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Burning Man tickets sell out for the first time
San Franciso Bay Guardian ^ | 07.25.11 - 10:52 am | Steven T. Jones

Posted on 07/26/2011 11:17:22 AM PDT by redreno

For the first time in the event's 25-year history, tickets to Burning Man have sold out. With more than a month left to go before the gates to Black Rock City open at midnight on Aug. 28, burners have already started a mad scramble for spare tickets through various message boards and online networks.

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TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: artist; artistfestival; blackrock; blackrockcity; bm2011; burner; burningman; drugs; falsedichotomy; goseeforyourself; hatewhatudontlike; hippie; hippies; homosexualagenda; idol; man; nevada; obama; obamasupporters; obamavoter; pagan; perverts; playa; sodom; uninhibited

1 posted on 07/26/2011 11:17:24 AM PDT by redreno
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To: redreno

a festival for drug addicts.


2 posted on 07/26/2011 11:20:10 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: redreno

A lot more unemployed with free time this year.


3 posted on 07/26/2011 11:22:52 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Chuzzlewit
a festival for drug addicts.

From pics I've seen in news stories, it always looked like a mix of druggies and sexual deviants.

I remember a pic of some fat chick who was naked except for body paint. My retinas still hurt from that image.

4 posted on 07/26/2011 11:23:46 AM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: redreno

For a lot of the original participants, they would have told you that Burning Man sold out years ago.


5 posted on 07/26/2011 11:25:03 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: redreno

It’s also a sex depraved, totally uninhibited, idol worshiping group of self-absorbed, sense of entitlement morons. Then again, the San Francisco Bay Guardian is a piece of garbage that appeals to the type of creatures who attend Burning Man. Most certainly, all of these lowlifes voted for Obama!


6 posted on 07/26/2011 11:26:33 AM PDT by Ranger Warrior ("To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: redreno
Good. Now they will be all in one place. Time to drop a tactical Nuke for the countries sake.


7 posted on 07/26/2011 11:26:48 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Lovely.


8 posted on 07/26/2011 11:32:47 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

My response was to the creeps in the pic, not to your post.


9 posted on 07/26/2011 11:33:50 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: redreno

Yeah right, as if that’s going to stop the freeloaders from crashing it, just like at Woodstock.


10 posted on 07/26/2011 11:34:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: redreno



11 posted on 07/26/2011 11:34:45 AM PDT by WaterBoard
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To: redreno

Yawn...another pagan bacchanal.


12 posted on 07/26/2011 11:35:25 AM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Ranger Warrior

not surprisingly, this conference of perverts started in San Francisco...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_Man


13 posted on 07/26/2011 11:39:00 AM PDT by Reverend Wright (the Liberal Party of Canada, gradually earning its just reward)
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To: redreno

14 posted on 07/26/2011 11:40:28 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Chuzzlewit

Not all. Some of my younger work associates go and display their Art, Electronics and Gizmos.


15 posted on 07/26/2011 11:47:25 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing)
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To: dfwgator

“New York State Thruway’s closed, man!”

Y’know what I want to see? At the peak of this thing, I want to see a bunch of aerial firefighting tankers scream over on a low pass, wingtip-to-wingtip, and drop thousands of gallons of soapy water on the smelly hippies. Then have a second flight behind them with nice cold fresh water for a rinse. The ecology of the high desert would thus be vastly improved, and communities downwind from Burning Man wouldn’t have to put up with Stinky Mans.

}:-)4


16 posted on 07/26/2011 11:48:54 AM PDT by Moose4 ("By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West!")
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To: SIDENET
'some fat chick who was naked except for body paint' Might have been her..
17 posted on 07/26/2011 11:51:35 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: VanDeKoik
For a lot of the original participants, they would have told you that Burning Man sold out years ago.

Quite true from my experience too.

I've talked to a few of the original freaks, and some up-and-coming freaks of the newer generation, and they all consider Burning Man to be a huge capitalist sell-out.

