DCAWD Event - Busch Gardens - 10/27/07

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DCAWD Event - Busch Gardens - 10/27/07

Post by Sabre » Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:21 pm

Hello all,
Gather around, DCAWD is having a meet at Busch Gardens! Why wait till the end of the summer to do this? Howl-O-Scream! If you have never been to Busch Gardens during this, it puts most places to shame. Everything is decorated perfectly and a lot of the rides are modified to fit the theme. Oh, and did I mention the park was open till 10pm?

We'll be meeting at approximately 7am at the Hard Times/Vinny's in Springfield, then driving down to Busch Gardens together. Hard Times/Vinny's is located at:
6362 Springfield Plaza
Springfield, Virginia 22150
(703) 913-5600

If you are in the Richmond/HR area, come out to meet up with us when we get down there!

New this year is the Griffon!
Set amid a French village, Griffon carries riders up 205 feet, then hurtles them 90 degrees straight down at 70 mph. And that’s just the beginning.
Anyone is more than welcome to attend. The price per ticket is $47 for adults (as long as we get 15 people, which isn't a problem usually). This may go down depending on the number of people that will be coming. Payment is by cash the day we go down there. I will take checks a week prior to the trip. IM me for who to make check payable to and the address to send them.

Most up to date information found in our forum here.

Let me know if you are coming so that we can try to keep an accurate count.

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P.S. If you have troubles getting there or want to ask questions, feel free to call us at 202-255-3094 and ask for Julian

1.) Sabre (Blu STI)
2.) Suzie (Riding with Julian)
3.) Libra Monkee (Blu STI)
4.) DatREX (WRX?)
5.) MrKleen (Blk WRX)
6.) Osiros (Blk Wag)
7.) Stephanie (Riding with Eric)
8.) ElZorro (Red FXT) room for 3 passengers [already has pass]
9.) ~SN2R (Blk SRT4)
10.) TBSE (Evo)
11.) ~jba3 (Blu Evo)
12.) j3ffw21 (Evo)
13.) AsnJuggalo
14.) Megan (Riding with Julian)
15.) Richy_21 (Slvr WRX)
16.) Spazegun2213 (Slvr 328)
17.) Katie (Riding with Ross)
18.) Holding 9 (Slvr Evo)
19.) 06SilverBullet (Slvr Wag)
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Post by Libra Monkee » Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:24 pm

Busch Gardens? That's the one that's far idn't it? OOH! Do they still have the Lochness Monster? Last time I was there I wasn't big enough to ride it.
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Post by Sabre » Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:48 pm

Yep, still have it ;)

Far as in 2 hours, but well worth it. If you've been to Kings Dominion... this place is MUCH nicer.
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Post by Mr Kleen » Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:11 pm

overnight stay?

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Post by bdub » Thu Oct 04, 2007 6:22 pm

i'll be going to this as well.... do we need the two way's for the caravan down there?
+ward!
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Post by snaab » Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:42 pm

I saw a special on the construction of the Griffon in HD. It looks like a lot of fun!

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Post by Mr Kleen » Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:24 am

snaab wrote:I saw a special on the construction of the Griffon in HD. It looks like a lot of fun!
same here. I'm really trying to make this happen. I haven't ridden a coaster in over a year. :(

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Post by Sabre » Fri Oct 05, 2007 10:30 am

List updated :)
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Post by chicken n waffles » Fri Oct 05, 2007 10:32 am

i don't foresee any hindrances to an appearance by chicken n waffles.
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Post by Phibs » Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:03 pm

Ditto.... and Mr Kleen... you already own a roller coaster :)
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Post by snaab » Fri Oct 05, 2007 6:37 pm

Phibs wrote:Ditto.... and Mr Kleen... you already own a roller coaster :)
I have yet to see Gabe drive 90 degrees at 70 mph, but stranger things have happened :wink:

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Post by DatREX » Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:36 pm

Wow I havent been to da gardens in 4eva. Imma try to attend this event, but no guarantee's.
I drive speed limit just to piss-off slow cars.

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Post by bdub » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:10 pm

DAMNIT.. I MEAN DARNIT... I'M OUT FOR THIS ONE ... NEW CONTRACT LOOKS LIKE I'M GOING TO BE WORKING ON THIS DAY.... DAMN I NEED TO FIND A NEW JOB..... SORRY GUYS I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS ONE....
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Post by Mr Kleen » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:54 pm

snaab wrote:
Phibs wrote:Ditto.... and Mr Kleen... you already own a roller coaster :)
I have yet to see Gabe drive 90 degrees at 70 mph, but stranger things have happened :wink:
you just described the post-mortem on my first car... :oops:

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Post by Sabre » Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:40 am

ok, list updated!
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Post by spazegun2213 » Sun Oct 14, 2007 4:42 pm

looks like katie and I are in at the moment :)
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Post by Libra Monkee » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:31 pm

Schweet!!
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Post by zaxrex » Sun Oct 14, 2007 11:47 pm

I think I'll need that weekend to move my crap to the new place.
besides, my life recently has BEEN a roller-coaster last couple of weeks.
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Post by Osiros » Wed Oct 17, 2007 11:14 pm

Many thanks to Jason for mentioning this in my announcement thread otherwise it would have gotten right by me! Steph and I are in - I mean, BG is all of 45 minutes from where we live now!!

Steph's currently nursing an aggravated knee injury but we are going to find a way to get there....it'll be great to see everyone!

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Post by AsnJuggalo » Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:42 pm

i need a ride down there...i'll throw down for gas money...and are we going to be staying overnight?
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Post by Sabre » Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:45 am

My car is full, but I'm sure someone else can! I'll be staying down (visiting my sister), but I think most are driving back that night.
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Post by AsnJuggalo » Sun Oct 21, 2007 2:57 pm

nobody can give me a ride??? i'll fill up your tank once on the way down and fill up your tank once on the way back up
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Post by WRXWagon2112 » Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:02 pm

I'm out. Sorry all, won't be able to make it.

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Post by Osiros » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:40 am

I hate to be the bearer of bad news here folks but Saturday is really starting to look like a wash down here weather wise. The week started at 40% chance of showers and we're now up to a 70% chance of rain and full-on thunderstorms that day. Given the cost of gas for you all making the drive and the cost of admission to the park I would hate for everyone to put this much effort and money into things only to have the park shut down for a storm or to spend the day in a soggy park.

I suggest taking a look at the weather situation and re-thinking this..........

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Post by Sabre » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:01 pm

Bad part is, since it's the end of the season, we really can't schedule a "rain date" :( I'm hoping thing improve in the next day or two... Just means there will be less people there!
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