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Unread 04-13-2008, 09:01 PM
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Talking what to bring to Atlanta???

Hey All so this year my team, 1939 managed to make our way into the roster for this years championship via the Engineering inspiration award and personally, i want to knowwhat's a good idea to bring to Atlanta??? simple enough question any help would be appreciated. merci beacoup!
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

It would be a good idea to bring either a native or a good map. It is very easy to get lost in Atlanta (don't rely on Google directions... one wrong turn and they are useless).
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

Dew. Atlanta is a Coke down, for obvious reasons.

Also, bring some spirit, energy, and excitement. It'll be the best time of your life so make the most of it. I only wish we could be there again.
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

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Dew. Atlanta is a Coke down, for obvious reasons.

Also, bring some spirit, energy, and excitement. It'll be the best time of your life, make the most of it. I only wish we could be there again.
I don't know i can deal with vault...
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

Aside from the above, you need to bring anything you ordinarily bring to regionals. Also, money for MARTA.
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

so is this going to be the... "what im packing to atlanta" thread for the 2009 year?

first and foremost, pack your TOOTHBRUSH
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

Comfertable shoes for all the walking
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

As an adult who has spent years working with youth in Boy Scouts and FIRST, and on behalf of all other adults at the event: deodorant.
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

My advice?

Extra room in your suitcase, because I can guarantee you'll be coming home with more than you left with.

(My FIRST t-shirt collection can attest to that, it's nearing 80-90 different FIRST shirts!)
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

A camera! The Championship is an amazing place, especially if you've never been, so you may want to capture some of the great memories you're sure to get in pictures to show family, friends, etc.

Also, bring your enthusiasm! (though I'm sure that goes without saying) Atlanta is a terrific time to meet people from other teams, states, even countries. Get out there and talk to everyone you can- everybody has a story to tell.
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

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so is this going to be the... "what im packing to atlanta" thread for the 2009 year?

first and foremost, pack your TOOTHBRUSH
High high. Shower daily, I don't care if you have "geek street cred" for it, it's stupid and pathetic if you can't take 10 minutes out of your day to get undressed, hop in, soap, shampoo, rinse, get out, towel, put clean clothes on. Do it*

Here's my list of what I'm brining. Your milage might varry a little...

-Phone (email, camera, calls, internet) w/ charger!
-iPod shuffle (music) w/charger!
-toiltries (deodorant, cologne, etc etc)
-assortment of clothes (pants to shorts, long button up to short tshirt), shoes (flip flops and tennis pretty much), underwear and socks
-magazines & assorted papers to entertain me when the batteries die
-all the important money, cards, & ID's
-MAYBE a laptop, still deciding if i want to bring that or not...



*For our lady friends, this takes longer, but I don't think I've ever met one who's skipped on showering, so that paragraph was for the guys out there.
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

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I don't know i can deal with vault...
I know I can... rather have one Vault than a six pack of Mt Dew.
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

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Dew. Atlanta is a Coke down, for obvious reasons.
Whats wrong with VAULT?
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Re: what to bring to Atlanta???

I'll be bringing a frisbee and some whipped cream...
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I'll be bringing a frisbee and some whipped cream...
LYNDSEY I can't believe you did that! I'm very embarrassed right now...
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