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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-14 19:53:45 Reply

At 9/14/10 10:14 AM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
Just don't sit at the back of the bus...

You mean it's not the safest place to be?!? But, but, I can see everything going on in front of me, and see it coming at me.

Unless you're talking about the toilet...

And if you ever se Rig, RUN LIKE HELL!

Why? Is he going to permaban me from life and delete my body?

lol?

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-14 20:01:43 Reply

At 9/14/10 04:43 PM, EclecticEnnui wrote: You mean 299 Queen Street West? If so, you'd probably have to book a tour. I was part of a tour once, but I don't care to see the building again.

Oh, I didn't mean a full-on tour or anything. I didn't want the day to be *too* structured, since people will probably have a lot of conflicting interests. It was just kind of something noteworthy that we'll be passing by. Maybe people want their picture with the jeep crash or whatever :P

I'm missing for the confirmed list.

Cool, wasn't sure if you were confirmed. You'll be in the next updated list.

aj confirmed

Another one, hurrah


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-14 20:20:37 Reply

At 9/14/10 08:01 PM, NegativeONE wrote: Oh, I didn't mean a full-on tour or anything...

OK, that's different.

Cool, wasn't sure if you were confirmed. You'll be in the next updated list.

No problem.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-19 17:44:14 Reply

Wow this thread has been really quiet...

I was wondering if anyone was up for getting drunk on friday night as well?


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-19 20:20:38 Reply

I may attend this here meeting. I don't post much, I'm a lurker. Can lurkers come?

Does anyone smoke the green? would be nice to hang out and have a toke. If y'need some let me know.

So, is it okay to come if you don't know anyone? what if nobody likes me?

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-19 20:34:09 Reply

yeah, remove me from attendance, this great concert has been cancalled

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-19 21:18:57 Reply

At 9/19/10 05:44 PM, Vidaria wrote: I was wondering if anyone was up for getting drunk on friday night as well?

Definitely. But let's not get TOO wasted, or Saturday will suck balls...
Anyone got good suggestions?

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 01:41:39 Reply

At 9/19/10 05:44 PM, Vidaria wrote:
I was wondering if anyone was up for getting drunk on friday night as well?

I will be arriving in Toronto Friday evening. So yeah, I could show up if it's not too far.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 01:45:23 Reply

At 9/19/10 09:18 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
At 9/19/10 05:44 PM, Vidaria wrote: I was wondering if anyone was up for getting drunk on friday night as well?
Definitely. But let's not get TOO wasted, or Saturday will suck balls...
Anyone got good suggestions?

you're all free to come to my place friday night- but you gotta byob.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 01:50:25 Reply

At 9/20/10 01:45 AM, Chronamut wrote:
you're all free to come to my place friday night- but you gotta byob.

But I'm so used to having the booze supplied for me.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 22:34:18 Reply

At 9/20/10 01:45 AM, Chronamut wrote:
At 9/19/10 09:18 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
At 9/19/10 05:44 PM, Vidaria wrote: I was wondering if anyone was up for getting drunk on friday night as well?
Definitely. But let's not get TOO wasted, or Saturday will suck balls...
Anyone got good suggestions?
you're all free to come to my place friday night- but you gotta byob.

Don't you live all the way in Hamilton? That's like an hours drive away from the downtown core.


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 23:15:27 Reply

At 9/20/10 10:34 PM, Vidaria wrote:

Don't you live all the way in Hamilton? That's like an hours drive away from the downtown core.

its 45 mins away.

and suck it up painbringer.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 23:23:13 Reply

At 9/20/10 11:15 PM, Chronamut wrote:
and suck it up painbringer.

Interesting choice of words.

LOL

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-20 23:55:07 Reply

My financial situation hasn't gotten any better since my last post here, so me going to this meet is extremely unlikely unless a huge fucking miracle happens, but there's only a 5% or so chance of that.


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-21 10:29:40 Reply

At 9/20/10 11:15 PM, Chronamut wrote:
At 9/20/10 10:34 PM, Vidaria wrote:

Don't you live all the way in Hamilton? That's like an hours drive away from the downtown core.
its 45 mins away.

Oh...
Sorry man, but after driving 7h, we'll probably just want to leave the car at the hotel and pick something close enough to our place to get semi-shitfaced...

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-21 19:21:19 Reply

Some mild bad news. The conflicting booking for the National Film Board reserved theatre thingy ended up taking precedence over ours, so we've got a couple of hours to fill. What are peoples' thoughts? Should we just collapse the schedule forward an hour or to sleep off any Friday hangovers and just fill the rest with exploration time? We certainly have other options, but most people seem to be on a pretty tight budget. Can I get a consensus?


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-21 20:20:31 Reply

At 9/21/10 07:21 PM, NegativeONE wrote: Some mild bad news. The conflicting booking for the National Film Board reserved theatre thingy ended up taking precedence over ours, so we've got a couple of hours to fill. What are peoples' thoughts? Should we just collapse the schedule forward an hour or to sleep off any Friday hangovers and just fill the rest with exploration time? We certainly have other options, but most people seem to be on a pretty tight budget. Can I get a consensus?

