Re: The DC Party Thing

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Get on the stick.

That happens after they get here.


Posted by: Matt F | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:33 PM
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Ficke has room on his couch, IYKWIM.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:35 PM
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2: Better check how much weight the springs on that thing are rated for before you start piling on too many layers.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:37 PM
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hooray. i hope you end up getting a hotel room with fontana labs and apostropher. the world would never be the same.


Posted by: catherine | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:44 PM
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No doubt some people are waiting to buy more expensive tickets as a sign of their dedication. It's like that Radiohead thing, only none of the partygoers get paid.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:46 PM
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Lurker here. I may have room in my guest room for a non-ax-murderer type. I'm right around the corner from Townhouse.


Posted by: bailey | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:54 PM
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Thanks, bailey!


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:56 PM
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ooh, bailey, i'm going to be at the townhouse tonight. actually, armsmasher and i are there like all the time. and that location is about a 15 minute walk from the flophouse, for anybody thinking of using bailey's guest room.


Posted by: catherine | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 3:58 PM
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What's the dress code for this event?


Posted by: Invisible Adjunct | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:04 PM
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Oooh, now I'm going to be all pining again.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:07 PM
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Slutty witty, IA.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:07 PM
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9: For the men, shirtless and drunk.


Posted by: arthegall | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:07 PM
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11: Oh. Is that like "black tie optional" or something?


Posted by: Invisible Adjunct | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:12 PM
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I will likely have an extra room too. But I've posted that in various threads like twice already and nobody cares. Because I'm UNPOPULAR. I can't even give shit away!


Posted by: marcus | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:13 PM
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I can tell you that my life was changed forever when I shared a hotel room with apo.


Posted by: FL | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:13 PM
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Slutty witty

Wait, I thought that was the dress code for Fickeween.

Is that like "black tie optional" or something

More like "underwear optional"


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:14 PM
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What is the appointed DC party date/time/place?
Around New Years I may have to mush into town for a bolt of gingham, fishhooks, and bar lead.


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:25 PM
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Thanks, marcus!


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:25 PM
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It's the night of the 29th, at the Flophouse, which is somewhere in the hoody parts of Florida avenue, I think.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:27 PM
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Bollocks. Have pretty much decided to go to NY rather than DC whilst at the Canadian relations, and probably can't afford the time or money to do two trips over the border. If you'd said this a couple of days ago the prospect of actually meeting the real ogged might have swayed me.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:46 PM
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That sucks, asilon.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:49 PM
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Oh, now I'm wondering whether I can fly down alone just for an overnight and try my luck with bailey or marcus! (Who sounds less like a psycho?)


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:52 PM
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Which airport is it anyway?


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:54 PM
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asilon, I was just telling the Boston crew that the possibility of your being there was tempting me to go, too!


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:54 PM
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Asilon, what about combining the two trips rather than making two separate flights? It's only about 3 hours from NYC to DC by train.


Posted by: Invisible Adjunct | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:56 PM
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Well, of course, now I'm looking at maps and thinking that if we were driving we could do NY and then DC and then back oop north ...


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:58 PM
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For flying DCA (Reagan National) is the closest. But you can probably get cheaper flights to IAD (Dulles) or BWI (Baltimore-Washington). IAD and BWI are in the suburbs so you have to schlepp into the city. DCA is on the metro.


Posted by: md 20/400 | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 4:58 PM
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We'd talked ourselves into taking the kids rather than buggering off a deux. So were thinking drive rather than fly/etc. Tell me a really cheap place to stay near the Flophouse and I'll convince C the kids NEED to see the Air & Space museum!


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:00 PM
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There are buses from both IAD and BWI that take you to the nearest Metro station, so you don't really need to rent a car or anything if you feel comfortable figuring out the public transit system.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:01 PM
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And Blume - xxxxxxxx Would love to see you too!

(Shit, are kisses allowed? Are they the original emoticon?)


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:01 PM
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email the addy above to get in touch re the room referred to in 14. Too small for kids tho, sorry!


Posted by: marcus | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:07 PM
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Kids are smaller than adults, marcus.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:10 PM
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Wait, I thought the x's were hugs and the o's were kisses?


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:16 PM
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Kids are smaller than adults, marcus.

