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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1150 on: October 18, 2017, 12:50:58 PM »
I just realized this week that our flight is going to have us coming in well after registration...don't wait up for us!  We'll catch up!

Cheapskate wife, how late is your flight? If you talk to toronto.poutine, you might be able to do her a huge favour

We arrive in Toronto at 1:15...will find her profile and send her a pm

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1151 on: October 21, 2017, 07:45:34 AM »
Hi!

It was lovely meeting everyone at the Toronto meetup on Thursday night!

I was the lurker at the meet-up but have now made an account :).

I hope you're all having a wonderful time at the camp! I will definitely be there next year!

Take care :)

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1152 on: October 22, 2017, 11:30:56 AM »
Hi!

It was lovely meeting everyone at the Toronto meetup on Thursday night!

I was the lurker at the meet-up but have now made an account :).

I hope you're all having a wonderful time at the camp! I will definitely be there next year!

Take care :)
Hey! You joined!! Nice to meet you as well!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1153 on: October 23, 2017, 05:32:41 AM »
Hi!

It was lovely meeting everyone at the Toronto meetup on Thursday night!

I was the lurker at the meet-up but have now made an account :).

I hope you're all having a wonderful time at the camp! I will definitely be there next year!

Take care :)

You are one sneaky sneaker.

I mentioned around the campfire that another blogger had been loitering at the camp, and this lead to much speculation about who the sneaky blogger could be. Of course, now that you've posted, the speculation may grow... intense. Looking forward to sharing a beer and some stories around the fire next year. Oh - and if you play Volley-Hockey-ball, look out for Ali - she's a little intense.

Thanks for coming to the camp, and I'm glad you had a good time!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1154 on: October 23, 2017, 06:02:43 AM »
Hi!

It was lovely meeting everyone at the Toronto meetup on Thursday night!

I was the lurker at the meet-up but have now made an account :).

I hope you're all having a wonderful time at the camp! I will definitely be there next year!

Take care :)

You are one sneaky sneaker.

I mentioned around the campfire that another blogger had been loitering at the camp, and this lead to much speculation about who the sneaky blogger could be. Of course, now that you've posted, the speculation may grow... intense. Looking forward to sharing a beer and some stories around the fire next year. Oh - and if you play Volley-Hockey-ball, look out for Ali - she's a little intense.

Thanks for coming to the camp, and I'm glad you had a good time!
Prosp, I'm 99% sure she was referring to the dog fountain meetup Thursday night....NOT the secret blogger making sure we all weren't bat shit crazy at camp.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1155 on: October 23, 2017, 06:59:09 AM »
Oh yeah! I have the wrong event!

Sorry about that!!! Now I need to figure who I'm talking to!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1156 on: October 23, 2017, 07:08:51 AM »
I was the lurker at the meet-up but have now made an account :).

Welcome! So, did you decide we were weird or not weird? 

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1157 on: October 23, 2017, 08:09:57 AM »
I've posted in our ultra-secret Camp thread but want to publicly declare what an amazing job Prospector did in organizing the first-ever CMC. So much passion, energy, and thought went into every detail both large and small. It was a fantastic Camp and Prospector did all the work in setting the stage for us to make connections, learn new things, and get inspired.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1158 on: October 23, 2017, 09:29:59 AM »
I've posted in our ultra-secret Camp thread but want to publicly declare what an amazing job Prospector did in organizing the first-ever CMC. So much passion, energy, and thought went into every detail both large and small. It was a fantastic Camp and Prospector did all the work in setting the stage for us to make connections, learn new things, and get inspired.

You were awesome, too, Elaine!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1159 on: October 23, 2017, 09:32:02 AM »
Everyone was awesome.

Prospector was especially wonderfully awesome.

Amazing weekend. :)
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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1160 on: October 23, 2017, 09:36:03 AM »
Stop making me blush guys. As Axecleaver said in his secrets to success, I just showed up and did my job.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1161 on: October 23, 2017, 01:32:03 PM »
It was an incredible weekend. For those of you who have met forum folks before, I'm sure it was a very good weekend. For me, it was practically revolutionary. Prospector, I really can't thank you enough.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1162 on: October 23, 2017, 10:07:30 PM »
I had a wonderful time at camp. It was my first real meetup. It turns out my family and friends are wrong, and you Internet strangers are a fine bunch.

The food was great! Good job in picking that locale, Prospector.

Many thanks to our dear leader Prospector for keeping on top of things both before and during camp.

And also to Elaine for the money laundering.

