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  1. Re: iPhone users, enable the Find My iPhone app! It helped get my phone back!

    This sounds like a great success story so congrats on getting your phone back. Just so I'm clear, the police tracked down the person with your phone and busted them or what?
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    Re: 2 Simple Questions about Car Camping

    @StickJohn, always so helpful! You're one of the consistently informative people on the forums without too much snark and no assholishness. Thank you for being that way!
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    Re: gatecrashers 2012

    Pauly Shore, where have you been??
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    Re: Best 2012 Food Options (not in VIP)?

    All of these! Thank you everyone. Now I don't have to walk around to see all of the options or get something and wonder if there's something better. Sounds lazy I know, but... well it is.
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    Re: Best 2012 Food Options (not in VIP)?

    What did Ruth's Chris offer? Steak sandos?


    I love tri tip but heard this was expensive. How much was it?


    Good to know! Was planning on the chicken sandwich but I also love gyros.
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    Re: Time of Arrival v. Camp Location

    This is one of the most informative responses I've seen on this subject. I was surprised to hear they were filling up Lot 8 first so this makes a lot of sense. Hopefully they'll have their system...
  7. Car Camping and Need Companion Car Camping Parking?

    I have an extra Companion Parking pass available. Bought as an add-on to my ticket order so I paid $25 + $2 service fee + $10 shipping = $37. Will sell for $40 flat and will send you the proof of...
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    Re: M83 vs. Explosions

    Exactly this.
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    Re: Best 2012 Food Options (not in VIP)?

    These are all great suggestions! Thanks! If they somehow had Hermosa Chicken sandos from Mickey's Deli there it would be an easy choice. But they're not, so it isn't.
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    Re: Do you need VIP tickets to take showers

    No, VIP wristbands have nothing to do with the showers. There are "VIP" showers available for those who want to avoid the lines and have access to electrical plugs while you're in there. Otherwise...
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    Re: do i need more water?

    Depends. What's your beer supply looking like?
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    Re: Do you need VIP tickets to take showers

    Regular showers are free, VIP showers are $10/shower. Check out the camping FAQ. Lot's of great info!
  13. Re: I was wrong. That was the best hip hop set I have ever seen. I stand corrected.

    Yes, there's a reason Dre has taken so long to release his latest album (still not out) - he is an obsessive perfectionist! The Up In Smoke Tour was impeccably choreographed (I realize that sounds...
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    THIS. What about Xxplosive? That would have been a good Nate Dogg tribute. And where the fuck was Hitman? Like he has better shit to do.
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    You're totally right, but try to do it yourself. It's impossible if you've had a smoke or drink, or even a contact high from the crowd.
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    Who did they open for? Haven't been to Brick & Mortar yet. Good venue?
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    Nope. I really preferred the artist profiles where the interviewer was off-camera. Someone else pointed out how brilliant the Noel Gallagher bit was and I have to agree! I thought his set was just...
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    Re: music and ART festival?

    What didn't get set up?
  19. Thread: Week 2 Webcast

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    Re: Week 2 Webcast

    There will not be one. The lineup, set times, and even the set lists are all supposed to be identical so no need to film them twice. Enjoy it while you can!
  20. Re: Wanting to upgrade my 5 GA tickets to VIP - How?? At all possible??

    If it makes you feel better, you'll be eating poutine from The Gravy Train and I won't. If you are into celeb spotting you'll have a much higher chance of seeing/meeting someone in VIP. Plus you'll...
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    Re: Best 2012 Food Options (not in VIP)?

    You'd have to dig six feet under, sir. I'm not really a fan of wasting money or food so your suggestion doesn't really work for me. I'm also not that particular about food but I do enjoy a good...
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    Re: Best 2012 Food Options (not in VIP)?

    Okay then, suck a bag of dicks.
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    I'll watch for it, thanks! Plus, there's always next weekend when I'm there myself... If they play it again that is.
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    Shit, so I missed Paranoid. Crappy internet connection!
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    Radiohead came out for a second encore and after the first song Thom was thanking everyone again for coming out to see them and they were getting ready to play another song when the feed cut out. ...
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    They cut off the stream! What the fuck? I wanna know what the (presumably) last song was!
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    Best 2012 Food Options (not in VIP)?

