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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon May 23, 2016 9:11 pm

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Nerf seemed like a popular choice:

They have Jolts on clearance at my local Walgreens (who'da thunk?) for $2.99. You want me to grab some?


OH HEeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL yeah!!!! i haven't sucked down a jolt in a decade!
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 6:16 am

I think he meant the Nerf gun.

Wikipedia says Jolt soda officially died in 2009. :(

I could get some SURGE for the BBQ though... :o
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 7:00 am

Well, now we know why it is on sale/clearance!

My favorite from back in the day is Bawls. That would awesome to have at the BBQ.
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 7:25 am

Too bad it is like $5/bottle online.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 8:29 am

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My favorite from back in the day is Bawls. That would awesome to have at the BBQ.


They sell it in-store at our local MicroCenter here for $1.99/bottle.

http://www.microcenter.com/search/searc ... ?Ntt=bawls

I can bring 6 or so bottles of these with me.
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 9:05 am

I saw them at Microcenter and tried the root beer. It wasn't too bad. I'm really a fan of the original and cherry. I remember tons of these things at LAN Parties.

It's $2 a pack on Amazon, too.

I'm going to have two people's worth of stuff, but I might be able to fit a few in the Goldwing.
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 10:07 am

drfish wrote:
I think he meant the Nerf gun.

Wikipedia says Jolt soda officially died in 2009. :(

I could get some SURGE for the BBQ though... :o

Yep. Referring to the Nerf Gun. Sorry for the false sense of hope. :lol:
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 24, 2016 10:55 am

drfish wrote:
Wikipedia says Jolt soda officially died in 2009. :(

Check Wikipedia again, it was a bankruptcy reorg and the brand assets were bought and relaunched as Jolt Energy. (Apparently, also as a sister company to Boyland, which I now see everywhere. Go figure.)

My only recollection of Jolt Cola was in college, 15 years ago. At the time I recall it tasted worse than generic grocery store cola and didn't give any better hit than a strong cup of coffee.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Wed May 25, 2016 7:44 am

3D printed cornhole trophies are confirmed! :D
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Wed May 25, 2016 8:39 am

I've got plans for this too:
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Fri May 27, 2016 6:58 pm

I updated the first post with this information but wanted to give it it's own post as well. We have worked out most of the details for the new shirt options and are ready to share the new look!

We haven't quite worked out the donation amount required to order a shirt (or hat!) yet but I'll add that to the thread next week.

The new shirts are neon, some sort of fancy triple-cotton blend and offered in four colors like the accent color was previously. The artwork has been tweaked to match the changing background color and the color of the embroidery thread on the hat will match the colors on the shirt. The front of the shirt will be silkscreened and the back with the name and numbers will be heat-pressed. Otherwise the original plan is basically the same, pick a size, color, name and number when you donate and first come first serve with numbers because we can't have duplicates. ;)

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Here's the hat design:
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Hope you like them! Now I just need to pick up some blacklights... :o
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sat May 28, 2016 4:23 am

I've added the attendee list and who's-bringing-what list to the first post. Please check it over and let me know if I have it right/how to adjust it.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sun May 29, 2016 10:10 am

Running a public live stream test in case anyone wants to check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XniRgOVSRW4
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sun May 29, 2016 3:31 pm

I must have missed what that camera was because I didn't know it could do 360 video that i can use my phone to look around. The wife is happy that she will be able to keep an eye on me, I mean, make sure I made it there in one piece.
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sun May 29, 2016 5:17 pm

Sweet, yeah, a couple people seemed to miss what I'm so excited about. I'm hoping I can up the video quality a bit...
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon May 30, 2016 2:57 pm

Hello all,

New to the forums. But just wanted to mention that I will arriving to the BBQ Losergamer04. We will be riding motorcycles. So, we wont have much room to bring stuff.
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon May 30, 2016 7:41 pm

Sweet! I think that makes you the first confirmed new attendee this year. :)
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon May 30, 2016 10:55 pm

I think I'll throw my hat in this year.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue May 31, 2016 4:43 am

That would be amazing. 8)
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:04 am

I added a new poll to the thread, please check the first post and vote.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:40 am

Alright, lets try this shirt/hat thing again. I'll keep this post short since you know the score already. Please confirm your selection/make your donation by the end of the month (6/30) to make sure we have time to get them all made.

