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Feds approve larger crowd for Burning Man
Las Vegas Sun ^ | Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | 10 a.m. | The Associated Press

Posted on 06/16/2012 8:07:28 AM PDT by redreno

Ten thousand more people are expected to be on hand in the Nevada desert for this year's Burning Man festival after federal officials increased the event's attendance cap.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a special recreation permit to the nonprofit behind Burning Man, San Francisco-based Black Rock City LLC, that allows 60,900 people to attend the arts festival, up from 50,000 last year. Officials announced the increase on Tuesday.

(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegassun.com ...


TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: burner; burningman; fire; hippies; nevada; playa; theplaceyoullgo; zozobra

1 posted on 06/16/2012 8:07:37 AM PDT by redreno
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To: redreno

I won’t be there. Someone can have my space.


2 posted on 06/16/2012 8:11:19 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: redreno

Like everything else, once the idea became nainstream the idea sucks now..


3 posted on 06/16/2012 8:13:02 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Do I really need a /s tag?)
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To: Larry Lucido

I’ll be in the Hamptons in one of my two solarium’s.

Later, I plan on riding my horse, Prickly Pete.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 8:21:43 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: redreno

60,900 vs 50,000 people?

I wonder what that *carbon footprint* amounts to? How do they get away with that crap, and the oil cos get shut-down, point-blank by the drones at the EPA? Is ‘Burning Man’ full of lib-dem donors? I went to Woodstock (’69), but I sure wouldn’t go to BM. Sounds truly like something I’d avoid, at all costs.


5 posted on 06/16/2012 8:24:03 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: redreno; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

There is word of some bad antacid going around...

6 posted on 06/16/2012 8:24:55 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: redreno; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Which reminds me....

What's orange and looks good on a hippie?

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fire

7 posted on 06/16/2012 8:25:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: carriage_hill
Ha ha...

You said bm.

8 posted on 06/16/2012 8:28:32 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: a fool in paradise

I used to love going to all the hippie fests when I was younger; Grateful Dead, Rainbows, that type of thing. But then it got too big, 100k show up for a 20k venue, people thought it was an excuse to break laws, and act the fool. (It was not and never was).

So I grew out of it and when BM went mainstream, I remember thinking, “the trendsetters will ruin BM, just like they did everything else..” and they did.


9 posted on 06/16/2012 8:37:46 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Do I really need a /s tag?)
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To: cardinal4
Like everything else,

A few months after hearing about this thing, I find it has already peaked.

I'm always a day late and a dollar short.

10 posted on 06/16/2012 8:38:32 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: a fool in paradise
oooops!
11 posted on 06/16/2012 8:38:52 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: cardinal4
So I grew out of it and when BM went mainstream, I remember thinking, “the trendsetters will ruin BM, just like they did everything else..” and they did.

The Hippies weren't the people in Haight Ashbury in 1965. They were the joiners who flooded the streets there in 1967 when it was the thing to do. George Harrison took one look at the human debris on the sidewalk and got off of drugs.

12 posted on 06/16/2012 8:52:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: a fool in paradise

It doesn’t bother me if 61,000 acidheads wander off into the desert.

It bothers me if they come back.


13 posted on 06/16/2012 10:20:11 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: redreno
Bo Ho Grove for the common folk.
14 posted on 06/16/2012 10:56:41 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: redreno

Good thing they’re not trying to hunt, fish, shoot guns or drill for oil. The gov would say NO!


15 posted on 06/19/2012 3:51:54 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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