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#310022 - July 20th 2009 6:22 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: Suzie-BGfNY-IN]
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Registered: July 13th 2004 12:00 pm
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Loc: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Of course... WI is a hotbed of Vanners I have to meet, and close to those of you in the midwest! Too bad WI has winter in Feb... but still a great opportunity! Just won't be any camping!

I envy y'all that have vanning schedules that would prevent you attending another nats!
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#310033 - July 20th 2009 6:33 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: sasktrini]
on the road Offline

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Registered: February 14th 2007 8:31 pm
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No idea is a bad one if it leads to a pleasant conversation about vanning! And Corey...start working on flights to Chicago the Wed of Council. I will be driving a van load up that evening!
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#310038 - July 20th 2009 6:39 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: sasktrini]
Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!! Offline
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Registered: June 10th 2003 12:00 pm
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Loc: Burlington, On, Canada Eh !!!!
Originally Posted By: sasktrini
Of course... WI is a hotbed of Vanners I have to meet, and close to those of you in the midwest! Too bad WI has winter in Feb... but still a great opportunity! Just won't be any camping!

I envy y'all that have vanning schedules that would prevent you attending another nats!


Why not ???? Dutch spent the first night in his van at the Detroit CoC in Feb and Wisconsin will probably be warmer than that !
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#310045 - July 20th 2009 6:55 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!]
newkirkinc1 Offline
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Registered: February 10th 2002 12:00 pm
Posts: 20537
Loc: Pittsburgh,Pa USA
I like it the way it is. lol
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#310219 - July 21st 2009 10:10 am Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: newkirkinc1]
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Registered: October 25th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 28121
Loc: Dayton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Well, If I ever hit the Mega Millions, I will have a van run every weekend that there isn't another run somewhere else grin
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#310221 - July 21st 2009 10:15 am Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: Superbeast]
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Registered: March 16th 2004 12:00 pm
Posts: 1856
Loc: Kenosha, Wisconsin
Originally Posted By: Superbeast
Well, If I ever hit the Mega Millions, I will have a van run every weekend that there isn't another run somewhere else grin




Will you move the location around a little but Superbeast so I dont have to drive to Jersey every other weekend lol
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#310225 - July 21st 2009 10:27 am Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: Lil_Ed]
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Madman!


Registered: October 25th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 28121
Loc: Dayton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Sure, just get me the right numbers grin
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#310302 - July 21st 2009 12:57 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: Superbeast]
wookee Offline
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Registered: April 14th 2003 12:00 pm
Posts: 7530
Loc: Joppa Md. U.S.A.
I am not really keen on 2 Nationals.
We all know the rules for the bidding for the hosting of The Nationals was set up when there where 100's of clubs and allot of van councils.
Moving the locations helped to keep the event fresh.
Now with a smaller core group of vanners working on the nationals what would be the harm in picking some key locationas in the hot beds of the vanning comunity and switching off the locations from year to year.
The mid west one year,the mid atalntic one year,back to the upper mid west,then back to the new england area,
I have herd that vanner have complained about returning to a venue.
Bigger car runs like the Street rod nationals have been held in the same place for years.
I just kinda think if we could map out a plan it might be easier for the Nats board and the hosting clubs to consentrate on provding a better event and give vanners who live farther out like the West coast guys a more concrete way to plan to make an event.

......Wookee


Edited by wookee (July 21st 2009 1:01 pm)
Edit Reason: bad spelling and fat fingers
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#310317 - July 21st 2009 1:14 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: wookee]
Galaxy Offline
carpal tunnel

Registered: July 08th 2008 11:49 am
Posts: 9414
Loc: New Jersey
No way your going to get my van out in a snowstorm!
I think if you tried to have a second NATS it would take away from the (summer) National Van Run. As you know we all save for and plan on going to the NATS all year.
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#310338 - July 21st 2009 1:59 pm Re: How bout some ideas? [Re: Galaxy]
kevin nh Offline
Central Long Island Vans

Registered: July 29th 2004 12:00 pm
Posts: 2670
Loc: Nashua, N.H.
I think it would make the most sense to just have the Nationals in New Hampshire every year....rofllollolrofl.....

but I guess thats not ever ganna work, but I do love the fact that 2 Nationals in a row (PA & NY)are less than 8 hours away from my house.....I missed the last 2 cause they were way too far.....

I do wonder where the most Vanners are located, Its gatta be New England,right?
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