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What do you budget to attend a boogie?

 


GLIDEANGLE  (D 30292)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:02 PM
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I have searched for this to no avail.

When planning to participate in a boogie, how do you budget? What costs do you consider? How do you control costs?
While I know that replies like "Budget? What is a budget?"Cool or "Just sell everything in one room of your house."Cool are inevitable... I am seeking concrete feedback on how to anticipate costs and plan accordingly.

Thanks in advance.

Blue skies.


airtwardo  (D License)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:06 PM
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Travel, lodging, food, jumps, beer and bail are the variables, each person budgets as to their own needs. Wink



It all depends on what you want to do.

Stay in a tent and eat Ramon making 2-3 jumps a day and you can get by on 500.00 bucks.

Personally, I budget 1500.00 ~ 1800.00 for a 5 day stay. *and don't like sleeping on the ground anymore.

When the money is gone I head for home. Wink


(This post was edited by airtwardo on Oct 8, 2007, 7:19 PM)


CSpenceFLY  (D 25252)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:09 PM
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The last one I did was about 60 or 80 grand.Laugh


GLIDEANGLE  (D 30292)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:12 PM
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Travel, lodging, food, jumps, beer and bail are the variables, each person budgets as to their own needs. Wink

Thanks, I had forgotten "bail". What was I thinking?


Zing  (D 6343)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:21 PM
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Its simple ... all your money and the rest of your life.


Ashtanga

Oct 8, 2007, 7:23 PM
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Or to quote you...

If you want to know what spending a weekend at a skydiving boogie feels like you need merely take all your money out of the bank and burn it. Then snort the ashes into your nose and mouth, throw yourself down the stairs a couple times and then drink until you pass out in the yard in a pile of dirty clothes.
You'll feel just like you spent the weekend boogieing, without all the hassle of traveling to a dropzone and doing that skydivin' and partying stuff.

-Zing

Cool

Is this the same Zing that was at Eloy? If so, I am the one buying rubbers at the dinner table.

You will remember me.

Laugh


airtwardo  (D License)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:26 PM
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In reply to:
Travel, lodging, food, jumps, beer and bail are the variables, each person budgets as to their own needs. Wink

Thanks, I had forgotten "bail". What was I thinking?

Go to enough Boogies, and you'll definitely remember to budget for it!


Zing  (D 6343)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:27 PM
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Naw ... I heard he went in over in Florida a long time ago.


(This post was edited by Zing on Oct 8, 2007, 7:28 PM)


airtwardo  (D License)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:29 PM
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Naw ... I heard he went in over in Florida a long time ago.


Anybody think to tell him yet?! Wink


Ashtanga

Oct 8, 2007, 7:30 PM
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Ok.

Laugh


AggieDave  (D License)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:40 PM
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I've done boogies for $50.00 for food and beer and plus gas money. Then again I showed up to the boogie and packed for jumpers or did tandems at the DZ to pay for some jumps and other food. All in all if you want to do a few jumps and not work you're looking at a minimum of $200.00 if you live within a couple hours of the DZ and tent camp with cheap food.


bob.dino  (E 2185)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:54 PM
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Travel
Food
Beer
Registration
Accommodation
Jump Tickets

...all vary depending on the boogie, your needs, and your distance from the boogie.


monkycndo  (D License)

Oct 8, 2007, 7:56 PM
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In reply to:
Travel
Food
Beer
Registration
Accommodation
Jump Tickets

...all vary depending on the boogie, your needs, and your distance from the boogie.

Condoms?!!!!!


porpoishead  (B 30018)

Oct 9, 2007, 12:41 AM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
Travel
Food
Beer
Registration
Accommodation
Jump Tickets

...all vary depending on the boogie, your needs, and your distance from the boogie.

Condoms?!!!!!

yeah right, you might get more than you bargained for.... for the price of "on the house"Wink


normiss  (D 28356)

Oct 9, 2007, 6:04 AM
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what is this term "budget" to which you refer???
Laugh
just GO!

it's only money after all. Tongue


Premier Tonto  (D 515)
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Oct 9, 2007, 7:25 AM
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I always consider travelling 1st, and my luck is generally not great.

In 2004, I flew from South Africa to Eloy for 15 dives when I had budgeted for 40 due to bad weather. In an effort to spend that, I flew to LA and hired a car to Perris. I should have hired a U Boat. I did 1 dive at Elsinore. Total travel costs around $2000 for 16 dives... $125 per jump.Frown

In 2007 I went to Germany for the AN-72 boogie, again budgeting for around 40 dives. Travelling and accomodation were far more expensive in Europe. Crap weather again, so around $4200 for 13 skydives... $329 per jump. Frown

What made both trips worthwhile were the people I shared them with. I have a bunch of dives already, so more dives don't mean that much. Time with people who matter means much more.

(And Africa is a long way from just about everywhere...)

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Premier NWFlyer  (D 29960)

Oct 9, 2007, 7:46 AM
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Note to self: keep an eye on Tonto's boogie schedule ... and go elsewhere. Sounds like you're the one Crowded House wrote that song about. Laugh

I have never really considered the cost of travel in the cost of the boogie, at least not directly. Yes, I think through how much it's going to cost me (both in time and money) and then decide whether that particular event is worth it in my mind. But I don't actually calculate a per jump cost.

