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Dark Lord Day 2013 (new site/info)

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by Cenosillicaphobe, Mar 14, 2013.

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  1. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Indiana Jan 10, 2010

    I wish i could "like" this about 40 times...

    this guy is hilarious, keep feeding him!
  2. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (600) Colorado Apr 15, 2011

    "Hey, do you guys like sour beers?!?"
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  3. Dactrius

    Dactrius Advocate (550) Wisconsin Apr 23, 2012

    Do I actually get to be the first to jinx it? Forecast is high of 53, low of 40, 20% chance of rain.

    Much like last year no need for insulated backpacks or coolers.
  4. JulianC

    JulianC Savant (345) Illinois Mar 9, 2012

    I got E tickets and crap to do in the morning, I won't be showing until 2 or 3pm to witness the carnage. Hope some of you dudes are still around for some shares by then. I'll check the outside tents first with some shit I'll bring.
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  5. myersk27

    myersk27 Savant (420) Indiana Oct 21, 2011

    perfect weather....keep the rain away and that will be great!!
  6. Anyone's tickets show up in the mail yet?
  7. cetherid

    cetherid Savant (420) Indiana Aug 23, 2010

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  9. kenm2118

    kenm2118 Savant (350) Illinois Apr 17, 2009

    We don't have to look that closely with you wearing your lame Tigers hat and silly Penn State sweatshirt
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  10. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Indiana Jan 10, 2010

    8 days.... i'm running a cellar "draft" this week to see which bottles will make it (ok, it will just be me alone in my basement, but i will think hard about it...)

    Guys this is serious (not like email-miester over there), we need to discuss something...

    Can we all be done wearing pretzel necklaces? I mean, i guess if it's your thing that's fine, but seems like a lot of work for something that already comes ready-to-go in a bag? Plus you get crumbs on your shirt, and it's weird if it looks like your 5 yr old made you a necklace so that now matter how drunk you get you don't lose your snack...;)

    I really think we need to settle this on-line, it makes about as much sense as some of the other "concerns" we have here.

    also: anyone dressing up as a monk?
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  11. myersk27

    myersk27 Savant (420) Indiana Oct 21, 2011

    I will email Three Floyds about the pretzel necklace and post their response here...I tend to agree with you, but would like their official stance.
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  12. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (500) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    Still hard to believe this is a thing.
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  13. I prefer to string a bunch of vienna sausages around my neck. That let's me know who my real friends are.
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  14. otrejo

    otrejo Savant (275) Illinois Mar 8, 2011

    What about a bandolier filled with pretzel sticks?
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  15. Per FFF:
    "At least one shrunken head or pentagram medallion is required in order for the pretzels necklace to be offset by metal. This excludes blood-covered pretzels, as they are already metal."
  16. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Indiana Jan 10, 2010

    Thought i posted this before, not sure what happened to it:

    yeah, i think that's ok... on the list of "acceptability" i'll put it above Fanny packs and man-purses, but below camelbaks and good- 'ole backpacks. So you're in, but barely, i'd rub a little dirt on it to be safe.

    - sausage necklaces are great.... it's going to be a sausage fest anyway, you might as well string 'em up in and around your mouth

    - First person to find me with a pretzel necklace containing a shrunken head gets a bottle of Pliny FO FREE...
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  17. hopswap1

    hopswap1 Savant (435) Illinois Apr 27, 2012

    Good to know! Anyone know if permanent funeral will be available?
  18. cfh64

    cfh64 Advocate (740) Texas Aug 16, 2005

    I know vienna sausages won't satisfy you perhaps I'll wear a kielbasa necklace to really get you drooling...for kielbasa that is.
  19. hannydawg

    hannydawg Initiate (0) Illinois Apr 4, 2010

    Better watch out dude, this might be construed as cyber bullying. Wait, do IL cyber bullying laws apply to a thread about an IN event?
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  20. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (500) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    I just added popcorn to my list of stuff to bring. I'll have it out at 8am, watching near the front of the line when someone blatantly tries to cut like an asshole and flaunts an email with riveting info such as "I don't know what time the line starts."

    Should be great.
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  21. myersk27

    myersk27 Savant (420) Indiana Oct 21, 2011

    I might bring a smoked brisket necklace
  22. HopHead2815

    HopHead2815 Disciple (60) Illinois Dec 22, 2011

    Lookin for some guys to hang with. Only got one ticket, so rolling solo for the day. Wouldn't mind do some trading either. Have plenty of Bourbon County Stout '11. This years KBS, Bell's Batch 10,000, Leinie's Big Eddy from '10 and '11. Two Brothers Bare Tree from '11. DFH Olde School Barleywine from '10, DFH Fort '11, DFH 120 minute '11. 2013 Firestone Walker Sucaba. Few other notables...if interested, let me know. Just need some drinking buddies and I'll be bringing plenty to share!
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  23. HopHead2815

    HopHead2815 Disciple (60) Illinois Dec 22, 2011

    Which hotel nearby is the "go-to" hotel for the day before sharing and just in general...where does everyone crash? My 2nd DLD, first time lookin for a room....
  24. jeffdill

    jeffdill Aficionado (145) Ohio Apr 26, 2012

    The Hampton Inn in Munster has the main bottle share and is the closest to the brewery. It sold out a while ago but it may me worth calling about a room? I'm not sure about other hotels in the area but I know the one in Merrillville had open rooms last year...
  25. Daffypuck

    Daffypuck Aspirant (40) Tennessee Jun 18, 2012

    Actually, as of an hour or two ago, the Hampton does have a room available with a king bed for $209 a night.
  26. aasher

    aasher Champion (940) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    Who are you, Wolowitz?
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  27. myersk27

    myersk27 Savant (420) Indiana Oct 21, 2011

    I don't even know what that means.....lol
  28. You'd have to be a fan of the show "Big Bang Theory" to get the reference.
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  29. myersk27

    myersk27 Savant (420) Indiana Oct 21, 2011

    gotcha....most of the TV i watch is whatever my 3 year old watches....this is why i drink
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  30. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (410) Illinois May 6, 2012

    Yo Ho Matey's Away....
  31. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    I guess now is an appropriate time to announce my plan for DLD - a Chipotle Burrito necklace. I'll have all the different kinds of meat (chicken, barbacoa, carnitas, and steak) with guacamole on each one.

    I don't want to get too drunk and look like a fool.
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  32. Another Ghost Scorpion would be the perfect beer to accompany that
  33. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (600) Colorado Apr 15, 2011

    I'll be the guy following you around all day.
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  34. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (410) Illinois May 6, 2012

    If you are going to follow him around, better make yourself a toilet paper necklace!
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  35. Auracom

    Auracom Savant (300) Illinois Nov 5, 2010

    No word on bottle allocations yet, right? I shouldn't be surprised that we've got a week to go and I haven't received my tickets, there's no indication of how many regular bottles we can get, and no indication of what the BA variants will be outside of speculative confirmation on Bourbon and Port.
  36. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (600) Colorado Apr 15, 2011

    I'll be the guy walking around with a toilet paper necklace.
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  37. Allocations weren't announced last year until morning of DLD.
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    MSEGUIN Savant (445) Michigan Apr 6, 2011

    Oh man. Grab the gold doubloons and go to DLD?
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  39. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Savant (360) Illinois Jul 2, 2010

    I'll follow along anyone with a golden ticket
  40. funkyaudio

    funkyaudio Savant (485) Illinois Feb 14, 2009

    And don't forget about the Chipotlaway
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  41. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    Funny story, my local beer shop just got in a bunch of Ghost Scorpion...
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