Sunday, July 27, 2008

SCREWED AGAIN




It is 65 degrees out and Patrick is outside and Junior is asleep downstairs and Boarder (+40 days) is in room with felines.

Well Junior and I went to the Kendallville mainstreet car show last night, about 250 cars, and very professionally run in terms of directional signs as to wear to park, Uniformed Staff directing traffic and parking you, great DJ, doorprizes, vendors, competent judging etc.-- in short everything you could want in a car show except: We didn't like the part about being lied to a screwed in the butt sideways.

They announced five awards for 4x4 trucks (not listed on flyer)--but the trucks must have known about it because a whole Club of them showed up and were parked together on a side street. Then they announced the Top 50 Awards, then best of show, then adios, muchachos.

We stormed the stage with two or three other angry torch bearing car owners. THE DID NOT AWARD THE ADVERTISED 5 1986 AND NEWER TROPHIES! And no staffers in charge were around to complain to. So flush that ten bucks down the toilet. We were judged but apparently not eligible for an award. I think our trophies went to the 4x4 club.

Oh, well. New cooler worked well tho. And we enjoyed a super cold brew and a few Spanish Dogs at a local pub, that was overflowing with car people, yet still seemed able to provide friendly, quick service. Hid a Main Street cache there for Geobashers...
GoGators!!!

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