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ranplett
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:45PM
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Grab Your Raingear, it's a Vancouver Microlypse.

Turn off the computer, put on the boots, step out the door and rub your tired eyes...
we're gettin' together.


DAY #1
when: February 10, at 7:00 pm
where: Samba Restaurant, 1122 Alberni St. in Vancouver
[ http://www.thaihouse.com/samba/index.html ]

Nuno says: Just to let everyone in on the big deal about Samba. It's a Brazilian Rodizio style restaurant. This means that if you order the Rodizio, a "swordsman" comes to your table with a sword of meat. He slices you a chunk from a variety of over a dozen types of meat (chicken, pork, beef, lamb, venison, etc., etc. all cooked in a rotisserie style).. there's also a large salad bar. On weekends there's live entertainment which includes male Capoeira dancers and female Carnival style dancers with elaborate costumes. Should be quite the party. We got the VIP room which means we'll be able to have the dancers come into our room and still be able to chat without having to yell over the entertainment.

Looks rad. Gonna order a big plate of pao de queijo, Nuno?

Day #2
when: February 11, at 12:00 pm
where: Granville Island Public Market
[ http://www.granvilleisland.com/ ]

Next day, we'll meet at the market, grab some sort of caffeinated beverage, and proceed on foot throughout the island. There is plenty to see however, we will most likely be drifting towards the brewery.

There will be a minimum of three inspectors present, but we won't sit in a dunk tank.


Check back often to see updates. We'll be sending out sitemails with more info and contact details.

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(Edited on 2007-01-23 22:48:12 by ranplett)
blyons
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 2:03PM

Sweet!  I hope to be there.
nuno
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:47PM
Nice one Ran... can't wait... I'm thirsty already
canadianCLOSED
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:52PM
I'm in.
emyerson
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:57PM
Crying a single lonely tear...
nesneJkraM
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:37PM
Better dust off the passport.  Count me in. 
Lisay
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 6:02PM
Wow, sounds terrific. I would love to attend but unfortunately I am out of town then. Have fun!!
2HotBrazil
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 6:34PM
I am definitely interested in attending.
vander
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:50PM
I'm interested too. I'll be checking back in on this.. I'm sorry if I ruined the "special guest" everyone. I had to let everyone know I'm planning on attending.

(Edited on 2007-01-11 20:53:40 by vander)
canadianCLOSED
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:12PM
It's vantastic that you're considering vandering over here...
vander
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:42PM
Of course, it's VAN-couver.
66North
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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:44PM
Wishing I could be there.......and it hurts ;P....  You guys will have a great time.

(Edited on 2007-01-12 09:35:58 by 66North)
TammyFullum
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Posted Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:21PM

 

 

                        Maybe I'll go
 
FreeTransform
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Posted Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:52AM
Pencil me in. I'll be doing some traveling the week before that, but hey, any excuse to come to Vancouver!
vander
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Posted Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:43AM

Got the word.  I'll be there. Want to see what the big deal with this Canadian guy and this Phfft guy is too.


 
ranplett
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Posted Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:58AM
W00t! Looking forward to seeing you guys!

As for Ethan and Baldur, it's not THAT far away We'll miss you. Sorry Lisa, too bad you can't make it
FreeTransform
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Posted Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:09AM
I haven't heard back from Canadian regarding my marriage proposal. It will be really awkward meeting him…
ranplett
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Posted Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:16PM
Hahaha, he hasn't got back to me either. He gets cold feet.
canadianCLOSED
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Posted Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:20PM
FT - so sorry, been swamped with propsals, haha. I like to drag things out. We could call it the Awkwardalypse if you like,
cyberhawk
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Posted Tue Jan 16, 2007 2:37PM
Sounds fun, maybe I will make it on Sunday, keep me in the loop.
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