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    Re: OUTKAST 2013

    This seems a pretty reasonable analysis.

    It might not be the worst thing if we don't have a hip-hop headliner next year. My favorite "hip-hop" shows were all non-headliners this year. Dre and...
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    Re: OUTKAST 2013

    Was that even a serious suggestion? LL Cool J headlining at Coachella? I don't even know how to respond to that.

    OutKast as others have said is the only solid, undeniable headliner quality hip-hop...
  3. Thread: 350$???

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    Re: 350$???

    Seriously. What the fuck is $35 when the overall cost of the weekend is typically $1,000+?

    And to me anything less than $500 is perfectly fair given the number of quality acts and the length of...
  4. Re: Hotels in the area already booked for 2013?!?

    My group also discussed a car camping + hotel combo.

    I think the idea sounds better than it actually is, but we might do it anyway. It's good to have the campground to crash in between sets, but...
  5. Re: Hotels in the area already booked for 2013?!?

    I'm sure this has been discussed to death, but as a first time attendee this year, I am SO GLAD we went with car camping. If you prepare the right way it's the perfect setup. We were a 10 minute walk...
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    Re: Coachella 2013

    This. Outkast as a headliner. That would be perfect.
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    Re: Thursday early bird Soccer Match!

    I had a blast playing and it was an awesome way to start the Coachella experience. We literally parked our car and jetted over without even setting up. Geo and everyone else was cool as fuck and...
  8. Re: Your top 5 performances from 2012 (weekend two edition)

    1. Swedish House Mafia: almost everyone I talked to throughout the weekend thought this was the best set by far. Surprised to see so few mentions here. I thought it was transcendent. Not even into...
  9. Thread: PA Speaker

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    Re: PA Speaker

    Yeah, seems like an inconsiderate move. We're bringing a portable speaker but it's about the size of a tennis ball and won't really be audible outside our camp spot. I don't think it's fair to...
  10. Re: Aproximate Time the temperature drops?

    Wait wait wait. Elaborate on this sun going down and temperature dropping phenomenon.
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    Any gluten-free food options?

    Glutard here, and would really prefer to not spend Sunday over a toilet if I end up having to eat a sandwich or pizza on Friday. I've bought GF granola bars but apparently they may not make it...
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    Cool, thanks man. I might try to camp out at a similar spot and just hope no douche celebs do this.
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    Yeah. Just so I understand, you were behind the part of this + sign that is parallel to the stage? And the celebs were inside the + basically? Just wondering, is this as close as you could get with...
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    That fucking sucks man. I'm big on being close to the stage and almost always get to shows hours early to make sure this happens. I don't even know what I'd do in that situation, it sounds so fucking...
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    Wait a goddamn minute here. Can you elaborate on this? Have never been so I can't picture this. I thought VIPs didn't get special access to shows? How are they only 8 feet if they were standing on...
  16. Thread: Camping

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    Re: Camping

    After research and such I've come up with the following setup:

    1. Canopy. To chill under during the day and sleep under at night.
    2. Shading for Canopy: to keep out sun during the day but still...
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    Re: stupid question

    Just use basic, basic common sense.

    This is a bracelet that is made to go on your wrist exactly one time and to come off exactly one time. You have to rip or tear it off because the plastic piece...
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    Re: Any Persians attending Weekend 2?

    If you guys want to partake in stereotypically Persian activities we'll have hookah and rugs in our canopy!!! Unless we get shafted for the hookah at security.

    Kabob would be amazing although I'm...
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    Any Persians attending Weekend 2?

    Don't worry I hate hanging out with other Persians too but just wondering.
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    Re: Weekend 2 set times

    I think the consensus is: no one knows for sure. Most think they'll be identical unless something comes up weekend 1 and requires a change for weekend 2, e.g. mismatched venue/crowd.
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    Re: radio head vs asap rocky

    I'm gonna go see A$AP and not a single damn will be given. Can't even name a Radiohead song. I think they sang "that's me in the corner, that's me in the spot, losing my religion," but I'm not even...
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    Re: Car searchs

    Yeah, that's a great idea. Faced with the option of surrendering stakes and going forth or raising hell and holding up the line, you choose the latter. When you can apparently just buy stakes inside....
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    Re: sacrifices

    Thought this was going to be about killing a goat for good luck.

    Is that going to happen at any point?
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    Re: Car searchs

    So if you went to the theater you'd only go on opening day? It takes a rare combination of self-centeredness and general grouchiness to put forth this sort of attempt to rain on the parade of weekend...
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    Re: Car searchs

    Taking the mallet and stakes is a major dick move on their part.
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    Re: Car searchs

    The answer, as always, is to put it in your butt.

    Seriously though, if you can't figure out a way to get the goods into a freaking music festival in California, you probably shouldn't be using.
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    Re: Thursday early bird Soccer Match!

