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sunnyca

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #250 on: February 13, 2015, 11:56:04 AM »
Volleyball.. shudders. Haha. Not my sport. Sun, works. Next Sat., I bow out.

Sunday works well for me.  Like Chippewa, not a volleyball fan (too uncoordinated).

Hike and a meal?

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #251 on: February 13, 2015, 03:11:13 PM »
I would be in for Sunday,
Fortunately for my employer, I DO goof off while code is busy compiling...
Perfectly valid reason, and it keeps me sane...

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #252 on: February 13, 2015, 03:17:09 PM »
I could do Sunday.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #253 on: February 13, 2015, 03:21:24 PM »
Yay! Sunday it is.

It'll be kind of warm that day, so how about sticking somewhere closer to the coast, like Crystal Cove?  Any other suggestions are welcome, too. 

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #254 on: February 13, 2015, 03:29:25 PM »
Sounds good to me. I've been wanting to hit the beach for awhile. Here its going to be perfect weather for it.
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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #255 on: February 13, 2015, 04:01:41 PM »
Crystal Cove might work.  Where do you park around there?

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #256 on: February 13, 2015, 04:42:03 PM »
Crystal Cove might work.  Where do you park around there?

Mike

I park at the shopping center nearby and walk over, but if anyone knows a better meeting spot, I'm all for it.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #257 on: February 13, 2015, 04:55:45 PM »
I know nothing. Need addy. And time. :)
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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #258 on: February 13, 2015, 07:14:20 PM »
I can make it on Sunday if I can get a ride. Anyone live near [my location]?
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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #259 on: February 13, 2015, 08:17:51 PM »
Ouch. That would be a $75 uber ride coming from Venice.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #260 on: February 13, 2015, 09:47:33 PM »
Crystal Cove might work.  Where do you park around there?

Mike

Mike, do you want to pick a meeting spot?  I'm thinking maybe 10 or so, if that works for everyone. 

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #261 on: February 15, 2015, 03:43:56 AM »
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Coastal+Peak+Park/@33.605216,-117.803666,649m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x80dce71ec36bc1d7:0x4665481a7498ea10

Here's the meeting spot for Crystal Cove that was talked about last time... Coastal Peak Park, right at the North / west side entrance to Crystal Cove Park.
To reach it, either take the 1 PCH, and go up Newport Coast Dr.
Or if you take the 405 S -> 73 S then get off at University or MacArthur before the toll starts!!!
Plenty of space for free parking.
Hope to see you all there! Annnd, Hope I don't sleep in... >.<

I can make it on Sunday if I can get a ride. Anyone live near Cypress?
WhoopWhooop, I can come pick you up since no one volunteered themselves. Message me an address I can pick you up at, I'll send you my phone number.
Otherwise, lemme know if you decide to not go....
or if I sleep in there might be no choice for you...
...but then Sunny would totally kill me.... scaryyy :O

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #262 on: February 15, 2015, 10:22:51 AM »
Shoot for next week when there's more time to plan?  Message boards were down for me yesterday.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #263 on: February 15, 2015, 10:59:00 AM »
Shoot for next week when there's more time to plan?  Message boards were down for me yesterday.

Mike
Fair enough. Maybe next week then..

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #264 on: February 15, 2015, 12:58:43 PM »
The above meeting place Shor pointed out is a good hike with some nice ocean and mountain views and free, abundant parking. The downside is that no dogs are allowed on that particular one.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #265 on: February 15, 2015, 01:25:29 PM »
The above meeting place Shor pointed out is a good hike with some nice ocean and mountain views and free, abundant parking. The downside is that no dogs are allowed on that particular one.

Mike

It sounds like a nice place, even if dogs aren't allowed there.  Zoe can hang out at home with a rawhide or something. 

Crystal Cove works, then.  What day next week works best for everyone?

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #266 on: February 15, 2015, 02:42:27 PM »
How about next Saturday at 10:00 AM? 

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #267 on: February 15, 2015, 04:03:04 PM »
Works for me.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #268 on: February 17, 2015, 04:33:13 PM »
I'll be there!
But how will we pace ourselves without Zoe commanding us to take breaks? :P

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #269 on: February 18, 2015, 04:46:21 PM »
Shor is driving me. Hooray!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #270 on: February 18, 2015, 04:54:13 PM »
Shor,

I think Sunny has a cat.  I think only dogs aren't allowed on that particular hike.  The cat could sub for Zoe.

Actually the sign, if one were to read it explicitly, says to the effect "No German Shepherds," which would not include Zoe.

Mike
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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #271 on: February 18, 2015, 09:53:53 PM »
Shor is driving me. Hooray!

Awesome!!  We're looking forward to meeting you! :)

Shor,

I think Sunny has a cat.  I think only dogs aren't allowed on that particular hike.  The cat could sub for Zoe.