But they circle in a wider orbit.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:17 PM
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And faster. It's the speed that makes them unsuitable.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:23 PM
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The missuss has largely put the kibosh on me going this year. Persuasive efforts continue.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:25 PM
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And asilon, the kids really need to see the Air & Space Museum. You can touch a moon rock!


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:26 PM
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I'm not about to fly across the country for a party, but I have to say that with so many people going I sort of wish I could be there.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:26 PM
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I'm there. I think Bave and I have a few ideas for places to stay.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:27 PM
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AWB, I thought you were going to be in Chicago for the lit'rary covention.


Posted by: marcus | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:29 PM
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I'm there too. I have no ideas for flights or places to stay yet and it's undetermined if I'm solo or bringing Jammies.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:30 PM
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40: I'm coming back early just to party with the people.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:31 PM
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AWB - do share them.

It looks a lot cheaper to stay in DC than NY, I have to say. But really dangerous! (According to some.) Was just reading one motel review, and laughing as various people are describing the walk to the Metro as being anywhere between 1/4 mile and 30 minutes.

And x's are definitely kisses (here). O's are some newfangled thing I have always assumed mean hugs.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:31 PM
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C'mon, people. Weep, wail, and gnash.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:31 PM
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42: That's so awesome.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:32 PM
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44: a great gnashing consumes the land! Chopper present, or fun is banned!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:33 PM
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By "ideas" I meant "people we think might not mind/notice if we stumbled, drunk, into their homes at 4am, but whom we haven't asked yet." Unfortunately.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:34 PM
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Chopper, I really hope you make it.

Sifu - does that mean you're going?


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:34 PM
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Well, if they won't notice, then that's fine! I'll just creep in after you.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:35 PM
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If there turns out to be a PNW satellite around the same time my chances of being there look pretty good.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:39 PM
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No fooling, though, I really do have room on my couch.


Posted by: Matt F | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:39 PM
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48: it's certainly possible. I don't usually plan that far ahead, but if I decide to I do have a place to stay.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:44 PM
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52: playing hard to get.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:47 PM
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53: utter disorganization is sexy.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:50 PM
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I don't usually plan that far ahead

ooooh, Mr Spontaneity!


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:51 PM
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54: so the mullahs would have you believe.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:52 PM
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56: hey, they've been right so far.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:53 PM
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asilon! I hope you can make it. I kind of have a blog crush on you. (*blush*)


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:54 PM
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You eastern seaboarders have the advantage of being not so far from each other. Is Boston-DC farther than San Francisco-Los Angeles?


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:54 PM
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You just need to start your own Flophouse, eb, on the west coast.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 5:59 PM
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58 - Becks! That actually made me have to leave my computer, I was so overcome. But then whilst I was boiling the kettle, I had a horribly ogged-like moment of self-pity and decided you were saying that for a joke.

It's probably cheaper to drive from New York to DC and stay the night in DC than to stay another night in NY. So I reckon I'm in.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:02 PM
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61 - Awww! Fear not, asilon. Your name is drawn on my Trapper Keeper with all earnestness.

And woo!


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:03 PM
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Yayyyy wiggles!


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:04 PM
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So I reckon I'm in.

Likewise, woohoo!


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:04 PM
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29th of what? December?


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:05 PM
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If you'd said this a couple of days ago the prospect of actually meeting the real ogged might have swayed me.

You have to read every comment asilon. I expect to see you there.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:05 PM
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Woot!


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:06 PM
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And if you're doing the fly/drive thing and haven't bought your tickets, you might have some luck doing an open jaw ticket so you don't have to drive back to NYC to fly back. That's how I did my most recent vacation (LGA -> DCA -> STL -> ORD -> LGA). If you book somewhere like Kayak, you can specify that you're driving between two legs. It's much cheaper than two one-ways and saves you travel time. (Although you'd have to haggle with the rental car agency about a one-way rental.)


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:07 PM
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The west coasters seem to be older and more settled in their ways.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:07 PM
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We'll always have UnfoggeDCon 1.0, eb.


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:07 PM
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The spousal response upon mentioning the party has been upgraded from "uh-huh" to "You know, you can go if you really want to." Still kind of guilty feelings. Is there a road trip group from Boston? I'd probably fly down Sat. morning and back Sunday afternoon.


