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BADGE: Journey To The End Of The Night BADGE: The Sweet Cheat Gone TEAM: Team Shplank TEAM: LØVE TEAM: C.L.O.W.N.S. TEAM: Team MØXIE!

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Bay Area Rapid Transit PICNIC by mock piratey turtle, Spidere, ananas, Tiny Dancing Tzarina, Lincøln, Lank

August 20th, 2008 6:30 PM / Location: 37.600147,-122.3867

INSTRUCTIONS: Enjoy a delicious picnic on The BART (or your local public transportation of choice).

Five of us started the picnic at Milbrae (Lank dashing on at the last minute) and met up with TinyDancer at the Powell Street station, then disembarked at Embarcadero.

Spidere: I was worried about being chased out and fined by BART employees, but this was actually just a lovely picnic. It was an unusual setting, with good food and great company (TinyDancer's now-famous bacon-wrapped scallops are delicious, even as leftovers). I remember texting with TinyDancer (who was coming from Dublin, the opposite end), arranging to cross at Powell, and texting her updates as we got closer...16th/Mission...Civic Center...powell...wait, Powell?!?! Where's TD? Only to have her dash aboard just before the doors closed. :) Plus, Lank gave me a going away present, which was wonderful and made me feel all warm inside. I will treasure it always. :)

What a nice treat to sit with good sf0 folks, eat pbj, and drink from juice boxes. Although BART is a little loud for proper conversation, it made for a nice ambiance to share with friends. We spread a nice tablecloth on the floor. laid out all our treats and dug in! This was also the first time i had met Annnna, so that was fun too! Though there were only a handful of people in the car with us, they seemed remarkably unsurprised by our little picnic. We were waiting for someone to ask us what we were doing so we could invite them to join us, but alas, general BART zombification seemed to have prevailed. Ah well, more for us! Also, when we reached our stop, we had about .10 seconds to get all our picnicing supplies together and get off the BART. Way to hustle, peeple!

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BART picnicking.
on board
Mmm samiches!
Spidere Lank love.
Get the perfect shot of the apple juice Lank.
I did!
A photo duel?
Tiny Dancer makes sandwich
Lincoln lives on the edge.
picnic blanket
Lank is here
Lincoln has magic powers
Piratey with peanut butter

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Brilliant photo series, specially
posted by susy derkins on August 20th, 2008 6:53 PM

Spidere Lank LØVE while never letting go. Best floor to sit on, the one in that train with you there.
This praxis feast, guys, so much brilliancy shared, lucky bystanders us.

posted by Lank on August 20th, 2008 8:58 PM

Awesome! This is my eighth BartPA task, meaning that I've filled up my Grouposis blue line. (Wow - that sentence makes no sense except in SFØ context.)

I'm a proud Psychogeographer, am I!

What next?

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posted by Lincøln on August 20th, 2008 9:00 PM

Now fill up your SNIDE or UofA.

(this is my first BartPA task)

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posted by Minch on August 21st, 2008 12:43 PM

"TinyDancer's now-famous bacon-wrapped scallops are delicious, even as leftovers"

Oh, the bacon of my dreams... well done picnic-ers.... and I just realized Spidere is no longer in my city and I didn't get to say good bye....

Spidere, I love you! You are huggles perfection!

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posted by Tiny Dancing Tzarina on August 21st, 2008 3:45 PM

I am so glad you guys liked those!!!

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posted by Minch on August 21st, 2008 4:24 PM

TDT. I do not think "like" is the right word... perhaps "obsessively fiend over" would be more accurate.

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posted by Adam on August 22nd, 2008 4:37 AM

That was wonderful. I wish I was there.

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posted by GYØ Ben on August 22nd, 2008 6:54 AM

BART doesn't look half as bad as you guys make it out to be!

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posted by Jellybean of Thark on August 22nd, 2008 7:13 AM


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posted by Lank on August 22nd, 2008 9:15 AM

Yeah, the main drawback to BART (as piratey says) is that it's LOUD. Can't-have-a-conversation-or-even-keep-a-train-of-thought loud.

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posted by Lincøln on August 22nd, 2008 9:33 AM

Not louder than any train in New York though. Remember when we tried to have a conversation with that nice young lady across the aisle on the 7 train that one time and we couldn't hear her so we had to lean halfway across the center aisle just to hear what band she was listening to? Yeah those trains are noisy.

L.A. subways are pretty good though (comparatively). If only it was really really useful.

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posted by Jellybean of Thark on August 22nd, 2008 9:43 AM

As of now, it is merely really useful.

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posted by Leslie on February 2nd, 2009 7:03 PM

Awesome picnic skills, guys! Anyone who can have bacon-wrapped scallops at a picnic is impressive, but at a picnic on public transit?! Truly, you have my respect.