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Re: Willamette Valley Mustachians (Oregon)
« Reply #50 on: February 08, 2014, 08:27:51 PM »
Yeah I'd have to agree.. its pretty nasty down here in Corvallis.

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« Reply #51 on: February 08, 2014, 08:51:43 PM »
Alright folks, sounds like rescheduling is a good idea. Tim and I could host it next Sunday instead if that works for people. Thoughts? Feel free to email the list about it (I find that to be easier than posting here, but either is really fine).

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« Reply #52 on: February 09, 2014, 08:23:45 AM »
I emailed, but I thought I'd post here as well since we're kind of planning in two places.  I just wanted to say that next Sunday works for me.  And that I'm planning to bring potato leek soup.  And maybe I'll make biscuits to go with it.  Soup needs biscuits!

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« Reply #53 on: February 09, 2014, 11:57:21 AM »
Works for me.

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« Reply #54 on: February 10, 2014, 08:02:08 AM »
I'll be out of town next Sunday. Ironically, we'd planned a trip months ago to go snow camping! We'll catch you all next time.
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« Reply #55 on: February 13, 2014, 09:46:13 AM »
I'm new to the MMM community and would love to join ya'll. Can't make next weekend though (darn!). I'd be very interested in any future events. I'm in Salem.
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« Reply #56 on: February 14, 2014, 07:35:49 PM »
We're still on for next Sunday 16th...

Is it still happening?

Frank
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« Reply #57 on: February 16, 2014, 01:11:09 PM »
We're sorry we missed it - just found out about it today!  We live in SW Portland also & hope there is another potluck soon as we'd like to meet other people with the same goals...

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« Reply #58 on: February 16, 2014, 01:36:14 PM »
We're sorry we missed it - just found out about it today!  We live in SW Portland also & hope there is another potluck soon as we'd like to meet other people with the same goals...

You haven't missed it.  It is today at 4.
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« Reply #59 on: February 16, 2014, 01:41:47 PM »
Would it be OK if we attended on such short notice?  We'd love to come & we'd bring a dessert (or something else if it's needed)  Thanks!

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« Reply #60 on: February 16, 2014, 01:54:54 PM »
I'm checking with Sonia right now (since it is at her place) but I don't see why not.
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« Reply #61 on: February 16, 2014, 02:42:45 PM »
OK, thanks for checking.  If Sonia agrees, please let us know where it is by sending an email.  This is the first forum we've ever joined so we're not quite sure how it operates - maybe it would be helpful to give a short description so people won't fear some weirdos are trying to crash the party!  :)  We are in our forties, somewhat nerdy (an engineer & entomologist), married 24 years & using Quicken almost that long with the goal of early retirement.  We really like the philosophy and attitude of MMM and hope to find other like-minded people.

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« Reply #62 on: February 16, 2014, 02:51:33 PM »
I am going to send you her email via private message so check your messages! email.

Weren't you two at Emma's?
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« Reply #63 on: February 16, 2014, 03:28:04 PM »
Thanks for the invite!  We'll be there with freshly made oatmeal creme pies.  In regards to your question, Will, we were not at Emma's, as this event will be our first.

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« Reply #64 on: February 16, 2014, 09:57:47 PM »
It was awesome to see such a large turnout!  All kinds of great food and even better people.  Good conversations too!  Thanks Sonia and Tim for hosting. 
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« Reply #65 on: February 17, 2014, 02:35:31 AM »
Yep, what Will said.  :)

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« Reply #66 on: February 17, 2014, 09:39:58 AM »
We really enjoyed this potluck and meeting everyone who came - it is so inspiring to hear about the roads other people take to financial independence.  We are not alone!  Thank you Will for inviting us and Sonia & Tim for hosting - we hope for another gathering soon!

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« Reply #67 on: February 18, 2014, 03:13:09 PM »
This was a great event, very low key and got to meet some really nice folks.

No weirdo's at all...:)

Great to meet you all.