Ellefiji did a great job with the carpools. Everything went perfectly on that front. I'd also like to thank those that provided me with a ride, you know who you are.

Now if I can just get that decompression started...


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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1163 on: October 24, 2017, 08:59:47 AM »
I was the lurker at the meet-up but have now made an account :).

Welcome! So, did you decide we were weird or not weird?

I decided that CMC people were a perfect amount of weird! Also, I put No Sheep For You on hold at the library, thanks for the recommendation!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1164 on: November 01, 2017, 03:39:40 PM »
CMC-Toronto 2018 bunk lottery now open here: https://goo.gl/forms/4LzqbxwJHi4CreQG2

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1165 on: November 01, 2017, 03:50:51 PM »
CMC-Toronto 2018 bunk lottery now open here: https://goo.gl/forms/4LzqbxwJHi4CreQG2

Awesome! Put in for Ali and I.  :)

(No Annabelle this time... she'll stay with the grandparents.) 
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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1166 on: November 10, 2017, 01:26:15 PM »
CMC-Toronto 2018 bunk lottery now open here: https://goo.gl/forms/4LzqbxwJHi4CreQG2

Awesome! Put in for Ali and I.  :)

(No Annabelle this time... she'll stay with the grandparents.)

What about BabySpy2.0?

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1167 on: November 10, 2017, 08:22:58 PM »
CMC-Toronto 2018 bunk lottery now open here: https://goo.gl/forms/4LzqbxwJHi4CreQG2

Awesome! Put in for Ali and I.  :)

(No Annabelle this time... she'll stay with the grandparents.)

What about BabySpy2.0?

If we get win the lottery for tickets, Babyspy 2 will very likely come (that'd be too much time apart for one that young, in our opinion), but babies are much easier to rock and still participate fully than a toddler who needs much more attention.  :)

Annabelle was MUCH easier at CM Seattle 3 & 4 (not born yet for 1 & 2) than she was at CM*TO 1.
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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1168 on: November 12, 2017, 09:27:03 AM »
Auberge Prospy basement dwellers will be pleased to know that the motion light has been reallocated to the play room and removed from the stairs.

Peace be unto those sleeping in the basement.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1169 on: November 12, 2017, 10:11:25 AM »
Auberge Prospy basement dwellers will be pleased to know that the motion light has been reallocated to the play room and removed from the stairs.

Peace be unto those sleeping in the basement.

The huddled masses of the basement thank the most benevolent dictator for his skill and determination. May those who return marvel at your work.



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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1170 on: November 13, 2017, 06:16:24 AM »
Auberge Prospy basement dwellers will be pleased to know that the motion light has been reallocated to the play room and removed from the stairs.

Peace be unto those sleeping in the basement.
this will greatly please any future basement dwellers!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1171 on: November 13, 2017, 06:28:30 AM »
Dibs on the upstairs room! (An upstairs room?)

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1172 on: November 13, 2017, 06:30:28 PM »
I am pleased to announce our second confirmed speaker for CM*TO2018...

Canuck ExPat will be returning to run another session on FIRE... or on living on your own terms... or on which beer he prefers to sip while contemplating why the rest of the world is working while he is playing.

Related: 60 entries in the lottery so far...

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1173 on: November 14, 2017, 07:43:30 AM »
Woohoo! This was the most personally useful session, and I know a lot of other people got something out of it.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1174 on: November 14, 2017, 09:00:46 AM »
I WANT TO KNOW THESE THINGS!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1175 on: December 01, 2017, 05:49:24 AM »
CM*TO 2018 lottery closes to entries tonight precisely at: Whatever O'clock I get around to it.

Currently have 85 entries in the lottery representing just over 100 people (some couples/families). There will be about 75 bunks available.

I suggest entering quickly rather than hoping for a wait-list spot. AFAIK, this is the only CM offering bell tower Karaoke. And definitely the only one with VolleyHockeyBall.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1176 on: December 01, 2017, 07:51:32 AM »
CM*TO 2018 lottery closes to entries tonight precisely at: Whatever O'clock I get around to it.

Currently have 85 entries in the lottery representing just over 100 people (some couples/families). There will be about 75 bunks available.

I suggest entering quickly rather than hoping for a wait-list spot. AFAIK, this is the only CM offering bell tower Karaoke. And definitely the only one with VolleyHockeyBall.

And possibly the only one with hula hoops??

Fingers crossed...

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1177 on: December 02, 2017, 12:02:43 PM »
The entry form for the bunk lottery is now closed. We will do the lottery by Dec 15th. Watch your inbox!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1178 on: January 15, 2018, 07:44:16 AM »
Important question... who is putting their CMC toque to use this week?

