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« on: December 22, 2016, 07:32:31 PM »

There's going to be a total eclipse of the sun on Monday Aug 21, 2017 that goes clean across the country!  There's a site dedicated to it http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm
and they have a lot of information, maps, and a downloadable kml that shows the path of totality.  Be there!
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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 01:19:57 AM »

Wow! I ain't gonna miss it for nothin!


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« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2016, 10:38:42 PM »

Well a couple of geezer-like citizens and me have been kind of chewing on the possibility of meeting here for the  eclipse.  Dispersed camping no facilities.  Direct access to the middle of nowhere.

Plug this in to google maps:
43°28'57.33"N
109°53'48.75"W
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2016, 03:29:35 AM »

Out. 900+ miles is just a little out of my range.  eek
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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2016, 12:02:05 AM »

...just WHO are you calling 'geezer-like?'

 yikes

Oh...

... I just checked my Idaho driver's license. And remembered the fact that none of the liquor store clerks asked to see it over the past few seasonally holiday-like weekends either.

So, okay - yeah. I get it. Sure hope I'm around long enough to stay with you on this, MC.     thumb      clap      ricky

Thinking of renting some of my camp-out dirt around here for $500 hondo's per night...

Rally on, Good Sir.

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Well a couple of geezer-like citizens and me have been kind of chewing on the possibility of meeting here for the  eclipse.  Dispersed camping no facilities.  Direct access to the middle of nowhere.

Plug this in to google maps:
43°28'57.33"N
109°53'48.75"W
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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2016, 12:27:03 AM »

...just WHO are you calling 'geezer-like?'

 yikes

Oh...



Thinking of renting some of my camp-out dirt around here for $500 hondo's per night...

 


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Well a couple of geezer-like citizens and me have been kind of chewing on the possibility of meeting here for the  eclipse.  Dispersed camping no facilities.  Direct access to the middle of nowhere.

Plug this in to google maps:
43°28'57.33"N
109°53'48.75"W
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« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2016, 01:06:02 AM »

I'm figuring this phenomenon is so greatly populated by folks from so 'far out of town' that $500 would be the base price, each bruin encounter will just be tacked on at the end as premium deluxe "extra's" - payable upon exit, either by customer, or his heirs.

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« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2016, 05:19:44 AM »

In terms of the actual event, strictly speaking, in terms of openness and full disclosure, this is what you can expect:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDVrmSEZEKg" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDVrmSEZEKg</a>
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« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2016, 01:20:05 AM »

That was deffinAtely some full disclosure!! 


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« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2017, 01:11:58 AM »

Great!  smile  Eclipse is right over the house a week after returning from the Road Runner rally in Kingsport, TN. 

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« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2017, 12:46:55 AM »

...lamentations if you were to be someplace on that ride and miss it, to be sure, rider_marc....

...but that doesn't mean you can't return from a great rally raid, set fire to an old couch or tire pile in your back yard, grab a brewski and fart like a man possessed.

What a great eclipse and post-ride celebration in such buffoonery.


Rally on,

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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2017, 02:20:41 AM »

Ha, yea. Wouldn't that be sumptin! An artificial solar eclipse.  lol


I can think of two neighbors that could call the cops and fire department.




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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2017, 05:08:27 PM »

There's going to be a total eclipse of the sun on Monday Aug 21, 2017 that goes clean across the country!  There's a site dedicated to it http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm
and they have a lot of information, maps, and a downloadable kml that shows the path of totality.  Be there!

Thanks for the link. We moved our vacation dates a month to see the Eclipse. We will be in Jackson Wyoming then on to Yellowstone after the eclipse.
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« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2017, 02:52:05 AM »

There's going to be a total eclipse of the sun on Monday Aug 21, 2017 that goes clean across the country!  There's a site dedicated to it http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm
and they have a lot of information, maps, and a downloadable kml that shows the path of totality.  Be there!

Thanks for the link. We moved our vacation dates a month to see the Eclipse. We will be in Jackson Wyoming then on to Yellowstone after the eclipse.

I guess that hotel rooms in Jackson and Victor have gone up to $500 a night for the eclipse.
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« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2017, 07:01:51 PM »

There's going to be a total eclipse of the sun on Monday Aug 21, 2017 that goes clean across the country!  There's a site dedicated to it http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm
and they have a lot of information, maps, and a downloadable kml that shows the path of totality.  Be there!

Thanks for the link. We moved our vacation dates a month to see the Eclipse. We will be in Jackson Wyoming then on to Yellowstone after the eclipse.

I guess that hotel rooms in Jackson and Victor have gone up to $500 a night for the eclipse.


Yes that is the going rate.
I got a camping space in Yellowstone for $200 for a week. It is a 70 mile drive to Jackson so will travel the day of then back that night after the Eclipse.
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« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2017, 09:03:16 PM »



I guess that hotel rooms in Jackson and Victor have gone up to $500 a night for the eclipse.


Yes that is the going rate.
I got a camping space in Yellowstone for $200 for a week. It is a 70 mile drive to Jackson so will travel the day of then back that night after the Eclipse.
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You  are  aware , of  course ,   that  Jackson  Hole  is the  result  of what  the Indians  used to  do to the  buffaloes .
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« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2017, 02:33:55 PM »


You  are  aware , of  course ,   that  Jackson  Hole  is the  result  of what  the Indians  used to  do to the  buffaloes .

No, enlighten me.
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« Reply #17 on: June 14, 2017, 03:56:23 AM »

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