Allan and everyone:
A lot of interesting ideas, and I agree we can probably go with the
traditional float and just decorate it orange/blue and do the full "go
We've got the magnetic decals. Those have the Gator Nation theme,
the GatorRadio.org website, and the GARC logo.
Maybe someone can get a whistle, dress as Mister 2-bits, and whistle some
morse code messages.
If we're doing audio, we will need an amplifier and big speakers and
something to power it all. Anyone have something that would work?
Also, maybe this is the year to cut the Gator mouth and go for the hinged
jaws on the Gator so he'll open and close his mouth as the trailer is
OK all the volunteers with great ideas... who wants to take charge and
coordinate this whole thing? Step right up! This is a student run
On Fri, 4 Aug 2006, PITHER,ALLAN W wrote:
> OK, OK, OK --- WE NEED TO DO A FLOAT THIS YEAR
> 1. Let's keep the FLOAT as IS -- It is certainly very unique ...
> 2. Tradition -- Let's have an "OLDER" Aumni memeber call in --
> Like "Go Gators" from the Space Station, Antratica, maybe a recording from
> the past ! This CALL in could be so Unique that we would stop by the Judges
> stand so THEY could hear IT !!!
> 3. We need to have a VERY CLEAR write up for the Judges - they are
> really have to swim thru all the float write ups and if we have a colorful
> good one that will help -- also to distribute to WRUF TV.
> 4. So, have a guy dressed up like they did way back in the 30's and
> with young kids coming up -- The tradition continues --- from the OLD to
> the NEW -- NOW THAT IS LIKE WAY COOL !!
> 5. We need like a little COLOR and a LITTLE selfless promotion -
> Like can we spew conffettie (sic) on Univ Ave? And a little
> Snap, Crackle and POP (is the right term?) We have tried, Morse, Code and
> beaming voice over speakers and all the folks in the parade audience heard
> was more "noise" ... Boom'a Lock'a, Boom'a Lock'a Sis Boom Baaa !!!
> Summary: Let's do a FLOAT; Have FUN and SHARE our EXPERIENCE
> Our Club has been here at UF a VERY LONG TIME and WE should be
> VERY PROUD OF IT !!!
> Just a few thoughts ... 73's Allan KG4JCC
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