Great camps? Not-so-great camps? Downright lousy camps?

Great camps? Not-so-great camps? Downright lousy camps?

Postby clerkkent » Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:57 am

I'm starting this 'cheers and jeers' thread so e-playans can give shouts out to theme camps, ride shares, or noble individuals who made Metropolis the best burn ever. You can also provide 'constructive feedback' to those who left something to be desired, but I prefer to focus on positive reviews.


I'll start:

Although I didn't get a chance to visit too many camps as I was tending to ours, we did get a chance to hang out at Kantina early in the week and undertook the delicate process of painting a lawn gnome. Hilarity ensued.
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Postby oscillator » Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:11 pm

That was no ordinary garden gnome.

That the honorable Gnome Chomsky.
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Postby clerkkent » Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:36 pm

True that. What was the final color scheme selected, especially for his hat?
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Postby Stitch » Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:57 pm

He ended up with leopard pants, some Disorient pornj colored safety third tee shirt, and a blue polka dotted jacket. Pictures to come...
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Postby HandJamMasterC » Mon Sep 13, 2010 1:06 pm

Burningdales and Skinny Kitty Teahouse rocked for dancing !!

Our neighbors Black Rock Lemonade, Darwin Fish Tank and Campo Alegre also rocked. I had the best time this year - can't wait for 2011 !!
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Postby ohCarie » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:08 pm

We loved Sexy Tramp Camp and their awesome Compliment Booth, great people, spray paint and trampoline!

Slut Garden was always fun with the hula hoops.

Party Naked was a gas too, the "asshole" who works there is hilarious and each time you go, you get closer and closer to actually partying naked ;)

(Kept missing my neighbors at DOA; heard there was a Bailey's hour--DANG!!)
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Postby veleda » Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:43 am

I'm totally partial to my own village -sacred spaces... but places I found fun and playful goodness..

Black Rock Diner
Got Stickers?!
Hippocampus
Contact Camp
Decorate a spoon camp
Origgibar (sp?) WoW camp
Resurrection Camp
Club Verboten
Steambath !!!!

:) :) Yay!
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Postby Token » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:26 pm

Fandango sucked this year. Big huge shanty with Esplanade frontage.

They did have some good tunes but I missed Adrians Bootie thing if it ever happened there.

Eric, where you camped there? I really wanted to meet you and sit in your lap.

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Postby Elorrum » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:30 pm

oscillator wrote:That was no ordinary garden gnome.

That the honorable Gnome Chomsky.

Image
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Postby knowmad » Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:44 pm

we of the Specialist Clan (8:00 + Bagdad) met manny of the members of Hippocampumus camp and loved them. they would come and sit on our Ginormus Hippo and squeel whith delight. one gal showd me her tushie, and the cute tatoo of 2 hippos humping, they brought snacks, drunk horny friends, and a good vibe. then I heard they are also from the Pacific north west.
anny hoo, cuddos to you! and though we never visited their camp, they were the best camp yet.

and the worse camp is the camp that stole our big pretty pink hippo. booo! on you. whoever you are.

That and the Tuna Guys! those guys kicked so much Ass we gave them one of our Burners, hope you got home safe Arial.
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Postby Eric » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:15 pm

Token wrote:Fandango sucked this year. Big huge shanty with Esplanade frontage.


Fandango's a dive bar- always has been, always will be, no matter where it's placed. And it may not have looked pretty, but it was packed constantly and that shanty didn't budge in all the whiteouts the playa tossed at it this year.

I'm always camped with Adrian- this year in the BRC Weekly/ Bootie BRC RV right up front. Bootie was at Fandango on Thursday, AutoSub on Friday.

Just come asking for me next year Token- as long as it's not occupied my lap is yours.
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Postby Token » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:50 pm

;)
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Postby MyPlayaUserName » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:00 pm

I liked everything.

Except some things.

Some things were great, some good. A Few were ok. At the moment nothing seemed downright lousy.