Instead, as long as I enjoyed myself and got home safe, it was a good boogie, whether I got in 3 jumps or 30.

I've also been fortunate that often the travel costs for me are negligible because I'm either tacking it onto a work trip or using the frequent flyer miles that I've accumulated from work trips.


Thanatos340  (B 27588)

Oct 9, 2007, 8:02 AM
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Budget depends on alot of variables.

1) Travel Costs. How much will cost you to get to the Boogie. Sometimes this is an expensive plane ticket others it is just a tank or two of petrol and some drive time.

2)Where will you stay? Tent on the DZ doesnt usually cost much. Hotel?? Can run the budget up but your own shower and a real bed is nice.
3) Registration Fees? How much is registration for the Boogie.

4) How many Jumps you plan on making?

5) Beer. Is this your FIRST Boogie? First time at that DZ? Plan on any other Firsts while you are there?? Beer fines must be paid.Wink

Add all that up and then add about 25% more for incidentals and you should have your Budget. Of course you will blow way past that number but atleast you know HOW much you went over budget for the Boogie.WinkLaugh


decompresion  (D License)

Oct 9, 2007, 8:23 AM
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I am sorry but I am going to post an ACTUAL reply with actual numbers and explanations. It won't be funny or witty but it will give an actual account of a 4 day skydiving vacation on a budget. The figures are from Z-hills last December.
$90.78 1 Coached Re-currency jump
$482.46 for 22 Jump tickets @$21.93/ticket
$326.35 4 Days equipment Rental @$81.50/day
$138.60 Southwest Airlines (Round trip Airfare BWI to Tampa)
$90.00 Ride to the DZ (Round trip)
$0 Lodging(Slept in a tent)
$80.00 Food @$20.00/day
Grand total:$1,208.19 for the whole Boogie
If you don't rent gear $881.84
The food includes a couple of beers around the bonfire
No Bail on that one.
Add $45.13 for Morning after pill ("Plan-B"@CVS)
$10.00 STD clinic
$6.29 Postage to get my shoe back from her in the mail.

There might be other expenses but that is the most complete, honest and straightforward account I can give of four and a half days of fantastic time


airtwardo  (D License)

Oct 9, 2007, 8:31 AM
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...four and a half days of fantastic time.


In reply to:

But it was a 7 day trip! Tongue


Premier skymama  (D 26699)
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Oct 9, 2007, 12:08 PM
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Add $45.13 for Morning after pill ("Plan-B"@CVS)
$10.00 STD clinic

A box of condoms would have been a lot cheaper. Wink


rave4funn  (B 30154)

Oct 9, 2007, 12:46 PM
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Add $45.13 for Morning after pill ("Plan-B"@CVS)
$10.00 STD clinic

A box of condoms would have been a lot cheaper. Wink

they still make those??


docjohn  (D 13182)

Oct 9, 2007, 6:50 PM
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Travel (gas/food) - $100
Registration - $50
Jumps $150/day
misc $100-$200

the experience - PRICELESS!!!

I spent $4000 this year on skydiving. The rest of the money, I just wasted. (stolen from a T-shirt I saw somewhere).

.


DrewEckhardt  (D 28461)

Oct 9, 2007, 11:14 PM
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The last one I did was about 60 or 80 grand.Laugh

Most of us manage not to break ourselves :-)


Premier skymama  (D 26699)
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Oct 10, 2007, 4:18 AM
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Most of us manage not to break ourselves :-)

I think he's talking about putting on the Dublin boogie.


DBCOOPER  (D 24112)

Oct 11, 2007, 4:58 AM
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About a half of my liver Smile


Bill_K  (D 30260)

Oct 11, 2007, 5:54 AM
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I have searched for this to no avail.

When planning to participate in a boogie, how do you budget? What costs do you consider? How do you control costs?
While I know that replies like "Budget? What is a budget?"Cool or "Just sell everything in one room of your house."Cool are inevitable... I am seeking concrete feedback on how to anticipate costs and plan accordingly.

Thanks in advance.

Blue skies.

Seeing as this appears to be your 'first' boogie, you need to account for your beer costs!! Wink

Also not mentioned here... some boogies have some poker in the evenings. I tend to budget for that so that Lee can play his 6, 9 and suck out on my pocket KK's... WinkLaugh

Regardless of the cost though, it's a good time and it's great to hang out with great people.


johndh1  (A License)

Oct 11, 2007, 12:13 PM
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I at least make sure I have enough Heineken in the big cooler so that "maybe I won't notice" how many are missing the next day if I sleep in the tent - which by the way, is an excellent design, but not quite soundproof.

I just laugh in the middle of the night when I hear stealth footsteps close in, cooler 'foop' open, glass rattling among glass & water & ice, and super-soft closing.

Sometimes I say "hey, take two so you don't have to come back so soon - I'm a light sleeper" and laugh.