    I plan on eating dinner each night in the festival (Weekend 2) so I'm hoping there will be some decent options. I've heard all the great things about Spicy Pie and I don't say no to pizza so there's...
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    Depends on the artist performance really. I believe they're directly hooked into the soundboards so we get to hear everything.

    Nice avatar, btw. And I say...
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    Re: 2012 Live Stream

    Explosions in the Sky were really good but I was somewhat underwhelmed by M83's performance. They seemed off-key for "We Own The Sky", so much so that I didn't even realize that's what they were...
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    Re: Celebs you've met @ past coachella

    Saw Yoda in 2010.

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    Re: Question about parking

    No overnight parking at the shuttle stops unless you're staying at one of the hotels. You will need a camping companion parking spot or pay to park in a resident's driveway. You can start a new...
  32. Thread: Gary Clark Jr.

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    Re: Gary Clark Jr.

    Really looking forward to this set next weekend!

    If you dig his style check out The Soft White Sixties out of SF. Here's part of their performance from SXSW:

    http://youtu.be/jc9QgnRGqFU
  33. Re: How do I rush Thom Yorke or Jonny to get their autographs?

    Good breakdown on that site. I really should have seen Radiohead 15 years ago since I'd love to hear anything from Pablo Honey, The Bends, or OK Computer. Looks like I'm going to be severely...
  34. Re: Wanting to upgrade my 5 GA tickets to VIP - How?? At all possible??

    Interested to know why you would want to do this. Are there significant benefits that you think you're going to get? In reality the "benefits" are not worth it. Regardless, there isn't any way to...
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    Re: Arctic Monkeys vs Dawes

    Arctic Monkeys for sure. Dawes are good, but Arctic Monkeys has a deeper catalog of great songs. Plus, I watched clips of their live shows at some other festivals and they were impressive.
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    Re: WEEKEND 2 SPOILER ALERT 2012 - PICTURES!

    Lady Gaga in disguise?
  37. Thread: Car searchs

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    Re: Car searchs

    No, I'm going Weekend 2. E.g. = example.

    Lotta good intel in this thread. Thanks everyone!
  38. Thread: Car searchs

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    Re: Car searchs

    Pat down, really? How thorough?
  39. Thread: Car searchs

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    Re: Car searchs

    Thank you for the summary! I think it would also be valuable (for Weekend 2 folks) to know what lot people got into based on what time they got into the car camping line.
    E.g. I arrived at 9:20am...
  40. Thread: Car searchs

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    Re: Car searchs

    Nevermind that they just completely ignored the part about tent stakes and mallets. Looks like there's going to be a canopy through a windshield or two when those winds pick up!



    Now it's just...
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    Re: What sort of hearing protection to bring?

    Since this is an outdoor festival you usually don't need them unless you are pretty close to the speakers or have sensitive ears. I've probably already ruined my ears from listening to music way too...
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    Hey, nice app. Good design, very snappy! I like the user experience and simplicity of it much better than the official app. Digging the different lineup views under the Filter option! I guess the...
  43. Thread: Gary Clark Jr.

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    Re: Gary Clark Jr.

    He is listed as TBD on the online lineup but is scheduled at 4:30pm Friday in the Gobi on the set time poster. Probably just a hiccup with the online schedule? Weird.

    Anyway, if you like Gary...
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    Re: FARMERS' MARKET RETURNS TO COACHELLA!

    Don't forget your green hippie drink. Bump!
  45. Thread: Tesla Coils!

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    Re: Tesla Coils!

    http://youtu.be/3gOR91oentQ

    Mark Twain would be there crying.
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    Re: So There Is Always This

    Wow, I actually used to dig all of those bands. How much my musical tastes have... developed.
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    Re: WHERE ARE THE DOS AND DONTS?

    DO read the festival and camping FAQs
    DON'T create a new thread asking questions before reading said FAQs

    Seriously though, the website is pretty helpful. If you can't find the answer to your...
  48. Re: I HAVE PARKING FOR THOSE WHO DONT HAVE A COMPANION PASS

    Might help if you post the price you're looking for and have it be reasonable. Good luck!
  49. Re: I HAVE PARKING FOR THOSE WHO DONT HAVE A COMPANION PASS

    Bunch of other folks still looking for parking on the forum and yet they can't find this thread. Bump!
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    Re: Your face when you saw the set times 2012

    WHAT'S IN THE BOOOX???
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