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Pensacola Area Meet and Eat/Event Thread

Discussion in 'Florida' started by Brunes, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Apr 8, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    The Idea:
    ~Get together, look at each others trucks, get some grub or a drink, socialize, and then go on your merry way.
    ~Chance to see some other rigs and get some ideas. It'll encourage the Taco Wave on the roads too.

    I propose Hooter on Bayou (near Cordova Mall) on Thurs the 16th...We can meet up around 6 (not to early for the work crowd or late to eat dinner) and chill for an hour or so. I'm bringing my camera and hoping for a nice group Taco shot

    I'm going to be trying to set some more stuff like this up- Ollies in Milton one Thurs night, Somewhere down on the beach, a photo op afternoon/night on a weekend, a wheeling trip at some point, and if I get REAL crazy a tech day.

    Hit up this thread if you want it. I want to get a general count so I know if I need to call ahead or not.

    Let's get the panhandle party started!!:cool:

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    Pro60
    MacTaco- Not just yes...but Hell yes.

    MAYBE (Don't be a maybe...):
     
  2. Apr 8, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    I'm definitely in!
     
  3. Apr 8, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    depending when i was planning on making a weekend camping trip there anyways
     
  4. Apr 9, 2009 at 2:34 AM
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  5. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:39 AM
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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    I may be in on the 16th then. Let me check with my woman. Where are some good places to camp?
     
  6. Apr 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    What kind of camping?? RV, tent??
     
  7. Apr 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    home made tent in bed of my truck lol. I'll be towing a small sailboat if i can make it so no camper.
     
  8. Apr 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    Hells yes I'm in. Haha
     
  9. Apr 9, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    Well...Jackson guard sell passes for 10 bucks-Covers you up to 5 days of "primative" camping on Eglin...No showers or anything like that.
    If you want to wheel- it's worth checking out http://www.eglin.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=6458
    and getting info thru them...They "own" most of the nature in the area- and I'm sure you hook you up with some ideas.
    Blackwater river state park is in the area-Lil to the north of Eglin and has some decent camping if I remember.
    http://www.floridastateparks.org/CampCabinLodge.cfm for more on state parks (there are a few around here)

    If you want a place like a KOA or what ever I can keep looking...I know there are places like that. LOTS of RV parks around here.
     
  10. Apr 9, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    thanks for the info brunes, I'll let you know. If i come i'll probably have my roommates with me. if they don't wanna come, i probably won't come cause i don't wanna camp by myself. Ill keep you informed though.
     
  11. Apr 9, 2009 at 10:56 AM
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    Yeah...You are welcome to join us- We'll have to get you a pass to get onto the base...but other than that...nothing to worry about.

    Any other takers for the meet and eat or the clean up run???
     
  12. Apr 9, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    woo....thats going to be a 3.5 hour drive. yuck.
     
  13. Apr 9, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    That Thursday will be a no go for me. Double checked my exam schedule and I've got 3 that day. I can do that Friday, Saturday, or Sunday though. What's the pass onto eglin for?
     
  14. Apr 9, 2009 at 1:03 PM
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    If you want to go wheeling at all or camp there you need a 10buck "rec pass" to be allowed on base.
    I know that weekend is the group I wheel around here with is cleaning up the trails...but I would be surprised if we don't wheel a bit too!!
     
  15. Apr 9, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    I'd love to drive down to Pensacola on my next business trip there and join up with one of your get togethers. I make it down that way about 5 or 6 times a year, usually fly but a road trip would be fun.

    If we make it an evening event and anyone gets too drunk I can provide cab service. :)
     
  16. Apr 9, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    Nice-A Tacoma Ambassador!! Keep an eye on the thread-I'll be keeping this going best I can!!
     
  17. Apr 9, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    Hey, just remember to always use Yellow Cab of Pensacola when you're partying in Pensacola, Ft. Walton Yellow Cab and Tucker Black and White Taxi in Ft. Walton Beach, Destin and San Destin. Also Blue Angel Wheelchair Accessible taxis if you or anyone you know needs paratransit transportation.

    :D(shameless self promotion):cool:
     
  18. Apr 9, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    NO SHIT!!! I have used Yellow Cab-
     
  19. Apr 9, 2009 at 2:17 PM
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    Yep, bought Pensacola back in 2003, expanded east into the party towns a couple years later. Honestly we run almost as many cabs down in the Panhandle as we do here in Indianapolis, which is the 13th largest city in the country with over 1.5M in the metro area.
     
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