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#367061 - March 04th 2010 9:20 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: Wizard78]
on the road Offline

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Registered: February 14th 2007 8:31 pm
Posts: 6257
Loc: Western suburbs of Chicago
What is the saying...Any PR is good PR? I, too, am interested to see the early videos, and will do what I can to see this project be a success. Dan, we have met in person only once, but I trust your instincts. Every van and vanner has a story to tell, picking the most interesting ones to fit into a time frame will be the biggest challenge! No Scooby/child molester/bank robber/hippie refences allowed!
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First van event-a hall party...March, 1974...ain't been right since!!!!!

#367066 - March 04th 2010 9:24 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: on the road]
Twisted Offline

Registered: March 10th 2008 3:43 pm
Posts: 2253
Loc: New Jersey
Originally Posted By: on the road
No Scooby/child molester/bank robber/hippie refences allowed!

x2 on that one, I can't stand my van/me being called those things lol.
Runnin Wild Truckers

1972 Ford E100 Shorty
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1974 Ford E200 Supervan

#367070 - March 04th 2010 9:41 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: Twisted]
diamond dan Offline
old hand

Registered: January 19th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 1130
Loc: montgomery texas
Howard, It was great meeting you also, I need to get back to Hovac again this year. I'm on top of this, and will watch it carefully. With total respect to our lifestyle. So far, it's only about me and my life long van, Zoomie, but I get boring pretty quick. So I hoped we could find other life long vanners to share their passion. No scooby's!! Hey, now hippies, I'm a short haired (balding) Real Estate Broker/Developer, that sings in the Church Choir, But you can Bet, that I am still a Hippie in my heart anyway!!
Mild to Wild Vanz,Prez. Houston TX.

#367172 - March 05th 2010 9:46 am Re: Van Documentary [Re: diamond dan]
liljack Offline
co-chairman, Southeast Van Council

Registered: February 06th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 1673
Loc: Decatur, AL.
Originally Posted By: diamond dan
... If it turns out looking like Scooby Doo, it's because, thats the way, YOU LOOK AND ACT!! ... Dan

I do not look or act like Scooby Doo... I do resemble Shaggy though.

Bama Vans Motto: Use It Up, Wear It Out, Eat It All!

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#367196 - March 05th 2010 11:26 am Re: Van Documentary [Re: liljack]
Mr_Sheltie Offline

Registered: March 19th 2009 7:54 pm
Posts: 311
Loc: SW Virginia USA
...umm, what's up with the hatin on the hippies?

One theme I seem to keep on seeing in the pics, both old and new, is rainbow tie dye.

And there is no shortage of long haired party animals sleeping in their vans.

? hippies not allowed ?

You're scaring me now.
"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."

#367247 - March 05th 2010 2:12 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: Mr_Sheltie]
shaggy Offline
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Registered: April 09th 2004 12:00 pm
Posts: 1482
Loc: Ireland
I reckon cheesy is Ok as long as it's not insulting, Scooby doo Hippies and tie dye is one thing but rapists and murderers is a whole other thing!

In a few hundred years time they'll look back on the Hippies as the one blip of intelligence in an otherwise headlong rush to the bottom!
Cheese isn't allways bad, it might make the hardcore cringe but
I know a lot of hardcore skaters got into it through seeing Back to the future or Police Academy 2 and likewise Bmxers who got turned onto biking after seeing BMX bandits. All very cheesy films.
Like in a mousetrap, sometimes cheese can be a powerfull lure!
Personally I love reading about the 70s era of vanning and that whole decade was knee deep in gorgonzola!
79 chevy G30 cobra camper conversion.

#367261 - March 05th 2010 3:07 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: shaggy]
CatFish Offline

Registered: September 13th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 6554
Loc: Georgia
"The best you can hope for in this life is that your delusions are benign and your compulsions have utility."
(Scott Adams)

I think this means that life can be a mixture of cynicism and hope???

Edited by CatFish (March 05th 2010 3:35 pm)
Edit Reason: reason? what reason?
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#367766 - March 07th 2010 9:05 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: SixShot]
GreyBeardsGhost Offline

Registered: June 01st 2008 6:54 pm
Posts: 2273
Loc: Texas
We are all good with extra PR. Sorry you couldn't make Mild to Wild's truckin this weekend, heard you had bigger fish to fry. To everyones point, we've all heard that line before but never seen any film. Care to show us a 30 second teaser?
Texas 2%

#367785 - March 07th 2010 9:34 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: GreyBeardsGhost]
GreyBeardsGhost Offline

Registered: June 01st 2008 6:54 pm
Posts: 2273
Loc: Texas
BTW, is the correct spelling heard, heared or herd?
Texas 2%

#367793 - March 07th 2010 9:51 pm Re: Van Documentary [Re: GreyBeardsGhost]
luna Offline
Master Baiter

Registered: September 01st 2003 12:00 pm
Posts: 960
Loc: goin round in circles
heard is correct
20,20,24 hours to go ...I wanna be SEDATED

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