What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Questions, answers, tips & tricks for newbies and veterans alike

What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby LilBoosch » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:08 pm

So excited to be coming home in a few weeks for my second burn. I wanted to know all the weekday nicknames. I know there is Tu-Tu-Tuesday (I have mine packed already), White Wednesday, Spontaneous Naked Thursday, and Burnday. Are there special names for Monday, Friday, and Sunday? Thank you for your help, I want to ensure I'm greeting my fellow denizens of the desert properly and also pack any additional funbox gear that would be appropriate!
~Boosch
LilBoosch
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:12 pm

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Savannah » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:22 pm

Wear your Tutu Monday and beat the rush!

Bonus: when everyone else is wearing their Tutus, you can say: "Tutus were SO much better last night." :lol:
User avatar
Savannah
Moderator
 
Posts: 11596
Joined: Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:33 pm
Burning Since: I'm not sure

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:17 pm

Different theme camps have different theme nights. Nothing BRC-official. :)
User avatar
Ugly Dougly
 
Posts: 16521
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Location: San Jose, CA
Burning Since: 1996

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby AntiM » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:22 pm

Yeah, Hushville was Wings Wednesday.

Utah has Family Home Evening for Monday (Mormon mockery thing)

Sunday is Zombie Day.

Hell, I'm all packed for Thursday.
Read Me!! Ticket Sellers and Seekers!

Really, read the damn sticky posts.
User avatar
AntiM
Moderator
 
Posts: 18077
Joined: Wed Mar 24, 2004 6:23 am
Location: Wild, Wild West
Burning Since: 2001
Camp Name: Anti M's Home for Wayward Art

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby swampdog » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:23 pm

I think I've heard of Make out Monday? Or is that just wishful thinking?

ETA: Oh, and I think I heard talk of 'Threeway Thursday' at some point. Talk about your wishful thinking. I'd be happy enough not having to do 'One way Wednesday'. Looks like it's you and me again tonight, Rosie.

Not official, just traditions that are forming.
Last edited by swampdog on Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
swampdog
 
Posts: 904
Joined: Thu Jul 22, 2004 8:27 am
Location: Bellingham WA
Burning Since: 2004
Camp Name: Rising Arms Pub

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby illy dilly » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:26 pm

We're doing a Moo-moo Monday
and I believe that we are also doing Fursday in place of Thursday.

But these only with in our camp and not at all official. But you're more than welcome to come by and hang out!
Why don't ya stick your head in that hole and find out? ~piehole
Plan for the worst, expect the best. Make the most out of it under any conditions. If you cannot do that you will never enjoy yourself. ~CrispyDave
User avatar
illy dilly
 
Posts: 4800
Joined: Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:02 pm
Location: Denver, CO
Burning Since: 2009
Camp Name: Gnome Dome

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Eric » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:13 pm

I think we're doing pirates on Tuesday (fuck the tu-tu's, overdone 8) ). None of these are "nicknames", more events that have become more common. Feel free to ignore any of them that you want.

Be aware, however, that if a specific camp is having a theme party they may not serve you if you're not in theme. Probably will, but you never know....
Survival Guide * First Timers Guide * Ticket Info

Regarding Ticket Scammers and Scalpers

It's a camping trip in the desert, not the redemption of the fallen world - Cryptofishist

Eric ShutterSlut
Ass't Editor, BRC Weekly
User avatar
Eric
Moderator
 
Posts: 8743
Joined: Wed Sep 03, 2003 9:45 pm
Burning Since: 2003
Camp Name: BRC Weekly

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:19 pm

mash-up monday
techno tuesday
wobbly wednesday
thumpy thursday
french electro friday
same old shit saturday
Never on a Sunday.
"10 principles? you cant HANDLE the 10 principles..."
User avatar
Roberto Dobbisano
 
Posts: 2973
Joined: Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:54 pm
Location: Dobbidossola, Italy.

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby LilBoosch » Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:50 pm

Amazing diversity of answers and they all work/make sense. Thanks for the ideas, not sure how I'd pull off a mu-mu but I guess I'm mu-mu curious! I have some packing to do! Thank you all, looking forward to seeing you all soon!
~Boosch
LilBoosch
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:12 pm

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:49 pm

swampdog wrote:I think I've heard of Make out Monday? Or is that just wishful thinking?

ETA: Oh, and I think I heard talk of 'Threeway Thursday' at some point.

There was someone who put that in the WWW for a few years running. (In fact, we could look at the on=line calendar right now! but let's not be sensible.)
Moaning Monday
Typical Tuesday
Wanton (or weird, or wanking) Wednesday
Foolish Thursday (aka "assonance is fun!")
Fuckit Friday
Spectacular Saturday
What it's Daytime, Again?
The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
User avatar
theCryptofishist
 
Posts: 40101
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:28 am
Location: In Exile
Burning Since: 2017

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby RedHeaven » Sun Aug 14, 2011 5:33 pm

I always liked the sexy ones best: Make out Monday, Touch Me Tuesday, Humpday, Threesome Thursday, Freaky Friday, and Splatterday! Sunday = cuddle day, no fornication :mrgreen:
User avatar
RedHeaven
 
Posts: 687
Joined: Fri Sep 09, 2005 11:00 am
Location: Nevada City California
Burning Since: 2005
Camp Name: Cirque Du Cliche

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Igneouss » Sun Aug 14, 2011 5:56 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:I think I've heard of Make out Monday? Or is that just wishful thinking?


