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Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it:-)

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:02 pm

I don't know all the answers but I will at least try to direct you to someone or information that does. Ask your questions and I will try to answer and be nice about it. Anyone else with information please help out if you can be nice about it:-)

Anyone that is going for the first time certainly should read the survival guide and beginners guide found here:
http://www.burningman.com/preparation/event_survival/index.html and here http://www.burningman.com/first_timers/
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:03 pm

can we see your tits?
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby Dr. Pyro » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:04 pm

You certainly asked nicely. Job well done.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:17 pm

A burgin attempting to run an "ask me anything" thread.


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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby remi » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:20 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:can we see your tits?


My we please see your tits?
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:21 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:can we see your tits?



Believe me I am doing you a favor when I say you would be much happier if you didn't:-)
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby lemur » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:22 pm

junglesmacks wrote:A burgin attempting to run an "ask me anything" thread.


Rad.


yeah but theyll be pasting stuff theyve read.. or links to things.. NICELY.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby Inko Gnito » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:31 pm

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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:33 pm

remi wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:can we see your tits?


My we please see your tits?


Since you were so nice about it...sure:-)
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:34 pm

lemur wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:A burgin attempting to run an "ask me anything" thread.


Rad.


yeah but theyll be pasting stuff theyve read.. or links to things.. NICELY.


Most definitely:-)
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:48 pm

[quote="Inko Gnito"]
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what dont YOU get?




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Postby Inko Gnito » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:18 pm

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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby BBadger » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:19 pm

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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby Turtleburp » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:21 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:can we see your tits?


F***s sake Simon: Can we see your tits PLEASE

EDIT. Stupid wrong end of the world time difference and being too lazy to read all responses before posting I didn't delete it though because by rights this post was mine Remi, mine!
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:30 pm

lemur wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:A burgin attempting to run an "ask me anything" thread.


Rad.


yeah but theyll be pasting stuff theyve read.. or links to things.. NICELY.


Awesome! I have one.


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Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:40 pm

ask and ye shall receive...
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Postby Inko Gnito » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:42 pm

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Hairy male nipples are much worse!
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby Bob » Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:48 pm

remi wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:can we see your tits?


My we please see your tits?


Thank you! My 4yo reads this bbs, you know.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:00 pm

junglesmacks wrote:
lemur wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:A burgin attempting to run an "ask me anything" thread.


Rad.


yeah but theyll be pasting stuff theyve read.. or links to things.. NICELY.


Awesome! I have one.


What's the 4th principle and what does it mean to you?


To me it means each person is ultimately responsible for themselves. I do not however interpret that to mean that I should be rude to anyone that asks a question. To each his own however. Thanks for asking:-)
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby AntiM » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:04 pm

The general rule of thumb for the working forums such as preparation, tickets, even intros, is to wait for one or two serious answers before anyone is allowed to snark. Sometimes this was stretched to no snark until page two, but some questions can be answered simply. Open Discussion is usually fair game.

I blame summer arriving and cooking our little brains for the premature snarking.

No one wants to see my tits either; I can't wear pasties because they irritate my ribs.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:33 pm

As I mentioned in another thread, personally I don't necessarily care about the snark here even when directed to me. I am an old broad and there is most likely nothing anyone here can say with their fingers that will actually affect me one way or another if meant in anger or intentional bad will. I understand however why others do.

To that end I have a question for anyone that objects to a thread, one single thread, that is snark free. Why? No self control? An unwritten rule that everyone must be tested? Just because you want to? That is how we do it here? Seriously it would seem easy to ignore if "helpful" is indeed in some way painful to you.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby lemur » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:40 pm

i think thats the part where youll have to realize this is not just 'THE INTERNET' (its easy to blame all of the stuff happening here on 'anonymous' internet behavior.. i dont think thats so true). . this is a community about burning man stuff on the internet....burning man is a place where if someone sets up a "NO MEGAPHONE" camp there will be 10 fuckheads with megaphones there 5 minutes after the sign goes up

its part of this whole 'RADICAL SELF EXPRESSION' thing i think..

its not about people without self control... its not about testing people..i think its more about the "FUCK YER DAY!!" mindset.. the ..radical self expression mindset.. the 'radical inclusion' mindset..
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:50 pm

AntiM wrote:The general rule of thumb for the working forums such as preparation, tickets, even intros, is to wait for one or two serious answers before anyone is allowed to snark. Sometimes this was stretched to no snark until page two, but some questions can be answered simply. Open Discussion is usually fair game.

