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MoseyingAlong

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Anyone in Tucson?
« on: February 13, 2017, 11:57:13 PM »
If so, let's meet--up.

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2017, 08:33:55 AM »
I am, let's do this!

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2018, 12:32:32 AM »
Hi, I'll be moving to Tucson next month and would appreciate any tips & advice you can offer.

About me: Late twenties, I'll be earning 60k, office is downtown. I'm coming from the Bay Area and cannot believe how affordable the rent is. Do you suggest an apartment or renting a small house?

-A grateful Mustachian

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2018, 11:25:19 PM »
A bit late to this thread, but I'm in Tucson as well and would be up for a meet-up!

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2018, 08:53:55 PM »
I'm here too and I'm interested in a meet up.

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2018, 06:42:46 AM »
Alright, we can give this another whirl. Looking at my calendar I'm free the last two weekends in June.

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2018, 01:11:38 PM »
Alright, we can give this another whirl. Looking at my calendar I'm free the last two weekends in June.

I should be able to make that work too. Any suggestions on where to meet up?

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2018, 12:45:01 PM »
We are out of town June 23 weekend.  June 30 would work well.  My Retirement date is looking like July 6.  Mrs. HF alread already retired in March this of this year. So any time around the end of June through  July would work for us.
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grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2018, 05:53:11 PM »
Well, if there is someone almost ready to retire they need to be there, so let's make it Saturday, June 30th. Some ideas at different levels of mustachianism:

Meet up for a happy hour somewhere (social lubricant never hurts)

Reserve a library conference room and play games--this could happen at one of the many game stores, too.

I'd suggest a hike if it weren't so hot. We could always *gasp* drive to Mt. Lemmon for somewhat cooler temps. Same thing for an outdoor potluck dinner.


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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2018, 03:40:34 PM »
June 30 works for me and happy hour sounds like fun. :)

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2018, 10:19:01 PM »
Alright, so happy hour it is with one vote. I like both El Charro downtown and Blanco at La Encantada. Any other suggestions?

Also, I have another event on June 30th, so I was wondering if we could switch to meeting up on Sunday, July 1st? If not, I could still meet at 3pm, I just wouldn't be able to stay for too long.

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2018, 08:15:48 AM »
Alright, so happy hour it is with one vote. I like both El Charro downtown and Blanco at La Encantada. Any other suggestions?

Also, I have another event on June 30th, so I was wondering if we could switch to meeting up on Sunday, July 1st? If not, I could still meet at 3pm, I just wouldn't be able to stay for too long.

Either day works for us.  Blanco's is one of our favorites, so we vote for that one. 
Mrs HF retired on March 27 and my date is July 6 , so this is the perfect time for  a meet up

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2018, 01:28:26 PM »
Alright, so let's do the meetup 3pm, Sunday July 1st. Happy hour at Blanco. Post if you plan on coming and also if you are brining anyone so we know approximately how many seats we will need.

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Tucson Meetup July 1
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2018, 06:39:07 AM »
Two weeks out--hope everyone has it on their calendars!
« Last Edit: June 17, 2018, 06:45:21 AM by grundomatic »

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2018, 08:40:55 AM »
I'll be there!

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2018, 03:22:45 PM »
Planning to attend. See you guys/gals there next Sunday.
Angela

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #16 on: July 01, 2018, 10:50:50 AM »
Looking forward to the meet-up this afternoon, any suggestions on how to identify the group?

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #17 on: July 01, 2018, 11:27:50 AM »
I've got big sideburns and I'm wearing a light blue thanksgiving run t-shirt today...don't have a giant mustache sculpture or anything to put on the table.

EngineeringFI

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #18 on: July 01, 2018, 02:31:32 PM »
Good to know, see you all soon

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #19 on: July 01, 2018, 08:02:46 PM »
Alright gang, that was a great first meetup, looking forward to doing it again!

As we spoke about briefly we are looking at doing a potluck dinner at our place next month for the meetup. Does Aug 18th work for everyone that is interested in coming?

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #20 on: July 01, 2018, 08:30:38 PM »
Had a great time meeting you all, and hopefully the 18th works for me!

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #21 on: July 03, 2018, 02:55:13 PM »
Hi all, I'm in Tucson as well and would like to attend the next meetup on 8/18, schedule permitting. Do you mind hosting a couple more? We'll bring a yummy dish. :)

grundomatic

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #22 on: August 04, 2018, 10:54:33 AM »
Okay everyone, we are two weeks away from our tentative date we set after the last meetup. We are still intending to host the event on the 18th unless that is just terrible for everyone. A few choices for time of the event:

1. Potluck brunch @ 11am
2. Potluck dinner  @ 5pm
3. After dinner drinks @ 7:30pm

I'll give everyone a week to give their input, and then I'll set the time next Saturday morning, after which I'll send our address to anyone that RSVPs. 

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2018, 10:41:14 PM »
Unfortunately, I'll be on a plane back from China on this day so I'm going to miss this meetup :(

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #24 on: August 11, 2018, 10:58:37 AM »
Looks like it might be a bust anyhow...I'm giving it until the end of today and then we are canceling if there are no responses. Feel free to message me if you want to get together when you are back and recovered. I have beer and board games.

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2018, 08:18:07 AM »
Alright, looks like there will be NO meetup next weekend due to a lack of interest.

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #26 on: August 13, 2018, 12:24:54 PM »
Some plans came up for me this weekend so I wouldn't be able to make it. However, I'm still interested in meeting up in the near future!

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Re: Anyone in Tucson?
« Reply #27 on: August 13, 2018, 08:06:07 PM »
Mrs HF and I retired July 6 at 61 and 58. We are part of the FIR community. Retired( but not early.)  We'd like to get together at some point with other MMM members.  Tucson is a great place to retire.  One of the more famous Fire Bloggers is based in Tucson. "ThinkSaveRetire"  https://thinksaveretire.com