Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

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Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:56 pm

No, probably not.
However:
We could draw a picture on the white board, but this isn’t an ecology class.
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby Just_Joe » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:14 pm

It was more riparian last year.


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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby Turtleburp » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:54 am

Fishy you could not have started a better post; I can now use one of my favourite words!

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:01 am

I had a witty response involving limnologists, but then I figured I was being too littoral...












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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby Turtleburp » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:18 am

BoyScoutGirl wrote:I had a witty response involving limnologists, but then I figured I was being too littoral...












*rimshot*


Raises hat... in the same vein...
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:51 am

Happy to have obliged, Turtleburp.
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Re: Is Burningman a Pro Ropist Culture?

Postby trilobyte » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:35 am

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(that image is actually called Lariat Larry hehehe)
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby gyre » Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:44 pm

BoyScoutGirl wrote:I had a witty response involving limnologists, but then I figured I was being too littoral...

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Re: Is Burningman a Culture Club?

Postby trilobyte » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:21 am

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Re: Is Burningman a Culture Club?

Postby mgb327 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:45 am

trilobyte wrote:Image

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:18 am

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:52 am

BoyScoutGirl wrote:I had a witty response involving limnologists, but then I figured I was being too littoral...












*rimshot*

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:42 pm

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:43 pm

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:58 pm

When he lights his streetlamp, it is as if he brought one more star to life, or one flower.
When he puts out his lamp, he sends the flower, or the star, to sleep.
That is a beautiful occupation.

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:00 pm

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:22 pm

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:37 pm

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:40 pm

Maybe we are a riparian culture after all:
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby Sail Man » Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:47 am

Now your talking my language.

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby graidawg » Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:37 pm

i poped in to see whats been going on the last few months, thought oh that thread souns interesting and now i am just confused. I have looked up what riparian means which didnt help. obviously i have gained several stupid points in the last few months
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby gyre » Sun Aug 05, 2012 6:28 pm

Rivery usually
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Aug 05, 2012 6:37 pm

graidawg wrote:i poped in to see whats been going on the last few months, thought oh that thread souns interesting and now i am just confused.

Don't worry about it grai. More water based silliness.
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:17 pm



theCryptofishist wrote:... water based silliness...


Makes sense, considering the thread was started by a fish.
When he lights his streetlamp, it is as if he brought one more star to life, or one flower.
When he puts out his lamp, he sends the flower, or the star, to sleep.
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby happydragon » Sun Aug 05, 2012 8:05 pm

Oh God... just when I thought I had escaped the LCS program... now it follows me to eplaya... thanks ;-{


gyre wrote:
BoyScoutGirl wrote:I had a witty response involving limnologists, but then I figured I was being too littoral...

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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Aug 05, 2012 8:41 pm

BoyScoutGirl wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:... water based silliness...


Makes sense, considering the thread was started by a fish.

Glad someone noticed.
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby Trishntek » Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:12 pm

Technically, we are a rather large POND gathering.
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby graidawg » Sun Aug 05, 2012 11:42 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
BoyScoutGirl wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:... water based silliness...


Makes sense, considering the thread was started by a fish.

Glad someone noticed.


but i don't get it. Am i going to get banned from BM for not getting it. am i doing it wrong? is this the wrong thread for these questions?
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby gyre » Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:10 am

The playa is actually riparian.. sort of.
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Re: Is Burningman a Riparian Culture?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:47 am

Obviously, I am not reassuring enough. Will someone, possibly Mel or MDF or AntiM, please explain to grai that there is no vocabulary quiz to get onto the playa, and that I just do the mock thread thing at the drop of a hat.
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