It's all good, though.Wink


CSpenceFLY  (D 25252)

Oct 11, 2007, 3:28 PM
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That's funny


airtwardo  (D License)

Oct 11, 2007, 4:14 PM
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Ever try CANS!? Wink


johndh1  (A License)

Oct 11, 2007, 4:21 PM
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Well, the way I see it, I'm there to have fun, and a few or several beers are not worth getting bent out of shape over. We all know how sometimes ideas we have when we're already drunk wouldn't seem so bright otherwise.

Besides, it's rare that there's someone I really despise around - if there were, I know you don't know me that well, but trust me, they wouldn't dare risk it.


johndh1  (A License)

Oct 11, 2007, 4:25 PM
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Ever try CANS!?

Actually, I do like the new Heini-kans lately.

I have joked in the past of putting a note on the top of the cooler stating "One of these bottletops has been removed, and replaced with 50% recycled material...guess which one."

But really, it doesn't happen often enough to worry. There's usually nothing left to steal by late.


normiss  (D 28356)

Oct 11, 2007, 5:11 PM
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blech!
Unsure
cans no tasty!


davadikian

Oct 11, 2007, 6:14 PM
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My first boogie I didnt "budget" for heli, balloon and golf cart rental if available. Before going I thought "I wont need that" but once there I was pissed I didnt have the extra cash set aside for it. I equate it to someone getting video on their tandem, after its all over they wish they had. And hell if your there and you dont want any spec aircraft jumps you can buy something shiny for yourself.


bob.dino  (E 2185)

Oct 11, 2007, 7:02 PM
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...golf cart rental if available.

WTF? Why on Earth would you need a golf cart at a boogie?


davadikian

Oct 11, 2007, 9:16 PM
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I dont see the sarcastic remark smiley face so Im not sure if youre serious.

First off you dont "need" a golf cart, but Ive also had people tell me you dont "need" to skydive.

I think we could have an entire thread of things to do with a golf cart at a boogie, my personal favorite, theyre always fun for a pick-up game of golf cart football. Cool


skinnyshrek  (D 25109)

Oct 11, 2007, 9:19 PM
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I dont see the sarcastic remark smiley face so Im not sure if youre serious.

First off you dont "need" a golf cart, but Ive also had people tell me you dont "need" to skydive.

I think we could have an entire thread of things to do with a golf cart at a boogie, my personal favorite, theyre always fun for a pick-up game of golf cart football. Cool

WTF do you know douglas, the only boogies you goto these days are in your mind..


Premier billvon  (D 16479)
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Oct 11, 2007, 9:57 PM
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>Why on Earth would you need a golf cart at a boogie?

To get drunk, collect topless women and race around on the tarmac at breakneck speeds while people fire potato cannons at you (of course.)


davadikian

Oct 11, 2007, 10:11 PM
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Driving to The Farm every other weekend to play poker and post on dz.com while everyone else is jumping doesnt constitute going to a boogie.

Lee, maybe you can tell the OP what you spend your money on when youre at a boogie... TongueLaughLaugh


(This post was edited by davadikian on Oct 11, 2007, 10:18 PM)


Unstable  (D 28930)

Oct 13, 2007, 7:22 AM
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  I attend most to all of the midwest boogies - Hillbilly, Redemption, WFFC, Couch Freaks, KSUPC, whatever is boogying within an 8'hour drive. I have most of my costs down pat, and I can almost always have a good time on $500.

I budget about $100 for food and travel. I do it cheap; Lunch meat in a cooler, "Big-K" soda, et cetera. I sleep in my car or in a tent, and I don't buy stupid shit. The rest is for jump tickets. $400 is a touch less than 20 jumps, and if I make less than that, I usually top it off with a Tshirt or something.


dharma1976  (D 28634)

Oct 15, 2007, 6:37 AM
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last time I went out to eloy it was like 500 for the plane ticket

400 for the tin tent (aka car)
about 150 in food and booze (as I had car and bought bottles of rum)
2000 in jumps

I tended to go out there for team month, but not so much anymore...

Cheers

Dave


skinnyshrek  (D 25109)

Oct 15, 2007, 6:43 AM
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Driving to The Farm every other weekend to play poker and post on dz.com while everyone else is jumping doesnt constitute going to a boogie.

Lee, maybe you can tell the OP what you spend your money on when youre at a boogie... TongueLaughLaugh

Laughsame as youTongue This past boogie at the farm was all work jumps. Hans worked me like an illegal alien. Saturday night i was in bed at 11pm Man i am getting old. I tried calling you so you could live through me again but yu were probably working like the republican that you are.

Hey Bill. 6 9 is the the new pocket acesLaugh


DougH  (D License)

Oct 15, 2007, 6:46 AM
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I am going out to Eloy for the holiday boogie.

Airline tickets were 330 dollars.

I am hoping to find a ride over there from the airport. I will cover the gas but not having a taxi fee will be nice.

I have a rv to crash in for some of the time so that will cut costs a lot.

At least 50 jumps, but I figure some of them will be novelty jumps like a ballon ride so maybe 1500 dollars for jumps.

500 dollars incidentals.

