2010 MS Moonwalk
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<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Date: </strong></span>
6th Nov 2009

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Venue:</strong></span>
Southbank Parklands, Brisbane

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Time:</strong></span>
1700hrs - 2100hrs

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Mission:</strong></span>
Walk the 10km MS Moonwalk around Brisbane city back to Southbank,
raising money and supporting the MS Charity

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Trooper Attendance:</strong></span>

<strong>NO</strong> 4159 Sandman
<strong>TK</strong> 4423 TKTEX
<strong>TK</strong> 0889 oz_scout
<strong>TK</strong> 2153 The Scotsman
<strong>TK</strong> 6232 Moxxxie
<strong>TK</strong> 8321 Lestat
<strong>TK</strong> 4132 TheWolf
<strong>TK</strong> 2620 Crypto
<strong>TK</strong> 7384 BigMac
<strong>TK</strong> 4633 Explosion Ed
<strong>TB</strong> 8995 Muppet
<strong>DZ</strong> 7622 TheSniper

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Cadet Attendance:</strong></span>

EU Kitiara
TB The Hopfot

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Guest Trooper Attendance:</strong></span>
Samantha (Beanies GF)

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Support Crew:</strong></span>
Kev Vader <em>(even SithLords wrangle sometimes!)</em>
Mrs Muppet

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Detail:</strong></span>

We started out in the marquee that was setup as a change room for us all, thank you MS staff Julia and Sarah!

A few select characters went up on stage for a mock warm-up with jedi mind powers by myself as they danced with the Cantina Song.

As this finished we waited for the last few troopers, posed for our group pic and then just made it for the start
of the MS Moonwalk.

So Began a walk of 10kms. At the first check point a couple of armour malfunctions were identified - but nothing gaffer tape couldnt fix!

A top up of fluids and then we continued, as the rain held off and the sun set,

The halfway point also happened to be the Story Bridge Hotel. Whilst Sandman, Samantha and Lestat forged ahead, the rest of the Squad infiltrated the hotel and liberated a number of jugs of beer, in the name of the Emperor. A toast to the Empire, a few more photo's with locals and we were off. As we crossed the Story bridge we got many notes of appreciation from the passing traffic, and we then descended back towards the City.

As the walk continued through the Riverside nightlub/restaurant district, many many more photos from locals and international visitors were had.

The path grew dark as it entered the Botanical Gardens, which meant it was getting close to the final hurdle of the Goodwill Bridge. As we started to crest the bridge it began to rain but our spirits were not dampened and we passed off the bridge in (almost) perfect formation.

The last leg was back through Southbank, and we made it to the Finish line in just under 2.5 hours. Not a bad
effort everyone!

As we entered the change rooms the media were all over us and had more
pics

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The Evening ended with chips and gravy at the Plough Inn - a great end to a great troop!

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Injuries:</strong></span>

The Hopfot had blisters from being gaffer
taped.

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Malfunctions:</strong></span>

The Scotsman needed some white gaffer to hold his thight plates on;
Moxxxie also needed some white gaffer to re-attach a piece of armour <img style="vertical-align: middle; border: 0px initial initial;" src="http://forum.501tag.com/style_emoticons/default/smile.gif" border="0" alt="smile.gif" />

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Public Incidents:</strong></span>
Many Many Photo's!

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Mission Status:</strong></span>
success!! And collected over $1400 for the team, well done all.

<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Photos:</strong></span>
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