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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Jul 11, 2011 5:21 pm

If you are setting up your camp in such a manner that you want people to approach from a certain direction, then a fence would help.
If your theme camp has a "private" area - and who among us desires such a thing? - then the fence can guide visitors to the public section instead. You have that right.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby tamarakay » Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:19 pm

Sail Man wrote:
jkisha wrote:I don't think there's any hard and fast rule. I average about five or six posts a day, others post a lot more, and some don't post at all. They are usually referred to as lurkers.


:lol: Funny thing is, when I looked at the thread name, what you said JK is the first thing I thought of and I wondered how long it would take for somebody to run with it. Bravo sir, bravo!



Me too! and then I was making bets with myself on who would be first. I had it down to Shambalalalalala or Jkisha. I feel so smart.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby motskyroonmatick » Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:38 pm

illy dilly wrote:
Trishntek wrote:
jkisha wrote:I don't think there's any hard and fast rule. I average about five or six posts a day, others post a lot more, and some don't post at all. They are usually referred to as lurkers.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I've gone anywhere from 1 minute to 2 days between posts. Maybe more if I'm busy.

That was my original thought.
My answer was going to be "as quick as your web browser and internet speed allows?"

Though, I'm actually interested in this thread because I'm planning to do something similar.
We want a 'white picket fence' look at the front of our camp, and around the out side of our EVAP Pond.
I'm thinking that the back fence will also get some glow paint, or conspicuoty(SP?) tape.

Gonna get a roll or two, lay it out paint it white, then roll it back up. Seems like the lightest, smallest to pack, and cheapest way to get the look we want.


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I think spray painting orange safety fence white will yield a mostly orange fence and much miniscule moop by the end of the event.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby Sail Man » Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:38 pm

tamarakay wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
jkisha wrote:I don't think there's any hard and fast rule. I average about five or six posts a day, others post a lot more, and some don't post at all. They are usually referred to as lurkers.


:lol: Funny thing is, when I looked at the thread name, what you said JK is the first thing I thought of and I wondered how long it would take for somebody to run with it. Bravo sir, bravo!



Me too! and then I was making bets with myself on who would be first. I had it down to Shambalalalalala or Jkisha. I feel so smart.


Aha! A smarty pants eh?!

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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby Playa+Tom » Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:39 pm

Don't forget the insulators if you electrify the fence.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby DesmondDoomsday » Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:19 pm

Haha noted.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby DesmondDoomsday » Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:23 pm

I know I'm asking a lot of idiotic questions. We'd rather steer people around to the front and sides. This is my/our first time trying to go beyond just camping and setting up a really cool communal area. Short of a theme camp, but just something really awesome for our neighbors on the block-- lounging, music, cooking, comfort. Gotta start somewhere!
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby jkisha » Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:36 pm

I've been with a theme camp for the last six years (the camp has been around in one reincarnation or another since there were theme camps) and we have never felt the need for a fence. We set the community stuff up front and the private areas toward the back. Trucks, cars and RVs are arranged creatively to separate private from public. Most people are smart enough to tell what areas are private and which are public, those that aren't won't let a fence keep them out anyway.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby DesmondDoomsday » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:04 pm

Well we won't have very many vehicles. But maybe we shouldn't.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby jkisha » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:19 pm

DesmondDoomsday wrote:Well we won't have very many vehicles. But maybe we shouldn't.

Doesn't matter, just make your public area look public, friendly and inviting; and make your private area look private. Arrange tents, yurts, whatever, more closely together and slightly away from the public area. Define your public area by putting it under a dome or large shade structure. Be creative. Putting up an ugly orange trash fence around your camp is not very creative. I mean, Burning Man is an art festival.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:27 am

It sucks when your camp becomes a thoroughfare. Designing it not to is important.

Not that I have any useful suggestions.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby illy dilly » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:42 pm

jkisha wrote:Putting up an ugly orange trash fence around your camp is not very creative. I mean, Burning Man is an art festival.

Where going 'little white' picket fence around our Gnome Garden. Better than just plain old plastic orange trash fence.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby DesmondDoomsday » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:57 pm

So long as BBadger can hop over, go through your things and watch you change clothes you should be fine!
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby jkisha » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:10 pm

illy dilly wrote:
jkisha wrote:Putting up an ugly orange trash fence around your camp is not very creative. I mean, Burning Man is an art festival.

Where going 'little white' picket fence around our Gnome Garden. Better than just plain old plastic orange trash fence.

LOL I don't have any problem with picket fences around Gnome Gardens. I'm sure it will be done with the utmost of taste and decorum.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby MyDearFriend » Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:11 pm

DesmondDoomsday wrote:So long as BBadger can hop over, go through your things and watch you change clothes you should be fine!


Anybody able-bodied enough to hop should do so at every opportunity.

Any of my things that aren't community property will be locked up.

And anybody who wants to watch me change clothes is welcome to do it. :roll: Sheesh. I am looking forward to being able to change clothes without giving a fuck.

Desmond my dear, if you require privacy in BRC I think you need more than a fence.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:30 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:
DesmondDoomsday wrote:So long as BBadger can hop over, go through your things and watch you change clothes you should be fine!




And anybody who wants to watch me change clothes is welcome to do it. :roll: Sheesh. I am looking forward to being able to change clothes without giving a fuck.


