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Tank

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We were recently talking about the debauchery of the past and why it stopped. I think cell phone cameras were the cause of death. Nobody wants to be put on YouTube doing questionable shit. The stuff that went on at the sand bar and Copper Canyon back in the day was epic. The young boaters have no idea how mellow it is now in comparison.
Great point. Evidence of the shit that went on would NOT be ok. I was lucky enough to at least catch the end of the copper canyon hey-days in the late 90's and then the party moved to the sandbar. I shit you not, the VERY first time I went to the sandbar when the party transitioned from copper canyon to there, in like 98/ 99 I want to say, we pull up, it's out of control packed memorial weekend I believe. I Beach the boat, see a big group of people all clustered together, walk over to see what's going on....Find a couple chicks on their knees blowing a bunch of guys in a circle, huge group of dudes and chicks cheering them on. I was like, "WTF!?" LOL Then there were the Girls Gone Wild Videos that started there, the house boats with the shows (bikini aka nude contest, that turned into sex shows, etc) on the top deck. Everywhere you look there was some crazy debauchery and nudity and that was when the sand bar packed in hundreds and hundreds of boats and thousands of people. Wild West shit. I will NEVER forget the crazy times there.
 

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I remember the sandbar in the early 2000’s and watching the top of the houseboat with 5-6 chicks getting pounded on the railing by some yoked out dudes with tribal tatoos lol. Pretty epic.

yes the cell phone and social media killed “the party” with jobs looking at social media now no one wants to be caught doing stupid stuff.
 

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Great point. Evidence of the shit that went on would NOT be ok. I was lucky enough to at least catch the end of the copper canyon hey-days in the late 90's and then the party moved to the sandbar. I shit you not, the VERY first time I went to the sandbar when the party transitioned from copper canyon to there, in like 98/ 99 I want to say, we pull up, it's out of control packed memorial weekend I believe. I Beach the boat, see a big group of people all clustered together, walk over to see what's going on....Find a couple chicks on their knees blowing a bunch of guys in a circle, huge group of dudes and chicks cheering them on. I was like, "WTF!?" LOL Then there were the Girls Gone Wild Videos that started there, the house boats with the shows (bikini aka nude contest, that turned into sex shows, etc) on the top deck. Everywhere you look there was some crazy debauchery and nudity and that was when the sand bar packed in hundreds and hundreds of boats and thousands of people. Wild West shit. I will NEVER forget the crazy times there.
Always watched for crowds forming at the sand bar. You knew there was some crazy shit going on if it was drawing a crowd.
 

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I had a beer with a long time LHC cop a few years back and he was in the police boat back in the 90's. He said they would always get calls about people left on the rocks in copper canyon and have to go out in the dark and get them, typically their drunk friends would forget about them and leave them behind.
 

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Did someone say, Drildo?! 😳 🤪

Used to love how people would rent those big house boats at Nautical and the first and last thing they say, "don't go to the sandbar!".....Always like 4 houseboats every year at the sandbar. LOL
No shit! Remember a time where a guy with girls dancing up top kicked a drunk in the face as he was climbing the ladder to join them. It was game on, never seen so many people blasting full beers at the guy who did the kicking. That boat got trashed big time and the guy is lucky to be alive. People don’t like cheap shots like that and they showed it in full force.
 

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the good old days when cheap "party beads" from the dollar store were treated like 100 dollar bills. I will never forget watching a guy sell his wife for beads. Random dude with spiked hair and bandana asked other random dude with spiked hair and bandana (wifes husband) if he could have some fun with his wife, guys answer was "What beads are you going to give her???" Next thing i saw was the exchange of beads and then the wife and her new boyfriend going under the deck of her husbands fountain. Today's sandbars are NOTHING like it used to be.
 

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Back when a case of whip cream and case of beads was worth its weight in gold. :)
 
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