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August 28, 2001
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Happy Burning Man, everybody!
posted by maura (13 comments total)

 
You're mean. I like that. :D
posted by solistrato at 1:44 PM on August 28, 2001


What? No Penthouse letters?
posted by hotdoughnutsnow at 3:15 PM on August 28, 2001


[Yawn] Isn't Burning Man so, like, 20th century and junk?
posted by MrBaliHai at 4:53 PM on August 28, 2001


I've not gotten this link to load all day. :(
posted by FunkyHelix at 5:49 PM on August 28, 2001


try clicking the title, helix.
posted by modofo at 6:11 PM on August 28, 2001


Good luck and good times to all the BMers. You lucky dogs. Wish I was there. Cheers to all of you.

Waiting for the stories.
posted by tp3wen at 7:21 PM on August 28, 2001


OH Man I WANTED TO GO SO BAD!!!! DAMN! YOU LUCKY DOG! Yeah I would like to hear some stories of that too btw! :-)
posted by Pristine at 9:39 PM on August 28, 2001


after looking at that page all I see is RED...
posted by ShawnString at 9:47 PM on August 28, 2001


Thanks for the advance warning...whatever it is I ain't clickin! Besides Burning Man is L-A-M-E! Get over yourselves "Psychonauts"!
posted by abelincolnjr at 1:03 PM on August 29, 2001


I just want to say thanks to the Burning Man people who have enabled me to post this message direct from the Playa. This is the future! Satellite uplink wireless Internet access by day, party by night. Now... does anyone know the SMTP address? I can browse the Web from Burning man but can't send out e-mail....
posted by skylar at 2:43 PM on August 31, 2001


Just got back from Burning Man today. Stayed over in Sparks/Reno last night due to a six car pileup between Gerlach and Nixon. Jammed up traffic for over 4 hours...

We had our first LiveJournal camp this year. It was relaxing not having Internet access for a whole week, since I had less to yell at.

One of the more amusing times there was when Cocky Bastard very nicely paid us a visit, but nobody else in camp knew who he was.

Today has been stressful. We are paying a huge penalty for an extra day on a vehicle because when we tried returning it, they freaked out on the excessive playa dust. We called them ahead of time and asked them whether we should wash it first because it was dirty. They said "bring it in"... but they had never seen anything like a playaized car. There's apparently a difference between dirty and playa dirty. Still, it's better to rent the car an extra day than to pay exhorbinant rates for them to have the car detailed.

So, what was your excuse for not dropping by our camp? You missed out on free playa coladas...
posted by insomnia_lj at 11:53 PM on September 3, 2001


Were you in the Livejournal Camp, insomnia? We didn't drop by because we didn't want to talk about the internet. :-)

We were in the Vogon Poetry Camp at 3:30 & Soldier and we represented in full style. It was so nice hanging out with so many amazing people in my camp (including a bunch of notable Metafilterians and others you may know), as well as in Black Rock City as a whole, without saying hardly one goddamned thing about the Internet.

What an amazing week... I'll say more later in my weblog, I'm sure. But for now, I have to get the dust off of everything...

And I do mean everything.
posted by fooljay at 11:20 AM on September 4, 2001


here's pre-september 11th proof of the end of irony, right here ...
posted by maura at 10:08 AM on November 6, 2001


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