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dans last won the day on June 15 2012

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  1. Sorry Tobias, my comment was not directed to you in any way. I actually agree with your comments.
  2. Oh come on, any positive comments about Cadets must be shot down. Now if these were pictures of Crown's guard, it would be considered proof that they will win guard. DCP can be so silly at times.
  3. Wow. Talk about jumping to conclusions. How in the hell do you know that this isn't an objective thought? Do you know this man? Have you discussed his statement with him? Geez folks!
  4. You are spot on sir. Some have very short memories!
  5. Yes, all are welcome at their camps. My wife and I will be there!
  6. JUST an opinion NOT based on facts.
  7. Wrong. The Cadets leadership did what was best for the safety of the performers. The crowd acted like a bunch of drunk idiots!
  8. Went to Crown's website to read the entire article. This corps is a bit to arrogant for my taste. It's OK to hype your corps and speak favorably of them; however, this article is screaming of over the top arrogance and hype. I will admit Crown is a very good drum corps and they are always the first ones to tell you how good they are. A little humbleness once in a while wouldn't hurt their image!
  9. The Cadets NPR show was the biggest mess I've ever seen. Whoever was responsible for that disaster should have stepped away from the activity! I cringe just thinking of how embarrassing that show was for the image of the Cadets. It's a wonder they survived shows like that.
  10. I have known what their show is for several months and I have seen the corps play most of the music. As I stated, programming is my concern for 2017. Programming has been their biggest issue in recent years. What music they play is of lesser importance than how they program the music into their theme /concept.
  11. The Cadets have been fairly consistent when it comes to the audio part of their shows. Almost always one of my favorite corps to listen to.
  12. I have been to all camp's this off season and there is reason for excitement. However, modern drum corps is all about the programming and I have serious doubts about Mr Hopkins ability to program a modern show. He has given the Cadets some embarrassing stinkers. Shows that I could not sit through.
  13. Some of us have very short memories. Have you noticed the considerable exodus of good talented people from the Cadets? Have you noticed the steady decline of competitive success? Have you noticed the number of bad shows the Cadets have fielded in recent history? Failures that would have gotten Mr Hopkins fired from most other corps. As a huge Cadets fan, I will try to be hopeful. However, recent history and the number of disappointments from the Cadets over recent years, make me very doubtful.
  14. That was a different time; the activity has changed. The Cadets need fresh ideas, not Hopkins tired old ideas. This is very disappointing.
  15. George Hopkins: Program Coordinator Oh my. This is a buzz kill for my excitement about the 2017 Cadets.