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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #100 on: February 20, 2015, 01:24:06 PM »
I confirmed with my husband and we're in! Barring some unexpected coming up. :)
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #101 on: February 20, 2015, 02:45:45 PM »
Thanks for hosting huzar! I'm looking forward to it.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #102 on: February 21, 2015, 12:26:18 AM »
I'll do a final accounting this Sunday, so that I have a firmer headcount. For now, there is space, though I may be asking people who have folding chairs to bring one.

Also, keep in mind that this is going to be a small potluck. Bring something to share, or a six pack, or whatever moves your furniture :)

Will do. I do have some folding chairs too, so ask away.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #103 on: February 21, 2015, 12:09:53 PM »
We have folding chairs to bring, too.

Any theme on potluck dishes or a free for all?


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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #104 on: February 22, 2015, 12:28:58 AM »
Any theme on potluck dishes or a free for all?

No theme. I'm omnivorous. If you want, feel free to post up what you want to bring, or suggest a theme. I'm game for whatever.
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #105 on: February 22, 2015, 09:35:08 AM »
We're in for 2.  I'll bake cookies.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #106 on: February 22, 2015, 04:03:04 PM »
Just checking back for roll call, I'm in.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #107 on: February 22, 2015, 07:04:29 PM »
Wooooo, can't wait to meet you all on Saturday.

I'll be bringing the Mrs. along with a raspberry buttermilk cake.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #108 on: February 22, 2015, 10:15:33 PM »
OK, here's the headcount as I have it:
*huzar
*bigalsmith101 + DW
*Cressida
*hamsterman
*JoJo
*forkneedlepen + DH
*celticmyst08 + DH
*crazycatlady + DH
*Lisapants
*OSUMountaineer
*imustachemystache
*leontager

* means you have confirmed attendance.

I think that brings the total to 17. Not the most I've ever hosted at the house, but a good sized gathering. I'd say we're about full up, unless you posted earlier in the thread and I just completely missed it when you were doing your post. People not confirmed by EOD Wednesday will be dropped from the list.

I have 10 chairs, so people that have folding chairs (Cressida, forkneedlepen), please bring a total of eight more to be on the safe side. If you haven't confirmed (there's no * by your name), please confirm.
« Last Edit: February 25, 2015, 10:26:35 PM by huzar »
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #109 on: February 22, 2015, 10:39:55 PM »
Cool. I have 4 chairs I can bring. Regarding potluck, I'm leaning toward 7-layer dip. So if anyone wants to be lazy and bring tortilla chips, they will be needed. :)  Otherwise I'll bring those too.

Assuming SeattleStache confirms, I'll send private notes to them and to hamsterman about the ride. Should be in the next couple of days.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #110 on: February 22, 2015, 11:21:21 PM »
I posted earlier.  Is there room for me?  I'm small :)

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #111 on: February 22, 2015, 11:29:03 PM »
Ah, just noticed the thread.  I'm unavailable on the 28th, but I'm up for future events!

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #112 on: February 23, 2015, 12:04:55 AM »
I posted earlier.  Is there room for me?  I'm small :)

It is because you're small that I overlooked your earlier mail.

You're on the list as confirmed.
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #113 on: February 23, 2015, 10:45:19 PM »
Ha ha, thanks Huzar.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #114 on: February 24, 2015, 12:46:29 PM »
confirm for me (1)

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #115 on: February 24, 2015, 11:25:57 PM »
Looks like you forgot me huzar.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #116 on: February 25, 2015, 12:17:50 AM »
I plan to bring baked beans. They'll be vegetarian, if anyone cares.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #117 on: February 25, 2015, 01:00:47 AM »
confirm for me (1)

Got it.

Looks like you forgot me huzar.

Added you to the list, leontager
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #118 on: February 25, 2015, 02:03:19 PM »
Cool. I have 4 chairs I can bring. Regarding potluck, I'm leaning toward 7-layer dip. So if anyone wants to be lazy and bring tortilla chips, they will be needed. :)  Otherwise I'll bring those too.

Assuming SeattleStache confirms, I'll send private notes to them and to hamsterman about the ride. Should be in the next couple of days.
  Cressida, I went to Costco today and grabbed a huge bag of Tortilla chips.  We should be set.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #119 on: February 25, 2015, 04:00:19 PM »
It looks like I am in fact going out of town this weekend - so sad to miss it! I hope you all have a great time and hope to go to the next one.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #120 on: February 25, 2015, 04:04:00 PM »
It turns out that I'll be out of town this weekend.  I'll be there in spirit though.  Hopefully there will be another get together soon. 

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #121 on: February 25, 2015, 04:59:08 PM »
It looks like I am in fact going out of town this weekend - so sad to miss it! I hope you all have a great time and hope to go to the next one.

It turns out that I'll be out of town this weekend.  I'll be there in spirit though.  Hopefully there will be another get together soon.

I've noted both, thank you. Looks like we're down to 18 people now, possibly 17.
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #122 on: February 25, 2015, 10:27:56 PM »
OK, list is closed. People who did not confirm were struck from the list. We're at 17. See everyone around 2pm on Saturday.
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #123 on: February 26, 2015, 11:28:31 PM »
Dang, just saw this. Catch you guys next time around! (and/or at Camp Mustache!)

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #124 on: February 27, 2015, 12:26:15 AM »
I'm stoked! I'll have to figure out a dish to bring. That's the hard part. Wifey and I are excited to meet everyone else!
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #125 on: February 28, 2015, 03:07:12 PM »
Running late but on my way!

