Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby BBadger » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:01 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:I love this picture and want to steal it. 8)


Best to have the full-sized version then. ;)
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby MyDearFriend » Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:51 am

BBadger wrote:
MyDearFriend wrote:I love this picture and want to steal it. 8)


Best to have the full-sized version then. ;)


Bwahahahahaha, thank you! 8)
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Turtleburp » Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:52 am

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby lucky420 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:34 am

Could be wetness on the playa this morning. Lots o f reports of snow up by lovelock and winnemucca. Radar looks good up that way too. The webcam at gerlach appears to be covered in snow or is that blow? Simon, are you up there? Reno also got a trace amount of snow this morning.

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:48 am

one of these days some joker is going to attach a postcard of cleveland in front of that web cam... :twisted:
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:44 pm

this just in.
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Turtleburp » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:57 pm

H.G.Crosby wrote:this just in.



Yawn, doomed, next?
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:00 pm

oh, i forgot....you people are used to barren drought and hellish dust storms mixed with high heat.

thats probably why you like it here... :twisted:
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:02 pm

who the fuck is steve irwin?
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:05 pm

holy shit...that means for aussies, Burning Man is a posh luxury all inclusive vacation with Free Booze all week.




this totally explains the uptick.


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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Turtleburp » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:10 am

Something missing from that poster...
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:08 am

its got giant spiders...look down near sydney.


you must have been drinking...
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby unjonharley » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:21 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:its got giant spiders...look down near sydney.


you must have been drinking...


Who is this Sydney? Whats he have to do with playa conditions?
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Turtleburp » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:19 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:its got giant spiders...look down near sydney.


you must have been drinking...


Yup - giant spider poison (blame Mel)
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:52 pm

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:56 pm

It rained this morning! :roll:
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby tamarakay » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:29 pm

Turtleburp wrote:Something missing from that poster...


Um, is that real?
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:49 pm

I don't want to know. Any male spider bastich I meet gets squished and dumped into the septic tank to live it's remaining life in hell.
The girls on the ceiling are ok. They eat up the mosquitoes.

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Strata » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:39 pm

Yay Rain! Thanks Figjam!!
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby trilobyte » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:05 pm

I've heard a few scattered reports of rain here and there, but not anywhere near enough to have a significant impact on playa conditions. I think 2013's weather will be closer to what we saw in 2012 than what we experienced in 2011. We could see some even more extreme conditions (circa 2007 or before), time will tell.
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby 666isMONEY » Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:10 pm

A Friend of Black Rock desert posted this pic of the Playa (and Calico Mountains) taken may 2013 . . . looks good!

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Savannah » Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:35 pm

It's so beautiful I'm blushing. :oops:
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby ygmir » Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:58 pm

Savannah wrote:It's so beautiful I'm blushing. :oops:


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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby oscillator » Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:33 pm

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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Turtleburp » Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:37 pm

tamarakay wrote:
Turtleburp wrote:Something missing from that poster...


Um, is that real?


Looks a little fake but they do get huge!
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Eric » Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:58 pm

666isMONEY wrote:A Friend of Black Rock desert posted this pic of the Playa (and Calico Mountains) taken may 2013 . . . looks good!


The picture makes me sigh, but the playa surface leaves me really unsure of how firm it is. Those could be thick & solid, or they could break up to dust as soon as they start laying out the city. Could someone go down there & drive around on it for a while? For science? :D
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Bounce530 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:18 pm

Doesn't look that hard packed to me. After some traffic on that, it's going to be powder.
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby TT120 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:19 pm

There's about an %80 chance that I will be going out there in a couple weeks. If I do, I promise to bring back pics and a Playa condition report.
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby unjonharley » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:56 pm

Right now.... 60 degrees, lite rain, wind west @ 15mph and gust to 24..
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Re: Any word on playa conditions for 2013?

Postby Martiansky » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:12 am

Looking at the live tower cam at the moment and it looks like its raining.
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