Posted by: SP | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:13 PM
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mrh had mentioned driving down with BG.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:16 PM
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There's actually an outside (work-related) chance I'll be in the east at the end of the year, but I'm not expecting things to work out that way.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:18 PM
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71, 72: Someone should kidnap Brock.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:18 PM
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74: But what if he shits all over their car?

(Too much?)


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:19 PM
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Really, I think any amount of shitting in someone else's car is too much.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:20 PM
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You made me chuckle.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:21 PM
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76: What if it was Charles Krauthammer's specially modified van?


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:22 PM
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Then shitting is still rude, but excusable.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:25 PM
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75 was inexcusable.

I don't think I can go. Not only would it be very difficult to slip it by the wife without either lying to her or telling her I was going (neither of which would work, obviously), but I also think my father's flying halfway across the country to visit that day. (Depending on what day it is, which I can't recall and which ogged's post inconveniently doesn't mention.)


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:33 PM
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very difficult to slip it by the wife without either lying to her or telling her

Unlike the shitting.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:36 PM
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i'll be there. that is, if becks remembers to invite me this time [grrr]...


Posted by: tweedledopey | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:37 PM
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Yes, B, unlike. Is that surprising?


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:39 PM
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80: Well, your dad's visit puts it out of the question, but the idea otherwise would be to bring Mrs. Landers, and let her be charmed by the sensible and harmless people you associate with online.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:39 PM
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84: Yeah, just leave the baby in a drawer, Brock.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:41 PM
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No, silly, with his grandfather. Quality grandpa time.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:42 PM
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Oh, right. Do you have a drawer big enough to fit the kid and grandpa?


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:43 PM
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What about hotels in the area? I don't want to get murdered.


Posted by: Invisible Adjunct | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:45 PM
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What day is it?


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:45 PM
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82 - What did I not invite you to?


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:46 PM
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12/29, Brock.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:46 PM
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90: And how did you find out?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:47 PM
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What day is it?

Tuesday. Do you know where you are?


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:47 PM
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If I were to make it, who wants to split a hotel room?

I'm a considerate and polite roommate, and only occasionally have gas so foul my wife once woke up (on our honeymoon no less) afraid that a dog had gotten in the room.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:50 PM
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Speaking of alienation...


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:51 PM
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You know, if you'd had an email address visible I would have emailed you when this thread opened up.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:54 PM
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Thanks AWB. 12/29 is the day my father arrives. Which is great, because with that legitimate excuse I'll not feel guilty about being too much of a chickenshit to attend.


Posted by: Brock Landers | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:57 PM
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So suppose someone were hanging out at the APA in Baltimore on Dec. 29, with nothing to do for the evening. Any chance that others would have a ride down to the party that he could share?
And that they could all ride back to B'more before daylight the next day?


Posted by: Thomas Jefferson | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 6:58 PM
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If anyone needs a spot to crash, I think I'll probably rent a hotel room again this year. Drop me a line.


Posted by: arthegall | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:02 PM
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And that they could all ride back to B'more before daylight the next day?

This sounds like a bad idea drinking-wise.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:03 PM
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I wonder how many hotel rooms it takes to get a group rate. Anyone have experience with weddings and such?


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:04 PM
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UnfoggeDCon 2.5: afterparty at the hotel.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:10 PM
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Kids are smaller than adults, marcus.

But they circle in a wider orbit.

"But" s/b "So"


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:12 PM
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What happens at UnfoggeDCon, stays at UnfoggeDCon.

Except the infections.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:12 PM
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You just need to start your own Flophouse, eb, on the west coast.

The place where I live would be perfect, if all the other tenants were replaced.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:14 PM
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Where did the hotel people stay last year?


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:15 PM
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103: you should really bring enough antibiotics for everybody.

"Whoah, multi-drug resistant commenting? What is that, really?"


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:16 PM
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Well, I definitely want to go. Someone (I think it was Matt F) offered me a couch, but I'd take a room too. I'll e-mail mrh, but I'd love to have backup plans for road tripping.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:33 PM
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I second the idea of reserving a bloc of rooms somewhere, if it's not more trouble than its worth. We can all go out for pancakes in the morning.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:35 PM
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Ye gods, this really is turning into a con. Will there be a registration desk?


