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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by vikingbitch » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:09 pm

    I had the best time ever. EVER.

    Did not want to leave that ship and everyone on it. I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back!!!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by Samhain » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:13 pm

    vikingbitch wrote:I had the best time ever. EVER.

    Did not want to leave that ship and everyone on it. I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back!!!


    Pretty sure the most immediate solution is to book for 70K 2013 :P
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by vikingbitch » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:14 pm

    Samhain wrote:
    vikingbitch wrote:I had the best time ever. EVER.

    Did not want to leave that ship and everyone on it. I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back!!!


    Pretty sure the most immediate solution is to book for 70K 2013 :P


    That does sound slightly logical.... :lol:

    ...practical mind you, though :cry:
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by KDibildeaux » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:17 pm

    Do it!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by vikingbitch » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:18 pm

    KDibildeaux wrote:Do it!


    Its going to be a rough few weeks... :cry:
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by KDibildeaux » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:19 pm

    vikingbitch wrote:
    KDibildeaux wrote:Do it!


    Its going to be a rough few weeks... :cry:

    Maybe a cheap cabin will pop up? as has been the case in years past?
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by Samhain » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:29 pm

    KDibildeaux wrote:
    vikingbitch wrote:
    KDibildeaux wrote:Do it!


    Its going to be a rough few weeks... :cry:

    Maybe a cheap cabin will pop up? as has been the case in years past?


    I'm not sure how well crying works with UMC but it couldn't hurt to try :P
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:32 pm

    mooyagi wrote:Creepy Gnoff



    that's me!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:33 pm

    vikingbitch wrote:I had the best time ever. EVER.

    Did not want to leave that ship and everyone on it. I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back I want to go back!!!



    Will miss you on 70k roomie!!

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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:36 pm

    DemonNIN wrote:I'm very happy I got to meet 1st timers on this one. I was always hesitant to say hi and butt in to others groups. Thanks all who spent time talking to me.. And thanks for the massage from Gnoff if he's still posting on here. Now I feel special.. I was attempted to be creeped out. It's not easy to creep me out.. lol sorry



    I actually just started posting on here again :)

    Hey butt in anytime, all butts are welcome!

    And you're welcome to the massage, I just wish you'd have come to me first and not spent that money at the spa when I give it away for free :D


    I didn't creep too badly on you either, you got the pretty decent gnoffi treatment, think I was partially creeped all out at the moment, next time I'll do a better job on you!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:37 pm

    pablov8 wrote:I imagine the post-cruise depression invading Miami in the next hours



    I was close to tears when I stepped into my home and realized the trip was completely over for this time.

    Luckily only 50 days until I can try and destroy my body again
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:44 pm

    hypercube33 wrote:Still felt like we were outsiders being one of the few new people on a metal cruise - though everyone was very nice no one seemed too willing to meet any newbies to the cruise and separated into their comfortable groups.

    Cheers


    Sorry you got that feeling!

    I talked to plenty of people that wasn't on the forum (well, technically so wasn't I at the time) and/or where first timers, or that I just didn't meet before.
    Some of them I ended up hanging with quite a bit.

    Granted it is easier to sit down at a table in the windjammer when you see friends, than to ignore your mates "just" to sit with guys you don't know.
    Also if I see a group of friends sitting down in Boleros for karaoke I'll join them.

    I don't mind meeting new people at all!
    I just also try and spend a lot of time with the friends I only get to see on one or two cruises per year.

    I hope I didn't ever turn away from a conversation with anyone, new or old, though. I remember a few times when I reallyw anted to run, either for the next show or to find a bathroom, but never becuase I didn't want to talk to anyone.

    Well, that is all from me on that subject, hope you still had an awesome time!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gajone » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:26 pm

    mooyagi wrote:As an idea for meal times: If you have the time, try the Starlight (or Moonlight, I forget which one is used) dining room. Groups are put together at tables randomly. Can be a good way to meet people. Now that you're on the forums, it'll probably be a lot easier next time.


    I HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend eating at the Starlight/Moonlight (I can't remember which one it was, either :lol:) dining room for every meal. The food is vastly superior to what they serve everywhere else on the ship, and every time I ate there (whether alone or with the people I made the trip with) everyone I ended up sitting with was extremely friendly and talkative, whether it be band members, crew, or just regular cruise-goers.