Shit I am going on a trip I can't afford. Tongue


decompresion  (D License)

Jan 5, 2008, 8:57 AM
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Update to the boogie costs
Holiday Boogie at Eloy
$152.50 7 Boogie tickets (Includes the $30 registration fee)
$23.50 1 Regular ticket
$102.11 Enterprise Rent a car
$359.00 Southwest Airlines
$220.00 SkyVentureAZ 15 minutes in the wind tunnel
$41.10 Total for food
$20.00 Bar tab? I think
Total cost: 918.21

No bail, No morning after pill


piisfish

Jan 5, 2008, 10:22 AM
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No bail, No morning after pill
you could have jumped more Laugh


peregrinerose  (D 28983)

Jan 6, 2008, 4:28 AM
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Good Job. Gil!!

Just for future reference, last time I was at Eloy and needed a condom, manifest made and announcement for me, 30 seconds later I had a new, unopened condom in my hand... they are helpful like that there Smile


decompresion  (D License)

Jan 6, 2008, 6:32 PM
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Didn't need a condom this time around...
Slim pickings. Actually, I didn't find anyone "friendly"
I guess I am getting old?
Seriously though, I want to keep this thread going.
I wish people will post serious and detailed responses
I have an itemized list of almost every single expense from my first AFF jump to the latest boogie. I guess I am the only one.
Thanks for the tip


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Jan 7, 2008, 7:16 AM
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Nothing...I close my eyes and hand over my credit card.


upndownshop  (D 23924)

Jan 8, 2008, 5:11 AM
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Nothing...I close my eyes and hand over my credit card.

I dint remember getting your CC damn where was I? oh wait, you were behind the booth, you probably ran it yourself.....dammit another missed opportunity!!


decompresion  (D License)

Jan 27, 2010, 7:11 AM
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Update to the boogie costs
A week in Z-Hills
$159.20 Southwest airlines:flight to Tampa
$95 Ride to Z-Hills from airport and back
$275 For 11 jumps ($25/jump)
$71.20 Cost of food and drinks (oh-so-many drinks) for 6 and a half days
$0 Lodging (Tent)
For a grand total of: $600.40

Things to consider here:
1) The weather kept me on the ground.
2) I spent 2 days doing a coach course and a day sitting in on an AFF FJC
3) Another FYI for calculating costs
$185+(2 jump tickets) Coach course with http://www.Skydiveratings.com


wildcard451  (D License)

Jan 27, 2010, 8:58 AM
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I have an itemized list of almost every single expense from my first AFF jump to the latest boogie. I guess I am the only one.

I don't keep it exactly itemized because then I would just depress myself. I love skydiving, I just don't like thinking about paying for it.


Sletzer  (B 31200)

Jan 27, 2010, 9:13 AM
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I'd say it cost about $200-250 a day for a boogie, give or take. The biggest factors being hotels/tent and transportation there (flight/car). This has been my general experience. I'll keep a tab on what I spend in 4 days in Fitzgerald in March and post back here if I remember to dig up this thread.


wildcard451  (D License)

Jan 27, 2010, 9:16 AM
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I'd say it cost about $200-250 a day for a boogie, give or take. The biggest factors being hotels/tent and transportation there (flight/car). This has been my general experience. I'll keep a tab on what I spend in 4 days in Fitzgerald in March and post back here if I remember to dig up this thread.

No. I refuse to check what I spend. I will then have to factor in shit like what I paid the hair lady to dye my hair and the IRS doesn't appreciate receipts that say "hookers and blow".


Harmless  (D 30719)

Jan 27, 2010, 10:46 AM
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Boogies can be done much cheaper than that though... Carpool to the location, sleep in a tent and eat things from that you can microwave.

They don't have to be expensive.


virgin-burner

Jan 27, 2010, 11:39 AM
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some of us folks like a bit of comfort, and say, very expensive bar-tabs.. Cool


Rstanley0312  (D 31900)

Jan 27, 2010, 12:06 PM
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some of us folks like a bit of comfort, and say, very expensive bar-tabs.. Cool

Then what is the comfort for when you are going to be passing out anyway? Laugh I say tent it and spend the money on the alcohol!!

I did rent an RV to go to Summerfest this year but that's bc I brought the woman. Good call bc we got one hell of a rain storm that washed out tents and we were quite cozy. She also did her first 2 skydives Smile


jumpwally  (D License)

Jan 27, 2010, 12:27 PM
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How do you survive on 71 dollars for food and drinks over 6 days ? Hell i'll spend 71 dollars a day on drinks/beer ? wowShocked


wildcard451  (D License)

Jan 27, 2010, 1:32 PM
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How do you survive on 71 dollars for food and drinks over 6 days ? Hell i'll spend 71 dollars a day on drinks/beer ? wowShocked

I was about to say - that sounds like a bar tab at dinner.

I'll keep an eye on how much I spend for the swoop meet in Z-hills upcoming. I am afraid to look.


amstalder  (B License)

Jan 27, 2010, 1:37 PM
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How do you survive on 71 dollars for food and drinks over 6 days ? Hell i'll spend 71 dollars a day on drinks/beer ? wowShocked

I was wondering that too... I was at zhills for 5 days over christmas... Ate PB&J and lunchables and poptarts for most of the trips and Im still pretty sure I spent more than that on food...


topdocker  (D 12018)

Jan 27, 2010, 1:44 PM
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Maybe he brought MRE's!!!

