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Old 12-05-2004, 04:37 PM
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Way Cool! MINI reindeer in a parade.

The Atlanta MINIs were in a parade Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia. They did an amazing job and truly said Happy Holidays from the MINI community. Props to you guys and keep on motoring.

Here is one picture. View more here: http://www.sweetdaisy.net/photos/200...ade/index.html

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Old 12-05-2004, 04:52 PM
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So cool!
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:01 PM
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Very cool.

It looks like they were the parade!

What's the deal?

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Old 12-05-2004, 05:04 PM
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WOW!!! That's awesome!
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:05 PM
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There were 12 of them, I think, in the parade in downtown Atlanta yesterday. Truly a great group of MINI owners there. And what a treat for Atlantans watching the parade.:smile:

Thanks for the link fix
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:08 PM
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hahahaha, the rudolph is awesome!

good stuff,lol
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:13 PM
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Check out those awesome racks! Woo woo! Tee hee! What a great representation for the MINI community! Props to the Atlanta peeps!


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Old 12-05-2004, 05:21 PM
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That is a cute photo - which is now my holiday desktop on my computer! I wonder if antlers or pulling a sled will void their factory warranty?
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:31 PM
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What a great thing!!!!

Too bad you could not have gotten a few more photos

They are all great.....just takes time to look at them all

wish I could have been there.

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Old 12-05-2004, 05:38 PM
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What a great thing!!!!

Too bad you could not have gotten a few more photos

They are all great.....just takes time to look at them all

wish I could have been there.

Earl
Oh I didn't take them. I live about four hours away from Atlanta. I just thought everyone should enjoy.....and the Atlanta folks were being shy. They worked so hard on this and even had to have an ASV (antler support vehicle) to get the antlers to the parade site.

Wish I coulda been there too.
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:38 PM
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I wonder if antlers or pulling a sled will void their factory warranty?
HO...HO...HO!!! Oh, I mean
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:58 PM
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Wow! What FANTASTIC pictures! I'm still smiling....what fun it looked like....thanks for sharing with us....:smile:

Chow!

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That's awesome!
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I was the ASV driver and photographer of most of the exterior shots. It was really a great day! The looks on the kids faces when they saw the MINIs with the antlers was priceless. You just can't get any better than that. :smile:

In addition to that, my nephew was the driver of the Panoz Esparante that drove the Sports Grand Marshall of the parade. Way cool.

The parade was the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta parade. It's the second biggest Christmas parade in the US. The parade route went thru the middle of Atlanta and ended up at Centennial Olympic Park. People were 4 to 5 deep on both sides of the street for most of the route. It was also televised on the local ABC affiliate. Too bad we didn't get much airtime. Maybe next year!!

Minimom and CometGirl gets most of the credit for the great looking antlers. They are carved out of blue foam, covered with felt and then attached to a felt tube that wraps inside of the car. The two ends of the tube velcro together. Every tube is color matched to the roof color of the car. I'm telling you they are a work of art. Everyone also had reindeer noses attached to the grills. With of course Rudolph having a red one.

The graphics were created by an AtlantaMINIS club member E.T. Foss. He and Mamarazzi are in the yellow MINI - Dasher. E.T. has many years of experience with vinyl graphics. His experience really showed, they looked fantastic.

All of the AtlantaMINIS club members really showed the people of Atlanta what kind of people MINI owners are. The BEST!

Here's a group pic of all of the AtlantaMINIS members that participated in the parade.



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Old 12-05-2004, 08:11 PM
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8thn row down, 3rd from the right. The Silk Green MINI! Those bonnet stripes are the cutest things! I want them!
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Great job

eventhough only a few of the MINI family could be there THANKS for putting on a great show at the parade.

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Old 12-05-2004, 08:17 PM
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These pics will forever be in my THINGS TALKED ABOUT list!!! Er...Uh.., not that I have such a list or anything...(this is where I exit!!!!)
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Old 12-05-2004, 09:30 PM
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That was a super idea and it looked great!!!

Thanks for the link and pics!!!!!!!!!!!

Now how do I get down to Atlanta and get me a set of those antlers???? Just a couple of hours down I-75?!?!?
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Did someone say RACKS?

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"Someone" did, tee hee!! Again, what a fun idea to decorate/antlerize the MINIs! And I met ET and Mamarazzi at the Dragon in October....what great MINI enthusiasts! It doesn't surprise me that ET was involved with this project!


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Old 12-05-2004, 11:00 PM
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WOWOWOWWOWOW that's really cool!! I love em!!!

Certainly gives inspiration to me.

Thanks for sharing!!
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Old 12-06-2004, 03:33 AM
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"Someone" did, tee hee!! Again, what a fun idea to decorate/antlerize the MINIs! And I met ET and Mamarazzi at the Dragon in October....what great MINI enthusiasts! It doesn't surprise me that ET was involved with this project!


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This whole group is great! I've been around Mini enthusiasts for 30 years and these folks are a wonderful example of the best MINIacs can be. I read on their board and go down to play MINI every now and then. I think they pulled this off in a very short period of time with their team work. Again, thanks Atlanta MINIs for making our holiday bright.
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What a great thing!!!!

Too bad you could not have gotten a few more photos

They are all great.....just takes time to look at them all

wish I could have been there.

Earl
We did have a great time! I have attached a link to some photos I posted on the OL. They start here:

http://on.miniusa.com/resume.jsp?use...ge=1&start=412
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Old 12-07-2004, 07:01 AM
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Great pics.
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AWESOME! Great idea and execution!
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Bump for a great fun thread!
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