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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby JR8 » Wed, 20 May 2015 1:50 pm

Hurrah hurrah!
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby x9200 » Wed, 20 May 2015 2:28 pm

Like it or not, this is how it goes with this specific gathering and people show up at different times. For most of us it's just an ordinary working day.
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby JR8 » Wed, 20 May 2015 2:40 pm

Then why bother trying. Why not make it on a weekend?
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Either way, we seem to have a hard core. The discretionary crowd .... up to them.
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby JR8 » Wed, 20 May 2015 2:53 pm

[This is surprisingly Asian, for a bunch of expats, you know the timing 'as you please'. '1pm, but 4.30pm oso ok. Come and go, easy ah' hehe.... ] .... I can't imagine ever trying to book a collective table in a restaurant.

Anyway. Me and Lynx will be there to bag the table. Hopefully we get critical mass to keep the whole table.
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby x9200 » Wed, 20 May 2015 3:06 pm

I think the point is, most people don't really have a problem with the current arrangement including that some arrive at later hours or completely miss it. It's cyclic, and so far there have been always enough attendees right from the start to have the conversations going on.

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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby the lynx » Wed, 20 May 2015 3:08 pm

Don't worry, if we don't get a table, we can always hang around at the bar for prinks (pre-drinks) until the staff moves us to a table/get enough persons for table.

Pretty easy.

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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby JR8 » Wed, 20 May 2015 3:27 pm

Prinks with Lynx .... cool :lol:
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 21 May 2015 4:17 pm

What time is the kick off?
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 21 May 2015 5:27 pm

19:30 ;-)

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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 21 May 2015 6:12 pm

I'm Jealous but I'm in Sydney this week and in Brisbane the week after and in Sydney the week after that, frankly i'm living the life in OZ at the moment.

p.s I keep reading the thread as the eagles are fisting for the next gathering...
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby JR8 » Thu, 21 May 2015 6:41 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:I'm Jealous but I'm in Sydney this week and in Brisbane the week after and in Sydney the week after that, frankly i'm living the life in OZ at the moment.
p.s I keep reading the thread as the eagles are fisting for the next gathering...


Shame as it was a notable pleasure to meet you last time.

The fisting thing though. You been on the eucalyptus man? Hehehe....
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby JR8 » Thu, 21 May 2015 6:52 pm

For the record when I booked I could not get a table at 8pm. That's why ours is at 7.30pm; it was the closest slot before about 9.30pm.

[This also tells you if we roll in late they'll take our table].
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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby the lynx » Fri, 22 May 2015 9:03 am

rajagainstthemachine wrote:p.s I keep reading the thread as the eagles are fisting for the next gathering...


Well, at least you have two things firmed up for the next one:

1. It will be two months later like always.
2. The forum's resident squirrel will be in charge.

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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby x9200 » Fri, 22 May 2015 9:10 am

the lynx wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:p.s I keep reading the thread as the eagles are fisting for the next gathering...


Well, at least you have two things firmed up for the next one:

1. It will be two months later like always.
2. The forum's resident squirrel will be in charge.

3. And as you announced elsewhere that you currently living in a spacious walk-in apartment, squirrel may just consider organizing the next gathering right there.

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Re: The Eagles are fishing for the next gathering

Postby nakatago » Fri, 22 May 2015 9:36 am

rajagainstthemachine wrote:I'm Jealous but I'm in Sydney this week.



Nobody told me they sent someone for me...


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