Actually the sign, if one were to read it explicitly, says to the effect "No German Shepherds," which would not include Zoe.

Mike


I think I should follow Mike's interpretation and bring Zoe along on Saturday.  If a ranger drives by and tries to ticket us, Mike can explain his German Shepherd theory. :P

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #272 on: February 19, 2015, 10:16:13 AM »
Those little felt reindeer antlers dogs wear at Christmas is an alternate idea for minimizing Zoe's likelihood for getting caught.

Mike


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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #273 on: February 20, 2015, 12:30:38 PM »
I think Zoe's gotten wind of the fact that I'm planning on going on a hike without her.  I foresee a trip/fall in my future preventing me from going tomorrow...

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #274 on: February 21, 2015, 08:39:07 AM »
See you guys soon, hope everyone can make it!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #275 on: February 21, 2015, 08:51:13 AM »
Yep, see you there.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #276 on: February 21, 2015, 10:54:19 AM »
Agh!  Running about 15 minutes late. Sorry guys!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #277 on: February 22, 2015, 10:52:23 PM »
Great meetup on Saturday!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #278 on: February 23, 2015, 07:38:20 AM »
Vultures were literally circling us on the hike but everyone made it.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #279 on: February 23, 2015, 10:11:43 PM »
Great meetup on Saturday!

Aww... No awesome meetup synopsis?  :/

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #280 on: February 24, 2015, 11:32:26 AM »
I really enjoyed meeting you guys! It makes me look a fool for avoiding these meetups for a year. haha

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #281 on: February 24, 2015, 11:37:34 AM »
Great meetup on Saturday!

Aww... No awesome meetup synopsis?  :/

In the cold early morning light of a winter's day, four voyagers set forward on a mountain trek through the wilderness backcountry of the Southern California desert. Narrowly missing encounters with lizards the size of alligators and snakes the size of anacondas, the group persevered even though constantly circled by vultures, barely negotiating the Lord of the Rings-esque trek without injury and starvation.

And then we hit Sharky's up for lunch.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #282 on: February 24, 2015, 04:46:30 PM »
I really enjoyed meeting you guys! It makes me look a fool for avoiding these meetups for a year. haha

It was great meeting you too, WhoopWhoop!  We'll have to schedule another meetup soon. 

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #283 on: March 25, 2015, 08:11:54 AM »
Commenting from Long Beach so I can catch the next meet up :)  I love hiking too!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #284 on: March 25, 2015, 09:52:11 PM »
Chiming in from Lake Elsinore so I can keep up!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #285 on: April 05, 2015, 11:12:01 AM »
Following from Tustin -- down for a beach or hiking meet-up!

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #286 on: April 06, 2015, 10:41:24 AM »
Following from Tustin -- down for a beach or hiking meet-up!

Sweet!  I'm in Tustin, too. 

Seems like a good number of people are posting on this thread- may be time for another meetup soon!  Maybe in a few weeks? 

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #287 on: April 07, 2015, 10:18:34 AM »
I'm up for another meetup. The other ones were good fun.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #288 on: April 08, 2015, 09:00:04 AM »
Hi, I just moved to Corona del Mar and would love to join you guys on your next meet up. Leaving this post here so I can follow the chat.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #289 on: April 08, 2015, 09:39:50 AM »
I'm up for another meetup. The other ones were good fun.

Mike



Cool!  I'm thinking of maybe a meetup either the weekend of the 18th or 25th- which works better for everybody?  Maybe a moderate hike or something similar?

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #290 on: April 08, 2015, 10:21:55 AM »
Sounds good to me. Either date works.

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« Reply #291 on: April 08, 2015, 10:48:38 AM »
Weekend of 25th works for me

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #292 on: April 08, 2015, 11:04:06 AM »
Cool- any suggestions on where to go for a hike?

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #293 on: April 08, 2015, 12:02:10 PM »
Either weekend works for me.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #294 on: April 10, 2015, 09:45:07 AM »
Unless something changes, the better weekend will be the 25th.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #295 on: April 10, 2015, 02:19:40 PM »
Let's aim for the 25th then.

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #296 on: April 10, 2015, 04:12:55 PM »
The weekend of the 25th sounds good. 

Anyone want to suggest a good hike?  Maybe Black Star Canyon? :-)

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #297 on: April 10, 2015, 04:30:23 PM »
as long as we make it to the waterfall. ;)
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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #298 on: April 10, 2015, 11:40:17 PM »
Does the waterfall have water? I thought we were in a huge drought... ;)

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Re: Orange County Meetup
« Reply #299 on: April 11, 2015, 06:47:11 PM »
Hm. All these hiking spots are a long ways from me. If anyone's passing by *removed* and can pick me up, I have gas money!
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