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    Quote Originally Posted by MissThundercat View Post
    The problem is getting there. None of us can afford the travel. So, regrettably, I must decline your offer at this time. Bus access only.
    Richard Branson has a deal, just for us.

    Or, we could return to the summit of Mt Washington's summit parking lot for a redux (in the great state of Cow Hampsha)?
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Quote Originally Posted by Snively65 View Post
    Richard Brandon has a deal, just for us.

    Or, we could return to the summit of Mt Washington's summit parking lot for a redux (in the great state of Cow Hampsha)?
    Do we get Marty the cat? And can I get the Weather Machine?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissThundercat View Post
    Do we get Marty the cat? And can I get the Weather Machine?
    The question should be "What do we get Marty the Cat?" Answer is catnip, so maybe he will not steal and hide the puck next time.

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Can Jim Cantore be the announcer for the Futile Four?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Can Jim Cantore be the announcer for the Futile Four?
    We'll get his non-union Canadian equivalent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissThundercat View Post
    We'll get his non-union Canadian equivalent.
    Just promise thunder snow and he'll do it for free.

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

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    As we all anxiously await the formation of a Space Force Academy hockey program (I believe the NHL has already funded a study), I hope UAF is allowed to help co-host their first outdoor lunar game. Whatís more new and exciting than an outdoor game? Our experience could be invaluable to the fledgling, and most assuredly, bottom feeder program:

    - No appreciable difference in outside temp (and itís still a dry cold).
    - No appreciable difference in probable ticket sales vs our own hosted tournaments.
    - We often play at the Sullivan, so we know how to handle the deafening silence.
    - We are used to very long days and nights.
    - We are used to hosting games in a cold barren wasteland.
    - We are used to hearing teams whining about their travel difficulties and costs.
    - We are used to being far away from the nearest Olive Garden.
    - And if the Nanook Bear is allowed into space, what could possibly go wrong?
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Quote Originally Posted by MissThundercat View Post
    The problem is getting there. None of us can afford the travel. So, regrettably, I must decline your offer at this time. Bus access only.
    Elon Musk needs to be approached. After all, if you can put a car in space you can put a bus there too.

    Plus there's the added benefit of said teams in this game never returning to Earth to soil another arena.

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Quote Originally Posted by John J. MacInnes View Post
    Elon Musk needs to be approached. After all, if you can put a car in space you can put a bus there too.

    Plus there's the added benefit of said teams in this game never returning to Earth to soil another arena.
    Just called Elon. Says he can do it. But his conscience says everyone must come back, and that when HE'S ready to go, then playtime is over and everyone comes back.
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Gonna post an updated preseason poll soon. You probably will see more AH/WCHA teams in the mix... no changes at the top, though. RPI and UAA are still 1 and 2.
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    When did this become mainstream and all? Last I knew, we were still looking for the 2012 participants.

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Quote Originally Posted by FlagDUDE08 View Post
    When did this become mainstream and all? Last I knew, we were still looking for the 2012 participants.
    The tournament is under new ownership.
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    And any complaints about the way things are handled... can be fed through the slot in the wall over there.

    My assistant Fade has a similar slot in his office.
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Tournament locations thus far:

    Midwest: George Gipp Arena, Laurium, MI
    East: The summit of Mt. Washington, parking lot, New Hampshire?
    West: undecided, but looking at outdoor, barren wasteland ponds. Preferably in Alaska or western Canada. Point Barrow?
    South: If there were some way we could freeze what was destroyed by the red tide in Florida...

    Right now, I need locations for the West and the South, and a Futile Four location. I know some of you want Earth's Moon, but I won't play to Musk's demands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissThundercat View Post
    Tournament locations thus far:

    Midwest: George Gipp Arena, Laurium, MI
    East: The summit of Mt. Washington, parking lot, New Hampshire?
    West: undecided, but looking at outdoor, barren wasteland ponds. Preferably in Alaska or western Canada. Point Barrow?
    South: If there were some way we could freeze what was destroyed by the red tide in Florida...

    Right now, I need locations for the West and the South, and a Futile Four location. I know some of you want Earth's Moon, but I won't play to Musk's demands.
    Mar-a-Lago for the south?

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Quote Originally Posted by jericho View Post
    Mar-a-Lago for the south?
    Can't have the players golfing.
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Can you bus to Point Barrow?

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

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    Can you bus to Point Barrow?
    Was going through last year's thread, and you recommended Point Barrow last year... so I'll turn the question on you.
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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrow...Transportation The roads in Barrow are unpaved due to the permafrost, and no roads connect the city to the rest of Alaska.[

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    Re: Bottom Feeders 2018-19: Just So You Know, They Really Suck

    Quote Originally Posted by Ralph Baer View Post
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrow...Transportation The roads in Barrow are unpaved due to the permafrost, and no roads connect the city to the rest of Alaska.[
    Thanks, Ralph. Is there a pond outside Juneau, Anchorage, or Fairbanks we can occupy for one weekend?

    I want players asking "what kind of bum **** ****hole town is this?"
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