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Offline David_CA

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #50 on: July 15, 2009, 04:26:08 PM »
London in August


Anywhere is Europe would be a special AMG trip.
David NC, I don't want to assume anything here as I don't know your business nor do I mean to imply any negative connotations...but this years selected city, Boston, is NOT a vacation on the cheap by any means. But yes, it still costs more to fly to Europe/hotel accommodations. A bit each month set aside to travel to Europe could be started by each individual soon as boston AMG is over and I bet a nice size group would result in several months.  I'd love to meet Ann, see Chris again and several others at a AMG gathering, specific.
 

I had the same initial reaction to Boston.  As I recall, it wasn't my first choice.  Most any big city that's (1) not terribly hot in the summer (2) relatively safe (3) has good public transportation and (4) has some 'redeeming' qualities is going to be expensive.  The only one that I can think of that meets most of these criteria is Las Vegas, but, believe me, it's hot as hell in the summer - it's 108 there at the moment.  As we're finding out, the rates of $105 aren't all that bad at all.  Our tickets were $250 each r/t to Boston, but I purchased them back in December; I bet they've been cheaper since.  This makes the trip somewhat cheaper than Montreal and about on par for San Francisco if I'm not mistaken.

Setting more aside each month is gonna be tough on a lot of folks.  People are suddenly unemployed, assistance benefits have been cut, jobs are cutting insurance benefits, etc.  I think that a lot of people have a hard time committing, this far in advance, to a location as potentially expensive as is most of Europe, but this is my opinion only.

The only request I'd make is that those voting actually intend to participate in the AMG and not just to 'sway' the vote.  As much as this is always a wish list for a vacation spot for a lot of members, I just hope that people who are voting for places that they can barely afford, if at all, keep this in mind (remember my Maserati vs Toyota analogy).

Having said all that, I'm going to vote for Chicago in August.

David (who's going to drive home in his ever-practical Toyota in about 30 minutes  ;) )

(edited for a typo)

« Last Edit: July 15, 2009, 07:49:22 PM by David_NC »
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #51 on: July 15, 2009, 11:13:33 PM »
Yes it is hot in Vegas this time of year...but everything is very well air conditioned and it is so super easy to get around to everything.  Furthermore, airfare and hotels are really inexpensive right now.  At the moment, the Luxor is $38 a night and MGM is around $50 a night.  I am biased because I LOVE going there and usually visit twice or three times a year.  I am very sensitive to the cost factor and this would be an affordable spot.

Gary

I think the debate about where to have AMG is almost as fun as the event itself!  :D
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Offline David_CA

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #52 on: July 15, 2009, 11:46:08 PM »
Yes it is hot in Vegas this time of year...but everything is very well air conditioned and it is so super easy to get around to everything.  Furthermore, airfare and hotels are really inexpensive right now.  At the moment, the Luxor is $38 a night and MGM is around $50 a night.  I am biased because I LOVE going there and usually visit twice or three times a year.  I am very sensitive to the cost factor and this would be an affordable spot.

Gary

I think the debate about where to have AMG is almost as fun as the event itself!  :D

I agree about Vegas.  I've been in the summer, winter, and in between.  It's one of our favorite destinations.  Trips to the desert are fun (with a well air conditioned car!)  Mount Charleston is cool to chilly even in the summer.  Lake Meade has a lot of interesting things as well.  Vegas would be a good choice.  We generally stay downtown which makes getting around a bit easier (hotels are MUCH smaller there).  This would be a close second to Chicago for me.
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #53 on: July 16, 2009, 01:54:17 AM »
I just returned from a week on a work trip to Chicago.   Quite expensive...but a fun city.  There will not be cheap accomodations or meals there.  Nevertheless, I always have a good time in the Windy City...

Gary
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Offline Dennis

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #54 on: July 16, 2009, 10:37:27 AM »
No necessarily true. A quick search on hotels.com shows the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Magnificent Mile @ $121 and the Tremont Chicago (N. Michigan Ave) @ $122.

I've stayed at the Tremont and a B&B in Boystown, both at $100 a night.  I was also able get secure a room at the Chicago Marriot on Magnificent Mile for around $150. This was in the months of September and October.

Dennis

I just returned from a week on a work trip to Chicago.   Quite expensive...but a fun city.  There will not be cheap accomodations or meals there.  Nevertheless, I always have a good time in the Windy City...

