|June / July 2008|
Duck Tape Stuck at Prom contest ends June 11th
Duct Tape Saves the Day!
Duct Tape Festival - year five!
Hoist the colors and bring your best pirate impression to the fifth annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival to honor the beloved roll known for its million and one uses.
The three-day celebration over Father’s Day Weekend will feature a pirate theme and encourages duct tape fanatics, artists, kids and adults to salute America’s favorite fix-all. The festivities kick-off Friday, June 13 at 4:00 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Avon, Ohio, and feature everything duct tape from sculptures and crafts to fashions and games. There is even a parade featuring duct tape floats.
Hosted in the “Duct Tape Capital” of the world and home of Duck® brand duct tape Avon, Ohio the celebration will boast traditional festival favorites, including rides, food, games, live entertainment and booths from local vendors and organizations. Sticking to the pirate theme, festivalgoers can also take part in a treasure hunt, pose with their favorite pirate for a picture and much more!
Duck® brand duct tape, title sponsor of the event, will celebrate the sticky stuff with a unique display of duct tape sculptures and fashions created by local artists and students.
The Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival begins on Friday, June 13, from 4 p.m. 11 p.m., and continues on Saturday, June 14, from 11 a.m. 11 p.m. Festivalgoers will have one last chance to enjoy the celebration on Sunday, June 15, from 11 a.m. 5 p.m.For additional event information, directions and local accommodations, call toll-free, 1-866-818-1116 or visit www.AvonDuctTapeFestival.com.
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Remember, to go exploring!
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(A monthly feature that will be showcasing weird stuff that our friend Dale comes up with.) Visit Dale's TallToysTroupe site
I convinced my mother to file her income taxes in order to get
Later I called my mother and asked her if it was worth the ten minutes it took to get the $300. She said, "Yeah, I guess so but I still don't know why the heck they need to know my cat's name!".
If you went by the kinds of things sold in stores in tourist towns you would think that people were sitting at home looking in their drawers saying, "You know, I think I need to go on vacation. I don't have enough T shirts with pictures of cartoon moose on them."
I have a friend who was 37 years old and living in his parent's basement. He decided he had had enough and so he got married, bought a house and had kids. Now he is living in his wife's basement.
Finally, here is another helpful hint for living and this one could literally save your life. When your wife gets a new outfit and asks what you think of it, Never, no matter how much of a compliment you think it may be, tell her it looks slimming. Never!
Dale's Website Discovery of the Month
Looking for a cool vacation spot this year? How about at some point in your lifetime? Well, here are 25 spots that someone thinks you should see before you die. thetravelerszone.com
Or, if you really want to get away, you can visit Mars right from the comfort of your office or from your wife's basement (my preference). exploremarsnow.org
Jim and Tim's Cool Website Finds
Not to be outdone by Dale, we're gonna post our own web finds. Designate a mood, and a genre of music and sit back and enjoy some free music at http://musicovery.com
Express yourself with artpad - an interactive online artpad where you can create, frame and display art. http://artpad.art.com
< The sign on the left and other remarkably stupid road-side sites can be found at Tim's Parodyville Drive-By Shootings pages.
Trivial information that you can use to have the appearance of being smart.
Fun facts about the human mind and body.
Scientists say the higher your I.Q. The more you dream.
Meet us at The Duct Tape Diner. We’ve had some great stories over the counter at the Duct Tape Diner recently. If you haven’t yet read the Diner contributions, stop by! This is where we invite our visitors to share their own duct tape stories. Just like these people did:
Swimming Pool Reinforcement How do you keep a sagging pool upright? A ring of those foam pipe insulation tubes wrapped in duct tape and taped to the top right of the pool. Sorry that we lost the submitter's name - but this is a great idea never the less. Remember if you send us photos, put your name on the back of them so we can credit them properly!
Alabama Silver Service? What do you give as a wedding shower gift if you REALLY care enough to give the very best? Just ask Rick and Kelly who concocted this gem. (With our apologies to folks from Alabama - could have just as well been Eau Claire, Wisconsin Silver Service, right Rick and Kelly?)
A wee bit o' Irish Humor
We love Ireland and the Irish. This collection of Irish jokes was sent to us by an Irish friend. enjoy!
Image below - "Irish Man with Fancy Hat and Suspenders" by Tim (the Duct Tape Guy) - more of Tim's art at GalleryFortyTwo.com
The pet rock of humor books?
Click here to get a $2 off retail price of $4.9-5 each (autographed of course). Or, get the FRAT PACK - a ten pack for $35 (instead of the $69.50 retail - heck, that's wholesale!). Great gift for the BEER LOVER in your life. Cheers!
Nab the Duct Tape Apparel DAD WANTS at the Pro Shop
And remember, when it comes time to buy our BOOKS - including the WD-40 Book and the entire Duct Tape genre for your dad, grandpa... friends and relatives (or yourself) there's no better place than the Pro Shop - that's because we autograph everything that we ship. And, we've got GREAT deals that you won't find anywhere else - in the world! So stop by the Duct Tape Pro Shop and see what's in store for you! Thanks for your patronage! - The Duct Tape Guys
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