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amstalder  (B License)

Jan 27, 2010, 1:49 PM
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but drinks for a week! I cant buy alcohol, but I hear it gets expensive......

and MREs arent a bad idea next time I go to a boogie... PB&J gets boring...


wayneflorida  (D 30566)

Jan 27, 2010, 2:53 PM
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How do you survive on 71 dollars for food and drinks over 6 days ? Hell i'll spend 71 dollars a day on drinks/beer ? wowShocked

I was wondering that too... I was at zhills for 5 days over christmas... Ate PB&J and lunchables and poptarts for most of the trips and Im still pretty sure I spent more than that on food...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

You have a cheap boyfriend.LaughLaugh


amstalder  (B License)

Jan 27, 2010, 3:04 PM
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How do you survive on 71 dollars for food and drinks over 6 days ? Hell i'll spend 71 dollars a day on drinks/beer ? wowShocked

I was wondering that too... I was at zhills for 5 days over christmas... Ate PB&J and lunchables and poptarts for most of the trips and Im still pretty sure I spent more than that on food...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

You have a cheap boyfriend.LaughLaugh

LaughLaugh he kept himself fed, and offered to buy me food too. But that seemed silly when I had PB&J in my car Tongue


wayneflorida  (D 30566)

Jan 27, 2010, 3:43 PM
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How do you survive on 71 dollars for food and drinks over 6 days ? Hell i'll spend 71 dollars a day on drinks/beer ? wowShocked

I was wondering that too... I was at zhills for 5 days over christmas... Ate PB&J and lunchables and poptarts for most of the trips and Im still pretty sure I spent more than that on food...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

You have a cheap boyfriend.LaughLaugh

LaughLaugh he kept himself fed, and offered to buy me food too. But that seemed silly when I had PB&J in my car Tongue
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I do like PB&J myself.Smile


amstalder  (B License)

Jan 27, 2010, 4:40 PM
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I do like PB&J myself.Smile

I wouldve shared if I had known!


theonlyski  (D License)

Jan 27, 2010, 6:22 PM
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but drinks for a week! I cant buy alcohol, but I hear it gets expensive......

and MREs arent a bad idea next time I go to a boogie... PB&J gets boring...

MREs are expensive, compaired to how you can eat cheaper...

Not to mention LOADED with calories, and you never get full.

I have a couple laying around here, saving them for a rainy day...


decompresion  (D License)

Jan 28, 2010, 7:21 AM
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I don't keep it exactly itemized because then I would just depress myself. I love skydiving, I just don't like thinking about paying for it.

One day I will put up all the expenses and really depress the crap out of you. However, I take no responsibility for any resulting depression. Wink
I found that if I plan carefully, I get to do more with my meager resources. Didn't mean to cause distress.


wildcard451  (D License)

Jan 28, 2010, 8:49 AM
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I don't keep it exactly itemized because then I would just depress myself. I love skydiving, I just don't like thinking about paying for it.

One day I will put up all the expenses and really depress the crap out of you. However, I take no responsibility for any resulting depression. Wink
I found that if I plan carefully, I get to do more with my meager resources. Didn't mean to cause distress.

Hahaha, I mean I have a general idea in terms of tens of thousands that I have spent, but knowing it to the exact cent? Eh. Maybe I will keep better records this year for curiosity sake.


cderham  (D 29951)

Jan 28, 2010, 10:03 AM
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I look at how much I have in the bank and my budget it that amount minus $1. Gotta be sure not to overdraw the account! Wink


Harmless  (D 30719)

Jan 28, 2010, 11:46 AM
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Last year I spent ~60% of my gross income on skydiving Pirate


keithbar  (A 14048)

Jan 28, 2010, 2:11 PM
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I look at how much I have in the bank and my budget it that amount minus $1. lock the thread there's your answer.LaughLaughLaughLaugh


wildcard451  (D License)

Feb 12, 2010, 7:06 AM
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Z-Hills Swoop Comp Numbers:

Plane ticket $199.10 - $100.17 (refunded due to blizzard) = $98.93
Baggage - $15.00
Hotel - $152.58 / 2 = $76.29
Comp registration + 4 jumps = $175.00
Rental car - $106.89 (story at bottom)
Packer - $26.00
Incidentals and food - $124.74 + $50cash I probably spent
Gas to get home - $102.73

That should cover most things - Total = $775.58 or roughly $193.90 per jump.

Given the people I was hanging out with, and what I learned........well worth it, and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. However I want FL weather to cooperate next time.

Could have cost me more, but Hertz screwed up the transition on the rental car contract to drive back to Baltimore from Zhills so badly they just canceled the extra $150 off my card, which I am thankful for. It ended up costing the same as the refunded flight...less the 1200 mile drive home.


jonstark  (D 8298)

Feb 12, 2010, 11:08 AM
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I have searched for this to no avail.

When planning to participate in a boogie, how do you budget?


