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Coachella Tips by You; Keep 'Em Coming, You Portishead Lovers

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It's been less than 24 hours and more than a hundred of you have entered LAist's Portishead contest. The name of the game? To be considered, you have to comment with a tip for attending Coachella, where Portishead will be playing. If you win, you get a pair of tickets to a Los Angeles area private rehearsal a week from tomorrow. Here are some highlighted tips, good luck to you all! (And if you want to enter, do not comment on this post, comment on the contest post, but feel free to comment for fun here).

  • "MORE IMPORTANT THAN BEER: WHERE TO PEE..." Read more from queequeg
  • "You can trade 10 used plastic bottles you find on the ground for a fresh bottle of water. Good for you body, and good for the earth!" by jonnyz
  • "Print out the set schedule and throw it on a lanyard, then you'll always know what's going on and won't have to go looking for the lineup." by hulahoney83
  • "Well, the biggest issue is losing communication with comrads. I think one very important tip would be to establish a good meeting place that is very visble and obvious. Sometimes cells and texting don't work and/or are inconvenient. Worked really well for me and my friends last year." by iluvbilly
  • "The biggest tip I can give is have all your friend bring Walkie Talkies... Honestly as many temporary towers as Sprint, Verizon, and ATT put up it still won't be enough and you will be dropping calls left and right. So hit up best buy and spend the $40 on a pair of them, you'll be glad you did." by Khaneric
  • "Don't try and bring an empty thermos/jug/any kind of container with the intention of filling it up with water once you get inside, they won't let you in with it. The FAQ on their website only says no camelbacks, but last year they wouldn't let me bring in my little 1/2 gallon thermos. God forbid you should have free water in the desert." by OtterFreak
  • "Make sure to tell Prince that he needs to play "When Doves Cry," and if he doesn't, pelt him with pee filled water bottles and mud." by TarPitRob
  • "WET WIPES Thick Moist Towelettes... for a clean freak with OCD, these are essential!" by csalazar