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Old 05-19-2016, 02:58 PM
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2016 Oshkosh RV Social

Monday July 25th

1366 WEST WAUKAU AVENUE


Starts When The Airshow Ends

Ends When The Kegs Run Dry (or about 10PM)


The old girl crawled up out of the basement and ordered the kegs, so yes, it's on! Come join the Beer Fairy at OSH, on Monday after the airshow, for one night of libation, tall tales, and outright lies.

The nice folks at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (formerly Nationsair, but still Jenny, Shanna, Jennifer, and the rest of the gang) are again providing the terrific backyard location, just outside the Waukau EAA gate. Please look for the Gallagher staffers and thank them in some appropriate way. They'll be at 1366 Waukau all week with cool drinks and shade for weary aviators.

Here's the map. Easy walk from anywhere. It is near the bus center, and parking if you have a car. No parking at the house...don't even think about it (sorry!).



The Beer Fairy heard there was some kind of a Big RV-6 Celebration. She told me to order extra beer, even though everybody knows an RV-6 gathering is like attending a birthday party for your great aunt. No matter. We ran out a little early last year, so there will be additional barrels:

New Glarus Spotted Cow (what would Oshkosh be without Spotted Cow?)
Bell's Two-Hearted Ale (for the hoppy IPA drinkers, one 1/2 barrel only)
Lakefront Fixed Gear (yep, that's the name, a red ale with a 6% kick)

Nothing flies without money...no bucks, no Buck Rogers. Your sponsors have kicked in about 1.5 Aviation Monetary Units, so please thank them at your earliest opportunity:

Barrett Precision Engines, Continental Motors, Delta Pop, EXP Aircraft Services, JD Air, Kitplanes Magazine, Perry Hill Automobile Company, SteinAir, TruTrak, and TS Flightlines

The Social operates on the KIS principle. The Beer Fairy ain't Martha Stewart; we're not getting into food service, or creating setup/clean up issues. You want soft drinks? Find a Soft Drink Fairy on your way to the Social. Hungry folks should grab a sandwich. The Sacred Heart brat stand is across the street, and last year the house next door was selling food.

Serious note..this is an RV owner/builder function. Anyone caught inviting bystanders for free beer will be spotlighted, stripped naked, smeared with proseal, and rolled in tall grass. There's no cop at the door....but we can't do an event like this at OSH and issue a general invitation to all. Likewise for those with bad manners. Overall, the Social Rules are the same as VAF Rules, but with beer: RV only please, and keep it nice.

Be sure to name tag yourself when you arrive. Dancing on the picnic table is approved. If a cop car shows up, don't worry, it's just Ron
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Old 05-19-2016, 03:42 PM
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Can't wait, Dan! Hoping to be there for the celebration this year and to fly my 9A in for its first time to OSH.
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Old 05-19-2016, 03:56 PM
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I'll be there walking around with a confused look on my face.
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Old 05-19-2016, 04:04 PM
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I'm in, and thinking you will run short of Two Hearted Ale.
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Old 05-19-2016, 04:07 PM
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I'm solo this year--Suzanne has other commitments, so I'll stop by and say Hi.
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Old 05-19-2016, 04:21 PM
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I am in, plus 1. See you soon.
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Old 05-19-2016, 04:33 PM
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If I make it to Oshkosh, i will be there! I'm late in making my arrangements but I do plan to be there!
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Old 05-19-2016, 05:29 PM
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Count me in. Again. It's 1/2 the reason I'm going to Oshkosh this year!
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Old 05-19-2016, 05:33 PM
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Quote:
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She told me to order extra beer, even though everybody knows an RV-6 gathering is like attending a birthday party for your great aunt. No matter.
My 6 can carry a lot more beer than your 8.

drops mic...

Oh, and thanks for putting this together again. Looking forward to it.
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Old 05-19-2016, 05:34 PM
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"...Anyone caught inviting bystanders for free beer will be spotlighted, stripped naked, smeared with proseal, and rolled in tall grass. ..."
Ouch! May I bring my left over Proseal!

Seriously, count me in with my Sweetie.
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