We could walk along Queen Street at 5:30pm, instead, and go to the Hockey Hall of Fame at 1pm. There are group bookings for 15 or more people. If anyone's up for it, we could alternatively watch a Canadian film at a theatre. I'm thinking of a documentary called Force of Nature on our famous environmentalist David Suzuki or a comedy called Fubar II. I'm trying to find out if you need to see the first Fubar to understand the sequel. These options are only if people are willing to spend about $12, though.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-21 20:27:40 Reply

My boyfriend recommended that we take a tour of the CN Tower, and go to the top floor.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 15:51:02 Reply

Just booked my hotel room. Guess that means I'm 100% in now!

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 16:27:51 Reply

At 9/21/10 08:27 PM, Painbringer wrote: My boyfriend recommended that we take a tour of the CN Tower, and go to the top floor.

It's kind of expensive if i remember, i haven't been in over a decade.

I think it's 30 to go up, and then an extra 20 or something if you want to go to the SkyPod.
Anyway, yeah i'll probably be there!
I would LOVEx100 if we could have another Toronto Meetup in a a year and a bit when I'll be 19, and staying on res at university downtown. Plus, people can stay at my dorm if they would like and have no where else to go.

So if this turns out to be a success, who's for a round 2 in a two years?

I also have a plan that is illegal and I don't feel like getting banned again so nevermind.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 16:31:36 Reply

No can do, remove me from the list.

lemme wait until I'm 16 to do this

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 16:40:33 Reply

Funny that NG is coming to Toronto. I live nearby Canada's Wonderland, and the other web community I'm a large part of has an annual gathering in Toronto every summer. So both communities I care about gather in Toronto. That's awesome.

Call me a maybe +1. The girlfriend's brother is coming in from California the week prior, and I don't know a) if I'll still be busy from that, b) whether I'll have the energy, or c) whether she'd want to come. Assuming I can make it, though, I'll show everyone where to get legitimately the best poutine in Canada. Seriously, it was written up in the Toronto Star some years ago and everything. If you like fries, and you like gravy, and you like cheese, and you know those things all go well together, then you will love this poutine.


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 17:47:36 Reply

At 9/23/10 05:20 PM, Maas wrote: I'm so glad pot is legal over there in Canada. I'm gonna hang out with afro ninja, luis, tom wade, oney and we can all hang out and smoke pot together.

Not legal, decriminalized. It basically means you get a small fine rather than jail time if you're caught with enough for personal use. At least that's my understanding of it; I don't smoke, so I don't know the laws as well as someone who does would know them.


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 17:55:10 Reply

At 9/21/10 08:27 PM, Painbringer wrote: My boyfriend recommended that we take a tour of the CN Tower, and go to the top floor.

We did this like 3 years ago at a Toronto meet. It's expensive and all you get is a view. I rather put that like 60 bucks or so towards something more entertaining or beer or food. If there is more users that want to go then you can lead the group to the top of the tower.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 18:53:50 Reply

At 9/23/10 06:47 PM, FBIpolux wrote: So, is there a place where I could stay?

Chron's place seems to be the only offering at this point.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 19:04:29 Reply

At 9/23/10 05:55 PM, Keith wrote:
At 9/21/10 08:27 PM, Painbringer wrote: My boyfriend recommended that we take a tour of the CN Tower, and go to the top floor.
We did this like 3 years ago at a Toronto meet.

You mean the 2010 meet is not the first?!? *Cries*

It's expensive and all you get is a view. I rather put that like 60 bucks or so towards something more entertaining or beer or food.

I think it would be worth it for me. But I understand not everyone has a good budget.

If there is more users that want to go then you can lead the group to the top of the tower.

Why me? Aren't there any local guides in the group who want to go?

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 19:41:00 Reply

At 9/23/10 07:04 PM, Painbringer wrote: Why me? Aren't there any local guides in the group who want to go?

lol, I don't think any locals give two shits about the CN Tower anymore. I personally thought it was "neat" the first time I went up there. I also didn't have to spend my own money on that trip.


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-23 19:44:16 Reply

At 9/23/10 07:41 PM, Makeshift wrote:
At 9/23/10 07:04 PM, Painbringer wrote: Why me? Aren't there any local guides in the group who want to go?
lol, I don't think any locals give two shits about the CN Tower anymore. I personally thought it was "neat" the first time I went up there. I also didn't have to spend my own money on that trip.

I've been up it once and I actually wouldn't mind going up again. I think there's also more than just the view.

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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-25 12:28:52 Reply

At 9/23/10 05:20 PM, Maas wrote: I'm so glad pot is legal over there in Canada. I'm gonna hang out with afro ninja, luis, tom wade, oney and we can all hang out and smoke pot together.

You know that almost none of those people are attending the meet, right? Also, DiMono was right about it not being legal, just decriminalized.

accomodations

I'm already booked up. There might be hotel rooms with some spots open still. Ask asthmatic, lindsay, and pox.

You mean the 2010 meet is not the first?!? *Cries*

The first one barely counts. It was Flash Forum only, and there were like 7 of us.

CN Tower

I'm of the school of thought that it's not a very good return for your money, but it seems like enough people are interested to make a group for it though. We can break into two groups for an hour. As long as there's a known phone number between the groups and someone who knows the area in each group, we can meet back up just fine. There are other sights in the area.

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Hurrah! Don't scare us like that.


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Response to Toronto Meet 2010 2010-09-25 15:37:40 Reply

At 9/25/10 12:28 PM, NegativeONE wrote:
accomodations
I'm already booked up. There might be hotel rooms with some spots open still. Ask asthmatic, lindsay, and pox.

We're also booked up, Keith is staying with us.
Though if you don't mind sleeping on the floor, it could be a possibility.