2 beers per man per hour should do.

edit: Additional cases may be required for firsts. Try to anticipate and provide accordingly.


(This post was edited by jonstark on Feb 12, 2010, 11:10 AM)


decompresion  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 5:32 AM
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Update to the boogie costs
Holiday Boogie at Eloy
$152.50 7 Boogie tickets (Includes the $30 registration fee)
$23.50 1 Regular ticket
$102.11 Enterprise Rent a car
$359.00 Southwest Airlines
$220.00 SkyVentureAZ 15 minutes in the wind tunnel
$41.10 Total for food
$20.00 Bar tab? I think
Total cost: 918.21

No bail, No morning after pill

Update to boogie costs
Carolinafest 2011
$50 Registration
$127.89 Gas
$75 Speeding ticket
$36.90 Beer
$650 Jump tickets at $26 a ticket
$7 Condoms
$3 Whipped cream
$17 Nipple clamps
$48.69 Food
$6.19 McDonalds (not included in food because it is not. Seriously disgusting)
$64 STD test
$20 to pitch in for bail(again)
Total cost 1105.67


missbrz  (B License)

Jun 6, 2011, 8:02 AM
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Update to the boogie costs
Holiday Boogie at Eloy
$152.50 7 Boogie tickets (Includes the $30 registration fee)
$23.50 1 Regular ticket
$102.11 Enterprise Rent a car
$359.00 Southwest Airlines
$220.00 SkyVentureAZ 15 minutes in the wind tunnel
$41.10 Total for food
$20.00 Bar tab? I think
Total cost: 918.21

No bail, No morning after pill

Update to boogie costs
Carolinafest 2011
$50 Registration
$127.89 Gas
$75 Speeding ticket
$36.90 Beer
$650 Jump tickets at $26 a ticket
$7 Condoms
$3 Whipped cream
$17 Nipple clamps
$48.69 Food
$6.19 McDonalds (not included in food because it is not. Seriously disgusting)
$64 STD test
$20 to pitch in for bail(again)
Total cost 1105.67


looks like your STD testing is getting more expensive...... Tongue

I'm with all of those who say don't think really about. I usually plan on spending anywhere from $200-$500 on a boogie. I sleep in a tent, usually carpool, and I dont jump much at boogies, mainly just party. Plus, I usually don't have to buy my own drinks (yay being a girlWink) So boogies are pretty cheap for me. Cool


piisfish

Jun 6, 2011, 8:08 AM
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$7 Condoms
$6.19 McDonalds (not included in food because it is not. Seriously disgusting)
$64 STD test
did you run out of condoms or was the McD's THAT bad ?? Shocked


beowulf  (C License)

Jun 6, 2011, 8:12 AM
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$75 Speeding Ticket don't actually cost $75.
You can't forget the court costs!


Bolas  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 8:56 AM
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$75 Speeding Ticket don't actually cost $75.
You can't forget the court costs!

And increases to insurance. Unsure

I budget(ish) for skydiving/boogies.

Pretty much whatever I have left over after necessary bills and retirement planning is fair game.Smile

Sometimes I've made major cuts just to be able to skydive/boogie more.

Of course then something badass comes along like the Belize Boogie and you're forced into defecit spending. Smile


monkycndo  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 9:35 AM
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Of course then something badass comes along like the Belize Boogie and you're forced into defecit spending. Smile

If you have enough time to plan, you can be paid up ahead of time.


decompresion  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 9:59 AM
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$75 Speeding Ticket don't actually cost $75.
You can't forget the court costs!

I totaled a car already, so my insurance is as high as it can go.
The police officer was being "nice" and took 10 miles off the ticket so I don't have to come to court in Virginia after I told her I was coming back from a skydiving boogie ...and she was like "What is a boogie?"
I had to show her the rig, logbook, USPA card and wingsuit before she believed that I just spent five days sleeping in a tent and driving 440 miles each way and paid $800 just to skydive.


decompresion  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 10:01 AM
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McD is really that bad. I am still hurting.
I am less than five steps away from the porcelain throne all day.
That stuff is not food. It is poison.


virgin-burner

Jun 6, 2011, 12:26 PM
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the french fries are remarkably good! Smile


Squeak  (E 1313)

Jun 6, 2011, 4:18 PM
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This years Holiday Boogie in Eloy is so far costing me $10,000, WITHOUT accounting for jumps yet


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Jun 6, 2011, 5:05 PM
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An arm, a leg and a left nut if there's a B17 there.


theonlyski  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 5:08 PM
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This years Holiday Boogie in Eloy is so far costing me $10,000, WITHOUT accounting for jumps yet

Plus tunnel time?


Squeak  (E 1313)

Jun 6, 2011, 5:51 PM
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This years Holiday Boogie in Eloy is so far costing me $10,000, WITHOUT accounting for jumps yet

Plus tunnel time?
no that will include tunnel The budget is for Transport, accomdation and Tunnel, does not include food, entertainment or jumps.


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theonlyski  (D License)

Jun 6, 2011, 5:54 PM
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This years Holiday Boogie in Eloy is so far costing me $10,000, WITHOUT accounting for jumps yet

Plus tunnel time?
no that will include tunnel The budget is for Transport, accomdation and Tunnel, does not include food, entertainment or jumps.

