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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2021, 10:01:40 AM »
That dream should be a hobby shop (with a good whiskey and coffee program) combined with a Rise Biscuits Chicken franchise.

Why can't I up vote this?!   ;)

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2021, 10:15:20 AM »
That dream should be a hobby shop (with a good whiskey and coffee program) combined with a Rise Biscuits Chicken franchise.

Yesss. Or a Biscuithead.

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2021, 10:15:46 AM »
I'll run the idea past Brian :D

You know, there's a handful of commercial buildings on Cromwell Bridge over by 695 if he ever wants to open Mainline East.

Oh, and there's a shortcut almost directly to Genos.

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2021, 11:59:47 AM »
Whiskey is a good idea.  I think we all go in there with a reduced inhibition to spend wisely, and just think what a few shots would do to completely erase our resistance and willpower?

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2021, 12:08:31 PM »
Whiskey is a good idea.  I think we all go in there with a reduced inhibition to spend wisely, and just think what a few shots would do to completely erase our resistance and willpower?

It's why I never understood why there were so many dry train shows.

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2021, 12:11:00 PM »
It's why I never understood why there were so many dry train shows.

Well, some venues may not want "Bar Fights Over BLI" to become a thing.
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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2021, 12:29:34 PM »
It's why I never understood why there were so many dry train shows.

Party Pooper sez:

Take it from somebody who's been there - liquor licenses, permits, dram shop insurance and dealing with wholesaler territories are an expensive quagmire with lots'n'lots of red tape. Even if you contract with a caterer with a license, your liability package has to allow it (or you buy a costly per-event rider), and depending on jurisdiction, you'll need your own event permit.

The sentiment is fun, the reality sux big-time.  :x

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2021, 01:22:09 PM »
Party Pooper sez:

Take it from somebody who's been there - liquor licenses, permits, dram shop insurance and dealing with wholesaler territories are an expensive quagmire with lots'n'lots of red tape. Even if you contract with a caterer with a license, your liability package has to allow it (or you buy a costly per-event rider), and depending on jurisdiction, you'll need your own event permit.

The sentiment is fun, the reality sux big-time.  :x

The last time I checked, Maryland didn't have dram shop laws, so fire it up, @Ed Kapuscinski:D

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2021, 05:01:14 PM »
It's why I never understood why there were so many dry train shows.

What are we? Model railroaders, or just a bunch of lushes?  :trollface:   :D
Yes, liquor and cannabis would complicate things. Unless maybe they are given away as gifts?
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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2021, 06:05:51 PM »
Wonder if rule G is in effect at train shows, just to be prototypical for the NTRAK guys, you know. :D 

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2021, 07:07:59 PM »
I once witnessed fisticuffs at a train show (within an NTrak club) - without any alcohol to encourage things.  Fortunately no one was physically injured (as I recall injured pride was likely the instigation for the incident).   I suspect alcohol would not have helped though.

I do recall a couple of train meets held at places like VFW halls or Elks Lodges (don't recall which exactly) that had operating bars, but I think the bar was accessible to only members of the organization owning the venue.
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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #26 on: March 31, 2021, 11:51:50 AM »
Brats and Beer are an important component of Trainfest in Milwaukee. 

And Pizza and Beer around the Modutrak layout close out late nights at RPM Chicagoland.

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #27 on: March 31, 2021, 12:26:00 PM »
I once witnessed fisticuffs at a train show (within an NTrak club) - without any alcohol to encourage things.  Fortunately no one was physically injured (as I recall injured pride was likely the instigation for the incident).   I suspect alcohol would not have helped though. ...

Ha. Similar incident in our club. A hear-from-him-only-at-train-shows member flung open the access gate/drawbridge with a train on it. Launched a brand-new, limited edition Kato loco about 20 feet. We had to restrain the loco owner. Fortunately for the perp one of the vendors at the show had an exact replacement available. One of several reasons I no longer bring equipment to shows.

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Re: N Scale Wherehouse
« Reply #28 on: March 31, 2021, 12:40:00 PM »
Ha. Similar incident in our club. A hear-from-him-only-at-train-shows member flung open the access gate/drawbridge with a train on it. Launched a brand-new, limited edition Kato loco about 20 feet. We had to restrain the loco owner. Fortunately for the perp one of the vendors at the show had an exact replacement available. One of several reasons I no longer bring equipment to shows.

Part of why I don't like those gates, member of my club lost his Galloping Goose this way.
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