Re: Austin Meet-up!

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Breakfast tacos!!


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-22-12 6:26 PM
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Followed by tubing!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-22-12 6:57 PM
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1 and 2 sound right to me. Nia and i will drive through Metropolitan Greater Helpy-Chalklandia Wednesday night and I will nod my head in recognition.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 07-22-12 7:15 PM
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We can be available any of those nights, though Friday is preferred.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-22-12 8:52 PM
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Same here, except we fly out Saturday morning, so Friday is a little dispreferred. But I'd be there.


Posted by: heebie-heebie | Link to this comment | 07-22-12 9:46 PM
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Then let's make it Thursday.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 1:01 AM
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That'd be great!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 5:31 AM
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Thursday evening is good for me.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 7:23 AM
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rob, anything in particular you're interested in checking out?

Two ideas, both a little north of UT (so a few miles north of St. E's).

Spiderhouse. If it's not too hot (and it generally isn't by the evening) it's a great place to sit outside for a drink. If we want to get dinner, there are two places next door -- good Texas BBQ (and veggie sides) and Taco Shack, "Home of the Shack Taco."

Salvation. Great pizza, inside or outside tables.

Plenty of other options further south, closer for you and heebie.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 8:09 AM
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So is a Shack Taco is a taco the size of a shanty or a poorly spelled homage to a retired basketball player?


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 8:17 AM
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If you have to ask, you'll never understand.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 8:52 AM
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I am helping someone move Thursday, but should be free by the evening and would be happy to finally meet the Austin Unfoggeders and visitors.

Central Austin is much better for me than South.


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 9:41 AM
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Excellent, CB.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 9:53 AM
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12: Great!

I think Spiderhouse is a good choice of location. Rob, I know you've got a car, but I could give you a ride anyway and save you the hassle of driving around a strange place.

What time?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 10:15 AM
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Rob, I know you've got a car, but I could give you a ride anyway and save you the hassle of driving around so you can get milk-faced.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 10:26 AM
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Alternatively, I could pick up rob from St. Ed's on my way home from work (c. 4:30pm) and then heebie could drop him back off there, or wherever he's staying, on her way home. If that helps at all with timing.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 12:30 PM
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so you can get milk-faced.

And hum like rabbits?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 12:31 PM
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Exactly.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 12:37 PM
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The offer of a ride is very civilized. I'm not planning on getting milk-faced, but would appreciate the ride so I don't have to worry about it.

Right now I'm trying to figure out how I can get out of CLE with a cell phone on my person.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-23-12 7:46 PM
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Anyone want to suggest a time?


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-24-12 7:15 AM
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6 pm.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 07-24-12 7:20 AM
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I'm free Thursday afternoon, so that would be fine NEB, but what time is your stuff done, Helpychalk?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-24-12 7:23 AM
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I actually need to figure this out, so we can arrange a baby-sitter, but I assume Helpy-chalk is travelling right now. Hmmm.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-24-12 2:12 PM
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You hear that, NEB? YOU HEAR THAT?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-24-12 2:16 PM
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I'm free after 5:30 on Thursday.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-24-12 5:57 PM
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Is the plan to meet at Ruby's for BBQ and move to Spider House for drinks?--or do everything at Spider House? $3 Margaritas on Thursday, BTW.

I can pass on real contact info through this email address if coordinating that way is easier.


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 07-25-12 10:12 AM
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CB, Rob - and anyone else lurking - email me at heebie dot geebie at gmail, and let's swap phone numbers. That way I can keep you informed if you're a maybe or running late or whatever.

Our sitter is (hopefully) coming at 5:30 (she hasn't confirmed this yet) so that should put us at SpiderHouse around 6:30+.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-25-12 10:44 AM
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Why don't we start at Ruby's? There's plenty of room there, so it won't be a big deal to hang out if someone's running late. Or we can start at Spiderhouse and drink many margaritas on an empty stomach -- even better. Either way is fine by me.

Hey lurkers, come join us. It'll be fun!


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-25-12 2:53 PM
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Lurkers! That's me! I doubt I'd be able to make it before 9 or 10, though. Maybe next time.


Posted by: sral | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 12:38 PM
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This post should probably be moved to the top. Also, my cell phone isn't working. Someone please try to contact me via email or something else.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 2:38 PM
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30: You're having a lot of cell phone drams, helpy-chalk. Did O. break it?


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 2:42 PM
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Actually, we haven't seen that phone since O had it. I'm using a tracfone, which also isn't working.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 2:49 PM
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Can't fix your phone, rob. But I bumped the post. Woo, party!


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 2:51 PM
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I meant to bump this up this morning. And then I forgot. But sral, you should really come join us.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 2:53 PM
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heebie, are you picking up rob? I just got a message from him on that other place and he doesn't seem to know what's going on.

Obviously, I didn't pick him up on my way home from work and I'm already home now, but I thought he didn't finish till 5:30?


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 3:23 PM
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We can swing by and get him! No problem.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 3:27 PM
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Hooray!


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 3:29 PM
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Crisis averted.

While I'm sure it would still be fun, a meet-up without mr. helpychalk just wouldn't be the same.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 3:37 PM
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CB, where you at? We're here, outside.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 4:54 PM
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Leaving now! Will be there + 1 in about 20 minutes.


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 5:21 PM
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Where's the liveblogging?


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 6:39 PM
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And the white women.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 7:14 PM
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Eating babies, psychopathy, penis journals, redistricting, Cobra Kai. I think that covers the general drift. Thanks everyone!


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 07-26-12 9:25 PM
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It was a great evening. Well done, all.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-27-12 7:01 AM
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Surely there was no liveblogging on account of the knife fighting. Who won?


Posted by: Barry Freed | Link to this comment | 07-27-12 7:05 AM
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The earnest answer is that I can't live blog on my phone without missing half the conversation but we thought of you all often.

The better answer is that the trophy goes to CB's inamorata, who challenged all comers with her mad knife skillz and who says she's going to stop by. Welcome, she-who-is-as-yet-without-a-pseud!


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 07-27-12 7:21 AM
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I was great seeing everyone! I'm still recovering from the hangover! (And stab wounds.)


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-27-12 5:42 PM
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You were great!


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-27-12 5:43 PM
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