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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #270 on: September 25, 2017, 08:14:57 AM »
The train engine looks great.  They have been promising to put one back on display for a long time. 
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #271 on: September 26, 2017, 09:29:39 PM »
Photos of the installation of the Christmas in Midtown
http://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2017/09/christmas-in-midtown-installation-sdc.html
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #272 on: September 27, 2017, 07:24:19 AM »
They have added a lot of framework since I was there a couple of weeks ago..

Swoosh you were busy this weekend,   great pics.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #273 on: September 27, 2017, 07:54:48 PM »
I'm excited to see the pay off. Sure does gum up midtown with all this hardware all over the place, but I don't know of any other way to do it. I've been thinking a lot about the way they put up Christmas lights and how I wish there were a simpler way, but I haven't come up with it yet. I'm sure they spend a LOT of time thinking and talking about it.

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« Reply #274 on: September 27, 2017, 09:57:03 PM »
FTR when it was at DHS, the hardware during the day was just as ugly.  The payoff at night was definitely worth it though
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #275 on: September 28, 2017, 07:47:33 AM »
I'm excited to see the pay off. Sure does gum up midtown with all this hardware all over the place, but I don't know of any other way to do it. I've been thinking a lot about the way they put up Christmas lights and how I wish there were a simpler way, but I haven't come up with it yet. I'm sure they spend a LOT of time thinking and talking about it.

No doubt the "payoff" will be awesome..   I hope the response by the public is what the PTB expect it to be.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #276 on: September 28, 2017, 09:36:36 AM »
I'm excited to see the pay off. Sure does gum up midtown with all this hardware all over the place, but I don't know of any other way to do it. I've been thinking a lot about the way they put up Christmas lights and how I wish there were a simpler way, but I haven't come up with it yet. I'm sure they spend a LOT of time thinking and talking about it.

Maybe next year, they could review the man hours it took them to set up midtown this year and instead of working at night or on days when the park is closed, they could just wall off that section for a couple of weeks and work around the clock to get that area done. That way people can enjoy that section as normal as possible up until the last minute. I haven't seen it in person to see how it looks, but fall is one of my favorite times at the City and I always thought the park was at it's best then.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #277 on: September 28, 2017, 11:00:15 AM »

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Maybe next year, they could review the man hours it took them to set up midtown this year and instead of working at night or on days when the park is closed, they could just wall off that section for a couple of weeks and work around the clock to get that area done. That way people can enjoy that section as normal as possible up until the last minute. I haven't seen it in person to see how it looks, but fall is one of my favorite times at the City and I always thought the park was at it's best then.

Jay
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I dont think it looks that bad, considering the end result. 
Boarding off the area and closing it off, would look much worse.. IMHO.. :)

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #278 on: September 28, 2017, 12:41:12 PM »
That would block off the wood carvers shop, Sullivans Mill, the candle shop...the hubs would protest blocked access to the wood carvers.  It is IMO one of the prettiest areas of the park.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #279 on: September 28, 2017, 03:13:29 PM »
I'm excited to see the pay off. Sure does gum up midtown with all this hardware all over the place, but I don't know of any other way to do it. I've been thinking a lot about the way they put up Christmas lights and how I wish there were a simpler way, but I haven't come up with it yet. I'm sure they spend a LOT of time thinking and talking about it.

Maybe next year, they could review the man hours it took them to set up midtown this year and instead of working at night or on days when the park is closed, they could just wall off that section for a couple of weeks and work around the clock to get that area done. That way people can enjoy that section as normal as possible up until the last minute. I haven't seen it in person to see how it looks, but fall is one of my favorite times at the City and I always thought the park was at it's best then.

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I dont think it looks that bad, considering the end result. 
Boarding off the area and closing it off, would look much worse.. IMHO.. :)

Cool, I was under the impression that it really made that part of the park look bad.

Jay
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #280 on: September 28, 2017, 08:17:54 PM »
Guys I love you - but for crying out loud stop screwing up the quote feature. 

You have to have a "[ quote]" and a "[/ quote]" tag otherwise you screw it up.  I get the want to only quote a certain part of the text but if you can't figure out the script thing you probably need to just leave the whole thing. 

Here's a good idea - hit preview before you post, if you don't have the quoted part in a quote box, start over and continue to do so until you have that quote box.  A good rule of thumb is DON'T DELETE THE LINE THAT SAYS WHO SAID IT ORIGINALLY. 

So keep this line
[ quote author=cowboy link=topic=3538.msg72847#msg72847 date=1506629609]

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and you need one of these too. 

Thanks. 
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