    Of course this was the case pretty much everywhere else on the ship as well. Elevator rides, in between sets, in the public bathrooms, literally everywhere I was running into very friendly people the entire trip.

    I also ran into Andy 2 different times and no matter how busy, stressed, or tired he looked, he would never walk away from the conversation and in fact would stick around and extend the conversation himself even when I stopped asking questions because I didn't want to waste his time! I couldn't believe how friendly that guy was.

    I went with 2 other people and didn't know any forum regulars (since I have only posted on here for about a month) and had no problem talking to strangers. I was a first-timer also and didn't know anyone from this forum, and I still thought it was a pretty friendly atmosphere overall so I'm surprised to read about someone who thought the opposite.
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by DemonNIN » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:31 pm

    gajone wrote:
    mooyagi wrote:As an idea for meal times: If you have the time, try the Starlight (or Moonlight, I forget which one is used) dining room. Groups are put together at tables randomly. Can be a good way to meet people. Now that you're on the forums, it'll probably be a lot easier next time.


    I HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend eating at the Starlight/Moonlight (I can't remember which one it was, either :lol:) dining room for every meal. The food is vastly superior to what they serve everywhere else on the ship, and every time I ate there (whether alone or with the people I made the trip with) everyone I ended up sitting with was extremely friendly and talkative, whether it be band members, crew, or just regular cruise-goers.

    Of course this was the case pretty much everywhere else on the ship as well. Elevator rides, in between sets, in the public bathrooms, literally everywhere I was running into very friendly people the entire trip.

    I also ran into Andy 2 different times and no matter how busy, stressed, or tired he looked, he would never walk away from the conversation and in fact would stick around and extend the conversation himself even when I stopped asking questions because I didn't want to waste his time! I couldn't believe how friendly that guy was.

    I went with 2 other people and didn't know any forum regulars (since I have only posted on here for about a month) and had no problem talking to strangers. I was a first-timer also and didn't know anyone from this forum, and I still thought it was a pretty friendly atmosphere overall so I'm surprised to read about someone who thought the opposite.

    Yes he was very friendly he walked up to me in the hot tub Wednesday and chatted a bit.. I should have grilled him for info...but he just asked me how I was enjoying myself and I told him about the insane crushing I endured during the first night when 2 people fell on me at Kampfar. He apologized and I said to him no worries .. I'm in one piece. :)
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by mooyagi » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:26 pm

    gajone wrote:
    mooyagi wrote:As an idea for meal times: If you have the time, try the Starlight (or Moonlight, I forget which one is used) dining room. Groups are put together at tables randomly. Can be a good way to meet people. Now that you're on the forums, it'll probably be a lot easier next time.


    I HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend eating at the Starlight/Moonlight (I can't remember which one it was, either :lol:) dining room for every meal. The food is vastly superior to what they serve everywhere else on the ship, and every time I ate there (whether alone or with the people I made the trip with) everyone I ended up sitting with was extremely friendly and talkative, whether it be band members, crew, or just regular cruise-goers.

    Of course this was the case pretty much everywhere else on the ship as well. Elevator rides, in between sets, in the public bathrooms, literally everywhere I was running into very friendly people the entire trip.

    I also ran into Andy 2 different times and no matter how busy, stressed, or tired he looked, he would never walk away from the conversation and in fact would stick around and extend the conversation himself even when I stopped asking questions because I didn't want to waste his time! I couldn't believe how friendly that guy was.

    I went with 2 other people and didn't know any forum regulars (since I have only posted on here for about a month) and had no problem talking to strangers. I was a first-timer also and didn't know anyone from this forum, and I still thought it was a pretty friendly atmosphere overall so I'm surprised to read about someone who thought the opposite.


    Just note that the meal takes a pretty long time. It takes somewhere between 60 and 90 minutes for it. Wasn't really that impressed with the dinner this time as opposed to on 70K but will definitely give it another go on 70K.

    Andy definitely was very friendly and talkative on the ship.
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by Tuup » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:16 pm

    mooyagi wrote:The pool deck functioning as a skating rink during Municipal Waste

    Hell yeah, that one plus the one during Exodus :D
    I saw that people were filming it, would be funny to see that back.
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by nekrobarr » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:00 pm

    I definitely gotta throw out that it was great seeing the old friends, and nice to meet a bunch of 'new' people (i.e. folks I probably should've met on the prior cruises).

