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One thinig that can be super-useful is to find the local burner meetup if there is one. For example, Boston has a burner meet-up every tuesday where people from all the various Boston-based camps can get together, hang out, etc. Great source of information.
In general, though, BM is nowhere near as anarchic as it used to be, true. But it still does involve a decent amount of planning. With that said, it's also really easy to overdo it. As long as you have shelter, water, basic food, goggles, bandana/dust mask, and good foot protection, you've covered most of it. Everything else is secondary.
If you've never been, my two key pieces of advice would be (a) it's utterly impossible to see & do everything at Burning Man in any given year, so don't even bother to try; just go with the flow and enjoy yourself, and (b) don't over commit in your first year; you may want to volunteer for a bunch of stuff, join a theme camp, and bring some big art project, but i'd advise taking your first year to "feel out" the festival a bit and focus on contributing by helping out on playa and being an appreciative and engaged Burner. Being part of an organized theme camp might help with that; it might not. It will almost definitely help with some of the logistical planning you'll have to do (i.e. the theme camp you join might do communal water, or have a shower enclosure for the camp, or even a mess hall, etc).
Directed group sale gogogo
Did anyone register yesterday? cr****
ok so looks like I'm planning for round 2. And spending this weekend out of town with some of the lovely folks that I first burned with almost 6 months ago will probably solidify those plans. :)
Cool, it would be funny if I saw you at Vegoose and BMan and never at Coachella. I don't think my gf would like it so I may go with the boys (2 24) so they can do all the hard work then go play with the girls while I just go look at amazing things and people. Oh yea, I know it's smaller than Coachella (52k) but it is still hard to meet up with peeps it seems. Hey, btw, I didn't want to pm you but can you send me a link about any ada stuff at Coachella. I read about the ada day parking but that is all I could find. No ada camping. Wow that would be odd esp in Cali.....cr****
Registration is now open for general on sale till Feb 10th. Tickets go on sale Feb. 13th...Just a reminder!
Tnx, yea I did that today .....yea......cr****
PF the mods there are so fucking mean. If you post a vid in a non vid thread they email you and slap your hand. Geez. But the Roo board you can't talk or spell out the words drugs... We're lucky eh ...cr****
And people think we're intolerant and rude here?
OFF BM TOPIC, ron ada page is here http://www.coachella.com/festival-info/ada for ada car camping just show your ada placard with your car camping pass and they will guide you up closer to the entrance of car camping, first come first serve. there is no special pass to purchase.
I preregistered this morning.
I finally got my confirmation email from pre-registering two days ago.
I got mine this morn. I know it sells out but I think it is pretty sure we will get tics now. The only big one left now is The Roo which never sells out (usually). shaker, maybe share a bowl at BMan eh.....cr****
I don't think BM is going to sell out, and even if it does getting a face value ticket will never be a problem. It'll be different this year because they aren't using a dumb ticket distribution system and they've already distributed 10k tickets to 'core' groups (which they did at the end of the process last year)... last year it sold out because people were genuinely worried that they wouldn't get a ticket, this year the demand won't be as great.
I am hoping that the lack of tiered pricing also means there won't be such a rush to get them right away. two years ago there was only a problem because so many people were trying to get the cheaper tickets before they sold out. if they had just got rid of the tiered pricing and left everything else the same last year things would have been a lot simpler.
Now i've got my choice to make; do I stick with the LA-based camp i've been going with previously, even though i'm based out of Boston, Or do I switch to a Boston camp, especially since i'm shipping my stuff out there on the Burning Truck (basically 4 shipping containers that mosey out from Boston to the playa)? I also might work on the New England CORE project. Decisions, decisions.
ticket purchased for my first time on the playa.
i'm still in line
Think they'll sel out today?
probably. But just like last year everyone's buying extras. They'll turn up eventually.
Woot, I scored the two I wanted. Now only the Roo to go and summer is set :) IDK, maybe Coachella's disclaimer says the same but it's funny, for BMan the waver includes the chance of death ......cr****
canexplain.... how long did you wait in line till you were able to purchase your tickets?