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Old 10-16-2004, 01:35 PM #85
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Who is going to run the place after the remodeling? ahh Ken? nop, ahh Arnold? nop. Unless somebody else has come on board to run the place after said remodeling then what you say is just another diversion JUST like John and Tony @ Xpark when they said "just closing for a bit" and Xpark was soon to be GONE, HISTORY! So DON'T show up this weekend and DON'T get in your last few hours to play, cuz in a perfect world, some magical dwarf's will re-open TPG and it will be free!!!

don't mean to flame, but I've done my research on this one and I'm friends with Ken and Arnold which makes me a bit higher up on the food chain then "random caller"

I beg the differ. Just wait.
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Old 10-16-2004, 01:48 PM #86
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I guess John thinks we have some magical dwarfs... I'm all for it!!! I love dwarfs!
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Old 10-16-2004, 03:05 PM #87
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I guess John thinks we have some magical dwarfs... I'm all for it!!! I love dwarfs!

Tyler your an idiot. I assure you of that one. hehe

Just wait, its not all over yet.... Lets not speculate to much.
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this really sucks, that was my favorite field ive ever played and the closest. i will miss everyone ive met there and expecially the field.

R.I.P Proving Grounds
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Ehh, well after today, there might be a chance A nother field might open... TPG as we know it IS gone. I was asked to help take **** down sunday night...
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are they selling any of the other stuff? jersies on the wall, the banners? etc.
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I just got back from TPG and had discussions with both Ken and Arnold. I can't say anything because there is nothing to say. It could re-open and it could be closed forever. The staging area is gone, the jersesys are gone, posters, billboards, pictures and even the wooden floor from the pro-shop are all gone. I was asked to help take down the field sunday and move it into storage. There are some positive things coming from this though. We could see a "rebirth" of TPG in the near future OR see a new field somewhere else equivelent OR better. People can say, "OHH don't worry" OR "the place is remodling" but the truth of the matter is, it ain't gonna be open for a LONG time and it won't be the same.

Thats my 3 cents. PEOPLE: show up sunday, it might be your last chance!!!
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How hard is it to set up a field? I'm thinking of setting one up.
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It was a nice day today(saturday), but we need to get more games in, enjoy the field while it's still up.....
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OK..... ALL IS NOT LOST!!!! WE HAVE "FIELD OF FIRE!!!!"
WE NEED TO SHOW THEM OUR SUPPORT!!! TIM HAS GREAT PRICES AND A FIELD WE CAN ALL USE!
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OK..... ALL IS NOT LOST!!!! WE HAVE "FIELD OF FIRE!!!!"
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Field of Fire? They got a Airball field yet? If they do I might hit them up later but if not I am sticking too my normals. Let me know.
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no- they have trash cans stacked ontop of eachother and a "speedball" field that is 20x20ft
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Ok.... So it's the worlds smallest speed ball field around give it a shot....
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Old 10-17-2004, 12:27 AM #103
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Re: The Proving Grounds is Closing

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Today is a day which will live in infamy. Last night, after almost 2 years of operation, the Proving Grounds indoor field has closed its doors and locked them for ever. Interestingly enough, the closing of the Proving Grounds is the beginning of a new era in SO CAL paintball. With new stores like 818 paintball popping up, the potential for new fields is high.

But the Proving Grounds was a special place. It was more then a field to play at, it was more of a second home for those who hung out there. I was one of those people who not only hung out, but helped out as much as I could. That field was a place where I could relax after a busy weekday or play all weekend uninterrupted. It was a place where local players and people from all over SO CAL could play pretty much any time they wanted to. Yes the prices were high and yes sometimes the place was overly crowded, but that was the point.

For those who just say "TPG was kool" I say this. TPG was an excellent place, top notch and towards the end cheap enough for anybody to play. I'm upset mainly because people shrug and say "oh well" as if the 2 years of Ken and Arnold's life was just a wash out. They made THE BEST PLACE for everybody. You will never find a more friendly and fun place to play. I'm saddened and dismayed that the kids here on PBnation and everybody else I talk to think that running a field is easy. It takes years to set up and do right and because people don't care, I now don't have a place to play!

So thats my story. I want to say SO CAL paintball has been damaged and won't be fixed anytime soon. Ken and Arnold did a fantastic job and those who say "I wanted to play there" need to move out of SO CAL!

Feel free to post pictures and remembrances of TPG, DON'T FLAME!

THE FIELD WILL BE OPEN UNTIL OCTOBER 18TH
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Ok.... So it's the worlds smallest speed ball field around give it a shot....

We did one time, it was fun when you can shoot everyone off the break.
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Hey Crazypeds do you still play? or just talk?........
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