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The official Memorial Day thread

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by DigMe, May 27, 2004.

  1. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Well, I'm taking off to a friend's ranch in West Texas for four days so ya'll be good while I'm gone. In the meantime American's can post your memorial day plans here. Non-American's can go about your business. ;)

    brad cook
  2. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ
    Camping! Woohoo!!

    Nothing like beer, hotdogs, s'mores, and, uh, more beer! :)

    I'll get to really break in my new acoustic and my new conga drum set as well.
  3. i think i'm just gonna get a nice bottle of port, and a pound or two of bacon.
    my wife is finishing up her finals today, so we're gonna chill.
  4. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    I think some friends and I are going canoeing for a few days. Anything to avoid the mad dash for the beach around here. They're already crowded enough as it is...I dread seeing the Memorial Day crowd.
  5. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    May 31st, Rush at the Starlake in Pittsburgh.
  6. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    The wife and I are going to a bed and breakfast a couple of hours away. Should be fun, but she's already threatened to kill me if I try to bring one of my basses :bawl:
  7. oh, what the hell. here's the weekend forecast:

    What to wear:
    What NOT to wear:
    What to shoe:
    What to handbag:
    What to hair:
    What to makeup:
    What to read:
    What to see:
    What to listen to:
    What to eat:
    Where to eat it:
    What to drink:
    Where to drink it:
    Secret Weapon:
    Where to travel:
    Color of the Moment:
    Rodent of the week:
    Current G.A.S.:
    Can't Live Without:

    What to wear: used underpants i bought off ebay
    What NOT to wear: hockey mask (cops ask too many questions)
    What to shoe: docs. but, i need to buy some polish for them.
    What to handbag: i've still got this kate spade purse for sale! $200 will get you a designer hand bag to carry all your effects in!
    What to hair: hare
    What to makeup: www.lush.com
    What to read: oh man... i've got about four books going right now, and i can't think of a title for any of them.
    What to see: there's probably a parade with nekkid people this weekend, there usually is.
    What to listen to: i'm feeling the noise thing right now. merzbow, compomicrodexall, etc.
    What to eat: bacon
    Where to eat it: on the floor
    What to drink: i'm feeling the need for a good port.
    Where to drink it: i'm gonna see if i can get onto the roof of my building. that would be sweet.
    Secret Weapon: coffee (of DOOM)
    Where to travel: berkeley maybe, but probably not.
    Color of the Moment: belly
    Rodent of the week: CHUPACABRA!!!!!
    Current G.A.S.: oh hell, i don't know.... let's go with harpsichord
    Can't Live Without: the light at the end of the tunnel
  8. bassturtle


    Apr 9, 2004
    What to wear: My wife's panties
    What NOT to wear: Anything that will make me look fat (maybe wearing my wife's panties will be a bad idea then)
    What to shoe: My new Swears. I still need to get them broke in.
    What to handbag: Not sure, but you can bet it will match my shoes perfectly.
    What to hair: damn, I need a hair cut
    What to makeup: My kitten. I owe him an apology for stepping on his paw this morning.
    What to read: Probably more of the Koran. Trying to finish it.
    What to see: My life flashing before my eyes.
    What to listen to: Been on a Norah Jones kick as of late...
    What to eat: Cigarettes. I figure it's just as healthy as smoking them.
    Where to eat it: hmmm
    What to drink: My weight in Corona.
    Where to drink it: Anywhere that it's legal.
    Secret Weapon: My thumb.
    Where to travel: To a bed and breakfast couple hours east of here.
    Color of the Moment: Envy Green
    Rodent of the week: Muscrat
    Current G.A.S.: (insert funny fart joke here)
    Can't Live Without: Luv'n
  9. vbass


    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    What to wear: anything that's not made it's way to the floor
    What NOT to wear: anything UNDER the bed (dont look)
    What to shoe: vans knockoff
    What to handbag: blasphemy
    What to hair: fro it up like usual
    What to makeup: eh, too lazy
    What to read: see above comment
    What to see: the colors of the world
    What to listen to: MUSAK
    What to eat: mmmm sandwiches
    Where to eat it: in muh tummy
    What to drink: what NOT to drink?
    Where to drink it: away from the toilet
    Secret Weapon: my 1337 reading skillz.. wait, too lazy, nevermind
    Where to travel: no money for gas, so i guess anything within 50 miles
    Color of the Moment: ive been seeing red again
    Rodent of the week: squirrel. yes, they are rodents, they have to be man, they just have to.
    Current G.A.S.: $2.38, damn you OPEC
    Can't Live Without: damning things that anger me
  10. Gia


    Feb 28, 2001
  11. i'm tempting you with that sweet kate spade purse, aren't i?
  12. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Helping my sister move.

    I do get free dinner, however.
  13. I'm coming in to work on Saturday to watch a live feed of the WWII Memorial dedication.

    There is a reason behind Memorial Day.
  14. i am going to see Rush also
  15. tkarter


    Jan 1, 2003
    got gig in Colorado heading out now.

  16. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I'll be working... :bawl:
  17. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    Yay,I get to work all weekend. The busiest weekend of the year. :mad: -Luke
  18. Got a gig tomorrow night, and then put my house back the way I want it (the demon has been evicted!!).. get rid of all things "female" in the pad and get it back to "single-bassist kingdom" ...

    and if the sun is shining is horseshoes and beers with the homies at Reed St. in P.B.....

    sounds perfect to me!!
  19. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    Whitmoretucky MI
    Got a gig tomorrow in Detroit..then Monday going to the Electronic Music Festival...boom boom chicky wicky, in downtown Detroit to see my friends band perform on the main stage. Not my cup of tea musically but the people are fun to watch and the beer is cold.
  20. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
    Into the mountains for a soak in the hot springs and a massage, then back to the B 'n B for a few tequilas. No gigs so I am diggin' it.