Frank (and Marci)

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« Reply #68 on: February 18, 2014, 03:21:31 PM »
It was absolutely a fantastic time.  The food, the atmosphere, and especially the people.  There was great conversation going on the whole evening, the saddest part was having to go home.  My wife and I look forward to hopefully seeing everyone again soon.

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« Reply #69 on: February 18, 2014, 04:09:29 PM »
It was absolutely a fantastic time.  The food, the atmosphere, and especially the people.  There was great conversation going on the whole evening, the saddest part was having to go home.  My wife and I look forward to hopefully seeing everyone again soon.

Mr. & Mrs. Oh

Bring Rebecca down to Corvallis when the weather turns nice and we'll give her a ride on Marci's thoroughbred..:).. Seriously you'd be welcome.

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« Reply #70 on: February 18, 2014, 07:53:12 PM »
Your wife is really cute and sweet and funny, David.  I hope we get to see more of both of you and that I can talk with her more and be a good influence in the improving-her-English department.  (Because I don't think my Mandarin is going to improve! Sonia can work on that part.)  :)

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« Reply #71 on: February 24, 2014, 08:39:40 AM »
Uh oh!  A MMM blog post about a family wanting to move to the Pacific Northwest!  From the comments, it looks like a lot of mustachians are recommending our area.
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« Reply #72 on: February 24, 2014, 09:14:37 PM »
Shall we raise an army, Will?  Defend our turf?  Perhaps even fart in their general direction?

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« Reply #73 on: February 24, 2014, 09:21:09 PM »
Shall we raise an army, Will?  Defend our turf?  Perhaps even fart in their general direction?

;)

As long as they don't cross the river, it is all good!
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« Reply #74 on: February 25, 2014, 01:33:48 PM »
Oh don't get me imitating the entire Monty Python movie sketches...:)

"new go awway or I'll taunt yew a secoond teime"...:)

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« Reply #75 on: February 25, 2014, 03:05:54 PM »
"Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!"

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« Reply #76 on: February 25, 2014, 09:11:30 PM »
and how do you tell if she is made of wood?... Build a bridge out of her!...:)

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« Reply #77 on: March 03, 2014, 10:45:28 PM »
Have we decided on when and where for the next one yet?
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« Reply #78 on: March 04, 2014, 07:23:44 AM »
Anyone live in Salem? I'd appreciate some help thinking through a FI scheme I'm developing, but don't want to post the whole shebang on the forum. Would rather have some conversation time with someone like-minded. Perhaps meet in Bush Park or somewhere like that?
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« Reply #79 on: March 04, 2014, 10:50:38 AM »
I'm not in Salem, MarciaB, but good luck with your FI planning.

Have we decided on when and where for the next one yet?
As you wish. (I had to work a Princess Bride quote in to to keep the Monty Python company.) Sunday, March 30th, 3-5 at my place. Sound good or inconceivable!? :)

Who has the latest email list with everyone's contacts? What say I use that list to make a private google group so no one has to keep track of email list changes?

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« Reply #80 on: March 04, 2014, 10:56:35 AM »
I'd love to attend (if this is open to folks like me you don't already know).
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« Reply #81 on: March 04, 2014, 11:00:39 AM »
Open to one and all Willamette Valley Mustachians. Children welcome too. We can even make room for Marci's thoroughbred should the need arise. ;)
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« Reply #82 on: March 04, 2014, 02:21:23 PM »
Hi! Will was kind enough to point out this thread to me. I'm living in NW portland and working out in Hillsboro (I suspect we might have worked at the same place, Frankh). I have a funky work schedule (no sundays for me) but it would certainly be a pleasure to meet some other mustachians! I'll keep following this thread :)

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« Reply #83 on: March 04, 2014, 02:39:21 PM »
Hello Griffin,
    I used to live in Vancouver and work in Hillsboro, now I live in Hillsboro and still work here, same place as Frankh used to work (probably a different location, so many out here).  Look forward to meeting more Mustachians.

