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txchick1971 08-01-2007 12:07 PM

first time tailgaters.......
 
i'm excited.......taking my kids to the bears game and tailgating in the blue lot with them.........offically it's our second time but the first time was 3yrs ago and it was pouring rain......we look forward to it again....hopefully it's not raining this time!!!! :texflag:

hobie 08-01-2007 12:14 PM

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Originally Posted by txchick1971 (Post 700769)
i'm excited.......taking my kids to the bears game and tailgating in the blue lot with them.........offically it's our second time but the first time was 3yrs ago and it was pouring rain......we look forward to it again....hopefully it's not raining this time!!!! :texflag:

Well being the 1st game, the excitement will be at 100%, so rain or shine, have a great time !!!

swtbound07 08-01-2007 12:16 PM

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I've never tailgated before....like..i wouldnt even know how to go about finding message board people, or how much do you pay for food and beer? Where do you meet....its all so foreign to me.

txchick1971 08-01-2007 12:23 PM

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bring yer own....:drunk:

shinerbock_girl 08-01-2007 12:31 PM

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Originally Posted by swtbound07 (Post 700776)
I've never tailgated before....like..i wouldnt even know how to go about finding message board people, or how much do you pay for food and beer? Where do you meet....its all so foreign to me.

I think we all are considered family on this board...u get cell numbers and they will talk you through how to get to their tailgating parties...Thats how Elle and me started out, being from San Antonio and all, we discovered Hobie on here inviting ppl to his party....Then we met the Filo's....Just talk to ppl and they will lead you the rest of the way...

dskillz 08-01-2007 03:46 PM

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Originally Posted by swtbound07 (Post 700776)
I've never tailgated before....like..i wouldnt even know how to go about finding message board people, or how much do you pay for food and beer? Where do you meet....its all so foreign to me.


What lot are you in? If you are in Blue are Platinum, you should exchange some PMs with some people here and meet up. There is no paying for food or beer. You bring your own, or maybe just bring something and tailgate with a group here on the board. Everyone is very welcoming. Might want to get those PMs out or create a post looking for people to tailgate with soon as the first game is next Saturday!

Yankee_In_TX 08-01-2007 04:01 PM

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Originally Posted by txchick1971 (Post 700784)
bring yer own....:drunk:

BYOWATER!

I always pack a few waters under the beer for after the game. I try to hide them, but they always vanish. I always go home with leftover beer, not water.

Texan_Bill 08-01-2007 05:56 PM

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Originally Posted by txchick1971 (Post 700784)
bring yer own....:drunk:

Bring plenty of beer for Blue Crew too... It's "Lot Law"....

TxDavid 08-01-2007 06:09 PM

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I always go home with leftover beer, not water.

That is very true..... I always run out of water, never beer.

txchick1971 08-01-2007 08:20 PM

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i will have lotsa beer and lotsa water and lotsa fun.....we can't wait.....i may need to swap some pms.....it'll probably be one of only a couple we go too but yall can still be nice to us......

Texan_Lee 08-02-2007 01:01 PM

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Originally Posted by Yankee_In_TX (Post 700945)
BYOWATER!

I always pack a few waters under the beer for after the game. I try to hide them, but they always vanish. I always go home with leftover beer, not water.

Oh, those were YOUR waters... :heat:

:jk:

txchick1971 08-03-2007 07:39 AM

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we'll be out there...........look for the 10yr old surfer looking dude.....with a urlacher jersey on............i told him he's gonna get dog piled on........but his football coach's brother plays for the bears and is from our home town of tulsa so he's excited that he knows an NFL player.........lol <<<<<< well, he thinks he knows him.....but it's actually by association :devilpig:

Texan_Bill 08-03-2007 07:46 AM

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If I see a 10 year old Jeff Spicoli in an Urlacher jersey, you better beleive I'm piling on!! There is no mercy, not even for a 10 y/o!!

txchick1971 08-03-2007 08:05 AM

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he's tough.....get's hit by 125lb linebackers 4 days a week......lol, he's only 61lbs.....hee,hee,hee....kid is fearless :highfive:

rickyb 08-07-2007 10:24 PM

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Originally Posted by txchick1971 (Post 701853)
he's tough.....get's hit by 125lb linebackers 4 days a week......lol, he's only 61lbs.....hee,hee,hee....kid is fearless :highfive:

That's AWESOME! I'm a relatively new dad myself, and, although above all I want the kid to do what makes him happy, I secretly hope football makes him happy when he is old enough.

Best,
Rick

Andrew6 08-08-2007 12:41 AM

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we park in the red lot so not a whole lot of tailgating going on and I'm too lazy to try and pack my huge gas grill in my vehicle. If anyones going to be over that way with a grill lemme know. I bought a 1/4 of a calf this year and makes some of the best hamburgers/steaks/ etc...

SheTexan 08-08-2007 08:22 AM

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Originally Posted by txchick1971 (Post 700769)
i'm excited.......taking my kids to the bears game and tailgating in the blue lot with them.........offically it's our second time but the first time was 3yrs ago and it was pouring rain......we look forward to it again....hopefully it's not raining this time!!!! :texflag:

You are certainly welcome to join the Blue Crew! A large number of posters on this board tailgate with us, so you will have the opportunity to meet some MB "names." We are located in the far front corner of the platinum lot, next to Kirby. There are always lots of kids, all ages, for your son to meet. I will have my 8/y/o and 15 y/o grandsons with me as well as a 9 y/o granddaughter. Believe it or not, but, I still have left over beer from last year. This year I am taking an extra ice chest full of water instead of so many carbonated drinks. I have found that my grandkids drink water, gatoraide, or some other type of sports drink better than carbonated soda's. Of course, I have to bring Cherry DrP for ME!! :doot:

Above all, take the intense HEAT into consideration. The heat index is suppose to be about 103, I think. That means it might be about 120 on that d*** parking lot!! Just go prepared, as I am sure you will.

I will look for a 10 y/o with a Bear's jersey on! BUT, the best thing to do is just walk up and ask for someone who posts on TexansTalk. Our tailgate is VERY large and easy to find. If you want to find me, just ask for GRANDMA! I love meeting friends from the MB.

Sandy or "grandma"

SheTexan 08-08-2007 08:34 AM

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Originally Posted by Andrew6 (Post 704634)
we park in the red lot so not a whole lot of tailgating going on and I'm too lazy to try and pack my huge gas grill in my vehicle. If anyones going to be over that way with a grill lemme know. I bought a 1/4 of a calf this year and makes some of the best hamburgers/steaks/ etc...

Andrew!! That is BLASPHEMY (sp) parking so far away from your seat buddy!!:shocked J/K Look forward to seeing you and Amy again!!!

Andrew6 08-08-2007 08:12 PM

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Andrew!! That is BLASPHEMY (sp) parking so far away from your seat buddy!!:shocked J/K Look forward to seeing you and Amy again!!!

awwwh come on now. Red lot is soooooooo.... much closer to the seats. lol I need the exercise I might ease over and try to tailgate with yall :specnatz:

As I was saying we have a bunch of meat left over from that cow. Hole deep freazer. I fed my whole shift last night with just one lil package of hamburger meat

Texans_Chick 08-08-2007 09:50 PM

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If you have never been to a tailgate, and want to come to one, basically Texans fans are friendly sorts and if you say what lot you are in, or which one you want to go to, there's someone that will invite you.

Here's something I wrote a while back about Texans tailgating. (I wish I would have included the basic information about needing a parking pass, comments about sunscreen and water woulda been good ones too):

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