When you donate please specify the size, color, name, and number you would like for your shirt. If you want a hat please let me know the color you want for the accent color.

Image - $50 for shirts
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This is the new shirt design:
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And this is the matching hat design:
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Looking forward to seeing a bunch of flashy neon gerbils this year, it'll be like our own version of RGB LED madness! :o
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:58 am

Working on the "schedule" for the live stream... Here are the "events" I'm thinking about featuring so far:

AM Cookery/Behind the Scenes
Lunch/Feasting
Cornhole Tournament/Trophy Presentation
Cotton Candy
Giant Bubbles
Ned's Potato Gun
Giveaways?
Hardware Swap Station
Turris Demo?
Homebrew Round Table
Fireworks/Light Show
Bonfire (if lighting and wifi work out)

Thoughts?
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:04 pm

Man, it's a little lonely in this thread...

Anyway, it seems like the separate kiddy cornhole tourney is a thing that people want. I'm thinking I will pick up this set for them to play on - with a special twist that will remain secret until the BBQ... Thoughts?
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:49 pm

drfish wrote:
Man, it's a little lonely in this thread...

Anyway, it seems like the separate kiddy cornhole tourney is a thing that people want. I'm thinking I will pick up this set for them to play on - with a special twist that will remain secret until the BBQ... Thoughts?

My silence does not correlate with my enthusiasm. I look forward to the updates you post. Besides, taking to yourself doesn't mean you're crazy, just having an intelligent conversation ;)

I only wish my kids were going. The wee-est one is too young at under a year.

It seems like a nice enough set but couldn't you just move the other ones closer and maybe use a smaller bag to save a few bucks?
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon Jun 06, 2016 4:47 am

We could move the big ones closer - but part of the reason I want a separate tourney is to free up a board and reduce the time the adult tourney takes. Also, the "special twist" sort of needs its own area... :wink:

Thanks for your feedback, I get nervous when the last five posts in the thread are my own. Now I'm good for at least three more before I get worried again.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:19 am

I think that set looks great for the kids. Plus, the bags will probably be a little lighter. I think some of the littler kids have a hard time with the bags we use. Great idea!! :D
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:22 am

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Thanks for your feedback, I get nervous when the last five posts in the thread are my own. Now I'm good for at least three more before I get worried again.



I check in everyday, just dont have much to add right now.......trying to see if my brother can make it with me this year, or if the family is coming.
Once we closer i'll be talking more smack about stiffie :)

Also, as usual (when I make it anyway), I'll be on stand by for the last minute stuff, and will be checking in from the road to see what we inevitably forgot to get.
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:36 am

drfish wrote:
Sweet! I think that makes you the first confirmed new attendee this year. :)

I had planned to attend this year, but I'll be having minor surgery earlier in the month, and I'm not quite sure how I'll be feeling by that point. I do live close though (Chicago), and have passed through Holland many times.
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:46 am

drfish wrote:
Alright, lets try this shirt/hat thing again. I'll keep this post short since you know the score already. Please confirm your selection/make your donation by the end of the month (6/30) to make sure we have time to get them all made.


Done. Picked my color, #, size, etc... oh ****.... i said XL, it should have been 2XL, if it can't be changed, so be it!

woot woot @ the beer round table! :)
 
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Re: TR BBQ "2nd-10th" - Official Thread - July 23, 2016

Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:52 pm

Thanks buddy! Plenty of time to change, another three weeks before I need to finalize the orders.

I saw the sew-out for the hat embroidery today so I'll have pics of the real hat soon.
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