Ongoing Burningman Habits

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Ongoing Burningman Habits

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:01 am

Nothing grand and fancy and worthy of the the name "Tradition", just a list of things you always do without thinking much about it.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:17 am

Farting.

Even though I am standing and someone is sitting right there, with thier head next to my ass, I let er rip.
No second thoughts, no beats skipped.
I just let it fly, and since I am not wearing underware the vapors are unfiltered.
Sorry about that.

My Sincerest apologies go out to everyone in my camp (Booby Bar) and prolly half of the people in Terminal Village, and definately anyone who was working with me on Ein Hammer on Saturday.
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Postby Snow » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:47 am

Hahaha dick, I remember you being awfly windy on saturday, WTF?
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Postby Fire_Moose » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:05 pm

My habits tend to be gettign dusty, drinking, drinking water, applying sun block, and having fun...oh and smoking.
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Postby knowmad » Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:48 pm

I Expect less, Receive more.

Oh and I See a new Color now.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:58 pm

I listen to techno muzak with my pants off and my earplugs on.
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Postby gaminwench » Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:23 pm

I always carry my own goblet...
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Postby Boijoy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:42 pm

I yell darkwad at anyone walking up my street at night unlit.
( meh, they all think im nuts anyway ) :)
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Postby junglesmacks » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:23 pm

Drugs. Lots of them.

EDIT: you know, ibuprofen, maybe some Tylenol, maybe some Bed Bath and Beyond if we have time.
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Postby AntiM » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:12 pm

I picked up random trash before Burning Man,so that can't be it.

I drink more water now. I take myself more seriously as an artist.
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Postby DhammaSeeker » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:28 pm

AntiM wrote:I drink more water now. I take myself more seriously as an artist.

I drink more water now. I take myself less seriously as a person!
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Postby Da Mule » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:40 am

oneeyeddick wrote:Farting.

Even though I am standing and someone is sitting right there, with thier head next to my ass, I let er rip.
No second thoughts, no beats skipped.
I just let it fly, and since I am not wearing underware the vapors are unfiltered.
Sorry about that.

My Sincerest apologies go out to everyone in my camp (Booby Bar) and prolly half of the people in Terminal Village, and definately anyone who was working with me on Ein Hammer on Saturday.


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Postby jella » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:55 am

I talk to strangers. Elevators, gas stations where ever. I got out of the habit before I started going to burning man an given a chance people can be friendly and interesting. :)
I'm with Meh they think I'm nuts anyway hehe !
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Postby LostinReno » Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:24 pm

Boijoy wrote:I yell darkwad at anyone walking up my street at night unlit.
( meh, they all think im nuts anyway ) :)


Damn, that was you!! :shock:

I had a glowstick on the dog, Geesh!
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Postby Savannah » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:30 pm

Aw, man. Last night a guy in my neighborhood was walking his dog with a red blinker attached to the back of its neck, & I felt a wave of nostalgia . . .

Like Jella, I am more talkative to strangers when I come back. This lasts a while. And I buy more food than I need.

I also keep the costuming verve going more than is strictly advisable. I was one of 3, maybe 4 people at a large Oktoberfest party last weekend who bothered to dress the part . . . only one other fraulein, & 2 people in lederhosen (a lot of people got nervous & just wore black + showed off their specs for once, or went for a vageuly Eastern European look). I wasn't even embarrassed. :lol:
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Postby jella » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:36 pm

Pics... we demand pics ! Hehe, jk Savannah but good for you.
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Postby Thecatman » Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:32 pm

I'm always staring at older motor homes and RV trailers.
Just, salivating over them.
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Postby gaminwench » Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:38 pm

^ Hey, I do that too!
and the blinky light thing...
and the interacting with everyone...
and the over-the-top costuming...

really, it's infiltrated my whole life.
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Postby gyre » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:26 pm

Can't stay awake with techno playing.
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Postby lucky420 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:03 am

continuing the drunken bike rides at night around my neighborhood with el wire still attached to my bike.
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Postby Bounce530 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:37 am

lucky420 wrote:continuing the drunken bike rides at night around my neighborhood with el wire still attached to my bike.


Me too!
(and howling when the sun goes down)
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Postby lucky420 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:36 pm

I do it for the neighbors...
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Postby Oso » Sat Oct 16, 2010 6:47 pm

-naked jogging around the neighborhood
-the family mini van: bulls horns on the front, fairy wings at the back
-at the local bar: stare at the bartender in disbelief when he asks me to pay

but seriously.......
-it's not all about money any more,
.... and now... dressing all "normal" and business-like is such a joke
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Postby RangerTurtleDove » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:49 am

I seem to take better care of myself on-playa than a do in defaultia. However, this past year I brought the habit of putting on lotion (just regular moisturizing lotion) on my skin almost every day. I have been surprised with the amount of positive feedback I have gotten because of this. Thanks for the new habit Burning Man!

Oh, and wearing a bra. I pretty much stopped. I'd ditched underwear years ago...but after this burn...well...bras and I had a huge falling out.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:59 am

my clothes dont get as dusty on eplaya, but i do have a suitcase full of Pre-Dusted shit i can wear whenever i wax nostalgic.


that would be three times a day and four on saturday.


why wash off perfectly good dust.
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Postby Mojojita » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:18 pm

RangerTurtleDove wrote:Oh, and wearing a bra. I pretty much stopped. I'd ditched underwear years ago...but after this burn...well...bras and I had a huge falling out.


This sentence made me have to wipe off the computer screen with coffee coming out of my nose......it is the "huge falling out" visual.....
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Postby RangerTurtleDove » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:24 pm

[quote="Mojojita"][quote="RangerTurtleDove"]
Oh, and wearing a bra. I pretty much stopped. I'd ditched underwear years ago...but after this burn...well...bras and I had a huge falling out.[/quote]

This sentence made me have to wipe off the computer screen with coffee coming out of my nose......it is the "huge falling out" visual.....[/quote]

....after I wrote this sentence I realized what it sounded like before I posted...and I HAD to leave it that way. bwahaha :)
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Postby tamarakay » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:24 pm

i haven't even gone yet, just the preparing to go has already changed me. I made a tutu and had a spiritual experience. LOL, it's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:30 pm

What in the hell is your TuTu made of that brought that on?
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Postby RangerTurtleDove » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:34 pm

"I made a tutu and had a spiritual experience"

well then of course burning man is the next logical step...you'll do great on Tuesday :wink:
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