    Great times were had, lasting memories were made.

    Can't wait for the next one.

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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by vikingbitch » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:16 pm

    nekrobarr wrote:Great times were had, lasting memories were made.


    I still can't believe you sang karaoke with me for your first time ever. Mucho love Matt, was awesome nerding out with ya!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by nekrobarr » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:01 pm

    vikingbitch wrote:
    nekrobarr wrote:Great times were had, lasting memories were made.


    I still can't believe you sang karaoke with me for your first time ever. Mucho love Matt, was awesome nerding out with ya!


    It was definitely a natural 20! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:52 pm

    vikingbitch wrote:
    nekrobarr wrote:Great times were had, lasting memories were made.


    I still can't believe you sang karaoke with me for your first time ever. Mucho love Matt, was awesome nerding out with ya!



    Glad I was there for it!
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by DemonNIN » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:54 pm

    nekrobarr wrote:I definitely gotta throw out that it was great seeing the old friends, and nice to meet a bunch of 'new' people (i.e. folks I probably should've met on the prior cruises).

    Great times were had, lasting memories were made.

    Can't wait for the next one.

    Cheers folks.

    Glad I got to meet you... hope to meet more on the next one And It's my Bday the 28th WOOO buy me drinks :viking: :bangers: :smoking: :bmhorns:
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    Re: Don't Miss The Barge!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:04 pm

    DemonNIN wrote:
    nekrobarr wrote:I definitely gotta throw out that it was great seeing the old friends, and nice to meet a bunch of 'new' people (i.e. folks I probably should've met on the prior cruises).

    Great times were had, lasting memories were made.

    Can't wait for the next one.

    Cheers folks.

    Glad I got to meet you... hope to meet more on the next one And It's my Bday the 28th WOOO buy me drinks :viking: :bangers: :smoking: :bmhorns:



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    Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by Andy » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:25 pm

    Thank you to all of you undead sailors hailing from 44 countries around the globe for making the inaugural BARGE TO HELL cruise become reality! Thank you very much to everyone from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu and Venezuela for sailing with us on The World's Most Extreme Metal Cruise!

    We're working hard on plans for a future departure of BARGE TO HELL. Please keep your eyes open for more details. In the meantime, how do you feel about starting next year in style? Check out 70000TONS OF METAL, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise at: http://www.70000tons.com

    Cheers!

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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by KDibildeaux » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:35 pm

    Thanks Andy! I had so much fun! Thanks for putting it together and taking some time to chat with us. Btw, you can go ahead and book Anathema now ;)
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by mooyagi » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:37 pm

    So which country did he leave out this time? :lol:

    Thanks again, Skipper! Barge was a great time and looking forward to 70K in January. :cheers:
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by KevinP » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:53 pm

    Not sure how UMC did it, but had the best time of all 3 cruises this venture (beating the 1st time experience, then the My Dying Bride importance)

    I just hope we don't have to wait a full 2 years for the next Barge. I'm thinking March/April 2014 is an acceptable wait :mrgreen:

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    Re: The BARGE TO HELL Is Coming!

    by DemonNIN » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:42 pm

    mooyagi wrote:
    DrinkMoxie wrote:will we be sharing Forums?


    I hope they split the forums up.

    Then I would have to start all over again. It took me forever to get to this post count LOL
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by DemonNIN » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:44 pm

    Andy please book Within Temptation.... Some more industrial bands too would be greatly appreciated.. or even a complete industrial cruise.. not that half assed "goth" one
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by Ecliptica » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:52 pm

    Who the hell was on broad from Vanuatu?

    We can probably find 'em, there's like 2000 people in that country. . .
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by Goddess of Metal » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:31 pm

    Thanks Andy and crew for another awesome cruise. :D

    See you in January! :headbanger:
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    2011 - Deck.3


