2012 Experiences with Police

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Re: Unjohn dp you work for the LEOs or with them?

Postby unjonharley » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:24 pm

PlayaPatrol wrote:Unjohn do you work for the LEOs or with them?


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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby Nipple » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:29 pm

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Nipple wrote:I'm only posting to check if I'm a douchetrollfucktard yet.


Edit: 92.5%! So close.



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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby unjonharley » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:40 pm

Can a cop order you out of your car without a good reason?

What are some of the things to avoid in police profiling..

Like some cop see a red car and figure it's speeding..
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby PlayaPatrol » Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:24 pm

from trilobyte:
Hi, this is the site admin. I've cleared out your signature line, please do not use your signature
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my response
Why are You siding with your friends and the regulars instead of being neutrel? Most of the people with thousands of posts constantly troll, belittle and insult other users. You and the other admins excuse that as "snark" AKA asshole sarcasm. What's the difference when your Connected friends that troll eplaya hours each day are "snarky" or people you don't know are snarky? Have you ever censored your friends or old time eplayans with thousands of posts? Or you just censor non connected eplayans?
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby knowmad » Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:00 pm

Thanks for removing that obnoxious sig line Trilo. Mostly like to think about this place as a constructive and entertaining part of my day, nothing starts me off on a bad foot more than seeing my friends and myself be baited and badgered by foul attitudes and blatant rude behavior. keep up the good work.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:26 pm

Trilo has censored me.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby BBadger » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:10 pm

My new signature is sure to offend all the right people.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby trilobyte » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:29 pm

Come on kids, play nice.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby BBadger » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:31 pm

I'm being oppressed!
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:44 pm

trilobyte wrote:Come on kids, play nice.

After a certain amount of hesitating I decided to tell the basic truth without details. In part, because I don't remember them. I was tempted to do the "learn to play nice, and things will change here" but didn't.

And Bbadger is just like that.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby lucky420 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:22 am

I must've missed the sig line, but some of the shit on here gets pretty rugged towards each other. Was it really all that bad? :?
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby ygmir » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:26 am

I saw it, but already forgot........other than it seemed stupid.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby gyre » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:35 am

lucky420 wrote:I must've missed the sig line, but some of the shit on here gets pretty rugged towards each other. Was it really all that bad? :?

Nope. Generic gratuitous insult.
A bit funny.

Eplaya only seems that way sometimes because of some people's prattling about idealism, with an utter failure of any pretense of actually living up to it.

Granted, I was on a forum with Luka Magnotta, and cheerily drink tea made from the blood of my enemies, but the rudest forum I'm on is a science forum.
There's probably a forum of high school girls somewhere that's worse.
Eplaya doesn't even rank.

I wonder if Big Bang Theory is maybe based on more than just fiction?
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby BBadger » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:10 pm

My sig was merely directed at all the 1000+ post people. You know, those snarky assholes. But alas, Trilobyte is always picking on me.

I remember being on forums where there was a well-established policy of mods removing people who engaged in what could be considered "heretical" speech. So by comparison, most mods I encounter now are very tolerant and patient.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby 9ah » Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:47 pm

tamarakay wrote:I was walking down 4:00 to the porto's when a police car pulled alongside and asked if I wanted a pop-ice. I said yes and they offered me a red one. The passenger side guy complimented my outfit (red corset, black sparkley booty shorts and fish nets). I told them a joke (how do you catch a unique rabbit? You neek up on him). Then the driver one said "have a safe burn" and I said "right back at you baby".

Then they drove off.


My experiences with leos were equally as calm. 1st was to let us know that the back light of a vehicle wasn't turned on. We turned it on and went on our way. 2nd time was a short convo with a female officer from Carson City where we compared our time on the playa. Her and a couple officers were taking photos with some of the art that was still on the playa.

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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby Noboundaries » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:42 pm

Late Tuesday night we got pulled over just after entering the gate because we were hauling a new trailer with no license plate. In CA you don't get a temp plaque or anything with a trailer except a little slip of paper you carry with you. There was absolutely nothing on the back of our trailer. I was actually surprised we made it all the way to the Playa from Sacramento without getting pulled over. The LEO was very nice and inspected our temporary registration for the trailer and my insurance card. I also had the trailer purchase paperwork with me. He asked to see my truck registration. I didn't have my bifocals on because I'd taken them off to roll in the dust. I grabbed what I thought looked like the registration through my age stiff eyes and handed it to the LEO. He chuckled, handed it back, asking if we knew where we were going. I assured him we did and gave him the cross streets. He said "you folks have a safe Burn." Then before he sent us on our way he said "don't be surprised if you get pulled over again on your way to camp" (we didn't).

When I handed what I thought was the registration back to my wife she cracked up laughing and said now she knew why the LEO chuckled. I'd handed him an old insurance card instead of the registration, which I had with me BTW and he probably saw in my binder. I'm sure he thought "Nothing happening here. Move along."

