1. Guest,
    If you need help getting to know Xenforo, please see our guide here. If you have feedback or questions, please post those here.
    Dismiss Notice

4th Of July Weekend?

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Jonathan Loy, Jun 30, 2005.

  1. Jonathan Loy

    Jonathan Loy Extra

    Joined:
    May 26, 2005
    Messages:
    22
    Likes Received:
    0
    So, what's everybody doing this 4th of July weekend?
    I'm setting off some fireworks at my gf's house, have a barbecue, and blow some fingers off.
     
  2. BrianW

    BrianW Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 1999
    Messages:
    2,562
    Likes Received:
    28
    Real Name:
    Brian
    Something that sucks.
     
  3. Holadem

    Holadem Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2000
    Messages:
    8,972
    Likes Received:
    0
    Well that sucks.

    Heading down south for a coupla days. Pretty excited about it actually, I haven't flown in a year. Glad to be somewhere further than a 5 hours drive, which was the extent of my travels in a year.

    --
    H
     
  4. Matt Stryker

    Matt Stryker Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2000
    Messages:
    1,313
    Likes Received:
    0
    All my expat friends are going to be out of town, so I figure that since my parents will be in town from the US, we'll grill a pork loin, drink some beer, and maybe locate a fireworks stand...I hear 'em everyday, they gotta sell them somewhere. No pretty colors, just a big bang.
     
  5. Pamela

    Pamela Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2001
    Messages:
    779
    Likes Received:
    0
    Four day weekend. Woo-hoo! Gonna scrub the patio furniture, clean out the garage (are we having fun yet?), friends coming for a cookout, and maybe go up to Santa Barbara for the day.
     
  6. Scott Merryfield

    Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 1998
    Messages:
    11,458
    Likes Received:
    658
    Location:
    Michigan
    Golf on Saturday, barbecue on Sunday, staining our new window frames on Monday.
     
  7. Garrett Lundy

    Garrett Lundy Producer

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2002
    Messages:
    3,764
    Likes Received:
    0
    Wash the bike, maybe take the bike up in the mountains,.... watch some fireworks. Ignore the kids.
     
  8. brentl

    brentl Screenwriter

    Joined:
    May 7, 1999
    Messages:
    2,922
    Likes Received:
    1
    WHat are you guys talking bout??

    This is the Canada Day long weekend!! We got here first[​IMG]

    Happy Canada Day!

    AND

    Happy 4th of July for folks South of the border!

    Brent

    ME? I'm working BAH!
     
  9. RobertR

    RobertR Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 1998
    Messages:
    9,663
    Likes Received:
    153
    Nice dinner Saturday, picnic in the park Sunday, home theater get together for the 4th. [​IMG]
     
  10. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2000
    Messages:
    3,817
    Likes Received:
    0
    Going up to my brother's house to camp in his yard. Apparently one of his neighbors is a firework enthusiast and orders a huge crate from China. I'm told this guy does a show that's better than most community displays.
     
  11. Abby_B

    Abby_B Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    May 2, 2005
    Messages:
    607
    Likes Received:
    0
    Going tubing and going to a friend's wedding. Should be fun! Then some fireworks and hopefully burgers and beer on the 4th. I love summer long weekends!
     
  12. Kevin M

    Kevin M Producer

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2000
    Messages:
    5,172
    Likes Received:
    2
    I took today off to have a four day weekend down at a friends house in DeSoto filled with BBQ, liquor & explosives (together, with myself and five buds, I believe we have around $2000 in fireworks.......oy!)
    ........can't wait! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  13. Jason Seaver

    Jason Seaver Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 1997
    Messages:
    9,306
    Likes Received:
    0
    I may head up to my mother's new house for a cookout, but then again, might not. My father and his wife and two of my three brothers are out of town, so it won't be much of a family get-together as usual.

    Regardless, I'll be back here for the Pops & fireworks on the actual night of the Fourth. Boston does a pretty impressive job of blowing stuff up for the holiday. [​IMG]
     
  14. David Galindo

    David Galindo Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2003
    Messages:
    1,264
    Likes Received:
    0
    Pray for some good Fourth of July sales at Best Buy so I can get that rear-projection 61" Panasonic LCD TV Ive been wanting...

    Oh please, make it happen!!!
     
  15. Jeff Gatie

    Jeff Gatie Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2002
    Messages:
    6,531
    Likes Received:
    15


    Yes, one of the things Boston is far and away better at than New York (besides baseball[​IMG]) is our 4th Pops concert and fireworks. Was in NY for the 4th one year and it was pretty lame. Nothing like the times I spent on my buddy's Beacon Hill apartment roof, with a great view overlooking the Esplanade.
     
  16. Ken Chui

    Ken Chui Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2003
    Messages:
    976
    Likes Received:
    0

    Not sure about electronics, but if they're anything like the DVD ads, prepare to be disappointed. There's always Circuit City...
     
  17. Holadem

    Holadem Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2000
    Messages:
    8,972
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yeah, that must be why the NYC fireworks are broadcast accross the nation.

    --
    H
     
  18. Jeff Gatie

    Jeff Gatie Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2002
    Messages:
    6,531
    Likes Received:
    15


    The Pops concert and fireworks are as well, both radio and TV. I have friends from NY that have been to both and they both say the Boston ones are far and away the best. Add in the world class Pops inside a riverside hatch shell and it is no contest.
     
  19. Cameron Yee

    Cameron Yee Executive Producer
    Reviewer

    Joined:
    May 9, 2002
    Messages:
    11,293
    Likes Received:
    506
    Location:
    Since 2006
    Real Name:
    Cameron Yee
    Getting kinda dragged to a picnic tomorrow (I plan to eat my fill and leave as quickly as is polite) then just working around the house - yard work [​IMG], setting up a secondary surround system [​IMG], then city fireworks viewing on the holiday. Probably go see War of the Worlds too.
     
  20. Zen Butler

    Zen Butler Producer

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2002
    Messages:
    5,423
    Likes Received:
    6
    Real Name:
    Zen K. Butler
    I'm driving drunks home.
     

Share This Page