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TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:45 am

We're planning an official TR meetup in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday, September 28. Cyril and I will be in attendance, and we'll be giving away prizes along with some excess test hardware pulled from our labs. We'll select an appropriate venue based on how many folks plan to show up. I'm open to suggestions in the greater Vancouver area, just as long as there are frosty beverages on tap.

We'll make a formal announcement on the site when the details are finalized, probably in the next week or so. In the meantime, I thought I'd get the discussion started here. So, um, discuss.
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:00 pm

Nice, you picked the only week in September that I may be free. :)

If it is in a bar, then a "swap meet" may not happen? If we have a Starfalcon-like person in the area, I may have something to donate to his/her museum. :P
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:13 pm

I think we can arrange some sort of gear swap at or outside the venue.
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:28 pm

Hope to make it! With this much warning, I should be able to be off.
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:47 pm

Looks like I'm only a bit over 2 hours away. To bad I ditched most off my old HW during my last move.
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:54 pm

I might be able to make it depending on the time. Hurray!
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:57 pm

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Looks like I'm only a bit over 2 hours away. To bad I ditched most off my old HW during my last move.

For people in the US bringing old hardware across the border may be asking for trouble. While old stuff technically is ok according to NAFTA, just getting stopped is not going to be a pleasant experience.
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:07 am

I might be able to make this. I'm penciling it in!
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:09 pm

Flying Fox wrote:
tfp wrote:
Looks like I'm only a bit over 2 hours away. To bad I ditched most off my old HW during my last move.

For people in the US bringing old hardware across the border may be asking for trouble. While old stuff technically is ok according to NAFTA, just getting stopped is not going to be a pleasant experience.


That is a good point.
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:48 pm

Sounds good. I may know a couple other people that might be interested as well! :)
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:58 pm

That's only 1,471 miles (2367 km) from my place....

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Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:27 pm

Anybody wants to carpool from Seattle area up?
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:07 am

Damn..I missed out.

Seems like Vancouver,BC is a little far from downtown Portland,OR.
 
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Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:19 pm

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Damn..I missed out.

Seems like Vancouver,BC is a little far from downtown Portland,OR.

We had a guy that came up from OR (and he got the prize of "furthest distance travelled to the meetup"). Besides, Portland is practically Washington. ;)
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:59 pm

Flying Fox wrote:
AMD64Blondie wrote:
Damn..I missed out.

Seems like Vancouver,BC is a little far from downtown Portland,OR.

We had a guy that came up from OR (and he got the prize of "furthest distance travelled to the meetup"). Besides, Portland is practically Washington. ;)

313 miles? Not even on the first page of the leaderboard at the BBQ.
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:05 pm

Captain Ned wrote:
Flying Fox wrote:
AMD64Blondie wrote:
Damn..I missed out.

Seems like Vancouver,BC is a little far from downtown Portland,OR.

We had a guy that came up from OR (and he got the prize of "furthest distance travelled to the meetup"). Besides, Portland is practically Washington. ;)

313 miles? Not even on the first page of the leaderboard at the BBQ.

Next time, with ample lead time, I am sure those from CA/AZ/etc will be coming up.

It is the first time for the west coast people, TR BBQ #1 wasn't exactly filled with people from far away too.
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:55 pm

Many thanks to Geoff and Cyril for a great evening! :)
 
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:35 pm

Flying Fox wrote:
It is the first time for the west coast people, TR BBQ #1 wasn't exactly filled with people from far away too.


Chicago to Detroit is 280-ish
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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:29 pm

So did happen, and did everyone forget to bring a picture-taking device?
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Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:32 pm

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So did happen, and did everyone forget to bring a picture-taking device?

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Re: TR Vancouver meetup planned for Sept. 28

Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:00 pm

ah. Missed that. Me for the fail
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