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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3500 on: October 12, 2017, 07:53:31 AM »
Somewhere Black Biff Stadler's pants are dropping.

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The highest elevation I got last Sunday at Rocky Mountain National Park.  I've got so many more pictures to go through when I get home tomorrow night, but this was the only one someone took of me (aka not a selfie).  Damn was it really cold and windy up there.  I think this pic was one of the few moments when the gusts calmed down. 

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3501 on: October 12, 2017, 01:47:05 PM »
Nice! Alpine Lodge area Im guessing? When we were there last year, I ran up those steps on the hill Rocky style and immediately regretted it...

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3502 on: October 12, 2017, 02:08:21 PM »
Nice! Alpine Lodge area Im guessing? When we were there last year, I ran up those steps on the hill Rocky style and immediately regretted it...
I walked nice and slow, and still regretted it.
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3503 on: October 12, 2017, 02:42:10 PM »
Nice! Alpine Lodge area Im guessing? When we were there last year, I ran up those steps on the hill Rocky style and immediately regretted it...
I walked nice and slow, and still regretted it.

Yup, thats the spot and yea, I got to say it was tough taking it slow up there.  I did the steps with an old lady and a little boy while rotating being ahead/behind an asian family based on when we would all stop for air.  I'm glad I went up, never did anything like that before and I think that's my personal elevation record.

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3504 on: October 12, 2017, 03:32:13 PM »
Go back in the Summer and hit Mt. Evans. It's a great day-trip and you can drive up to 14.2k+. You'll also be able to spend some quality time in RMNP, exploring some of the lakes and whatnot. In fact, the drive between the two, including the Peak To Peak Scenic Byway, is a hoot in and of itself.
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3505 on: October 12, 2017, 03:49:19 PM »
Yea, that sounds awesome.  Gotta take the gf on that sort of trip too.  We are constantly talking about planning another NP trip and she saw some of my pictures and is insanely jealous now.

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3506 on: October 13, 2017, 05:58:54 PM »
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In my usual spot in the back corner, observing without interfering, unseen and unheard, although there are some reports that I could actually be heard this time, so that's cool.



Last time we were there, there were sound issues and I could barely be heard, if at all.  We fixed that.

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3507 on: October 13, 2017, 07:50:19 PM »
Yes, you do.

Hey, we'll be out in McHenry again later this month.  Oct 28.  Put it on your calendar.  I want to see you at one of our gigs sometime.

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3508 on: October 13, 2017, 09:32:40 PM »
Yes, you do.

Hey, we'll be out in McHenry again later this month.  Oct 28.  Put it on your calendar.  I want to see you at one of our gigs sometime.

28th isn't good, the next day is my daughters birthday party. But seriously. I need to see you at a gig. Sooner than later.
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3509 on: October 13, 2017, 10:41:30 PM »
Yes, you do.

Hey, we'll be out in McHenry again later this month.  Oct 28.  Put it on your calendar.  I want to see you at one of our gigs sometime.

28th isn't good, the next day is my daughters birthday party. But seriously. I need to see you at a gig. Sooner than later.

Dude. Just hire Orbert to play her birthday!

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3510 on: October 13, 2017, 10:53:53 PM »
She's gotta be four or five by now, isn't she?  Time is flyin'.

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3511 on: October 14, 2017, 01:21:52 AM »
Somewhere Black Biff Stadler's pants are dropping.

I'm tempted to refute but I've always been a shitty liar.
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3512 on: October 14, 2017, 03:29:23 PM »
She's gotta be four or five by now, isn't she?  Time is flyin'.

Faster than you think. She's turning 7.
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3514 on: October 14, 2017, 11:31:11 PM »



Orbert, you sure do look different when you aren't on stage...
I just don't understand what they were trying to achieve with any part of the song, either individually or as a whole. You know what? It's the Platypus of Dream Theater songs. That bill doesn't go with that tail, or that strange little furry body, or those webbed feet, and oh god why does it have venomous spurs!? And then you find out it lays eggs too. The difference is that the Platypus is somehow functional despite being a crazy mishmash or leftover animal pieces

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3515 on: October 15, 2017, 01:14:05 PM »
Great pics of the DTF meeting! That Barto beard tho!
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3516 on: October 15, 2017, 01:19:01 PM »
Barto thought he was going to the Duck Dynasty meetup, except when he got there he realized it was the Dork Dynasty.
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3517 on: October 15, 2017, 01:19:38 PM »
It's been for a long time.   Ask Jingleboy and Lonestar about that
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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3518 on: October 15, 2017, 04:16:38 PM »
It's been for a long time.   Ask Jingleboy and Lonestar about that

Yeah, pretty sure we started that tradition back about 5 years ago when RJ and momstar came up to Buffalo to visit his daughter at school.  Mrs.jingle and I drove down from Toronto, and we met up for the first time.  We decided to flip the bird as a tongue-in-cheek 'screw you DTF!  We're here having fun together, and you're not'.  Then I did it with Joe a few months later.  I still have all the pics with everyone I've ever flipped the bird with.  I think - by virtue of his recent concert meetups, Nick has me beat with the number (and certainly geographic scope) of people he's met.

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Re: Post Your Picture Thead v. Surfin' Bird
« Reply #3519 on: October 15, 2017, 07:53:10 PM »
She's gotta be four or five by now, isn't she?  Time is flyin'.

Faster than you think. She's turning 7.

Damn, I remember captioning a picture of her as a very newborn "Quaid, start the reactor!" Because she was making a hand gesture and looking like Kuato fro Total Recall.