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#126 bierbelly

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:07 AM

I did complain because during the two visits to WSP I racked more day trips than at the other venues I've been to from coast to coast. I would like to be halfway clean to visit these places. Also, I observed that there were too many people at this venue for the facilities to cope. This particular venue is made for little girls, not for irregular middle aged men! This past WSP with the smaller attendance seems to prove that.

My usual places are out in the primitive areas usually above 7,000 ft. Shovel required.

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Yeah and the mirrors in the BR are too low!

#127 Doc Willie

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:36 AM

And the mattresses are too short. I barely fit, and Dave Cotterell's feet extend a foot over the end.

Great event nevertheless.

#128 Cotts

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:26 AM

Well, we all have our little crosses to bear.... :grin:

OTOH I'm that much nearer to the stars....

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:12 PM

A walk thru the Winter Star Party......2013

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=AwSdEGFhL_0

#130 kfrederick

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:39 AM

Nice clip of the star party. He even got me in it.

#131 bierbelly

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:24 AM

Bummer, we'd already bugged out by the time this was taken. :bawling:

#132 Joe F Gafford

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:40 PM

Nice clip indeed. The attendance in 2002 and 2003 was much higher. We were in like sardines, but we all managed. I was setup both times between those three palm trees at the east end of the berm across from the showers. Even after the trifecta of problems in 2003 I had with the sewer backup, the loss of 7 astronauts just before and another potential problem that almost turned into a nasty legal one that I still won't mention at this time, I had a good time. Finances are the problem that kept me from returning to WSP. I had to drop TSP a few years later for the same reason.
WSP 2003, about mid berm.

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#133 rockethead26

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:10 PM

A walk thru the Winter Star Party......2013

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=AwSdEGFhL_0


Thanks for the walk thru. It brought back good memories from the two times I attended in the early 90s. Can't beat the location and that southern horizon.

#134 Vic Menard

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:24 PM

A walk thru the Winter Star Party......2013

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=AwSdEGFhL_0

Hunh...that's my SST on the berm at about 5:52 to 6:02.






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