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Old March 20th, 2006, 01:05 PM
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Now Operations Red tags have first names only, but the are engraved with lead or assistant lead. Security Officers also have first and last names today.

I liked it in my day when the entire tag was red or blue, with first and last name and titles. This way you could see a blue tag coming from great distances!
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This way you could see a blue tag coming from great distances!
we would yell... "supe's On!"
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 07:06 PM
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Exclamation Number, please

Or in your case, at Astrolift, just pick up the ringdown phone and call the other station.
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Old March 24th, 2006, 09:49 AM
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Or in your case, at Astrolift, just pick up the ringdown phone and call the other station.
I need the home edition of the "Ringdown" phone to get my teenage daughter's attention.
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Old March 24th, 2006, 03:04 PM
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That reminds me of the never ending game of "phone tag" we played all summer. Call another ride of your choice and say "This is to notifiy you that you have been phone tagged" ...click. Then you passed it on to another of your choice. Well, it seemed funny at the time?
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Old March 24th, 2006, 06:46 PM
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That reminds me of the never ending game of "phone tag" we played all summer. Call another ride of your choice and say "This is to notifiy you that you have been phone tagged" ...click. Then you passed it on to another of your choice. Well, it seemed funny at the time?
Well, this has been stated several times before, but the vantage point at the Texas Depot was the best for aggrevating the people at Chaps and vice versa. Just pick up the phone, call, and hang up right before the pick up. Priceless. There were several people who had no idea what was going on.
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Old March 24th, 2006, 06:53 PM
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That reminds me of the never ending game of "phone tag" we played all summer. Call another ride of your choice and say "This is to notifiy you that you have been phone tagged" ...click. Then you passed it on to another of your choice. Well, it seemed funny at the time?
What about the old "Vapor Lock Key" trick we would play on the Spoons. The cars would get hot and vapor lock so we would send the spoon off to "Chaps" to get a vapor lock key. They would in turn send them somewhere else. So we would have the spoon running all over the park looking for a "Vapor Lock Key" that did not exist. I guess they can't do that joke any more.
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Old March 25th, 2006, 10:28 AM
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I never heard of the vapor lock key, but I heard of the squegee sharpener. Never on the receiving end of it either, so either no one liked me enough to play that trick, or I was special enough not to. I was always an "assister" in the prank.
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Vapor Lock keys were stored next to the ever-elusive Canooter Valves and Fleedle Arms, but sometimes you have to move the big bucket of Elbow Grease out of the way.
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Old March 28th, 2006, 12:27 PM
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Default Vapor Lock Key, Squeegee Sharpener, Canoodle...

I don't mean to offend here, but I started this thread in hopes of gleaning some interesting stories about scary, silly, or dangerous things that happened at the "Park" because of typical adolescents' lapses in judgement. The squeegee sharpener/elbow grease/vapor lock key/canoodle valve joke is as old as the hills. Albeit quaint and comforting, it is uninteresting, and not what I am after here.
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