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Mardi Gras or Bust

Discussion in 'Free Fire Zone' started by Slipdigit, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Yes indeed, any and all who reads in this great forum is hereby invited to participate in the Orion Experience first hand. Big fun to be had by all. No joke!
     
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  2. PzJgr

    PzJgr Drill Instructor

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    If Otto the master can make it, the Texas Ambassador to Ohio will make the trip as well. Whoop on the Aggie band that does travel a lot.
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    We’ll all have to work on him then. Let’s get a big enough group to call it a WW2F conference. Jeff can lead a tour of the USS Kidd since he’s an honorary Coonass now.
     
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  4. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Honorary coonass. Not sure that is a compliment.
     
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  5. George Patton

    George Patton Canadian Refugee

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    Send me a reminder next year and I'll try to make it.
     
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    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    It is.
     
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  7. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Bring yer tank. I'll put in the parade line up.
     
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  8. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    And you have to dress up like Oddball from Kelly's Heroes as well.
     
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  9. George Patton

    George Patton Canadian Refugee

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    Knock it off with them negative waves. I have a beard but it's short, as is my hair. And I have a receeding hairline. I'm not sure I can pull it off. Woof woof! Woof woof!

     
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  10. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Fix a wig to the pilots hat, a la Gallagher. Nobody will know the difference. Now keep thinking them positive waves baby.
     
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  11. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I can come as Kelly, Bobby. You can be Big Joe, haircut and all.
     
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  12. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Well, seems like the Orion Experience has come and gone without any fanfare. Maybe that's because Jeff and his Alabamians missed the Carnival this year. Had to do it all by my lonesome so....well there were 49 other guests at my tables along with about 3,500 other close friends and revelers in the River Center celebrating another festive Mardi Gras. So I made do with the situation as best as I could. This was our 22nd year, and it was a good one.
     
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  13. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Here's a few pix of the Orion Experience

    This is one of my couzan's hurling in the garbage can at Happy's Irish Pub on 3rd Street in Baton Rouge Friday night during the Pub Crawl.

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    The winning hand at the Pub Crawl. The purse was $400.00 total.

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    The courtyard at Happy's.

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    My friend-girl Renee and yours truly at a social event leading up to the Orion Experience. Yeah, I’m in a tux

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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    More Orion Experience pix:

    Me and a girl that was walking by that wanted a pic with a cool dude.

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    A couzan taking a pre-gala selfie.

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    More couzans and significant others of couzans, and some friends too.

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    Me (in purple) and my valet (another couzan) on the float.

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    Really great photos, thanks! My son and his wife from Chambersburg are there again this year. He rides a float in the Endymion Parade.
     
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  16. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    luv the 58...want to party with 58, except the whole travel, planes/cabs, big city, big money, etc.
    my goal is not to puke in a bucket, then try to get back to hotel etc.
    im more of a quiet guy.
    id prefer a condo in lake louise /banff/ jasper/ waterton or a
    campground where u cant get lost.
    come visit waterton, ill gladly meet and greet.
     
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    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    and 58, seeings how u know the ladies- tell them u know an honest canadian guy looking for a good gal.
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I'm eyeing suspiciously a coonass that can't hold its likker.
     
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    He tried running with the big dogs. But he should’ve stayed on the porch with the puppies.
     
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    TD-Tommy776 Man of Constant Sorrow

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    You definitely out-kicked your coverage, Bobby. :D
     
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