If you let me watch, I will stand and applaud. 8)
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby EspressoDude » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:00 am

worst part of no fence is when people cut through, say from esplanade to A street, then decide to 'make a lake' and it isn't just guys, cuz guys don't use a bit of paper to wipe their dainties....sometimes there is more paper, and a need for a shovel...


oh for an infrared or zerolight movie camera.... motion lights have been deployed on the back perimeter.

remember folks this is a big city, not just a big fun party in the desert...protect your ass, and assets
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby jkisha » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:16 am

That is just disgusting! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
EspressoDude wrote:worst part of no fence is when people cut through, say from esplanade to A street, then decide to 'make a lake' and it isn't just guys, cuz guys don't use a bit of paper to wipe their dainties....sometimes there is more paper, and a need for a shovel...


oh for an infrared or zerolight movie camera.... motion lights have been deployed on the back perimeter.

remember folks this is a big city, not just a big fun party in the desert...protect your ass, and assets
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby The CO » Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:41 pm

Sometimes the need for a fence is for the safety of fools that don't know better than to walk through another camp. On multiple years, we fence areas off because the no one needs to walk through a 8' wide 20' long corridor with 56 guy wires (not exagerrating) in it.

However, if someone wants to fence their camp entirely, maybe add a moat & razor wire, I say go for it. Nobody can tell you what to do within the confines of your camp. Our neighbors always know the back door route(s) into camp, and are welcome to stop in. The only people that are inconvenienced by fencing are rude fucks cutting through other peoples camps. And, well, fuck those guys.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:08 pm

The CO wrote:The only people that are inconvenienced by fencing are rude fucks cutting through other peoples camps. And, well, fuck those guys.

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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby MyDearFriend » Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:23 pm

FIGJAM wrote:
MyDearFriend wrote:
DesmondDoomsday wrote:So long as BBadger can hop over, go through your things and watch you change clothes you should be fine!




And anybody who wants to watch me change clothes is welcome to do it. :roll: Sheesh. I am looking forward to being able to change clothes without giving a fuck.


If you let me watch, I will stand and applaud. 8)


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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby CapSmashy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:34 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:Anybody able-bodied enough to hop should do so at every opportunity.


That will land you a very rude surprise in our neck of the woods.

I am all about welcoming in passerbys and happily shitting out rainbows and unicorns and entertaining the masses at the front of our camp. You cross a very obvious barrier that is delineating the rainbow farts and magic fairy powder zone from our personal space and gear, you will eventually get to leave the area with the impression we are the most "unburnery" people you have ever met. We ruined a couple of people's "experience" last year that could not adhere to basic fucking common courtesy and will not hesitate to do so again.
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Postby EspressoDude » Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:37 pm

damn, Cap.....

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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby MyDearFriend » Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:47 pm

CapSmashy wrote:
MyDearFriend wrote:Anybody able-bodied enough to hop should do so at every opportunity.


That will land you a very rude surprise in our neck of the woods.

I am all about welcoming in passerbys and happily shitting out rainbows and unicorns and entertaining the masses at the front of our camp. You cross a very obvious barrier that is delineating the rainbow farts and magic fairy powder zone from our personal space and gear, you will eventually get to leave the area with the impression we are the most "unburnery" people you have ever met. We ruined a couple of people's "experience" last year that could not adhere to basic fucking common courtesy and will not hesitate to do so again.


Well Cap'n Sir I am sorry if that looked like I would encourage folks to go rooting through your things, sit on your chairs, sleep on your beds or eat your porridge. That type of behavior is rarely safe.

But, I still believe, being able to hop is a wonderful thing. Hopping fences, while impaired, in the dark? Could be wonderful... or not. :twisted:
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby CapSmashy » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:13 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:Well Cap'n Sir I am sorry if that looked like I would encourage folks to go rooting through your things, sit on your chairs, sleep on your beds or eat your porridge. That type of behavior is rarely safe.

But, I still believe, being able to hop is a wonderful thing. Hopping fences, while impaired, in the dark? Could be wonderful... or not. :twisted:


Sit in my chair? OH HELL NO! :lol:

And yes, hopping is a wonderful thing. Personally, I prefer scampering though. My knees can't take too much hopping these days. :mrgreen:
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Postby Dr Jet Sinister » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:40 pm

He's a king at scampering. We should have a contest to prove it.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby oneeyeddick » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:29 pm

OK everyone here is how it is.

The "Trash fence" is out there to stop debris and windborne trash from blowing into the dunes at the edges of the Playa.

When you use it in your own camp, it is called "Hippy Filtration Media", not "trash fence".

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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby jkisha » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:33 pm

And the difference is?
oneeyeddick wrote:OK everyone here is how it is.

The "Trash fence" is out there to stop debris and windborne trash from blowing into the dunes at the edges of the Playa.

When you use it in your own camp, it is called "Hippy Filtration Media", not "trash fence".

You may now continue with your regularly scheduled posting.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby Sic Pup » Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:45 am

One keeps the trash in?

jkisha wrote:And the difference is?
oneeyeddick wrote:OK everyone here is how it is.

The "Trash fence" is out there to stop debris and windborne trash from blowing into the dunes at the edges of the Playa.

When you use it in your own camp, it is called "Hippy Filtration Media", not "trash fence".

You may now continue with your regularly scheduled posting.
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Re: posts, how far apart do they need to be?

Postby Bob » Fri Jul 15, 2011 10:49 am

Think Arrakeen Shield Wall.
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