boycott Burning Man because of next year's theme!
"Whaoomph! Whaomph! Burbbleburbblepattpattpattpatt... WHAAAAAaaoooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa........!!!"
Top fuel dragster, by Elliot Naess
User avatar
Captain Goddammit
 
Posts: 4506
Joined: Sat Sep 06, 2003 9:34 am
Location: Seattle, WA
Burning Since: 2000
Camp Name: Camp I'm going to Hawaii Instead

Postby BitterDan » Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:02 pm

You're going to hell.
Camp FuckIt + MT - 7:15 & D (maybe)
User avatar
BitterDan
 
Posts: 1163
Joined: Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:45 pm
Location: Moonshine Tavern - 9'oclock, bitch

Postby **burn** » Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:08 pm

I heard burning man is cancelled next year.
Risky

The Booby Bar in
http://terminalvillage.com
**burn**
 
Posts: 805
Joined: Thu Jun 05, 2008 5:19 pm
Location: carousing in the corner

Postby unjonharley » Sun Sep 07, 2008 7:31 am

BitterDan wrote:You're going to hell.


You're going to "hell"?
User avatar
unjonharley
 
Posts: 8808
Joined: Tue Sep 09, 2003 11:05 am
Location: Salem Or.

Postby somekind » Sun Sep 07, 2008 8:54 am

Did anyone of you visit my midnight classroom?
Image
Unfortunately, my student took the picture before I finished my treatise on the irrationality of evolution, atheism, and agnosticism.

I think it's a great theme (as good as any).
http://burningmanvideos2007.blogspot.com/

If someone offers you drugs, it's a cop.
If someone asks you for drugs, it's a cop.
If someone fucks you for drugs, it's not a cop.
User avatar
somekind
 
Posts: 194
Joined: Sat Aug 19, 2006 2:27 pm
Location: chill valley

Postby CapSmashy » Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:16 am

Its the damnedest thing....

The green light on my snark-o-matic keeps going off when I read that first post...

I'll have to get that looked at.
Playawaste Raiders cordially invites you to suck it.
User avatar
CapSmashy
 
Posts: 1917
Joined: Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:29 pm
Location: Awesome Camp 2.0
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Terminal City://404 Village Not Found

Re: This Theme Sucks!

Postby cunfuzelled » Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:18 pm

[quote="Captain Goddammit"]I can't believe they could have sunk to this new low level. "Evolution"... that's so offensive to Creationists! And what if you happen to be De-Evolutionary?
Clearly, no attempt was made to accommodating every possible school of thought.
I'm not going next year in protest of this theme. The hell if I'm contributing my ticket money to support this intolerable new direction the event has headed. I say we ALL boycott Burning Man because of next year's theme![/quote]

personaly i beleave in evolution and dont beleave in creation or god or any of that hog wash.

but...

you are 100 percent correct. burning man is suposed to represent acceptance of all. most people would think people who beleave in creation dont beleave in acceptance. i was raised as a hardcore lutheran christian and we accepted people who didnt beleave because some things could have been lost in translation. i may now try to incoperate some non evolutionary theme in our theme camp next year

thanks for the insight
User avatar
cunfuzelled
 
Posts: 50
Joined: Tue May 13, 2008 7:14 pm
Location: Santa Rosa Ca

Postby pinemom » Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:53 am

hahahaaaa

Makes me wish I had a picture of my first time through the greeters station as a Birgin!!!!

Look at me now...

first yr joined newbie theme camp '06, next yr made own theme camp'07, nxt yr made Village'08....

Yes Im evolving.....are YOU?
Names pinemom, but my friends call me "Piney".
User avatar
pinemom
 
Posts: 8246
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:36 am
Location: Booby Bar 2007-2011

Postby unjonharley » Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:58 am

pinemom wrote:hahahaaaa

Makes me wish I had a picture of my first time through the greeters station as a Birgin!!!!

Look at me now...

first yr joined newbie theme camp '06, next yr made own theme camp'07, nxt yr made Village'08....

Yes Im evolving.....are YOU?


No pa, still drag'en me knukkels.

knee is killing me.. Dr app next FRi.
User avatar
unjonharley
 
Posts: 8808
Joined: Tue Sep 09, 2003 11:05 am
Location: Salem Or.

Postby Steven bradford » Mon Sep 08, 2008 8:02 am

I love the captain GD.