There was a little too much "womp womp" music for me. I think I would have died of shock if i heard a vocal.
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Postby Shoeshine » Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:06 pm

gotta nominate the "duck pond" for great ... if low key.. camp
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Postby antonioY » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:55 am

+1 for duck pond ! so simple, so great. good conversations, drinks, music!
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:44 am

MyPlayaUserName wrote:There was a little too much "womp womp" music for me. I think I would have died of shock if i heard a vocal.


+1
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Postby whaleboy » Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:28 pm

+1 on duck Pond! One of the best parties I went to all week was Monday night at duck pond.

Oh, ok, nexus was kind of beyond belief this year.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:44 pm

I live for "womp womp"...

Oh, and for the record SparklePonies 1, Art Fags 0
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Postby Elorrum » Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:49 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:I live for "womp womp"...

Oh, and for the record SparklePonies 1, Art Fags 0


Damn Russian judges... give 'em a pair of levis and they'd vote for Nicolas
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Postby Eric » Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:53 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:Oh, and for the record SparklePonies 1, Art Fags 0


You were hanging out with the wrong Art Fags. They got way more than a +1 from me...... *heh*.....
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Postby dragonpilot » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:24 pm

Stay away from Party Naked Tiki Bar!

Nothing but all these great looking ladies coming in and taking their clothes off to get the cheesy "Party Naked - I Did" lei....and no (to the person looking for leftover necklaces)...you can't have mine!
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:37 pm

Youre right shutterslut, next year im gonna chill on the east coast of the playa, with the art fags and the hoi-polloi.
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Postby Eric » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:14 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:Youre right shutterslut, next year im gonna chill on the east coast of the playa, with the art fags and the hoi-polloi.


The hoi-polloi are on my side. I keep the Art Fags on the other side of the city from me. Love to visit (and play) with them, I'd rather live with the trashy straight people. More my type of folk.....
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:22 pm

Eric wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:Youre right shutterslut, next year im gonna chill on the east coast of the playa, with the art fags and the hoi-polloi.


The hoi-polloi are on my side. I keep the Art Fags on the other side of the city from me. Love to visit (and play) with them, I'd rather live with the trashy straight people. More my type of folk.....

I don't know whether to be flattered or hurt.

Do you have a sub-catagory of queer that I can credibly belong to?
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Postby Eric » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:39 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Do you have a sub-catagory of queer that I can credibly belong to?


Simply fabulous.

The same sub-category as me.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:51 pm

Eric wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Do you have a sub-catagory of queer that I can credibly belong to?


Simply fabulous.

The same sub-category as me.


(((((Eric)))))
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Sep 17, 2010 4:21 pm

How about this....i aint homophobic, some of my best queers are friends..

I stole that from hubert humphrey...
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Postby LostinReno » Fri Sep 17, 2010 4:48 pm

Sharkey's at 7:30 & I (I think) was a blast! Got spanked and tatooed!!!, sadly they got busted serving a minor on Weds. night. Didn't seem to damper the fun though! Ogriibar (sp?) was fun.....Dogfish is ALWAYS fun! Can't believe they got hassled on their MV when there were so many suckier ones out there? A pickup truck with cheesy plywood 2 dimensional buildings slapped on it got permitted? WTF? Then there were a few bars we went out of our way to visit that were pretty lame. At one of them, the bartender was actually pissed we (not me directly, but one of my campmates) didn't know her, she thought she was famous......alrighty then? :shock: I didn't know there was Burning Man elitism until that. lol!
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Sep 18, 2010 5:13 pm

Obviously youre not one of them of you didnt know the elite burners existed.

Pshaw and harrumph.
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Postby LostinReno » Sat Sep 18, 2010 5:22 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:Obviously youre not one of them of you didnt know the elite burners existed.

Pshaw and harrumph.


Sadly it wasn't you! I would have bowed down in awe! :wink:
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