Gary

Offline Moffie65

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #55 on: July 24, 2009, 05:42:46 PM »
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Offline anniebc

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #56 on: July 24, 2009, 07:27:02 PM »
Only if we can go on Safari..it's been many years since I pitched a tent under the stars of Kenya.. ;D

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Offline Robert

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #57 on: July 24, 2009, 11:54:37 PM »
well, how about the West Coast? I'm thinking Oregon.

Specifically, a 5 day raft trip down the Wild and Scenic Rogue River

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Offline mjmel

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #58 on: July 27, 2009, 08:13:50 AM »
In short, I recind my previous post and concede David_NC is correct, cost is prohibitive.

Suggested England in August. FOGETABOUTIT!

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Offline gemini20

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #59 on: July 28, 2009, 11:20:27 AM »
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Offline AMG Coordinator

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #60 on: July 28, 2009, 12:45:30 PM »
Hi Mike,

Would you like to replace your vote for London with another destination?


In short, I recind my previous post and concede David_NC is correct, cost is prohibitive.

Suggested England in August. FOGETABOUTIT!

Mike

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #61 on: July 29, 2009, 05:06:29 AM »
New Orleans in April (late).
coincides with New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Mike
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Offline minismom

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #62 on: July 29, 2009, 06:24:56 AM »
MMMMMMMMMMMMMM...is that gumbo and crawfish I smell?  ;D

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #63 on: August 04, 2009, 02:04:42 PM »
 ;D August, September or May in Chicago! The restaurant scene is top notch along with the scenery ;)
Halstead Street Festival takes place in August. A festival in the gay neighbor on the northend. I was at the first one in 1980! Enjoy Bostons gathering and maybe I can make next year!
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Offline Basquo

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #64 on: August 12, 2009, 09:54:18 PM »
I'm changing my vote...Las Vegas would be the most economical, no matter what the month (assuming I don't hit a jackpot on the first day and try to ride it for the next week!) Maybe October?

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #65 on: August 12, 2009, 11:34:04 PM »
OOOhh. I like Las Vegas.  I have a friend from college that lives there, I just told her about being poz a couple weeks ago, not that I need anymore incentive to see you you all again. ;D
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #66 on: August 12, 2009, 11:54:02 PM »
I could do Vegas, as long as everyone promises to drag my butt out of any casino they see me in! When? I don't really know. I went one time and it was late January. Not exactly warm and sunny, so couldn't enjoy the pool.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #67 on: August 13, 2009, 12:06:58 AM »
I could do Vegas, as long as everyone promises to drag my butt out of any casino they see me in!
Paul

We could put a shock collar on you, because none of us could drag you anywhere.

Has anyone considered a cruise?  You can get some great deals, including airfare and cruises are all inclusive, except for booze.  But we can set up a full service bar in RABs room.
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #68 on: August 13, 2009, 12:10:17 AM »
We could put a shock collar on you, because none of us could drag you anywhere.

 

OMG, I lmao at that!  I bet if a few of you ganged up on me, you could get me out!
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #69 on: August 13, 2009, 10:31:08 AM »
OMG, I lmao at that!  I bet if a few of you ganged up on me, you could get me out!

Maybe with a tranq gun and a fork lift.  Hun, you are built!  I like the idea of a cruise (with lots of Dramamine)  Somewhere warm in January / February would  be great.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #70 on: August 13, 2009, 10:46:13 AM »
We could put a shock collar on you, because none of us could drag you anywhere.

Has anyone considered a cruise?  You can get some great deals, including airfare and cruises are all inclusive, except for booze.  But we can set up a full service bar in RABs room.

I'll make the sacrifice and try to wrestle Paul out -- oh, wait -- a casino is a public place -- never mind -- use his shock collar to get him someplace private and then I'll jump on him...   ;D ;)   Actually, I'd probably be right in there with you -- Sid too -- we do like to gamble (hmmm, maybe THAT is why I'm in these forums.....  ::) ).

