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Re: Conference pointers
« Reply #30 on: February 10, 2013, 06:45:51 AM »
Crispy told me at a conference once that he sampled every beer at club night.  He used a very, very small glass.

I will say that these days I'm betting that would be an impossible task unless one was using a nano glass. I'm not even sure you could get around the taps in the time for club night.

Don't you recall Crispy's nano mug?  Can't be more than an oz.

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Re: Conference pointers
« Reply #31 on: February 11, 2013, 07:28:03 AM »
Last year, I was kind of "that guy" at the BN anniversary party.  Definitely drunk but not the obnoxious frat boy drunk.  I tend to get quieter.  The next night I went a lot easier, sticking mostly to sours that were offered.  I also drank my rinse water between fills, which I think helped. 

Friday was more towards Wednesday ( man I have a short memory ), and Saturday was steady but without overdoing it. Good thing too since I won a medal.  Can't imagine what I would have done if I had been too far gone ( trip on stage, hug Charlie, rub Gary's head, etc  ;D). 

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« Reply #32 on: February 11, 2013, 08:32:28 AM »
I'm always "that guy" regardless. I have a reputation to uphold.
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Re: Conference pointers
« Reply #33 on: February 11, 2013, 09:11:41 AM »
I'm always "that guy" regardless. I have a reputation to uphold.

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« Reply #34 on: February 11, 2013, 09:25:53 AM »
That's a very good excuse. Drunk driving is especially stupid. So, fwiw I'm not "that guy".
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Re: Conference pointers
« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2013, 09:38:40 AM »
Take good notes in the tech, sessions. You will always go - "I remember Ray/Stan/Greg/Vinnie/Matt/Denny/Drew saying something important, what the heck was it?". Notes written in the back of the program help.
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« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2013, 10:00:19 AM »
Take good notes in the tech, sessions. You will always go - "I remember Ray/Stan/Greg/Vinnie/Matt/Denny/Drew saying something important, what the heck was it?". Notes written in the back of the program help.

Jeff, with me I think the word is "goofy", not "important"!  :)
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« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2013, 10:12:32 AM »
"I remember Drew saying something important, what the heck was it?".

I defy anyone to name one thing important I've said! :)
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« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2013, 10:22:34 AM »
Giving some of the guys here some shout outs, and they shout back!
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« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2013, 10:27:00 AM »
"I remember Drew saying something important, what the heck was it?".

I defy anyone to name one thing important I've said! :)

How would anyone know after they go deaf from all the f bombs?  ;)

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« Reply #40 on: February 11, 2013, 12:11:32 PM »
Giving some of the guys here some shout outs, and they shout back!

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« Reply #41 on: February 11, 2013, 12:12:17 PM »
How would anyone know after they go deaf from all the f bombs?  ;)

One pleasant surprise out of watching Chip Walton's taping of my presentation last year - I don't swear all that much.
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« Reply #42 on: February 11, 2013, 01:53:00 PM »
How would anyone know after they go deaf from all the f bombs?  ;)

One pleasant surprise out of watching Chip Walton's taping of my presentation last year - I don't swear all that much.

I expected more cowbell... but that's just me.
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Re: Conference pointers
« Reply #43 on: February 14, 2013, 07:37:13 AM »
I try and be very careful at these big beer events since it's a marathon and not a sprint.
I don't know, but three days seems more like IronMan than a 'little marathon'
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« Reply #44 on: February 14, 2013, 07:42:42 AM »
I don't know, but three days seems more like IronMan than a 'little marathon'

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