ATM on the Playa?

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ATM on the Playa?

Postby Speedbump » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:23 am

Can anyone please tell me if there will be an ATM on the Playa? I really don't like to carry around large sums of cash and would feel better if I could just hit the ATM a couple times during the week.

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:27 am

Many items you can just charge to your camp's account and settle up later at the end of your stay with us.
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Postby shykat » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:28 am

Money, for what? Ice? coffee? you dont need large amount of money on the playa?
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Postby graidawg » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:29 am

but isnt that reserved for porn movies and girls you dont want to kiss?
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Postby Sham » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:32 am

Think of this like a really dusty cruise ship. You can use your room charge for all of your playa needs. Just show your camp key and you are good to go! :D
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:34 am

I am so pleased we're getting straight answers here.

Mutant Vehicles (MV's) only take cash.

In past years there was an ATM at center camp, but this year, I believe it is cleverly hidden in one of the 12 dozen temples.
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Postby Speedbump » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:43 am

Shambala wrote:Think of this like a really dusty cruise ship. You can use your room charge for all of your playa needs. Just show your camp key and you are good to go! :D


Sweet. I’m also going to get that beverage plan. You know the one where you buy a cup when you get there and they you can get it refilled at the bar for free. I know the beverage plan is a good deal, we did it on our last cruise. The only problem is that this usually takes a major credit card. I was considering keeping money in either my sock or a money belt, but this would be very obvious on Thong Thursday.
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Postby shykat » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:44 am

I guess if you really need the extra cash you could get it from the either of the two food courts. Last year they had two, one at the 3 oclock plaza and the other at the 9 oclock plaza. Good luck.
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Postby Speedbump » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:47 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:I am so pleased we're getting straight answers here.

Mutant Vehicles (MV's) only take cash.

In past years there was an ATM at center camp, but this year, I believe it is cleverly hidden in one of the 12 dozen temples.


THAT'S GREAT NEWS. Unfortunately if there are twelve dozen temples that means 144 different possible locations. Is there a map or something showing where it is? Possibly this could be included in the welcome pack with the map? Just a suggestion.
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Postby gaminwench » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:54 am

I think the Exchanghibition Bank will have an ATM kiosk... I'm sure it will be on the map...
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Postby shykat » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:55 am

[img]http://www.flickr.com/photos/64179373@N03/5842709451/[/img[/img]
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Postby illy dilly » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:00 pm

shykat wrote:[img]http://www.flickr.com/photos/64179373@N03/5842709451/[/img[/img]


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Postby shykat » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:24 pm

Thanks illy dilly


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Postby mdmf007 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:11 pm

Washington Mutual will have a branch on playa this year as well.
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Postby jkisha » Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:58 pm

Not sure if you were serious about your ATM question, but there are no ATM's anywhere near the playa. Bring whatever cash you need for ice and coffee, which is the only thing sold on the playa.
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Postby TomServo » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:27 pm

Banks, Nationwide are finally waking up to sending cash to dry lake beds.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:32 pm

jkisha wrote:Not sure if you were serious about your ATM question, but there are no ATM's anywhere near the playa. Bring whatever cash you need for ice and coffee, which is the only thing sold on the playa.


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Postby FIGJAM » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:31 pm

TomServo wrote:Banks, Nationwide are finally waking up to sending cash to dry lake beds.


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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:35 pm

I prefer the term "bankomat."
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Postby C187 » Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:19 am

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The Wells Fargo ATMs at McMurdo Station in Antarctica

If they have them in Antarctica, why not on the playa?
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:16 am

Because the conditions for Bankomat machines are worse in Nevada than they are in Antarctica.
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Re: ATM on the Playa?

Postby Bob » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:33 am

Speedbump wrote:Can anyone please tell me if there will be an ATM on the Playa? I really don't like to carry around large sums of cash and would feel better if I could just hit the ATM a couple times during the week.

Thanks!


Last year there was one near the Cafe. Ask around for "First Camp".
Amazing desert structures & stuff: http://sites.google.com/site/potatotrap/

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Postby jkisha » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:11 am

However, we do have an AnTiM on the playa.
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Postby Whateverwhenever » Sun Jun 19, 2011 9:08 am

I hate it when i get a card slid between my cheeks
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Postby Foxfur » Sun Jun 19, 2011 1:40 pm

There will be an Automatic Torture Machine at Retrofrolic (or is it Tittilation Machine?).
The Awesome Titty March is actually called Critical Tits (Ask Dr. Pyro).
A Tent of Miracles will be at Jesus Camp.
Alcohol, Too Much is utterly ubuiquitous.
The bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Misogyny will be there in force.
A Tremendous Monkey is to climb the man, hump his face, and fling poo (maybe 'high velocity poop gifting' is the term...).
Assimilate The Moop is done continually throughout the event.
"Ahoy There, Matey" can be heard at The Pier.
Music Amplified Too Much can be heard at all hours, all over.
Ask The Man - interactive exhibit in the center of the playa.
'Arse The Marijuana' is how hippies smuggle pot and patchouli into the event.

Can't think of any more but I'll let you know when I do. Count on it.

There's one more kind of ATM action that I shall not describe.
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Postby capjbadger » Sun Jun 19, 2011 2:50 pm

"Never go ATM!" :lol:

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Postby chris2010 » Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:59 pm

Foxfur wrote:There will be an Automatic Torture Machine at Retrofrolic ...
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I will have to find that ATM Machine! :twisted:
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Postby Trishntek » Sun Jun 19, 2011 4:30 pm

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Postby Savannah » Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:05 pm

"Never go ATM!"

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