Yes, the starter problem could be anything, like you say. Not likely related to
the Playa. I just tossed it out there in case it rang a bell for some desert rat who
knows more about deserts and starters and... I'm rambling.
about BM makes me giddy!
Here's my definition of Burning Man:
Burning Man is a giant amusement park, where the VISITORS invent, create, bring,
install and operate all the rides, entertainment and other attractions THEMSELVES.
For one week.