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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby RoCo » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:10 pm

...I didn't realize that blowfish were native to Florida...
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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby Hockeydad » Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:55 pm

Thanks for another great report Erik. I always look forward to the "Oddventures" from you two.

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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby BarryH » Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:06 pm

gisco wrote:I love this thread. I will be in Orlando in March on business and I have 4 days free. Haven't decided yet to do Disney or everything else! Leaning to everything else!

If you want to do "everything else" in Orlando, let the Oddventures be your guide!

I think it would be interesting to do the smaller Orlando attractions one day. I was thinking of going to the attractions brouchure stand in a hotel lobby. I would close my eyes and randomly grab 3 brochures. Whatever 3 brochures that I grabbed, I would visit those attractions. I may pick Disney or Universal, or I may choose Trainland and the Titanic Experience. Whatever I chose, I would go! :)

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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby Electerik » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:44 pm


Not long ago, there was a man named Harry Osborn. He lived a happy life in a place called "Arkansas," until his dad went crazy and dropped some blond chick off a bridge. Vowing to restore honor to the family name, Harry put up a bunch of Christmas lights. But then the Supreme Court said, "Whaaa, you're using more electricity than the whole rest of the state! Whaaa!" But then Walt Disney World said, "Hey, we have a really boring area in one of our parks that you could put all your lights up in. Plus, you're dad works for us now anyway!"

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, at Disney's Hollywood Studios
This is not actually Harry's work. But it is a Christmas tree, and it is just outside of DHS.
This is a really nice picture of concrete, at night.
Decorations on whatever the heck they call this park's Main Street.
Dancing...wait, what are those things??
The park's "star" attraction. Yuk, yuk, yuk.
"Hey, you're all ruining my shot!"
Okay, that's pretty cool.
Can you spot the hidden Chevy sign?
"Outside the snow is falling and friends are calling yoo-hoo...!"
Would you like some cotton candy...IN HELL???
If it's out there, it gets decorated.
Tron tire swing.
True story: According to Bob Geldof, people stand outside his house and sing "Do They Know It's Christmas" at him. This is known as "vigilante justice."
"It's a street corner telephone parlor! Oh, what kind of horrible suicide-free time is this?" [Anyone?]
That...seems wrong, somehow.
Dude, he decorated the stars in the sky!
Hey, you know who makes great light bulbs? GE.
Apparently, Disney wouldn't give Harry the rights to use Mickey Mouse, so he had to make this guy up.
Man, New York is infested with angels.
This makes me think of Back to the Future. Which reminds me: DeLoreans are cool.
By this point, I had been drinking heavily.
Instead of Jesus? Mickey Mouse.
"Dear Lord, please help Erik come up with better captions, we beseech thee."
"I'm a crazy toy soldier! Gimme some candy!"
Look! One sad little menorah, up where you can't really see it.
Well, that's really...something.
Merry Christmas and Happy Robonica from Erik & Smisty!
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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby triggernel » Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:03 pm

Erik did you find the Black Cat?

Awesome update! Hope you guys had fun. =)
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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby BarryH » Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:10 pm

Great photos! Out of all the Christmas stuff at Disney, I like the Osborn Family Lights the best. Funny, I always though the lights were based on Ozzy Osborne.

I hope you find a ghetto Christmas decoration in town. The captions then would be most hilarious. :)

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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby milst1 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:59 pm

Looks pretty chilly for C. Florida! Nice report!
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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby the ghost » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:17 am

Futurama suicide booth reference FTW! Awesome TR!

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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby moinab » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:28 am

^^Florida is experiencing a nasty cold spell, right now. :cry:

I tried to experience this once, but the crowds freaked me out. I didn't even get halfway through, before I started clawing my way backward to get out of the mass of humanity.

I much prefered the Wine and Dine Half Marathon version. :lol:

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Re: Erik & Smisty's Florida Oddventures

Postby tiger01 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:10 am

I went to that back in 2003! Don't remember it though but I know it was there. They kept on adding new lights to the house every christmas or something and then the goverment told them to turn them off. But they're in a safe place now!
I quit my job at the helium factory last week...I refused to be spoken to in that tone!

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