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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #750 on: September 01, 2009, 03:50:39 am »
also seeing thatguy on the stage during girl talk was fun to watch.

was my sheer joy at being in that position evident from the crowd?

it was a good day from my standpoint, but i'm considering entirely different things than most attendees.

plus, i got that awesome camp counselor outfit.  a bunch of staph members came up with new names and jobs.  i'm kip, from cabin 3.  i teach archery.  make sure you sign up at breakfast, because my group fills up fast.

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #751 on: September 01, 2009, 07:27:53 am »
is that guy the guy with the big hoop earings?  ;D

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #752 on: September 01, 2009, 09:03:19 am »
is that guy the guy with the big hoop earings?  ;D

Yes. 

I too got a kick out of Thatguy and his constant, stoic, on the job pose with oodles of dancing crazies just feet from him.
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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #753 on: September 01, 2009, 09:13:26 am »



This guy?! :)
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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #755 on: September 01, 2009, 09:37:58 am »
so this guy is that guy known as thatguy?  ;D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOyP-f1tZvU&feature=channel_page

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #756 on: September 01, 2009, 09:50:21 am »
also seeing thatguy on the stage during girl talk was fun to watch.

was my sheer joy at being in that position evident from the crowd?

it was a good day from my standpoint, but i'm considering entirely different things than most attendees.

plus, i got that awesome camp counselor outfit.  a bunch of staph members came up with new names and jobs.  i'm kip, from cabin 3.  i teach archery.  make sure you sign up at breakfast, because my group fills up fast.

yes it was quite evident you were nothing but pleased to be in that position. but glad you were since yahoos started throwing crap into the audience, like that box .. wtf?
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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #757 on: September 01, 2009, 10:04:48 am »
haha yes the box was crowd surfing  ;D

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #758 on: September 01, 2009, 03:18:13 pm »
ugh...no pictures of me in white and khaki.  it's painful to see.

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #759 on: September 01, 2009, 03:22:11 pm »
no way, kip!  it's nice to see you in a different "look."

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #760 on: September 01, 2009, 03:56:27 pm »
I had a great time, and found Merriweather a great site for a festival of this size.  The west stage worked really well because you could see from everywhere.  Reminded me of the same stage at Lollapalooza that the Hold Steady played last year....

Gotta say thanks for everything...  True that staff is always great.  Concessions wouldn't let me re-use my beer cup, which saddened me just from a recycling standpoint, but man, if that's my only complaint, that was a helluva day!

Saw Kosmo and Bombay, but didn't make it to the 932 otherwise.  We got in about 3 and really wanted to catch all of Hold Steady, then stayed over at the West stage except for a short trip to catch about a third of the Weezer set.  All good....all good.

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« Reply #761 on: September 01, 2009, 05:10:11 pm »
ugh...no pictures of me in white and khaki.  it's painful to see.

are you trying to say, "i'm too sexy for this shirt, too sexy for these shorts, too sexy for these annoying screaming girls . . . ."?   :D

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #762 on: September 01, 2009, 06:24:34 pm »
West stage was great, main stage sucked.  Could hardly make out any music from the lawn

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #763 on: September 01, 2009, 06:48:24 pm »
West stage was great, main stage sucked.  Could hardly make out any music from the lawn

hence that is why I skipped out on weezer and blink as I knew the sound from the lawn would be bad.  West stage was great  ;D

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Re: OFFICIAL Virgin Mobile FREEFEST 2009 Q/A - Hype Thread! REVISED
« Reply #764 on: September 02, 2009, 09:02:24 am »
a very positive review from Spin... like i sez, you've got a winner on your hands.

The Best of Virgin Mobile Freefest
All summer long, we've been chronicling the best and worst moments of every major music festival, from South by Southwest to Lollapalooza. At Sunday's Virgin Mobile Freefest in Columbia, Maryland, just between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, it was nearly impossible to find a surly crowd or witness a trainwreck set. Simply put, there wasn't much in the way of "worst." Oh, and did we mention that all 35,000 tickets were given away for FREE? Could this be the perfect festival?

http://www.spin.com/articles/best-virgin-mobile-freefest
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