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#1 AvB Dec 16, 2011 06:53 AM

2012 SOCAL International DS Week
 
I have just booked flights to Los Angeles arriving Sun 1st April and leaving Sun 22nd April 2012. I was thinking of keeping this under my hat, because there's a good chance I'll have to cancel if work commitments take over. I booked using points (Miles) which is great because there's very little penalty if I have to cancel. But I decided to announce my intentions it because I hope like heck it does come off, and it might help to kick off another International DS Week. If I re-watch my videos of the last one I am still pinching myself to believe that I was actually there!

I hope it works out for me going... if so, I'll have my new video camera and hope to take over 2 or 3 seriously beefed up Timbuckerized homebrew Scratchos to offer up as sacrifices to the Weldon Wind Gods! I hope we get an Aussie contingent again, but even if no other Aussies go, I'm sure there will be some interesting guys from other countries, and now that I know how to get around I'm sure I'll have an interesting time! Last time I went over with no expectations at all and it was a totally excellent experience, so I intend to approach it the same way this time!

Andrew

#2 1000MPH Dec 16, 2011 07:38 AM

I'm saving my vacation time for this one.
I'm still kicking myself for missing you guys last time.
Stu

#3 Jantar2A Dec 16, 2011 09:31 AM

Sounds like a good time,I will keep that week open for some flying fun.

Nick

#4 Kevin Bennett Dec 16, 2011 05:33 PM

nice one Andrew.Just hope your work doesn't get in the way.

#5 AussieJarred Dec 16, 2011 07:38 PM

sounds like a plan ;)

#6 ALEX HEWSON Dec 16, 2011 09:56 PM

Right time for me to start saving!

#7 AvB Dec 16, 2011 10:26 PM

Ha Alex now that would be great! Just gotta perform some secret psychological manipulation tricks on Ezza to persuade him to come. Remember we must let him think it was his own idea ...

Be great to meet you there Stu and see some of those JW covering masterpieces in the flesh.

Glad you're planning it Nick!

Jarred does this mean you might make the trip down from Vancouver?

#8 AussieJarred Dec 17, 2011 12:19 AM

yep i hope so! depending on the snow i guess! but i would love to head down. if you are going and other people i would be a lot more willing to go.

Jarred

#9 DS Diva Dec 17, 2011 07:40 AM

Hello Andrew
Yes great. I have to travel back to before Welden also
I will come again in April
More info I have not yet.
I hope I'm welcome back to Weldon / Bakersfield

#10 Jantar2A Dec 17, 2011 08:28 AM

Patrick, we need you there so you can do the wind dance again.

Nick

#11 AvB Dec 17, 2011 03:46 PM

Yay Patrick!! You were the movie star in my "Explanation of DS" video.
DS Explanation (7 min 52 sec)


I've been thinking of ideas on how to make a better one. Now that we're getting an idea of who might be there I'll start thinking about casting ... there are plenty of good choices but it's pretty hard to imagine a more photogenic movie star than Patrick. He's even called DS Diva! Now Astan was very photogenic ... he'd be perfect ...

Hey if we're going to try for another "DS Week", do you guys wanna aim for it to be the week following Sat 7th April?

#12 Sean Moloney Dec 17, 2011 07:51 PM

Have fun over there guys, I definitely can't make it this year.

#13 AvB Dec 17, 2011 08:30 PM

You'll be missed Sean. Maybe I could hire the old Deepend off you (just kidding!)

#14 airtimeasto Dec 17, 2011 08:51 PM

Yea I definetly won't make this year.

I would love too though.

#15 ALEX HEWSON Dec 18, 2011 02:11 AM

I am tentative at this stage, pending funds to get there... will keep you informed. Will be making all efforts to get there


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