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Photo TR: It Came From Wes's Closet

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:05 pm
by Wes
So here's the deal: I used to big a big freaking roller coaster nerd. Obviously I still like coasters and parks, but not even to a tenth of percent of how I used to be back in high school. At some point, I realized this obsession was a detriment to my social life, so I took a long break and focused on other interests that I loved as well.

Still, I had amassed a bunch of extremely hilarious and probably embarrassing coaster crap over the course of my obsessive years. I was over at my parents' house today to do a bunch of laundry and decided to dig around my closet in my old room to find some of the "awesome" memorabilia. So here it is.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:10 pm
by thrillrideseeker
...WOW... That is a lot of random roller coaster sh!t.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:20 pm
by ginzo
This is your best post yet.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:23 pm
by RIP Psyclone
Is that Jesus on the Boulder Dash wood?

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:24 pm
by PKI Jizzman
Awesome stuff, Wes. I think I see King Henry VII in the Boulder Dash wood! I guess I'm still in that stage you were, just not collecting much but pictures. I'm going to try to get into mechanical engineering, but who knows.

-J "I have an old 1996-1997 SFMM video...that's it" Z

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:28 pm
by timberskara
Yeah, this pretty much sums up my closet/bedroom at home too. I am so ASHAMED!

--Robb's old school movies...check
--Letter from coaster company/park CEO...check (bonus 10 pts to me for having it framed at the time...oh my)
--Worthless pieces of Ghostrider wood...check
--Stolen park banners...check
--Coaster books...check
--Patches...let's not go there.

Even though looking at all this old stuff is sure to give you some head-shaking, "What was I thinking?!" moments, it's hilarious to look back and reminisce about it too. And hey, some people never "grow out of it," so give yourself a pat on the back for doing so. Thanks for the laugh!

But hey...umm....I'll give you $5 for the paint chips. And $10 for the sweet DD hat. :roll:

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:28 pm
by sfotkid
:| Wow... Paint chips from RR? I thought I was bad for getting at SFOT at 8 when it opened at 10..

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:30 pm
by Wes
RIP Psyclone wrote:Is that Jesus on the Boulder Dash wood?

Probably a spooge stain. Haha. I actually think there was a small metal placard on it but it fell off.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:43 pm
by ParkTrips
haha, wes, you are awesome. This makes me feel better about myself, but its really only because I never got into much park merchandise... I think you should give your Dragons hat to cool Rich to compliment his shirt and in turn create the greatest outfit ever

PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:50 pm
by Meteornotes
Oh, this was all sorts of awesome. I loved the DD hat. That needs to be a prize in some sort of TPR contest.

And this:

ACE magazines. These aren't old, they just showed up in the mail today.

is funny because it's true...