The Sun Road Opening Contest

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The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby llholmes1948 » Tue May 07, 2019 2:06 pm

Dear Chatters,

I am not sure what we should do with our Sun Road Opening contest this year. Last year I posted a message about it but after two or three weeks no one responded with a prediction so I deleted the message.

This year it appears that the plowing is going well but due to construction the road will not open until June 22 so probably whoever guesses June 22 at 8 am will win!

So I don't know if we want to have a contest this year or not. If we don't have a contest this year I suppose that next year we can make the prize two virtual kegs of beer and not just one.

Thanks,
Lyman
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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby paul » Tue May 07, 2019 8:41 pm

Two virtual kegs of beer sounds good.

Maybe we can predict when the Big drift (if it hasn't been cleared already) will be cleared or when the East side is opened up to Logan Pass.
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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby llholmes1948 » Wed May 08, 2019 7:37 am

Paul,

I am off tomorrow for DC and New Orleans for a couple of weeks and will have limited internet connection so I probably will not be in a position to coordinate any contest.
So maybe someone else can set one up if there enough interest.

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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby paul » Wed May 08, 2019 8:57 pm

Hi Lyman,

No problem. If there was interest, I would be up for adding my prediction. However, there doesn't seem to be the same amount of activity on this page as years past. Anyway, maybe next season.

Have fun and safe travels,
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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby Jay w » Sun May 12, 2019 6:47 am

June 27th, 7:10 am. :D

Looking forward to sharing virtual beer. Thanks again to virtual Kathy for providing the prize.

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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby PeteE » Thu May 16, 2019 7:09 am

paul wrote:Hi Lyman,

No problem. If there was interest, I would be up for adding my prediction. However, there doesn't seem to be the same amount of activity on this page as years past. Anyway, maybe next season.

Have fun and safe travels,
Paul


Not much "activity" anywhere else either, not just on this page.
Interesting fact:
100 new members have joined since May 12th 2018.
They have contributed a combined total 112 posts in that year.

Just sayin' 8)

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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby tibber » Thu May 16, 2019 8:40 am

PeteE wrote:
paul wrote:Hi Lyman,

No problem. If there was interest, I would be up for adding my prediction. However, there doesn't seem to be the same amount of activity on this page as years past. Anyway, maybe next season.

Have fun and safe travels,
Paul


Not much "activity" anywhere else either, not just on this page.
Interesting fact:
100 new members have joined since May 12th 2018.
They have contributed a combined total 112 posts in that year.

Just sayin' 8)

pete :wink:


It's slow on hikearizona.com too; has been for about 6 months now. I've talked about it with fellow HAZers and no one is sure why activity has slowed. We have lots of new members too. Not sure what's up with that. Maybe I should put up a survey on HAZ.

Altho I would think glacier.nationalparkschat.com will pick up for the summer.
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Re: The Sun Road Opening Contest

Postby PeteE » Sat May 18, 2019 10:45 am

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!! :roll:
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