oldcadetsop

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oldcadetsop last won the day on January 29 2016

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About oldcadetsop

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  • Your Favorite Corps
    Cadets
  • Your Favorite All Time Corps Performance (Any)
    1984 Garfield Cadets
  • Your Favorite Drum Corps Season
    1984
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    Jersey

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  1. Cadets 2018

    one can read many things in this. contradiction, yet trying to be optimistic. just found it weird the way it was worded and I guess quoted
  2. Cadets 2018

    this thread has become so................. idiotic. hop side vs. non hop side. gett lives people. it is drum corps. I chuckle at both sides every time I rarely check in here. pathetic put more effort into things that truly matter, I trust that if people did not not want to work with mr, Hopkins............ won't kids that don't want to march under him won't. I stated my case pages ago and it got deleted. to reiterate in a nutshell. I am a fmm, after had business dealings, nothing but class. but the direction now nah, I respect him, he actually shaped a bit of who I am. but, I also will not attack his integrity. I think the man deserves respect. that said. I also think he needs to rethink some things,
  3. Cadets 2018

    brilliant. one of my faves
  4. By the decades

    72-79- Blue Devils 76 80-89- Cadets84 90-99-Star-93 2000-2009-Cavies 02 2010-present-Blue Devils 17
  5. By the decades

    For the past 30 years, every Labor Day weekend, I host a large BBQ, with long time friends in the drum corps world. Today was fun. We talk etc. But a topic came up today and thought it was fun. Name 1 and I mean 1 show, from each decade, so be it your favorite, transitional, best, activity impact, or just all out great etc. here are the parameters: 1972-1979 1980-1989 1990-1999 2000-2009 2010-present Just name 1 from each. It is tuff, we laughed a lot but it was fun, ranged from champions to 20th place corps.
  6. Cadets 2018

    Jeans, white t-shirts and corps jackets.
  7. Bluecoats 2018-LETS GO BLOO

    Bloo touched the progressive music Scene with Thank You Scientist, Zappa. I think this would be a perfect fit. It is 22 minutes but I think Bloo could do wonders with it.
  8. Staff Merry-go-round 2018 Edition

    LOL ferris. classic brotha, the youngins may not get the reference, brilliant, satirical post
  9. Staff Merry-go-round 2018 Edition

    On a small hand basis that may be true to. When you start talking millions/billions. IRS does not have the time to go after the person that did not pay 100 bucks on their taxes. Do not get me wrong, there are places such as (and I am assuming all those you listed refer to college football programs). it happens. I am not condoning it.
  10. Staff Merry-go-round 2018 Edition

    Judges have been working with bands, corps (before rule changes) , which is totally acceptable. I see your inference, meaning Cadets. Most judges at some point have an affiliation with a corps. I have many friends that are judges that have been/marched/taught corps in the past. It is a small field for quality judges. All we can do is respect that the judges are impartial. LOL In a perfect world. I have no problem with judges having an affiliation. Again, small world. All I ask for is no bias. If what you are referencing, again I think your point is aimed at Cadets. Actually, judges that do YEA shows, do it for the love of the activity. TRUST me, they actually lose money personally. Between flight, room, food. They actually basically lose money during a judging a YEA show. So no, I have no problem.
  11. Cadets 2018

    Mr. DeLebirto was an amazing man. Great person. Talented but also very funny, philosophical, etc. I remember a long talk we had one day while on tour. I will keep that conversation to myself. But let's say it is a talk that defined who I am now. RIP SIR
  12. Cadets 2017

    I was going to bring that up a few days ago. But did not want to hear from a certain Rocky Top person. Scatter has been going on for ages, 85 Cadets, 87 Disapearing front back into a front etc. Many more examples could spend a day talking about. BTW, Tom , was an integral part as a tech for us in 86. Talented, great guy.
  13. Cadets 2017

    Smart move, not worth it. But I doubt will be hearing anything from Bobby in the near future.
  14. Cadets 2018

    Yes I know. Great person besides a talent