I also love how for some folks, words or phrases like evolution or american dream only have one meaning.

hee
Steven bradford
 
Posts: 351
Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2003 11:29 pm
Location: Seattle

Postby pinemom » Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:03 am

unjonharley wrote:
pinemom wrote:hahahaaaa

Makes me wish I had a picture of my first time through the greeters station as a Birgin!!!!

Look at me now...

first yr joined newbie theme camp '06, next yr made own theme camp'07, nxt yr made Village'08....

Yes Im evolving.....are YOU?


No pa, still drag'en me knukkels.

knee is killing me.. Dr app next FRi.



and what the hell did you do to your KNEE?

was it a contagious disease on playa this yr.....
the american dream....to have fun till you break something?
Names pinemom, but my friends call me "Piney".
User avatar
pinemom
 
Posts: 8246
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:36 am
Location: Booby Bar 2007-2011

Much improved theme

Postby Marscrumbs » Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:12 pm

2009 is an vast improvement on the American Dream and streets named for cars. Consider this a personal or collective evolution of Burning Man if you will and not a Darwin Lamarck historical show.
User avatar
Marscrumbs
 
Posts: 542
Joined: Wed Mar 10, 2004 3:45 pm
Location: Bishop Ca

Postby AntiM » Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:13 pm

Viva la evolucion!
These are not my fuckos.
User avatar
AntiM
Moderator
 
Posts: 16391
Joined: Wed Mar 24, 2004 6:23 am
Location: Top O' the World, Ma!
Burning Since: 2001
Camp Name: Anti M's Home for Wayward Art

Take a step back

Postby PandaKiss » Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:55 pm

In my opinion "Evolution" does not necessarily apply to the theory of evolution, Look the word up in a dictionary; one definition is as follows:
"a process of gradual, peaceful, progressive change or development, as in social or economic structure or institutions. "
I feel like this is truly what direction the BM is headed for and is very much in keeping with what the community stands for.

Step back, take a deep breath... it seems like alot of people are just looking for ways to be critical. I admit that 08 was my first year so my perspective may be different, but if all of the old school burners give up on us then who will be there to help us 'evolve' into the kind of community that you can be proud to be a part of?

sending this message :D with love
When she does it she means to. . . . .
User avatar
PandaKiss
 
Posts: 10
Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:17 am
Location: Orange Park FL

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:20 pm

pinemom wrote:
unjonharley wrote:
pinemom wrote:hahahaaaa

Makes me wish I had a picture of my first time through the greeters station as a Birgin!!!!

Look at me now...

first yr joined newbie theme camp '06, next yr made own theme camp'07, nxt yr made Village'08....

Yes Im evolving.....are YOU?


No pa, still drag'en me knukkels.

knee is killing me.. Dr app next FRi.



and what the hell did you do to your KNEE?


I have a solution. It may sound a little "crazy" at first, but if you just bear...
Simon's real sig line?

Embrace the Sock

Winners never quilt, quilters never win...
User avatar
theCryptofishist
 
Posts: 37437
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:28 am
Location: In Exile
Burning Since: 2017

Re: Take a step back

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:21 pm

PandaKiss wrote:Step back, take a deep breath... it seems like alot of people are just looking for ways to be critical.
Some people just don't know snark when they see it.

The irony epidemic of the 80s was never cured.
Simon's real sig line?

Embrace the Sock

Winners never quilt, quilters never win...
User avatar
theCryptofishist
 
Posts: 37437
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:28 am
Location: In Exile
Burning Since: 2017

Postby Badger » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:13 pm

Some people just don't know snark when they see it.


Why do you insist on continually pointing it out?

Stop pointing it.

Let the clueless remain clueless.

It insures maximum laughability at the indignant, PC hordes.
.
Desert dogs drink deep.

Image
.
User avatar
Badger
 
Posts: 3322
Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2003 2:43 pm
Location: San Francisco

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:20 pm

Actually, as a Queer Fundamentalist Christian Meth-Head, I too am terribly terribly jacked about this recent slander of the word of our God Almighty, and his one begotten son, Jesus H. Christ.

Next thing you know, PRAYER will be banned at Burning Man, and THEN WHAT?

