New Years Eve 1995 - 1996 (Ver ESR1.1)
Destination: State College, PA
Plan: "Get the Women 'Faced."
Valerie Schutz (Lorton VA)
Gina Terry (Towson MD)
Marylin Kristofits (Altoona PA)
Kristi Thomas (Washington DC)
Suzy Ruth (Bethesda MD)
Lynne Ginther (Bellefonte PA)
Guys: Eric Ruth
John Kristofits (Boulder CO)
Greg Grieff (Greenbelt MD)
Todd Irvin (Burke VA)
Steve Shala (Bellefonte PA)
Mike Yeager (Allentown PA)
Craig Nickel (Columbia MD)
Craig, Gina, Eric, Suzy plan 10:00 Departure from Bethesda MD
to State College PA
9:30 Gina & Craig Prepare to depart for Eric & Suzy's place.
9:35 Gina Attempts to toast Her bagel.
9:36 Craig tells Gina that she doesn't have enough time to toast bagel.
9:45 Craig and Gina on
the way to Bethesda (Gina eating un-toasted bagel
10:00 Craig & Gina Arrive in Bethesda Right On time.
10:30 Eric & Suzy ready to Leave.
10:35 It's decided that taking
2 Vehicles would be more practical than
cramming 4 people into an Escort.
10:35 2 Vehicles depart for State College, But first a Pitstop at Hechts.
10:45 Arrive at Hechts, Gina
enters and attempts to have Ink Tag removed
from stolen Pair of Blue Jeans.
11:00 Back on the Road to State College.
11:45 Very Boring Drive
12:30 Very Boring Drive
1:00 Stop in Lovely Hancock MD For Gas.
1:15 Gina questions (Over CB Radio) Shouldn't we be going North?
1:18 Group Makes A U-Turn.
1:25 Pass exit for Lovely Hancock MD (Again).
2:00 Very Boring Drive
2:30 Stop in Lovely Altoona PA for Lunch
2:35 After much bickering, Group Decides on Pizza Hut
2:40 Order 1 Large Pizza, Breadsticks, and Salad Bar.
2:42 1 Large Pizza Arrives At table.
2:43 1 Large Pizza Removed from table, Taken to it's rightful Owner.
2:50 Pizza Arrives, Group eats.
3:15 Back on the road again.
3:30 Very Boring Drive.
4:15 Arrive in Lovely State College PA.
4:20 Drive Through Tour of Lovely State College PA
4:30 Arrive: Lovely "Days Inn Penn State."
4:32 Eric Discovers Ice Sculpture.
4:33 Eric attempts to Destroy Ice Sculpture.
4:35 Check in...Discover Greg and Val Have already Arrived.
4:40 All Congregate in Greg & Val's Room.
4:45 Greg & Val's Room Designated as "Party Room"
4:50 Bathtub Filled with Ice and Alcohol.
4:55 Gina Returns to Her room to Nap.
5:00 Contact Steve & Lynn
5:05 Decided that group will meet at hotel, and Depart for dinner.
5:15 Craig's Home brew Distributed, All enjoy.
5:30 Lynn, Steve & Mike arrive at Hotel; Beers Distributed.
5:45 Todd and Kristi Arrive
at hotel (Kristi's Probe has severe driver's
6:00 Discover that John & Marylin won't be joining us 'til 7:30-8:00.
6:05 Group Departs for dinner (Mario & Louigis.)
6:10 Group of 11 Seated and told "Be done in an hour, OR ELSE."
7:00 Gina's food Finally Arrives.
7:15 Group finishes dinner and returns to hotel for Drinking.
7:20 Suzy Opens bottle of Champaign.
7:30 Suzy finishes bottle of Champaign.
7:35 Suzy opens Another bottle of Champaign.
7:40 Group decides that it's too hot in the hotel room.
7:45 Attempt is made to
Open window. Only to discover that window has
been Screwed Shut.
7:46 Tool Kit opened; Nut Driver in hand, Eric begins Removing Screws.
7:47 Last Screw Removed.
7:48 Attempt to Push Window Open.
7:49 Eric & Mike discover
that screws are the only thing holding the
7:50 Rest of group discovers
the same; Eric Panics, requests assistance.
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7:51 Screws Replaced...Window re-secured.
7:55 Comment card filled
out, Complaining about safety hazards in the
8:00 Eric & Val depart
to secure tickets for New Years Eve Party at
8:05 Alcohol Consumption Continues.
8:30 Val & Eric Return
(no tickets, but they have prepaid admission
for 13 to CROWBAR.)
8:35 Drinking and Celebrating Continues.
8:40 Men begin working on "THE PLAN"
8:45 Suzy and Val working towards "THE PLAN"
9:00 Gina and Lynn attempting to foil "THE PLAN"
9:15 Kristi oblivious to "THE PLAN"
9:30 Beer supply begins
to dwindle...Catastrophe avoided with a trip
to the 6-pack shop downstairs.
10:00 Group of 13 Departs to CROWBAR.
10:05 Elevator warning: Max
Capacity 1500Lbs Ignored. (13 semi-drunks pile
10:06 Elevator Hesitantly transports
13 Semi-drunks from 3rd floor to
sub 1st floor.
