2008 SERA/VAR

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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Evan G » Jun 1, 2008 2:20 pm

VACaver wrote:
caverwoody wrote:There are several water hook ups but there are very few electricity hook ups but if there are some left after the vendors are done we might be able to do something.


Thanks for the info.

I can run my RV with no hook ups...I'm just surprised that a campground that seems to cater to the NASCAR crowd and their RV's wouldn't offer full hook ups.

See y'all on Friday!


After living in Wyoming for awhile, I feel lucky if there a flushing toilet within a twenty mile radius of the campground. To give you an idea: "The nearest Walmart from Jackson, WY is 92 miles west of Jackson, WY in Idaho Fall, ID".
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Komebeaux » Jun 1, 2008 3:41 pm

Looking forward to it! I'm heading down Wednesday evening and plan to do some caving Thursday before getting to Bristol. Can't wait to swing by Pal's for a burger, frenchy fries, and tea. :woohoo: :eat:
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby cavefox » Jun 2, 2008 8:52 am

Does anyone know how late registration will be open Friday night?
We'll be getting there really late.....
thanks
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby xcaverx » Jun 2, 2008 9:01 am

cavefox wrote:Does anyone know how late registration will be open Friday night?
We'll be getting there really late.....
thanks


Don Feathers never sleeps. Just in case, though, give me a call at 423-646-5042.

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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Komebeaux » Jun 2, 2008 12:48 pm

xcaverx wrote:Don Feathers never sleeps.

--robbie



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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Carl Amundson » Jun 2, 2008 2:53 pm

An odd question...
Will there any wireless connectivity to the internet at the campsite?
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby caverwoody » Jun 2, 2008 10:50 pm

honestly I don't think there is, that is one thing we haven't discussed and I dont think that there is at the campground.
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby CaverScott » Jun 3, 2008 7:44 am

junkman wrote:An odd question...
Will there any wireless connectivity to the internet at the campsite?


I find it interesting that Evan mentions a flush toilet within 20 miles and we go to the other extreme of wireless internet. We are a diverse bunch! :bananabat: :big grin: :bananabat:
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Dwight Livingston » Jun 3, 2008 8:06 am

I put away my old Darth Caver avatar and switched it to my real face. No improvement, but now people can recognise me at VAR. I'm looking forward to meeting some of the cavechat folks, so do introduce yourself if you see me.

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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby mgmills » Jun 3, 2008 9:03 am

Dwight Livingston wrote:I put away my old Darth Caver avatar and switched it to my real face. No improvement, but now people can recognise me at VAR. I'm looking forward to meeting some of the cavechat folks, so do introduce yourself if you see me.

Thanks

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Come say "hi" to me. I'll be hanging mostly on vendor's row with my hubby who will be vending (KVART). If I'm walking around the campground I will probably be led by one or two large 4 year old black lab mix dogs (dogs names are Mork and Mindy). Since the event allowed dogs we are bring them along.
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Komebeaux » Jun 3, 2008 9:09 am

junkman wrote:An odd question...
Will there any wireless connectivity to the internet at the campsite?


I don't believe I've ever found many wifi hot spots on the Tennessee side of Bristol. Not near the racetrack anyway. However, with the number of people that invade Bristol for the Nascar events, you'd think there would be.
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Scott McCrea » Jun 3, 2008 9:49 am

I can usually get a wifi connection in the parking lots of motels. There are a couple near the Track.
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby Tim White » Jun 3, 2008 10:36 am

Come by the climbing contest and get in a climb! Berta and I will have the rope up and running climbs on Friday 4:00 pm to around 8:00 pm for those who want to get a climb in but plan to cave on Saturday.
Saturday climbing will be 10:00 – 5:00.

PMI has donated a 600 ft. rope so that we can have contest climbs in both 30 and 120 meters! Sit-stand, ropewalkers and knots are welcome.

We expect you there! :banana_yay:
Be safe,
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby CaverScott » Jun 3, 2008 8:54 pm

For anyone interested, I will have a few of these on hand....

The Birmingham Grotto celebrated its 50th Anniversary earlier this month. If you attended, you would have received a copy of the Birmingham Grotto 50th Anniversary Book which was edited by David Howell. After a brief introduction, David takes us year-by-year from when the grotto was chartered on May 7, 1958 through 2007. The 76 page journey is augmented with a number of photos, 16 of which are printed in color. The full-color, wrap around cover is saddle-stitched onto the manuscript.

We have about 25 books left and are offering them for $10 each ($15 postpaid via US Priority Mail).

You can see the covers here:

http://www.bhamgrotto.org/bham/50/index2.htm
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Re: 2008 SERA/VAR

Postby xcaverx » Jun 4, 2008 6:01 am

CaverScott wrote: The full-color, wrap around cover is saddle-stitched onto the manuscript.

We have about 25 books left and are offering them for $10 each ($15 postpaid via US Priority Mail).



Nice looking book. Maybe you can tell me how to get that special bindery done. --robbie
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