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2001-10-11 01:32:02 PM  
I think this could be fun... I'll have to see if I can go with any other farkers from Philly... Have to check flights I guess.

What airport would I want to fly in to, and would someone be able to pick up farkers that arrive around the same time?
 
2001-10-11 01:40:24 PM  
Most decent hotels have a shuttle form the airport in NO. If not, there are cheap shuttles that wil take you down to the action.
Spent a new years on Bourbon St., aftet watching Texas get rocked by Virgina Tech in the Sugar Bowl. Almost got my butt kicked by a buch of Hoakies.

Will probably go, there is much trouble to be had there. I remeber dragging a friend down the streets that was so drunk he seriously asked us to just leave him. Guy got in in the Cab and I had to bribe to cabby so he wouldn't call the cops. Ahhhh... the memories.
 
2001-10-11 01:46:59 PM  
New Orleans International Airport is in Kenner, that's where to fly into. We may need to make a trip to the airport to pick up some people, shouldn't be too big of a problem. Go ahead and sign up, pay the money, and order your plane tickets. Once we've collected all the money and have a decent list of people attending, we'll work out the details. We'll make a list of cell phone numbers, addresses, pick up times, directions, important info, etc... Probably pass out a sheet to everyone upon check in with all this information on it.
 
2001-10-11 01:49:27 PM  
is $100 a frim price then? I don't want to plunk down the cash and find out you underestimated and need more... a couple of times even..

I assume you overestimated since you mentioned the extra $$ for beer... Things will get ugly if the rooms don't fit 20 people and the price jumps up...
 
2001-10-11 02:11:55 PM  
You can expect my money at the beginning of november, since that's when i get paid, and i've already made my frivolous purchase for the month... My birthday is on the 8th so i was thinking we might be able to go and get a beer maybee... It's just a thought...
 
2001-10-11 02:12:41 PM  
Mandrax - I'd drive from Maine for a get-together in Red Bank. Of course, I'm a big Kevin smith fan, so...
 
2001-10-11 02:12:56 PM  
Oh, and Walken is cool and all, but he's no Dennis Leary...
 
2001-10-11 02:55:48 PM  
If the room has not been reserved as of yet forget about getting one now. The hotels on Bourbon st. are usually all booked up by this time.
 
2001-10-11 03:13:55 PM  
Hagbard: We'd have to get a mini bus or something, because there are a lot of Detroit farkers who'd take you up on that, like me...
 
2001-10-11 03:20:13 PM  
There are still rooms available if everyone would pay up now... Worst case scenero, we party at my friends house or my apartment

We also know a guy with an apartment on Royal, one street over

The hotel wouldn't be on Bourbon anyways, probably on Canal or near the quarter
 
2001-10-11 03:47:41 PM  
Minos, Porkstacker: Im from San Jose. woop!
 
2001-10-11 03:51:09 PM  
We should go to Dave and Busters next week :)
 
2001-10-11 04:01:03 PM  
I was going to go to carnival in feb, but I'd be the only farker there!
Oh- PayPal link was incommunicado, so I'll pay when I can access it!

Cheers, cheers, cheers!
 
2001-10-11 04:06:31 PM  
Minos, Ophelia, Porkstacker-
If anyone else from San Jose/Bay Area is gonna go to this nutty thing, lemme know- we can arrange to fly together...
 
2001-10-11 06:14:27 PM  
gonna exclude people who don't post constantly and whom no one knows who they are? sounds like a blast to me!

anyone else from the portland area going?
 
2001-10-11 06:29:05 PM  
Bill_Cosby and other northeast Farkers: I would be willing to commute for an event in the NJ/NY area. Keep me posted on any developments.
 
2001-10-11 06:30:03 PM  
Anyone who sees about Fark Fest on the Fark.com web site is invited. Officially, that makes you a Farker even if you don't post in the comments
 
2001-10-11 07:27:12 PM  
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everyone? what about sid vicious, my dog. jk
 
2001-10-11 08:42:18 PM  
hmm.....now to just get past the still barely under 21 thing....*grins*...but then again as I'm sure people have said at mardi gras there is no such thing as a need for ID
 
2001-10-11 09:17:43 PM  
Damn. Why can't I be 21 yet??? WHY!?
 
2001-10-11 09:45:29 PM  
damn raysmith, do you know all those hot ass girls on those bikes, in your index/ray/photos. cause if you do, then i want to hang with you at the fark fest.
 
2001-10-11 10:11:54 PM  
Yea they are all my girlfriends...
Actually they were taking in SoCal so no I dont know them
 
2001-10-12 08:38:30 AM  
Hey I live around the corner from the Quarter so if $$$ is the only thing preventing any pretty ladies from attending I am sure I can make something happen. but you would have to be herb friendly and into music.
 
2001-10-12 08:41:37 AM  
ID checking is pretty lax in the Quarter, especially for females. But this is my first Mardi Gras so we shall see. Also what part of San Jose? I am from the East Side (between Alum ROck and Mckee )
 
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