howdy from Aus

howdy from Aus

Postby sensei_88 » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:22 pm

what's up eplaya
could not believe the experience bm showed us in 2011, and of our group of 20 australians 5 of us have managed to secure tickets so far and we are ready to encounter the unknown quantity that is bm 2012!
thanks for your time :D
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby tassietiger » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:30 pm

Hey! Im Laura an im an Aussie too :) Its great to hear there will be a troupe of us going! This is my first time so any advice about what you have learnt from your travels last time would be great :)
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby jkisha » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:31 pm

Hey there, welcome to eplaya!
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Hotel balmoral » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:35 pm

Hay all the Aussies in the house :D
Would be super great to catch up with ya all

Let's start the kangaroo theme camp
With Vegemite sandwiches and VB
Ha ha yuck

We have 2 spare tickets that we were hoping to pass on at face value to fellow Aussies
So stay posted
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby tassietiger » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:56 pm

I would very much be interested in those tickets as I currently don't have any but hey if not thats cool to. We should definitely set up an Aussie camp. Pump out all the amazing Aussie tunes that we love so much an dance while we eat timtams! Hopefully I shall see you all there!
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Savannah » Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:17 am

Hi Sensei_88! :D
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Dr. Pyro » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:30 am

Is the whole playa full of Aussies this year? (At least they speak English. Kind of.) Our camp Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro has no fewer than four Aussies coming this year. At least I now know what an eskie is.
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby ygmir » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:Is the whole playa full of Aussies this year? (At least they speak English. Kind of.) Our camp Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro has no fewer than four Aussies coming this year. At least I now know what an eskie is.


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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Dr. Pyro » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:39 am

Only if you buy me dinner first.
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Savannah » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:25 pm

Is THAT all it takes? Here I was serenading you and having your face tattooed on my bum for nothing. :oops:
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby sensei_88 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:12 pm

Hey guys - thanks for the warm welcome.

Hotel balmoral you are a very lucky guy/gal - congratulations! I would love to get just one o those tickets from you dude, I'm sure you've already had a few offers, and may hVe gotten rid of them already but it would be amazing if we could get our last core member to the playa!

Also keen to hear where you other Aussies are coming from - were from Melbourne.

Happy to share tips etc from former experience - just PM me :)

All the best
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby illy dilly » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:14 pm

Welcome to all the Aussies!
A Kangaroo camp would be pretty sweet!
I hope you're all able to make it!

Dr. Pyro wrote:Only if you buy me dinner first.
Savannah wrote:Is THAT all it takes? Here I was serenading you and having your face tattooed on my bum for nothing. :oops:

I thought all you had to do was head to the back of his RV and wait for him? :roll:
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:20 pm

You forgot about feeding him enough absinthe to stop a grizzley in its tracks.
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby akmojo » Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:12 pm

bloody wankers !!!
now you'll have to learn to enjoy Playamite !!!
it is THE spread everyone uses at Burningman....
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby International Incident » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:20 pm

Well hello other australians :D

and can I say "Melbournian burners"... YAH

Let's have a drink somewhere and plot our adventures. :twisted:

I'm at year 2 - first burn in 2011. had a magical time and can't wait to go back home.
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby BarShirley » Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:08 pm

Hotel balmoral

Hello, If you still have 2 spare tickets I would LOVE to take them off your hands.
It's kind of hard to have a playa wedding when the Bride & Groom didn't get tickets :( It's been a very emotional ride these last few weeks.
Our friend who became an ordained minister to wed us got tickets and 2 others in our bridal group. If you can help out a bride-to-be I would love to hear from you. xxx BarShirley, Crows Nest. Sydney.
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Hotel balmoral » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:21 am

Sorry tickets already gone
But I am certain we will meet up there

Bar Shirley would love to catch up with you and hear all your stories/tips
As we are Burgins and would love the advise
Drink ? With me, my partner in crime and your hubby to be

Let us know
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:02 am

Burning man for Amerkins!!

Why should we have to put up with drunken low life criminal flotsom and jetsom from merry olde england buying OUR precious tickets and puking their guts out on a nightly basis all over OUR playa.


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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:14 am

If the aussies want to beat him, I might hold him down...
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:17 am

dont EVEN get me started on what i think about Aborigines....
breathe deep, the playa is the dust of your ancestors

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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby worla » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:03 pm

Howdy fellow Australians!

Me and my boyfriend will be attending our first Burning Man this year. I am super excited! it would be great to meet up with some of you guys before the event. we have just hired our car and are now trying to work out flights and such.

:D everything is falling into place!
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Hotel balmoral » Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:41 pm

Great idea where about in Aussie are you
We are in Sydney

Simon us Aussies are going to hold you down cover you in Vegemite and let them bloody koalas eat you alive :twisted:
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby International Incident » Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:48 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:If the aussies want to beat him, I might hold him down...


hmmm new activity for the eplaya meet and greet :lol:
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby BarShirley » Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:43 pm

Heya Fellow Aussie

Wishing you all the BEST time. Stay safe. Have fun.

We missed out on tickets, only needed 2. The STEP program doesn't look like it can issue 2 tickets for 1 entry.
If you hear or know of any spare tickets getting around. I would love to hear from you. (Will pay Face Value + incurred costs.)

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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Skippydog » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:09 am

Gday!!! (yes some of us Aussies do actually say Gday :wink: )

There are two of us making the trip from Perth to the playa again this year.

I am thinking it could be fun to plan some sort of Australian themed participatory activity this year. Maybe an emu / roo run or hunt through the city? Platypus party? Cricket match with lamingtons and anzac biscuits and beer?

Ideas???
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Postby Hotel balmoral » Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:42 am

Hay skippy dog great idea
Maybe we need to start our " Aussies to take Over the playa" thread
And come up up with one theme for all the Aussie to join In on
No Aussie flag stuff makes me itch with that whole Aussie proud thing
Maybe we could all wear the hat with dangling corks
Are there flies out on the playa ?
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:52 am

Typically, no. Even less this year--too dry.
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Kevinochi » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:35 pm

sensei_88 wrote:what's up eplaya
could not believe the experience bm showed us in 2011, and of our group of 20 australians 5 of us have managed to secure tickets so far and we are ready to encounter the unknown quantity that is bm 2012!
thanks for your time :D

Welcome Sensei! Looks like you guys have a number of tickets to go. Good luck and hope you guys make it!
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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Kevinochi » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:50 pm

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Re: howdy from Aus

Postby Skippydog » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:36 pm

Absolutely no flags, and no taking over, only lots of roos or emu's, and an opportunity to be one for a moment or two!
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