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Old 05-17-2005, 02:56 PM
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Nope. I was with Quiet Storm in his now sold 28 Checkmate.
That was your opportunity(excuse) to brag a little. No one would have ever known.
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:59 PM
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Na... no need to brag. That Check was a nice boat. Doing it with him in his Sonic this year!! Maybe we'll make the video?!?!?!?!?
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Old 05-17-2005, 03:01 PM
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I am in! The list sound great. At Poker Runs I worry about the parking lot security at nights. My insurance will not cover theft in unsecure lots( which is everywhere). I also hate rafting up. How about annoucing a rule for rafters, barefeet only!
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The number one thing that makes a Poker Run is the Home base Marina or Club,,, All boaters like to walk the docks and talk to other boaters..... if the Facility is user friendly everyone is happy,,,,, all the rest is relative ,, if the cost is high ,, then the food and prizes should be great ,,, if the cost is low,, then Hot Dogs will do !!! We all want value for our dollars spent!!!

As others have mentioned ,,, wash rooms,, parking,, and good destinations all are important!!! and last but not least ,,, a video on a big screen is always a plus.

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  • Good access to quality boat launches.
  • Secure parking.
  • Longer running distances between card stops.
  • Good dockage with hookups.
  • Shower facilities at the marina for those staying on their boat.
  • A manageable amount of boats (have a cut off point based on logistics)
  • People leave their egos at home.
  • No alcohol for anyone before or during the run.
  • Watch out for others around you and keep speeds reasonable.
  • Good banquet that does not run too long.
  • Keep the entry fee reasonable.
  • Include everyone! New people already feel like a fish out of water so be sure to pay them some extra attention.
  • Have fun and meet lots of new people!


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Putting on a Poker Run is a unbelievable time consuming job but it can be worth it when it is over

Steve good luck on your event, just know you cant make everyone happy (notice waterfowl)

just do what you feel will be right and what you do is what you will get known for

the best thing about the many different poker runs is that they are all different from each other In location and activity

just do your best
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Can you say "Pole" and "Snatcher" in the same sentence on OSO and not end up in the uncensored section??
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Don't invite Steczy, Masher, Sean H, or JC and it should be a great event.........
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hey, i resemble that remark...... you just stay in texas and all my poker runs will be just fine.....
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I have to bring those guys... I need a ride....
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