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Old 04-10-2007, 02:45 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by BamCamper
What is the "policy" on this? Does she have to leave her SOB at home in order to come along? Would she camp somewhere near the cluster of silver but not too close? I know it's an Airstream Rally but...

Our first thought is to ask your dear friend if she minds wrapping her SOB in aluminum foil for the rally or alternatively getting a big can of silver spray paint?

And then again, several kegs of beers next to her front door would be a great disguise. "Special Edition" aluminum pods! That qualifies in our book. After all, after a few beers.....who cares....or even....who could tell the difference.

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Old 04-10-2007, 02:58 PM   #16
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I can tell you that from a Forums stand point, the more the merrier. We obviously would like them to work through the reservation process with us and let us know that they are coming.

From my standpoint for Moraine View, I like to keep track of attendance for providing memento's of the occasion. Knowing you are coming assures that you will be getting one.


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Old 04-10-2007, 04:59 PM   #17
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I'm very glad to see the attitude on the forum

I'm a new member and just wanted to say I'm proud of all of you. Personally, I don't care if a couple next door is in a tent if they're good neighbors. Not everyone can afford an Airstream, even a used one. I'm shopping for a trailer now, but I'm looking forward to the people I'll meet and enjoy. The trailer is secondary. The way I look at it, if Bill Gates pulls up next to me, he'll beat anything I'll ever own. There's not much reason for me to feel exclusive. I'd much rather that the young couple in the tent remembered the folks in the silver trailer that invited them over for dinner when it was raining so hard.
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:02 PM   #18
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I know your friends would be welcomed at our event in Hiawassee in April!
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:17 PM   #19
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and you have to remember 29 palms

the very funny "airstream" with a Prevost paint job of course she would be welcome at a NRRR
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:59 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Goin camping
Are you asking about a WBCCI or a Forum Rally?

WBCCI it needs to be a buddy rally for an SOB to attend.

Forum Rally I don't think it would be an issue but you might want to toss it onto that rallies thread before she signs up.
I concur. The forum does not require Airstream ownership, and being on the forums does not even require registering. So I feel that a forum rally is kind of an extensionof the forums, and everyone would be welcome.

Often guests on the forums are seeking advice or "feeling out" the community. And they are welcome, and all are welcomed when they join. As such, I think forum rallys would welcome guests, either camping or walk-in visitors.

I think that not all good people in the world have Airstreams, and not all Airstream owners are necessarily good people (but most seem to be...of course, I'm a limited observer, and not in the WBCCI).

As far as I am concerned, all would be welcome, although signing up allows better estimates for time management, food, tours, food, prizes, food, raffles, and pot lucks.

So bring whomever is free-spirited enough to join in the fun!
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Old 04-10-2007, 07:07 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by CanoeStream
We have another member here who is bringing his SOB to the Midwest rally.
I'm the SOB that's bringing the SOB...

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Old 04-10-2007, 07:18 PM   #22
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Yes, my experience is that Airstreamers are great! Our first rally we had a 1946 Kit teardrop trailer and we were welcome. You might want to warn the person. We now have the teardrop and 2 Airstreams.
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Old 04-10-2007, 07:31 PM   #23
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I've had several SOBs. Each one better than the next. Now I have the AS. I would have loved it to have been asked into an Airstream group. Maybe I would not have taken so long to get my own AS.

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Old 04-11-2007, 06:45 AM   #24
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All kidding aside, we decided on an Airstream and I found this forum in the process of deciding. I also found that there was going to be a forum rally in north Georgia in the fall of that year. I asked if we could attend for the afternoon and potluck sans Airstream and was welcomed by all that was there. We had a great time and attended another the following spring. We missed a couple before we actually bought our Airstream and the first that was scheduled after we bought it because of a family conflict, but we attended the very next forum rally in the south (Can Opener Rally) and had a great time seeing most of the same folks from the first two rallies we had attended.

You make friends at these forum rallies that stick with you even though you may not see them for over a year or you may see three or four months later at the next forum rally in your region.

Encourage your friend to come to the rally and have her/him make new friends and she/he will want to attend the next rallies they have. Who knows, she/he may even attend some that you can't make it to. If the folks that organize that rally don't maker her/him feel completely welcome, then shame on them! You might want to find a new forum rally to attend the next time. I truly believe that won't be the case, though.
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Old 04-11-2007, 11:39 AM   #25
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I was talking about a Forums Rally and not a WBCCI Rally. The WBCCI Rallies do tend to be more formally "organized" and probably less appropriate for a non Airstream Rallier, even as a "buddy".

It's good to hear that most people would be welcoming. Forum Rallies are pretty flexible and fun. I know I always feel "the more the merrier".

The problem really would be for the SOB. They might feel like they are wearing shorts to a formal event!
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Old 04-11-2007, 12:00 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by BamCamper
The problem really would be for the SOB. They might feel like they are wearing shorts to a formal event!
You could give them a can of silver spray paint . Okay, maybe not. We have relatives and friends that own SOB's. We make sure to invite them to all activities, and plan functions at their coaches so they don't feel "left out", or shunned. Pot luck at one, movie night at another, etc. The movie idea is great, there's nothing like the flat white side of an SOB to show a movie on.
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Old 04-11-2007, 12:02 PM   #27
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Forums rally sure, formal or WBCCI rally, doubt it, but even if she did tag along, depending on the unit, lots of cold stares, etc...unless she is driving a rebadged class A!
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Old 04-11-2007, 12:08 PM   #28
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Laurel, I read your post and see your friend is a female. Kind of makes me think of new meaning for SOB. Maybe something like Sexy Ole Babe, in which case she would be welcome anywhere. see you in 2 weeks! Tim


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