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Re: Travel logistics

Post by paleonaps » April 8th, 2011, 5:26 pm

I guess the school buses in my area are the only ones that shake like they are about to explode, then.
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Re: Travel logistics

Post by Kokonilly » April 8th, 2011, 5:28 pm

paleonaps wrote:I guess the school buses in my area are the only ones that shake like they are about to explode, then.
Our buses shake a bit, but certainly not that badly. We took a bus to Boyceville; I assume we would be taking either a bus or vans to Madison if we go.

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Re: Travel logistics

Post by paleonaps » April 8th, 2011, 5:29 pm

I thought you knew you weren't going.
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Re: Travel logistics

Post by Kokonilly » April 8th, 2011, 5:35 pm

We're first in line to go if a team from a different state backs out. We're holding out hope.

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Re: Travel logistics

Post by kjhsscioly » April 8th, 2011, 5:36 pm

paleonaps wrote:I guess the school buses in my area are the only ones that shake like they are about to explode, then.
No, they aren't. We made the mistake of putting building stuff in the back because it would be easier to load, and it really shook stuff up. I don't think schoolbuses have any shocks whatsoever, they shake so much.

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Re: Travel logistics

Post by paleonaps » April 8th, 2011, 5:39 pm

I had to ride one for two hours once.
I think I got a concussion.
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Re: Travel logistics

Post by Starapollo1 » April 8th, 2011, 5:40 pm

why am I not surprised.... ;)
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Re: Travel logistics

Post by Kokonilly » April 8th, 2011, 6:01 pm

paleonaps wrote:I had to ride one for two hours once.
I think I got a concussion.
...How bad can your buses possibly be? The trip to Boyceville was 5 hours and I lived.

EDIT: It was actually about 2-3 hours. Typos are bad when it comes to numbers...

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Re: Travel logistics

Post by skillfullparrot7 » April 8th, 2011, 7:15 pm

You guys have to ride school buses? Our team ALWAYS gets a chater bus, whether it be 2 hours away or 10 hours away(I hope we take a charter bus if it's that far). Then some parents drive in vans to bring the building event things.
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Re: Travel logistics

Post by haverstall » April 8th, 2011, 8:29 pm

When we went to Boyceville, we took a normal school bus. When we go to Madison, we're taking coach. I think it's because the school pays some of the expenses for a trip to nationals, but not a trip to an invitational.

It's really all based on funding really.
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