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Old 11-18-2006, 06:21 AM   #379
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Thanks I think I've got it. However in my consideration how much longer to stay it says the park gates close at sunset. Can we not go out after dark? It gets dark pretty early here. Not used to lock down. No, really, am I misunderstanding, which would not be unusual for me at all?

I am hoping to make it by Thursday and I will be in site #120. I am soooo psyched!

Anyone know the average temperatures for day/night that time of year?
I have stayed there and you can go in and out. I think they mean the none RV section of the park. When you approach the park the RV section is the second entrance the first entrance is for day use by the general public.

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Old 11-18-2006, 06:31 AM   #380
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If I remember correctly a fontain and art work are in the triangle formed by sites 106 and 108 if you want to have breakfast with the arts. I would call to verify.

When I stayed there this summer I changed my site reservations/location before arrival and the charge was eight dollars.

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Question for the locals

I need to ask a few of I'm sure will be many questions, first how far is Apalachicola from where we will be 2 years ago when we went to Disney world and then toured the coast we stumbled up on a place there I just love, since I do have a fetish for raw oysters and I think the little bar/restaurant was called Boss Oysters (they were the best) Question 2 does Topsail have cable hookups?
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Here is a name tag you can put your screen name, your name, your site number and more. The blue tag is the 3rd one down.


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I need to ask a few of I'm sure will be many questions, first how far is Apalachicola from where we will be 2 years ago when we went to Disney world and then toured the coast we stumbled up on a place there I just love, since I do have a fetish for raw oysters and I think the little bar/restaurant was called Boss Oysters (they were the best) Question 2 does Topsail have cable hookups?
Cable...yes

Apalachicola is a good 2 hour + drive SE of TopSail.

What wasd that funny movie where Bing and Hope sing about going to "A p a l a c h i c o l a" ?

You have to go thru Panama City to get there, and that is always intertaining.
A nice along the beach drive if you have a day to spare.

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Who is planning on getting here first?

I have a 'door prize' to donate for some type of competition.
Its really cool...hint hint.
(not name the rally)
Something that all can compete in (MH & TT)...any ideas?

Fear the thumb !////
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How about best decorated campsite as judged by either popular vote or as judged by the park ranger?
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http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/...y=destin%2C+fl

History Weather for January 2006

Highest high = 73^
Lowest high = 46^

Highest low = 62^
Lowest low = 26^

The first weekend was
50/26 on Saturday
68/33 on Sunday

Look at this montly...mostly mid 60s every day
http://www.wunderground.com/history/..._s tatename=NA

What is it like when Alabama beats Auburn?
No one remembers....
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History Weather for January 2006

Highest high = 73^
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Any idea of the Gulf water temp?

I assume it's too cold except for a stray polar bear
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We have lived here on the beach for many years. There are people who go in the gulf in January, but it is not an activity for the timid. The ocean in January is more for looking atr than swimming in.
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Any idea of the Gulf water temp?

I assume it's too cold except for a stray polar bear
Gulf waters do get cool in winter - maybe only moderately compared to the Atlantic where you are - but these waters are shallow and tend to have rapid temperature swings with the air temperatures. Also - there are no islands off this coast so the temps will change rapidly. Off the MS coast there are barrier islands that trap the waters and cause it to stay warm longer but then we don't have the beautiful white beaches they have in FL, ours is man-made.

Be brave and join the POLAR BEAR club - I'll watch from the shore.
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First off...
WAR EAGLE !!!!!
5 5 5 5 5 in a row!

Liberator dressed up in Auburn colors


Now...
Here is the 'door prize' I will donate.
Puurfect for transporting chilled wine from campsite to campsite...
Insulated, wheels, sholder strap, telescopic handle (to help steady carrier)
Will be one still in the wrapper, not this exact one.





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Maybe some kind of drawing...will decide later.
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Great to see Avitars being worked on.
Will make print date December 1st.
Plenty of time for everyone to test.

Anyone need help, I can work on your favorite photo, etc.
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