    I was thinking it might be kind of cool to get 4.20.12 stitched or pressed on the jerseys in small type right under the bud crest. It's just insanely awesome to me that my first Coachella is going...
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    Re: Wait at security

    Was wondering the same thing. We plan to get in around 5PM on Thursday.
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    Re: 2012 SET TIMES HAVE BEEN RELEASED

    It'd be pretty damn irresponsible for them to tweet "SET TIMES! #Friday #Coachella2012 http://pic.twitter.com/VYPzzePF" if it's only for Weekend 1. I'm super happy with things as they are and would...
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    Re: 2012 SET TIMES HAVE BEEN RELEASED

    Frank Ocean playing right at dusk on Friday. This might be my favorite part of a music festival day. Right after it gets dark, shit gets way realer.

    A$AP Rocky closing shit down. This is...
  31. Re: 2 cool people looking to share a hotel room or house - 2nd weekend only

    Cool + adult + grown up + responsible = ?

    If you were more clear about what you are and aren't into you'd probably get more responses.
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    Re: Thursday early bird Soccer Match!

    I play with girls all the time and usually if they're willing to play with a bunch of guys, they can hold their own. Thumbs up from me.
  33. Re: New Trent charger - ONE HOUR to order???

    I bought the $64 one. Didn't try to charge more than one device but it has two slots so I'm sure you can. It'll charge whatever can be charged with a standard USB cord.

    Just took it on a trip and...
  34. Re: Optimum star alignments above Indio on Saturday of second weekend?

    Hmm, I sort of get the sense that many of the dismissive responses come from those who will be attending on the weekend with less than optimum star alignments.
  35. Re: "No advertising signage or logos" in the campgrounds

    If I were you I'd just buy some tarp from Home Depot ($15-20) and cover up the logos. Or some bedsheets, or paper, or whatever else. Solves the problem and you won't be paranoid about your canopy...
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    Re: Thursday early bird Soccer Match!

    No lie the best soccer I ever played was when I was high. I'd stayed up all night to make my 8am mechanics appointment. Smoked right before I left, mechanic didn't show up til 8:30 so I played street...
  37. Optimum star alignments above Indio on Saturday of second weekend?

    One of my buddies who's big into galaxies and science claims 4/21 is going to have the best star alignment. Any truth to this?
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    Re: Camping Height Dimensions

    What if someone built a 3-story canopy? it could be done like a night-club where there's different music on each level and different dancing styles. The first floor could be classy chat bar and the...
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    Re: Weekend 2 field conditions!

    Why even worry about something like this? It's a small issue in the grand scheme of things, and it's not like we can do anything about it.

    Not gonna affect my enjoyment one iota.
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    Re: Sunday is Lacking

    Two of my top 5 are on Sunday: Snoop/Dre and the Weeknd. So I'm not complaining at all.
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    Re: Thursday early bird Soccer Match!

    If the game is at 6PM me and my friend, who are both decent soccer players, are SUPER DOWN to play with team USA.

    We would both absolutely pitch in for jerseys as well.
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    Re: Coachella USA Soccer Jersey

    Me and my friend are lifetime soccer players and super down to play for the USA team. We fly in from the East Coast into SD at like 1PM though. So I figure the earliest we can be in Indio with time...
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    Re: Slim backpack suggestions?

    I've been thinking about a fanny pack [gasp].

    lil sumin sumin like this? http://www.amazon.com/Dakine-Classic-Hip-Pack-Timber/dp/B005DBFS8K/ref=sr_1_23?ie=UTF8&qid=1333596295&sr=8-23

    I know it...
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    Re: Two Tennis Garden Shuttle Passes FS

    Bump
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    Extra car camping room weekend two.

    Driving in from San Diego on Thursday. Willing to give ride from SD or just meet at polo fields. Would be fine with one or two more people. We are two guys in our late-ish twenties and are both...
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    Re: THE CAMPING EQUIPMENT DEALS THREAD!

    THANK YOU!!! Just ordered this.

    Question for you guys: if I'm already going to buy 4 sunwalls for privacy, should I bother with the shade-screen as well? Or is it redundant at that point?

    Any...
  47. Re: Where is the RFID # on the wristband? lol

    It's on the backside of the plastic square on your wristband. You're not seeing it because it is concealed by the cloth strap of the wristband.
  48. Re: How practical is it to get close to the stage for one particular show per day?

    The weed point is one I hadn't considered.

    Do people actually get taken into custody for smoking? I don't plan to wave joints around in the air or anything, I feel like even at the rail you can...
  49. Re: How practical is it to get close to the stage for one particular show per day?

    Yeah I frankly don't take well to movement once the set has started unless I've seen the person waiting with everyone else. If I put in 2+hours just standing around to get a good spot I'm not going...
  50. Re: How practical is it to get close to the stage for one particular show per day?

    I can't tell who's trolling ant not with the left/right thing anymore. There's complex movements going on to confuse people.

    Anywho, since these responses have been so awesome, I am emboldened to...
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