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Back from Burning Man [Sep. 3rd, 2007|01:42 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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Back from a week in the desert. Holy shit... good times. I wouldn't even know where to start with the stories.

I'll have to do a bulleted list of crazy/awesome shit I saw, as well as random story snippets. But I'll do that later. For now... sleep.

From: unzim
2007-09-03 08:58 am (UTC)
You burn Nicolas Cage ? :)
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[User Picture]From: dakus
2007-09-03 07:19 pm (UTC)
did u see the man burn? u gonna put up some photos right...

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[User Picture]From: perpetualmotion
2007-09-03 10:20 pm (UTC)
bmused & I looked for you a couple times, first time shortly before sundown on the night of the burn (we were told you and your little blue hard hat were walking around) and then on sunday morning before leaving but you were already gone. We just wanted to say hi and ask you how your first burn was going... Were you around for the fucking insane mushroom cloud at the oil derrick after the man's burn ? We were almost singed to death, it was quite mindblowing... And my favorite art this year was the eighteen wheelers... We only got there on friday night and left on sunday morning, decided to go at the last moment after all joining friends in their RV, so this year we didn't get to experience all the art and all... Bummed out :)

Man your first year was dusty as fuck though :P Crazy.

I'll stop rambling on now ;)
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-09-03 11:09 pm (UTC)
Oh, I saw the mushroom cloud for sure... front row. Fucking loved it! We headed out there on one of our camp's art cars right after the man fell.
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[User Picture]From: perpetualmotion
2007-09-04 04:06 am (UTC)
Ditto, same thing. Remembering that wailing siren still gives me goosebumps... That explosion was unbelievable, and whatever they used to make that shooting gas jet after that burned pretty fucking hard too...

Bottomline: biggest fucking explosion ever. Wild.

We should all get together with whoever else you know who went this year and share about it all :) Do you have the usual post-playa blues, sad you left ?
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[User Picture]From: denshi
2007-09-04 08:34 pm (UTC)
Punchline for me is that they only used 1/2 of the fuel they had on hand for the fireball -- any more and they didn't feel safe with declared perimeter.
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[User Picture]From: perpetualmotion
2007-09-04 08:37 pm (UTC)

I think that was a great call on their part... I'm still surprised everyone in the front rows left the scene with intact eyebrows :P
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-09-04 10:11 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: yiyi
2007-09-06 05:08 am (UTC)

you levitating above burning man.

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[User Picture]From: chris
2007-09-06 05:17 am (UTC)

Re: you levitating above burning man.

haha i was just going to post that
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[User Picture]From: righellis
2007-09-11 12:16 am (UTC)
I want to hear about burning man! You should post.
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