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« Reply #45 on: April 28, 2004, 05:18:49 PM »

Ania,

I opened the log cabin up for all, but I'd enjoy travelling as well, you can sign me up for "I'll go anywhere"  Smiley

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« Reply #46 on: April 28, 2004, 05:24:49 PM »

I would just like to point out that PittsburgH has an H at the end. Smiley

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« Reply #47 on: April 28, 2004, 05:27:34 PM »

I selfishly vote for D.C. because of the children.  Traveling with a junior entourage gets very complicated.  

I'm not so sure about camping.  I remember that Mor does not like 6-legged wildlife.  

Now, Joe. You mean that you'd even want the GH's to go to services with all of you?  Grin

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« Reply #48 on: April 28, 2004, 05:51:05 PM »

I assume by GH that you mean General Heretics, which I say sure.  Heck fire, there's bound to be a river  somewhere we can even baptize y'all.  Wink Tongue Grin

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« Reply #49 on: April 28, 2004, 05:53:25 PM »

Ebor, foist the kids off on Ania and then just drive up with you and the Mr.  Let Ania bring the kids.  

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« Reply #50 on: April 28, 2004, 06:59:43 PM »

GH is "Graceless Heretics"(tm)... I'm not sure who started that phrase but it's stuck as a joke.  

Thank you for the offer of a river baptism...I'm not sure if the Potomac, the Ohio or the Allegheny are, shall we say, ideal.  Don't want to give the baptisands water-bourn illness, or knocked out by floating branches or pulled by an undertow.... sets the wrong tone for the occaision.   Cheesy  ('sides, I still reckon that I was thoroughly baptized nearly 48 years ago... sorry.  Smiley )

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« Reply #51 on: April 28, 2004, 07:02:50 PM »

I just looked up and saw that NY is in the lead... Can't baptise in the East River or the Hudson, you might dissolve...  8-)

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« Reply #52 on: April 28, 2004, 07:09:05 PM »

quick everyone throw your vote for Pitt.  I really don't want to go to NY. Wink

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« Reply #53 on: April 28, 2004, 07:17:16 PM »

Ah I see now.  Don't worry Ebor, I wouldn't want to be Baptized in any of those rivers anyway.  Besides it was just a joke.

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« Reply #54 on: April 28, 2004, 07:23:04 PM »

I know, Joe.  Just joshing back at you.

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« Reply #55 on: April 28, 2004, 07:36:04 PM »

yeah I kinda figured that.

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« Reply #56 on: April 28, 2004, 11:41:00 PM »

How in the world did NYC get in the lead?  It costs $8 to sneeze in NYC.
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« Reply #57 on: April 29, 2004, 12:10:40 AM »

NYC is not going to be the place summerfest is held. TOOOOOO expensive, Bobby realized.  We will let you all know what's going on soon as right now we can't talk about it as Bobby and I are overly busy.

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« Reply #58 on: April 29, 2004, 01:10:55 AM »

NYC is not going to be the place summerfest is held. TOOOOOO expensive, Bobby realized.  We will let you all know what's going on soon as right now we can't talk about it as Bobby and I are overly busy.

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What, are we in Florida or something? Why can't our vote be heard? The people have spoken!!  Wink
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« Reply #59 on: April 29, 2004, 01:28:24 AM »

so, somewhat confidentially, how much will it cost for wichita to be in the lead?  Wink

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« Reply #60 on: April 29, 2004, 01:31:56 AM »

Well, seeing as I'll be off of school in the summer and my house is only about an hour from the 'Burgh, you can guess where I wouldn't mind having it held.
There's something you guys are forgetting.  If I remember correctly, Pittsburgh is a cathedral city (or whatever the term is in the East - I'm still new to this) for at least two jurisdictions: GOA (yay, Bishop MAXIMOS!) and Serbian (still not sure of the Bishop for them. I should ask one of my friends).
And thank you very much for the offer, but this catechumen does not want to be baptised in any of the Three Rivers.  Too much of a health hazard, not to mention the undertow, the random debris, the trash, the dead bodies (j/k!), and the rather large catfish.  Of course, this assumes that I would need to be baptised again.  I'm still a little iffy on that point, as in "I honestly have no clue".
Well, enough rambling.  My vote is for Pittsburgh.
And seriously.  Why is NY in the lead?  I love the city, but it is waaaaay too expensive.
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« Reply #61 on: April 29, 2004, 01:35:24 AM »

In the name of all that is holy and St George (patron of the cathedral there) I claim all votes for new york to now apply for Wichita, KS.  Wink

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« Reply #62 on: April 29, 2004, 02:01:45 AM »

The Midwest demands to be heard!

