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Scholarship with Traveling Expenses Offer for An East Coast Burner

I'm forwarding this, so I don't know more than what is below:


You may know Jason, a/k/a The Cookieman, from Stag Camp at PDF. You may
just remember his cookies. Anyway, read on!

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***PLEASE POST ON AS MANY BOARDS/THREADS AS YOU LIKE***
Attention!
Are you from the east coast?
Wanna go to Burning Man?
Don’t think you’ll get the $$ together?
Ever wish the Burning Man org would think of travel expenses when giving out
their low income/scholarship tix?
Do you REALLY like to answer A LOT of ridiculous questions?
WELL THEN…..

Announcing the Official Cookieman Burning Man Scholarship!

This is NOT a joke or a prank!
i am very serious about my cookie...
i am very serious about my cookie scholarship...

Now accepting applications!
Here’s the scoop:
We are sending one super awesome east coast would-be-burner-artist to the
Burning Man Art Festival.
Ticket, travel cost, & supply funds up to…but not defiantly $1000!
REQUIERMENTS:
-you must be from the east coast or from farther away from the playa than
me. (NOTE: Jason lives in New Hampshire, but the scholarship has been
extended out to include anyone EAST of the Mississippi)
-you HAVE to answer the scientifically selected 1000 question application
(heehee).
-that’s it I think. Until I think of something else.

How do you start?
Email us at burntcookie2010@hotmail.com

We will send you the application very quickly!

TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND YOUR FRIENDS' FRIENDS!!!!
PASS THIS ON WHERE EVER YOU LIKE...

Any questions? Email at the above address… thanks!

DEADLINE: APRIL 30!

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Who is the Cookieman and why is he giving away money?

In the fall of 2008 some guy brought 526 fresh baked chocolate chip cookies
to the Playa del Fuego festival in Odessa, Delaware. He proceeded to make
LOTS of friends giving them away all weekend. He earned himself the name
“Cookieman.” In the spring of 2009 he and his minions baked up 777 CCCs and
gave them away at PDF. More friends were made. This got Cookieman thinking.
“Maybe I should sell these cookies at my pizza shop” he said to himself. But
Cookieman just couldn’t bring himself to charge people for the cookies…even
at his pizza shop in far away NH. “The cookies have been a gift and should
remain a gift.” Somewhere in the summer of 2009 while planning his Burning
Man trip Cookieman got the idea to sell the cookies for $1.25 each and save
the $1 profit to go into a scholarship fund to send one lucky east coast
burner to Burning Man 2010! Thus making each cookie sold a most fantastic
gift!

The average cost of a burning man trip from the east coast is about $1000.
With ticket cost, flight, food, &supplies...it’s easy to spend that and
more… trust us! So 1000cookies gets you $1000! So why not 1000 questions on
the application for this scholarship?

Yup…1000 questions! These questions were collected mostly at Burning Man
2009 and at PDF Fall 2009 and some collected from friends and relatives and
anyone else that would pay attention. You can imagine the ‘interesting’
nature of some of these questions. Basically the only requirement for a
questions was that it end with a ? so yeah.. good luck!
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