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Old 09-09-2009, 09:48 PM   #463
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Considering that the trip crosses into into the state lines approximately one minute into the journey, it may not be a good idea. There will be police everywhere stopping the traffic for us. If someone did this...we wouldn't need the boys in blue to do it for us.
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:52 PM   #464
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Considering that the trip crosses into into the state lines approximately one minute into the journey, it may not be a good idea. There will be police everywhere stopping the traffic for us. If someone did this...we wouldn't need the boys in blue to do it for us.
Sooooooo .... the boys in blue will be in bras and girdles?
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:57 PM   #465
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According to Pee Wee this is Don Christie (then WBCCI #1986), a retired Bank President from Carmel, IN. Don and his wife Genevieve were official African Caravan participants and completed the full caravan (some folks dropped out early).
Hey, Joe ... WHY is this man doing this???
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:03 PM   #466
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I received email from the Shawnee Complex manager. We will have full use of the restrooms at the park. Your black tanks be saved!

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Old 09-09-2009, 10:04 PM   #467
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Hey, Joe ... WHY is this man doing this???
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I can't specifically say why. I don't think Pee Wee ever stated why.

But I will mention that I have heard (no first hand knowledge) that when ships cross the equator (Navy or commerical) there can be a type of "hazing" that is applied to "virgins" (i.e. those who are crossing the equator for the first time). Maybe that tradition was somehow recreated on the caravan.

EDIT: I just found this comment from Pee Wee about this incident: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f492...tml#post555602
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:14 PM   #468
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I received email from the Shawnee Complex manager. We will have full use of the restrooms at the park. Your black tanks be saved!

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Cool! My black tank valve is jammed in the open position ... I.E. not useable. (No ice cube cleaning).
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:59 PM   #469
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We just finished fixing our black tank valve tonight.
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We have been closely following this thread and wishing we could be a part of this caravan and rally. It's going to be a grand time.

We wish everyone a wonderful, exciting and thoroughly enjoyable weekend. We'll be watching for pictures and posts!
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Old 09-10-2009, 06:29 AM   #471
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The Tradewind is hitched and ready to go. Poor Lulu Sugarfoot has to spend this trip in the K9 hotel and spa. So off to the kennel than heading northwest in a couple of hours.

See y'all there!
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Up and ready to go, bite of breakfast and we are on the road! See ya this afternoon! Sandy
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We're up and Amy is making breakfast. Pee Wee told me he would be up with the sun, but no stirring yet from his room. Hope he gets up soon since we need to head to the Arch early this morning. I tried getting him to do the Budweiser tour instead, but he wanted the Arch.

Amy and I got our cooking done at 11:41 last night, and laid down right at midnight. Woke up on our own around 6:45. Still need to pack the trailer!

See ya'll there this afternoon/evening/tomorrow.

Loaf...just keep me posted via text on your travel down for dinner.

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We have been closely following this thread and wishing we could be a part of this caravan and rally. It's going to be a grand time.

We wish everyone a wonderful, exciting and thoroughly enjoyable weekend. We'll be watching for pictures and posts!
Take a day trip and pop in Saturday!
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Bob,

They are summering in Michigan I think. Kinda far for a day trip.

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Old 09-10-2009, 09:12 AM   #476
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Running late as usual

We are running late as usual..We planned on leaving at 9am which would put us in about 2 to 3 pm....looks more like 4 or 5 or 6 now...who knows, but WE'LL BE THERE!!!!!
Can't wait to see everyone..

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