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« Reply #63 on: April 29, 2004, 08:17:24 AM »

Kansas? What the heck are we going to do out there? The highlight would have to be the buffalo chip toss contest. And here are the rules according to this site :

http://www.farmfair.org/1999/opens.htm

"Rule 20 for buffalo chip tossing contest states, 'Gloves are discouraged. Persons using gloves will be labeled ‘sissy’ and may be penalized at the discretion of the judges and subject to ridicule by the crowd and contestants.' "

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« Reply #64 on: April 29, 2004, 08:18:57 AM »

There's something you guys are forgetting.  If I remember correctly, Pittsburgh is a cathedral city (or whatever the term is in the East - I'm still new to this) for at least two jurisdictions: GOA (yay, Bishop MAXIMOS!) and Serbian (still not sure of the Bishop for them. I should ask one of my friends).

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Well, I am not forgetting that 4 Orthodox bishops reside in Pittsburgh.  They being KYRILL of the OCA, MAXIMOS of the GOA, CONSTANTINE of the UOC-EP and MITROFAN of the Serbian Church.

However, how does that impact our choice?

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« Reply #65 on: April 29, 2004, 10:26:59 AM »

Kansas? What the heck are we going to do out there? The highlight would have to be the buffalo chip toss contest. And here are the rules according to this site :

http://www.farmfair.org/1999/opens.htm

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Man, that could be fun!

When I was a kid, my friends and I used to toss cow pies and horse turds at each other.

The road apples were the best. They break open upon impact, releasing a wet and smelly inner core.

Best to duck or seek cover.

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« Reply #66 on: April 29, 2004, 10:28:50 AM »

Gee, when I was a kid we used to shoot bottle rockets at one another.

It takes all kinds, I suppose...:-P
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« Reply #67 on: April 29, 2004, 10:31:10 AM »

Gee, when I was a kid we used to shoot bottle rockets at one another.

It takes all kinds, I suppose...:-P

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« Reply #68 on: April 29, 2004, 10:34:41 AM »

I'm glad my kids aren't reading this, Linus... I don't want them to get any ideas on flinging at the moment.   Cheesy

We  did water balloons out in Montana.  The Bison were off at the National Bison Range in Moise over the mountains.

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« Reply #69 on: April 29, 2004, 10:48:37 AM »

I'm glad my kids aren't reading this, Linus... I don't want them to get any ideas on flinging at the moment.   Cheesy

We  did water balloons out in Montana.  The Bison were off at the National Bison Range in Moise over the mountains.

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We also used mud from the creek and over-ripe tomatoes in the summer time.

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« Reply #70 on: April 29, 2004, 10:57:55 AM »

Rotting tomatos & rotting apples.  :-D Closest I got to cowchips is pushing a friend of mine into some fresh cow dung as we cut across a field.
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« Reply #71 on: April 29, 2004, 11:07:38 AM »

Well, I am not forgetting that 4 Orthodox bishops reside in Pittsburgh.  They being KYRILL of the OCA, MAXIMOS of the GOA, CONSTANTINE of the UOC-EP and MITROFAN of the Serbian Church.

However, how does that impact our choice?

Ya know, that's a really good question.  I think it was somewhere in the neigborhood of 1:30 or 2:00 a.m. when I wrote that, so coherency was not a primary concern of mine.  Regardless, my vote stands for the 'Burgh.  It's really about the only place that I have the remotest possibility of getting to on what little money I have.
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« Reply #72 on: April 29, 2004, 12:23:07 PM »

Ya know, that's a really good question.  I think it was somewhere in the neigborhood of 1:30 or 2:00 a.m. when I wrote that, so coherency was not a primary concern of mine.  Regardless, my vote stands for the 'Burgh.  It's really about the only place that I have the remotest possibility of getting to on what little money I have.

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I'm not going to NYC, which, of course, may actually inspire some to vote for that city.
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« Reply #73 on: April 29, 2004, 10:32:58 PM »

I think we've pretty much eliminated NYC and NC.  Why don't we repost this poll with the options being DC and Pitt and see how that goes?
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« Reply #74 on: April 29, 2004, 11:00:54 PM »

I think that's a good Idea David.

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« Reply #75 on: April 30, 2004, 09:57:05 AM »

I second the motion to re-poll.
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« Reply #76 on: April 30, 2004, 07:16:22 PM »

Who said NYC?  NYC would be outrageously expensive for people to live in, eat in, etc., etc., on a daily basis, but there are suburbs.  Smiley
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« Reply #77 on: April 30, 2004, 08:37:11 PM »

Robert, Phil, and I are discussing the options.
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