Weekend in the dessert

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Weekend in the dessert

Post by frankieD » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:53 pm

My wife surprised me with a weekend in the dessert... Palm dessert to be exact.

While there I contacted James (Scarabeo) and we arranged to meet.

My wife & I stopped by James' house & I found that he is in the advanced stages of OCCD. Man does this guy have stuff !!

We chatted & listend for a while. As you may know the advanced stage of OCCD often features Sunfire and James had plenty of that too. I was very impressed.

I also saw the "door" speakers....very interesting with 4 panels each & solid oak. Very heavy...didn't get to listen to those though.

All in all it was great to meet another Forum member & hear more Carver stuff.

The rest of the weekend was great too, with perfect weather & fine dining. I really enjoyed it.

Frank.

P.S. hope to see James at the fest this year.

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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by engtaz » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:59 pm

Congrats a great time. To bad the Doors were not hooked up. Hey, where are the pics????????????
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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by BillD » Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:08 pm

Frankie, Frankie, Frankie.......... ](*,)

What kind of dessert was it that had Palm in it :-k

As for me, I live in the desert. 8)
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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by Jag_97470 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 7:59 pm

I purchased my sunfire 200 X 5 from James, a really nice guy during our conversations. Maybe someday I will also have the pleasure to meet him. sounds like you had a great time. \:D/

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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by frankieD » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:55 pm

BillD wrote:Frankie, Frankie, Frankie.......... ](*,)

What kind of dessert was it that had Palm in it :-k

As for me, I live in the desert. 8)
Bill, does the term "Picky picky picky" mean anything to you ?

This may be the only flaw in your otherwise sterling personality.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Actually, thank you. I'm always surprised when people confuse there & their for example. I will remember "one s = sand

two s = food.

Frank.

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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by BillD » Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:07 pm

The title made me laugh. I thought it should have been posted by Christie Alley.
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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by Reese » Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:53 pm

I have to admit I was thinking of some huge vat of chocolate mousse or something you fell in and stayed for the weekend. #-o :lol: (I would have)
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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by Scarabeo » Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:49 am

frankieD wrote:My wife surprised me with a weekend in the dessert... Palm dessert to be exact.
While there I contacted James (Scarabeo) and we arranged to meet.
My wife & I stopped by James' house & I found that he is in the advanced stages of OCCD. Man does this guy have stuff !!
We chatted & listend for a while. As you may know the advanced stage of OCCD often features Sunfire and James had plenty of that too. I was very impressed.
I also saw the "door" speakers....very interesting with 4 panels each & solid oak. Very heavy...didn't get to listen to those though.
All in all it was great to meet another Forum member & hear more Carver stuff.
The rest of the weekend was great too, with perfect weather & fine dining. I really enjoyed it.
Frank.
P.S. hope to see James at the fest this year.
Thanks Frank! It was GREAT to have you over and come by anytime, Next time the "DOORS" will be ready and you will be shocked at the sound field and imaging and I will toss on some steaks!!! I should have my House in better order too and more EarthQuake proof after the shaker we just had.
Well now I have a witness to my OCCD and I can not hide it anymore and unlike Tiger I have no place to check in-too for help! I may half to throw in the towl and make the CarverFest in Sept and see who has some $hit for sale being I still have another bedroom in need of sound!!! :shock: WAIT,,,,,,,,Better idea - I can check my self in-too where Tiger did and Hook up my Sunfire stuff in my room and find some chicks who are having too hard of a time sticking with the program \:D/ TUNES & BABES :lol: :lol: :lol: What a clinic!!! Some body get me a Doctor,,,,Oh Yeah!
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...

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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by TNRabbit » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:44 am

BillD wrote:The title made me laugh. I thought it should have been posted by Christie Alley.
Do you mean KIRSTIE?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirstie_Alley
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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by frankieD » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:20 am

TNRabbit wrote:
BillD wrote:The title made me laugh. I thought it should have been posted by Christie Alley.
Do you mean KIRSTIE?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirstie_Alley

Thanks Gary !

Hey Bill....Kirstie not Christie...na na na na.. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Weekend in the dessert

Post by TNRabbit » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:32 am

frankieD wrote:
TNRabbit wrote:
BillD wrote:The title made me laugh. I thought it should have been posted by Christie Alley.
Do you mean KIRSTIE?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirstie_Alley

Thanks Gary !

Hey Bill....Kirstie not Christie...na na na na.. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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