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Dark Horse 4 Elf Party

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by ROBSTARR, Nov 13, 2012.

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  1. kkulacki

    kkulacki Jan 19, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Another quick token # question, which may or not be answerable. Say you show up late and get token #283 or something. Do you have to wait in line the whole time until your number comes up, or can you go eat drink and be merry until they get to like #250 and then line up? Didn't Kuhnhenn do something like that last year, calling up ten numbers at a time or something? I thought that system worked quite well. Either way, looking forward to the Saturday spectacle.
  2. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Really looking forward to this. I'm driving back to Detroit area after getting bottles, so drinking will be kept to a minimum. However, can't wait to meet ya'll and get at least a few sips of some great beers.
  3. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Tell me about it. Pregnant wife at home. What ya gonna do?
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  4. Marti403

    Marti403 Jul 23, 2011 Michigan
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    Last year, we waited in the bottle line and tried a couple of beers on draft while waiting, then bought our bottles and took off. This year, we got a hotel room and are looking forward to the party and to putting names/faces with avatars.
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  5. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    I like to continue to have her as my pregnant wife, not my pregnant ex-wife.
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  6. Mattmc1973

    Mattmc1973 Jun 4, 2008 Michigan
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    Exactly. I have 2 kids, and my wife was my DD twice. 18 months of being able to drink without having to have the conversation at a restaurant/bar..."OK, who is drinking and who is taking it easy tonight?"
  7. Flabbyjandro

    Flabbyjandro Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Just got the ultimatum from the wife, no party for me after weeks of anticipation. If anyone from Chicago or Kalamazoo area is going and not planning to get their full 2cade allotment hit me up....I have funding and a heck of a cellar list For a few extras to say thanks for waiting in the cold. Thanks and have a blackout good time everyone!
  8. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    If anyone is staying at the Comfort Inn or in Marshall on Friday night and is interested in a bottle share AT the Comfort Inn, hit me. I think we have a decent crew who is interested in playing it cool and sharing some bottles/gabbing about beer.
  9. Romulux

    Romulux Jan 28, 2008 Michigan

    The Chicago Rampaging Ransacking Horde does not "Gab". At least that is what I have heard.:)
  10. Jakers90

    Jakers90 Mar 13, 2011 Michigan

    I live 20 mins north of marshall, would be willing to come down for a few good brews, have some nice ones that need to be shared. That is if ur up to that kinda thing.

    WITTBEER Jan 12, 2008 Illinois
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    I'm coming in from Chicagoland sometime Friday. I'm staying at the Holiday Inn, but would consider stopping by. What time are you thinking?
  12. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    Don't do it! Marc told me he plans on drugging the bottles so he can get in line first!
  13. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I was planning on it too.
  14. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Okay, well I'm thinking of arriving around 5 to check in, grab some dinner... From the sound of things, a bottle share starting at 9 or so might be in order. 231-7666 from the 906. Don't text me pictures of your wife's balls either.
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  15. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    Do it!!!
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  16. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    probably getting desperate here. ISO of a room for friday night, one night only. seems like my only ride up to marshall leaves friday night but no room for me to stay. I only need this for friday night as i got a place to stay saturday night. I can throw in towards the room rates. i'm cool dude, i swear. just ask mishuggah. he knows what i always wear.
  17. JLG193

    JLG193 Sep 14, 2010 Michigan

    Howards Motel has rooms for $49/night.....2 miles away from DH.
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  18. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    i might have to do that and not feel like a slut. the rates aren't bad at all.
  19. tat2dhllblly

    tat2dhllblly Apr 10, 2010 Ohio

    Wife and I are staying at the Holiday Inn. Might be interested in the Comfort Bottle share.
  20. Theeabyss

    Theeabyss Apr 19, 2012 Illinois

    Tying to see what time people are starting to line up for this event.....
  21. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Gonna line up about 11am
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  22. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    Contemplating getting an elf costume for this. I'll be the elf version of Bad Santa.
  23. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I'll be Santa the Pirate, stabbing any scallywag linejumpers with my sword or grabbing them with my hook hand.
  24. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    Sounds difficult, but I'd probably fap to it.
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  25. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    Drive by fapping?
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  26. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

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  27. dblab33

    dblab33 Dec 9, 2011 Michigan

    As stated above, there is NO need to get there super early (or camp out or any of the other bullshit that ruined KBS day).

    Be smart and be respectful and don't ruin yet another beer party / release.
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  28. mishuggah

    mishuggah Jul 14, 2009 Illinois
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    Hook this guy up. But, make sure he promises to wear something when he goes to bed :eek:
  29. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    I know there was a lot of bitching/bickering/boasting in the threads surrounding KBS day, but I remember the actual event itself being pretty fun (other than the fact that it was balls cold). How was it "ruined"? I'm confuse.
  30. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser May 6, 2012 Illinois

    And make sure he brings his own pillows...
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  31. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    haha looks like my ride is expired as well. damnit.

    well here i am being a slut again. any chicagoans leaving saturday and have space for one awesome dude that may or may not wear clothes for yah the way over? i can pitch in for gas....
  32. dblab33

    dblab33 Dec 9, 2011 Michigan

    Is that a serious question? All of that madness (fueled by the campers and "hypers" in my opinion) caused them to change to ticketed releases.... and now all that fun you had will never happen again.

    If 4 elf turns in to the same kind of shitshow, another fun event is going to also be ruined for the future.

    WITTBEER Jan 12, 2008 Illinois
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    Not to change the subject, but is anyone going to Eccentric Day at Bell's on Friday? I figure I can dress like an elf both days and kill two birds with one stone.
  34. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    DLD turned into a ticketed event and, IMO, has been just as fun, if not more so, than the previous, unticketed years...

    Just sayin'.
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  35. TomD

    TomD Nov 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Is it poor etiquette to ask someone who doesn't want to buy their full allottment of BBL Plead the 5th to grab a few extras for me?
  36. sarro

    sarro May 12, 2009 Michigan
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    But it's still one day to attend whereas Founders' releases will be spread out (which is fine by me though -- you can't manage or satisfy the overwhelming demand of craft beer nowadays).
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  37. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    Ah, didn't realize they were doing it like the Bolt Cutter release. My mistake. Carry on.
  38. travMI13

    travMI13 Jan 7, 2012 Michigan
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    If I wake up Saturday morning, and I read that there were 300 people in line by some ridiculous hour, I'm going to be legitimately pissed off. Go between 11 & 3 like the brewery says, get your token, & get ready for a good time.

    Honestly, I've never seen a "community" that does so much to hurt itself.
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  39. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser May 6, 2012 Illinois

    Nothing has been confirmed by Founders as to what they are going to do other than it will be ticketed. Since KBS was always more of an event than their other releases, maybe it will be an all day event. Only speculation is around at this point.
  40. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Can't wait for 4 Elves with some drive by fapping
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