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Old October 20th 2011, 12:23 AM
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Default Massive shout out to the Crew

I've been thinking about how outrageously fun LA (x2) and Phoenix were - and how ridiculously excited I am about Atlanta in a few weeks. Those (really close to) 3 hours that Dave, Chris, Taylor, Nate and Pat (and Rami!) give us song after song after amazing song are just plain addictive. I leave each show exhausted but oh, so satisfied.

And then I started thinking about what it takes to mount that monster show. There are tractor-trailer trucks and tour buses around the block, with acres of lights, speakers, monitors and I have no idea what all else to unload and assemble and then all too soon load it back up and hit the road. And its all so we can scream, shout and dance to music that lights us up like a bonfire. I know its a job and they get paid but the men and women who do that must be pretty amazing.

I wonder if they hear the applause and know its for them too?
Anyway, in case there's a chance they'll get the message thanks to all who build the fun - you rock.
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Old October 20th 2011, 01:08 AM
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Agreed! Kudos to the crew.
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Old October 20th 2011, 01:20 AM
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Absolutely! It takes all kinds of great people to pull of a show like that!
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Old October 20th 2011, 07:37 AM
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I was thinking that to myself when I saw all of those trucks there tonight..takes a lot of people to put on a show like that, great work indeed!
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Old October 20th 2011, 01:03 PM
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Awesome job crew folk! But seriously...I don't think there are enough trucks based on the photos I've seen! LMAO!
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Old October 20th 2011, 01:24 PM
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Old October 20th 2011, 01:36 PM
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Thats the thing I think a LOT of people miss about performing bands these days. It takes a LOT of work and planning to set up the tour, before they even THINK about what has to go into the show. Its probably as stressfull as making a movie, and all in less time. Thats the reason for the ticket prices, and the reason the guys have to stick (mostly) to a set list. They are performers and WE are the lucky ones, not just them. They could turn these albums out and perform very little if they wanted, but they appreciate us, and the same goes for the crews. It gets JUST as tiring for them hearing the same questions, dealing with crowds- tearning down, setting up. Thanks to ALL OF FOO (yes, weak pun on you) on the tour. Don't forget our wonderful moderators here (shameless plug inserted).
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Old October 20th 2011, 07:19 PM
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I was so impressed at the Foo army that I snapped this photo on 9/23.

Impressive. <standing o>
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Old October 20th 2011, 07:33 PM
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I was so impressed at the Foo army that I snapped this photo on 9/23.

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Old October 20th 2011, 10:09 PM
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Old October 21st 2011, 01:37 AM
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I was so impressed at the Foo army that I snapped this photo on 9/23.

Impressive. <standing o>
AND they take it all over the world. You'd definitely want a pretty good tour manager...oh, wait...
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Old October 21st 2011, 01:41 AM
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Old October 21st 2011, 03:04 AM
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We sat behind the stage at the NJ concert in Sept. It was great to watch the inner-workings of the concert and watch what the other people do to let the band do their best.

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Old October 21st 2011, 09:57 AM
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God bless the bitchin road crew. Like Jackson Browne said, "Now roll them cases out and lift them amps/Haul them trusses down and get'em up them ramps/'Cause when it comes to moving me/You guys are the champs"

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Old October 21st 2011, 11:39 AM
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God bless the bitchin road crew. Like Jackson Browne said, "Now roll them cases out and lift them amps/Haul them trusses down and get'em up them ramps/'Cause when it comes to moving me/You guys are the champs"

First to come last to leave.

(whats the name of the big guy with the long hair and awesome beard. im guessing you guys know)
That would be Sean, Chris's tech.
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Old October 21st 2011, 02:20 PM
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I was so impressed at the Foo army that I snapped this photo on 9/23.

Impressive. <standing o>
TOTALLY saw the brown/maroon-ish colored RV in the parking lot of the Pepsi center when I left the concert. Actually, not in THAT parking lot as I got there early and across the highway there was a football game so I got stuck parking about a mile away. And there- at midnight, was my car, and that RV. I started to wait, but then I figured WAY too small to be one of THEIR RV's. Oh well- wrong again!
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Old October 22nd 2011, 01:44 AM
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Kudos to the crew.
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Thanks to ALL OF FOO (yes, weak pun on you) on the tour. Don't forget our wonderful moderators here (shameless plug inserted).
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I was so impressed at the Foo army...
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AND they take it all over the world. You'd definitely want a pretty good tour manager...oh, wait...
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God bless the bitchin road crew.
You are all so right! And its great to watch them take care of kids with picks, set lists, etc. They don't have to be nice...but it seems they are.
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Sean and I--he was very nice
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Old October 22nd 2011, 03:01 AM
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I love this pix!!!
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