NO TEMPLE?


god forbid.
breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

A gift for the Playa
User avatar
Simon of the Playa
 
Posts: 13861
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:25 pm
Location: Rochester, Nevada.
Burning Since: 1996
Camp Name: La Guilde des Hashischins

Postby MerkinMan » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:22 pm

Whenever I step back and take a deep breath, I cough up playa dust.
MERKIN MAN: Protector of your sexy bits. Keepin' nether regions safe since last Tuesday.
MerkinMan
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:39 am
Location: Oakland, CA

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:23 pm

I'm sorry, i was channeling the former head of the Evangelicals in Colorado.

i meant to say that as a Straight, Satanist, Drunkard and Krack-Head, i think i'm evolving as we speak....

fuck you god, and fuck your little seraphim too.
breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

A gift for the Playa
User avatar
Simon of the Playa
 
Posts: 13861
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:25 pm
Location: Rochester, Nevada.
Burning Since: 1996
Camp Name: La Guilde des Hashischins

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:24 pm

Don't forget the cheribim and thrones.
Simon's real sig line?

Embrace the Sock

Winners never quilt, quilters never win...
User avatar
theCryptofishist
 
Posts: 37437
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:28 am
Location: In Exile
Burning Since: 2017

Postby notation » Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:09 am

hahahahahaha no wayyy this theme is awesome!
support the underground scenes.
notation
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:19 am
Location: cali

Postby Arantele » Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:15 am

I think this years theme will be awesome. And from the looks of it, it wasn't meant to "knock down" any creationists, but in the reality of things, how many creationists are their to evolutionists?
Arantele
 
Posts: 21
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 11:23 pm

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:32 am

MY GOD, i wish you people would learn to spell....


i know, i know, it's a TEXT thing.....NGLSH Z DUMD.....



sigh.
breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

A gift for the Playa
User avatar
Simon of the Playa
 
Posts: 13861
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:25 pm
Location: Rochester, Nevada.
Burning Since: 1996
Camp Name: La Guilde des Hashischins

Postby wedeliver » Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:53 am

theCryptofishist wrote:
pinemom wrote:
unjonharley wrote:
pinemom wrote:hahahaaaa

Makes me wish I had a picture of my first time through the greeters station as a Birgin!!!!

Look at me now...

first yr joined newbie theme camp '06, next yr made own theme camp'07, nxt yr made Village'08....

Yes Im evolving.....are YOU?


No pa, still drag'en me knukkels.

knee is killing me.. Dr app next FRi.



and what the hell did you do to your KNEE?


I have a solution. It may sound a little "crazy" at first, but if you just bear...



OH MY GOD FISHY! I think I know where you are going on this one.

Unjon doesn't get it. He is evolving backwards. Next is diapers. (and sucking since all the teeth are going to the tooth fairy, can't eat no more)
I'm a topless shirtcocking yahoo hippie

www.eaglesnestrvpark.com
User avatar
wedeliver
 
Posts: 1855
Joined: Thu Sep 16, 2004 11:10 am
Location: Tionesta, CA

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:58 am

ARE WE NOT MEN?
breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

A gift for the Playa
User avatar
Simon of the Playa
 
Posts: 13861
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:25 pm
Location: Rochester, Nevada.
Burning Since: 1996
Camp Name: La Guilde des Hashischins

Postby Captain Goddammit » Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:15 am

WE ARE DE-EVOLUTIONARY!
"Whaoomph! Whaomph! Burbbleburbblepattpattpattpatt... WHAAAAAaaoooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa........!!!"
Top fuel dragster, by Elliot Naess
User avatar
Captain Goddammit
 
Posts: 4506
Joined: Sat Sep 06, 2003 9:34 am
Location: Seattle, WA
Burning Since: 2000
Camp Name: Camp I'm going to Hawaii Instead

Postby MerkinMan » Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:29 am

[quote="Simon of the Playa"]MY GOD, i wish you people would learn to spell....


i know, i know, it's a TEXT thing.....NGLSH Z DUMD.....



sigh.[/quote]

ur offal uptite, simon. u shud relacks.
MERKIN MAN: Protector of your sexy bits. Keepin' nether regions safe since last Tuesday.
MerkinMan
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:39 am
Location: Oakland, CA

my deepest apology

Postby PandaKiss » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:32 am

so sorry for interrupting your joke :oops:
When she does it she means to. . . . .
User avatar
PandaKiss
 
Posts: 10
Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:17 am
Location: Orange Park FL

Postby KitsuneCaligari » Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:16 am

I vote for the replacement of the Temple with a Biotech Research Facility - everyone can place a sample of biological material in the BRF, the fuse is lit, and we all watch the fun.
User avatar
KitsuneCaligari
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Wed Apr 25, 2007 11:50 am
Location: San Francisco

Next

Return to 2009 Theme

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests