Reducing the line to get in the gate

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Rice » Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:00 am

Clar-i-ty wrote:
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Dr Helix » Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:05 am

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junglesmacks wrote:There are indeed some gems in there..


..and good lord holy jesus swaddled in a manger. If you want some serious toilet reading, go ahead and bring the laptop to the shitter 'cause this baby's got legs..



OMFG...

i had a sense, a taste of what may lay beneath, but this is PRECIOUS.



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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Rice » Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:38 am

This thread should have been called:

"I want stuff to change at burning man cause My ideas are better, But I am too lazy (busy, whatever) to volunteer and actually try and change things. Soo, I am going to ramble along endlessly saying the same things in different ways basically ignoring everyone who does not completely agree with me..."
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby junglesmacks » Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:58 am

I'm more of a fan of "pseudo-intelligence at it's finest"
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby lemur » Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:31 pm

holy shit.

that is some damn voluminous blogging.

wow.. look at all those bullet point lists.

holy shit man, thats so much writing....now i get it
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby lemur » Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:09 pm

I wish i was that motivated :-(
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Bob » Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:10 pm

I can sympathize with Brad, somewhat. It took years for certain people in the org to realize Autocad could draw pretty pictures that actually made their lives easier.

No opinion on Entry or Exodus, it's too much like sex.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:33 pm

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby moonrise » Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:41 pm

junglesmacks wrote:There are indeed some gems in there..


..and good lord holy jesus swaddled in a manger. If you want some serious toilet reading, go ahead and bring the laptop to the shitter 'cause this baby's got legs..


This thread title has been giving me nightmares (why did I click it?!!!)

Brad is the guy who takes the cool wide angle photos (schweet photos Brad) and it seems this traffic control is his thing (must be a gearhead/city planner burner type?)

I had a great time in the line to get in, there were a series of fun party busses that turned on full blown music stages when the line stopped.

My BIGGEST concern is, If some of this "new" stuff/tech were used, how would we, that need to pee, not get out and go into our tow-along trailers and take a leak? (some don't even have a trailer!) It ain't easy to pee in a car, is it?

I'm not looking forward to showing up having pissed my pants!! (those travel piss devices do not work for me, and think of the women!) Drink water to hydrate on the way in, but don't piss whatever you do. I suuure hope you make that line to get in ultra fast!

Maybe it's a good thing I show up in the middle of the night, 'cept this year there was still a 6 hour wait (and four piss breaks later) the gate and greeter waved me through. I drove straight to the potties :P another story, for another day...NOT!
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby BBadger » Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:16 pm

moonrise wrote:My BIGGEST concern is, If some of this "new" stuff/tech were used, how would we, that need to pee, not get out and go into our tow-along trailers and take a leak? (some don't even have a trailer!) It ain't easy to pee in a car, is it?


I always get afraid that I'll overfill the pee jug too!

In the end, no "tech" can reduce the line wait better than exodus--the counterpart to the utopian, searchless line Brad envisions. It still causes multi-hour waits, giving you more than enough time to hit the john.

This is why I think this whole thread is an exercise in fighting over the remains and feces of time spent.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby junglesmacks » Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:36 pm

This thread has slowly become the thread o' the month.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Dr. Pyro » Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:39 pm

Yes, drinking that much water could cause one to pee while in line. Which is why I drink bourbon absinthe.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Dr Helix » Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:56 pm

Well it might be early to say this, but I have a feeling Brad has left the building.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Clar-i-ty » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:20 pm

Bob wrote:I can sympathize with Brad, somewhat. It took years for certain people in the org to realize Autocad could draw pretty pictures that actually made their lives easier.

No opinion on Entry or Exodus, it's too much like sex.


Would that be long and hard or frustrating and anti-climactic?
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Clar-i-ty » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:21 pm

Dr Helix wrote:Well it might be early to say this, but I have a feeling Brad has left the building.


Wonder if it was something we said?
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Dr Helix » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:11 am

Clar-i-ty wrote:
Dr Helix wrote:Well it might be early to say this, but I have a feeling Brad has left the building.


Wonder if it was something we said?


Doubtful. More likely is that he felt his work was done here and he's moved on to other important points to ponder. Thank you and God speed Bradtem!
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby gaminwench » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:52 am

He'll be back...

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Rice » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:19 am

Dammit! I keep clicking on this thread... I don't want to, but here I am.

I love a good debate, but this is more like sittin at church.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby ygmir » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:26 am

stretch80 wrote:Dammit! I keep clicking on this thread... I don't want to, but here I am.

I love a good debate, but this is more like sittin at church.



haaha, I'm with ya Rice.......but, I keep clicking, hoping it'll drift into something funny, or at least fun....
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Nipple » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:01 am

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:10 am

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Bounce530 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:48 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:Yes, drinking that much water could cause one to pee while in line. Which is why I drink bourbon absinthe.

Oh crap!! Dr. Pyro and is absinthe...i'm outta here!!
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:14 pm

Bounce530 wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:Yes, drinking that much water could cause one to pee while in line. Which is why I drink bourbon absinthe.

Oh crap!! Dr. Pyro and is absinthe...i'm outta here!!
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Bounce530 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:16 pm

(thanks for that FJ, not quite sure why it didn't post correctly)
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:51 pm

STUDY THE MOUSE!

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it's all about characters in costume....We need more people in costumes wandering around making mirth...

oh wait...

scratch that idea, fuck, lets go back to x ray machines and heat scanners.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Bounce530 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:52 pm

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:56 pm

Hi, is this one of those threads?

I had no idea.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby Nipple » Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:13 pm

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:STUDY THE MOUSE!

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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby bradtem » Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:40 pm

I was away for the weekend, having a life, but the truth is there's little productive to be gained in this forum, or any forum where people devolve to just criticising personalities rather than discussing the ideas. The folks who actually have worked gate provided useful info. The amount of negativity from a few others is a shame; folks with thinner skins and less experience are surely being driven away by it elsewhere on eplaya, whether they have contributions to make or not. Fortunately most real burners in real life don't act that way.
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Re: Reducing the line to get in the gate

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:46 pm

bradtem wrote:I was away for the weekend, having a life, but the truth is there's little productive to be gained in this forum, or any forum where people devolve to just criticising personalities rather than discussing the ideas.



No, Brad.. make no mistake. We're straight up criticising [sic] your ideas.


Basically, they're ridiculous, unfeasible and you seem to be living in some sort of dreamland in between the SG1 re-runs.


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