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    Abbath-/-Agalloch-/-Allen–Lande-/-Almanac-/-Alestorm-/-Ancient.Bards-/-Arcturus-/-Avantasia-/-Axenstar-/-Beast.in.Black-/-Battle.Beast-/-Black.Fate-/-Blind.Guardian-/-Borknagar-/-Cain’s.Offering-/-Cruachan-/-Dark.Moor-/-Demons.and.Wizards-/-Diablo.Swing.Orchestra-/-Dragonland-/-Dimmu.Borgir-/-Dream.Evil-/-Elvenking-/-Edguy-/-Ex.Deo-/-Equilibrium-/-Fairyland-/-Finntroll-/-Fleshgod.Apocalypse-/-Freak.Kitchen-/-Ghost-/-Gloryhammer-/-Grailknights-/-Gwydion-/-Haken-/-Haggard-/-Heidevolk-/-Impellitteri-/-Ihsahn-/-In.Extremo-/-Inglorious-/-Jorn-/-Juvaliant-/-Kotipelto-/-Lord-/-Marillion-/-Masterplan-/-Mayan-/-Metsatöll-/-Mob.Rules-/-Myrath-/-Ne.Obliviscaris-/-Nightingale-/-Opeth-/-Orden.Ogan-/-Pagan’s.Mind-/-Pain.of.Salvation-/-Persefone-/-Powerwolf-/-Primordial-/-Primal.Fear-/-Rhapsody-/-Rhapsody.of.Fire-/-Rotting.Christ-/-Running.Wild-/-Saint.Deamon-/-Samael-/-Savatage-/-SepticFlesh-/-Stratovarius-/-Sunburst-/-Symphony.X-/-The.Gentle.Storm-/-Therion-/-The.Night.Flight.Orchestra-/-Threshold-/-Vintersorg-/-Vision.Divine-/-Voodoo.Circle-/-Voyager-/-Warlord-/-Wintersun-/-Witherscape-/-Zebra
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    torpedo20
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by torpedo20 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:50 pm

    Thank you Skipper!
    To Hell and back... and I'll do it all over again :beerbang:
    I had a blast on the Barge and looking forward to the next one! 70k here we go :belly:
    70,000 Tons of Metal: 2011(cabin: 6031), 2012(cabin: 2551), 2013(cabin:3023), 2014(cabin:2019), 2015(cabin:6455),2016(cabin:8369), 2017(cabin:8663), 2018(cabin:9227)
    Barge to Hell: 2012 (cabin: 2563)
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by gnoff_the_creep » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:36 am

    Had a great time, was bummed about Hypocrisy at first but what can you do?
    Once on the boat I had a blast.

    Thanks Andy for taking your time to talk to so many of us, answering questions and really putting a face and a voice to all the hard work being done.

    See you and your awesome team in January.
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by gajone » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:53 am

    KevinP wrote:Not sure how UMC did it, but had the best time of all 3 cruises this venture (beating the 1st time experience, then the My Dying Bride importance)

    I just hope we don't have to wait a full 2 years for the next Barge. I'm thinking March/April 2014 is an acceptable wait :mrgreen:

    And on that note, see my wish list. Almost all of those bands are aware of the cruise due to my constant pestering :lol:

    (Hey, squeaky wheel gets the oil. Works in my marriage, so why not metal cruises) :death:


    You probably know this, but on the slight off-chance that you don't, I'll tell you anyway. We talked to Monstrosity during the last night of the cruise and asked them how they got booked, and they said they heard about the cruise from talking to another band and then contacted UMC themselves and asked to be on the bill. So if those bands want on, make sure they call and ask! I see quotes from bands all the time that say "we would do it if they asked us to", but who knows how many of those bands actually request to be on it!

    It never hurts to ask!
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by ShoreSlayer » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:53 am

    gajone wrote:It never hurts to ask!

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    So far at least, 2011, 2012 & 2015 were enough for me
    :shred:Book 'em ANDO!! :headbanger:

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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by DemonNIN » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:17 pm

    torpedo20 wrote:Thank you Skipper!
    To Hell and back... and I'll do it all over again :beerbang:
    I had a blast on the Barge and looking forward to the next one! 70k here we go :belly:

    I can't wait! I have never in my life looked forward to a birthday. I'm older but this will be the most fun I ever had on a bday. :viking:
    \m/(-_-)\m/
    CABIN #5073 70K : 2011
    CABIN #2027 70K: 2012
    CABIN #2521 BTH 2012
    CABIN #2095 70K : 2013
    CABIN # NONE : 2014 :(
    CABIN #9669 70K: 2015
    CABIN #6707 ; 2016
    CABIN #6407 ; 2017
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by Ecliptica » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:18 pm

    My birthday is the 29th also.

