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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1000 on: January 17, 2021, 12:24:45 PM »
Even though you guys are 250 miles away from me I must say I've had a blast the few times I've come.

The over night deal was my fav.. When was that like 3 years ago?

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1001 on: January 17, 2021, 01:32:17 PM »
Even though you guys are 250 miles away from me I must say I've had a blast the few times I've come.

The over night deal was my fav.. When was that like 3 years ago?
The 2017 get together was great fun, indeed.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1002 on: January 20, 2021, 06:20:37 PM »
When we can meet again, I'll come up again.  I had fun.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1003 on: January 22, 2021, 11:02:24 AM »
Man, I'd totally be up for another meetup, if this COVID stuff wasn't so awful right now.

Post-vaccine, I'm totally down for hosting stuff. :)

Would also be up for an outdoor six-feet apart, masks on meetup in the meantime.

I am down for an outdoor, social distanced meetup. Anyone else?

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1004 on: January 22, 2021, 09:08:32 PM »
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So sad my fiancť and I missed this last year! Please let us know about the next one, we just bought the game scrabble to play that we can bring!

Canít wait for the next Seattle Mustachian meetup!

Same!  It's really, really hard to believe that was over a year ago.  I hope you're all staying safe!

I look forward to seeing you all again IRL.  In the meantime, I've been doing virtual meetups about once a month through the ChooseFI Seattle Facebook group.
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1005 on: January 28, 2021, 11:48:36 AM »
Any way we can meet up safely, I am down. How have the virtual meetings been? @firemondays

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1006 on: March 26, 2021, 01:46:14 PM »
PTF - I'm in the greater Seattle area, would love to get together once it's safe to do so!

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1007 on: April 20, 2021, 07:03:59 PM »
I'd love to do a meetup.

Willing to do:
1) Indoor hangout (game night?) for <=8 people, all at least two weeks past final vaccination, or
2) An outdoor, social distanced, masked meetup for anyone.

Anyone else wanting to do either of those?

Totally willing to do either even if it's just like 3 of us (even better?) expressing interest, so let me know!  :)
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« Reply #1008 on: April 20, 2021, 07:24:15 PM »
Always interested. I will be good for indoor two weeks from Thursday.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1009 on: April 20, 2021, 07:39:50 PM »
I'm local now. (Silverdale) May 15 will be my two-weeks-past-2nd-vacc day, but I'm currently planning to keep playing the distance & mask game and only slowly ease my restrictions.

I'd be up for an outdoor masked meet but not yet (or in May) ready for indoors or unmasked.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1010 on: April 20, 2021, 08:19:17 PM »
I'm interested. In exactly 1 week, I'll be 2 weeks post jab #2.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1011 on: May 04, 2021, 09:53:03 AM »
I'd love to meet some people in this group.

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« Reply #1012 on: May 05, 2021, 11:39:54 PM »
Any way we can meet up safely, I am down. How have the virtual meetings been? @firemondays

Sorry for the long delay!  I just noticed your question.

They've been pretty good when we've had them but they've been a bit sporadic.

There's a new Mustachian effort which is starting to take form!  Check out this Meetup - open to all.  I've attended a couple meetings and they've been good.  It's still pretty new.  It's mostly younger folks with a lot of great insight and thoughts.  People are generally either FI/nearly FI/have a clear line of sight to FI but haven't yet FIRED:

https://www.meetup.com/allfireconnect/

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1013 on: May 05, 2021, 11:45:07 PM »
I'd be happy to meet up in person, too. 

I get my second Fauci ouchie on 5/14, so should be good to meet up with other vaccinated folks on 5/28+!

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1014 on: May 06, 2021, 08:13:08 PM »
Anyone fully vaccinated and up for a game night in Lynnwood with a small group of us next Friday the 14th?

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1015 on: May 06, 2021, 09:20:10 PM »
I'm another week out but keep throwing out the invites.

