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by bigbird
Thu Jul 20, 11:43 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Conclusion, US Customs Interrogation & Comments
Replies: 26
Views: 4140

Although it was not in the Netherlands I would like to remark on European anti american feelings from my own perspective.This past june I was in Munich on vacation.I was waiting on my ride in an empty parking lot outside of a theater.I had spent some time listening to a homeless guy ramble on in fre...
by bigbird
Wed May 17, 8:00 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Time it was...2006
Replies: 20
Views: 2680

Hey Purperen.Thanks for the company watching football.Ah watching sports while partaking of some fine cannabis.
by bigbird
Tue Apr 18, 7:20 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: mhd in Amsterdam
Replies: 125
Views: 14431

Hey MHD.Sounds like you have had a great time so far.I got here on time,actually bought my train ticket in a machine,gasp.Missed meeting Otis at Old Church and ran into him just now at the internet place across from coin cool huh?Well fixin to go to Dolphins to meet up with others.Peace
by bigbird
Sun Apr 16, 4:03 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: mhd in Amsterdam
Replies: 125
Views: 14431

Bueno Mi Amigo.Have a great time but save some smoke till the rest of us arrive.lol
by bigbird
Fri Mar 24, 9:32 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: DAY 1 Nes Cafe
Replies: 13
Views: 2342

I stayed at a Krasnapolsky apt last april.Got a steal on hotels.nl for 89 euro a night.I think you will enjoy it.Check the reviews here on the apts for mostly positive reviews or pm me for questions you may have.I will be there in April also,gotta check out Cherry Bomb!
by bigbird
Wed Mar 01, 4:53 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: The whole damn thing continued...
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Man many thanks compadre.I just went through your fine report and wow.How do you remember so many details?Reading this really put me back in mokum.Peace to you and yours :)
by bigbird
Wed Jan 25, 7:03 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Day Three... Day One of the Nolympics
Replies: 6
Views: 1024

"I think Tony got second place on this one but the the real winner was Bigbird who delt himself a hand of 6+ grams walking away with by far the largest piece. Way to go Biggie! " Sad part was I was really trying to get close to the sample piece.Thank you once again for a fine report blackout.
by bigbird
Wed Jan 18, 6:18 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: First Timer's DELAYED trip report
Replies: 15
Views: 1969

I believe the shop next to Grey Area you are thinking of is Amnesia.Good report.Amsterdam it a whole new world huh?Looking forward to more of your prose.
by bigbird
Wed Dec 28, 2:37 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Day One, versions one and two.
Replies: 13
Views: 2107

Good one blackout.The bar running out of Amstel Light and the girl on the other side of those paper thin walls passionately crying out in Spanish sure made for a depressing start to the trip.Birdman did save the day.
by bigbird
Wed Dec 28, 2:27 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Day Two
Replies: 14
Views: 1692

Thanks for the report Blackout.Now I know why trip reports are important.I had already begun to forget some details and your report brought those details back to life.It was a pleasure to travel with you,may our paths cross again.Peace and prosperity to you in all that you do.
by bigbird
Sun Oct 16, 2:43 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Me and My Man Purse (Europe Adventure October 2005)
Replies: 30
Views: 3433

Two people getting stoned on just over 1/2gram?What a deal.The Strolling Bones? What a good name for a Stones cover band.Sounds like you are having fun.Thanks for reporting and I am looking forward to your wrap up report.
by bigbird
Sun Aug 07, 7:51 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: a little story from my first day in adam.
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Hi virgina2260.Thanks for the report I also like the different way to view it.It was great being your neighbor this April and I look forward to the rest of your report.Peace bigbird
by bigbird
Mon Jul 04, 8:04 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Our bike ride
Replies: 8
Views: 1090

Thanks for posting dannymac.It looks like you two had a good time.The tulip fields are awesome.
by bigbird
Fri Jun 24, 10:30 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: April 2005
Replies: 28
Views: 5224

Hey Viking.I was the other late arrival at Wilma and Alberts.Too bad I missed out.It was great meeting up with you and your crew at DeKuil,some mighty fine hash we all shared.May we meet again in the future.Peace.
by bigbird
Fri Jun 24, 8:00 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: but.................. there's a catch
Replies: 14
Views: 1863