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:37 PM
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Nah, just sign your name on Heebie's ass and waltz on in.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:38 PM
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Waltz on in? What kind of two-bit hussy do you take me for?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:40 PM
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He didn't say anything about paying two bits.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:41 PM
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What w-lfs-n said. Greatly though it pains me to say so.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:42 PM
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But waltzes are in 3/4, so it could be kind of difficult for the rhythmically challenged.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:43 PM
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Whaddya say, Heebie? Six bits good enough?


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:45 PM
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Now you all've done it. My butts getting huffy. Come back, butt! What will I sit on?

Now I'll have to coax it to even come to DC at all.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:46 PM
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Heebie's butt waltzes solo—cheek-to-cheek.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:49 PM
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Heebie's a butt huffer!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:50 PM
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Maybe we can cheer it up. Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar, all for Heebie's ass stand up an holler.

Yay!

Note that I am trusting the women of Unfogged on this, for which I expect major feminist cred.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:50 PM
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I think it's starting to smile. At least, I see a crack.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 7:51 PM
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Hopefully the new cab system will be in place by then, to minimize fucking of out-of-towners.


Posted by: Counterfly | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:13 PM
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Hopefully... minimize fucking of out-of-towners.

Am I vastly misunderstanding this party?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:17 PM
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to minimize fucking of out-of-towners

Somebody isn't clear on the concept here.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:18 PM
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Dammit, tweety.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:18 PM
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I was very pleased to be able to get my ticket for $10. Apparently I've been accumulating miles on my credit card for 6-7 years and only now realized it.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:19 PM
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88/90: I'm still waiting for some bbq or some shite that i learned about in trapeze... i'm not bitter or anything, just messin.


Posted by: tweedledopey | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:20 PM
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Promise me this thing won't be vlogged.

That's all I ask.


Posted by: Invisible Adjunct | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:21 PM
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LB, presuming you were addressing me rather than Brock upthread, I've sent you an e-mail.

I should really get an e-mail address that doesn't correspond to my real name.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:24 PM
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The last one was live-blogged. I think we do ourselves a disservice by not upgrading our taunting mechanism. If only for the Jackmormon/Neil the Ethical Werewolf Pants-Off Dance-Off.


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:26 PM
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To say nothing of the hipster level.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:27 PM
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129: Heh. No, I was talking to teo.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:40 PM
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What, you don't want to share a hotel room?


Posted by: Chopper | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:42 PM
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Who, God willing, is having more fun than we are right now.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:42 PM
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Barring the unforeseen, I'm in, and still willing to road-trip it with BG. Anyone want to share a hotel room?

We'll have to get two beds, though. Try to hide your disappoint.


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:42 PM
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134 to 132, obv.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:42 PM
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mrh and Chopper, bunk it up, yo!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:46 PM
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I was not wearing pants to dance off.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:48 PM
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Hey Chopper, do you prefer to be the big spoon, or the little spoon?


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:50 PM
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As if there's any other reason.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:51 PM
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138: And then she went looking for unsuspecting shoe salesmen.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 8:54 PM
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I was born in DC. Here are a few travel hints:

National Airport is a good airport. BWI is OK. Avoid Dulles, if possible.

The city is divided into 4 quadrants named after points on the compass. When looking for hotels, remember that NW is the least ghetto, followed by NE, SW, and SE.

For cheaper accommodations in the suburbs, I would recommend something in Silver Spring or Rockville, both of which are on the metro. Of the two, I'd probably pick Silver Spring. Something in Rossyln or Crystal City across the river could also work, and would be pretty close to National Airport.

Amtrak can get you between Baltimore and DC pretty easy. There is a commuter train, the MARC, which is cheaper but I think only runs on weekdays. There is also a train station near BWI airport (take a shuttle to get there), and from there a train can take you into Union Station in DC.


Posted by: Spike | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:25 PM
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Also, we'll send out an Evite closer to the actual date with all of the logistical info, but if you need to know, say, where we live sooner for finding a hotel, you can email unfoggedcon at unfogged dot com. General tip: we're in NW, near the Green Line.


Posted by: Becks | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:28 PM
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If only for the Jackmormon/Neil the Ethical Werewolf Pants-Off Dance-Off.

