Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

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Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby lemur » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:26 am

As California, and the west coast in general.. slips ever more closely to living in the 19th century it seems fitting that the theme for 2014 is The 19th Century.

With the anti pasteurization movement, the anti vaccine movement, the "raw food" movement, the "paleo diet" and the whole vegan crusade we will be ushering in an age of pre-scientific wonderment!

But dont be dismayed!

Theme camps will be well prepared! Theyll have plenty of beds (for their paying customers)

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The Official Black Rock City garnishment will be there, too.. it might look a bit different though..

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And while eating and drinking all of that unpasteurized uncooked food may cause the deaths of many..(with the tuberculosis ridden bodies infecting the 21st century fools who'll clean up the mess) those who dont die will be glad to know that with a bit of homeopathy we can be cured, too!!

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Isnt being "natural" wonderful?!

thanks larry!! ..for recognizing this issue that is so important to me.. us anti pasteurization, anti vaccine anti cooked food people finally have the spotlight we deserved.

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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby traumgeliebter » Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:36 pm

19th Century? Really the 2014 theme?

Your post is the only mention I can find on all the WWW.

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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby Savannah » Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:47 pm

Nah. It's a joke, and it's about a year old. Welcome to ePlaya, though! :)
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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby BBadger » Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:18 pm

If you can only find one source on the internet, that source must be true!

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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby Sham » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:15 am

We did Green Man in 2007, I think that Blue Man would be cool for 2014.
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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:36 am

it's magic vs. science...


it was pre-divined.
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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Sep 18, 2013 3:42 pm

Savannah wrote:Nah. It's a joke, and it's about a year old. Welcome to ePlaya, though! :)

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Re: Burning Man 2014 Theme: The 19th Century

Postby BBadger » Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:04 pm

It was kind of weird to see the first reply being from two days ago, but finding out that topic was from December 2012.
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