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Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 08:58 PM Reply

Where: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
When: September 3-4th 2011
What: The answer to countless people suggesting a meet in the fairest province's capital over the past couple of years. Toronto is big, diverse, affordable, and pretty easy to get to and get around. It also has the greatest concentration of Newgrounds Tanky awards out of any city, so that's uh, gotta be worth something here. It also has the highest concentration of newgrounds users, aside from montreal.

To get the ball rolling in advance, here are some of the possible destinations and timekillers we could throw our rolls of quarters at.

Canada's Wonderland

Huge rides, lots to do, and the date of the meet should grant us weather that's warm enough that no one will lose any fingers, as well as enjoy the waterpark as well. It's a little far out and a touch pricy, but definitely one to consider, esp concerning the new Behemoth rollercoaster and Windseeker ride recently added to the park.

CN Tower

Kind of the quintessential Toronto tourist thing to do. Not a lot of bang for your buck, but someone might want to spearhead a group who wants to go. I highly suggest going at NIGHT as you get to see the entire city lit up and it's quite a sight.

Bummin' around the city

This is bound to happen. It's effectively free, and people are bound to wander around at some point. Some points of interest are the harbourfront, the distillery district, Chinatown, Kensington Market (Little Third World), and the Eaton Centre area. There are also a billion places to eat, and natural sights to see! Last year we went on a toronto islands boat ride, which was pretty cool.

Cosmic Bowling

Like Wonderland, this one is a little further out, and one of the pricier options, but still a damn decent one. There are enough lanes to accommodate huge groups, they serve alcohol, and everyone loves bowling in the dark, right?

Gay Village

Yeah yeah I know a lot of you aint interested in this BUT they do have a kickass KARAOKE bar that we all very much enjoyed last year in which a few members were apprehensive, but they all came around, and karaoke IS a newgrounds tradition! Also there are tons of bars restaurants and clubs along this road.

Hugh's Venue

an awesome place for venues - it's not cheap - but I've never been disappointed by their setup - great food too - last person I saw there was Andy Mckee - and I nearly crapped my pants when I got to meet him ^_^

Playdium

The ultimate arcade facility! It`s literally the biggest arcade place you have ever seen! Situated the next seat over in mississauga (you just gotta hop on a bus and you`re there) - its the ultimate in entertainment! Also in that same area is the ÌMAX theatre - which basically are the biggest screens you have ever seen in your life - so we could do that too - as well as the Square one Mall as well for any general shopping

The World`s Biggest Bookstore

Yes that`s right - the biggest fucking bookstore you have ever been into in your life - if you want a book - 99% chance you will find it here - DEFINITELY a must see if you are coming to toronto!

TIFF Bell lightbox

A new venue for art attractions, movies, - it`s a bit of an arsy fartsy place but they tend to have exhibits running that are pretty kick ass.

The ROM

The royal ontario museam - speaks for itself.

Planetarium

Yeah, also speaks for itself.


Other attractions and some mentioned in detail

Read and find out!

A goddamn bar
Suffice it to say that when the sun effs off for the night, every meet is going to culminate in a beverage house of some kind. Depending on the area we'll be in (which in turn depends on highest voted entertainment options for the day), I'll look into reserving space in some of the larger bars in Toronto. For those unaware, drinking age in Ontario is 19.

also randomly wandering down downtown at night - I highly recommend it. I must warn you though - public transportation closes down like around 1sh am in toronto - so don't get yourself stranded!

Any other Torontonians are welcome to toss in other ideas. We've got time to plan, yet. Everyone's responsible for their own sleeping arrangements. I can make recommendations upon request. From everyone else, thoughts on the current ideas are appreciated.

Hotels

As is tradition we will be staying at the Novotel - it is EXACTLY right beside Union Station, which if you are out of town, is how you will be getting into toronto :) - it`s got a pool, and I think they provide breakfast as well. Only thing that sucks is you need your card in order to use the elevators - so be careful!

So who's in? D:

planning fell to me this year as negativeOne can't make it this year.

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 08:59 PM Reply

Awesome!

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 09:12 PM Reply

IF WE GO TO GAY VILLAGE, I WILL BE IN FASTER THAN A VIRGIN'S PENIS.

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 09:14 PM Reply

Life's been a bit busy and expensive as of late (seeing as I'm in the process of buying a new car; work work workin' me buttocks off) But I MIGHT be able to attend this. I'll need a destination for my first road trip with my car anyway. Put me down as a maybe for now.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 09:31 PM Reply

We are actually having a Brony meetup in the same location. We might cross paths.

