BAR Regional Swap February 12th @ Chabot College- Please note location change

Discussion in 'Events & Announcements' started by seminolecpa, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    There is a large screen that comes down from the ceiling that wwe can project onto.
  2. gimmito

    gimmito Guest

    Just wanted to say great frag swap guys ! Big thanks to everyone for making my first BAR FS a memorable one. I got some cool frags, hooked up w/familiar faces and met some new ones too. I also won a sweet Avast Davey Jones Locker. :bigsmile:
  3. houser

    houser Past President

    One of several SPS tables:




    A LPS table


    Softies get some love

  4. houser

    houser Past President

    Group A round 1:


    Round 1 thinking (is this the one I want?):


    But first you have to get through this guy. Reminds me of the secret service. In plain sight, but you don't mess with him.


    If you had any questions before entering you'd see these guys:

  5. houser

    houser Past President

    The queue:


    New reefer!


    This kid on the left is "getting heavy into SPS"!! I say take the bull by the horns young lad. You're famous.

  6. houser

    houser Past President

    Operations table:


    I'm running out of fingers to count all these tickets


    Thank you to sponsors who donated prizes. Everyone was very happy.


    BOOO MP10 winner
  7. houser

    houser Past President

    Full size pics if anyone needs them PM me.
  8. 99sf

    99sf Guest

    Great photos, Dave! What a fun event... Very well-planned. The new location was cool, with windows everywhere.
  9. Euphyllia

    Euphyllia Guest

    There's my head way in the back! :D

    Amazing swap. If we have a BAR-only swap this year, I vote for it to be held in that room. I loved how there was a separate room for picking, which had lots of sunlight coming through so that the corals shows some true colors. It was a bit tight as far as space goes, but still a great swap. :)
  10. jestersix

    jestersix Sponsor

    Thanks to all the folks at BAR for a great swap. As always, worth the 8 hour round trip. The Bay Area LFS scene rocks too - now to explain that Australomussa to my wife. Robert is a smooth salesman for sure! As always good to visit with everyone. Look forward to seeing you all next time...
  11. houser

    houser Past President

    I pay the bills in my household ;)
  12. Mr. Ugly

    Mr. Ugly Past President

    Practice saying, "Look what I got at the swap!"

  13. robert4025

    robert4025 Sponsor

    LOL John...just tell her it grew from a 1" frag you got months ago. She just didn't notice it cuz it was wwwaayyyyyyy toward the back of the tank. Then use some reverse psychology on her along the line "See! you don't pay attention to me anymore....=o(". It usually works on Cerissa back in the days.
  14. ReefDream

    ReefDream Guest

    Darn I messed up! I thought this was TODAY (sunday) not yesterday. I don't know how I managed to mix this up -- maybe from my 101 F fever from the flu). I was just getting ready to frag some stuff. This sucks!!! ;( If anyone is interesting in trading some steel blue or orange ricordia, let me know. I also would like some nice xenia as the last batch I had did not seem to be able to survive under the high-intensity LED canopy (500W) made by my brother's company, Castle Aquatics. Look for these canopies soon - they'll blow you away with their performance and will be inexpensive.
  15. Took a few pictures as well. hehe
  16. jestersix

    jestersix Sponsor

    Thanks to everyone for your advise - luckily she really loved the Australomussa! Her comment? "I don't mind, that one is really pretty!"

    Looking at everything this morning I am in awe of the mad coral growing skills in this club.
  17. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    Nice first post and welcome.
    I little shameless self promotion but none the less welcome.
    Maybe you were DREAMing. LOL
    Tell your Bra to become a sponsor or something.
  18. Tamazula

    Tamazula Guest

    It was nice briefly meeting people and putting faces to names, even if I didn't get much talking in. Not grabbing the big red/orange chalice that I saw in the first round ended up being my big oopsie, but I'll make up for it next time. :)

  19. iani

    iani Guest

    Any other pictures taken? I want to send ecotech some shots of our swap. I promised them some pictures in return for that mp10 they donated. haha
  20. sfboarders

    sfboarders Guest

    I must say that even though the room was smaller than the cafeteria the BOD and volunteers did a great job setting up the location of everything. Much props to all of you. :)

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