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« Reply #84 on: March 04, 2014, 03:04:52 PM »
I have a funky work schedule (no sundays for me)
Not to muddy the water, but Saturday 3/29 would also work for us to host. We'd have to shift the time to 3-6. Any day/time we choose will have conflicts for someone probably, but if it's just as easy for folks to do either day, it works for us too.
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« Reply #85 on: March 04, 2014, 05:48:50 PM »
We'll be sorry to miss another Mustachian meet - the last one was so fun (& tasty, too)!  Alas, we are out of town for a few weeks beginning the last week of March...but we'll keep an eye out for the next one.

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« Reply #86 on: March 04, 2014, 08:54:53 PM »
I have a funky work schedule (no sundays for me)
Not to muddy the water, but Saturday 3/29 would also work for us to host. We'd have to shift the time to 3-6. Any day/time we choose will have conflicts for someone probably, but if it's just as easy for folks to do either day, it works for us too.

I work on Saturdays, but if that is what works for everyone else, that is fine.  It's not like I have to go to ALL of these things!  ;)
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« Reply #87 on: March 05, 2014, 02:33:21 PM »
Yes, you do. We need pie. We need you there every time. ;)

I will indeed muddy the waters. Something just got added to my schedule, and now I have to change the time on Sunday anyway. So the two options so far are:

Saturday 3/29 3-6 pm
Sunday 3/30 3-6 pm

Either day is fine for the host, and so majority rules. Which day can most people make it to?
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« Reply #88 on: March 05, 2014, 03:34:43 PM »
Sunday 3/30 works best for me.

You're in Portland?
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« Reply #89 on: March 05, 2014, 04:52:07 PM »
Ah, I believe I will be out of town on that Saturday and at work on that Sunday, but I'll be keeping an eye out for the next one!

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« Reply #90 on: March 13, 2014, 04:29:50 PM »
Looks like one more person can attend on Sunday 3/30 3-6 pm than on Saturday 3/29 3-6 pm. Anyone else want to weigh in before we lock down the date?

MarciaB, I PMed you info about my location.
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« Reply #91 on: March 13, 2014, 04:47:05 PM »
Sunday would be preferable for Mr. and Mrs. Oh.

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« Reply #92 on: March 14, 2014, 03:30:34 PM »
OK, that's enough to tip the balance. Apologies to griffin - I hope we can meet you soon.

Sunday 3/30 3-6 pm

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« Reply #93 on: March 20, 2014, 06:10:25 PM »
Hi all,

Marci and I will be travelling on vacation starting Sunday so we won't be able to make this one.. We are still open to hosting in April if that helps.

Have a great Spring Break if you get it off work and we'll try not to spend too much this coming week..:)

Frank

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« Reply #94 on: March 26, 2014, 09:37:57 PM »
So - are we on for this weekend?

Please (someone!) send me some date/time/location details. I'd like to attend.

Thanks!
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« Reply #95 on: March 26, 2014, 10:16:09 PM »
So - are we on for this weekend?

Please (someone!) send me some date/time/location details. I'd like to attend.

Thanks!

I just doublechecked my email and I don't see anything about location yet.
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« Reply #96 on: March 28, 2014, 01:21:31 PM »
Sorry for the radio silence - my husband got sick last weekend, and we were waiting to get the all clear from his doctor. It's fine. I'll send address info this evening.
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« Reply #97 on: March 28, 2014, 11:50:51 PM »
Alright, you all should have received one email from me and one invitation to join our new gGroup. If you did not receive these, please IM me and I'll remedy the omission. If you would like to be invited to the gGroup using a different email, please IM me with both your current and your preferred email.

I'd like to have at least two more gGroup managers so that no one person is responsible for administrating the group. The all powerful Google Group pop up feature wants us to know, "Only users with Google accounts can be managers."
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« Reply #98 on: March 29, 2014, 08:07:44 AM »
Thanks for your good work on this Pistacheo! Looking forward to meeting everyone tomorrow.
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« Reply #99 on: March 29, 2014, 02:27:42 PM »
Marci and I won't make it this time.. I got really sick last week and am on death's door it feels like.

We even had to come home early from our Spring Break vacation..:(

We'll catch up with you all next time though..

Frank