I wish NEWW was commenting here. Maybe the threads would be just a little bit about philosophy sometimes. I do find it interesting to watch people talk about philosophy in real time.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:36 PM
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You wis he were commenting here, Neddie.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:39 PM
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I wis widdo benny was my fwend.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:42 PM
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145: "wish," Ben.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:42 PM
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I wud pwned by a widdo owgedy


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:43 PM
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I do find it interesting to watch people talk about philosophy in real time.

You watch a lot of baseball, don't you.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 9:44 PM
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No, I was talking to teo.

What? My e-mail address is and always has been in the sidebar of my blog.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 11:09 PM
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Rah and I are very likely going to be there. I'm pricing hotels right now.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 10-30-07 11:27 PM
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As entertaining as this sounds, I guess that I should not bring my kids. But, they do enjoy dancing and socializing very much. decisions. decisions.

Maybe I'll just host a brunch for anyone traveling through Richmond. Attire should be "red-eyed and disheveled."


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 4:08 AM
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Oh will, you have to come, you're practically next door! Babysitter?


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 4:26 AM
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An Asilon appearance is tempting.

Maybe if Stanley isnt going, I'll see if he wants to watch the kids.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 4:39 AM
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22: Counterfly, are they installing meters or something? The zone system didn't seem too bad.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 8:45 AM
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Maybe if Stanley isnt going, I'll see if he wants to watch the kids.

Of course I'm going, will. But you can leave your kids with my rooommates. They're really good with their cats. Just the other day, one cat got hurt, and they had it into the vet within two or three days. And now it's fine!


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 8:53 AM
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Our lease in fact stipulates that kids and pregnant women are not allowed to stay here, what with all the lead paint.


Posted by: Armsmasher | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 9:22 AM
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Rah and I are very likely going to be there.

Sweet.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 9:27 AM
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Our lease in fact stipulates that kids and pregnant women are not allowed to stay here, what with all the lead paint.

Now I am definitely bringing them.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 11:26 AM
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Sir Kraab and I will be attending, in case anyone was wondering.

I saw Neil the Ethical Werewolf just last night, and I do think he was discussing some philosophy in real time at one point, but he was further down the table, so I can't be sure. He engaged in no dancing, alas.

Also, he was wearing a t-shirt featuring the visages of Willow and Oz. I of course called him on his blatant homophobia, but he explained that he wasn't anti-lesbian, just very very pro-werewolf. So I guess that's okay.

No idea if he's coming to UnfoggeDCon II, the Unfoggedening or not, but SK and I will definitely try to talk him into it.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 12:22 PM
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Sir Kraab and I will be attending, in case anyone was wondering.

Hey great! We should carpool


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 6:51 PM
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Re: cheapish places to stay, I have discovered that there are many more B&Bs & etc. in D.C. these days, some with rooms for $100 or less, and several apts/studios into which it sounds like you could fit 4-5 people for under $200/night; some have small kitchens, for the saving of addt'l bucks.

Check out http://www.bedandbreakfastdc.com and http://www.bbonline.com/dc/washington.html

A few of them are quite near the Flophouse.


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 7:23 PM
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Rah and I are very likely going to be there.

Kickass. I've wanted to meet the 'Pants for quite some time.


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 10-31-07 8:25 PM
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meet the 'Pants

I think that's the title of a porn movie.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 4:37 AM
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I can afford to go if I have a place to stay there. I'd prefer to spend at least a week somewhere on the East Coast, not necessarily DC. My whirlwind 4-day NYC visit was to much travel for not enough stuff.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 10:55 AM
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I suggest posting your plea/offer in a more current thread, JE. It would be great to see you at UnfoggeDCon.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 11:37 AM
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I suggest getting ben to post about your need for abodement, JE.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 11:54 AM
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He'll probably only mention it in a comment, though. He's lame that way.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 11:55 AM
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I wish we could pull off going to DC as well as Chicago. But we are not quite as whirlwind as that.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 11:58 AM
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It's okay rfts, I'm sure the people in Chicago won't mind that you chose DC instead.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 12:03 PM
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Satisfied, M/tch?


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 12:07 PM
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And I will be at my mother in law's. Party on, young people.


Posted by: Nworb Werdna | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 12:10 PM
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171: Getting there, ben.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 12:23 PM
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I confess that I am sufficiently excited that I am a little scared. I will try not to spend the entire night crouched in hiding behind Rah.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 11- 1-07 3:24 PM
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