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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby junglesmacks » Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:27 am

This is definitely one of those horse to water things.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby canexplain » Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:25 pm

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Smenkare » Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:25 pm

If your friend's costume is made entirely out of critically endangered birds that are still alive and stapled together, bleeding and mooping feathers all over the playa and he/she is waving a conflict-diamond encrusted papal scepter covered in price tags and labels from companies with human rights and environmental violations that spews glitter made from androgen altering out-dated medication, led, strychnine, arsenic and ricin, then I'd say your friend might have crossed the line.

If your friend came dressed as Muhammed or wearing a hijab made entirely from pages of the Koran (again, all in the presentation) I bet you could probably find burners that would defend that costume choice.

If your friend was white and dressed in black-face and preceded to run around perpetrating behavior that reinforces negative racial stereotypes, that would probably be more offensive than the Nazi uniform, IMHO.

Personally, what I find really offensive on the playa is when white hipster kids dress in war paint and plains head dresses like it's some kind of fucking fashion statement and bounce around doing mock war cries and dances while sloshing their beer all over the playa being "ironic" 1) because I'm native and those headdresses have meaning for me...meaning that those kids do not understand and haven't earned. 2) because there aren't supposed to be any feathers on the playa. Those kids are disrespecting the land and the people

Honestly, Every time I see that shit I want to put on a blonde wig and mustasche, a cavalry uniform and march over and club them with the butt of a colt forty five, march them out to the deep playa, and stick them in a little pen and tell them "If you leave that pen, you will be shot." and then throw them some ratty old blankets that smell like pee to sleep on for the night. You want to play Indian Brave for a day? Fine, but only if I get to play US Cavalryman. That's just me though, I'm sure we all have our costumery pet peevs.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby BBadger » Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:47 pm

So to summarize: it's all arbitrary and subjective except for MOOPy feathers.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Eric » Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:02 pm

Smenkare wrote:Honestly, Every time I see that shit I want to put on a blonde wig and mustasche, a cavalry uniform and march over and club them with the butt of a colt forty five, march them out to the deep playa, and stick them in a little pen and tell them "If you leave that pen, you will be shot." and then throw them some ratty old blankets that smell like pee to sleep on for the night. You want to play Indian Brave for a day? Fine, but only if I get to play US Cavalryman.


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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Turtleburp » Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:17 pm

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby pink » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:24 am

I have the Algeneine cap, because I am Gruppenfuher Pink, camp Moop Nazi. But I carry a riding crop, not a gun.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:54 am

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:01 am

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby tatonka » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:35 am

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Elderberry » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:43 am

tattoogoddess wrote:I got to thinking today about if there is a line that can be crossed on the playa as far as attire.
I know a person who is attending this year and they purchased a replica nazi military greens jacket to wear out on the playa with the 2 bolts, eagle crunching the swatztiga (spelling?)
I find the jacket very offensive and told them I don't think it is such a hot idea. I'm all for radical self expression, but should there be a line, "supporting/promoting" a military who killed millions based on a race?
Am I over reacting? They are not a neo nazi, skinhead ect btw just fascinated I guess. Or at least that's what I gather.

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby unjonharley » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:14 am

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:28 pm

jkisha wrote:
tattoogoddess wrote:I got to thinking today about if there is a line that can be crossed on the playa as far as attire.
I know a person who is attending this year and they purchased a replica nazi military greens jacket to wear out on the playa with the 2 bolts, eagle crunching the swatztiga (spelling?)
I find the jacket very offensive and told them I don't think it is such a hot idea. I'm all for radical self expression, but should there be a line, "supporting/promoting" a military who killed millions based on a race?
Am I over reacting? They are not a neo nazi, skinhead ect btw just fascinated I guess. Or at least that's what I gather.

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby TomServo » Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:09 pm

canexplain wrote:
TomServo wrote:I'm on Windows 8

I'll look around.

I think I like 8...U?

Meh!

I like window's 98 still
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby TomServo » Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:54 pm

Jacket in question:
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Will have Y-straps to carry stuff. May line the sleeves, as it's itchy as fuck! Could probably wear this over my duck footie pajamas if it gets really cold.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:58 pm

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:00 pm

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby TomServo » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:02 pm

Where's Bob Dobbs?
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby junglesmacks » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:43 pm

He's out back with Bob Dabbs.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby TomServo » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:45 pm

Or in the laundry. with the other socks
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby TomServo » Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:14 pm

Found a new home for the eagle.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Eric » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:16 pm

TomServo wrote:Found a new home for the eagle.


Shouldn't it be on the left? That would be the more traditional side.


I know, pedantic, but it just looks wrong on the right.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Elliot » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:00 pm

But it does not belong near the heart, now does it.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:04 pm

It takes some work to shock or offend anymore. But it's what the spectators are looking for!
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Eric » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:20 pm

Elliot wrote:But it does not belong near the heart, now does it.


Anatomically, it's pretty much just as close to the heart where Tom has it. Heart's almost dead center (a tiny bit to the left of center)
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby TomServo » Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:12 am

Eric wrote:
TomServo wrote:Found a new home for the eagle.


Shouldn't it be on the left? That would be the more traditional side.


I know, pedantic, but it just looks wrong on the right.


Came off the right sleeve. But I suppose it would look better on the left.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Foxfur » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:38 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:It takes some work to shock or offend anymore. But it's what the spectators are looking for!

Indeed.
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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:04 pm

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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby Captain Goddammit » Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:09 pm

mrchiff wrote:

Some feel shirt cocking is very offensive too. I heard that resulted in cannons.


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Re: Is there a line you Can cross at bm?

Postby lemur » Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:13 pm

shirt cocking is appropriate at night when it is cold and keeping your core body heat up is important.
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