I love the idea of a cruise -- I've been on about 14 or so.  In so many ways it would be ideal -- and afford a good amount of time to just spend together chatting, etc.  Of course, I know some people will be very worried about motion sickness, although, quite honestly in all my cruises I've seen next to no one suffering from seasickness.
An added plus of a cruise ---  Paul in a speedo!!   :P

Mike

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Offline AMG Coordinator

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #71 on: August 13, 2009, 11:02:11 AM »
Are you changing you vote from Philadelphia to a cruise in January (5 months awaya)

Maybe with a tranq gun and a fork lift.  Hun, you are built!  I like the idea of a cruise (with lots of Dramamine)  Somewhere warm in January / February would  be great.

Mum

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #72 on: August 13, 2009, 11:05:06 AM »
Mike, are you changing your vote from Paris to a cruise.

Everyone remember, this is not the final vote.  The top 3 destinations mentioned will be placed into a final vote which will decide the location for next year.

May I also suggest when you pick your month, try to make it easy for the organisers. Stay away from large events in the destination you choose and remember, it does take a good year to plan this.



I love the idea of a cruise -- I've been on about 14 or so.  In so many ways it would be ideal -- and afford a good amount of time to just spend together chatting, etc.  Of course, I know some people will be very worried about motion sickness, although, quite honestly in all my cruises I've seen next to no one suffering from seasickness.
An added plus of a cruise ---  Paul in a speedo!!   :P

Mike



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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #73 on: August 13, 2009, 11:25:04 AM »
Mike, are you changing your vote from Paris to a cruise.

Don't you read the forums???   ;D

Actually, I will be changing from Paris, but I'm still trying to decide on Vegas or a cruise -- I'll settle it in the next day or so -- PROMISE.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #74 on: August 13, 2009, 12:06:31 PM »
I am changing my vote to Vegas, although I would like to do an AMG in Chicago sometime.  I think October would be nice, but I've heard that there are a lot of conventions then and fewer deals, though I'm not sure if this is true or not.  Otherwise, Aug. or Sept. would be fine.  It'll be hot, but we'll be inside a bit during the day.  It will be much cooler at night.  Add in the very low humidity and it makes for tolerable daytime temps (just don't stay in direct sun long!) and comfy nights.  I'd recommend, if we do decide on Vegas, that we get a hotel downtown.  They're smaller and easier to get get into and out of.  The larger hotels require a lot more walking just to get outside (remember, the goal of a hotel in Vegas is to keep you in their casino!)  As many have mentioned, Las Vegas can be VERY affordable with flight / hotel packages in hotels that would be very expensive in other locations.

I've included some links to nearby attractions we've enjoyed on our 4 or so trips to Las Vegas.  There are obviously many more.

Lake Mead
www.nps.gov/lame/

Mount Charleston
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Charleston,_Nevada

Red Rock Canyon
www.redrockcanyonlv.org/ and www.redrock.org/

Cirque du Soleil is a must-see, in my opinion
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11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
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08-19-09 CD4 770 @38.5%
11-19-09 CD4 944 @33.7%
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09-21-10 CD4 685 @40.3%
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #75 on: August 13, 2009, 06:50:56 PM »
A Caribbean cruise would be fun and more reasonably priced than a European cruise, which would be awesome...January is probably too soon, it is still cold and damp in much of the country in March, maybe early March would be good, but many folks could not get away so a cruise to the north like Alaska in August would be fun.  So I will vote for a cruise and leave the month open.

Jody  :)
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #76 on: August 13, 2009, 07:24:40 PM »
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #77 on: August 13, 2009, 07:54:30 PM »
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Hey wait you can't both vote -- aren't the Davids a package deal??   :D  :-*

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #78 on: August 13, 2009, 08:33:35 PM »
Hey wait you can't both vote -- aren't the Davids a package deal??   :D  :-*

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #79 on: August 13, 2009, 08:41:23 PM »
LOL  ::)

Well, being a college student, my vote is for the month of August.
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #80 on: August 13, 2009, 09:13:03 PM »
(Here hoping not to get a "whooping"... I am with those who suggest having a European and an American version of the AMG.  I'd actually try my best to attend both as it'd be my first time.)

But, just in case, my main vote goes for London, August (I guess?).

Then I'd vote for Vegas.