I blame summer arriving and cooking our little brains for the premature snarking.

No one wants to see my tits either; I can't wear pasties because they irritate my ribs.


Actually AntiM my husband has no issues with my "tits" and neither do I for that matter. I nursed both my daughters until they were 2 and it is evident in my body but I have no issues with my self image. My bazoobas are just fine, I just don't want anyone to recognize me by them on playa:-) Also the ridiculous request was not intended in any way to honor me so it would be foolish in my mind to honor the request with anything but a cartoon.

There are umpteenmillion threads here where people can be as snarky or un snarky as they want to be, some people are never snarky, some are always snarky or nearly always snarky, some are snarky depending on the conversation and every variation in between. Is it really too much to have one that is intended just to be helpful? I really do not think it should be too big a deal for anyone but obviously I could be wrong.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby lemur » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:54 pm

and dont forget those 10 principles werent there from the beginning... they reflected stuff that was largely already happening when they were made


so yeah RADICAL SELF EXPRESSION... hearkens to the stuff people were doing...... maybe in some ways its there to remind you that some stuff goes beyond 'free speech' type stuff... you certainly give up any right to NOT be offended once you ride up to the gate at burning man.. and largely also... once youre in the larger burning man community ..online and off of it.. (again.. i dont think all of the stuff you see here on eplaya can be blamed on anonymous internet behavior)

big chunks of the interesting stuff that have gone down in this whole burning man thing have been done by fuckhead prankster types who do stuff as they see fit...... in doing so theyve created environments and experiences that have made other people feel free to do as they see fit.

this isnt the rainbow gathering.. .....harshing someones buzz might actually do some good!


watch this video.. if you can..


this is the kind of thing that has pumped through the veins of this burning man thing.... if you can understand the shade safety video you can understand burning man..
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby wh..sh » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:00 pm

inthecolumbiagorge wrote:There are umpteenmillion threads here where people can be as snarky or un snarky as they want to be, some people are never snarky, some are always snarky or nearly always snarky, some are snarky depending on the conversation and every variation in between. Is it really too much to have one that is intended just to be helpful? I really do not think it should be too big a deal for anyone but obviously I could be wrong.

I am sorry but have you seen any of the preparation threads? Any of the box truck rental, hotel deal, the costume help threads, all the camp gear, cool your camp threads? Have you seen the work in progress thread? Have you seen any or all the amazing stuff people make and post on here?

I am surprised you are hung up on few snarky threads and demeaning the awesomeness of this place (and I am not even going into the suicide and fuck threads).
It's not too big of a deal because those threads exist by majority. It's your choice what you want to see... it really is...
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby inthecolumbiagorge » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:09 pm

I have read nearly every current thread. Yes I have read all the helpful preparation threads. While I am a burgin, I will be a very prepared one. Most people here are very very helpful. I have not tried to demean the awesomeness of this message board at all. I am here after all. As you said it would be easy for you to ignore. Maybe you should? Especially if you interpreted my posts as me trying to disparage the board. Snark is not for everyone. Neither is nice apparently:-)
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby wh..sh » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:14 pm

We all exaggerate now, don't we? :)

Since you asked for "one" helpful thread, I thought maybe you missed all the helpful threads that's floating around. Wouldn't want that.
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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:21 pm

Hey Wh..shy.. maybe we should just buy her a drink instead..

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Re: Ask any question and at least Susy will be nice about it

Postby wh..sh » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:23 pm

*spits water on screen*
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