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« Reply #1016 on: May 08, 2021, 09:18:48 AM »
What type of board games do you guys play?  We used to get together on the Microsoft campus and play stuff like Imperial, Medina, Powergrid, Puerto Rico, etc.

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« Reply #1017 on: May 08, 2021, 02:04:53 PM »
What type of board games do you guys play?  We used to get together on the Microsoft campus and play stuff like Imperial, Medina, Powergrid, Puerto Rico, etc.

Depends on the group how casual or hardcore, but we definitely play Eurogames like those listed. :)

Social deduction games are also fun, as are more casual ones. The Mustachian meetups are mostly an excuse to hang out and chat, but there's also more hardcore gaming ones if you're more about that.
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1018 on: May 08, 2021, 03:30:22 PM »
Depends on the group how casual or hardcore, but we definitely play Eurogames like those listed. :)

Social deduction games are also fun, as are more casual ones. The Mustachian meetups are mostly an excuse to hang out and chat, but there's also more hardcore gaming ones if you're more about that.

Sounds great!  Unfortunately I am in eastern Washington now so it is like  7 hours to Lynnwood (but they do have a Chic-Fil-A so there is that).  Ah well, wish you guys fun times!

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1019 on: May 09, 2021, 01:50:52 PM »
Iím looking forward to seeing yíall when I can. Still have another four weeks to go (and it canít pass fast enough)!

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« Reply #1020 on: May 11, 2021, 08:50:51 AM »
Joining the thread, as I see you've had some meetups in Bellingham, which happens to be where we're moving (to coastFIRE) in a couple of months.  Might be up for the occasional Seattle-area meetup if the situation is right, since we'll be down that way from time to time.

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« Reply #1021 on: May 11, 2021, 10:29:00 AM »
Joining the thread, as I see you've had some meetups in Bellingham, which happens to be where we're moving (to coastFIRE) in a couple of months.  Might be up for the occasional Seattle-area meetup if the situation is right, since we'll be down that way from time to time.
I'll be spending more time in B'ham in the coming years as I shift to coast mode as well. Do you have housing lined up there yet? The market is stupid insane there right now.

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« Reply #1022 on: May 12, 2021, 06:22:09 AM »
Joining the thread, as I see you've had some meetups in Bellingham, which happens to be where we're moving (to coastFIRE) in a couple of months.  Might be up for the occasional Seattle-area meetup if the situation is right, since we'll be down that way from time to time.
I'll be spending more time in B'ham in the coming years as I shift to coast mode as well. Do you have housing lined up there yet? The market is stupid insane there right now.

Don't I know it.  Yes, we purchased a house up there, remotely, in this crazy market.  I saw that the current median time on market for a listing in Bellingham is 5 days.  Feeling very lucky to have scored our new place.  Not feeling quite as lucky to be paying for two houses right now, but it beat the alternative of scrambling for housing around our move date and likely forcing the kids to move a second time.  The earlier purchase is allowing us to take care of some much-needed work around the place before we move in, so it's not all bad.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1023 on: August 04, 2021, 10:48:05 PM »
Friday August 20 anyone?
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1024 on: August 05, 2021, 09:34:59 AM »
Friday August 20 anyone?
I'd be in. This is right in the middle of our month long stay in Olympia. We would love to meet some Seattle area mustachians!

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« Reply #1025 on: August 05, 2021, 02:25:50 PM »
Friday the 20th might work for me.

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« Reply #1026 on: August 05, 2021, 04:08:04 PM »
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1027 on: August 06, 2021, 12:20:35 AM »
Friday August 20 anyone?
Interested.  Whereabouts?

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« Reply #1028 on: August 06, 2021, 10:20:56 AM »
Friday August 20 anyone?

Yes! I'd be up for an outdoor meetup.

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« Reply #1029 on: August 06, 2021, 10:49:06 AM »
I am interested!

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« Reply #1030 on: August 06, 2021, 12:55:24 PM »
I'm also interested!

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1031 on: August 07, 2021, 09:19:16 AM »
Cool, sounds like quite a few of us! :)

I'll throw out an idea, but open to other proposals.

