50th Class Reunion in (small town) Iowa

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  1. SCarolinaCy

    SCarolinaCy Well-Known Member

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    Ok. I have already broken out in a sweat just thinking about it.

    Any CF got some words of advice?
     
  2. CyBri

    CyBri Active Member

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    Make sure you score.
     
  3. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    Hope you don't have any overdue library fines. I can't even figure the amount with the juice still running.
     
  4. keepngoal

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    My Dad had his this year too....

    He said the last 3 or so 5 years marker reunions have been enjoyable, especially his 50th. People really have moved past how much they can drink phase and the look how successful I am phase to remembering and sharing.
     
  5. fsanford

    fsanford Well-Known Member

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    Everybody got older, so don't worry about appearance.

    Have fun.. I am sure their are many good stories from your high school years you can talk about.
     
  6. rhino3382

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    I have had pretty good luck with Old Spice. Right Guard also makes a pretty good spray
     
  7. intrepid27

    intrepid27 Well-Known Member

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    True story- A buddy of mine and I used to golf a lot early Sunday mornings in Lowden. We were almost always first ones on the course.

    Once there had been a Clarence-Lowden class reunion the night before at the country club. Before we had gotten to the 4th hole we had found a bra, a matching bra and panty set, and a used you-know-what next to two fresh cigarette butts (3 separate locations).

    There could not have been more than 40 people in that class and 3 sets of then hooked up?? wow
     
  8. MeanDean

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    40th is this year. Let me know how it goes.
     
  9. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

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    How are your Bridge and shuffleboard skillz?
     
  10. SerenityNow

    SerenityNow Well-Known Member

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    Relax and have fun.
     
  11. jbindm

    jbindm Well-Known Member

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    Just be glad you're still on the right side of the dirt and have a good time. I went to my fifteen year reunion last summer and out of a 36 person class we've already lost two.
     
  12. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    Class reunions befuddle me. I still keep in contact with the ones I want to maintain a relationship with. Everyone else, meh, don't really care if I see them again.
     
  13. theshadow

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    Make sure that hiring the official photographer is your duty, and yours alone. Don't want some no-talent hack mucking it up.
     
  14. MeanDean

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    After 50 years of not seeing some one, how would you really know?
     
  15. SCarolinaCy

    SCarolinaCy Well-Known Member

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    uh-oh, I was hoping to get some replys saying "my son had his this year too.....
     
  16. ISUAgronomist

    ISUAgronomist Well-Known Member

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    Don't go.
     
  17. isulive2train

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    What did you shoot that day?
     
  18. ImJustKCClone

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    40 (last summer) was better than 30 re alcohol consumption...but the organizers must be independently wealthy. The "discount" rooms in the block at the reunion hotel were $210 per night. Needless to say, we didn't stay there. :)
     
  19. ImJustKCClone

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    I just find it nice to hear from CF'ers that are older than me! (BHS '73)
     
  20. Wesley

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    Practice your beer skills.
    Review your dance steps.
    Review your yearbook.
    Color your hair.
    Get some clothes that fit.
    Smile.
    Take your hearing aid.
    Use your iphone for pics.
    Rent a new F150 like in the nebraska movie.
     

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