Seems like a hot chick like you shouldn't have any trouble finding volunteers.
Basic b/e analysis:
2005 $243K
06 $855K
07 $1.0M
08 $1.1M
09 $0
10 $1.1M
11 $1.2M
12 $1.2M
That’s $6.8M that thousands of volunteers deserve to know about. Capitalism is alive at BM. Tickets are the commodity. Others have estimated higher profits.
User avatar
Igneouss
 
Posts: 503
Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 12:27 pm
Location: Sterling VA and Twickenham, Middlesex, Eng.

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:58 am

Igneouss wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:I think I've heard of Make out Monday? Or is that just wishful thinking?


Seems like a hot chick like you shouldn't have any trouble finding volunteers.

The Anti-Drivel Patrol keep running them off.
The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri


Get a Taint, you pathetic cur!
User avatar
theCryptofishist
 
Posts: 40101
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:28 am
Location: In Exile
Burning Since: 2017

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Igneouss » Mon Aug 15, 2011 12:50 pm

heh
Basic b/e analysis:
2005 $243K
06 $855K
07 $1.0M
08 $1.1M
09 $0
10 $1.1M
11 $1.2M
12 $1.2M
That’s $6.8M that thousands of volunteers deserve to know about. Capitalism is alive at BM. Tickets are the commodity. Others have estimated higher profits.
User avatar
Igneouss
 
Posts: 503
Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 12:27 pm
Location: Sterling VA and Twickenham, Middlesex, Eng.

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Lassen Forge » Mon Aug 15, 2011 1:14 pm


bb's semi-unofficial daze of the weak:

EAT Friday/Sat/Sun - Self explanatory. If you can't get in, you ain't got an EA Ticket. (Not to be confused with an EAT. If you have one, you know.)
Gate - Monday - Gate opens.
Fuckyou - Tuesday (it's when the playa bites you in the ass, if those on it haven't already!)
Paradise - Wednesday - You're home.
(which leads to)
"Yahoo Thursday". Self-explanatory - it's when they start showing up to turn TTITD into a fiasco. (It's also called Lockdown Thursday for the same reason).
Earlyburn - Friday. Now it's also Earlyburn Thursday. WTF with that? BTW - you ain't climbing on the man now. Haw haw haw. (Yeah, I missed out a few times)
Manburn
Templeburn. Also called Slough Sunday by some.
Moop Monday. If you gotta ask you shouldn't be on the playa.
Gitfo. (Spelled GTFO), which if you haven't packed up yet is what you're gonna hear. A lot.
User avatar
Lassen Forge
 
Posts: 5322
Joined: Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:35 pm
Location: Where it's always... Wednesday. Don't lose your head over it.

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Nymue » Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:26 pm

Savannah wrote:Wear your Tutu Monday and beat the rush!

Bonus: when everyone else is wearing their Tutus, you can say: "Tutus were SO much better last night." :lol:


Love it!!
Locked up inside you
Like the calm beneath castles
Is a cavern of treasure that
No one has been to.
Let's go digging.
- Tool, 4°
User avatar
Nymue
 
Posts: 27
Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:29 am
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Igneouss » Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:08 pm

Nymue wrote:
Savannah wrote:Wear your Tutu Monday and beat the rush!

Bonus: when everyone else is wearing their Tutus, you can say: "Tutus were SO much better last night." :lol:


Love it!!


Long long ago I went to a very progressive college. First all the girls had to get nose piercings. Later, all the white guys had to wear their hair in dreds... It was truly bizzar to watch all these people that railed against conformity turn around and try so hard to conform. I was always just plain old me. But then I remember when then unknown nirvana played in the dorms and we all thought they sucked... Can't be right all the time :)
Basic b/e analysis:
2005 $243K
06 $855K
07 $1.0M
08 $1.1M
09 $0
10 $1.1M
11 $1.2M
12 $1.2M
That’s $6.8M that thousands of volunteers deserve to know about. Capitalism is alive at BM. Tickets are the commodity. Others have estimated higher profits.
User avatar
Igneouss
 
Posts: 503
Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 12:27 pm
Location: Sterling VA and Twickenham, Middlesex, Eng.

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Lassen Forge » Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:11 pm

Like hanging out with your lezbeen friends, but NOT wearing the flannel shirt, lumberjack boots, and rolled-up jeans... and getting shit because I'm trying to look like a conformist.
User avatar
Lassen Forge
 
Posts: 5322
Joined: Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:35 pm
Location: Where it's always... Wednesday. Don't lose your head over it.

Re: What are the nicknames of the weekdays?

Postby Elorrum » Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:20 pm

nicknames are so personal... I just call them, "hey, buddy."
Midnight on a carousel ride
Reaching for the gold ring down inside

2015 eplaya meet and greet/ Barbie Death Village/ 7 and E/ Wed. 6PM
User avatar
Elorrum
 
Posts: 5143
Joined: Sat Mar 15, 2008 9:09 pm
Location: San Jose, CA
Burning Since: 2007
Camp Name: Baby fell in the Bucket (BDV)


Return to Q & A Tips and Tricks

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: 4moons, epiazza, theCryptofishist, TT120 and 7 guests