But that begs the question: Where do the genuine counter-culture freaks go now...?

18 posted on 07/26/2011 11:51:53 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Flycatcher
But that begs the question: Where do the genuine counter-culture freaks go now...?

They register as Republicans and support the Tea Party.

19 posted on 07/26/2011 12:05:11 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: Disambiguator
Lol!

Ain't that the truth.

20 posted on 07/26/2011 12:06:20 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Flycatcher; Disambiguator

(I’ve talked to a few of the original freaks, and some up-and-coming freaks of the newer generation, and they all consider Burning Man to be a huge capitalist sell-out.

But that begs the question: Where do the genuine counter-culture freaks go now...? )

Actually, two of the freaks have registered on Free Republic as Flycatcher and Disambiguator


21 posted on 07/26/2011 12:24:26 PM PDT by Islander2
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To: Islander2; Disambiguator
Actually, two of the freaks have registered on Free Republic as Flycatcher and Disambiguator

Yeah, we're Moe and Larry.

You must be Curly.

22 posted on 07/26/2011 12:36:36 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: dfwgator
Crashing burning man is difficult. You have to make your approach over more than a mile of alkali flats. They can see you coming even at night.
23 posted on 07/26/2011 12:41:10 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (De Oppresso libre!)
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To: mad_as_he$$
Crashing burning man is difficult. You have to make your approach over more than a mile of alkali flats. They can see you coming even at night.

At which point, the Burning Man security force snipers quickly dispatch you.

24 posted on 07/26/2011 12:45:00 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: SIDENET
Close. They have very good security and support of two Sheriff's Depts. They can(and have) charged people with trespassing.
25 posted on 07/26/2011 12:50:25 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (De Oppresso libre!)
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To: redreno
napalm Pictures, Images and Photos
26 posted on 07/26/2011 12:55:10 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: redreno

This is a pagan/Satanic ritual just as was in ancient times in the ME and Europe: No Thanks!


27 posted on 07/26/2011 1:36:08 PM PDT by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: JSDude1

“This is a pagan/Satanic ritual just as was in ancient times in the ME and Europe: No Thanks!”

Actually, it’s a Rave to end all Raves. If you want to do dope, dance and party for 3 days......you get a ticket to Burning Man.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ9ayhVDF5Q


28 posted on 07/26/2011 1:48:43 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Quiet the Idiot)
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To: redreno; WaterBoard
I guess it recovered after being destroyed by Coon and Cthulhu


29 posted on 07/26/2011 2:03:40 PM PDT by BBell
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To: Flycatcher; Islander2
Actually, two of the freaks have registered on Free Republic as Flycatcher and Disambiguator

Yeah, we're Moe and Larry.

You must be Curly.

I still have some hair. (Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk)

30 posted on 07/26/2011 2:08:12 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: All

Today, two tickets to Burning Man were sold on Ebay for over ten thousand dollars.


31 posted on 07/26/2011 3:34:56 PM PDT by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: Disambiguator; Flycatcher
“But that begs the question: Where do the genuine counter-culture freaks go now...?
They register as Republicans and support the Tea Party. “

Good point. The real free thinking creative people are conservatives.
Liberals are robots.

32 posted on 07/26/2011 4:03:07 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: Reverend Wright
I lived there at the time and don't recall being invited.
33 posted on 07/26/2011 4:35:57 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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34 posted on 07/26/2011 6:07:05 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: Ranger Warrior

Spot on, Ranger.


35 posted on 07/29/2011 9:34:28 PM PDT by redeemedbyHim
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To: ScreamingFist

Isn’t the “Burning Man” just a preview of afterlife attractions?


36 posted on 07/29/2011 10:33:06 PM PDT by CigarettesGolfandIceCream
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To: redreno

Burning Man was a festival of anarchists, nihilists and freaks. But then got too organized. Didn’t someone burn the burning man way ahead of the “schedule” to protest the schedule?


37 posted on 08/13/2011 9:01:57 PM PDT by joelt
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