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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:48 pm

Best: going with a boyfriend.
Worst: going with a boyfriend.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:56 pm

gaminwench wrote:Best: going with a boyfriend.
Worst: going with a boyfriend.

Ya know, if you only took 1 boyfriend that might not be such a conundrum! :wink:
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:59 pm

all one boyfriend.

Multiple boyfriends would have improved the situation, friendly competition encouraged...
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:13 pm

gaminwench wrote:all one boyfriend.

Multiple boyfriends would have improved the situation, friendly competition encouraged...

And, when you'd had enough of them both... You could send them off to play!
"OK, I'm sick of you two!
GO RIDE BIKES!!!!!"
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:14 pm

exactamundo!
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby ygmir » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:16 pm

gaminwench wrote:exactamundo!


that's the spirit!!
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:18 pm

I'm officially putting in my application as BF-2 :wink:
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:19 pm

You're a BOY???
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby ygmir » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:21 pm

he's a stud!!!
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:22 pm

akcjteocysbdmglmc/s.vm!!!???!!!
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:23 pm

f*ckin' eplaya...

okay, I'm gonna start a thread, takin' apps...
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby illy dilly » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:32 pm

gaminwench wrote:You're a BOY???

Correct!
ygmir wrote:he's a stud!!!

Well thanks Yggy!

gaminwench wrote:akcjteocysbdmglmc/s.vm!!!???!!!

Wow, I didn't know it was that bad of news...

Hey, my app is still in first though right? :wink:
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby gaminwench » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:34 pm

Why, yes... and promptness & diligence will certainly get you points!
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby pink » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:12 am

Another best: getting an off playa date with an on playa connection that is going to make a biz conference a hell of a lot more interesting! :D
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Jax Dee » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:16 am

Oh I forgot one of mine!

Worst turning into Best: didn't see my DPW friend Austin all week. We are leaving Tuesday and I ask Tink to pull over at the DPW building so I can run up and donate a box of food. I walk up with my box and nearly drop it as I realize the person relaxing in front is Austin! I get to give her a big bear hug and give her a box of food before I leave the burn. Awesome sauce.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby graidawg » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:41 am

worst = only hitting on women in committed relationships (or worse yet being so drunk i forget where the one i did find resides or if indeed she is single)
completely unconcerned.
"Savannah" I like it . . . it makes us sound forward-thinking, and not at all like trailblazing, professional-level procrastinors.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:44 am

grai, rule one....you wanna get laid at burning man, bring your own hole.

seriously.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby ygmir » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:01 am

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:grai, rule one....you wanna get laid at burning man, bring your own hole.

seriously.


oh, get a grip!!
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby graidawg » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:22 am

oh I'm doing it wrong again aren't I?
completely unconcerned.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby ygmir » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:44 am

graidawg wrote:oh I'm doing it wrong again aren't I?


no, GD, no one does it wrong.......unless you lose your grip, punch yourself in the chin and get knocked out. then it's still ok, but we'll all point and laugh.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:47 am

ygmir wrote:
Roberto Dobbisano wrote:grai, rule one....you wanna get laid at burning man, bring your own hole.

seriously.


oh, get a grip!!




radical self reliance...

pack it in pack it out...
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby ygmir » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:51 am

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:
ygmir wrote:
Roberto Dobbisano wrote:grai, rule one....you wanna get laid at burning man, bring your own hole.

seriously.


oh, get a grip!!




radical self reliance...

pack it in pack it out...


OMD!!!
what if we come back and there are all sorts of brine shrimp that look half human?
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Dr. Pyro » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:26 am

gaminwench wrote: Multiple boyfriends would have improved the situation, friendly competition encouraged...


<raises hand>
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby ygmir » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:30 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:
gaminwench wrote: Multiple boyfriends would have improved the situation, friendly competition encouraged...


<raises hand>babies arm holding a peach


fixed it for ya Doc.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:10 am

ygmir wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:
gaminwench wrote: Multiple boyfriends would have improved the situation, friendly competition encouraged...


<raises hand>Ygmirs arm holding a baby


fixed it for ya Doc.


Fixed it for ya Yg. :shock:
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby graidawg » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:13 pm

ygmir wrote:
Roberto Dobbisano wrote:
ygmir wrote:]

oh, get a grip!!




radical self reliance...

pack it in pack it out...


OMD!!!
what if we come back and there are all sorts of brine shrimp that look half human?


not mine! you did say half human
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby I'veBeenHad » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:26 pm

It was my first burn so it was a little overwhelming to say the least!

Best
*Walking out on to the playa for the first time at night. I mean just looking out onto the horizon is simply breathtaking.
*Visiting the temple. I was on the verge of tears and I was completely sober, for the record!
*Pier II Pirate Ship. I mean OMG what a trippy experience at night. The stimulated ocean and the long walkway really set the fucking mood. I will not forget that experience for a long time.
*Exploring, exploring, and more exploring! I cannot believe how many different things there are to experience. I was blown away.
* Carrots vs. Rabbits protest. This is probably the most absurd thing I saw all week and I loved it!
* For the most part, the people were amazing, friendly, welcoming, and hilarious. I was surprised at how inviting everyone was. The trip reinforced my faith in humanity.

Worst
Being it was my first burn, I was mentally unprepared for the dust. I mean the dust was everywhere within 5 minutes of arrival. I tried in vain to protect things from the dust at first (e.g. our tent) and soon I learned resistance is futile. I was just not ready to surrender my self to what I considered filth but soon enough I relented and just went with the flow!
The heat in the early morning kept me from getting enough rest. I mean even 3 or 4 hours straight. Next year I am definitely bringing battery operated fans for some ventilation.
Some on here were praising the dust storm on Friday but for me it was a bit too much. At first it was cool biking around and seeing stuff come into view and slowly disappear into the "abyss" but that got old after a couple of hours and finally I just called it a night. They are not kidding when they say the playa can be a very hostile/unforgiving environment.

I just wanna close saying that next year I will participate more in the "community". I did not fully understand what BM was until I arrived as such it was hard for me to put much thought/effort into maximizing my contribution. Now I realize how important it is to give something back so I will definitely be more involved in creating a better BM in the future.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Zhust » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:29 pm

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:grai, rule one....you wanna get laid at burning man, bring your own hole.


2012 makes 7 burns. I got laid only in the year I brought my girlfriend and it was awesome sex, very "in tents." Now you understand what happened the other 6.
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Dr. Pyro » Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:56 pm

I'veBeenHad wrote:

Worst
Being it was my first burn, I was mentally unprepared for the dust. I mean the dust was everywhere within 5 minutes of arrival. I tried in vain to protect things from the dust at first (e.g. our tent) and soon I learned resistance is futile. I was just not ready to surrender my self to what I considered filth but soon enough I relented and just went with the flow!
The heat in the early morning kept me from getting enough rest. I mean even 3 or 4 hours straight. Next year I am definitely bringing battery operated fans for some ventilation.


Let me guess, you didn't actually read and absorb all of the Survival Guide, did you?
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Re: Alright, let's hear the best and worst from 2012

Postby Bob » Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:59 pm

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