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1179 on: January 15, 2018, 08:10:23 AM »
Wore it in this morning, though I probably should have had a balaclava under it XD

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1180 on: January 15, 2018, 02:13:47 PM »
It is the middle of summer. Going to be 38C here on Friday. If I wore my toque my brains would fry!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1181 on: January 15, 2018, 02:17:46 PM »
I wore it at camp Fi... In Florida.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1182 on: January 15, 2018, 03:43:16 PM »
I wore it at camp Fi... In Florida.

Did they hand out bikinis there?

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1183 on: January 15, 2018, 05:44:27 PM »
I went to Camp FI last weekend. Even Florida got cold! I didn't wear my toque there but I did wear it camping this past weekend in Central Florida. It was coooooold... so cold we had to abort the camping trip a day early.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1184 on: January 15, 2018, 11:28:57 PM »
I wore my CMC 2017 t-shirt.  It reminded me of how much fun that weekend was!  It also reminded me that I have to wait another eight months for CM*TO. 

I suggest a house party at Prospector's, in the meantime.  We can hula hoop and play Civ.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1185 on: January 17, 2018, 02:22:42 PM »
Important question... who is putting their CMC toque to use this week?

I honestly wear it every day.  It keeps me warm and no one has any idea what it represents... Only me...

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1186 on: January 17, 2018, 02:29:54 PM »
Important question... who is putting their CMC toque to use this week?

I honestly wear it every day.  It keeps me warm and no one has any idea what it represents... Only me...

I wear it pretty much every day too. Except not this weekend when it was TOO WARM OUTSIDE! (sorry, not sorry)

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1187 on: January 20, 2018, 08:41:19 AM »
Mine falls off my head. Like it pops off. Almost like it's too small, but that makes no sense because half my hats are from the children's section.

Please explain more

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« Reply #1188 on: January 20, 2018, 08:51:08 AM »
Mine falls off my head. Like it pops off. Almost like it's too small, but that makes no sense because half my hats are from the children's section.

Please explain more

I can't explain, but I have a similar issue!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1189 on: January 20, 2018, 09:00:12 AM »
Mine falls off my head. Like it pops off. Almost like it's too small, but that makes no sense because half my hats are from the children's section.

Please explain more

Guy90 started calling me Tippy because it would ride up until it looked like a condom tip.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1190 on: January 20, 2018, 10:23:37 AM »
Mine falls off my head. Like it pops off. Almost like it's too small, but that makes no sense because half my hats are from the children's section.

Please explain more

Guy90 started calling me Tippy because it would ride up until it looked like a condom tip.

Wear it with pride.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1191 on: January 20, 2018, 10:27:40 AM »
Protection from the cold. It fits. Or should.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1192 on: January 20, 2018, 11:00:43 AM »
Mine falls off my head. Like it pops off. Almost like it's too small, but that makes no sense because half my hats are from the children's section.

Please explain more

Guy90 started calling me Tippy because it would ride up until it looked like a condom tip.

All tuques do that to me.  I just pull my jacket hood over top it.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1193 on: January 20, 2018, 01:03:18 PM »
Mine falls off my head. Like it pops off. Almost like it's too small, but that makes no sense because half my hats are from the children's section.

Please explain more

I can't explain, but I have a similar issue!
EASY!!!

When you put them on they need to stretch. A good had bounces back into shape after it has stretched. These are good hats. Because your head gradually gets larger, the further down the hat is the further down parts of the hat are stretched more, and will try to bounce back more. This is common to most tuques. However, the camp logo was put at the point where it has to stretch the most and it was sewn in a way that makes it less stretchable that the rest of the tuque. As a result, that part of the tuque is trying to bounce back even harder. Your tuque will ride up your head until the embroidery is above the stretch/bounce back part of your head.

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1194 on: January 20, 2018, 03:15:02 PM »
Is tuque Australian for toque?

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1195 on: January 20, 2018, 03:18:21 PM »
Is tuque Australian for toque?
I'm not at all sure WHAT the word is - these Canadians seem to spell it both ways!

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1196 on: January 20, 2018, 03:21:18 PM »
tuque is what the word sounds like. And the french spelling.

Toque is the english spelling, but it still should be said Too - k

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Re: Camp Mustache Canada - 2017
« Reply #1197 on: January 20, 2018, 03:24:08 PM »
We call it a beanie - and have a festival for them https://www.beaniefest.org/