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    Re: The Travel Thread

    I used Booking.com mostly too and have been using it since I think when I did my first Coachella. I will only pay in advance if the other options are so much cheaper, in better location etc and I am...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Nice. The way to go - spending more time and winging it (a bit). Have fun and stay safe out there.

    I am great at over-researching/planning for the best and cheapest experience possible for so many...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Fantastic. Thanks so much again.

    Baltic air is showing up a lot in my Kayak search. I was about to inquire about the reliability and such of that airline.

    For some reason, I got excited after...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Thank you^*.

    Scratch that (re: Oslo does not make me excited). Googling images (Oslo, Norway) and imagining it will not be cold there during the month of June. I want. Hehe.
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Travel Plans for 2016 ... Need traveling boardies' opinions on the bolded ones below.



    Hey Matt or anyone who had been to Reykjavik (also hoping Roberto will do a trip report once he returns or...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    It would be amazing if I can do both weekends of Coachella and Primavera in the same year. Porto is looking like the W2 of Vibes err Primavera - just smaller & cheaper than it's W1 counterpart. I...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Maybe a different exclusive (and awesome) beer sponsor next year? Even the San Miguel logo looked fantastic in the Primavera Sound logo/posters during their 3-year run in 2010-2012. It had been 3...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Really hoping it will be first week of June next year and June 10th or this coming Wednesday sounds right as the start of presale. Guessing, they will make official announcement on Sunday or as soon...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Must-Do/See (IMO) When in Japan for the 1st Time:

    - Fushima Inari
    - Strolling at Philosopher's Walk
    - Ride the shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto (or vice-versa)
    - A day watching sumo-wrestling (or...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    What is the exact dates of Primavera 2016? I am assuming last week of May ... Speaking of Champions League - unlike this year which will be tomorrow at Berlin, 2016 final will be on May 28 at San...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    I will try to check this off my bucket list next year. I have to choose or can do at most 2 of these: a weekend of Coachella 2016 or Primavera 2016 or El Clasico 2015/2016 or some other travel bucket...
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    Re: Advance Sale 2016

    Whew, I am booked for a night stay on Weekend Zero. Good thing I can cancel free of charge.

    Booked for Weekend One. Coachella!
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Pre-Sale dates?

    Received one about the 2016 presale an hour ago that's why I am here.
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    Re: Top Five Sets of 2015 (Weekend One Edition)

    My Top 5(0)

    5. Royal Blood
    4. Panda Bear
    3. Saint Motel
    2. MK
    1. Stromae


    6. Jon Hopkins 7. Until The Ribbon Breaks 8. Caribou 9. Ben Klock 10. Gorgon City
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    Re: 2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Friday
    1. MK
    2. Jon Hopkins
    3. Caribou
    4. Gorgon City
    5. Todd Terje and the Olsens / Lykke Li

    Saturday
    1. Royal Blood
    2. Until The Ribbon Breaks
  16. Thread: Stromae

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    Re: Stromae

    Stromae had a hat-trick with bending like Beckham 1st goal then scoring the 2nd goal via a bicycle kick then finally the 3rd goal (a rabona) breaking the tie for Belgium to win the World Cup.

    A...
  17. Thread: Stromae

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    Re: Stromae

    I have been to 6 Coachellas only - '06, '07, '08, '10, SS '12 Bahamas and '15 W1. One or 2 or 3 sets for each of those past years and so many sets at this year that 'changed my life' or 'blew me...
  18. Re: Coachella pro tip: weekend two is always better. Less hype. Better sets

    Another proof that W2 > W1

    W2: 133 arrests vs. W1: 93

    http://www.desertsun.com/story/news/crime_courts/2015/04/21/arrests-increase-during-coachellas-second-weekend/26145737/

    More drugs and...
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    Re: Funny things you saw/overheard

    W1

    "DRAKE TEARS" written in a post-it at a water filling station.
  20. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    Right.

    Weekend 2 Random Crowd Shots

    http://www.desertsun.com/picture-gallery/life/entertainment/music/coachella/2015/04/18/coachella-photos-saturday-weekend-2-of-2015/26013505/

    #53 smuggled...
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    Re: Repeats for 2016

    St. Lucia announced during their set that they will release their new album later this year.
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    Re: Best Coachella vibes ever. Thank YOU!

    Yep. Coachella and everyone out there (fans, staff, vendors, security, performers, celebrities haha as in everyone), you did it again. I will be back next year.

    THANK YOU!
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    I spent more time than ever before with the always manageable and comfortable size crowd at Do Lab (and for the first-time Yuma). Wish I am still doing W2 so I could check the HH.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    Swans had probably the smallest crowd I've seen at Coachella for a nighttime / closing set.

    Philip Selway only had a few more people.

    I made sure to stroll around the fields before/after sunset...
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    Re: Celebs you've met @ past coachella

    David & Victoria Beckham's son Brooklyn
    Clint Eastwood
    and many others at VIP areas I did not recognize there until I read the entertainment Coachella news.

