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    Thread: NC - Wookiee's in the Woods (and Ewoks) Caravan Thread

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      02-20-2012 05:21 PM #1
      For all those in NC who are attending Wookiees in the Woods, Jausley and i are caravanning over to Fontana Dam on Friday 4/20 and would welcome anyone else who wants to join the procession.

      Here is the tentative plan. We can meet up with others any where along this route.
      April 20
      8:30 AM - 9 AM Assemble at Graham, NC
      9 AM - Get on the road towards Asheville
      12:30 to 1 PM Congregate at 12 Bones for Lunch (5 Riverside Drive Asheville NC, 28801)
      ~1 to 2:00 PM Lunch
      2:30 PM Get on the road towards Fontana Village

      I've got a few high range walkie talkies, and would encourage others to bring them as well.

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      PM me or reply if you're interested to figure out details.

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      2. Jsausley (jordan)
      3. ex2k
      4. AAC Welder
      5. Gotsol
      6. RepulsiveSalvation (meeting us at lunch in asheville)

      Let me know who else is coming so we'll know who to wait for when the time comes!

      Stole this from the longball rally guys, but figured I'd post it.


      >>>That being said, don't be an a$$hat. Cruise speeds will be give or take around the speed limit.
      There will be NO racing, reckless driving, or excessive speeding tolerated. If you can't understand this or violate the posted warning, you may be asked to break off from the group and continue separately on your own.

      We're not doing more than 10 over on the way down, don't need any unwanted attention.
      Last edited by slidemx5; 04-16-2012 at 09:24 AM.
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      02-20-2012 05:29 PM #2
      Oh yes! Can't wait for this.

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      02-21-2012 11:34 AM #3
      This is the tentative plan for those interested. Leave Graham around 9am Friday 4/20 and get to Asheville in time for a 12:30-1pm lunch. Then on to Fontana Dam. More details to follow as I've confirmed them.


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      02-22-2012 05:17 PM #4
      I can't wait. Might meet up with you guys in Asheville. Should eat at 12 bones!

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      02-22-2012 10:06 PM #6
      13 bones?
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      02-22-2012 10:43 PM #8
      Nice! Sounds good!
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      02-23-2012 03:53 PM #9
      I should be able to join you guys.

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      02-23-2012 08:01 PM #10
      Nice! Glad to see more people are interested in riding up together.
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      02-23-2012 11:45 PM #11
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      02-27-2012 12:51 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by AAC Welder View Post
      I'm in. Just added it to my work calander, which makes it official.
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      03-09-2012 05:17 PM #13
      I've got three walkies, two of which I can share! Glad to have more folks!
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      04-16-2012 11:48 PM #15
      Oh, and I forgot to mention! I would suggest at this point or sometime this week, if you want to, that you give your name and phone number to Rob or myself just so we can contact you in the event that you are late or we are late or something happens. Just to be sure. Optional of course.

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    17. 04-18-2012 06:15 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by jsausley View Post
      Oh, and I forgot to mention! I would suggest at this point or sometime this week, if you want to, that you give your name and phone number to Rob or myself just so we can contact you in the event that you are late or we are late or something happens. Just to be sure. Optional of course.
      Message sent

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      04-18-2012 08:34 PM #18
      So there happens to be a brewery in Sylva, NC that produces German-style beer... and judging by the map (we literally drive right through, Exit 83 off of 23/74 and less than 1 mile from the exit) and the fact that the Fontana Lodge is in a dry county... Perhaps we could consider a brief pit stop around that area to pick up a growler or two?

      http://www.yourgnometownbrewery.com/
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    19. 04-18-2012 09:43 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by jsausley View Post
      So there happens to be a brewery in Sylva, NC that produces German-style beer... and judging by the map (we literally drive right through, Exit 83 off of 23/74 and less than 1 mile from the exit) and the fact that the Fontana Lodge is in a dry county... Perhaps we could consider a brief pit stop around that area to pick up a growler or two?

      http://www.yourgnometownbrewery.com/

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      Caravan pics! (Thanks Justin and Tara!)




















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      04-17-2012 10:59 PM #21
      Yes send me a message and I'll send you my phone number.

      I'm going to try and be at ausleys at 8:30 but may run a bit late.
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      04-19-2012 12:08 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by jsausley View Post
      So there happens to be a brewery in Sylva, NC that produces German-style beer... and judging by the map (we literally drive right through, Exit 83 off of 23/74 and less than 1 mile from the exit) and the fact that the Fontana Lodge is in a dry county... Perhaps we could consider a brief pit stop around that area to pick up a growler or two?

      http://www.yourgnometownbrewery.com/
      Agreed!
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      04-20-2012 07:37 AM #23
      Yep! Should be there 9 ish.

      I can't find my good walkie talkies so I grabbed a cheap set.
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      04-20-2012 09:16 AM #24
      Leaving in 5 minutes , call my cell if you're still meeting us here nine 1 nine two six 5, seven four 2, 9
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      04-22-2012 12:32 AM #25
      Great meeting you guys and driving with you. I got a ticket on the way home being an idiot.

    26. 04-22-2012 07:06 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by RepulsiveSalvation View Post
      Great meeting you guys and driving with you. I got a ticket on the way home being an idiot.
      Good to see you again Mike. Let me know when you are heading to Wilmington.

      Where did you get pulled over?

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      04-22-2012 07:53 AM #27
      Mike,

      It was good to meet you man, sorry to hear about the ticket!
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      04-22-2012 11:50 AM #28
      Had a great time at the dragon with you guys. Definitely going to do it again next year and hope you guys will too!

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      04-22-2012 07:52 PM #29
      I got the ticket in Sylva.

    30. 04-22-2012 09:09 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by RepulsiveSalvation View Post
      I got the ticket in Sylva.
      dude, that was cool! great music too

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      04-24-2012 08:56 AM #31
      thanks everyone for riding down with us, very very awesome event!

      I'll post some video when I get off an airplane long enough to edit it
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      05-22-2012 08:14 PM #32
      Nice! I took one like that too. Btw took the bra off and no adverse effects!
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      12-11-2012 10:57 AM #33
      Can't wait for this!

      For anyone in NC who is interested in coming:

      http://www.facebook.com/groups/325877767495270/?fref=ts

      http://www.facebook.com/events/263974040375422/

      Probably going to have about 10 cars in the caravan this year.

      I'm sure slidemx5 will have some more details regarding when and where we're meeting and where we might be stopping along the way in a few weeks, once the official WITW threads get posted up.

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      03-01-2013 09:49 AM #34
      Bumping this one!

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