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AMTRAKATHON 2017 Is On It's Way!

Post by Dr. Pyro » Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:02 am

"Oh my God, not again! Please don't make me have so damn much fun and party all hours of the night!" I hear you cry. Unfortunately, for those of you who still have a few meandering brain cells left over from last year's slide into bacchanalian excess and debauchery--and let's not forget a certain degree of rampant nudity--we again are getting ready for AMTRAKATHON 2017! We will be departing from the Roseville Amtrak station on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 11:35 a.m. and getting into Reno at 4:00 p.m. For those of you who cannot make the train but want to meet up for a Burning Man-inspired party in Reno which will be "totally off the rails", meet up beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the 17th floor of the Regency Tower at the not-particularly-luxurious Sands Regency. We are looking to take down all of the luxury suites for the party (first come, first served) and the hot tub and sauna are open until 9:00 p.m. If you'd like an invitation for the train trip itself (includes round trip transportation, bottomless champagne and beer, catered lunch, and a room at the Sands) PM me and I'll get one off to you right away. We can only take the first 60 revelers so act fast! Anyone who has ever done this in the past will tell you it is one helluva party.

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Post by lucky420 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:34 am

i got #1758
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by ygmir » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:40 am

lucky420 wrote:i got #1758
howdy neighbor!!
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Post by Ratty » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:47 am

I can't wait! Patsh, if you come you can stay with me. I promise not to drink Tequila with mango juice and stay up all night hugging the toilet. (Like last year.)
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Post by lucky420 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 12:00 pm

ygmir wrote:
lucky420 wrote:i got #1758
howdy neighbor!!

hey there!
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by lucky420 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 12:03 pm

Ratty wrote:I can't wait! Patsh, if you come you can stay with me. I promise not to drink Tequila with mango juice and stay up all night hugging the toilet. (Like last year.)

She's quite a gal
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Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by mgb327 » Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:22 am

We'll shit, I am still unpacking from my most recent trip to the left coast and you already plan another reason to trek 3,000 miles....
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Post by lucky420 » Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:20 am

you should just get a storage here. it wont have electricity but you could borrow my marine battery and a sleeping bag. Then you could say you have a second home in Reno :D
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:02 am

OK, just booked two suites for Ygmir and myself. All the rest (except for Lucky's of course) are still available. If you want to know how to book a suite for yourself, PM me. If you just want to stay at The Sands in a regular room at our cost for that Saturday night, I will be happy to help you with that as well. Give, give, give; does my generosity ever end?

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Post by ygmir » Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:28 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:OK, just booked two suites for Ygmir and myself. All the rest (except for Lucky's of course) are still available. If you want to know how to book a suite for yourself, PM me. If you just want to stay at The Sands in a regular room at our cost for that Saturday night, I will be happy to help you with that as well. Give, give, give; does my generosity ever end?
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Post by Ratty » Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:44 pm

Made out a check to mail tomorrow cause I had a fine time last year.
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Post by Elorrum » Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:45 pm

I look forward to the gathering. A spare bedroom it's not, but what it's got is a cot.
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Post by Patsh » Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:56 pm

lucky420 wrote:
Ratty wrote:I can't wait! Patsh, if you come you can stay with me. I promise not to drink Tequila with mango juice and stay up all night hugging the toilet. (Like last year.)

She's quite a gal
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*blushes*

Golly. It's stuff like this that makes me so happy...

I'll bring vodka and organic mango nectar :wink:
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Post by trilobyte » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:01 pm

After years of virtually watching from the sidelines, my sweetie and I will finally be able to join in this year. Woohoo - all aboard!

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Post by lucky420 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:24 pm

woohooooooo
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Post by mudpuppy000 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:36 pm

Our camp is going to do a ripoff Amtrakathon in November/December sometime. Los Angeles union station to Santa Barbara for wine tasting/drinking and back.

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Post by Dr. Pyro » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:28 am

<bump>

We are now over 60% full! Last year at this time we had sold 1/3 of our spaces so this will certainly sell out shortly. For those of you in Northern California now would be a good time to holler "all aboard!" and join in the fun!

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Post by Ratty » Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:25 am

Getting ready for the Amtrakathon is so much fun.
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:41 am

<bump>

We have sold 44 of our 56 spaces so it's getting close! I just heard from Ygmir and though he will absolutely be at the party at The Sands, his suite 1762 (I believe it is known as the Lost Virginity Suite) is available for anyone who wants to go in luxury. PM me and I will steer you in the right direction.

and the password is "pineapple"

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Post by Ratty » Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:31 am

Wheeeeeeeeeeee.
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Post by patent_pending » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:11 am

I'm trying to book Suite 1762, but some joker named Henry somethingorother has his hooks on it!

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Post by ygmir » Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:27 pm

patent_pending wrote:I'm trying to book Suite 1762, but some joker named Henry somethingorother has his hooks on it!
careful: that guy is one mean mutha..........though devilishly handsome and witty.
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:24 pm

For those of you who have gone to Amtrakathon in the past, you may remember Jim Taylor. He's gone every year since it's inception and had paid for 2017 already. He passed away over Thanksgiving (heart attack) and of course we have refunded to his estate his money and sent along our condolences. But this does open up another two spaces. So we have 8 slots left to fill so if you want in on the fun, debauchery, and occasional nudity, PM me and I'll get you set up.

R.I.P. Jim. You will be missed.

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Post by lucky420 » Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:00 pm

Oh how very sad. I prob would recognize him by face. Condolences to his family
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Post by Ratty » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:00 am

Jan 28th is Chinese New Years. Gun ho fat boy.
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:51 am

We are now officially SOLD OUT! If anyone wants to go it's wait-list only. You can also have me reserve a room for you at The Sands for Saturday night at my cost. (Something like $68 if memory serves.) Some just arrive for the party! And getting naked in the huge jacuzzi on the 17th floor of the Empress Tower (same floor as the party) around 7 p.m. is also on the agenda.

and the password is "pineapple"

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Post by Ratty » Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:14 pm

Where is that jacuzzi?
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:25 am

On the 17th floor of the Embassy Tower, just to the left as you're facing suite 1755. You need your room key to get in. Just down the hall from where the party will be held.

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Post by Dr. Pyro » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:52 am

Oh, and for those of you going up on the train (Trilo, Ratty, et al) I really need your sandwich order. Since it's a group order I have to have it in to the caterer next week. You can PM me with your choice (ham, veggie, turkey, roast beef, tuna) and if you want something other than a French roll (for example wheat, sourdough, or rye) I need to know that as well. Also if you're gluten intolerant, we do have the option of having it on a tortilla, but frankly that is a bit of a hassle though we will do it.

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Post by Netty58 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:43 am

I perused the comments on this last year and again this year.

Golly, it sounds like fun.

I'll have a veggie. Doc, if you can send it to my office in Baltimore, where, may I add, it is 68 degrees.

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