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Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« on: July 22, 2010, 04:32:04 pm »
It's time for another Austin SnS gathering! Come out to Third Base on Monday night, July 26 to see which team will shit the bed on FSN-HD!

It'll be great to see everyone there and hopefully see some members who haven't met yet. Will JackAstro make it? Will Taras come back into the fold? No doubt we'll be making remote postings to the GZ for those Central-Texas-challenged folks.

We have an area reserved for us as the 'Astro Watch Group' and we'll even have audio for this one, so clearly Third Base is impressed with our ability to float their electric bill for July.

Come one, come all!

Monday night, 7/26 vs FTC, 7:05 start

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2010, 04:33:01 pm »
Have you warned them about the potential Shiner consumption issue?

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2010, 04:33:53 pm »
Have you warned them about the potential Shiner consumption issue?

Consumption? Didn't we have a TB thread already?
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2010, 05:42:17 pm »
I may be a little late, but I'll be there.  Warning: I will be wearing a cap and sitting near some of you.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2010, 05:43:40 pm »
Shouldn't the correct abbreviation of "Austin Spikes 'n' Stars" be "ASS"?

Also, in my experience, Shiner always helps with getting to third base.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2010, 05:57:29 pm »
Also, in my experience, Shiner always helps with getting to third base.

Perfect.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2010, 06:13:54 pm »
I can make this, although I might be a little late.  Perfect time to finally present you with your long overdue "prize" for winning last years trivia contest.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2010, 06:28:54 pm »
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2010, 07:55:22 pm »
If Nash comes, I'm there.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2010, 08:00:37 pm »
Yeah, he said he'd show.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2010, 08:08:35 pm »
Since no one offered up their frequent flyer miles to me, I will not be attending.  In the spirit of alcohol and Austin celebrations, however, I am pleased to note that (while running an errand for a friend) I saw not one, but two, lonely bottles of Tito's Vodka sitting on the top shelf of a liquor store here in the suburbs of Portland.  I'm pleased to announce that both bottles have now found a freezer to call home, and will be treated with the love and respect that both have so duly earned.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2010, 08:14:03 pm »
Sorry you won't be there physically, but I bet we can hoist at least one in your honor. Not sure how we'd post it to the GZ though.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2010, 06:39:10 am »
No surgery scheduled for this year so, I'm a no-show. Have a blast!
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2010, 08:26:15 am »
Just checked the rotation and we'll be watching Carlos Silva battling The Kid, as Wesley Wright gets his second start in the Mud 'n Blood, and both will be vs. FTC. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow night.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2010, 04:56:54 pm »
It's looking more and more like I won't make it there any sooner than 8:30ish (might still be sooner, like straight up 8 if I'm lucky).  But so far, all systems go unless I have what is now becoming the normal "Horrible Monday" at work.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2010, 06:47:22 pm »
8:30 is better than not at all. Good luck!
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2010, 07:59:04 pm »
I'll make an AA gathering one of these days.  Alas, we're hitting dollar dogs/drinks at the Dell tomorrow night.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #17 on: July 26, 2010, 08:40:21 am »
I'll make an AA gathering one of these days.  Alas, we're hitting dollar dogs/drinks at the Dell tomorrow night.

It's no longer "AA", but now "ASS".  Keep up, son.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #18 on: July 26, 2010, 11:35:29 am »
I'll regrettably be unable to attend this evening's ASS-fest, owing to ridiculous work obligations. (deep meditative sigh)

Someone please tip out some Shiner for your fallen homie. And let's do this on a semi-regular basis, so I can try to break free from the shackles of The Man long enough to drink with you depraved miscreants lovely people.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #19 on: July 26, 2010, 11:44:37 am »
So far I've got it as me, the Raups, and latecomers Noe and Wild Dog. That's a light turnout. Anybody else intending to show?
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #20 on: July 26, 2010, 11:48:22 am »
So far I've got it as me, the Raups, and latecomers Noe and Wild Dog. That's a light turnout. Anybody else intending to show?

I'll be there. Of course, that may be why there's a light turnout.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #21 on: July 26, 2010, 11:51:02 am »
I assumed it was my stink but I didn't want to give voice to my fears.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #22 on: July 26, 2010, 04:11:51 pm »
Yeah, I'll be there.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #23 on: July 26, 2010, 04:27:53 pm »
I'm going to be there, but I'll be late. Probably 7:30 - 8:00.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #24 on: July 26, 2010, 04:30:52 pm »
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #25 on: July 26, 2010, 05:21:36 pm »
WOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Looking forward to some FTC hate.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #26 on: July 27, 2010, 05:44:22 am »
We had a great time watching the no-hitter and the futility of Your 2010 Houston Astros, but our mojo wasn't strong enough to bring home a win for The Good Guys. Thanks to all who could make it and I think there was a consensus to try to do this on a more than annual basis.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #27 on: July 27, 2010, 08:50:43 am »
We had a great time watching the no-hitter and the futility of Your 2010 Houston Astros, but our mojo wasn't strong enough to bring home a win for The Good Guys. Thanks to all who could make it and I think there was a consensus to try to do this on a more than annual basis.

Somehow we managed to avoid screwing up Garza's no-hitter, so we have that going for us.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #28 on: July 27, 2010, 09:02:11 am »
thanks to Ron Brand for organizing this. good times.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #29 on: July 27, 2010, 09:07:12 am »
Next time, y'all should watch an hour of Hee Haw prior to the game.  That will get the BBGs in a more benevolent mood.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #30 on: July 27, 2010, 09:20:49 am »
Next time, y'all should watch an hour of Hee Haw prior to the game.  That will get the BBGs in a more benevolent mood.

We talked about doing a Wednesday, but nobody is sure whether the good Wednesday mojo is stronger than our bad-ASS mojo.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #31 on: July 27, 2010, 09:45:17 am »
Next time, y'all should watch an hour of Hee Haw prior to the game.  That will get the BBGs in a more benevolent mood.
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #32 on: July 27, 2010, 11:25:12 am »
Somehow The Man who had JackAstro by the throat had a free hand to do the same to me.  I was not let loose of His clutches until late in the evening.  Sorry about the no-show, it was not my intent to succumb to such horrors, but duty calls and The Man is well.... The Man.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #33 on: July 27, 2010, 03:42:59 pm »
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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #34 on: July 27, 2010, 06:27:03 pm »
It was fun, even though we did sit through a loss.  It was good to put some more faces to names and get the monkey off my back that was last years trivia prize.  Nice job putting it together Ron Brand, I'm in for next time too.  Let's do it again soon.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #35 on: July 27, 2010, 08:40:32 pm »
Yeah, that was a lot of fun. Still irritated, though, that they took their chili off of the menu.

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Re: Austin SnS gathering 7/26
« Reply #36 on: July 27, 2010, 08:43:52 pm »
So next time one of us will stop off at the Chili Parlor and get a gallon and some plastic bowls. We'll shame them into bringing it back.
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