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Discussion in 'AK Fest 2012' started by RayW, May 1, 2012.

  1. RayW

    RayW Parrothead with a badge Staff Member Super Mod

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    I just wanted to go public with thanks.

    Thanks to Dave, Nancy, Ernie, Linda, Jo, David W. and anyone else I might have missed for putting the show together. This was the best Fest so far for the simple fact that it was the most recent opportunity to socialize with the community that is AK.

    Thanks to friends, new and old, who came by to visit, chat, listen, and share some munchies and a beverage. This is why I attend. The after hours chill-n-chat sessions are a delightful frosting on the cake. The honor of hosting some AK notables into the wee hours still brings a smile.

    Special thanks to Marc (mpholland) and Erik (the big variety) for watching my room for a bit so I could cruise the show.

    Thanks to Cableguy Bill for providing outstanding edibles. It'll be weeks before I work that cheesecake off.

    Thanks to Newman for lunch Saturday and Bill for bringing me dinner. I would have starved without you guys.

    And of course thanks to the AK community at large. It was easily worth 1169 miles of driving.
     

     

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  2. Andy_H

    Andy_H Behind the Wall of Sleep

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    Good to see you, Ray, and to hear your great speakers once again! Thanks for putting up with me and my musical selections. :D
     
  3. Celt

    Celt Peanut Head Staff Member Super Mod

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    Yeah, I missed getting to hear Bob, Bob and their other brother, Bob. ;)
     
  4. mpholland

    mpholland R.I.P. Michael Sheppard Subscriber

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    Thanks right back to you Ray...I had a great time.
     
  5. BruceRPA

    BruceRPA AK Subscriber Subscriber

    Well said Ray! And it was a pleasure to meet you! :thmbsp:
     
  6. botrytis

    botrytis Trying not to be a Small Speaker Hoarder Subscriber

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    It was a pleasure to chat again - one of the people that makes AK what it is!
     

     

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  7. Bigerik

    Bigerik AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Ray, thanks for being such a great host. Yours was about the most fun room at the Fest. Thanks for looking after my gear.
    And of course, the LE's sounded, and still sound, wonderful.
     
  8. mpholland

    mpholland R.I.P. Michael Sheppard Subscriber

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    Are they hooked up with the Scott and Oracle yet Erik?
     
  9. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Thank you, Ray, for hosting such a great room, for your cameraderie, and for your friendship.

    Spending some listening time with the Big Bobs and those other speakers :D , was a bonus.
     
  10. Bigerik

    Bigerik AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Not quite yet, tho the LE's have been getting regular use. Should be up and running tonight.
     
  11. Bigerik

    Bigerik AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Geez. Already relegated to afterthought status.
     

     

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  12. shelby1420

    shelby1420 Enjoying the music.....

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    Hey Ray, was great getting to spend some time with you and your creations:thmbsp:
     
  13. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Hardly. Just trying to keep a low profile wrt your great new speakers, the Little Eriks. If I don't think about them or the Big Bobs too much, I might not give in to the urge to have new speakers built for the LR.
     
  14. Bigerik

    Bigerik AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Well, there can be only one pair of LE's... :)
     
  15. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    I know that, but something Ray and I talked about has me thinking about a different pair of speakers.
     
  16. cableguy

    cableguy In Twang We Trust

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    Your room was the oasis this year. Thanks for the hospitality brother!
     

     

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  17. ekmanning5

    ekmanning5 Time has told me...

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    Hey Ray! Thanks again. :wave:
     
  18. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Lily! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    qft!
     
  19. Kegger

    Kegger R.I.P. 1/12/1966 - 6/1/2017 Super Mod

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    Great to see you and your designs again Ray! :thmbsp:
     

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