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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » May 13th, 2009, 3:19 pm

Yeah, hope everything goes well! Although some teams might not have left for Georgia yet. I wonder how many users at nats will have enough free time to go on here! Not that you have nothing else to do with your free time... :roll:
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Postby pjgscioisamazing » May 13th, 2009, 3:21 pm

I prolly won't be able to post until Sunday night when I get back...
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby robotman » May 13th, 2009, 3:33 pm

good luck all hope you do well :)

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Postby fmtiger124 » May 13th, 2009, 3:46 pm

EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:Yeah, hope everything goes well! Although some teams might not have left for Georgia yet. I wonder how many users at nats will have enough free time to go on here! Not that you have nothing else to do with your free time... :roll:

I know that FMHS and Eagle Hill leave really early tomorrow they have to leave their houses at lik 4am
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby rbejnood » May 13th, 2009, 4:19 pm

we're driving tomorrow to augusta, but something our coaches old us doesn't seem to make sense to me. we live in east tennessee (for those of you that don't know, that's the part closest to georgia) and it's about a four hour drive to atlanta. but our coaches said that it would take about eight hours to get there. did i miss something?
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby fmtiger124 » May 13th, 2009, 4:22 pm

rbejnood wrote:we're driving tomorrow to augusta, but something our coaches old us doesn't seem to make sense to me. we live in east tennessee (for those of you that don't know, that's the part closest to georgia) and it's about a four hour drive to atlanta. but our coaches said that it would take about eight hours to get there. did i miss something?

yes its in Augusta not Atlanta-augusta is near the SC border so you have to drive completely across Georgia
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Postby rbejnood » May 13th, 2009, 4:25 pm

the thing is though, from where we are, augusta is just a little bit farther than atlanta
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby Kokonilly » May 13th, 2009, 4:43 pm

EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:some teams might not have left for Georgia yet

We're leaving tomorrow. Our flight leaves at 7:30 AM or something like that so we have check in by seven so we have to be at the airport by 5:45 (just to be safe) so I have to leave the house at 5 which means I have to wake up at 4-ish.

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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby rfscoach » May 13th, 2009, 4:47 pm

No direct major highways from there though. So either you take the little 2 lane state highways(which takes for EVER) or you take the interstate down through Atlanta and then over to Augusta. Takes us 2.5 hours from Atlanta, so 6.5 for you plus you'll have to stop for breaks and a meal.... that close to 8 hours.
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby fmtiger124 » May 13th, 2009, 5:26 pm

rfscoach wrote:No direct major highways from there though. So either you take the little 2 lane state highways(which takes for EVER) or you take the interstate down through Atlanta and then over to Augusta. Takes us 2.5 hours from Atlanta, so 6.5 for you plus you'll have to stop for breaks and a meal.... that close to 8 hours.

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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby computernerd4826 » May 13th, 2009, 5:44 pm

starpug wrote:
IdahoSciGuy wrote:
Aia wrote:Live update from Atlanta- the weather is quite lovely. It isn't unbearably hot (yet). The humidity is fairly high, but that's pretty typical for Georgia.

We're driving to Augusta tomorrow. Hopefully the weather doesn't change too much on us. All I can remember is that DC rainstorm and hope that we don't see a repeat of that mess.



Driving!?!?!?! from WA? good gravy that must be horrible!

She's in Atlanta, not Washington :P

doesnt she live in Washington?
rbejnood wrote:we're driving tomorrow to augusta, but something our coaches told us doesn't seem to make sense to me. we live in east tennessee (for those of you that don't know, that's the part closest to georgia) and it's about a four hour drive to atlanta. but our coaches said that it would take about eight hours to get there. did i miss something?

ummmm.. i was at that meeting....
it is 3 hours to atlanta, and 5 hours to augusta from knoxville
we are going through columbia, south carolina, because it is shorter than going through atlanta (an extra 45 mins according to google maps)
on the way back we are stopping in asheville to go to Carowinds...



anyways i will be wearing a university of tennessee (orange) shirt, and will be in the parade of states for tennessee. i will try to wear a nametag with my avatar and username, but no guarantees. any idea of a meeting place at the swap meet though?
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby rfscoach » May 13th, 2009, 6:09 pm

doesnt she live in Washington?


She lives in Washington. Her team flew into Atlanta on Tuesday.
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby Aia » May 14th, 2009, 6:29 am

Wow, I totally didn't mean to freak everyone out.

I live in WA. We flew to Atlanta. The next day, we drove to Augusta. We didn't travel to Augusta in one day because we lost 3hrs on the way over, and the plane ride was 6hrs long. If you add in 3hrs for the drive from Atlanta to Augusta, and it becomes too exhausting.

This just got way too confusing, haha.
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby rfscoach » May 14th, 2009, 7:50 pm

Was anyone at Fort Discovery today? I know we saw the Washington Excel Homeschoolers, the high school team from Helena, Montana and our arch rival J C Booth. Ran into the Mentor team at lunch at Wendy's. This is pretty cool. Motor coaches everywhere you turn.
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Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

Postby jazzy009 » May 14th, 2009, 8:24 pm

we went to the cocacola factory and aquarium adjacent to it today. pretty cool, saw a few teams, made some generalizations (one guy found out we were from minnesota and asked if we all play hockey). pretty cool.
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