Playa Lung ??!!??!!!???

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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:47 pm

I'm eating peanut butter and listening to a conversation about cavity fluids. You can't use sawdust to stiffen a bone donor back up. It doesn't get hard enough.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:53 pm

C.f.M. wrote:You can't use sawdust to stiffen a bone donor back up. It doesn't get hard enough.


Okay, back to the Cialis plan.
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Postby C.f.M. » Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:56 pm

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Postby emergenttech » Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:22 pm

Thanks for your comments CFM...

I do not think people are getting the point...

I have an issue with the way the playa dust is treated is rather like a nuisance hence the dust masks and bandanas and cloths and whatever to cover mouths and noses that are recommended. That would be fine if there wasn't the threat of more fine grained dust that can enter the lungs.

So if there is a threat from fine particulates then some of the advice and the packing lists etc are no good. As these particulates may pass through the bandanas and masks etc...depending on the size of the particles. But something may be better than nothing.

Determining the composition of the playa was only done after taking some considerable time - its not that easy to find and to understand and make the right deductions about the relative dangers of silica and fine particulates [from official and non official sources]. I guess most people are not occupational hygienists and take a pragmatic approach - i.e. to do what others are doing and to look at guides and advice...even if that may be ineffectual.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:22 pm

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Postby thisisthatwhichis » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:24 pm

Wow!!... I've never looked in here, 'cause it was such a boring fucking topic......

Shit!!... I coulda been munchin popcorn and drinking PBR for the last few days...... 8)
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Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:27 pm

thisisthatwhichis wrote:Shit!!... I coulda been munchin popcorn and drinking PBR for the last few days...... 8)
Well, you'll have to munch fast and get the PBR from a drip to catch up.
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Postby jkisha » Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:34 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
thisisthatwhichis wrote:Shit!!... I coulda been munchin popcorn and drinking PBR for the last few days...... 8)
Well, you'll have to munch fast and get the PBR from a drip to catch up.


Not really. The whole thread can be summed up in one sentence.

"Whiny hypochondriac regrets attending the burn 'knowing' that he is going to die a horrible death from inhaling the dust despite anyone's attempt to convince him otherwise."

Boring!

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Postby thisisthatwhichis » Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:56 pm

Yea, I'm gonna die a horrible death too, someday..... But I wouldn't trade in my Playa years for the world........
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Postby ygmir » Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:48 pm

and, if he's this worried about dust, I wonder how he is with felching............
he might have more regrets coming his way.........
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Postby magicmarty » Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:07 pm

What's felching???????

And you thought that I wasn't paying attention!
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Postby ibdave » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:05 pm

emergenttech wrote:
Fire_Moose wrote:not instructions, suggestions.


If the BM site talks of risks of burning vehicles - Dioxins etc etc [things which can easily be avoided], would it not make sense to mention the actual playa itself?!!


The BMORG had space to fill and they choose to inset the above statement.

Now if the horse isn't dead enough, I guess you can keep kicking it, but sooner or later it's going to smell and then your going to have to breath it cuz your just going to keep kicking the dead horse....... bla blaa blaaa..... :roll: :shock: :roll:
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Postby ygmir » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:06 pm

magicmarty wrote:What's felching???????

And you thought that I wasn't paying attention!


google may or may not be your friend on this one.............
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Postby ibdave » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:11 pm

emergenttech wrote:Thanks for your comments CFM...

I do not think people are getting the point...




YOU THINK???
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Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:18 pm

Somebody tell this sad sack that after having won a fight with a train, I pretty much laugh at danger these days.
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Postby ibdave » Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:20 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Somebody tell this sad sack that after having won a fight with a train, I pretty much laugh at danger these days.



:D :D :D
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Postby lbhat » Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:46 pm

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Postby magicmarty » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:13 pm

I Googled felching, and now know what felching is.
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Postby Risky » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:54 pm

emergenttech wrote:I do not think people are getting the point...


We get it.
We just don't agree.
Your continuing to complain page after page will not finally convince us.
And now we are bored.

Off to enjoy other shiny objects.
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Postby emergenttech » Thu Oct 22, 2009 2:58 am

Hmm Felching, that does not sound very nice., sounds like Belching...maybe what you do afterwards.

Cannot say I have partaken in this practice. It seems cruel given the Gerbil or other furry critter is not consenting.
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Postby emergenttech » Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:31 am

@Risky

Its all your name....
Is there any evidence to suggest that the playa is safe?
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:57 am

SHUT THE FUCK UP! SIMON SAYS SHUT THE FUCK UP!


you obviously are enjoying this...nobody could be this fucking stupid.

get the fuck out of here and leave us alone....take your shit to tribe or something you dumb cocksucker.
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Postby emergenttech » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:46 am

What happened to Dana she was sort of on the same lines as me. She was not shot down in flames like me...for pretty much the same point of view. I really dont know why you guys take these things as an insult on you or BM. All I am doing is getting at the bloody facts and raising awareness.
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Postby ygmir » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:51 am

*snap*

I think I get it, now.............hahahaha

we're all electronic herrings and he's the Japanese drift netter............

hahahaha
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Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:07 am

emergenttech wrote:What happened to Dana she was sort of on the same lines as me. She was not shot down in flames like me...for pretty much the same point of view. I really dont know why you guys take these things as an insult on you or BM. All I am doing is getting at the bloody facts and raising awareness.


I think we are all quite aware, and we choose to attend the event with our dust masks and bandannas. I'm not insulted. I. Don't. Care.

What I can't figure out is the response you're so desperately seeking.

OMG! Dude! You're Right! You're so fucking brilliant! I really am worried about dying of valley fever! I will bring an RV and wear a full on bio-hazard suit!

Really, what response will end this thread?
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Postby C.f.M. » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:19 am

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Postby emergenttech » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:34 am

Dunno, when will this thread end. Its been here a few years now! I was not the first to start it nor the first to be concerned.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:37 am

i'm gonna stick this thread up your ass if you ever come to the poisonous playa again.
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Postby ygmir » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:38 am

how do you push a rope?
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Postby Risky » Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:48 am

emergenttech wrote:Is there any evidence to suggest that the playa is safe?


Safe implies no risk.
Life is not safe.
Why do you live?
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