Santoka wrote:OHD - thanks for providing the free DVDs in the past. I'm more than happy to pay for your latest effort. My ca$h is in the mail!
Many thanks from me for the free videos in the past.I just ordered your new one and am fine with paying.May you make it back next april to film once again.
by bigbird
Mon Mar 21, 3:16 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: 100 post and a Whitey
Replies: 15
Views: 2294

Note that Dapoopa made a comment on this thread on Jan.8.This thread is from last year at least.
by bigbird
Tue Mar 15, 4:00 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Rocco's dag nummer vijf
Replies: 11
Views: 1311

Thanks BOhannon.My favorite reports describe the people met just as you have done.Cat litter portaging is a small price to pay for a good conversation and a trip to a 385 year old bar.lol
by bigbird
Mon Mar 07, 9:06 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Mixed Emotions - Part 6
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Great writing Delta9.I know what you mean by 30 years of brainwashing.One of my favorite aspects of the Netherlands is toking up without fear of law enforcement intrusion.The first time I sat down and fired up a joint in Amsterdam I about floated away from the joy that my smoking was not a big deal ...
by bigbird
Sat Feb 26, 2:27 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: My one and only...so far.....part two
Replies: 6
Views: 851

Go Black Rabbit go!!!
by bigbird
Sat Feb 26, 12:40 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: My one and only....so far....trip
Replies: 5
Views: 849

Hey Black Rabbit.Good start to your Channels posts.I had a similar revelation to yours.I was surfing around the internet one night and came across this forum.I did not know anybody growing up who had been overseas except for military service.I basically just said why the f##k not.I may have to delay...
by bigbird
Fri Feb 25, 5:35 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: ODD & EVEN PERSPECTIVES-2004 Trip Day#17
Replies: 9
Views: 1237

Hi LastHamlet.For some reason your report really bummed me out.To quote a recent political figure I guess I "feel your pain."Your report is helping until April.Thanks(:
by bigbird
Thu Feb 17, 8:13 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report, Day 4, Part 1
Replies: 15
Views: 2221

I know what you mean about being paranoid in the bright lights.After a walk in the night it always is an adjustment for me to go to bright lights,almost a transition between two different worlds.
by bigbird
Wed Feb 16, 3:03 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: ODD & EVEN PERSPECTIVES-2004 Trip Day#13
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Wow great report.I especially liked the part about the youth's hijinks at the museum.Thank you for an intimate report.
by bigbird
Wed Feb 09, 10:44 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: first trip, in a while...
Replies: 5
Views: 847

Hi ChiTown Kid.Thank you for the report.It sounds like you had a great time.Spa Deco sounds interesting.What services were available?Massage,whirlpool,steamroom,float tank,dry sauna?Good thing you tried Dutch Flowers on your own.Reviews here can be a guide but sometimes your personal experience will...
by bigbird
Wed Feb 02, 12:24 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: do you like this ? VOTE
Replies: 47
Views: 9982

I love this forum.The new is good but so was the old.Seems like the new forum has cut down on endless chatter.The new channels bar helps people find a new place to chat about stuff that did not fit anywhere else.Kudos Bas
by bigbird
Tue Feb 01, 6:41 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report - Part 8
Replies: 4
Views: 754

Thank you Max Flower.I must have missed your post when you first wrote it.You seem to have useful information in a lot of different areas.My travels will be richer from your contributions.
by bigbird
Mon Jan 31, 7:26 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip report wrap-up
Replies: 8
Views: 1366

Hi Dapoopa.Sounds like you had a good trip.Thank you for taking the time to tell us about it.I hope you will be in Mokum for the anniversary party.Even with the lack of formalized plans so far a lot of us will be in town,so lots of stuff to do.
by bigbird
Sun Jan 16, 10:17 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Witnessed a drunken 'Death Threat' at de Kuil.
Replies: 29
Views: 2686

I will get off my soapbox now before this gets moved to the political forum.
by bigbird
Sun Jan 16, 10:16 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Witnessed a drunken 'Death Threat' at de Kuil.
Replies: 29
Views: 2686

I agree dannymac.The Netherlands almost complete lack of handguns does play a part in peaceful solutions.
by bigbird
Sun Jan 16, 9:41 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report January 13: Turning into a 'Super' trip!
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Super report.Have a great time and let us know how the rest of your trip went with a final report.

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