    Birthday twins?!?!? Can I get Tyr to wish me Happy Birthday?! Hmm. . . . . . . .
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by Mal2000 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:13 pm

    After 70K I thought nothing was going to bet the ultimate vacation experience but Barge to Hell exceeded all my expectations.
    Thank you Andy & Crew.
    I really appreciate you had time to chat & make jokes everytime we crossed out paths on the boat :3drunks:

    Barge was even better & crazier than 70K. Bands shows were awesome, so much that for the first time in my life I did not care about taking photos. I had a blast, time of my life.
    Met all crazy & awesome people that will stay in my hart forever.
    Thank you: Kevin, Laura, Marlo, John C., David S., Birgit, Steven C., Rhia and others whose names I forgot :oops: Thank you my friends "family": Doc" + Kasia.
    I also enjoyed meeting newbies, hoping you would feel welcome and appreciated.
    I really hope we all can see each other at the next Barge to Hell.

    Pics from beach party, forum meet-up etc will follow as soon as I sort them out.
    This week has just been chaotic/crazy/exhausted (cross what does not apply) I am behind my schedule but I am happy :viking: :viking: :viking:

    cheers
    M.
    70K 2012, Barge to Hell, 70K 2014, 70K 2016, 70K 2018, 70K 2019
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by stoverkill » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:21 pm

    Mal2000 wrote:After 70K I thought nothing was going to bet the ultimate vacation experience but Barge to Hell exceeded all my expectations.
    Thank you Andy & Crew.
    I really appreciate you had time to chat & make jokes everytime we crossed out paths on the boat :3drunks:

    Barge was even better & crazier than 70K. Bands shows were awesome, so much that for the first time in my life I did not care about taking photos. I had a blast, time of my life.
    Met all crazy & awesome people that will stay in my hart forever.
    Thank you: Kevin, Laura, Marlo, John C., David S., Birgit, Steven C., Rhia and others whose names I forgot :oops: Thank you my friends "family": Doc" + Kasia.
    I also enjoyed meeting newbies, hoping you would feel welcome and appreciated.
    I really hope we all can see each other at the next Barge to Hell.

    Pics from beach party, forum meet-up etc will follow as soon as I sort them out.
    This week has just been chaotic/crazy/exhausted (cross what does not apply) I am behind my schedule but I am happy :viking: :viking: :viking:

    cheers
    M.


    Had a great time hanging with you too Mal! See you on the next Barge!!!

    :beerbang: :beerbang:
    SURVIVOR:
    70K1 | 70K2 | BTH | 70K3 | 70K4 | 70K5 | 70K6 | 70K7 | 70K8 | 70K9

    WISH LIST: Dust Bolt | Toxic Holocaust | Lich King | Violator | Shredhead | Suicidal Tendencies | Nuclear Assault | Xentrix | Hatchet | Power Trip | Terrifier
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by KDibildeaux » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:37 pm

    Mal2000 wrote:After 70K I thought nothing was going to bet the ultimate vacation experience but Barge to Hell exceeded all my expectations.
    Thank you Andy & Crew.
    I really appreciate you had time to chat & make jokes everytime we crossed out paths on the boat :3drunks:

    Barge was even better & crazier than 70K. Bands shows were awesome, so much that for the first time in my life I did not care about taking photos. I had a blast, time of my life.
    Met all crazy & awesome people that will stay in my hart forever.
    Thank you: Kevin, Laura, Marlo, John C., David S., Birgit, Steven C., Rhia and others whose names I forgot :oops: Thank you my friends "family": Doc" + Kasia.
    I also enjoyed meeting newbies, hoping you would feel welcome and appreciated.
    I really hope we all can see each other at the next Barge to Hell.

    Pics from beach party, forum meet-up etc will follow as soon as I sort them out.
    This week has just been chaotic/crazy/exhausted (cross what does not apply) I am behind my schedule but I am happy :viking: :viking: :viking:

    cheers
    M.

    It was nice seeing you very briefly in the Windjammer :heavydrink:
    La sabiduría me persigue................pero yo soy más rápida
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    Re: Thank You, Undead Sailors!

    by STACH100 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:23 pm

    Again Andy asks you to check out 70K, "The World's Biggest Heavy Metal cruise"!
    Andy why not get your back side in gear and make it the World's BEST Heavy Metal cruise?
    Cuz Bigger isn't always Better!
    2011 6084
    2012 9560
    2013 9574
    2014 TBA
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