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    Default 2009 Waiting bar is open

    and the first round is on the Gurus. (you know who you are) Since I am not in the hunt this year beacause of budget issues I can be the interested but neutral observer here. (if they decide they want me to submit a grant now I will punch them dead in the face) I was going to wait a couple more days to start this thread but since some of the folks are already dreaming about 1199's I figure I would go ahead and start.
    Let the games begin and the carpel tunel ache.


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    WJ if I had known you were gonna have the spare time on your hands, I would have you come up and put you to work. I actually had several departments come to me early and got their grants out of the way. But I did have one call last night and want me to start a grant.. I was still laughing when he hung up.

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    Submitted mine this afternoon....
    Chief Dwayne LeBlanc
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    "I have a dream. It's not a big dream, it's just a little dream. My dream — and I hope you don't find this too crazy — is that I would like the people of this community to feel that if, God forbid, there were a fire, calling the fire department would actually be a wise thing to do. You can't have people, if their houses are burning down, saying, 'Whatever you do, don't call the fire department!' That would be bad."
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    I actually had someone call me at home last night, and ask me if I knew anything about "this AFG thing"???? We were actually going to try to get something simple (and needed) together on short notice, but they didn't have a DUNS number...
    "If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."

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    What kind of timeline do you'all figure on the FP&S grants? Its been almost
    3 months now.

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    Jack and Coke.....keep em coming

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    Excuse me - I'd like to belly up to the bar and reward my hard efforts w a cold frosty one (or two, or three).
    Glad to be in good company here- next round is on me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WJVaughn View Post
    and the first round is on the Gurus. (you know who you are) Since I am not in the hunt this year beacause of budget issues I can be the interested but neutral observer here. (if they decide they want me to submit a grant now I will punch them dead in the face) I was going to wait a couple more days to start this thread but since some of the folks are already dreaming about 1199's I figure I would go ahead and start.
    Let the games begin and the carpel tunel ache.
    I feel your pain. Demotions and no grants due to budget issues. I will drink and watch the fun with you!

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    Yep...19 done and in....now just waiting for SAFER

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    Somebody go next door and throw Brain a couple of ice packs for his hands and wrist. He probably needs to be propped back up in his chair where he fell asleep again...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WJVaughn View Post
    Somebody go next door and throw Brain a couple of ice packs for his hands and wrist. He probably needs to be propped back up in his chair where he fell asleep again...
    Just give the poor guy a blanket and let him sleep it off until the building construction program opens up.

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    Sleep.. what's that?

    I will have a pint of Guinness while I wait for the architect to call back though....

    Gotta shelf those dreams of a shiny new tanker for a while, and get those building plans ready for the big rush...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    What kind of timeline do you'all figure on the FP&S grants? Its been almost
    3 months now.
    LVFD301 I would figure seeing first round of FPS awards sometime toward end of June, maybe beginning of July, based solely on gut. They went through Peer Review the last week of April(I know, I was there), and then there is additional paperwork/reviews within the program.

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    Saddling up to the bar, make mine a Magic Hat #9

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    Heck with a beer, I think I need a Valium

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    Well, the witching hour is upon us. The Waiting Bar is officially open for business. Barkeep a round for all of the hard working grant writers.

    Psst....barkeep come closer........(whisper) can you put a straw in my drink...my fingers do not work yet.

    Good luck to everyone.

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    Good Luck to all. Gonna watch for that 1199a from the balcony this year. WJ thanks for opening the thread!

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    Any room at the bar??? Here we are again (at least for me). We were turned down last year so here we are again, new and improved and................waiting, all over again! Hello to all!!! Good Luck and I hope not to be here too long, but you never know!!!

    Jack, double on the rocks...........please!!!

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    Barkeep... roll out my barrel of JD and just stuff me inside it! OMG I can't beleive I made it though another app period and a new record for me... over400 this year. Oh, I need a good massuse!
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    Kurt, you just need to hang with me at the casino...we can fund that JD issue.
    Let me know when it stops raining, I will be in town in June.

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