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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:40 pm

Ah, a game that is much more my speed.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:37 pm

I wanted to come last year but my daughter was too young to go. Trying to beg the wife so that maybe I can go this year!

probably unlikely even given the above
 
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:29 pm

I put you on the fresh meat list, good luck! :o
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:09 pm

My only other time going was when my oldest was 2 and she had a great time. She loved the epic bubbles.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:41 pm

I've been attending since BBQ IX (despite their protestations of orthodoxy the Guild, the Bene Gesserit, and the Corrinos cannot live without the Ixian devices which "skirt" the Butlerian Rule) and it has always been 100% family-friendly.

I also just purchased from Amazon a box of 100 1.5" glow-sticks so that DrFish/Colton can relive 2 years ago. I'll test before heading out, but my guess is that a #1 Phillips screwdriver will make a proper and secure hole in both ends of the Meijer's taters I shall purchase that Saturday morning so that, after dark, the Golden Path of the Tuber may be observed by all. Crysknives are optional and the Fish Speakers are NOT invited.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:14 pm

The potato tracer round was epic. So simple, and yet, so satisfying.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:34 am

Once again I would like to ask for donations to the bbq fireworks show. Please pm me for Paypal info and feel free to make requests. It is helpful to plan early and receive any donations in advance so we can allocate our finances accordingly. Thanks!!!
 
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:57 am

drfish wrote:
The potato tracer round was epic. So simple, and yet, so satisfying.

The 2"x3" baggie came in the mail yesterday from Amaron. In a 11x17 padded mailer.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:41 pm

Sorry to say I can't make it.
4h and County Fair happening this week.
Mebbe next year we could do it last week of july or in august instead?
I wish to see things not as they are but as they should be.

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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Being closer to the event, I can confirm my attendance, barring of course any kind of catastrophe, but then catastrophes in my life tend to be the result of family, and family is all in Muskegon, so a catastrophe means I'll be in the area anyway. :wink:

I've been pondering on what to bring and I was wondering how attendees last year felt about my previous choice of the Sprecher soda selection? Did people like that such that I should consider bringing a haul of that again or should I consider something different this time?
 
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:08 pm

Sorry I took so long to check in, me and family are in
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:34 pm

idchafee wrote:
Sorry I took so long to check in, me and family are in

There goes the neighborhood :)
 
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:30 pm

And I'm out. :( New job came too late, didn't have the finances for airfare in time, and the prices are ramping up. If there's a sudden last minute dip in pricing, I might still make it, but I expect not. Sorry all.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:57 am

Now you will never get the pillowcase you left there 5 years ago....
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:03 am

That's not funny. My wife still gets upset when she thinks of that.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:21 am

That'll teach you to take one of her favorite pillowcases!
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:23 am

Sure did. Wasnt one of her favorites, exactly, but it did break a set and nearly some of my fingers.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:39 am

I'm sure you could've Paypaled drfish the postage to have it mailed back to you...
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:17 pm

Last I heard, no one had seen it. Did it turn up later?
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:38 pm

Nope, the mystery of the missing pillow case was never solved... :-?
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:45 pm

Ahh, so it went completely MIA. Strange.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:59 pm

In a case like this, ask Gleek.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:54 pm

Last year there was much boasting between the youths about who could program the better cornhole simulator. As these things go, the challenge was forgotten and is now being rushed at the last minute. The screenshot below comes from my nephew's desktop after about 6 hours of rapid development. According to him, the game should be ready before the BBQ.

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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:00 pm

Will it be on the ios or google app stores?
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:09 pm

Heh, that's up to him.
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:23 pm

[quote="drfish"]As these things go, the challenge was forgotten and is now being rushed at the last minute./quote]
Um, isn't that how development works? Last-minute and IV drips of Mountain Dew?
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:25 pm

Captain Ned wrote:
In a case like this, ask Gleek.


meh. pillowcases? that's not my territory. so i'm without any answers.

Mr. Robot wrote:
I've been pondering on what to bring and I was wondering how attendees last year felt about my previous choice of the Sprecher soda selection? Did people like that such that I should consider bringing a haul of that again or should I consider something different this time?


dude, those sprecher soda's were a hit! all flavours! so good. so much sugar. bring on the #beetus!

anyways, u may have to change my attendance from YES ZOMG YES to **** MAYBE NOT cuz of stupid work related crazyness i can't get out of unless I quit.

i'm still thinking how i'd be able to "work from home" in holland, but as it looks now, it's very unlikely the amount of support and bandwidth needed could justify it.

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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:32 pm

Ugh, that sucks. All the more so because Sheldon finally committed to being at the BBQ instead of going to his girlfriend's best friend's wedding a couple hours away. He's been vexed about that for months, but I was all like, "come on, do it for gleek!"
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:25 am

Hi there, newcomer here signing up for me, wife, and toddler. We'll be glad to bring a dessert.

How do we get more info like where the place is? PM? You'll have to forgive me if this has already been said somewhere.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:34 am

Sweet, welcome, I'll put you on the list!

I send out PMs the week before the BBQ with the specific info about the address and my direct contact info.

Looking forward to meeting you. :)
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