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    Cyburbian Emeritus Chet's avatar
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    Score one for Milwaukee in *this* ecomony

    Our city has been selected to host the 2009 Gay Softaball World Series. 200 teams, about 4,000 people will spend a week here with ALOT of disposable income.

    As a part of the courting process, a series of videos were made, and now on YouTube. The global audience might not mind these funny, but I know the entire cast of characters. I almost peed watching them.

    And if you watch VERY closely, I can be seen behind the pool table in one of them.

    http://www.nagaaafest.com/videos.php

    Work safe, but all played to music so keep the volume down.

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    Cyburbian Cardinal's avatar
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    Gay softball. Okay, there's a set up. Let's hear them....

    Maybe this sort of thing will help Milwaukee be perceived as a little more progressive.
    Anyone want to adopt a dog?

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    Quote Originally posted by Cardinal View post
    Gay softball. Okay, there's a set up. Let's hear them...
    Oh my gay co-worker had a field day with this one when i told him this info over lunch. Many batboy and ball jokes came about.. as well as cut-off short players.

    Hilarity insued with...

    "Oh i will be there if that's gonna happen"
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    Cyburbian Emeritus Chet's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by CPSURaf View post
    "Oh i will be there if that's gonna happen"
    I'm buying lunch. cute or not.

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Chet View post
    .... 2009 Gay Softaball World Series.....
    Well, if that's what floats your...boats. That's it. Boats.
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    OK, I responded!! Is that good enough for ya?
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    Cyburbian Emeritus Chet's avatar
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    There is a YouTube message from the Mayor of Milwaukee to the selection committee in Seattle. It's f-in funny. There is a soda can on his desk. I was like, why didn't they they move that?

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    Congrats!

    Congratulations! We are all enjoying a good chuckle, laugh at the obvious jokes, yadda. But the bottom-line (pun possibility again ) is that an event such as this brings hard (pun again, dangit ) cash to the community.

    Believe it or not, conservative little Toledo was host to an Insane Clown Posse gathering, at the CBD's Convention Centre. Other big groups to bring bucks into T-Town have included Christian gatherings and radio-contol model get-togethers. As Chet alluded-to, these groups have high levels of disposable income.

    Bear

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    Quote Originally posted by Bear Up North View post
    Believe it or not, conservative little Toledo was host to an Insane Clown Posse gathering, at the CBD's Convention Centre. Other big groups to bring bucks into T-Town have included Christian gatherings and radio-contol model get-togethers. As Chet alluded-to, these groups have high levels of disposable income.

    Bear
    Consider yourself lucky. If you ever get invaded by a convention of ham radio operators, you will want to pack your bags and head for the hills!

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    Cyburbian Emeritus Chet's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Consider yourself lucky. If you ever get invaded by a convention of ham radio operators, you will want to pack your bags and head for the hills!
    A few years ago, Milwaukee hosted a midget -- err "little people" -- convention. It caused alot of car accidents from gawkers.

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    Quote Originally posted by Chet View post
    A few years ago, Milwaukee hosted a midget -- err "little people" -- convention. It caused alot of car accidents from gawkers.
    hahaha. I'll have you know, I am 1.75 inches too TALL to qualify for little people conventions. HAH!

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    Cyburbian Emeritus Chet's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    hahaha. I'll have you know, I am 1.75 inches too TALL to qualify for little people conventions. HAH!
    Trust Me. I have stories.

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    Chet this is hilarious. With that kind of promotion, how could it not win!

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