I'm kinda surprised that no one has mentioned my [current] hometown, Miami.  But then again I guess that all that this city/town has to offer is extra-hot weather, beaches full of models (not!), a choice of either trendy or seedy bars and pubs, and a few strip joints.  Culture is probably not our forte.
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #81 on: August 13, 2009, 09:32:37 PM »
Hey wait you can't both vote -- aren't the Davids a package deal??   :D  :-*

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #82 on: August 13, 2009, 09:34:41 PM »
Well, yes, we are David but I am me and me gets a vote cause every vote counts unless you're in Ohio for the 2004 presidential election....  ;D

OK -- I'll buy this argument and NOT ask the Supreme Court to decide...........   afterall she's busy visiting with RAB!    ;D

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« Reply #83 on: August 13, 2009, 10:03:31 PM »
I'm "ALL IN" for Vegas! Doesnt matter to me when.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #84 on: August 13, 2009, 10:06:26 PM »
Woohoo!  I vote for Las Vegas in spring or fall but not in the summer.  It's to hot!
or DC in October.  Mary

Beside I have been wanting to go back to LV for a while.

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« Reply #85 on: August 13, 2009, 11:17:36 PM »
Ok -- while I'd love to do this on a cruise -- I think the way to make it possible for the most folks to attend is to go with Las Vegas.  Yes, that's my final answer.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #86 on: August 13, 2009, 11:29:38 PM »
Yes Mike, I do read the forums. I knew exactly when and where everything was that was planned ;D

I've decided next year there will be a test prior to AMG. Anyone receiving less than a 90% will have to either retake the test or be banned :P

I'll note your choice for Vegas.

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Don't you read the forums???   ;D

Actually, I will be changing from Paris, but I'm still trying to decide on Vegas or a cruise -- I'll settle it in the next day or so -- PROMISE.

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« Reply #87 on: August 13, 2009, 11:37:26 PM »
Yes Mike, I do read the forums. I knew exactly when and where everything was that was planned ;D

So why weren't you always there with us??  Oh, right, now I remember............   ;)

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #88 on: August 13, 2009, 11:45:05 PM »
It not my fault you all chose an AMG location where the boys are cute and OVERLY friendly.


So why weren't you always there with us??  Oh, right, now I remember............   ;)

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #89 on: August 14, 2009, 12:20:16 AM »
It not my fault you all chose an AMG location where the boys are cute and OVERLY friendly.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #90 on: August 16, 2009, 06:33:05 PM »
Sorry for this Dennis, but I must change my vote from Nairobi, to

Las Vegas, in October!!!


As soon as everyone decides we can actually do Vegas, I will reserve my space in the RV park at Circus Circus, and be in the middle of the strip, and the coolest indoor carnival in the west!
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #91 on: August 16, 2009, 07:27:52 PM »
No problem, Moffie. I've put your vote down for Vegas!

I propose we keep this thread going for another few weeks.  At that time, we can take the top 3 destinations and put that to a vote. OR...we can just declare the destination that gets the most votes here as next year's destination.

Discuss.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #92 on: August 17, 2009, 12:07:03 AM »
I would vote for Las Vegas in the spring or fall, say April or October.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #93 on: August 17, 2009, 07:39:46 AM »
I think a top 3 vote would be best.  It would give folks time to research the choices before making a final vote.  Probably evoke a pos / neg discussion about the choices also.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #94 on: August 17, 2009, 03:50:57 PM »

all right, so skip the rafting trip down the wild and scenic Rogue River.

I'll second New Orleans.

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #95 on: August 17, 2009, 06:19:33 PM »
I will nominate Dallas...central location, lots of variety of places/ sites/ things to do easy to get to from  most cities   lots of connections to others.....I live close by..

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #96 on: August 17, 2009, 10:48:31 PM »
I love Vegas!  The last time I went was when I saw Madonna on her 'Confessions' tour.  I wouldn't mind attending a gathering there.  My vote is Vegas, baby! ~ in October.
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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #97 on: August 18, 2009, 07:47:34 PM »
I think I agree with David's assessment re: LV.

So here's my suggestion/nomination.

Las Vegas

August

RAB   ;D

(Who would be glad to "drag" Long Islander out of the casino [and back to his/my room]   ;))

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #98 on: August 18, 2009, 10:27:03 PM »
(Who would be glad to "drag" Long Islander out of the casino [and back to his/my room]   ;))

My dear sweet RAB --

You couldn't handle Longislander either.....   ;)

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Re: AMG 2010...Already?!
« Reply #99 on: August 19, 2009, 08:39:14 AM »
My dear sweet RAB --

You couldn't handle Longislander either.....   ;)

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I bet I could, though!  :D
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