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Thursday, October 13, 2016

PurpleSaurus Rex

The Vegas hangover is real, I've been going to bed at 8 PM and sleeping till almost 7 the last two days. Feels good, but WHY AM I STILL TIRED!? In case you guys have been living under a rock, the once-per-year showcase CLUBWAKA event WAKApalooza was held last week in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada, with three teams from Austin joining the fray (two in the world chamionship Founder's Cup tournament, one in the drunken shit show Fun Games tournament.

In case you're wondering how good these Founder's Cup teams are, here's a hint: Finkick Odair, our 4-peat champs who haven't lost a league game in something like a year, went 1-2 in pool play and lost in the first round of the elimination tournament. Perennial runner-up and every-now-and-then-champions the Tyrannical Teabaggers went 0-3 in pool play and didn't make the cut. Miami's Meatballs and Denver's DICE were the two finalists, and the championship game ended on this play as DICE attempted to get the tying run across in the bottom of the 5th.

I was out in the parking lot coordinating shuttles back to the LINQ Hotel & Casino when this happened, but the resulting cheering sounded like UT had just scored a touchdown.

A few PurpleSaurus vets joined the Large Hardon Collider to take on the Fun Games, and we ended up with things like this happening:

Altogether huge week, seems a little unreal being back in Austin doing normal stuff again. Good thing PurpleSaurus Rex is pulling out Tutus, Tights, and Tiaras this week so I can get that Fun Games feeling back!

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