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Old 01-11-2012, 06:41 PM   #43
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Are campfires allowed at each site? That's a biggie for my husband and kids! And is this kid-friendly? We have a few!
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:19 PM   #44
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Skatiero, their campfire rule says no ground fires, cooking fires must be inside each sites grill. Don't know if they allow fires in a raised fire ring, I will try to find out. We like campfires also. And heck yea kids are welcome. Both of our sons will be there. EVERYONE is welcome. They have a playground there also.
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Now I don't know if I should be relieved or disappointed...
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:15 PM   #46
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We both now have permission to be off the 23rd of March. I don't know if I can handle a 3 day weekend, though. I may have to bring a screwdriver and fix somebody's trailer...
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:22 PM   #47
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We both now have permission to be off the 23rd of March. I don't know if I can handle a 3 day weekend, though. I may have to bring a screwdriver and fix somebody's trailer...
Glad you can make it. Reminds me of a story a Doctor friend tells. Every time he goes to a family reunion, his kin folk line up for a free check up!
We won't do you that way, but go ahead and load up on rivets and some spare parts just in case.
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Old 01-12-2012, 08:13 PM   #48
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Details to follow, but we're in!
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Old 01-12-2012, 08:27 PM   #49
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BRAD that's great news, we look forward to seeing you and Karen up here in our neck of the woods. Shaping up to be a good time.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:52 PM   #50
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it will be fun, and we're gonna need a drummer! Start practicing Wipe OUT.
Wipe Out? I believe that the PizzaChop clan had more to do with that than Brad.

Well, I've never been to Charlotte, but I've been to Oklahoma.

(just kidding about Oklahoma, the phrase just kept going once I typed Charlotte...this is an obscure stretch at a reference to Three Dog Night).
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Old 01-13-2012, 09:12 PM   #51
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Hey you guys, I know Three Dog Night. Still hear them often up here on a classic station out of Charlotte. Had 'em on an 8 track tape, one of my favs in my Fairlane while crusin' with my girlfriend, who happens to be my wife of nearly 40 years now.. Funny how the good things just hang around and get better with age.
I've seen Brad whacking on the bongos and the drums, keep waiting for him to break out on WIPEOUT! A classic drumm'n tune.
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:08 PM   #52
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Directions and information on the campground can be found at Carowinds.com. There is a link, with a map of the campground. The pull thru sites in the Maple section look good, #'s 149 - 171. Also back in sites #'s 139 - 148. Should be plenty to choose from when you arrive. And Skatiero, sorry, looks like they took the playground out. They do have a pool table & some other games inside the Lodge.
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Hey John,

Sounds like you started something here. We can't make this one but we may drop in for a visit Saturday evening. Save us some cold ones

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Sounds like you started something here. We can't make this one but we may drop in for a visit Saturday evening. Save us some cold ones
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Kevin , wish you could join us , hope you and Sally can drop by Saturday. We will have the cold ones waiting. Trying to get this thing jump started. Seems like there are Forums Rallys all over the place but none here in the Carolinas. Hope to fix that beginning this March, it is overdue. Things seem to be rolling along pretty good. See you there.
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We are thinking we might try to come but it would be a late Friday evening arrival. Do you know if that would be a problem? Maybe 9:30-10:00 PM. Do we need to make prearrival arrangements to secure a spot? It would be the first trip in our new 25 foot Flying Cloud-just traded our 20 foot Safari.

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Tom & Deborah, great to hear you may be able to make it. A late arrival won't be a problem, there is no gate, there will be plenty of sites, and the red carpet will be rolled out for you. We will be easy to spot, look for the shiny things on your left as you approach the lodge. There are pull thru sites available to make it easy. And congratulations on the new FC. It will be an honor to have you join us for the first trip! John
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