paul wheaton wrote:Rebecca,
I think I mentioned before that I very much like the idea of having a dozen people come live here for free and help out. I would even feed them and stuff. And after a year and a half I could even see myself setting the right somebody up with a deep-roots-patch-like-thing at no charge.
Chad Sentman wrote:How or where do we bid on naming the creek? Is there any other criteria than just being the highest bidder? Do I have to have my suggestion approved in any way?
paul wheaton wrote:In all cases, all names must be within my comfort zone.
paul wheaton wrote:As for price - part of the idea of doing this is to come up with funds for current projects. At the same time, making the sign will have some expense of its own. At this time I don't want to name anything for less than a thousand bucks. So that would be the low end. I think naming the mountain at base camp or the creek would be our current top dollar items and right now I think $5000 would work.
the hollowed out volcano with good submarine access.
Jocelyn Campbell wrote:Today, Paul decided the mountain on base camp will be dubbed: the hollowed out volcano with good submarine access.
("the" or "Paul's" not so sure about yet...)
paul wheaton wrote:When we were doing things "the old way" we were thinking of getting "another ranger doug" and calling it "ranger woody".
The thing is that we were ending up with all sorts of things that claimed to be a "ranger" so we needed a way to differentiate.
Doug Follett has his portrait taken with a truck he bought to use as a snow plow back in 1959 for $250. Follett said the only reason they sold it to him was they expected it to rust out. He smiles as he says every year the truck seems to say to him, "I'm still ready to go, how about you?"
Jocelyn Campbell wrote:Some of you might have noticed we refer to "Ranger Doug" a lot here at wheaton labs. Ranger Doug is a 1991 Ford Ranger pickup, 4-cylinder, rear wheel drive, with an awesome, custom-welded rack in the truck bed. Incredibly affordable in many ways.