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Postby littlebird » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:07 pm

Box Burner wrote:I don't think they grow pineapples in Hawaii anymore.


WHERE WILL WE ALL GET OUR PINEAPPLES FROM NOW I NEED MIRACLE PINEAPPLES
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:15 pm

WE'RE ALL GOING TO BE ARRESTED AND MOLESTED!!!!!!!!!!! :shock:
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby littlebird » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:18 pm

NEED MIRACLE PINEAPPLES FOR THIS DESERVING SOUL
ME: A PERSON WHO LOVES PINAPPLES AND JUST WANTS MORE PINEAPPLES
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Box Burner » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:24 pm

If you gift me a mansion in Brazil I will let you work with the locals in my Pineapple fields.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby littlebird » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:33 pm

If I could afford to buy a mansion in Brazil, do you think I would need miracle pineapples? USE YOUR THINKING CAP SIR
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby littlebird » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:55 pm

Just wanted to say that I know I need to chill out about this and and stop being snarky to the "deserving souls," particularly since I am but a mere virgin. I think the reason it gets to me so much is that money is so incredibly tight for me right now because I've decided to go to BM. In truth, by going I'm being kind of fiscally irresponsible. But I'm the one who decided to put myself in a this financial crunch, and I sure as hell am not going to ask perfect strangers to help fund my burn. I haven't even asked people I know in real life to do so! I understand that gifting is one of the BM principles, but aren't these people taking it to far? And, I'm curious, do so many people looking for miracle tickets suddenly come out of the woodwork like this every year?
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Box Burner » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:12 pm

not to worry. the asking for a free or "miracle" ticket is nothing new. And did not start with burning man. Anytime there is a big event there will be people asking for free tickets. It is annoying (and also amusing) but there it is. Just like little miss "save no money, make no money, have no job. Work on a farm and help with growing vegetables" , Some think that "gifting" means we should be more than willing to provide a free ticket. Not So! burning Man is not a free ride. $380 for a ticket, $1000 to cover cost of transportation and supplies needed to survive in a harsh desert environment. The gifting part happens after you have been radically self reliant.

Yes, it is an art show. And a big Party. And there are many who go who do not see anything more than that. And there may even be some big theme camps who do not see any more than that. But if you look under the surface you will see that there is much more there.

There are people who regularly buy an extra ticket or 2 to gift to someone they think is deserving. And some who find they cannot use the ticket they have and just gift it to someone else. So there are miracle tickets. Most of the deserving ones are not asking for one though.

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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:26 pm

The Fates obviously have decreed that you need to STAY BEHIND.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:06 am

If you are like the majority of birgins, this is probably why you have been getting snarked at:
http://www.burningman.com/preparation/e ... iance.html
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby AntiM » Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:07 am

Paging Laughing Forest. You ain't seen begging until you've seen this miracle worker, year after year. One supposes she got her miracle on early this year. I worry about the poor dear, alone in this universe.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby AntiM » Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:33 am

Standing on your head naked, in Hawaii, clenching a pineapple between your cheeks?
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:30 am

These people must think miracles are a dime a dozen.

Even mine arn't THAT frequent, hence the word miracle!!!!!!!!!!! :roll:
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:43 am

Yeah. I'm pretty much not counting on surviving being run over by a train a second time.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby DrewDubious » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:49 am

wtf is so rare about greeks... seriously... i'd be more supprised if I met a pony out there...
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Asquared » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:52 am

instead of researching it myself, i'll just ask. even though my question is super specialized and has tons of nuances about it...someone here will know.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:56 am

Or if no one knows, someone will answer and I'll choose to believe that answer, even if it gets me into serious trouble.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:58 am

Yeah, we all hope for easy simple solutions much of the time...
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:17 pm

AntiM wrote:Standing on your head naked, in Hawaii, clenching a pineapple between your cheeks?


You talk about like it's something wrong!
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:53 pm

Don't tell me that the name Pink.Electric.Kitten was already taken!
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:13 am

Oh, "environmental protector/goddess"
Funny, I don't work with any goddesses. Is proclaiming yourself a goddess as shady as proclaiming yourself enlightened?
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:10 pm

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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby littlebird » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:36 am

I'm a super duper deserving soul who was mocked mercilessly in the post I wrote a couple of days ago. But the people who wrote those mean things are dark dark souls, and I know there are also pure and loving souls on this board who the universe will work through to gift me a ticket. So I made a new post today to reach out to those beautiful souls. One of my favorite pastimes is panhandling for free Burning Man tickets. I did it last year, too. Alas, it didn't work; I am still a 4th year burner. There are bad souls on this board who are presently winning the war, sadly. But we glowing, loving souls will eventually defeat these forces of evil. Until then I will shamelessly beg complete strangers for $400.

To summarize: Need 1 ticket for this deserving, entitled soul who loves to mooch off of her loving brethren.

Namaste, my loves. )*(
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby BBadger » Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:37 pm

Listening to you is like hearing a one-sided cell-phone conversation.

Your responses read as if the voices in your head asked some question somewhat related to the topic, and you decided to reply with your keen insight on the matter.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby Elorrum » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:41 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Oh, "environmental protector/goddess"
Funny, I don't work with any goddesses. Is proclaiming yourself a goddess as shady as proclaiming yourself enlightened?

shady... I'm all for that.
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby DrewDubious » Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:32 am

Am I really a sparkle pony -just- because I had a pony tail? Really? I mean really? :lol:
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby aserendipity » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:11 pm

You can be an honorary Sparklepony if you so choose.

I am a genuine Sparklepony and do not wear a pony tail as I prefer Thorobreds.

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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:57 pm

If you met someone by the Charlie the Unicorn art car and made a "connection" you're due for a social disease, and don't need to meet again...
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:58 pm

The stupid... the stupid...
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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby lemur » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:15 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:If you met someone by the Charlie the Unicorn art car and made a "connection" you're due for a social disease, and don't need to meet again...


apropos of nothing.....(almost)... some person i met who mentioned being someway involved with charlie the unicorn thing gave me this ugly sticker that was more like a business card...and had nothing to do with burning man.

.....i trashed it.



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Re: PAGE TWO.

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:19 pm

If I believed in "Real Burners", I'd say that the Charlie the Unicorn MV burners weren't real burners...
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