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Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:30 pm

Wow, how did Oshkosh sneak up on me so quickly this year???

Who's in for Black Otter 2019? What day works best? I rather liked Tuesday last year. Only downside is <not> missing out on the Van's banquet.

Thoughts?
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby painless » Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:24 pm

Me! Me! Me! Plus one.

Since Tuesdsy is like Saturday to me, that works :good job:

Btw... how many years does this make that we have been going there? I would think we are due for some sort of milestone anniversary. Cause to celebrate.....more! :lol:
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bruceh » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:13 pm

I’ll be there with my daughter. Can’t wait!
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:01 pm

This will be my 8th Oshkosh, 7th in my RV-7 and 6th consecutive! I don't recall if I went to The Black Otter my first year - I drove in from Chicago and only spent one night (CJ's tent in Camp Scholler :o ).

Let's make it Tuesday. Who's got rides, and how many can you squeeze in? Right now for attendees I have:

  • (2) Painless and Guest
  • (1) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby painless » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:01 am

bullojm1 wrote:- I drove in from Chicago and only spent one night (CJ's tent in Camp Scholler :o ).

Let's make it Tuesday. Who's got rides, and how many can you squeeze in? Right now for attendees I have:

  • (2) Painless and Guest
  • (1) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock


One night in a tent with CJ.... Have you recovered yet?? :o


I’ll have the Queen of the Fleet there, but may just have one free seat. I’m going to assume Eric S will be attending as well.
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby speedpants » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:36 pm

I'm in this year!!....bring on the meat sweats!!
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:54 pm

Updated list 7/11

Attendees:
  • (2) Painless and Guest
  • (1) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock
  • (2) Chad and Jeff with VP
  • (1) Mitchapalooza's own, Mitch (aka speedpantsless).
  • (1++) CJ and the 100 people he invites
  • (2) Arie and Kian from South Africa (Maybe)
  • (2) Steve and Steve Wisniewski (Maybe's - Locals, don't need a driver)

Drivers:
  • Painless - has room for 1.
  • Chad - has room for 2-3.
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby ptrotter » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:00 pm

I'm In.
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:21 pm

Updated list 7/11 #2

Attendees:
  • (2) Painless and Guest
  • (1) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock
  • (2) Chad and Jeff with VP
  • (1) Mitchapalooza's own, Mitch (aka speedpantsless).
  • (1++) CJ and the 100 people he invites
  • (2) Arie and Kian from South Africa (Maybe)
  • (2) Steve and Steve Wisniewski (Maybe's - Locals, don't need a driver)
  • (1) Paul Totter (Pauly-T)
  • (3) Bob Leffler +2

Drivers:
  • Painless - has room for 1.
  • Chad - has room for 2-3.
  • Bob Leffler's driver, Steve, has room for 1.
  • Paul - how many can you squeeze in? I believe you always have a car??
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby leffler » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:31 pm

Bob, Ken, and Steve are in.......

Steve has his pickup truck with him this year due to the Superior recall. Should have room for 1 more.
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby painless » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:50 pm

Chad?? Who is this, Chad of whom you speak?? :dunno:
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:59 pm

Updated list 7/12

Attendees:
  • (2) Painless and Guest [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock
  • (2) Chad and Jeff with VP [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Mitchapalooza's own, Mitch (aka speedpantsless).
  • (1++) CJ and the 100 people he invites
  • (2) Arie and Kian from South Africa [HAS RIDE]
  • (2) Steve and Steve Wisniewski (Maybe's - Locals, don't need a driver) [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Paul Trotter (Pauly-T) [HAS RIDE]
  • (3) Bob Leffler +2 [HAS RIDE]

Drivers:
  • Painless - has room for 1.
  • Chad - has room for 2-3.
  • Bob Leffler's driver, Steve, has room for 1.
  • Paul - how many can you squeeze in? I believe you always have a car??
  • Arie and Kian - room for 3
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby flytoboat » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:44 pm

Looks like 5 from Illinois:
Don Miller
Lou Dieu
Stephen Helpingstine
Gene and Jan Helmkamp
See you Tuesday night!
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby ptrotter » Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:41 pm

What time at the Otter?

I have room in my car for 3. I usually take CJ since nobody else can put up with him for that long!
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby painless » Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:37 pm

I’ve found well placed duct tape works well on him Paul....
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:27 am

Painless - you really think it's that easy to keep CJ's mouth shut? Duct Tape? HA!

Updated list 7/19

Attendees:
  • (2) Painless and Guest [HAS RIDE]
  • (2) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock
  • (2) Chad and Jeff with VP [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Mitchapalooza's own, Mitch (aka speedpantsless).
  • (2) CJ and Markham
  • (2) Arie and Kian from South Africa [HAS RIDE]
  • (2) Steve and Steve Wisniewski (Maybe's - Locals, don't need a driver) [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Paul Trotter (Pauly-T) [HAS RIDE]
  • (3) Bob Leffler +2 [HAS RIDE]

Drivers:
  • Painless - has room for 1.
  • Chad - has room for 2-3.
  • Bob Leffler's driver, Steve, has room for 1.
  • Arie and Kian - room for 3
  • Paul Trotter - room for 3.


Looks like we only have 6 people who need rides, and 10 free spots. Plan to leave Osh 4:30-5pm?
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:25 am

Updated list 7/20

Attendees:
  • (2) Painless and Guest [HAS RIDE]
  • (2) Bruce +1
  • (1) Bullock
  • (2) Chad and Jeff with VP [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Mitchapalooza's own, Mitch (aka speedpantsless).
  • (2) CJ and Markham
  • (2) Arie and Kian from South Africa [HAS RIDE]
  • (2) Steve and Steve Wisniewski (Maybe's - Locals, don't need a driver) [HAS RIDE]
  • (1) Paul Trotter (Pauly-T) [HAS RIDE]
  • (3) Bob Leffler +2 [HAS RIDE]
  • (4) Don Miller and guests [HAS RIDE]
  • (2) Brian and Shantel Chesteen

Drivers:
  • Painless - has room for 1.
  • Chad - has room for 2-3.
  • Bob Leffler's driver, Steve, has room for 1.
  • Arie and Kian - room for 3
  • Paul Trotter - room for 3.
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby Brantel » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:12 pm

Brian and Shantel have a ride! Thank you Don!
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby leffler » Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:51 pm

What time to meet at the Black Otter?
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Re: Black Otter 2019!

Postby bullojm1 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:13 am

Aiming to arrive 530ish?

There might be a slight issue....they claim they didn't order enough prime rib :o . I am going to call them when they open at 4pm and let everyone know. We have a few alternative places picked just in case.
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