10:07 13 Semi-Drunks Pile out
of elevator, through the lobby, on way to
CROWBAR (Front desk staff call maintenance to "Check out that Elevator
10:15 Group Arrives at CROWBAR.
Atmosphere: (Remodeled 3 level Burger King, setup to accommodate
800 Drunken College Students. A bar on the upper level, and
a bar on the lower level, 1 Bar-wench Selling Jello Shots,
1 Stage located on the middle level. Band is "Time Machine"
A Pink Floyd Tribute Band. 97QWK Diskjockeys playing classic rock
while the band was not on stage.
10:20 Group finds large "Corner"
of the upper level, which is partially
unoccupied. Group Stakes a claim on this Land.
10:30 Coats removed, Turned inside-out, Piled in Corner.
10:40 "THE PLAN" Goes into overdrive.
Suzy & Val and Marylin being
10:50 Kristi trying to find Todd? He's no where to be found.
10:55 Gina returns from Bar with Decorative Paper Pineapple.
10:56 Guys attempt to transform Gina into "Chakita Banana Lady"
10:57 Attempt to find hairpins is unsuccessful, Gina remains Gina.
11:00 Much Drinking, Dancing, Balloon Popping (Overall Good Time).
11:10 Todd found in front of
the Stage, enjoying Pink Floyd Tribute
just a little too much.
11:15 Greg Removes Kristi's Clothes.
11:30 Still Drinking.
11:59:45 A hush overcomes the crowd.
11:59:50 Countdown Begins.
11:59:55 Countdown becomes somewhat Unified.
12:00 Much Rejoicing, Hugging, Kissing, etc...
12:01 Band Continues it's Pink Floyd Tribute.
12:05 Group still Rejoicing, Hugging, Kissing, etc...
12:15 Eric Buys First round of "Jello Shots" for the Women.
12:30 Marylin exclaims to Valerie "Stop Kissing My Husband!"
12:35 Gina requests that all the Guys "Kiss Craig"
12:38 Guys taking their turns Kissing Craig.
12:40 Lynn, Steve, Mike say their goodbye's and depart for Bellefonte.
12:45 Suzy exclaims to Valerie "Stop Kissing My Husband!"
12:48 Kristi asks Greg "You
guys don't really play Cards on Friday night...
12:50 Eric Buys next round of "Jello Shots" this time, for the entire group.
1:05 John is ready to
leave, But can't do so, Because He can't find his
1:00 Kristi exclaims to Valerie "Stop Kissing my Boyfriend!"
1:15 Crowd begins to thin
at CROWBAR, Remaining group decides to
return to hotel.
1:18 John still looking for Marylin.
1:20 On the way, Todd decides that he needs a Cheeseburger.
1:25 Val Gets herself stuck in a tree.
1:30 Groups Enters "Ye' Ol' College Diner"
1:35 Group gets seated in "the back"
1:40 Girl with Nose-Ring
at the next table gets annoyed at Eric with
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2:00 Group exits diner and returns to Hotel.
2:10 Suzy and Greg get into elevator on 1st Floor. Doors Close.
2:11 Doors Open.
Suzy and Greg exit elevator on 1st Floor
(Very surprised to find that Val and Eric Have Beaten
them to the 3rd floor.)
2:12 Suzy and Greg Realize that they are still on the First Floor.
2:13 Val and Eric Enter
another elevator (You never want to be in the
same elevator as your Wife) and head to the 5th floor to wait for
Greg and Suzy.
2:15 Greg and Suzy never Make it to the 5th floor.
2:20 Eric and Val Return to 3rd floor to find Greg and Suzy.
2:30 Kristi & Todd, and Craig & Gina have retired for the evening.
2:35 Suzy, Eric, Val,
Greg Attempt to finish the remaining 4 bottles
3:00 Attempt foiled by REALLY Bad bottle of Cooks Champaign.
3:30 Eric, Suzy, Greg, and Val Retire for the evening.
5:30 Awakened by Loud banging and voice exclaiming "Police...Open the Door"
5:30:15 More Banging..."Open the @#!@$@$ door before we break it down."
5:30:30 Hotel Guest, Pinned to floor by Police exclaims "But He hit me first"
9:30 Phone Rings, Eric Answers Phone, Person on other end Hangs up.
9:35 Eric figures "That
must have been Marylin...and she hung up, because
I shouldn't have been in Val & Greg's Room"
10:30 Alarm clock makes annoying noise.
10:45 All awake, shower, begin the "check out" process.
12:00 All rooms Cleaned out...Check out, and Stop at Perkins for Lunch.
1:30 Begin the Journey
Eric Ruth April 9
Jim Olivo May 3
Patty Minto May 15
Valerie Schutz June 15
Lynne Ginther July 11
Greg Grieff September 1
Joe Baigis September 17
John Kristofits September 26
Paul Page September 29
Lisa Galaini September 30
Suzy Ruth November 26
Others not forgotten, just unknown.
Eric & Suzy
September 3, 1995
Joe & Valerie Canceled
John & Marylin September 30, 1995
Joe & Carla February 17, 1996
Steve & Lynne May 18, 1996
Jim & Lynda June 10, 1996
Paul & Lisa One of these days