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Burning man 🔥 )’( 🔥 more like raining man 🌧️ )’( 🌧️

This year would have been my tenth year anniversary of attending burning man. But I passed on the opportunity. So glad I did!! There are 70,000 people stranded on the playa right now because of major flooding. And more rain is in the forecast. It has been declared a state of emergency. They’re telling people to shelter in place. To conserve food and water because they don’t know when they’ll be able to let people leave. You can’t drive or bike in that. You will literally sink and be caked in mud. Like the car or the shoe in the pictures below. Heard someone died during all the chaos. I know a few people out there stuck. I tried to contact them to see if they’re ok but haven’t heard back. Service out there is very spotty. I really hope the weather clears up asap so people can leave safely. Otherwise I don’t know what they’re supposed to do? Call the national guard or something to try and rescue people. What a crazy mess!!

Actually only 60,000.
Only the newbies are panicking
This is my 16th
11 of them on staff
Veteran burners are taking it in stride
Is it hard ? Yes The vehicles is he stuck in the mud? They are the ones who panicked and violated they do not drive order. They will also therefore be the last to get towed out.
What I do allows me to see and hear many things.
Those who are panicking and trying to drive out through the mud and goo, Frankly pretty funny
Veteran burners know how to do this it is the new ones, and the lightweight tourists. They are having a hard time. Things are not nearly as bad as the news is saying. That said, we are going to be out here longer than normal. There is going to be a great deal more work to do
zonavar68 · 51-55, M
@SatyrService always dreamed of going and what's going on their would make it more fun.
zonavar68 · 51-55, M
Reminders me of the Splendour in the Grass festival held at Byron Bay here in Australia which last year was a total washout. Good time for all the burners to have lots of sex and make BMB's (Burning Man Babies) to repopulate the region. 8-)
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@zonavar68 haha 😛 I see what you did here 👏👏
@IWantToBreakFree There is no comparison to those two silly failed festivals. We have many things in place, to take care of the details. Contractually, I am not allowed to say much. But I can tell you, the staff has got it figured, and veteran burners are dealing with it and still having a great time. Unlike those two fests mentioned? This organization surprisingly competent
The Chris rock story, is however funny
@zonavar68 in tents?😉
HannahSky · F
People went thinking the weather would avoid them.
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@HannahSky I used to be one of them but I’m too old now i couldn’t handle it like I did in my 20s
HannahSky · F
@IWantToBreakFree you can go for the day pass 😂
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@HannahSky na I’m good 👌
soulshadow · 36-40, M
Thats wild. I went a long time ago. Im not sure how i would have handled it.. sounds like an adventure. 70k people is a lot.. probably best to drop them food and water amd wait for the weather to clear than to try and rescue them.
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@soulshadow yea I agree I think they should focus on trying to get supplies out to them and then figure out how to rescue people after the weather clears up
vorian · 51-55, M
Hope rebolledo still plays. His sets are legendary.
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@vorian not sure who that is but the event is shut down so I doubt it. I hope people make it out safely
vorian · 51-55, M
@IWantToBreakFree yeah hope people are ok of course. Hes a dj..usually plays pitched down druggy techno as the sun rises to an amazing looking crowd. I watch the youtube feeds.
20 years ago id have been there like a shot...you been? Looks amazing.
Fun for mud lovers 😅😅
RedRogue · 26-30, M
Are you going next year and do you think it’ll be cheaper?
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@RedRogue oh hell no I’m done with burning man I’m too old I can’t handle it like I did in my 20s. I’ll honestly be surprised if they allow them to have it next year
496sbc · 36-40, M
Wow these pictures
496sbc · 36-40, M
@IWantToBreakFree holly cow 15 hrs.
IWantToBreakFree · 36-40, F
@496sbc yea we were crying and wanting to go home by the 14th hour
496sbc · 36-40, M
@IWantToBreakFree god. Thats insane

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