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #126 on: February 28, 2015, 07:51:27 PM »
Great to have met everyone. I had a blast, and I hope to meet you all again :)



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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #127 on: February 28, 2015, 08:03:28 PM »
We had a lot of fun! It was great to meet you all! Hopefully we can get together again sometime. :)
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #128 on: February 28, 2015, 10:02:18 PM »
It was great meeting you all.  Huzar, thanks so much for hosting.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #129 on: February 28, 2015, 10:25:07 PM »
Yes, huzar, thanks much. Also, in the photo, thank you for capturing only my hand (and not the rest of me) in the act of sticking food in my mouth.  :)  I think that was the raspberry cake, which was very good.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #130 on: February 28, 2015, 11:25:23 PM »
It was great meeting up with everyone today. It was so nice hearing so many different stories and perspectives. Huzar, thank you for being such a gracious host. I am looking forward to future meet ups!

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« Reply #131 on: February 28, 2015, 11:38:24 PM »
Thank you Huzar for hosting and opening your house to all us strangers!  It was finally great to meet up with like minded individuals, I can tell my wolf pack will be expanding.  I really appreciated all the candid conversation and food!  Already looking forward to the next meetup, keep stack'n!

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #132 on: February 28, 2015, 11:46:32 PM »
BTW, lisapants, judging by that first photo I posted, I think the blue travel mug left behind at my place is yours.

I think that's the only unclaimed item. There were two blue camping chairs, but bigalsmith101 realized that his land yacht was lacking a little junk in the trunk and came back for them.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2015, 11:48:56 PM by huzar »
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« Reply #133 on: March 01, 2015, 01:08:35 AM »
Looks like you guys had a great gathering and a great time!  Sorry I missed it.  Hope I'll have the chance to host another meet-up sometime in the next few months!
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #134 on: March 01, 2015, 10:28:38 AM »
We thoroughly enjoyed meeting everyone yesterday!  Thank you so much Marcin for being such a gracious and generous host.  And also for having such a fabulous dog.  It is great talking to like minded people and we hope to see all of you again soon.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #135 on: March 01, 2015, 11:10:19 AM »
Hmm...Mustachians look kinda...like normal people. ;)

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #136 on: March 01, 2015, 11:53:52 AM »

Hmm...Mustachians look kinda...like normal people. ;)
Looks can be deceiving ;)
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« Reply #137 on: March 01, 2015, 11:56:19 AM »
Hmm...Mustachians look kinda...like normal people. ;)
Looks can be deceiving ;)

That guy in the orange looks oversized. A bit larger than normal. Kinda ugly too.
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #138 on: March 01, 2015, 12:32:41 PM »
That guy in the orange looks oversized. A bit larger than normal. Kinda ugly too.

Well, I wasn't going to be the first one to say anything, but now that you mention it...
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #139 on: March 01, 2015, 07:41:14 PM »
BTW, lisapants, judging by that first photo I posted, I think the blue travel mug left behind at my place is yours.

You are right huzar. I'll msg you about picking it up sometime this week. Thanks for hosting too! It was great to meet everyone and I'm looking forward to the next one.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #140 on: March 02, 2015, 01:25:19 PM »
Great meeting you all, and thanks again for hosting Marcin.

Erica and I look forward to trying to get a barbecue together in a couple of months. Will keep you all posted!


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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #141 on: March 22, 2015, 12:53:42 PM »
Hi all.  I'm one of the Camp Mustache organizers, and MMM is interested in having a Seattle Meetup on the evening of Thursday May 21st (the night before Camp Mustache).  I'll be pretty busy then, but we were wondering if anyone else here would like to organize a meet up for that day. This is what he had in mind:

"I was thinking of showing up a day early  to do some fun some stuff in Seattle first, and maybe even hosting a general-purpose meetup in a nice park somewhere central (weather permitting, otherwise it could be a house or pub). Then the next day I could carpool up to Camp with anybody willing. Our Seattle day could even start with a group bike ride that anyone would be free to join".

Feel free to post here if you have any ideas.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #142 on: March 22, 2015, 02:40:50 PM »
Looks like you all had fun!  Hope to make it to the next one if my schedule permits. 

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« Reply #143 on: March 23, 2015, 01:07:29 AM »
"I was thinking of showing up a day early  to do some fun some stuff in Seattle first, and maybe even hosting a general-purpose meetup in a nice park somewhere central (weather permitting, otherwise it could be a house or pub). Then the next day I could carpool up to Camp with anybody willing. Our Seattle day could even start with a group bike ride that anyone would be free to join".

Feel free to post here if you have any ideas.

A bike ride on The Burke starting or ending at Gas Works Park would be my vote.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #144 on: March 23, 2015, 09:13:13 PM »
We had a meet up at Gasworks park a few years ago and it was gorgeous.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #145 on: March 24, 2015, 09:57:14 AM »
Gasworks and ride on the Burke sounds like an obvious and pretty easy to organize. How long a ride were people thinking of, and is there a rough idea of schedule?

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #146 on: March 24, 2015, 10:19:39 AM »
Gasworks Park is always a good idea! DH and I don't have bikes (boo) but we could meet up for a picnic or something.
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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #147 on: March 24, 2015, 12:52:41 PM »
Fremont Brewery is nearby too in case of less favorable weather. It's kid friendly so all could join.

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Re: Seattle area meet up idea
« Reply #148 on: March 24, 2015, 03:20:49 PM »
Gasworks park would be fun, and it would give kids something to do.

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« Reply #149 on: March 24, 2015, 08:41:58 PM »
Fremont Brewery is nearby too in case of less favorable weather. It's kid friendly so all could join.

The co-founder is a grad school friend of mine.  Maybe I can negotiate a MMM discount? 
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