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TN in AC: Bet Red, Bet Road

Submitted by on July 27, 2010 – 9:40 AM15 Comments

The Atlantic City trip is set for the weekend of August 20. When exactly I will do my thing at the blackjack tables/on the boardwalk, and what specifically that "thing" is, I don't know yet; it depends on casino security, when the A/V guru is free to leave, et cetera and so on.

It took for.e.ver to get it scheduled, and I apologize for that, but I hope you'll come down the shore and join us…or at least enjoy the video when it's done.

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  • Amie says:

    Awesomesauce. The lengthy delay of the scheduling works in my favor, actually, and now I have a little hope that I can join the fun!

  • Krissa says:

    That's not…*too* far from DC! Now I must check my calendar. Too fun.

  • LaSalleUGirl says:

    Oh, you're killing me! I will be living in a dorm room and shepherding 145 college freshmen through academic boot camp. And the rest of the Nation will be in AC, having tomato-y fun times. Sigh.

  • GracieGirl says:

    @LaSalleUGirl – You're not the only one in the Nation who will be sitting this trip out. AC is a bit of a hike from the Lone Star State, so I, too, will have to enjoy the Traveling Tomato via video.

    Have fun, Sars!

  • cayenne says:

    I have to miss this road trip, too, since the fam is being visited that week by my cousins from Jersey. Oh, the irony. Have a great time & I'll look forward to the video.

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  • Rachel says:

    Durnit! I will be in Wildwood the following weekend… I wonder if I can just escape my family for the day. How to explain, though…

    Him: "Where are you going?"
    Me: "Atlantic City."
    Him: "Why, exactly?"
    Me: "Um… this uh, internet person is going to dress up as a tomato and wander around…"
    Him: "Where are you hiding the drugs?"
    Me: "No! I'm serious. She dresses up like a tomato. Remember when I donated that cash last fall? That's what she does when we raise a bunch of money because she doesn't want to shave her head again."
    Him: "…"
    Me: "See you later! Bet red!"

  • @Rachel: Heh. I've had that conversation a couple of times in different respects.

    Him: Why do you want to donate a bunch of money to Donors Choose again?
    Me: Because if I do, this internet person I don't even know dresses like a tomato and goes places for our entertainment if we raise enough money.
    Him: (Rolls Eyes) Whatever, weirdo.

    I'm in Cali, so an AC trip is out of the question, but I'll be there with you in spirit. Bet Red.

  • I'm still on for attending dressed as a stick of celery.

    (If being 5'10 isn't great for this, I don't know what it's great for.)

  • Liz says:

    @Rachel: hee, that is too funny. Many of my convos with my SO go just like that.

    Atlantic City, huh? Don't think I'll be spending cash on a hotel room, but maybe a day trip is in order!

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    @Amanda: It's…pretty good for dressing as a tomato also. Heh.

  • Jen S 1.0 says:

    I'll be there in spirit! Bet Red!

  • robin says:

    Doesn't all the talk about dressing make the Tomato a little…nervous?
    Have a great time!

  • AngieFM says:

    All this talk of tomato suits makes me look forward to October!

  • charmaine says:

    @AngieFM I agree, makes me so look forward to October. Wonder what magic TN will pull off this year……last year was amazing, will be wonderful to top.

    Sars-Sorry can't join you but will be with you in spirit and will be waiting to see the pictures….

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