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    The Shockwave truck is the next to the dumbest...

    The Shockwave truck is the next to the dumbest thing I've seen at Airventure. The stupid-assed mustang cars vs. airplane act was (and they almost wiped out a taxiing 172 when they decided to...
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    Hopkins didn't say that. A pulmonologist...

    Hopkins didn't say that. A pulmonologist associated with them and who is a FLACK for the ALA, said it "could" be a problem. Others say no. The secondary "vape cloud" is much less encompassing...
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    There's a self store just south of the PlaneView...

    There's a self store just south of the PlaneView truck stop on the highway frontage road. I've had a locker there for over ten years. Barr Refrigeration and Self Storage. Real nice people.
    I...
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    Yeah so? The issue isn't whether the activity...

    Yeah so? The issue isn't whether the activity is unhealthy for the person partaking in it, but whether it creates a health problem for those in the vicinity who aren't partaking in it.
    Frankly, I...
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    ...and creating a nuisance.

    ...and creating a nuisance.
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    Frankly, I'd be happy if they ran the Red tram to...

    Frankly, I'd be happy if they ran the Red tram to the tower and started the Yellow tram down by the Scholler-gate/ Exhibit building area and make people walk the four blocks in between.
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    I'd buy your disingenuous explanation if you had...

    I'd buy your disingenuous explanation if you had limited yourself to smokers, but you decided to become the holier than thou arbitrator of vapers as well. It appeasr that no matter how safe-to-you...
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    Alas, they are not at all well marked. The...

    Alas, they are not at all well marked. The noted ones are between the exhibit buildings where the ashtrays are installed.

    Conflicting information indicates whether smoking in the corralled...
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    They might be able in some places make use of...

    They might be able in some places make use of the assinine SECURITY road which is where the trams were redirected to during the T-Birds/Blue Angels performance. Of course, that doesn't pass...
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    Even light singles have wingspans approaching...

    Even light singles have wingspans approaching 40'. There's no consistent place to "taxi off" in many places and aircraft can't back up (for practical matters neither really can the trams). The...
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    I'm pretty sure they both move in both directions...

    I'm pretty sure they both move in both directions in tandem. Because of the way the ailerons are rigged (less adverse yaw) and the fact that you have two comparatively large rudders, they don't need...
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    There is no such time any time while the NOTAM is...

    There is no such time any time while the NOTAM is in effect.

    Yielding would mean getting off the taxiway entirely. While the tractor wouldn't have an issue, those trailers aren't the best...
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    We were closed to arrivals and those were ga rows...

    We were closed to arrivals and those were ga rows as well. Ev wa definitely given preference over aircraft.
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    Oh, and then what do we do with the aircraft? ...

    Oh, and then what do we do with the aircraft?

    The bigger problem is the FAA (and I'm sure the insurers) have strict rules about who can be forward of the burn line and in what circumstance.
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    Do you know how much people a food truck could...

    Do you know how much people a food truck could serve compared to the outlets on the field? A drop in the bucket.
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    They could have used the aircraft parking for...

    They could have used the aircraft parking for aircraft rather than sending airplanes AWAY in contradiction to their own public policy.

    THis is not the EXPERMENTAL MOTOR HOME ASSOCIATION.
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    The Vintage Cafe (Major Goolsby) has extensive...

    The Vintage Cafe (Major Goolsby) has extensive table seating and beer and wine. Of course, the SOS brothers have the traditional Oshkosh beer garden experience. They used to have it on their own...
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    Nope, I think it is because the HBP/HBC areas...

    Nope, I think it is because the HBP/HBC areas were a lot dryer. Theis area is pretty nice hardpack and the access lanes are actual roads/taxiways unlike much of vintage and the North 40. We...
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    Actually, the goal was to not turn planes away by...

    Actually, the goal was to not turn planes away by 2020. There's still too much improvement needed to be done to the field to open that up this year. Of course, what the EAA really did is "TURN...
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    The dumpsters get emptied at 4:15AM. That's my...

    The dumpsters get emptied at 4:15AM. That's my wakeup call.

    The problem is there's not really any plane to park people backed up going to the parking/camping areas (there's really not much...
  21. If the hold gets activated, it's always been a...

    If the hold gets activated, it's always been a disaster. Better to go off and park it somewhere until the airport repopens.
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    On Sunday we start packing up Vintage. Our...

    On Sunday we start packing up Vintage. Our grounds guys pick up the row number cones. We take all the rental scooters and golf carts back to the cart pit. We put all the ones we own inside our...
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    Vintage has been giving out a round patch since...

    Vintage has been giving out a round patch since they were Antique/Classic and rockers for year to go around it. My first year volunteering was 1998. I'm pretty sure that EAA sent me a letter...
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    Don't know, but the procedures are pretty well...

    Don't know, but the procedures are pretty well established after several decades. Unlike your normal tower, each runway at Oshkosh gets three controllers for arrivals. Two are spotters...
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    I don't think it's so much catering to the...

    I don't think it's so much catering to the campers but to the locals. By having evening activities (and unfortunately beer sales), they increase the attendance and revenues by people by having...
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