Overheard at Oppikoppi Wild Card 2008 – Wild, Dirty, Random

2008-08-12 09:30


Hot fashion
Girl sitting in front of a smouldering camp fire at midday: "It's so hot I cut the sleeves off my T-Shirt sleeves with a pair of shears."

Love is Hell
Friend of innocent –looking Afrikaans fighting couple: "I don't know why they're fighting. Every festival, they have the same fight. Why can't she just accept the fact that he's a Satanist!"

Dusty and trusty
Lesbian lover gripping girlfriend's arm: "I love you so much, I would never give you syphilis."


He's my brother, sisters
Drunk guy to drunker buddy: "Dude, don't sit down or you'll never get laid."

Cocoa-butter Babe in Birthday Suit to Moon-Tanned Band-Whore in 7am showers: "Eish, it's funny. A white woman naked… she covers her breasts. A black woman naked, she covers her (motions down)".

Hole in Boys' Toilet Wall
"Is there hot water still?"
"Ja, ja."
"Last night I had a cold shower."
"Why, bra?"
"For the new woman coming."
"Which one is that?"
"Ag, I don't know. But they're coming."


Hair of dog, 11am, Thursday
Desperately Drinking Ou to Tattoo-head Barman: "Beer please"
Barman : "The bar only opens at 12".
DD Ou: "This oke should never go down to the South Sea Islands… he’ll get fucked up. What’s up with that tribal thing on his head… Maybe someone sold his grandmother?"
Bounce, bounce, bounce!
Devastated Rave Chick, discovering there’s no ‘rave’ stage on Thursday. “Oh no, I came to Oppikoppi early for the rave stage. I’m trying to help someone out, a friend of mine. She’s from Canada. She’s got to go home tomorrow. I can’t believe there’s no DJs. We took MDA!”

Almost famous
Attractive brunette to blue-eyed blonde guy with tequila shooter trophies around his neck: “There’s something in your eyes. I like you. Aren’t you a well-known actor? I can’t decide whether you’re in Egoli or Sewende Laan. Were all those shooter glasses full of tequila or what’s the story? I respect a man who wears his ‘trophies’ hanging around his neck. Come, let’s drink tequila!"

Random Unwashed 'Soutie'
"I think they've been googling me behind my back."

Dirty Girl
"I swear, in the car on the way here I looked at my fingers, and my nails had already begun absorbing dirt."

- Contributed by Miles Keylock, Jess Henson, and Jean Barker

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