We had no other interaction with the LEOs for the rest of the week or the drive home, which was fine with us.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby canexplain » Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:55 pm

For example, trailers in Nevada need a plate on the rear. In Utah they do not if they're unregistered, and only trailers > 750lbs need to be registered*. Our vehicle got pulled over by a cop for some plating issue with regards to our trailer, but directly informing the officer that plating for our trailer in Utah is unnecessary cut the conversation short. With nothing else to pin on us he let us go.


I don't exactly get this (I believe you, not calling you out but why is it they will honor some laws from other states but make a big no no on MMJ cards and such. Fuck here in Colorado, EVERYONE is legal. Oh well, I will just follow the law for NV. We had the same kind of problems at Wakarusa when it was in Kansas. because of all of the trouble with law enforcement, they eventually moved the entire event to another state!!! It was a good move btw because the new venue is in the mnts and way cool. Anyway I digress, b4 I finally made it into the gate at Waka, I was on the KS turnpike with the local cops, the hwy patrol, the DEA, Homeland Security, and two dogs in my camper. It was not pleasant but in the end, they took my bag of weed and my pipe (I will say he asked if it was a special pipe if so I could keep it). I said it was ok to check my camper (having all my weed in the pickup). Well that didn't work to say the least. I was so thankful the cops let me go, that it didn't really bother me. My gf was off the hook saying "They can't do that. Etc" She was probably right, but I just felt lucky to get off just losing some weed. Live and learn. I must say I had a sign in my camper that you saw from the outside with the old saying "Hippys Welcome Here". which was a bit of a neon sign eh ...... cr**** BTW, geez it took me an hour or so to catch up on this thread.......
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:14 pm

I would like to hear some burners that have actually gotten a ticket other than for drugs.. Or were ticketed for an out of state law..

Like phony ticket stops..

That way the rest of us could learn what there profiling is..

Like keep your windows clean.. Tarp your load(good).. Extra lights.. on and on..

Those of us that have driven truck, know how to get on down the road without a lot of fussing around..
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:30 pm

..and don't mess with any of those tennis balls filled with weed.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:10 pm

I have to build a smoke stack for a muffler this year.. I'll put a sage smudge smoking in the top.. Smells like the real stuff..
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby alex_ » Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:39 pm

Yup pulled over after passing through the welcome gate...

Me: -Driving-
GF: Babe why are they pulling over so many people?
Me: ?__? no idea .. -looks ahead and sees 5-6 cars pulled over by different officers-

-Police car coming towards us from the opposite direction, flips a bitch and pulls me over-

Officer: Do you know why I pulled you over?
Me: No sir.

Officer: Because I can't see your license plate your bike rack is blocking it.
Me: Ohhh sorry about that.

Officer: Do you have any drugs on you? Marijuana? Acid? Cocaine? Ecstasy?
Me: No sir.

Officer: What about spice?
Me: No sir, I have some beer and tequila though in the cooler all the way in the back of the car if you want some :D

Officer: Nahhhhhhhhh thats weak shit.
Officer: What about your girl does she have anything on her?

Me: No sir.
Officer: Ok, you kids have a good burn.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby TT120 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:50 pm

Spice? What the hell is spice? I assume he wasn't talking about paprika.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:07 pm

There is one.... Make sure your bike rack and bicycles do not block your plates..

The more Email like this we get, the better we can avoid being stopped..
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby alex_ » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:10 pm

Spice is synthetic weed aka jwh-018

yea the only way for alot of people to do that would be to get a roof rack, or take off the license plate and put it in the rear windshield.
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:51 pm

I'm putting a light bar and plate holder up on the rear hatch of the van..
It wont be in the rear view mirror.. Still high enough to be seen over the trailer..
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:15 pm

TT120 wrote:Spice? What the hell is spice? I assume he wasn't talking about paprika.

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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby Playa Hater » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:22 pm

I remember this past burn my girl and I were walking back to camp from the 10 & Esplanade area. A man comes up from behind me and picks up a bicycle and begins to walk along side me. He says to me flat out "wow that was a great party. Do you have any extra drugs for sale"? I laughed, looked at him and said no I don't sorry. He asks me "what about your girl does she have anything extra to sell"? I said "no officer we don't have anything for you. Sorry". He put down the bicycle and walked back to wherever he came from.

I think I made him feel awkward. :mrgreen:
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby Canoe » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:34 pm

Playa Hater wrote:... A man comes up from behind me and picks up a bicycle and begins to walk along side me. ... He put down the bicycle and walked back to wherever he came from...

So this guy was steeling a bicycle too? Dropped it and took off?
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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby Turtleburp » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:50 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
TT120 wrote:Spice? What the hell is spice? I assume he wasn't talking about paprika.

Help for the culturally backwards...


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Re: 2012 Experiences with Police

Postby Johngonzalez » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:07 am

unjonharley wrote:I would like to hear some burners that have actually gotten a ticket other than for drugs.. Or were ticketed for an out of state law..

Like phony ticket stops..

That way the rest of us could learn what there profiling is..

Like keep your windows clean.. Tarp your load(good).. Extra lights.. on and on..

Those of us that have driven truck, know how to get on down the road without a lot of fussing around..

They do have lots of tricks to escape from police this is just one example of that.
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