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 09:35 PM Reply

At 7/23/11 09:31 PM, Fluttershy wrote: We are actually having a Brony meetup in the same location. We might cross paths.

interesting...


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 09:42 PM Reply

also some advice - THERE WILL BE NO ÒH IM SORRY I DONT HAVE ANY MONEY`excuses

if you don`t have money - DON`T come.

also if youère gonna say in hotels consider booking them soon - you'll get cheaper rates.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 10:04 PM Reply

Can't make it. September 4th is my birthday.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 10:13 PM Reply

At 7/23/11 10:04 PM, SNIPER wrote: Can't make it. September 4th is my birthday.

aw - sucks man - sorry to hear it :(


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 10:25 PM Reply

At 7/23/11 10:15 PM, Gimmesuga wrote: Why can't they go farther west?

Toranto is sexy Gimmesuga... fact.

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 23rd, 2011 @ 10:42 PM Reply

Probably will be in school.

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 24th, 2011 @ 02:04 AM Reply

At 7/23/11 10:42 PM, FBIpolux wrote: Probably will be in school.

isnt that before labour day?


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 24th, 2011 @ 02:47 AM Reply

Ah sounds like an amazing time, I wish I could make it, sadly cash is a problem. MAYBE NEXT YEAR.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 24th, 2011 @ 01:38 PM Reply

At 7/24/11 02:47 AM, GenocidalTendencies wrote: Ah sounds like an amazing time, I wish I could make it, sadly cash is a problem. MAYBE NEXT YEAR.

yes cash seems to be a problem for many people.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 24th, 2011 @ 11:38 PM Reply

anyone else know of any other places we can go.. I know I mentioned a lot but.. one can never have too many.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 24th, 2011 @ 11:46 PM Reply

I'm le IN! Although I'd appreciate a place to stay to lower the cost of going to this meet...

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 25th, 2011 @ 01:35 AM Reply

Be sure to take pictures to show us. Even the incriminating ones.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 25th, 2011 @ 01:37 AM Reply

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 25th, 2011 @ 08:52 AM Reply

At 7/25/11 01:37 AM, MultipleButtholes wrote: You'll never be a mod

useless post is useless - gtfo.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 25th, 2011 @ 06:47 PM Reply

I'm in, of course. As I mentioned to you and in the other thread, Ontario Place has free admission, so that's an option. Since the Ex will be very close by, we could go to both.

At 7/23/11 08:58 PM, Chronamut wrote: arsy fartsy

Funny spelling mistake. :D


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 25th, 2011 @ 09:47 PM Reply

At 7/25/11 06:47 PM, EclecticEnnui wrote: I'm in, of course. As I mentioned to you and in the other thread, Ontario Place has free admission, so that's an option. Since the Ex will be very close by, we could go to both.

At 7/23/11 08:58 PM, Chronamut wrote: arsy fartsy
Funny spelling mistake. :D

haha didn't even notice that :P

ah well same diff :P


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 25th, 2011 @ 09:52 PM Reply

All I need is a jet pack.

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 26th, 2011 @ 10:47 AM Reply

At 7/25/11 09:52 PM, DarkzVenom wrote: All I need is a jet pack.

We'll get you one.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 26th, 2011 @ 01:02 PM Reply

I'm down

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 26th, 2011 @ 01:45 PM Reply

I didn't necessarily say I couldn't make it. I'm just not interested in planning it, running it, or paying for the drinks of ditchers, this year.
Also, yeah, sure, you can use most of my post from last year. :3


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 26th, 2011 @ 04:37 PM Reply

At 7/24/11 02:04 AM, Chronamut wrote:
At 7/23/11 10:42 PM, FBIpolux wrote: Probably will be in school.
isnt that before labour day?

I'll probably be labouring!

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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 26th, 2011 @ 05:04 PM Reply

At 7/26/11 01:45 PM, NegativeONE wrote: I didn't necessarily say I couldn't make it. I'm just not interested in planning it, running it, or paying for the drinks of ditchers, this year.
Also, yeah, sure, you can use most of my post from last year. :3

I knew you wouldn't mind :P


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 27th, 2011 @ 04:15 PM Reply

just keeping this afloat for reference.


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 27th, 2011 @ 04:19 PM Reply

I'd really like to go :( But I can't
I'm moving those days :( :(


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Response to Official Ng Toronto Meetup 2011 Jul. 27th, 2011 @ 04:48 PM Reply

At 7/27/11 04:16 PM, Addict wrote: That actually sounds pretty cool.

it was last year :)


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