Make sure you get a discount on the hookers... or they will add up fast!

(oddly enough, they can even do math!)


decompresion  (D License)

Jun 9, 2011, 6:56 AM
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Update to the boogie costs
Holiday Boogie at Eloy
$152.50 7 Boogie tickets (Includes the $30 registration fee)
$23.50 1 Regular ticket
$102.11 Enterprise Rent a car
$359.00 Southwest Airlines
$220.00 SkyVentureAZ 15 minutes in the wind tunnel
$41.10 Total for food
$20.00 Bar tab? I think
Total cost: 918.21

No bail, No morning after pill

Update to boogie costs
Carolinafest 2011
$50 Registration
$127.89 Gas
$75 Speeding ticket
$36.90 Beer
$650 Jump tickets at $26 a ticket
$7 Condoms
$3 Whipped cream
$17 Nipple clamps
$48.69 Food
$6.19 McDonalds (not included in food because it is not. Seriously disgusting)
$64 STD test
$20 to pitch in for bail(again)
Total cost 1105.67


looks like your STD testing is getting more expensive...... Tongue

I'm with all of those who say don't think really about. I usually plan on spending anywhere from $200-$500 on a boogie. I sleep in a tent, usually carpool, and I dont jump much at boogies, mainly just party. Plus, I usually don't have to buy my own drinks (yay being a girlWink) So boogies are pretty cheap for me. Cool

Damn right! STD test for $64? It used to be $10 and if you were a student it was free so people would get tested and not spread the love.
I swear, next time, I am doing the "hot sauce double bagger"


piisfish

Jun 9, 2011, 7:01 AM
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maybe she got a discount price for bulk purchase of 8 STD tests Tongue


pyrotech  (Student)

Jun 9, 2011, 1:54 PM
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This years Holiday Boogie in Eloy is so far costing me $10,000, WITHOUT accounting for jumps yet

Plus tunnel time?
no that will include tunnel The budget is for Transport, accomdation and Tunnel, does not include food, entertainment or jumps.

Make sure you get a discount on the hookers... or they will add up fast!

(oddly enough, they can even do math!)

Groupon? Laugh


Sletzer  (B 31200)

Jun 13, 2011, 10:18 PM
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You severely underbudgeted for Beer!

Try something like $369.00 Beer


Squeak  (E 1313)

Jun 13, 2011, 11:15 PM
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$36.90 Beer

You severely underbudgeted for Beer!

Try something like $369.00 Beer

$369.00 is another 15mins Tunnel or 12 jumps and dinner, screw thatSly


yarpos  (D 373)

Jun 14, 2011, 1:20 AM
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thread resurrection time it seems

I looked at twardos initial response about eating ramon.....I guess he meant ramen but eating ramon may earn some more jump money if he is generous Tongue

budget? = available cash + available credit limit

cost control? interesting concept which should be considered later


decompresion  (D License)

May 21, 2012, 1:08 PM
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Update to the boogie costs
Holiday Boogie at Eloy
$152.50 7 Boogie tickets (Includes the $30 registration fee)
$23.50 1 Regular ticket
$102.11 Enterprise Rent a car
$359.00 Southwest Airlines
$220.00 SkyVentureAZ 15 minutes in the wind tunnel
$41.10 Total for food
$20.00 Bar tab? I think
Total cost: 918.21

No bail, No morning after pill

Update to boogie costs
Carolinafest 2011
$50 Registration
$127.89 Gas
$75 Speeding ticket
$36.90 Beer
$650 Jump tickets at $26 a ticket
$7 Condoms
$3 Whipped cream
$17 Nipple clamps
$48.69 Food
$6.19 McDonalds (not included in food because it is not. Seriously disgusting)
$64 STD test
$20 to pitch in for bail(again)
Total cost 1105.67

Update to boogie costs
Arizona days boogie, Eloy
$162 9 jump tickets @18 each
$0 Bail (I see this as a sign of personal growth)
$32.34 Gas
$342.16 Alcohol (I see this as a sign of personal growth)
No speeding tickets (POS car can't go fast enough to get one)
No STD test, No morning after pill, No feather duster, No riding crop. (Top tip for saving some money: Lose some hair and gain 15 pounds. Lack of personality also helps)
Total cost: $536.5


Premier skybytch  (D License)

May 21, 2012, 1:32 PM
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I see a disturbing trend in your expense report. You're spending way too much money on alcohol. By now, you really should be experienced enough to know how to get it free.


missbrz  (B License)

May 21, 2012, 1:45 PM
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I see a disturbing trend in your expense report. You're spending way too much money on alcohol. By now, you really should be experienced enough to know how to get it free.

somebody has to buy it for the rest of us Wink


Premier Remster  (C License)

May 21, 2012, 2:03 PM
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I see a disturbing trend in your expense report. You're spending way too much money on alcohol. By now, you really should be experienced enough to know how to get it free.

somebody has to buy it for the rest of us Wink

Yeah. What she said! Wink


Premier skybytch  (D License)

