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Discussion: Another great Pig!

in: OCIN Flying Pig XXIII (Mar 22–24, 2019 - Olive Hill, KY, US)

Mar 25, 2019 1:43 PM # 
I'm sure I'm not the first and won't be the last but just wanted to thank everyone who made the Flying Pig possible once again! Especially since I missed the cave country round last time it was held. It was incredible scenery, a very challenging course on Sat, a fun one on Fri, and you also ordered much better weather than typical for a Flying Pig! What a great time for me and my family once again, thank you!!
Mar 25, 2019 1:58 PM # 
Agree wholeheartedly! Great to get back to the caves. Though took a bit to remember this orienteering thing Friday, all three days were fun with nice courses, good organization as always and quick posting of results. Look forward to returning to OCIN country.
Mar 25, 2019 2:20 PM # 
Three cheers to OCIN!
Mar 25, 2019 2:46 PM # 
Yes indeed! Great job OCIN.
Mar 25, 2019 3:22 PM # 
Indeed, it was close to perfect. Thanks.
Mar 25, 2019 3:24 PM # 
Thanks OCIN! My family had a great time.
Mar 25, 2019 4:27 PM # 
Thanks to everyone involved, it was a very nice weekend!
Mar 25, 2019 4:32 PM # 
We had a fantastic time and really enjoyed the courses in this beautiful and challenging terrain. The dinner, speaker, and cave tour were all great as well. And with the various shuttles and ability to stay at the lodge, it was especially nice to just park the car on Friday and not have to move it until Sunday. My only regret is not taking an extra day off to explore or revisit some areas on Monday!
Mar 25, 2019 5:20 PM # 
I had a GREAT time! THANK YOU to all the Flying Pig volunteers.
Mar 25, 2019 11:06 PM # 
Tons of fun, thanks for a fantastic weekend. I love running (and staying) at Carter Caves - please bring us back again in a few years. And a special thanks to the start crew for making sure the whole family got out Sat and that we caught our plane Sun.
Mar 25, 2019 11:06 PM # 
Fantastic event, Syd and I both had a great time! thanks to everyone that made it happen.
Mar 26, 2019 1:18 AM # 
Big thanks to entire crew for always enjoyable Flying Pig events! Especial huge thanks to Mike for being the heart of these events and a big inspiration for past and future event organizers!
Mar 26, 2019 1:39 AM # 
Awesome event.
Mar 26, 2019 1:47 AM # 
Some photos from all 3 days are now posted.
Mar 26, 2019 3:36 AM # 
Nicest touch of the Pigs? The "locator maps" in the packet. Just the right amount of information packaged just right for Us.
Mar 27, 2019 2:03 PM # 
Great job OCIN! Thanks again!
Mar 28, 2019 12:44 AM # 
The Pig was actually good. Two key ingredients were there: map and courses.
It was refreshing to see a map properly field-checked, for once, instead of a typical base map with those "squiggly lines".

Also people who designed the courses both days (I did not run on Friday) visibly tried to make them interesting, to stretch the runners mentally, to evoke their critical thinking. Mostly they succeeded.
Mar 28, 2019 12:59 AM # 
Don’t worry everyone, I took a screen shot of the positive comment from yurets so it will be forever remembered.
Mar 28, 2019 3:41 AM # 
A few more photos from days 1 & 3 and Cascade Cave
Mar 29, 2019 10:29 PM # 
Despite his use of the word 'actually', I'm having a really hard time processing yurets' positive comments -- they may be the only comments on AP about the course setting at this year's Pig. (Most entries about the Pig are about the logger's mistakes on her/his course). So, many thanks, yurets, for your comments. We did work quite hard to design challenging and beautiful courses. Given your history of sarcasm on AP, your comments are especially meaningful. I'd like to attribute this change in tone to your recently having joined BOK, a group of unusually mild-mannered and positive orienteers.
Mar 30, 2019 7:41 PM # 
The meet was great! Any chance the maps will be posted on Route Gadget?
Mar 30, 2019 7:44 PM # 
They're all on RouteGadget --
Mar 30, 2019 11:09 PM # 
@ Dave, I can get along with any club that respects American Constitution and the Bill of Rights

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