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#278098 - 02/19/12 11:07 AM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: Soccer Boy]
thesuperrookie Offline
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I have made the drive from Minneapolis to Edmonton.

It is boring. Saskatchewan is flat as all get out.

22hours total and the most exciting part is Fargo.
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#278100 - 02/19/12 11:36 AM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: thesuperrookie]
GumbyGrrl Offline
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Originally Posted By: thesuperrookie
I have made the drive from Minneapolis to Edmonton.

It is boring. Saskatchewan is flat as all get out.

22hours total and the most exciting part is Fargo.


Yeah, when I said, "won't be quite as scenic" that was my grossly understated way of saying "boring as hell, but I'm considering the drive anyway." I flew to Ft Lauderdale for a little more than 24 hours, so as long as I can watch the game, scenery is sort of irrelevant.
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#278101 - 02/19/12 12:40 PM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: thesuperrookie]
Soccer Boy Offline
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Originally Posted By: thesuperrookie
22hours total and the most exciting part is Fargo.


...and that is only because the have a Hooters in Fargo.
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#278117 - 02/20/12 07:31 AM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: Soccer Boy]
TurkishZath Offline
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Originally Posted By: Soccer Boy
they have a Hooters in Fargo.


I assume Charlie and Dovovan are in then?
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#278121 - 02/20/12 08:30 AM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: TurkishZath]
c0ldfuse Offline
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I'd still rather drive to Canada than the equal time drive down to San Antonio.

20 hours is a bitch either way.
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#278128 - 02/20/12 09:57 AM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: c0ldfuse]
GumbyGrrl Offline
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20 hours is tough. I can do a 16-hour drive in one day, but 20 is past my driving limit. I can drive all day, but hate driving in the dark.
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#278129 - 02/20/12 10:01 AM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: GumbyGrrl]
pfutz Offline
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20 is doable for me.

I'd happily take 3 others with me.

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#278140 - 02/20/12 01:09 PM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: pfutz]
Soccer Boy Offline
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Originally Posted By: pfutz
20 is doable for me.

I'd happily take 3 others with me.


20 hours there and 20 hours back = too much time sitting in a car!
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#278142 - 02/20/12 02:53 PM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: Soccer Boy]
kj Offline
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Originally Posted By: Soccer Boy

20 hours there and 20 hours back = too much time sitting in a car!

That's my thought as well. My roadtrip limit in a day is more like ten hours. Plus I won't have much time off to devote to this.

So... do we think we have enough interested in that Edmonton trip to start doing some planning?
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#278144 - 02/20/12 03:03 PM Re: 2012 Road Trips [Re: kj]
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I'm in, with Stephan.

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