May 21, 2012, 4:39 PM
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I see a disturbing trend in your expense report. You're spending way too much money on alcohol. By now, you really should be experienced enough to know how to get it free.

somebody has to buy it for the rest of us Wink

That's what noobs are for. Sly


Premier Remster  (C License)

May 21, 2012, 4:49 PM
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I see a disturbing trend in your expense report. You're spending way too much money on alcohol. By now, you really should be experienced enough to know how to get it free.

somebody has to buy it for the rest of us Wink

That's what noobs are for. Sly
STFU Bytch! He's still a tourist!


missbrz  (B License)

May 21, 2012, 7:32 PM
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I see a disturbing trend in your expense report. You're spending way too much money on alcohol. By now, you really should be experienced enough to know how to get it free.

somebody has to buy it for the rest of us Wink

That's what noobs are for. Sly
STFU Bytch! He's still a tourist!

hey! even us "tourists" know how to get free booze! Tongue


hokierower  (B 36150)

May 22, 2012, 8:18 AM
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I'm hoping to avoid outlandish beer costs at Carolinafest by bringing my handle of Johnny Black. That should do the trick.

I've set aside a grand for the 5 days I'll be there, most of it on jumps since I'll be sleeping in a tent.


(This post was edited by hokierower on May 22, 2012, 8:19 AM)


decompresion  (D License)

May 22, 2012, 8:47 AM
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My suggestion for carolinafest to save some money/time:
- Buy stuff before you get to the DZ, It is far from anything. It will save you gas money.
- Don't get caught speeding on I-81. 10 Mph=$75
- Also, all around the DZ there are cops waiting throughout the boogie. They know we are there all week. No open containers
- Nipple clamps are overpriced in Carolina. Get them in VA
- Pitch your tent so that the tree gives you shade in the morning. Also bring a tarp.
- [Sarcasm]Deet is your friend[/Sarcasm]
- You can drink with the Rodriguez brothers, just don't try to keep up. Double goes for SkymonkeyOne.
- Its a Doug eat Doug world - Snarf snarf snarf
- The funeral home that is 5 miles to the south also does bail bonds.
- Get up early for the free loads. (Captain obvious)
- Save money on STD testing: hot sauce double bagger


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Premier Remster  (C License)

May 22, 2012, 8:55 AM
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- Deet is your friend

People never seem to remember this...

DEET and nylon do not like each other. Nylon (ie canopies) will degrade from DEET exposure.


decompresion  (D License)

May 22, 2012, 11:03 AM
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- Deet is your friend

People never seem to remember this...

DEET and nylon do not like each other. Nylon (ie canopies) will degrade from DEET exposure.

Good catch. I make fixy fixy
This is not the bonfire. Some people read DZ.com as an actual source of reliable information.


wildcard451  (D License)

May 22, 2012, 12:36 PM
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Some people read DZ.com as an actual source of reliable information.

And those people deserve whatever is coming to them. Pirate


decompresion  (D License)

Oct 8, 2012, 11:52 AM
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Update to the boogie costs
Holiday Boogie at Eloy
$152.50 7 Boogie tickets (Includes the $30 registration fee)
$23.50 1 Regular ticket
$102.11 Enterprise Rent a car
$359.00 Southwest Airlines
$220.00 SkyVentureAZ 15 minutes in the wind tunnel
$41.10 Total for food
$20.00 Bar tab? I think
Total cost: 918.21

No bail, No morning after pill

Update to boogie costs
Carolinafest 2011
$50 Registration
$127.89 Gas
$75 Speeding ticket
$36.90 Beer
$650 Jump tickets at $26 a ticket
$7 Condoms
$3 Whipped cream
$17 Nipple clamps
$48.69 Food
$6.19 McDonalds (not included in food because it is not. Seriously disgusting)
$64 STD test
$20 to pitch in for bail(again)
Total cost 1105.67

Update to boogie costs
Arizona days boogie, Eloy
$162 9 jump tickets @18 each
$0 Bail (I see this as a sign of personal growth)
$32.34 Gas
$342.16 Alcohol (I see this as a sign of personal growth)
No speeding tickets (POS car can't go fast enough to get one)
No STD test, No morning after pill, No feather duster, No riding crop. (Top tip for saving some money: Lose some hair and gain 15 pounds. Lack of personality also helps)
Total cost: $536.5

Chicks Rock 2012 (Only Saturday and Sunday)
$45 Boogie registration
$75 Transportation
$250 Jump tickets
$41.43 Beer
$7 PD canopy Demo(Peter is such an awesome guy, PD even gave me a free T-shirt and lots of insight about canopy choices)
$3 Tamale. A really good tamale.
$23.54 Food at Walmart
Total Cost: $369.67


wildcard451  (D License)

Oct 8, 2012, 2:22 PM
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I am kinda scared to see what happens when I go back to jumping after recovery from this shoulder. It's gonna be epic.


missbrz  (B License)

Oct 9, 2012, 6:16 AM
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I am kinda scared to see what happens when I go back to jumping after recovery from this shoulder. It's gonna be epic.

so where ya going for your come back?



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