Green Lake at 6pm?
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1032 on: August 12, 2021, 06:11:22 PM »
Cool, I'm in!

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« Reply #1033 on: August 12, 2021, 09:05:06 PM »
Green Lake at 6pm sounds good to me! We're only 8 days it, if anyone has alternative suggestions.

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« Reply #1034 on: August 15, 2021, 09:19:19 PM »
I'll throw out an idea, but open to other proposals.

Green Lake at 6pm?

Iíd have a slight preference for gasworks, but either spot is okay by me.

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« Reply #1035 on: August 16, 2021, 03:48:56 PM »
I'm likely out for this one, but if my travel plans get cancelled due to smoke I'll try to stop by.

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1036 on: August 17, 2021, 02:49:45 PM »
Hi Everyone Ė my name is Brian Quist, Iím a videographer doing a profile about Joe for the website MarketWatch. 

The video is part of a series called FIRE STARTERS that I have been working on for the last few years.  You can see some of these videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_a94DOaytb06h2C_w0vAwsptyqS3z2Xe

On this Friday, Iíll be filming Joe at this meetup at Greenlake and would love to film with those of you who are joining.  If anyone does not want to be filmed, I will respect that and will avoid filming them.  If you have more questions feel free to ask here or we can discuss in person on Friday. 

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« Reply #1037 on: August 17, 2021, 03:46:06 PM »
Not being from the area, is there anything I need to know about Green Lake? Is there just one parking lot and the meet up spot will be obvious?

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« Reply #1038 on: August 17, 2021, 03:55:26 PM »
Not being from the area, is there anything I need to know about Green Lake? Is there just one parking lot and the meet up spot will be obvious?

Good question!

There is two parking lots.

Park in the one on the east side, and we'll hang out in the grass nearby?

Here's an address you can Google Maps: Green Lake Play Field, 7201 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98115

Actually, thinking about it, Friday at that time parking will probably be difficult to get. Likely will have to just find street parking nearby and meet near there. (Except for the hardcores like @FiveSigmas who just bike everywhere and put the rest of us to shame!)
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1039 on: August 20, 2021, 01:10:58 PM »
We're excited to see folks this evening!

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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1040 on: August 20, 2021, 07:01:19 PM »
I'm in the field whose address is above, between the blue and white volleyball nets.
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1041 on: August 20, 2021, 07:24:20 PM »
Walking around the park trying to find the volleyball nets now.

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« Reply #1042 on: August 20, 2021, 07:55:19 PM »
Had a last minute family thing that needed to take priority -- sorry to miss you guys, and hope to make the next one!

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« Reply #1043 on: August 21, 2021, 10:57:54 AM »
It was great to meet you guys! Letís go on a hike sometime!

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« Reply #1044 on: August 21, 2021, 01:01:16 PM »
It was great to meet you guys! Letís go on a hike sometime!

Yeah, it was nice hanging out with y'all. I'm glad we finally got to meet Mr. & Mrs. Green!

Sorry we missed you, @lhamo and @seattlecyclone. Hopefully we'll catch you next time.

I'm definitely up for hikes/puzzle-hunts/whatever. I'll PM you details.

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« Reply #1045 on: August 21, 2021, 02:00:01 PM »
Agreed, thanks everyone!

Also up for hikes/puzzles/games. Will be in touch. :)
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Re: Seattle area meet up
« Reply #1046 on: September 01, 2021, 12:18:35 AM »
I'll have to keep an eye on this thread now that I'm yet another Seattleite on the forum. 

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« Reply #1047 on: September 08, 2021, 11:10:47 AM »
Just moved up to Seattle and so joining this thread! Would love to hang out with some area Mustachians -- I was able to do that in my last city and it was always fun.

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« Reply #1048 on: September 09, 2021, 09:03:13 AM »
I'll have to keep an eye on this thread now that I'm yet another Seattleite on the forum. 

Just moved up to Seattle

Welcome! Looking forward to meeting you both. :)
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