Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:05 pm

Hi all you cool people, I'm a first timer making the journey with my sister and her crew who have been going for 3 years. We got approved for theme camp placement this year. We are the House of Skin - Adult Playground, located at 9:45 and E I believe. We've spent a lot of time building an archway entrance to our camp and a stage for dancing, along with other cool stuff. I painted our bike rack all by myself and I think it's pretty ugly, but I'm told there is going to be a lot of dust this year so hopefully it will look better with a thick coat of alkaline 8)

I never thought I'd go to burning man, never ever never I always said. My sister has been asking me to go for 3 years now but I just never thought it would be my thing. Then again, I didn't know much about burning man other than the usual stereotypes. Once I started looking around the internet and these forums I realized there is more going on than just raves/techno music and I'm super excited to come experience it all.

We'll be serving up mimosas in the morning and other random drinks at night so come on by and hang out. I'm the 2nd tallest guy in our camp with a bandaged up index finger, see you there.
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby Drawingablank » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:13 pm

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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:14 pm

(sorry, my mind can't help but turn this into a famous palidrome...)
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby Savannah » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:34 pm

Hi Adam!

I love it that you said you're new. 40% of the city will be new, so you will have lots of company. :D
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby dragonpilot » Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:00 pm

AdamOfTheRedEarth wrote:We are the House of Skin - Adult Playground, located at 9:45 and E I believe.


Uhhh...care to elaborate?
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:02 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:(sorry, my mind can't help but turn this into a famous palidrome...)


Do share!

dragonpilot wrote:
AdamOfTheRedEarth wrote:We are the House of Skin - Adult Playground, located at 9:45 and E I believe.


Uhhh...care to elaborate?


From what I've been told our theme camp will be at about the 9:45 position and on E (Edelweiss) street on the theme camp block. http://www.burningman.com/preparation/maps/12_maps/2012_BRC_063012.jpg

Or do you mean about the nature of our camp name? We will have skin care products, like sunscreen and chapstick to gift. Also, come play giant adult yahtzee, tether ball, or jump on the trampoline. Our stage has two stripper poles on it for night time fun and there's also the jellyfish dome, a DJ setup and sound system, and lots of lighting effects and some fire too. Probably not the greatest thing down there but we're a chill, diverse group of guys and girls aged twenty-something to sixty-something and we'll have couches and shade too.

Here's our "official" theme camp spiel, my sister wrote it halfheartedly, thinking we wouldn't get approved and now she wishes she'd written it better.
[url]House of Skin – Adult Playground
Come indulge in fantasies of flesh, get your skin wet with a rub down of sunscreen. Join us for morning mimosa, coffee, and yoga in the jellyfish dome, which also offers light shows at night.
Hometown: Spokane, Wa[/url]
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:22 pm

AdamOfTheRedEarth wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:(sorry, my mind can't help but turn this into a famous palidrome...)


Do share!

This has got to be one of the oldest Palindromes going: Madam, I'm Adam. See, ignore punctuation and spaces, and it's the same backwards and forwards.
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:29 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
AdamOfTheRedEarth wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:(sorry, my mind can't help but turn this into a famous palidrome...)


Do share!

This has got to be one of the oldest Palindromes going: Madam, I'm Adam. See, ignore punctuation and spaces, and it's the same backwards and forwards.
Not much prep for the event, which is kinda sideways.


Oh yeah I remember that one :D
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:33 pm

I expect I'm not the first to say that on meeting you.
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:50 pm

Nope, some people just go straight to calling me madam. Well you guys all seem pretty cool, you should pedal on over if you get a chance. We got early arrival because some of our members are rangers and we have a theme camp so we'll be there on Saturday setting up. I hope to meet you all 8)
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby CrispyDave » Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:40 pm

Madam Adam and the Red Earth Playground, I'm new too and just want to say hi...
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:43 pm

CrispyDave wrote:Madam Adam and the Red Earth Playground, I'm new too and just want to say hi...


Hi CrispyDave good to meet ya
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:45 pm

Savannah wrote:Hi Adam!

I love it that you said you're new. 40% of the city will be new, so you will have lots of company. :D


Hi Savannah,

That's good news since I'll likely be the only new one in my camp
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby danibel » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:19 pm

http://youtu.be/3gKUy5oZsj8


I edited this 4 times to try to get the youtube to work and it won't. Damn.
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby jkisha » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:28 pm

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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:34 pm

danibel wrote:http://youtu.be/3gKUy5oZsj8


I edited this 4 times to try to get the youtube to work and it won't. Damn.



I followed the link and took http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gKUy5oZsj8&feature=youtu.be from the address bar. Then did the youtube box and pasted it in. Then I cut off &feature=youtu.be leaving http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gKUy5oZsj8 and previewed. It seems to work...

And I love the Tubes!
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby danibel » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:50 pm

Thanks Fishy. I thought I did it right, but no preview was coming up. Ah well. Isn't technology grand?
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby TomServo » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:03 pm

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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby Eric » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:30 pm

danibel wrote:http://youtu.be/3gKUy5oZsj8


I edited this 4 times to try to get the youtube to work and it won't. Damn.


you can't use "short links" - you can do what Fishy said, or the long way which is "share"/ "options"/ "long link"

For cutting & pasting youtube, the ampersand (&) and everything after it go away, always.
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby danibel » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:47 pm

Eric wrote:
danibel wrote:http://youtu.be/3gKUy5oZsj8


I edited this 4 times to try to get the youtube to work and it won't. Damn.


you can't use "short links" - you can do what Fishy said, or the long way which is "share"/ "options"/ "long link"

For cutting & pasting youtube, the ampersand (&) and everything after it go away, always.



Ah! Thanks for the info!
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:13 am

My very own theme song, schuweeeet! Hi to everyone that said hi, hope to see you all in a week
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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby dragonpilot » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:20 am

AdamOfTheRedEarth wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:(sorry, my mind can't help but turn this into a famous palidrome...)


Do share!

dragonpilot wrote:
AdamOfTheRedEarth wrote:We are the House of Skin - Adult Playground, located at 9:45 and E I believe.


Uhhh...care to elaborate?


From what I've been told our theme camp will be at about the 9:45 position and on E (Edelweiss) street on the theme camp block. http://www.burningman.com/preparation/maps/12_maps/2012_BRC_063012.jpg

Or do you mean about the nature of our camp name? We will have skin care products, like sunscreen and chapstick to gift. Also, come play giant adult yahtzee, tether ball, or jump on the trampoline. Our stage has two stripper poles on it for night time fun and there's also the jellyfish dome, a DJ setup and sound system, and lots of lighting effects and some fire too. Probably not the greatest thing down there but we're a chill, diverse group of guys and girls aged twenty-something to sixty-something and we'll have couches and shade too.

Here's our "official" theme camp spiel, my sister wrote it halfheartedly, thinking we wouldn't get approved and now she wishes she'd written it better.
[url]House of Skin – Adult Playground
Come indulge in fantasies of flesh, get your skin wet with a rub down of sunscreen. Join us for morning mimosa, coffee, and yoga in the jellyfish dome, which also offers light shows at night.
Hometown: Spokane, Wa[/url]


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Re: Hey there I'm Adam and I'm new

Postby AdamOfTheRedEarth » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:25 am

Thanks for stopping by if you did :D
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