If you could change one thing about Burning Man..

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If you could change one thing about Burning Man..

Postby neon tetra » Fri Nov 05, 2010 11:35 am

..what would it be??



For me, I wish they would push the date back about 2 weeks earlier.

I should be teaching full-time in about a year, so next year's burn may be my last one for a bit. :(

I really can't show up to a new job 2 weeks late!


On a positive note, I'm definitely going to build the deep-playa oasis next year that I've been thinking about for quite some time.
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Postby jkisha » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:00 pm

Move it to one of the smaller Hawaiian Islands.

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Re: If you could change one thing about Burning Man..

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:02 pm

neon tetra wrote:I really can't show up to a new job 2 weeks late!




you can do anything you want to...you CHOOSE to go to your job instead of camping in the desert.


get your priorities straight for God's Sake.
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Postby Fire_Moose » Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:17 pm

I would make it only regionals, all over the place, year round.
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Postby Eric » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:34 pm

Random shit blowing up in the back streets. It's way too quiet back there.
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Postby Teo del Fuego » Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:05 pm

1000 miles closer to Denver
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Postby AntiM » Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:31 pm

Free tickets for me and MyLarry and my choice of friends, because we're cool like that.

Seriously, more of the little fun interactive camps on the back streets.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:38 pm

Eric wrote:Random shit blowing up in the back streets. It's way too quiet back there.


I'll say, random explosions never hurt anyone.

Seriously, if it's done right, big blasts are a blast.
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Postby mdmf007 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:24 pm

In no particular order:

1. I would make it one week earlier in the year so alot more people can come with school hassles.

2. Move it to a turf farm in Central Oregon off of BLM land. 10000 acre farms of the greenest grass imaginable.

3. Mellow DPW out

4. Flat ticket sales
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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:26 pm

I don't know, but this is the 575000th "article" on this forum.
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Postby ygmir » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:31 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:I don't know, but this is the 575000th "article" on this forum.



egad!!

that makes it only one before 575001.............The stars are aligning.......
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Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:48 pm

1) You should be allowed to set off fireworks ON THE OPEN PLAYA (away from the tents and the city) without getting arrested. Yes, it happend to me.

2) Move it two weeks earlier so all the cute college coeds from, oh, say UC Santa Barbara who are dieing to get back to Deveraux Beach could attend.

3) Show women the back of my RV without them somehow figuring it out.
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Postby Tin Halo » Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:44 pm

Teo del Fuego wrote:1000 miles closer to Denver


This, or the flat ticket price.
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Postby Eric » Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:59 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:3) Show women the back of my RV without them somehow figuring it out.


I've never had a problem getting women to the back of my RV.

for some reason their boyfriends are always scared to come back there, however..
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Postby motskyroonmatick » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:44 pm

Early entry for non placed theme camps. Otherwise I like things just the way they are.
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Postby drucake » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:58 pm

make it earlier.....2 weeks sounds good. does anyone know if they have ever considered that? i have a kid and it makes it really hard for us parent to go.....or to take our kids.
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Postby Isotopia » Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:35 pm

Back to the hay bales.

Keep it simple.
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Postby Sham » Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:35 pm

I would like to see some permanant hotels to house the participants and maybe a monorail system to transport people from event to event.
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Postby TomServo » Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:44 pm

Id bring back the drive by shooting range.
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Postby AntiM » Sun Nov 07, 2010 6:41 am

Isotopia wrote:Back to the hay bales.

Keep it simple.


But I prefer the grilled cheese, hay gets stuck in my teeth.
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Postby Sham » Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:18 pm

AntiM wrote:
Isotopia wrote:Back to the hay bales.

Keep it simple.


But I prefer the grilled cheese, hay gets stuck in my teeth.

That's not hay, silly AntiM!
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Postby moonrise » Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:37 pm

1 or 3?

Add more ADA accessible port-o-potties

More international burners joining

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Postby teardropper » Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:52 pm

TomServo wrote:Id bring back the drive by shooting range.


No shit...
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:57 pm

more techno.
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Postby weirdscience » Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:59 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:more techno.
thats a lie and u know it lol
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:02 pm

you dont know me.

i'm afraid you're mistaken in your assumption.

now go ooooontz yourself.
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Postby weirdscience » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:07 pm

my bad then
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Postby ibdave » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:35 pm

AntiM wrote:
Isotopia wrote:Back to the hay bales.

Keep it simple.


But I prefer the grilled cheese, hay gets stuck in my teeth.


then bring back the 98' bianca's smut shack.... 8) :shock: 8)
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:36 pm

breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

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Postby Lowz » Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:06 am

I won't
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