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Re: Oregon Trail Event
Board: State: Oregon
Reply to: #976840 by Dawgdok
Jun 30, 2019 8:45am
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Thank you all for coming. It was a pleasure to see all that planning play out and I had a blast with all of the fun responses to the many calamities we threw at you along the trail.
Hugs,
Maiden
Re: Oregon Trail Event
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Reply to: #976831 by Evermore
Jun 30, 2019 1:05pm
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omg, then being bitten by a tick and getting lyme is tame by comparison. The rattler gives warning but the tick doesn't. I'll still take the tick instead. Hope you are okay.
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Reply to: #976843 by Teacup
Jul 1, 2019 8:17am
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Oh dear, didn't mean to make you worry. The rattle snake was part of a box along the Oregon Trail. It looked real enough to give one pause, but it was not (thank heavens). The box was in the snake's coils. I'm sure they chortled with malevolent glee when they planted it beneath the sage brush. Sorry you got lyme disease!
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Reply to: #976858 by Evermore
Jul 1, 2019 8:27am
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oh whew! That is some twisted humor you folks have out there. lol
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Reply to: #976859 by Teacup
Jul 1, 2019 8:30am
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Oh, they set it up well, too. Telling us before we headed out that we were in rattlesnake country and to use our walking sticks to poke in holes! It was probably true, but the snakes would not have been where all those pesky people were tramping about. They would have left for quieter quarters. Lol!
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Reply to: #976843 by Teacup
Jul 1, 2019 8:55am
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We pull up to the area with the box to find one of the other teams throwing rocks at it, then they volunteered me to go grab it!
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Reply to: #976862 by Dawgdok
Jul 1, 2019 12:04pm
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throwing rocks?? I would have been back in the car so fast it would have made your head swim!
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Reply to: #976862 by Dawgdok
Jul 1, 2019 5:32pm
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Dawgdok to the rescue! Good thing we sent you to get it. We had no idea that the finder would need a first aid kit. Sorry man. It was worth it though!
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Reply to: #976899 by Kizmet
Jul 1, 2019 7:33pm
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You guys had too much fun!!

Yosemite MJD
(Had to work) 🙁
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Reply to: #976831 by Evermore
Jul 5, 2019 5:28pm
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Just got home from an amazing road trip, adding thanks to the awesome wagon masters! All of your hard work and creativity is greatly appreciated! I'm going to take a nap for about a week now ;)
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Reply to: #976990 by kudichan
Jul 5, 2019 5:57pm
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I too have finally gotten home from our trip to Oregon for the event and a visit to Astoria. The wagon masters went above and beyond for such a fun trip through some of the best views along the river. Our thanks to all for such a perilous trip with trailbreaking pioneers.