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OK, who was at this party?

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by Ramshead, Apr 14, 2020.

  1. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Fess up and tell us what it was like

     
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  2. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    sadly not.... <sigh.....>

    disclaimer : was only 17 and hadn't started skiing yet
     
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    Doonks Let's cook! Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    @CarveMan - what boots are they?
     
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  4. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    You see the boots???

    Anyway purple bunny def wearing Langes
     
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    gettingtooold One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Did you say boots?.
     
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    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    the one in purple is wearing Lange - in keeping with the tedious Lange cheesecake thing
     
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    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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  8. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Me and a few mates had tickets courtesy of a Sport & Rec camp that year - but the HSC trials forced us to cancel.

    Shoulda gone anyway, it's not like I studied that much.
     
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  9. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I remember a few black flys VIP parties....
     
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    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    @CarveMan grabbed any old boots - he was more particular about the underwear and leg gators he wore
     
  11. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    @CarveMan would have been about 8 years old (??) +/- a few years.
     
  12. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    I seem to recall reading an article about that................
     
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    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    so he lived vicariously
     
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  14. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Reading that copy today makes you realise just how much the world has changed - that advert is pre-AIDS and the last days of 70's sexual liberalism is still hiding between the lines - and it's not so much that the times were a conscious manifestation of nasty intent and ill-advised male chauvinism - they were just different.. way less uptight about gender relations.
     
  15. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  16. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    kaegee One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Rear Entry . Remember this about the time first tried AT skis up Tate .
     
  18. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    How are you going to work this into the multi-volume saga of the AAWT traverse?
     
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  19. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Now that I think about it a bit more, pretty sure the lovely old couple from the family that were running the Guthega Alpine Resort were still talking about that party when Ian and I used to stay with them on Snow Cam safari circa 98~02.

    @Ian D ??

    We loved staying there, place was a circus but the right kind of circus. Excellent family business hospitality and sooo many mad characters as part of the year-round crew - all with wild stories of days gone by.
     
  20. Pink

    Pink One of Us

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    How did Lange not glean the angel angle?
     
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  21. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Not sure they missed it...
     
  22. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook! Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hah .... all winter was a playboy party :thumbs:

    This one time .... there was a lifty accommodation hutte and a T bar below the road on the dam side in much merry making was made :D
     
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    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just one time?
     
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  25. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    That's far too clever for this or any website. The late Australian golfer Ken Nagle who won the 1960 British Open would have appreciated it!
     
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    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Huh, I just didn't read it that way. I wonder if Penthouse or Playboy could team up with Perisher and run the same event again this year or next? Paging Richard from marketing :)
     
  27. Ian D

    Ian D Pool Room Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    Yep, like the hot waitress that they had one season that earned extra after dinner had finished most nights but was notoriously late for the breakfast shift.
     
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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL .... only if pixelated nipples
     
  29. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why has it taken so long to post this?

    [​IMG]
     
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  30. Mr. Mook

    Mr. Mook One of Us

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    Guthega had an Entertainment Centre???????
     
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    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    They should have been wearing these.
     
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  32. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    That's such an excellent question. 3rd or 4th paragraph for those who missed it.
     
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    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    Out of the whole article, this fact was my WTF moment. Guthega pub or Nordic Centre??
     
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  34. Legs Akimbo

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    Before amalgamation that concrete monstrosity at the bottom was a thriving barely functioning hub of commercial activity. There was a cafe and ski hire and I don't remember what else.
     
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  35. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stairs and toilets and more stairs.
     
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    "who was at the party?"
    I wish I was with those women there.
     
  37. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    83 was a rather Hedonistic year at the Frying Pan Inn.
     
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    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I was still at Uni in 83' and we had both a Penthouse Pet AND a Playboy Bunny as neighbors - does that count? They lived on a diet of chocolate and champagne. Whilst we had lots of parties, sadly, none were at Guthega Entertainment Centre.
     
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    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Passion, delight and wreckless flare- Falls Creek 1983.
     
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    coolair One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Was about the time i started camping andsmoking home grown stuff, we where
    Camping down the road at island bend
    Went up to Guthega pub on poolcomp nights to try and fund our trips.
    Never on the same night.
     
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    One of my friends was a playboy bunny (or a penthouse pet, I can’t remember).

    “Knees together”

    She spent a lot of time in the mountains, but a few valleys south of Guthega. And a decade later than the above ad.
     
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    Budgiesmuggler A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You read the articles?
     
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    Budgiesmuggler A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    FIFY
     
  44. Richard

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    As to the OP

    Suspect the only person within this forum who was actually at the party was @Skipress
     
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    Quite a good little ski shop on the main level. Not enough seating. Not enough heaters. Not enough toilets (after a couple of seasons they installed portable ones outside, out the door next to the cafe counter on the main level). Too many steps.
     
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    The steps where for running up as the pre ski warm up.
     
  47. Ted Harper

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    Okay if you were Adrian “Budgie” Baker with those weird soft Nava boot/binding contraptions he used. For those of us with Lange Thermofit boots (which were even more rock-hard than usual after the drive up from Berridale) you needed to take pain killers just to be able to get up those stairs.
     
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    Every morning in Raichle Comps, a hell of a racket on that Aluminium edging.

    That centre is built to last 100yrs and it's a great pity it's not a wonderful lunch spot.
     
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    According to the linked article: ".... the 1983 Ski Season launch, remembered by many for the snow bunnies from Australian Playboy and Cold Chisel in concert for Guthega's Playboy grand final as much as for the great season of ski events."

    http://australianskiclub.org.au/images/memberdocs/A HISTORY OF GUTHEGA.pdf

    Talk about hedonism: Playboy bunnies and Cold Chisel. Somebody would have to remember being there.
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Are you sure about that ? :evil:
    (definitely not me, I was too young)
     
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