    Was looking for Paul McCartney...
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

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    Yuma - my oasis, Fabric, Ibiza, "new Sahara" & more in the desert. More of MK, Ben Klock, Jon Hopkins, Carl Craig and the likes type of programming for 2016 & beyond, please.

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    Lack of...
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    Re: Other Reviews Needed

    Do not miss St. Lucia.

    If you are a Radiohead fan, try to spend some time and give much-needed love to PS.

    If you cannot take the heat at MS, watching The Orwells in the new funky art with cool...
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    Re: wtf is this car camping line???

    8'sh in the line and got in my spot 10'sh. It was not that bad and the long wait is worth it. There are still some spots up for grab at Lot 8. Best of luck and have fun everyone.
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    Re: And The Boards Go Silent...

    The perks of going to the real Coachella (W1, DUH hehehe)! All the surprises, the best and worst (rehearsals & spontaneous) moments! Jk. *I planned on going W2 as well but could not go and had to...
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    Re: The Official "I'm on my way" Thread

    Familiar board vet. It was 5 years for me before I said enough and time for a return to land Coachella. When was your last?
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    Re: The Official "I'm on my way" Thread

    I am right in the middle of party central between 104 & 105 of Lot 8. Picture perfect position with the ferris wheel and big colorful balloon earlier. Took it easy - got plenty of sleep since...
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    Re: The market tank is underway

    Agreed. It is so worth it for me already. Maybe because my last festival was SS Coachella. I have seen a few acts in the 2015 lineup.

    I am so excited because overall, I love and prefer this...
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    Re: The market tank is underway

    I want to go but can't on W2 because of work. Successfully sold it. Feels like extra money now, ha. They have better chances selling for at least face value if they come with camping passes.
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    Re: Weather at Coachella '15

    and 81, 86 tomorrow and Thursday. :)
  35. Re: Was the setlist announcement last year earlier in the day or later in the day?

    Oh man. I am a Coachella noob again. I have been doing the checks every 5 minutes since yesterday. Was not able to sleep well last night. I am flying early am tomorrow so I will just make plans at...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Thanks everyone for all your nice works! So many conflicts. Mostly partial sets. Lot of eating & walking in between. Have to spend some minutes to check out Do Lab & HH too. Probably true on Friday &...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    That is why doing VIP is the only way for me to fully experience Coachella because of the more food options etc. So excited that there is that kind of festival for me. I will be at the food shops...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    Lol I eat all the time like every 2 hours in portion servings / tapa size all day, all night (have reasonable spacing before bedtime) - all the healthy and my favorite food. Healthy and delicious /...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Ha. Orlando.
  40. Re: Tidal - Jay Z's New Hi Fi Music Streaming Service

    rofl Co-owners Arcade Fire and some "artists" not using "real instruments" like deadmau5 are now BFFs for love and future of music. /s
  41. Re: Now that all the major Festivals have their lineups for 2015. Who is the Best?

    What makes Bestival 2015 lineup jaw-dropping and kick-ass? Obviously, The Chemical Brothers and Underworld at the top of the poster is brilliant so I might be missing out on some outstanding acts...
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    Re: Can we get some adds

    There will be #lateadds. However, following the trend this year - "FOR COACHELLA WEEKEND 2 ONLY!!" :P
  43. Re: Now that all the major Festivals have their lineups for 2015. Who is the Best?

    Agreed. Coachella wins at USA major festival competition (tee-hee) and maybe also vs. minor festivals (as a music festival). Definitely in the league of the best festivals (overall, not just music)...
  44. Re: Experiences - Almost all the stuff to do/eat/buy/need at the festival on one page

    Nice. So many things going on in the campground or maybe I should call it a Coachella Camp Village or Chella Camp City now. #CoachellaCampVillage #MusicLoversCity ... Hipsters, hippies, bros, hos,...
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    Re: Coachella Food 2015 Lineup

    Those pictures are nasty. Not my cup of tea, ew.
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    Re: Coachella Food 2015 Lineup

    Ramen Champ and Phorage time during the cool evenings at the desert or to get away from Drake and his crowd. Or maybe the perfect worst spot to watch them while I am eating the best food I will ever...
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    The Coachella iPhone app has the day by day and their pictures:

    Weekend 1
    Friday
    An-ten-nae
    B.R.E.E.D.
    CloZee
    Dirtwire
    Fort Knox Five
    Lane 8
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Ahhh, this is the difference between 2 Weekends of Coachella.

    I am all set going W1.

    I might be able to fly at the last-minute or go one or 2 or 3 days (or possibly zero, if I can find a buyer...
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    Re: Coachella Food 2015 Lineup

    Thanks for that, man. Coachella in Facebook made a short video clips of the food lineup too.

    I knew GV is going to up their game with the food choices in VIP. My W1 VIP gamble which was paid off...
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    Re: 2015 WRISTBANDS ARE HERE!

    Sorry, I will just put everything here, if you all do not mind. Just too lazy to create my own thread for OT questions.

    I was planning to check out what is going on here in April but I received a...
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