DAY ONE NEWS
Winter Camp XIII - 1989
WINTER CAMP XIII NEWS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1989
VOLUME 5 ISSUE 1
Mike Lowry, Editor
Jeff Rand, Publisher
WEATHER FOR 12/27/89 (AS OF 9:00 am)
HIGH LOW Yesterday 27 4 Normal 31 21 Record 45 4 Record Snow: 6 in. Precipitation: 4 cm (1.6 in.) Total for WCXIII: 4 cm (1.6 in.)
Light to moderate snow showers from early morning to mid-afternoon. Skies cleared up for the remainder of the afternoon.
FORECAST FOR 12/27/89
Partly sunny; high around 30; 30% chance of precipitation.
OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY:
Mostly sunny; 40% chance of snow; high around 30; low ranging from 20-25.
by R. Lee Gardy
WINTER CAMP XIII TRIVIA
- In the Rolling Donut Shoot, how many points were awarded for hitting the donut without passing through it?
- At WCXII, who killed Mike Osvath in Human Clue?
- What is the cross-country golf course record?
ANSWERS FOR 12/30/88
- Brad Eakin
- Rich "Beef" Kuhn
- Sugar Jumbles
- Mike Osvath
by Mark Bollman
After a year long hiatus, the Independent Activity Federation is back at work. Yesterday, it organized a sledding outing on the dam and a Diplomacy game.
Both activities were excellent, and the Diplomacy game is still running. Current leaders appear to be the Eastern Bloc nations, although France and it's puppet nations are putting up a fight.
Look for more details in tomorrow's paper.
THE BLIND HIKE
We departed from Beaver Creek cabin after dark, heading for Jack Lord Skills. As we proceeded, Lee Gardy was seen flailing about screaming "Stop it, Hunt!" We also stumbled upon a Japanese father and son stranded and looking for High Point. The Beast exhibited his awesome strength by lifting a Pontiac out of a ditch.
When we finally arrived at the Skills Building, it was determined that Tom Ray, Greg Bumgardner, and Tim Hunt cheated to reach their goal (they were all punished). Tim was whitewashed by the Beast and Tom had to hike BACK blindfolded. Greg and Tom weaseled out of punishment and have been ridiculed. The most important point of this activity is that everyone had fun.
Upon arrival at WINTER CAMP XIII we had the Oaks Lunch. Later that day we had the Caveman Dinner. It is an annual meal that everybody enjoyed. Two out of the three tables decided it would be fun to spill milk on the table to wrap it up. The Caveman Dinner was the most warmly received meal.
by Lou Pezet
GADGET OF THE DAY
Highlighted today as gadget of the day is the ever-popular and useful kitchamajig. The original kitchamajig, which is now in the Winter Camp Museum, was brought to Winter Camp I by Jeff Rand because Ruth would let him take it and no one knew what, if anything it could be used for.
As soon as it hit Winter Camp it was an instant success, it stirs, scraps, strains, slices, dices, flips, and flattens to name only a portion of its multiple uses, truly no kitchen is complete without one. In fact one year several Winter Camp veterans purchased a Kitchamajig at the WC food shopping expedition so that enough (6 or 7) would be available at WC and they could have one of their very own.
* Remember: The possibilities are limited only by our imagination.
by Doug Wilson
WINTER CAMP SURVEY
An unscientific survey of Winter Camp opinions and history. This article will strive to provide input, perpetuate history and shape the future of Winter Camp.
Todays Question is to list the 10 favorite Winter Camp moments of all time.
Results will be published in the following issue of the Winter Camp News. Response to survey will be collected from the latrine monitor table in BC building.
by Doug Wilson
ASK THE BEAST
Is it true that you're the Anti-Christ?
No, that's just a terrible rumor started by a bunch of Mackerel Snappers and Bible Thumpers jealous of my, shall we say extravagant lifestyle.
Why are you the only Winter-Camper that has his own question and answer column?
I Wanna Know
Dear I Wanna Know,
May be because I am the only Winter-Camper with the sensitivity and compassion to help others with difficult personal problems, plus I threatened to beat up the editor.
Dear Mr. Beast,
I'm playing Diplomacy against your brother. Do you have any advice?
Dear Hopelessly Lost,
Yeah, idiots like you should not try to play games of wit, as you are unarmed.
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